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BRIEF-Cornerstone Securityholders Approve Spinoff Of Cornerstone Exploration

* CORNERSTONE SECURITYHOLDERS APPROVE SPINOFF OF CORNERSTONE EXPLORATION INC. Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-Vasco Data Security International Says Board Expanded Its Size To 6 Directors

* VASCO DATA SECURITY INTERNATIONAL SAYS IN CONNECTION WITH ART GILLILAND'S ELECTION TO BOARD, BOARD EXPANDED ITS SIZE TO SIX DIRECTORS - SEC FILING Source text: (http://bit.ly/2jSWybe) Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-Freddie Mac Forgoes Issuing A Reference Notes Security On Its Dec 14 Announcement Date

* FREDDIE MAC FORGOES ISSUING A REFERENCE NOTES SECURITY ON ITS DECEMBER 14, 2017 ANNOUNCEMENT DATE Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Reports: Journalist beaten by security

A reporter from South Korea was roughed up by Chinese security guards at an event South Korean President Moon was attending, according yo South Korean reports. The South Korean government is calling for an investigation. CNN's Ivan Watson and Matt Rivers report.

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Mexico Senate committees pass controversial security bill

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican Senate committees on Wednesday approved a controversial security bill that human rights groups say risks granting excessive power to the armed forces in their already checkered role in combating organized crime in the country.

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Toronto airport requires extra security checks after 'customs breach'

TORONTO, Dec 13 (Reuters) - Some U.S.-bound flights from Toronto's main international airport were delayed on Wednesday afternoon due to an incident that prompted authorities to require some passengers to go through customs a second time, a spokeswoman said.

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Supporters of Egypt presidential hopeful arrested, say security sources, family

CAIRO (Reuters) - Egyptian security forces have arrested three supporters of presidential hopeful and former prime minister Ahmed Shafik, security sources and members of his party said on Wednesday.

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U.N. envoy urges Security Council to visit Myanmar, Bangladesh

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - A top U.N. official recounted to the Security Council on Tuesday "heartbreaking and horrific accounts of sexual atrocities" by Myanmar soldiers against Rohingya Muslim women, urging the body to visit the region and demand an end to attacks on civilians.

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Trump will announce new U.S. security strategy on Monday: adviser

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump will announce a new security strategy on Monday, White House national security adviser H.R. McMaster said on Tuesday.

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BRIEF-CareerBuilder Names Anthony Dupree Its Chief Information Officer, Chief Information Security Officer

* CAREERBUILDER NAMES ANTHONY DUPREE ITS CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER AND CHIEF INFORMATION SECURITY OFFICER Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Atos offers to buy Gemalto for 4.3 billion euros to boost cyber security services

PARIS (Reuters) - French technology consulting firm Atos offered to buy Gemalto for 4.3 billion euros ($5.06 billion) on Monday to boost its cyber security services as states and big corporations seek to cope with a growing number of attacks on the Internet worldwide.

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Yankees confirm slugger Stanton as newest Bronx Bomber

(Reuters) - Slugger Giancarlo Stanton is officially a New York Yankee, the Major League Baseball team confirming on Monday they had obtained the reigning National League most valuable player in a trade with the Miami Marlins.

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Indonesia detains 18 in pre-emptive bid to boost Christmas security

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesian anti-terrorism police have detained 18 people with links to militant groups in a bid to cut the risk of attacks during Christmas and the New Year in the world's biggest Muslim-majority country, police said on Monday.

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FBI email: Sessions wasn't required to disclose foreign contacts for security clearance

A newly released document shows that the FBI told an aide to Attorney General Jeff Sessions that Sessions wasn't required to disclose foreign contacts that occurred in the course of carrying out his government duties when he was a senator.

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Trump escalates his rhetoric following the plea deal reached by fired national security adviser Michael Flynn

President Donald Trump's escalating assault on the "rigged" and "sick" institutions of the government that he leads may portend an ominous end game to special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation.

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Mexican president asks Senate to broaden discussion over security bill

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto on Friday asked Senate lawmakers to include civil society's views in their discussion of a divisive bill that critics say would give the military greater powers and deepen its role in the country's drug war.

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N. Korea threats raise Olympic security fears

US and South Korean security agencies are becoming increasingly concern that North Korea may attempt an attack during the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

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SEC to delay mutual fund disclosures in cybersecurity push

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said on Friday it would delay new submissions of portfolio data by mutual funds, as the regulator beefs up its cybersecurity.

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Deputy national security adviser leaving

Dina Powell, deputy national security adviser to President Donald Trump, plans to leave the White House after the President's first year in office, multiple senior administration officials confirm to CNN.

Sex Crimes nytimes.com

They Fled Boko Haram, Only to Be Raped by Nigeria’s Security Forces

Thousands of women and girls have endured Boko Haram’s sexual violence. But Nigerian security forces have also preyed on the people they are assigned to protect.

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Russia calls on OSCE states to ramp up cyber security efforts

VIENNA (Reuters) - Russia's foreign minister called on Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) countries to strengthen efforts to ensure the safety of the internet on Thursday.

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F1 bosses recommend new security measures for Brazil

PARIS (Reuters) - Formula One bosses have recommended new security measures for the Brazilian Grand Prix after team staff were robbed at gunpoint when leaving the circuit last month.

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Qualcomm adds security, battery life features to phone chips

Dec 6 (Reuters) - Qualcomm Inc on Wednesday revealed new security and battery life features on its latest Snapdragon 845 mobile phone processor, a chip that customarily powers high-end Android-based phones from Samsung Electronics Co Ltd and others.

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Honduras presidential candidate says Congress vote also flawed

TEGUCIGALPA (Reuters) - The third-placed presidential candidate in last month's disputed Honduran election said on Wednesday that irregularities in the vote had polluted the results for legislators as well as the presidency, and reiterated that Salvador Nasralla had won the top job.

