President's lawyer keeps up attack on Mueller investigationNBC host Chuck Todd: ‘This is going to become a bad meme'Trump invokes Nixon and McCarthy in New York Times rantWhen the definitive history of Donald Trump's presidency comes to be written, many years hence, 11.02am on Sunday 19 August 2018 will surely be granted a special mention. Related: John Brennan threatens to sue Trump over stripped security clearance Continue reading... [...]
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Chinese police nab suspects after $87 mn cryptocurrency theft
Chinese police have arrested three suspects alleged to have stolen assets worth 600 million yuan ($87 million) through hacking, state media reported Sunday, as cyber criminals target holders of bitcoin and other virtual currencies. Police in the northern city of Xian began investigating in March when a victim surnamed Zhang complained that hackers had taken control of his computer to steal 100 million yuan ($15 million) worth of cryptocurrency, the Shaanxi Daily reported. [...]
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Visitors are promised a taste of the newly reunited city's 1990s underground music scenef you can remember it, you probably weren't there, as the old adage goes. What was true of the summer of love generation applies also to Berlin's 1990s techno scene, the subject of the city's latest blockbuster exhibition.The brainchild of the team behind Berlin's nostalgia-drenched DDR Museum, nineties berlin promises thrill-seeking tourists a taste of the fabled parties of the 20th century's [...]
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There are real and important problems to address, but Donald Trump's trade war will not solve themThis has not been the easiest of summers for Xi Jinping and his country. Donald Trump's tariffs have rattled nerves in Beijing, already unsettled by the slowing economy. The ministry of finance and the central bank have had an open spat over fiscal policy. There are grumblings that the leadership invited trouble with its unabashed projection of might; was [...]
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Ex-CIA director says lawyers have advised him on optionsWhite House pushes back without identifying wrongdoingTrump invokes Nixon and McCarthy in New York Times rantThe former CIA director John Brennan is threatening legal action against Donald Trump, after he was summarily stripped of his security clearance in an unprecedented display of presidential pique. Related: Why is Donald Trump attacking the US intelligence community? Continue reading... [...]
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Soon, Saint Louis University students won't be able to avoid Amazon's near ubiquitous smart speakers. The university announced this week a plan to outfit living spaces with 2,300 Echo Dots. The devices are set to be deployed by the time classes start, later this month. SLU is quick to note that it's “the first college or university in the country to bring Amazon Alexa-enabled devices, managed by Alexa for Business, into every student residence hall [...]
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Afghan president offers Taliban new provisional ceasefire
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani declared a provisional three-month ceasefire with the Taliban in a televised broadcast Sunday, but said the truce would hold only if the insurgents reciprocated. The announcement followed a bloody week of fighting across Afghanistan which saw the Taliban launch a massive assault against the provincial capital Ghazni. Anticipation had been mounting ahead of Ghani's speech following mixed signals from the presidential palace over whether the government would offer a [...]
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Mick Mulvaney Suggests Military Parade Canceled For Reasons Besides Money
White House budget director Mick Mulvaney said Sunday that cost wasn't the [...]
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