Monthly Archives: December 2016

Electric company: Russian malware found on computer

Source: CNN Top Stories

A Vermont utility company said Friday it had found on a company laptop the same kind of malware that US authorities believe was used by Russian hackers in an attempt to influence November’s election.
A Vermont utility company said Friday it had found on a company laptop the same kind of malware that US authorities believe was used by Russian hackers in an attempt to influence November’s election.
Electric company: Russian malware found on computer

Russian President's surprising response to US sanctions

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President Barack Obama and his first secretary of state, Hillary Clinton, entered the White House in 2009 with visions of a “Russian reset.” But Obama will leave office next month in the midst of a shadowy Cold War-era fever dream, as Washington and Moscow are, once again, beset by accusations of diplomatic chicanery and outright espionage.
President Barack Obama and his first secretary of state, Hillary Clinton, entered the White House in 2009 with visions of a “Russian reset.” But Obama will leave office next month in the midst of a shadowy Cold War-era fever dream, as Washington and Moscow are, once again, beset by accusations…
Russian President's surprising response to US sanctions

'Classic Putin'

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Russia’s Foreign Ministry has recommended that the Kremlin expel 35 US diplomats from Russia in response to sanctions announced by Washington, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Friday.
Russia’s Foreign Ministry has recommended that the Kremlin expel 35 US diplomats from Russia in response to sanctions announced by Washington, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Friday.
'Classic Putin'

Relocating because of climate change

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Residents of Shishmaref, Alaska, voted in August 2016 to relocate because of climate change. The coast is thawing and eroding, toppling a home into the sea and forcing others back from the edge.
Residents of Shishmaref, Alaska, voted in August 2016 to relocate because of climate change. The coast is thawing and eroding, toppling a home into the sea and forcing others back from the edge.
Relocating because of climate change

Duterte's pushed someone out of a chopper — and says he'll do it again

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Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte threatened to throw officials out of a flying helicopter if they misuse public funds — and admitted on live television that he’s done it before.
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte threatened to throw officials out of a flying helicopter if they misuse public funds — and admitted on live television that he’s done it before.
Duterte's pushed someone out of a chopper — and says he'll do it again

Actress Debbie Reynolds dies a day after daughter Carrie Fisher

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Debbie Reynolds, the multi-talented actress with a colorful off-screen history who starred in the classic musical “Singin’ in the Rain,” has died. She was 84.
Debbie Reynolds, the multi-talented actress with a colorful off-screen history who starred in the classic musical “Singin’ in the Rain,” has died. She was 84.
Actress Debbie Reynolds dies a day after daughter Carrie Fisher

Is Kim Jong Un 'the world's most dangerous man'?

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un heads into 2017 with two things that loom ominous for the rest of the world — he’s tested a nuclear weapon, and no one really knows how willing he’d be to use one in anger.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un heads into 2017 with two things that loom ominous for the rest of the world — he’s tested a nuclear weapon, and no one really knows how willing he’d be to use one in anger.
Is Kim Jong Un 'the world's most dangerous man'?

Carrie Fisher was 'Star Wars' royalty and Hollywood royalty

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Actress Carrie Fisher, whose grit and wit made “Star Wars'” Princess Leia an iconic and beloved figure to millions of moviegoers, died Tuesday in Los Angeles. She was 60.
Actress Carrie Fisher, whose grit and wit made “Star Wars'” Princess Leia an iconic and beloved figure to millions of moviegoers, died Tuesday in Los Angeles. She was 60.
Carrie Fisher was 'Star Wars' royalty and Hollywood royalty

Japan's Abe at Pearl Harbor: Never repeat horrors of war

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Seven months after President Barack Obama traveled to Hiroshima to pay his respects to the thousands who died there, Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will do the same at Pearl Harbor Tuesday alongside Obama.
Seven months after President Barack Obama traveled to Hiroshima to pay his respects to the thousands who died there, Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will do the same at Pearl Harbor Tuesday alongside Obama.
Japan's Abe at Pearl Harbor: Never repeat horrors of war

Israel curbs ties with UN states that voted against it

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has ordered his nation’s foreign ministry to temporarily limit all working ties with the embassies of the 12 UN Security Council members who voted in favor of Friday’s resolution on West Bank settlements and who have diplomatic relations with Israel, two senior Israeli officials tell CNN.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has ordered his nation’s foreign ministry to temporarily limit all working ties with the embassies of the 12 UN Security Council members who voted in favor of Friday’s resolution on West Bank settlements and who have diplomatic relations with Israel, two senior Israeli officials tell…
Israel curbs ties with UN states that voted against it