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BRIEF-Freddie Mac Forgoes Issuing A Reference Notes Security On Its Dec 6 Announcement Date

* FREDDIE MAC - FORGOES ISSUING A REFERENCE NOTES SECURITY ON ITS DECEMBER 6, 2017 ANNOUNCEMENT DATE Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Saudi Aramco awards U.S. General Dynamics offshore security contract

KHOBAR, Saudi Arabia, Dec 6 (Reuters) - Saudi Aramco has awarded a contract to the local subsidiary of U.S. company General Dynamics as the state oil giant aims to increase security at its offshore facilities, Saudi Aramco said on Wednesday.

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Tom Ridge, first head of Homeland Security, released from hospital

(Reuters) - Tom Ridge, who served as the first head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security from 2003 to 2005, was released on Tuesday from Seton Medical Center in Austin, Texas, a spokesman said.

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BRIEF-Acasta Enterprises Announces That Stellwagen Enters into $250 Mln Revolving Credit and Security Agreement

* ‍ACASTA ENTERPRISES ANNOUNCES THAT STELLWAGEN ENTERS INTO U.S.$250 MILLION REVOLVING CREDIT AND SECURITY AGREEMENT​

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Senate confirms Trump's pick for Homeland Security secretary

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate on Tuesday confirmed President Donald Trump's choice to lead the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), a post that opened after John Kelly became Trump's chief of staff earlier this year.

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Chris Ruddy on Mueller investigation: Trump 'thinks there's nothing to it'

President Donald Trump thinks his involvement in the special counsel investigation "will be wrapped up pretty soon," according to Chris Ruddy, the CEO of Newsmax and a longtime friend of the President.

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Kirstjen Nielsen, White House Aide, Is Confirmed as Homeland Security Secretary

Ms. Nielsen, an aide to John F. Kelly, the White House chief of staff, has defended herself against charges that she is too inexperienced to lead the department.

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Security alert closes underground station in central London: transport authority

LONDON (Reuters) - London's transport authority said on Tuesday it had closed St Paul's underground station in the city's financial district while police responded to a security alert in the area.

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China’s A.I. Advances Help Its Tech Industry, and State Security

Global car brands and Chinese authorities alike embrace iFlyTek’s voice recognition know-how, illustrating the dystopian possibilities behind the technology.

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The top Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee is questioning the President's response to former national security adviser Michael Flynn's guilty plea

The top Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee rebutted President Donald Trump on Sunday, questioning his response to former national security adviser Michael Flynn's guilty plea and backing former FBI Director James Comey.

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For security agencies, blockchain goes from suspect to potential solution

(Reuters) - Police and security agencies have so far only taken an interest in blockchain - the distributed ledger technology behind cryptocurrencies like bitcoin - for tracking criminals hiding illegal money from banks.

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Heroin in Soups and Lollipops: How Drug Cartels Evade Border Security

Even as the United States spends billions of dollars along the Mexican border, traffickers are exploiting weaknesses elsewhere, shipping parcels by mail, by air and on Amtrak.

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BRIEF-Quanta Services Files For Offering Of 3.5 mln Shares Of Co's Common Stock By Selling Securityholder

* QUANTA SERVICES INC FILES FOR OFFERING OF 3.5 MILLION SHARES OF CO'S COMMON STOCK BY THE SELLING SECURITYHOLDER - SEC FILING‍​ Source text - (http://bit.ly/2iydJBt) Further company coverage:

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UK bans Kaspersky software from departments responsible for national security: FT

(Reuters) - The British government has banned its departments responsible for national security from using software made by Russia's Kaspersky Labs, the Financial Times reported on Friday, citing a letter sent to government officials. http://on.ft.com/2BuuWPU

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Three Uber security managers resign after CEO criticizes practices

SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Three senior managers in Uber Technologies Inc's security unit resigned on Friday, an Uber spokesperson said, days after the company's new chief executive officer disclosed a massive data breach and criticized past practices.

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UPDATE 1-Three Uber security managers resign after CEO criticizes practices

SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON, Dec 1 (Reuters) - Three senior managers in Uber Technologies Inc's security unit resigned on Friday, an Uber spokesperson said, days after the company's new chief executive officer disclosed a massive data breach and criticized past practices.

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Egypt attack victims pray, mourn in Sinai mosque amid high security

AL RAWDAH, Egypt (Reuters) - People wounded in an attack on a mosque in Egypt's North Sinai region that killed more than 230 returned to the site to pray on Friday and a top Muslim leader urged the army to destroy the "cancer" of insurgency.

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Uber security executives depart after CEO criticizes practices

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Two of Uber Technologies Inc's most senior remaining security executives resigned on Friday and another took medical leave after the company's new chief executive officer criticized past practices, a source familiar with the situation said.

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Uber security execs depart after CEO criticizes practices

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 1 (Reuters) - Two of Uber Technologies Inc's most senior remaining security executives resigned on Friday and another took medical leave after the company's new chief executive officer criticized past practices, a source familiar with the situation said.

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Trump's ex-national security adviser is expected to make a court appearance later this morning

Special counsel Robert Mueller has charged former Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn with "willfully and knowingly" making "false, fictitious and fraudulent statements" to the FBI regarding conversations with Russia's ambassador.

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The Getaway: Sending Out an SOS: The Rise of Travel Security Apps

Safety apps aim to offer assurance on the road.

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Albright: US faces national security emergency with State Dept. vacancies

Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright believes the US is facing a "national security emergency" because of the vacancies and staffing issues at the State Department.

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BRIEF-NTN Buzztime Inc Enters Into Amended And Restated Loan And Security Agreement With East West Bank

* NTN BUZZTIME INC - ‍ON NOV 29, CO ENTERED INTO AN AMENDED AND RESTATED LOAN AND SECURITY AGREEMENT WITH EAST WEST BANK - SEC FILING​

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BRIEF-United Security Bancshares Says Board Of Co, United Security Bank Voted To Increase Size Of Their Respective Boards From 10 To 11 Directors​

* UNITED SECURITY BANCSHARES- ‍ON NOV. 28, BOARD OF CO, UNITED SECURITY BANK VOTED TO INCREASE SIZE OF THEIR RESPECTIVE BOARDS FROM 10 TO 11 DIRECTORS​ Source text: [http://bit.ly/2AGgfgo] Further company coverage:

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Joining NATO would help Finland's security but unlikely for now: finance minister

HELSINKI (Reuters) - Joining NATO would improve Finland's security but is unlikely to happen any time soon because of a lack of wider support, Finance Minister Petteri Orpo said on Wednesday.

