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Technology giants allowing Russian government access to source code

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Western technology companies such as Cisco, IBM and SAP are granting Russian agencies access to proprietary information when requested, ostensibly to ensure that access to the lucrative Russian tech market is not blocked. Hewlett-Packard Enterprise and MacAfee have reportedly allowed the Russian government source code reviews of their products as well. However, some companies are declining these requests. For example, representatives from Symantec told Reuters that the company had refused to allow the Russian government to conduct source code reviews because it had concerns about security. Requests for source ... Read More
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Manslaughter Charges Eyed in Deadly UK Tower Fire

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Police are considering filing manslaughter charges related to the fire at a west London apartment tower that killed at least 79 people. (June 23)Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressGet updates and more Breaking News here: ... Read More
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New revelations on Russia’s election meddling

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A Washington Post report reveals new information about Russian interference in the 2016 presidential campaign and how the U.S. response fell short. CBS News justice and homeland security reporter Jeff Pegues joins CBSN with the latest details.Subscribe to the "CBSN" Channel HERE: http://bit.ly/1Re2MgSWatch "CBSN" live HERE: http://cbsn.ws/1PlLpZ7Follow "CBSN" on Instagram HERE: http:... Read More
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Trump finally clarifies he did not tape Comey conversations

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After suggesting there might be "tapes" of his conversations with ousted FBI Director James Comey, President Trump has now admitted he knows of no such tapes. CBS News White House and senior foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Brennan joins CBSN with more.Subscribe to the "CBSN" Channel HERE: http://bit.ly/1Re2MgSWatch "CBSN" live HERE: ... Read More
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No. 225: Merger mumbles, cyberbucks for SBU and Rob Spence, eyeborg

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TG it’s F: Wham-O cofounder Arthur “Spud” Melin was awarded a patent for the Hula-Hoop on this day in 1963, long after the craze had peaked, leaving Wham-O with millions of unsold plastic hoops and a $10,000 loss. The firm did better with the Frisbee, Super Ball and Silly String. Melin and partner Richard Knerr sold out for $12 million in 1982. Attention Al Gore: Vinton Cerf, who actually did invent the Internet, is 74 today. It’s National Take Your Dog to Work Day. (Unless you work at a pound.) But first, this: Shares of CA enjoyed a brief 16 percent jump this week following news that the software giant is considering a deal to go private and merge with Houston’s BMC Sof... Read More
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Faulty fridge caused Grenfell Tower fire

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U.K. police are also conducting safety tests on materials used in the apartment tower's construction.Learn more about this story at www.newsy.com/70087/Find more videos like this at www.newsy.comFollow Newsy on Facebook: www.facebook.com/newsyvideosFollow Newsy on Twitter: www.twitter.com/newsyvideos... Read More
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LI man charged in alleged Ponzi scheme

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A Rockville Centre man once arrested for selling phony Long Island Rail Road tickets has been accused of running a Ponzi scheme and charged with commodities and wire frauds by the feds. Michael Wright, who was arrested by the FBI Thursday in New Jersey, operated an investment company called Wright Time Capital Group but is alleged to have used investors’ money “as his personal piggy bank” in a classic Ponzi scheme, according to a statement from the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York. The feds say the 30-year-old Wright took more than $400,000 from investors since his company was founded in 2011 to conduct foreign currency trades. However it’s al... Read More
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Trump Talks Health Care, Pelosi, Comey

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President Donald Trump spoke to FOX News Channel's FOX & Friends, saying that he never taped former FBI Director James Comey, but he believes Comey changed his story once the possibility of recordings was raised. (June 23)Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressGet updates and more Breaking News here: ... Read More
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Tech firms including Cisco, IBM, and SAP allow Russian authorities to review product source code

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(Reuters) — Western technology companies, including Cisco, IBM and SAP, are acceding to demands by Moscow for access to closely guarded product security secrets, at a time when Russia has been accused of a growing number of cyber attacks on the West, a Reuters investigation has found. Russian authorities are asking Western tech companies to allow them to review source code for security products such as firewalls, anti-virus applications and software containing encryption before permitting the products to be imported and sold in the country. The requests, which have increased since 2014, are ostensibly done to ensure foreign spy agencies have not hidden any “backdoors” that would allow them to burrow into Russian sys... Read More
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Test riding the (2017) VanMoof Electrified S

