Monday, May 17, 2021
Poppy Gustafsson, CEO of Darktrace, on Combating Hackers Within the heart of the Cybercrime Wave

Poppy Gustafsson, CEO of Darktrace, on Combating Hackers Within the heart of the Cybercrime...

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(Miss this week’s Leadership Brief? This interview below was delivered to the inbox of Leadership Brief subscribers on Sunday morning, May 16. To receive weekly emails of conversations with the world’s top CEOs and business decisionmakers, click here.) The ransomware attack on the owner of America’s largest fuel pipeline on May 7 underscored the vulnerability…
What Occurs Subsequent With the Protests Roiling Colombia

What Occurs Subsequent With the Protests Roiling Colombia

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It’s an old story. The government does something unpopular, angry people turn out in protest, police respond with a heavy hand, fueling more anger and intensifying the unrest. At first, protesters are motivated by a specific demand, but as violence builds, the grievance list lengthens, and demonstrations take on a life of their own. The…
Amid Rockets and Violence, Israel Is Attempting to Sell Itself as a Holiday Hump space to Muslim Company

Amid Rockets and Violence, Israel Is Attempting to Sell Itself as a Holiday Hump...

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — As violence flares within Israel and on a day in which Israeli airstrikes on Gaza City killed at least 42 people, it was business as usual for a senior Israeli tourism official in Dubai as she promoted the country as a must-see destination for Muslim visitors. It might seem an…
Document: Microsoft Investigated Bill Gates Earlier than He Left the Board

Document: Microsoft Investigated Bill Gates Earlier than He Left the Board

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NEW YORK — Board members at Microsoft Corp. made a decision in 2020 that it wasn’t appropriate for its co-founder Bill Gates to continue sitting on its board as they investigated the billionaire’s prior romantic relationship with a female Microsoft employee that was deemed inappropriate, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal. Citing…
The U.Ample. Readies for a Predominant Reopening but a Fresh COVID Variant Sparks Disaster

The U.Ample. Readies for a Predominant Reopening but a Fresh COVID Variant Sparks Disaster

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LONDON — Travelers in England were packing their bags, bartenders were polishing their glasses and performers were warming up as Britain prepared Sunday for a major step out of lockdown — but with clouds of worry on the horizon. Excitement at the reopening of travel and hospitality vied with anxiety that a more contagious virus…
U.S. Warns Extremists Might perchance perchance well simply Strike as COVID-19 Restrictions Ease

U.S. Warns Extremists Might perchance perchance well simply Strike as COVID-19 Restrictions Ease

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WASHINGTON — A national terrorism alert issued Friday warns that violent extremists may take advantage of the easing of pandemic restrictions to conduct attacks. The alert does not cite any specific threats. But it warns of potential danger from an increasingly complex and volatile mix that includes domestic terrorists inspired by various grievances, racial or…
At Least 12 Killed, 300 Injured in China After Two Tornadoes Hit

At Least 12 Killed, 300 Injured in China After Two Tornadoes Hit

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BEIJING — Back-to-back tornadoes killed 12 people in central and eastern China and left more than 300 others injured, authorities said Saturday. Eight people died in the inland city of Wuhan on Friday night and four others in the town of Shengze, about 400 kilometers (250 miles) east in Jiangsu province, local governments said. The…
Israel Strike in Gaza Destroys Constructing That Housed AP and Other Media Outlets

Israel Strike in Gaza Destroys Constructing That Housed AP and Other Media Outlets

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GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — An Israeli airstrike destroyed a high-rise building in Gaza City that housed offices of The Associated Press and other media outlets hours after another Israeli air raid on a densely populated refugee camp killed at least 10 Palestinians from an extended family, mostly children, on Saturday. The strike on the…
Texas’ Longest Serving Loss of life Row Inmate Has Sentence Tossed

Texas’ Longest Serving Loss of life Row Inmate Has Sentence Tossed

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HOUSTON — An appeals court has overturned the sentence of Texas’ longest serving death row inmate, whose attorneys say has languished in prison for more than 45 years because he’s too mentally ill to be executed. Raymond Riles’ “death sentence can no longer stand” because the 70-year-old inmate’s history of mental illness was not properly…
‘Dwell the Hatred’ by MC Jin and Wyclef Jean Aims to Ship a Message of Dusky-Asian Cohesion

‘Dwell the Hatred’ by MC Jin and Wyclef Jean Aims to Ship a Message...

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On March 21, just days after eight people, including six women of Asian descent, were killed in the Atlanta-area shootings, thousands gathered at Columbus Park in Manhattan for a rally against anti-Asian violence. Activists took turns addressing the surge in hate crimes and hate incidents toward the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community, when…