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There's a security flaw in Mac's newest OS

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U.S. State Department criticizes Cuban municipal vote as 'flawed'

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. State Department said on Tuesday that municipal elections in Cuba over the weekend were flawed because authorities used "intimidation, arcane technicalities and false charges" to keep independent candidates off of the ballot.

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BRIEF-CTI Biopharma Corp Says Co Entered Into A Loan And Security Agreement​

* CTI BIOPHARMA CORP - ‍ON NOVEMBER 28, 2017, CTI BIOPHARMA CORP ENTERED INTO A LOAN AND SECURITY AGREEMENT​

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Egypt security forces kill 11 suspected militants in raid

CAIRO (Reuters) - Egyptian security forces have killed 11 suspected militants in a shootout near the Sinai, the interior ministry said on Tuesday, just days after more than 300 people were killed in an attack on a mosque in North Sinai.

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Germany's Christmas markets open under tight security a year after attack

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's Christmas markets opened on Monday at the start of the holiday season, with security staff on hand and concrete barriers to protect shoppers, nearly a year after an Islamist militant killed 12 people by driving a truck into crowds.

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Israeli cybersecurity firm Illusive gets deal with OakNorth bank

TEL AVIV (Reuters) - Illusive Networks, an Israeli cyber security firm specializing in "deception technology", said on Monday it signed a deal to provide its platform to British specialist bank OakNorth.

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IRS beefs up security for Trump tax returns

President Trump bucked tradition when he decided not to release his tax returns and now the IRS is going to unprecedented lengths to make sure they don't end up in the public eye. CNN's Cristina Alesci reports.

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Ukraine rebel region's security minister says he is new leader

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The security minister of Ukraine's pro-Russian rebel region of Luhansk said on Friday he was taking over power from regional chief Igor Plotnitsky, who days earlier had said he was facing an attempted armed coup to force him out.

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Portugal's Sonae to expand cybersecurity business with deals

LISBON (Reuters) - Portugal's retail-focused conglomerate Sonae plans to buy more cybersecurity firms as it builds a portfolio in Portugal, Spain, the United States and Germany, a company official said.

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Bayer pharmaceuticals head says there's no pipeline problem

LEVERKUSEN, Germany (Reuters) - Bayer is seeking to defend its pharmaceuticals business that will be diluted in importance by the takeover of Monsanto and faces a threat to revenues in 2024 when the blockbuster heart drug Xarelto loses its patent.

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BRIEF-Symantec selects Amazon Web services to deliver cloud security to global customers

* Symantec selects Amazon Web services to deliver cloud security to global customers Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Op-Ed Contributor: Flawed Justice for the Butcher of Bosnia

After 22 years, Ratko Mladic was found guilty of genocide. Why did it take so long? And what about the rest of his fellow perpetrators?

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France seeks U.N. Security Council meeting on migrants in Libya

PARIS (Reuters) - France has called for a United Nations Security Council meeting on the treatment of migrants in Libya and will seek sanctions if Libyan authorities do not take action, French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said on Wednesday.

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BRIEF-Sharpspring files prospectus supplement related to resale of 2 mln shares of co's common stock by selling security holder

* Sharpspring Inc files prospectus supplement related to resale of 2 million shares of co's common stock by selling security holder - sec filing‍​ Source text -(http://bit.ly/2hPFoxq) Further company coverage:

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Denmark to ramp up cyber security efforts: defense minister

COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Denmark intends to invest to boost efforts to prevent cyber attacks in a strategy to be presented early next year, its defense minister said on Tuesday.

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UPDATE 2-Strong cyber security demand helps Palo Alto top estimates

Nov 20 (Reuters) - Palo Alto Networks Inc on Monday reported better-than-expected quarterly revenue and profit, as it benefited from robust demand for its cloud-based security services, sending its shares up more than 6 percent in extended trading.

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Op-Ed Contributor: Nafta’s Renegotiation Risks National Security

It’s not worth jeopardizing advances in United States security and hemispheric stability.

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State Dept spokeswoman: 'There's a morale issue in this building'

State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert acknowledged Friday that that there is a morale problem in the agency and offered this advice to workers: "Don't give up."

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BRIEF-Universal Security Instruments Q2 loss per share $0.07

* Universal Security Instruments reports second-quarter results

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'There's no going back,' Zimbabwe's party tells Mugabe

HARARE (Reuters) - Leaders of Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe's party are making plans to force him from office if the 93-year-old leader resists pressure from the army to quit, a senior party source said on Friday.

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BRIEF-Questfire Energy Corp announces demand by lenders and notice of intention to enforce security

* Questfire Energy Corp - ‍Co's lenders have made demand upon Questfire for payment in full of Questfire's debt​

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Analysis: There's a massive moral vacuum in the country

When an "Access Hollywood" tape featuring Donald Trump making comments about how money and power allowed him to grab women in their private parts without penalty -- and he still won the White House -- we knew there would be political and cultural repercussions.

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Former head of U.S. Homeland Security Ridge in critical condition

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - Former U.S. Homeland Security Secretary and Pennsylvania Governor Tom Ridge was rushed to an Austin hospital on Thursday and in critical condition after undergoing a heart procedure, officials said.

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China pushes Hong Kong not to 'shirk duty' to enact contentious security law

HONG KONG (Reuters) - A Chinese official admonished Hong Kong on Thursday for failing to introduce a national security law, ramping up pressure on the former British colony to enact the contentious Article 23 that critics say will further choke its freedoms.

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Explosion rocks Afghan capital near political gathering: security official

KABUL (Reuters) - An explosion rocked the Afghan capital on Thursday near a gathering of supporters of regional leader Atta Mohammad Noor and casualties were feared, a security official said.

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During a hepatitis A emergency, there's a nationwide shortage of vaccine

The battle against Hepatitis A outbreaks across the US is being stymied by a national shortage of the vaccine needed to combat it.

