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Assange drops appeal of 50-week sentence for jumping bail

Jul. 18, 2019 11:57 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has dropped an appeal of his 50-week prison term for jumping bail in Britain. Court officials said Thursday that a hearing on the appeal set for next week had been cancelled. Assange is jailed in London's Belmarsh Prison at the same time as he fights...

Hackers steal millions of Bulgarians' data; Russian tie seen

Jul. 16, 2019 10:31 AM EDT

SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Bulgarian officials said Tuesday that unidentified hackers have stolen the personal details of millions of people from Bulgaria's national revenue agency and noted a possible Russian link in the case. Prime Minister Boyko Borissov called an emergency meeting of all law enforcement...

Today in History

Jul. 3, 2019 12:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Wednesday, July 3, the 184th day of 2019. There are 181 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On July 3, 1976, Israel launched its daring mission to rescue 106 passengers and Air France crew members being held at Entebbe Airport in Uganda by pro-Palestinian hijackers; the...

AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Latin America, Caribbean

Jun. 28, 2019 12:02 AM EDT

This photo gallery highlights some of the top news images made by Associated Press photographers in Latin America and the Caribbean that were published in the past week. The debate over immigration in the U.S. flared up with the publication of a chilling photo of a drowned father and daughter in the Rio Grande;...