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Federal Bureau of Investigation urges public to reboot home routers amid malware attack

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A group of foreign actors used VPNFilter malware, which can stop routers from operating altogether and can possibly collect information passing through them. Last week, the Dept. of Justice announced the seizure of an internet domain at the center of the Kremlin-backed botnet believed to have compromised more than half a million small business and home office network routers around the world. Read More »

Oil output could return to Oct'16 level, says Russia's Novak

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Early Monday trading has seen the downward pressure continue as Brent prices move close to $75 per barrel, the lowest levels since the beginning of May and 7% of the peak levels reached the last week. The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has set January 1, 2020, as the starting date from which only low-sulfur fuel oil will be allowed to be used for ships. Read More »

Doug Ford denies buying PC party memberships

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TORONTO | the leader of The conservatives in ontario, Doug Ford , has promised Saturday that Ontarians will be able again to buy beer at $ 1 per bottle, if he is elected on 7 June. The allegations were sent to the party in 2016. Ford was asked about his relationship with Surma and said "Our family helped her, our family helped her, in Etobicoke Centre, we helped people for 30 years". Read More »

AAA will tow you home for free this Memorial Day weekend

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In New York, the time would be between 3:00 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.so make sure your Memorial Day travels are either before or after that. With crude oil prices flirting with multi-year highs, retail gasoline prices have moved toward a national average of $3 per gallon, a psychological threshold indicative of changing consumer behaviors. Read More »

Union charges that Elon Musk violated labor law with tweet

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He followed that up with a series of tweets arguing that "sanctimonious" journalists were driven by constant pressure to generate clicks and earn advertising. Tesla did not immediately respond to a request for comment about Musk's tirade. Amid negative reviews about the electric vehicle company, Musk took a dig at journalists and media houses on Wednesday. Read More »

Winning OLG tickets purchased in Markham, Woodbridge and Newmarket area

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Friday's Lotto Max jackpot is an estimated $60 million cash prize, with an estimated 46 additional and separate Maxmillions prizes worth $1 million each. About 22 per cent of the more than two million tickets sold so far were bought in Quebec. Ontario Lottery and Gaming (OLG) logo. No winning ticket was sold for Friday night's draw. Read More »

Oil Prices Dip On Potential Increase In Russian Output

Terminating the deal would increase output by about 1.3 million bpd. Brent is now trading at around United States dollars 80 per barrel while WTI oil is trading at around USD 72 per barrel the highest point of the year in 2018. Saudi Arabian Energy Minister Khalid al-Faleh and his Russian counterpart, Aleksandr Novak, both said at an economic forum in St. Petersburg on May 25 that they are prepared to roll back a landmark production freeze they put in place in 2016. Read More »

Netflix Is Now the World's Most Valuable Media Company

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It's rising stock value is no doubt to the amount of absolutely top-class shows Netflix has been pumping out; from quality Netflix original scripted shows such as Stranger Things , Black Mirror and Safe , to engaging documentaries like Making A Murderer and Evil Genius - which you need to go and watch immediately, if you haven't already done so - not to mention the mountain of films its released under its name, like The Fundamentals of Caring and the incredible Okja . Read More »

Trump signs law rolling back post-financial crisis banking rules

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One size fits all - those rules just don't work". Wall Street banks like Citigroup Inc. and JPMorgan Chase & Co. also lost out on getting relief from some capital requirements they lobbied to include. Those banks hold assets above the new $250 billion threshold, leaving them sandwiched between global players and slightly smaller rivals now relieved from costly rules. Read More »

United States transport safety board finds Uber software at fault for fatal collision

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She was first identified as an unknown object, then a vehicle , then a bicycle, over the next few seconds (it isn't stated when these classifications took place exactly). An internal email from Eric Meyhofer, head of Uber's self-driving auto operations, leaked Wednesday revealed that the company plans to resume its autonomous vehicle tests in Pittsburgh this summer . Read More »

Talos finds new VPNFilter malware hitting 500K IoT devices, mostly in Ukraine

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The malware also includes an auto-destruct feature that renders the malware and software on infected devices inoperable. Researchers at Cisco Talos said they had "high confidence" the Russian government was behind the malicious software, known as "VPN Filter", as the software shares code similarities with other Russian spy tools previously used to attack Ukraine. Read More »

