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Innovation or monopoly? Panel looks at ATT-Time Warner deal

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Senators questioning the logic of a proposed merger between AT&T and Time Warner turned their focus to the nickels and dimes of the issue, at least as to how the $85.4 billion mega-deal would affect Americans. OK, you say this huge merger will enhance, not quash, competition and benefit consumers. Will it actually reduce prices that consumers pay?...
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German intel agency: Russia is trying to destabilize Germany

BERLIN (AP) -- Russia is trying to destabilize German society with propaganda and cyberattacks ahead of the country's general election, Germany's domestic intelligence agency said Thursday....
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Car company offering red light-reading vehicles in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) -- On the theory that a driver who knows when a red light will turn green is more relaxed and aware, vehicle manufacturer Audi is unveiling this week in Las Vegas a technology that enables vehicles to "read" traffic signals ahead and tell the motorist how long the wait will be....
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Millions leap at party invite by Mexican rural family

MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Millions of people have responded to an invitation to a coming of age party for a girl in rural northern Mexico after her parent's video innocently asked "everybody" to attend ended up going viral....
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6 ways to keep phone charges low during international travel

FLORENCE, Italy (AP) -- It's a sure-fire way to dampen the holiday cheers: Spend a week on a dream vacation abroad, then come back to find an additional several hundred dollars on your cellphone bill....
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Softbank tycoon who met with Trump is Japan's deal maker

TOKYO (AP) -- Japanese billionaire Masayoshi Son, who met with President-elect Donald Trump and then announced plans to create 50,000 jobs and invest $50 billion in U.S. startups, has been one of Japan's most aggressive overseas investors for over two decades. He's getting an early start on deal-making with the future president....
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Trump: Japanese mogul pledges $50 billion US investment

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Winning praise from President-elect Donald Trump for being a "great man of industry," Japanese tech billionaire Masayoshi Son promised to invest $50 billion in new startups in the United States, committing to creating 50,000 new jobs....
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High court sides with Samsung in patent dispute with Apple

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Supreme Court unanimously sided with smartphone maker Samsung on Tuesday in its high-profile patent dispute with Apple over design of the iPhone....
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Google hits renewable energy goal in quest to pare pollution

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Google is crossing a milestone in its quest to reduce pollution caused by its digital services that devour massive amounts of electricity....
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Survey: Parents binge on media, say they're good role models

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Parents spend more than nine hours a day with TVs, computers and other screen devices while also giving themselves high marks as role models for their children's media use, according to a survey released Tuesday....
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Was Sarah Palin right to criticize Donald Trump for using subsidies to keep manufacturing jobs from going to Mexico?

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