How London man may have helped trigger the 'flash crash'
NEW YORK (AP) -- He operated from a modest suburban London home he shared with his parents, far from the city's glamorous financial center. He used off-the-shelf software anyone can buy....
Deutsche Bank Q1 earnings fall to $610M, hurt by penalties
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) -- Deutsche Bank says net profit fell to 559 million euros ($610 million) in the first quarter as legal penalties ate into stronger revenues from trading stocks and bonds....
'Furious 7' holds on to box office; 'Age of Ultron' looms
NEW YORK (AP) -- "Furious 7" enjoyed a victory lap over the weekend, becoming only the third film ever to make $1 billion internationally and leading the domestic box office for the fourth straight week. But the movie that's poised to topple the Universal juggernaut, Marvel's "The Avengers: Age of Ultron," revved up overseas with a massive $201.2 million debut....
Technology and outdoor sports converge at drone conference
Santa Cruz, Calif. (AP) -- Surfers catching waves and mountain bikers pedaling through forests are used to the occasional low flying pelican or diving hawk, but these days outdoor recreationalists can find what's up in the air isn't a bird at all, it's a drone....
Volkswagen chairman Piech resigns after dispute over CEO
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) -- Ferdinand Piech, chairman of the board of Volkswagen AG and a major figure in the German auto industry, has stepped down after clashing with other board members over his criticism of the company's CEO....
Google executive among hundreds dead from Nepal quake
NEW YORK (AP) -- Dan Fredinburg, a Google executive who described himself as an adventurer, was among the hundreds who died in a massive earthquake that struck Nepal on Saturday....
Internet billionaires face off in renewed Texas space race
VAN HORN, Texas (AP) -- An isolated edge of vast West Texas is home to a highly secretive part of the 21st-century space race, one of two being directed in the Lone Star State by Internet billionaires whose personalities and corporate strategies seem worlds apart....
Bill under debate would limit farm antibiotics in Oregon
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- For decades, farmers have routinely fed antibiotics to livestock to fatten up the animals and protect them from illnesses amplified by confined conditions....
With the 114th Congress now settling into the new realities of the Republican majority, members are apparently discovering what it's like to work together across party lines toward concrete, achievable goals. There was the Medicare doctor payment fix okayed last month, Loretta Lynch confirmation as the next U.S. Attorney General and the Senate Education committee's approval of a rewrite of the No Child Left Behind Act.
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