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International In Moscow, a Financial District in Name Only MOSCOW — In the coveted corner office, a bearded man in sweatpants scrambled eggs at a kitchenette, all the while taking in the serene beauty of the city lights twinkling far below. In the conference room, or as the company prefers to call it, the “common […]
International Goldman to Disclose Profit It Made on Libyan Trades LONDON — Goldman Sachs will disclose how much it earned on a set of complex derivatives trades at the heart of a lawsuit brought by Libya’s sovereign wealth fund, the two parties decided before a hearing Monday. The Libyan Investment Authority is suing Goldman in […]
International House Intel Committee dismisses some Benghazi myths The House Intelligence Committee dismissed on Friday a number of the most persistent myths about the 2012 terrorist attacks at a diplomatic outpost in Benghazi. The committee, chaired by Republican Chairman Mike Rogers of Michigan, found the U.S. government didn’t fail to send assistance to the Americans […]
International The Age of the Lone Wolf Intifada Jerusalem — A small crowd stands outside a synagogue, chanting “death to terrorists” and “revenge,” hours after two Palestinian men armed with knives, axes and a gun hacked worshippers to death. Four bodies are still inside, still wrapped in their bloodied prayer shawls. “This happened because we talk […]
International Hackers Can Steal Data Wirelessly From PCs That Aren’t Even Online When governments, utilities and corporations need to protect their most sensitive data, they create what’s called an air-gap network. It involves storing information on computers that are never connected to the Internet, an extreme method of isolation designed to prevent any chance of […]