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Meet the three North Korean hacking groups funding the country’s weapons programs

Enlarge / Hacking for their home country, we guess. The Trump administration is sanctioning three North Korean hacking groups widely accused of carrying out attacks that targeted critical infrastructure and stole millions of d...

Meet the three North Korean hacking groups funding the country’s weapons programs

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North Korean hacking groups and copycats are going after financial institutions State-sponsored and criminal actors are mounting a wide array of cyber attacks against the global finance industry with an aim to steal data and sabotage trading systems, according to new research. The report, published by Finnish cybersecurity firm F-Secure, detailed the increasing sophistication o...
14:34, 2019-08-01

US sanctions North Korean hacking groups it says stole millions around the world The U.S. Treasury on Friday sanctioned three hacking groups it says have links to North Korea's intelligence bureau and have stolen millions from banks and other entities around the world....
05:00, 2019-09-14

U.S. imposes sanctions on North Korean hacking groups blamed for global attacks The U.S. Treasury on Friday announced sanctions on three North Korean hacking groups it said were involved in the "WannaCry" ransomware attacks and hacking of international banks and customer accounts....
00:34, 2019-09-14

U.S. Targets North Korean Hacking as National-Security Threat New U.S. sanctions against North Korean hackers and revelations about North Korean malware show how Pyongyang’s cyber operations have become a crucial revenue stream and a security threat that soon could rival its weapons program, U.S. and industry officials say....
20:17, 2019-09-15

South Korean President Moon says Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un will meet Sunday at Korean Demilitarized Zone SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean President Moon says Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un will meet Sunday at Korean Demilitarized Zone. The post South Korean President Moon says Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un will meet Sunday at Korean Demilitarized Zone appeared first on LEX1...
12:34, 2019-06-30

North Korean nuclear scientist promoted after test of 'new weapons system' A North Korean nuclear scientist is emerging as a major player in the regime following the successful launches of short-range missiles across multiple tests....
10:51, 2019-08-14

North Korean Weapons Tests Sharpen Abilities to Fend Off a U.S.-Led Attack North Korea’s recent weapons tests are widely seen as a means to pressure the U.S. to offer concessions when talks resume, but they also allow Pyongyang to keep advancing its weapons program....
22:17, 2019-08-01

Kim Jong Un Expresses ‘Great Satisfaction’ Over Multiple North Korean Weapons Tests SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea said Saturday that leader Kim Jong Un supervised another test-firing of an unspecified new weapon, seen as an attempt to pressure Washington and Seoul over slow nuclear negotiations and their joint military exercises. Pyongyang’s Korean Central News Agenc...
17:00, 2019-08-17

Trump willing to meet again with North Korean leader U.S. President Donald Trump told reporters on Thursday he would be willing to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to resume denuclearization talks at some point later this year....
05:51, 2019-09-13

Donald Trump to meet Kim Jong Un in DMZ; may step onto North Korean soil President Donald Trump will meet with Kim Jong Un on Sunday and may become the first U.S. president to actually step over the border into North Korea.        ...
08:00, 2019-06-30

Japan's Abe says Trump supports his intention to meet North Korean leader Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Monday U.S. President Donald Trump gave strong support to his intention to hold unconditional talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un....
09:51, 2019-05-27

Trump arrives in demilitarised zone to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong-un – live President tweeted invitation to ‘say hello’ to Kim and says ‘a handshake means a lot’ 7.29am BST Confirmation that Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner are in the DMZ with the president.Yeah, Javanka there. Iron-clad stares. https://t.co/CqTunSPTDI pic.twitter.com/8Nfs6JgosG 7.26am BST Trump is greeting ...
08:34, 2019-06-30

Korean hangover? South Korean pub takes down North Korean trappings after complaints The owner of a North Korea-themed pub being renovated in South Korea took down a North Korean flag and portraits of the isolated country's late leaders on Monday after complaints from neighbors who......
15:51, 2019-09-17

U.S. Sanctions Iranians for Allegedly Buying Materials for Weapons of Mass Destruction Programs The Treasury Department imposed sanctions on two Iranian men and several companies they run, which U.S. officials say were used to procure materials for Iran’s programs to develop weapons of mass destruction....
20:34, 2019-08-28

North Korean Leader's Slain Half Brother Met With South Korean Intelligence Kim Jong Nam had been in touch with the security services of several Asian countries, including South Korea, China and Japan, in addition to the CIA, relationships he sought as a way to protect his family and obtain money....
22:51, 2019-06-11

North Korean Envoy, Said To Be Executed, Is Alive: South Korean Lawmaker A North Korean nuclear envoy who steered talks before a failed summit with the United States in February is alive, a South Korean legislator said on Tuesday, contradicting a South Korean news report......
18:51, 2019-07-16

North Korea’s Kim Jong Un says President Donald Trump’s brief visit to North Korean territory improves ties PANMUNJOM, Korea (AP) — North Korea’s Kim Jong Un says President Donald Trump’s brief visit to North Korean territory improves ties. The post North Korea’s Kim Jong Un says President Donald Trump’s brief visit to North Korean territory improves ties appeared first on LEX18.co...
12:34, 2019-06-30

Istanbul's new opposition mayor cuts funding to some pro-government groups Istanbul's new opposition municipality canceled the transfer of more than 350 million lira to some pro-government foundations, Mayor Ekrem Imamoglu said on Tuesday, in one of his first moves against Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan since his election....
17:00, 2019-08-27

BHP investors file resolution to cut funding for Australian coal lobby groups Several BHP Group shareholders, including the Church of England pension fund, are recommending the company suspend its membership in industry groups that advocate for policies inconsistent with the Paris climate change agreement....
07:17, 2019-09-04

Too Few Black and Latino Students Get Into NYC’s Gifted and Talented Programs, So NYC Considers Dumping the Programs In an effort to end the underrepresentation of black and Latino children in gifted and talented programs throughout New York City’s public schools, a mayoral advisory panel says the city should just get rid of the programs....
17:00, 2019-08-29

Moonday Mornings: North Korea denies earning $2B by hacking cryptocurrency exchanges and banks If you’re reading this, that means we successfully lured you into clicking our Bitcoin-related headline. Sucked in. What it really means, though, is that you and I have now entered into a (rather loose) social contract. It demands you are provided with enough interesting cryptocurrency tidbits so th...
18:51, 2019-09-02

South Korean firm Yanolja that reinvented love hotels gets Booking, GIC funding Yanolja's gentrification of South Korean love hotels has brought the company a valuation of more than $1 billion from investors keen to capitalize on the globalization of a novel approach to short-stay accommodation, its chief executive told Reuters....
18:00, 2019-06-11

International groups focused on Venezuela crisis meet at UN Two international groups trying to foster a solution to the political and humanitarian crisis in Venezuela want to get participation in the effort from countries that are supporting embattled President Nicolás Maduro...
02:17, 2019-06-04

Erdogan Says He Will Meet With Trump to Resolve Weapons Disagreement The Turkish president, holding a rare meeting with international journalists, also said that he would accept the results of Istanbul’s mayoral election....
22:17, 2019-06-20

Trump offers to meet Kim Jong Un at Korean border to ‘say hello’ "I will be leaving Japan for South Korea (with President Moon)," Trump tweeted. "While there, if Chairman Kim of North Korea sees this, I would meet him at the Border/DMZ just to shake his hand and say Hello(?)!"...
05:51, 2019-06-29

India Reminds Pak To Meet Watchdog's Deadline On Curbing Terror Funding After global financial watchdog Financial Action Task Force told Pakistan to curb terror financing by October or face consequences, India today said it expects Islamabad to take "credible, verifiable,......
10:34, 2019-06-22

JCS: North Korean soldier defects across DMZ A North Korean soldier crossed the inter-Korean border over a river that flows between the two Koreas and expressed a desire to defect to the South, the Joint Chiefs of Staff said Thursday....
13:17, 2019-08-01

North Korea fired projectiles into sea in 3rd weapons test South Korea’s military says North Korea fired unidentified projectiles twice into the sea off its eastern coast in its third weapons tests in just over a week...
03:17, 2019-08-02

North Korea Conducts Fifth Weapons Test Since July 25 North Korea fired two unidentified projectiles off the country’s east coast early Saturday, Seoul officials said, a weapons test that came hours after President Trump expressed optimism about future nuclear talks that remain gridlocked....
00:51, 2019-08-10

Kim Jong Un supervised weapons tests: North Korea North Korea said Sunday leader Kim Jong Un supervised test-firings of an unspecified new weapons system, which extended a streak of launches that are seen as an attempt to build leverage ahead of negotiations with the United States while driving a wedge between Washington and Seoul....
08:34, 2019-08-11

UN probing 35 North Korean cyberattacks in 17 countries UNITED NATIONS — UN experts say they are investigating at least 35 instances in 17 countries of North Koreans using cyberattacks to illegally raise money for weapons of mass destruction programs — and they are calling for sanctions against ships providing gasoline and diesel fuel to the country. Las...
03:17, 2019-08-14

U.N. Investigating 35 North Korean Cyberattacks in 17 Countries UNITED NATIONS — U.N. experts say they are investigating at least 35 instances in 17 countries of North Koreans using cyberattacks to illegally raise money for its nuclear program — and they are calling for sanctions against ships providing gasoline and diesel to the country. Last week, ...
01:51, 2019-08-14

Kim says North Korean launches were warning to US, South North Korea says Kim Jong Un supervised a live-fire demonstration of newly developed, short-range ballistic missiles intended to send a warning to US and South Korea over their joint military exercises...
04:17, 2019-08-07

North Korea cyberattacks generate $2 billion for weapons program North Korea has been supporting its weapons program using sophisticated cyberattacks to hack banks and cryptocurrency exchanges. The attacks are reportedly getting more sophisticated and harder to trace....
11:00, 2019-08-06

North Korea Launches 2 More Projectiles, Its 8th Weapons Test Since July The North’s tests on Tuesday came hours after the country said it was willing to sit down with the United States “for comprehensive discussions.” President Trump called the announcement “interesting.”...
07:34, 2019-09-10

North Korea says its ready to restart talks with the U.S., but then fires more weapons North Korea appeared to conduct another round of weapons tests on Monday, just after the country's foreign minister said Kim Jong Un's regime is willing to restart stalled negotiations over its nuclear arsenal.        ...
12:00, 2019-09-10

Trump says not disturbed that North Korea has 'fired off some small weapons' U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday dismissed concerns about recent missile launches from North Korea and said he was confident that the country's leader, Kim Jong Un, would keep promises that he had made....
07:17, 2019-05-26

North Korea: Weapons like ‘active volcano’ that could set countries ‘on fire’ North Korea is promoting its latest weapons in state media, while slamming a statement from members of the United Nations Security Council on Thursday....
20:51, 2019-08-29

North Korea Launches Fourth Weapons Test in 13 Days North Korea launched two short-range ballistic missiles on Tuesday, Seoul officials said, the latest weapons test to challenge both the U.S. positioning in stalled nuclear negotiations and its tolerance for such provocations....
10:34, 2019-08-06

Trump brushes off North Korea's launch of 'some small weapons' President says recent missile tests bother some people, but not him, and praises regime for calling Joe Biden ‘a fool of low IQ’Donald Trump has dismissed concerns about North Korea’s recent missile tests, calling them “small weapons”, a day after his national security adviser said there was no doub...
04:51, 2019-05-26

North Korea has stolen $2B through cyberattacks to fund weapons: UN report The experts said North Korea “used cyberspace to launch increasingly sophisticated attacks to steal funds from financial institutions and cryptocurrency exchanges to generate income.” They also used cyberspace to launder the stolen money, the report said....
21:17, 2019-08-07

U.S. says all North Korea's weapons of mass destruction violate U.N. resolutions North Korea's entire weapons of mass destruction program violates U.N. Security Council resolutions, the U.S. State Department spokeswoman said on Tuesday, when asked about recent missile launches by Pyongyang....
22:00, 2019-05-28

North Korea suggests it might lift weapons test moratorium North Korea has suggested it might call off its 20-month suspension of nuclear and missile tests because of summertime U.S.-South Korean military drills that the North calls preparation for an eventual invasion...
13:51, 2019-07-16

North Korea testing 'creative' weapons that could threaten US, experts say Clicking through a series of photo slides that depict recent North Korean missile tests, South Korean military defense expert Choi Kang reacts in a tone suggesting he's both fearful and impressed....
05:34, 2019-09-09

Trump Invites Kim Jong Un To Meet, Shake Hands at Korean Demilitarized Zone (OSAKA, Japan) — President Donald Trump on Saturday invited North Korea’s Kim Jong Un to shake hands during a possible visit by Trump to the demilitarized zone with South Korea. Trump is scheduled to fly to South Korea later Saturday after he concludes meetings at the Group of 20 summit ...
06:34, 2019-06-29

In a tweet, Trump appears to invite Kim Jong Un to meet him at the Korean demilitarized zone A senior administration official had said no such meeting was planned during Trump’s trip to South Korea, but the president’s message opened the possibility of a third summit....
02:34, 2019-06-29

Kim Jong Un's sister flies solo as she heads to DMZ to meet South Korean officials In a rare contact between North Korean and South Korean officials, Kim Jong Un’ sister met with the South’s officials following the death of a former South Korean first lady on Monday....
22:34, 2019-06-12

North Korea floats idea of lifting weapons test moratorium The Foreign Ministry’s statement appears aimed at applying more pressure on the U.S. as the two countries attempt to resume nuclear diplomacy.        ...
06:00, 2019-07-17

North Korea Pursues Nuclear Weapons Programme, Evades Sanctions: UN North Korea is pressing ahead with its nuclear weapons programme while evading sanctions, a United Nations report said, following a series of recent test-launches that have been downplayed by US......
05:00, 2019-09-07

North Korea took $2 billion in cyberattacks to fund weapons program: U.N. report North Korea has generated an estimated $2 billion for its weapons of mass destruction programs using "widespread and increasingly sophisticated" cyberattacks to steal from banks and cryptocurrency exchanges, according to a confidential U.N. report seen by Reuters on Monday....
07:51, 2019-08-06

"North Korea Mass Destruction Weapons Program Violates UN Resolution": US The US State Department said Tuesday that North Korea's overall program of weapons of mass destruction violated UN resolutions, after President Donald Trump brushed off recent missile launches....
04:34, 2019-05-29

