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    3rd time the charm for sale of former Revel casino?

    CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — Will the third time be the charm for attempts to sell Atlantic City's former Revel Casino Hotel?Its owners certainly hope so.A bankruptcy court judge in Camden on Wednesday is scheduled to consider— for the third time — an...

    By Wayne Parry, Associated Press|

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    Vegas hospital sends miscarried babies to laundry by mistake

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities say a Las Vegas hospital mistakenly sent two dead babies wrapped in linens to a laundry facility, leading to a grisly surprise for the cleaners.The remains were in a load of laundry that Spring Valley Hospital sent...

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    Apple, Android browsers vulnerable to 'FREAK attack'

    SAN FRANCISCO -- Millions of people may have been left vulnerable to hackers while surfing the web on Apple and Google devices, thanks to a newly discovered security flaw known as "FREAK attack."

    By Brandon Bailey Associated Press|

  • Business

    Venture capitalist John Doerr testifies in Ellen Pao sex discrimination case

    SAN FRANCISCO -- Even one of the nation's most successful and respected venture capitalists -- and a champion of women in tech -- couldn't stop a broiling gender conflict inside his own firm from escalating to a sex discrimination lawsuit that has captured international attention.

    By Heather Somerville hsomerville@mercurynews.com|

  • News

    Sony plans to launch virtual-reality headset in 2016

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Sony plans on putting its virtual-reality headset on consumers' noggins next year.The gaming and electronics company announced Tuesday at the Game Developers Conference that its VR system nicknamed Project Morpheus will debut...

    By Derrik J. Lang, AP Entertainment Writer|

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    Agents target industry helping Chinese women have US babies

    IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — Federal agents searched three dozen homes Tuesday in California during a crackdown on so-called maternity tourism operators who arrange for pregnant Chinese women to give birth in the U.S., where their babies automatically...

    By Amy Taxin, Associated Press|

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    APNewsBreak: 72 passengers reach settlements in Asiana crash

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — More than 70 passengers aboard an Asiana Airlines flight that crashed in San Francisco two years ago have reached a settlement in their lawsuits against the airline, attorneys for the passengers and airline said in a court...

    By Sudhin Thanawala, Associated Press|

  • News

    Lawsuit over deadly San Diego County Lexus crash settled

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — Parents of a family that died when their Lexus sped up and crashed on a San Diego County freeway have settled a lawsuit against the former car dealer.California Highway Patrol Officer Mark Saylor, his wife, brother-in-law and...

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  • News

    California shuts down oil wells to protect groundwater

    FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A dozen wells used to pump oil and gas in California's Central Valley have been ordered to stop production to protect underground drinking water from contamination, officials said Tuesday.The operators of 10 oil wells in...

    By Scott Smith, Associated Press|

  • News

    Apple, Android browsers vulnerable to 'FREAK attack'

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Millions of people may have been left vulnerable to hackers while surfing the web on Apple and Google devices, thanks to a newly discovered security flaw known as "FREAK attack."There's no evidence so far that any hackers...

    By Brandon Bailey, AP Technology Writer|

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