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51 min ago | Myrtle Beach Online

Delay won't quell 2014 wrangling over Keystone XL

President Barack Obama speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Friday, April 18, 2014, where he presented the Commander-in-Chief's Trophy to the United States Naval Academy football team.

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Related Topix: US News, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, Barack Obama, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat

5 hrs ago | Myrtle Beach Online

Malaysia asks world to pray for missing plane clue

From left to right, Malaysia Airlines Group CEO Ahmad Jauhari Yahya, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Hamzah Zainudin, Malaysia's acting Transport Minister Hishammuddin Hussein, third from left, Deputy Minister, Abdul Aziz Kaprawi and Malaysian Department of Civil Aviation, Azharuddin Abdul Rahman attend a press conference for the missing ... (more)

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Related Topix: World News, Malaysia, US Military, US Navy, US News, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Hollywood Reporter

Suspect in Custody After Gunman Reported at L.A. Times Building

A suspect has been taken into custody after police responded to a report of a gunman at the Los Angeles Times building.

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Hollywood Reporter

Attorney: Bryan Singer Accuser Will File More Hollywood Sex Abuse Suits Monday

The lawyer for the man suing X-Men director Bryan Singer in Hawaii for forcible sexual abuse of a minor said he will filing more lawsuits on behalf of plaintiff Michael Egan III against "Hollywood insiders" on Monday.

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Related Topix: Hollywood (Los Angeles, CA), Los Angeles, CA, X-Men, Action Movies, Thriller, Science Fiction Movies, Pop/Rock

The Modesto Bee

4th US Navy official charged in bribery scheme

"The camera is awesome bro!" Japan-based Petty Officer Dan Layug wrote in an email to the vice president of a military contractor that is included in a complaint unsealed Thursday.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy

Myrtle Beach Online

Unemployment rates fall in 21 US states last month

The Labor Department said Friday that unemployment rates dropped in 21 states, rose in 17 and were unchanged in the remaining 12. Meanwhile, hiring increased in 34 states and fell in 16. The unemployment rate varies from as low as 2.6 percent in North Dakota to as much as 8.7 percent in Rhode Island.

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Myrtle Beach Online

Asia stocks rise in abbreviated trading

Markets in Europe, the U.S. and many countries in Asia were closed for the holiday.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Stanley

CIO

Exclusive: Google's Project Loon Tests Move to LTE Band in Nevada

Google has expanded its Project Loon tests to the Nevada desert and, for the first time, into licensed radio spectrum.

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Related Topix: Federal Communications Commission, Science / Technology, WiMAX

The Modesto Bee

White House updating online privacy policy

This Screen grab from the website WhiteHouse.gov taken Friday April 18, 2014 shows the screen explaining a new Obama administration privacy policy released Friday explaining how the government will gather the user data of online visitors to WhiteHouse.gov, mobile apps and social media sites, and it clarifies that online comments, whether tirades or ... (more)

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Related Topix: Privacy, Social Software, Startups, Facebook

Thu Apr 17, 2014

SFGate

Heavy winter storms weigh on DuPont during 1Q

This Jan. 23, 2012, file photo, shows a DuPont logo on sheets of Tyvek insulation covering a wall of a home under construction in Springfield, Ill.

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Related Topix: Rubber-Plastics, Manufacturing, Dupont E I Nemours , Chemicals

Reuters

Sprint/T-Mobile merger may prompt U.S. FCC to rewrite auction rules

A planned merger of Sprint Corp and T-Mobile US Inc could prompt U.S. regulators to rewrite rules they are now weighing for a 2015 auction of airwaves, according to sources familiar with the proposed plan.

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Related Topix: Sprint Nextel, Telecom, IT Services, Federal Communications Commission, Verizon Communications, Cable & Satellite, ATT, SoftBank, Financial Services, Investment Services

SFGate

Morgan Stanley's income rose 18 percent

Investment bank Morgan Stanley said Thursday that its first-quarter income rose 18 percent from a year ago, helped by higher earnings in its trading and merger and acquisitions advisory businesses.

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Related Topix: Stanley, Financial Markets

SFGate

Chipotle hiking prices as it draws more customers

Mexican food chain Chipotle reported a higher quarterly profit Thursday as more customers flocked to its restaurants for burritos, bowls and tacos.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Mexican Cuisine, Fast Food

The Modesto Bee

Weak Barbie sales weigh on Mattel 1Q

Toy makers are facing a weak environment globally due to the uncertain economy and popularity of electronic gadgets.

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Related Topix: Mattel, Toys, Toy, Barbie

Slashdot

Bidding At FCC TV Spectrum Auction May Be Restricted For Large Carriers

An anonymous reader writes "Rumors have surfaced that the Federal Communications Commission will restrict bidding at their TV spectrum auction in 2015 to effectively favor smaller carriers .

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Related Topix: Federal Communications Commission, Telecom

Wed Apr 16, 2014

CBC News

Heartbleed bug accused charged by RCMP after SIN breach

The RCMP have made an arrest in the theft of 900 SIN numbers related to the Heartbleed security vulnerability on the Canada Revenue Agency website last week.

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ABC News

Freight Train Industry to Miss Safety Deadline

Only one-fifth of its track will be equipped with mandatory safety technology to prevent the most catastrophic kinds of collisions and derailments by the deadline set by Congress, the freight railroad industry said Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Train Disaster, Federal Communications Commission

The Modesto Bee

CSX railroad expects modest 2014 profit growth

Officials with the railroad said on a conference call Wednesday that the improving economy and stronger domestic utility demand for coal will boost CSX's earnings in the second half of this year and in 2015.

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The Modesto Bee

Yellen: Fed stimulus still needed for job market

In her first major speech on Fed policy, Yellen sought to explain the Fed's shifting guidance on its interest-rate policy, which at times has confused or jarred investors.

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Related Topix: Ben Bernanke

Reuters

AT&T threatens to sit out spectrum auction if FCC adopts proposed rules

2 wireless company said in a filing released on Wednesday. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Wheeler has proposed rules that would reserve up to 30 megahertz of spectrum in any market for wireless carriers that do not already have dominant chunks of low-frequency airwaves, three people briefed on the plan have told Reuters.

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Related Topix: Federal Communications Commission

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