Kim Jong Un inspects new sub, wants to bolster North Korean military North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Tuesday inspected a newly built submarine — days after the rogue regime said it may lift its suspension of nuclear tests to protest expected military exercises between the US and South Korea. The state-run Korean Central News Agency reported that Kim was briefed ab...
16:17, 2019-07-23

North Korean soldier defects across the DMZ, South Korea says The South Korean military detained a North Korean soldier who crossed the heavily fortified demilitarized zone (DMZ) that separates the two countries, South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff (JSC) said on Thursday....
08:01, 2019-08-01

North says Kim, China’s Xi discussed Korean Peninsula issues BEIJING (AP) — North Korea’s state media says leader Kim Jong Un and Chinese President Xi Jinping held broad discussions over the political situation surrounding the Korean Peninsula and called for stronger bilateral ties in the face of “serious and complicated changes” in the regi...
03:51, 2019-06-21

| Purged no more: North Korean official appears at show A senior North Korean official reportedly purged after talks collapsed between leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump appeared at an arts performance with the country's top brass, official media reports....
17:51, 2019-06-03

North Korean Defector, 6-Year-Old Son Die Of Starvation In Seoul The bodies of a North Korean defector and her young son have been found in their apartment, Seoul police said Tuesday, with local media reporting they appeared to have died of starvation....
18:51, 2019-08-13

Trump downplays North Korean missile tests TOKYO (AP) — President Donald Trump is downplaying recent North Korean missile tests, tweeting from Tokyo that they’re not a concern for him — even though they are for Japan. Trump says, “North Korea fired off some small weapons, which disturbed some of my people, and others, but not me....
01:51, 2019-05-26

North Korean soldier defects across border to South A trooper who risked his life crossing the Korean border has expressed his desire to defect. Unauthorized border crossings are rare with armed guards and landmines making the journey almost impossible....
11:51, 2019-08-01

'Executed' North Korean diplomat is alive, sources say The North Korean diplomat who South Korea's largest newspaper said had been executed by firing squad is alive and in state custody, according to several sources familiar with the situation....
08:17, 2019-06-04

‘Executed’ North Korean diplomat is apparently still alive Reports of the death of North Korea’s special envoy to the United States — who South Korean media claimed was executed for the failed Hanoi summit — were greatly exaggerated. Kim Hyok Chol is in state custody while being investigated for his involvement in the much-hyped second meeting between...
22:17, 2019-06-05

South Korean man defects to North Korea, Pyongyang says The son of South Korean politicians who defected to North Korea in 1986 arrived in Pyongyang for resettlement, according to a North Korean propaganda service....
01:51, 2019-07-08

Deploying new U.S. missiles would be 'reckless act': North Korean media Any move by the United States to place new ground-launched, intermediate-range missiles in South Korea could spark a "new Cold War" and an escalating arms race in the region, North Korean state media said on Wednesday....
18:34, 2019-08-14

Trump downplays North Korean missile treat In an apparent contradiction of his national security adviser, President Donald Trump on Sunday downplayed recent North Korean missile tests, tweeting from Tokyo that they're not a concern for him — even though they are for Japan....
06:51, 2019-05-26

Hundreds of North Korean 'execution sites' identified A human rights group claims to have identified 323 public execution sites in North Korea where the state has carried out its aggressive use of the death penalty. ...
07:17, 2019-06-11

| North Korean leader's brother was CIA informant - report Kim Jong Nam, the estranged half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un who was killed in Malaysia in 2017, was a CIA informant, the Wall Street Journal has reported....
14:17, 2019-06-11

China's Xi holds talks with North Korean leader Kim China's President Xi Jinping held talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Pyongyang as part of his two-day state visit, Chinese state media said on Thursday, without saying what they discussed....
09:51, 2019-06-20

A New Generation of North Korean Defectors Become YouTube Stars Baffling elders who shunned the limelight, young people fleeing the regime find careers on the internet—but they rarely talk politics. They answer questions about dating and snack food; ‘I’m glad I became a celebrity.’...
17:00, 2019-08-28

North Korea's Weapons Program Fuels Tokyo's Trade Spat With Seoul A damning accusation underpins a trade dispute between Japan and South Korea: Chemicals and equipment bought by South Korean companies from Japan may be helping North Korea build weapons of mass destruction....
14:34, 2019-07-10

Kim Jong Un Supervised Test-Firings of an Unspecified New Weapons System, North Korea Says (SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korea said Sunday that leader Kim Jong Un supervised test-firings of an unspecified new weapons system, which extended a streak of launches that are seen as an attempt to build leverage ahead of negotiations with the United States while driving a wedge between the ...
10:00, 2019-08-12

North Korea claims Kim Jong Un supervised test launch of new weapons system North Korea announced that Kim Jong Un supervised the test of a new weapons system Saturday, which occurred just hours after President Trump boasted that he received a "really beautiful letter" from Kim....
00:34, 2019-08-12

North Korea's Kim Jong Un expresses 'great satisfaction' over latest weapons tests North Korea said Saturday that leader Kim Jong Un supervised another test-firing of an unspecified new weapon, seen as an attempt to pressure Washington and Seoul over slow nuclear negotiations and their joint military exercises....
17:34, 2019-08-17

This North Korea Nuclear Deal Would Halt New Weapons but Initially Keep Arsenal Intact An idea taking shape inside the Trump administration would amount to negotiating a nuclear freeze that essentially enshrines the status quo, tacitly accepting the North as a nuclear power....
03:34, 2019-07-01

North Korea’s Kim Jong Un Orders Increase of Naval Weapons While Inspecting a New Submarine (SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korea leader Kim Jong Un has inspected a newly built submarine and ordered officials to further bolster the country’s military capability, state media reported Tuesday, as the North is increasing its pressure on the United States ahead of the possible resumpt...
05:34, 2019-07-23

North Korea's Kim Jong Un inspects new submarine, points out weapons systems: KCNA North Korean leader Kim Jong Un inspected a newly built submarine and pointed out its tactical capabilities and weapons systems, North Korean state media KCNA said on Tuesday....
03:34, 2019-07-23

Supposedly executed former North Korean nuclear envoy is alive: CNN North Korea's nuclear envoy, who a South Korean newspaper said last week had been executed, is alive but in custody and under investigation for his role in a failed summit with the United States, CNN reported on Tuesday....
08:51, 2019-06-04

Russia detains two North Korean vessels after attack: TASS Russian border guards detained two North Korean racketeering vessels in Russian territorial waters in the Sea of Japan after one of them attacked a Russian patrol ship, the TASS news agency cited the FSB security service as saying on Tuesday....
16:17, 2019-09-17

North Korean prisoners publicly executed for trying to escape or steal, UN says UN interviewed more than 330 people, mostly women, who left the country, with some subject to sexual violence and beatingsNorth Korean prisoners who tried to escape or steal have reportedly been publicly executed, and detainees have been subject to sexual violence and severely beaten with clubs and ...
08:17, 2019-08-03

North Korea fires two projectiles into sea, South Korean military says The launch comes amid new tensions between the U.S. and North Korea and a stalemate in the Trump administration's push for Kim Jong Un to give up his country's nuclear arsenal.        ...
04:01, 2019-07-25

'Purged' North Korean diplomat appears in state media High-ranking North Korean diplomat Kim Yong Chol was identified attending an art performance alongside leader Kim Jong Un in the country's state media on Sunday -- two days after one of South Korea's biggest newspapers said he had been banished and sentenced to hard labor and his deputy executed....
18:17, 2019-06-03

Detained Australian student released from North Korean custody An Australian college student who was detained in North Korea last week has been safely freed, Australian officials said Wednesday. Alek Sigley, 29, was staying with several other Western students in the capital Pyongyang, but had went missing on June 25. “[Sigley] has been released from deten...
11:34, 2019-07-04

North Korean minister says country willing to resume nuclear talks with U.S. North Korea is widely believed to want the United States to provide it with security guarantees and extensive relief from U.S.-led sanctions in return for limited denuclearization steps....
00:00, 2019-09-10

"They Like To Blame Kim Jong Un": Trump On North Korean Execution Reports U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday appeared to cast doubt on news reports of North Korean executions as part of a purge in the aftermath of a failed Hanoi summit and lamented that North Korean......
12:34, 2019-06-06

Unification Ministry: 2 rescued North Korean fishermen say they want to defect Two of the four North Korean fishermen rescued from the East Sea last week expressed a desire to defect to South Korea, while the two others were sent back to the North according to their wishes, the unification ministry...
23:34, 2019-06-18

Chinese raids hit North Korean defectors' 'Underground Railroad' A decade after leaving her family behind to flee North Korea, the defector was overwhelmed with excitement when she spoke to her 22-year-old son on the phone for the first time in May after he too escaped into China....
01:34, 2019-06-17

Seoul: 2 North Korean fishermen defect to South Korea SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea says two of four North Korean fishermen who were rescued off a boat drifting in South Korean waters will remain in the country after expressing their desire to defect. Seoul’s Unification Ministry on Tuesday said the two other fishermen were sent back to N...
09:51, 2019-06-18

North Korean cryptocurrency heists net estimated $2 billion: UN report North Korea earned as much as $2 billion dollars through large-scale cyber attacks to help fund its weapons programs, a United Nations panel alleges in a new report....
13:51, 2019-08-06

Japan pushes 300 North Korean boats out of fishing grounds TOKYO (AP) — The Japanese coast guard says its patrol boats have been pushing back hundreds of North Korean boats trying to poach in fishing grounds rich with squid off Japan’s northern coast. Coast Guard officials said Tuesday they have forced more than 300 North Korean boats out of JapanR...
09:51, 2019-06-18

Kim Jong Un says North Korean missile launches were warning to US, South Experts say Trump’s downplaying of the North’s weapons displays allowed the country more room to advance its capabilities and build leverage ahead of negotiations.        ...
11:51, 2019-08-07

The insane North Korean propaganda display even Kim Jong Un didn’t like North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was treated to a massive art performance in Pyongyang as thousands of dancers took part in an elaborate propaganda display — but Kim was not a fan. The despotic leader slammed the creators as having the “wrong spirit” after viewing a mass synchronized gymn...
01:17, 2019-06-05

Pompeo rejects North Korean charges on military drills U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has rejected charges from North Korea's Foreign Ministry that U.S. plans for military exercises with South Korea are in breach of agreements between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump....
04:00, 2019-07-20

"Invited" North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un To US: Donald Trump President Donald Trump said Sunday he had extended an invitation to North Korean Kim Jong Un to come to the United States, adding that "at some point it will all happen"....
16:17, 2019-06-30

Reportedly Purged North Korean Official Appears With Kim Jong Un A senior North Korean official—reportedly purged after nuclear talks soured with President Trump in Vietnam—appeared at a weekend musical performance with leader Kim Jong Un, according to Pyongyang state media....
17:51, 2019-06-03

Germany cannot shut down North Korean Embassy youth hostel The German government wants to stop a hostel manager from paying rent to the North Korean Embassy. But despite a UN resolution forbidding rent payments, the City Hostel Berlin is still open for business....
04:00, 2019-08-17

New North Korean submarine can carry 3 SLBMs, says South Korea A newly constructed North Korean submarine seems to be capable of carrying three submarine-launched ballistic missiles, South Korea's defense ministry was quoted as saying on Wednesday....
20:34, 2019-07-31

The Latest: China, North Korean leaders hold talks BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on Chinese President Xi Jinping’s state visit to North Korea (all times local): 3:30 p.m. The leaders of China and North Korea are holding talks in the North Korean capital. China’s official Xinhua News Agency said President Xi Jinping and North Korean leader Ki...
11:51, 2019-06-20

Kim Jong-nam, half-brother of North Korean leader, 'was a CIA informant' There was a ‘nexus’ between Kim, who was assassinated in 2017, and US intelligence agency, Wall Street Journal reports Kim Jong-nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un who was killed in Malaysia in 2017, had been an informant for the CIA, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday.T...
08:51, 2019-06-11

Top North Korean official reappears days after purge report A senior North Korean official who had been reported as purged over the failed nuclear summit with Washington was shown in state media enjoying a concert alongside North Korean leader Kim Jong Un...
04:00, 2019-06-03

U.S. still hopes for talks after latest North Korean missile tests North Korea's latest missile launches did not violate a pledge its leader Kim Jong Un made to U.S. President Donald Trump, a senior U.S. official said on Thursday, but efforts to resume denuclearization talks remained in doubt....
18:51, 2019-08-01

North Korean soldier defects to South across demilitarised zone Defections across sensitive area dotted with landmines, fences and guard posts are rareThe South Korean military detained a North Korean soldier who crossed the heavily fortified demilitarised zone that separates the two countries, according to the South’s joint chiefs of staff (JSC).The soldier exp...
17:51, 2019-08-01

North Korean Soldier Crosses Demilitarised Zone Into South A North Korean soldier crossed the Demilitarised Zone that divides the peninsula, Seoul's military said Thursday, in a rare direct defection across the heavily fortified frontier....
09:17, 2019-08-01

Seoul says hiding North Korean diplomat has left Italy South Korea’s spy agency has told lawmakers that a North Korean diplomat who went into hiding in Italy last year is now under protection outside the country...
10:17, 2019-08-01

North Korean missile test violated U.N. resolution, says Bolton U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton said on Saturday North Korea's recent missile launches violated a U.N. Security Council resolution and urged leader Kim Jong Un to return to denuclearization talks....
06:00, 2019-05-25

North Korea fired two projectiles, South Korean military says South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff says the projectiles were launched from an area near the North's western coast and flew cross-country before landing in waters off the country's eastern coast....
04:17, 2019-08-06

Trump: North Korean missile tests may defy UN, but not his agreement with Kim U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that North Korea's missile tests may have violated United Nations resolutions but did not break his agreement North Korean leader Kim Jong Un....
19:17, 2019-08-02

North Korea slams Seoul over military drills with US, says Kim oversaw latest weapons tests North Korea said Saturday that dictator Kim Jong Un supervised the test-firing of a new weapons system, the latest in a series of launches widely seen as an effort to drive a wedge between the U.S. and South Korea amid ongoing joint military exercises between the two countries....
11:00, 2019-08-11

Trump insists North Korea and Iran will cave on nuclear weapons through economic necessity TRUMP RETURNS READY TO DEAL: If there was a theme to President Trump’s four-day state visit to Japan, it’s that he’s ready to deal — with North Korea, Iran, China, and even Nancy Pelosi — but he insists he’s in no rush....
19:17, 2019-05-28

