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FILE- In this April 11, 2013 file photo, Thai soldiers examine the wreckage of a personnel carrier that was exploded after suspected insurgents detonated a roadside bomb in Pattani Province, southern Thailand . An intelligence-sharing agreement signed by the army chiefs of Thailand and Indonesia is unlikely to significantly help Thailand end a Muslim separatist insurgency in its deep south, analysts said Wednesday. More than 7,000 people have died since the insurgency flared up in 2004. (AP Photo/Sumeth Parnpetch, File)

Thai army chief signs intelligence pact with Indonesia

Jan. 15, 2020 8:15 AM EST

BANGKOK (AP) — An intelligence-sharing agreement signed by the army chiefs of Thailand and Indonesia is unlikely to significantly help Thailand end a Muslim separatist insurgency in its deep south, analysts said Wednesday. More than 7,000 people have died since the insurgency flared up in 2004. The pact...

FILE - This Aug. 7, 2017, file shows a Microsoft Widows sign on display at a store in Hialeah, Fla. The National Security Agency has discovered a major security flaw in Microsoft's Windows operating system. Microsoft says the NSA notified the company about it. A fix was made available Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)

NSA finds major security flaw in Windows 10, free fix issued

Jan. 14, 2020 5:12 PM EST

The National Security Agency has discovered a major security flaw in Microsoft's Windows 10 operating system that could let hackers intercept seemingly secure communications. But rather than exploit the flaw for its own intelligence needs, the NSA tipped off Microsoft so that it can fix the system for everyone....

Russians hacked company key to Ukraine scandal: researchers

Jan. 14, 2020 2:21 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — A U.S. cybersecurity company says Russian military agents have successfully hacked the Ukrainian gas company at the center of the scandal that led to President Donald Trump's impeachment. Russian agents launched a phishing campaign in early November to steal the login credentials of employees...

National Security Agency tips off Microsoft to major Windows security flaw, company issues fix for it Tuesday

Jan. 14, 2020 1:23 PM EST
REDMOND, Wash. (AP) — National Security Agency tips off Microsoft to major Windows security flaw, company issues fix for it Tuesday.
FILE - This file photo combination shows Mike Espy, left, a former congressman and former U.S. agriculture secretary, on Oct. 5, 2018, and U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, R-Miss., on Nov. 5, 2018, both in Jackson, Miss. If Espy and Hyde-Smith win their respective party's primaries, they will face each other in the November 2020 general election. Hyde-Smith defeated Espy in a November 2018 special election. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File)

Mississippi will have Democratic primary for US Senate

Jan. 10, 2020 6:36 PM EST

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Former Agriculture Secretary Mike Espy is aiming for a rematch of a U.S. Senate race that he lost to Republican Cindy Hyde-Smith in Mississippi in 2018, in hopes of reversing the outcome. To compete with her in November, he will first have to push past two candidates in the Democratic...

US restricts exports of AI for analyzing satellite images

Jan. 5, 2020 5:49 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. technology companies that build artificial intelligence software for analyzing satellite imagery will face new restrictions on exporting their products to China and elsewhere. The Commerce Department said new export rules take effect Monday that target emerging technology that could...

Sandya Ekneligoda, the wife of abducted Sri Lankan journalist Prageeth Ekneligoda addresses the media in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019. Prageeth went missing in 2010 during the presidency of Mahinda Rajapaksa, the brother of current President Gotabaya Rajapaksa. (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena)

Abducted Sri Lanka journalist's wife: Military derails case

Dec. 31, 2019 6:03 AM EST

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — The wife of an abducted Sri Lankan journalist is accusing the military of trying to derail a court case in which nine soldiers have been charged with her husband's abduction and enforced disappearance nearly 10 years ago. Sandya Ekneligoda, who has struggled for years to seek...

Colombian rebel group frees 3 teenagers captured this month

Dec. 23, 2019 6:23 PM EST

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Three teenagers who were captured earlier this month by the rebel National Liberation Army in Colombia were released Monday following mediation by several human rights groups. The International Committee of the Red Cross said in a statement that the teens were in good health when...

FILE - In this Wednesday May 1, 2019 file photo, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is taken from court, where he appeared on charges of jumping British bail seven years ago, in London. The alleged rape investigation involving WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who is currently in prison in Britain, has been discontinued, a Swedish prosecutor said Tuesday Nov. 19, 2019. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File)

Lawyer: US charges against WikiLeaks' Assange 'political'

Dec. 19, 2019 10:18 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — Lawyers for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange told a London court Thursday that he should not be extradited to the United States to face spying charges because the offenses he is accused of are political in nature. U.S. authorities accuse Assange of scheming with former Army intelligence...

FILE - In this Nov. 4, 2019, file photo, former U.S. National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden addresses attendees through video link at the Web Summit technology conference in Lisbon. A judge has ruled on Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2019, that Snowden violated secrecy agreements with the U.S. government that allow it to claim proceeds from a memoir he published. Federal Judge Liam O'Grady ruled that Snowden is liable for breach of contract with the government because he published

Judge rules in favor of US effort to take Snowden book money

Dec. 18, 2019 12:03 AM EST

Former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden violated secrecy agreements with the U.S. government that allow it to claim proceeds from a memoir he published earlier this year, a judge ruled Tuesday. U.S. District Judge Liam O'Grady in Alexandria, Virginia, ruled that Snowden is liable for breach of...