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"If you’re not uncomfortable while you’re training, you’re not getting any better." - Wade Jones              
Prosecutors in the United States rarely manage to convict let alone arrest foreign hackers. But traveling outside his country was one man’s downfall.
Ukrainian authorities detained a former lawmaker and the deputy chief of state energy firm Naftogaz in a case related to the embezzlement of $17.3 million through selling uranium concentrate at inflat
HOUSTON (AP) — The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. rose by 10 this week to 857. A year ago, 431 rigs were active. Houston oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. said
Members of Parliament from the People’s Front parliamentary faction and some Cabinet members have vowed their support for former MP Mykola Martynenko and announced plans to ask the court to rele
WASHINGTON (AP) — United Airlines and Chicago airport officials missed a deadline for answering questions from by key U.S. senators about the dragging incident aboard a United Express plane. The comp
The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe’s Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine (OSCE SMM) has stated a decrease in ceasefire violations in Donbas in the past week, an OSCE SMM r
As brands flee over their ads showing up next to hateful YouTube videos, Google turns to temp workers to help its machines recognize offensive content. The post The Hidden Laborers Training AI to Kee
REGINA - The husband of a Canadian woman charged with human smuggling is one of three people authorities in the United States have arrested as part of the investigation. Court documents show that Vic
Big-box furniture chain City Furniture plans to build a new showroom near Mall at Millenia. Documents filed with the City of Orlando show the company is planning a 120,000-square-foot store between Vi
If the Florida Film Festival gave an award for most important supporting player, Full Sail University would win this year. It would have taken the prize the past 13 years as well. The for-profit unive
Trooper Wade Jones talks about what it was like to fulfill his dream of running the Boston Marathon, and what inspired him.              
TORONTO - Ontario's finance minister can't say whether a tax on foreign buyers — a centrepiece of his new package of housing measures — will have an effect on the red-hot Greater Toronto Area market.
CALGARY - The CEO of Cenovus Energy (TSX:CVE) says his company plans to accelerate drilling of conventional gas wells on lands it's buying from ConocoPhillips through a $17.7-billion deal announced la
(Reuters) - Struggling apparel retailer Bebe Stores Inc said on Friday it would close all its stores by the end of May, barely a month after announcing it was exploring strategic alternatives followi
TORONTO - Canada's self-proclaimed "Prince of Pot" and his wife say they shouldn't be facing criminal charges when the federal government has promised to make marijuana legal next year. Marc and Jodi
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The French presidential election could be a turning point for Europe’s biggest economic project, the shared euro currency. Markets are mostly expecting a pro-euro cand
BSNL#39;s new plan, Triple Ace, for mobile customers priced at Rs 333 will offer unlimited data with 3G speed up to 3GB per day and remain valid for 90 days.
(Reuters) - Wall Street edged lower in early afternoon trading on Friday as investors held off from making risky bets ahead of the first round of the closely contested French presidential election.
MILAN (Reuters) - British Telecom has filed a criminal complaint with Italian prosecutors over an accounting scandal at its Italian unit and has handed them computer records and also dispatched its h
OTTAWA - Canada's former public safety minister has had his wrist slapped by the federal ethics commissioner for violating conflict of interest rules. Vic Toews was a Conservative MP from Manitoba an
WOSS, B.C. - A third person has died following a train derailment in the northern Vancouver Island community of Woss, B.C. RCMP Cpl. Tammy Douglas confirms the victim died after being transported to
San Francisco, Riverside and San Bernardino counties saw the largest job gains in the nation from 2014 to 2015, according to newly released data from the Census Bureau. Among the 50 U.S. counties
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration embarked Friday on new efforts to study and possibly dismantle some of the tax and financial regulations established by former President Barack Obama. Presi
Eager to roll back Dodd-Frank legislation and overhaul the tax code, President Trump directed the Treasury Department to review measures that would curtail corporate tax evasion.
Eager to roll back Dodd-Frank legislation and overhaul the tax code, President Trump directed the Treasury Department to review measures that would curtail corporate tax evasion.
MONTREAL - The Quebec government is setting aside $6.4 million over five years to fight sexual exploitation by targeting pimps and johns. Public Security Minister Martin Coiteux says his government w
When Ridgeland couple Sam and Trish Simmons first visited the Indonesian island they fell head over heels with the place. Now they try to go back every year to see old friends and make new ones. 
