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Equifax to pay up to $700 million in U.S. data breach settlement

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FILE PHOTO: Credit reporting company Equifax Inc. corporate offices are pictured in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S., September 8, 2017. REUTERS/Tami Chappell WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Credit-reporting company Equifax Inc (EFX.N) will pay up to $700 million to settle U.S. federal and state probes into a massive 2017 data breach of personal information, authorities said on Monday. The Read More

Huawei secretly helped North Korea build, maintain wireless network: Washington Post

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A Huawei signage is pictured at their store at Vina del Mar, Chile July 14, 2019. REUTERS/Rodrigo Garrido WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Huawei Technologies Co Ltd , the Chinese company put on a U.S. black list because of national security concerns, secretly helped North Korea build and maintain its commercial wireless network, the Washington Post reported Read More

‘Election gimmicks’: Head of Sri Lanka church blasts ‘selfish’ govt over Easter bombings probe

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The head of Sri Lanka’s Roman Catholic Church has lambasted the country’s government over its alleged failure to avert the tragic Easter week bombings there, which killed 258 and left hundreds permanently injured. “The selfish power-hungry leaders did not worry about ordinary people… The leaders did not heed intelligence warnings… the Security Council did Read More

Equifax to pay up to $650 million in data breach settlement

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FILE PHOTO: Credit reporting company Equifax Inc. corporate offices are pictured in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S., September 8, 2017. REUTERS/Tami Chappell WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Credit-reporting company Equifax Inc will pay up to a record $650 million to settle U.S. federal and state probes into a massive 2017 data breach of personal information, authorities said on Monday. Read More

‘Grave aggression’: Israel begins demolition of residential buildings in the West Bank

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Israel has started demolishing 13 residential buildings in East Jerusalem’s Wadi Hummus for being too close to the separation barrier, even though the area falls under the Palestinian Authority’s administration. Israel Defense Force soldiers were seen placing explosives in a building set for demolition after they arrived before dawn. Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan said Read More

Crude futures rise as traders watch geopolitical tensions; Brent at $63.80, WTI at $56.78

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Crude oil futures extended gains from the end of last week on Monday as traders continued to eye geopolitical tensions threatening supply from the Middle East and Libya. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now At 1035 GMT front-month ICE Brent September futures were up $1.33/b from Friday’s Read More

Stena Impero: How tensions reached this point and what happens next

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Tensions between the UK and Iran show no sign of easing thanks to the latest drama in the Gulf, which saw a British-flagged oil tanker seized by Tehran as it sailed through the Strait of Hormuz. Prime Minister Theresa May will chair what should be her final Cobra emergency committee meeting to formulate a response, Read More

Libya’s NOC lifts force majeure on Sharara crude loadings

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London — Libya’s National Oil Corporation said Monday it has lifted the force majeure on Sharara crude oil loadings from the Zawiya terminal after the country’s largest oil field was shut in for two days following the closure of a valve by an unidentified party. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize Read More

Crude oil futures gain on rising geopolitical tensions; Libya

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Singapore — Crude oil futures kicked off the week on a stronger note in mid-morning trade in Asia Monday, buoyed by renewed supply concerns on mounting geopolitical tensions in the Middle East, after Iran seized a UK chemical tanker and briefly detained a UK-owned VLCC in the Strait of Hormuz Friday. Not registered? Receive daily Read More