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An overturned trailer sits in a park in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017, in Aransas Pass, Texas. Harvey rolled over the Texas Gulf Coast on Saturday, smashing homes and businesses and lashing the shore with wind and rain so intense that drivers were forced off the road because they could not see in front of them. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
August 26, 2017 - 6:28 pm
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Harvey (all times local): 5:30 p.m. Hundreds of thousands of people in Texas are without power as work crews take stock of damage from what's now tropical storm Harvey. The number of people without power has fluctuated throughout the day Saturday...
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An overturned trailer sits in a park in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017, in Aransas Pass, Texas. Harvey rolled over the Texas Gulf Coast on Saturday, smashing homes and businesses and lashing the shore with wind and rain so intense that drivers were forced off the road because they could not see in front of them. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
August 26, 2017 - 5:30 pm
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Harvey (all times local): 4:30 p.m. Damage from Harvey in the coastal Texas city where one death has been reported includes toppled power poles, trees torn from their bases, wood framing ripped from houses and the metal sides torn off of a high...
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A truck in flood waters passes a home damaged in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017, in Aransas Pass, Texas. Harvey rolled over the Texas Gulf Coast on Saturday, smashing homes and businesses and lashing the shore with wind and rain so intense that drivers were forced off the road because they could not see in front of them. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
August 26, 2017 - 12:40 pm
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Harvey (all times local): 11:30 a.m. Families who escaped Rockport before Hurricane Harvey slammed into the Texas coastal city are worried about neighbors and whether their homes are still standing. Johanna Cochran says she's panicking over...
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This Friday, Aug. 11, 2017, photo shows a Verizon wireless sign in Miami. Verizon is raising the price on its unlimited plan while introducing a slightly cheaper, more limited version of it as wireless carriers battle each other for customers. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)
August 22, 2017 - 1:29 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Verizon is raising the price of its unlimited plan while introducing a slightly cheaper, more limited version as wireless carriers battle each other for customers. All major carriers now offer unlimited plans after years of steering people toward paying extra for using more data...
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FILE - In this Friday, Oct. 28, 2016, file photo, a person walks by a Sprint store in Miami. On Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017, Sprint Corp. reported fiscal first-quarter net income of $206 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. The Overland Park, Kan.-based company said it had profit of 5 cents per share. The results beat Wall Street expectations. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz, File)
August 01, 2017 - 11:20 am
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — Sprint said Tuesday that it should be able to "strike a deal" in the "near future," driving up shares of the fourth-largest U.S. wireless carrier. The Overland Park, Kansas, company also posted its first quarterly profit in three years as it cut costs. Debt-heavy Sprint...
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July 31, 2017 - 12:13 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Charter, one of the largest cable companies in the U.S., says it's not interested in buying wireless carrier Sprint. Sprint, the fourth-largest carrier in the U.S., is unprofitable and has a lot of debt. According to published reports , Sprint had proposed an acquisition by Charter...
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July 17, 2017 - 8:58 am
HARGEISA, Somalia (AP) — Authorities say Somalia's internet has returned after an outage of more than three weeks cost the Horn of Africa nation about $10 million a day. Hormuud Telecom, Somalia's largest telecom company, announced the restoration of service in a message to subscribers Monday. The...
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July 12, 2017 - 2:56 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — AT&T has a surprise for tech firms and internet activists supporting net neutrality, the principle that bars internet service providers from playing favorites with websites and apps. Although AT&T has fiercely fought the Federal Communications Commission's 2015 rules to...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Saturday, April 14, 2012, bikes cast long shadows in Sydney, Australia, Saturday, April 14, 2012. In a move aimed at protecting young riders who regularly pedal through busy streets in Netherlands while looking at their phone, developers said Wednesday June 21, 2017, they are developing a lock system to stop the dangerous practice by blocking the phone when cycling. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft, FILE)
June 21, 2017 - 12:43 pm
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A telecom company in the Netherlands has developed a bicycle lock that also blocks its mobile network, in a move aimed at protecting young riders who regularly pedal through busy streets while looking at their phone. An app opens the lock and simultaneously blocks the...
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June 21, 2017 - 6:59 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A telecom company in the Netherlands has teamed up with the country's traffic safety authority to develop a bicycle lock that also blocks its mobile network, in a move aimed at protecting young riders who regularly pedal through busy streets while looking at their...
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