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Firm says phone apps spy on Hong Kong protesters


Associated Press

HONG KONG (AP) -- The Chinese government might be using smartphone apps to spy on pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong, a U.S. security firm says. The...full story
updated 2014-10-02 01:42 PM
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Firm says phone apps spy on Hong Kong protesters

Associated Press

HONG KONG (AP) -- The Chinese government might be using smartphone apps to spy on pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong, a U.S. security firm says. The....Fullstory

2014-10-02 01:42 PM

Postseason Baseball Glance
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

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2014-10-02 01:42 PM

Wallabies make 2 changes for Argentina test

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MENDOZA, Argentina (AP) -- Former skipper James Horwill and backrower Scott Higginbotham have been recalled to Australia's starting lineup for the Rugby Championship test against....Fullstory

2014-10-02 01:22 PM

Detentions of major Mexico drug chiefs
By The Associated Press
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2014-10-02 12:42 PM

Toshiba Launches World's Smallest-class?Embedded NAND Flash Memory Products

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2014-10-02 12:01 PM

Reports: Beale under investigation by Wallabies

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SYDNEY (AP) -- Australian media is reporting that Wallabies utility back Kurtley Beale is under investigation following a heated verbal exchange with an official during....Fullstory

2014-10-02 11:01 AM

Hyun-Jin Ryu of Dodgers throws simulated game

Associated Press

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Hyun-Jin Ryu has pitched three innings of a simulated game on the mound at Dodger Stadium. The Dodgers say Ryu used all....Fullstory

2014-10-02 09:22 AM

NFL extends 'Sunday Ticket' deal with DirecTV
By BARRY WILNER
Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- The NFL has extended its contract with satellite provider DirecTV to carry the "Sunday Ticket" package, which allows viewers to watch....Fullstory

2014-10-02 09:01 AM

3 Afghan soldiers who fled say they can't go home
By CAROLYN THOMPSON
Associated Press

BATAVIA, New York (AP) -- Three Afghan military officers who sought refuge in Canada after taking off from a military training exercise in Massachusetts said....Fullstory

2014-10-02 09:01 AM

Argentine Standings

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2014-10-02 09:01 AM

European Central Bank to detail stimulus plan
By DAVID McHUGH and COLLEEN BARRY
Associated Press

NAPLES, Italy (AP) -- European Central Bank head Mario Draghi is expected Thursday to underline the bank's willingness to deploy more economic stimulus measures, a....Fullstory

2014-10-02 01:42 PM

Mexican Results

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BC-SOC--Mexican Results Mexican Football Results MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Results from Mexican football: Liga MX ....Fullstory

2014-10-02 01:22 PM

Bumgarner, Giants silence Pirates 8-0 to advance
By WILL GRAVES
Associated Press

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The San Francisco Giants displayed their greater playoffs knowhow in beating the Pittsburgh Pirates 8-0 in Wednesday's National League wild-card game. Madison Bumgarner....Fullstory

2014-10-02 12:42 PM

Cruelty charges dropped in case of Ashes pig

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BRISBANE, Australia (AP) -- Prosecutors have dropped animal cruelty charges against a man who smuggled a pig into the opening day of the Ashes cricket....Fullstory

2014-10-02 12:22 PM

Police: Phelps' eyes, speech affected at DUI stop
By JULIET LINDERMAN
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BALTIMORE (AP) -- Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps registered .14 percent on a blood-alcohol test after he was stopped on a speeding violation, according to charging....Fullstory

2014-10-02 11:42 AM

NEC Launches UNIVERGER SV9000 Series Communications Servers

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2014-10-02 10:22 AM

Trips to mound limited in Arizona experiment

Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- Teams will be limited to three trips to the mound by managers, coaches and catchers during a game, except for pitching....Fullstory

2014-10-02 09:01 AM

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By The Associated Press
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Today is Thursday, October 9, the 282nd day of 2014. There are 83 days left in the year. Highlights in history on this date: 1000 - Viking....Fullstory

2014-10-02 09:01 AM

College players in Turkey focus on hoops, class
By DOUG FEINBERG
Associated Press

ISTANBUL (AP) -- UConn star Breanna Stewart and freshman teammate Kia Nurse have had more than basketball to focus on at the women's world championship.....Fullstory

2014-10-02 09:01 AM

Argentine Results

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BC-SOC--Argentine Results Argentine Football Results BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA (AP) -- Results from Argentine football: Argentina Primera A ....Fullstory

2014-10-02 09:01 AM

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