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UAE denies Human Rights Watch report on secret prisons in Yemen

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Amnesty International has called on the UN for an investigation into allegations that the UAE and its allied Yemeni security forces detained and tortured hundreds of people. Human Rights Watch said it documented the use of electric shock and beatings inside secret prisons in Yemen. Al Jazeera’s Paul Chaderjian reports- Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe- Follow us on Twitter: ... Read More
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Why traditional data centre networks are stymieing innovation

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Tate Cantrell, Chief Technology Officer at Verne Global, discusses why it is key for business leaders to reconsider their network requirements… Enterprise leaders should be focused on the economic potential of their IT budget. And the directive of the enterprise IT team is to do more with less. When presented with the challenge of increasing revenue while reducing IT outlays, IT leaders will move away from solutions that saddle the business with upfront capital costs and towards solutions that allow the IT footprint to grow in line with the requirements of the business. This shift in thinking requires that business leaders stay focused on the goal of better performance overall and less on the pr... Read More
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Facebook counters online extremism with new U.K. training program for NGOs

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(Reuters) — Facebook is launching a UK program to train and fund local organizations to combat extremist material online, as internet companies attempt to clamp down on hate speech and violent content on their services. Facebook, which outlined new efforts to remove extremist and terrorism content from its social media platform last week, will launch the Online Civil Courage Initiative in the UK on Friday, the company said in a statement. The new initiative will train non-governmental organizations to help them monitor and respond to extremist content and create a dedicated support desk so they can communicate directly with Facebook, the company said. “There is no place for hate or violence on Facebook,... Read More
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Iranian-American Azima under investigation for UAE arms deal

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The FBI is investigating an Iranian-born US businessman Farhad Azima for corrupt global practices. The Associated Press has named the Kansas City resident Azima as the target of an investigation. The AP also cited documents that indicate journalist Jay Solomon acted as an intermediary in discussing an arms deal between Azima and the UAE. Al Jazeera’s Mike Hanna reports from Washington, DC- Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe- Follow us on Twitter: ... Read More
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ISIL blamed for the destruction of Grand al-Nuri Mosque

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Iraq's Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has blamed ISIL for the destruction of a centuries old mosque in Mosul.The Grand al-Nuri Mosque is where ISIL's leader Abu Bakr Al Baghdadi declared a so-called Caliphate three years ago. Iraqi forces say they have video evidence to prove it.Al Jazeera’s Bernard Smith reports from Erbil.- Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe- Follow us on Twitter: ... Read More
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European VC firm Iris Capital closes $280 million fund for multi-stage startups in Europe and U.S.

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Iris Capital, a European VC firm headquartered in Paris, has announced the first closing of a new €250 million ($280 million) fund aimed at seed-to-growth stage startups. The fund, called IrisNext, was first announced back in 2015 and it was originally scheduled to close in 2016. IrisNext investors include a number of corporates such as Publicis, Valeo, and Orange, alongside institutions such as Bpifrance and BRED Banque Populaire. Investments will range from €1 million ($1.1) to €30 million ($33 million), and will be aimed prim... Read More
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Real Estate Firm With Ties To Trump May Build The New FBI Headquarters

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Enlarge this image The FBI's J. Edgar Hoover Headquarters is aging and obsolete, and officials want to replace it with a more modern structure in the suburbs of Washington, D.C. Cliff Owen/AP hide caption toggle caption Cliff Owen/AP... Read More
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Russia probe expands to Trump campaign members

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Investigators are now looking into whether Trump campaign members used information obtained by Russian hackers. CBS News justice and homeland security correspondent Jeff Pegues joined CBSN with more on the expanded investigation into possible election meddling.Subscribe to the "CBSN" Channel HERE: http://bit.ly/1Re2MgSWatch "CBSN" live HERE: ... Read More
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Mike Vigil talks about China’s fight against drugs

