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British Airways hacked with details of 380 000 cards stolen British Airways hacked with details of 380 000 cards stolen
- September 07, 2018

BA said the stolen data did not include travel or passport details, adding that an urgent investigation into the security breach has been launched. The company said the breach is now resolved and the website is back to normal. BA apologised in July after technology issues caused dozens of its flights to and from London Heathrow Airport to be cancelled. An airline representative said by email that 380,000 payments were involved. (more...)
Britain summons Russia's charge d'affaires in London over Skripal case Britain summons Russia's charge d'affaires in London over Skripal case
- September 07, 2018

Hemming said the CPS would not be applying to have the men extradited as Russian Federation does not now allow the extradition of its nationals. Britain has issued a European Arrest Warrant for the suspects, meaning they can be detained if they leave Russian Federation for another European country, but assistant police commissioner Neil Basu conceded it was "very very unlikely " police would be in a position to arrest them any time soon. (more...)
British Airways Hacked: Cyber-Theft 'Compromises' 380,000 Bank Cards
- September 07, 2018

BA says it will be contacting customers who were affected, and advises them to contact their banks and credit card providers. The biz, which billed itself as the world's favorite airline , said its systems had been compromised for more than two weeks. (more...)
Netanyahu comments on latest Israeli airstrikes on Syria Netanyahu comments on latest Israeli airstrikes on Syria
- September 07, 2018

Tehran's backing of Lebanese militia Hezbollah, Syrian President Bashar Assad, the Houthi rebels in Yemen, Hamas and Islamic Jihad in Gaza, and Shi'ite militias in Syria and Iraq is estimated to cost billions of dollars annually. The Golan Heights form a buffer between Israel and Syria of about 1,200 square km (460 square miles). An Iranian journalist facing the death penalty in her home country for her journalistic work was granted entry to Israel in 2017 in response to a request by the ... (more...)
Russian nationals named as suspects in Salisbury poisonings Russian nationals named as suspects in Salisbury poisonings
- September 07, 2018

A joint statement by the leaders of France, Germany, the United States and Canada on Thursday said they had " full confidence in the British assessment" as they chose to "reiterate our outrage" over the incident. She has criticized London for turning down Moscow's request to see the case files. Britain's security minister on Thursday called out Putin over the nerve agent attack targetingSkripal and his daughter and also warned that the United Kingdom would counter Russian "malign ... (more...)
Brazilian presidential candidate stabbed while campaigning Brazilian presidential candidate stabbed while campaigning
- September 07, 2018

Brazil's stocks .BVSP and currency extended gains after the stabbing as traders bet the incident could boost support for Bolsonaro, who has tapped a University of Chicago-trained banker as his main economic adviser. He is also now second in Brazil's presidential polls, trailing only former president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, who is in jail and has been barred from running for another term. (more...)
Chinese man arrested after describing Kenyans as ‘monkey people’ Chinese man arrested after describing Kenyans as ‘monkey people’
- September 07, 2018

The Kenyan man asked him why he was diverting his anger on him and he responded by saying that all Kenyans are like monkeys , "even Uhuru Kenyatta ."The Chinese man did not stop there". He added that he only stays in Kenya because "money is important". Embakasi East MP Babu Owino was among those who reacted to the video reiterating that the man should be deported. (more...)
No tsunami threat after 7.8 quake off Fiji No tsunami threat after 7.8 quake off Fiji
- September 07, 2018

Geological Survey (USGS) put the preliminary magnitude at 7.8, which is down from an initial estimate of 8.1. New Zealand's Emergency Management Ministry said there was no tsunami threat to New Zealand following the natural disaster. No tsunami warnings have been issued following the quake. A major natural disaster struck off the coast of Fiji early this morning. Fiji sits on the Pacific " Ring of Fire ", a 25,000 mile-long area in which some 90 percent of the world's earthquakes occur. (more...)
Merkel distances herself from conservative ally's comments on migration Merkel distances herself from conservative ally's comments on migration
- September 07, 2018

Chancellor Angela Merkel's interior minister has said he would have taken to the streets to protest the killing of a German man in Chemnitz if he wasn't a minister - and has branded immigration the "mother of all problems". Hence we can tell people that we have implemented measures to prevent a repetition", including pacts with Turkey and several African countries to fight people smuggling. (more...)
Boston's Ayanna Pressley follows trail blazed by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Boston's Ayanna Pressley follows trail blazed by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
- September 07, 2018

The race echoes the June primary in a safely Democratic New York City congressional district where first-time candidate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez beat a 10-term incumbent, sparking enthusiasm for progressive candidates across the United States. (more...)
Special counsel team responds to Trump lawyers on potential interview Special counsel team responds to Trump lawyers on potential interview
- September 07, 2018

Sources close to the White House tell ABC News that Special Counsel Robert Mueller's office responded to President Donald Trump's legal team late last week regarding a potential interview with the president. Yet somehow, despite being filled with rage at Trump for firing his "best friend", Mueller nearly immediately turned around and applied for his best friend's vacated job? Mueller reportedly replied: "John, I understand". (more...)
Man who rammed Texas TV station has long criminal history Man who rammed Texas TV station has long criminal history
- September 06, 2018

Fry was described as being in an "agitated mental state", during the incident, according to Fox. No one was injured, and it did not appear as though reporters were targeted, police said. Video also showed a bomb-detecting robot and police investigating the inside of the truck and a nearby bag. The content or message printed on the papers has not yet been reported . (more...)
Vice President Pence Denies Writing Anonymous New York Times Op-Ed Vice President Pence Denies Writing Anonymous New York Times Op-Ed
- September 06, 2018

