Category Archives: international

Tse Chi Lop, one of the world’s biggest drug dealers, arrested in Amsterdam – CNN

https://www.cnn.com/2021/01/23/asia/tse-chi-lop-arrest-intl-hnk/index.html

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US cyber-attack: Around 50 firms ‘genuinely impacted’ by massive breach – BBC News

Hackers accessed major organisations by compromising software developed by Texas IT firm SolarWinds https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-55386947

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‘Deeply damaging and dangerous:’ List of victims of the Russian-linked SolarWinds hack keeps widening | Financial Post

The hackers using a backdoor in widely used SolarWinds software hacked at least three state governments, the U.S. nuclear weapons agency and Microsoft among others. PHOTO BY FRED TANNEAU/AFP VIA GETTY IMAGES PHOTO BY FRED TANNEAU/AFP VIA GETTY IMAGES — … Continue reading

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UK Supreme Court enables $18.5 billion class action against Mastercard | Article| Reuters

https://www.reuters.com/article/britain-mastercard-court-idUSKBN28L16J

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The US Government Says Facebook Needs To Sell Instagram And WhatsApp

https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/craigsilverman/us-government-facebook-monopoly-sell-instagram-whatsapp

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Hong Kong activist Agnes Chow denied bail after landmark sentencing

https://www.cbc.ca/news/world/chow-activist-hongkong-1.5833819

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AI Solves 50-Year-Old Biology ‘Grand Challenge’ Decades Before Experts Predicted

(DeepMind/YouTube) https://www.sciencealert.com/ai-solves-50-year-old-biology-grand-challenge-decades-before-experts-predicted

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After looming so large in Washington, Donald Trump has shrunk into a small, petty man

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at Cecil Airport in Jacksonville, Fla., on Sept. 24, 2020. TOM BRENNER/REUTERS DAVID SHRIBMAN THE GLOBE AND MAIL November 23 at 11:00 a.m. CST He once bestrode the narrow world of … Continue reading

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OxyContin maker Purdue pleads guilty to charges related to opioid crisis

Company admits it impeded efforts to combat the deadly crisis The Associated Press OxyContin Maker Purdue Pharma has formally admitted its role in the opioid epidemic that has contributed to hundreds of thousands of deaths over the past two decades. … Continue reading

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The US is Out of the Open Skies Treaty. What’s Next? – Air Force Magazine

“… The treaty, which allows nearly three dozen signatory countries to inspect others’ military installations from above, entered into force in 2002, but U.S. officials have raised complaints about Russia’s conduct and argued that satellite imagery is a better option. … Continue reading

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