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Pawn shop manager catches baby falling off store's counterA pawn shop manager in Utah is being applauded after catching a baby that was about to fall off the store’s counter
The Associated Press15 hours ago
FILE - In this Oct. 31, 2019 file photo, a Fiat logo is pictured on a car in Bayonne, southwestern France.  Unionized workers at Fiat Chrysler have voted overwhelmingly to approve a new four-year contract with the company. The ratification means the United Auto Workers union has settled with all three Detroit automakers. General Motors workers ratified an agreement in October after a 40-day strike, while Ford Workers settled in November. About 71% of Fiat Chrysler workers voted in favor of the deal, the UAW said Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019. The union has about 47,000 members at Fiat Chrysler. (AP Photo/Bob Edme, File)
UAW workers ratify new contract with Fiat ChryslerUnionized workers at Fiat Chrysler have voted overwhelmingly to approve a new four-year contract with the company
The Associated Press16 hours ago
Ava DuVernay attends the Glamour Women of the Year Awards at Alice Tully Hall on Monday, Nov. 11, 2019, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
How streaming, diversity, #MeToo shaped TV decade of changeAs the decade draws to a close, it's clear that we're looking at TV differently
The Associated Press20 hours ago
Big Name Is Missing From List of Top 10 WorkplacesFacebook has held the top spot on Glassdoor's list of the best places to work three times; last year, it was No. 7. This year? No. 23. That's the lowest it's been since first making the list in 2011, Fortune reports. Reuters blames "heightened regulatory scrutiny" for the social network's...
Newser20 hours ago
Researchers warn Census about accuracy concerns with methodDemographers are warning Census Bureau officials that a new technique to protect participants' data privacy could create distrust between the agency and researchers if it results in too many inaccuracies
The Associated Press20 hours ago
Unites States air force crew arrive to help in the search for a missing C-130 Hercules transport plane, at the Chilean air force base in Punta Arenas, Chile, Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019. Searchers using planes, ships and satellites were combing the Drake Passage on Tuesday, hunting for the plane carrying 38 people that vanished en route to an Antartica base. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
Chile: Debris believed from missing plane carrying 38 found  The Chilean Air Force says debris believed to be from a military transport plane carrying 38 people that vanished days earlier en route to Antarctica has been recovered
The Associated Press21 hours ago
A Boeing 737 Max airplane being built for Norwegian Air International taxis for a test flight, Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019, at Renton Municipal Airport in Renton, Wash. The chairman of the House Transportation Committee said Wednesday that an FAA analysis of the 737 Max performed after a fatal crash in 2018 predicted "as many as 15 future fatal crashes within the life of the fleet" during opening remarks at the committee's fifth hearing on the Boeing 737 Max. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
FAA analysis predicted many more Max crashes without a fixAn FAA analysis after the first crash of a Boeing 737 Max predicted there would be more disasters without a fix of critical automated flight-control system
The Associated Press21 hours ago
The 10 Most-Googled Terms of the YearWhat did Americans want to know about this year? Google is letting us know via its annual list of the most-searched-for terms in the US: Disney Plus : Disney's addition to the ever-growing list of streaming services tops the list for 2019. Cameron Boyce : The Disney Channel star was found dead...
Newser22 hours ago
The majority of Americans feel they have little control over the data collected about them by companies and the government.;
Meet the scholar who diagnosed ‘surveillance capitalism’A year ago, Shoshana Zuboff dropped an intellectual bomb on the technology industry
The Associated Press23 hours ago
Pentagon Will Fund US Production of Rare MineralsRare earth minerals are essential components of many high-tech products, including weapons systems and fighter jets—and the US military wants to stop relying on China for them. According to government documents seen by Reuters , the Pentagon is planning to fund processing of the 17 elements for the first time...
Newser1 day ago
Iran says it's defused large cyberattack on infrastructure Iran’s telecommunications minister says the country has successfully defused a massive cyberattack on unspecified “electronic infrastructure
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In this Oct. 31, 2019, photo, attendees walk past a display for 5G services from Chinese technology firm Huawei at the PT Expo in Beijing. Chinese tech giant Huawei is asking a U.S. federal court to throw out a rule that bars rural phone carriers from using government money to purchase its equipment on security grounds, announced Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
China reportedly threatens tiny Faeroe Islands over HuaweiThe Chinese government has reportedly threatened to cancel a trade deal with the tiny Faeroe Islands if the country does not agree to use internet networks supplied by Chinese company Huawei
The Associated Press1 day ago
3 charged with running $722M cryptocurrency scamThree men who ran a cryptocurrency mining scheme that took in some $722 million have been charged with fraud conspiracy
The Associated Press1 day ago
Mark Reuss, President, General Motors, talks about the new 2021 Chevrolet Suburban and Tahoe in Detroit, Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019. Global concerns about climate change are not stopping General Motors from making hulking SUVs for U.S. drivers. GM on Tuesday rolled out the next generation of its big truck-based SUVs with more space and features. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
Amid climate change concern, GM rolls out big new Chevy SUVsGlobal concerns about climate change are not stopping General Motors from making large SUVs for U.S. drivers
The Associated Press1 day ago
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