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An Uber App is displayed on a phone in London, Friday, Sept. 22, 2017. London's transport authority said Friday it won't renew Uber's license to operate in the British capital, arguing that it demonstrates a lack of corporate responsibility with implications in public safety and security. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
September 23, 2017 - 10:07 am
LONDON (AP) — London's mayor said Saturday that people angry about the decision by transit authorities to strip Uber of its license to operate in the city should blame the ride-hailing company itself. "I have every sympathy with Uber drivers and customers affected by this decision, but their anger...
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FILE - This Oct. 14, 2016 file photo shows Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's and Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's names printed on a ballot on a voting machine to be used in the upcoming election, in Philadelphia. The federal government on Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, told election officials in 21 states that hackers targeted their systems before last year's presidential election. The notification came roughly a year after U.S. Department of Homeland Security officials first said states were targeted by hacking efforts possibly connected to Russia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
September 22, 2017 - 11:58 pm
The federal government on Friday told election officials in 21 states that hackers targeted their systems before last year's presidential election. The notification came roughly a year after U.S. Department of Homeland Security officials first said states were targeted by hacking efforts possibly...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, June 13, 2017, file photo, Senate Intelligence Committee Vice Chairman Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., asks questions during a committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. Warner is writing a bill that would require social media companies to disclose who funded political ads, similar to television broadcasters. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017, that the company would require similar disclosures. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
September 22, 2017 - 6:39 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Legislation floated by two Democratic senators would enhance transparency for online political ads, requiring social media companies like Facebook and Twitter to keep a public file of election ads and communications. The bill by Sens. Mark Warner of Virginia and Amy Klobuchar of...
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FILE - This Wednesday, June 21, 2017, file photo shows the building that houses the headquarters of Uber, in San Francisco. Transport for London says it won't renew a license for Uber to operate in the British capital. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)
September 22, 2017 - 6:38 pm
LONDON (AP) — Uber will lose its license to operate in London because it may be endangering public safety and security, the local regulator said Friday, in a severe blow to a company already facing big questions over its corporate culture. The company, which has been beset by a litany of scandals...
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September 22, 2017 - 6:27 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Mark Zuckerberg said Friday that Facebook is withdrawing plans to create a new class of stock that would have let him keep tight reins on the social media company even as he sold down his stake to fund his philanthropy. Zuckerberg had said in April 2016 that the plan for the new...
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In this photo taken on Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017, Itir Esen, 18, smiles after being crowned as Miss Turkey 2017 in Istanbul. Organizers have stripped Miss Turkey 2017 of her crown over a social media posting that was deemed insulting to the memory of some 250 people who were killed while opposing last year's failed military coup. Miss Turkey organizers said Esen was dethroned on Friday - a day after she won the contest and the right to represent Turkey at the Miss World contest in China - over a tweet they described as "unacceptable." (AP Photo)
September 22, 2017 - 3:07 pm
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Organizers have stripped Miss Turkey 2017 of her crown over a social media posting that was deemed insulting to the memory of the 250 people killed while opposing last year's failed military coup. Miss Turkey organizers said the 18-year-old Itir Esen was dethroned on Friday, a...
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Pyotr Levashov, an alleged Russian hacker, appears in court in Madrid, Spain Friday Sept. 22, 2017. Russian authorities are fighting in Spain the extradition to the United States of Levashov, the suspect's lawyer said Friday, exposing the third move by the government in Moscow in recent months to block prosecution in the U.S. of suspected Russian cybercriminals. (J.P.Gandul, Pool Photo via AP)
September 22, 2017 - 12:57 pm
MADRID (AP) — Russian authorities are fighting the extradition of an alleged Russian hacker from Spain to the United States, the suspect's lawyer said Friday, in the latest move by Moscow to block U.S. prosecution of suspected Russian cybercriminals. Pyotr Levashov, a 37-year-old known as one of...
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September 22, 2017 - 5:08 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Three former executives with Swedish telecoms company Telia were charged on Friday with corruption involving contracts in Uzbekistan, Sweden's prosecution authority said. The defendants include Lars Nyberg, who was CEO of the company then known as TeliaSonera for six...
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September 22, 2017 - 12:00 am
Federal government notifies 21 states of election hacking Facebook to release Russia ads, beef up election 'integrity' The Latest: Warner eyes social-media political-ad regulation Facebook nixes plan for new stock class ahead of court fight In new setback, Uber to lose license to work in London...
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FILE - In this Sunday, Feb. 21, 2016, file photo, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks during the Samsung Galaxy Unpacked 2016 event on the eve of this week's Mobile World Congress wireless show, in Barcelona, Spain. On Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017, Zuckerberg said that Facebook will provide the contents of 3,000 ads bought by a Russian agency to congressional investigators. The move comes as the company has faced growing pressure from members of Congress to release the content of the ads. Facebook had already released the ads to federal authorities investigating Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez, File)
September 21, 2017 - 7:09 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook is slowly acknowledging the outsized — if unintended — role it played in the 2016 U.S. presidential elections. Bowing to pressure from lawmakers and the public, the company said it will provide the contents of 3,000 ads bought by a Russian agency to congressional...
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