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May 15, 2017

Judge Orders Uber to Not Use Technology Taken From Waymo

A federal judge has ordered Uber to stop using technology that a key executive downloaded before he left Waymo, the autonomous car company that was spun off from Google. The order filed Monday in a trade secrets theft lawsuit also... Continue Reading →

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Damascus Now Fully Under Government Control

A Syrian official says that a northeastern neighborhood of the capital Damascus is now completely under government control after carrying out the second and last phase of a truce agreement in the area. Hundreds of rebels and their families left... Continue Reading →

Serbian Parliament Appoints New Chief War Crimes Prosecutor

Serbia's parliament has chosen a new chief war crimes prosecutor more than a year after the previous one retired. Snezana Stanojkovic was elected in a 153-2 vote in the 250-member assembly. Stanojkovic has worked in the war crimes prosecutor's office... Continue Reading →

Leader of UN World Food Program Says Media Focus on Donald Trump Moves Focus Away From Famine in Africa and Middle East

The former South Carolina governor who now heads the U.N.'s World Food Program says the media's focus on President Donald Trump is taking away attention from the risk of famine in Africa and the Middle East. "This is not fake... Continue Reading →

Activists Say Airstrikes in Syria Have Killed 32 Civilians Over the Last Two Days

Air raids on an Islamic State-held village and town in Syria have killed at least 32 civilians over the past two days, activists said Monday. The U.N. envoy for Syria meanwhile insisted that the latest round of peace talks between... Continue Reading →

US Official Says Fight to Retake Mosul is in its Final Stages

The fight to retake Mosul from the Islamic State group is approaching its "final stages," a senior U.S. official said Monday. Brett McGurk, special presidential envoy for the global coalition against the IS, said Iraqi forces are "completely defeating" IS... Continue Reading →

Italian Police Say Mafia Stole Millions From Public Funds Intended for Migrants

Italian police on Monday arrested 68 people, including a priest and the head of a Catholic volunteer group called "Mercy," accusing them of being in cahoots with a major mafia clan that skimmed millions in public funds destined for one... Continue Reading →

Federal Appeals Court to Question Whether Travel Ban Discriminates Against Muslims

For the second time in a week, government lawyers will try to persuade a federal appeals court to reinstate President Donald Trump's revised travel ban - and once again, they can expect plenty of questions Monday about whether it was... Continue Reading →

Germany Says Software Companies Need to Take Care of Their Own Security Instead of Blaming Governments

Germany's interior ministry says software companies need to do their own homework, rather than blame governments for security breaches. Microsoft's top lawyer, Brad Smith, had criticized governments Sunday for "hoarding" vulnerabilities and urged authorities to report security problems to IT... Continue Reading →

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