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Pakistani woman jailed in US for attempted murder released
... But to her supporters, many of whom believed in her innocence, the case embodied what they saw as an overzealous post Sept. 11 American judicial system. Here is a closer look at the case: She is a Pakistani neuroscientist who studied at prestigious ... ... Massachusetts Institute of Technology . She attracted the attention of American law enforcement in the years after the Sept. 11 attacks. At a news conference in May 2004 they warned of intelligence showing al Qaeda planned an attack in the coming months,...
Updated: 01/16/2022
Russia arrests members of notorious ransomware gang
... informed that the group was shut down, it said. One of the most prolific cybergangs, Revil, was accused of leading a flurry of attacks last year against companies and organizations, including one last May on plants in North America and Australia for meatpacker JBS SA, which eventually paid $11 million in ransom. A senior administration official said Friday it welcomed the actions taken by the Kremlin in a call with ... ... Biden pressed Putin to act during a call in July. Revil vanished from the dark web for nearly two months before reappearing in September. The suspects won't be extradited to the U.S. Russia 's Interfax news service, citing an unidentified person familiar ...
Updated: 01/15/2022
Investors weigh potential financial shock waves from Russian invasion
... quickly. I don't think equities are a good way to play this scenario, Donnelly said. In September, MarketWatch columnist Mark Hulbert wrote, "When it comes to equities... ... examining the 28 worst political or economic crises over the six decades prior to the 9-11 attacks in 2001. In 19 cases, the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA was higher six... ... Ukraine . West Texas Intermediate crude CL 00, the US benchmark, has been up more than 11% since the calendar flipped, while global benchmark Brent crude BRN 00 has advanced...
Updated: 01/14/2022
Russia arrests members of notorious ransomware gang
... group is shut down, it said. Ransomware-Evil is one of the most prolific cyber gangs, and was accused of leading a flurry of attacks last year against companies and organizations, including one last May on plants in North America and Australia for meatpacker JBS SA, which eventually paid $11 million in ransom. The U.S. Treasury Department said that REvil has received more than $200 million in ransom payments, received ... ... Biden pressed Putin to act during a call in July. REvil vanished from the dark web for nearly two months before reappearing in September. The suspects won't be extradited to the U.S. news agency in Russia , citing an unidentified person familiar with the ...
Updated: 01/14/2022
COVID 19: what is happening around the world
A World Health Organization WHO recommends two new drugs to treat COVID - 19, Polish researchers identifying a gene that doubles the risk of becoming seriously ill with COVID, WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus called Omicron a dangerous virus and the AstraZeneca Vaxz called omicron strain A World Health Organization WHO recommends two new drugs to treat COVID - 19, Polish researchers identifying a gene that doubles the risk of becoming seriously ill with COVID, WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus...
Updated: 01/14/2022
COVID 19: Polish researchers identify gene doubles risk of serious illness with virus
A World Health Organization WHO has recommended two new drugs to treat COVID 19, Polish researchers have identified a gene that doubles the risk of becoming seriously ill with COVID, WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus called Omicron a dangerous virus, WHO Chief TedrosAdhanom Fih A World Health Organization WHO has recommended two new drugs to treat COVID 19, Polish researchers have identified a gene that doubles the risk of becoming seriously ill with COVID, WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus...
Updated: 01/14/2022
U.S. charges Oath Keepers leader, 10 others with seditious conspiracy in Capitol attack
... founder of the far-right Oath Keepers militia, and 10 others with seditious conspiracy for their part in the deadly Jan. 6, 2021 attack on the Capitol. WASHINGTON, Jan 13, Reuters - U.S. prosecutors charged Stewart Rhodes , the founder of the far-right ... ... these quick-response force teams. Seditious conspiracy is a felony with a maximum sentence of 20 years in prison. Nine of the 11 defendants were already facing other charges. U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland pledged to hold accountable anyone involved ...
Updated: 01/13/2022
AMC shares plunge after CEO reveals sale of more shares
... Aron revealed the sale of more shares, but also tried to reassure investors by saying he was done selling. According to a Form 4 filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday, Aron sold 312,500 shares in the open market on January 11, as part of a prearranged Rule 10 b 5-1 trading plan. Aron raised $7.14 million in multiple transactions ranging from $22.16 to $23.74, or a weighted average price of $22.846. AMC, a movie theater operator's stock, had traded in an intraday range of ...
Updated: 01/13/2022
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