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Uber used secret program to block office computers and thwart police raids – report

Apart from evading law enforcement and flouting local laws and bans, ride-hailing company Uber allegedly used special technology to remotely lock down equipment in order to protect files from police raids. Read more From spring 2015 until late 2016, the firm’s employees in San Francisco regularly deployed the secret tool to shut off computers in Uber foreign offices to hide ...

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Saudi-led air raids kill 68 Yemen civilians in one day – UN

Published time: 28 Dec, 2017 09:37 Edited time: 28 Dec, 2017 09:55 FILE PHOTO: Sanaa, Yemen © Khaled Abdullah / Reuters Sixty-eight people were killed in just one day of bombing carried out by the Saudi-led coalition, the UN reported. Let’s block ads! (Why?) RT World News

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Chicago bakery loses one-third of staff to immigration raids

A Chicago, Illinois bakery that makes McDonald’s hamburger buns is struggling after a third of its workers were detained by immigration enforcement. The company is facing pressure to raise wages in order to attract replacements. About 800, or 35 percent, of the workers at Cloverhill Bakery had to be replaced, reported Bloomberg News, citing the Zurich-based Aryzta AG. The company ...

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Terror raids in Sydney: Four arrested as armed police storm suburbs and ‘find bomb'

Around 40 riot squad officers stormed a Surry Hills terrace house at 4pm local time before raiding properties in Lakemba, Punchbowl and Wiley Park.  An “explosive device” was discovered at the Surry Hills property and deactivated by a bomb squad, according to The Seven Network.  Shouting and screaming could be heard as a man with a towel draped over his ...

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Six 'with links to Islamic State' arrested in raids across Europe

The arrests, organised by Spanish police in conjunction with police in Germany and Britain, detained four people in Palma de Mallorca, one in Britain and one in Germany, the ministry said. The police forces from the different countries co-operated using European Union agencies set up to help share information related to fighting crime within member states – Europol, Eurojust and ...

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FBI raids Maryland-based Republican consulting firm

A political firm accused of fund-raising without approval from candidates got a sudden visit from the feds bright and early Thursday. At approximately 8:30 a.m., six FBI agents executed a court-approved search warrant at Strategic Campaign Group, which claims to specialize in “electing future leaders of the Republican Party and helping conservative organizations/causes succeed.” It’s unclear why federal authorities showed ...

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FBI raids Maryland-based Republican consulting firm

A political firm accused of fund-raising without approval from candidates got a sudden visit from the feds bright and early Thursday. At approximately 8:30 a.m., six FBI agents executed a court-approved search warrant at Strategic Campaign Group, which claims to specialize in “electing future leaders of the Republican Party and helping conservative organizations/causes succeed.” It’s unclear why federal authorities showed ...

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Furious Marine Le Pen accuses European fraud investigators of double standards over raids

Mrs Le Pen condemned the investigation as politically motivated and deliberately timed to coincide with recent powerful performances in the opinion polls ahead of French elections. She has also accused investigators of showing double standards. The firebrand politician referred to a 2015 complaint she made against Herbert Hansen – a senior aide to then-European Parliament President Martin Schulz – who ...

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