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Special Operations Forces may get 'Iron Man' suit

 

TAMPA, Florida (AP) — In the 2008 movie "Iron Man," the main character becomes a superhero after building a suit of armor with an exoskeleton that gives him incredible strength.

Last Updated on Thursday, 22 May 2014

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Swipe right for Mr. Right: The rise of dating apps

NEW YORK (AP) — So, a lady walks into a bar...Wait, scratch that. A lady takes out her phone. With a left swipe of her finger she dismisses Alex, 25 and Robert, 48. She swipes right when a photo of James, 24, pops up. It's a match. James had swiped right too. They chat, and make plans to meet. They're only three miles apart, after all.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 20 May 2014

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GM recalls 2.4 million more vehicles

DETROIT (AP) — General Motors said Tuesday it's recalling 2.4 million vehicles in the U.S. as part of a broader effort to resolve outstanding safety issues more quickly.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 20 May 2014

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UN report: 21 million in forced labor worldwide

GENEVA (AP) — Forced labor produces illegal profits of $150 billion a year, the United Nations' labor agency said Tuesday as it appealed for global eradication of the abuse.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 20 May 2014

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House approves $12 billion-plus water bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House passed the closest thing so far this year to an infrastructure bill — a $12 billion-plus bipartisan measure authorizing 34 water projects, ranging from flood protection in California and North Dakota to deepening the Port of Savannah and widening a Texas-Louisiana waterway that services the oil industry.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 20 May 2014

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Thailand's army declares martial law, denies coup

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's powerful military chief intervened Tuesday for the first time in the country's latest political crisis, declaring martial law and dispatching gun-mounted jeeps into the heart of the capital with a vow to resolve the deepening conflict as quickly as possible.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 20 May 2014

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US hacking victims fell prey to mundane ruses

WASHINGTON (AP) — The victims of the alleged Chinese-backed hacking plot may have been their own worst enemies.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 20 May 2014

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Text 911: Calling for help without making a call

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Sometimes a voice call to 911 just won't work, such as for deaf people in need of help or in certain domestic violence cases.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 20 May 2014

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