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3 men convicted in Swedish rape livestreamed on Facebook

  COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A Swedish court on Tuesday sentenced three men aged 18-24 for participating in a gang rape that was streamed...

Google targets ‘fake news,’ offensive search suggestions

  BY MICHAEL LIEDTKE SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google has sprinkled some new ingredients into its search engine in an effort to prevent bogus information and...

Study finds Samsung’s S8 phones more prone to screen cracks

NEW YORK (AP) — Samsung's latest phones feature big wraparound screens and lots of glass. SquareTrade, a company that sells gadget-repair plans, says the...

Icelandic language at risk; robots, computers can’t grasp it

  BY EGILL BJARNASON REYKJAVIK, Iceland (AP) — When an Icelander arrives at an office building and sees "Solarfri" posted, they need no further explanation for...

As orbit becomes more crowded, risk from space debris grows

  BY FRANK JORDANS BERLIN (AP) — Decades' worth of man-made junk is cluttering up Earth's orbit, posing a threat to spaceflight and the satellites we...

GM plans to launch 10 electric cars in China by 2020

  BY JOE MCDONALD SHANGHAI (AP) — General Motors Co. plans to launch 10 electric and gasoline-electric hybrid vehicles in China by 2020, an executive said...

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? Flying car to...

BY MILOS KRIVOKAPIC and ANGELA CHARLTON MONACO (AP) — It may not be quite like the Jetsons, but for over a million dollars you too...

Google Home’s assistant can now recognize different voices

BY MICHAEL LIEDTKE SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google's voice-activated assistant can now recognize who's talking to it on Google's Home speaker. An update released Thursday enables...

Love game for Serena: Spox says Williams is pregnant

BY HOWARD FENDRICH It's another love game for Serena Williams: She is pregnant — and, based on the timeline she offered, she already was when...

California utility launches first hybrid power systems

  BY CHRISTOPHER WEBER NORWALK, Calif. (AP) — A California utility has launched unique systems combining a hybrid battery and gas turbine to produce and store...

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70-Year-Old Woman Attacked, Suspect At-Large: NEW PHOTOS RELEASED

A 70-year-old woman walking from the Walmart parking lot towards the store located at 545 Pine Island Road in North Fort Myers was approached by an...

Firefighters Mopping Hot Spots in Golden Gate Estates: UPDATE – STILL...

Firefighters are reportedly mopping up hot spots that cover the 7,068 acres consumed by the 30th Avenue Fire. Residual heat crews continue to encounter smoldering...

LCSO Sharing Little Regarding Lehigh Homicide Investigation: UPDATE – VICTIMS IDENTIFIED

The Lee County Sheriff's Office has released limited information regarding the death investigation that began on Thursday afternoon on 4 Street West in Lehigh Acres. Now reported...

Ohio family members plead for tips to solve massacre of 8

  BY ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Tearful family members are pleading for information that could help solve the massacre of eight people in Ohio...