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Hundreds arrested US-Nigeria crackdown on cyber scams

US and Nigerian authorities have dismantled multiple groups running so-called business email compromise schemes. The online scams led to $1.3 billion...

Hundreds arrested US-Nigeria crackdown on cyber scams

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Hundreds arrested worldwide in cyberscam crackdown Federal authorities arrested hundreds of people worldwide during a four-month operation targeting scammers who hijack wire transfers for profit, the U.S. Department of Justice said Tuesday....
01:34, 2019-09-12

Microsoft reports hundreds of election-related cyber probes In bid to sell election software, Microsoft gives update on cyber election tampering, and its new ElectionGuard program, which offers checks and balances.       ...
01:00, 2019-07-18

Hundreds Protest in Indian-Controlled Kashmir After Crackdown (NEW DELHI) — Hundreds of people have held a street protest in Indian-controlled Kashmir as India’s government assured the Supreme Court that the situation in the disputed region is being ...
01:34, 2019-08-17

Man arrested after university students' data stolen in cyber attack A man has been arrested on suspicion of computer crimes and fraud offences by police investigating the theft of student data from Lancaster University....
21:34, 2019-07-24

Four UK citizens arrested in China days after drug crackdown Four British citizens have been arrested by Chinese authorities in eastern Jiangsu province, the UK Foreign Office said Friday, two days Chinese police announced a drug raid there involving 16 foreign...
14:17, 2019-07-12

281 alleged email scammers arrested in global crackdown The Department of Justice announced Tuesday that 281 suspects had been arrested around the world in connection with email scams and wire transfer fraud....
12:00, 2019-09-11

India bank manager arrested in cryptocurrency Ponzi scheme crackdown The allure of fast profits from cryptocurrency appears to have been too great for one bank manager in India. The manager of a Standard Chartered branch, a private bank in India, has been arrested for ...
13:00, 2019-07-03

Ethiopia: Hundreds arrested over coup attempt More than 260 people have been detained after a militia tried to grab power in the Amhara region. Some are questioning whether the prime minister's policies have inflamed ethnic tensions....
20:00, 2019-06-28

Hong Kong activists arrested including Joshua Wong in crackdown on protests Hong Kong police arrested a number of prominent pro-democracy activists including Joshua Wong and three lawmakers on Friday, seeking to rein in protests that have plunged the city into its worst polit...
06:34, 2019-08-31

Hundreds arrested as Kazakhs protest against 'rigged' election Little change expected despite Nursultan Nazarbayev stepping down after 30 years in power Hundreds of people have been arrested in Kazakhstan while protesting against a stage-managed election that the...
01:51, 2019-06-10

ICE announces hundreds of migrants arrested in raid operations The Trump administration announced Tuesday that in a period of just over two months, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement arrested more than 900 people who had remained in the country despite bein...
21:00, 2019-07-23

Hundreds Arrested in Kazakhstan as Demonstrators Protest Presidential Vote (MOSCOW) — Police detained hundreds of people in Kazakhstan amid unauthorized protests of a presidential election Sunday that opponents alleged was a fake exercise in democracy. Officers, some i...
05:34, 2019-06-10

Hundreds of Their Workers Were Arrested In Mississippi ICE Raids, But No Employers Have Been Charged Yet Hundreds of employees at seven worksites across Mississippi were swept up Wednesday in the largest immigration raid in at least a decade. Their employers are yet to be charged. They might never be. Th...
10:34, 2019-08-10

Hundreds Arrested in Moscow as Protests Pile Pressure on Putin Police detained hundreds of people at a protest in the Russian capital demanding fair elections, as a recent wave of public discontent in Russia showed few signs of abating....
15:00, 2019-08-04

Hundreds arrested in Moscow protests over how police handled journalist case A day after investigative journalist Ivan Golunov went free, protesters in Moscow sought greater punishment for the police officers who allegedly framed him....
21:00, 2019-06-12

Hundreds of turtles, Southwest Airlines and a secret video: Trafficking ringleader arrested Nathan Horton is charged with violating the Lacey Act for wildlife trafficking. He illegally shipped hundreds of turtles to China as pets.        ...
01:00, 2019-08-17

TEKNET: Disaster scams Hurricane season officially started June 1, while much of the midwest is still recovering from tornadoes and flooding, Americans always step up when disaster strikes and scammers are always trying to ...
08:00, 2019-06-11

Rental scams on the rise (NBC News) Some renters aren’t getting the vacation home they paid for this summer. Thousands have been scammed this year by phony rental listings. Tom Bartholomy of the Better Business Bureau s...
20:51, 2019-07-31

“Grant Scams” on the rise in Arizona TUCSON – Noris Montalban thought she was talking to a trusted friend. Instead, like hundreds of others, she was giving her personal information away to a scammer. “I got a message from a f...
10:17, 2019-07-11

Hackers Escalate IRS Impersonation Scams Scammers impersonating the Internal Revenue Service are emailing individuals malware to steal information, marking an escalation compared with recent schemes that used the agency in less sophisticated...
01:00, 2019-08-29

FTC warns of Equifax settlement scams In the wake of Capital One’s data breach, the Federal Trade Commission is warning consumers about scams related to Equifax’s data breach. The FTC issued a tweet on Monday urging caution about fa...
20:51, 2019-07-31

Facebook Libra scams already on the rise Ahead of the launch of Facebook's Libra, a new investigation by The Washington Post has discovered a dozen accounts, pages and groups on both Facebook and Instagram that claim to be official hubs...
19:51, 2019-07-23

AG Warns Of Student Loan Scams FRANKFORT, KY. (LEX 18) – The Attorney General’s office has issued a scam alert to warn former and current college students about companies offering student loan debt relief for a fee. It is ill...
18:17, 2019-06-21

Protect Yourself Against Amazon Prime Day Phishing Scams The great Amazon Prime Day is nearly upon us (Monday, July 15, midnight PT). Naturally, Amazon wants you to part with as much of your money as possible, but it isn’t the only one. According to a repor...
21:51, 2019-07-12

Steer Clear of Libra Cryptocurrency Scams Libra hasn’t even officially debuted on Facebook yet, but the highly anticipated cryptocurrency has already gotten a ton of interests—from scammers. In fact, it’s hard to tell who is more interested i...
21:17, 2019-07-23

Email sextortion scams are on the rise and they're scary — here's what to do if you get one Overall, extortion by email is growing significantly, according to the FBI's Internet Crime Compliant Center (IC3). Last year, these complaints rose 242% to 51,146 reported crimes, with total los...
17:17, 2019-06-17

Another Victim in Facebook Romance Scams: A U.S. Congressman After battling social media impostors for years, Representative Adam Kinzinger of Illinois wants to force Facebook to do more to combat fake accounts....
00:34, 2019-08-04

Don’t Be Duped by These Phone and Email Scams Some of us in the personal finance realm have a weird little hobby: We try to scam the scam artists. We’re not out to steal their money — just their…      ...
18:17, 2019-08-04

Online holiday booking scams and how to avoid them New research into cybersecurity has revealed UK holidaymakers lost more than £7m to fake sites and fraud in 2018. We outline the five most common scams and ways to protect a trip and your dataWith UK ...
16:51, 2019-06-14

How to Protect Your Parents From Online Dating Scams In April, the Cut spoke to Debby Montgomery Johnson, a 60-year old victim of an online dating scam that cost her more than $1 million. “We talked about everything, we talked about kids … For me, looki...
07:00, 2019-08-27

Another Victim of Facebook Romance Scams: A U.S. Congressman After battling social media impostors for years, Representative Adam Kinzinger of Illinois wants to force Facebook to do more to combat fake accounts....
21:17, 2019-08-01

FBI issues warning about online dating as scams skyrocket The dating and romance scams involve financial fraud and recruiting so-called “money mules,” the FBI said in a public service announcement this week....
20:00, 2019-08-09

Security expert warns sextortion scams are back Sextortion is seeing an uptick after a lull at the beginning of the year. After relative inactivity during the past several months, sextortion scams are back on the radar, according to internet securi...
03:00, 2019-08-27

Social Security Scams Add to Capital One Hack Concern The FTC has so far this year received nearly 73,000 consumer complaints involving Social Security Administration impostors, with reported consumer losses of $16.94 million....
08:17, 2019-08-01

Bullish Brits lost $34M to cryptocurrency scams last year British investors lost £27 million ($34.38 million) to cryptocurrency scams over the last financial year, according to one of the UK’s financial regulators. The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) repor...
15:01, 2019-05-21

Justice Department indicts 80 in online scams linked to Nigeria The Justice Department unsealed a 252-count indictment accusing 80 people in the United States and Nigeria of attempting to steal millions of dollars through Internet scams....
17:17, 2019-08-23

Soaring Student Debt Opens Door to Relief Scams Soaring student debt has been fertile ground for companies that promise to help stretched borrowers by navigating a maze of federal programs. But some services are outright scams and others make promi...
20:00, 2019-08-26

Hurricane Dorian: Tips to avoid disaster relief scams PHOENIX – To support those who have endured the tragic and devastating damage of Hurricane Dorian, many Arizonans have begun donating supplies to aid the disaster relief in the Bahamas. However,...
01:17, 2019-09-05

California residents warned of earthquake scams after recent temblors After two major earthquakes within days last week in Southern California, authorities are warning area residents that scammers may be trying to take advantage of their renewed anxiety....
17:34, 2019-07-10

Senator Sinema introduces bill to protect seniors from scams WASHINGTON, DC – Arizona Sen. Kyrsten Sinema unveiled the Senior Security Act, a bill which creates a task force aimed to protect senior citizens from falling victim of financial scams and crimes. The...
00:51, 2019-06-06

Beware phony gift card email scams: Here's why attackers love using them Two thirds of email attacks targeting the enterprise are fake gift card requests from the boss. Individual attacks don't pocket attackers much, but widespread campaigns can be highly lucrative - and d...
22:51, 2019-07-31

Millennials posting pet pictures on Instagram could be at risk of fraud and financial scams Spanish bank Santander, in a survey, criticized celebrities for setting a bad example by oversharing online, claiming they were putting "impressionable young followers" at risk....
01:01, 2019-07-23

Moonday Mornings: Elon Musk and John McAfee cryptocurrency scams are back It’s a new week, which means only one thing: it’s time for Hard Fork’s roundup of cryptocurrency and blockchain headlines from over the weekend. Let’s get to it. 1. Security researchers from Trend Mic...
10:00, 2019-06-24

Beware of Google search scams. Here's how to spot a fake tech support website Google doesn't have a way for you to report a website that led you to call a scammer. Be careful when clicking third-party tech support websites.       ...
14:00, 2019-08-17

Email sextortion scams are on the rise, and they’re scary. Here’s what to do if you get one Last year, electronic extortion complaints rose 242%, with total losses of $83 million. The advice from experts: Don’t fall for it.       ...
09:34, 2019-06-18

Email sextortion scams are on the rise and they’re scary. Here’s what to do if you get one Last year, electronic extortion complaints rose 242%, with total losses of $83 million. The advice from experts: Don’t fall for it.       ...
19:51, 2019-06-17

NYT: US ramps up cyber attacks on Russia The US is escalating cyber attacks on Russia's electric power grid and has placed potentially crippling malware inside the Russian system, The New York Times reported Saturday....
14:17, 2019-06-16

Stopping China's cyber mischief Responding to longstanding security concerns over Huawei and other Chinese companies, two U.S. senators have introduced legislation to boost oversight of hardware and software from China....
02:17, 2019-08-24

Kremlin: Cyber warfare between U.S., Russia a 'possibility' The Russian government said Monday its electrical grid is safe but constantly under attack from enemies abroad -- including, Kremlin officials say, the United States....
10:34, 2019-06-18

US hits Iran with cyber attack: Reports The US reportedly launched a cyber attack on Iran in response to the downing of unmanned drone. Cyber security firms have also reported a rise in Iranian attempts to hack US government agencies and co...
04:34, 2019-06-23

First American financial aftershock and the need for cyber resilience IT and security professionals have a huge range of tools and technologies at their disposal to help combat data and device security risks. In fact, global spend on information security is predicted to...
17:00, 2019-05-31

