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Patrick Ward, 47, a sales director at Purbeck Ice Cream, from Dorset in England, poses for photographs after giving media interviews after his heart operation scheduled today was cancelled because of a cyberattack, outside St Bartholomew's Hospital in London, 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 12, 2017 - 6:37 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Dozens of countries were hit with a huge cyberextortion attack Friday that locked up computers and held users' files for ransom at a multitude of hospitals, companies and government agencies. It was believed to the biggest attack of its kind ever recorded. The malicious software...
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Patrick Ward, 47, a sales director at Purbeck Ice Cream, from Dorset in England, poses for photographs after giving media interviews after his heart operation scheduled today was cancelled because of a cyberattack, outside St Bartholomew's Hospital in London, 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 12, 2017 - 5:56 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Dozens of countries were hit with a huge cyberextortion attack Friday that locked up computers and held users' files for ransom at a multitude of hospitals, companies and government agencies. The attack appeared to exploit a vulnerability that was purportedly identified by the U.S...
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May 08, 2017 - 11:46 am
MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Ukraine has banned action film actor Steven Seagal from entering the country for five years. Seagal, an American, was given Russian citizenship by President Vladimir Putin last year in a ceremony shown on state television. He has vocally defended the Russian leader's policies...
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April 29, 2017 - 12:25 pm
ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — A school district in South Carolina has fired a private security firm after an officer twice pepper sprayed a high school student. Orangeburg 5 spokesman Bill Clark said Friday the district ended its contract with DTH Protective Services. He says officers employed in schools...
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April 26, 2017 - 5:19 am
PARIS (AP) — Researchers at U.S. antivirus firm McAfee say the cyberattacks that have hit Saudi Arabia over the past few months are continuing, revealing new details about an unusually disruptive campaign. Speaking ahead of the blog post 's publication Wednesday, McAfee chief scientists Raj Samani...
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April 26, 2017 - 5:15 am
PARIS (AP) — Researchers at a U.S. antivirus firm say the destructive cyberattack that hit Saudi Arabia late last year is continuing, revealing new details about an unusually disruptive campaign that some have linked to Iran. McAfee said in a blog post published Wednesday that it had detected three...
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April 09, 2017 - 7:45 pm
AP-US-UNITED-STATES-SYRIA-THE-LATEST The Latest: Trump, Japan's Abe talk about Syria, North Korea WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has spoken with the Japanese prime minister about the recent U.S. missile strikes in Syria as well as about North Korea. The White House says in a statement on...
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An officer stands guard as police cordon off a large area around a subway station on a busy commercial street Saturday night, April 8, 2017, after finding what they described as a "bomb-like" device, in Oslo, Norway. The official police Twitter account said one man has been arrested and Police Chief Vidar Pedersen said police were working to disarm it. (Fredrik Varfjell /NTB scanpix via AP)
April 09, 2017 - 12:35 pm
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A 17-year-old asylum-seeker from Russia was arrested Sunday in connection with an explosive device found near a busy subway station in Norway's capital that police defused before it detonated, authorities said. The youth was detained on suspicion of handling explosives,...
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An officer stands guard as police cordon off a large area around a subway station on a busy commercial street Saturday night, April 8, 2017, after finding what they described as a "bomb-like" device, in Oslo, Norway. The official police Twitter account said one man has been arrested and Police Chief Vidar Pedersen said police were working to disarm it. (Fredrik Varfjell /NTB scanpix via AP)
April 09, 2017 - 9:56 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Norway's security service on Sunday took over an investigation into an explosive device found near a busy subway station in Oslo after police defused the device and arrested a suspect. The discovery of the explosive Saturday night — found on the street just outside the...
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April 08, 2017 - 11:23 am
SWEDEN-TRUCK CRASH Swedish authorities say truck attack suspect held STOCKHOLM (AP) — Swedish prosecutor Hans Ihrman confirms that the suspect detained over Friday's deadly truck attack is a 39-year-old Uzbekistan-born man. The head of Sweden's domestic intelligence agency says the man had been on...
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