TERROR PROMOTION: Twitter blocks over half a million accounts

Social media giant Twitter has revealed that it has suspended the accounts of 636,248 users on its platform as the company steps up efforts to counter “promotion of terrorism” around the world. Twitter says it started blocking accounts since the middle of 2015 even as transparency report also says number of user-data requests by governments…

‘Trump Not Target Of Bugging’ – FBI

There’s truth to President Trump’s claim that there was wiretapping inside his midtown skyscraper during the Obama administration, only Trump wasn’t the target. This report counters the allegation levelled against the previous administration by current President of the United States, Donald Trump. Trump had earlier this month ignited a firestorm of controversy with a series……

US ELECTIONS: FBI confirms it is investigating Trump/Russia collusion

The Director of the FBI James Comey has confirmed that the agency is investigating a possible collusion between President Donald Trump and the Russian government over the last staged elections. The FBI chief who for the first time revealed that his agency is investigating an alleged complicity between Russia and the Trump campaign noted also…

Jordanian woman on FBI’s most wanted list, seeks her extradition

A Jordanian woman who assisted in the 2001 suicide bombing of a Jerusalem restaurant has been placed on the “Most Wanted Terrorist” list of the FBI. The US case against the suspected terrorist Ahlam Aref Ahmad al-Tamimi was filed under seal in 2013 but announced publicly by the justice department on Tuesday. Now seeking her…

U.S. Vice President Defends Action: “There’s no comparison whatsoever To Clinton’s Use Of Email”

Vice President Mike Pence has defended his use of a personal email account to conduct state business while he was Indiana’s governor, saying “there’s no comparison” between his situation and the controversy surrounding Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server that rocked the 2016 presidential campaign. “There’s no comparison whatsoever,” Pence said following an…

Hate crimes against Muslim in US surges by 67%, FBI says

A new data by the FBI reveals that hate crimes against Muslims in the United States shot up 67 per cent in 2015 to their highest levels since the aftermath of the September 11, 2001 attacks. The federal law enforcement agency report on Monday also revealed that overall, 57 per cent of the 5,850 reported…

Court in Moscow upholds LinkedIn ban in Russia

A court in Russia has ruled that the country’s media watchdog can ban LinkedIn over its breach of data protection regulations. Earlier in 2016, the Kremlin’s Roskomnadzor obtained an injunction against LinkedIn from a lower court. The company is being targeted following its failure to comply with a 2014 federal law that demands online firms…

Clinton and Trump chase last-minute support on U.S. election eve

The long U.S. presidential campaigns neared their end on Monday in the same angry tone they began, with Republican Donald Trump calling Democrat Hillary Clinton a “phony” and Clinton accusing her opponent of worsening divisions throughout the country. As public opinion polls showed Clinton with a narrow lead, she and Trump raced through several battleground…

FBI Announces Arrests Made in Connection with the Theft of 23,000 Apple iPhones

    The FBI announces the arrests on October 24, 2016 of the following individuals for their alleged involvement in the April 2, 2016 theft of approximately 23,000 Apple iPhones from LAN Cargo at Miami International Airport: Yoan Perez, 33 Rodolfo Urra, 36 Misael Cabrera, 37 Rasiel Perez, 45 Eloy Garcia, 42. These arrests were made without incident…

Clinton’s camp urges FBI to reveal Trump’s Russia ties

The FBI has been urged by a top aide to Hillary Clinton to say what it knows about the ties Republican nominee Donald Trump has with Russia. Clinton’s aide also accused the agency of unfairly publicizing its inquiry into Clinton’s email practices while staying quiet about the Republican presidential candidate. Read also: Death of fishmonger…