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The emails claimed to be from the Proud Boys, a far-right group supportive of President Trump, but appeared instead to be a deceptive campaign making use of a vulnerability in the organization’s online network. First divulged on Tuesday by local law enforcement and elections officials in Florida and Alaska, the emails were soon turned over …

In this case, according to Lebanese officials, about 2,750 metric tons of ammonium nitrate had been stockpiled at a Beirut port warehouse, just a few minutes’ walk from the city’s shopping and nightlife districts, since it was confiscated in 2014. Prime Minister Hassan Diab said the chemical had been stored for the past six years …

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo mused Saturday that “beaches in Florida” caused New York youth not to wear masks while protesting police brutality. “It’s difficult with young people,” Cuomo said. “I think the way they first heard about this virus was that they were immune. There’s a video clip during the Florida Spring Break when you …

Image copyright ESA/CNES/ARIANESPACE Image caption OneWeb has contracts for multiple rocket launches to get all its satellites in the sky OneWeb, the high-profile London-based satellite start-up, has filed for bankruptcy protection in the US. The firm, which has been building a network to deliver broadband across the globe, blamed the Covid-19 crisis for its inability …

On Tuesday, a member of the New York Times editorial board who is known for her anti-Trump views blamed President Trump, not any official of New York City or New York state, for a water main break in East Harlem. Mara Gay of the Times was triggered by a tweet reporting, “DAY 2 NO RUNNING …

CLOSE Buy Photo Former Milwaukee health commissioner Bevan K. Baker. (Photo: Rick Wood / Milwaukee Journal Sentinel) Former Milwaukee health commissioner Bevan Baker broke his nearly two-year silence Monday, arguing other departments and Mayor Tom Barrett are to blame for mismanagement in the city’s lead program. “The public statements that have been made about me over the past two …

It has been 16 months since Adam Catzavelos’ infamous racist beach rant went viral. He went down in infamy overnight, and after a prolonged period in hiding, the Gauteng-based resident came back to face the courts. After multiple appearances at Randburg Magistrate’s, he has finally been found guilty of crimen injuria. In August 2018, Adam …

A Greek-flagged ship carrying Venezuelan crude was the source of an oil spill which has tarred thousands of kilometers of coastline over the past two months, Brazilian investigators have announced. Police said the tanker appears to have spilled the crude about 700km (420 miles) off Brazil’s coast between 28 and 29 July, bound for Singapore …

A whistleblower and an academic have said pressure from the Australian government’s top cyber security agency led to their speeches being cancelled at a conference in Melbourne. Former NSA whistleblower Thomas Drake, and Melbourne University academic Dr Suelette Dreyfus were both due to speak at the Australian Cyber Conference in Melbourne on October 7-9. They …

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump told House Republicans Friday that he was urged by Energy Secretary Rick Perry to make the midsummer phone call to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy that is now at the center of House Democrats’ impeachment inquiry, two sources familiar with the matter told NBC News. Trump suggested it was a call …