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  • Ukrainian Hackers Created Fake Female Profiles To Trick Russian Soldiers

    Ukrainian Hackers Created Fake Female Profiles To Trick Russian Soldiers

    The Ukrainian hackers created fake female profiles to trick Russian soldiers, which they geolocated and sent to the military. The Financial Times interviewed Ukrainian hacker Nikita Knysh. His cyber security company, HackControl, also known as "Hackyourmom," has been fighting a cyber war against Russia since February 24.

  • Typhoon Hinnamnor Hits South Korea, Dodges Major Destruction And Power Outage

    Typhoon Hinnamnor Hits South Korea, Dodges Major Destruction And Power Outage

    Typhoon Hinnamnor hits South Korea early on Tuesday as it knocked out power and left at least 2 persons dead, ten persons missing, and thousands displaced. One of the strongest typhoons to hit the country in decades hit the southern island of Jeju overnight before making landfall near the port city of Busan. The city was hit by huge waves and heavy rain, which damaged roads and shops along the beachfront.

  • Liz Truss Became Britain's Prime Minister

    Liz Truss Became Britain's Prime Minister

    Her toughest transformation has now come. Yesterday, Liz Truss became Britain's Prime Minister after meeting with Queen Elizabeth II at Balmoral Castle, Scotland, Britain. According to a Burkingham Palace statement, the Queen requested her to form a new government. Truss, a politician who changes his mind, was sworn in on Tuesday in a ceremony that was carefully planned with the monarch.

  • Titanic New 8k Video Footage Shows Details That's Never Been Seen Before

    Titanic New 8k Video Footage Shows Details That's Never Been Seen Before

    The wreck of the RMS Titanic has never been seen like this before: in the Titanic new 8k video footage, which is the highest screen resolution we have right now. That's 8,000 pixels across, which makes it twice as clear as a 4K TV. This means that this new look at the shipwreck from 110 years ago has more color and detail than ever before.

  • Liz Truss Is Set To Become The Next Prime Minister Of Britain As Energy Costs Skyrocket

    Liz Truss Is Set To Become The Next Prime Minister Of Britain As Energy Costs Skyrocket

    Liz truss is set to become the next prime minister of Britain's Conservative Party. This puts her in line to become prime minister. Truss was chosen as leader of the Conservative Party on Monday in London. Only 180,000 members who pay their dues were allowed to vote in the election.

  • Private Jet Crashed Near The City Of Ventspils, Latvia's Coast

    Private Jet Crashed Near The City Of Ventspils, Latvia's Coast

    On Sunday, a private jet crashed near the city of Ventspils, Latvia's coast. The crash happened several hours after NATO jets were dispatched to track the plane. According to reports, the Cessna plane made two turns in Paris and Cologne before heading straight out over the Baltic, passing close to the Swedish island of Gotland.

  • In Argentina, Three People Have Died And Six Are Sick Due To Mystery Pneumonia

    In Argentina, Three People Have Died And Six Are Sick Due To Mystery Pneumonia

    Argentina's local health officials confirmed the deaths of three people this week due to mystery pneumonia of unknown origin. Experts have ruled out COVID-19, influenza, and hantavirus as possible causes, but six others have already been affected.

  • Bed Bath & Beyond CFO Died After Plunging From A High-Rise Apartment In Manhattan

    Bed Bath & Beyond CFO Died After Plunging From A High-Rise Apartment In Manhattan

    The Bed Bath & Beyond CFO died after plunging from a high-rise apartment in Manhattan on Friday at 12:30 p.m. The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Bed Bath & Beyond has been found dead near a well-known skyscraper in New York City. This tragedy occurred at a time when the company is facing significant financial difficulties, affecting thousands of people.

  • Barack Obama Wins Emmy For Narrating Netflix Documentary

    Barack Obama Wins Emmy For Narrating Netflix Documentary

    The former president Barack Obama wins Emmy for narrating Netflix documentary "Our Great National Parks" at the Emmy Awards Night last Saturday. The five-part series about international national parks was created by Higher Ground, a production business owned by the Obamas. Obama became the second president to get an Emmy when the outstanding narration award was announced at the Creative Arts Emmys Awards event.

  • Rinat Akhmetov Files Suit Against Russia For Financial Losses

    Rinat Akhmetov Files Suit Against Russia For Financial Losses

    Billionaire Rinat Akhmetov is suing Russia in the European Court of Human Rights, Europe’s top civil court. The suit was filed on June 27, 2022, by System Capital Management (SCM), a holding company for Akhmetov’s financial assets.

  • DDoS-Report 1st Half-year 2022

    DDoS-Report 1st Half-year 2022

    For more than two years, the Corona pandemic has influenced social life and the economy. In many areas of life, it has accelerated the digital transformation. The cyber threats associated with advancing digitalization are among the most serious consequences for business, industry and the public sector.