Hundreds of North Korean execution sites identified, says rights group South Korea-based group says it has found more than 300 such sites after interviewing more than 600 defectors A human rights group says it has identified hundreds of sites where witnesses say North Korea carried out public executions and extrajudicial state killings as part of an arbitrary and aggre...
08:51, 2019-06-11

John Bolton Says North Korean Missile Tests Violated U.N. Resolutions Mr. Bolton said there was “no doubt” that missile tests this month violated Security Council resolutions. President Trump had earlier downplayed their importance....
05:51, 2019-05-25

Japan coastguard says it detected North Korean ballistic missile launch Japan's coastguard said it had detected ballistic missile launches from North Korea on Saturday and warned shipping to stay to stay clear of any debris....
03:51, 2019-08-24

Trump agrees with North Korean leader Kim on Biden -White House U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong Un agree on their assessment of Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said on Sunday, aligning the American president with an authoritarian foreign leader over a former U.S. vice president....
18:51, 2019-05-26

Was North Korean leader Kim's slain half brother a CIA source? Kim Jong Nam, the slain half brother of North Korea’s leader, met on several occasions with CIA operatives, the Wall Street Journal reports.        ...
17:00, 2019-06-11

John Bolton says North Korean missile tests violate UN resolutions National Security Adviser John Bolton on Saturday said that there is “no doubt” that recent short-range missile launches by North Korea are in violation of U.N. Security Council resolutions -- suggesting that the White House may be looking at putting a sharper edge on their diplomatic relations with...
17:17, 2019-05-25

North Korean group sends letter of 'solidarity' to South's activists A North Korean committee claiming to represent the rights of victims of forced wartime labor and former comfort women delivered a "letter of solidarity" to a South Korean group of activists....
07:00, 2019-08-13

Trump brushes off controversy, says he isn't worried about North Korean missile tests President Trump said Monday that he wasn’t worried whether North Korea violated international agreements with its missile tests, further separating from his advisers....
19:17, 2019-05-27

North Korean foreign minister calls Pompeo a 'diehard toxin' North Korea's Foreign Minister slammed U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday, calling him "a diehard toxin" who is derailing denuclearization talks between the two countries....
10:17, 2019-08-23

Trump Says Recent North Korean Missile Tests Didn't Bother Him President Trump said he didn’t think North Korea’s missile tests were a violation of United Nations Security Council resolutions and acknowledged disagreement with his advisers....
18:17, 2019-05-27

Human rights group locates North Korean execution sites A human rights group says it has identified hundreds of spots where witnesses claim North Korea carried out public executions and extrajudicial state killings as part of an arbitrary and aggressive use of the death penalty to intimidate its citizens...
19:17, 2019-06-10

Donald Trump meets Kim Jong Un in DMZ; steps onto North Korean soil President Donald Trump met briefly Sunday with Kim Jong Un and became the first U.S. president to step onto North Korean territory.        ...
10:17, 2019-06-30

North Korean missile tests violated UN resolutions, says John Bolton Trump national security adviser makes remark as US president heads to Japan for talks on nuclear issueThe US national security adviser, John Bolton, has said North Korea’s recent missile tests violated UN security council resolutions, the first time a senior US official has made such a statement.“Th...
07:17, 2019-05-25

These North Korean defectors were sold into China as cybersex slaves. Then they escaped Wearing big black headphones and sitting on a blue floral bedspread, North Korean defector Lee Yumi was video chatting with yet another stranger online, dark rings shading the pale skin under her eyes....
10:17, 2019-06-10

Son of high-profile South Korean defector 'moves to North Korea' State media reports arrival of Choe In-guk, son of ex-foreign minister who defected in 1986The son of the highest-profile South Korean ever to defect to North Korea has reportedly defected to the communist state in a rare switch of political allegiance.Choe In-guk said he had decided to “permanently...
12:34, 2019-07-08

South Korean Follows Parents In Rare Defection To North Korea: Report A South Korean man has defected to North Korea, following in the footsteps of his political parents who also made a high-profile switch of allegiance in the 1980s, according to Pyongyang's state......
16:34, 2019-07-08

Thousands of North Korean Women Are Being Forced Into China’s Sex Trade, a Report Says A new report says thousands of North Korean women and girls are being forced to into marriages and sex slavery in China. An investigation by London-based non-profit Korea Future Initiative (KFI) conducted first-hand interviews over two years with 45 survivors and victims of sexual violence. KFI clai...
15:00, 2019-05-22

Kim, Xi agree to grow ties whatever the external situation: North Korean media North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and China's President Xi Jinping reached a consensus on "important issues," and agreed to build on their countries' friendly relations "whatever the international situation," North Korean state media reported....
15:51, 2019-06-22

U.S. man accused of North Korean embassy theft in Madrid to be freed on bail A U.S. man accused of taking part in a raid on the North Korean Embassy in Madrid was ordered freed on $1.3 million bail on Tuesday but must serve home confinement ahead of his possible extradition to Spain....
01:17, 2019-07-10

Donald Trump Has "No Problem" With Latest North Korean Missile Tests North Korea carried out its third missile test in eight days Friday, according to the South's military, but US President Donald Trump said he had "no problem" with the spate of launches by Pyongyang....
10:00, 2019-08-02

Downfall of North Korean Negotiator Was Sealed When Trump-Kim Summit Collapsed The fate of Kim Yong-chol provides the latest example of how a senior North Korean official’s political fortune is made or broken at the whims of Kim Jong-un....
19:00, 2019-05-31

North Korean Negotiator’s Downfall Was Sealed When Trump-Kim Summit Collapsed The fate of Kim Yong-chol provides the latest example of how a senior North Korean official’s political fortune is made or broken at the whims of Kim Jong-un....
21:34, 2019-05-31

Kim, Xi agree to grow ties whatever external situation: North Korean media North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and China's President Xi Jinping reached a consensus on "important issues," and agreed to build on their countries' friendly relations "whatever the international situation," North Korean state media reported....
04:00, 2019-06-22

Freed Australian denies North Korean spy charges, says no plans to return The Australian student released last week after being detained in North Korea said on Tuesday Pyongyang's accusation that he was a spy was "pretty obviously" false, but that his work in the country was probably over....
02:34, 2019-07-10

North Korean Missile Tests Break U.N. Rules, Trump Says---But Not His Agreement With Kim President Trump conceded that North Korea’s recent short-range missile tests might have broken United Nations resolutions but said he didn’t consider them a violation of Kim Jong Un’s commitments to the U.S. president....
23:17, 2019-08-02

North Korean hackers caught phishing for South Koreans’ cryptocurrency Hackers from North Korea are making headlines again, this time for going after the funds of users of South Korean cryptocurrency exchange UpBit. The hackers allegedly sent a phishing email to UpBit users earlier this week. The email falsely claimed that the exchange needed additional customer inform...
11:00, 2019-05-31

Russia's foreign ministry to summon acting North Korean ambassador: RIA Russia's Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday it will summon North Korea's top diplomatic representative in Moscow following the detention of North Korean vessels by Russia in the Sea of Japan, the RIA news agency reported....
16:17, 2019-09-17

‘Executed’ North Korean pop star back from the dead — and by Kim Jong-un’s side A North Korean pop star famous for her bizarre propaganda song, “Excellent Horse-Like Lady,” was reportedly executed years after the country’s unhinged leader Kim Jong-un took a romantic interest in her. But, neigh! Hyon Song-wol, apparently hoofed it back from the dead this week when she appeared i...
01:00, 2019-06-09

Senior North Korean official reappears after 'forced labour' report Photo shows Kim Yong-chol attended an art performance with Kim Jong-un on SundayA senior North Korean official who was reportedly sent to a labour camp has attended a concert alongside the country’s leader, Kim Jong-un, state media have said.There had been speculation about the fate of Kim Yong-chol...
14:34, 2019-06-03

North Korean nuclear envoy emerges at art show after labor exile A senior North Korean official believed to have been exiled to a labor camp after US-Korea nuclear talks fell apart in February was spotted hob-nobbing with dictator Kim Jong Un during an art performance Sunday....
08:17, 2019-06-03

U.S. officials hold out for talks after latest North Korean missile tests North Korea's latest missile launches did not violate a pledge its leader Kim Jong Un made to U.S. President Donald Trump, a senior U.S. official said on Thursday, but efforts to resume denuclearization talks remained in doubt....
08:01, 2019-08-01

Top North Korean official reappears days after report claiming he was executed  A senior North Korean official who had been reported as being purged over the failed nuclear summit with Washington was shown in state media on Monday enjoying a concert near leader Kim Jong Un....
17:17, 2019-06-03

White House press secretary bruised in scuffle with North Korean security New White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham reportedly got bruised Sunday after she threw herself into a scrum of North Korean security personnel as she tried to make way for US reporters to cover the meeting between President Trump and Kim Jong Un. Grisham could be seen in videos posted onlin...
21:17, 2019-06-30

‘I don’t blame Kim Jong Un’: In dismissing Bolton, Trump sides with North Korean leader — again In a string of extraordinary episodes, the president has aligned himself with one of the world’s most brutal dictators against individual Americans, the intelligence community, the military and U.S. allies....
00:51, 2019-09-13

Human rights group claims to locate North Korean execution sites SEOUL, South Korea — A human rights group said Tuesday it has identified hundreds of spots where witnesses claim North Korea carried out public executions and extrajudicial state killings as part of an arbitrary and aggressive use of the death penalty that is meant to intimidate its citizens. The Se...
18:34, 2019-06-11

South Korea expresses 'strong concern' over North Korean missile launch South Korea expressed "strong concern" on Wednesday that North Korea's launch of two short-range ballistic missiles could harm efforts to build peace on the Korean Peninsula, the presidential Blue House said...
20:34, 2019-07-31

North Korea Launches 2 Projectiles; South Korean Experts Blame Trump North Korea fired two projectiles on Friday, its 6th missile test since late last month. Analysts say President Trump’s downplaying of the tests has encouraged the launches....
14:00, 2019-08-16

South Korean unification minister: Economic projects with North Korea in limbo South Korean Unification Minister Kim Yeon-chul said proposed economic projects with North Korea are on hold due to stalled Washington and Pyongyang negotiations....
16:51, 2019-06-04

North Korean flag carrier Air Koryo to begin direct flights to Macao North Korean flag carrier Air Koryo will begin flying direct to the Chinese gambling enclave of Macao next month, the city's aviation authority said....
15:00, 2019-07-24

Former US-North Korean negotiator says Trump in ‘complete denial’ over Kim’s latest missile tests HEY, THEY’RE JUST SHORT-RANGE MISSILES: As President Trump works to get the derailed nuclear talks with North Korea back on track, he continues to downplay the threat from missile tests and side with Kim Jong Un on joint U.S.-South Korean military exercises....
00:51, 2019-08-27

Top North Korean official Kim Yong Chol reappears days after purge report North Korean publications showed Kim Yong Chol sitting five seats away from a clapping Kim Jong Un during a musical performance by the wives of Korean People’s Army officers.        ...
16:34, 2019-06-03

Hundreds of North Korean Public Execution Sites Have Been Identified, Rights Group Says (SEOUL, South Korea) — A human rights group said Tuesday it has identified hundreds of spots where witnesses claim North Korea carried out public executions and extrajudicial state killings as part of an arbitrary and aggressive use of the death penalty that is meant to intimidate its citizens...
11:17, 2019-06-11

North Korean projectiles believed to be short-range ballistic missiles: Kyodo The North Korean projectiles launched early Friday are believed to be short-range ballistic missiles, Kyodo News reported, citing unnamed Japanese government officials....
03:51, 2019-08-02

Kim Jong Un and Xi Jinping Have Discussed Korean Peninsula Issues, the North’s State Media Says (BEIJING) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Chinese President Xi Jinping held broad discussions over the political situation surrounding the Korean Peninsula and called for stronger bilateral ties in the face of “serious and complicated changes” in the region, the North’s...
10:17, 2019-06-21

At least one North Korean projectile launched, appears to be short-range missile: U.S. official At least one projectile was launched by North Korea and based on initial information it appeared to be similar to previous short-range missiles fired by Pyongyang, a U.S. official said on Friday, speaking on the condition of anonymity....
02:17, 2019-08-10

Report claims thousands of North Korean women sold into sex slavery in China Thousands of North Korean women and girls are being trafficked and sold into sexual slavery in China, where many are sold as wives to Chinese men while others are forced into prostitution or to live stream sex acts against their will, a new report claims....
14:38, 2019-05-21

The North Korean restaurant accused by a think tank of using software sales to bypass sanctions With its bold red paintwork, bright signage and blue Korean unification flag on prominent display, the Koryo restaurant in the northern Vietnamese city of Hanoi does little to hide its North Korean ties....
14:38, 2019-05-21

Pompeo says hopes Trump letter to North Korean leader can restart talks U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday that he hopes a letter sent by President Donald Trump to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un can pave the way for new talks aimed at ending North Korea's nuclear program....
20:34, 2019-06-23

Bail hearing set for ex-U.S. Marine accused of storming North Korean mission in Madrid A bail review hearing is set to resume on Tuesday in Los Angeles federal court for a former U.S. Marine accused of being part of a group that stormed the North Korean embassy in Madrid and stole computers and computer drives....
14:34, 2019-07-09

| North Korean leader receives 'excellent' letter from Trump, reports KCNA North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has received a personal letter of "excellent content" from US President Donald Trump, the country's state media has reported....
15:18, 2019-06-23

Donald Trump becomes first US leader to enter North Korean territory after greeting Kim Jong Un PANMUNJOM, Korea (AP) — Donald Trump becomes first US leader to enter North Korean territory after greeting Kim Jong Un. The post Donald Trump becomes first US leader to enter North Korean territory after greeting Kim Jong Un appeared first on LEX18.com....
12:34, 2019-06-30

UN report reveals gross human rights violations to North Korean prisoners Secretary-General António Guterres says in a new report that prisoners who tried to escape or steal have reportedly been publicly executed, and detainees have been subject to sexual violence and severely beaten with clubs and metal rods....
07:34, 2019-08-03

Report of North Korean execution prompts skepticism and concerns about gaps in knowledge A Seoul-based newspaper claimed that North Korea had executed its chief nuclear negotiator. But South Korean news outlets have a spotty record on reporting purges and state-ordered killings by Pyongyang....
22:00, 2019-05-31

Ex-Marine accused by Spain of North Korean embassy break-in freed on bail A former U.S. Marine accused of breaking into North Korea's embassy in Madrid and assaulting diplomatic personnel was freed on $1.3 million bond in Los Angeles on Tuesday....
09:34, 2019-07-10