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U.N. Security Council to vote Thursday on Syria toxic gas inquiry

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United Nations Security Council will vote on Thursday on a U.S. bid to renew an international inquiry into who is to blame for chemical weapons attacks in Syria, diplomats said, a move that could trigger Russia's 10th veto to block action on Syria.

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Trump administration releases rules on disclosing cyber flaws

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration publicly released on Wednesday its rules for deciding whether to disclose cyber security flaws or keep them secret, in an effort to bring more transparency to a process that has long been cloaked in mystery.

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Necklace with largest flawless white diamond sold for record $34 million at auction

GENEVA (Reuters) - An emerald and diamond necklace set with the largest flawless white diamond ever to come to auction has sold for a world record 33.5 million Swiss francs ($34 million), the star...

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Necklace with largest flawless white diamond sold for record $34 mln at auction

GENEVA, Nov 15 (Reuters) - An emerald and diamond necklace set with the largest flawless white diamond ever to come to auction has sold for a world record 33.5 million Swiss francs ($34 million), the star lot at a Geneva sale, Christie's said.

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Trump administration to release rules on disclosing cyber flaws: source

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration is expected to publicly release on Wednesday its rules for deciding whether to disclose cyber security flaws or keep them secret, a national security official told Reuters.

Russian Interference in 2016 US Elections and Ties to Trump Associates nytimes.com

British Cybersecurity Chief Warns of Russian Hacking

The chief of the National Cyber Security Center said Russia recently tried to hack into Britain’s energy, media and telecommunications industries.

Suits and Litigation (Civil) nytimes.com

5 Flaws That Kill Student Loan Collection Lawsuits

Creditors file tens of thousands of lawsuits each year. Here are defenses that have halted collection cases.

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Universities to U.S. Senate: Endowment tax idea 'fundamentally flawed'

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Tax legislation working its way through the U.S. Senate would put a new levy on endowments held by large private universities and colleges, a proposal that more than three dozen higher-education lobbying groups on Tuesday called "fundamentally flawed."

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Fashion retailer Forever 21 reports payment card security breach

(Reuters) - Fashion retailer Forever 21 said on Tuesday there had been unauthorized access to data from payment cards used at certain of its stores.

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Get to know Abu Dhabi's newest cultural monument

In a city full of skyscrapers, the Louvre Abu Dhabi is a striking addition. Built on its own man-made island, the museum's centerpiece dome -- 180 meters wide and weighing almost as much as the Eiffel Tower -- is visible for miles.

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Quick German coal exit would endanger power supply security: RWE

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - German coal-biased utility RWE on Tuesday warned of a quick exit from coal power to further reduce carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions, which the Green Party is demanding in talks to form a new coalition government.

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Security tight at Kenya court ahead of hearing on election challenges

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenya's Supreme Court prepared on Tuesday to review petitions challenging President Uhuru Kenyatta's victory in last month's presidential election, in what may be the last chance for legal scrutiny of the vote.

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Brazil F1 tire test canceled for security reasons

LONDON (Reuters) - Pirelli and McLaren have canceled a Formula One tire test scheduled for the Brazilian Grand Prix circuit after teams were targeted by armed robbers in Sao Paulo over the weekend.

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BRIEF-Freddie Mac plans to issue new 3-yr reference notes security

* Freddie Mac announces the issuance of a new three-year reference notes security

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Sandy's Story: 7 years after Alzheimer's diagnosis, 'there's still a good life'

When he first sees me, Sandy Halperin always gives a surprised snort and then a cackle of delight. Before I know it, I'm enveloped in a bear hug, snuggled close and patted heartily on the back. If I'm lucky and Sandy remembers that he really likes me, I'll get a back scratch too, a true Halperin hug.

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BRIEF-Scout Security says signed deal with U.S. alarm monitoring provider

* Signed deal with cops monitoring to resell Scout's recently announced diy product suite to its network of alarm dealers​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Heavy security at Las Vegas Marathon in wake of shooting

As the sun sets in Las Vegas on Sunday, tens of thousands of runners will hit the road to take part in the city's annual marathon.

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Security Breach and Spilled Secrets Have Shaken the N.S.A. to Its Core

A serial leak of the agency’s cyberweapons has damaged morale, slowed intelligence operations and resulted in hacking attacks on businesses and civilians worldwide.

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Brazil GP security tightened after armed robbery

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazilian Grand Prix organizers have tightened security around Sunday's race after armed robbers held up members of Lewis Hamilton's Mercedes team as they left the circuit.

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Security firms teach churchgoers gun safety

Private companies like "Gatekeepers Security Services" train community members the art of self-defense and gun safety. CNN's Kaylee Hartung takes a closer look.

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Cameroon separatist attacks kill four security forces: government

YAOUNDE (Reuters) - Separatists from Cameroon's Anglophone region have killed four security forces in several attacks over the past few days, the government said on Saturday, an unprecedented violent turn to a movement that risks morphing into a full blown insurgency.

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The President's former security chief testifies that he turned down the offer during a trip to Moscow

President Donald Trump's long-time confidante Keith Schiller privately testified that he rejected a Russian offer to send five women to then private-citizen Trump's hotel room during their 2013 trip to Moscow for the Miss Universe pageant, according to multiple sources from both political parties with direct knowledge of the testimony.

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Mobile-app errors expose data on 180 million phones: security firm

(Reuters) - Up to 180 million smart phone owners are at risk of having some of their text messages and calls intercepted by hackers because of a simple coding error in at least 685 mobile apps, cyber-security firm Appthority warned on Thursday.

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Homeland Security nominee says no need for full U.S.-Mexico border wall

(Reuters) - Donald Trump's nominee to head the Department of Homeland Security told a U.S. Senate committee on Wednesday there was no need to build a wall on the Mexican border "from sea to shining sea" in remarks that contrasted with the president's campaign pledge.

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Palestinians say resumed security coordination with Israel

GAZA (Reuters) - Palestinian forces in the occupied West Bank have resumed security coordination with Israel that they suspended in July in protest at its policies on Jerusalem, the Palestinian chief of police said on Wednesday.

