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One hack, 106 million people: Capital One ensnared by breach

SEATTLE — A hacker accessed the personal information of 106 million Capital One credit card holders or credit card applicants in the U.S. and Canada, in the latest massive data breach at a large company. Capital One Financial Corp.
Attorney: Man is a scapegoat in deadly California fire

Attorney: Man is a scapegoat in deadly California fire

OAKLAND, Calif.
Ducks, stuck, loose: Police rescue 3 ducklings from grate

Ducks, stuck, loose: Police rescue 3 ducklings from grate

NEW YORK — A mother duck and her nine babies were crossing a New York City street when three ducklings fell through a storm grate and had to be retrieved by police. The rescue happened Sunday in the bustling Brooklyn neighbourhood of Park Slope.
Media fight takes on an unusually personal tone

Media fight takes on an unusually personal tone

NEW YORK — A skirmish involving President Donald Trump, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, the Washington Post and MSNBC has escalated into unusual personal bitterness this week, with election security legislation and Trump's attacks on U.S.
US presidential envoy sent to Sweden for A$AP Rocky's trial

US presidential envoy sent to Sweden for A$AP Rocky's trial

HELSINKI — American rapper A$AP Rocky pleaded not guilty to assault as his trial in Sweden opened Tuesday, a month after a street fight that landed him in jail and became a topic of U.S.-Swedish diplomacy.
Jury told Katy Perry hit 'Dark Horse' earned $41M

Jury told Katy Perry hit 'Dark Horse' earned $41M

LOS ANGELES — The penalty phase of a copyright infringement trial over Katy Perry's hit "Dark Horse" opened Tuesday with attorneys for the creators of a Christian rap song telling jurors that the pop superstar's 2013 song earned $41 million overall.
Officer trying to rescue kitten finds a bobcat instead

Officer trying to rescue kitten finds a bobcat instead

STRATHAM, N.H. — A New Hampshire police officer says the kitten he was trying to pick up in a parking lot turned out to be a bobcat, which then jumped onto the roof of a Burger King. Stratham Officer Matt Callahan tells Seacoastonline.
Lebanon festival drops popular band after Christian pressure

Lebanon festival drops popular band after Christian pressure

BEIRUT — An international music festival in Lebanon said Tuesday that it has cancelled a planned concert by a popular Mideast rock band whose lead singer is openly gay, apparently caving to pressure after weeklong calls by some Christian groups to pu
Prince Harry says he and Meghan will have 2 kids 'maximum'

Prince Harry says he and Meghan will have 2 kids 'maximum'

LONDON — Prince Harry says he and his wife Meghan will have no more than two children because of concerns for the environment.
New 5-year deal for PBS CEO, new YouTube pact for public TV

New 5-year deal for PBS CEO, new YouTube pact for public TV

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — Longtime PBS chief executive Paula Kerger said she's ready to face more budget fights and competition with the expanding number of commercial outlets treading on public TV's programming turf.
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