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CORRECTS North Korea flag with stars on the left of the cellphones; AP illustration by Peter Hamlin shows flag of North Korea. SOURCE: AP Illustration. Editor’s Note: It is mandatory to include all sources that accompany this graphic when repurposing or editing it for publication
November 09, 2017 - 6:15 pm
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Ever so cautiously, North Korea is going online. Doctors can consult via live, online video conferencing, and lectures at prestigious Kim Il Sung University are streamed to faraway factories and agricultural communes. People use online dictionaries and text each other...
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November 07, 2017 - 12:43 am
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian authorities say they will block access to the popular WhatsApp instant messaging app if it doesn't remove sexually explicit content. The Ministry of Communications and Information Technology said Tuesday on its website that it has already asked internet...
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November 04, 2017 - 12:06 pm
State officials in Pennsylvania are renewing their push to capture $140 million in federal subsidies for rural broadband internet, a windfall that could go to another state after Verizon declined it two years ago. The Federal Communications Commission plans to distribute the rejected funds through...
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This combination of photos shows, top row from left, Hillary Clinton, the logo of the defense contractor Lockheed Martin, and former Russian oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky; middle row from left, tanks at a military parade in Kiev, Ukraine, former U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell and the Democratic National Committee headquarters in Washington; bottom row from left, former Secretary of State John Kerry, former NATO Supreme Commander Wesley Clark and Maria Alekhina of the Russian punk band Pussy Riot. These people and organizations were among the thousands targeted by the hacking group Fancy Bear, which disrupted the 2016 U.S. presidential election. Fancy Bear had ambitions well beyond Clinton’s campaign, according to a previously unpublished digital hit list obtained by The Associated Press. (AP Photo)
November 02, 2017 - 12:44 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The hackers who disrupted the U.S. presidential election had ambitions well beyond Hillary Clinton's campaign, targeting the emails of Ukrainian officers, Russian opposition figures, U.S. defense contractors and thousands of others of interest to the Kremlin, according to a...
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FILE - This Sept. 22, 2016 file photo shows the screen of an electronic voting machine during testing at the Kennesaw State University Center for Election Systems in Kennesaw, Ga. A computer server crucial to a lawsuit against Georgia election officials was quietly wiped clean in July 2017, just after the suit was filed. Data on the server could have indicated whether Georgia elections were manipulated by malicious hackers. (AP Photo/Alex Sanz, File)
October 26, 2017 - 10:57 pm
A computer server crucial to a lawsuit against Georgia election officials was quietly wiped clean by its custodians just after the suit was filed, The Associated Press has learned. The server's data was destroyed July 7 by technicians at the Center for Elections Systems at Kennesaw State University...
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FILE - This Sept. 22, 2016 file photo shows the screen of an electronic voting machine during testing at the Kennesaw State University Center for Election Systems in Kennesaw, Ga. A computer server crucial to a lawsuit against Georgia election officials was quietly wiped clean in July 2017, just after the suit was filed. Data on the server could have indicated whether Georgia elections were manipulated by malicious hackers. (AP Photo/Alex Sanz, File)
October 26, 2017 - 10:50 pm
Election reform activists sued Georgia officials on July 3 demanding its highly questioned statewide elections system be immediately retired. Four days later, technicians at Kennesaw State University, which administers the state's elections, destroyed a key piece of evidence — wiping clean an...
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October 20, 2017 - 2:09 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House counsel's office is refusing to tell a committee on Capitol Hill which of President Donald Trump's aides used private email accounts for public business, a top Democrat said Friday. According to a letter from Rep. Elijah Cummings of Maryland, attorneys from the...
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October 16, 2017 - 12:10 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts' highest court says federal law does not prohibit Yahoo from providing a deceased man's family members access to his email account. The Supreme Judicial Court said Monday that a lower court was wrong to conclude that the Stored Communications Act prohibited Yahoo from...
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FILE - This Sept. 29, 2014, file photo shows the Amazon Fire TV, a product for streaming popular video services, apps and games in high-definition, in Decatur, Ga. Amazon begins its foray into live streaming of NFL games Thursday night, Sept. 28, 2017, when the company will air the game between the Chicago Bears and Green Bay Packers on its Prime Video service as another option to the traditional broadcasts on CBS and the NFL Network. (AP Photo/Ron Harris, File)
September 27, 2017 - 2:18 am
Amazon begins its foray into live streaming of NFL games Thursday night when it will air a matchup between the Chicago Bears and Green Bay Packers on its Prime Video service. It's another option to the traditional broadcasts on CBS and the NFL Network. Amazon will stream 10 Thursday night games and...
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FILE - In this June 12, 2017 file photo, White House Senior Advisers Steve Bannon, left, and Jared Kushner attend a Cabinet meeting with President Donald Trump in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington. Differences between Hillary Clinton’s email practices while secretary of state and Revelations that officials in the Trump administration have used private email accounts for White House business have prompted charges of hypocrisy after Donald Trump made a campaign issue of the email practices by Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton. Despite the uproar over the practice during the campaign, key Trump officials began using their own private email accounts just weeks after the election that they concede were sometimes used for official communication. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
September 26, 2017 - 8:24 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — White House officials are clearly instructed: Don't use your personal phones for official business. But some aides appear to have done it anyway, and it's getting fresh scrutiny along with questions about the use of personal email accounts. The inquiries into private communication...
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