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This undated image provided by the cybersecurity firm FireEye shows four Twitter pages affiliated with "Liberty Front Press," which FireEye has called an influence operation masquerading as liberal U.S. activists and apparently aimed at promoting Iranian political interests. Twitter recently revealed that it has suspended 284 accounts for "coordinated manipulation," many of them apparently originating from Iran. (FireEye via AP)
August 22, 2018 - 4:06 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook, Twitter and Google routinely squabble for users, engineers and advertising money. But when it comes to security threats and elections meddling, it makes sense for these tech giants to work together. Such cooperation was evident Tuesday when Facebook announced that it had...
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People check out at a grocery story ahead of Hurricane Lane, Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018 in Honolulu. Hurricane Lane has weakened as it approaches Hawaii but was still expected to pack a wallop, forecasters said Wednesday. The National Weather Service said tropical-storm-force winds could begin as early as Wednesday afternoon on the Big Island. (AP Photo/Caleb Jones)
August 22, 2018 - 4:05 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Lane. (all times local): 10 a.m. The U.S. Navy is moving its ships and submarines out of Hawaii as Hurricane Lane bears down on the state. Rear Adm. Brian Fort, commander of the Naval Surface Group Middle Pacific, said Wednesday that all ships not currently...
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Trader Michael Milano works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018. Stocks are off to a mixed start on Wall Street as the U.S. market is poised to reach its longest-ever bull run. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
August 22, 2018 - 4:03 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4 p.m. The bull market in U.S. stocks has set a record for longevity. The current bull run on Wall Street became the longest in history on Wednesday at 3,453 days, beating the bull market of the 1990s that ended in...
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August 22, 2018 - 3:55 pm
BROCKTON, Mass. (AP) — It seems like an invisible target is painted on one Massachusetts restaurant. The co-owner of Heidi's Place in Brockton tells The Boston Globe a car struck the restaurant Aug. 12, making it the third time that has happened in less than three years. Heidi's Place is on the...
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August 22, 2018 - 3:47 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Investigators in New York state issued a subpoena to Michael Cohen as part of their probe into the Trump Foundation, an official with Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo's administration confirmed to The Associated Press on Wednesday. The subpoena was issued after Cohen's attorney said...
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FILE - In this April 7, 2011 file photo, U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter, R-Calif., center, speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill. A federal grand jury in California on Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018, has indicted Rep. Duncan Hunter and his wife on corruption charges. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
August 22, 2018 - 3:47 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter of California said Wednesday that he's not worried about a federal indictment alleging he used campaign money on vacations and other personal expenses and is "excited" to go to trial. The Republican referred to the U.S. Justice Department as "the Democrats'...
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A chart on a screen on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange shows the rise of the S&P 500 index since 2009, Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018. Stocks are off to a mixed start on Wall Street as the U.S. market is poised to reach its longest-ever bull run. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
August 22, 2018 - 3:35 pm
The major U.S. stock indexes wavered between small gains and losses in late-afternoon trading Wednesday even as the market remained on track to mark the longest bull run in history. Gains in technology stocks, retailers and energy companies outweighed losses in industrial firms and elsewhere in the...
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Paint covers the name of Cardinal Wuerl at Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic High School, on Monday, Aug. 20, 2018, in Cranberry Township, Pa. Wuerl, a Roman Catholic Cardinal, and the archbishop of Washington, D.C., has come under fire from revelations in the Pennsylvania grand jury report about his actions while bishop of Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
August 22, 2018 - 3:26 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Roman Catholic high school will shed the name of Washington's archbishop after he was cited in a sweeping grand jury report as having allowed priests accused of sexually abusing children to be reassigned or reinstated while he was Pittsburgh's bishop. The Diocese of...
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FILE - This Nov. 17, 2017, file photo, shows Jose Maria Marin leaving federal court in the Brooklyn borough of New York. Marin, the former president of Brazil's soccer federation, was sentenced sentenced to four years in prison on Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018, for his conviction on corruption charges in the sprawling FIFA bribery scandal.(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
August 22, 2018 - 3:25 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A former South American soccer official convicted on corruption charges in the sprawling FIFA (FEE'-fuh) bribery scandal has been sentenced in New York to four years in prison. Jose Maria Marin is a former president of Brazil's soccer federation and was sentenced on Wednesday in...
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FILE - This undated file photo released by the Pulaski County Sheriff's Office in Little Rock, Ark., shows Gary Eugene Holmes, who was convicted by a jury Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018, of first-degree murder and terrorist threatening in the December 2016 death of Acen King. He was accused of firing his gun into another driver's car and killing the 3-year-old boy. (Pulaski County Sheriff's Office via AP, File)
August 22, 2018 - 3:20 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas man who fired his gun into another driver's car and killed a 3-year-old boy in the back seat was sentenced Wednesday to 50 years in prison without the possibility for parole. Jurors found Gary Eugene Holmes guilty of first-degree murder and terroristic...
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