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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks at Georgetown University, Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
UK lawmaker challenges Facebook on political adsAn influential British lawmaker has challenged Facebook's new effort to safeguard elections, warning the company that the changes will place a heavy constraint on their ability to combat misinformation
The Associated Press4 hours ago
FILE - This Jan. 11, 2018 file photo shows Alexis Bledel at the 23rd annual Critics' Choice Awards in Santa Monica, Calif. Cybersecurity firm McAfee on Monday crowned Bledel the most dangerous celebrity on the internet in 2019. No other celebrity was more likely to land users on websites that carry viruses or malware.  (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
The most dangerous celebrity online is revealedActress Alexis Bledel has been named the most dangerous celebrity online by cybersecurity firm McAfee
The Associated Press15 hours ago
FILE - In this May 17, 2019, file photo, a car leaves a Shell station after getting gas in Sacramento, Calif. California Gov. Gavin Newsom requested on Monday, Oct. 21, that state Attorney General Xavier Becerra investigate whether the retail gasoline industry is engaging in false advertising or price fixing to charge drivers more at the pump. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
California governor wants investigation of high gas pricesGov. Gavin Newsom has asked California's attorney general to investigate why the state's gas prices are so high
The Associated Press15 hours ago
Man sentenced for hacking LA court systemA man who hacked Los Angeles County court computers, sent 2 million malicious phishing emails and stole hundreds of credit card numbers has been sentenced in Los Angeles
The Associated Press16 hours ago
FILE - In this April 23, 2018, file photo, the logo for ExxonMobil appears above a trading post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. New York’s attorney general is accusing Exxon Mobil of lying to investors about how profitable the company will remain as governments impose stricter regulations to combat global warming. The lawsuit is set to go to trial Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2019. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
Exxon trial probes how oil giant accounts for climate changeNew York's attorney general is accusing Exxon Mobil of lying to investors about how profitable the company will remain as governments impose stricter regulations designed to combat global warming
The Associated Press19 hours ago
An autonomous underwater vehicle carrying high frequency sonar images of the Japanese aircraft carrier Akagi is loaded onto the research vessel Petrel, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019, off Midway Atoll in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands. The crew of the Petrel confirmed a ship they found was the flagship carrier Akagi based on its measurements and location. (AP Photo/Caleb Jones)
Researchers find 2nd warship from WWII Battle of MidwayA group of deep-sea researchers looking for sunken World War II ships have found a second Japanese aircraft carrier that went down in the Pacific during the historic Battle of Midway
The Associated Press19 hours ago
One of two large cranes from the Hard Rock Hotel construction collapse is seen hanging over the edge above Canal Street in this aerial photo after crashing down, after being detonated for implosion in New Orleans, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Correction: Crane Demolition storyCorrection: Crane Demolition story
The Associated Press19 hours ago
FILE - In this Oct. 17, 2019, file photo Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks at Georgetown University in Washington. With just over a year left until the 2020 U.S. presidential election, Facebook is stepping up its efforts to ensure it is not used as a tool to interfere in politics and democracies around the world. Facebook said Monday, Oct. 21, that it will also label state-controlled media as such, label fact -checks more clearly and invest $2 million in media literacy projects. (AP Photo/Nick Wass, File)
Facebook ramps up election security efforts ahead of 2020With just over a year left until the 2020 U.S. presidential election, Facebook is stepping up its efforts to ensure it is not used as a tool to interfere in politics and democracies around the world
The Associated Press20 hours ago
Genre-bending bio of Thomas Edison is highly illuminatingEdmund Morris' genre-bending bio of Thomas Edison is highly illuminating
The Associated Press21 hours ago
Search for small plane missing near North Carolina airportA search for a small plane continues in a densely forested state park near Raleigh-Durham International Airport, where air traffic controllers lost contact with the aircraft as it prepared to land
The Associated Press1 day ago
US: Russian hackers use Iranians to mask their identitiesThe United States and the U.K. say they have exposed how a group of Russian hackers hijacked the tools of their Iranian counterparts to attack dozens of countries around the world
The Associated Press1 day ago
Boeing says it regrets concerns over internal messagesBoeing says it understands and regrets concerns about internal messages it recently handed over to Congress and federal regulators investigating two deadly crashes of the company's 737 Max
The Associated Press1 day ago
One of two large cranes from the Hard Rock Hotel construction collapse is seen hanging over the edge above Canal Street in this aerial photo, after being detonated for implosion in New Orleans, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
The Latest: Mayor expects ruined hotel will be demolishedThe mayor of New Orleans mayor says she expects a partially collapsed hotel in her city will ultimately be demolished
The Associated Press1 day ago
A Defense of Elizabeth HolmesShe is perhaps the most vilified CEO—now former CEO—in the country. But in a lengthy analysis at RealClearMarkets , the site's editor stakes out a strong defense of Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes . "My take is that with time Holmes will be vindicated as a visionary whose main 'offense' was...
Newser2 days ago
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