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Twitter slowdown in Russia until mid-May; no block for now

Apr. 05, 2021 09:24 AM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian authorities said Monday they would continue to slow down Twitter until mid-May, but wouldn't block the social media platform for now because it has started to remove banned content faster. The announcement marks somewhat of a reprieve in the...

Utah governor signs divisive measure to require porn filters

Mar. 23, 2021 20:52 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah is a step closer to requiring all cellphones and tablets sold in the conservative state to automatically block pornography after the Republican governor signed legislation Tuesday that critics call a significant intrusion of free speech. Gov....

Adult film star calls for veto of Utah porn-filter bill

Mar. 22, 2021 16:04 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — An adult film star has called on the governor of Utah to veto a bill that would mandate pornography filters on all new cellphones and tablets sold in the state. Cherie DeVille said in a letter published Saturday in The Daily Beast that the law...

Gov says anti-porn bill has needed message, despite worries

Mar. 19, 2021 19:34 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A bill that would mandate pornography filters on every device sold in the state would send an “important message” about keeping explicit online content away from kids, Republican Gov. Spencer Cox said. Cox didn’t say whether he would sign...

AP Exclusive: Schools boss quit after porn found on computer

Mar. 09, 2021 15:50 PM EST

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — A longtime educator whose career included high-profile jobs on the Navajo Nation resigned from his latest post as an Arizona county schools superintendent after officials discovered pornographic images on his work-issued computer, according to records obtained by The...

Utah Legislature wrapping up business for the year

Mar. 06, 2021 00:12 AM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Utah Legislature is wrapping up its business for the year Friday. Lawmakers have already tackled a number of issues this year during a session that was conducted partially remotely because of the coronavirus pandemic. Here’s a look at some of...

Ohio man admits paying poor Filipino moms for child porn

Mar. 04, 2021 14:47 PM EST

SIDNEY, Ohio (AP) — A registered sex offender from Ohio man has admitted using dating sites to connect with impoverished women in the Philippines and offering them money in return for sexually explicit photos of their children. Charles Lee Frazier, 41, of Sidney,...

Music video on Iranian app with US porn actress spurs probe

Mar. 04, 2021 12:51 PM EST

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A music video on an Iranian entertainment app that includes an appearance by a U.S. porn actress has prompted outrage among authorities who have launched an investigation, Iranian media reported Wednesday. The Iranian Rubika application was being...

Mississippi man gets 50 years for producing child porn

Feb. 24, 2021 13:17 PM EST

GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) — A plea involving child pornography has garnered a Mississippi man a maximum sentence for producing images of minors engaging in sexually explicit conduct, federal prosecutors said. U.S. District Judge Sul Ozerden on Tuesday sentenced Edward Lee...

Court won't revive porn star’s defamation suit against Trump

Feb. 22, 2021 10:05 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Monday rejected an appeal from porn star Stormy Daniels, who sought to revive a defamation lawsuit she filed against former President Donald Trump. The justices did not comment in leaving in place a lower court ruling dismissing...