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FTC sues Amazon over kids’ app charges

NEW YORK (AP) — The Federal Trade Commission is suing Amazon over charges that the company has not done enough to prevent children from making unauthorized in-app purchases, according to a complaint filed Thursday in federal court.

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Ex-editor Coulson gets 18 months for hacking

Former News of the World editor Andy Coulson arrives at the Old Bailey court to be sentenced,  in London,  Friday, July 4, 2014. Coulson, 46, has been found guilty of being involved in the conspiracy to hack into the phone voicemails of many celebrities, royals, politicians and ordinary members of the public, at the now-closed British Sunday tabloid newspaper. Coulson has been sentenced to 18 months in jail. (AP Photo/PA, Stefan Rousseau) UNITED KINGDOM OUT

LONDON (AP) — Andy Coulson went from the editor’s office at Britain’s best-selling newspaper to the corridors of 10 Downing St. as Prime Minister David Cameron’s communications chief. On Friday, he went to prison for conspiring to hack phones.

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