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  • FILE - In this Thursday, April 2005 file photo, Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus poses for a photograph in Rome. Niedringhaus, 48, was killed and an AP reporter was wounded on Friday, April 4, 2014 when an Afghan policeman opened fire while they were sitting in their car in eastern Afghanistan. Niedringhaus an internationally acclaimed German photographer, was killed instantly, according to an AP Television freelancer who witnessed the shooting. Kathy Gannon, the reporter, was wounded twice and is receiving medical attention. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong, File)

    AP Photographer Killed, Reporter Wounded

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A veteran Associated Press photographer was killed and an AP reporter was wounded on Friday when an Afghan policeman opened fire while they were sitting in their car in eastern Afghanistan.
    Anja Niedringhaus, 48, an internationally acclaimed […]

  • In this March 11, 2014 photo, a woman uses her cellphone as she sits on the Malecon in Havana, Cuba. The U.S. Agency for International Development masterminded the creation of a "Cuban Twitter," a communications network designed to undermine the communist government in Cuba, built with secret shell companies and financed through foreign banks, The Associated Press has learned. The project, which lasted more than two years and drew tens of thousands of subscribers, sought to evade Cuba’s stranglehold on the Internet with a primitive social media platform. (AP Photo/Franklin Reyes)

    U.S. Secretly Built ‘Cuban Twitter’ To Stir Unrest

    WASHINGTON — The U.S. government masterminded the creation of a “Cuban Twitter” – a communications network designed to undermine the communist government in Cuba, built with secret shell companies and financed through foreign banks, The Associated Press has learned.
    The project, […]

  • CNN Producers Released After WTC Arrests

    CNN Producers Released After WTC Arrests

    NEW YORK — Two CNN producers have been released without bail after being accused of trying to breach security at the World Trade Center site.
    Connor Fieldman Boals and Yon Pomrenze were arraigned Wednesday on a misdemeanor attempted criminal trespass charge. […]

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  • In this photo provided by KOMO-TV, a car burns at the scene of a helicopter crash outside the KOMO-TV studios near the space needle in Seattle on Tuesday, March 18, 2014. The station says the helicopter was apparently coming in for a landing on its rooftop Tuesday morning when it possibly hit the side of the building and went down, hitting several vehicles on Broad Street.  (AP Photo/KOMO-TV, Kelly Koopmans) MANDATORY CREDIT: KOMO-TV

    Seattle News Helicopter Crash: ‘Ball of flames’

    SEATTLE (AP) — A federal official says witnesses reported hearing unusual noises from a KOMO-TV news helicopter before it crashed Tuesday, killing two people on board and injuring a third on the ground.
    The National Transportation Safety Board’s Dennis Hogenson says […]

  • FILE - In this May 7, 2013, file photo, honoree Piers Morgan poses at the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence Los Angeles Gala at The Beverly Hills Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. CNN said Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, that the prime-time talk show "Piers Morgan Live" is coming to an end and that the show's final airdate has yet to be determined. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)

    CNN Says Piers Morgan’s Talk Show Is Ending

    LOS ANGELES  — CNN’s prime-time talk show “Piers Morgan Live” is coming to an end, the news channel said Sunday.
    Morgan, who succeeded Larry King in the 9 p.m. EST time slot three years ago, was drawing lackluster ratings. In contrast, […]

  • Privacy expert Christopher Parsons is pictured outside his Toronto office on Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014. The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation’s nightly news program, “The National,” revealed the names of three NSA employees when its cameras panned across NSA documents during voiceovers. “They were scrolling through it and I thought: ‘Hold on, that’s an unredacted, classified document,” said Parsons, who noticed the mistake. News organizations publishing leaked National Security Agency documents have inadvertently disclosed the names of at least six intelligence workers and other government secrets they never intended to give away, an Associated Press review has found.  (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Chris Young)