The op-ed set off immediate speculation over who the author could be. Mr Trump has described the writer as "gutless" and the newspaper as "phony". "What tipped us off was 'lodestar, '" Strauss said, via the Post. "This is going to drive Trump absolutely nuts", said Kimmel. How has the White House responded? In a tweet Wednesday evening, Trump wrote a single word: "TREASON?" Trump on Thursday morning attacked the media again while touting what he sees as his accomplishments. (more...)
World leaders back UK's Novichok nerve agent allegations against Russian Federation
- September 06, 2018

Basu added that photos of the men were being made public in the hope that a member of the public will recognise them. British authorities and the global chemical weapons watchdog say the Skripals were exposed to Novichok , a type of military-grade nerve agent developed by the Soviet Union during the Cold War. (more...)
Spain cancels sale of 400 laser-guided bombs to Saudi Arabia Spain cancels sale of 400 laser-guided bombs to Saudi Arabia
- September 06, 2018

Rights groups have criticized the coalition's airstrikes and other attacks in Yemen for killing civilians, including children. Subsequent peace talks flopped. The format was flexible and the two delegations did not need to be in the same room, he said. Other banners urged a boycott of US products. "We insist that all countries supporting this criminal coalition with weapons are directly involved in the bloodshed against children and women in our country", Abdel Salam al-Seliehy said. (more...)
Gunman, three others die in USA bank shooting Gunman, three others die in USA bank shooting
- September 06, 2018

EDT Thursday but police said they are still investigating. He then entered the lobby where he exchanged fire with police officers, Isaac told a news conference. "There's something deeply sick at work here and we as a country need to work on it", Cranley said. Cincinnati police revealed that five victims were injured in all and three are deceased. (more...)
Two Russian nationals identified as suspected Salisbury nerve agent attackers
- September 06, 2018

Two Russian intelligence officers are suspected to have carried out the attempted murder of Russian ex-spy Sergei Skripal , which was nearly certainly approved "at a senior level " of the Russian state, British prime minister Theresa May revealed Wednesday. (more...)
Protests continue in Basra in third night of clashes with security forces Protests continue in Basra in third night of clashes with security forces
- September 06, 2018

On Friday, hundreds of protesters clashed with security forces in Basra as they tried to break into the provincial government headquarters. A Health Ministry spokesman told a news conference in Baghdad that 6,280 people had been recently hospitalized with diarrhea due to the oversalinated water. (more...)
Wildfire Shuts Down Interstate 5 North of Shasta Lake
- September 06, 2018

There are now 600 fire personnel battling the blaze, which started just before 1:00PM on Wednesday, near Lakehead in Shasta County. Several trucks have burned up in the fire and hauling the burned vehicles from the fire will add to the time it takes for the interstate to open again, California Highway Patrol Sgt. (more...)
Missouri Lawmaker Launches Into Auction Chant To Drown Out Protester Missouri Lawmaker Launches Into Auction Chant To Drown Out Protester
- September 06, 2018

A woman stood up and started loudly yelling at Dorsey, complaining about bias and publicly pleading for President Donald Trump to help. Wednesday's hearing was called because some conservatives are concerned Twitter is minimizing the influence of, or blocking, conservatives on Twitter. (more...)
Trump says willing to shut down government over border security Trump says willing to shut down government over border security
- September 06, 2018

He said Congress was making "tremendous progress" on funding, but that he wanted to make good on a promise to fund border security. Republican lawmakers had welcomed Trump's move away from a possible government shutdown, saying party leaders wanted "no drama" ahead of the November 6 election to decide whether fellow conservatives keep hold of Congress. (more...)
Marco Rubio To Alex Jones: 'Don't Touch Me Again, Man' Marco Rubio To Alex Jones: 'Don't Touch Me Again, Man'
- September 06, 2018

Thank God [President] Trump is". At a press gaggle held by Marco Rubio outside the hearing, Jones was at the front of the crowd, and demanded that Rubio acknowledge him. "I don't know who you are, man", responded Rubio. You really are like a gangster thug. "You want me to get arrested", Jones claimed. Rubio replied, "You're not going to get arrested, man". (more...)
Afghanistan conflict: Bombers kill 20 at Kabul sports club Afghanistan conflict: Bombers kill 20 at Kabul sports club
- September 06, 2018

Taliban spokesman Zabiullah Mujahid in a statement had earlier said the group has no links with the recent attack in Kabul city, claiming that Taliban strongly condemns attack on ordinary civilians. In a post on Twitter , Tolo's head, Lotfullah Najafizada, said the outlet had lost two of its best journalists. The officials are saying that the two back to back explosions have also left more than 70 people wounded. (more...)
Woman kills husband by putting eye drops in water Woman kills husband by putting eye drops in water
- September 06, 2018

York County Sheriff's deputies say Lana Sue Clayton added eye drops containing tetrahydrozoline to her husband's drinking water over a three day period. Lana told police she was having trouble loading a crossbow. Then she claimed it accidentally went off and a piece of the bow struck him in the back of the head . (more...)
Vladimir 'Scarer of Bears' Putin gets reality state TV show Vladimir 'Scarer of Bears' Putin gets reality state TV show
- September 06, 2018

The new program is reminiscent of the Soviet Union under Leonid Brezhnev in the 1970s, when state television promoted a personalized image of power as the Communist system decayed, said Gleb Pavlovsky, a Kremlin adviser during Putin's first two presidential terms. (more...)

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