Stepmom led investigators to missing child's body

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There is a heavy police presence in southeast Harvey County near the area of 9700 S. Woodlawn. Marshburn and Ward drove 20 hours from North Carolina to Wichita. According to the Wichita Eagle , court documents stated that witnesses had seen Lucas with bruises , including one that looked to be the shape of a clothing iron. Read More »

Oil investors fear Opec will turn taps back on

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Additionally, inventories at the Cushing, Oklahoma futures hub fell by 822,000 barrels. Both Brent and WTI oil contracts remain near the multi-year highs they have hit recently. Distillate inventories saw a draw this week 1.3 million barrels, largely in line analyst forecasts that we would see a decline of 1.335 million barrels. Read More »

Service dog goes into labor at Tampa International Airport

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A service dog waiting for a flight to Philadelphia with her owner gave birth at the Tampa airport as travelers gathered around and watched. Tampa Fire Rescue documented the exciting moment, posting pictures and video on Twitter. Yes, the litter missed the flight. "I've never seen anything like this in an airport, or otherwise", she said. The women said that they knew "Ellie" the yellow Lab was pregnant, but they were not aware of how close she apparently was to giving birth. Read More »

Self-Driving Uber SUV Fatal Crash

The decision announced Wednesday means Uber won't be bringing back its self-driving cars to the streets to Arizona , eliminating the jobs of about 300 people who served as backup drivers and performed other jobs connected to the vehicles. Read More »

Tesla To Settle Class Action With Buyers Over Autopilot Billed As 'Safer'

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When that vehicle switched lanes, the Tesla automatically accelerated to its preset speed of 60 miles per hour, neglecting to detect a group of stopped vehicles ahead, police say. Tesla has reached a court settlement over its alleged "essentially unusable and demonstrably dangerous" Autopilot system . The Elon Musk-led company said Lommatzsch had "engaged Autosteer and Traffic Aware Cruise Control on multiple occasions" and "repeatedly cancelled and then re-engaged these features" while ... Read More »

Donald Trump says US North Korea summit ‘could’ happen on 12 June

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Moon and Kim met just north of the heavily militarised border in the afternoon to exchange views to pave way for a summit between North Korea and the United States, South Korea's presidential office said. While there are always "high points and low points" in diplomacy, she said, "we hope that the meeting will go forward at some point". "He wants to get something that's a long-lasting and an actual real solution". Read More »

FCA recalls 4.8M vehicles over faulty cruise control

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The Italian-American automaker said no injuries or crashes are related to the large recall campaign but said it had one report of a driver of a 2017 Dodge Journey unable to deactivate the cruise control. Also covered are the 2015-2017 Chrysler 200, the 2014-2018 Chrysler 300, the 2017 and 2018 Chrysler Pacifica minivan. The owner, who was not identified in the agency's complaint database, wrote that the cruise control would not disengage by tapping the brakes or turning off the button. Read More »

Petrol prices hit new high;Petrol@Rs 85.20 in Mumbai

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Modi government's accountability is far greater than the previous UPA government because during the fag end of Manmohan Singh's second term, the global oil prices had touched $150 a barrel, nearly double than today's prices. "We understand that there is a compelling need for a long-term solution, structured solution (to deal with the present situation)", he said. The Indian basket crude oil price was $77.04 a barrel on Tuesday. Read More »

Why you'll pay a lot more for gas this Memorial Day weekend

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The good news? This might be the peak. A spike in crude oil prices has lifted the national average price of gas by 31% over the past year to an average of $2.97 a gallon, according to AAA . Supply is down: OPEC and Russian Federation have cranked back production, starting past year, to offset shale production in North America. The decision sparked fears that renewed sanctions on Iran, the world's fifth-biggest oil producer, will sideline up to 1 million barrels per day of supply. Read More »

Codility Data Privacy Standards Exceed General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Compliance Levels

