Media industry

October 19, 2017 - 6:46 am
BANGKOK (AP) — Facebook says its top executives aren't coming to Thailand, two days after the country's military ruler announced CEO Mark Zuckerberg would meet him this month. Facebook said in a one-sentence statement Thursday "There are no plans currently for any of our senior leaders to visit...
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October 18, 2017 - 8:20 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Google has briefed the House and Senate intelligence committees ahead of two Nov. 1 hearings that will examine Russian efforts to influence U.S. elections through social media. Officials from Google talked to investigators behind closed doors in recent weeks as part of the...
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FILE - In this July 2, 2015, file photo, Russian metals magnate Oleg Deripaska attends Independence Day celebrations at Spaso House, the residence of the American Ambassador, in Moscow, Russia. A federal judge has dismissed a defamation lawsuit brought against The Associated Press by Russian billionaire Deripaska, who has ties to Russian President Vladimir Putin. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, File)
October 17, 2017 - 10:52 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge on Tuesday dismissed a defamation lawsuit brought against The Associated Press by a Russian billionaire with ties to Russian President Vladimir Putin. U.S. District Judge Ellen Huvelle said in the 21-page ruling that aluminum magnate Oleg Deripaska, who sued over a...
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President Donald Trump speaks to the 2017 Value Voters Summit, Friday, Oct. 13, 2017, in Washington. Trump’s decision to end a provision of the Affordable Care Act that has benefited an estimated 6 million Americans helps fulfill a campaign promise, but it also risks harming some of the very people who helped him win the presidency. Nearly 70 percent of those benefiting from the so-called cost-sharing subsidies live in states Trump won last November, according to an analysis by The Associated Press. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
October 14, 2017 - 9:10 pm
President Donald Trump's decision to end a provision of the Affordable Care Act that was benefiting roughly 6 million Americans helps fulfill a campaign promise, but it also risks harming some of the very people who helped him win the presidency. Nearly 70 percent of those benefiting from the so-...
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This combination photo shows actresses listed in alphabetical order, top row from left, Asia Argento, Rosanna Arquette, Jessica Barth, Cara Delevingne, Romola Garai, Judith Godreche, Heather Graham, Angelina Jolie, Ashley Judd, Rose McGowan, Lea Seydoux and Mira Sorvino, who have made allegations against producer Harvey Weinstein. (AP Photo/File)
October 13, 2017 - 6:23 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A timeline of allegations against film producer Harvey Weinstein, who has denied having any nonconsensual sexual conduct with any women. — 1984: Tomi-Ann Roberts, a 20-year-old aspiring actress, meets Weinstein in his New York hotel room to discuss a film. Weinstein is nude in the...
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FILE - In this Dec. 3, 2012 file photo, producer Harvey Weinstein, left, and his wife, fashion designer Georgina Chapman attend the Museum of Modern Art Film Benefit Tribute to Quentin Tarantino in New York. Chapman, who married Weinstein in 2007, told People magazine in a statement released Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017, that she is leaving Weinstein. She says her heart breaks for all the women who have suffered because of his “unforgivable” actions. She pleaded for privacy for herself and her two young children as allegations against her husband mount. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP, File)
October 10, 2017 - 7:25 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on sexual harassment allegations against Harvey Weinstein (all times local): 7:25 p.m. Harvey Weinstein's wife, Georgina Chapman, tells People magazine she is leaving her husband. She said in a statement her heart breaks for all the women who have suffered because of...
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October 09, 2017 - 8:55 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — An Iranian-British woman serving a five-year prison sentence in Iran for plotting the "soft toppling" of its government while traveling with her toddler daughter faces new charges that could add 16 years to her sentence, her husband said Monday. Nazanin Zaghari-...
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In this Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017, photo, Michael Hudson poses for a photograph, at The Associated Press headquarters in New York. Hudson, who shared the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for explanatory reporting for his work on the Panama Papers project that explored offshore financial secrecy, has been named global investigations editor for The AP. Hudson will be based at AP’s headquarters in New York City and report to Managing Editor Brian Carovillano. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
October 05, 2017 - 9:57 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Associated Press on Thursday named Michael Hudson, a senior editor at the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists whose work probed offshore financial secrecy and the origins of the 2008 economic crisis, as its new global investigations editor. Hudson and ICIJ...
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Allison Easterbrooks pauses at a memorial for the people killed in Sunday's mass shooting on Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017, in Las Vegas. Stephen Paddock opened fire on an outdoor music concert on Sunday killing dozens and injuring hundreds. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
October 05, 2017 - 1:02 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the mass shooting in Las Vegas (all times local): 6:10 p.m. A Texas firearms dealer who had sold handguns to Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock in 2010 and 2011 remembers him coming into the shop last year with girlfriend Marilou Danley. Paul Peddle, who owns B & S...
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October 04, 2017 - 5:40 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Marni Walden, the executive in charge of Verizon's media business, is leaving the company. Verizon spokesman Bob Varettoni says she is leaving to pursue other opportunities and her departure has nothing to do with Tuesday's announcement of a bigger hack at Yahoo . Verizon acquired...
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