  • World Cup 2022 Qatar - Lodging Options For Fans

    World Cup 2022 Qatar - Lodging Options For Fans

    The World Football Cup is a four-year tournament that brings qualified nations from every continent together to compete and entertain football fans all over the world. This year, World Cup 2022 Qatar is set to welcome fans from all over the world. In less than three months, the first Winter World Cup will be held here. On November 20th, Qatar will begin the tournament and its campaign against Ecuador.

  • Protesters Urged The Japanese Embassy To Stop Killing Dolphins

    Protesters Urged The Japanese Embassy To Stop Killing Dolphins

    On Thursday, numerous protesters urged the Japanese embassy to stop killing dolphins. Their goal is to protest the return of the annual drive fisheries in Japan, in which hundreds of dolphins are caught and killed. Protesters called on the Japanese government to end the six-month Taiji dolphin hunt, which begins on September 1 and continues until March 1.

  • Ravil Maganov - Russian Lukoil Exec Dies In Fall From Hospital Window In Moscow

    Ravil Maganov - Russian Lukoil Exec Dies In Fall From Hospital Window In Moscow

    Months after his business criticized Russia's invasion of Ukraine, a prominent Russian Lukoil Exec dies in fall from hospital window in Moscow. According to a source cited by the Interfax news agency on Thursday, Ravil Maganov, the chair of the board of directors of Lukoil, the largest private oil business in Russia, "fell from a window at Central clinical hospital. . . He died from injuries sustained." Maganov is the most recent in a line of prominent business leaders to pass away suddenly.

  • Documents At Mar-a-Lago Were Moved And Hidden As The US Sought Them, According To A Filing

    Documents At Mar-a-Lago Were Moved And Hidden As The US Sought Them, According To A Filing

    WASHINGTON - Documents at Mar-a-Lago were moved and hidden. In a court filing on Tuesday, the Justice Department said it wanted to search the Florida home of former President Donald J. Trump because it had evidence that highly classified documents were likely hidden and that Mr. Trump's representatives had lied when they said all sensitive material had been returned.

  • Former Soviet Leader Mikhail Gorbachev Has Passed Away At Age 91

    Former Soviet Leader Mikhail Gorbachev Has Passed Away At Age 91

    Breaking news: a former Soviet leader has passed away at age 91! The former leader is Mikhail Gorbachev, who is credited with halting the Cold War peaceably but wasn't able to stop the fall of the Soviet Union and died on Tuesday. Mikhail Gorbachev, full name Mikhail Sergeyevich Gorbachev, is a Soviet official who served as the Communist Party of the Soviet Union's (CPSU) general secretary from 1985 to 1991.

  • Cargo Ship Cut Open Reveals 4,000 Hyundai Automobiles

    Cargo Ship Cut Open Reveals 4,000 Hyundai Automobiles

    The 'unprecedented' wreck of a Hyundai cargo ship off the coast of Georgia a year ago is no longer a mystery because the cargo ship cut open reveals 4,000 hyundai automobiles, according to the report. In August of this year, news release a report about the MV Golden Ray, a ship carrying 4,000 Hyundais that had capsized.

  • The Reversal Of The Yen To 140 Yen Revives Currency Intervention Talk

    The Reversal Of The Yen To 140 Yen Revives Currency Intervention Talk

    The reversal of the Yen to 140 yen per dollar, a significant drop toward a significant psychological level, has reignited speculation about the likelihood of the government intervening to support the currency.

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    • "We Shouldn't Underestimate This Storm," Pierluisi Says As Hurricane Fiona Hits Puerto Rico

      "We Shouldn't Underestimate This Storm," Pierluisi Says As Hurricane Fiona Hits Puerto Rico

      "We shouldn't underestimate this storm," Pierluisi says as Hurricane Fiona hits Puerto Rico. At a briefing on Saturday, Gov. Pedro Pierluisi warned his country. Pierluisi of Puerto Rico said on Facebook Sunday afternoon that more than 1.5 million people will experience power outages as a Category 1 storm with sustained winds of 85 mph and heavy rains approaches the island.

    • Super Typhoon Nanmadol Forces Four Million People To Evacuate In Japan

      Super Typhoon Nanmadol Forces Four Million People To Evacuate In Japan

      This morning, September 18, typhoon Nanmadol made landfall, bringing with it gusts of 112 mph (180 km/h) and heavy rainfall that could exceed 20 inches in some places. Super typhoon Nanmadol forces four million people to evacuate in Japan. On the southernmost tip of the island of Kyushu, one of the four islands that make up the bulk of Japan, close to the city of Kagoshima, it first made landfall.

    • A Strong Earthquake Strikes Southeastern Taiwan, Injuring 146 People

      A Strong Earthquake Strikes Southeastern Taiwan, Injuring 146 People

      TAIPEI, Taiwan - A strong earthquake strikes southeastern Taiwan on Sunday, September 18, as per the island's weather bureau. The quake caused train carriages to derail, caused a convenience store to collapse, and caused hundreds of people to become stranded on mountain roads. As per the weather bureau, the epicenter was located in Taitung county. This quake came after a 6.4 magnitude tremor that occurred on Saturday evening in the same region, however, it did not result in any fatalities.

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