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The U.S. Government has offered multi-million dollar rewards for information leading to the arrest and/or conviction of two alleged Russian cyber criminals identified during a far-reaching federal probe into a worldwide online marketplace for stolen personal and financial information. The two fugitives,...

The United Nation's Human Rights Council on Thursday adopted a resolutions in which it created the mandate of a Special Rapporteur on the right to privacy, a new expert role set up in response to efforts to expand surveillance powers and bulk collection of personal data, most recently in France and Canada....

The top Pentagon official in charge of Sexual Assault Prevention in US military says there has been progress in the Defense Department's efforts against the menace, with estimates indicating 6,000 to 7,000 fewer sexual assaults in 2014 than in 2012. Army Maj. Gen. Jeffrey Snow, who leads DoD's Sexual...

FBI arrested a U.S. soldier and his cousin, both in their twenties and hailing from Chicago-area, for planning to carry out terrorist attack in the country. Army National Guard Specialist Hasan Edmonds, 22, was arrested Wednesday evening at Chicago Midway International Airport by FBI's Joint Terrorism...

The governor of Indiana Thursday declared a public health emergency in Scott County due to an outbreak of HIV that has reached epidemic proportions. Governor Mike Pence issued an Executive Order to coordinate a multi-agency response, and provide additional resources and tools to tackle the outbreak. The...

At least 12 people were injured, three of them seriously, in an explosion in New York City Thursday. The explosion in the Manhattan East Village affected four privately owned buildings at 2nd Avenue and 7th Street. Two of them partially collapsed, Mayor Bill de Blasio said at a news conference. Preliminary...

tinder-032615.jpg A hacker on the Online dating app Tinder has tricked several hundreds of guys into unknowingly flirt with each other. A California-based anonymous programmer has tweaked the app's application program interface or API, to create a bot account that has tricked men into flirting with each other, thinking...

dietsoda-032615.jpg PepsiCo Inc.'s Pepsi-Cola has replaced Coca-Cola Co.'s Diet Coke as the No. 2 soda brand in the U.S. in 2014 as diet sodas continue to lose popularity, according to an annual industry report published Thursday. Meanwhile, overall soda consumption by Americans declined for the tenth straight year, but at a more modest pace compared to the preceding year.

An International Conference in support of Guinea-Bissau in Brussels announced pledges amounting to over 1 billion euros to help the African country make a fresh start. The conference was hosted by the European Union on Wednesday, together with the Government of Guinea-Bissau and the UN Development Program...

The wars in Syria and Iraq, as well as armed conflicts, human rights violations and deteriorating security and humanitarian conditions elsewhere, has pushed the number of people seeking asylum in industrialized countries to the highest level since 1992 at the beginning of the conflict in Bosnia and Herzegovina,...

Cockpit-032715.jpg The Germanwings plane crash has spurred European airlines to implement stringent cockpit rules widely followed in the U.S., after it emerged a lone co-pilot forced the plane into its fatal descent, reports said on Thursday.

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Thursday called on all parties in the Yemen military operations to ensure the protection of civilians and emphasized that despite escalation, negotiations remain the only option for ultimately resolving the crisis. The observations came after the UN acknowledged...

seniorcommunity-032615.jpg The Villages, a serene retirement hometown in Florida has been designated as the fastest-growing metro in the U.S. for the second consecutive year, as per Census estimates released on Thursday.

uscapitol-062509_26Mar15.jpg In a rare moment of bipartisanship, the House voted overwhelmingly Thursday to approve legislation permanently blocking cuts in reimbursements for doctors that treat patients on Medicare.

paydayloan-032615.jpg A federal government agency has outlined proposals to regulate payday loans as part of efforts to curb debt traps and provide reprieve to cash-strapped borrowers, while ensuring credit supply is not hampered.

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