U.S. Air Force opens cyber defense facility The U.S. Air Force's newest cyber defense facility, at Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, is designed for learning about current and emerging cyber threats....
19:17, 2019-07-15

Iran says it dismantled a U.S. cyber espionage network Iran said on Monday it had exposed a large cyber espionage network it alleged was run by the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), and that several U.S. spies had been arrested in different countrie...
16:17, 2019-06-17

China's ZTE Follows Huawei With Brussels Cyber-Security Lab ZTE opened a cyber-security lab in Brussels on Wednesday, aiming to boost transparency four months after bigger telecoms equipment rival Huawei did the same to allay concerns about spying....
19:00, 2019-07-11

Bolton Says U.S. Is Expanding Offensive Cyber Operations The U.S. intends to expand offensive cyberoperations to counter digital economic espionage and other commercial hacks, White House national security adviser John Bolton said at The Wall Street Journal...
16:00, 2019-06-12

Cyber-attack ruled out in UK power outage Neither a cyber-attack nor unpredictable wind power generation were behind a power outage that left nearly one million people in England and Wales in the dark Friday. The outage stranded trains, disab...
22:34, 2019-08-10

China 'must clean up its cyber act' for Huawei to be used in 5G network UK defence secretary urges code of ‘fair play’ as he says decision on firm coming soonThe defence secretary has said China needs to modify its cyber-behaviour and adopt a code of “fair play” if Beijin...
18:34, 2019-09-11

Are financial advisors prepared for cyber attacks? As cyber threats abound, everyone from large financial firms to individual advisors need to make sure they have done everything they can to guard against a breach....
15:51, 2019-05-21

Iran Tensions Could Prompt Cyber Attacks, U.S. Fears Iran may attempt to retaliate against the U.S. with disruptive cyberattacks, according to current and former U.S. officials, as multiple security firms have seen signs hacking attempts in the past wee...
10:51, 2019-06-22

Capital One Cyber Staff Raised Concerns Before Hack Before a giant data breach, Capital One employees raised concerns within the company about what they saw as high turnover in its cybersecurity unit and a failure to promptly install some software to s...
13:00, 2019-08-16

Cyber attacks hit two thirds of UK firms in 2015, says government (credit: Norse) Two thirds of UK firms have detected security breaches on their systems over the past year, according to the latest government figures. Staggeringly, a quarter of those companies—whi...
15:51, 2019-05-21

Norsk Hydro Tests AI in Cyber Defenses After Attack The Norwegian aluminum company’s investigation of a ransomware attack it suffered in March has revealed new vulnerabilities, leading it to test using artificial intelligence to secure its industrial e...
18:17, 2019-08-20

Serious cyber attack could trigger full NATO response A cyber attack such as the strike that brought down NHS hospitals in 2017 could prompt a response from all NATO countries, the alliance's general secretary has said....
01:00, 2019-08-28

EU to run war games to prepare for Russian and Chinese cyber-attacks Ministers to be put in fictional scenarios after series of hacking incidentsThe EU is to conduct war games to prepare for Russian and Chinese cyber-attacks, in response to a series of incidents that a...
19:00, 2019-06-27

Equifax just became the first company to have its outlook downgraded for a cyber attack Moody's said it's downgrading the outlook for Equifax from stable to negative, citing ongoing fallout from the company's 2018 data breach....
01:17, 2019-05-23

How cyber criminals are still snaring victims using seven-year-old malware Researchers analysed millions of posts made on dark web forums across a 12 month period -- here's what they found out and what it means for your security....
18:51, 2019-07-24

Instagram is hoping to combat cyber bullying via two new tools Instagram has had a major problem with online bullying on its platform and Adam Mosseri, the head of the Facebook-owned company, says he’d rather have fewer users than allow bullies to thrive.&...
04:34, 2019-07-09

Army to get £22m cyber centre to combat digital threats The defence secretary has announced an investment of £22m to fund a new army cyber operations centre and told NATO allies they must become more comfortable engaging in offensive cyber operations ...
07:17, 2019-05-23

Defence gives Penten AU$2.2m to up Australian Army's cyber capability The Canberra-based startup has also been provided with funding to develop a cyber-management capability and enhance the Army's security countermeasures....
02:51, 2019-07-08

Don't forget about WannaCry: Hospitals are still at risk of cyber-attack Despite the chaos caused by the WannaCry attack, healthcare systems are still at risk from attacks that could endanger patient safety say researchers, who are calling for more investment....
05:00, 2019-07-06

Bulgaria detains suspect in cyber attack on its tax agency Bulgarian police have detained a suspect in a hacking attack on the Balkan country's National Revenue Agency that led to the leak of personal and financial data of millions of people, an interior mini...
08:51, 2019-07-17

Australian government, spooks, and industry all on different cyber pages Views on civilian cybersecurity's future differ widely, but does the Morrison government, and Minister Dutton in particular, have the clarity and clue to sort out the 'train smash' of legislation?...
08:01, 2019-08-02

US launched cyber attack on Iranian rockets and missiles – reports Targeted strike on computer-controlled weapons of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard had been planned over weeksThe US military launched a cyber-attack on Iranian weapons systems on Thursday, accordin...
07:17, 2019-06-23

Trump nominates former fleet cyber commander to head the Navy President Trump nominated Vice Adm. Michael Gilday as the next head of the Navy on Wednesday, a week after his previous nominee decided to retire instead of taking over the position....
21:51, 2019-07-18

Hillary Clinton quite the ironic choice for Cyber Defense Summit Put this in the “you got to be kidding” department. There’s something called the Cyber Defense Summit being held in October in Washington. The keynote speaker? Hillary Clinton. That’s the same Hillary...
04:17, 2019-06-06

EnSilo raises $28 million to monitor and remediate cyber threats EnSilo's security platform enables IT teams to proactively respond to cyber threats and conduct detailed analyses of ongoing and past intrusions.Read More...
16:51, 2019-06-04

New Air Force facility to protect weapons systems from cyber threats The Air Force's newest cyber defense facility at Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, part of the branch's Cyber Resiliency Office for Weapons Systems program, is designed for learning about current and emergi...
19:51, 2019-07-15

Lancaster University students’ data stolen in cyber-attack Records and ID documents accessed and fake invoices sent in ‘malicious’ hackStudent data has been stolen in a “sophisticated and malicious” cyber-attack on a university.Records and ID documents of som...
14:17, 2019-07-23

Cyber firm Deep Instinct gets deal to secure HP laptops HP Inc is working with Israeli cybersecurity firm Deep Instinct to launch HP Sure Sense to prevent advanced cyber attacks, the two companies said on Tuesday....
07:00, 2019-05-28

FTSE 250 firms exposed to possible cyber-attacks, report finds Cybersecurity company says keeping older versions of software online can pose risksThe average FTSE 250 company exposes 35 different avenues of attack for would-be hackers, according to a report, desp...
20:17, 2019-06-11

Phishing, ransomware are top cyber attacks on financial services firms There's been a massive increase in the number of cyber incidents reported to the regulator. But many are the fault of internal failures, not hackers....
16:34, 2019-07-01

Top intelligence, homeland and cyber officials to brief Congress on election security The briefing comes as Republicans and Democrats are at odds over next steps and expecting Robert Mueller’s testimony on Russian interference in the 2016 elections....
22:51, 2019-07-10

Trump 'orders cyber attack' on Iranian military computers The US launched a cyber strike against Iranian military computer systems earlier this week as Donald Trump pulled out of airstrikes, officials have reportedly confirmed....
15:01, 2019-06-23

U.S. cyber attacks on Iranian targets not successful, Iran minister says U.S. cyber attacks against Iranian targets have not been successful, Iran's telecoms minister said on Monday, after reports that the Pentagon had launched a long-planned cyber attack to disable his co...
10:51, 2019-06-24

US Customs and Border Protection target of ‘malicious cyber attack’ US Customs and Border Protection said on Monday that images obtained by the agency — including photos of license plate and travelers — have been compromised in a “malicious cyber attack.” ...
02:17, 2019-06-11

Huawei Disputes U.S. Cyber Firm's Findings of Flaws in Gear Huawei has disputed the findings that said its gear is far more likely to contain flaws than equipment from rival companies, characterizing the analysis as incomplete and inaccurate....
13:17, 2019-07-05

Penetration testing takes on new meaning when cyber meets Harlequin Enlarge / You had me at "cyber." This week, my wife and favorite librarian Paula brought home a new acquisition specially for me: An Innocent to Tame the Italian, a recent book from the Harlequin P...
17:01, 2019-07-05

North Korea reportedly stole $2B in wave of cyber attacks Draft report from the United Nations, which was seen by several news outlets, revealed North Korea chalked up US$2 billion from launching cyber attacks against banks and cryptocurrency exchanges as pa...
17:00, 2019-08-07

North Korea’s Cyber Experts Raised Up to $2 Billion, U.N. Report Says (UNITED NATIONS) — A panel monitoring U.N. sanctions says North Korean cyber experts have illegally raised money for the country’s weapons of mass destruction programs “with total pr...
11:00, 2019-08-06

Cyber defense firm Cybereason raises $200 mln from Japan's Softbank U.S.-Israeli cyber security provider Cybereason said on Tuesday it raised $200 million from Japan's Softbank and its affiliates, bringing the company closer to an initial public offering....
09:51, 2019-08-06

U.S. military increases cyber hacking to keep foreign adversaries on their toes _____ WASHINGTON — With little public scrutiny, the U.S. military has dramatically stepped up its secret hacking of foreign computer networks in a new effort to keep China, Russia, Iran and other adve...
21:17, 2019-06-23

These three things make your business an easy target for a cyber attack A new study shows cloud applications are vulnerable entryways for hackers to gain access to company data. The good news is you can protect yourself.       ...
15:51, 2019-07-09

Foreign power was behind cyber attack on Czech ministry: Senate A foreign state staged the latest cyber attack targeting the Czech Foreign Ministry, the Senate's security committee said on Tuesday, though it did not identify the nation concerned or provide any det...
16:34, 2019-08-13

Australian cyber officials warned India against using Huawei: newspapers Australian government officials advised India to ban Chinese technology maker Huawei Technologies Co Ltd from supplying parts for a rollout of a high-speed telecommunications network, Australian newsp...
07:34, 2019-09-10

Cyber firm NSO vows to tackle human rights misuse The Israeli-based NSO Group said on Tuesday it would abide by U.N. guidelines to prevent rights abuses, following accusations by cyber experts that its software was used in a number of government surv...
16:00, 2019-09-10

‘Virtual act of treason’: Trump lashes out at NYT cyber attack report The Times, in its official public relations account, called Trump’s accusation “dangerous” and said it had told officials about the story before it was published and no security issues were raised....
01:51, 2019-06-17

Chicago brokerage to pay $1.5 million for cyber attack lapses: U.S. CFTC The U.S. Commodities Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) said on Friday that a Chicago-based futures brokerage will pay a total of $1.5 million for letting cyber criminals breach the firm's email system...
20:34, 2019-09-13

Israel eases rules on cyber weapons exports despite criticism Israel is easing export rules on offensive cyber weapons, despite accusations by human rights and privacy groups that its technologies are used by some governments to spy on political foes and crush ...
16:51, 2019-08-23

Dutton's non-denial fuels fears of domestic ASD cyber spying The Australian government could avoid so much grief about surveillance if it stopped being so paranoid about discussing its ideas transparently -- unless it really does intend to do something dodgy....
05:00, 2019-06-17

Iranian hackers wage cyber campaign amid tensions with US WASHINGTON (AP) — Iran has increased its offensive cyberattacks against the U.S. government and critical infrastructure as tensions have grown between the two nations, cybersecurity firms say. In rece...
15:00, 2019-06-22

Gaming Industry Rising Target of Cyber-Attacks, Says Akamai The gaming industry has become a rising target with 12 billion credential stuffing attacks in 17 months, Cloud delivery network provider Akamai Technologies said on Thursday....
22:00, 2019-06-13

French Cyber-Police Break Up Massive Botnet Ring French police have neutralised a hacking operation that had taken control of more than 850,000 computers, mainly in Latin America, while also managing to remove the malware from the infected devices....
10:34, 2019-08-29

