Media

FILE - In this March 29, 2018, file photo, the logo for Facebook appears on screens at the Nasdaq MarketSite in New York's Times Square. Facebook is spending heavily to avoid a repeat of the Russian interference that played out on its service in 2016. Its adversaries are wily, more adept at camouflaging themselves and apparently aren’t always detectable by Facebook’s much-vaunted artificial intelligence systems. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
August 01, 2018 - 5:36 pm
Facebook is spending heavily to avoid a repeat of the Russian interference that played out on its service in 2016, bringing on thousands of human moderators and advanced artificial intelligence systems to weed out fake accounts and foreign propaganda campaigns. But it may never get the upper hand...
Read More
White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders speaks during the daily press briefing at the White House, Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
August 01, 2018 - 2:01 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation (all times local): 1:52 p.m. The White House says that President Donald Trump's criticisms of the special counsel's Russia probe is not obstruction. Press secretary Sarah Huckabee...
Read More
Flowers are placed by portraits of slain journalists Alexander Rastorguyev, Kirill Radchenko and Orkhan Dzhemal, at the Russian journalists Union building in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018. Russian journalists who were killed in the Central African Republic had been working on an investigation into Russian private military contractors and the mining industries there, their editor said Wednesday. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
August 01, 2018 - 1:40 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Three Russian journalists were investigating Russian military contractors and mining industries in Central African Republic when they were killed there, their editor said Wednesday. The reporters were ambushed and killed outside the town of Sibut late Monday, according to local and...
Read More
Flowers are placed by portraits of slain journalists Alexander Rastorguyev, Kirill Radchenko and Orkhan Dzhemal, at the Russian journalists Union building in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018. Russian journalists who were killed in the Central African Republic had been working on an investigation into Russian private military contractors and the mining industries there, their editor said Wednesday. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
August 01, 2018 - 11:59 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Three Russian journalists were investigating Russian military contractors and mining industries in Central African Republic when they were killed there, their editor said Wednesday. The reporters were ambushed and killed outside the town of Sibut late Monday, according to local and...
Read More
August 01, 2018 - 11:57 am
MELVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — A deal giving full ownership of Newsday to its majority owner is pulling the plug on Long Island cable subscribers' free access to the newspaper's website. Newsday reported Wednesday that television journalist and executive Patrick Dolan had reached an agreement to acquire the...
Read More
August 01, 2018 - 10:41 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate intelligence committee is wrestling with how to respond to ongoing foreign efforts to undermine American democracy through social media. Wednesday's committee hearing comes a day after Facebook announced it had uncovered "sophisticated" efforts, possibly linked to...
Read More
August 01, 2018 - 10:38 am
LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — Actor Patrick Dempsey says someone is impersonating him online and asking his fans to give money to either him or his Maine-based nonprofit. Dempsey tweeted on his verified account Monday that "people have been impersonating me and asking my fans for money (through social...
Read More
FILE - In this April 18, 2004, file photo, Jumpei Yasuda, right, arrives with Nobutaka Watanabe at Marka airport in Amman, Jordan, following their release after being held hostage in Iraq. Japan said Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018, it’s doing utmost for the rescue of Japanese freelance journalist Yasuda believed to be held in Syria, after acknowledging a man in a video is considered himself. Yasuda has lost contact since he was last heard from war-torn Syria in 2015. (AP Photo/Nader Daoud, File)
August 01, 2018 - 7:18 am
TOKYO (AP) — Japan's government said Wednesday it's doing its utmost for the rescue of a Japanese journalist believed to be held in Syria after a video of a man appearing to be him was posted on the internet. Freelance journalist Jumpei Yasuda was last heard from in Syria in June 2015. Chief...
Read More
In this photo taken on Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2011, Russian documentary filmmaker Alexander Rastorguyev poses for a photo in Moscow, Russia . Three Russian journalists were killed in an ambush outside the town of Sibut in Central African Republic, officials in both countries said Tuesday, July 31, 2018. The Russian Foreign Ministry identified the slain journalists as Kirill Radchenko, Alexander Rastorguyev and Orkhan Dzhemal. (AP Photo/Alexei Maishev)
August 01, 2018 - 7:05 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian journalists who were killed in the Central African Republic had been working on an investigation into Russian private military contractors and the mining industries there, their editor said Wednesday. The reporters were killed in an ambush earlier in the week outside the town...
Read More
FILE - In this July 14, 2018, file photo, computer mouse pads with Secure the Vote logo on them are seen on a vendor's table at a convention of state secretaries of state in Philadelphia. As alarms blare about Russian interference in U.S. elections, the Trump administration is facing criticism that it has no clear national strategy to protect the country during the upcoming midterms and beyond. Both Republicans and Democrats have criticized the administration’s response as fragmented, without enough coordination across federal agencies. (AP Photo/Mel Evans, File)
August 01, 2018 - 6:23 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — As alarms blare about Russian interference in U.S. elections, the Trump administration is facing criticism that it has no clear national strategy to protect the country during the upcoming midterms and beyond. Both Republicans and Democrats have criticized the administration's...
Read More

Pages