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Fireworks explode over the Olympic flame during the closing ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
February 25, 2018 - 10:44 pm
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — He didn't get the hashtag quite right on the first try, so they withheld the free stuffed bear he waited in line a half-hour to earn. "Add play," the agent said. "It should be #CokePlay." On the final night of the Pyeongchang Olympic Games on Sunday evening, this "...
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FILE - This is a Thursday March 23, 2017 file photo of Britain's Home Secretary Amber Rudd speaks during a vigil in Trafalgar Square, London. The British government Tuesday Feb. 13, 2018 is unveiling new technology to remove extremist material from social media. It says that the system uses advanced machine learning to analyze the sound and visual components of videos for "subtle signals." That helps it determine whether the content could be Islamic State propaganda. The tool was revealed Tuesday by Home Secretary Amber Rudd and will be presented to tech companies in Silicon Valley. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth/file)
February 13, 2018 - 11:06 am
LONDON (AP) — The British government is unveiling new technology designed to remove extremist material from social media, amid mounting pressure on companies like Facebook and Twitter to do more to remove such content from their platforms. The software, developed by ASI Data Science with funding...
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FILE - In this Jan. 10, 2017, file photo, pharmaceuticals billionaire Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong waves as he arrives in the lobby of Trump Tower in New York for a meeting with President-elect Donald Trump. The Los Angeles Times is reporting its parent company is in talks to be sold to Soon-Shiong. The Washington Post first reported Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018 that the sale was being negotiated by Tronc Inc., formerly Tribune Publishing. The Times then reported that the price was $500 million and would include the San Diego Union-Tribune. Chicago-based Tronc owns 10 U.S. newspapers. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
February 07, 2018 - 2:43 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The man buying the Los Angeles Times is a 65-year-old physician-entrepreneur described by Forbes Magazine as "America's richest doctor," and one who has said his goal is to cure cancer in his lifetime. Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong also is a basketball fanatic who shoots hoops on a...
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FILE - This Jan. 9, 2017 file photo shows New York Knicks owner James Dolan taking his cell phone from an assistant during the second half of an NBA basketball game between the New York Knicks and the New Orleans Pelicans at Madison Square Garden in New York. The New York Liberty are remaining under the control of Dolan and Madison Square Garden for now. The WNBA team was put up for sale in November. An MSG executive confirmed to The Associated Press on Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018 that Dolan's group has decided to keep the Liberty at this time. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, file)
February 06, 2018 - 8:19 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Liberty are remaining under the control of New York Knicks owner James Dolan and Madison Square Garden for now. The WNBA team was put up for sale in November. An MSG executive confirmed to The Associated Press on Tuesday that Dolan's group has decided to keep the...
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Reuters journalist Kyaw Soe Oo carrying his daughter is escorted by Myanmar police as he re-enter to the trial after a break Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018, outside of Yangon, Myanmar. A lawyer for the two Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, charged with illegally handling government secrets, says a court had denied their request to be released on bail. (AP Photo/Thein Zaw)
February 01, 2018 - 6:32 am
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — A Myanmar court on Thursday denied bail for two Reuters journalists charged with illegally handling government secrets, their lawyer said. Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were arrested Dec. 12 after police accused them of violating the country's colonial-era Official Secrets Act for...
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January 31, 2018 - 8:16 pm
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Prosecutors have rested their case against four former Pilot Flying J employees accused in a scheme to shortchange trucking customers on fuel rebates. News outlets say prosecutors ended Wednesday without calling former Pilot Flying J. Vice President John "Stick" Freeman...
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January 29, 2018 - 6:45 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans on the House Intelligence Committee have voted to release a classified memo they wrote that alleges that the FBI and the Justice Department improperly used government surveillance during the investigation into Russian election interference and contacts with President...
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FILE - In this is a Feb. 3, 2017, file photo Jemele Hill attends ESPN: The Party 2017 in Houston, Texas. ESPN says the outspoken "Sportscenter" anchor is leaving that role to write for a company web site and do occasional on-air commentary. Hill attracted attention last year and was briefly suspended for opinionated messages on social media, including a reference to President Donald Trump as a "white supremacist." The network said Friday, Jan. 26, 2018, that Hill had asked to be taken off the 6 p.m. weekday edition of ESPN's sports news show. (Photo by John Salangsang/Invision/AP, File)
January 26, 2018 - 7:30 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — ESPN says outspoken "Sportscenter" anchor Jemele Hill is leaving that role to write for a company website and do occasional on-air commentary. Hill attracted attention last year and was briefly suspended for opinionated messages on social media, including a reference to President...
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January 24, 2018 - 1:02 pm
FINANCIAL MARKETS Stocks drop NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are mostly lower in midday trading on Wall Street as losses for Texas Instruments and other chipmakers, as well as Apple, pull technology companies lower. Airlines are down sharply after United Continental said it plans to ramp up capacity...
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In this photo taken on Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, Margarita Simonyan, the head of the Russian television channel RT, listens to a question during her interview with the Associated Press in Moscow, Russia. Simonyan, the head of Russian television channel RT, which U.S. intelligence agencies allege took part in the campaign to influence last year’s presidential election, says that having to register as a foreign agent in the United States is already hurting the Kremlin-funded outlet. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
January 22, 2018 - 11:44 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The head of Russian television channel RT says the Kremlin-funded outlet is already suffering the consequences of having to register as a foreign agent in the U.S. amid allegations that it participated in attempts to influence the 2016 presidential election. A Capitol Hill committee...
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