Telegram CEO blames China for cyber attack that made the app unusable One of the top ten most popular messaging apps in the world is Telegram, available for iOS and Android. Not as widely used in the U.S., the app offers end-to-end encryption and group chats for as many...
23:00, 2019-06-14

Trump Says Report On US Cyber Attacks Against Russia Is "Virtual Treason" US President Donald Trump on Saturday accused The New York Times of "a virtual act of treason," after it reported the US is stepping up digital incursions into Russia's electric power grid....
09:17, 2019-06-16

Cyber criminals are using stolen doctor credentials on the dark web to enrich themselves Criminal hackers are targeting healthcare organizations on the Dark Web and using the credentials of real physicians to perpetrate fraud and rake in money....
21:00, 2019-06-06

Moody's, Israel's Team8 to create cyber risk standard for businesses Ratings agency Moody's Corp and Israeli cyber group Team8 launched on Thursday a joint venture to assess how vulnerable businesses are to cyber attacks and create what they hope will become a global ...
19:17, 2019-06-27

Cyber threat intelligence: the key to trust and security for the digital finance world In 2017, the value per Bitcoin reached over €20,000 (£17,324) - a climax in the hype surrounding the cryptocurrency. However, confidence has been lacking for the price to remain stable. To...
12:34, 2019-05-29

'Malicious cyber attack' exposes travelers' photos, says US customs agency Breach to a US Customs and Border Protection subcontractor has renewed concerns about facial recognition technologyA US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) data breach has exposed travelers’ photos an...
05:17, 2019-06-11

New spy czar: Cyber a bigger threat than illegal immigrants ‘crossing the Rio Grande’ President Trump’s pick to be the nation’s spy czar believes that digital and cyber attacks are a much bigger threat than illegal immigrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border....
19:00, 2019-07-31

DHS cyber director warns of surge in Iranian “wiper” hack attacks Enlarge / An effective wiper of sorts. (credit: Getty Images) With tensions between the US and Iran on the rise following the downing of a US military drone last week, the director of the Department...
22:51, 2019-06-27

High-Level Cyber Intrusions Hit Bahrain Amid Tensions with Iran Suspected Iranian hackers infiltrated critical infrastructure and government computers in the Persian Gulf nation of Bahrain within the last month, raising fears among leaders in the region that Tehra...
03:34, 2019-08-08

Audit finds Australia Post not effectively managing cyber risks The government-owned entity that wants to build Australia's national identity system and conduct voting via blockchain has been called out by the Audit Office for not being 'cyber resilient'....
04:34, 2019-07-05

Messaging service Telegram CEO points to China as likely origin of cyber attack The chief executive of Telegram, a popular encrypted messaging app, said on Wednesday the messaging service experienced a "state actor-sized" cyber attack and pointed to China as its likely country of...
11:00, 2019-06-13

Jobless Men In Madhya Pradesh 'Rent' Out Bank Accounts, Aid Cyber Crime Newly-opened bank accounts of unemployed people in Madhya Pradesh's Bhind district are the latest tools used by the cybercriminal looking to park illicit money, the police has said, adding these......
03:34, 2019-07-04

Hillary Clinton will give keynote speech at cyber defense summit Former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton will serve as a keynote speaker at the Cyber Defense Summit 2019, the cybersecurity company FireEye announced on Thursday. “We are pleased ...
02:34, 2019-05-31

Hillary Clinton to serve as keynote speaker at cyber defense summit Former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton will serve as a keynote speaker at the Cyber Defense Summit 2019, the cybersecurity company FireEye announced on Thursday....
23:34, 2019-05-30

After Report Claims US Cyber Attacks On Russia, Trump Demands Sources US President Donald Trump has asked The New York Times to disclose its sources behind the report that claimed that his government was ramping up cyber attacks on Russia's electric power grid as a sign...
02:01, 2019-06-19

Cyber Attacks Cost $45 Billion In 2018 As Ransomware Hits Hard An estimated two million cyber attacks in 2018 resulted in more than $45 billion in losses worldwide as local governments struggled to cope with ransomware and other malicious incidents, a study......
20:51, 2019-07-09

US Cyber Command warns of nation-state hackers exploiting Outlook The recent surge in state-backed hacking campaigns isn't dying down any time soon. US Cyber Command has reported that unnamed state actors are making "active malicious use" of a 2017-era Outlook...
09:34, 2019-07-03

Scheer pledges ‘Canada Cyber Safe’ certification for digital products Scheer says the certification would ensure products that incorporate artificial intelligence or that can access the internet meet ethical and safety standards....
06:51, 2019-09-07

Trump administration taps disaster, cyber funds to cover immigration The Trump administration is shifting $271 million earmarked for disaster aid and cyber security to pay for immigration-related facilities, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and a leading congre...
07:34, 2019-08-28

Alleged Iranian hacker who aided cyber espionage attacks on the US unmasked For years, “Mr. Tekide” has been well-known as a red flag within international cybersecurity communities. The alias has managed to evade being publicly identified despite being deemed a top malware de...
03:34, 2019-07-13

| US conducted cyber attack on Iran in response to drone downing - report The US has launched cyber attacks against Iranian missile control systems and a spy network after Tehran downed an American surveillance drone, according to US media reports....
15:34, 2019-06-23

Telegram Hit by DDoS Cyber-Attack, Users May Experience Connection Issues Telegram has been hit by a "powerful" distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack and users in the United States and other countries may experience connection issues....
19:17, 2019-06-12

Police suspend work with major forensics firm after cyber-attack More than half of outsourced case work disrupted due to Eurofins security breachPolice have halted all work with the UK’s largest private forensics provider after a ransomware attack, in the latest cr...
19:17, 2019-06-21

Cyber expert charged in huge Bulgarian data hack is bailed A cybersecurity expert accused of involvement in hacking the personal data of millions of Bulgarian taxpayers was conditionally released on Wednesday after prosecutors downgraded charges against him....
19:51, 2019-07-18

Cyber-Heist That Impacted Millions Bankrupts Medical Debt Collector A billing collections agency that was hacked last year in an incident believed to impact millions of medical patients is now seeking a federal bankruptcy court’s protection from its own creditors.Read...
04:34, 2019-06-19

Texas ransomware attacks show big gaps in cyber defenses — expect more like them Local governments often share service providers, making many vulnerable at once, and ransomware can be used to mask more targeted activity by nation-states....
01:17, 2019-08-23

Iranian Hackers Wage Cyber Campaign Amid Ongoing Tensions With the U.S. WASHINGTON — Iran has increased its offensive cyberattacks against the U.S. government and critical infrastructure as tensions have grown between the two nations, cybersecurity firms say. In rec...
02:51, 2019-06-23

Army to train cyber spies to combat hackers and digital propaganda The British Army will adapt to better tackle the threat of cyber warfare, including hackers, digital propaganda and misinformation, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) has said. ...
04:51, 2019-08-01

Kazakhstan begins intercepting citizens’ web traffic to ‘protect them from cyber threats’ The Kazakhstan government has started to intercept all HTTPS traffic from all devices within its borders effective July 17, reports ZDNet. Local internet service providers (ISPs) have been instructed ...
08:51, 2019-07-19

Department of Home Affairs extends cyber consulting contract with Archtis The cybersecurity firm will continue to provide its professional consulting and IT strategic advisory services to the department for another 12 months....
04:51, 2019-07-16

EnSilo is raising a series B to monitor and remediate cyber threats (Updated) EnSilo's security platform enables IT teams to proactively respond to cyber threats and conduct detailed analyses of ongoing and past intrusions.Read More...
03:51, 2019-06-05

Iranian hackers wage cyber campaign against U.S. amid ongoing tension Tensions spiked this past week after Iran shot down an unmanned U.S. drone -- an incident that nearly led to a U.S. military strike against Iran Thursday evening....
17:34, 2019-06-22

Cyber Criminals Are Making Bank Using Stolen Doctor Credentials on the Dark Net A new report by a leading cybersecurity firm finds that healthcare organizations are becoming an increasingly attractive target for criminal hackers due to the premium that black markets place on priv...
02:00, 2019-06-06

College student who sought Trump tax returns in cyber 'prank' to plead guilty A recent graduate of Pennsylvania's Haverford College who tried to obtain Donald Trump's tax returns through a computer lab there has agreed to plead guilty to cybersecurity violations, federal prosec...
23:34, 2019-08-05

Amazon says this year's Prime Day surpassed Black Friday and Cyber Monday combined Amazon also said that on Monday and Tuesday it sold more Amazon devices — like the Echo Dot, the Fire TV Stick and Alexa Voice Remote — over a two-day period than it ever has before....
18:00, 2019-07-17

"Chinese" Cyber Spies Targeting Belt And Road Initiative Players: Report A Chinese cyber espionage group is believed to be targeting key countries for China's Belt and Road Initiative, reveals a report by FireEye, an American cyber-security company....
13:17, 2019-06-15

Alleged Cyber Attack on Russia's Yandex Used Malware Tied to Western Intelligence Hackers believed to be working for Western intelligence agencies “broke into Russian internet search company Yandex from October to November 2018,” deploying a malware variant called Regin that is “kn...
19:17, 2019-06-30

Amazon: Prime Day sales were bigger than Black Friday and Cyber Monday combined Consumers appear to have embraced Prime Day. The event drew more sales than Black Friday and Cyber Monday combined, said Amazon.       ...
20:51, 2019-07-17

NASA is investigating some astronomical accusations against one of its astronauts, who’s accused of cyber space crime (NBC News)  NASA is investigating what it said is the first ever cyber space crime. The allegations involve astronaut Anne McClain, who’s currently in a divorce and custody dispute with her estr...
22:34, 2019-08-27

The potential for a 'miscalculated' enemy cyberattack keeps me up at night, warns Pentagon cyber chief If there is one thing that keeps the Pentagon's cyber chief up at night, it's the potential for an enemy to "miscalculate" a cyberattack that creates much more damage than is intended....
07:00, 2019-09-11

Trump accuses New York Times of 'virtual treason' over Russia cyber warfare report US president again accuses journalists of being ‘the enemy of the people’US President Donald Trump on Saturday accused the New York Times of “a virtual act of treason” after it reported the US is step...
20:51, 2019-06-16

Audit rules Victoria's public health system as 'highly vulnerable' to cyber attacks The Victorian Auditor-General's Office finds health system could suffer the same fate as the UK's National Health Service and Singapore's SingHealth....
06:51, 2019-05-29

Report: US Carried Out Cyber Attacks on Iranian Assets Tied to Revolutionary Guard Corps Donald Trump called off a military strike on undisclosed Iranian assets this week after reports Iran’s Revolutionary Guard shot down a RQ-4A Global Hawk surveillance drone, the incident itself followi...
19:51, 2019-06-22

Iran silent over reported cyber strike, warns against 'wrong behaviors’ Iranian leaders didn't mention of reports of a U.S. cyberattack but did warn against "wrong behaviors" amid impending sanctions.        ...
23:51, 2019-06-23

French cyber-cops shut down Monero-mining botnet that infected 850,000 computers across 100 countries Authorities in France say they have shut down a cryptocurrency mining botnet that had infected more than 850,000 computers across 100 countries. France‘s “cybergendarmes” or more formally, the C3N dig...
10:34, 2019-08-29

China Allegedly Conducting Cyber Attacks Against Telegram Messaging App to Suppress Hong Kong Protests The Chinese government is allegedly conducting cyber attacks against the messaging app Telegram in an effort to frustrate this week’s protests in Hong Kong, according to the CEO of Telegram.Read more....
14:00, 2019-06-13

MI5 stretched to breaking point by threats from terrorists, cyber criminals and neo-Nazi extremists, says security minister Assaults from all types of enemy, including cyber criminals, organised crime bosses, neo-Nazi right-wing extremists and terrorists, were leaving MI5 "stretched", security minister Ben Wallace has warn...
13:34, 2019-06-02

At least 50 killed in Sudan crackdown At least 50 people are dead and 326 injured after troops stormed the main camp of pro-democracy protesters in Sudan's capital Monday, according to the Central Committee of Sudan Doctors (CCSD)....
06:51, 2019-06-05

Sudanese vow to keep up protests after crackdown KHARTOUM, Sudan — Sudan’s pro-democracy movement vowed Thursday to press its campaign of civil disobedience until the ruling military council is ousted and killers of protesters are brought to justice...
23:51, 2019-06-07

