03 Nov 2012

Two Afghan intelligence officials missing in the U.S.

“The FBI is looking for two senior Afghan intelligence officials who have disappeared from Washington, D.C. Major Mohd Farooq Ghanizada is the chief of the Counterterrorism and Organized Crime Section. Captain Alibaba Ghashee is the deputy chief of the American and European Department. Both officers work for the National Security

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03 Nov 2012

Mayor of Mexico’s Acapulco resort says 500 police officers to be fired because of corruption

“Five hundred police officers in this resort city will be fired because they failed tests used to identify corrupt officers, the mayor announced Friday. Mayor Luis Walton Aburto said he will ask the federal government to send in federal agents to help what is left of the 1,700-officer police force

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03 Nov 2012

For Internet Safety, Russia Most Dangerous In World

“Yet, where it’s climbed the most is Russia.  Russia now hosts 23.2 percent of the world’s malware, meaning most of the attacks on global computer systems — from PCs to networks to smartphones — originated by code writer in Russia.  The U.S. came in second with 20.3 percent.” Source:For Internet

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03 Nov 2012

4 factors for avoiding cyber espionage attacks

“Malware continues to change at a rapid pace, as evidenced by new types of high-tech, military-grade malicious code grabbing headlines such as Stuxnet, Duqu and Flame. Another category raising its ugly head is the malware developed specifically for industrial espionage, like ACAD/Medre.A, which we will be seeing more and more

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03 Nov 2012

Food Stamp Growth 75X Greater than Job Creation

“With the latest jobs report, it is now the case that ‘Under Obama, Food Stamp Growth [Is] 75 Times Greater Than Job Creation,’ according to statistics compiled by the Republican side of the Senate Budget Committee. ‘For Every Person Added to Jobs Rolls Since January 2009, 75 People Added To

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03 Nov 2012

Sandy death toll in US rises to 109; ‘there could be more,’ Bloomberg warns

“The death toll in the United States from Superstorm Sandy rose to 109 victims on Friday, as Pennsylvania reported four additional deaths and New York City reported two more fatalities. Mayor Michael Bloomberg warned: ‘There could be more fatalities.’” Source:Sandy death toll in US rises to 109; ‘there could be

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03 Nov 2012

Syria conflict: Rebels ‘attack key airbase at Taftanaz’

“Rebels in Syria say they have launched a major offensive to capture a key airbase in the north of the country. Video posted on the internet showed fighters attacking the Taftanaz base in an attempt to control a strategic zone between Syria’s two biggest cities, Aleppo and Damascus.” Source:BBC News

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03 Nov 2012

Pakistan bomb kills politician in Buner

“A bomb attack in the north-west Pakistani city of Buner has killed a local anti-Taliban politician and three of his guards, police sources say. Fateh Khan, an ex-leader of the secular Awami National Party, was killed as his car left a petrol station.” Source:BBC News – Pakistan bomb kills politician

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03 Nov 2012

India emphasizes maritime security in Indian Ocean region

“Advocating deeper economic ties in the Indian Ocean region and emphasis on maritime security, India today pitched for more robust ‘cooperative regionalism’ and said the geo-strategic importance of the area cannot be underestimated. ‘As focus of global economic growth shifts to Asia, it will occupy even greater salience in our

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03 Nov 2012

Mexico Negotiating With Vigilantes Holding Town

“Mexican authorities said Friday that they are close to striking a deal to provide more security for a southern town where angry villagers seized control after a taxi driver was kidnapped and killed. Olinala Mayor Eusebio Gonzalez said the takeover began Saturday after about 100 people stormed a house where

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