    Media Sometimes Try, Fail To Keep NSA’s Secrets

    LONDON  — News organizations publishing leaked National Security Agency documents have inadvertently disclosed the names of at least six intelligence workers and other government secrets they never intended to give away, an Associated Press review has found.
    The accidental disclosures illustrate […]

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  • FILE - This Oct. 13, 2012 file photo shows Fox News commentator and author Bill O'Reilly at the Comedy Central "Night Of Too Many Stars: America Comes Together For Autism Programs" at the Beacon Theatre in New York. President Barack Obama will be interviewed live at the White House by Fox News’ O’Reilly during the Super Bowl pregame show. Fox said Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014, the interview will air at 4:30 p.m., less than two hours before the game, which is being televised on Feb. 2 by the Fox broadcast network.  (Photo by Frank Micelotta/Invsion/AP, file)

    Fox’s O’Reilly To Interview Obama

    NEW YORK  — President Barack Obama will be interviewed live at the White House by Fox News’ Bill O’Reilly during the Super Bowl pregame show.
    Fox said Thursday the interview will air at 4:30 p.m., less than two hours before the […]

  • FILE - This March 15, 2013 file photo shows former Massachusetts Gov., and 2012 Republican presidential candidate, Mitt Romney at the 40th annual Conservative Political Action Conference in National Harbor, Md.  MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry is apologizing to Mitt Romney’s family after a picture of the Romney holiday card that showed the 2012 Republican presidential candidate’s adopted, African-American grandson was joked about on her show. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)

    MSNBC Host Apologizes For Jokes About Romney Baby

    NEW YORK (AP) — An MSNBC host apologized to Mitt Romney’s family Tuesday after she and guests on her show joked about a Christmas picture that showed the 2012 Republican presidential candidate’s adopted, African-American grandson.
    Melissa Harris-Perry said her intention was […]

  • VIDEO: Home Movie on Your Phone

    VIDEO: Home Movie on Your Phone

    Home movies are increasingly being filmed on the smart phone. Here is how it’s done using Apple’s iMovie.

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  • VIDEO: Congressional Candidate Likens Phil Robertson To Rosa Parks

    VIDEO: Congressional Candidate Likens Phil Robertson To Rosa Parks

    Illinois Congressional candiate, Ian Bayne, compared “Duck Dynasty” star Phil Robertson to civil rights icon Rosa Parks.

  • Pope Francis Is Time’s Person Of The Year

    Pope Francis Is Time’s Person Of The Year

    NEW YORK — Time magazine selected Pope Francis as its Person of the Year on Wednesday, saying the Catholic Church’s new leader has changed the perception of the 2,000-year-old institution in an extraordinary way in a short time.
    The pope beat […]

  • VIDEO: Shaq’s Slam-Dunk with Elisabeth Hasselbeck

    VIDEO: Shaq’s Slam-Dunk with Elisabeth Hasselbeck

    On Tuesday’s “Fox and Friends,” Shaquille O’Neal suited up for a little charity game of basketball with the hosts.

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  • Russian President Vladimir Putin listens during his meeting with Armenian President Serge Sarksyan in Yerevan December 2, 2013. REUTERS/Aleksey Nikolskyi/RIA Novosti/Kremlin

    Putin Dissolves State News Agency, Tightens Grip On Russia Media

    MOSCOW – President Vladimir Putin tightened his control over Russia’s media on Monday by dissolving the main state news agency and replacing it with an organization that is to promote Moscow’s image abroad.
    The move to abolish RIA Novosti and create […]

  • FILE - This Jan. 22, 2013 file photo shows Martin Bashir at the EA SimCity Learn. Build. Create. Inauguration After-Party, in Washington. The MSNBC host Bashir resigned from the network Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013, nearly three weeks after making graphic remarks on the air about former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin. (Photo by Nick Wass/Invision/AP, File)

    Bashir Leaves MSNBC Over Inflammatory Remarks

    NEW YORK  — MSNBC host Martin Bashir resigned from the network Wednesday, nearly three weeks after making graphic remarks on his show about former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin.
    “I deeply regret” the comments, Bashir said in a statement. “It is my […]