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To talk more about China's fight against drugs, CGTN Elaine Reyes's spoke to Mike Vigil, former chief of international operations for the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration. He's also a contributor to The Cipher Brief, a website devoted to security issues.... Read More
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Missing Chinese student in US

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26-year-old Yingying Zhang, a visiting scholar at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, went missing on June 9, 2017. She was last seen getting into a black car near the campus. The FBI said Zhang was wearing a charcoal-colored baseball hat, a pink-and-white top, jeans, white tennis shoes and was carrying a black backpack. Zhang's family arrived in the U.S. last week and said they remain hopeful.... Read More
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China, U.S. hold “constructive and fruitful” dialogue on diplomatic, security issues

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Published on Jun 22, 2017China and the United States on Wednesday held a high-level dialogue on diplomatic and security issues, vowing to promote bilateral ties by broadening cooperation and managing differences. CGTN’s Nathan King reports from Washington. Category License Sta... Read More
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PBS NewsHour full episode June 22, 2017

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Thursday on the NewsHour, Senate Republicans unveil their health care bill. We break down the details and get reaction from an architect of the Affordable Care Act. Also: Starvation in Venezuela, outrage over police shootings of black Americans, why low-income Americans bypass banks and more.... Read More
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Why do so few deadly police shootings end in police convictions?

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Why do so few trials of police officers charged in on-duty shootings end in convictions? Most recently, the officers who shot and killed Philando Castile and Sylville Smith were acquitted by juries who saw video of the fatal encounters. John Yang discusses issues of race and deadly force with David Klinger of the University of Missouri-St. Louis and Brittany Packnett, co-founder of Campaign Zero.... Read More
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News Wrap: Trump says he did not make Comey tapes

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In the our news wrap Thursday, President Trump clarified via Twitter he did not record conversations with former FBI Director James Comey. Mr. Trump had previously raised the possibility that tapes existed after he fired Comey in May. Also, Gulf Coast states were hit by Tropical Storm “Cindy,” which slogged ashore overnight with heavy rain.... Read More
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Stabbed Officer’s Friend Recalls Airport Attack

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A shoe shine at the Michigan airport where a a police officer was stabbed in the neck says he saw the suspect approaching the officer with a large knife and knew he was trying to "butcher him." (June 22)Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressGet updates and more Breaking News here: http://smarturl.it/APBreakingNewsThe Associated Press is the essential global news network, delivering fast, unbiased news from every corner of the wo... Read More
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FBI: Flint Suspect Tried Buying Gun Before Attack

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Investigators are working to learn more about Amor Ftouhi, the man charged with stabbing a police officer at the Flint airport. Authorities say he unsuccessfully tried to buy a gun, but instead managed to buy a knife. (June 22)Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressGet updates and more Breaking News here: ... Read More
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Particle accelerator to fight hackers with AI

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CERN'S Large Hadron Collider is a big target for hackers, but new defense systems are teaching the machine how to detect foul play on its own.Learn more about this story at www.newsy.com/70072/Find more videos like this at www.newsy.comFollow Newsy on Facebook: www.facebook.com/newsyvideosFollow Newsy on Twitter: www.twitter.com/newsyvideos... Read More
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US Calls on China to Ramp Up Pressure on North Korea

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Published on Jun 22, 2017During the Diplomatic and Security Dialogue on June 21, the United States called on China to ramp up diplomatic and economic pressure on North Korea to curb the country’s nuclear program Category License Standard YouTube License ... Read More
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Airport attack being investigated as terrorism

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A Canadian-Tunisian man has been accused of stabbing an airport police officer in the neck at the international airport in Flint, Michigan. The FBI is investigating the incident as an act of terrorism. CBS News justice reporter Paula Reid joins CBSN with more details.Subscribe to the "CBSN" Channel HERE: http://bit.ly/1Re2MgSWatch "CBSN" live HERE: http://cbsn.ws/1PlLpZ7Follow "CBSN" on Instagram HERE: ... Read More
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When is a crime a hate crime?

