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Japan its own enemy in push to improve cybersecurity

 

OKINAWA, Japan (AP) — Apart from rogue hackers, criminal organizations or even state-backed cyberwarfare units, Japan's businesses and government agencies are facing a unique cybersecurity foe: themselves.

Last Updated on Monday, 09 November 2015

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Myanmar's president says election results will be respected

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar's president said his government and the military, which gave up power only five years ago, would respect the results of historic elections Sunday that are expected to be won by opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi's party.

Last Updated on Saturday, 07 November 2015

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Carter watches from afar as his center monitors Myanmar vote

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Afflicted by cancer, former President Jimmy Carter won't be present for Myanmar's watershed election Sunday. But the center he founded will be there — monitoring a vote in a crisis-ridden corner of the world for the 101st time to ensure polling is free and credible.

Last Updated on Saturday, 07 November 2015

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In Keystone snub, Obama tries to lockdown his climate legacy

WASHINGTON (AP) — For years, President Barack Obama chided Republicans and Democrats alike for treating the Keystone XL pipeline as a signal of whether the U.S. would seriously fight global warming. Now that he's killed the project, Obama is holding it up as Exhibit A as he works to lock in his environmental legacy with a powerful international climate accord.

Last Updated on Saturday, 07 November 2015

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Gay Mormon church members say new rules are devastating

 

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — In the past two years, Nathan Kitchen has revealed to his five children that he's gay, gone through a divorce with his wife and grappled with how to stay in a religion that doesn't condone his lifestyle.

Last Updated on Saturday, 07 November 2015

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Presidents of China, Taiwan meet for 1st time, shake hands

SINGAPORE (AP) — The leaders of China and Taiwan met Saturday for the first time since the formerly bitter Cold War foes split amid civil war 66 years ago, and though no concrete agreement resulted, both hailed the meeting as a sign of a new stability in relations.

Last Updated on Saturday, 07 November 2015

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Egypt FM: Western countries haven't helped in war on terror

 

SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (AP) — Egypt's foreign minister complained on Saturday that Western governments had not sufficiently helped Egypt in its war on terrorism and had not shared relevant intelligence with Cairo regarding the Russian airplane that crashed last week in the Sinai, killing all 224 people onboard.

Last Updated on Saturday, 07 November 2015

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6 migrant farmworkers killed as bus hits bridge in Arkansas

 

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A bus ferrying migrant farmworkers from Michigan to Texas ran off a highway and hit an overpass in Arkansas on Friday, ripping off the roof and ejecting passengers onto the interstate. Six people were killed and six injured; the driver survived.

Last Updated on Saturday, 07 November 2015

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