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Republican guards, right, line up in the courtyard of the presidential Elysee Palace, in Paris, Friday, April 14, 2017. The two-round presidential election is set for April 23 and May 7. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
April 14, 2017 - 10:57 am
PARIS (AP) — Facebook says it has targeted 30,000 fake accounts linked to France ahead of the country's presidential election, as part of a worldwide effort against misinformation. The company said Thursday it's trying to "reduce the spread of material generated through inauthentic activity,...
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CIA Director Mike Pompeo speaks at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Washington, Thursday, April 13, 2017. Pompeo denounced WikiLeaks, calling the anti-secrecy group a "hostile intelligence agency." (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
April 14, 2017 - 6:48 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — CIA Director Mike Pompeo has denounced the anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks as a "hostile intelligence service" and a threat to U.S. national security, a condemnation that differed sharply from President Donald Trump's past praise of the organization. In his first public speech since...
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CIA Director Mike Pompeo speaks at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Washington, Thursday, April 13, 2017. Pompeo denounced WikiLeaks, calling the anti-secrecy group a "hostile intelligence agency." (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
April 14, 2017 - 3:57 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — CIA Director Mike Pompeo has denounced the anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks as a "hostile intelligence service" and a threat to U.S. national security, a condemnation that differed sharply from President Donald Trump's past praise of the organization. In his first public speech since...
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FILE - In this March 29, 2017, file photo FBI Director James Comey speaks during the Intelligence and National Security Alliance Leadership Dinner in Alexandria, Va. Comey says Americans should be mindful of foreign efforts to undermine confidence in U.S. elections. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)
April 13, 2017 - 5:04 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — FBI Director James Comey said Americans should be aware of foreign efforts to undermine confidence in U.S. elections and mindful of the possibility that what they're reading might be part of an organized disinformation campaign. U.S. adversaries, including Russia last year, have "...
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April 12, 2017 - 2:03 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Rolling Stone magazine settled a University of Virginia administrator's lawsuit over its discredited story about a rape on campus, but its legal fights over the botched article aren't over. Attorneys for Rolling Stone and Nicole Eramo announced this week that they reached a...
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FILE -- In this June 1, 2016 file photo, Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, speaks during a press conference with Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban at the presidential palace in Cairo, Egypt. El-Sissi picked three former leaders at state news organizations during the era of deposed autocrat Hosni Mubarak to lead new media watchdog agencies, part of measures to tighten his control following a pair of horrific church bombings. The move comes just days after President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi publicly criticized media coverage of the deadly suicide bombings in the cities of Tanta and Alexandria.(AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty, File)
April 12, 2017 - 11:26 am
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's president has picked three former leaders at state news organizations during the era of deposed autocrat Hosni Mubarak to lead new media watchdog agencies, part of measures to tighten his control over the country following a pair of horrific Islamic State church bombings last...
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April 12, 2017 - 7:42 am
GLOVERSVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — After nearly six decades and millions of newspapers delivered, Mel Rulison has called it quits. The 87-year-old retired last Sunday as a route driver for The Leader-Herald, a 7,500-circulation daily afternoon paper published in Gloversville, in New York's Mohawk Valley...
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April 12, 2017 - 6:08 am
LONDON (AP) — U.S. First Lady Melania Trump has accepted an apology and damages from the publisher of the Daily Mail newspaper for reporting rumors about her time as a model. Trump sued the Daily Mail in Britain and Mail Online in the United States over the August 2016 article. The first lady's...
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Foreign Service Officer Donna Welton from the US, signs the Memorandum of Understanding in Helsinki, Finland, Tuesday, April 11, 2017. A group of European Union and NATO nations have agreed to establish a European "hybrid threat" center in Finland to combat unconventional methods of warfare such as disinformation and fake news. (Markku Ulander/Lehtikuva via AP)
April 11, 2017 - 1:53 pm
HELSINKI (AP) — A center to combat such things as disinformation and fake news will be built in Finland following an agreement Tuesday of nine countries from the European Union and NATO. The countries — Britain, Finland, France, Germany, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Sweden and the United States —...
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FILE - In this Oct. 12, 2015, file photo, Hasan Minhaj poses for a portrait in New York. The White House Correspondents Association announced April 11, 2017, that Minhaj would headline the organization's annual dinner this year. (Photo by Dan Hallman/Invision/AP, File)
April 11, 2017 - 8:37 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — With President Donald Trump staying away, "The Daily Show's" Hasan Minhaj is set to headline this year's White House Correspondents Association dinner. In a press release, the comedian made a tongue-in-cheek reference to the president's Twitter style, saying: "It is a tremendous...
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