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Election probe email raises security concerns in Wisconsin

Sep. 13, 2021 18:02 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — An email signed by the leader of a Republican-ordered investigation into the 2020 presidential election in Wisconsin sent to county clerks on Monday raised security concerns about its authenticity and what measures would be taken to protect sensitive information...

Apple loosens app store payment rules in lawsuit settlement

Aug. 26, 2021 22:55 PM EDT

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Apple has agreed to let developers of iPhone apps email their users about cheaper ways to pay for digital subscriptions and media by circumventing a commission system that generates billions of dollars annually for the iPhone maker. The...

The secret bias hidden in mortgage-approval algorithms

Aug. 25, 2021 18:03 PM EDT

The new four-bedroom house in Charlotte, North Carolina, was Crystal Marie and Eskias McDaniels’ personal American dream, the reason they had moved to this Southern town from pricey Los Angeles a few years ago. A lush, long lawn, 2,700 square feet of living space, a...

Online thieves divert $2.3 million from town of Peterborough

Aug. 24, 2021 09:39 AM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The U.S. Secret Service is investigating the theft of $2.3 million from the town of Peterborough by foreign thieves using fake email addresses. Town officials said Monday the investigation began July 26 when they learned that the ConVal School...

Editorial Roundup: North Carolina

Aug. 04, 2021 13:33 PM EDT

Winston-Salem Journal. Aug. 2, 2021. Editorial: NC COVID messages are dangerously misleading Even as a deadly pandemic refuses to let go, some are still willfully spreading misinformation about it to make money and win votes. For...

A rush to judgment raises questions about bridge inspections

Jul. 25, 2021 00:15 AM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Monty Frazier was on leave when he received the phone call that ended his career. It was May 11, and the 51-year-old father of three had taken the week off from his job as a heavy bridge inspector with ArDOT, the Arkansas Department of...

Microsoft Exchange hack caused by China, US and allies say

Jul. 19, 2021 19:35 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration and Western allies formally blamed China on Monday for a massive hack of Microsoft Exchange email server software and asserted that criminal hackers associated with the Chinese government have carried out ransomware and other illicit cyber...

Montana justices say lawmakers overstepped in seeking emails

Jul. 14, 2021 18:11 PM EDT

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The Montana Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that legislative leaders overstepped their authority in issuing a subpoena for months of emails belonging to the court's administrator, saying the request was not related to a valid legislative interest. The...

State labor department warns of email phishing scam

Jun. 24, 2021 11:05 AM EDT

CRANSTON, R.I. (AP) — The state Department of Labor and Training is warning Rhode Island residents of an email phishing scam regarding professional licenses. The phishing email, which does not come from a DLT email address, asks recipients to verify their license...

Montana Legislature withdraws subpoenas for judicial emails

Jun. 23, 2021 17:10 PM EDT

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana's Republican-controlled Legislature has withdrawn its subpoenas for the emails of Supreme Court justices and the court administrator that included state judges' opinions about a bill to allow the governor to directly fill judicial vacancies between elections. ...