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If you leave something on the internet long enough, someone will hack it. The reality is that many device manufacturers make it far too easy by using default passwords that are widely documented, allowing anyone to log in as “admin” and snoop around. Often, there's no password at all. Enter “Shodan Safari,” a popular part-game, part-expression of catharsis, where hackers tweet and share their worst finds on Shodan, a search engine for exposed devices and databases popular [...]
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Trump's Syria pullout endangers the Kurds, Arabs and Christians who've fought ISIS — but they've got more on their minds than U.S. policy. [...]
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The Washington Post journalist was released in 2016 alongside three other Americans in a prisoner swap with Iran [...]
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A Bahamian caterer owed money by Fyre Festival has raised more than $100,000 through a GoFundMe campaign [...]
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Government accuses ‘shadowy interests' in national guard of launching insurrectionVenezuela's government has claimed to have foiled what appeared to be an attempted military insurrection, blaming the mutiny on “shadowy interests of the extreme right”.In a statement, Venezuela accused a small group of “assailants” from the Bolivarian National Guard (GNB) of “betraying their oath of loyalty to the homeland” by kidnapping four officials in an attempt to steal weapons that began at about 2.50am local time [...]
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The couple posted photos for social media and a travel blog [...]
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Meet the Women Who Protested the Women's March
Women from various political and ideological backgrounds challenged the 2019 Women's March by marching in protest and organizing alternative rallies near the Washington, D.C. event on Saturday. The third annual Women's March took place in Freedom Plaza, a more confined space than in years past, suggesting that organizers anticipated smaller crowds after facing allegations of anti-Semitism and defending Nation of Islam's anti-Semitic leader Louis Farrakhan. Following the development of those controversies, conservative group [...]
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The government shutdown has hindered ICE's ability to follow through on a judge's order [...]
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South American migrants escaping poverty and violence in their hometowns find crossing legally is a slow and difficult processAt the age of 14, Jonathan Levit was given an order by the infamously brutal Mara Salvatrucha gang in his native Tegucigalpa, capital of Honduras: to kill a friend he had known throughout childhood – “like a brother, all my life”.Jonathan had, like almost every child in the city of Tela's terrifying barrio of Colonia 15 de [...]
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Suicide bomber rams U.S.-backed forces at Syria checkpoint
A suicide bomber drove his car into a checkpoint in northeastern Syria on Monday, injuring several soldiers of Kurdish-led forces during a joint convoy with U.S. allies, locals said. The attack happened on the western edge of Shadadi town in Hasaka province near a route frequented by the U.S.-led coalition fighting Islamic State, residents and sources said. In a tweet, the coalition said a convoy with allied Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) was [...]
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