Otto Warmbier’s parents want seized North Korean ship as lawsuit payment The parents of Otto Warmbier have filed a claim for a seized North Korean cargo ship, seeking to collect on a multimillion-dollar judgment awarded in the American college student’s death. The Warmbiers filed court papers Manhattan federal court saying they have a right to the assets after Nort...
02:17, 2019-07-08

Tucker Carlson says Trump 'dominated' Kim as 'wheezing' North Korean dictator struggled Fox News host Tucker Carlson witnessed the historic meeting between President Trump and North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un at the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) on Sunday, and shared his thoughts on "Fox & Friends." ...
01:00, 2019-07-01

North Korea executes envoys in a purge after failed summit: South Korean newspaper North Korea executed its nuclear envoy to the United States as part of a purge of officials who steered negotiations for a failed summit between leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump, a South Korean newspaper said on Friday....
07:51, 2019-05-31

Trump Says North Korean Dictator Sent Him an Apology Note for Country's Recent Missile Tests Hours after North Korea purportedly launched its fifth round of short-range missile testing in the last few weeks, President Donald Trump let the world know in a series of Saturday morning tweets that at least the country’s dictator Kim Jong Un wrote him a letter apologizing for it. Read more......
05:34, 2019-08-11

Judge rules ex-Marine accused of invading North Korean mission in Madrid could be freed A former U.S. Marine accused of participating in a robbery at the North Korean embassy in Madrid is eligible for release from custody, a federal judge in Los Angeles ruled on Tuesday, even as the man faces possible extradition to Spain....
04:00, 2019-07-03

North Korea executes 5 officials over failed Kim-Trump summit: South Korean media North Korea has executed five officials for their role in the failed second summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, according to a South Korean newspaper....
08:00, 2019-05-31

The Son of a Prominent South Korean Defector Has Also Defected to North Korea, State Media Reports (SEOUL, South Korea) — The son of the highest-profile South Korean to defect to North Korea has arrived in the North to permanently resettle, North Korean state media said. If confirmed, it would be an unusual case of a South Korean defecting to the impoverished, authoritarian North. The state...
13:51, 2019-07-09

South Korea Apologizes After North Korean Fishing Boat Arrives at Port Undetected A North Korean fishing boat puttered around in South Korean waters for two without being intercepted. South Koreans are scandalized by the lapse in vigilance....
10:17, 2019-06-20

Japan defense minister calls North Korean projectile launch 'very regrettable': Jiji Japanese Defence Minister Takeshi Iwaya said North Korea's launch of a pair of projectiles on Thursday was "very regrettable", Jiji news agency reported....
02:34, 2019-07-25

North Korean nuclear envoy reported executed is alive: South Korea legislator A North Korean nuclear envoy who steered talks before a failed summit with the United States in February is alive, a South Korean legislator said on Tuesday, contradicting a South Korean news report that he had been executed....
13:17, 2019-07-16

U.S. National Security Adviser Bolton says North Korean missile tests violate U.N. resolution U.S. President Donald Trump's national security adviser, John Bolton, said on Saturday there was "no doubt" North Korea's recent test missile launches violated United Nations resolutions....
04:51, 2019-05-25

North Korean leader's slain half-brother was a CIA informant: Wall Street Journal Kim Jong Nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un who was killed in Malaysia in 2017, had been an informant for the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday....
01:51, 2019-06-11

Fate of 'executed' North Korean negotiator grows murkier after report claims he is still alive Chosun Ilbo, the largest daily newspaper in South Korea, reported last week that North Korea's special envoy to the United States, Kim Hyok-chol, was killed by a firing squad in March after being accused of betraying the country's leader Kim Jong Un....
18:00, 2019-06-04

U.N. bid to curb North Korean missile tests, revive air traffic, delayed amid U.S. concerns: sources A U.N. agency's bid to curb North Korea's missile program with an airspace safety audit and at the same time revive its air traffic has been delayed amid U.S. concerns that it may breach U.N. sanctions, sources familiar with the matter told Reuters....
10:51, 2019-06-03

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s de facto chief secretary is seen at border ahead of possible Kim-Trump meeting PANMUNJOM, Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s de facto chief secretary is seen at border ahead of possible Kim-Trump meeting. The post North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s de facto chief secretary is seen at border ahead of possible Kim-Trump meeting appeared first on LEX18.com....
12:34, 2019-06-30

U.S. security adviser Bolton meets South Korean officials to discuss North Korea, alliance U.S. national security adviser John Bolton met with South Korean officials on Wednesday to discuss major bilateral issues amid South Korea's trade spat with Japan, stalled nuclear talks with North Korea, and a regional air space dispute on Tuesday....
05:34, 2019-07-24

A Seoul Business Owner Could Face Prison After Displaying North Korean Flag at His ‘Pyongyang Pub’ Restaurant (SEOUL, South Korea) — You can sell North Korean food in South Korea. But you’re likely to get into trouble if you decorate your restaurant with pictures seen as praising North Korea. Authorities say the owner of a restaurant under construction in Seoul “voluntarily” removed ...
12:51, 2019-09-17

North Korean State Media Posts Photos of Kim Jong Un Touring 'Newly Built' Submarine North Korean strongman Kim Jong Un, whose lineage is well known as the world’s foremost lookers at things, has toured a “newly built” submarine, the country’s state-run media Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) wrote in a release.Read more......
15:51, 2019-07-23

Security firm: North Korean hackers shifted focus from causing chaos to acquiring money A group of suspected North Korean hackers seem to have shifted their focus to earning hard currency for the impoverished country since 2016, a global cybersecurity firm said Thursday....
14:17, 2019-05-23

South Korea scrambled fighter jets after it detected a UFO near the North Korean border — it turned out to be a bunch of birds Reuters South Korea scrambled fighter jets on Monday after it detected an unidentified flying object near the border with North Korea. But it turns out the unidentified object was just a flock of birds. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Ending a br...
01:00, 2019-07-02

President Trump Downplays North Korean Missile Tests, Compliments Kim Jong Un’s ‘Great and Beautiful Vision’ (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump on Friday downplayed recent missile tests by North Korea and flattered the country’s leader as a friend with a “great and beautiful vision for his country,” as the U.S. tries to lure Kim Jong Un back to nuclear talks. Trump’s series...
06:00, 2019-08-03

North Korea fired 2 short-range ballistic missiles, the second launch in less than a week, the South Korean military says Reuters North Korea fired two short-range ballistic missiles Wednesday, days after it launched two other missiles intended to pressure South Korea and the US to stop upcoming military drills. North Korea test-fired two new short-range ballistic missiles on July 25, its first missile tests since lea...
18:34, 2019-07-31

Trump makes his first visit to Korean Demilitarized Zone, ahead of meeting Sunday with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un PANMUNJOM, Korea (AP) — Trump makes his first visit to Korean Demilitarized Zone, ahead of meeting Sunday with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un. The post Trump makes his first visit to Korean Demilitarized Zone, ahead of meeting Sunday with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un appeared first on LEX18.com....
12:34, 2019-06-30

North Korean families facing deep ‘hunger crisis’ after worst harvest in 10 years, UN food assessment shows More than 10 million North Koreans are suffering “severe food shortages” after the worst harvest in a decade, according to a United Nations food security assessment released on Friday....
17:51, 2019-05-21

White House Press Secretary Stephanie Grisham bruised amid scuffle by reporters with North Korean guards North Korean guards pushed and shoved U.S. reporters on Sunday and Grisham was left with bruises in the exchange, according to The Associated Press.        ...
18:34, 2019-06-30

White House Press Secretary Stephanie Grisham bruised amid scuffle between reporters, North Korean guards North Korean guards pushed and shoved U.S. reporters on Sunday and Grisham was left with bruises in the exchange, according to The Associated Press.        ...
19:00, 2019-06-30

Trump says he could meet North Korea’s Kim at DMZ OSAKA, Japan (AP) — President Donald Trump is inviting North Korea’s Kim Jong Un to shake hands during a possible visit to the demilitarized zone with South Korea. Trump is scheduled to visit South Korea later Saturday after meetings at the Group of 20 summit in Osaka, Japan. He tweeted Saturd...
03:51, 2019-06-29

Otto Warmbier’s parents file claim for seized North Korean cargo ship as part of $500M judgment against regime Otto Warmbier’s parents have filed a claim for a seized North Korean cargo ship to satisfy part of their $500 million judgment against the North Korean regime over the death of their son....
16:34, 2019-07-06

North Korea test-fires weapons again Friday, South Korea says North Korea fired what appeared to be short-range ballistic missiles twice Friday into the sea off its eastern coast in its third round of weapons tests in just over a week, South Korea's military and presidential office said....
20:17, 2019-08-02

Trump Offers to Meet North Korea's Kim President Trump said he is willing to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at the demilitarized zone between North and South Korea, even if just to “say hello.”...
03:17, 2019-06-29

Trump to meet North Korea's Kim on DMZ between the two Koreas U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will meet at the Demilitarised Zone (DMZ) between the two Koreas on Sunday, Trump and South Korean President Moon Jae-in said, raising hopes for a revival of stalled nuclear talks....
08:01, 2019-06-30

UN Security Council to meet on North Korea North Korea has conducted two ballistic missile tests in less than a week in violation of UN resolutions. The missile tests come as the US and North Korea are trying to restarted stalled denuclearization talks....
04:51, 2019-08-01

North Korea says Kim Jong Un supervised third weapons test this week in a bid to keep pressure on US, South Korea North Korean leader Kim Jong Un supervised a third weapons test this week in an effort to beef up the country’s ability to strike targets in South Korea and U.S. military bases there....
15:51, 2019-08-03

Trump offers to meet North Korea's Kim at DMZ this weekend U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he would like to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un this weekend at the demilitarized zone (DMZ) on the border of North and South Korea....
03:00, 2019-06-29

China's Xi, North Korea's Kim Meet, Both Seeking Leverage With the U.S. Chinese President Xi Jinping kicked off a summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un that could advance the two allies’ separate—and stalled—negotiations with the U.S., one over trade and the other over denuclearization....
17:00, 2019-06-20

The Latest: China’s Xi arrives in North Korea to meet Kim BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on Chinese President Xi Jinping’s state visit to North Korea (all times local): 11 a.m. Chinese state media say President Xi Jinping has arrived in North Korea for first visit since taking office in 2013. The Xinhua News Agency says Xi arrived shortly before 11 a.m. T...
07:17, 2019-06-20

North Korea 'launches short-range ballistic missiles' off east coast less than a week after weapons test North Korea has fired two short-range ballistic missiles off its east coast, less than a week after Pyongyang's first weapons tests in more than two months, South Korea's military said....
19:17, 2019-07-31

China's Xi arrives in North Korea week before he's due to meet Trump Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in North Korea on Thursday as Beijing looks to bolster its neighbor, hit by U.N. sanctions over its nuclear and missile programs, a week before Xi and U.S. President Donald Trump meet amid a bitter trade dispute....
09:51, 2019-06-20

China's Xi arrives in North Korea a week before he's due to meet Trump Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in North Korea on Thursday as Beijing looks to bolster its neighbor, hit by U.N. sanctions over its nuclear and missile programs, a week before Xi and U.S. President Donald Trump meet amid a bitter trade dispute....
14:17, 2019-06-20

Trump says North Korea’s Kim apologized for missile tests, wants to meet again President Donald Trump said Saturday that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has apologized to him for a flurry of recent missile tests and requested another meeting amid stalled nuclear negotiations. Trump said Kim had sent him a personal letter in which he suggested the two leaders meet and start neg...
19:00, 2019-08-10

As G-20 concludes, Trump tells reporters he 'may or may not' meet with Kim in North Korea President Trump in a press conference Saturday said he doesn’t plan to add new tariffs on Chinese imports but he won’t be lifting the existing tariffs....
10:51, 2019-06-29

Donald Trump looks for 'handshake' with Kim Jong Un; may step onto North Korean soil Donald Trump simply tweeted out an invitation to Kim Jong Un to meet him at the DMZ between North and South Korea.        ...
05:17, 2019-06-30

Mike Pompeo blasted as 'poisonous plant of US diplomacy' by North Korean minister North Korea's foreign minister today branded US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo a "poisonous plant of American diplomacy" and accused him of hampering denuclearisation talks....
11:51, 2019-08-23

Son of high-profile South Korean defectors 'permanently resettles in North Korea' The son of high-profile South Korean defectors has reportedly moved to North Korea, in a rare case of someone defecting to the impoverished dictatorship....
20:17, 2019-07-08

Authorities seize thousands of weapons and explosives in international weapons trafficking bust Federal agents in Miami arrested more than two dozen suspects and seized more 5,300 firearms and explosives in an international weapons trafficking ring that stretched to South America, officials said Friday. ...
04:17, 2019-06-29

Xi Jinping lands in North Korea to meet Kim ahead of Trump talks First visit by Chinese president in 14 years expected to heal rift that has grown over Kim Jong-un’s nuclear programmePresident Xi Jinping has landed in North Korea for a historic trip to Pyongyang, rebooting a troubled alliance as he and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un face their own challenges wit...
11:34, 2019-06-20

G20 Live Updates: Trump Invites North Korea’s Leader to Meet Him at DMZ President Trump expressed cautious optimism on the prospects of a trade deal with China and lavished praise on Saudi Arabia’s crown prince even after the murder of a Saudi dissident....
05:34, 2019-06-29

U.N. Security Council to meet on North Korea missile launches: diplomats Britain, Germany and France have asked the United Nations Security Council to meet behind closed doors on Thursday on North Korea's latest missile launches, diplomats said....
23:17, 2019-07-31

Heartsick families of Japanese abducted by North Korea hope Trump meet will help Takuya Yokota chokes up as he talks about a photograph of his older sister Megumi, whom he has not seen since she was abducted from a beach by North Korean agents one winter evening 41 years ago....
13:17, 2019-05-22

Amit Shah To Visit North East Next Month, Will Meet Chief Ministers In his first visit to the North East as Home Minister, Amit Shah will meet chief ministers and governors of the eight states for two days next month and would review the security situation and......
18:17, 2019-07-18

Xi Jinping Heads To North Korea To Meet Kim Jong Un Ahead Of Trump Talks Chinese President Xi Jinping makes a historic trip to Pyongyang on Thursday, rebooting a troubled alliance as he and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un face their own challenges with US President Donald......
05:34, 2019-06-20

