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UK police arrest man in hacking of Pippa Middleton's phone

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 25th - 12:31am

London police say they have arrested a 35-year-old man suspected of hacking the iCloud account of Pippa Middleton, the younger sister of the Duchess of Cambridge, and stealing 3,000 photographs.

US guidelines on self-driving cars get good reception at G-7

Yuri Kageyama, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 25th - 12:11am

U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said Sunday that his counterparts in the Group of Seven nations welcomed U.S. guidelines on regulating self-driving cars and have agreed to work together on creating such standards to maintain safety.

N. Korean defectors sold as brides in China want kids back

Hyung-Jin Kim, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 24th - 11:10pm

After fleeing North Korea to avoid extreme poverty and oppression, the young woman allowed a stranger to arrange a marriage for her with a rural Chinese farmer because she had nowhere to go. An even more painful decision came later.

Study finds 20M would lose health coverage under Trump plan

Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 24th - 9:04pm

A new study that examines some major health care proposals from the presidential candidates finds that Donald Trump would cause about 20 million to lose coverage while Hillary Clinton would provide coverage for an additional 9 million people.

Health officials: Multistate E.coli outbreak sickens 7

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 24th - 7:11pm

The Centers for Disease Control says a multistate outbreak of E.coli has sickened seven people, sending five to the hospital.

UPS testing drones for use in its package delivery system

Rodrique Ngowi, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 24th - 5:21pm

One of the world's largest package delivery companies is stepping up efforts to integrate drones into its system.

Obstacles abound as 2 poor US cities consider merging

Mark Gillispie, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 24th - 4:31pm

Two of the country's poorest cities are talking about a merger they say could help both. But Cleveland could need a sizeable boost in taxpayer dollars to absorb East Cleveland, a place so impoverished that some residents fill their own potholes.

Complaint filed over Montana suspension of solar payments

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 24th - 4:01pm

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is being asked to step in after Montana officials suspended payment for solar projects until a rate structure can be determined.

Snapchat debuts recording 'Spectacles,' changes company name

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 24th - 4:01pm

Social media app Snapchat is introducing video-recording glasses called Spectacles and is changing its company name to incorporate the new product.

Puerto Rico power utility restores service

Danica Coto, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 24th - 2:41pm

Electricity was restored to most of Puerto Rico by Saturday following a rare, island-wide blackout caused by a power plant fire, the territory's power utility said Saturday. Less than 20,000 clients remained without power in some parts of San Juan and other urban areas.

Text of Obama's remarks at museum dedication

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 24th - 2:30pm

Text of President Barack Obama's remarks on Saturday at the dedication of the National Museum of African American History and Culture, as provided by the White House.

Correction: Tangled Whales-Crabbing story

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 24th - 2:01pm

In a story Sept. 23 about a bill to protect whales from fishing gear for Dungeness crab, The Associated Press erroneously reported the name of an environmental group that backed the legislation. The group is the Center for Biological Diversity, not the Center for Environmental Diversity.

More pot shops coming to Pullman, Whitman County

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 24th - 1:40pm

The marijuana market in Pullman and Whitman County may soon hit its limit.

Romanian gets prison term for orchestrating hacking scheme

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 24th - 1:20pm

A Romanian citizen who orchestrated an international hacking scheme has been sentenced to three years in prison.

New Jersey shore town won't settle yet with gay ex-cop

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 24th - 1:00pm

Officials in a New Jersey shore town won't sign off yet on a proposed $369,000 settlement with a gay former police officer who filed a discrimination lawsuit.

AP news guide: The Flint water crisis, a year on

David Eggert, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 24th - 1:00pm

A year after the tap water in Flint was exposed as a source of dangerous levels of lead, residents of the impoverished city are still grappling with the man-made public health crisis, which has led to criminal charges and drawn attention in the presidential election.

Swiss vote on new law to beef up intelligence services

Jamey Keaten, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 24th - 12:51pm

Swiss voters will be deciding on a new law aimed to strengthen the ability of intelligence services to counter rapidly-evolving threats posed by spies, criminal hackers and violent extremists.

Navajo Nation lawmakers want study on impact of fracking

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 24th - 12:42pm

The Navajo Nation is seeking more investigation into the potential environmental fallout of hydraulic fracturing as it looks to update its energy policies.

Airport official accused in $5M scam worked his way to top

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 24th - 12:40pm

The director of terminal maintenance at Miami International Airport who was charged in a multimillion fraud case owned a Porsche, wore hand-tailored designer suits and rented sky boxes for concerts.