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New Zealand fines travellers who won't unlock secure devices

The so-called "Privacy Commissioner" tried to equate cellphones and other digital devices potentially containing thousands of personal files and communications ...


Kavanaugh Supreme Court nomination clears key Senate hurdle

Deborah Ramirez, a second accuser who said Kavanaugh exposed himself to her while the two attended Yale University, voiced similar frustration. But Collins,...


Philando Castile's mother, others react to guilty verdict in Van Dyke trial

Officer Jason Van Dyke fired 16 shots at McDonald. He was found not guilty of official misconduct. The guilty verdict will be greeted as a measure of justic...


Two Republican senators, two divergent paths on Kavanaugh

Sen. Two other women also made accusations of sexual misconduct by Kavanaugh in the 1980s. If the Senate goes forward with the vote on Saturday, Kavanaugh's c...


New York City 'looking to recoup' any unpaid Trump taxes

That's one of several jaw-dropping findings in the report , and now the New York Department of Taxation is " vigorously pursuing " a review of the Trumps' acti...


Pakistan anti-graft agents arrest opposition leader Shehbaz Sharif

He was detained by NAB officials and his vehicle was sent away. Reacting to his father's arrest, party's leader Hamza Shehbaz said Prime Minister Imran Khan h...


5m Interpol chief vanishes on China trip

Meng's wife contacted police in Lyon, the French city where the worldwide police agency is based, after not hearing from him since September 25, and after recei...


Denis Mukwege, Nadia Murad awarded 2018 Nobel Peace Prize

Along with his staff at the Panzi hospital in Bukavu, Mukwege has treated thousands of victims of rape, bringing him renown as the world's leading specialist ...


Child shreds $1,000 in cash family had saved

Originally, the couple had kept the cash locked away in a filing cabinet - but once they had squirreled away $1,060, they placed the cash in an envelope and set...


N Korean hacker group tied to attacks on banks

USA cyber security firm FireEye raised the alarm on Wednesday over a North Korean group that it says has stolen hundreds of millions of dollars by infiltratin...


Ancient sword discovered in lake in Sweden by little girl

An eight-year-old girl pulled a pre-Viking-era sword from a lake in Sweden, in a tale reminiscent to the lore of King Arthur and Lady of the Lake. "I held it ...


Collins announces support for Kavanaugh, making chances of confirmation almost certain

Following Friday's vote, Mr Trump tweeted that he was "very proud". What was the cloture vote for? Voting for an end to the endless debate that defines th...


United States charges Russian GRU officers with hacking athletes, nuclear power company

GRU stands for the Main Intelligence Directorate, Russia's military intelligence agency which is one of Moscow's three spy agencies along with the FSB securi...


Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad awarded Nobel Peace Prize 2018

Murad has become a spokeswoman for Yazidi women abused by the Islamic State group. The Democratic Republic of Congo's Denis Mukwege has been named a joint...


Van Dyke Trial: Van Dyke Emotional, Frustrated During Testimony

Van Dyke's testimony contradicts previous eyewitnesses, who said McDonald was walking away from police when Van Dyke opened fire. "His eyes were bugging out ...


Pompeo to travel to meet Kim Jong Un in Pyongyang next week

President Donald Trump . It will be the fourth trip by Mr Pompeo to long-time U.S. pariah North Korea as the Trump administration looks to end its nuclear ...


Trump Accuses Soros Of Paying Women To Confront Flake

Some critics saw antisemitic overtones in Trump's tweet referencing George Soros , a billionaire liberal activist who is Jewish. "Also, look at all of the ...


Korea ex-president Lee jailed for 15 years on corruption charges

This photo taken on September 26, 2012 shows South Korean President Lee Myung-bak delivering a speech during a ceremony to mark the 64th Korea Armed Forces Day....


USA indicts seven Russian intel agents in hacking conspiracy

An official from the Russian embassy escorted them to The Hague, he said. The Kremlin has consistently dismissed official British allegations. The robust ...


Senate Republicans Discuss SCOTUS Nominee Brett Kavanaugh

Senators held a procedural "roll call" poll on whether to advance Kavanaugh's nomination further, with 51 senators voting in favour. Kavanaugh has denied the a...


Interpol’s president reported missing after leaving for China

She said there had been no news of him since. Reuters reports French police have opened an investigation into his disappearance. During a speech at the 86...


President Donald Trump On Al Franken: He Folded "Like A Wet Rag"

The line to get into Thursday night's rally snaked throughout most of downtown Rochester. I don't want to mention Al Franken's name, OK? Lt. Gov. Tina Smit...


Nobel Peace Prize awarded to 2 fighting sexual violence worldwide

After her courageous escape, Murad went on to become a human rights activist, and was appointed Goodwill Ambassador for the Dignity of Survivors of Human Traffi...


Brett Kavanaugh protest: Furious protestors BURST into US Senate building

In the Senate , the savage national debate over power and who to believe has above all been about the math. Two Republican "no" votes could sink the nomina...


