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Spain Becomes COVID-19 Hotspot Again — But Why?

Spain Becomes COVID-19 Hotspot Again — But Why?

Spain this week will become the first European country to report one million coronavirus cases since the pandemic started.   Despite...

Microsoft Disables Most of Cybercriminals’ Control Over Massive Computer Network

Microsoft Disables Most of Cybercriminals’ Control Over Massive Computer Network

Microsoft Corp said Tuesday it had disabled more than 90% of the machines used by a gang of Russian-speaking cyber...

US, Russia Signal Willingness to Extend Nuclear Arms Pact

US, Russia Signal Willingness to Extend Nuclear Arms Pact

The U.S. and Russia signaled their willingness Tuesday to reach a new deal on nuclear arms control by working toward...

US 2020 Election Carries High Stakes for Twitter, Facebook

US 2020 Election Carries High Stakes for Twitter, Facebook

Facebook, Twitter and other internet companies are rolling out new policies on controversial content during the U.S. presidential campaign. Michelle...

Belarus Protesters Torn on How Much Change They Really Want

Belarus Protesters Torn on How Much Change They Really Want

Since 1994, Alexander Lukashenko has ruled Belarus under a system of tight control inherited from the former Soviet Union and...

British Finance Chief Defends Government’s COVID-19 Strategy

British Finance Chief Defends Government’s COVID-19 Strategy

Britain’s finance minister Tuesday defended the government’s localized three-tiered approach to fighting the spread of COVID-19 in the country, saying...

Spain Divided Over Abolishing Monarchy

Spain Divided Over Abolishing Monarchy

Protests against the monarchy have spread in Spain and polls show the nation is divided over whether it should be...

US Justice Department Files Antitrust Lawsuit Against Google

US Justice Department Files Antitrust Lawsuit Against Google

The U.S. Justice Department has filed an antitrust lawsuit against Google for allegedly violating federal law by using its dominant...

Danish Man Convicted of Murder Aboard Homemade Submarine Captured

Danish Man Convicted of Murder Aboard Homemade Submarine Captured

A Danish man serving a life sentence for the torture and murder of a Swedish journalist aboard his homemade submarine...

Imperial College London Recruiting Healthy Volunteers to Infect with COVID-19

Imperial College London Recruiting Healthy Volunteers to Infect with COVID-19

The British government is supporting human trials for a potential COVID-19 vaccine in which healthy human subjects will be infected...

Poll Finds Many Spaniards Favor Dissolving Monarchy

Poll Finds Many Spaniards Favor Dissolving Monarchy

Protests against the monarchy have spread in Spain and polls show the nation is divided over whether it should be...

US Charges Six Russian Military Officers in Global Cyberattacks

US Charges Six Russian Military Officers in Global Cyberattacks

U.S. prosecutors on Monday announced charges against six Russian military intelligence officers in connection with a global computer hacking campaign...