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Obama raising money in California for Democrats

(AP) — President Barack Obama is on a three-day fundraising swing through California but what he says at some of his stops will be anybody's guess.

Japan court orders Google to remove search results 


(AP) — A Japanese judge has ordered Google to remove search results of a man's unflattering past in an order the plaintiff's lawyer compared to Europe's "right to be forgotten" ruling.

Tesla's 'D' adds all-wheel drive, safety features 


(AP) — Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk unveiled a new version of the luxury electric car maker's Model S sedan that includes all-wheel drive and self-driving "auto pilot" features.

Over 1,000 Europeans a day ask Google to scrub Web

(AP) — Google is being swamped with requests from Europeans trying to erase unflattering links to their past from the world's dominant Internet search engine.

California power regulator to exit amid criticism 


(AP) — California's chief utility regulator, under fire over accusations of secret dealings with the state's largest utility, said Thursday he will not seek reappointment when his term ends at the end of the year.

EBay brands itself as a place to 'shop the world' 


(AP) — E-commerce site eBay is kicking off a global branding campaign that aims to draw attention to the wide array of goods it has available ahead of the holiday shopping season.

Airline delays, cancellations rise from last year 


(AP) — Airline delays and cancellations are up slightly from last year's peak travel season.

Giuliani to defend video game firm vs. ex-dictator

(AP) — Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani will defend Activision in court against a lawsuit filed by disgraced Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega over the "Call of Duty" franchise, the video game maker said Thursday.

Icahn renews push for more Apple share buybacks

Activist investor Carl Icahn is taking another swing at getting Apple to buy back more of its stock and improve the relative value of the shares.

California solar tower that can kill birds dropped

(AP) — A solar-energy company has dropped a proposal to build a 75-story tower in California that uses a new kind of technology that can cause some birds to ignite in midair.