Vote to repeal U.S. broadband privacy rules sparks interest in VPNs

Reuters | 2017-03-29

(Reuters) - The decision by the U.S. Congress to repeal rules that limit how internet service providers can use customer data has generated renewed interest in an old internet technology: virtual private networks, or VPNs. ......

Why SpaceX's Next Rocket Launch Is a Really Big Deal

Gizmodo | 2017-03-28

If SpaceX is successful, this will mark the first time a reusable rocket has ever been launched into orbital space and landed upright. ......

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Wells Fargo To Pay $110 Million To Settle Lawsuits Over Unauthorized Accounts

WorldNews.com | 2017-03-28

Seeking to settle class-action lawsuits, Wells Fargo & Co. Tuesday agreed to pay $110 million to resolve issues involving the bank’s practice of opening accounts without customers’ authorization, The Los Angeles Times reported. If approved by a federal judge in San Francisco, the settlement would...

Tesco to pay 129 million stg to settle false accounting charges

The Times of India | 2017-03-28

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's biggest retailer Tesco has agreed to pay a 129 million pound ($162 million) fine to settle an investigation by prosecutors over a 2014 profit overstatement, it said on Tuesday. The supermarket group has struck a deferred prosecution agreement (DPA) after months of talks...

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3-time champ Venus Williams reaches 4th round at Miami Open

Williams earned her latest win in this season of resurgence Sunday, beating qualifier Patricia Maria Tig 6-3, 6-0 to reach the fourth round. Seeded 11th and appearing in the event for the 18th time, Williams is a threat to win her fourth...



Bolivia beat Messi-less Argentina

Supersport | 2017-03-29

Argentina, weakened by the last-minute suspension of Lionel Messi, suffered a fourth defeat in their World Cup qualifying campaign as a spirited Bolivia won 2-0 in La Paz on Tuesday. Bolivia scored either side of halftime through Juan Arce and Marcelo Martins and were deserved winners against an...

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WorldNews.com | 2017-03-29

Study Shows That Cats Aren't All Jerks, Most Prefer Human Contact Over Food

Researchers from Oregon State University and Monmouth University said their new findings from a recent study help prove that cat ownership isn't just a one way...

WorldNews.com | 2017-03-29

Marathon Running Linked To Short-Term Acute Kidney Injury

Marathon running has many health benefits, but it can also take a toll on your kidneys, a new study has found, CNN reports. The benefits of long-distance...

BBC News | 2017-03-29

How an ambulance became a place for safe sex

A second-hand ambulance has been converted into a place where sex workers can meet their...

WorldNews.com | 2017-03-29

ACLU: Ohio Needs To Stop Bringing Criminal Charges Against Opioid Overdose Survivors

The ACLU's Ohio chapter says that Washington Court House needs to stop criminally charging those revived by an overdose antidote as it's endangering addicts by...

Irish Independent | 2017-03-29

Presidential candidate Francois Fillon's wife charged over parliamentary jobs

The wife of French presidential candidate Francois Fillon has been handed preliminary charges over well-paid parliamentary jobs that investigators suspect she...

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The Miami Herald | 2017-03-29

‘La Francophonie’: shared language, shared values

March is the month of “La Francophonie”. It is an opportunity for all the countries that share the...