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Police haven't ruled the killing of Muslim-American Nabra Hassanen, 16, a hate crime.Learn more about this story at www.newsy.com/70045/Find more videos like this at www.newsy.comFollow Newsy on Facebook: www.facebook.com/newsyvideosFollow Newsy on Twitter: www.twitter.com/newsyvideos... Read More
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Hackers threaten cyberattack against seven South Korean banks: Report

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WannaCry ransomware: 5 facts to remember, and 5 rumours you should ignore A massive ransomware attack, dubbed WannaCry, which started last week is still wrecking havoc on several computers across the world. Computers systems of companies and organizations like FedEx, Nissan, Hitachi, the Russian Central Bank, Telefonica and the British National Health Service have been affected. In India too, the ransomware has claimed victims including Tirupati temple and some computers at police stations in Andhra Pradesh and West Bengal State Electricity Distribution Company Limited. However, there are also several myths and rumours floating on the internet an... Read More
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No tapes: Trump says he didn’t record meetings with Comey

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President Donald Trump said Thursday on Twitter that he “did not make” and doesn’t have any recordings of his private conversations with ousted former FBI Director James Comey. “With all of the recently reported electronic surveillance, intercepts, unmasking and illegal leaking of information,” Trump said he has “no idea” whether there are “tapes” or recordings of the two men’s conversations. But he declares he “did not make, and do not have, any such recordings.” The tweets are the latest chapter in a high-stakes guessing game after Trump hinted that he might have recordings of his private conversations with Comey at the White House and over the phone. The tale of mystery began last month, ju... Read More
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No tapes: Trump says he didn’t record meetings with Comey

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President Donald Trump said Thursday on Twitter that he “did not make” and doesn’t have any recordings of his private conversations with ousted former FBI Director James Comey. “With all of the recently reported electronic surveillance, intercepts, unmasking and illegal leaking of information,” Trump said he has “no idea” whether there are “tapes” or recordings of the two men’s conversations. But he declares he “did not make, and do not have, any such recordings.” The tweets are the latest chapter in a high-stakes guessing game after Trump hinted that he might have recordings of his private conversations with Comey at the White House and over the phone. The tale of mystery began last month, ju... Read More
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Protesters Hold ‘Die In’ At McConnell’s Office

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Disability advocates staged what they called a 'die in' outside Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's office Thursday to protest the GOP health care plan and proposed cuts to Medicaid. Police arrested a number of them, some in wheelchairs. (June 22)Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressGet updates and more Breaking News here: ... Read More
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Accenture and Microsoft partner on blockchain identity prototype

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Accenture, with partners Microsoft and Avanade, has created a prototype identity management system in support of the ID2020 campaign. The prototype system was created using the principles of the distributed ledger architecture, combining the existing Accenture identity platform with the Azure cloud network. The companies demonstrated the prototype at this week’s ID2020 Summit at the United Nations. The prototype was created using the Accenture Unique Identity Service Platform (UISP), a biometric identity management application currently used for fraud protection. The proto... Read More
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Stony Brook Receives $4.5 Million Grant to Recruit Leaders in AI and Cybersecurity

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Stony Brook Receives $4.5 Million Grant to Recruit Leaders in AI and Cybersecurity STONY BROOK, N.Y., June 22, 2017 – Stony Brook University’s College of Engineering and Applied Sciences has been awarded two grants totaling $4.5 million from SUNY’s ... Read More
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Father Accused Of Beating Daughter

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Published on Jun 22, 2017Police say Stanley Frederique was seen Wednesday night repeatedly punching his 5-year-old daughter in the head as he pulled her out of Elmont Road Park.Officers tracked him down a short time later and took him into custody. Category License Standard YouTube License ... Read More
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Man Wanted In Child Abduction Attempt On LI

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Published on Jun 22, 2017Nassau police released a sketch of a man who they say tried to grab a 10-year-old girl as she walked to school in Westbury Thursday morning. Magdalena Doris reports. Category License Standard YouTube License ... Read More
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President Trump is being sued for deleting official emails because we have learned nothing

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Foxconn may spend $ 10 billion-plus in the US

