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‘Tis but a scratch’: Dutch PM likens unyielding May to Monty Python’s limbless knight over Brexit

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Theresa May’s unwillingness to yield her Brexit deal in the face of outstanding opposition among UK MPs has earned her a comparison to the limbless knight from the classic comedy, ‘Monty Python and the Holy Grail’. Expressing his frustration at the ongoing impasse and politicking among UK politicians over May’s Brexit deal, Dutch Prime Minister Read More

Marriott CEO apologizes for data breach, unsure if China responsible

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Marriott International Inc Chief Executive Arne Sorenson apologized on Thursday before a U.S. Senate panel for a massive data breach involving up to 383 million guests in its Starwood hotels reservation system and vowed to protect against future attacks. Sorenson told the Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations that the hacking, which occurred Read More

Marriott CEO apologizes for data breach, vows improvements

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Marriott International Inc Chief Executive Arne Sorenson apologized on Thursday before a U.S. Senate panel for a massive data breach involving up to 383 million guests in its Starwood hotels reservation system and vowed to protect against future attacks. FILE PHOTO: Marriott Chief Executive Arne Sorenson speaks during an interview with Reuters Read More

'Highly likely' GRU hacked UK institute countering Russian fake news

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The National Crime Agency is leading an investigation into a suspected cyber attack on a British institute that seeks to counter Russian disinformation, Sky News can reveal. Whitehall sources said it is highly likely that Russia’s military intelligence service carried out the hack-and-leak of files from the little-known Institute for Statecraft. The move may have Read More

'Mobster' Trump attacked by ex-lawyer in explosive testimony

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Donald Trump’s ex-lawyer has attacked the US president in an explosive address to Congress, saying the leader acted like a “mobster” in the run-up to his testimony. Michael Cohen, who previously had the nickname ‘pitbull’ because he was known as Mr Trump’s fixer and attack dog, laid into his former boss under oath, calling him Read More

Iran claims it hacked and controlled US drones, shows footage from missions as proof

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A senior Iranian commander claimed his country has managed to take control of several US drones. As proof of Tehran’s claim, it has released some footage, apparently taken from the drones’ cameras. “Seven to eight drones that had constant flights over Syria and Iraq were brought under our control and their intel was monitored by Read More