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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 - 3:14 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the global cyberattack (all times local): 8:10 p.m. The global cyberattack has hit Brazil's social security system, forcing it to disconnect computers and cancel public access to the agency. Brazil's state-owned oil company Petrobras and Brazil's Foreign Ministry also...
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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 - 3:01 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the global cyberattack (all times local): 7:50 p.m. An expert on malware says the world's worst ransomware outbreak shows that hospitals are particularly vulnerable to this kind of cyberattack. This cyberextortion scheme exploits known problems in older versions of...
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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 - 12:22 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the global cyberattack (all times local): 5:15 p.m. Britain's home secretary says about one in five National Health Service trusts have been hit by the international ransomware cyberattack, and that all but six are now back to normal. Speaking Saturday after an emergency...
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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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May 12, 2017 - 11:32 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Power is extending an agreement to keep construction going on a new nuclear plant after the project's main builder filed for bankruptcy. About an hour before the agreement was due to expire Friday, Georgia Power issued an 11 p.m. statement saying it had been extended. The...
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May 11, 2017 - 4:42 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Power executives say they're considering all options in ongoing construction of a new nuclear plant near Augusta following March's bankruptcy filing by the project's lead contractor. A state regulatory hearing on Thursday opened the Georgia Public Service Commission's latest...
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Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, right, and Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko visit the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Chernobyl, Ukraine, Wednesday, April 26, 2017. April 26 marks the 31st anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster. A reactor at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant exploded on April 26, 1986, leading to an explosion and the subsequent fire spewed a radioactive plume over much of northern Europe. (AP Photo/Sergei Chuzavkov)
April 26, 2017 - 2:44 pm
MINSK, Belarus (AP) — About 400 people have marched in Minsk, the capital of Belarus, to mark the anniversary of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster and protest the construction of a nuclear plant in Belarus. Wednesday was the 31st anniversary of the explosion and fire at the nuclear...
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April 09, 2017 - 8:54 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The natural gas boom that has hammered coal mines and driven down utility bills is hitting nuclear power plants, sending multi-billion-dollar energy companies in search of a financial rescue in states where competitive electricity markets have compounded the effect. Fresh off...
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April 09, 2017 - 8:49 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The natural gas boom that's hammered coal mines and driven down utility bills is now hitting nuclear power plants. That's spurring nuclear power plant owners to press lawmakers in Connecticut, New Jersey, Ohio and Pennsylvania for a financial rescue. Their multi-billion-...
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FILE - This Friday, June 13, 2014, file photo, shows the cooling towers, right, and nuclear reactor containment buildings area, left, at Plant Vogtle Nuclear Power Plant in Waynesboro, Ga. Westinghouse Electric Co., the U.S. nuclear unit of Japan’s Toshiba Corp., filed for bankruptcy protection Wednesday, March 29, 2017, calling into question the future of a number of billion-dollar nuclear projects under construction, including two in the U.S. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)
March 29, 2017 - 4:12 pm
Westinghouse Electric Co., the U.S. nuclear unit of Japan's Toshiba Corp., filed for bankruptcy protection Wednesday, calling into question the future of a number of billion-dollar nuclear projects under construction, including two in the U.S. Westinghouse said in a statement that it filed the...
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