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“Florida city pays $600,000 to hackers who seized its computer system”

“A Florida city agreed to pay $600,000 in ransom to hackers who took over its computer system, the latest in thousands of attacks worldwide aimed at extorting money from governments and businesses. The Riviera Beach City Council voted unanimously this … Continue reading

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U.S. Border Crisis: “Record number of [Illegal Aliens] flooded the southern border in May”

“Border Patrol officers encountered more than 144,000 undocumented immigrants at the southwest border in May, the largest monthly total in 13 years, officials said Wednesday. More than 132,000 were stopped while crossing the border illegally; the rest presented themselves at … Continue reading

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“Study finds homelessness at record highs in NYC”

“A new report gives the city and state an “F” grade for handling the homeless crisis in New York City as the numbers of people in the street continues to reach record numbers. The Coalition for the Homeless issued its … Continue reading

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Ban Knifes? “Britain’s… record for number of stabbing homicides”

“Unlike the USA, where guns are tied to many deaths, only 4% of homicides here last year were from shootings; 39% were from “sharp instruments,” the top weapon. Police leaders, youth workers and victims’ families called for action over what Prime Minister Theresa … Continue reading

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U.S. “Initial Jobless Claims Tumble To Fresh 50 Year Lows”

“The last time this few Americans sought the help of government after losing a job was in November 1969. Initial Jobless Claims tumbled another 5K from the prior week’s revised 197K to just 192K: the second consecutive sub-200K print in … Continue reading

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“Booming measles cases rocket toward record: Up nearly 100 from last week”

“The number of measles cases recorded across the USA rose by almost 100 last week as the annual total continued its march toward record levels, federal health officials reported Monday. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said 465 cases have been … Continue reading

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The Damage Is Done: Facebook User Data Over Over Internet

“Facebook Inc. user data is still showing up in places it shouldn’t. Researchers at UpGuard, a cybersecurity firm, found troves of user information hiding in plain sight, inadvertently posted publicly on Amazon.com Inc.’s cloud computing servers… In one instance, Mexico … Continue reading

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