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Oil prices tumbled on Friday, on track for the biggest weekly drop in a month on renewed concerns that increasing U.S. production and high inventories will thwart OPEC's attempts
WASHINGTON - Here's some good news for Canadian pot smokers: high taxes will not join the munchies, the pasties and short-term memory loss as unwelcome side effects of smoking up. The Canadian govern
Industrial production in Ukraine in March 2017 decreased by 2.7% compared to the same month in 2016, while in February this year by 4.6%, the State Statistics Service has said. The agency said that wi
FREDERICTON - The president of the New Brunswick Treasury Board says he's confident that once President Donald Trump sees the facts, the province's lumber exports to the United States will remain excl
DETROIT (Reuters) - A federal judge in Detroit on Friday sentenced Volkswagen AG to three years' probation and independent oversight for the German automaker's diesel emissions scandal as part of a $
BAKU – The World Bank has forecast a slowdown of average annual inflation in Azerbaijan to 5% in 2017 due to limited liquidity on the market, a revised World Bank report, Azerbaijan Partnership
One of the challenges for an online marketplace is service consistency when delivering to remote locations - like the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. However Amazon has found a way and makes 700 delive
As Ukraine’s preparing to host the games in Division 1A during 2017 World Hockey Championships, the Kyiv Post offers a quiz to test how much the readers know about Ukraine’s hockey. When done, don’t f
Nationalized PrivatBank (Dnipro) will need additional capitalization in the amount of at least Hr 30 billion. According to a report on the Facebook page of the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU), NBU Chai
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau sued Ocwen Financial Corp., one of the nation’s largest mortgage servicers, on Thursday, alleging the company engaged in “significant and systemic miscondu
Indian infrastructure and defence major LT has signed a partnership agreement with South Korea#39;s Hanwha Techwin to produce the K-9 Vajra-T Howitzers in India.
Chinese investors are interested in the Ukrainian market, but to get Chinese investment Ukraine must, first of all, ensure the security of such investments, Ambassador of China to Ukraine Du Wei has s
With hiking, fishing, paddling, camping and wildlife watching, these spots offer something for almost anyone              
California piled on 19,300 jobs in March, and unemployment dropped to 4.9%. It was the first time the state's jobless rate fell below 5% since December 2006.
TORONTO - A company that argued the fairness and integrity of Canada's public-procurement process is being compromised has lost its bid to make its case to the country's top court. In a decision this
Number of reported cases of syphilis has almost tripled in Mississippi in the last three years.              
Bank Portal (Kyiv) is increasing its charter capital by Hr 75 million, or 60%, to Hr 200 million through an additional share issue, the bank said in the information disclosure system of the National C
It can difficult to say where all a product'sparts were made. Acomputer's parts may come from dozens of countries: Moak              
Opinion: An appreciation of Bob Taylor, the man who helped Silicon Valley's greats understand the importance of teamwork. The post You’ve Never Heard of Tech Legend Bob Taylor, But He Invented ‘Almos
MANILA, Philippines - The Philippines will seek to deepen economic cooperation with Russia and Vietnam through the convening of separate Joint Economic Commi
The unemployment rate in Orange and Seminole counties dropped in March to one of the lowest rates the Metro Orlando area has seen since the Great Recession, according to new data released Friday morni
MANILA, Philippines - Ayala Corp., the country’s oldest conglomerate, is hoping to tap the huge potential of the logistics platform of Zalora Philippines to
WASHINGTON — About 189 central bank governors and finance ministers converged here to discuss ways to sustain global growth and at the same time address risk
MANILA, Philippines - The Board of Investments (BOI) has approved the registration of the P48.5 billion Cavite-Laguna Expressway (Calax) project of MPCALA Ho
MANILA, Philippines - The stock market ended on a positive note yesterday, buoyed by optimism in regional markets as most Asian stocks ignored a US trade pro
MANILA, Philippines - Foreign portfolio investments or hot money flowed out of the country in March as investors were driven away by continued uncertainties,
Forecasters say there will be a risk of large hail and wind damage as thunderstorms threaten Mississippi on Saturday.              
In an open letter to President Trump, our correspondent finds some things to like about the new administration’s energy policy. But he warns that things can change quickly and urges the president to t
For the second quarter in a row, there was a massive drop in HDFC Bank#39;s headcount that came down by over 6,000 to 84,325 owing to increased digitalisation in the March quarter and it expects the
Niti Aayog will soon send to the Prime Minister#39;s Office (PMO) the third list of sick Central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSEs) which will be privatised, a top government official said today.
OTTAWA - The federal government says it's trying to figure out how much its troubled electronic pay system has short-changed the unions representing thousands of civil servants facing pay problems. B
A study has found evidence that extremely small changes in how atoms move in bacterial proteins can play a big role in how these microorganisms function and evolve traits, such as antibiotic resistanc
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