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The E.U. isn't joking around. If you don't update your preferences or actively opt-in, many companies may assume you don't want to continue receiving further communications and will remove you from their databases. For example, new privacy notices from Spotify and eBay say you can request to delete personal data they've stored. "Consequently access to services can no longer depend on whether a user gives consent to the use of data". Read More »

Real Madrid and Liverpool vie for European crown

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That could possibly leave Salah , an attacking sensation this season for Liverpool and a key figure in the final against Real Madrid , facing a tricky preparation for the game in Kyiv on Saturday night. In 2014, when Ronaldo reached the first of his four Champions League finals with Madrid, Salah was just completing his first five months drifting in and out of the Chelsea team . Read More »

Donald Trump pardons black boxing champion Jack Johnson

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He died in a North Carolina auto accident in 1946. According to USA TODAY , Johnson's advocates have been pushing for a pardon for 14 years. In 1913, an all-white jury convicted Johnson of violating a Jim Crow-era law. "I don't think people know the significance behind this", he said. Jack Johnson , seen here in New York City in 1932, was the first black world heavyweight champion. Read More »

Should NFL players be made to stand for the national anthem?

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After all, once mandatory minicamps end in mid-June, teams don't get together again until training camps open in late July. The new rule dictates that fines will be issued for any players who kneel. Melvin did not specify which players he spoke to, or what other forms of protesting they were considering. The league had real power in those days. Read More »

Iran issues terrifying warning to Donald Trump: 'You will VANISH from history'

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Among them, Pompeo demanded that Iran make wholesale changes in its military and regional policies or face " the strongest sanctions in history ". On May 8, Trump announced Washington's withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal. "Europe should fully guarantee Iran's oil sales". All of the above signatories pledged to honour their commitments under the deal . Iran must also release all US citizens detained in the country. Read More »

Manchester Bombing: Royals and community remember terror attack that killed 22

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They included the Manchester Survivors Choir, made up of people who were at the arena on the night of the fateful concert last May 22, and Parrs Wood High School's Harmony Group, whose post-attack tribute went viral a year ago. "Thank you for being so strong, I'm so proud of you", one more user said. On the altar behind him were 22 candles - fashioned from the thousands left behind at the memorial in St Ann's Square previous year - each representing one of the young victims. Read More »

Starbucks Apologizes for Slur on Customer's Order

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The Los Angeles Times reports (via Telemundo 52 ), a customer, Pedro, received his cup of coffee with a racial slur at a California location of the chain. Once she called the store to inquire about the incident, they replied saying the barista was unable to understand Pedro's name. Pedro said that the barista called his name when the order was completed, USA Today reported . Read More »

Circle announces Dollars coin and Bitmain partnership

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Circle , which is Boston based startup is said to create a new cryptocurrency stabilized to the price of the USA dollar, ensuring the businesses and consumers to transfer their worth more efficiently. On Tuesday, May 15th, Circle announced a strategic partnership with Bitmain where the latter is said to have invested $ 110 million in Circle for the development of the CENTRE platform and the USDC project. Read More »

Ocado partners with U.S. retail giant Kroger

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Kroger is no stranger to utilizing United Kingdom technology to drive their business because it had a long term partnership with Tesco and Dunnhumby around loyalty programs. The partnership not only brings Ocado's technology to the US but also provides a broad e-commerce solution that is exclusive to Kroger here, according to Mike Schlotman, executive vice president and chief financial officer at Kroger . Read More »

Seattle's tax on Amazon to help homeless may fall short, locals say

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Given that there is hot competition from other American cities to become home to Amazon's second headquarters , this stated apprehension about the Seattle's business climate, should give Seattle's City Council pause. Councilmember Lisa Herbold, a bill sponsor, said the revenue will not be enough to fully address the problem given the city's needs but said it was "the strongest proposal" possible given the veto threat. Read More »

U.S. senate passes the bill in bid to retain net neutrality

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It has been just over five months since the FCC in the United States voted to dismantle Obama-era net neutrality rules, with three out of five commissioners involved choosing to end the regulation. Net Neutrality protesters in Philadelphia . Other businesses have echoed this statement. Bitcoin and cryptocurrency may be decentralized but people buy and sell them on exchanges hosted by internet service providers. Read More »