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New cyberattack wallops Europe; spreads more slowly in US

PARIS (AP) — A new and highly virulent outbreak of data-scrambling software caused disruption across the world Tuesday. Following a similar attack in May , the fresh assault paralyzed some hospitals, government offices and major multinational corporations in a dramatic demonstration of how easily malicious programs can bring daily life to a halt.

Posted on 27 June 2017 | 12:30 pm

Q&A: Controversy lingers after $1.7B cleanup of Hudson River

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Dredging crews left the Hudson River two years ago, but criticism of the $1.7 billion cleanup is bubbling up again.

Posted on 27 June 2017 | 12:15 pm

The Latest: Ukraine security expert fears for 'whole world'

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a widespread cyberattack that is affecting companies and government systems (all times local):

Posted on 27 June 2017 | 11:07 am

Florida bitcoin processing boss gets over 5 years in prison

NEW YORK (AP) — A Florida man has been sentenced to 5 1/2 years in prison by a New York judge who says he used a "pyramid of lies" to boost a business that helped criminals process illegal bitcoin transactions.

Posted on 27 June 2017 | 11:01 am

Facebook now deleting 66K posts a week in anti-hate campaign

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook said Tuesday that it deleted about 66,000 posts a week in the last two months as the social media giant cracks down on what it deems to be hate speech.

Posted on 27 June 2017 | 9:37 am