Ex-CIA officer arrested for illegally possessing classified defense information

Feds: Ex-CIA officer arrested for possession of classified information Jerry Chun Shing Lee, 53, who had been living in Hong Kong, was detained after his arrival at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York. He made his first appearance Tuesday in a Brooklyn, N.Y., federal court, where he is charged with unauthorized possession of about […]

Special counsel subpoenas former Trump aide Bannon: report

President Donald Trump’s former chief strategist Steve Bannon has been subpoenaed by Special Counsel Robert Mueller to testify before a grand jury in a probe of alleged ties between Russia and Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign, the New York Times reported on Tuesday. 5 Min Read WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s former chief strategist Steve […]

Bitcoin plunges—now down 47 percent from December peak [Updated]

Every major cryptocurrency has seen double-digit losses in the last 24 hours. Bitcoin’s fall was part of a broader crypto-currency selloff. Every major cryptocurrency has suffered double-digit losses over the last 24 hours, according to CoinMarketCap. Ethereum is down 28 percent. Bitcoin Cash is down 31 percent. Litecoin is down 29 percent, while Dash is […]

Surfers may be swallowing bacteria and spreading it to others

Surfers seem to swallow more antibiotic resistant bacteria from polluted water than swimmers. They may also be spreading it to vulnerable people they know Surfers seem to be gulping down antibiotic resistant superbugs in seawater, and may unwittingly be spreading them to people they know. Resistant bacteria pose what the UK’s chief medical officer, Sally […]

Daca-Programm: US-Regierung will Gerichtsentscheidung anfechten

Ein US-Gericht hatte die Entscheidung Trumps, ein Schutzprogramm für Einwanderer zu beenden, für nichtig erklärt. Das Justizministerium hat nun Berufung eingelegt. Die US-Regierung geht gegen die Entscheidung eines Gerichts vor, nach der sie ein Schutzprogramm für junge Einwanderer vorerst nicht beenden darf. Das Justizministerium legte am Dienstag Berufung ein. Zugleich will die Regierung den Obersten […]

Margaret Atwood faces feminist backlash

The Handmaid’s Tale author said she was depicted as “a rape-enabling Bad Feminist” after her column. Author Margaret Atwood has sparked a Twitter storm after a provocative column on the Me Too anti-sexual harassment movement. Her op-ed published in the Globe and Mail newspaper questioned the impact of the movement against inappropriate sexual behaviour. Ms […]

NBA opens investigation into Rockets-Clippers events

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The NBA has spoken to Clippers star Blake Griffin as well as other players from the Houston Rockets and Los Angeles as part of its investigation into late-game and postgame incidents involving the teams. Griffin confirmed Tuesday that he had been contacted by league officials. “I’ve spoken to them,” he said […]

Xmotion: Touchscreens und ein Koi im Cockpit

Auf der North American International Auto Show in Detroit hat Nissan mit dem Xmotion sein neues Konzeptfahrzeug vorgestellt. Neben jeder Menge Touchscreens im Innenraum verfügt es über einen virtuellen Koi-Karpfen, der als Assistent, Begleiter und Fremdenführer fungiert. Regelmäßig neue Updates aus dem WIRED-Kosmos! Auf der North American International Auto Show in Detroit hat Nissan mit […]

Cranberries singer Dolores O’Riordan’s death not being treated as suspicious, say UK police

Police are not treating the unexpected death of Cranberries lead singer Dolores O’Riordan, who died Monday in London, as suspicious. O’Riordan died Monday in London at age 46, where she had gone for a short recording session, publicist Lindsey Holmes told USA TODAY.  London police originally told the Associated Press that a woman in her 40s was found dead […]