Flake Says Trump's Mocking of Ford 'appalling'

Committee chairman Chuck Grassley of Iowa and Sen. Christopher Coons, Del., and Amy Klobuchar, Minn. She said the actions of her Republican committee members ...


Ex-Supreme Court justice is no longer a Brett Kavanaugh fan

Stevens, 98, made the comments in Boca Raton, Fla., before a group of retirees, according to the Palm Beach Post and the journalist who interviewed Stevens a...


Australia to make sanitary products exempt from sales tax

Federal Labor is hoping influential Senate crossbenchers deliver crucial support for a push to guarantee no state or territory will be worse off under new GST...


Brett Kavanaugh: ‘We’re loud, obnoxious drunks’

The usage of "FFFFF" before his name is also interesting because of the fact that Kavanaugh testified that the 5-F's were used to poke fun at his friend Squee's...


Votel slams Russia's deployment of S-300 missiles

A top Israeli official has said that Iran's military presence in Syria would still be vulnerable even after Russian Federation provides Damascus with its more a...


What we know about Russian 'OPCW plot'

The NCSC linked the GRU with a number of hackers, including APT 28, Fancy Bear , Sofacy, Pawnstorm, Sednit, CyberCaliphate, Cyber Berkut, Voodoo Bear and B...


Brett Kavanaugh: Hundreds arrested in Supreme Court protest

Another Democratic Senator, Richard Blumenthal, told reporters it was a "whitewash". The FBI also talked to two other friends of Kavanaugh's who were listed as ...


Four dead after typhoon batters Japan

Public transport across the nation has been severely disrupted, with delays in Tokyo on Monday morning causing disruption as trains and power lines were checked...


Community jolted after shooting death of Florence police officer

It was around the time of his disbarment that he got serious about amateur target-shooting, according to the records and posts. Withering gunfire continued as...


Everyone got this text message today, here's why

Cellphones must be equipped to support the Wireless Emergency Alert System to comply. It's the first national Presidential Alert test, which will allow an...


Ferry Carrying Nearly 300 People Stranded in Baltic Sea

The ferry was heading to the Lithuanian port town of Klaipeda from Kiel, Germany . No further details immediately available. Danish ferry operator DFDS...


259 people killed taking dangerous selfies

However, the researchers claim that the actual number of selfie deaths could be much higher because they are never named as the cause of death. The research...


FBI Makes 'Ricin Case' Arrest After Man Sends Castor Seeds To Pentagon

John Richardson, were isolated at a mail screening facility and sent to the Federal Bureau of Investigation. An envelope addressed to President Donald Trump c...


White House Asserts Sovereignty, Rejects Overreach by International Court

U.S. National Security Advisor John Bolton answers a question from a reporter about how he refers to Palestine during a news conference in the White House b...


South China Sea Cold War revealed

Earlier in the week, the Chinese government canceled a port visit to Hong Kong by the USS Wasp , a US Navy amphibious assault ship. 'It's like slamming on ...


Poll finds Trump rated lowest among key leaders

More people also say their own country's diplomatic relationship with the US has grown worse over the past year. The survey examined attitudes toward five w...


Feds arrest man suspected of sending threatening letters to Pentagon, White House

Chief Budge told the BBC that the "FBI used their own tactical team" and wore hazardous material protective gear as they conducted the search in Logan, about 80...


Assam Police Hands Over 7 Rohingya Refugees to Myanmar Authorities

The Supreme Court on Thursday refused to entertain the fresh plea challenging the decision of the Centre to deport seven Rohingya immigrants, who have been stay...


Dutch authorities accuse Russian Federation of targeting chemical weapons watchdog

The GCSB's assessment found it was highly likely the Russian military General Staff Main Intelligence Directorate (GRU) was behind the campaigns and that a nu...


5 officers shot in SC, suspect in custody

PHOTO: Police are seen outside a residence where a reported shooting took place in Florence, S.C., October 3, 2018. The suspected gunman was in custody, they ...


Kavanaugh's answers in question as confirmation vote looms

Shortly after Prof Ford's testimony to the Senate last week, Mr Trump said she was a "very fine woman". Republican officials and the White House expect Hy...


Rosmah says 'I am ok' after pleading not guilty to 17 charges

Effective July 2018, access to full reports will only be available with a subscription. Former prime minister Najib Razak's wife is expected to be charged in ...


Pompeo backs away from denuclearization goal for North Korea

With such matters weighing on him, Pompeo is expected to explore the possibility of a second summit between US President Donald Trump and Kim, and to discuss a ...


Trump defends Kavanaugh, stumps for Hyde-Smith in Southaven

In separate interviews, Senators Jeff Flake of Arizona, Susan Collins of ME, and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska - all considered swing votes on Kavanaugh - took...


Russian Federation S-300 delivery to Syria ‘very serious,’ Pompeo says

Footage release by Russian media shows n shipment of S-300 being unloaded from a Russian cargo plane. Shoygu added that the Syrian Army received four S-300 ai...


Trump mocks Kavanaugh accuser Christine Blasey Ford at campaign rally

Blasey Ford came to her earlier in the summer with the allegations. He further noted that Ford had never mentioned Kavanaugh or the incident in question, add...