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In this Friday, Dec. 7, 2018, photo, a Hertz "Fast Lane" sign directs rental car drivers to a biometric scanning machine at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, in Atlanta. In a first for the rental car industry, Hertz is teaming up with Clear, the maker of biometric screening kiosks found at many airports and stadiums. Hertz says the partnership will slash the time it takes to pick up a rental car. (AP Photo/Jeff Martin)
Hertz, Clear partner to speed rentals with biometric scansHertz partners with Clear to speed car rental process with biometric scanning
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FILE - In this Dec. 6, 2018, file photo, Japan's Coast Guard ship, top, and U.S. military plane are seen at sea off Kochi, southwestern Japan, during a search and rescue operation for missing crew members of a U.S. Marine refueling plane and fighter jet. The U.S. Marine Corps have declared that five crewmembers dead after their aircraft crashed last week off Japan’s southern coast and that their search has ended. (Kyodo News via AP, File)
5 missing Marines declared dead in warplanes crash off JapanThe U.S. military has declared five missing crew members dead after their refueling plane collided with a fighter jet last week off Japan's southern coast, and halted search and recovery operations
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A man walks past an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 and other country's index at a securities firm in Tokyo Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018. Asian markets were mixed Tuesday in narrow trading on doubts that U.S. and China would be able to resolve a crippling trade dispute and weak economic data closer to home. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
Asian shares mixed on concerns over trade, economic outlookAsian markets mixed on concerns over US-China trade row, economic outlook
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Melissa Thomas, right, wipes away a tear as her daughter Elissa Simione looks on near the scene of a deadly fire in Youngstown, Ohio, Monday, Dec. 10, 2018. Authorities report that several children died in the fire. (William D. Lewis/The Vindicator via AP)
The Latest: Man speaks about 5 young cousins killed in fireAn Ohio man says the house fire that killed his five young cousins occurred while his aunt was spending rare time with all of her children under one roof
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In this Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018, photo, Dawn Kosmakos, left, and Nancy Collins pose for a photo in Concord, Calif. Collins, a 911 dispatcher, and Kosmakos are volunteers known as "search angels" to help adopted people find their biological parents. In the aftermath of Northern California's catastrophic wildfire, social media sites filled with posts from people trying to find loved ones in and near the town of Paradise. A group of women scattered across the U.S. knew they could help. The women volunteer as "search angels, " those who help adoptees find their biological parents. So far, they have tracked down nearly 250 people and linked them with friends and family who were looking for them becoming known as the Angels of Paradise. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
California inferno gives rise to family-reuniting 'Angels'In the aftermath of California's catastrophic wildfire, online sleuths known as 'angels' bring their skills to Paradise to reconnect friends and family with survivors
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Study: Social media surpasses newspapers as news sourceSurvey finds that more Americans say they often get news from social media web sites than newspapers
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FILE - In this Dec. 4, 2017 file photo, people walk by Google offices in New York. Google is still having trouble protecting the personal information on its Plus service, prodding the company to accelerate its plans to shut down a little-used social network created to compete against Facebook. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
Google accelerates Plus closure after another privacy lapseGoogle to close Plus service four months earlier than planned after privacy flaw exposed personal information of 52.5 million users
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