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    US Helping Ukraine Investigate Power Grid Hack
    Jan13

    US Helping Ukraine Investigate Power Grid Hack

    The U.S. government said it was helping Ukraine investigate an apparent cyber attack last month on the country’s power grid that caused a blackout for an estimated 80,000 customers. Experts have widely described the Dec. 23 incident at western Ukraine’s Prykarpattyaoblenergo utility as the first known power outage caused by a cyber...

    UN: International Migration Surged 41 Percent Since 2000
    Jan13

    UN: International Migration Surged 41 Percent Since 2000

    UNITED NATIONS—The number of people who migrated to foreign countries surged by 41 percent in the last 15 years to reach 244 million in 2015, according to a United Nations study released Tuesday. Of those people, 20 million are refugees. The U.N. is planning a series of meetings in 2016 to address migration, including a March 30 gathering in...

    Lebanon awaits winner in regional war: Shias or Sunnis? Iran, Saudi Arabia or Isis? | World news
    Jan13

    Lebanon awaits winner in regional war: Shias or Sunnis? Iran, Saudi Arabia or Isis? | World news

    A doctor specialised in geriatrics tells me he has more and more patients presenting with conditions stemming from anxiety. “It’s somehow worse than the civil war [1975-90],” he says. “In the war, there were clear sides.” “In a war you can see the gunman in front of you, and you can hope for a ceasefire,” says Yasser Akkaoui, who has edited...

    Ex-spy chief: Ukrainian cyberattack a warning sign for US utilities
    Jan13

    Ex-spy chief: Ukrainian cyberattack a warning sign for US utilities

    Retired Gen. Michael Hayden, the former director of the National Security Agency and the CIA, says the US faces ‘darkening skies’ after malware linked power outages in Ukraine. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    UN: International migration surged 41 percent since 2000
    Jan12

    UN: International migration surged 41 percent since 2000

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The number of people who migrated to foreign countries surged by 41 percent in the last 15 years to reach 244 million in 2015, according to a United Nations study released Tuesday. Of those people, 20 million are refugees. The U.N. is planning a series of meeting to address migration in 2016, including a March 30 gathering...

    Athletics Body Considered Cover-Up of Russia Doping, Report Says
    Jan12

    Athletics Body Considered Cover-Up of Russia Doping, Report Says

    (Paris, France) — Six years before the IAAF banned Russia, track and field’s governing body knew of doping so out of control it feared Russian athletes could die from abuse of blood-boosting drugs and transfusions, and officials considered collaborating with Russians to hide the full extent of the cheating before the 2012 London Olympics,...

    Hackers caused Ukraine power cut – US
    Jan12

    Hackers caused Ukraine power cut – US

    A power cut in western Ukraine was caused by a “spear-phishing” hacker attack, according to the US Department of Homeland Security. …read more Source:...

    APNewsBreak: IAAF officials explored hush up of Russia bans
    Jan12

    APNewsBreak: IAAF officials explored hush up of Russia bans

    PARIS (AP) — Six years before the IAAF banned Russia, track and field’s governing body knew of doping so out of control it feared Russian athletes could die from abuse of blood-boosting drugs and transfusions, and officials considered collaborating with Russians to hide the full extent of the cheating before the 2012 London Olympics,...

    Timeline of Russia’s doping scandal and of IAAF papers
    Jan12

    Timeline of Russia’s doping scandal and of IAAF papers

    PARIS (AP) — A timeline of how internal IAAF documents reported by The Associated Press fit into Russia’s sports doping crisis: —July 6, 2009: IAAF general secretary Pierre Weiss tells Russian athletics chief Valentin Balakhnichev of “the constant difficulties in testing” elite Russian athletes who will compete at the World Championships in...

    How Ukraine Weaned Itself Off Russian Gas
    Jan12

    How Ukraine Weaned Itself Off Russian Gas

    A changing European market deprives Putin of leverage. …read more Source:...