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Russia warns of planned cyber attacks on its banks

Russia warns of planned cyber attacks on its banks

The Russian intelligence service said it has stopped a planned cyberattack on that nation's banks that was slated to launch on December 5. The FSB also said that a disinformation and propaganda campaign was part of the plan, in which the attackers would spread fake news about Russian banks, send mass text messages to that same effect and publish stories on social media questioning banks' financial stability and licenses to operate-all with the objective of creating bank runs and wreaking ...


Trump taps 'Obamacare' foe, champion of privatizing Medicare

Trump taps 'Obamacare' foe, champion of privatizing Medicare

Plus, Unterman noted there are portions of President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law - such as provisions barring insurers from withholding coverage because of a preexisting condition - that are broadly accepted as valuable. Price's plan structures tax credits based on age brackets - $1,200 for people ages 18 to 35 and up to $3,000 for those 50 and older. During his first public interview on 60 Minutes , he made it clear that he would not repeal Obamacare without a replacement that ...


Caesars to phase out free parking at 8 Las Vegas resorts

Caesars to phase out free parking at 8 Las Vegas resorts

Like the drinks you get while gambling, casino parking in Las Vegas is often a "freebie". The company didn't give a precise date for the program's start. At Caesars, valet parking costs will vary from property to property, ranging from $8 to $13 for stays up to four hours. The casino operator made the announcement Wednesday , a day after Caesars made its plan public.


How Congress can respond to Trump's Pentagon choice

How Congress can respond to Trump's Pentagon choice

The question is, how big of a problem is this for Mattis' confirmation chances? On what's been dubbed his "thank you" tour, Mr. Trump joking asked the crowd not to tell anyone he's appointed retired Marine Corps Gen. Litjens said she understands the concern over civilian control but argued Mattis deserves to be another exception to the rule. Chris Murphy, another Senate Democrat, said on Friday he was "deeply fearful" that the precedent of civilian control of the military could wither, ...


France says USA must comply fast with WTO Boeing ruling

France says USA must comply fast with WTO Boeing ruling

Boeing is headquartered in Renton, Washington. The 28-member bloc said the WTO had ruled that $5.7 billion in subsidies were illegal, out of a total $8.7 billion in measures that it reviewed. The 777X will compete with France-based Airbus' A350 aircraft. As such, European Union Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström was pleased by the ruling, Monday, now calling for the removal of the prohibited tax break.