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Millions of Indian debit cards 'compromised' in security breach

<b>A number of major Indian banks are taking safety measures amid fears that the security of more than 3.2 million debit cards has been compromised.</b><p>Some of the affected banks have been asking their customers to change security codes. They are also blocking and replacing debit cards.<p>The breach is …

Cybersecurity

Madagascar drought: catastrophe looms as 850,000 go hungry, says UN

Drought in the south leaves households experiencing emergency levels of hunger, with nothing but wild fruits to eat<p>Nearly 850,000 people in drought-hit southern Madagascar are experiencing “alarming” levels of hunger, and more aid is needed to prevent a dire situation from becoming a “catastrophe”, …

They learned the truth about their water a year ago. This is Flint now.

<b>Flint, Michigan (CNN) —</b> One year ago, the people of Flint, Michigan finally learned the truth about their water: It was tainted with lead and poisoning their kids.<p>The water crisis has changed Flint. The people living in this financially strapped city are finally getting the attention of key …

Gritty Street Photos of Tokyo in the 70s and 80s

"When the last trains in Tokyo are gone, along with the businessmen and women, students, and the workers of restaurants and bars, Tokyo is deserted, and the 'other face of Tokyo' emerges," writes photographer Masatoshi Naito about his photo book.<p><i>All photos by Masatoshi Naito, courtesy of Super Labo.</i><p>…

How a Clinton-Era Law Is Still Criminalizing Immigrants Today

Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibly Act reinforced the idea that there are "good" immigrants and "bad" immigrants, and the bad ones should be deported straight away.<p>February 21, 2016, started as a routine day for Victor Alvarez. He went to work at Krispy Kreme, expecting his dad to …

Charlotte police shooting: Family says video is unclear on reported gun

<b>Charlotte, North Carolina (CNN) —</b> Relatives of Keith Lamont Scott, after watching two police videos, said they couldn't say what was in his hands when he was shot and killed by a Charlotte police officer.<p>"It is impossible to discern from the videos what, if anything, Mr. Scott is holding in his …

Law Enforcement

Columbus police officer fatally shoots Tyre King, 13-year-old with a BB gun

By Mark Berman<p>, Reporter<p>Police in Columbus, Ohio, say officers were responding to a report of an armed robbery Wednesday night when they encountered a person who pulled what appeared to be a gun from his waistband.<p>An officer opened fire, hitting this person “multiple times,” the Columbus police …

Law Enforcement

7-Eleven just made the first commercial delivery by drone

You may soon be able to order a Slurpee without having to leave your home. Drone startup Flirtey recently partnered with convenience store chain 7-Eleven to make the first commercial delivery to a private residence in Reno, Nevada earlier this month.<p>The delivery took place on July 11th when Flirtey …

Drones

After the coup, the 62 children being held in a Turkish prison

It was a Friday afternoon in the middle of Turkey’s long summer holiday, but Emre, a 15-year-old boy studying at Istanbul’s oldest military high school, was sitting in a classroom to resit an exam he failed.<p>Hours later, chaos unfolded in the city’s streets when a rogue group of officers and …

4 Proven Ways to Increase Your Motivation to Exercise

Workout motivation. You don’t have any. You know exercise is good… and you still don’t do it. You’re not alone.<p>We all want a magic pill that makes us …

3 police officers killed, 3 wounded in Baton Rouge; gunman dead

By Amy Ellis Nutt<p>, Reporter<p>Matt Zapotosky<p>, Reporter<p>Mark Berman<p>, Reporter<p>A lone gunman killed three law enforcement officers and wounded three others in Baton Rouge on Sunday morning, less than two weeks after the death of an African American man at the hands of Baton Rouge police.<p>The shootings …

Law Enforcement

Trauma Surgeon Who Treated Dallas Cops: 'This Killing, It Has to Stop'

In an emotional press conference that touched on the complex issues of race, policing and guns, a trauma surgeon who cared for the officers killed in the Dallas ambush, confessed his complicated relationship to the deadly week as a Black man in America.<p>"I want the Dallas PD to also see me, a black …

Law Enforcement

Dallas police had taken steps to mend rift with minorities

DALLAS (AP) — When Micah Johnson opened fire on Dallas police in an act of vengeance against white officers, he was attacking a department whose …

Law Enforcement

Dallas Shooter Micah Johnson Was Army Veteran and 'Loner'

The sniper who shot a dozen Dallas police officers, killing five, is an Army veteran and a "loner" who had no criminal record but a pile of weapons and bomb-making materials in his house, officials said.<p>Micah Xavier Johnson, 25, left the Army Reserve in 2015, nine months after returning from a …

India to allow 100% foreign ownership in defence and civil aviation sectors

Sweeping reforms to foreign direct investment also clears way for Apple and Ikea to open stores across country<p>India has announced sweeping changes to rules on foreign direct investment, opening up its defence and civil aviation sectors to complete outside ownership and clearing the way for Apple to …

Obama extols U.S. national parks in picture-perfect social media moments

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (Reuters) - The moon was just rising over Half Dome, the setting sun reflected off its sheer granite face, as President Barack Obama and his family landed by helicopter in a meadow, the knee-high grass waving wildly while campers cheered.<p>It was a picture-perfect …

Street-fighting MMA sensation Kimbo Slice dead at 42

Kimbo Slice, a street-fighting sensation from Miami whose fisticuffs went viral on YouTube, has died, according to the president of Bellator, his mixed martial arts fighting organization.<p>Slice, whose real name was Kevin Ferguson, was hospitalized Monday for undisclosed causes near his home in Coral …

Kimbo Slice

How to Create a Logo That Actually Has a Connection to Your Brand's Story

Every brand's origin is unique and its identity should speak to that.<p>brand/<p><i>noun</i><p><i>A type of product manufactured by a particular company under a particular name.</i><p>We all know the technical definition of what a brand is but the better question is how is it created, defined, and maintained? At Laurel & …

Muhammad Ali: A Life in Pictures

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