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  1. Regulators approve tougher rules for Internet providersThu, 26 Feb 2015 21:58:05 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Internet activists declared victory over the nation's big cable companies Thursday, after the Federal Communications Commission voted to impose the toughest rules yet on broadband service to prevent companies like Comcast, Verizon and AT&T from creating paid fast lanes and slowing or blocking web traffic.... More...
  2. 'Jihadi John' identified as London-raised college gradThu, 26 Feb 2015 22:32:45 GMT
    LONDON (AP) -- The world knows him as "Jihadi John," the masked, knife-wielding militant in videos showing Western hostages being beheaded by the Islamic State group. On Thursday, he was identified as a London-raised university graduate known to British intelligence for more than five years.... More...
  3. 5 things to know about 'net neutrality'Thu, 26 Feb 2015 21:55:02 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Netflix, Twitter and Internet activists have won. Big cable has lost. At least until the federal courts get involved, when everything could change. Five things you need to know about the Federal Communications Commission's vote Thursday to enforce "net neutrality" rules for the broadband industry:... More...
  4. House GOP weighs new approach on Homeland SecurityThu, 26 Feb 2015 21:03:35 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Sounding a likely retreat, House Republicans weighed short-term funding Thursday to prevent a partial shutdown at the Department of Homeland Security while temporarily leaving in place Obama administration immigration policies they have vowed to repeal.... More...
  5. What determines the perfect candidate for 2016?Thu, 26 Feb 2015 20:59:18 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Let's say, for a moment, that America has given you the job of picking the perfect candidate for president. Good luck, Mr. or Ms. Voter, deciding what they've got to have - and what they can do without.... More...
  6. Militants abduct more Christians, smash ancient artifactsThu, 26 Feb 2015 20:04:49 GMT
    BEIRUT (AP) -- Islamic State militants seized more Christians from their homes in northeastern Syria in the past three days, bringing the total number abducted by the extremist group to over 220, activists said Thursday.... More...
  7. Vandalism in Arizona shows the Internet's vulnerabilityThu, 26 Feb 2015 21:56:36 GMT
    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) -- Computers, cellphones and landlines in Arizona were knocked out of service for hours, ATMs stopped working, 911 systems were disrupted and businesses were unable to process credit card transactions - all because vandals sliced through a fiber-optic Internet cable buried in the rocky desert.... More...
  8. Feds: 3 accused in Islamic State plot had vocalized beliefsThu, 26 Feb 2015 22:06:31 GMT
    NEW YORK (AP) -- Two men arrested on charges of plotting to help the Islamic State group were vocal both online and in person about their commitment and desire to join the extremists, with one speaking of shooting President Barack Obama to "strike fear in the hearts of infidels," federal authorities said.... More...
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