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FILE- In this Aug. 3, 2017, file photo, Myrtice Harris applies tape to a package before shipment at an Amazon fulfillment center in Baltimore. Amazon's Prime Day starts July 16, 2018, and will be six hours longer than last year's and will launch new products. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
Amazon's Prime Day runs into snags swiftlyAmazon's website has run into some snags quickly on its much-hyped Prime Day
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Why a 2009 Romance Novel Costs $2,812.48 on AmazonWith most Amazon articles focused on Prime-Day deals , the New York Times is out with a story focusing on the opposite end of the spectrum: the astronomical prices some third-party sellers are attaching to books sold on the site. It zeroes in on romance author Deborah Macgillivray, who in June...
Newser4 hours ago
In this Friday, July 13, 2018 photo, students wait to be picked up by parents at Animo Westside Charter Middle School following a summer session to introduce new students to the school they will attend in the fall, in the Playa Del Rey area of Los Angeles. Animo is one of many schools to benefit from donations by billionaires that are influencing state education policy by giving money to state-level charter support organizations to sustain, defend and expand the charter schools movement across the country. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)
AP Analysis: Billionaires fuel powerful state charter groupsBillionaires are influencing state education policy by giving money to state-level charter support organizations to sustain, defend and expand the charter schools movement across the country
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein speaks at a news conference at the Department of Justice, Friday, July 13, 2018, in Washington. From left, Assistant Attorney General John Demers, Rosenstein, and Acting Principal Associate Deputy Attorney General Ed O'Callaghan. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Mueller probe IDs long-hidden hackersThe special counsel's probe of the 2016 election is now directly linked to the Russian government.
The Associated Press2 days ago
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein speaks at a news conference at the Department of Justice, Friday, July 13, 2018, in Washington. From left, Assistant Attorney General John Demers, Rosenstein, and Acting Principal Associate Deputy Attorney General Ed O'Callaghan. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Long-hidden hackers unmasked by US special counselOne of the Russian military intelligence officers indicted Friday by special counsel Robert Mueller was Lt. Aleksey Lukashev, an email phishing specialist who went by the alias Den Katenberg
The Associated Press2 days ago
Former FBI lawyer Lisa Page leaves following an interview with lawmakers behind closed doors on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, July 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
12 Russians indicted for meddling in 2016 US electionIndictment ties US election interference to Russian government for first time, charging 12 Russian military intelligence officers with hacking Democrats
The Associated Press2 days ago
Rights group questions DEA exploit of encrypted cellphonesHuman-rights group questions DEA use of rigged smartphones designed to defeat encryption
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Microsoft raises alarms about face recognitionMicrosoft is calling on Congress to regulate the use of facial recognition technology to protect people's privacy and freedom of expression
The Associated Press2 days ago
Pennsylvania reveals cyber intrusion in birth, death recordsPennsylvania officials have revealed they had to shut down the state's online system for birth and death records for about a week after someone with apparent inside knowledge made unauthorized changes
The Associated Press2 days ago
FILE - In this Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017 file photo, police officers escort Alexander Vinnik, center, as they leave a courthouse at the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki. A Greek court has ruled Friday, July 13, 2018 to extradite Russian cybercrime suspect Alexander Vinnik, a former bitcoin operator, to France, months after court decisions also ruled he can be extradited to the United States and Russia. (AP Photo/Giannis Papanikos, File)
Russia blasts Greece over cybercrime suspect's extraditionA Greek court has agreed to extradite a Russian cybercrime suspect to France, a decision the Russian government protested and which could further sour relations between the two countries after Greece expelled two Russian diplomats
The Associated Press3 days ago
Plane's Scary Descent Linked to Pilot's Decision to Vape"When I close my eyes, I see the oxygen masks dangling in front of me." That's the lingering anxiety of a passenger on a recent Air China flight that plummeted thousands of feet after oxygen levels dropped. A senior official from the Civil Aviation Administration of China tells CNN the...
Newser3 days ago
Body of Missing Girl Identified After 44 YearsAfter Akron 17-year-old Linda Pagano vanished in 1974, her family spent 44 years wondering what had happened to her. Now they know she was murdered. Stepfather Byron Claflin reported her missing a day after he kicked her out of his apartment for coming home late from a concert. The Cuyahoga...
Newser3 days ago
AP sources: Army chooses Austin for new Futures Command HQU.S. officials say Army leaders will announce on Friday that they've chosen Austin as the location for a new command headquarters that will focus on how to modernize the service and prepare for future wars
The Associated Press3 days ago
FILE - In this June 13, 2018, file photo, the logos for Time Warner and AT&T appear above alternate trading posts on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The Justice Department said in a one-sentence document Thursday, July 12, 2018, it is appealing the ruling last month by U.S. District Judge Richard Leon, which blessed one of the biggest media deals ever following a landmark antitrust trial. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
Trump DOJ appealing judge's OK of AT&T-Time Warner mergerTrump Justice Department is appealing US judge's approval of AT&T-Time Warner megamerger
The Associated Press3 days ago
Report: SEC probes Facebook privacy issuesA report says the Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating whether Facebook adequately warned its investors about privacy lapses involving the data mining firm Cambridge Analytica
The Associated Press4 days ago
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