Inside the Crackdown in Kashmir A week after India stripped Kashmir of its autonomy and imposed a communications blackout, we spent Eid in Srinagar, where security forces are stopping people from moving and speaking freely....
17:34, 2019-08-14

China says Tiananmen crackdown was 'correct' The Chinese government has said the 1989 crackdown on protesters in Tiananmen Square, which left hundreds of protesters dead, was not a mistake. The defense came days ahead of the 30th anniversary of ...
19:51, 2019-06-02

US wants 'credible' probe into Sudan crackdown The top United States diplomat to Africa says there needs to be an "independent and credible" investigation into the Sudanese military's violent dispersal of a protest camp in Khartoum last week....
21:34, 2019-06-15

31 foreign nationals busted in ICE crackdown Federal officials nabbed 31 foreign nationals in New York for U.S. immigration laws in a five-day crackdown. Nearly all of those picked up by Immigration and Customs Enforcement between May 19 and 23 ...
18:17, 2019-05-26

Iran lacking cash to fund terror groups, domestic cyber agency short of funds, declassified intel shows Newly declassified intelligence shows that Palestinian terror group Hamas had to introduce “austerity plans” due to lack of funding from the Iranian regime....
19:17, 2019-05-24

Sudan activists say internet restored after crackdown Sudanese activists say internet service has been restored in the country, after a weekslong blackout imposed during a deadly crackdown earlier last month...
17:51, 2019-07-10

Mexico's migrant shelters overwhelmed in crackdown Thin mattresses cover every inch of floor each night at the Good Shepherd shelter near the Mexico-Guatemala border, even spilling into the kitchen and the chapel, as an over-capacity crowd of migrants...
23:51, 2019-06-19

Mexico’s migrant shelters overwhelmed in crackdown At a migrant shelter near the Guatemala border food is cooked and children play on the patios and at night thin mattresses cover every inch of floor space, including part of the kitchen and the chapel...
00:17, 2019-06-20

At least 60 killed in Sudan crackdown, say protest groups Many demonstrators caught up in attack in Khartoum are still unaccounted forParamilitaries killed at least 60 people when they attacked pro-democracy protesters in Khartoum, civil society groups in Su...
16:17, 2019-06-05

Inside China’s Surveillance Crackdown on Uyghurs In Xinjiang, northwest China, the government is cracking down on the minority Muslim Uyghur population, keeping them under constant surveillance and throwing more than a million people into concentrat...
14:51, 2019-05-21

US diplomat wants ‘credible’ probe into Sudan crackdown Top U.S. diplomat to Africa says there needs to be an “independent and credible” investigation into the Sudanese military’s violent dispersal of a protest camp in Khartoum last week...
18:00, 2019-06-15

RPT-Moscow braces for another election protest despite crackdown Thousands of Russians are expected to rally again in Moscow on Saturday to demand free elections despite a police crackdown and a refusal by authorities to meet protesters' demands....
02:00, 2019-08-10

Crackdown trips up human rights groups Social media platforms, under pressure to block extremists, are sometimes also cracking down on human rights advocates and other legitimate content, according to a new report....
05:51, 2019-06-14

Sudan hospital traumatized by bloody crackdown After the victims of a deadly crackdown on a protest camp started pouring into a Khartoum hospital, many previous patients there begged to leave in terror, overwhelming doctors....
20:01, 2019-06-07

EU reappoints top antitrust cop who led crackdown on tech giants The new European Commission has reappointed Margrethe Vestager to be its antitrust chief, a sign that the crackdown on tech companies will continue.Read More...
19:00, 2019-09-10

Crackdown targets scammers behind 1 billion robocalls Federal authorities announced a major crackdown on dozens of robocallers responsible for about 1 billion robocalls. The effort, dubbed “Operation Call it Quits,” included actions by the Fe...
21:17, 2019-06-27

Muslims celebrate Eid despite severe crackdown in Kashmir The Muslim celebration of Eid-al-Adha was held in the India-administered region of Kashmir Sunday, without its traditional autonomy for the first time in decades....
16:00, 2019-08-12

| 4 dead in Sudan a week after bloody crackdown One week after dozens died in a crackdown on Sudanese protesters demanding civilian rule, four people were killed as security forces moved to quell a civil disobedience campaign launched Sunday....
14:17, 2019-06-10

German ministers urge crackdown on far-right crime BERLIN (AP) — German government ministers have called on Germans to stand up against far-right extremists. In remarks published Saturday in the German daily newspaper Bild, Foreign Minister Heiko Maas...
15:00, 2019-06-22

Nicaragua officials release more prisoners after crackdown Principal leaders of protests against President Daniel Ortega's government and two prominent journalists were freed from prison Tuesday ahead of a June 18 deadline to release the last of hundreds of p...
21:00, 2019-06-11

Former protesters recount 1989's crackdown Thirty years ago, Dong Shengkun was a 28-year-old worker at a printing factory who listened to students' speeches at the Tiananmen Square and joined the protests out of a desire for change. (May ...
18:51, 2019-05-31

Democrats defy Waters on Ex-Im Bank crackdown House Democrats are poised to challenge a deal negotiated by Rep. Maxine Waters that would impose new restrictions on the Export-Import Bank, the first show of resistance among members of the Financia...
17:00, 2019-06-21

Expert: UN failed before Rohingya crackdown in Myanmar An independent review of U.N. operations in the years before thousands of Rohingya Muslims fled a violent crackdown by Myanmar’s military concluded that the organization’s many bodies failed to act to...
05:51, 2019-06-18

Russian crackdown on protesters seen as intimidation tactic MOSCOW — In just a few days, Sergei Abanichev was arrested, thrown in jail and charged with a crime that could keep him behind bars for up to eight years — all, he says, for throwing a paper cup into ...
03:51, 2019-09-03

Emissions Crackdown Fuels Palladium Rally Rising anxiety about the world economy has sent gold on a stellar run. But the haven has been left in the dust by one of its precious-metal peers: palladium....
17:00, 2019-07-04

Facebook's Crackdown on Vaccine Misinformation Plods Along Ten weeks after Facebook pledged to fight vaccine misinformation, such content remains widely available across its platforms as the social-media giant grapples with how to combat hoaxes and deceptions...
00:17, 2019-05-31

Sudanese protesters rally to condemn June crackdown Thousands of Sudanese have joined protests condemning a deadly crackdown last month, as tensions remain high despite recent progress toward a power-sharing deal with the ruling military council...
16:17, 2019-07-18

Trump pushes on with immigration crackdown despite legal hurdles U.S. President Donald Trump's administration pushed ahead with its attempts to crack down on migration at the southern border on Monday, defending in court a virtual ban it imposed on asylum seekers a...
03:51, 2019-07-23

Supreme Court backs Trump on asylum crackdown The U.S. Supreme Court granted a request by President Donald Trump's administration to fully enforce a new rule that would curtail asylum applications by immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico border, a key el...
08:34, 2019-09-12

| Scores of DRC media 'closed' in crackdown: rights group Dozens of media outlets have been shut down in the Democratic Republic of Congo in the latest crackdown against journalists, a local media rights group says....
21:17, 2019-09-04

30 Years Since The Deadly Tiananmen Crackdown, US Calls It "Heroic" In China the Communist Party made sure the anniversary remained a distant memory, detaining several activists in the run-up to June 4 while popular livestreaming sites conspicuously shut down for......
18:34, 2019-06-04

Death toll rises to 60 following Sudanese crackdown on protesters The death toll rose to 60 Tuesday following Sudanese troops having used live fire the day before to break up months-long protests for civil rule in the country's capital, according to opposition force...
12:34, 2019-06-05

U.S. to press Pakistan PM on Afghan peace, terrorism crackdown U.S. President Donald Trump is likely to press Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan for help on ending the war in Afghanistan and fighting militants when the two leaders meet at the White House on Mond...
23:01, 2019-07-21

The Latest: Sudanese protesters defiant after army crackdown The Latest on aftermath of Sudanese military crackdown on protest sit-in (all times local): 12:45 p.m. Thousands of Sudanese pro-democracy protesters remain defiant of the country's military rulers, a...
13:34, 2019-06-04

Crackdown On Immigrant Families To Start Sunday, Says Trump A nationwide wave of arrests of immigrants facing deportation will commence over the weekend, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday, confirming that the plan, intended to discourage a surge of......
13:51, 2019-07-13

Plowed down by electric scooters: France plots crackdown The French government is meeting with people who have been injured by electric scooters as it readies restrictions on the vehicles that are transforming the Paris cityscape...
11:00, 2019-08-12

Crackdown on immigrant families to start Sunday, Trump says A nationwide wave of arrests of immigrants facing deportation will commence over the weekend, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday, confirming that the plan, intended to discourage a surge of Ce...
01:17, 2019-07-13

Venture-Capital Stalwart Fights Crypto Crackdown Andreessen Horowitz, a venture-capital firm known for early investments in companies including Facebook, is putting up a fight against Washington’s cryptocurrency crackdown....
22:51, 2019-09-01

UN Relocates Staff From Sudan Amid Crackdown On Protesters The United Nations is moving some of its staff from Sudan, a spokeswoman said Wednesday, as the number of dead from a crackdown on protesters soared to more than 100....
02:51, 2019-06-06

2020 Democrats fume at DNC over debate criteria crackdown With the deadline to qualify for next month’s third round of Democratic presidential debates closing in, the Democratic National Committee is facing an angry chorus of criticism from the candidates no...
23:00, 2019-08-26

Sudanese protesters: Death toll in military crackdown at 60 KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Organizers of the pro-democracy protests in Sudan say the death toll across the country since the violent dispersal of their sit-in in Khartoum earlier this week has increased t...
09:34, 2019-06-05

U.S. calls for ‘independent and credible’ investigation into Sudan crackdown Tibor Nagy said the deadly crackdown "constituted a 180 degree turn in the way events were going with murder, rape, pillaging, by members of the Security Forces."...
15:51, 2019-06-15

Chinese crackdown on foreign names draws protest BEIJING (AP) — The Manhattan neighborhood, Venice Garden, the Vienna hotel chain. To the ears of the Chinese government, the names are too foreign-sounding and must go. Provinces and cities across Chi...
07:17, 2019-06-21

De Blasio gets hotel union endorsement after Airbnb crackdown Mayor Bill de Blasio gained his first major endorsement in his quixotic presidential quest from the New York Hotel and Motel Trades Council — following his administration’s crackdown on union ri...
19:34, 2019-06-05

Vanuatu to ban disposable nappies in plastics crackdown: 'We had no choice' Nation suffering disproportionately from climate emergency to phase in ban, believed to be world first, by DecemberIt is but a tiny speck in the Pacific Ocean, but the island state of Vanuatu is leadi...
11:51, 2019-06-22

PM targets drugs, weapons and phones in prison crackdown Prisons must not be "factories to turn bad people worse", Boris Johnson has warned, as he announced a £100m investment to boost security and cut crime in jails....
16:00, 2019-08-13

‘What is our crime?’: Detentions of politicians deepen crackdown in Kashmir To maintain control in the wake of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s decision to revoke autonomy for Muslim-majority Kashmir, India has sent thousands of troops to the region and detained hundreds of loc...
01:00, 2019-08-13

YouTube issues sitewide crackdown on ‘hateful’ videos YouTube will yank down and ban “hateful” and “supremacist” videos — including those that deny violent, well-documented events such as the Holocaust, the company announced Wedne...
19:34, 2019-06-05

The Latest: UN health agency concerned over Sudan crackdown KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The Latest on developments in Sudan (all times local): 10:25 a.m. The U.N. health agency says it’s gravely concerned over the targeting of patients, medical staff and faci...
12:17, 2019-06-07

'Everyone gets paid': Mexico’s migration networks are thriving despite crackdown President López Obrador says new immigration plan is working, but huge numbers of people still travel north – aided by smugglers’ bribesMario Rosales is organising travel arrangements for his latest c...
23:00, 2019-09-12

China scapegoats US to set stage for Hong Kong crackdown China is accusing the United States of orchestrating the Hong Kong protests to set the stage for a military crackdown, a rhetorical tactic that hardens ideological tensions between the rival powers....
17:34, 2019-08-16

