Uber concealed huge data breach

‘Long and arduous’ deal may get tougher Analysis by BBC Business Managing Uber appears to be like a game of Whac-A-Mole – no sooner has one crisis been dealt with when another one rears its […]

FIFA bans three former officials for life

  FIFA’s ethics watchdogs have banned three former football officials from Guam, Nicaragua and Venezuela for life as part of efforts to address widespread corruption in the sport, the world football governing body said on […]

Della Reese, ‘Touched by an Angel’ star dies at 86

  Della Reese, who segued from pop and jazz singing stardom in the ‘50s and ‘60s to a long career as a popular TV actress on “Touched by an Angel” and other shows, died Sunday […]

Rock and roll legend Fats Domino dies

Fats Domino, one of the most influential rock and roll performers of the 1950s and 60s, has died aged 89. The American rock and roll artist was best known for his songs Ain’t That A […]

Ghanaian footballer who murdered his mother, sister in Italy released from prison

The Ghanaian footballer who confessed to the harrowing murder of his mother and sister in Italy just four months ago has been released from prison in Parma even though he has been declared ‘socially dangerous’. […]

‘First 5G mobile net connection’ claimed by Qualcomm

Qualcomm has demonstrated mobile internet speeds of 1Gbps using a 5G smartphone chip. The chipset manufacturer claims this is the first working 5G data connection on a mobile device. The fifth generation of the mobile […]

Northern California wildfires: calls to evacuate grow

Fires continued to burn Oct. 11, 2017 in Sonoma County, Calif. The fires destroyed hundreds of buildings across several counties, and authorities evacuated more people. Northern California’s raging wildfires continued to spread Wednesday, fanned by […]

Mob cheers on rape, killing of woman who served ‘forbidden fish’

A woman was raped, whipped and beheaded before a cheering mob in the Democratic Republic of Congo — as punishment for dishing up “forbidden fish” to a group of rebels who then drank her blood. […]

Boko Haram convicts ‘jailed for eight years’

About 20 people have so been found guilty in Nigeria for involvement with the Islamist militant Boko Haram group at closed-door trials taking place at a military facility in Kainji in north-central Niger state, a […]

Trump resists pressure to soften

President Donald Trump finds himself under immense pressure as he considers de-certifying the international nuclear deal with Iran, a move that would ignore warnings from inside and outside his administration that to do so would […]

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