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T-Mobile, Sprint executives defend merger in House subcommittee

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Executives from T-Mobile and Sprint argued on Capitol Hill Wednesday that only by merging could the two companies compete against larger businesses.

Judge rules Paul Manafort intentionally lied to Robert Mueller's office

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A federal judge ruled Wednesday that President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort intentionally lied to special counsel Robert Mueller's office, breaking his plea agreement.

Levi's plans returns to the stock market

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Levi Strauss & Co. is planning to go public again after an almost 35-year absence from the stock market.

Champions League: Real Madrid, Tottenham Hotspur secure wins

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Substitute Marco Asensio scored a late goal to push Real Madrid to a 2-1 victory against Ajax on Wednesday in the round of 16 in Amsterdam.

Enes Kanter to sign with Portland Trail Blazers

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Former New York Knicks center Enes Kanter agreed to a deal with the Portland Trail Blazers on Wednesday.

Isaiah Thomas to return, make Denver Nuggets debut vs. Kings

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Denver point guard Isaiah Thomas will return to the court and make his debut with the Nuggets against the Sacramento Kings after missing nearly a year.

The first walking robot that moves without GPS

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Desert ants are extraordinary solitary navigators. Researchers were inspired by these ants as they designed AntBot, the first walking robot that can explore its environment randomly and go home automatically,...

FEMA Administrator Brock Long resigns

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Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrator Brock Long announced his resignation Wednesday, saying he wishes to spend more time with his family.

Apple lawyer who oversaw insider trading policy charged with insider trading

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Former attorney at the tech giant allegedly drew on non-public earnings information to cash in

ACEA warns EU car sector threatened by 'hard Brexit'

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A hard, no-deal Brexit, could have "very dramatic" consequences for the European car industry, a sector leader warned Wednesday while unveiling the 2019 sales forecast.

Behind the increase in dating app scams

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As more people go online to look for love, the FTC is warning that romance scams are rising. Fraudsters often find their victims through a dating site, app, or social...

Teksavvy complains about what was missing from annual CRTC report

TekSavvy Solutions Inc. has lodged a complaint with the CRTC, saying that critical statistical information compiled by the federal telecommunications regulator was omitted from last year's edition of an annual...

Watch: Man holds to outside of tram for free ride

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A traveler on a British road captured video of a man hitching a free tram ride by clinging to the windshield wipers at the rear of the vehicle.

Google investing billions in US operations

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Google said Wednesday it will invest $13 billion in US data centers and offices this year as the internet giant continues to expand across the country.

Daimler draws future CFO Wilhelm from Airbus

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German luxury automaker Daimler has chosen Harald Wilhelm as its next financial director, it said Wednesday, hiring him as he leaves the European aerospace group Airbus.

T-Mobile, Sprint CEOs insist merger would benefit consumers

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Proposed $26 billion union of U.S. wireless carriers would lower costs and create jobs, executives say

Court affirms US EPA policy barring grant recipients from serving as advisers

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Agency administrator has broad discretion to determine makeup of science advisory panels, court says

Senate panel passes rule change to speed up presidential nominations

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The Senate rules and administration committee passed a measure Wednesday that would speed up the confirmation process for presidential nominations.

Man wins Delaware Lottery jackpot after New Jersey Lottery win

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A Delaware man who recently moved to the state won a nearly $70,000 lottery jackpot after previously winning big in New Jersey.

Ford F-150, Mustang, other models involved in 3 new safety recalls

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A recall announced on Wednesday by Ford Motor Co. affects 1.5 million 2011 to 2013 Ford F-150 pickup trucks and the possibility of unintended downshifts.

Philippine network executive dismisses Huawei equipment concerns

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The United States is warning countries around the world against using equipment from Chinese company Huawei Technologies.

State Dept. approves possible engine sale for Israeli armored vehicles

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The U.S. State Department has approved a possible sale of Namer armored vehicle power packs and related equipment to Israel for an estimated $238 million.

European Chemicals Agency acts to head off Brexit chaos

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Europe’s chemical agency will recognize UK products after country exits the EU

Planned hippo cull in Zambia sparks fury

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Zambia plans to slaughter 2,000 hippopotamuses to control overpopulation, officials said Wednesday, as conservationists lashed the scheme as a ploy to make money from trophy hunters.

Activists push to curb 'data discrimination' in US legislation

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More than 40 activist organizations urged Congress on Wednesday to ensure "digital civil rights" in any regulations imposed on the tech industry as lawmakers consider privacy legislation.

Raytheon contract ceiling for Silent Knight development upped by $15M

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U.S. Special Operations Command awarded a $15 million contract modification to Raytheon for its work on the Silent Knight Radar Operational Flight program.

Record number of Americans 'seriously delinquent' on car payments in 2018

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A record number of Americans are seriously delinquent on their car payments, by three months or longer, a report by the Federal Reserve said.

Watch: Book donated to charity sale contained $4,000

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A volunteer at a charity book sale in Arizona made an unusual discovery: a hollowed-out tome containing $4,000 cash.