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A 35-year-old Chinese man has been tagged as the alleged mastermind behind a gargantuan botnet used to steal billions from zombie computers

The arrested administrator, Yunhe Wang, sold access to the 19 million Windows computers he hijacked—more than 613,000 in the U.S.

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American Airlines rocked by racial discrimination suit after Black passengers forced off plane

Eight separate Black men were ejected from a flight set to take off from Phoenix.

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A 500-year-old postal service that lost $450m last year has been bought by a Czech billionaire—it's 'as British as it gets' and customers are worried it signals the end of an era

Long state-owned, Royal Mail was privatized by the U.K.’s Conservative government in 2013 and has struggled financially.

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OPINION | PHILIP MARTIN: Good cop, bad cop

It bothers me when people talk about certain jobs like they are holy vocations. All honest work is worthy, but most of us do what we do for reasons...

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Only copy of Wu-Tang Clan's unreleased 'Once Upon a Time in Shaolin' is heading to an Australian museum

Only a handful of ears have listened to Wu-Tang Clan’s seventh studio album to date. But next month, lucky MONA visitors may be able to hear part of...

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More than 90 million chickens have died in the bird flu outbreak, with an Iowa egg farm the latest to test positive

Health and agriculture officials have said the risk to the public remains low.

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'Fly high, Bette': This 88-year-old started her flight attendant career in 1957 and never officially retired

In 2022, Guinness World Records named Bette Nash the world's longest-serving flight attendant.

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Country club seeks higher price in sale of 2,000-year-old sacred ceremonial grounds

Native Americans constructed the earthworks, including eight long earthen walls, that correspond to lunar movements and align with points where the...

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American company tells Mexico president that his $385m offer to buy its Caribbean property for ecotourism 'substantially undervalues' its crocodile-filled quarries

Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador has threatened to expropriate the property, claiming the pits it has dug to extract crushed limestone...

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Memorial Day Friday broke the record for number of travelers screened at U.S. airports

The annual expression of wanderlust that accompanies the start of the summer travel season is happening at a time when Americans tell...

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Elon Musk’s xAI raises $6 billion from Sequoia, Andreessen, and Saudi royals as it hails ‘significant strides’ in AI research

Investors in the latest round include Andreessen Horowitz, Sequoia Capital, Fidelity Management & Research, Valor Equity Partners, Vy Capital, Saudi...

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Top assassin for the Sinaloa drug cartel, once described as ‘a complete psychopath’ with long history of gruesome acts, is extradited to U.S.

Nestor Isidro Pérez Salas, also known as “El Nini,” is a leader of a group that provided security for the sons of imprisoned drug lord Joaquín...

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Memorial Day weekend airport rush sets new record, with a blockbuster summer travel season expected

U.S. airlines estimates 271 million travelers will fly between June 1 and August 31, breaking the record of 255 million set last summer.

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A law firm tried to blame a 9-year-old girl for not noticing an iPhone camera a former American Airlines flight attendant secretly taped to a toilet seat

A former American Airlines attendant is accused of luring girls to use the lavatory after taping his iPhone to the toilet seat and explaining that...

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Washington rejects recommendation to halve plans for the state’s largest wind farm, giving new life to the $1.7 billion project

Since the wind farm project was proposed in 2021, it has pitted local opponents against the state’s ever-growing need for renewable energy.

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American Airlines says an 'outside lawyer' made an error blaming 9-year-old for not seeing a hidden camera in airplane bathroom

American Airlines has distanced itself from a court filing in which the carrier said a 9-year-old girl should have noticed there was a camera taped...

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The White House is pleading with Big Tech to shut off the firehose of sexually abusive AI deepfakes—'if you’re a teenage girl, if you’re a gay kid, these are problems that people are experiencing right now'

“As generative AI broke on the scene, everyone was speculating about where the first real harms would come. And I think we have the answer."

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Europe fines Oreo-maker Mondelez $366 million for stopping its products from being sold between countries

The European Commission said Mondelez tried to avoid that cross-border trade because that could lead to lower prices.

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BuzzFeed has a new activist investor: Former GOP presidential candidate Vivek Ramaswamy

Ramaswamy acquired a 7.7% stake in BuzzFeed and believes its stock is undervalued. He is looking to speak with the company's board and management, per...

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Average age of cars, trucks and SUVs in the U.S. hits record 12.6 years as people hang on to old vehicles because new ones cost so much

With an average U.S. new-vehicle selling price of just over $45,000 last month, many can't afford to buy new.

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Vermont governor stings bee supporters by vetoing ban on widely used pesticide

“This would put Vermont farmers at a significant disadvantage,” Gov. Phil Scott wrote.

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Cyberattacks against America's critical water supplies are dire and getting worse—'systems are not doing what they are supposed to be doing'

About 70% of utilities inspected by federal officials over the last year violated standards meant to prevent breaches or other intrusions, the EPA...

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Trump’s Truth Social company lost more than $300 million in its first quarter as a public company

At this early stage in the Company’s development, TMTG remains focused on long-term product development, rather than quarterly revenue,” Trump...

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Owners of California mushroom farms where farmworker killed 7 will pay more than $450,000 in back wages and damages to 62 workers

The owners of California Terra Gardens and Concord Farms in Half Moon Bay will also pay $70,000 in civil penalties for illegally deducting money from...