Schumer: Trump entering North Korea to meet with Kim 'one of the worst few days in American foreign policy' Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer on Monday hit President Donald Trump over his meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Sunday, calling it "one of the worst few days in American foreign policy."...
01:00, 2019-07-03

4 Strong Korean Stocks Bound To Get Stronger On A Peaceful Korean Peninsula The economic benefits of securing stability and maintaining peace can have a tremendous impact on the economies for both North and South Korea. In this article, we highlight our top recommendations for South Korea following the historic Trump-Kim Summit....
20:34, 2019-05-21

Otto Warmbier's family make claim for North Korean ship 'Wise Honest' seized by US The U.S. had seized the ship, the "Wise Honest," because of violations of international sanctions against North Korea.        ...
17:34, 2019-07-07

South Korea's Moon, Trump expected to meet at U.N. amid hopes for new North Korea talks South Korean President Moon Jae-in and U.S. President Donald Trump are expected to hold a summit at the United Nations this month, Moon's office said on Friday, amid hopes for a restart of talks aimed at dismantling North Korea's nuclear weapons program....
05:51, 2019-09-13

U.S.-South Korean military exercise to proceed: top South Korean official A top South Korean official on Saturday said a U.S.-South Korean military exercise would go ahead as planned next month, denying Pyongyang's charges that holding it would breach an agreement made between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un....
01:34, 2019-07-21

The best airline rewards programs, per U.S. News Here's a look at which airline rewards programs offer the best of the best benefits, according to U.S. News & World Report.       ...
12:34, 2019-08-06

Opinion: Top 100 NFL players from HBCU programs The HBCU schools have a storied history and produced many Pro Football Hall of Famers. Here are the 100 greatest NFL players from HBCU programs.       ...
23:34, 2019-08-27

Best affiliate marketing programs of 2019 Affiliate marketing is the key to generating income from websites that might otherwise struggle to sell advertising space, or else service as an additional revenue stream for those websites already active in the advertising space.The concept of affiliate marketing is relatively simple: you sign up f...
00:17, 2019-07-08

Sorting out recycling programs: Which ones work best? Changing markets and confusion over what can be thrown in recycling bins has forced some communities to rethink or even suspend their recycling programs. But many more recycling programs are working well, experts say....
19:17, 2019-05-22

The best hotel rewards programs, per U.S. News Here's a look at which hotel rewards programs offer the best of the best benefits, according to U.S. News & World Report.       ...
12:34, 2019-08-06

Surgical training programs not supportive of new parents (Reuters Health) - Surgical residents say it's tough to have children during their five years of intensive training due to a lack of flexibility in program requirements and lack of support from peers and faculty....
01:34, 2019-08-17

These are the best travel rewards programs for airlines and hotels, according to U.S. News U.S. News & World Report released its Best Travel Rewards Programs rankings ⁠— a detailed look at travel loyalty programs that offer top benefits.       ...
12:34, 2019-08-06

Financial advisory firms offer 'returnship' programs Internships for professionals, many middle-aged, who've taken a break from the labor force are becoming more popular at financial advisory firms....
19:34, 2019-06-27

Three companies awarded $1.8B to support Navy shipbuilding programs BAE, Serco and Scientific Research Corp. have received contracts worth up to a combined $1.8 billion to support systems capabilities work on all new and overhauled Navy aircraft carriers and large-deck vessels....
20:17, 2019-06-27

US uses images of canceled aid programs to promote peace plan The Trump administration was using a picture of a program it had financially crippled just months earlier, in order to promote its own controversial economic plan for the Palestinians....
19:34, 2019-06-27

Report: 6 men’s basketball programs to face NCAA allegations ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A key NCAA official says six schools are going to be facing allegations of Level I violations as early as next month, the next turn of the screw in the college basketball corruption scandal. Stan Wilcox, vice president for regulatory affairs for the NCAA, tells CBS Sports two hi...
20:17, 2019-06-13

U.N. warns 22 aid programs in Yemen will close if countries do not pay pledges The United Nations warned on Wednesday that 22 "life-saving" aid programs will be forced to close in Yemen in the next two months if countries do not pay more than $1 billion in funding that they pledged earlier this year....
01:51, 2019-08-22

Comcast to double spending at Sky on European original programs Comcast Corp will more than double its investment in European original programming and start an in-house studio at its European unit Sky after Sky's success with the mini-series "Chernobyl," the company said on Wednesday....
20:17, 2019-06-12

Drug assistance programs offer little charity to uninsured (Reuters Health) - Many patients who receive assistance from charities set up to defray prescription drugs costs may already have insurance that covers most the cost for their medications, a U.S. study suggests....
13:17, 2019-08-07

L3 awarded $73.7M for Navy submarine photonics mast programs L3 Technologies Inc. was awarded a $73.7 million contract for repair, upgrades and overall services for the U.S. Navy's submarine photonics mast programs....
20:17, 2019-06-27

Opioid stewardship programs help prevent misuse in hospitals As the U.S. wrestles with the problem of opioid addiction in the United States, many hospitals have adopted stewardship programs that may help curb the problem, a new study says....
23:34, 2019-07-03

U.S. got key asset out of Russia following election hacking Concerns that Russia would determine who was spying for the United States mounted after officials revealed Putin’s role in attacking the 2016 election....
03:17, 2019-09-11

Hack in the box: Hacking into companies with “warshipping” Enlarge / The "warshipping" rig, exposed, with solar recharging panel. (credit: Sean Gallagher) LAS VEGAS—Penetration testers have long gone to great lengths to demonstrate the potential chinks in their clients' networks before less friendly attackers exploit them. But in recent tests by IBM's X-F...
07:17, 2019-08-14

De Blasio dodges questions about scrapping city’s gifted programs Mayor Bill de Blasio pivoted to his favorite policy achievement — free pre-K — instead of answering questions about a controversial recommendation to scrap the city’s gifted-and-talented program. “It’s literally a recommendation that just came out. I’m going to assess it,” de Blasio said of the repo...
01:00, 2019-08-28

Expedited airport security programs are just another cash grab for airlines In addition to charging for checked bags, unchecked bags, extra legroom and priority boarding, many airlines are now marketing a private tech company that uses fingerprints and iris scans to verify a traveler’s identity at security checks, allowing them to bypass TSA lines....
03:00, 2019-08-11

Alternates to passwords: 11 ways to safeguard logins to websites or programs We all have what feels like a million passwords to remember, and the constantly changing authentication process sometimes makes it difficult to know what your password is for any given site. In addition, many passwords are easily hackable, putting your personal information — or even worse, con...
13:17, 2019-06-21

Homeland Security Is Moving FEMA Funds to Pay for Border Programs (WASHINGTON) — The Department of Homeland Security is moving $271 million from other agencies such as FEMA and the U.S. Coast Guard to increase the number of beds for detained immigrants and support its policy forcing asylum seekers to wait in Mexico while their cases play out. The news comes ...
07:00, 2019-08-28

CERN leaves Microsoft programs behind for open-source software A price tag hike has CERN, one of the world's leading scientific research organizations, moving from Microsoft programs for more affordable open-source software....
03:17, 2019-06-13

Loyalty programs cost you your personal data — are the rewards worth it? Last year, music streaming service Spotify partnered with Google to bundle a free Google Home Mini smart speaker for all US-based account holders with a Spotify Premium for Family subscription. Sounds like a great way to listen to music right? But there is a catch. There exists a laundry list of rew...
17:00, 2019-06-12

Trump administration suspends U.S. educational programs for migrant children The Trump administration is suspending educational, legal and recreational programs for migrant children in its custody, saying an influx of children crossing the border without a parent or legal guardian was putting a "tremendous strain" on the resources of the agency tasked with housing them....
01:51, 2019-06-06

Carranza says gifted, talented programs safe for this school year The Department of Education’s gifted and talented programs are safe — for now. Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza on Tuesday told WNYC’s Brian Lehrer that the system would remain intact for at least the upcoming school year. “I just want to assure parents that students that are cu...
22:17, 2019-09-03

More Universities Find Full-Time M.B.A. Programs Aren't Worth It More U.S. business schools are shutting down traditional masters in business administration degrees and shifting resources to online M.B.A. and part-time degree programs....
21:51, 2019-06-05

Corey Johnson opposes cutting gifted school programs City Council Speaker and mayoral hopeful Corey Johnson said Tuesday he opposes cutting the gifted and talented programs from the city’s public school system after a diversity panel recommended the move in a new report. “Desegregation must be a priority and I look forward to reviewing this repo...
01:00, 2019-08-28

The Hacking Supergroup That Counts Beto O’Rourke as One of Its Own Joseph Menn’s “Cult of the Dead Cow” is a narrative history of a group of hackers who went from apolitical hobbyists to security advisers for the world’s most powerful institutions....
11:17, 2019-05-31

ICE to Shell Out $30 Million for Phone-Hacking Tech Cellebrite, an Israeli firm that sell forensics tools capable of bypassing the security on most cellphones, has secured a new $30 million contract with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), the Daily Beast reported late Wednesday.Read more......
00:51, 2019-09-13

YouTube says its policy on 'instructional' hacking videos isn't new This week Kody Kinzie, co-founder of the ethical hacker group Hacker Interchange, reported that its YouTube channel had received a strike for breaking one of its rules. Which rule? A ban against "Instructional hacking and phishing: Showing users how......
09:51, 2019-07-06

US warns small planes are vulnerable to hacking Engine readings, compass data, altitude and other readings “could all be manipulated to provide false measurements to the pilot,” according to the Department of Homeland Security alert....
19:34, 2019-07-31

Think the Capital One hacking is bad? Here are 5 of the biggest data breaches ever On the heels of July's news that some 100 million U.S. credit card customers and applicants of Capital One had personal information hacked, here's a look at five of the biggest data breaches....
07:00, 2019-08-01

Trump admin axing education, recreation programs for migrant children The influx of children crossing the border without a parent or legal guardian was putting a "tremendous strain" on the resources of the agency tasked with housing them, the Trump administration says....
04:51, 2019-06-06

Alabama, Notre Dame highlight the 10 most powerful college football programs The history of college football is long and storied. But during this century there are 10 programs that have separated themselves form the rest.       ...
09:17, 2019-09-18

City teachers union opposes plan to cut gifted school programs “Every community has children who could thrive in a gifted and talented program, and it is our responsibility to help our children reach their full potential," UFT boss Michael Mulgrew said in a statement....
01:00, 2019-08-28

New state programs, like California's, make it easier for workers to save for retirement Millions of workers do not have access to a workplace retirement plan. Now, states like California are starting programs to help those people save for their future....
22:34, 2019-08-04

‘I Waited Eight Years.’ Meet the K-Pop Superfans Who Spent Their Savings to Meet Their Favorite Idols In her room at the AC Hotel in Times Square, Hayley Baye selected her outfit with purpose. For her first time at KCON, the Korean culture convention featuring performances from some of K-pop’s buzziest groups, the 24-year-old executive assistant dressed up as Wooyoung — a charismatic mem...
02:00, 2019-07-25

Iowa’s ‘Virtual’ Caucuses Are Set to Be Canceled Over Hacking Fears Iowa Democrats planned to allow some caucusgoers to vote by phone next year, but Democratic National Committee leaders are said to have concluded that such a system would not be secure....
06:34, 2019-08-30

DHS issues hacking security alert for small planes The DHS issued an alert for small planes. Modern flight systems are vulnerable to hacking if someone manages to gain physical access to the aircraft.       ...
18:17, 2019-07-31

Fears of AI-powered hacking are misplaced as criminals are doing fine without it Artificial intelligence is captivating tech news audiences. Unfortunately, growing expectations for AI’s impact on legitimate business have spawned a distracting narrative about potential AI-powered cyberattacks. Is this really a threat that needs to be on our radar? Based on my work examining dark ...
14:51, 2019-07-11

Router Guest Networks Prone to Hacking: Researchers A study by Israel-based Ben-Gurion University (BGU) indicates that routers from well-known manufacturers are vulnerable to cross-router data leaks through a malicious attack....
19:34, 2019-08-17

No evidence of hacking in UK diplomatic leak: top civil servant There is no evidence that hacking was involved in the leaking of British diplomatic memos from London's ambassador to Washington but an investigation is ongoing, the UK's top civil servant in the Foreign Office said on Wednesday....
15:34, 2019-07-10

Judge dismisses DNC hacking suit against Trump campaign A U.S. judge dismissed the DNC's lawsuit that accused Russia, the Trump campaign, Wikileaks and its founder Julian Assange and others of conspiring to interfere in the 2016 presidential election....
18:51, 2019-07-31

Sony Is Still Trying To Stop People From Hacking The Vita, For Some Reason Less than a day after a new exploit for jailbreaking the Vita was discovered, Sony has already released a new firmware update to safeguard its sunsetting handheld....
05:00, 2019-08-28

IoT botnet creator cops plea to hacking more than 800,000 devices Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Marilyn Nieves) A 21-year-old Washington man has pleaded guilty to creating botnets that converted hundreds of thousands of routers, cameras, and other Internet-facing devices into money-making denial-of-service fleets that could knock out entire Web hosting compani...
01:34, 2019-09-05

Duchess, Meet Queen? Beyoncé and Meghan Markle May Meet at The Lion King’s London Premiere They’re two of the world’s most famous women (with equally famous husbands), are both working moms, share a few famous friends and both even sport royal titles (albeit one slightly more official than the other). But have Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle and Queen Bey ever met?...
04:17, 2019-07-02

Amway Coaches Poll shows dominance of five elite programs, led by Clemson and Alabama The top five of the preseason Amway Coaches Poll, led by Clemson and Alabama, is the same as it was last season, Illustrating the power at the top.       ...
06:34, 2019-08-02

Oro Valley Parks, Rec hopes to make its programs, online resources more accessible to citizens ORO VALLEY – The Town of Oro Valley partnered with CivicRec to implement a new management software solution. The software will give citizens access to Parks and Recreation’s activities, classes, sports, youth leagues and community facilities. It also boasts convenient online registration and p...
06:34, 2019-07-24

DNC set to block Iowa 'virtual' caucuses over concerns of election hacking The Democratic National Committee is set to block a plan by Iowa Democrats to create "virtual" caucuses for the 2020 Democratic presidential race over concerns of election hacking....
05:51, 2019-08-31

U.S. military increases cyber hacking to keep foreign adversaries on their toes _____ WASHINGTON — With little public scrutiny, the U.S. military has dramatically stepped up its secret hacking of foreign computer networks in a new effort to keep China, Russia, Iran and other adversaries on their heels, current and former U.S. officials tell NBC News. Empowered with new legal au...
21:34, 2019-06-23

