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___ Ethiopia crash black boxes arrive in France for analysis HEJERE, Ethiopia (AP) — Flight recorders from a doomed Ethiopian Airlines flight have arrived in France...

Facebook says outages due to 'server configuration change'

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook went down for almost a full day across parts of North America and Europe, but it's still not saying exactly what happened. All the social network said Thursd...

Taiwan could receive new F-16V jets as soon as 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan could begin to receive its first batch of 66 new F16V fighter jets from the U.S. as soon as the end of 2020. Taiwan has made new progress in the purchase of 66 F16V j...

Taiwan has applied to buy 66 F-16V jets from the U.S.: reports

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan last week submitted a request to buy 66 F-16V jets from the United States for a total price of US$13 billion (NT$400 billion), the Apple Daily reported Wednesday. The ...

'The end of a fantastic era'_ a look back on the Concorde

The speed and elegant appearance of the Concorde inspired awe. Its ear-rattling sonic booms irritated people on the ground and led to restrictions on where the jet could fly. The Con...

March roars in like a lion with rain, snow, bitter cold

CHICAGO (AP) — A winter storm is making its way across much of the U.S., bringing rain, snow and bitter cold to some areas. The storm is spreading from the Sierra Nevada Mountains an...

Experts report spike in harp seal strandings on East Coast

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Experts are trying to pinpoint the cause of a sharp increase in harp seal strandings along the East Coast. The Portland Press Herald reports about 70 of the ma...

Without ill James Harden, Rockets hold off Warriors 118-112

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Eric Gordon scored 25 points with four 3-pointers, Chris Paul converted two free throws with 1:08 left on the way to 23, and the Houston Rockets outplayed the Golden State Warri...

Oscars producers say the show is in 'good shape' for Sunday

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Academy Awards producers Donna Gigliotti and Glenn Weiss have been hearing the same question a lot recently: Are you OK? It's an understandable query. Producing th...

The Latest: Sprawling storm drops snow, rain over much of US

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a winter storm hitting much of the U.S. (all times local): 5:30 p.m. The early closure of many schools, businesses and governments in ...

Nelly Korda makes it a genuine family affair in Australia

ADELAIDE, Australia (AP) — Nelly Korda added to her family's impressive sports pedigree Down Under with a win Sunday at the Women's Australian Open. Korda led by three strokes after ...

Perfect Storm: The 500 and fight that changed NASCAR forever

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The first break came with the massive blizzard that wreaked havoc on the East Coast, essentially locking television viewers in their homes. The Daytona 500, meanwhile, was t...

Amazon's exit could scare off tech companies from New York

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon jilted New York City on Valentine's Day, scrapping plans to build a massive headquarters campus in Queens amid fierce opposition from politicians angry about nearly $3 billion i...

Jokic, Beasley lead Nuggets past Heat 103-87

DENVER (AP) — The Denver Nuggets snapped a three-game skid with a 103-87 win over the Miami Heat on Monday night behind 23 points and 12 rebounds from Nikola Jokic and 20 points from Malik Beasley. ...

Data center smoke causes outage for Wells Fargo customers

NEW YORK (AP) — Smoke at one of Wells Fargo's data centers left some of the bank's customers without access to online or mobile banking as well as other services Thursday. Wells Farg...