  • FILE - In this Jan. 12, 2013 file photo, "60 Minutes" reporter Lara Logan takes part in a panel discussion at the Showtime Winter TCA Tour in Pasadena, Calif. CBS has ordered “60 Minutes” correspondent Lara Logan and her producer to take a leave of absence following a critical internal review of their handling in the show’s October story on the Benghazi raid. The show relied on an interview with a security contractor who said he was at the U.S. mission in Benghazi, Libya the night it was attacked last year, but questions were raised about whether the source was lying.  (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)

    CBS: Lara Logan, Producer Ordered To Take Leave

    NEW YORK  — CBS ordered “60 Minutes” correspondent Lara Logan and her producer to take a leave of absence Tuesday following a critical internal review of their handling of the show’s October story on the Benghazi raid, based on a […]

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  • In this Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013 photo, Dennis Rodman gestues during an interview after a promotional event to pitch a vodka brand in Chicago. Rodman looked fit and at ease, not squirming even once _ a childhood habit that earned the nickname "The Worm." He said he wouldn't talk about his relationship with Kim or North Korean politics, including its horrific human-rights record and secretive nuclear weapons program.(AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

    Obama, Cyrus Among GQ’s Least Influential List

    LOS ANGELES  — Dennis Rodman is at the top of a list no one wants to be on. He’s been named GQ’s No. 1 least influential celebrity of 2013.
    The 52-year-old former basketball player who has visited Kim Jong Un in […]

  • FILE - This Jan. 22, 2013 file photo shows Martin Bashir at the EA SimCity Learn. Build. Create. Inauguration After-Party, in Washington. MSNBC was not saying Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013, whether disciplinary action is planned against Martin Bashir, who has apologized for what he called deeply offensive comments he made about Sarah Palin. Bashir made his original commentary on Friday and apologized on Monday. (Photo by Nick Wass/Invision/AP, File)

    MSNBC Not Saying Whether Bashir Apology Is Enough

    NEW YORK (AP) — MSNBC was not saying Tuesday whether disciplinary action is planned against show host Martin Bashir, who has apologized for “deeply offensive” comments he made about Sarah Palin.
    In a commentary on Friday, Bashir called the former Alaska […]

  • Rachel Maddow Sums Up The Shutdown In One Incredible Graphic

    Rachel Maddow Sums Up The Shutdown In One Incredible Graphic

    Rachel Maddow:
    Republicans said that they would shut down the government – or then, once they shut it down, refuse to open the government – unless they got each of these things. Of all of these things that they wanted, they got […]

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  • MSNBC’s Thomas Roberts: ‘Do You Hate Obamacare More Than You Love Your Country?’ (VIDEO)

    MSNBC’s Thomas Roberts: ‘Do You Hate Obamacare More Than You Love Your Country?’ (VIDEO)

    MSNBC’s Thomas Roberts was very prepared to take on Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) in a Tuesday interview, directly questioning the congresswoman’s patriotism.
    The two were discussing the looming debt ceiling deadline, and Blackburn was defending House efforts to revise Obamacare, when […]

  • Twitter Takes First Step Toward Going Public

    Twitter Takes First Step Toward Going Public

    SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK – Twitter Inc has filed for an initial public offering with U.S. regulators, the company said on Thursday, taking the first step toward what would be Silicon Valley’s most anticipated debut since Facebook Inc’s last year.
    The impending […]

  • File - Broadcaster Sir David Frost poses for the photographers as he arrives for the European premiere of the 'Fire in Babylon' film at a central London cinema in this Monday, May 9, 2011 file photo.  Sir David Frost  has died at the age of 74 his family said in a statement Sunday Sept. 1 2013. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis, file)

    David Frost, Known For Nixon Interview, Dies

    LONDON (AP) — Veteran British journalist and broadcaster David Frost, who won fame around the world for his TV interviews with former President Richard Nixon, has died, his family told the BBC. He was 74.
    Frost died of a suspected heart […]

