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Powerful 7.1 earthquake strikes Mexico City

A powerful earthquake jolted Mexico City on Tuesday, causing buildings to sway sickeningly on the anniversary of a 1985 quake that did major damage …

U.S. Geological Survey

Equifax Suffered a Hack Almost Five Months Earlier Than the Date It Disclosed

Equifax Inc. learned about a major breach of its computer systems in March -- almost five months before the date it has publicly disclosed, according …

Security

How to Protect Yourself After the Equifax Data Breach

ASSUME YOUR INFORMATION IS AT RISK<p>Equifax created a site to help consumers figure out if they had been affected, but this raised additional security …

Security

U.S. general says size of most recent North Korean test ‘equates to’ a hydrogen bomb

OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb. — The chief of U.S. Strategic Command said Thursday that the size, yield and other indications seen in North Korea’s most recent nuclear test “equates to a hydrogen bomb” and that he must now assume Pyongyang can build one.<p>Air Force Gen. John Hyten, who oversees U.S. …

North Korea

Will the Equifax Data Breach Impact Your Social Security Benefits? -- The Motley Fool

It's not just your bank account or credit cards you may have to worry about. The recent breach exposed countless Social Security numbers, and with …

Social Security

Equifax had patch 2 months before hack and didn’t install it, security group says

SAN FRANCISCO — Hackers took advantage of an Equifax security vulnerability two months after an industry group discovered the coding flaw and shared a fix for it, raising questions about why Equifax didn't update its software successfully when the danger became known.<p>A week after Equifax revealed …

Security

Strengthening Hurricane Irma shifts west, bears down on Tampa

The winds of Hurricane Irma began to be felt in the Florida Keys and the Sunshine State's mainland Saturday afternoon, as forecasters predicted the center of the storm would strike the Keys, southwestern Florida and the Tampa Bay region starting Sunday.<p>Irma had been downgraded to a Category 3 storm …

Weather

How To Find Out If You've Been Hit By The Equifax Hack

The credit monitoring bureau says the personal information of 143 million Americans was exposed.<p>Everyone should be worried about the latest cybersecurity breach.<p>Equifax, one of the main credit score providers in America, announced Thursday that the company was the victim of a large-scale hack that …

Identity Theft

How to not to lose contact when your stubborn family won't evacuate

Hurricane Irma's whipping winds, driving rains and powerful surges will likely leave people in the storm's path in a sort of communication limbo.<p>Downed power and phone lines are common in a major storm, especially one as large as Category 5 Irma.<p>The state has already commanded evacuations in some …

Hurricane Irma

What to do if you're one of the 44% of Americans hit by the Equifax breach

SAN FRANCISCO — An estimated 143 million U.S. consumers could be affected by a cybersecurity attack carried out against Equifax, one of the nation's three largest credit-reporting companies.<p>Normally one of the first things victims are told to do is to go to a credit-reporting company and request …

Identity Theft

Hurricane Irma will batter Florida and ‘devastate the United States,’ officials warn

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. — Hurricane Irma swept across the Bahamas and Cuba on Friday and was expected to continue lashing them with rain Saturday as the deadly storm hurtled toward Florida’s doorstep and threatened to ravage the state with destruction not seen in a generation.<p>As the weather forecasts …

Weather

143 Million Equifax customers affected by data breach. Here’s you should know.

Credit reporting company <b>Equifax</b> announced Thursday that a “cybersecurity incident” could potentially affect up to 143 million of its US customers. …

Identity Theft

How to find out if you're affected by the Equifax hack

You may have never used Equifax yourself -- or even heard of it -- but the credit reporting agency could still have a treasure trove of your personal information.<p>Equifax said Thursday that 143 million people could be affected by a recent data breach in which cybercriminals stole information …

Identity Theft

There’s Lead in That?!

Jewelry

How to prepare for a hurricane like Irma — which could soon hit the US and Caribbean

This year’s hurricane season is shaping up to be unusually active. The fourth hurricane of 2017, Irma, is now a Category 5 storm, and is heading towards the US Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, and the Dominican Republic.<p>Although it’s not yet known whether Irma will make landfall in the continental US, …

Weather

Credit reporting giant Equifax says data breach could affect 143 million U.S. consumers

Equifax, one of the nation’s three major credit reporting firms, announced Thursday that its computer systems had been breached, leading to the …

Identity Theft

Is your plastic water bottle bad for your health?

We asked the experts<p>Could many modern ailments be traced to a surprising culprit: namely the chemicals in plastic containers? While the idea may …

Health

South Korea is planning for all-out war and the decapitation of the Kim regime

South Korean President Moon Jae-in has pushed for a new plan for a rapid war with North Korea and an overhaul of the country's defense industry to overwhelm and crush the North's government, the South Korean newspaper The Chosun Ilbo reported Tuesday.<p>The Defense Ministry briefed Moon on an …

North Korea

Harvey Weakens Over Louisiana As Houston Copes With Record Rainfall

<b>Updated at 12:15 a.m. ET</b><p>The National Hurricane Center says Harvey is now a tropical depression. As of 8 p.m. ET, the storm was located southwest of Alexandria, La., with sustained winds of 35 mph.<p>As Tropical Storm Harvey, it had made landfall in Louisiana, at 4 a.m. Central time, just west of …

Weather

How A Russian Con Artist Is Running A Multibillion-Dollar Scam

One of Russia's most famous conmen ran a pyramid scheme that earned him billions of dollars before he was jailed for fraud. Now he lives in hiding, but that hasn't stopped him targeting Nigeria.<p>ABUJA, Nigeria — The realization that she’d made a catastrophic gamble came in the form of a letter …

Nigeria

What stopped Japan from intercepting North Korean missile?

The altitude and speed of Hwasong-12 would have made it very difficult to destroy missile in flight, while failure would have been embarrassing for …

North Korea

America just tested ‘the most dangerous nuclear bomb ever made’

As nuclear tensions rise on the Korean peninsula, America is busy at home – testing the B61-12 nuclear weapon, described as ‘the most dangerous ever’.<p>…

Nuclear

Craig Newman's Newsletter featuring "A Catastrophe for Houston's Most Vulnerable People" and other interesting stories

A top executive from Donald Trump's real estate company emailed Vladi­mir Putin's personal spokesman during the U.S. presidential campaign last year …

Donald Trump

Is Your School In A Flood Zone?

The schools most at risk serve more than 3.5 million kids, and not only on the coasts. Louisiana schools are especially vulnerable.<p>More than 6,300 public schools nationwide, serving more than 3.5 million kids, are located in flood zones and risk damage from heavy rains and tropical storms, …

Education

Worst case scenario looms for Texas with Hurricane Harvey

Hurricane Harvey is rapidly intensifying over the bathtub-warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico, rocketing from a tropical depression to an 85-mile-per-hour hurricane in less than 24 hours, with more intensification to come. As of Friday afternoon, it had reached Category 3 intensity.<p>The storm presents …

Weather

Dreamland: The True Tale of America's Opiate Epidemic

Shared via Kindle. Description: Winner of the NBCC Award for General Nonfiction Named on Amazon's Best Books of the Year 2015--Michael Botticelli, …

Mark Steyn Talks MSM's Worry About Pres Trump's Fire and Fury!

Newt Gingrich: Why Congress won't investigate corruption of the Clintons/DNC

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