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May 15, 2017 - 1:33 am
TOKYO (AP) — Toshiba, whose U.S. nuclear unit Westinghouse has filed for bankruptcy protection, is reporting a 950 billion yen ($8.4 billion) net loss for the fiscal year ended March. The Japanese electronics giant's results have failed to win auditors' approval from the previous quarter, after...
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World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim, left, shakes hands with Chinese President Xi Jinping during the welcome ceremony for the Belt and Road Forum, at the International Conference Center at Yanqi Lake in Beijing, Monday, May 15, 2017. (Kenzaburo Fukuhara/Pool Photo via AP)
May 15, 2017 - 1:30 am
BEIJING (AP) — President Xi Jinping has appealed to foreign leaders at a forum on a Chinese trade initiative to resist pressure to close markets. Xi called on Monday for governments to pursue "greater openness and cooperation" and "reject protectionism." He was speaking to leaders and other...
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FILE - In this May 11, 2017 file photo, the emblem of a Nissan car is seen at its showroom in Tokyo. Japan has fallen victim of a global "ransomware" cyberattack that has created chaos in 150 countries. Nissan Motor Co. confirmed Monday, May 15, 2017, some units had been targeted, but there was no major impact on its business. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko, File)
May 15, 2017 - 1:20 am
TOKYO (AP) — Global cyber chaos is spreading Monday as companies boot up computers at work following the weekend's worldwide "ransomware" cyberattack. The extortion scheme has created chaos in 150 countries and could wreak even greater havoc as more malicious variations appear. The initial attack,...
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FILE - This April 12, 2016 file photo shows the Microsoft logo in Issy-les-Moulineaux, outside Paris, France. The cyberextortion attack hitting dozens of countries was a “perfect storm” of sorts. It combined a known and highly dangerous security hole in Microsoft Windows, tardy users who didn’t apply Microsoft’s March software fix, and a software design that allowed the malware to spread quickly once inside university, business and government networks. (AP Photo/Michel Euler, File)
May 15, 2017 - 12:26 am
LONDON (AP) — The latest on the global extortion cyberattack that hit dozens of countries on Friday (all times local): 4:50 a.m. Chinese state media say more than 29,000 institutions across China have been infected by the global "ransomware" cyberattack. Xinhua News Agency reports that by Saturday...
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May 14, 2017 - 11:48 pm
TOKYO (AP) — Japan has fallen victim of a global "ransomware" cyberattack that has created chaos in 150 countries, with hundreds of computers hit at 600 locations. Nissan Motor Co. confirmed Monday some units had been targeted, but there was no major impact on its business. Hitachi spokeswoman Yuko...
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FILE - This April 12, 2016 file photo shows the Microsoft logo in Issy-les-Moulineaux, outside Paris, France. The cyberextortion attack hitting dozens of countries was a “perfect storm” of sorts. It combined a known and highly dangerous security hole in Microsoft Windows, tardy users who didn’t apply Microsoft’s March software fix, and a software design that allowed the malware to spread quickly once inside university, business and government networks. (AP Photo/Michel Euler, File)
May 14, 2017 - 11:45 pm
LONDON (AP) — The latest on the global extortion cyberattack that hit dozens of countries on Friday (all times local): 4:50 a.m. Chinese state media say more than 29,000 institutions across China have been infected by the global "ransomware" cyberattack. Xinhua News Agency reports that by Sunday...
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FILE - In this Jan. 18, 2017 file photo, Senate Environment and Public Works Committee Chairman Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., right, confers with Sen. James Inhofe, R-Okla. on Capitol Hill in Washington, during the committee's confirmation hearing for Environmental Protection Agency Administrator-designate, Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt. Republicans anxious to show they've done something point to the reversal of more than a dozen Obama-era regulation on guns, the internet and the environment. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
May 14, 2017 - 9:15 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on GOP efforts to reverse Obama-era rules (all times local): 4:15 p.m. Congressional Republicans anxious to show voters they can get something done are hailing their reversal of more than a dozen Obama-era regulations on guns, the internet the environment and more...
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In this May 12, 2017 photo, a display panel with an error can be seen at the main railway station in Chemnitz, Germany. Germany’s national railway says that it was among the organizations affected by the global cyberattack but there was no impact on train services. Deutsche Bahn said early Saturday that departure and arrival display screens at its stations were hit Friday night by the attack. (P. Goezelt/dpa via AP)
May 14, 2017 - 7:54 pm
LONDON (AP) — Employees booting up computers at work Monday could see red as they discover they're victims of a global "ransomware" cyberattack that has created chaos in 150 countries and could wreak even greater havoc as more malicious variations appear. As a loose global network of cybersecurity...
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In this May 12, 2017 photo, a display panel with an error can be seen at the main railway station in Chemnitz, Germany. Germany’s national railway says that it was among the organizations affected by the global cyberattack but there was no impact on train services. Deutsche Bahn said early Saturday that departure and arrival display screens at its stations were hit Friday night by the attack. (P. Goezelt/dpa via AP)
May 14, 2017 - 6:30 pm
LONDON (AP) — An unprecedented "ransomware" cyberattack that has already hit tens of thousands of victims in 150 countries could wreak greater havoc as more malicious variations appear and people return to their desks Monday and power up computers at the start of the workweek. As a loose global...
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People inside a Megafon mobile phones shop in Moscow, Russia, Saturday, May 13, 2017. A top Russian mobile operator said Friday it had come under cyberattacks that appeared similar to those that have crippled some U.K. hospitals. Pyotr Lidov, a spokesman for Megafon, said Friday's attacks froze computers in company's offices across Russia. (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev)
May 14, 2017 - 5:37 pm
LONDON (AP) — The latest on the global extortion cyberattack that hit dozens of countries on Friday (all times local): 10:30 p.m. Britain's National Cyber Security Center has joined others in warning that more cases of "ransomware" attacks may come to light as a new work week starts Monday. The...
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