The Morning After: SIM-swap cell phone hacking horror stories Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Welcome to your weekend. If you don't know what SIM swapping is and whether or not it could be used to attack your email or bank account, then we know which article you should read next. Beyond that, we'll recap......
21:51, 2019-06-29

Nigerian National Arrested From Palghar For Hacking Email Accounts Nagpur police Sunday arrested a Nigerian national from Palghar district for allegedly hacking e-mail accounts of various companies in India, an official said....
06:51, 2019-07-15

House passes bill to thwart 2020 ballot box hacking U.S. states would get $600 million in federal grants to secure voting machines from cyber attacks under legislation passed by the House of Representatives on Thursday, with the money to be spent quickly so that upgraded equipment is in place by the Nov. 3, 2020 national elections....
00:00, 2019-06-28

Saudi Arabia accused of hacking London-based dissident Kingdom targeted satirist Ghanem Almasarir with Israeli malware, letter of claim allegesSaudi Arabia has been accused of launching a sophisticated hacking attack against a prominent dissident in London who is allegedly living under police protection, according to a letter of claim that has been sent...
20:51, 2019-05-28

Capital One Hacking Suspect Showed Strange Online Behavior The 33-year-old woman accused of executing one of the largest-ever data thefts at a bank showed strange behavior online in recent months, at times bragging about her exploits and discussing deep struggles in her personal life....
18:51, 2019-07-31

Brazil: four arrested over hacking of Bolsonaro justice minister's phone Sérgio Moro hit by scandal after the Intercept published leaked chats suggesting he had conspired to damage ex-president LulaBrazil’s federal police have arrested four people for allegedly hacking the phone of justice minister Sérgio Moro, a key member of far-right president Jair Bolsonaro’s cabinet...
23:17, 2019-07-24

Wikileaks death: Dutch hacking expert 'had kayaking accident' Arjen Kamphuis disappeared in mysterious circumstances in the Norwegian Fjords and his body has never been found. Police now say he most likely died in an accident and his remains are lost at sea....
06:51, 2019-08-24

Mozilla blocks UAE bid to become an internet security guardian after hacking reports Firefox browser maker Mozilla is blocking the United Arab Emirates' government from serving as one of its internet security gatekeepers, citing Reuters reports on a UAE cyber espionage program....
01:51, 2019-07-10

Heather Mills, others, win settlement over Murdoch group phone hacking Heather Mills, ex-wife of former Beatle Paul McCartney, said on Monday she and 90 others have won an apology and settlement from Rupert Murdoch's News Group Newspapers after a near decade-long battle over claims of phone hacking....
15:34, 2019-07-08

The Guardian view on hacking: a dangerous arms trade | Editorial Cyberweapons are dangerous in themselves. Their proliferation makes them much more harmfulNSO Group, an Israeli firm that has risen to a billion-dollar valuation on the strength of the aggressive hacking tools it sells to authoritarian governments across the Arab world, is being sued by lawyers and ...
16:00, 2019-05-21

New law enforcement hacking tool can unlock most iPhone, Android handsets The three-way struggle between criminal hackers, law enforcement and privacy-centric tech companies is constantly evolving. Today's smart devices have implemented increasingly tough security measures to protect users' personal data, while criminals seek to unlock them for various nefarious...
05:00, 2019-06-17

Big California insurer is ditching 'zombie' workplace wellness programs and focusing on health apps Blue Shield of California is offering a new web and mobile app for consumers to pick their own wellness program or app. Because traditional workplace wellness programs aren't working....
19:00, 2019-06-27

Trump administration discontinues English classes, recreational programs for unaccompanied minors in shelters The Trump administration is ending English classes, recreational activities, and legal aid for unaccompanied minors in federal migrant shelters because of a lack of funding, amid an increase in border crossings....
00:17, 2019-06-06

Pete Buttigieg Proposes National Service Programs for Climate Change and Mental Health Mr. Buttigieg proposed an expansion of voluntary national service programs, aiming to attract 250,000 Americans. Student debt relief would be offered in exchange....
17:17, 2019-07-03

Exclusive: NASA administrator explains decision to replace head of human spaceflight programs The longtime head of NASA’s human spaceflight programs has been replaced as the agency races to meet President Trump’s ambitious goal of returning American astronauts to the Moon in five years....
08:00, 2019-07-12

Heather Mills receives apology and payout in phone-hacking case Ex-model receives ‘substantial’ payout as she settles case against News of the WorldHeather Mills has received an apology at the high court after settling her phone-hacking case against the News of the World in return for a substantial financial payout as part of an agreement under which she dropped...
16:17, 2019-07-08

NASA astronaut accused of hacking her wife’s bank account from space Astronauts who travel to the International Space Station have a lot on their plate. They’re put to the test both physically and mentally, and conducting research while floating around in microgravity in a laboratory that’s falling around the Earth is, as you might expect, stressful. Now,...
21:51, 2019-08-26

New iPhone hacking tool can reportedly access a user’s iCloud data An Israeli security company with a track record of developing some of the most advanced and sophisticated mobile hacking tools we’ve ever seen has upped the ante considerably. According to a report from the Financial Times, the NSO Group is selling an updated version of its famed Pegasus tool ...
04:51, 2019-07-20

New Zealand police called in after mass hacking attempt on 'wellbeing' budget Treasury says systems deliberately hacked, with more than 2,000 attempts since SundayNew Zealand police have been asked to investigate after the Treasury office said its systems were hacked in an attempt to reach documents on the forthcoming budget, in the biggest cyber security scandal to hit parli...
09:51, 2019-05-29

Woman accused of hacking Capital One also stole data from 30 other companies, prosecutors say Paige A. Thompson is likely to face new charges related to the additional alleged data thefts, prosecutors said in the motion filed in federal court in Washington state....
06:34, 2019-08-15

Guardian told it was target of Saudi hacking unit after Khashoggi killing Cybersecurity team ordered to access journalists’ email accounts, document suggests The report from Agnes Callamard, the UN special rapporteur, sets out in forensic detail concerns about the behaviour of Saudi Arabia, both before and after the murder of the dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi.It al...
19:00, 2019-06-19

Chrome protects high-profile hacking targets against risky downloads Google's Advanced Protection Program now protects high-risk hacking targets even while they're casually surfing the web. Users who turn on account syncing in Chrome now have elevated protection against risky downloads. The browser will provide extr......
06:51, 2019-08-07

Adelaide teenager gets good-behaviour bond for hacking Apple systems twice Court hears boy, who hacked the tech giant’s systems when he was 13 and 15, was trying to secure a job with the companyAn Adelaide teenager who twice hacked into Apple’s computer systems has been placed on a good-behaviour bond.The 17-year-old boy, who can’t be named, hacked the tech giant’s systems...
11:51, 2019-05-27

UK Had Warned 16 NATO Allies Of Russia Hacking Attempts: Foreign Minister Britain has shared with 16 NATO allies details of malicious Russian cyber activity in their countries over the last 18 months, foreign minister Jeremy Hunt was to say on Thursday....
09:34, 2019-05-23

Bluetooth harvester signals hacking group’s growing interest in mobile Enlarge (credit: ybierling.com) A Korean-speaking hacking group in operation since at least 2016 is expanding its arsenal of hacking tools to include a Bluetooth-device harvester in a move that signals the group’s growing interest in mobile devices. ScarCruft is a Korean-speaking advanced persiste...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Hacking diabetes: People break into insulin pumps as an alternative to delayed innovations As people with diabetes continue to hack old medical devices, firms like Dexcom, Omnipod and Medtronic release innovative new products.        ...
18:00, 2019-06-05

The iPhone-Hacking Sites Google Found Apparently Went After Android and Windows Users Too Those hackers Google’s researchers sussed out earlier this week apparently went after more than just iPhone users. Microsoft’s operating system along with Google’s own were also targeted, according to Forbes, in what some reports are calling a possibly state-backed effort to spy on the Uighur ethnic...
02:34, 2019-09-02

Hacking diabetes: People break into insulin pumps as an alternative to costly innovations As people with diabetes continue to hack old medical devices to save money, firms like Dexcom, Omnipod and Medtronic release innovative new products.        ...
15:17, 2019-06-05

Heather Mills wins High Court apology after phone hacking claim against News of the World The model ex-wife of Beatle Sir Paul McCartney has won a High Court apology after settling her legal claim over phone hacking at the News of the World....
13:34, 2019-07-08

4 Your Health: A call for blood donors, work health programs and a new sleep study from the U of A Only three percent of Americans donate blood. NBC News A new study from the University Of Arizona reveals adults with sleep apnea are more likely to have a rocky work history. researchers analyzed data from over 250 middle aged men and women. They found people with undiagnosed sleep apnea were more ...
21:17, 2019-06-14

Hurricane Dorian floods island as it swipes North Carolina then heads north Hurricane Dorian briefly made landfall on the Outer Banks of North Carolina on Friday, hitting the beach-fringed barrier islands with powerful winds and battering waves days after reducing parts of the Bahamas to rubble....
04:00, 2019-09-07

As Floods Hit North, North East India, Rahul Gandhi Posts Call For Help Over the past days heavy rain has wreaked havoc across the country, with the North East states particularly badly affected. The rains have caused damaged to agricultural fields, flooded villages and......
14:00, 2019-07-16

North Pole and Polar Worlds review – why Inuit don't worry about north Exciting tales of heroic polar explorers make a great exhibition, but a book on the North Pole shows that times are too changed not to seek deeper narratives...
18:17, 2019-05-21

‘Frozen dragon of the north’ flew over North America 77 million years ago If you were to travel back in time to an age when dinosaurs roamed the Earth, you’d have plenty of things to fear. Dinosaurs that ruled the land were often massive and the oceans were dominated by creatures just as fearsome. The skies had their own fair share of impressive beasts, and newly discover...
20:17, 2019-09-11

| North Korea tells South to stop mediating between North, US North Korea said that South Korea must stop trying to mediate between Pyongyang and Washington, as it stepped up its pressure on the United States to work out new proposals to salvage deadlocked talks on its nuclear programme....
22:00, 2019-06-27

Assault Weapons Ban: What Would It Actually Look Like? Fifteen years ago, Congress decided not to renew the 1994 assault weapons ban. Now, many 2020 presidential candidates are talking about bringing it back....
18:34, 2019-08-16

How Gun Control Groups Are Catching Up to the N.R.A. The gun lobby has structural advantages and a Senate aligned with its stance. But activists have increased financing and grass-roots energy as they pursue their cause....
03:51, 2019-08-05

Far-right groups and Antifa face off in Portland A heavy police presence largely kept members of far-right groups separated from far-left, anti-fascist activists at a downtown park Saturday.        ...
09:51, 2019-08-18

U.S. abortion rights groups sue over Missouri law Prominent U.S. abortion rights groups Planned Parenthood and the American Civil Liberties Union filed a federal lawsuit late on Tuesday in an effort to stop a new Missouri law that bans almost all terminations of pregnancies after eight weeks....
18:51, 2019-07-31

Some Of EVE Online's Most Powerful Groups Are Heading For War EVE Online is infamous for many things: scams that leave their victims devastated, player-created empires that span the stars, and perhaps most for war. The wars of EVE involve thousands of players across the globe, all focused on singular goals. The next great conflict may be starting now....
18:34, 2019-05-23

Senate to take up border funding The Senate Appropriations Committee will take up a long-stalled border funding request next week aimed at addressing the influx of migrants from Central America.Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina said the spending committee will begin moving the legislation imminently after it was dropped from a ...
18:51, 2019-06-11

India says committed to 'no first use' of nuclear weapons for now India has stuck to its commitment of 'no first use' of nuclear weapons but future policy will depend on the situation, the defense minister said on Friday, which analysts said introduced a level of ambiguity in a core national security doctrine....
15:34, 2019-08-16

Saudi oil attacks: Weapons 'came from Iran' The weapons used to hit two oil facilities came from Iran, according to the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen. Despite its "grave concern," Russia has said that military retaliation would be "unacceptable."...
00:17, 2019-09-17

U.S. Says Assad May Be Using Chemical Weapons in Syria Again The State Department cited an attack in which the military might have used the weapons in an offensive on the Idlib area, the final rebel stronghold....
17:34, 2019-05-22

Democrats Want to Revive a Ban on Assault Weapons But with Republicans in charge of the Senate and President Trump in the White House, an assault weapons ban has little chance of being signed into law before 2021....
21:51, 2019-08-12

Navy F-35C may carry more weapons now that it's 'ready for war' As the F-35C becomes officially deemed “operational” and “ready for war," the Navy is adding weapons, sensors and software to the aircraft to expand its attack envelope --- and may even increase the F-35s ability to carry up to 6 air-to-air weapons in its internal weapons bay....
16:00, 2019-05-23

U.S. Says Syria’s President May Be Using Chemical Weapons Again The State Department cited an attack on Sunday in which the Syrian military might have used chemical weapons as part of a broader offensive in the Idlib area, the final rebel stronghold....
05:00, 2019-05-22

LDS church bans weapons in meetinghouses The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has updated its handbook to bar all "lethal weapons" from meetinghouses, which strengthens past language that discourages firearms....
00:00, 2019-08-28

Please don't put weapons or fireworks on your drones, FAA warns When you invest in a drone to take some stunning video footage from the skies, you agree to abide by certain rules – and that includes not adding weapons or fireworks to your autonomous flying machine, the FAA (Federal Aviation Administration) has warned.The US agency has issued an update on ...
19:51, 2019-08-26

U.S. warns Assad against using chemical weapons The U.S. State Department warned the Bashar al-Assad regime in Syria that its military operations were being closely watched, specifically concerning allegations that it used chemical weapons against rebels....
07:51, 2019-05-22

UN experts: More armed groups in Congo willing to surrender UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. experts say a growing number of armed groups in Congo appear willing to surrender under the right conditions following January’s inauguration of opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi as president. The experts monitoring U.N. sanctions against Congo said in a report to t...
04:01, 2019-06-14

NSA vs. civil liberties groups on phone surveillance U.S. intelligence officials have asked Congress to permanently extend a controversial program that has allowed the National Security Agency to collect millions of telephone records. Civil liberties groups aren’t happy about it....
03:34, 2019-09-07

