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Why you might soon text robots as often as friends

The robots are coming — to help run your life or sell you stuff — at an online texting service near you.

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A shadowy world

Data trove offers glimpse of how rich hide their money

A leak of 11.5 million documents from a Panama-based law firm offers a glimpse into the shadowy world where the rich and powerful hide their money, raising sharp questions about the use of shell companies that obscure the identities of their true owners.

Capitol gunfire

Man shot by police after drawing weapon at US Capitol checkpoint

Police shot a man on Monday after he pulled a weapon at a U.S. Capitol checkpoint as spring tourists thronged Washington, authorities said. The suspect was previously known to police. The suspect was taken to a local hospital, and a female bystander also sustained non-life-threatening injuries.

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Terror in Brussels

Islamic State claims deadly bombings that kill at least 34

Islamic extremists struck Tuesday in the heart of Europe, killing at least 34 people and wounding scores of others in back-to-back bombings of the Brussels airport and subway that again laid bare the continent’s vulnerability to suicide squads.

Twitter marks 10th birthday searching for followers, profits

Happy birthday, Twitter.

Obama, Castro layt bare tension

Laying bare a half-century of tensions, President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro prodded each other Monday over human rights and the longstanding U.S. economic embargo during an unprecedented joint news conference that stunned Cubans unaccustomed to their leaders being aggressively questioned.

Slaying suspect managed to elude US immigration authorities

Immigration authorities last year sought to detain a Mexican national charged with killing five men in Kansas and Missouri this week, but they sent the detention order to an agency that didn't have him in custody.

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Government sues Ferguson after city tries to revise deal

The federal government sued Ferguson on Wednesday, one day after the city council voted to revise an agreement aimed at improving the way police and courts treat poor people and minorities in the St. Louis suburb.

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Health care fines press millenials as sign-up deadline nears

Millions of young adults healthy enough to think they don’t need insurance face painful choices this year as the sign-up deadline approaches for President Barack Obama’s health care law.

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California Lottery: Winning Powerball ticket sold in LA area

A winning ticket in Wednesday night's record $1.5 billion Powerball jackpot was sold in suburban Los Angeles, a spokesman for the California lottery says.

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No Powerball winner, jackpot may reach $1.3 billion

No ticket matched all six Powerball numbers following the drawing for a record jackpot of nearly $950 million, lottery officials said early Sunday, boosting the expected payout for the next drawing to a whopping $1.3 billion.

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No winner! Multi-state Powerball jackpot grows

Few ways to improve your odds for record $700M Powerball

The record-breaking $700 million Powerball jackpot is the stuff of dreams, but it all boils down to math. From the huge prize to the enormous odds against winning it, Saturday night’s drawing is a numbers game that gives players good reason to brush up on their algebra, maybe as they stand in line to buy a ticket.

FCC votes to further cut cost of calls for inmates

The Federal Communications Commission agreed Thursday to take additional steps to slash how much can be charged for phone calls made from jails and prisons.

As tax deadlines near, IRS reminds filers of free direct pay tool

The IRS is also reminding filers about the new IRS direct pay tool, which allows taxpayers to quickly and efficiently pay taxes they owe.

Regulators approve tougher rules for Internet providers

The Federal Communications Commission has agreed to impose strict new regulations on Internet service providers like Comcast, Verizon and AT&T.

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