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April 11, 2019 - 10:22 am
(KMOX) - Is Alexa spying on you? Amazon acknowledges workers monitoring its digital assistants sometimes do listen in on random conversations. Bloomberg reports that Amazon has thousands of people listening to your conversations to make your Alexa voice assistant work better and even have a chat...
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A truck travels east on Interstate 80 during a blizzard warning hitting southeast Wyoming and the Colorado Front Range on Wednesday, April 10, 2019, in Cheyenne. People in Colorado and Wyoming were urged to get home early Wednesday and stay there before snow and wind from a powerful spring storm make travel all but impossible.(Jacob Byk/The Wyoming Tribune Eagle via AP)
April 11, 2019 - 8:12 am
A storm system known as a "bomb cyclone" slowly churned through the U.S. interior Thursday for the second time in a month, unleashing a blizzard in parts of the Midwest while creating hazardous fire conditions farther south. As much as 18 inches of snow has fallen in parts of South Dakota, where...
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April 11, 2019 - 8:07 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - The California-based retailer Patagonia is suing Anheuser-Busch InBev saying its beer that bears the same name is a rip off. The trademark infringement suit claims that AB InBev is doing everything possible to make it look like Patagonia beer is sold by the clothing company. The...
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April 11, 2019 - 5:40 am
LONDON (AP) — Police in London arrested WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange at the Ecuadorean embassy Thursday for failing to surrender to the court in 2012, shortly after the South American nation revoked his asylum. Ecuador's president Lenin Moreno said a tweet that his government withdrew Assange's...
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April 11, 2019 - 4:08 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General William Barr says he thinks "spying did occur" against Donald Trump's presidential campaign. His comments before a Senate panel on Wednesday suggest the origins of the Russia investigation may have been mishandled. Barr's remarks aligned him with the president at...
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April 09, 2019 - 3:41 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — It was an easy question to ask, even if the answer was tough to absorb. "Why?" It dogged Virginia for a year and three weeks — following the Cavaliers through sweat-soaked practices, hostile arenas up and down the East Coast, on talk radio and pundit-driven TV, and in their own,...
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April 08, 2019 - 9:30 am
If you hate snakes, you're not gonna like this one. A 17- foot, 140-pound, pregnant python was removed from Big Cypress National Preserve in Florida this week. Not only was the python the largest to ever be removed from the area; she was also pregnant with 73 eggs! The python was euthanized and her...
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This undated photo provided by the Aurora, Ill., Police Department shows missing child, Timmothy Pitzen
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April 04, 2019 - 8:10 am
SHARONVILLE, Ohio (AP) — A 14-year-old boy who said he escaped from two kidnappers in Ohio and fled across a bridge to Kentucky told authorities he is an Illinois boy who went missing nearly eight years ago. Police in suburban Cincinnati's Sharonville wrote in a short incident report that the teen...
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FILE - In this March 11, 2019, file photo, rescuers work at the scene of an Ethiopian Airlines flight crash near Bishoftu, Ethiopia. A published report says pilots of an Ethiopian airliner that crashed followed Boeing’s emergency steps for dealing with a sudden nose-down turn but couldn’t regain control. (AP Photo/Mulugeta Ayene, File)
April 04, 2019 - 5:43 am
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — The crew of the Ethiopian Airlines jet that crashed shortly after takeoff last month performed all of the procedures recommended by Boeing when the plane started to nose dive but could not save it, according to a preliminary report released Thursday by Ethiopia's...
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Oswaldo Barrientos walks among marijuana plants at the grow facility where he works near downtown Denver on Wednesday, April 3, 2019. He said U.S. immigration officials blocked his application for citizenship because he works in the marijuana industry. Barrientos was brought to the U.S. from El Salvador illegally as a child and started working in the industry in 2014. (AP Photo/Thomas Peipert)
April 04, 2019 - 1:18 am
DENVER (AP) — U.S. immigration authorities blocked two immigrants' applications for citizenship because of their work in Colorado's marijuana industry, their attorneys and Denver officials said, accusing the Trump administration of quietly targeting immigrants seeking jobs in the growing field...
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