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In this Oct. 2, 2017, photo released by Kane County Search and Rescue shows a vehicle driven by an older Texas couple, who were rescued severely dehydrated but alive after they were stranded six days on a desolate dirt road in southern Utah that was impassable in their rental car in the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument in southern Utah. The couple ended up on the rocky road Sept. 26 while following directions from a GPS-mapping app on their way to see Lake Powell. (Kane County Search and Rescue via AP)
October 13, 2017 - 2:52 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Texas couple who set out for a day trip to Lake Powell while on vacation in southern Utah ended up narrowly surviving six harrowing days stranded on a rocky, desolate dirt road that was impassable in their rental car, authorities said Friday. Helena Byler, 78, was found...
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October 13, 2017 - 6:51 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's defense minister says the nation's cyber experts have successfully repelled a third hacking attempt from Russia but warns the cyberattack threat is mounting. Defense Minister Antoni Macierewicz said Friday the recent attack targeted companies in Ukraine that also have...
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In this Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017 photo, Samsung Electronics' Galaxy Note 8 is displayed in Seoul, South Korea. Samsung Electronics says Friday, Oct. 13, 2017, its third quarter profit likely surged nearly three folds over a year earlier to a new record high. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
October 12, 2017 - 10:41 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The chairman of Samsung Electronics Co.'s board of directors, who has been the public face of the company after its de facto chief was jailed on corruption charges, said Friday he will resign next year to make way for a new leader. "As we are confronted with unprecedented...
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In this Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017 photo, a visitor is silhouetted in front of a huge screen showing an image of Samsung Electronics' smartphones in Seoul, South Korea. Samsung Electronics says Friday, Oct. 13, 2017, its third quarter profit likely surged nearly three folds over a year earlier to a new record high. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
October 12, 2017 - 10:01 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on Samsung Electronics (all times local): 10:30 a.m. The chairman of Samsung Electronics' board of directors and one of the company's three chief executive officers says he will resign next year. Kwon Oh-hyun said in a statement Friday that he will resign as the...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017, file photo, Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg speaks during a plenary session during the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Sandberg says the ads linked to Russia trying to influence the U.S. presidential election should “absolutely” be released to the public. In an interview with Axios, Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017, Sandberg also said the company has the responsibility to prevent the kind of abuse that occurred on its platform during the election. (Laurent Gillieron/Keystone via AP, File)
October 12, 2017 - 7:39 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A top Facebook executive says ads linked to Russia trying to influence the U.S. presidential election should "absolutely" be released to the public, along with information on whom the ads were targeting. Previously, Facebook declined to make the ads public. While Facebook's chief...
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Graphic highlights key words and phrases from the Russian-influenced Facebook page ‘Being Patriotic’; 3c x 4 1/4 inches; 146 mm x 107 mm;
October 12, 2017 - 7:38 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — What does Russia-sponsored political influence look like on Facebook? An Associated Press analysis of the content on a now-shuttered Facebook page called "Being Patriotic" shows it's colored with words like "illegal," ''country" and "American" and phrases like "illegal alien...
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October 12, 2017 - 7:28 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Google says over the next five years it will spend $1 billion on nonprofit organizations helping to raise education levels around the world and commit its employees to a million hours of volunteer work doing the same. CEO Sundar Pichai announced the goal Thursday morning in...
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FILE - In this April 15, 2015 file photo, Rose McGowan arrives at the LA Premiere Of "DIOR & I" held at the Leo S. Bing Theatre on Wednesday, April 15, 2015, in Los Angeles. McGowan’s Twitter account has been suspended, temporarily muting a central figure in the allegations against Harvey Weinstein. McGowan said late Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017, that Twitter had suspended her from tweeting after the social media company said she broke its rules.(Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
October 12, 2017 - 6:26 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — After a suspension earlier in the day from Twitter, actress Rose McGowan forcefully re-emerged Thursday, stating more frankly what she has long suggested: "HW raped me." "HW" was apparently in reference to Harvey Weinstein, the embattled former Weinstein Co. co-chairman. Weinstein...
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October 12, 2017 - 1:37 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Signs that more people are dropping their traditional TV subscriptions weighed on TV providers' stocks Thursday. AT&T said it lost 90,000 video subscribers in the U.S. in the third quarter. It's a steeper drop than the same period last year, even though gains from its newer,...
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October 12, 2017 - 7:43 am
PARIS (AP) — The noise of car engines enveloping the streets of the French capital might in the future become a memory for Paris pedestrians. In its latest initiative to reduce pollution, Paris City Hall is planning to ban gas-powered cars by 2030. The controversial move follows Mayor Anne Hidalgo'...
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