Apple urges U.S. government to form commission on encryption issues

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REUTERS – Apple Inc on Monday urged the creation of a government panel on encryption to help resolve a standoff over national security and data privacy that erupted last week after the technology company refused a U.S. government demand to unlock an iPhone linked to one of the killers in a mass shooting in California […]

Philippine candidates grilled on poverty, crime in debate

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In this image provided by the Philippine Daily Inquirer, from left: Vice President Jejomar Binay; Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago; Mayor Rodrigo Duterte of southern Davao city; Sen. Grace Poe; and former Interior Secretary Mar Roxas; raise hands after a presidential candidates debate held in southern Cagayan de Oro city, southern Philippines on Sunday, Feb. 21, 2016. […]

Citibank to drop consumer banks in struggling South America

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BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Citibank is seeking to sell the consumer banking operations it has operated for a century in Argentina, Brazil and Colombia as South America’s three biggest economies suffer a downturn. The New York-based bank said Friday in a statement that its decision was prompted by a desire to allocate resources where it […]

Breakthrough: Scientists detect Einstein’s gravity ripples

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  WASHINGTON (AP) — In an announcement that electrified the world of astronomy, scientists said Thursday that they have finally detected gravitational waves, the ripples in the fabric of space-time that Einstein predicted a century ago. Some scientists likened the breakthrough to the moment Galileo took up a telescope to look at the planets. The […]

Escaped Hatton Garden Raider ‘Is Ex-Cop’

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Mystery Hatton Garden raider is former police officer, ringleader claims Taken from: http://news.sky.com/story/1638050/escaped-hatton-garden-raider-is-ex-cop The mystery raider ‘Basil’ who escaped after the Hatton Garden heist is a former policeman, one of the ringleaders has claimed. A new letter received by Sky News suggests he was the “brains” behind the entire operation. Danny Jones, who is awaiting sentence […]

In Boston area, the bald eagle population is soaring

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In Boston area, the bald eagle population is soaring BOSTON (AP) — People spotting bald eagles in the skies over the Boston area aren’t hallucinating — there really are more of the majestic birds of prey setting up shop in the urban eastern areas of the state, experts say. There were 51 confirmed territorial breeding […]

Ribery: Ancelotti wanted me at Chelsea and likes me as a player

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Ribery: Ancelotti wanted me at Chelsea and likes me as a player Bayern Munich winger Franck Ribery is looking forward to working with Carlo Ancelotti next season and has revealed the Italian already attempted to sign him during his time in charge ofChelsea. Ancelotti will replace Pep Guardiola at the Allianz Arena at the end […]

Euribor 6 face 2017 trial in UK, charged with rate-rigging plot

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Euribor 6 face 2017 trial in UK, charged with rate-rigging plot LONDON (Reuters) – Six French, German, British and Danish bankers, who have been charged in Britain with being part of a six-year scheme with traders at major banks to manipulate Euribor benchmark interest rates, are set to face a jury trial on Sept. 4, […]

Three killed in breach of Ukraine holiday truce

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Three killed in breach of Ukraine holiday truce At least three people have been killed as Ukrainian government forces and pro-Russian separatists clashed in the first violation of a holiday truce, military officials from both sides said Sunday. The victims — a Ukrainian soldier and two civilians — are the first since the warring sides […]