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Psychotherapy patients blackmailed after hacks at Finland clinic
Mon, 26 Oct 2020 12:02:19 -0400
Numerous patients at a large Finland psychotherapy clinic have been blackmailed after their data was hacked and stolen, authorities say.
Virginia Military Institute Superintendent J.H. Binford Peay resigns amid reports of racism
Mon, 26 Oct 2020 11:42:38 -0400
Virginia Military Institute said Monday that Superintendent J.H. Binford Peay III has resigned, a week after Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam ordered an investigation into systemic racism at the college.
Alibaba affiliate Ant Group sets global record with $34B IPO
Mon, 26 Oct 2020 11:19:49 -0400
Chinese payment company Ant Group, a spinoff of Alibaba, raised more than $34.5 billion Monday in what's now the largest initial public offering of all-time.
Kim Jong Un’s science policy improved industries, North Korea university says
Mon, 26 Oct 2020 10:42:13 -0400
Kim Jong Un's past pledge to bring improvements at North Korean farms and factories is being highlighted on the website of the regime's top university.
AstraZeneca: COVID-19 vaccine spurs immune response in adults
Mon, 26 Oct 2020 10:23:47 -0400
Drugmaker AstraZeneca said Monday its potential COVID-19 vaccine has shown encouraging results in producing immune responses patients.
U.S. adds 60K COVID-19 cases; total over last 4 days near 300K
Mon, 26 Oct 2020 09:35:11 -0400
After adding almost 170,000 new COVID-19 cases Friday and Saturday -- the largest single-day spikes to date -- the United States has added another 60,000, according to data from Johns Hopkins University.
Malaysia prime minister faces calls to resign after emergency request
Mon, 26 Oct 2020 09:33:04 -0400
Malaysia's prime minister is encountering calls for his resignation after only eight months in power over his handling of the coronavirus pandemic.
Israel says potential COVID-19 vaccine to start human trials
Mon, 26 Oct 2020 08:59:27 -0400
An Israeli COVID-19 vaccine candidate will begin human clinical trials next week, researchers said.
'Rapidly' growing Tropical Storm Zeta to become hurricane on path toward U.S.
Mon, 26 Oct 2020 08:07:19 -0400
Tropical Storm Zeta is close to hurricane strength as it gains steam in the western Caribbean and threatens the U.S. Gulf Coast with yet another serious storm.
PM Yoshihide Suga vows Japan will be carbon neutral within 30 years
Mon, 26 Oct 2020 07:46:41 -0400
Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga vowed in his first policy speech Monday that his country aims to become carbon neutral within 30 years.