Gun safety groups push for Red Flag laws TUCSON -Kelley Ireland is a volunteer with Moms Demand Action For Gun Sense in America. After the mass shootings in El Paso, TX and Dayton OH, Moms Demand Action is calling for Red Flag laws across the country. “If we had Red Flag laws those shootings may not have occurred,” Ireland said...
08:00, 2019-08-21

A Mosaic of Groups Competes in Israel’s Election Israeli politics can be tribal, with loyalties to ethnic groups, religious factions and ideologies as strong a factor in voting as views on particular issues. Here’s a guide in words and pictures....
00:51, 2019-09-18

Environmental groups sue over offshore drilling rule changes NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Environmental groups are challenging what they view as the Trump administration’s decision to weaken critical safety rules created after the nation’s worst offshore drilling disaster. National groups including Earthjustice and the Sierra Club and groups on the Gulf and...
22:51, 2019-06-11

At least 60 killed in Sudan crackdown, say protest groups Many demonstrators caught up in attack in Khartoum are still unaccounted forParamilitaries killed at least 60 people when they attacked pro-democracy protesters in Khartoum, civil society groups in Sudan have said.Previous estimates put the number of casualties from the attack on a sit-in on Monday ...
14:00, 2019-06-05

Both far-right and antifa groups claim victory in Portland PORTLAND, Ore. — With both the left and the right declaring victory following a long-hyped rally that had Portland, Oregon, on edge it seems the liberal city will continue to be a flashpoint in an increasingly divided country. City officials were mostly relieved that a downtown gathering Saturday of...
09:51, 2019-08-20

Tuberculosis rates down in most U.S. children, but still high in some groups (Reuters Health) - Over the past decade, the number of children and teens in the U.S diagnosed with tuberculosis has decreased by nearly half, according to a new study....
23:17, 2019-09-02

Crackdown trips up human rights groups Social media platforms, under pressure to block extremists, are sometimes also cracking down on human rights advocates and other legitimate content, according to a new report....
13:00, 2019-06-14

Among Some Hate Groups, Porn Is Viewed as a Conspiracy Buried in the manifestoes of some extremists are attacks on the porn industry, which is blamed for their own struggles and what they perceive as society’s decline....
15:34, 2019-06-07

Environmental groups say they'll sue over green sea turtle habitat The United States should designate more critical habitat for the endangered green sea turtle, according to three environmental groups that say they will sue the government to declare additional protected areas....
00:51, 2019-08-15

Climate groups call for SUVs to be banned Climate groups including Greenpeace and Deutsche Umwelthilfe called on Monday for sport-utility vehicles (SUVs) to be banned as part of a wider campaign to curb pollution by the auto industry....
18:34, 2019-09-09

CEO of Cielo says competitiveness would improve if it were self-funding Brazilian card processor Cielo SA would be more competitive if it had its own sources of funding to finance merchants, company Chief Executive Paulo Caffarelli told journalists on Wednesday....
17:34, 2019-07-24

BDCs add mid-market CLOs to funding mix NEW YORK, June 17 (LPC) - FS KKR Capital Corp is the latest Business Development Company (BDC) to issue a middle market Collateralized Loan Obligation (CLO) fund as the sector seeks to diversify funding sources and drive portfolio growth....
23:00, 2019-06-17

Council funding 'unsustainable' as budgets cut by 20% There must be a national conversation about how much people want from their councils and what they'll pay, amid "unsustainable funding", researchers have said....
21:34, 2019-05-29

Surprise: Most Americans Think We Shouldn't Be Selling Weapons To Anyone Seventy percent Americans think showering the rest of the world with tanks, ships, planes, radar and munitions makes the U.S. less safe, according to a new survey, a bipartisan consensus on a policy that both Republican and Democratic administrations have embraced. Imagine that....
21:51, 2019-09-13

| New Zealanders give up weapons after mosque killings Dozens of New Zealanders have handed in their firearms as a gun buyback scheme went into operation aimed at ridding the country of semi-automatic weapons in the wake of the Christchurch mosque attacks....
16:00, 2019-07-13

Pentagon to send $250M in weapons to Ukraine The Department of Defense plans to send $250 million in military equipment to Ukraine to assist in building up the country's military capabilities as it continues to counter Russian-backed forces in its eastern provinces....
20:51, 2019-06-19

Erdogan says it's unacceptable that Turkey can't have nuclear weapons Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday it was unacceptable for nuclear-armed states to forbid Ankara from obtaining its own nuclear weapons, but did not say whether Turkey had plans to obtain them....
21:51, 2019-09-04

'Iranian weapons' used in drone strike on oil plants Oil prices have fallen after an initial spike following a drone attack on Saudi Arabia's oil facilities, as finger pointing continues over who was responsible....
19:17, 2019-09-16

Britain enters laser weapons race Britain announced that it seeks developers of laser- and radio frequency-guided weapons to shoot down drones and other enemy threats, joining a global race for the new type of weapons....
03:17, 2019-07-12

In Hong Kong Protests, Faces Become Weapons A quest to identify protesters and police officers has people in both groups desperate to protect their anonymity. Some fear a turn toward China-style surveillance....
20:00, 2019-07-31

SVPD arrests two on narcotic, weapons charges SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. – Two people were arrested on narcotic and weapons charges, according to Sierra Vista Police Department. Nathaniel Ranier/ Courtesy: Sierra Vista Plice Department The arrests of Nathaniel Ranier, 39, and Danielle Gentry, 40, come after a multi-agency investigation into local drug...
02:17, 2019-09-05

The government is serious about creating mind-controlled weapons DARPA, the Department of Defense's research arm, is paying scientists to invent ways to instantly read soldiers' minds using tools like genetic engineering of the human brain, nanotechnology and infrared beams....
12:51, 2019-05-29

Democrats diverge over pursuing assault weapons ban Presidential candidates favor restoring the 1994 ban, but House members set strategy on popular, more modest measures in an effort to pressure Senate Republicans....
21:17, 2019-09-11

Strategies for nuclear weapons and waste | Letters It is essential that Europe does not become the arena for a build-up of nuclear weapons, writes Catherine West MP. It is surely time to bury the Micawber principle, says Professor Neil HyattAs we mark the 74th anniversary of the nuclear attacks on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the world is at a dangerous ...
11:17, 2019-08-08

New Zealand gun owners turn over their weapons for money Dozens of Christchurch gun owners handed over their weapons in exchange for cash in the first of more than 250 planned buyback events around New Zealand after the government outlawed many types of semi-automatics...
10:51, 2019-07-13

How Congress Passed an Assault Weapons Ban in 1994 Congress and the White House found a way to come together on guns 25 years ago. It is hard to see that kind of bipartisanship resurfacing in the current environment....
22:00, 2019-09-07

F-35 preps for weapons upgrade by dropping new bombs The F-35 will again fire its 25mm gun and air-drop several new laser-guided bombs to prepare stealth 5th-Gen fighter for future high tech warfare by improving precision-strike air attack, targeting and close-air-support....
22:17, 2019-08-13

Can Chinese weapons contribute to peace in Africa? China's military leaders have invited African army chiefs to Beijing — officially, to discuss peacekeeping missions. But China's military strategy in Africa also has a few other objectives, experts say....
23:17, 2019-07-14

How U.S. Weapons Ended Up Hitting Hospitals in Yemen A former senior State Department official sent to monitor the Saudi-led war in Yemen told us he saw firsthand how the Saudis failed to avoid civilian casualties — and how the U.S. chose to look the other way....
05:51, 2019-05-23

Navy sets sights on new submarine weapons The Navy has begun building new weapons to massively increase attack options for its Virginia-class attack submarine, a move that is expected to change the mission scope for the boats and enable more extensive offensive strike possibilities, improving the Navy’s armed defense of its surface fleet. ...
03:00, 2019-08-17

Wildlife flourishing at former weapons testing sites DENVER — From a tiny Pacific island to a leafy Indiana forest, a handful of sites where the United States manufactured and tested some of the most lethal weapons known to humankind are now peaceful havens for wildlife. An astonishing array of animals and habitats flourished on six obsolete weapons c...
09:51, 2019-08-20

China slams $2.2B U.S. weapons sales to Taiwan China is condemning a recent U.S. decision to sell $2.2 billion worth of weapons to Taiwan, saying the "reckless" policy tampers with Chinese sovereignty....
18:34, 2019-07-09

Conservation groups want U.S. to pressure Canada to protect right whales Nine U.S.-based organizations have sent an 11-page letter to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration expressing "deep concern" over the continued entanglement of right whales in Canadian waters....
23:00, 2019-09-18

Modern Humans Interbred With At Least Five Archaic Human Groups Genetic analysis has revealed that the ancestors of modern humans interbred with at least five different archaic human groups as they moved out of Africa and across Eurasia. ...
05:34, 2019-07-18

Koch-Backed Groups Launch Campaign to End War in Afghanistan In a first, a grassroots organization backed by billionaire Charles Koch and typically focused on domestic priorities is broadening its focus and calling for an end to the war in Afghanistan. Americans for Prosperity on Wednesday scheduled the start of a two-week cable and broadcast advertising camp...
17:00, 2019-09-18

Groups call on Pelosi, Dems to do more to impeach Trump WASHINGTON (AP) — Progressive groups are expressing “deep disappointment” over House Democrats’ unwillingness to start impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump and are calling on Speaker Nancy Pelosi to act, according to a letter obtained by The Associated Press. The ...
09:51, 2019-06-04

US business groups relieved Mexican tariffs averted The nation's leading business groups expressed relief Saturday over the White House's announcement it had reached a deal with Mexico and would be dropping plans to place tariffs on its goods....
00:17, 2019-06-09

Business Groups See Acosta Successor as More Aggressive Deregulator Business groups expect the new acting leader of the Labor Department to move more quickly on deregulatory efforts than Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta, who said Friday he was resigning....
20:51, 2019-07-12

These tiny robots tackle tasks in groups, just like insects On its own, a single ant can only accomplish so much, but you toss it into the mix with a couple hundred of its peers and suddenly the capabilities of the group are exponentially greater than the sum of its parts. Could the same be true of robots? Some robotics researchers think so, and a team from ...
10:00, 2019-07-12

Israeli Election Hinges on a Mosaic of Competing Groups Israeli politics can be tribal, with loyalties to ethnic groups, religious factions and ideologies as strong a factor in voting as views on particular issues. Here’s a guide in words and pictures....
16:17, 2019-09-17

Uber: Drivers tell us through focus groups and surveys they don’t want to be employees Uber agrees workers must be protected. We’ve proposed a progressive approach to ensure security and flexibility, writes chief legal officer Tony West       ...
11:17, 2019-09-17

French lawmakers sound the alarm on ultra-right groups French lawmakers are calling on President Emmanuel Macron’s government to devote more resources to investigating and shutting down potentially violent ultra-right nationalist groups...
18:00, 2019-06-13

Aid groups: Migrant humanitarian crisis looming in Bosnia SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Aid groups are warning of a developing humanitarian crisis in Bosnia as more migrants make their way to one of Europe’s poorest and most volatile countries. Thousands of migrants are sleeping rough on the streets and the parks after trying to cross the borde...
09:51, 2019-06-13

Groups sue over Alabama abortion law; judge blocks Mississippi ban The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and Planned Parenthood filed a lawsuit on Friday challenging a law enacted by Alabama last week that bans nearly all abortions and makes performing the procedure a felony punishable by up to 99 years in prison....
01:17, 2019-05-25

Antifa and Far-Right Groups Face Off in Portland as Trump Weighs In Conservative groups are urging the United States to label Antifa a domestic terrorist group. President Trump said the city was “being watched very closely.”...
23:17, 2019-08-18

Marches by far-right, anti-fascist groups lead to clashes PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Competing demonstrations spilled into the streets of downtown Portland on Saturday, with fights breaking out in places as marchers clashed. At least three groups had planned rallies or demonstrations at different sites in the city, including members of the so-called Proud Boys ...
05:17, 2019-06-30

Marginalized groups hit hardest by inequality and stigma in cities Millicent Auma Otieno, a Kenya-based human rights and community activist, campaigns on behalf of women and persons with disabilities who face stigmatization, as a result of cultural and religious beliefs.  In an interview with UN News, Ms. Otieno reinforced the message that inequality is prevalent i...
20:00, 2019-08-27

Google will work with LGBTQ+ groups on harassment policies In the wake of YouTube's controversial decision not to pull videos containing homophobic and racist attacks, Google CEO Sundar Pichai wrote an internal email acknowledging that "the LGBTQ+ community has felt a lot of pain and frustration over recent......
04:34, 2019-06-13

Far-right Facebook groups 'spreading hate to millions in Europe' Avaaz uncovers 500 accounts using fake news to spread white supremacy messageA web of far-right Facebook accounts spreading fake news and hate speech to millions of people across Europe has been uncovered by the campaign group Avaaz.Facebook, which is struggling to clean up the platform and salvage ...
06:51, 2019-05-22

Pakistan arrests 6 for collecting funds for militant groups MULTAN, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani police say six people have been arrested for allegedly collecting funds for two outlawed militant organizations. Muhammad Ashraf, an official with the Punjabi police’s counterterrorism department, said Saturday that the arrests were part of crackdown against t...
10:34, 2019-05-25

U.S. abortion rights groups fight new Missouri law in court Opponents of a new law in Missouri restricting most abortions after eight weeks of pregnancy will ask a federal judge on Monday to stop the law from taking effect this week....
21:17, 2019-08-26

Right, left wing groups conduct competing D.C. rallies WASHINGTON - More than 200 Trump supporters from Proud Boys, an alt-right group, and a larger number of counterprotesters confronted each other at the Freedom Plaza....
19:34, 2019-07-07

One of Europe's most 'prolific' criminal groups busted -- Europol One of Europe's most prolific crime groups involved in large-scale drug trafficking, money laundering, and assassinations has been dismantled, Europol said Wednesday....
23:17, 2019-05-22

Anti-abortion groups found a way around Google’s new ad policy In May, Google announced plans to crack down on misleading advertisements from anti-abortion groups that present themselves as abortion clinics online. In the tech giant’s initial update, it changed its “Healthcare and medicines” policy after numerous allegations that it provided $150,000 in free ad...
17:51, 2019-08-20

Tax groups cheer new trucking rule, to save $274M A tweak to rules governing the time truckers must rest is winning cheers from tax reform and conservative groups because it could save consumers $274 million....
20:17, 2019-09-03

Environmental groups sue Trump administration over changes to Endangered Species Act Several environmental groups sued the U.S. Department of the Interior to block a significant rollback of the Endangered Species Act.        ...
11:51, 2019-08-22

