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Internet Attack Spreads, Disrupting Major Websites

SAN FRANCISCO — Major websites were inaccessible to people across wide swaths of the United States on Friday after a company that manages crucial parts of the internet’s infrastructure said it was under attack. Users reported sporadic problems reaching several websites, including Twitter, Netflix, Spotify, Airbnb, Reddit, Etsy, SoundCloud and ...

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Iraqi Forces Attack Mosul, a Beleaguered Stronghold for ISIS

ERBIL, Iraq — Mosul’s residents are hoarding food and furtively scrawling resistance slogans on walls, while the city’s Islamic State rulers have feverishly expanded their underground tunnel network and tried to dodge American drones. After months of maneuvering, the Iraqi government’s battle to reclaim Mosul, the sprawling city whose million-plus ...

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German refugee terror attack averted — by refugees

German police outside of the apartment building where they arrested Syrian terror suspect Jaber Al-Bakr on Oct. 10 in Leipzig.(Photo: Getty Images) BERLIN — Jaber al-Bakr, a Syrian refugee in Germany, is accused of planning a terror attack here. When special forces raided his apartment in the eastern city of Chemnitz he escaped and ...

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Japanese media: At least 15 dead in knife attack outside Tokyo

The man surrendered to police after the stabbing. Video provided by Newsy Newslook Ambulance crews and police are seen outside a facility for the disabled where a number of people were stabbed to death and injured July 26, 2016, in Sagamihara, outside Tokyo.(Photo: AP) Nineteen people were stabbed to death ...

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Attack at Istanbul Airport Leaves at Least 36 Dead

ISTANBUL — Suicide attackers killed at least 36 people and wounded dozens more at Istanbul’s main airport on Tuesday night, in the latest in a string of terrorist attacks in Turkey, a NATO ally once seen as a bastion of stability but now increasingly consumed by the chaos of the ...

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Jo Cox, Member of British Parliament, Is Killed in Attack

LEEDS, England — A member of Parliament was gunned down outside a library in northern England as she was wrapping up a meeting with constituents on Thursday afternoon, a rare act of gun violence in a nation that strictly regulates firearms. The lawmaker, Jo Cox, 41, who was considered a ...

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Israel revokes travel permits, deploys troops after attack

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and other leaders visited the scene of an attack by two Palestinians who opened fire near a market in central Tel Aviv on Wednesday night. It reopened Thursday under tighter security. (June 9) AP Israeli police inspectors work the scene of a shooting outside Max ...

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New Attack Reported by Swift Global Bank Network

Thieves have again found their way into what was thought to be the most secure financial messaging system in the world and stolen money from a bank. The crime appears to be part of a broad online attack on global banking. New details about a second attack involving Swift — ...

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Hackers’ $81 Million Sneak Attack on World Banking

Tens of millions of dollars siphoned from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. A shadowy set of casinos in the Philippines. A large bank in Bangladesh with creaky technology. An unknown — and perhaps uncatchable — group of anonymous thieves with sophisticated hacking skills. What unites this curious cast ...

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