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He said Washington must lead efforts to cooperate with other governments and businesses to "mitigate cyber risk and increase the cost to hackers", and thus improve internet security and resilience. It has been denounced as such by Britain, but the United States had yet to follow suit. South Korea said in 2015 that North Korea had a 6,000-member cyberarmy dedicated to disrupting the South's government and military.
  • Tell-All Weinstein Documentary Is Coming from BBC Two

    Tell-All Weinstein Documentary Is Coming from BBC Two

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    Weinstein is now under investigation by authorities in the United Kingdom and USA, but has denied allegations of harassment, assault and rape despite admitting he has caused "a lot of pain". The programme will also look how abuse and exploitation underpinned the studio system that emerged in the 1930s, and look at Weinstein's rise to power in the 1970s.
  • Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Short Interest Down 8.1% in November

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    At the session level, shares of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT ) moved 1.86% from the open. About 22.28M shares traded or 4.45% up from the average. After $1.37 actual EPS reported by Arista Networks, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -10.95% negative EPS growth. Since August 1, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 7 sales for $18.57 million activity.
  • United States vetoes UNSC resolution to reverse Jerusalem recognition

    United States vetoes UNSC resolution to reverse Jerusalem recognition

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    At the General Assembly, the depth of the American-Israeli isolation on this matter will be on full display, with most of the 193 member states expected to back a similar text. But one by one, ambassadors of the 14 countries that supported the resolution said after the vote that the USA violated council resolutions which make clear that no country can unilaterally decide that Jerusalem is the capital of Israel.
  • Delhi Metro's Magenta Line crashes into wall, a week before inauguration

    Delhi Metro's Magenta Line crashes into wall, a week before inauguration

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    An empty Delhi Metro train which was on a trial run broke through a boundary wall at the Kalindi Kunj station, a DMRCofficial said. This meant 47 minutes inside the Metro and five minutes to switch the lines. The first section of Delhi Metro Magenta line that connects Botanical Garden to Kalkaji will be inaugurated on December 25, reducing travel time between Noida and south Delhi by about half an hour.
  • United States Vetoes UN Resolution on Yerushalayim

    United States Vetoes UN Resolution on Yerushalayim

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    Abu Rudeina said the support for the resolution , which included USA allies France, Italy and Japan, "showed the (American) isolation". He said the worldwide community would "consider the decision by President Trump as null and void". Key US allies like the UK, France, Italy and Japan were among the countries in the 15-member council that backed the draft resolution . "On Chanukah, you spoke ...[with strength]".
  • Six Dead, 77 Injured in Washington State Amtrak Crash

    Six Dead, 77 Injured in Washington State Amtrak Crash

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    Anderson also told reporters on Monday that Amtrak took NTSB recommendations from investigations "very seriously" and was continuing to make investments that the board recommended. Part of that retrofit was to include positive train control systems that can prevent unsafe situations such as excessive speed. All 13 of the Amtrak's cars were derailed.
  • Yemen rebel missile intercepted over Riyadh: Saudi state media

    Yemen rebel missile intercepted over Riyadh: Saudi state media

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    The missile was sacked from Yemen at the Saudi capital Riyadh. A spokesman for the rebels said on Twitter that they had fired a Volcano 2-H ballistic missile towards the palace. There were no immediate reports of injuries and there has been no official statement from the Saudi government. The conflict escalated in 2015 when Saudi Arabia and its allies launched a devastating air campaign aimed at rolling back Houthi military gains.
  • GOP tax bill advances to House floor after clearing rules panel

    GOP tax bill advances to House floor after clearing rules panel

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    Ohio's working poor families will get an average cut of $370. U.S. Republican Senator Mike Lee of Utah said on Monday that he will support legislation to overhaul the U.S. The survey lands as Republicans barrel toward getting their bill on the president's desk this week. Senate leaders feel more confident after Sen. Among the three bills, the House bill was most skewed toward the wealthy, while the final version was the least, said Tax Policy Center director Mark Mazur, who stressed that ...
  • Myanmar burned Rohingya villages despite refugee deal: HRW

    Myanmar burned Rohingya villages despite refugee deal: HRW

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    Citing evidence, HRW said villages may have been targeted as recently as early December, despite a Memorandum of Understanding signed between Myanmar and Bangladesh to allow Rohingya refugees to return home in late November. Responding to worldwide pressure, Suu Kyi's civilian government signed an agreement with Bangladesh to start the repatriation of the stateless Muslim refugees within two months.
  • Olivia and Ethan most popular for Hamiltonian babies born 2016

    Olivia and Ethan most popular for Hamiltonian babies born 2016

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    The list of last year's most popular baby names was released Monday. While Olivia at the top spot is consistent with the overall provincial ranking, Ethan only ranks fourth across the province with Benjamin being the favourite. A search of it database shows there are almost about 25 Benjamins and Olivias at Owl centres located in Waterloo Region. Government name watchers have also seen a trend among royal watchers.