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Drone sighting over New Jersey raises concern for aviation

- Associated Press

The ability of drones to interfere with airliners - and inconvenience their passengers - has now been demonstrated on two continents, and the problem is likely to get worse as the number of small, unmanned devices multiply.

AP tech specialist Tommy Driscoll dies at 56

Associated Press

Thomas Michael "Tommy" Driscoll, a senior technology specialist for The Associated Press and a leader of teams that carried out behind-the-scenes workspace preparations for the news cooperative's multifaceted coverage of Super Bowls, Academy Awards ceremonies, political conventions and other events, died Jan. 18 following a long illness. He was 56.

Georgia official seeks to replace criticized voting machines

- Associated Press

Georgia's new elections chief asked lawmakers Wednesday for $150 million to replace the state's outdated electronic voting machines. In doing so, he all but closed the door on a hand-marked paper balloting system that experts say is cheapest and most secure.

FILE- In this Jan. 18, 2019, file photo trader Michael Milano works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EST on Wednesday, Jan. 23. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

US stock indexes wobble after early gain fades away

- Associated Press

Stocks are mixed in afternoon trading on Wall Street Wednesday after giving up an early gain. Energy companies are down as the price of crude oil falls for the third time in four days after a strong start to 2019.

New Orleans council to weigh in on NFL officiating

Associated Press

A New Orleans City Council member says she will file a resolution calling on the NFL to thoroughly review officiating rules, the use of replay technology and the league's assessment of conflicts of interest.

No screen time: Tonga faces weeks of internet disruption

- Associated Press

People in Tonga could face several weeks without Facebook, YouTube and even some basic services like credit card transactions due to a fault in the undersea cable that connects the Pacific nation to the rest of the world.