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FILE - In this March 15, 2017, file photo, a sign marks a pick-up point for the Uber car service at LaGuardia Airport in New York. Uber is coming clean about its cover-up of a year-old hacking attack that stole personal information about more than 57 million of the beleaguered ride-hailing service's customers and drivers. The revelation Tuesday marks the latest stain on Uber's reputation. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
November 21, 2017 - 11:45 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Uber is coming clean about its cover-up of a year-old hacking attack that stole personal information about more than 57 million of the beleaguered ride-hailing service's customers and drivers. So far, there's no evidence that the data taken has been misused, according to a...
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In this Aug. 17, 2012 photo, female members of Indonesian Navy salute during a ceremony commemorating the Independence Day at Merdeka Palace in Jakarta, Indonesia. Indonesia's military and police continue to perform abusive virginity tests on female recruits three years after the World Health Organization declared they had no scientific validity, an international human rights group said Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)
November 21, 2017 - 11:23 pm
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia's military and police continue to perform abusive virginity tests on female recruits three years after the World Health Organization declared they had no scientific validity, an international human rights group said Wednesday. Human Rights Watch said that senior...
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November 21, 2017 - 10:57 pm
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — An Australian senator who is British by descent on Wednesday became the ninth lawmaker to leave Parliament over a 116-year-old constitutional ban on dual nationals running for office that threatens to bring down the government. Skye Kakoschke-Moore, a member of the Nick...
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FILE - In this Feb. 28, 2016 file photo, Pixar co-founder and Walt Disney Animation chief John Lasseter arrives at the Oscars in Los Angeles. Lasseter is taking a six-month leave of absence citing “missteps” with employees. (Photo by Dan Steinberg/Invision/AP, File)
November 21, 2017 - 10:52 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Just days before Pixar's "Coco" is set to hit theaters, Pixar co-founder and Walt Disney Animation chief John Lasseter announced he is taking a six-month leave of absence citing "missteps" with employees. The boisterous, Hawaiian shirt-wearing personality behind some of the most...
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November 21, 2017 - 10:48 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says it is investigating allegations of misbehavior by three service members during President Donald Trump's trip to Asia earlier this month. The Washington Post reports that the Army personnel are under investigations for claims they broke curfew and had improper...
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Zimbabweans celebrate after President Robert Mugabe resigned in Harare, Tuesday, Nov, 21, 2017. The streets of Zimbabwe's capital have erupted in dancing, singing, honking and cheers after Mugabe announced his immediate resignation after 37 years in power. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)
November 21, 2017 - 10:34 pm
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday: 1. FCC CHIEF SETS OUT TO SCRAP 'NET NEUTRALITY' The move would allow giant cable and telecom companies to throttle broadband speeds and favor their own services if they wish. 2. 'ROY MOORE...
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November 21, 2017 - 10:23 pm
HONG KONG (AP) — A Chinese energy company denies it had anything to do with a multimillion dollar bribery scheme that U.S. prosecutors say was organized by two businessmen to secure business from African officials on its behalf. In a statement late Tuesday, CEFC China Energy Co. sought to distance...
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FILE- This Nov. 22, 2016, file photo shows Dr. Larry Nassar appearing during a video arraignment in Mason, Mich. A person with knowledge of the agreement says the former Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics doctor will plead guilty to multiple charges of sexual assault and face at least 25 years in prison. The person was not authorized to publicly discuss the agreement ahead of a Wednesday court hearing and spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity. Nassar is charged with molesting seven girls under the guise of treatment at his home and a campus clinic. All but one were gymnasts. The plea deal calls for a minimum prison sentence of 25 years. But the judge could go higher and set the minimum at 40 years. (AP Photo/David Eggert, File)
November 21, 2017 - 10:21 pm
DETROIT (AP) — A sports doctor accused of molesting several girls while working for USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University will plead guilty to multiple charges of sexual assault and face at least 25 years in prison, a person with knowledge of the agreement said Tuesday. The person was not...
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FILE - In this Feb. 28, 2016 file photo, Pixar co-founder and Walt Disney Animation chief John Lasseter arrives at the Oscars in Los Angeles. Lasseter is taking a six-month leave of absence citing “missteps” with employees. (Photo by Dan Steinberg/Invision/AP, File)
November 21, 2017 - 10:20 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on allegations against Pixar co-founder John Lasseter that have led him to take a leave of absence (all times local): 7:15 p.m. Rashida Jones is denying a report that she quit working on "Toy Story 4" because of unwanted advances by Pixar co-founder John Lasseter...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016, file photo, Charlie Rose participates in the "CBS This Morning" panel at the CBS 2016 Winter TCA in Pasadena, Calif. The Washington Post says eight women have accused television host Charlie Rose of multiple unwanted sexual advances and inappropriate behavior. CBS News suspended Charlie Rose and PBS is to halt production and distribution of a show following the sexual harassment report. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
November 21, 2017 - 9:45 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — CBS News and PBS both cut ties to Charlie Rose on Tuesday, less than 24 hours after several women who worked with him on his PBS interview show alleged a pattern of sexual misconduct, including groping and walking naked in front of them. Both organizations stressed the importance of...
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