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Russia is hacking virus vaccine trials, US, UK, Canada say

Russia is hacking virus vaccine trials, US, UK, Canada say

WASHINGTON — Western governments on Thursday accused hackers believed to be part of Russian intelligence of trying to steal valuable private information about a coronavirus vaccine, calling out the Kremlin in an unusually detailed public warning to s
Oakland to pay $32.7M to settle deadly warehouse fire suits

Oakland to pay $32.7M to settle deadly warehouse fire suits

OAKLAND, Calif. — Oakland will pay $32.7 million to settle lawsuits filed over a 2016 fire at an illegally converted warehouse dubbed the Ghost Ship that killed 36 people, the city announced Thursday.
Police capture kangaroo hopping through Fort Lauderdale

Police capture kangaroo hopping through Fort Lauderdale

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Police officers captured an unlikely suspect bouncing through a Florida neighbourhood Thursday morning.
Netflix promotes content chief to co-CEO; adds 10M new subs

Netflix promotes content chief to co-CEO; adds 10M new subs

NEW YORK — Netflix added a flood of new subscribers amid the coronavirus pandemic and also offered clues to a possible successor for founding CEO Reed Hastings, who on Thursday named the company's chief content officer, Ted Sarandos, as co-CEO.
CDC extends US ban on cruise ships through September

CDC extends US ban on cruise ships through September

WASHINGTON — Federal health officials are extending the U.S. ban on cruise ships through the end September as coronavirus infections rise in most U.S. states, including Florida.

Experts say Twitter breach troubling, undermines trust

HONG KONG — A breach in Twitter’s security that allowed hackers to break into the accounts of leaders and technology moguls is one of the worst attacks in recent years and may shake trust in a platform politicians and CEOs use to communicate with the

Ex-Miss Kentucky sentenced to prison on sex crime charge

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A former Miss Kentucky who admitted to exchanging sexual photos with a teenage student when she was working as a West Virginia school teacher has been sentenced to prison.

Arkansas to require face masks to combat coronavirus surge

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson issued an order Thursday requiring people to wear face masks in public throughout the state, which has had a surge in coronavirus cases over the past several weeks.

Bangladeshi hospital owner arrested over fake virus tests

DHAKA, Bangladesh — Security officials in Bangladesh have arrested the owner of two hospitals that issued thousands of fake coronavirus test reports as he attempted to flee the country to India, officials said Thursday.
Vatican says bishops should report sex abuse to police

Vatican says bishops should report sex abuse to police

VATICAN CITY — The Vatican told bishops around the world on Thursday they should report cases of clergy sex crimes to police even when not legally bound to do so, in its latest effort to compel church leaders to protect minors from predator priests.