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Former U.S. Homeland Security officials back nominee ahead of hearing

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A bipartisan group of dozens of former U.S. Homeland Security officials sent letters supporting the nomination of Kirstjen Nielsen as the new head of the department ahead of her confirmation hearing on Wednesday by the Senate Homeland Security Committee.

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U.N. Security Council urges Myanmar to stop excessive military force

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United Nations Security Council urged the Myanmar government on Monday to "ensure no further excessive use of military force in Rakhine state," where violence has forced more than 600,000 Rohingya Muslims to flee the Buddhist-majority Asian country.

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Authorities increase marathon security

Federal, state and local law enforcement agencies are ramping up security for the TCS New York City Marathon that is set to go on as planned in the wake of the worst terrorist attack to hit the city since September 11, 2001.

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Authorities increase security for New York marathon

Federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies are ramping up security for the TCS New York City Marathon that is set to go on as planned Sunday in the wake of the worst terrorist attack to hit the city since September 11, 2001.

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Security of Trump's Twitter account questioned

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Estonia orders online ID lock-down to fix security flaw

TALLINN (Reuters) - Estonia plans to block access to the country's vaunted online services for 760,000 people from midnight on Friday to fix a security flaw in some of the Baltic country's identity smartcards that was identified earlier this year.

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BRIEF-Kratos Defense And Security Solutions reports Q3 loss $0.05/share

* Q3 revenue $196.2 million versus I/B/E/S view $186.3 million

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Russian Defense Minister meets U.S. envoy to Moscow, discuss security: TASS

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu and U.S. Ambassador to Russia Jon Huntsman met on Thursday to discuss bilateral relations and international security issues, TASS news agency cited Russia's defense ministry as saying.

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Pingyao Journal: China’s Newest Film Festival Tests the Limits of Independence

The question hovers over a weeklong festival in Pingyao: Can you create and showcase independent films in a country that frowns on independence, much less dissent?

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Saudi Arabia sets up new authority for cyber security

KHOBAR, Saudi Arabia, Nov 1 (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia has set up a new authority for cyber security and named its minister of state Musaed al-Aiban its chairman, strengthening security in the world’s largest oil exporter, a royal decree said.

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Baseball: Security boosted at World Series game after NY attack

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Enhanced security measures greeted fans entering Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles prior to Game Six of the World Series on Tuesday in the wake of a truck attack that killed eight people in New York earlier in the day.

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Exclusive: Kenyan Supreme Court judges denied extra security after shooting - source

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenya's government denied a request by Supreme Court judges for extra security after one of their bodyguards was shot, preventing them from holding a hearing that could have delayed last week's presidential election, a senior judicial source said on Tuesday.

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Universities face rising security costs for controversial speakers

In September, Milo Yiannopoulos strolled onto the University of California's Berkeley campus, surrounded by supporters, hecklers and a lot of police.

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U.S. pledges up to $60 million for security in Sahel region

UNITED NATIONS/ABIDJAN (Reuters) - The United States has promised up to $60 million to support the Group of Five Sahel States (G5 Sahel) Joint Force's counter-terrorism efforts, the State Department said on Monday.

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Seeking a polygamist? There's an app for that

Lisa Ling meets a woman looking for love on a dating app specifically for polygamists. Watch "This Is Life with Lisa Ling" Sundays at 10 p.m. ET/PT.

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U.S. pledges up to $60 million for security help in Sahel region

(Reuters) - The United States has promised $60 million to support the Group of Five Sahel States (G5 Sahel) Joint Force’s counterterrorism efforts, the state department said in a statement on Monday.

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Continental in talks to buy Israel's Argus Cyber Security - media

TEL AVIV, Oct 30 (Reuters) - Germany's Continental AG is in advanced talks to buy Israel's Argus Cyber Security, which has developed technology to protect connected cars from hacking, for about $400 million, Israeli media reported on Monday.

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Egypt Shakes Up Security Forces After Deadly Ambush of Police

Egypt dismissed a dozen top officials after an attack that killed a large number of police and elicited widespread criticism of the performance of Egypt’s security agencies.

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London airport's security files found on a USB stick on street

Heathrow Airport officials have launched an internal investigation into how a USB memory stick containing the airport's security information was allegedly found on a London street by a member of the public, a spokesperson for the airport told CNN on Sunday.

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Cyber security ETF backer says Nasdaq axed over index management

NEW YORK, Oct 29 (Reuters) - Nasdaq Inc was removed earlier this year from its role supporting a $1.1 billion cyber security exchange-traded fund (ETF), partly over concerns about their management of the fund's index, the ETF's management company told Reuters.

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Canadian review of China firm's bid to buy Aecon to focus on security -Trudeau

OTTAWA, Oct 27 (Reuters) - A Canadian government review of a Chinese company's bid to buy construction company Aecon Group Inc will focus on security issues, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau told reporters on Friday.

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U.S. seeks meeting soon to revive Asia-Pacific 'Quad' security forum

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States wants a meeting soon aimed at reviving a four-way dialogue between itself, Japan, India and Australia to deepen security cooperation and coordinate alternatives for regional infrastructure financing to that offered by China, a senior U.S. official said on Friday.

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Top Trump immigration staffer leaving Homeland Security for Justice Dept.

One of the Trump administration's top immigration policy staffers is leaving the Department of Homeland Security to join the attorney general's office at the Department of Justice -- reuniting him with Jeff Sessions.

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REFILE-UPDATE 4-Airlines get ready for new U.S. security rules from Thursday

WASHINGTON/TAIPEI, Oct 25 (Reuters) - New security measures including stricter passenger screening take effect on Thursday on all U.S.-bound flights to comply with government requirements aimed at responding to threats of hidden explosives, airlines said.

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Nasdaq sues operators of cyber security ETF, alleging theft

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Nasdaq Inc on Thursday deepened a fierce battle over a $1.1 billion cyber security fund, suing a former business partner it said stole the exchange-traded fund (ETF) and several others, as well as the millions of dollars of profit they generate annually.

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Now there's a credit card for the Uber generation.

