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This undated booking photo provided by the County of San Luis Obispo shows Alfonso Alarcon-Nunez. California prosecutors say Alarcon-Nunez an Uber driver living in the country illegally has been charged with raping, assaulting and robbing young women. San Luis Obispo County District Attorney Dan Dow said Monday, Jan. 22, 2018, that Alarcon-Nunez's alleged victims are between 19 and 22 years old and three were intoxicated when they were assaulted. (County of San Luis Obispo via AP)

Uber driver in US illegally charged with 4 California rapes

- Associated Press

A Mexican man living in the U.S. illegally used his job as an Uber driver to target intoxicated young women and was charged Monday with raping, assaulting and robbing four victims, California prosecutors said.

FILE - In this Sept. 7, 2017 file photo, Montana Governor Steve Bullock speaks before a U.S. Senate committee Capitol Hill in Washington. The Democrat signed an executive order Monday prohibiting telecommunications companies from receiving state contracts if they interfere with internet traffic or favor higher-paying sites or apps. ( AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File )

Montana mandates 'net neutrality' for state contracts

- Associated Press

Montana on Monday became the first state to bar telecommunications companies from receiving state contracts if they interfere with internet traffic or favor higher-paying sites or apps, under an order from Gov. Steve Bullock intended to protect so-called net neutrality.

Voter data for nearly 1K Kansas residents exposed in Florida

Associated Press

Efforts to detect voter fraud led to the exposure of private voter data from nearly 1,000 Kansas residents this year by officials in Florida, who released information including partial Social Security numbers to a woman who had filed an open records request.

FILE - This Wednesday, July 8, 2015, file photo shows the exterior of the New York Stock Exchange. Global stocks are mixed, Monday, Jan. 22, 2018, after investors shrugged off the U.S. government shutdown. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)

Pharma deals, shutdown pact help stocks set more records

- Associated Press

Hefty gains for energy and technology companies helped U.S. stocks set more records Monday. Drugmakers announced two major deals worth about $20 billion and smaller-company stocks climbed after the Senate reached a short-term deal to end the government shutdown.

Solar industry on edge as Trump weighs tariffs on panels

- Associated Press

Solar energy is booming in the United States, but companies riding the wave fear that President Donald Trump could undercut them this week if he decides to impose new tariffs on imported solar panels.