Google Fiber halts expansion plans as chief steps downSAN FRANCISCO (AP) ? Google's parent company is halting operations and laying off staff in a number of cities where it once hoped to bring high-speed internet access by installing new fiber-optic networks.
Official: Tire treads worn on bus in fatal California crash
LOS ANGELES (AP) ? The treads on half the tires of a tour bus that slammed into a tractor-trailer on a desert freeway, killing 13 people, were worn down to an unsafe level, a federal investigator said Tuesday as authorities worked to determine the cause of one of California's deadliest highway crashes.
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Apple's holiday surprise: big sales, not so big profits
Apple Inc posted its third successive quarter of declining iPhone sales on Tuesday and forecast slimmer-than-expected profit margins over the upcoming holiday season even as it projected record sales, sending its shares down. "In essence, in China and elsewhere, while Apple?s products are still seen favorably, the distance between Apple and its competitors is nowhere near as great as it once was," Neil Saunders, head of retail research firm Conlumino, wrote in a note. Apple shares fell 2.8 percent to $114.99 in after-hours trading.
Trump, GOP look to 'Obamacare' report as comeback lifeline
Suddenly armed with fresh political ammunition, Donald Trump and anxious Republicans across the nation seized on spiking health care costs Tuesday in a final-days effort to spark election momentum. The ...
Clinton warns against complacency, Trump warns of World War Three
By Luciana Lopez COCONUT CREEK, Fla. (Reuters) - Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton warned her supporters on Tuesday against complacency as opinion polls show her holding a clear lead over Republican rival Donald Trump with exactly two weeks left until the Nov. 8 election. Clinton told voters in Florida, one of the battleground states where the election is likely to be decided, that Democrats cannot afford to slacken. Don?t forget, don?t get complacent, because we?ve got to turn people out," she told a rally in Coconut Creek, standing in front of a large sign reading "Vote Early." Trump also campaigned in Florida on Tuesday.
Venezuela's congress opens political trial against Maduro
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) ? Venezuela's opposition-controlled congress has opened a political trial against President Nicolas Maduro for breaking the constitutional order, deepening a standoff triggered by authorities' suspension of a recall referendum against the widely unpopular socialist leader.
Legendary pilot, air show performer Bob Hoover dies at 94
LOS ANGELES (AP) ? Robert A. "Bob" Hoover, a World War II fighter pilot who became an aviation legend for his flying skills in testing aircraft and demonstrating their capabilities in air shows, has died at age 94.
Intruder at supermodel's California mansion charged
An Australian man who jumped the fence at supermodel Miranda Kerr's Malibu home and allegedly stabbed her security guard was charged Tuesday with attempted murder, prosecutors said. Shaun Haywood, 29, faces further felony counts of aggravated mayhem and assault with a deadly weapon, according to Los Angeles County district attorney Jackie Lacey. Haywood allegedly broke into the Australian model's ranch on October 14 in an effort to deliver a letter.
Trump, Clinton blitz battleground Florida
White House rivals Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump staged dueling rallies in the crucial battleground of Florida on Tuesday, blitzing the diverse state as the clock ticks down on the tumultuous presidential race. With two weeks to go before the November 8 election, polls showed Democrat Clinton -- who is vying to become America's first female president -- dominating nationally and looking for a resounding mandate to govern the bitterly divided country. Early voting began in Florida on Monday, an urgent reminder that candidates have little time left to make their case in the country's third most populous state, one with a wide mix of constituencies, including numerous retirees, Latinos and Bible Belt whites.