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T Christian Miller (ProPublica) 16 March 2016
Pentagon aims to fundamentally reform the way America’s men and women experience justice while in uniform   WASHINGTON 2014 After years of concern over sexual assault in the military, the Defense Department has proposed the most far-reaching reforms to its justice system in...

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Governor Atiur Rahman resigned over a cyber heist involving over $80 million    Atiur Rahman, the chief of Bangladesh's central bank resigned on Tuesday over a cyber heist involving over $80 million from its account with New York's Federal Reserve Bank.   Governor Atiur Rahman...

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Justin Elliott (ProPublica) 14 March 2016
I experienced firsthand the incompetence and neglect behind Obama’s failure to make good on his Freedom of Information Act-FOIA promises   Two years ago last month, I filed a public-records request to the Federal Emergency Management Agency as part of my reporting into the flawed...

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New York : Micro-blogging website Twitter is reportedly offering its employees cash bonuses of $50,000 to $200,000 so that they stay with the company for at least a year, media reported.   The social media firm has also been offering additional restricted stock to employees...

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Singapore : Singapore has been ranked the world's most expensive city to live in, a survey released on Thursday showed.   Hong Kong has moved up in the ranking to the second place with Zurich in Switzerland, Xinhua news agency reported.   Singapore had the highest score of 116...

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Washington : The White House has announced a new broadband initiative that aims to connect 20 million low-income Americans to high-speed internet by 2020.   "Connectivity is a path to greater opportunity," the White House said in a statement on Wednesday.   "Today, because of...

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Washington : An official of a California-based auction house pleaded guilty of smuggling carvings and other items made from protected wildlife worth $1 million.   Joseph Chait, a senior auction administrator of the I.M. Chait gallery and auction house, pleaded guilty to smuggling...

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Bapoo Malcolm Bapoo Malcolm 10 March 2016
It pays to keep your mouth shut   At the end of this piece, one may well ask the question, “Whom does one trust?” If one feels that the police are to be avoided, by the innocent and the not-so-innocent, there is no misgiving. Worse, any involvement with the cops, outside one’s...

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Tokyo : Over 12,000 aftershocks were felt in the coastal areas of Japan since a powerful earthquake struck the region in March 2011, the Meteorological Agency said.   Quakes that are considered aftershocks of the magnitude 9.0 temblor are becoming less frequent but their frequency is...

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New York :  Nearly 49 percent American smartphone users have either broken or lost their devices summing up to almost 230,685,172 broken or lost mobile phones, a study by the US-based Verizon and KRC Research said.   About 43 percent of the people have damaged the device by...

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New York : US technology giant Apple has launched customer support on micro-blogging website Twitter to answer your queries about its wide range of products.   Although Apple has Twitter accounts for specific products like Beats 1, Apple Music and iTunes, it has avoided a central...

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Washington : Seven out of eight Indian-American candidates, who ran for local elections in Lexington city in the US state of Kentucky on Tuesday, have won.   With this, now their are a total of 12 Indian-Americans elected members of the Lexington Town Meeting, India New England News...

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Nay Pyi Taw : Myanmar's Earthquake Committee on Thursday has continued monitoring a possible tsunami wave in its coastal areas after Indonesia was hit by a 7.9-magnitude earthquake on Wednesday.   Myanmar's Meteorology and Hydrology Department said it is working closely with its...

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Moneylife Digital Team 02 March 2016
The US regulator is awarding more than $700,000, to a whistleblower who conducted a detailed analysis that led to a successful SEC enforcement action against NYSE    Eric Hunsader, a vocal critic of high-frequency traders, had said the Securities and Exchange Commission is...

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Democrat Hillary Clinton on Tuesday scored two of the first three Super Tuesday contests   Democrat Hillary Clinton on Tuesday scored two of the first three Super Tuesday contests, garnering an early advantage over Bernie Sanders, who won his home state of Vermont, according to...

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It's a win for Apple, which is being pressured by federal law enforcement agents to help it break into iPhones in at least 13 instances across the country   A federal magistrate-judge in New York city has ruled that the government can't force Apple to hack an iPhone to investigate a...

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IANS 25 February 2016
Hyderabad : Prime Minister of Mauritius Anerood Jugnauth has undergone cataract and glaucoma surgery at a private hospital in Hyderabad.   The 84-year-old has completely recovered and will be flying back early next week, said doctors at Maxivision Super Speciality Eye...

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Julia Angwin (ProPublica) 25 February 2016
The government has never been allowed to create a “backdoor” to encrypted devices. Now, it’s trying to force Apple to build one   The FBI's much-discussed request to Apple can seem innocuous: Help us extract six weeks of encrypted data from the locked iPhone of Syed Farook, an...

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IANS 24 February 2016
Havana : The US Treasury Department has fined a French firm for doing business in US equipment with Cuba in violation of the United State trade embargo against the Caribbean island nation.   CGG Services, a company specialising in geophysical services, was slapped with a fine of...

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IANS 23 February 2016
Jakarta : Indonesia has sunk 30 impounded foreign and local boats in its campaign against illegal fishing in its waters.   Among the 30 scuttled empty vessels, 11 were identified from Vietnam, eight from Malaysia, seven from the Philippines and three from Indonesia, Xinhua news agency...

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