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Ford, ADT form venture to make vehicle security products

Ford and security company ADT have formed a joint venture that will help businesses protect vehicles and expensive equipment they carry from theft

AT&T says it will delay some 5G after airlines raise alarms

AT&T says it will delay some new 5G wireless service after the airline industry raised alarms about potential interference with important systems on planes

US plans wildfire fight where forests, neighborhoods collide

The Biden administration plans to significantly increase efforts to stave off catastrophic wildfires that have been torching areas of the U.S. West by more aggressively thinning forests around areas where nature and neighborhoods collide

Europe narrows hunt for next astronauts, eyes crewed flights

The European Space Agency has narrowed down the candidate list for its next generation of astronauts, including dozens who have a physical disability

Volcanic ash delays aid to Tonga as damage reports emerge

Thick ash on an airport runway was delaying aid deliveries to the Pacific island nation of Tonga, where significant damage was being reported days after a huge undersea volcanic eruption and tsunami

Yellowstone bison species decision questioned by US judge

A federal judge has ordered the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to revisit part of its decision not to protect Yellowstone National Park’s bison as an endangered species

Military flights sent to assess damage from Pacific volcano

New Zealand and Australia have military surveillance flights to Tonga to assess the damage a huge undersea volcanic eruption left in the Pacific island nation

Correction: Virgin Orbit-Launch story

In a story published January 13, 2022, about a Virgin Orbit launch, The Associated Press erroneously reported that Richard Branson said 480 countries can use Virgin Orbit

Expect more worrisome variants after omicron, scientists say

Scientists warn that omicron’s whirlwind spread across the globe practically ensures it won’t be the last worrisome coronavirus variant

Lawsuit: Google, Facebook CEOs colluded in online ad sales

Newly unredacted documents from a state-led antitrust lawsuit against Google accuse the search giant of colluding with rival Facebook to manipulate online advertising sales

Thieves raiding rail cargo containers in Los Angeles

Thieves have been raiding cargo containers aboard trains nearing downtown Los Angeles for months, leaving the tracks blanketed with discarded packages

Virgin Orbit successfully launches 7 satellites into orbit

A Virgin Orbit rocket released from a jet flying off the California coast has carried seven small satellites into space

Microsoft to make sexual harassment investigation public

Microsoft says it will review its policies regarding sexual harassment and gender discrimination and publicly release the results of investigations into allegations involving members of the board of directors and senior leadership, including Bill Gates
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