The ridesharing company announced Wednesday it's launching a credit card that rewards Uber users by integrating tracking and redemption of points into the Uber app.

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Airlines get ready for new U.S. security rules from Thursday

WASHINGTON, Oct 24 (Reuters) - New rules on all U.S.-bound flights take effect on Thursday including stricter passenger screening to comply with government security measures designed to avoid expanding an in-cabin ban on laptops, airlines said Tuesday.

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Australia expands security assistance to Philippines to combat Islamist militants

CLARK FREEPORT ZONE, Philippines (Reuters) - Australia on Tuesday announced the expansion of its security support to the Philippines, which will involve training in urban counter-terrorism, to fight the rise and spread of Islamist militancy in the region.

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BofA fortifies online banking with new security layer

(Reuters) - Bank of America Corp will start using an additional layer of authentication for its online banking services, the Wall Street bank said on Monday, amid a wave of high-profile data breaches at several big U.S. companies.

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UPDATE 1-BofA fortifies online banking with new security layer

Oct 23 (Reuters) - Bank of America Corp will start using an additional layer of authentication for its online banking services, the Wall Street bank said on Monday, amid a wave of high-profile data breaches at several big U.S. companies.

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Bank of America beefs up security for online banking

Oct 23 (Reuters) - Bank of America Corp will start using an additional layer of authentication for online banking, the bank said on Monday, amid a wave of high-profile data breaches at several big U.S. companies.

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Security costs skyrocket at 'lightning rod' EPA

The Environmental Protection Agency is beefing up security measures surrounding Administrator Scott Pruitt to an unprecedented level, CNN has learned, as members of Congress are asking if the costs are a "potential waste or abuse of taxpayer dollars."

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Australia to tighten airport security further after foiled attack

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia will introduce random searches of workers entering and inside its airports as it increases security after a recent foiled terrorism plot, officials said.

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Desert Ambush in Egypt on Security Convoy Kills at Least 59

Gunmen fired bullets and rockets on Egyptian police officers and security officials as they drove toward what was believed to be an Islamist hide-out.

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Iraqi and Kurdish forces clash near Kirkuk: security sources

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi forces clashed on Friday with Kurdish forces at Altun Kupri, 35 kilometers (22 miles) north west of Kirkuk, on the road between the city and Kurdish capital Erbil, security sources said.

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Fed to step-up focus on payment security with study, working groups: Fed's Powell

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Reserve is stepping-up its focus on payment security as the industry reaches a "critical juncture" driven by new technologies, Federal Reserve board governor Jerome Powell said on Wednesday.

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Fed to step-up focus on payment security with study, working groups -Fed's Powell

WASHINGTON, Oct 18 (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Reserve is stepping-up its focus on payment security as the industry reaches a "critical juncture" driven by new technologies, Federal Reserve board governor Jerome Powell said on Wednesday.

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On Iran, U.S. asks U.N. Security Council: 'Where's the outrage?'

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United States accused Iran on Wednesday of violating several United Nations Security Council resolutions, saying it would no longer "turn a blind eye" and asking the 15-member council of Tehran's behavior: "where's the outrage?"

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Tech firms improve cooperation on extremism but more needed, U.S. security chief says

LONDON (Reuters) - Technology firms have improved cooperation with the authorities in tackling online militant material but still must act quicker to remove propaganda fuelling a rise in homegrown extremism, acting U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Elaine Duke said on Wednesday.

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Some children's GPS watches have security flaws: EU consumer group

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Some smartwatches for children sold in Europe pose security risks, including potentially allowing hackers to take control of and track a watch, the EU's main consumer lobby said on Wednesday, following a new report by one of its members.

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Las Vegas security guard breaks silence

Security guard Jesus Campos, who was shot by the Las Vegas gunman on October 1, appeared on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," breaking his media silence.

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Duo Security raises $70 mln, valuing the company at $1.1 bln

Oct 18 (Reuters) - Duo Security said on Wednesday that it has raised $70 million in a Series D financing round from investors including Meritech Capital Partners, Lead Edge Capital and Index Ventures.

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IBM's revenue beats estimates on cloud, security services

(Reuters) - International Business Machines Corp handily beat analysts' quarterly revenue estimates on Tuesday as the technology company's shift to cloud and security services gains traction.

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Google launches advanced Gmail security features for high-risk users

(Reuters) - Alphabet's Google Inc said on Tuesday that it would roll out an advanced protection program in order to provide stronger security for some users such as government officials and journalists who are at a higher risk of being targeted by hackers.

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Newest outpost for U.S. crude exports: India

NEW YORK/NEW DELHI, Oct 17 (Reuters) - India is set to emerge as a key market for American crude exports in coming months, as refineries in that country are ramping up "test" purchases of U.S. grades to diversify their imports.

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UPDATE 2-Researchers uncover flaw that makes Wi-Fi vulnerable to hacks

* Unclear if vulnerability used to launch any attacks (Adds comments from CERT NZ, Microsoft)

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Macau plans 'simulated attacks' in security ramp-up after Vegas shooting

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Authorities in the Chinese territory of Macau have ramped up security measures following the deadly Las Vegas shooting this month and unveiled plans for a series of mock attacks and crisis training to safeguard the world's largest gambling hub.

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Somalia Blasts Reveal Glaring Security Lapse and Possible Shabab Infiltration

Even in a country accustomed to pervasive violence, the double truck bombings that killed hundreds in Mogadishu on Saturday was a shock.

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Infineon says has fixed encryption flaw found by researchers

* Infineon: reacted immediately after told of bug in February

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BRIEF-Adobe releases security update for Flash player to address vulnerability

* Adobe says released security update for adobe flash player for windows, macintosh, linux, chrome os to address a critical type confusion vulnerability Source text: (https://adobe.ly/2hJDgTT) Further company coverage:

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Trump administration imposing new email security protocols for agencies

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration on Monday will order federal agencies to adopt common email security standards in an effort to better protect against hackers, a senior Department of Homeland Security official said.

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Trump administration to order agencies to adopt new email security standards

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration on Monday will order federal agencies to adopt common email security standards in an effort to better protect against hackers, a senior Department of Homeland Security official said.

