Full story - January 25, 2018
Russian President Vladimir Putin addresses the media in Moscow, Dec. 2017.
Major global technology providers SAP, Symantec and McAfee have allowed Russian authorities to hunt for vulnerabilities in software potentially jeopardizing the security of computer networks in at least a dozen US federal agencies
Full story - January 24, 2018
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, accompanied by Sen. Dick Durbin and Sen. Patty Murray, speaks with reporters in Washington, Jan. 23, 2018.
Democrats said on Tuesday they had withdrawn an offer to fund President Donald Trump's border wall, as tough negotiations over the future of young undocumented immigrants resumed in the Senate.
Full story - January 23, 2018
Production operator John White checks a panel at the SolarWorld solar panel factory in Hillsboro, Oregon.
President Donald Trump slapped steep tariffs on imported washing machines and solar panels on Monday, giving a boost to Whirlpool Corp and dealing a setback to the renewable energy industry in the first of several potential trade restrictions.
Full story - January 22, 2018
Afghan security forces stand guard at the entrance gate of the Intercontinental Hotel a day after an attack in Kabul, Afghanistan, Jan. 22, 2018.
At least 22 people are now known to have died when Taliban militants slaughtered guests at a luxury Kabul hotel, Afghan officials said Monday, as fears grew that the attackers may have had inside help.
Full story - January 21, 2018
Amazon store
Long lines can deter shoppers, so a company that figures out how to eradicate wait times will have an advantage.
Full story - January 20, 2018
Empty
For the first time since October 2013 — when a similar standoff that lasted 16 days kept only essential agency operations running — federal workers were being told to stay at home or in some cases to work without pay until new funding is approved.
Full story - January 20, 2018
Smoke rises
Turkey opened a new front in Syria's war on Saturday, launching airstrikes against a US-backed Kurdish militia in Afrin province that raise the prospect of deeper strains between Ankara and NATO ally Washington.
Full story - January 19, 2018
The St. Moritz Bad/Signal cable car is pictured in St. Moritz, Switzerland, Feb. 14, 2017.
The meeting came amid one of the most volatile weeks for flagship virtual currency bitcoin, which at one stage had halved in value from its record high of $20,000 set on the Luxembourg Bitstamp exchange a month ago, amid investor fears of a regulatory crackdown to curb speculators.
Full story - January 18, 2018
Nile
Egypt says it threatens its water supply which relies almost exclusively on the Nile that runs from Ethiopia through Sudan and Egypt to the Mediterranean Sea. Addis Ababa says it will have no impact.
Full story - January 17, 2018
A man in a suit walk over the seal of the CIA at CIA headquarters.
US authorities said Tuesday they had arrested a former CIA agent, Jerry Chun Shing Lee, after discovering he had an unauthorized notebook that had the identities of undercover US spies potentially dismantling spying operations in one of the worst intelligence failures in recent years.

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