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New York, Pennsylvania face season's first snowstorm this week

21 hours ago from UPI

The first snowstorm of the year is forecast in the New York metro area by midweek.

Dow Jones falls 600 points as tech stocks slip

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The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell more than 600 points Monday as major tech stocks faltered.

New Hampshire judge orders Amazon to release Echo recordings in murder case

23 hours ago from UPI

A New Hampshire judge has said Amazon must turn over any audio recordings made by one of its Echo smart home devices as evidence in a double murder trial.

Moderna, maker of mRNA therapies, files for record IPO

1 day ago from C&EN

Planned $500 million stock offering will open books of secretive biotech firm to the public

Rocket-maker ArianeGroup to cut 2,300 jobs

1 day ago from Physorg

European aerospace and defence firm ArianeGroup is to cut 2,300 jobs by 2022 as orders tumble and development of a new rocket nears its end, management said Monday.

Scientists: Wind, drought worsen fires, not bad management

1 day ago from Physorg

Both nature and humans share blame for California's devastating wildfires, but forest management did not play a major role, despite President Donald Trump's claims, fire scientists say.

Facebook back up after Americas service interruption

1 day ago from Physorg

Facebook users in the Americas were able to get back onto their profiles Monday afternoon, after the social media network went down briefly across some parts of the region.

Liquor maker Diageo sells 19 brands to rival Sazerac

1 day ago from UPI

Diageo, the world's largest liquor maker, announced the sale of 19 of its brands to competitor Sazerac Co. on Monday for $550 million.

Buffalo Bills to start rookie QB Josh Allen in Week 12

1 day ago from UPI

The Buffalo Bills' quarterback carousel will once again turn to Josh Allen, provided the rookie is cleared to return to the lineup.

Children with autism thrive in mainstream pre-schools

1 day ago from Science Daily

In a world first, breakthrough research has shown that toddlers with autism are just as capable of learning important life skills through early-intervention delivered in mainstream pre-schools as in specialized...

Bjork to debut new ‘Cornucopia' concert in New York

1 day ago from UPI

Bjork has announced on Twitter that she will be premiering her new concert production titled "Cornucopia" at new New York City arts center The Shed.

Volkswagen buys enough batteries for 50M electric vehicles

1 day ago from UPI

Volkswagen plans to build 50 million electric vehicles and has bought 50 million batteries for the plan, the automaker's CEO said Monday.

DARPA, Army select companies to develop hypersonic missile propulsion

1 day ago from UPI

DARPA and the Army chose Aerojet Rocketdyne, Exquadrum and Sierra Nevada to develop and demonstrate a ground-launched propulsion system for hypersonic missiles.

Nearly 150 people dead as Yemen fighting escalates near Hudaydah

1 day ago from UPI

Fighting in Hudaydah has intensified in recent days as forces loyal to exiled Yemeni leader Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi try to retake the strategic city.

Thanks, statistics! A faster way to improve mobile apps

1 day ago from Physorg

Life can be tough for mobile app developers.

Security, housing set for APEC summit in Papua New Guinea

1 day ago from UPI

Foreign troops are in Papua New Guinea to ramp up security ahead of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation conference, which began Monday and lasts the entire week.

Michelle Obama details marriage counseling with Barack Obama

1 day ago from UPI

Former first lady Michelle Obama said she explored happiness and vulnerability during couple's therapy with Barack Obama.

Baidu showcases self-driving bus, ’smart’ walkways at Beijing’s AI park

1 day ago from UPI

China's largest search engine is making artificial intelligence more accessible to the public.

Timberwolves get ready for Nets, move on from Jimmy Butler

1 day ago from UPI

Sometime on Monday, the Jimmy Butler saga is expected to officially reach a conclusion for the Minnesota Timberwolves.

Watch: 'Toy Story 4': Woody and Buzz return in first teaser trailer

1 day ago from UPI

Woody, Buzz Lightyear and the rest of the gang are back in Disney and Pixar's first teaser trailer for "Toy Story 4."

Dallas Cowboys add to Philadelphia Eagles' home woes

1 day ago from UPI

Once nearly unbeatable in front of the home crowd, the Philadelphia Eagles dropped their third game in a row at Lincoln Financial Field to the Dallas Cowboys.

Spinach from overturned truck covers interstate in Ohio

1 day ago from UPI

Authorities in Ohio said traffic delays resulted when a semi trick overturned on a stretch of highway and spilled its load of spinach across multiple lanes.

Crude oil futures rise, but lack of new OPEC cuts curbs stronger recovery

1 day ago from UPI

Crude oil futures rose Monday with Brent recovering after losses in the previous week, with WTI finally picking up after ten consecutive declines.

Scientists are redefining the kilogram

After years of nursing a sometimes dusty cylinder of metal in a vault outside Paris as the global reference for modern mass, scientists are updating the definition of the kilogram.

Cincinnati Bengals fire defensive coordinator Teryl Austin

1 day ago from UPI

The Cincinnati Bengals have fired defensive coordinator Teryl Austin after being blown out by the New Orleans Saints.

The role of resource misallocation in productivity decreases since the 2007 financial crisis

1 day ago from Physorg

Since the financial crisis of 2007, productivity growth has been slowing in all the major economies for unknown reasons, and in 2016, labor productivity in the U.S. recorded negative growth...

South Korea defends joint military exercises after North Korea complaint

1 day ago from UPI

South Korea's defense ministry said joint exercises with the United States are not a violation of inter-Korea military agreements.

European countries call for stronger action against deforestation by '20

1 day ago from UPI

Several European countries are challenging the European Commission to push for stronger standards against deforestation in the next two years.