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Researchers uncover flaw that makes Wi-Fi vulnerable to hacks

(Reuters) - Belgian researchers have discovered a flaw in a widely used system for securing Wi-Fi communications that could allow hackers to read information that was previously understood to be encrypted, or infect websites with malware, they said on Monday.

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BRIEF-Heat Biologics sets subscription price of $0.62/shr for its intended rights offering to certain existing security holders

* Says subscription price of $0.62 per share for its intended rights offering to certain of co's existing security holders - SEC filing​ Source text for Eikon: (http://bit.ly/2wZmeaM) Further company coverage:

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Regulators need to develop global cyber security standards -JPM's Pinto

* Payments services next "battleground" for banks -Barclay's CEO

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BRIEF-Bridgeline Digital entered into loan and security agreement with Montage Capital II, L.P.

* Bridgeline Digital inc says ‍on Oct 10 co entered into a loan and security agreement with Montage Capital II, L.P. - Sec Filing

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IRS puts Equifax contract on hold during security review

NEW YORK, Oct 13 (Reuters) - The U.S. Internal Revenue Service has temporarily suspended a contract worth more than $7 million it recently awarded to Equifax Inc following a security issue with the beleaguered credit reporting agency's website on Thursday.

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Senior U.S. legal official meeting UK leaders to tackle online security issues

LONDON (Reuters) - A top U.S. government legal official has given strong backing to Britain's campaign to force Silicon Valley to compromise on encrypted communications, rebuking tech firms for failing to balance crime-fighting demands with privacy needs.

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UPDATE 2-Senior US legal official meeting UK leaders to tackle online security issues

LONDON, Oct 13 (Reuters) - A top U.S. government legal official has given strong backing to Britain's campaign to force Silicon Valley to compromise on encrypted communications, rebuking tech firms for failing to balance crime-fighting demands with privacy needs.

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Senior U.S. official meeting UK officials to tackle online security issues

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's campaign to force Silicon Valley to compromise on encrypted communications has received strong backing from a top U.S. government legal official, who called out tech firms for failing to balance crime-fighting demands with privacy needs.

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U.S. energy head: Nuclear power rescue helps national security

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. energy secretary defended his plan to reward nuclear plants with incentives against criticism it would manipulate markets by telling a congressional hearing on Thursday that a strong domestic nuclear industry boosted national security.

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BRIEF-SecurityScorecard secures $27.5 mln in series C round led by NGP

* SecurityScorecard secures $27.5 million in series C round led by NGP

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Trump nominates White House aide for homeland security post

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump will nominate Kirstjen Nielsen, who as top aide to his White House chief of staff has sought to instill order in Trump's team, to lead the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the White House said in a statement on Wednesday.

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Trump to name White House aide to homeland security post

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump will nominate Kirstjen Nielsen, who as top aide to his White House chief of staff has sought to instill order in Trump's team, to lead the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the White House said in a statement on Wednesday.

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Trump to name White House aide to homeland security post: official

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump was expected to nominate Kirstjen Nielsen, who as top aide to his White House chief of staff has sought to instill order in Trump's team, to lead the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, a White House official said on Wednesday.

United States Politics and Government nytimes.com

White House Aide Is Selected to Run Homeland Security Department

President Trump’s choice, Kirstjen Nielsen, is at top aide to his chief of staff, John F. Kelly. Some White House aides had chafed at her regimented style.

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Trump to nominate Nielsen as Homeland Security secretary: official

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump was expected to nominate Kirstjen Nielsen, an aide to White House chief of staff John Kelly, to lead the Department of Homeland Security, a White House official said on Wednesday.

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Trump got you down? There's 'Hope'

For Americans feeling anxiety over the state of the nation, a new chat bot is here to help.

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France's nuclear spent-fuel pools major security risk: Greenpeace

PARIS (Reuters) - The spent-fuel pools of French utility EDF's nuclear reactors are highly vulnerable to attacks, Greenpeace said in a report published on Tuesday.

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Las Vegas gunman fired on security guard before mass shooting

(Reuters) - The Las Vegas gunman opened fire on a security guard six minutes before he rained down bullets on a crowd and killed 58 people, officials said on Monday in a change to the timeline of the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history.

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Police: Las Vegas killer shot at security guard 6 minutes before firing into crowd

Authorities have found "no evidence to show that there was a second shooter" in Las Vegas on October 1, Clark County Sheriff Joseph Lombardo said Monday.

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Fatah, Hamas to discuss security in Gaza under unity deal

GAZA/RAMALLAH (Reuters) - Negotiators from rival Palestinian factions Fatah and Islamist group Hamas will discuss security in the Gaza Strip at unity talks in Cairo on Tuesday, including a proposal that would see Fatah security personnel deployed to Hamas-dominated territory.

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British spy boss says cyber security as important as fighting terrorism

LONDON (Reuters) - Protecting Britain from cyber crime is as important as defending it against terrorism, the head of Britain's GCHQ spy agency said on Monday.

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In return for protecting DACA recipients, Trump administration wants aggressive border security measures and cuts to legal immigration

The White House on Sunday night is expected to release an aggressive list of priorities for any deal to protect young undocumented immigrants in limbo -- a list that could make a deal almost impossible to reach if it is strictly followed.

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U.S., Turkey mutually suspend visa services for security reasons

ANKARA (Reuters) - The U.S. mission in Turkey and subsequently Turkish mission in Washington mutually reduced visa services after a U.S. mission employee was detained in Turkey last week, saying they needed to reassess each other's commitment to the security of their personnel.

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U.S. mission to Turkey suspends visa services for security reasons

ANKARA (Reuters) - The U.S. mission to Turkey said on Sunday it had suspended all non-immigrant visa services at all U.S. diplomatic facilities in Turkey, on the grounds that it needed to "reassess" Turkey's commitment to its personnel.

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Gunman attacks Saudi security forces at gate of Jeddah royal palace

RIYADH (Reuters) - Two Saudi guards were shot dead and three others injured on Saturday morning after a man drove up to the gate of the royal palace in Jeddah and began shooting, the interior ministry said in a statement carried by state news.

