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Kamala Harris promises teachers a raise if elected president

Juana Summers, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 26th - 4:03am

In the first major policy proposal of her presidential campaign, Sen. Kamala Harris of California is focused on boosting the salaries of teachers.

UK government defiant over May's Brexit deal despite setback

Danica Kirka and Jill Lawless, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 26th - 3:21am

British Prime Minister Theresa May's government remained defiant after Parliament took partial control of the stalled process of leaving the European Union, arguing Tuesday that the maneuvering simply underscores the need for lawmakers to approve her twice-defeated deal.

EU parliament poised to vote on key copyright bill

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 26th - 3:04am

The European Parliament is furiously debating the pros and cons of a landmark copyright bill one last time before the legislature will vote on it later.

China's president meets European leaders on deal-filled trip

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 26th - 2:53am

Chinese President Xi Jinping is meeting with the leaders of France, Germany and the European Commission, as European countries seek to boost relations with China while also putting pressure over its trade practices.

Grassroots tech group takes startup approach to fight Brexit

Kelvin Chan, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 26th - 2:33am

Software engineers, entrepreneurs and product managers huddle in small groups, brainstorming ideas and scrawling thoughts onto Post-it Notes on a wall. The project leader exhorts them to "think of products around these themes."

Uber acquires Mideast competitor Careem for $3.1 billion

Aya Batrawy and Fay Abuelgasim, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 26th - 1:19am

Ride-hailing service Uber announced on Tuesday it has acquired Mideast competitor Careem for $3.1 billion, giving the San Francisco-based firm the commanding edge in a region with a large young, tech-savvy population.

The good, bad and the unknown of Apple's new services

Barbara Ortutay, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 26th - 1:03am

It took a while, but finally — and with the carefully curated help of Oprah, Big Bird and Goldman Sachs — Apple has at last unveiled a new streaming TV service, its own branded credit card and a news subscription product.

Apple's news subscription service a mixed bag for publishers

Tali Arbel, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 26th - 1:03am

On Monday, Apple launched what some have called a "Netflix for news" — a $10-a-month subscription service that offers access to hundreds of magazines and a handful of newspapers. But most major U.S. news publishers aren't participating.

Global stocks rebound after slide on growth worries

Joe McDonald, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 11:44pm

Global stock prices rebounded Tuesday a slide on worries about U.S. and European economic growth.

Sentencing set for man who duped Alabama town

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 11:07pm

A man who pleaded guilty to scamming an Alabama town for nearly $2 million is due in federal court to find out how long he will go to prison.

Asian stocks rebound after slide on growth worries

Joe McDonald, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 10:59pm

Asian stock prices rebounded Tuesday after global markets slid on worries about U.S. and European economic growth.

Oklahoma attorney general sets announcement on opioid suit

Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 10:44pm

Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter says he will announce a "breaking development" in the state's lawsuit against the nation's leading manufacturers of opioid pain medications.

New trade deal getting a boost from Trump, business groups

Kevin Freking, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 10:23pm

The White House and business groups are stepping up efforts to win congressional approval for the U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade accord . But prospects are uncertain given that Republicans are at odds with some aspects of the plan and Democrats are in no hurry to secure a political victory for the president.

Pentagon to defend projects targeted by Trump border project

Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 10:19pm

Top defense leaders are expected to get a barrage of questions when they face worried lawmakers on Capitol Hill for the first time since the Pentagon spelled out the military construction projects that could lose funding this year to pay for President Donald Trump's border wall.

Defense secretary OK's $1 billion for border fencing help

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 8:45pm

Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan has authorized the Army Corps of Engineers to begin planning and building 57 miles of 18-foot-high fencing in Yuma, Arizona, and El Paso, Texas, along the U.S. border with Mexico.

Apple highlights privacy in new services in jab at rivals

Rachel Lerman, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 4:19pm

Apple says its services respect your digital boundaries — and it wants you to know it.

UK Parliament gains greater control of stalled Brexit process, set to hold series of votes on different outcomes.

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 4:15pm

UK Parliament gains greater control of stalled Brexit process, set to hold series of votes on different outcomes.

Key Idaho water legislation heads to governor

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 4:11pm

Legislation that supporters say is critical to preserving a historic water agreement between two sets of water users and is intended to prevent declines in a giant Idaho aquifer relied on by farmers and cities is heading to the governor.

Oprah, Spielberg help Apple launch new streaming service

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 3:50pm

Apple trotted out few details on its long-awaiting streaming service on Monday, but it didn't skimp on high-wattage celebrity.