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TAIPEI: The chairman of Taiwanese electronics giant Foxconn said Thursday it may spend more than $10 billion to set up manufacturing in the United States, and will announce investment plans by early August for at least three states.Terry Gou gave no new information about where Foxconn will locate a U.S. display panel factory he said in January would cost up to $7 billion to build. That announcement triggered a flurry of lobbying by state leaders hoping to attract the investment, which he said might generate as many as 50,000 jobs.Foxconn is the biggest contract manufacturer of smartphones and other devices for ... Read More
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Julia Stiles: ‘Anywhere there’s a beach I’m happy’

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Shooting new series "Riviera" in the South of France was a "grab" for actress Julia Stiles, who says "basically anywhere there's a beach I'm happy." (June 22)Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressGet updates and more Breaking News here: ... Read More
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LEAKED: The number of ‘no-go zones’ in Sweden increases – Police report

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A late report by Swedish Police says the number of vulnerable zones in the country has jumped to 23. The areas often described in Swedish media as ‘no-go zones’ have sprung up across the country. The report says that the parallel social structure has emerged in those areas with police facing difficulties carrying out their duties there. RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-airSubscribe to RT! ... Read More
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YL Ventures Expands Advisory Board with Akamai and Imperva Executives for $75M Fund

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SAN FRANCISCO & TEL AVIV, Israel–(BUSINESS WIRE)–June 22, 2017– YL Ventures, the Silicon Valley headquartered seed-stage venture capital firm investing in Israeli innovation, announces the expansion of its leadership team with another two market leading venture advisors, Andy Ellis, chief security officer of Akamai Technologies, Inc. and Amichai Shulman, co-founder and chief technology officer of Imperva, Inc. The expansion of YL Ventures leadership team follows ... Read More
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Google to propose international data access reform

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In a reversal from its previous stance on protecting access to data stored internationally, Google’s general counsel will propose a revision to data access regulations that would make it easier for law enforcement agencies to access information from other countries. The current regulations require law enforcement that the two governments, local and foreign, act as intermediaries that consider and approve data requests before a technology company can respond. This process can take weeks or months and has generated concerns that criminal investigations are being impeded by forced compliance with outdated regulations. Kent Walker, SVP and General Counsel at Google ... Read More
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Punkt MP01 Review: You’ll Love This Very Smart Dumbphone

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To cash in on the growing anxiety that we are fast becoming a bunch of Wi-Fi-enabled cyborgs, the marketplace has spawned a new consumer category: products to free you from the crushing grip of always-on digital ubiquity. There are digital detox retreats: off-grid playgrounds where the habitually frazzled do downward dog in grassy fields and type letters on manual typewriters. There are $76 bath salts, too—minerals specially formulated to c... Read More
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Nuvolo Closes $10 Million Series A Financing

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Funding round to expand global sales and innovation teams and extend company’s leadership position in cloud-based enterprise asset management JERSEY CITY, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–June 22, 2017– Nuvolo, the world’s fastest growing cloud-based enterprise asset management (EAM) company, today announced $10 million in Series A funding. ... Read More
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FBI calls Flint, Michigan attack an ‘act of terror’

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Published on Jun 22, 2017Former CIA military analyst Tara Maller on the stabbing of a police officer at the Flint, Michigan airport and what technology companies can do to help in the war on terrorism. Category License Standard YouTube License ... Read More
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Red Palm Weevils Wreak Havoc On Palm Plantations Across The Globe

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Enlarge this image Dead Canary Islands date palms, killed by red palm weevils, line a road in La Mersa, Tunis, Tunisia. Courtesy of Mark Hoddle/Department of Entomology, University of California Riverside hide caption ... Read More
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Grand al-Nuri Mosque in Iraq’s Mosul ‘blown up’ amid battle with ISIL

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The landmark Grand al-Nuri Mosque of Mosul and its leaning minaret have been blown up, with the Iraqi army blaming ISIL for its destruction and the armed group accusing a US-led coalition air raid.In recent days Iraqi forces have pushed deeper into the last remaining areas held by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS) group in the centre of Iraq's second-largest city.Al Jazeera’s Moreana Hond reports.- Subscribe to our channel: ... Read More
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Venezuela crisis: Opposition calls for civil disobedience

