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Disney Plus user accounts already found on hacking sites

Nov. 19, 2019 10:36 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Disney says its new Disney Plus streaming service doesn’t have a security breach, but some users have been shut out after hackers tried to break into their accounts. The news site ZDNet found stolen account usernames and passwords selling for $3 on underground hacking forums....

Hard-line newspaper: Violent Iran protesters face execution

Nov. 19, 2019 9:25 AM EST

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Hard-liners in Iran threatened violent protesters Tuesday with executions by hanging as sporadic demonstrations still gripped pockets of the country over government-set gasoline prices rising, unrest a United Nations agency fears may have killed “a significant...

Malta offers pardon for possible info in reporter’s slaying

Nov. 19, 2019 7:36 AM EST

VALLETTA, Malta (AP) — A man arrested in a money-laundering case in Malta claims to have information identifying the mastermind behind the car-bomb assassination of a leading investigative journalist, Maltese officials said Tuesday. Maltese Prime Minister Joseph Muscat said he has offered an official...

Denver radio station says host wasn’t fired over Trump views

Nov. 18, 2019 3:37 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — A Denver radio station says one of its hosts wasn’t fired in the middle of his show over criticism of President Donald Trump and that his contract is still in effect. Craig Silverman said his Saturday show on KNUS-AM was interrupted with a news feed after he talked about Trump’s...

Review: Hanks anchors a lovely Mister Rogers tale for adults

Nov. 18, 2019 1:17 PM EST

Director Marielle Heller frames “ A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood ” as if it were an episode of “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood,” with miniature sets of cars and bridges to illustrate New York and Pittsburgh. Mr. Rogers, played with clear-eyed purpose by Tom Hanks, introduces...

Denver radio host says he was fired for criticizing Trump

Nov. 17, 2019 11:18 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — A Denver radio host says he was fired from a conservative station after criticizing President Donald Trump. The Denver Post reported that Craig Silverman says he was fired in the middle of his show on news and talk radio station 710 KNUS Saturday. Silverman says he was interrupted during a...

Palestinian journalist may lose eye after shot by Israel

Nov. 17, 2019 3:15 PM EST

BETHLEHEM, West Bank (AP) — Relatives of a Palestinian freelance photographer said Sunday that he has lost vision in one eye after apparently being struck by Israeli fire while covering a demonstration last week in the occupied West Bank. Muath Amarneh's case has drawn significant attention among...

Ex-ambassador’s testimony shines light on conservative media

Nov. 15, 2019 6:02 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Former Ukrainian Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch’s impeachment testimony on Friday spotlighted the role of conservative media in her downfall and the chilling reminder that she remains a social media target. The ousted ambassador recalled a series of articles by reporter John Solomon,...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Nov. 15, 2019 6:01 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC's "This Week" — Reps. Sean Patrick Maloney, D-N.Y., and Chris Stewart, R-Utah ___ NBC's "Meet the Press" — Democratic presidential candidate Deval Patrick; Sens. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., and Ron Johnson, R-Wis. ___ CBS' "Face the...

Media filters set current impeachment hearings apart

Nov. 15, 2019 5:20 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Millions of Americans are choosing to experience the impeachment hearings through media filters that depict the proceedings as either a worthless sham or like Christmas in November. That’s the chief difference between now and the two other times in the modern era when a presidential...