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Man dies after blowing up train ticket machine in Germany

BERLIN (AP) — German police say a 19-year-old man has died after blowing up a ticket machine at a railway station in the eastern city of Halle. A spokesman for Halle police, Ralf Karlstedt, said Sunday the man was trying break open the ticket machine, together with two others aged 15 and 20. The alleged accomplices have been arrested. The local man was discovered lying in a pool of blood by a train driver...

October 21, 2018

Cybersecurity pioneer Wysopal on startup lessons

Chris Wysopal was in his early 30s when he and his cohorts from the Boston hacker collective pals L0pht formed the early cybersecurity firm @stake. In 2006, after Symantec bought the company, Wysopal co-founded Veracode. Last year, CA Technologies acquired his 700-employee company. The Associated Press recently interviewed Wysopal, who is 52 and remains chief technology officer of Veracode. Questions and...

October 21, 2018

How major US stock indexes fared Friday

U.S. stocks gave up an early rally Friday and struggled to another mixed finish as investors continued sell former favorites like retailers. Household goods makers rose again as a week of choppy trading concluded. On Friday: The S&P 500 index slipped 1 point to 2,767.78. The Dow Jones Industrial Average added 64.89 points, or 0.3 percent, at 25,444.34. The Nasdaq composite shed 36.11 points, or 0.5...

October 19, 2018

Cybersecurity 'Paul Revere' touts adversarial model

BURLINGTON, Mass. (AP) — Chris Wysopal and his Boston hacker collective pals from the L0pht sounded the alarm on the sad state of software vulnerability in a now-legendary 1998 appearance before Congress. Then-Sen. Joe Lieberman hailed the group as "modern-day Paul Reveres." Wysopal remains active in cybersecurity today as chief technology officer of Veracode, now part of CA Technologies. He spoke with The Associated Press recently on the state of security. Questions and responses have been edited for clarity and length. Q: How did Microsoft in 2002 come to embrace the mindset of allowing friendly, "white-hat" hackers to pick apart software to expose flaws? A: White hats go after the thing that is...

October 21, 2018

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Severe turbulence injures 15 on flight to Buenos Aires

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — An Argentine airline says fifteen passengers aboard a flight from Miami to Buenos Aires suffered minor injuries after their plane hit turbulence. Eight of the passengers were taken in for a second check-up. Aerolineas Argentinas said in a statement Thursday that the passengers were aboard Flight 1303 when their plane hit turbulence of "severe intensity." "The incident occurred...

October 19, 2018
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Maryland asks Supreme Court to uphold law on drug pricing

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday to uphold a first-in-the-nation law against pharmaceutical price gouging. The Maryland law, which was struck down by a federal appeals court panel this year, enabled the state's attorney general to sue makers of off-patent or generic drugs for price increases that state officials considered "unconscionable." That was defined as an excessive increase, unjustified by the cost of producing or distributing the drugs. Frosh noted that prices of generic drugs have skyrocketed in recent years. "For decades generic drugs have been one of the best bargains in healthcare. In recent years, however, the price of...

October 19, 2018
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Coal mine accident in eastern China leaves 22 trapped

BEIJING (AP) — Twenty-two people are trapped in a coal mine in China after a rock burst destroyed part of a mining tunnel, officials said Sunday. The spontaneous fracturing of rock — a kind of earthquake induced by excavation — took place around 11 p.m. Saturday in eastern Shandong province, the official Xinhua News Agency reported. More than 300 people were working inside the mine at the time. Most have been...

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Fitch raises Cyprus' credit rating to investment grade

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — International agency Fitch has raised Cyprus'...

October 20, 2018
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US home sales fell in September to slowest pace in 3 years

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home sales fell for the sixth straight month in...

October 19, 2018
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What's at stake if investors begin to shun Saudi Arabia

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