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Uber paid hackers to cover up massive data breach

(Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc paid hackers $100,000 to keep secret a massive breach last year that exposed the personal information of about 57 million accounts of the ride-service provider, the company said on Tuesday. Read More

 

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North Korea defector regains consciousness, video shows getaway under fire

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korean border guards were only steps behind a fellow North Korean soldier when they opened fire and one briefly crossed the border pursuing the wounded defector as he dashed to the South Korean side, a video released on Wednesday by the U.N. Command (UNC) in Seoul showed. More »

 

David Cassidy, teen heartthrob of 'The Partridge Family,' dies at 67

(Reuters) - David Cassidy, a singer and actor whose androgynous features and jaunty voice made him a 1970s teen heartthrob on the "The Partridge Family" television show, died on Tuesday at age 67, his publicist said. More »

 

U.S. Navy plane crashes in Philippine Sea with 11 crew and passengers

TOKYO (Reuters) - A U.S. Navy transport plane carrying 11 people crashed in waters southeast of Japan's Okinawa island on Wednesday as it flew to the aircraft carrier the USS Ronald Reagan, the U.S. Seventh Fleet said. More »

 

FCC chief plans to ditch U.S. 'net neutrality' rules

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The head of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission unveiled plans on Tuesday to repeal landmark 2015 rules that prohibited internet service providers from impeding consumer access to web content in a move that promises to recast the digital landscape. More »

 

Trump defends Senate candidate Moore despite misconduct allegations

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump defended embattled U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore on Tuesday, saying the Alabama Republican had denied allegations of sexual misconduct and emphasizing that he did not want Moore's Democratic opponent to win. More »

 

Haitians in U.S. malign Trump decision to send them back home

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Haitian immigrants on Tuesday decried a U.S. decision to end a program that granted 59,000 Haitians temporary visas after the 2010 earthquake, saying they would be sent back to a country that has yet to recover from that disaster and others since. More »

 

Meg Whitman stepping down as HP Enterprise CEO

(Reuters) - Meg Whitman on Tuesday announced that she will step down as chief executive of Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co , ending a 6-year tenure that included overseeing one of the biggest corporate breakups in history. More »

 

U.S. Olympic gold medalist Douglas says doctor sexually abused her

(Reuters) - Three-times Olympic gold medalist Gabby Douglas said on Tuesday she was sexually abused by former USA Gymnastics team physician Larry Nassar, the latest in a list of female athletes to accuse the doctor of misconduct. More »

 

Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa to return to the country after Mugabe's resignation

HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe's Emmerson Mnangagwa is set to return to the country on Wednesday and should be sworn in as president following the resignation of Robert Mugabe after nearly four decades in power, a senior ruling party official said. More »

 

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