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Russia looms large as U.S. election officials prep for 2018
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Russia looms large as U.S. election officials prep for 2018

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Ten months before the United States votes in its first major election since the 2016 presidential contest, U.S. state election officials huddled in Washington …
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Hackers stole $6 million from Russian bank via SWIFT system: central bank
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Hackers stole $6 million from Russian bank via SWIFT system: central bank

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MAGNITOGORSK, Russia (Reuters) – Unknown hackers stole 339.5 million roubles ($6 million) from a Russian bank last year in an attack using the SWIFT international payments messaging …
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India's City Union Bank CEO says suffered cyber hack via SWIFT system
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India's City Union Bank CEO says suffered cyber hack via SWIFT system

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MUMBAI (Reuters) – India’s City Union Bank (CTBK.NS) said on Sunday that “cyber criminals” had hacked its systems and transferred nearly $2 million through three unauthorized remittances …
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Brazilian inmates riot, take hostages in Rio de Janeiro prison
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Brazilian inmates riot, take hostages in Rio de Janeiro prison

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SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Inmates of a heavily overcrowded prison in metropolitan Rio de Janeiro took prison guards hostage during a riot that had not been controlled …
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Software may have helped Daimler pass U.S. emissions tests: report
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Software may have helped Daimler pass U.S. emissions tests: report

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BERLIN (Reuters) – U.S. investigators probing Mercedes maker Daimler (DAIGn.DE) have found that its cars were equipped with software which may have help them to pass diesel …
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Poland PM
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Poland PM

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WARSAW (Reuters) – Poland’s government said Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki’s comments saying Jews were perpetrators in World War Two as well as Poles and others, which were …
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Threatened and vilified, but Philippine lawyer says he wants
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Threatened and vilified, but Philippine lawyer says he wants

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MANILA (Reuters) – Philippine attorney Jude Sabio says he hasn’t been home for a year, steers clear of public events and is forever looking over his shoulder …
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U.S. charges Russians with 2016 U.S. election tampering to boost Trump
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U.S. charges Russians with 2016 U.S. election tampering to boost Trump

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A Russian propaganda arm oversaw a criminal and espionage conspiracy to tamper in the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign to support Donald Trump and disparage …
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Facebook loses Belgian privacy case, faces fine of up to $125 million
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Facebook loses Belgian privacy case, faces fine of up to $125 million

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BRUSSELS (Reuters) – A Belgian court threatened Facebook (FB.O) on Friday with a fine of up to 100 million euros ($125 million) if it continued to break …
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Ethiopia says state of emergency will last six months
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Ethiopia says state of emergency will last six months

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ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – A state of emergency imposed by Ethiopia after the prime minister resigned will last six months, the defense minister said on Saturday.


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Facebook faces big challenge to prevent future U.S. election meddling
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Facebook faces big challenge to prevent future U.S. election meddling

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SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Russian influence operation designed to tamper with the 2016 U.S. presidential election used a combination of old-school espionage tactics and 21st-century technologies …
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