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The damaged ship that caused Baltimore's deadly bridge collapse has been escorted back to port—a major milestone in the recovery effort

Nearly two months have passed since the Dali crashed into the bridge, killing six construction workers and halting most traffic through the Port of...

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Michael Cohen says he stole tens of thousands of dollars from Trump's company

While being pressed by defense attorney Todd Blanche, Cohen admitted that he pocketed cash that was supposed to be reimbursement.

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Minnesota passes new driver pay minimums

The House agreement announced Saturday after a day of negotiations would set a minimum pay rate at $1.28 per mile and 31 cents per minute.

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America’s first Black astronaut candidate gets to space on Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin rocket and beats William Shatner as oldest person in the final frontier

Ed Dwight was an Air Force pilot when President John F. Kennedy championed him as a candidate for NASA’s early astronaut corps. But he wasn’t...

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Disneyland character and parade performers vote to unionize by wide margin, setting up Actors’ Equity to represent 1,700 workers

A union website tracking the balloting among cast members indicated passage by 78.7% (953 votes) in favor and 21.3% (258 votes) opposed.

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The Rev. Billy Graham is immortalized temporally with statue at US Capitol

A bronzed sculpture of the late Rev. Billy Graham standing in the U.S. Capitol on behalf of his native North Carolina was unveiled at a Thursday...

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Gantz says he'll quit unless Netanyahu shifts to a new Gaza plan

Benny Gantz, an Israeli opposition leader in the country's three-man war cabinet, said Saturday that if Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu doesn't...

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6 Penn students among 19 pro-Palestinian protesters arrested during attempt to occupy building

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A half-dozen University of Pennsylvania students were among 19 pro-Palestinian protesters arrested during an attempt to occupy a...

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Giuliani becomes final defendant served indictment among 18 accused in Arizona fake electors case

Arizona's attorney general says former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani has been served an indictment in the state's fake elector case alongside 17 other...

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Paul McCartney is Britain's 1st billionaire musician, according to annual rich list

Paul McCartney is a billionaire Beatle.

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Pacific Coast Highway reopens after rockslide deluge

Total losses to Big Sur businesses since the slide were exceeding $1 million a day, an official said.

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New York, choked by traffic, plans to charge drivers $15 for entering the city—but a legal battle from angry locals is brewing

The lawsuits argue mass transit, as well as small businesses, will take a disproportionate financial hit.

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Major North Carolina political donor convicted again

A federal jury convicted insurance magnate Greg Lindberg and former consultant John Gray of bribery concerning programs receiving federal funds and...

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Justice Department formally moves to reclassify marijuana as a less dangerous drug

The plan approved by Attorney General Merrick Garland would not legalize marijuana outright for recreational use.

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Las Vegas' legendary Mirage casino is closing to make room for a 700-foot tall Hard Rock hotel that's shaped like a guitar

It will be the second time this year that a Strip casino shutters.

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Actor and model Angie Harmon is suing Instacart and a former shopper who killed her dog—'I think Instacart is beyond responsible for all of this'

Instacart says the shopper has since been permanently banned from its platform.

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Inside the brutal reality of prison labor

Nationwide, hundreds of thousands of prisoners are put to work every year, some of whom are seriously injured or killed after being given dangerous...

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Florida Gov. DeSantis signs bill banning power-generating wind turbines offshore or near the state’s coastline

It takes effect July 1 and would also boost expansion of natural gas, reduce regulation on gas pipelines in the state and increase protections...

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Florida’s migrant farming community jolted by bus crash that kills 8, injures dozens more

Florida farms employ more H-2A workers than any other state, about 50,000 a year, according to the Florida Fruit & Vegetable Association.

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‘Judge Judy’ sues National Enquirer parent company over misattributed quote in Menendez Brothers story

“When you fabricate stories about me in order to make money for yourselves with no regard for the truth or the reputation I've spent a lifetime...

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Biden wants airlines to tell us about all their hidden fees. They’re suing him to keep them secret

Among the nation's six biggest airlines, only Southwest did not join the legal challenge.

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Arthur Irving, one of Canada’s richest people and heir to a massive oil fortune, has died at 93

Born in 1930, he joined Irving Oil in 1951, where he worked with his father and his two brothers. He became president of the company in 1972 and...

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GM-owned robot taxis will be on the roads again with human safety drivers following a pedestrian-dragging accident and a $1B budget cut

Cruise suspended operations in October when one of its Chevy Bolt autonomous electric vehicles dragged a San Francisco pedestrian roughly 20 feet...

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Booking.com’s parent company is officially a gatekeeper, EU monopoly watchdog says

The European Commission is classing the hotel reservation site as a “core platform service” under the EU's Digital Markets Act.

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Steve Buscemi punched in the face by a stranger on a New York City street

“Steve Buscemi was assaulted in Mid-Town Manhattan, another victim of a random act of violence in the city,” according to a statement Sunday from...

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Nevada’s biggest labor union calls off 48-hour strike on Virgin Hotels Las Vegas with 5-year contract deal in sight

Over 700 workers with Culinary Union Local 226 were off the job at the 1,500-room hotel-casino near the Las Vegas Strip from Friday morning to...

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