China tightens security around Tiananmen on anniversary of crackdown Tourists thronged Beijing's Tiananmen Square on Tuesday amid tighter-than-usual security, although most visitors approached by Reuters said they were unaware of the bloody crackdown on student-led pro...
07:17, 2019-06-04

Barcelona mayor promises crackdown on cruise ships Ada Colau will also oppose airport expansion to curb tourism and pollutionBarcelona’s mayor, Ada Colau, has pledged to restrict the number of cruise ships allowed to dock in the city and to oppose the...
19:17, 2019-07-05

South Africa's Ramaphosa starts crackdown on corruption South African President-elect Cyril Ramaphosa is showing signs of cracking down on corruption Wednesday as the country's new parliament voted him to lead the country for a five-year term....
19:17, 2019-05-22

Russian opposition plans new election protest despite crackdown Thousands of Russian opposition protesters were expected to try and rally again in Moscow on Saturday to demand free elections despite a sweeping police crackdown and ban on the event....
02:51, 2019-08-03

Russian Police Detain Nearly 700 In Opposition Crackdown In Moscow Russian police forcibly detained nearly 700 people attending a protest in Moscow on Saturday to demand free elections, including prominent activist Lyubov Sobol, after authorities warned the......
20:34, 2019-08-03

Trump EPA rolls back Obama’s coal crackdown Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler on Wednesday finalized the agency’s plan for replacing Obama-era regulations on emissions from coal-fired power plants, part of a long-runn...
17:34, 2019-06-19

Sudan’s protesters launch general strike after crackdown Shops are closed and streets are empty across Sudan’s capital on the first day of a general strike called for by protest leaders demanding the resignation of the ruling military council...
12:00, 2019-06-09

Chinese defense minister says Tiananmen crackdown was justified Chinese Defense Minister Wei Fenghe said on Sunday that the bloody crackdown on protesters around Beijing's Tiananmen Square 30 years ago was the "correct" decision, citing the country's "stability" s...
06:34, 2019-06-02

South Africa’s Ramaphosa starts crackdown on corruption South African President-elect Cyril Ramaphosa is showing signs of cracking down on corruption Wednesday as the country’s new parliament voted him to lead the country for a five-year term...
19:51, 2019-05-22

Russian Police Detain Nearly 800 In Opposition Crackdown In Moscow Russian police forcibly detained over 800 people attending a protest in Moscow on Saturday to demand free elections, including prominent activist Lyubov Sobol, after authorities warned the......
03:34, 2019-08-04

Russian police detain over 800 in opposition crackdown in Moscow Russian police forcibly detained over 800 people attending a protest in Moscow on Saturday to demand free elections, including prominent activist Lyubov Sobol, after authorities warned the demonstrati...
13:00, 2019-08-04

U.S. might blacklist China's Hikvision over Uighur crackdown: source The U.S. administration is considering Huawei-like sanctions on Chinese video surveillance firm Hikvision over the country's treatment of its Uighur Muslim minority, a person briefed on the matter sai...
22:51, 2019-05-22

Mystery American gets caught up in Hong Kong crackdown Video of the arrest by Hong Kong police of a man who appeared to an American went viral Saturday as social media users publicized the violence that accompanied the 13th week of protests against Chines...
04:34, 2019-09-01

Sudan's protesters launch general strike after crackdown Shops are closed and streets are empty across Sudan's capital on the first day of a general strike called for by protest leaders demanding the resignation of the ruling military council....
18:34, 2019-06-09

Trump's Immigration Crackdown Is Curiously Sparing the Bosses Let’s say you’re a piece of shit who wants to reduce the number of undocumented immigrants in this country, for whatever dumbass reason—just pure racism, or because they’re takin’ our jobs, or because...
01:00, 2019-06-01

Mexico’s crackdown on migrants sends some heading south Mexico’s efforts to slow Central American migration across its territory is showing some bite as some people turn around to head south in the face of increased enforcement, while government officials ...
05:51, 2019-06-18

| Ethiopia jails critics in crackdown after killings: activists Ethiopia is using last month's assassination of high-ranking officials as a pretext to arrest critics with no apparent links to the attacks, international and domestic rights activists said Wednesday....
20:51, 2019-07-10

Huawei founder: US crackdown will cost the company $30 billion Huawei’s founder said Monday that the Chinese telecom giant’s revenue will be $30 billion less than forecast over the next two years.       ...
14:51, 2019-06-17

El Salvador eyes crackdown on gangs over killings of police SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — El Salvador’s new National Police chief says he has been ordered to crack down on gangs in the face of rising attacks on security forces. Mauricio Arriaza Chicas...
03:17, 2019-06-13

Li Peng, Chinese premier during Tiananmen crackdown, dies The legacy of former premier Li Peng is largely modern China itself, where extended economic growth is inextricably coupled with authoritarian political controls...
06:34, 2019-07-24

Eel smuggling arrests rise 50% in Europe-wide crackdown Europol says about 15m of the creatures were seized last year in trade worth €3bn annuallyThe number of arrests for the smuggling of eels in Europe has increased by 50% after a concerted effort by enf...
19:17, 2019-06-27

Nearly 40,000 People Join Moscow Opposition Rally After Crackdown Tens of thousands of opposition supporters rallied in Moscow on Saturday after mass police detentions at recent protests that have been among the largest since President Vladimir Putin's return to the...
19:34, 2019-08-10

Moscow couple shaken but defiant after police crackdown Images of a young Moscow couple being beaten in a police crackdown against protesters have spread on Russian social media, and they say the violence has left them shaken but with their resolve strengt...
21:51, 2019-07-31

Chinese activists seek U.N. investigation into Tiananmen crackdown More than 20 Chinese activists who took part in the Tiananmen Square pro-democracy movement called on Monday on the United Nations' top human rights body to investigate Beijing's deadly crackdown 30 y...
07:51, 2019-06-17

Chinese activists seek UN investigation into Tiananmen crackdown More than 20 Chinese activists who took part in the Tiananmen Square pro-democracy movement called on Monday on the United Nations' top human rights body to investigate Beijing's deadly crac...
08:51, 2019-06-17

Mexico’s border crackdown sends migrants south Mexico's efforts to slow Central American migration across its territory showed some bite as people turned around to head south.        ...
13:00, 2019-06-21

Global money-laundering watchdog launches crackdown on cryptocurrencies Cryptocurrency firms will be subjected to rules to prevent the abuse of digital coins such as bitcoin for money laundering, a global watchdog said on Friday, the first worldwide regulatory attempt to ...
22:17, 2019-06-21

Nicaragua amnesty law sparks fear of whitewash over protest crackdown Nicaragua's government on Friday proposed an amnesty law that would free prisoners detained in protests against President Daniel Ortega, but which opponents fear will also limit scope to investigate t...
05:51, 2019-06-08

Cuomo announces new crackdown on fare-beaters, transit violence Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday announced a new crackdown on fare evasion and transit violence in the city, with 500 officers sent to police 50 subway stations and 50 bus routes. Among the ranks will be 2...
22:17, 2019-06-17

Mexico vows to help Central American migrants amid crackdown MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador says his country must help Central Americans fleeing poverty and violence. López Obrador said in the northern state of Chihuahua Saturd...
02:51, 2019-06-16

Drug crackdown in northern Kentucky town nets indictments DAYTON, Ky. (AP) — Authorities say more than 20 people were indicated after a six-month investigation into drug trafficking in a northern Kentucky community. Media outlets report that authorities seiz...
16:51, 2019-06-22

'Systemic failure' of U.N. ahead of Myanmar military crackdown: review There was a "systemic failure" of the United Nations in dealing with the situation in Myanmar ahead of a deadly 2017 military crackdown because it did not have a unified strategy and lacked Security C...
07:17, 2019-06-18

Pakistan announces crackdown on militant leader Hafiz Saeed Counter-terrorism department opens 23 cases against Lashkar-e-Taiba leader and 12 aidesPakistani authorities have announced a crackdown against Hafiz Saeed, the leader of the group blamed for deadly a...
00:34, 2019-07-05

Huawei says Trump crackdown will cost it $30 billion as smartphone sales take a hit Huawei says they are anticipating a huge drop in smartphone sales. Veuer’s Natasha Abellard has the story.       ...
19:51, 2019-06-17

Tanzanian rhino population soars ‘by 1,000%’ after poaching crackdown, imports Endangered rhino populations in Tanzania rose by 1,000 per cent after officials said the country’s government quashed organized gangs guilty of substantial poaching....
17:51, 2019-07-12

Huawei Chief Predicts Sales Will Flatline After Trump Crackdown Efforts to cut off the Chinese company from U.S. technology will crimp business over the next two years, said Ren Zhengfei, though he vowed a 2021 recovery....
10:51, 2019-06-17

Sudan: Thousands rally to mark 40 days since deadly crackdown Protesters have called for justice for those killed in a brutal raid on a Khartoum camp. The military and civilian opposition still can't agree to share power months after the overthrow of President O...
21:34, 2019-07-13

Thousands demonstrate in Sudan to mark 40 days since deadly crackdown Thousands of Sudanese demonstrators took to the streets in cities across the country on Saturday, witnesses said, to mark 40 days since security forces stormed a protest camp in the capital Khartoum,...
18:34, 2019-07-13

Nu Skin shares plunge 16% as China crackdown hits revenues Shares of beauty and wellness products company Nu Skin tanked on Wednesday after the company said China's crackdown on health products is weighing on sales....
18:00, 2019-07-17

| Sudan general vows 'gallows' for perpetrators of deadly crackdown A top Sudanese general as vowed to send to the "gallows" those who carried out a deadly crackdown on protesters earlier this month that killed dozens and left hundreds wounded....
08:34, 2019-06-17

Scientists feel chill of crackdown on fetal tissue research WASHINGTON (AP) — Scientists are feeling the chill of the Trump administration’s crackdown on fetal tissue research. Tissue left over from abortions has long been used in lifesaving research. Ne...
19:00, 2019-06-08

| Sudanese protesters demand justice for army crackdown victims Thousands of Sudanese protesters have poured onto the streets of Khartoum and other cities to mark the 40th day since the deadly dispersal of a sit-in outside the army headquarters that killed more th...
22:51, 2019-07-13

Vietnam to crackdown on Chinese goods relabelled to beat U.S. tariffs Vietnam has said it will crackdown on goods of Chinese origin illegally relabelled "Made in Vietnam" by exporters seeking to avoid U.S. President Donald Trump's tariffs on Chinese imports. Vietnamese ...
08:51, 2019-06-10

Determined to reach Europe, migrants defy Morocco's crackdown Senegalese migrant Ismail, 26, is back in the forests around the northern Moroccan port of Tangier, not long after being stopped there by authorities and bussed 872 kilometers south in an attempt to s...
16:51, 2019-07-09

Facebook's crackdown on dangerous content in groups could backfire, experts say Critics say ‘proactive’ approach could make questionable content harder to detectFacebook is changing its rules on private groups amid growing criticism that some closed communities on the platform ar...
20:00, 2019-08-16

India scraps special status for Kashmir amid crackdown India's government on Monday revoked the special status of Kashmir in a bid to fully integrate its only Muslim-majority region with the rest of the country....
10:51, 2019-08-05

Putin’s Uncertain Future Shadows a Crackdown on Moscow Protests With questions over what will happen when the Russian leader’s term ends in 2024, the Kremlin appears resolved to prevent critics from gaining a political foothold....
21:17, 2019-08-02

Universities Face Federal Crackdown Over Foreign Financial Influence The Education Department has begun a crackdown on colleges and universities that fail to disclose gifts from foreign governments, fearing undue influence....
19:34, 2019-08-30

President Widodo warns of crackdown as Jakarta protest continues Protests continued for a second straight night in Jakarta as supporters of a failed presidential candidate clashed with police despite warnings of a severe crackdown against those who threaten nationa...
15:51, 2019-05-23

YouTube's channel removals soar following hate speech crackdown YouTube's tougher stance on hate speech has led it to culling much, much more conent than it has in the past. The Google-owned video service has revealed that it removed over 17,000 channels and...
22:51, 2019-09-03

