Australian says he's founder of Bitcoin digital cash

LONDON (AP) — An Australian man long thought to be associated with the digital currency Bitcoin has publicly identified himself as its creator. Full Story
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Australian says he's founder of Bitcoin digital cash

05/02/2016 05:59 AM EDT
LONDON (AP) — An Australian man long thought to be associated with the digital currency Bitcoin has publicly identified himself as its creator. 
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05/02/2016 03:44 AM EDT - Daytona Beach, Florida-based iGun Technology Corp. has been developing a "smart gun," a firearm that uses a ring with a chip in it to send a signal to a circuit board embedded in the firearm so that only an authorized user can fire the gun. Full Story

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LA sheriff official resigns after offensive emails revealed
05/01/2016 07:29 PM EDT - LOS ANGELES (AP) — The chief of staff to Los Angeles County Sheriff Jim McDonnell stepped down days after it was revealed he forwarded emails containing jokes mocking minorities, Muslims and women when he worked for the police department in Burbank. Full Story

Watchdog looks to counter new chemical weapons threats
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