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      Joe Biden talks Ukraine, impeaching Trump, Nazis, and the deal he made with Obama
      Sep26

      Joe Biden talks Ukraine, impeaching Trump, Nazis, and the deal he made with Obama

      “So what’s new, anything been going on?” asks Jimmy Kimmel as former VP Joe Biden sits down on the couch. As a frontrunner to take on Donald Trump in 2020 and also a central character in the Ukraine scandal that finally saw an impeachment inquiry announced against the president, Biden’s had a weird week. “It’s...

      The latest ransomware attack used an alleged NSA exploit
      Jun27

      The latest ransomware attack used an alleged NSA exploit

      An alleged NSA hacking tool has again surfaced to haunt the world. Organizations across the globe — including Boryspil International in Kiev, Ukraine, a Russian oil company and an advertising company in the United Kingdom — have stalled out on Tuesday as a type of ransomware known as Petya has locked up their computers, demanding bitcoin in...

      Breaking: Ransomware hack attack of ‘unprecedented’ size slams into businesses around the world
      Jun27

      Breaking: Ransomware hack attack of ‘unprecedented’ size slams into businesses around the world

      It’s a new kind of terrorism, and it’s something we’re going to have to get used to seeing: Organizations in Ukraine, Russia, Denmark, the United Kingdom and more nations appear to be facing what appears to be another major ransomware cyber attack. Though the perpetrator—and even the type of attack—aren’t entirely clear...

      Ukraine tweeting a ‘Simpsons’ GIF at Russia is peak 2017 politics
      May30

      Ukraine tweeting a ‘Simpsons’ GIF at Russia is peak 2017 politics

      Twitter is obviously the place to be for anyone (or any nation) looking to pack a political punch in the 21st century. So on Tuesday the official Twitter account for Ukraine decided that tweeting a Simpsons GIF at Russia’s Foreign Affairs account, itself pretty active on Twitter, would be the perfect way to properly usher the nations’...

      Meet the 20-somethings who stopped a worldwide cyberattack
      May14

      Meet the 20-somethings who stopped a worldwide cyberattack

      Two 20-something cyber experts helped bring down the widespread ransomware attack that infiltrated networks at hospitals, banks, and government agencies in multiple countries. A 22-year-old British researcher unintentionally found the so-called “kill switch” that authors of the malicious software left in the code. Later, he teamed up...

      China installs security cameras in churches by force
      Apr03

      China installs security cameras in churches by force

      China is keeping a closer eye on churches in the country. Officials in the Zhejiang province have started to install surveillance cameras in churches there, for “anti-terrorism and security purposes.” SEE ALSO: Pope on Ukraine: It’s a ‘scandal’ that Christians are fighting each other The new ruling quickly sparked...

      1800s Estonian frat bros put on classy and elegant drag shows
      Oct22

      1800s Estonian frat bros put on classy and elegant drag shows

      …More about Fraternity, Transvestite, Crossdressing, Drag, and History …read more Source:...

      These are the dictators who throw opponents in jail — or worse
      Oct11

      These are the dictators who throw opponents in jail — or worse

      The many antics of Donald Trump have made headlines throughout his wrecking ball of a presidential campaign, but he managed to cross arguably his most dangerous line yet at the second debate on Sunday night in St. Louis. Trump, whose candidacy is on life support following the release of a video in which he brags about sexually assaulting women,...

      Social media used to prove MH17 was downed by Russian Buk missile
      Sep28

      Social media used to prove MH17 was downed by Russian Buk missile

      The mystery surrounding the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 may have been resolved. After a two-year Dutch-led criminal probe, the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) has compiled solid evidence in the form of social media posts, intercepted telephone conversations between rebel leaders and witness statements, which indicates that flight MH17...

      Singapore gets third Paralympic gold in its history thanks to swimming champ Yip Pin Xiu
      Sep16

      Singapore gets third Paralympic gold in its history thanks to swimming champ Yip Pin Xiu

      National para-swimmer Yip Pin Xiu has won a second gold medal at the Rio Paralympics on Friday morning, local media reported. She came in first in the women’s 50m backstroke S2 event with the timing of 1 min 00.33sec, followed by China’s Feng Yazhu (1:02.66) and Ukraine’s Iryna Sotska (1:17.22). SEE ALSO: Table tennis player who...