(Reuters) – Hackers linked to Russia’s government tried to target the websites of two right-wing U.S. think-tanks, suggesting they were broadening their attacks in the build-up to November elections, Microsoft said. FILE PHOTO: A Microsoft logo is seen in Los Angeles, California U.S. November 7, 2017. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson/File Photo The software giant said it thwarted
SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia’s opposition Labor Party looks to be in the envious position of having to do little to ensure victory in the next election after Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull survived a damaging leadership challenge on Tuesday. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull at a news conference at Parliament House in Canberra, Australia, August 21, 2018.
Mike Fiers pitched well for the third consecutive game, and the Oakland Athletics supported their new pitcher with a four-homer, four-double assault on Texas Rangers pitching in an 9-0 romp Monday night in the opener on a three-game series in Oakland, Calif. Aug 20, 2018; Oakland, CA, USA; Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Mike Fiers (50)
SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull survived a leadership challenge by Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton on Tuesday, government officials said, but the narrow margin of his win did little to dampen speculation about his future. Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull arrives for a party room meeting at Parliament House in Canberra, Australia,
(Reuters) – Cuban-born Camila Cabello beat out heavy hitters Beyonce, Bruno Mars and Drake to take home the two top prizes at the MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs) on Monday. 2018 MTV Video Music Awards – Photo Room – Radio City Music Hall, New York, U.S., August 20, 2018. – Camila Cabello poses backstage with
NEW YORK (Reuters) – The Queen of Pop Madonna led a tribute on Monday to the late Aretha Franklin at the MTV Video Music Awards (VMA’s) but angered fans who felt she spent more time talking about herself than the Queen of Soul. 2018 MTV Video Music Awards – Photo Room – Radio City Music
Chapel Hill, N.C. (Reuters) – Protesters toppled a statue of a Confederate soldier on the campus of University of North Carolina on Monday, the latest move to dismantle Civil War symbols amid a fierce debate about race and the legacy of slavery in the United States. University of North Carolina police stand guard in front
TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian stocks rose on Tuesday, supported by hopes Beijing and Washington would dial back trade hostilities, though comments from the U.S. president about the yuan and Federal Reserve policy capped gains and weighed on the dollar. FILE PHOTO – Men walk past an electronic board showing market indices outside a brokerage in
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A group of 22 state attorneys general and the District of Columbia late Monday asked a U.S. appeals court to reinstate the Obama administration’s 2015 landmark net neutrality rules and reject the Trump administration’s efforts to preempt states from imposing their own rules guaranteeing an open internet. FILE PHOTO: The Federal Communications
PINEDALE, Wyo. (Reuters) – Less rain and longer droughts are the major cause behind larger and more intense wildfires in the U.S. West, not higher temperatures and early snowmelt as previously thought, according to research released on Monday. FILE PHOTO – A general view of the aftermath from the Holy fire, in McVicker Canyon, California,
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he was worried that any statements under oath he provides to Special Counsel Robert Mueller could be used to bring perjury charges against him as part of the probe into Russia’s electoral interference. In an interview with Reuters, Trump echoed the concerns of his top
SEATTLE (Reuters) – The space company of billionaire Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen on Monday unveiled details of medium-lift rockets and a reusable space cargo plane it is developing, injecting more competition into the lucrative launch services market. A new family of launch vehicles including air-launch system, medium-lift rockets and a reusable space cargo plane, are
SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull survived a leadership challenge by Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton on Tuesday, a government official said, which came after weeks of speculation and falling opinion poll ratings. Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull speaks to the media during a news conference at Parliament House in Canberra, Australia August
DENVER (Reuters) – A Colorado oil worker charged with murdering his pregnant wife and two young daughters told investigators following his arrest that he killed his wife after she strangled the children, court documents showed on Monday. Chris Watts, who had been involved in an extramarital affair with a co-worker, said during a police interrogation
LONDON (Reuters) – Britain on Tuesday will call for the European Union to increase sanctions against Russia, saying the bloc had to stand “shoulder to shoulder” with the United States, which hit Moscow with new economic curbs this month. Britain’s Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt attends a joint news conference in Vantaa, Finland August 14, 2018.