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A customer walks by the notice about "ransomware" at CGV theater in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, May 15, 2017. The letters read "Due to ransomware affection, we are unable to screen advertisement. The movie is going to start 10 minutes after the ticket time." (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
May 16, 2017 - 7:00 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the global extortion cyberattack that hit dozens of countries (all times local): 6:30 p.m. Security researchers say China's fondness for pirated software left it especially vulnerable to the latest global cyberattack. Beijing has tolerated rampant use of...
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Britain's Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn speaks at the launch the Labour Party's General Election manifesto in Bradford, England, Tuesday, May 16, 2017. The British electorate go to the polls on June 8, in a general election. (Danny Lawson/PA via AP)
May 16, 2017 - 6:56 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain's main opposition Labour Party is appealing to voters with promises to increase the minimum wage, boost public spending, nationalize key industries — and pay for it all by raising taxes on high earners. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn says it is a "radical and responsible" program...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, May 18, 2016, file photo, Home Depot supervisor David Petersen stacks barbecue smokers at a Home Depot store location, in Bellingham, Mass. The Home Depot Inc. reports earnings Tuesday, May 16, 2017. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)
May 16, 2017 - 6:52 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Robust consumer spending and the arrival of the spring gardening season pushed Home Depot's first-quarter profits and revenue beyond most expectations and the company raised its earnings forecast for the year. Shares rose before the market opened Tuesday and appeared headed for an...
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A customer walks by the notice about "ransomware" at CGV theater in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, May 15, 2017. The letters read "Due to ransomware affection, we are unable to screen advertisement. The movie is going to start 10 minutes after the ticket time." (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
May 16, 2017 - 6:50 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A South Korean cybersecurity expert said Tuesday there is more circumstantial evidence that North Korea may be behind the global "ransomware" attack: the way the hackers took hostage computers and servers across the world was similar to previous cyberattacks attributed to...
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May 16, 2017 - 6:48 am
PRAGUE (AP) — Czech Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka says his country will need to set a date for adopting the euro, the common European currency, following the presidential election in France and the forthcoming ballot in Germany. The country is officially committed to join the euro but the...
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Homeland security adviser Tom Bossert speaks about the mass destruction offensive malware, Monday, May 15, 2017, during the daily press briefing at the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
May 16, 2017 - 6:48 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's homeland security adviser has a message to those blaming U.S. intelligence agencies for the cyberattack encircling the globe: Don't point a finger at the National Security Agency. Blame the hackers. Since Friday, malware has infected an estimated 300,000...
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May 16, 2017 - 5:23 am
BEIJING (AP) — Security researcher say China's fondness for pirated software left it especially vulnerable to the latest global cyberattack. Beijing has tolerated rampant use of unlicensed software copies despite repeated promises to crack down and warnings by industry groups that China is leaving...
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A customer walks by the notice about "ransomware" at CGV theater in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, May 15, 2017. The letters read "Due to ransomware affection, we are unable to screen advertisement. The movie is going to start 10 minutes after the ticket time." (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
May 16, 2017 - 5:17 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A South Korean cybersecurity expert said Tuesday there is more circumstantial evidence that North Korea may be behind the global "ransomware" attack: the way the hackers took hostage computers and servers across the world was similar to previous cyberattacks attributed to...
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FILE - In this Oct. 24, 2016 file photo, the HealthCare.gov 2017 web site home page is seen on a laptop in Washington. After five consecutive years of coverage gains, progress reducing the number of uninsured Americans stalled in 2016, according to a government report that highlights the stakes as Republicans try to roll back Barack Obama’s law. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimated that 28.6 million people were uninsured last year, unchanged from 2015. The uninsured rate was 9 percent, not a significant change from 9.1 percent in 2015. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)
May 16, 2017 - 5:14 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — After five consecutive years of coverage gains, progress toward reducing the number of uninsured Americans stalled in 2016, according to a government report that underscores the stakes as Republicans try to roll back Barack Obama's law. The Centers for Disease Control and...
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May 16, 2017 - 5:06 am
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — The European Union has announced the restoration of a preferential tax concession to goods imported from Sri Lanka, a facility it withdrew seven years ago over alleged human rights abuses. The EU is Sri Lanka's largest export market. Tung Lai-Margue, ambassador to the...
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