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FBI joins probe of missing airliner

maylasian airlinerThe FBI is formally joining the investigation into the missing Malaysian airliner and is expected to begin analyzing hard-drives from computers seized at the pilots' homes as soon as this week.

A federal law enforcement official said the material, including a flight simulator recovered from one of the pilot's homes, is likely to be shipped to the FBI's lab in Quantico, Va. The official is not authorized to speak publicly about the investigation and requested anonymity.

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U.S. says Toyota to pay $1.2 billion over safety issues

ToyotaToyota Motor Corp will pay a record $1.2 billion to resolve a criminal investigation into its handling of consumer complaints over safety issues, the U.S. Justice Department said on Wednesday.

Toyota admitted it misled American consumers by concealing and making deceptive statements about two safety issues, each of which caused a type of unintended acceleration, the Justice Department said.

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IBM denies assisting NSA in spying on customers

IBMInternational Business Machines Corporation assured its enterprise clients that it has not provided client data to the NSA and will challenge any such requests.

Robert Weber, IBM’s senior vice president for legal and regulatory affairs, wrote a blog post in response to customer questions about the security of their data and how the company would react in response to government requests for bulk data.

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Arkansas abortion ban struck down by judge

Arkansas judge strikes down abortion banA federal judge on Friday struck down an Arkansas law that would ban most abortions starting at 12 weeks of pregnancy, one of the most restrictive such statutes enacted in the United States, declaring the measure unconstitutional.

U.S. District Judge Susan Webber Wright ruled that the law "impermissibly infringes a woman's Fourteenth Amendment right to elect to terminate a pregnancy before viability" of the fetus, as established by the U.S. Supreme Court.

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This time it’s real: U.S. ready to give up control over key internet functions

icannThe key contract that the U.S. government controls for the internet’s naming system is actually the Internet Assigned Number Authority (IANA) contract, which includes managing the root zone. That contract is awarded by the U.S.’ National Telecommunications and Information Administration to ICANN.

Signing the Affirmation of Commitments gave the U.S. government a way to say it was relinquishing control of the internet without actually doing it. It bought it time.

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You Might Pay A Lot More Than $95 For Skipping Health Insurance

Skipping life insurance2014 is the first year most Americans will have to either have health insurance or face a tax penalty.

But most people who are of the penalty think it's pretty small, at least for this first year. And that could turn into an expensive mistake.

"I'd say the vast majority of people I've dealt with really believe that the penalty is only $95, if they know about it at all," says Brian Haile, senior vice president for health policy at . "And when people find out, they're stunned. It's much, much higher than they would expect."

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Snowden calls for 'accountability' in surveillance chat

SnowdenFormer National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden says the NSA is "setting fire to the future of the Internet" with surveillance practices he first revealed last year.

During a chat at the SXSW festival Monday, Snowden addressed the NSA's tactics, discussed in an investigative series by The Guardian last summer.

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