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Utah elementary school Zoom meeting hacked with pornography

Apr. 3, 2020 2:30 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A video meeting hosted by the Alpine School District was hacked, revealing pornographic images to dozens of elementary school students in Utah earlier this week. The incident happened Wednesday on a call with Grovecrest Elementary School Principal Kyle Hoopes, district spokesperson...

FILE - In this Jan. 30, 2020, file photo, Republican Rep. Brady Brammer, poses for a portrait at the Utah State Capitol in Salt Lake City. A proposal to require warning labels on pornography in Utah passed the state House on Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020, a move an adult-entertainment industry group called a dark day for freedom of expression. Brammer, the lawmaker behind the plan to mandate the labels about potential harm to minors, says it’s aimed at catching the “worst of the worst.”(AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

Porn warning labels bill becomes Utah law amid controversy

Apr. 2, 2020 8:34 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Pornography will have to come with a warning label in Utah after Gov. Gary Herbert allowed the measure to become law over protest from the adult-entertainment industry. If producers don't include a one-sentence warning label on obscene materials about potential harm to minors, they...

Ex-aide to Miami mayor faces federal child porn charges

Mar. 26, 2020 5:56 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — A former aide to the mayor of Miami who was previously charged in state court with groping a teenage boy at City Hall and then sending him a lewd photograph is now facing federal child porn charges. The U.S. attorney's office in Miami filed a criminal complaint Wednesday against Rene Pedrosa,...

FILE - In this Jan. 27, 2020, file photo, lawmakers conduct business on the floor of the Utah House of Representatives in Salt Lake City. The Utah Legislature is wrapping up its work for the year, capping off a session that saw major changes to the state's polygamy statute, a revision of a voter-approved redistricting law and a compromise on education funding. The 45-day meeting is ending in the shadow of the new coronavirus, which caused widespread cancellations but didn't cause major disruptions in legislative business. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)

Lawmakers wrap up after polygamy, redistricting law changes

Mar. 13, 2020 11:08 AM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Utah Legislature has wrapped up its work for the year, capping off a session that saw major changes to the state’s polygamy statute, a revision of a voter-approved redistricting law and a compromise on education funding. The 45-day meeting ended late Thursday in the shadow...

FILE - In this Jan. 30, 2020, file photo, Republican Rep. Brady Brammer, poses for a portrait at the Utah State Capitol in Salt Lake City. A proposal to require warning labels on pornography in Utah passed the state House on Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020, a move an adult-entertainment industry group called a dark day for freedom of expression. Brammer, the lawmaker behind the plan to mandate the labels about potential harm to minors, says it’s aimed at catching the “worst of the worst.”(AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

Pornography labeling bill in Utah sparks lawsuit warning

Mar. 10, 2020 1:59 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Pornography in Utah would have to come with a warning label under a bill passed by the Legislature that has sparked concerns about a potential lawsuit. The proposal cleared its final hurdle Monday in the Legislature and now goes to Republican Gov. Gary Herbert for consideration. It...

Porn warning labels proposal passes Utah Senate

Mar. 6, 2020 7:51 PM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A slimmed-down version of a measure to require warning labels on pornography in Utah passed the state Senate on Friday. The proposal would now mandate a one-sentence warning label for online or print material deemed legally obscene, the Salt Lake Tribune reported. A relatively small...

In this Feb. 25, 2020, photo, a resident wearing a mask walks outside a closed school with a mural depicting keywords including at right

Forced online by virus, China's schools run into censorship

Mar. 4, 2020 9:31 PM EST

BEIJING (AP) — Less than 30 minutes into a lecture on bioinformatics, Chu Xinjian's class was abruptly cut short. It was the first day of an unusual semester. Across China, schools have been shut indefinitely to contain the spread of a new virus that has killed more than 3,000 people. Chu's class was one...

FILE - In this Jan. 30, 2020, file photo, Republican Rep. Brady Brammer, poses for a portrait at the Utah State Capitol in Salt Lake City. A proposal to require warning labels on pornography in Utah passed the state House on Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020, a move an adult-entertainment industry group called a dark day for freedom of expression. Brammer, the lawmaker behind the plan to mandate the labels about potential harm to minors, says it’s aimed at catching the “worst of the worst.”(AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

Utah proposal to add warning label to porn moves forward

Feb. 26, 2020 1:39 PM EST

PROVO, Utah (AP) — A measure to require warning labels on some pornography in Utah is a step closer to becoming law after another panel of lawmakers approved it this week. Republican state Rep. Brady Brammer has narrowed his proposal to require the labels only on material declared legally obscene, a...

FILE - In this Jan. 30, 2020, file photo, Republican Rep. Brady Brammer, poses for a portrait at the Utah State Capitol in Salt Lake City. A proposal to require warning labels on pornography in Utah passed the state House on Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020, a move an adult-entertainment industry group called a dark day for freedom of expression. Brammer, the lawmaker behind the plan to mandate the labels about potential harm to minors, says it’s aimed at catching the “worst of the worst.”(AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

Utah lawmakers get tough on porn, ease up on polygamy

Feb. 18, 2020 7:55 PM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah lawmakers voted Tuesday to put new regulations on pornography and remove some on polygamy in separate proposals moving quickly through the Legislature in the deeply conservative state. Senators voted unanimously to change state law to remove the threat of jail time for consenting...

French Health Minister Agnes Buzyn, center, with deputy of the parliament Stanislas Guerini after she announces her resignation as she leaves the Health Ministry, in Paris, France, Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020. She had been chosen by the French centre-right ruling party La Republique en Marche to run for mayor of Paris next month, replacing Benjamin Griveaux. (AP Photo/Rafael Yaghobzadeh)

French health minister to run for Paris mayor to end scandal

Feb. 16, 2020 3:48 PM EST

PARIS (AP) — France's Health Minister Agnes Buzyn was named on Sunday as a new candidate for mayor of Paris, a late entry by the country's governing party after a scramble to replace the original contender who abruptly withdrew after a leak of sex videos on social media. The choice of Buzyn, whose profile...