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  • A man speaks on his mobile phone in front of the New York Times building in New York City May 21, 2009. REUTERS/Joel Boh

    New York Times, Twitter Hacked By Syrian Group

    SAN FRANCISCO – Media companies including the New York Times, Twitter and the Huffington Post lost control of some of their websites Tuesday after hackers supporting the Syrian government breached the Australian Internet company that manages many major site addresses.
    The […]

  • Al Jazeera America Launches, AT&T Won’t Carry Network

    Al Jazeera America Launches, AT&T Won’t Carry Network

    (Reuters) – New cable network Al Jazeera America introduced itself to U.S. viewers on Tuesday with reports on political strife in Egypt and a shooting at a Georgia elementary school, making its bid to win audiences shortly after a major […]

  • VIDEO: Reports: Alec Baldwin Joining MSNBC Primetime

    VIDEO: Reports: Alec Baldwin Joining MSNBC Primetime

    Reports say Alec Baldwin is in talks with MSNBC to join their Friday night primetime lineup.

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  • Journalist: New U.S. Spying Revelations Coming From Snowden Leaks

    Journalist: New U.S. Spying Revelations Coming From Snowden Leaks

    By Anthony Boadle | Tue Aug 6, 2013 9:43pm EDT (Reuters)
    BRASILIA  – Glenn Greenwald, the American journalist who published documents leaked by fugitive former U.S. intelligence contractor Edward Snowden, plans to make new revelations “within the next 10 days or so” on secret […]

  • Amazon’s Jeff Bezos Buys The Washington Post For $250 Million

    Amazon’s Jeff Bezos Buys The Washington Post For $250 Million

    (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc founder Jeff Bezos will buy the Washington Post newspaper for $250 million in a surprise deal that ends the Graham family’s 80 years of ownership and hands one of the country’s most influential publications to the […]

  • Keith Olbermann ESPN: Commentator To Host Late Night Sports Show, But Won’t Talk Politics

    Keith Olbermann ESPN: Commentator To Host Late Night Sports Show, But Won’t Talk Politics

    After a 16-year absence, Keith Olbermann is reportedly returning to ESPN.
    Rumors have been swirling for weeks that the former Current TV anchor was “in serious discussions” with ESPN, but apparently the deal will officially be announced on Wednesday.
    According to The New […]

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  • A photo illustration shows the Verizon wireless carrier icon on a mobile phone screen in Encinitas, California June 6, 2013. REUTERS/Mike Blake

    Researchers Hack Verizon Device, Turn It Into Mobile Spy Station

    NEW YORK  – Two security experts said they have figured out how to spy on Verizon Wireless mobile phone customers by hacking into devices the U.S. carrier sells to boost wireless signals indoors.
    The finding, which the experts demonstrated to Reuters […]

  • Elisabeth Hasselbeck Leaves ‘The View’ (VIDEO)

    Elisabeth Hasselbeck Leaves ‘The View’ (VIDEO)

    Elisabeth Hasselbeck bid farewell to “The View” on Wednesday, as she wrapped up ten tumultuous years on the talk show before her upcoming move to Fox News.
    Hasselbeck, who will become a co-host on “Fox & Friends,” received a standing ovation as she walked out […]

  • A man looks at his Apple iPad in front an Apple logo outside an Apple store in downtown Shanghai March 16, 2012. REUTERS/Aly Song

    Judge Rules Apple Conspired To Raise Prices On E-Books

    NEW YORK – In a sweeping rejection of Apple Inc’s strategy for selling electronic books on the Internet, a federal judge ruled that the company conspired with five major publishers to raise the retail prices of e-books.
    U.S. District Judge Denise […]

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  • Glenn Greenwald: Edward Snowden Will Likely Go To Venezuela

