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Afghan President Hamid Karzai, center, speaks in  front of local and international media representatives as presidential candidates Abdullah Abdullah, right, and Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai, left , listen during the Independence Day ceremony in Kabul, Afghanistan, Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014. King Amanullah won the country's independency from Britain in 1919. (AP Photo/Massoud Hossaini)

Afghanistan orders NYT reporter to leave country

  KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan ordered a New York Times journalist Wednesday to leave the country in 24 hours and barred him from returning over a story he wrote saying that a group of […]

08/20/2014

Jill Abramson (Photo credit: Fred R. Conrad/The NYT via Abramson's Twitter account)

Abramson steps down as NYT executive editor

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Times on Wednesday announced that executive editor Jill Abramson is being replaced by managing editor Dean Baquet after two and a half years on the job. The company […]

05/14/2014

The sign outside the National Security Agency (NSA) campus in Fort Meade, Md. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

China demands answers from US over spying claims

BERLIN (AP) – China is demanding an explanation from Washington over allegations that a U.S. intelligence agency hacked into the email servers of Chinese tech giant Huawei and targeted top Chinese officials and government institutions. […]

03/24/2014

Ned Vizzini (PRNewsFoto/HarperCollins Children's Books/Sabra Embury)

Popular young adult author Vizzini, 32, dies in NY

NEW YORK (AP) — Ned Vizzini, a popular young adult author and television writer who wrote candidly and humorously about his struggles with depression, has committed suicide. He was 32. Vizzini jumped off the roof […]

12/20/2013

(In this AP file photo, Joan Fontaine with actress Argentina Brunetti in a scene from the Biblical epic "The Story of Judith.")

Joan Fontaine, Oscar-winner for ‘Suspicion,’ dies

CARMEL, Calif. (AP) — Academy Award-winning actress Joan Fontaine, who found stardom playing naive wives in Alfred Hitchcock’s “Suspicion” and “Rebecca” and also was featured in films by Billy Wilder, Fritz Lang and Nicholas Ray, […]

12/15/2013

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White House to keep NSA and cyber oversight together

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration will continue the National Security Agency’s surveillance programs and cyber command operations under the direction of a single military commander, the first move in advance of what published reports […]

12/13/2013

In this undated file photo made available by Google shows the campus-network room at a data center in Council Bluffs, Iowa.  (AP Photo/Google, Connie Zhou, File)

Report: NSA spying on virtual worlds, online games

LONDON (AP) — American and British intelligence has been spying on gamers across the world, media outlets reported Monday, saying that the world’s most powerful espionage agencies packed virtual universes full of undercover agents and […]

12/09/2013

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, left, chats with his Chinese counterpart Li Yuanchao before heading to their luncheon at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing, China Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013. (AP Photo/Andy Wong, Pool)

Biden spotlights China treatment of US journalists

BEIJING (AP) — Casting a spotlight on China’s controls on the media, Vice President Joe Biden met with U.S. journalists working in Beijing Thursday after publicly criticizing how they’re treated by China’s government. Closing a […]

12/05/2013

Editor of The Guardian newspaper Alan Rusbridger gives evidence to the Commons Home Affairs Committee hearing on counter-terrorism at Portcullis House, central London, Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013.  (AP Photo/PA)

Guardian: We have published 1 percent of Snowden leak

LONDON (AP) — The editor of the Guardian said Tuesday his newspaper has published just 1 percent of the material it received from former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden, and denied the paper had […]

12/03/2013

A Tesla Model S driving outside the Tesla factory in Fremont, Calif. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, file)

Tesla CEO: ‘Definitely’ no recall of the Model S

DETROIT (AP) — Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk says the company “definitely” won’t recall its Model S electric car despite three vehicle fires in the last six weeks. “The headlines are extremely misleading. If fire […]

11/12/2013

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