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‘WADA has been used for politics from the beginning’ – leaked email to IOC President Bach

Hacker group Fancy Bears has published emails purportedly showing how an International Olympic Committee (IOC) honorary member accused the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) of an “anti-IOC and anti-Europe attitude.” The material published by the hacking group allegedly shows an email sent by late IOC honorary member Hein Verbruggen in October 2016. “The dramatic events of the last months in anti-doping ...

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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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‘Not the language used’: Trump after reports of ‘s***hole’ countries remark about African nations

Published time: 12 Jan, 2018 12:51 Edited time: 12 Jan, 2018 12:58 US President Donald Trump has apparently shrugged off his reported remarks referring to African states, tweeting that “this was not the language used.” Trump’s alleged statement drew international condemnation. The language used by me at the DACA meeting was tough, but this was not the language used. What ...

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Duterte recalls drug addicts used to rape ‘beautiful women,’ now degraded to targeting toddlers

Philippines’ President Rodrigo Duterte has shared his insights on the destructive effect of drugs, providing a contentious example of addicts raping infants in “modern times” instead of “beautiful women” as they used to. Duterte’s controversial comments were delivered at his presidential palace, addressing senior government officials and legislators. The Philippines strongman shared his thoughts on the differences between drug addicts ...

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Bomb manual used by New York terrorist suspect still just a Google search away

Bomb-making guides similar to the instructions used by the suspect in last week’s New York subway attack are still easy to find online, despite repeated promises by Google to block such material from appearing in search results. RT correspondent Jacqueline Vouga used Google to locate manuals authored by Al-Qaeda and Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS) which provide step-by-step instructions in ...

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Foul play: International gang who used dog sh*t as decoy arrested in Spain

Published time: 4 Dec, 2017 23:57 An international band of thieves that used dog excrement and multiple disguises as a decoy to bank distract staff while they stole valuables from safety deposit boxes and back offices has been jailed in Spain. Police arrested the group of five people this past weekend after CCTV footage from one heist in Cartagena in ...

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India may start jailing for ‘instant divorce’ still used by local Muslims

Published time: 2 Dec, 2017 16:47 A law has reportedly been drafted in India to ban the controversial practice of instant divorce, known as triple talaq, with violators facing three years in jail. Dozens of Muslim men still use the practice yearly, including by means of WhatsApp or SMS. The draft law – entitled the Muslim Women Protection of Rights ...

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N. Korea: ICBM test used new launch vehicle, warhead able to re-enter Earth's atmosphere

Published time: 29 Nov, 2017 12:37 Edited time: 29 Nov, 2017 12:52 North Korea says the intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) it launched on Wednesday was fired from a newly-developed vehicle, and claims its warhead could withstand the pressure of re-entering the Earth’s atmosphere. State media reported on Wednesday that North Korean leader Kim Jong-un personally guided the missile test and ...

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Apple has used the church’s century-long experience for app icons – Russian bishop

Published time: 26 Nov, 2017 12:45 An unexpected parallel between religious images and Apple symbols has been drawn by a Russian Orthodox Church bishop. The cleric suspects the app icons owe much of their success to those of the church, long used as “a window to a different world.” Read more The metropolitan Hilarion had a chance to witness the ...

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Airlines agree $95.2m payout over hijacked planes used on 9/11

Published time: 22 Nov, 2017 17:41 Edited time: 22 Nov, 2017 17:52 Insurers for American Airlines and United Airlines will foot part of a $ 95.2 million damage claim brought by the developers of the World Trade Center, after the buildings were destroyed by two hijacked passenger jets on September 11, 2001. The iconic pillars of New York’s financial district ...

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