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Venezuela's opposition has called for widespread civil disobedience in a new push to remove President Nicolas Maduro's government from power.The country has seen about two months of anti-government protests and deadly clashes with security forces over its worst economic crisis in decades.Maduro also wants to redraft the constitution, which has angered his opponents even more. Al Jazeera’s Teresa Bo reports from Caracas. - Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe- Follow us on Twitter: ... Read More
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Venezuela crisis: Regional summit fails to agree on resolution

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Venezuela crisis: Regional summit fails to agree on resolutionMembers of Venezuela's opposition have protested at the summit of the Organisation of American States in Mexico, saying that not enough members were ready to call for action against the Venezuelan government over the country’s historic economic crisis.The regional diplomatic bloc was unable to agree on how to resolve the crisis in in Venezuela, where anti-government protests have been ongoing for more than two months and clashes with security forces have killed at least 70 people.Al Jazeera’s Lucia Newman reports from Cancun, Mexico.- Subscribe to our channel: ... Read More
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Stabbing of police officer at Michigan airport investigated as terrorist attack – FBI

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The FBI is investigating the stabbing of a police officer at an airport in the U.S. state of Michigan as a terror attack. The perpetrator, who was detained at the scene, holds a Canadian passort and reportedly shouted "Allahu akbar" before stabbing the officer in the neck. The officer is now in a stable condition in hospital. READ MORE: https://on.rt.com/8fjnRT LIVE http://rt.com/on-airSubscribe to RT! ... Read More
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Chile protesters call for free higher education

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Clashes have erupted in Chile's capital Santiago between police and protesters calling on President Michelle Bachelet to fulfill her promises of improvements to the educational system and implement more reforms. Demonstrators want free higher education without debt. Al Jazeera's Paul Chaderjian reports.- Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe- Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish- Find us on Facebook: ... Read More
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Chile protesters call for free higher education

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Clashes have erupted in Chile's capital Santiago between police and protesters calling on President Michelle Bachelet to fulfill her promises of improvements to the educational system and implement more reforms. Demonstrators want free higher education without debt. Al Jazeera's Paul Chaderjian reports.- Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe- Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish- Find us on Facebook: ... Read More
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Prominent US journalist sacked over alleged links to arms dealer

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A prominent US journalist has been accused of involvement with an arms dealer currently under FBI investigation.Jay Solomon was fired as Chief Foreign Correspondent for the Wall Street Journal following the allegations, which were first reported by the Associated Press.Al Jazeera's Mike Hanna reports from Washington.- Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe- Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish- Find us on Facebook: ... Read More
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Prominent US journalist sacked over alleged links to arms dealer

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A prominent US journalist has been accused of involvement with an arms dealer currently under FBI investigation.Jay Solomon was fired as Chief Foreign Correspondent for the Wall Street Journal following the allegations, which were first reported by the Associated Press.Al Jazeera's Mike Hanna reports from Washington.- Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe- Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish- Find us on Facebook: ... Read More
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Funeral held for Muslim girl as Virginia murder probed as alleged hate crime

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Hundreds of mourners attended the funeral of 17-year-old Nabra Hassanen, a Muslim who was beaten to death last week in Reston, Virginia.Police are investigating her murder amid questions over whether it was a hate crime.Al Jazeera's Diane Eastabrook reports from Reston.- Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe- Follow us on Twitter: ... Read More
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Funeral held for Muslim girl as Virginia murder probed as alleged hate crime

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Hundreds of mourners attended the funeral of 17-year-old Nabra Hassanen, a Muslim who was beaten to death last week in Reston, Virginia.Police are investigating her murder amid questions over whether it was a hate crime.Al Jazeera's Diane Eastabrook reports from Reston.- Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe- Follow us on Twitter: ... Read More
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Jeh Johnson testifies his offers to protect voting systems were ignored

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Former Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson testified Wednesday that his offers to protect voting systems from Russia's cyberattack were turned down twice. Michael Isikoff, Yahoo News chief investigative correspondent, joins CBSN to discuss.Subscribe to the "CBSN" Channel HERE: http://bit.ly/1Re2MgSWatch "CBSN" live HERE: ... Read More
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Microsoft releases new Windows 10 preview with Edge, emoji, input, gaming, and even calculator features