    Glenn Greenwald: Edward Snowden Will Likely Go To Venezuela

    RIO DE JANEIRO, July 9 (Reuters) – Fugitive former U.S. intelligence contractor Edward Snowden will likely accept asylum in Venezuela to escape prosecution in the United States, said Glenn Greenwald, the U.S. journalist who first published the secret documents that […]

  • France's Marion Bartoli celebrates taking a point against Germany's Sabine Lisicki in their women's singles final match on day twelve of the 2013 Wimbledon Championships tennis tournament at the All England Club in Wimbledon, southwest London, on July 6, 2013. Bartoli won 6-1, 6-4. AFP PHOTO / GLYN KIRK - RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE (Photo credit should read GLYN KIRK/AFP/Getty Images)

    John Inverdale Apologizes Over ‘Sexist’ Marion Bartoli Comment

    LONDON, July 7 – The BBC faced mounting pressure on Sunday to take action against one its most high-profile sports presenters for criticising the appearance of France’s Marion Bartoli who won this year’s Wimbledon women’s singles title.
    John Inverdale incensed radio […]

  • Michael Hastings attends Oliver Stone & Peter Kuznick in Conversation With Michael Hastings at Barnes & Noble Union Square on November 13, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by D Dipasupil/Getty Images)

    Michael Hastings Dead: BuzzFeed Reporter Dies In Car Crash At Age 33

     
    Journalist Michael Hastings died in a car crash in Los Angeles early Tuesday at the age of 33, according to a statement from his employer, BuzzFeed.
    Hastings, who was also a contributing editor at Rolling Stone, is perhaps best known for his candid Rolling […]

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  • Bob Schieffer: Edward Snowden ‘Is No Hero’ (VIDEO)

    Bob Schieffer: Edward Snowden ‘Is No Hero’ (VIDEO)

    Bob Schieffer tore into Edward Snowden on Sunday’s “Face the Nation,” saying that the NSA leaker “is no hero” for fleeing the United States.
    The CBS News anchor voiced his disapproval on Sunday, saying:
    “I like people who are willing to stand […]

  • EDWARD SNOWDEN

    Edward Snowden To South China Morning Post: Let Hong Kong ‘Decide My Fate’

    Edward Snowden spoke out for the first time since revealing his identity as the source of information about the National Security Agency’s secret surveillance programs, telling the South China Morning Post on Wednesday that he plans to stay in Hong […]

  • Soledad O’Brien Joining HBO’s ‘Real Sports’

    Soledad O’Brien Joining HBO’s ‘Real Sports’

    NEW YORK — Soledad O’Brien is joining fellow “Today” show alum Bryant Gumbel at HBO’s “Real Sports.”
    HBO said Wednesday that O’Brien will be a reporter on the monthly magazine show, which is anchored by Gumbel. Her first story, due this […]

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  • Mika Brzezinski Accuses Glenn Greenwald Of ‘Misleading’ Coverage (VIDEO)

    Mika Brzezinski Accuses Glenn Greenwald Of ‘Misleading’ Coverage (VIDEO)

    On Tuesday, Mika Brzezinski accused the media of “misleading” coverage on Edward Snowden and the NSA’s surveillance programs.
    Her comments came during a discussion about Snowden, the source who leaked information about the NSA’s secret programs to the Guardian and the […]

  • Russia Says It Would Consider Asylum For Edward Snowden

    Russia Says It Would Consider Asylum For Edward Snowden

    Russia would consider granting asylum to NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, Vladimir Putin’s spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Tuesday.
    Snowden fled the United States after leaking information about the NSA’s secret surveillance of phone records and information collected by Internet providers. After revealing […]

  • Watch a news crew get attacked by a shooting victim’s mom

    Watch a news crew get attacked by a shooting victim’s mom

    Melissa Lawrence of Providence, R.I., was under considerable stress after her 16-year-old daughter was shot in the back by an uninvited guest during a party for a relative’s kindergarten graduation. So, naturally, a local news team decided to drop in […]

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