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SolarWinds: What We Know About Russia’s Latest Alleged Hack Of U.S. Government : NPR

The Pentagon is one of several government entities that have been part of a hack that hinged on a vulnerability in SolarWinds’ Orion network monitoring products. Bill Clark/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Imag “It’s as if you wake up one … Continue reading

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NHL teams in new divisions with realignment for 2020-21 season

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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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Peter Nygard arrested, faces extradition to U.S. on sex assault, racketeering charges | CBC News

Peter Nygard has been under investigation for allegations of sexual assault in Winnipeg, the U.S. and the Bahamas. (Annie I. Bang/The Associated Press) — Canadian fashion mogul arrested Monday night and currently being held at Winnipeg Remand Centre CBC News … Continue reading

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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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The no-knock entry: Why are some Canadian police behaving like Americans?

https://www.theglobeandmail.com/opinion/editorials/article-the-no-knock-entry-why-are-some-canadian-police-behaving-lik Related Black community demanding answers from police in man’s falling death Anthony Aust fell to his death after Ottawa police executed ‘no-knock’ raid of family’s apartment CBC News · Posted: Oct 19, 2020 4:58 PM ET | Last Updated: … 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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Provinces pursue OxyContin maker for $67B US in costs associated with Canada’s opioid crisis | CBC News

‘Staggering’ claims against Purdue Pharma filed in U.S. bankruptcy court OxyContin was introduced as a pain medication about two decades ago, marking what addiction experts recognize as the beginning of the opioid crisis. (Toby Talbot/The Associated Press) (Toby Talbot/The Associated … Continue reading

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