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BRIEF-Forrester announces cybersecurity incident involving Forrester.com

* Forrester announces cybersecurity incident involving Forrester.com

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Japan transport ministry finds flawed procedures at five Nissan plants

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's transport ministry on Friday said inspections at five of six plants making Nissan Motor Co Ltd cars found stamps of certified technicians on documents signing off checks by non-certified technicians on vehicles for the domestic market.

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Inmates at South Carolina maximum-security prison try to escape

(Reuters) - Inmates at a maximum-security prison in South Carolina were trying to escape after a disturbance at the facility on Wednesday, local officials said.

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At Casino Hotels, Welcome for Guests Makes Security Difficult

Though places like the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas bar weapons, they strive to be as open as possible, and do not routinely ask guests what is in their luggage.

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U.S. financial regulator must beef up cyber security: inspector

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), one of Wall Street's top regulators, must strengthen its protections against hacking, according to a report the agency's internal inspector released on Wednesday as the financial sector reels from recent revelations of two major data breaches.

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BofA's Bessant says to spend $600 million on information security: CNBC

(Reuters) - Bank of America Corp's chief operations and technology officer Cathy Bessant said on CNBC that the bank would spend $600 million on information security this year.

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BRIEF-BofA's Cathy Bessant says co will spend $600 mln on information security this year- CNBC

* Bank of America's Cathy Bessant on CNBC says co will spend $600 million on information security Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-Ares Commercial Real Estate- Entered into amendment to existing $125 mln bridge loan warehousing credit, security agreement

* Ares Commercial Real Estate Corp - on Oct. 2, unit of co entered into amendment to existing $125 million bridge loan warehousing credit, security agreement

Las Vegas, Nev, Shooting (October, 2017) nytimes.com

In Las Vegas, Concert Security Met a New Threat: Aerial Assault

After Sunday’s mass shootings, security professionals are stymied by the rise of attacks that target patrons from outside security lines.

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Allergan CEO says patent review flawed in response to senators

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Allergan Plc Chief Executive Brent Saunders on Tuesday defended his company's decision to transfer drug patents to a Native American tribe as a proper way to shield them from a flawed patent review process, in a response to congressional criticism.

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BRIEF-KBR SAYS KBRWYLE AWARDED $52 MLN FAA SECURITY SYSTEMS MAINTENANCE CONTRACT

* KBRWYLE AWARDED $52M FAA SECURITY SYSTEMS MAINTENANCE CONTRACT

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Las Vegas rampage could prompt casinos to re-think security - experts

NEW YORK/CHICAGO, Oct 2 (Reuters) - A year ago casino magnate Steve Wynn warned that Las Vegas was a "target city" and disclosed a raft of new security measures, including invisible metal detectors and specially trained guards, designed to prevent a large-scale attack.

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Security officer reveals horror of Benghazi attack

Donning gray pants, an untucked white button-down shirt and long gray beard, Ahmed Abu Khatallah silently took notes and sipped water inside a packed Washington courtroom on Monday as prosecutors outlined a case that will attempt to paint him as the ringleader of the 2012 terrorist attack on the US mission in Benghazi, Libya that killed Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans.

Las Vegas, Nev, Shooting (October, 2017) nytimes.com

Las Vegas Shooting Underscores Hotel Security Choices

Hotels in the United States and Europe focus less on the possible threat of attack than those in places that have been targeted in the past.

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BRIEF-Herbalife Ltd says ‍"we could face additional risks resulting from changes in China's data privacy and cybersecurity requirements"

* Herbalife Ltd says ‍"we could face additional risks resulting from changes in china's data privacy and cybersecurity requirements" - SEC filing​

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BRIEF-Equifax says concluded forensic investigation of cybersecurity incident

* Equifax announces cybersecurity firm has concluded forensic investigation of cybersecurity incident

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Canada review of Trans Mountain pipeline flawed, lawyers argue

VANCOUVER/CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) - Canada failed in its duty to consult First Nations and other groups on the Trans Mountain oil pipeline expansion, and therefore the approval of the C$7.4 billion ($5.9 billion) project must be overturned, lawyers for project opponents argued at the launch of a judicial review on Monday.

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UPDATE 1-Canada review of Trans Mountain pipeline flawed, lawyers argue

VANCOUVER/CALGARY, Alberta, Oct 2 (Reuters) - Canada failed in its duty to consult First Nations and other groups on the Trans Mountain oil pipeline expansion, and therefore the approval of the C$7.4 billion ($5.9 billion) project must be overturned, lawyers for project opponents argued at the launch of a judicial review on Monday.

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Equifax failed to patch security vulnerability in March: former CEO

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Equifax Inc was alerted in March to the software security vulnerability that led to hackers obtaining personal information of more than 140 million Americans but took months to patch it, its former CEO said in testimony to be delivered to Congress on Tuesday.

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Equifax failed to patch security vulnerability in March: testimony

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Equifax Inc failed to patch a software security vulnerability after being alerted in March by the U.S. Homeland Security Department to the issue that led to hackers obtaining personal information from over 140 million Americans, the company's former chief executive will tell Congress in written testimony made public Monday.

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Equifax failed to patch security vulnerability in March -- testimony

WASHINGTON, Oct 2 (Reuters) - Equifax Inc failed to patch a software security vulnerability after being alerted in March by the U.S. Homeland Security Department to the issue that led to hackers obtaining personal information from over 140 million Americans, the company's former chief executive will tell Congress in written testimony made public Monday.

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Afghan security forces killed in 'friendly fire' incident

LASHKAR GAH, Afghanistan (Reuters) - An airstrike by the Afghan Air Force on a checkpoint in Gereshk district in the southern province of Helmand on Sunday killed around 10 members of the security forces and wounded nine others, officials said.

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Security firm finds some Macs vulnerable to 'firmware' attacks

(Reuters) - Since 2015, Apple Inc has tried to protect its Mac line of computers from a form of hacking that is extremely hard to detect, but it has not been entirely successful in getting the fixes to its customers, according to research released on Friday by Duo Security.