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US: Russia spent $300M to covertly influence world politics

Sep. 13, 2022 17:31 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Russia has covertly spent more than $300 million since 2014 to try to influence politicians and other officials in more than two dozen countries, the State Department alleges in a newly released cable. The cable released Tuesday cites a new intelligence...

Montenegro wrestles with massive cyberattack, Russia blamed

Sep. 12, 2022 06:58 AM EDT

PODGORICA, Montenegro (AP) — At the government headquarters in NATO-member Montenegro, the computers are unplugged, the internet is switched off and the state's main websites are down. The blackout comes amid a massive cyberattack against the small Balkan state which officials say bears the...

Gobert, France win at EuroBasket; Luka leads Slovenia again

Sep. 10, 2022 17:21 PM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — Rudy Gobert scored 20 points and grabbed 17 rebounds, and Olympic silver medalist France moved into the EuroBasket quarterfinals by holding off Turkey 87-86 in overtime on Saturday. Gobert had a putback dunk with 2.7 seconds left in regulation to tie the game, then...

Italian president backs North Macedonia's EU membership bid

Sep. 09, 2022 13:35 PM EDT

SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — Italian president Sergio Mattarella on Friday joined a long list of officials voicing support for North Macedonia joining the European Union together with other Western Balkan countries. “Without the entry of the countries from the Western Balkans...

Lithuania protest denied, Germany wins in 2OT at EuroBasket

Sep. 04, 2022 19:21 PM EDT

COLOGNE, Germany (AP) — Lithuania unsuccessfully protested its double-overtime loss to Germany at the EuroBasket tournament Sunday, arguing that referees did not award it a free throw following a technical foul in regulation. FIBA denied the protest. That means...

FBI's team to investigate massive cyberattack in Montenegro

Aug. 31, 2022 15:39 PM EDT

PODGORICA, Montenegro (AP) — A rapid deployment team of FBI cyber experts is heading to Montenegro to investigate a massive, coordinated attack on the tiny Balkan nation's government and its services, the country's Ministry of Internal Affairs announced Wednesday. The announcement...

Children of Austin, Mandlikova win matches | US Open updates

Aug. 30, 2022 00:12 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 12:10 a.m. The children of past champions Tracy Austin and Hana Mandlikova are making their own U.S. Open memories. Brandon Holt, Austin’s son, knocked off No. 10-seeded...

Montenegro reports massive Russian cyberattack against govt

Aug. 26, 2022 13:42 PM EDT

PODGORICA, Montenegro (AP) — Montenegro’s security agency warned Friday that hackers from Russia have launched a massive, coordinated cyberattack against the small nation's government and its services. The Agency for National Security, or ANB, said Montenegro is “under a hybrid...

Serena Williams’ 1st opponent at US Open is Danka Kovinic

Aug. 25, 2022 17:06 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Serena Williams' first opponent at what she has indicated will be her last U.S. Open — and, indeed, the last tournament of her career — is unseeded Danka Kovinic. Win that, and Williams could face No. 2 seed Anett Kontaveit of Estonia in the second round. ...

In sign of support, US bombers fly over Dubrovnik, Balkans

Aug. 22, 2022 12:20 PM EDT

DUBROVNIK, Croatia (AP) — A pair of U.S. Air Force B52 strategic bombers on Monday flew low over the Croatian resort of Dubrovnik and three other NATO-member states in the region as a sign of support amid the Russian aggression in Ukraine. In addition to the walled Croatian tourist...