'Treating protest as terrorism': US plans crackdown on Keystone XL activists Documents suggest an aggressive response to possible protests against the oil pipeline amid fears of another Standing RockAngeline Cheek is preparing for disaster. The indigenous organizer from the Fo...
01:17, 2019-05-22

On Tiananmen anniversary, Taiwan says China continues to cover up crackdown China continues to cover up the truth about the bloody crackdown on pro-democracy demonstrators in and around Tiananmen Square 30 years ago, Taiwan's president said on Tuesday, ahead of vigils in the ...
07:17, 2019-06-04

UK urges China to respect rights on Tiananmen crackdown anniversary Britain urged China to allow its citizens to protest peacefully and enjoy freedom of expression in a statement marking the 30th anniversary of the Chinese government's deadly crackdown on protesters i...
11:17, 2019-06-04

Taiwan says 'unrepentant' China covering up June 4 Tiananmen crackdown China continues to cover up the truth about the bloody crackdown on pro-democracy demonstrators in and around Beijing's Tiananmen Square 30 years ago, Taiwan's president said on Tuesday, ahead of vigi...
11:17, 2019-06-04

Taiwan calls on China to 'repent' for Tiananmen Square crackdown Taiwan has called on China to "sincerely repent" for the bloody crackdown in Tiananmen Square, as the government remains silent on the 30th anniversary of the tragedy....
11:34, 2019-06-04

Kashmiris allege night terror by Indian troops in crackdown Residents of Kashmir villages say Indian troops conducted acts of violence and intimidation in nighttime raids beginning just before the New Delhi government stripped the disputed region of its stateh...
04:34, 2019-09-11

Mexico Detains Fewer Migrants as Crackdown Discourages Movement Mexico’s apprehensions and deportations of Central American migrants trying to reach the U.S. remained high in July, but fell from the previous month as a policy reversal that cracked down on irregula...
12:17, 2019-08-05

A pollution crackdown compounds slowdown woes in China's heartland For years, China's industrial heartland has been cloaked in smog, its waterways choked with pollution pumped from enormous clusters of factories churning out the mountains of cement and steel needed t...
09:00, 2019-05-24

Thousands defy crackdown in Moscow's biggest protest for years Tens of thousands of Russians staged what a monitoring group called the country's biggest political protest for eight years on Saturday, defying a crackdown to demand free elections to Moscow's city l...
22:00, 2019-08-10

| In blow to big pharma, Canada enacts drug-price crackdown The Canadian government announced final regulations that should cut billions of dollars from patented drug prices that are among the highest in the world....
15:34, 2019-08-10

Juul raises $325 million for global expansion amid US crackdown US e-cigarette maker Juul Labs Inc has raised $325 million in an equity and debt offering to speed up its global expansion as US lawmakers seek to crackdown on the vaping company, including in New Yor...
22:51, 2019-08-19

"If I Disappear...": Chinese Student Amid Crackdown Over Labour Activism The video opens with the 21-year-old sociology student facing the camera. His voice quivers as he recounts his interrogation - his humiliation - for days at the hands of Beijing police....
06:17, 2019-05-26

Tehran Orders Crackdown as Wealthy Use Ambulances to Beat Traffic Celebrities and even private tutors pay large sums of money to use emergency vehicles to escape traffic in one of world’s worst cities for traffic jams....
19:17, 2019-08-24

With Pens, Paper and Motorcycles, Journalists Chronicle Kashmir Crackdown Kashmir’s newspapers, cut off from technology by the Indian government, are rising to the occasion to serve readers desperate for information in the war-torn region....
21:00, 2019-08-12

New Documents Show Power Games Behind China’s Tiananmen Crackdown A book released in Hong Kong reveals how after the 1989 massacre, China’s top officials united to denounce an ousted leader and embrace a darkly wary worldview....
05:00, 2019-05-31

| Amnesty slams Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa over 'ruthless' rights crackdown Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa has led a "ruthless" and systematic crackdown on human rights during his first year in office, according to an Amnesty International report on Monday....
01:00, 2019-08-27

Feds arrest 32 in kickoff of San Francisco drug, crime crackdown Federal officials said Wednesday that 32 people, many of them Honduran nationals, had been arrested in connection with two international operations that poured heroin and cocaine into San Francisco's ...
03:00, 2019-08-08

A military crackdown in Hong Kong would backfire on China's economy The idea of China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) on the streets of Hong Kong seemed unthinkable just a few weeks ago. Now it is being considered a possibility....
08:34, 2019-08-07

Juul stock values plummet amid federal crackdown Investors of e-cig giant Juul are seeing their stock valuations go up in smoke as the Trump administration gears up to ban the company’s best-selling product — mint flavored pods. Investors in the pri...
21:17, 2019-09-14

Venezuelans rush to Peru border ahead of migration crackdown Thousands of Venezuelans rushed to Peru's northern border on Friday in hopes of entering the Andean country before it imposes tough immigration requirements at midnight, as one of the hitherto most we...
00:17, 2019-06-15

Sudan’s Protesters Reject Military Plan a Day After Bloody Crackdown The movement’s leaders rejected a military plan to hold elections within nine months and instead vowed a civil disobedience campaign to force the military from power....
01:51, 2019-06-05

Sudan’s Military Calls for Election After Violent Crackdown on Protesters At least 60 people were killed and hundreds wounded in Khartoum on June 3 when the Sudanese military raided a peaceful sit-in calling for democratic reform. Troops shot into the crowd with live ammuni...
15:34, 2019-06-06

'I thought they would kill me': Thai dissidents targeted in brutal crackdown Ever since sham elections in March, activists have been singled out in a series of brutal attacks as the military tightens its grip on power The blows came hard and heavy on Sirawith Seritiwat’s head....
03:34, 2019-07-22

Li Peng, hardline Chinese leader in Tiananmen crackdown, dies at 90 Former Chinese Premier Li Peng, reviled by rights activists and many in the Chinese capital as the "Butcher of Beijing" for his role in the 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown, has died, state media repor...
16:17, 2019-07-23

De Blasio all talk on crackdown of Times Square’s costumed creeps Mayor Bill de Blasio talked a big game Tuesday about cracking down on Elmo and other costumed creeps harassing tourists and New Yorkers alike in Times Square — but offered no concrete plans for how to...
20:34, 2019-09-11

Balloon 'Tank Man' in Taiwan marks 30 years since Tiananmen crackdown A Taiwanese artist has created giant inflatables of a tank and "tank man" - the lone protester who stood in front of a convoy of tanks on Beijing's Tiananmen Square - to mark 30 years since China's......
18:00, 2019-05-21

The German Data Diver Who Exposed China's Muslim Crackdown Research by Adrian Zenz, a born-again Christian anthropologist working alone in a German suburb, thrust China and the West into one of their biggest clashes over human rights in decades, after he show...
14:51, 2019-05-21

Trump Eyes Crackdown on Homelessness as Aides Visit California The president is pushing his administration to address surging homelessness in liberal cities he loves to hate, like Los Angeles. But his powers are limited....
13:00, 2019-09-11

Sudan Pro-Democracy Groups Vow to Continue Protests After Deadly Crackdown A heavy military presence in the Sudanese capital appeared to deter demonstrations. Citing this week’s killings, the African Union suspended Sudan from all activities....
17:51, 2019-06-06

Rights groups question Mexican migration crackdown after woman's death Rights groups on Wednesday raised concerns over Mexico's use of security forces to curb illegal migration after prosecutors said they were investigating the death of a young woman in an alleged shooti...
02:34, 2019-06-20

| Sudan protesters reject army election plan after deadly crackdown Sudan's protest movement has called for fresh rallies and rejected the military rulers' election plan after nearly 40 people were killed in what demonstrators called a "bloody massacre" by security fo...
05:17, 2019-06-06

Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong charged in crackdown on protests Hong Kong authorities on Friday charged pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong with organizing an illegal protest as they tighten a clampdown on unrest that has plunged the Asian financial hub into its bi...
12:34, 2019-08-30

Timeline: From reform hopes to brutal crackdown - China's Tiananmen protests Next Tuesday, June 4, marks 30 years since China bloodily suppressed pro-democracy demonstrations in and around central Beijing's Tiananmen Square, when Chinese troops opened fire on their own people....
09:51, 2019-05-27

Rule-breaking City drivers rack up £25m in fines after Bank crackdown Motorists driving through the Square Mile were fined a record £25 million last year for flouting traffic rules, like going the wrong way up a one-way street....
19:01, 2019-07-05

Washington city's crackdown on 'bikini baristas' wins court blessing Scantily clad "bikini baristas" in Everett, Washington, will have to cover up more of themselves after a federal appeals court on Wednesday freed the city to enforce a dress code requiring that they c...
01:34, 2019-07-04

Sudanese General Strike Launched to Protest Violent Military Crackdown (KHARTOUM, Sudan) — Shops were closed and streets were empty across Sudan on Sunday, the first day of a general strike called for the start of the workweek by protest leaders demanding the resig...
23:17, 2019-06-09

Tiananmen Square protests: crackdown intensifies as 30th anniversary nears Authorities expand detention of activists and censorship ahead of 4 June Chinese authorities have detained dozens of people as part of a ramped-up annual crackdown ahead of the anniversary of the Tian...
11:51, 2019-05-31

Sudan Opposition Chief Demands Unbiased Probe On Protest Crackdown Sudan's veteran opposition leader Sadiq al-Mahdi called on Friday for an "objective" international investigation into last week's deadly crackdown on protesters, after the ruling military council......
13:17, 2019-06-15

Migrant rescue ship captains could face $57,000 fines in Italian crackdown Migrant rescue ships docking in Italy without authorization could soon face fines of up to $57,000, as part of a government crackdown that the United Nations warns violates international law....
17:34, 2019-06-12

'Kashmiris will erupt': fear grips region as Indian crackdown bites Cities are empty as armed security forces outnumber local police and all communications remain blockedEid is just days away, and the central market in Srinagar, Lal Chowk, should be bustling with peop...
06:34, 2019-08-09

REFILE- UPDATE 1-Money-laundering watchdog unveils crackdown on cryptocurrencies Cryptocurrency firms will be subjected to rules to prevent the abuse of digital coins such as bitcoin for money laundering, a global watchdog said on Friday, the first worldwide regulatory attempt to ...
18:51, 2019-06-21

Google removes 210 YouTube channels in Hong Kong misinformation crackdown Google said Thursday that it had shut down 210 YouTube channels after the company learned they were tied to misinformation about the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong....
06:51, 2019-08-23

Sudan’s generals launch renewed crackdown to defeat general strike Arrests of white-collar workers to discourage protest follow assault by regime’s paramilitariesThe military regime in Sudan has launched a new wave of arrests and violent intimidation in an effort to ...
15:51, 2019-06-09

Trump asks Supreme Court to allow full enforcement of asylum crackdown President Donald Trump's administration on Monday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to lift a court order preventing the government from fully enforcing a new rule that would curtail asylum applications by...
00:34, 2019-08-27

Canada enacts drug price crackdown, in blow to pharmaceutical industry The Canadian government on Friday announced final regulations to reduce patented drug prices it said would save Canadians C$13.2 billion ($10 billion) over a decade, overriding heavy opposition from p...
18:00, 2019-08-09

Hungary backs Trump on asylum crackdown as it touts its own border success Hungary is backing President Trump in his crackdown on migrants claiming asylum at the southern borders -- as the government touts its own success in drastically reducing the influx of migrants into t...
01:17, 2019-07-21

India Moves to Revoke Kashmir’s Special Status Amid Crackdown Before the announcement, which is likely to set off unrest, India had flooded the disputed region with thousands of extra troops and cut off internet service....
11:17, 2019-08-05

Senior doctors call for crackdown on home genetic testing kits False results have told women they have mutations linked to breast and ovarian cancer Senior doctors have called for a crackdown on consumer genetic tests, following an influx of patients who have bee...
18:51, 2019-07-21

Prominent Lawyer’s Trial Will Test Crackdown on Unregistered Foreign Agents The prosecution of Gregory B. Craig is seen as a litmus test for tougher Justice Department enforcement of law that requires disclosure of foreign lobbying....
18:00, 2019-08-11

Senate leader: Any violent crackdown in Hong Kong would be 'completely unacceptable' U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell warned China on Monday that any violent crackdown on protests in Hong Kong would be "completely unacceptable," while Trump administration officials urged...
20:00, 2019-08-12

