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  • 'Aristocrats' wanted on fraud charges collected welfare while living on yacht

    Andrea and Colin Chisholm III fancied themselves Scottish aristocrats, insisting on being called lord and lady and leading a lavish lifestyle fitting of royals. They owned a $1.2 million, 83-foot yacht that was docked in South Florida. They lived in...
  • Clues emerge on Malaysia jet, but weather interrupts search

    BEIJING -- More tantalizing clues emerged Thursday about the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 as fresh satellites photos showed a debris field in the South Indian Ocean off Australia, but the retrieval was frustrated by poor weather. Thailand...
  • His Endeavour: Giving old shuttle parts a new space

    His Endeavour: Giving old shuttle parts a new space
    KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. — It was the type of weather that would have scrubbed a space shuttle launch. The rain was relentless. Water streamed down Dennis Jenkins' glasses, dripping off the tip of his nose, as he surveyed the scrap yard not...
  • Facebook making drones, satellites and lasers to deliver Internet

    Facebook making drones, satellites and lasers to deliver Internet
    Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday announced the Facebook Connectivity Lab, a division within his company that is working with drones, satellites and lasers to bring Internet connectivity to those who don't yet have it. The effort is a part of Internet.org,...
  • Antonio Cini: Restaurateur gave Orlando an Italian accent

    Carol Cini recalls when she first met the man who would become her husband: longtime Orlando-area restaurateur Antonio Cini. It was in the early 1970s at Pagano's Restaurant in Philadelphia. She was a waitress and Antonio, a native of Palermo, Sicily,...
  • Earthrise: A Riveting Adventure

    Earthrise: A Riveting Adventure
    While the era of space exploration may be waning, the mystique of the cosmos still holds a special place in the hearts of many. In his book, Earthrise: My Adventures as an Apollo 14 Astronaut, author Edgar Mitchell uncovers the details of his adventures...
  • Aerojet Rocketdyne to lay off about 150 workers in Canoga Park

    Aerojet Rocketdyne to lay off about 150 workers in Canoga Park
    About 150 employees at rocket engine maker Aerojet Rocketdyne in Canoga Park were told Wednesday that they would be laid off as part of a companywide reduction that the company says is related to last year's merger. Aerojet Rocketdyne was created by the...
  • Dish Network Relents, Will Offer 'WrestleMania 30′

    Dish Network has reversed its decision not to offer next month's "WrestleMania 30" to its subscribers. The company announced this week, "Dish will offer WWE's 'WrestleMania' pay-per-view event, airing Sunday, April 6, on channel 455 and 456 in HD and SD,...
  • DCDC buys satellite network from Deluxe/EchoStar

    DCDC buys satellite network from Deluxe/EchoStar
    A satellite network launched by a group of studios and theater chains last year just got bigger. The Digital Cinema Distribution Coalition (DCDC) said it has signed a letter of intent to acquire the Deluxe/EchoStar satellite network, adding nearly 1,000...
  • Fox News Shifts 'Sunday Housecall' to Accommodate Bartiromo Show

    Fox News Channel will move its "Sunday Housecall" program to make room for Maria Bartiromo's new business-focused Sunday talk show. Fox News said "Sunday Housecall" will now air at 12:30 p.m on Sundays, after previously airing at 10:30 a.m. Bartiromo'...
  • A DirecTV-Dish merger would face high hurdles

    Once again there is speculation that satellite broadcasters Dish and DirecTV are in merger talks, this time courtesy of a story in Bloomberg. These stories have been popping up about every six months. Typically, the stocks of both companies get a nice...