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UK government says it hasn't decided yet on Huawei 5G role

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 25th - 4:37am

Britain's digital minister says the government has not yet decided whether to allow China's Huawei to supply parts for the U.K.'s new 5G wireless network.

Walmart experiments with AI to monitor stores in real time

Anne D'Innocenzio, Associated Press  |  Updated Apr 25th - 4:29am

Inside one of Walmart's busiest Neighborhood Market grocery stores, high resolution cameras suspended from the ceiling point to a table of bananas. They can tell how ripe the bananas are from their color.

France's yellow vests: Who they are, what they want, and why

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 25th - 4:21am

Yellow vest protesters remain a force in French politics despite ups and downs in the five months after their movement started. As President Emmanuel Macron announces long-awaited responses to their grievances Thursday, here's a look at their movement:

California wildfire risk motivates newsrooms to collaborate

Silas Lyons, Associated Press  |  Updated Apr 25th - 4:19am

After the Carr Fire tore through our community of Redding, California, last summer, we mostly avoided the "what if" question.

Tahoe residents oppose new homes in path of wildfire danger

Benjamin Spillman, Associated Press  |  Updated Apr 25th - 4:17am

During her career as a flight attendant, Laura Haneveld had a checklist to remind her what to do in the event of a fire.

Sheltering in place during a wildfire a dicey strategy

Michele Chandler, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 25th - 4:15am

For Californians who might have to escape wildfire again this year, the options are perilous. Many live in?communities that don't have well-thought-out?public evacuation plans and?lack the road?capacity that's needed to get everyone out fast.?

The Latest: Pakistan Christians honor Sri Lanka victims

The Associated Press  |  Updated Apr 25th - 4:15am

The Latest on the Easter attacks in Sri Lanka (all times local):

With hurricanes, wildfires, evacuation orders fall short

Jennifer Kay and Paul Elias, Associated Press  |  Updated Apr 25th - 4:14am

With Hurricane Michael strengthening as it took aim at Florida's Panhandle, Mark Bowen and his employees watched the live footage through tears.

Nissan ex-chair Ghosn awaiting release on bail

Yuri Kageyama, Associated Press  |  Updated Apr 25th - 4:13am

Nissan's former chairman, Carlos Ghosn, was awaiting release from the Tokyo Detention House on Thursday after he paid 500 million yen ($4.5 million) in bail.

How we evaluated California's wildfire evacuation routes

Evan Wyloge, Associated Press  |  Updated Apr 25th - 4:12am

How many roads are enough to get out?

California roads not designed to handle wildfire evacuations

Megan Diskin, Ventura County Star; and Evan Wyloge, Palm Springs Desert Sun, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 25th - 4:11am

Californians got a deadly wakeup call when more than 27,000 Paradise residents trying to escape the Camp Fire got caught in a nightmare traffic jam. The 2018 catastrophe illuminated the grim reality that road systems throughout the state are not designed to handle a sudden evacuation.

Fleeing fire common in California; evacuation plans aren't

Damon Arthur, Associated Press  |  Updated Apr 25th - 4:09am

Wildfire surrounded Darrel Wilken and the three hospital patients in his car. But instead of evacuating Paradise, they were stuck in traffic along with thousands of others.

Father of suspected Easter bombers arrested; Colombo on edge

Emily Schmall and Bharatha Mallawarachi, Associated Press  |  Updated Apr 25th - 3:39am

The father of two of the suspected Easter suicide bombers was arrested on suspicion of aiding his sons on Thursday, according to Sri Lanka's former navy chief, as investigators continued to comb his Colombo mansion for evidence of the attacks that killed 359 people.

Climate activists block entrance to London Stock Exchange

The Associated Press  |  Updated Apr 25th - 3:25am

Environmental activists who have brought disruption to the British capital for more than a week blocked the main entrance to the London Stock Exchange on Thursday, gluing themselves to the doorway while wearing LED displays reading "climate emergency."

Nokia books surprise loss amid tough competition in networks

The Associated Press  |  Updated Apr 25th - 3:25am

Telecoms gear maker Nokia has reported a surprise first-quarter loss amid tougher competition for the new, superfast wireless 5G networks that are expected to increase in business this year.

Nintendo profit jumps 39% on Switch software sales

Yuri Kageyama, Associated Press  |  Updated Apr 25th - 3:17am

Japanese video game maker Nintendo Co. reported Thursday a 39% rise in profit for the fiscal year through March on healthy software sales for its popular Switch console.

Global shares fall after US stocks retreat from record highs

Yuri Kageyama, Associated Press  |  Updated Apr 25th - 3:11am

Shares retreated in Europe and Asia on Thursday, with Chinese benchmarks down sharply as the central bank signaled it would opt for caution on stimulus measures.

Barclays may cut costs in 'challenging' economy

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 25th - 3:06am

London-based Barclays bank says it may cut costs if "challenging" economic conditions persists throughout the year.

Spain election dominated by uncertainty, splintered right

Joseph Wilson, Associated Press  |  Updated Apr 25th - 2:31am

The outcome of Spain's election on Sunday is anyone's guess.