Pakistan Pashtun activists say leader arrests herald state crackdown After a deadly clash between troops and activists at a security post in northern Pakistan, organizers of a rights movement that has unnerved the powerful army say a campaign of intimidation against th...
14:00, 2019-06-20

Li Peng, Chinese premier who led 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown, dies at 91 Former Chinese Premier Li Peng, known for leading the the nation during its infamous crackdown of peaceful demonstrators in Tiananmen Square, died Monday. He was 91....
17:00, 2019-07-23

Trump DOJ scores rare win on sanctuary city crackdown in appeals court President Trump notched a win on Friday in a federal appeals court, which upheld a Department of Justice method for cracking down on sanctuary cities. ...
09:51, 2019-07-13

Tanzania says elephant, rhino populations rebounding after anti-poaching crackdown Elephant and rhino populations in Tanzania have begun to rebound after a government crackdown dismantled organised criminal networks involved in industrial-scale poaching, the country's presidency sai...
23:00, 2019-07-10

Li Peng, Chinese premier during violent Tiananmen Square crackdown, dies at 91 "We are forced to take resolute and decisive measures to put an end to the turmoil," Li said of the 1989 Tiananmen Square pro-democracy protests.        ...
19:34, 2019-07-23

Govt urged to crackdown on 'gambling' loot boxes in games like FIFA Loot boxes that have seen players rack up huge bills in popular games like FIFA should be recognised as a form of gambling and banned from being sold to children, according to a damning new report....
12:00, 2019-09-12

UPDATE 4-Trump administration bans cruises in crackdown on U.S. travel to Cuba The Trump administration banned cruises to Cuba under new restrictions on U.S. travel to the Caribbean island imposed on Tuesday to pressure its Communist government to reform and stop supporting Vene...
23:51, 2019-06-04

A run on gas masks: Hong Kong protesters circumvent crackdown on protective gear Items crucial for withstanding violent clashes and tear gas are in short supply, as authorities disrupt the flow of protective equipment into the territory....
13:00, 2019-08-16

| Australian police raid public broadcaster amid media crackdown Australian police have raided the headquarters of public broadcaster ABC, the second high-profile raid on journalists in 24 hours in a sharp crackdown on sensitive leaks....
05:51, 2019-06-06

Mexico: Amlo says sale of presidential plane will fund migrant crackdown Funds from sale of Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s jet will be put toward the deployment of the newly formed national guardAndrés Manuel López Obrador has promised to fund a crackdown on migrants to Mex...
08:17, 2019-06-13

UPDATE 6-Thousands defy crackdown in Moscow's biggest protest for years Tens of thousands of Russians staged what a monitoring group called the country's biggest political protest for eight years on Saturday, defying a crackdown to demand free elections to Moscow's city l...
01:00, 2019-08-11

Afghan troop numbers drop sharply in crackdown on 'ghost' soldiers There has been a sharp drop in the size of Afghanistan's National Defense Security Forces in the past few months due to changes in the way troops are counted and an effort to reduce the number of so-...
08:51, 2019-08-01

In Mexico's South, Police Check Buses, Trains in Migrant Crackdown Growing numbers of illegal immigrants are being detained along the key routes used by asylum seekers and human smugglers as President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, under heavy pressure from President T...
15:17, 2019-06-11

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02:34, 2019-09-12

Li Peng, Chinese Leader Derided for Role in Tiananmen Crackdown, Dies at 90 For decades, critics called for Mr. Li, who became known as the “butcher of Beijing,” to face trial or a public reckoning for his role in the 1989 bloodshed....
15:51, 2019-07-23

Mexico’s Crackdown at Its Southern Border, Prompted by Trump, Scares Migrants From Crossing Increased enforcement along the border with Guatemala, which began in recent days, has made crossing into Mexico harder. This has dissuaded migrants from traveling north....
20:34, 2019-06-27

Crackdown Like "Tiananmen Square" In Hong Kong May Harm Trade Deal: Trump US President Donald Trump on Sunday warned China that carrying out a Tiananmen Square-style crackdown on Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters would harm trade talks between the two countries....
10:17, 2019-08-19

Donald Trump: Hong Kong crackdown would hurt China trade deal The US president has said that he'd "like to see Hong Kong worked out in a very humanitarian fashion." Trump warned that a Tiananmen Square-style crackdown would damage talks on a US-China trade deal....
13:17, 2019-08-19

Kashmiri soccer players anxious over communications crackdown, lose touch with families For the Real Kashmir Football Club, known as the Snow Leopards, this has been a tough week, which is saying something for a team based in one of the most militiarized regions of the world where stone ...
21:00, 2019-08-09

UPDATE 3-Canada enacts drug price crackdown, in blow to pharmaceutical industry The Canadian government announced final regulations on Friday that should cut billions of dollars from patented drug prices that are among the highest in the world, overcoming heavy opposition from ph...
02:00, 2019-08-10

UPDATE 3-Canada frets about potential Chinese crackdown on more exports, mulls Xi meeting Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Thursday he was concerned that China could broaden its crackdown on Canada's exports, and that he might seek a meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping ...
00:34, 2019-06-07

Japan Cites ‘National Security’ in Free Trade Crackdown. Sound Familiar? Tokyo has moved to limit exports of chemicals to big South Korean chip makers like Samsung, citing vague threats to Japan’s security. Seoul says a political dispute is the real reason for the move....
17:01, 2019-07-15

Exclusive: Two powerful Canadian provinces argued against federal drug price crackdown Canada's two most populous provinces, Ontario and Quebec, have privately expressed concerns with a federal government plan to slash the price of patented drugs, arguing that such regulatory changes co...
21:34, 2019-07-31

Trump Administration Says Border Crossing Arrests Drop Amid Mexican Crackdown PHOENIX — The Trump administration said Monday it saw a 30% drop in the number of people apprehended at the southern U.S. border from July to August, amid an aggressive crackdown by the Mexican ...
02:00, 2019-09-10

Senators call for crackdown on cocoa imports made with forced child labor Sens. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) and Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) sent a letter to acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan, citing an investigation by The Washington Post that found major chocolate compa...
23:51, 2019-07-16

Migrants rush to enter Mexico ahead of security crackdown demanded by Trump Central American migrants eager to beat a crackdown by Mexico on its southern border with Guatemala scrambled into the country on Thursday as the government prepared to send thousands of National Guar...
23:17, 2019-06-13

Coffee baron's death fuels India Inc anger over government crackdown on wrongdoing The apparent suicide of India's coffee baron V.G. Siddhartha, under investigation by tax authorities, has inflamed anger toward the government among business leaders who feel it is going too far in it...
13:00, 2019-08-01

Elif Shafak: Turkish novelist calls for support as writers face crackdown Author speaks out as the regime’s prosecutors ask to examine her novelsA leading Turkish novelist Elif Shafak on Saturday urged the international community to show support for the country’s authors, j...
10:17, 2019-06-02

Amid U.S. vaping crackdown, Juul enters China with online store openings U.S. e-cigarettes maker Juul Labs Inc, which faces a widening crackdown on vaping at home, has entered China, with online storefronts on e-commerce sites owned by Alibaba Group and JD.com to tap the w...
09:34, 2019-09-12

YouTube crackdown blocked history teachers who shared archive videos of Hitler YouTube's crackdown on white supremacy and hate speech has ensnared history teachers who are trying to upload archival footage of Nazi dictator Adolph Hitler. ...
16:51, 2019-06-07

Trump Urges USPS and FedEx to Crackdown on Fentanyl Trafficking From China. They’ve Been Trying for Years With tensions over trade with China escalating, President Donald Trump said on Friday that he is “ordering” the U.S. postal service and express shipping companies to “SEARCH FOR & RE...
20:34, 2019-08-26

Li Peng, Former Chinese Premier Who Ordered Crackdown On Tiananmen Square Protests Dies (BEIJING) — Li Peng, a former hard-line Chinese premier best known for announcing martial law during the 1989 Tiananmen Square pro-democracy protests, has died. He was 91. The official Xinhua Ne...
19:51, 2019-07-23

Sudan opposition rejects calls for talks as crisis worsens following deadly crackdown Protest leaders in Sudan have rejected calls for talks with the military as the death toll from a brutal armed crackdown on peaceful protestors Monday topped 100....
11:00, 2019-06-06

Tokyo's Halloween Crackdown Includes Plans For Banning Public Drinking [Update] Last year, Halloween in Tokyo’s Shibuya descended into chaos. According to News 24, Shibuya is moving towards regulating the area’s Halloween celebrations by banning public drinking in the roads aroun...
16:17, 2019-06-20

Sudan: Death toll climbs to 100 as bodies pulled from Nile after military crackdown Two days after the Sudanese military led a violent crackdown on protesters in the country's capital, over 100 people have been reported dead and 500 injured, the opposition said Wednesday....
06:51, 2019-06-06

Illegal miners, feeling betrayed, call on Bolsonaro to end environmental crackdown in Amazon The protest is the latest challenge for a president caught between domestic demands for development and international pressure to protect the rainforest....
00:34, 2019-09-11

Hundreds more reported ill with salmonella Over 220 cases of salmonella have been reported in the past month in outbreaks spanning 41 states, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Thursday, and the agency believes that ba...
07:34, 2019-06-14

Dane jailed by Russia in Jehovah's Witnesses crackdown loses appeal - group's spokesman A Danish adherent of the Jehovah's Witnesses jailed for six years in Russia after being found guilty of organizing a banned extremist group lost his court appeal on Thursday, a spokesman for the group...
13:34, 2019-05-23

Border arrests show sharp decline in August amid Trump's immigration crackdown President Donald Trump has made reducing illegal immigration a top priority of his administration and reelection campaign. The latest figures indicate his immigration crackdown may be reducing the num...
00:00, 2019-09-10

Crackdown on Christians in Ethiopia spurs UN expert to press Government 'to live up to its international commitments' Cracking down on Catholic Church activities, arbitrary arrest and imprisonment of Orthodox and Christian congregation members in Eritrea, prompted a call from a UN independent rights expert on Friday ...
20:00, 2019-06-21

US states unsure of how to halt online sales of abortion pills amid clinic crackdown American women faced with new restrictions on abortions passed by a dozen U.S. states this year are turning to abortion pills from foreign online suppliers, and the states say there is little they can...
18:51, 2019-06-27

Pompeo urges China to release human rights prisoners to mark Tiananmen crackdown U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday called on Beijing to mark the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square uprising this week by releasing all prisoners jailed for fighting human rights abus...
20:17, 2019-06-03

Muslim nations are defending China's crackdown on Muslims. It shatters the myth of Islamic solidarity Last week, a number of Muslim-majority countries praised China's human rights record, dismissing reports of a widespread crackdown on Muslims there. Experts say it's proof of Beijing's growing power....
07:51, 2019-07-17

Cuban travel crackdown: US bans cruise ships and group tours from visiting island The new restrictions take effect Wednesday, but the government will allow anyone who has already paid for a trip to complete their travel.        ...
21:51, 2019-06-04

Death Toll From Sudan Protest Crackdown Rises as at Least 40 Bodies Are Pulled From Nile River (KHARTOUM, Sudan) — At least 40 bodies were pulled from the Nile River in the Sudanese capital Khartoum, organizers of pro-democracy protests said Wednesday, bringing the death toll since the vi...
23:17, 2019-06-05

U.S. states unsure how to halt online sales of abortion pills amid clinic crackdown American women faced with new restrictions on abortions passed by a dozen U.S. states this year are turning to abortion pills from foreign online suppliers, and the states say there is little they can...
18:34, 2019-06-27

US 'launched cyber-attack on Iran weapons system' as Donald Trump backs away from conventional military strike in response to downing of drone US military cyber forces launched a strike against Iranian military computer systems in retaliation for the downing of an unmanned US surveillance drone....
16:00, 2019-06-23

An Art Show for Hundreds of Women. And That’s Just the Artists. Like so many good ideas, the Every Woman Biennial was born of a joke. Now it’s in its third edition, displaying the work of over 600 female and nonbinary artists, and expanding to Los Angeles....
16:00, 2019-05-21

