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January 19, 2018 - 6:34 am
VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — Lithuania's Defense Ministry says an investigation has been launched into a cyberattack against a Lithuanian news outlet. The commercial television station TV3 said it was hacked late Thursday and shortly after that a fake news story appeared on the channel's website...
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FILE - In this Friday, Oct. 27, 2017 file photo, Aziz Ansari arrives at the BAFTA Los Angeles Britannia Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif. What makes a private sexual encounter newsworthy? A little-known website raised that very question after publishing an unidentified woman’s vivid account of the sexual advances of the comedian. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
January 18, 2018 - 3:58 pm
What makes a private sexual encounter newsworthy? A little-known website raised that very question after publishing an unidentified woman's vivid account of comedian Aziz Ansari's sexual advances while the two were on a date. The story on Babe.net threw a wrench into the #MeToo movement, with some...
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FILE - This Jan. 28, 2015, file photo shows a laptop computer screen displaying the website of Alibaba's Taobao main site at an office in Beijing. China is criticizing recent moves by the U.S. government and Congress targeting the sale of fake goods and Chinese telecoms equipment. Among the Chinese online markets listed was e-commerce giant Alibaba’s online marketplace Taobao, which has struggled for years to shed its reputation as an Internet emporium for fake goods. (AP Photo/Andy Wong, File)
January 18, 2018 - 3:41 am
BEIJING (AP) — China on Thursday criticized recent moves by the U.S. targeting the sale of fake goods and Chinese telecoms equipment, saying Washington lacks "objectivity" in its approach to Chinese businesses. Separately, the foreign ministry sought to deflect accusations that China is requiring...
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Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., talks to reporters just after a blistering speech on the Senate floor aimed at President Donald Trump, at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018. In a speech on the Senate floor, Flake called Trump’s repeated attacks on the media “shameful” and “repulsive” and said Trump “has it precisely backward.’’ Flake said despotism is the enemy of the people, while a free press is the despot’s enemy and a guardian of democracy. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
January 17, 2018 - 11:33 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's use of the terms "fake news" and "enemy of the people" is "shameful" and reminiscent of words infamously used by Russian dictator Josef Stalin to describe his enemies, Republican Sen. Jeff Flake said Wednesday. In a speech on the Senate floor, Flake, of...
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January 17, 2018 - 5:54 am
BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese-American journalist who extensively interviewed an exiled businessman says his wife has been kidnapped and held for months by Chinese security forces, adding a subplot to the high-stakes drama that has transfixed followers of Chinese politics. Chen Xiaoping, a New York-...
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A smartphone shows Tuesday's NHK television's news website saying "North Korea appears to have fired a missile," "The government: Seek shelter inside buildings and basements," second from top, in Tokyo Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018. The Japan's public broadcaster mistakenly sent an alert on Tuesday warning citizens of a North Korean missile launch and urging them to seek immediate shelter, then minutes later corrected it, top, days after a similar error in Hawaii. The message at top reads: "The flash of North Korea's missile launch was a mistake." (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
January 16, 2018 - 9:54 pm
TOKYO (AP) — Japan's public broadcaster mistakenly sent an alert Tuesday warning citizens of a North Korean missile launch and urging them to seek immediate shelter, then minutes later corrected it, days after a similar error in Hawaii. NHK television issued the message on its internet and mobile...
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Reuters journalist Kyaw Soe Oo, in handcuffs, talks as he leaves court Wednesday, Jan.10, 2018, outskirts of Yangon, Myanmar. (AP Photo/Thein Zaw)
January 16, 2018 - 2:56 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson said Tuesday that he hoped two Reuters journalists will be freed in conjunction with his visit to Myanmar next week as a member of an international advisory panel seeking to resolve the crisis in the country. Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were...
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President Donald Trump, accompanied by House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy of Calif., speaks to members of the media as they arrive for a dinner at Trump International Golf Club in in West Palm Beach, Fla., Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
January 14, 2018 - 8:45 pm
PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 9:45 p.m. President Donald Trump says he doesn't know if the government will shut down at the end of the week. Temporary government funding expires at midnight Friday, and some government functions will begin shutting...
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In this Jan. 10, 2018, photo, Victoria Steel, 50 of Cheyenne, Wyo. talks about President Trump and the media. Americans say they are increasingly confused and concerned about who can be trusted to tell them the truth about what’s happening in Washington these days. Interviews and research from President Donald Trump’s first year in office suggest Americans are scanning outlets for information about their government and their president. Steel says it's important for people to invest the time needed to find the truth about issues in the news rather than relying on sound bites and tweets. (AP Photo/Bob Moen)
January 14, 2018 - 1:05 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — When truck driver Chris Gromek wants to know what's really going on in Washington, he scans the internet and satellite radio. He no longer flips TV channels because networks such as Fox News and MSNBC deliver conflicting accounts tainted by politics, he says. "Where is the...
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FILE- In this Aug. 17, 2017 file photo, released by the state-run Saudi Press Agency, Saudi King Salman, left, walks with Qatari Sheikh Abdullah bin Ali Al Thani, right, at the monarch's vacation home in Tangiers, Morocco. Exiled Sheikh Abdullah, once promoted by Saudi Arabia amid its ongoing dispute with Doha, appeared in an online video posted Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018, and aired by Doha-based satellite news network Al-Jazeera, claiming he's being held against his will in the United Arab Emirates, an allegation denied by an Abu Dhabi official. (Saudi Press Agency via AP)
January 14, 2018 - 12:27 pm
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — An exiled Qatari ruling family member once promoted by Saudi Arabia amid its ongoing dispute with Doha appeared in an online video Sunday claiming he's being held against his will in the United Arab Emirates, an allegation denied by Abu Dhabi. The video of Sheikh...
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