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EU, US to share banking data in terror probes

(AP) -- The European Union and U.S. signed a long-awaited deal Monday to share financial data in suspected terrorist cases, after the U.S. agreed to major concessions to allay European concerns over privacy.

dateJun 28, 2010 in Other
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So. Ariz. man pleads guilty in jaguar's death

(AP) -- A southern Arizona biologist pleaded guilty on Friday to a misdemeanor federal charge for his role in the 2009 trapping and subsequent death of a rare jaguar known as "Macho B."

dateMay 15, 2010 in Ecology
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Solar-powered partnership

Arizona State University has established a partnership with the University of Tokyo, Japan, aimed at strengthening research and educational endeavors at both institutions to advance solar energy technology.

dateMar 31, 2010 in Energy & Green Tech
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Prosecutors to seek 25 years for TJX hacker

(AP) -- A computer hacker who helped orchestrate one of the largest thefts of credit and debit card numbers in U.S. history faces sentencing this week for hacking into computer systems of major retailers, including TJX Cos., ...

dateMar 23, 2010 in Internet
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EBay official: Employees shared Craigslist data

(AP) -- Employees of Internet auction site eBay shared confidential information gained from Craigslist with other employees developing eBay's own online classifieds business, an eBay executive said Wednesday.

dateDec 10, 2009 in Internet
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FCC asks Verizon Wireless to explain fees

(AP) -- The Federal Communications Commission on Friday asked Verizon Wireless why it recently doubled the fees it charges customers when they break their contracts on "smart" phones.

dateDec 04, 2009 in Telecom
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