Thursday May 25-th, 2017

Swift warns banks of fresh wave of cyber heists Swift warns banks of fresh wave of cyber heists

Customers' environments have been compromised, and subsequent attempts [were] made to send fraudulent payment instructions. Attacks abusing weak security measures to target SWIFT were also aimed at banks in the Philippines and New Zealand.

Kyrgyzstan investigates attack on Chinese embassy

Attacks on Chinese missions overseas are rare but in 2015, an Islamist militant attack on a hotel in Mali killed three Chinese citizens, and in Pakistan, Chinese workers have occasionally been targeted by what police say are nationalists opposed to C...

5 injured when ferry hits kayakers on Hudson River 5 injured when ferry hits kayakers on Hudson River

Manhattan Kayak goes on to thank the NYPD , United States Coast Guard and Hudson River Park officials who helped in the rescue . The NYPD's harbor unit pulled all of the kayakers from the river, officials said. Investigators with Coast Guard Sec...

Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina requests extradition of Bangabandhu killers from US

In separate meetings with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and Foreign Minister Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali, the US Minister discussed security issues among other matters. Police named the suspect as JMB leader Tamim Chowdhury, a Bangladeshi-born Canadian. ...

Italy holds second funeral mass for natural disaster victims in Amatrice

Firefighters work to clear a street from debris in Peschiera Del Tronto, central Italy, Monday, Aug. 29, 2016. Some 8,000 to 10,000 Romanians live in the area where the quake struck. These measures aim to support the families of those who lost thei...

911 calls: 'Gunshots going like crazy' in Orlando's Pulse nightclub 911 calls: 'Gunshots going like crazy' in Orlando's Pulse nightclub

The city of Orlando and two dozen news media companies have gone to court over allowing the recordings to go public. The sheriff's dispatchers sound calm and sympathetic on the 911 calls. The dispatcher tried comforting the man after he said his gi...

Bomb auto explosion: attack on Chinese embassy in Kyrgyzstan Bomb auto explosion: attack on Chinese embassy in Kyrgyzstan

An explosion has occurred around the Chinese embassy in Kyrgyzstan capital of Bishkek , reports Interfax news agency citing a local emergency ministry's representative. As of yet no group terroristic or civilian has claimed responsibility for this a...

Smoke enveloping Hillary Clinton continues to thicken — PATRICK BUCHANAN Smoke enveloping Hillary Clinton continues to thicken — PATRICK BUCHANAN

No past president, or no past president and spouse, have ever used the presidency to make so much money as have the Clintons - not Dwight Eisenhower, Lyndon Johnson, Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford, Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan or the Bushes. Yunus is a Ba...

Turkish, Syrian Kurdish forces agree on truce

Turkey has faced considerable worldwide criticism for targeting the Kurds in Syria, though EU Affairs Minister Omer Celik today insisted no nation has any right to tell Turkey "which terrorist organization to fight against and which one to ignore"....

Chicago men charged in shooting of NBA star Wade's cousin

Both brothers were convicted felons out on parole, said The Chicago Tribune . Chicago police Superintendent Eddie Johnson said at a Sunday news conference . Hopefully Wade decision to play for the Chicago Bulls after signing a 2-year contract t...

Chicago, aka 'Chi-raq' likely to top 2015 in number of shootings

The Chicago statistics were highlighted by the arrest of two brothers in the high-profile shooting death of Nykea Aldridge , 32, the cousin of Chicago Bulls star Dwyane Wade , said USA Today . "So people in these communities are carrying guns...

North Korea calls diplomat defector 'human scum' North Korea calls diplomat defector 'human scum'

Choi Ju-hwal, a former North Korean senior army official who defected to the South Korea in 1995, speaks during an interview with Reuters in Seoul , South Korea, August 18, 2016. "I don't think it will prompt a chain reaction of North Korean elites ...

Chicago area remains a laggard in home price recovery

Southern cities saw stronger price gains. Consumer confidence rose to an 11-month high in August, with households more upbeat about the labor market, in a further sign that the economy was regaining steam after faltering in the first half of the ye...

Kaepernick's decision to sit through anthem scrutinized

When San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick sat in protest during the national anthem, he caused quite a stir within the military community. "I am with him 100 percent", Brown said in the interview . "Anybody's who a citizen of this co...

Four-Year-Old Boy Filmed Being Thrown From Bridge Four-Year-Old Boy Filmed Being Thrown From Bridge

Cheri Brunette Taylor's reaction was echoed by many other viewers: "Oh my gosh!" "When he landed, I thought he broke his neck", said witness Brianna Jones, 19. It was not known if he suffered any serious injuries, the Seattle station reported Saturda...

Wildfire near Leavenworth is moving away from homes Wildfire near Leavenworth is moving away from homes

Over 300 firefighters were battling the blaze. Level 3 evacuations in effect on the north side of North Rd. from Fox Rd.to Anderson Canyon, meaning residents in that area should leave as soon as possible. Those sensitive to smoke can get gas masks ...

Crossbow suspect alleged to have killed mother, brothers Crossbow suspect alleged to have killed mother, brothers

Sgt. Mike Carbone told a news conference Monday. Several media outlets - including CBC - opposed the ban in court, and an Ontario Superior Court judge lifted it Tuesday morning. Carbone said autopsies were performed on the bodies Friday and Saturday....

Maine governor says he's mulling resigning

LePage canceled a town hall Tuesday in Westbrook , the hometown of that state legislator, Drew Gattine, and is meeting with Republican legislators Tuesday night, fueling speculation that a resignation could come soon. "There is no excuse...my famil...

Man allegedly added hydrochloric acid to lubricant dispenser in Sydney gay club Man allegedly added hydrochloric acid to lubricant dispenser in Sydney gay club

The man, who has not been named, was charged with administering poison meant to injure, cause distress or pain. He is due to appear at Parramatta Local Court on September 20. According to Australia's Daily Telegraph newspaper, detectives have no...

More than 6000 migrants fleeing Libya rescued at sea

The dramatic rescue operation was carried out by Italian naval ships and nongovernmental groups about 13 miles from Libya's Sabratha. Among those rescued were 5-day-old twins who were born prematurely in Libya. This year, 264,513 people arrived in Eu...

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