Hate groups ‘maintaining a presence’ in Pacific Northwest SPOKANE, Wash. — Nearly two decades after the Aryan Nations’ Idaho compound was demolished, far-right extremists are maintaining a presence in the Pacific Northwest. White nationalism has been on the rise across the US, but it has particular resonance along the Idaho-Washington border, where the Ary...
00:17, 2019-05-28

Modi government freezes ads placed in three Indian newspaper groups India's government has cut off advertisements to at least three major newspaper groups in a move that executives and an opposition leader said was likely retaliation for unfavorable reports....
15:51, 2019-06-28

Four rocket companies are competing for Air Force funding, and it is war Enlarge / Jeff Bezos (right), the founder of Blue Origin and Amazon.com, and Tory Bruno, CEO of United Launch Alliance, display the BE-4 rocket engine during a press conference in 2014. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images) Monday marked the deadline for four US rocket companies to submit bids for Ai...
11:51, 2019-08-13

Planned Parenthood May Withdraw From Title X Funding Facing a federal rule that restricts referrals for abortion, the organization will decide whether to reject government funding for family planning for low-income women....
18:51, 2019-08-19

The top 4 mistakes companies make when taking VC funding Startup funding has reached record levels. But founders who get caught up in the rush for cash could make major mistakes, risking their company’s future.Read More...
07:34, 2019-06-02

British Basketball frustrated by funding snub "British Basketball has hit out at the decision not to award the sport additional funds as Great Britain\u0027s women attempt to qualify for Tokyo 2020."...
15:00, 2019-05-21

How to Divest From the Corporations Funding Abortion Bans Earlier this week, Judd Legum’s Popular Information newsletter reported that, in recent years, six corporations contributed hundreds of thousands of dollars to the lawmakers behind six-week abortion bans in Georgia, Mississippi, Alabama, Kentucky, Missouri, and Ohio. In an attempt to fight back, con...
00:34, 2019-05-24

Many deadly common cancers get little charity funding (Reuters Health) - Many of the most common and lethal cancers get the fewest research dollars from fundraising advocacy groups, especially cancers associated with stigmatized behaviors like smoking and drinking, a U.S. study suggests....
23:51, 2019-07-24

Capital markets: Funding Africa’s future Africa has long had a fraught relationship with the capital markets – can the continent put that difficult history behind it and, crucially, fund the next stage of its development?...
18:00, 2019-05-21

People’s Party wants to axe Multiculturalism Act, eliminate funding In a policy plank released Friday, Maxime Bernier's People's Party of Canada (PPC) vowed to scrap the Multiculturalism Act if elected and cancel all funding that promotes the concept....
22:17, 2019-08-13

| Egypt raids businesses over funding plot Egyptian authorities have raided 19 businesses allegedly tied to the Muslim Brotherhood and accused of funding a plot to overthrow the state, the interior ministry has announced....
22:34, 2019-06-27

Now that MoviePass is dead, can we please start funding sensible businesses? Ding dong, the completely unsustainable witch is dead. As we reported earlier today, MoviePass is shutting down. It leaves behind a few now-useless cards, and several major VC funds out of pocket to the tune of $68.7M. Make no mistake, this was a completely predictable turn of events. For over a yea...
07:51, 2019-09-14

Recipe-kit provider Gousto serves up £30m funding One of the major British players in the fast-expanding meal-kit delivery market has been served up £30m of new funding as it intensifies its rivalry with the likes of HelloFresh....
14:51, 2019-07-12

FCC authorizes second wave of rural broadband funding The FCC will authorize $166.8 million to carriers in 22 states to expand broadband access beginning this month. It's the second round of funding this year from the FCC's Connect America fund auction, which pays carriers to deploy broadband to underse......
12:34, 2019-06-11

Trump: I'll be Iran's 'best friend' if it acquires no nuclear weapons Trump says Iran will prosper without nuclear weaponsOpinion: Trump is trying to make war with Iran inevitableDonald Trump has said that if Iran does not acquire a nuclear weapon, it will be prosperous and have the US president as “a best friend” – but also warned that the Islamic Republic would be “...
01:17, 2019-06-23

US Approves Potential $2.2 Billion Weapons Sale To Taiwan The US State Department has approved the potential sale to Taiwan of $2.2 billion in arms, including Abrams tanks and Stinger missiles, the Pentagon said on Monday....
11:51, 2019-07-09

Ex-candidate for Italian neo-fascists arrested over weapons cache Police say they found guns and Nazi plaques at home of man who in 2001 ran for senatePolice in northern Italy have detained three men, including one linked to a neo-fascist political party, after uncovering a huge stash of automatic weapons, a missile and material featuring Nazi symbols.Police said ...
18:51, 2019-07-15

China, Russia and the US are all racing to produce hypersonic weapons Countries are racing to make hypersonic weapons, which fly at over five times the speed of sound. The technology could raise instability around the world...
12:34, 2019-07-06

Germany exports weapons to Saudi-led alliance in 2019 The German government has given the green light for arms shipments worth over €1 billion so far this year to the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen. The approval comes despite export restrictions being in place....
14:17, 2019-06-16

Saudi Arabia Says Iranian Weapons Were Used in Strikes on Oil Facilities American officials have blamed Iran for the attacks on Saturday that slashed Saudi production, but the Houthi faction, allied with Iran, claimed responsibility....
18:17, 2019-09-16

BOE's Carney: Central Banks Have Weapons to Fight Next Downturn The possibility of a slowdown “has gone up” around the world but the world’s major central banks still have the capability of responding, Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said....
19:00, 2019-09-10

Autonomous weapons that kill must be banned, insists UN chief UN Secretary-General António Guterres urged artificial intelligence (AI) experts meeting in Geneva on Monday to push ahead with their work to restrict the development of lethal autonomous weapons systems, or LAWS, as they are also known....
17:51, 2019-05-21

Sites of major US weapons tests now see wildlife flourishing From a tiny Pacific island to a leafy Indiana forest, a handful of sites where the United States manufactured and tested some of the most lethal weapons known to humankind are now peaceful havens for wildlife....
00:17, 2019-08-19

Democrats rebuff GOP push for low-yield nuclear weapons WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats are rebuffing attempts by Republicans to authorize funding for so-called low-yield nuclear weapons that the Trump administration says are key to deterring Russia. Republicans put forward two amendments Wednesday to fund the weapons in a defense bill, but both were r...
02:34, 2019-06-13

Gun Owners In New Zealand Give Up Weapons After Mosque Killings Dozens of New Zealanders handed in their firearms today as a gun buyback scheme went into operation aimed at ridding the country of semi-automatic weapons in the wake of the Christchurch mosque......
20:34, 2019-07-13

United Kingdom enters laser weapons race The United Kingdom announced that it seeks developers of laser- and radio frequency-guided weapons to shoot down drones and other enemy threats, joining a global race for the new type of weapons....
23:51, 2019-07-10

Wit And Charm Are Powerful Weapons In Vampire: The Masquerade Bloodlines 2 While I was playing Vampire: The Masquerade Bloodlines 2’s demo at E3 last week, I was feeling pretty smug about bluffing my way through a problem. Then, the developer holding the controller hit the wrong button, and a fight broke out regardless....
22:00, 2019-06-20

| Indian police intercept weapons 'headed for Kashmir' Three men suspected of belonging to a Pakistan-based militant organisation were arrested on Thursday transporting weapons and ammunition towards Indian Kashmir, police said....
12:17, 2019-09-13

Cooling goo sidewalks and other strange new weapons in the war on urban heat Los Angeles faces a doubling of its extreme heat days but has fresh ideas to keep residents cool - and tackle the inequality of who suffersLos Angeles can sometimes feel like a sprawling hellscape of heat: in the northern valleys and the southern city, metal playground equipment, car steering wheels...
10:00, 2019-08-21

UN and Red Cross chiefs appeal for end to use of explosive weapons in cities With some 50 million people in urban areas suffering from the impact of armed conflict, war in cities “cannot be back page news”, the UN Secretary-General and the President of the International Committee of the Red Cross said on Wednesday....
17:51, 2019-09-18

N. Korea says Kim supervised weapons tests, criticizes Seoul North Korea says leader Kim Jong Un has supervised test-firings of an unspecified new weapons system, seen as an attempt to build leverage ahead of negotiations with the United States...
06:00, 2019-08-11

Iran silent on reports of US cyberattack on weapons systems Iran warned the US against 'wrong behaviors' but made no mention of reports that Iranian military computers were the target of a cyberattack.        ...
18:01, 2019-06-23

Biden says if elected in 2020 he will push to ban assault weapons Joe Biden said he will push to ban assault weapons if elected president in 2020 -- a pledge that comes as the nation debates how to curb gun violence following two deadly mass shootings that killed more than 30 people in Ohio and Texas....
23:51, 2019-08-12

FAA warning to idiots who add weapons to their drones: Expect a $25,000 fine There is a rite of passage, it seems, for a certain kind of person who acquires a drone. First, buy said drone. Have fun experiencing the novelty of playing with it. After that, see what you can get away with adding to it — which, for some people, unfortunately, means adding everything from we...
15:51, 2019-08-24

How an assault weapons ban and impeachment are confounding House Democrats An assault weapons ban and impeachment are popular with the rank and file. But House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and her leadership team must weigh more than public sentiment. And those other factors have persuaded them to move cautiously on both fronts....
23:17, 2019-08-09

N. Korea says leader Kim supervised tests of weapons systems North Korea says leader Kim Jong Un supervised test-firings of an unspecified new weapons system, which extended a streak of weapons demonstrations that are seen as an attempt to build leverage ahead of negotiations with the United States...
02:34, 2019-08-11

Russians killed in rocket explosion were working on ‘new weapons’ The head of the Russian nuclear agency said Monday that the five scientists killed last week in a rocket explosion at a missile test range had been developing “new weapons,” according to a report. The accident occurred Thursday during tests on a liquid-propellant rocket engine at an arctic naval ran...
22:17, 2019-08-12

What about the 30-50 feral hogs? Man's defense of assault weapons goes viral A Twitter user’s loaded question has been widely mocked, but there’s actually more to it than many have assumedAs the gun control debate rages in the US in the wake of a weekend of devastating mass shootings, calls for an assault weapons ban have resurfaced. While this has led many Americans to cite...
23:00, 2019-08-06

Ex-NBA player Sebastian Telfair gets over 3 years on weapons charges He’s quite the bawler. Former NBA player Sebastian Telfair landed three and a half years behind bars Monday on weapons raps — after suffering an emotional meltdown, crying and yelling, in Brooklyn court. “Please don’t take me from society right now,’’ said the onetime Abraham Lincoln HS star from Br...
11:00, 2019-08-13

U.S. Yet to Find Evidence of New Chemical Weapons Attack in Syria Officials appeared to edge away from the urgency of an earlier State Department announcement that warned of new chemical attacks by the Syrian government....
03:34, 2019-05-23

Ohio man who posted that AOC 'should be shot' arrested on weapons charges An Ohio man who posted to Facebook that Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez "should be shot" was arrested Thursday on weapons charges, federal officials said....
11:00, 2019-08-11

Future fighter jets will use AI-enabled weapons and sensors The Navy is currently analyzing air frames, targeting systems, AI-enabled sensors, new weapons and engine technologies to engineer a new 6th-Generation fighter to fly alongside the F-35 and ultimately replace the F/A-18....
15:00, 2019-07-19

Non-nuclear states discuss weapons proliferation in Sweden Diplomats from 16 countries have convened in Stockholm to focus on the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT). Their aim is to prevent the spread of atomic weapons, calling it "a danger to world peace."...
17:17, 2019-06-11

US warns Syria over suspected chemical weapons attack Washington has told Syria that it will "respond quickly and appropriately" to any chemical weapons use. The threat comes as a fragile ceasefire in rebel-held Idlib risks unraveling....
10:34, 2019-05-22

Trump: US has better weapons than the 'failed' Russian 'Skyfall' missile President Trump weighed in on a suspected failed missile explosion in northern Russia, noting U.S. technology is far superior to the "failed" weapon....
12:17, 2019-08-13

Chemical weapons destruction resumes at Colorado plant PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) — The Army has resumed destruction of obsolete chemical weapons in southern Colorado after a shutdown prompted by liquid hazardous waste seeping from a storage tank. Officials say the work resumed Wednesday when another tank was returned to service. The cause of the seep is under ...
04:01, 2019-06-14

No Sanctions On Turkey "Right Now" Over Russian Weapons Purchase: Trump US President Donald Trump said Thursday he was not considering economic sanctions "right now" on Turkey after its major weapons purchase from Russia....
05:51, 2019-07-19

Turkey's President "Cannot Accept" Country Not Having Nuclear Weapons Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday it was unacceptable for nuclear-armed states to forbid Ankara from obtaining its own nuclear weapons, but did not say whether Turkey had plans to......
06:34, 2019-09-05

PM targets drugs, weapons and phones in prison crackdown Prisons must not be "factories for making bad people worse", Boris Johnson has warned, as he announced £100m investment to boost security and cut crime in jails....
12:17, 2019-08-13

Army To Roll Out Integrated Battle Groups Along Border With Pak: Report The Indian Army is planning to raise Integrated Battle Groups (IBGs) along the borders with Pakistan that will help it carry out swift strikes in case of war, sources said....
22:51, 2019-06-19

Environmental groups sue to block Trump Endangered Species Act rollback More than half a dozen environmental groups filed a lawsuit this week against the Trump administration for its purported attempt to weaken the Endangered Species Act....
23:51, 2019-08-23

U.S. rights groups ask courts to freeze Trump asylum rule The American Civil Liberties Union and other groups that sued to block the Trump administration's latest initiative to bar almost all asylum-seekers at the U.S.-Mexico border have asked courts to freeze the measure while their cases are heard....
21:34, 2019-07-17

| Activists 'abducted' ahead of Zimbabwe protests: rights groups At least six opposition and rights activists were abducted and tortured by unidentified assailants in Zimbabwe ahead of planned protests against worsening economic problems, rights groups charged Thursday....
16:34, 2019-08-16

Portland Protests: Far-Right Groups and Antifa Face Off as Trump Weighs In Conservative groups are urging the United States to label Antifa a domestic terrorist group. President Trump said the city was “being watched very closely.”...
03:51, 2019-08-18

Labor Groups Press New York to Protect App-Based Workers Buoyed by legislative passage of a bill in California, unions in New York are pushing to change state law to extend employment protections for app-based workers....
09:51, 2019-09-16