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  • No layoffs planned for Ohio Air Force base Wednesday, 1 Oct 2014 | 6:37 AM ET

    DAYTON, Ohio— Officials say no layoffs are planned at Ohio's largest military base, though every one of the 372 mostly vacant positions targeted at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base near Dayton will still be eliminated. Base spokesman Daryl Mayer tells the Dayton Daily News that 103 of those positions still have people working in them.

  • World's 1st bullet train, made in Japan, turns 50 Wednesday, 1 Oct 2014 | 3:14 AM ET

    Zipping cross-country in a super-high speed train has become commonplace in many countries these days, but it was unheard of when Japan launched its bullet train between Tokyo and Osaka 50 years ago Wednesday.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 30- Four members of an alleged international computer hacking ring were charged with stealing more than $100 million worth of software and data- some of it used to train military pilots and some related to Microsoft Corp's Xbox gaming console- the U.S. Justice Department said Tuesday.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 30- Four members of an alleged computer hacking ring were charged with stealing more than $100 million worth of software and data- used to train military pilots and related to Microsoft Corp's Xbox gaming console- the U.S. Justice Department said Tuesday.

  • Feds say hackers targeted Microsoft, game makers Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 12:11 PM ET

    WILMINGTON, Del.— Two members of an international hacking ring that gained access to a U.S. Army computer network while targeting computer giant Microsoft and several video game developers pleaded guilty to conspiracy charges Tuesday in federal court in Delaware.

  • USEC emerges from bankruptcy, rebrands as Centrus Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 11:46 AM ET

    NEW YORK— A company formerly known as USEC Inc., which provides uranium fuel to nuclear power plants, said Tuesday that it has emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and has renamed itself Centrus Energy Corp.. USEC filed for bankruptcy protection in March.

  • BALTIMORE— Police: Olympian Michael Phelps arrested, charged with driving under the influence in Maryland.

  • Dominion natural gas exports plan gets federal OK Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 9:32 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— Dominion Energy received federal approval late Monday to export liquefied natural gas from its Cove Point terminal on the Chesapeake Bay in Maryland.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 29- U.S. federal regulators on Monday approved construction of Dominion Resources Inc's liquefied natural gas export project in Cove Point, Maryland. Cove Point is the fourth U.S.

  • Another card system hack at Supervalu, Albertsons Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 5:44 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Card data of Supervalu and Albertsons shoppers may be at risk in another hack, the two supermarket companies said Monday. Supervalu said the malware was installed on a network that processes card transactions at several chains, but it believes data was only taken from certain checkout lanes at four Cub Foods stores in Minnesota.

  • Feds open data center in western Maryland Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 4:42 PM ET

    FREDERICK, Md.— The Social Security Administration has a new national data center. Officials held a ceremonial ribbon-cutting for the center Monday in wooded hills near Frederick, Maryland. It replaces a 34- year-old building at the agency's Baltimore- area headquarters, about 40 miles away.

  • Report: Gambling industry paid out $38B in taxes Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 12:19 PM ET

    LAS VEGAS— The gambling industry nationwide paid out a jackpot-worthy $38 billion in federal, state and local taxes in 2013, according to a report from the American Gaming Association. The Associated Press obtained a copy of the report's tax revenue figures before its release Tuesday.

  • Who's a seaman? Supreme Court may chart the waters Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 10:08 AM ET

    EWELL, Md.— William Smith Dize's life revolved around water. Dize died in 2012. His widow, Jennifer, is asking the Supreme Court to take her husband's case.

  • US grants $450M to link job training to employers Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 6:01 AM ET

    Massasoit Community College in Massachusetts and Wisconsin's Chippewa Valley Technical College are the largest recipients and will each get about $20 million. A Maryland program will receive $15 million to partner with companies like Raytheon and IBM to train workers with little education for jobs in cybersecurity or information technology.

  • Boston City Council members weigh $25K pay raise Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 3:31 AM ET

    BOSTON— Boston City Council members kicked off a discussion Monday on possibly giving themselves each a $25,000 raise to bring their salaries more in line with their counterparts in New York and other major U.S. cities, even as questions arise over whether the proposal violates Massachusetts law.

  • Who's a seaman? Supreme Court may chart the waters Saturday, 27 Sep 2014 | 10:04 AM ET

    EWELL, Md.— William Smith Dize's life revolved around water. Dize died in 2012. His widow, Jennifer, is asking the Supreme Court to take her husband's case.

  • Sept 26- T. Rowe Price, the second largest shareholder in Allergan Inc, said on Friday that it wants the company to hold off on making major moves before a Dec. 18 special shareholder meeting, and criticized the board's corporate governance.

  • Japanese firm fined $67.7M in shipping conspiracy Friday, 26 Sep 2014 | 2:25 PM ET

    A major Japanese shipping company agreed Friday to pay the United States a $67.7 million criminal fine for conspiring to fix prices for international ocean shipments of cars, trucks and other wheeled vehicles at the Port of Baltimore and other locations, the Justice Department said.

  • Navy seeks to adapt training for millennials Friday, 26 Sep 2014 | 2:10 PM ET

    GROTON, Conn.— The U.S. Navy is looking for ways to adapt its training for millennials, young people raised in a child-centric culture who want and expect nurturing relationships with their bosses, the commanding officer of the submarine school in Groton said Friday.

  • At a glance: Gasoline prices by state Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 4:56 PM ET

    The usual autumn decline of the price of gasoline is getting an assist from lower global oil prices. Up to 30 states could see an average price below $3 a gallon by the end of the year. Source: AAA, OPIS and Wright Express.