Why China is building hundreds of new airports China's high speed ascendance to the jet age has prompted a massive airport building project that will plug millions of its citizens directly into international aviation networks and change the aviati...
06:17, 2019-05-26

Hundreds Pack Downtown For Bluegrass And BBQ LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – Beer, bourbon, Bluegrass and barbecue all converged this weekend in Lexington. Despite the sporadic rain on both days, hundreds packed downtown for the Bluegrass BBQ Fe...
04:51, 2019-06-09

Hundreds of Children were Sacrificed in Peru, But Why? Archaeologists and anthropologists excavating in the north of Peru have made the incredible 600-year-old discovery of more than “140 children, three adults, and at least 200 young llamas” all ritually...
21:00, 2019-08-28

Why this country is building hundreds of airports When China's air industry hits the news, stories are typically centered on passengers going rogue, punching each other, trying to wrestle open emergency doors mid-takeoff or dangerously tossing coins ...
20:17, 2019-05-29

Huawei's US research arm to lay off hundreds of workers The layoffs come about two months after the U.S. government put Huawei on a trade blacklist, making it illegal for its U.S. subsidiary to transfer sensitive technologies to its parent....
21:17, 2019-07-22

Hundreds without power in southeast Tucson TUCSON- According to the TEP outage map, hundreds are without power on Tucson’s southeast side. The affected area is along Old Vail road between Swan and Wilmot roads. It is estimated that 365 p...
05:34, 2019-08-02

President Trump Calls for Crackdown on Violent Video Games, Mental Health Reforms After Shootings President Donald Trump called for a crackdown on violent video games and reforms to mental health laws, arguing that “mental illness and hatred pulls the trigger, not the gun,” in a speech...
17:17, 2019-08-05

Mexico’s border crackdown sends some Central American migrants heading back south Mexico's efforts to slow Central American migration across its territory showed some bite as people turned around to head south.        ...
20:51, 2019-06-18

Hong Kong protests: US lawmakers warn China may be preparing Tiananmen Square-style crackdown U.S. officials warned Wednesday that China could be preparing for a Tiananmen Square-style crackdown in response to Hong Kong protests, as footage captures the menacing movement of military convoys ne...
23:34, 2019-08-14

Hundreds Of Migrants Occupy Paris Landmark Hundreds of undocumented migrants surged into the Pantheon in central Paris on Friday, briefly occupying the vaunted memorial complex to demand talks with the prime minister on regularising their......
21:17, 2019-07-12

Hundreds rally in Moscow over journalist case Several hundred protesters gathered in Moscow on Sunday in a small, government-authorized rally supporting investigative journalist Ivan Golunov and decrying abuse of power over his five-day arrest th...
15:34, 2019-06-16

Ryanair to cut hundreds of jobs because it has 'more staff than needed' Ryanair has told its staff it is preparing to announce hundreds of job losses in the coming weeks because it has more staff than it currently needs....
21:51, 2019-07-31

Pizza Hut is closing hundreds of its dine-in restaurants Pizza Hut will be closing 500 of its underperforming dine-in location across the U.S. / Courtesy of Pizza Hut via TODAY By Alyssa Newcomb, TODAY Birthday parties at Pizza Hut may soon be a thing of th...
21:00, 2019-08-07

Hundreds of BA flights cancelled or delayed after IT glitch British Airways travellers are facing cancellations and delays to their flights due to an IT glitch which has crashed online check-ins in the middle of the summer holidays....
14:00, 2019-08-07

5G Is Forcing Hundreds of TV Channels to Change How They Broadcast Do you use an antenna to watch TV? Whether you never adopted cable to begin with, or only recently cut the cord you may have noticed some of you TV stations have vanished in the last month. It’s all t...
20:17, 2019-09-06

Taiwan gay marriage: Hundreds tie the knot on historic day Hundreds of gay couples in Taiwan have rushed to get married on Friday - the first day a landmark decision that legalised same-sex marriage took effect....
18:34, 2019-05-24

U.S. to withhold hundreds of millions in Central America aid President Donald Trump's administration announced on Monday plans to permanently reprogram hundreds of millions of dollars in aid to El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras, after Trump blasted the three ...
20:34, 2019-06-17

Hundreds of firefighters assigned to Arizona wildfire SUPERIOR, Ariz. (AP) — Hundreds of firefighters are assigned to an Arizona wildfire that incident managers anticipate will be fanned by strong winds and high temperatures. The human-caused fire has bu...
02:34, 2019-06-14

Ripped off: How the 'lazy tax' could be costing you hundreds of dollars Service providers frequently capitalise on inattention and inertia to increase prices for existing customers“If I said you could make a 30-minute phone call, and that phone call would make you $300, y...
03:34, 2019-08-31

The Huawei fallout continues: ‘Hundreds’ of US layoffs, plus yet another OS name It doesn’t seem like things will be back to normal for Huawei anytime soon, despite President Trump last month seeming warm to a reprieve for the Chinese tech giant. But not only is Huawei still...
18:17, 2019-07-15

Activision Blizzard is reportedly planning to lay off hundreds Bloomberg reported on Friday that Activision Blizzard, the video game publisher behind blockbuster franchises such as "Call of Duty," "Diablo" and "Warcraft," plans to announce jobs cuts on Tuesday....
18:00, 2019-05-21

N.Y. Child Victims Act opens up hundreds of lawsuits Hundreds of New Yorkers filed lawsuits Wednesday as a new window opened for them to file child sex abuse claims previously barred by statute of limitations....
01:00, 2019-08-15

Hundreds of firefighters combat Portugal wildfires Several firefighters have been injured while working to contain wildfires in central Portugal, with the blazes exacerbated by strong wind. Authorities have deployed a small army contingent to help com...
07:00, 2019-07-21

Lincolnshire flooding: hundreds of homes to be evacuated Military helicopters are drafted in to repair broken bank of River Steeping in Wainfleet People are being evacuated from their homes following severe flooding in Lincolnshire.Those living in 290 prope...
17:17, 2019-06-15

US to ban flavoured e-cigarettes after hundreds get strange illness The US is planning to ban flavoured e-cigarettes after people have become ill from a mysterious illness, but it is not known if e-cigarettes really are to blame...
15:34, 2019-09-12

Hundreds of orcas hold an annual meeting and now we may know why We may now know why Orcas mysteriously meet near Australian every year. Underwater canyons funnel squid to the area making it a perfect feasting spot...
23:17, 2019-06-27

Hundreds rally in Kentucky for gun control legislation Ohio Rep. Tim Ryan traveled to Kentucky to call on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to bring House-backed gun regulation bills to the U.S. Senate floor for a vote.      ...
23:34, 2019-08-09

U.S. Steel plans to lay off hundreds of workers in Michigan United States Steel Corp will temporarily lay off hundreds of workers at its Great Lakes facility in Michigan in coming weeks, according to a filing the steelmaker made with the State of Michigan....
03:17, 2019-08-20

Hundreds of new pesticides approved in Brazil under Bolsonaro Many of those permitted since far-right president took power are banned in EuropeBrazil has approved hundreds of new pesticide products since its far-right president, Jair Bolsonaro, took power in Jan...
13:17, 2019-06-12

HBSC to cut hundreds of jobs by year-end: source HSBC is set to cut several hundred jobs in its investment banking business by the end of the year, according to a source familiar with the matter, as it seeks to improve returns....
20:00, 2019-05-30

U.N. calls for hundreds of millions in more aid to fight Ebola Democratic Republic of Congo's Ebola outbreak could last much longer and cost far more in money and lives unless U.N. member states inject hundreds of millions of dollars now, U.N. humanitarian chief ...
22:34, 2019-07-15

Q&A: Why hundreds of thousands protested in Hong Kong Hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets of Hong Kong over the weekend to protest a legislative proposal that would allow criminal suspects to be extradited to mainland China....
14:00, 2019-06-10

Sudanese medical group says 40 bodies pulled from the Nile River, raising death toll in military’s crackdown to 100 KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudanese medical group says 40 bodies pulled from the Nile River, raising death toll in military’s crackdown to 100. The post Sudanese medical group says 40 bodies pulled ...
16:51, 2019-06-05

‘Search For & Refuse All Deliveries.’ Amid Trade War, Trump Urges USPS Crackdown on Fentanyl Trafficking From China With tensions over trade with China escalating, President Donald Trump said on Friday that he is “ordering” the U.S. postal service and express shipping companies to “SEARCH FOR & RE...
08:51, 2019-08-24

Hundreds Of Rats Removed From North Carolina Home Hundreds rats and an assortment of other animals were removed from a Cary, North Carolina home Tuesday. Several officials in white hazmat suits were seen entering and leaving the home with animal cage...
04:51, 2019-07-11

Hundreds of Eurostar passengers stuck for hours in 40C after breakdown Hundreds of Eurostar passengers have been rescued after being stuck for hours in sweltering heat when their train broke down in a tunnel following a power failure....
19:34, 2019-07-24

Bobby Hundreds Wrote the Book on Streetwear—Literally The longtime streetwear vet talks about his new book This Is Not a T-Shirt, the state of the industry, and why failure can be just as important as success....
20:00, 2019-06-27

School bus hits power pole, causes outage for hundreds A school bus crashed into a power pole near Drexel and Palomino roads on Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019. Courtesy: Pima County Sheriff’s Department TUCSON – More than 400 Tucson Electric Power customers...
22:17, 2019-09-03

Barcelona's car-free 'superblocks' could save hundreds of lives Report predicts radical scheme could cut air pollution by a quarter as other cities including Seattle prepare to follow suitBarcelona could save hundreds of lives and cut air pollution by a quarter if...
19:00, 2019-09-10

Hundreds of cyclists stage 'die-in' protest in central London Mock funeral procession highlights impact of cars and demands funding for cyclist safetyHundreds of cyclists took part in a staged funeral procession in central London on Saturday before performing a ...
04:51, 2019-09-08

British Airways strike: Hundreds more flights canceled BA pilots are on the second day of a 48-hour global strike over a nine-month pay dispute. The labor action has grounded most of the British carrier's 850 daily flights and is costing the airline €44.5...
15:34, 2019-09-10

Christian Pulisic Scores First Two Of What Are Sure To Be Hundreds Of Chelsea Goals The start of Christian Pulisic’s first Premier League season is just 10 days away, though the former Wonderteen has only spent a few weeks with Chelsea after the USMNT lost the Gold Cup final. Has he ...
23:17, 2019-07-31

Google will pay $11 million to settle hundreds of age discrimination suits Following a long legal process that started in 2015, Google will pay out $11 million to settle 227 claims from people who believe they were wrongly denied a career at the company because of their age....
05:17, 2019-07-23

Hundreds of Detained Migrants Diagnosed With Mumps in 19 States Mumps has swept through 57 immigration detention facilities in 19 states since September, according to the first U.S. government report on the outbreaks in the overloaded immigration system. The virus...
20:00, 2019-08-29

Samsung's Galaxy Fold will have support from 'hundreds' of apps Foldable phones aren't worth much without apps that can take advantage of their screens -- Huawei even postponed the Mate X to give app makers more time to optimize their titles. That might not ...
11:34, 2019-09-10

Computer Glitch in France Delays Hundreds of Flights Beyond A computer breakdown briefly disrupted all air traffic in France and caused a cascade of delayed flights in multiple countries Sunday, the last day of European summer holidays....
10:51, 2019-09-02

Hundreds of Texas residents grieve at prayer vigil Hundreds of West Texas residents attend a vigil for those killed in a mass shooting on Saturday. (Sept. 2)        ...
07:51, 2019-09-02

Hundreds stranded in Isles of Scilly by ferry breakdown Visitors expected to return to mainland on Sunday as Scillonian III returns to service after four daysHundreds of visitors who were stranded on the Isles of Scilly for days after the only passenger fe...
23:51, 2019-09-01

| Hundreds of new fires in Brazil as outrage over Amazon grows Hundreds of new fires are raging in the Amazon rainforest in Brazil, official data showed Saturday, as thousands of troops were made available to help fight the worst blazes in years following a globa...
06:51, 2019-08-25

Hong Kong airport occupied by hundreds of protesters Hundreds of pro-democracy activists have begun what is intended to be a three-day occupation of Hong Kong's international airport, part of a series of demonstrations marking the tenth straight weekend...
16:00, 2019-08-09