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French journalists charged with bid to blackmail Morocco king

Paris - Two French investigative journalists have been charged in Paris with trying to blackmail the king of Morocco out of two million euros ($2.2 million) in hush money, legal sources said Saturday.

Egypt court hands Al-Jazeera reporters three years in jail

Cairo - An Egyptian court sentenced three Al-Jazeera reporters to three years in prison on Saturday, in a shock ruling that sparked international condemnation.

Egypt court set to rule in Jazeera reporters' trial

Cairo - An Egyptian court is set to rule Saturday in the retrial of three journalists with Al-Jazeera television's English-language news channel whose two-year ordeal sparked a global campaign for their release.

TV gunman plotted to 'hurt a lot more': State governor

Roanoke - The embittered gunman who shot dead two young American journalists on live TV was seemingly hell-bent on committing more violence before he took his own life, Virginia's governor said Friday.

2 French journalists held for 'attempted blackmail of Morocco king'

Paris - Two French investigative journalists were arrested on Thursday in Paris on suspicion of trying to blackmail the king of Morocco, legal sources in both countries said.

Journalist killings revive US gun control debate

Roanoke - The brazen killing of two US journalists during a live television broadcast by a former reporter fired by the station reignited calls Thursday for tougher gun control in America -- though there was little hope for change.

U.S. shooting video shocks Internet in 'new frontier'

San Francisco - It almost looked like a first-person shooter video game: A handgun in a man's grasp comes into view. A woman appears in the gunman's sights. Shots are fired. But this was no game.

Shock, tears as TV station grapples with on-air murders

Roanoke - On any other day, Nadine Maeser would have been out and about, doing her job, covering the darker side of southern Virginia for WDBJ television.

Two US journalists shot dead on live TV

Roanoke - A former reporter fired by a Virginia television station shot dead two of its journalists during a live broadcast Wednesday and posted chilling footage of the crime online before fatally shooting himself.

Two U.S. journalists killed during live TV broadcast

Washington - Two journalists for a local CBS affiliate in Virginia were shot dead Wednesday during a live broadcast, with chilling television footage capturing a fuzzy image of the gunman, who was still at large.

China police 'summon 11 over stock market activities'

Chinese police have summoned 11 people including a financial journalist to assist investigations related to illegal stock market activities, state media reported, as the government targets volatility on the exchanges.

Trump boots renowned Spanish-language anchor from news conference

Washington - Republican White House frontrunner Donald Trump booted a journalist from a leading Spanish-language channel out of a news conference, telling him to "go back to Univision.

Torrent sites ban Windows 10 users amid privacy fears

Key torrent sites are banning Windows 10 users in fear that the operating system may be sending data back to Microsoft that could identify piracy and land websites in trouble. The sites have claimed that Microsoft is monitoring searches for pirated media.

HK photographer facing Thai jail for ballistic vest

Bangkok - A Hong Kong photographer faces jail after he was detained for carrying a ballistic vest and helmet while covering the aftermath of last week's deadly shrine bombing, police said Monday.

Nintendo may be heading back towards the game cartridges of old

Nintendo has filed a patent for a games console that stores its content on memory cards, harking back to the days of the cartridge-based Nintendo 64 of 20 years ago. It's unclear whether the company intends to use the tech in its upcoming "NX" device.

Azeri prosecutors demand nine-year sentence for reporter

Bakou - Prosecutors in ex-Soviet Azerbaijan on Friday demanded a nine-year jail term for a top investigative journalist, in a graft trial activists say is revenge for her reporting on high-level corruption.

Two men jailed for 19 years for Hong Kong journalist attack

Hong Kong - Two men were jailed for 19 years Friday for a brutal knife attack on a Hong Kong journalist in what the judge called a "cold-blooded" crime that intensified fears over press freedom in the city.

S. Sudan journalist slain after threat against reporters

Juba - Gunmen shot dead a South Sudan reporter in an apparently targeted attack, colleagues said Thursday, days after President Salva Kiir publicly threatened to kill journalists who reported "against the country.

Mexican president vows better protection for reporters

- Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto pledged to beef up the protection of reporters and human rights advocates after the brutal murder of a prominent photojournalist and an activist.

Peña Nieto pledged to beef up the protection of journalists

- Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto pledged Wednesday to beef up the protection of reporters and human rights advocates after the brutal murder of a prominent photojournalist and an activist.

Yet another Android issue: 'Stagefright 2' revealed

Another major security flaw has been found inside of Android. Affecting versions spanning years of development, the vulnerability lies in the same code as the 'Stagefright' scare from last month and could allow attackers to gain full access to a device.

One year on, slain U.S. hostage's family battles for others

Washington - One year after US journalist James Foley was savagely murdered by Islamic State kidnappers, his family is campaigning to give future hostages a fighting chance of avoiding his fate.

French prosecutors probe media coverage of Paris attacks

Paris - Did French media endanger the life of a man in January by revealing he was hiding in a printing shop where two of the Charlie Hebdo attackers were facing off with special forces?

Foreign reporter caught up in Ecuador unrest can stay: Judge

Quito - A judge in Ecuador on Monday refused to deport a Franco-Brazilian journalist who was covering protests against President Rafael Correa's government.

Newspaper nixes Peru cardinal after papal 'plagiarism'

- Peru's leading newspaper said it will no longer publish editorials by the cardinal and archbishop of Lima after accusing him of plagiarizing past popes in his articles.

Austrian paper sued over wrong photo of Germanwings co-pilot

Vienna - Court proceedings opened Monday against an Austrian newspaper for publishing a photo of a German man wrongly identified as the co-pilot who deliberately crashed a Germanwings plane in the French Alps in March.

Prominent writers blast Mexican president over journalist slayings

- A group of prominent writers, artists and intellectuals have called on the Mexican president to address the country's terrible record on protecting journalists who report on drug violence and other criminal activity.

No date yet for verdict in U.S. reporter spy trial: Iran

Tehran - The trial in Iran of jailed Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian on spying charges has yet to end, Tehran's justice department chief said Sunday, days after the journalist's lawyer said proceedings were over.

Missouri cop bragged about bonus from Ferguson protests: Report

Washington - A St Louis County police officer is being investigated after apparently bragging on Facebook about how he spent his "bonus" for working during recent protests in Ferguson, Missouri, the Guardian reported.

Journalists live in fear in Mexican state of Veracruz

Medell - Jorge Sanchez decided to become a journalist when his father, the founder of a community newspaper, was kidnapped and murdered in January.
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