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In this May 12, 2017 photo, a display panel with an error can be seen at the main railway station in Chemnitz, Germany. Germany’s national railway says that it was among the organizations affected by the global cyberattack but there was no impact on train services. Deutsche Bahn said early Saturday that departure and arrival display screens at its stations were hit Friday night by the attack. (P. Goezelt/dpa via AP)
May 13, 2017 - 1:05 pm
LONDON (AP) — Teams of technicians worked around the clock Saturday to restore Britain's crippled hospital network and secure the computers that run factories, banks, government agencies and transport systems in other nations after a global cyberattack. The worldwide cyberextortion attack is so...
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This frame grab from video provided by The Syrian Democratic Forces, a U.S.-backed Syrian Kurdish forces outlet that is consistent with independent AP reporting, shows Jihan Sheikh Ahmed, Spokeswoman for the Syrian Democratic Forces, reads a statement after they captured the Tabqa town from the Islamic State militants, in Tabqa town, north Syria, Friday May 12, 2017.(Syrian Democratic Forces via AP)
May 13, 2017 - 12:14 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian Kurdish-led forces were closing in Saturday on the de-facto capital of the Islamic State group in Syria, seizing a cotton mill only a couple of miles north of the city and clashing with the militant group on a number of fronts, activists and Kurdish media reported. The Britain-...
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May 13, 2017 - 12:09 pm
CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi reiterated a call on the international community to lift an arms embargo on Libya on Saturday, which would allow weapons to be delivered legally to a powerful general he backs in the fractured country's east. After meeting Field Marshal Khalifa...
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An exterior view shows the main entrance of St Bartholomew's Hospital, in London, one of the hospitals whose computer systems were affected by a cyberattack, Friday, May 12, 2017. A large cyberattack crippled computer systems at hospitals across England on Friday, with appointments canceled, phone lines down and patients turned away. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
May 13, 2017 - 12:01 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the global cyberattack (all times local): 5 p.m. A cybersecurity expert says the biggest cyberextortion attack in history is going to be dwarfed by the next big ransomware attack. Ori Eisen of the firm Trusona says the attack Friday that held hospitals, factories and...
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Pope Francis waves as he boards the plane bound to Rome, upon his departure from Monte Real Air Base, in Leiria, Portugal, Saturday, May 13, 2017. Pope Francis urged Catholics on Friday to "tear down all walls" and spread peace as he traveled to this Portuguese shrine town to canonize two poor, illiterate shepherd children whose visions of the Virgin Mary 100 years ago marked one of the most important events of the 20th-century Catholic Church. (Paulo Cunha/Pool Photo via AP)
May 13, 2017 - 11:05 am
FATIMA, Portugal (AP) — The Latest on Pope Francis at Fatima (all times local): 4:05 p.m. Pope Francis has left Portugal after presiding at the canonization Mass in Fatima of two shepherd children who 100 years ago said the Virgin Mary appeared to them. After having lunch with Portuguese bishops,...
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May 13, 2017 - 9:42 am
MINYA, Egypt (AP) — Egypt's antiquities ministry says it has found a necropolis with at least 17 mummies near the southern city of Minya, the first such find in the area. The discovery was made in the village of Tuna al-Gabal, a vast archaeological site on the edge of the western desert. The area...
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May 13, 2017 - 9:14 am
CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi is calling on the international community to lift an arms embargo on Libya so that weapons can be delivered legally to a powerful general he backs in the fractured country's east. After meeting Field Marshal Khalifa Hifter in Cairo on Saturday,...
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Pope Francis walks past a statue of the Virgin Mary prior to the start of a mass at the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Fatima Saturday, May 13, 2017, in Fatima, Portugal. The pontiff will canonize on Saturday two poor, illiterate shepherd children whose visions of the Virgin Mary 100 years ago marked one of the most important events of the 20th-century Catholic Church. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
May 13, 2017 - 8:11 am
FATIMA, Portugal (AP) — The Latest on Pope Francis at Fatima (all times local): ___ 1:10 p.m. The Vatican says a half-million people attended Pope Francis' open-air Mass in Fatima to make two shepherd children saints, 100 years after they said the Virgin Mary appeared to them in the Portuguese town...
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United States Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, center, leaves at the end of a plenary session during a G7 of Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors meeting, in Bari, southern Italy, Friday, May 12, 2017. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
May 13, 2017 - 8:01 am
BARI, Italy (AP) — U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says major trading partners "are much more comfortable" with the Trump administration's trade policies and understand U.S. growth will benefit them. Mnuchin spoke after face-to-face meetings with major trade partners such as Germany, Japan...
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This frame grab from video provided by The Syrian Democratic Forces, a U.S.-backed Syrian Kurdish forces outlet that is consistent with independent AP reporting, shows Jihan Sheikh Ahmed, Spokeswoman for the Syrian Democratic Forces, reads a statement after they captured the Tabqa town from the Islamic State militants, in Tabqa town, north Syria, Friday May 12, 2017.(Syrian Democratic Forces via AP)
May 13, 2017 - 7:46 am
BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian opposition activists and media say Kurdish-led forces are closing in on the de-facto capital of the Islamic State group in Syria, seizing a cotton factory only a couple of miles north of the city. The Raqqa Campaign, a Facebook page affiliated with the Kurdish-led forces, says...
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