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NASA aims to measure vital snow data from satellites
DENVER (AP) -- Instrument-laden aircraft are surveying the Colorado high country this month as scientists search for better ways to measure how much water is locked up in the world's mountain snows - water that sustains a substantial share of the global population....

Big hit for Bulls, 'Benny's Day Off' connects online
CHICAGO (AP) -- Dancing on the roof, microphone in hand as he lip-synched to "Twist and Shout," Benny the Bull was putting on quite a performance as his tricked-out black van rolled through downtown Chicago....

Uber to investigate sexual harassment claim by engineer
LONDON (AP) -- Uber's chief executive ordered an investigation Monday into a sexual-harassment claim made by a female engineer who said her prospects at the company evaporated after she complained about advances from her boss....

AP, other media ask judge to order release of iPhone records
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Associated Press and two other news organizations asked a judge Monday to force the federal government to reveal how much it paid for a tool to unlock an iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino, California, shooters....

Milwaukee to 'Pokemon' monsters: Get a permit to enter parks
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- "Pokemon Go" monsters can roam virtually wherever they please, but they'll need a permit to get into Milwaukee County parks....

Electronic media searches at border crossings raise worry
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- Watchdog groups that keep tabs on digital privacy rights are concerned that U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents are searching the phones and other digital devices of international travelers at border checkpoints in U.S. airports....

How to watch Oscar-nominated flicks from your couch
NEW YORK (AP) -- Movie fans, rejoice! You can watch about two-thirds of the Oscar-nominated flicks from your couch....

Zuckerberg's goal: Remake a world Facebook helped create
NEW YORK (AP) -- Mark Zuckerberg helped create the modern world by connecting nearly a quarter of its citizens to Facebook and giving them a platform to share, well, everything - baby pictures and Pepe memes, social updates and abusive bullying, helpful how-to videos and live-streamed violence....

Some excerpts from Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's missive
In Mark Zuckerberg's vision, Facebook can help build communities, encourage civic engagement, and keep us safer and more informed. That's the long-term plan at least, years, if not decades, down the line....

New Zealand judge upholds Kim Dotcom extradition ruling
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) -- A New Zealand judge on Monday upheld an earlier court ruling that flamboyant internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom and three of his colleagues can be extradited to the U.S. to face criminal charges....

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