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McAuliffe promises to veto broadband bill

- Associated Press

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is promising to veto legislation that would put new restrictions on municipal broadband networks.

Pakistan test-fires ballistic missile

Associated Press

Pakistan says it has successfully tested a surface-to-surface ballistic missile with a range of 2,200 kilometers (1,400 miles) that is capable of carrying nuclear warheads.

Saudi Arabia warns destructive computer virus has returned

- Associated Press

Saudi Arabia is warning that a computer virus that destroyed systems of its state-run oil company in 2012 has returned to the kingdom, with at least one major petrochemical company apparently affected by its spread.

Plan to run pipeline through Pinelands gets public hearing

- Associated Press

As jobs-versus-environment clashes go, few issues have been as hard fought and generated as much passion in New Jersey as a proposal to run a natural gas pipeline through federally protected woods atop some of the nation's purest drinking water.

FILE - This April 12, 2016 file photo shows the Microsoft logo in Issy-les-Moulineaux, outside Paris, France. The Justice Department is asking a federal judge to throw out a lawsuit filed by Microsoft that seeks to quash a law allowing the government to demand customer data stored electronically while prohibiting Microsoft from exposing the requests. A justice department lawyer told a federal judge Monday, Jan. 23, 2017, that the government has an interest in keeping criminal investigations confidential. He said Microsoft doesn't have the standing to argue for the Fourth Amendment rights for its customers. (AP Photo/Michel Euler, File)

US fights Microsoft's bid to tell users when feds take data

- Associated Press

The U.S. Justice Department asked a judge Monday to throw out a lawsuit from Microsoft and keep a law that prohibits technology companies from telling customers when the government demands their electronic data.

iPhone assembler Foxconn may invest $7B in US display plant

- Associated Press

The Taiwanese company that assembles Apple's iPhones and other electronics is considering investing $7 billion in a U.S. factory to produce display panels that would create as many as 50,000 jobs.

Hawaii Gov. David Ige delivers his State of State address on Monday, Jan. 23, 2017, in Honolulu. Ige talked to about the importance of education, housing and diversifying the economy in his annual address Monday. (Craig T. Kojima/The Star-Advertiser via AP)

Hawaii Gov. David Ige highlights education, technology

- Associated Press

Hawaii Gov. David Ige says transforming schools is key to diversifying the state's economy, and he wants to expand a program that enables high school students to earn college credits for free.

Debate emerges over what replaces PGE's Boardman coal plant

- Associated Press

Portland General Electric's agreement to close its only coal-fired power plant won praise seven years ago as an environmental victory with national implications in the fight against air pollution and climate change.

Judge rules Snapchat immune from distracted driver claim

Associated Press

A judge has dismissed claims against Snapchat that blamed the social media company's "speed filter" for a highway crash. The judge said the Communications Decency Act provides the social media company with immunity.