New blast sends bombing investigators to Texas FedEx center

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Investigators pursuing a suspected serial bomber in the Texas capital shifted their attention Tuesday to a FedEx shipping center near San Antonio where a package exploded on a conveyor belt in the middle of the night and caused minor injuries to a worker. Although the latest...


Walmart is adding FedEx Office to 500 of its stores

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. Walmart is continuing to build on its efforts to become a one-stop shop in the internet age. The retailer on Tuesday said it is adding FedEx Office locations, where customers can ship packages, drop off returns and pick up deliveries, to 500 of its U.S. stores. The...

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KeyBank in Layton reportedly robbed, police searching for suspect

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A man brandished a silver handgun and demanded money from the teller.


Police: Utah man fatally stabs father

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Police say a 38-year-old Utah man stabbed his father to death following “some type of domestic issue.” South Salt Lake police spokesman Gary Keller says the son called police to the suburban Salt lake City apartment on Monday evening where authorities found the father dead....


Senators push for better security for 2018 election season

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Government efforts to protect state and local elections from Russian cyberattacks in 2016 didn’t go far enough, leaders of the Senate intelligence committee said Tuesday as the panel released recommendations to safeguard against foreign meddling in the 2018 primary season that’s...


Supreme Court questions crisis pregnancy center law

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A skeptical Supreme Court took aim Tuesday at a California law that forces anti-abortion crisis pregnancy centers to provide information about abortion. A ruling striking down the law could doom similar laws in Hawaii and Illinois, and also call into question laws in other states...


Trump praises Saudi crown prince over economic ties, sales


WASHINGTON (AP) — Saudi Arabia Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman opened a marathon tour of the United States on Tuesday by soaking in praise from President Donald Trump, who championed close economic ties and increased military sales to the Saudis as he hosted the young heir to the throne in the...


Study finds obesity robs the tongue of taste buds in mice

WASHINGTON (AP) — Packing on pounds seems to dull people’s sense of taste, and puzzled researchers turned to mice to figure out why: Obesity, they found, can rob the tongue of taste buds. If Tuesday’s findings pan out, “this could be a whole new kind of target in treating obesity,” said Cornell...


Apple's fighting to regain its position in America's classrooms

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. Apple’s next splashy product announcement won’t be from its new campus in Cupertino, California. It will be from a magnet high school on the north side of Chicago - a signal that Apple isn’t ready to let go of the education market it once dominated. Apple has not said...


First lady to hold first public event on cyberbullying


WASHINGTON (AP) — Melania Trump is hosting executives from major online and social media companies to discuss cyberbullying and internet safety, more than a year after saying that would be her issue as first lady. The meeting Tuesday marks her first public event on the topic, a choice some...

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