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Online security flaw exposes millions of passwords

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — An alarming lapse in Internet security has exposed millions of passwords, credit card numbers and other sensitive bits of information to potential theft by computer hackers who may have been secretly exploiting the problem before its discovery.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 09 April 2014

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More underwater pings heard in hunt for plane

PERTH, Australia (AP) — A ship searching for the missing Malaysian jet has detected two more underwater signals that may be emanating from the aircraft's black boxes, and the Australian official in charge of the search expressed hope Wednesday that the plane's wreckage will soon be found.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 09 April 2014

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Medicare database reveals top-paid doctors

WASHINGTON (AP) — Medicare paid a tiny group of doctors $3 million or more apiece in 2012. One got nearly $21 million.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 09 April 2014

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Twitter tweaks website to attract new users

NEW YORK (AP) — As Twitter looks to broaden its appeal beyond its 241 million users, the company is introducing a redesign of profile pages that includes bigger photos, more user controls and a distinct resemblance to Facebook.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 09 April 2014

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Computer support call leads to burglary arrest

DOVER, N.H. (AP) — Mike Witonis got an email from Apple thanking him for calling customer service about his laptop computer. Problem is, someone had stolen it from him a year earlier.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 09 April 2014

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Noses, made in Britain: UK touts lab-grown organs

LONDON (AP) — In a north London hospital, scientists are growing noses, ears and blood vessels in a bold attempt to make body parts in the laboratory.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 08 April 2014

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Electrical device helps paralyzed men move legs

LONDON (AP) — Three years ago, doctors reported that zapping a paralyzed man's spinal cord with electricity allowed him to stand and move his legs. Now they've done the same with three other patients, suggesting their original success was no fluke.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 08 April 2014

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Report: 60 people taken hostage in eastern Ukraine

DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's government struggled to stay in control of the country's eastern regions as tensions flared Tuesday in three cities. While the government managed to recapture its regional headquarters and detain dozens of pro-Russian protesters in one city, it said "radicals" were keeping 60 people hostage and threatening them in another city.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 08 April 2014

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