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Illinois says it’s prepared for another election hack

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To most people, the mundane sound of typing on a computer keyboard does not have any special significance. But in the computer server room of the Sangamon County, Ill., Board of Elections, the tapping signals the defense of our democracy. The county’s computers, like those in state and local election offices across the country, are the Read More

Exclusive: Boeing seeking to reduce scope, duration of some physical tests for new aircraft – sources

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PARIS (Reuters) – Boeing Co engineers are reducing the scope and duration of certain costly physical tests used to certify the planemaker’s new aircraft, according to industry sources and regulatory officials. FILE PHOTO: The Boeing logo is pictured at the Latin American Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition fair (LABACE) at Congonhas Airport in Sao Paulo, Read More

Trump confident Hong Kong and China will ‘work things out’ after protests

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he was sure China and Hong Kong would be able to “work things out” after mass protests in the city against an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial. U.S. President Donald Trump speaks at a fundraiser in Read More

Trump says he is sure Hong Kong and China ‘will be able to work it out’

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he was sure China and Hong Kong would be able to “work things out” after mass protests in the city against an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial. U.S. President Donald Trump speaks at a fundraiser in Read More

Vietnam ramps up pressure on Google’s YouTube advertisers

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HANOI (Reuters) – Vietnam has asked companies not to advertise on videos hosted by Google’s YouTube that contain “anti-state propaganda,” state media said on Wednesday, as the Southeast Asian country ramps up pressure on global tech giants. FILE PHOTO: People are silhouetted as they pose with mobile devices in front of a screen projected with Read More

‘I’ll f***ing bury you!’ McAfee vows to expose corrupt US officials & CIA agents if ‘disappeared’

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Bitcoin evangelist John McAfee has threatened to “bury” the US government if they keep harassing him over unpaid taxes, promising to leak a huge trove of files proving corruption throughout Washington and its allies. “I’ve collected files on corruption in governments. For the first time, I’m naming names and specifics,” McAfee warned in a string Read More

And the band rolls on: Rocker, comedian, actor & vlogger run for parliament in Ukraine

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More popular performers with little to no political experience are running for public offices in Ukraine, where comedian Volodymyr Zelensky managed to win the presidency two months ago. This year life in Ukraine has had many moments of mixing politics with show business. Zelensky, a professional actor and comedian with no record of public service, Read More

YouTube bans videos promoting Nazi ideology and Holocaust denial

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YouTube has banned videos promoting Nazi ideology from its service. It has decided it will no longer host videos that deny the Holocaust and the deaths of millions of Jews during World War II, or the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut in 2012 in which 20 children and six teachers were killed. Read More

Awkward: Trump’s ‘friend’ Boris Johnson turned down personal meeting during UK trip

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US President Donald Trump requested a one-to-one meeting with his “friend” Boris Johnson, but was turned down in favor of a Tory leadership campaign event. Ouch. Trump, who is on a three-day UK visit, reportedly asked for a personal meeting with Johnson, who is tipped to replace outgoing Theresa May as the Conservative Party leader Read More

Bahrain says following opposition social media could result in legal action

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DUBAI (Reuters) – Bahrain, a U.S. ally that hosts the Navy’s Fifth Fleet, has warned citizens and residents that following anti-government social media accounts could result in legal action, hardening a government campaign against critical online voices. The interior ministry sent text messages to Bahraini phones late last week warning that “following accounts which are Read More