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Microsoft today released a new Windows 10 preview for PCs with a long list of features and improvements spanning Edge, emoji, OneDrive, keyboard, handwriting, sound, gaming, settings, shell, My People, calculator, accessibility, security, Hyper-V, and mixed reality. This is the fourth build of the upcoming Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, which is slated to arrive later this year (likely in September). Windows 10 is ... Read More
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Acting FBI director gets more questions on Comey

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Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe wouldn't say whether President Donald Trump asked him to take an oath of loyalty.Learn more about this story at www.newsy.com/70047/Find more videos like this at www.newsy.comFollow Newsy on Facebook: www.facebook.com/newsyvideosFollow Newsy on Twitter: www.twitter.com/newsyvideos... Read More
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‘Day of Rage’: Protesters march to ‘bring down the government’ following Grenfell Tower fire

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Clashes broke out between police and protesters taking part in a 'Day of Rage' demanding justice for the victims of the Grenfell Tower fire and an end to the Conservative government led by Prime Minister Teresa May, Wednesday. The protest was organised by Movement for Justice By Any Means Necessary (MFJ) who oppose 'brutal austerity, cuts and anti-immigrant attacks'. Police estimated 500 protesters were present. READ MORE: https://on.rt.com/8fi1COURTESY: RT's RUPTLY video agency, NO RE-UPLOAD, NO REUSE - FOR LICENSING, PLEASE, CONTACT ... Read More
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Final Fantasy XIV’s seemingly unstoppable DDoS attack is the new norm

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Cyberattackers are assaulting the servers for Square Enix’s popular Final Fantasy XIV online role-playing game, and the publisher is struggling to deal with the problem. Square Enix confirmed on Final Fantasy XIV’s official website today that someone (or a group of people) has barraged its servers with a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack since June 16. In a DDoS, a network of devices overwhelm a server... Read More
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PBS NewsHour full episode June 21, 2017

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Wednesday on the NewsHour, the former Homeland Security secretary testifies before Congress on the Russia investigation. Also: What Georgia's special election means for Democrats in 2018, cities brace for potential cuts to Medicaid, the heatwave baking the Southwest and Alan Alda's take on effective communication.... Read More
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Sen. Lankford: Michael Flynn accusations ‘more open to interpretation’

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Current and past U.S. government officials including former Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson testified Wednesday before the House and Senate Intelligence Committees in order to offer more accurate picture of how Russia meddled in the 2016 elections. Hari Sreenivasan speaks with Sen. James Lankford, R-Okla., about his key takeaways from another round of hearings.... Read More
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News Wrap: Republicans celebrate Georgia special election win

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In the our news wrap Wednesday, congressional Republicans and the Trump White House celebrated Karen Handel's win in a special election race for a House seat in Georgia. Also, the FBI confirmed that the gunman who opened fire on House Republicans acted alone.... Read More
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Police officer stabbed in neck at Michigan airport in possible act of terrorism

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A police officer was stabbed in the neck on Wednesday at a Michigan airport by a Canadian-born suspect who yelled "Allahu Akbar" in a possible act of terrorism.Click here to read more: http://nydn.us/2rCQplnSubscribe to our channel: https://w... Read More
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Video Shows Diamond Reynolds in Back of Cop Car

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The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension released video showing Diamond Reynolds, the girlfriend of slain Philando Castile, handcuffed and seated in the back of a police vehicle alongside her 4-year-old daughter. (June 21)Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressGet updates and more Breaking News here: http://smarturl.it/APBreakingNewsThe Associated Press is the essential global news network, delivering fast, unbiased news fro... Read More
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Michigan Airport Stabbing Investigated as Terror

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Police in Michigan say a Canadian man made references to people being killed in Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan during an a stabbing attack on an airport police officer. (June 21)Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressGet updates and more Breaking News here: http://smarturl.it/APBreakingNewsThe Associated Press is the essential global news network, delivering fast, unbiased news from every corner of the world to all media platforms a... Read More