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By Gerry Shih, Michael Martina and Joseph Menn BEIJING/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Draft Chinese government regulation would force technology vendors to meet stringent security tests before they can sell to China's banks, an acceleration of eff ...more

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COMPTON, Calif. (AP) — A lawyer for Marion "Suge" Knight says the Death Row Records founder was driving a vehicle that struck two men, killing one, in Compton, California.But James Blatt says Knight was trying to escape from a pair of attackers ...more

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — An ex-Mexican Mafia leader serving life in prison for murder was escorted by Los Angeles officers to speak at a gathering of police chiefs and business leaders, prompting criticism from the mayor's office and an acknowledgement of mi ...more

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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday:1. OBAMA CALLS FOR SPENDING SURGEHis pitch in this year's budget comes with the added oomph of an improving economy and big recent dec ...more

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MEXICO CITY (AP) — Injured and bleeding, mothers grasping infants in their arms fled from a maternity hospital shattered by a powerful gas explosion Thursday, and rescuers began smashing sledgehammers through fallen concrete hunting for others who migh ...more

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Better messaging, not changes in policy, is the key to winning elections again, House Democrats said Thursday as they huddled in Philadelphia to talk strategy. And the message, they said, must focus relentlessly on middle class payc ...more

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — President Barack Obama has told House Democrats he'll give them more information about the specifics in the trade deals he's negotiating overseas.That's according to a staffer who was in the room for Obama's meeting with Hous ...more

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PHOENIX (AP) — Katy Perry says her Super Bowl halftime performance will make you "Roar" — with animals.The singer told reporters at a press conference Thursday that her performance Sunday will include "a lion and sharks.""It's going to be ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Declaring an end to "mindless austerity," President Barack Obama called for a surge in government spending Thursday, and asked Congress to throw out the sweeping budget cuts both parties agreed to four years ago when deficits were spi ...more

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By Steve Keating (Reuters) - Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch, whose preference not to talk to the media has cost him plenty in fines, finally opened up on Thursday as he blasted reporters for continuing to badger him. I ...more