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Apple says several billion dollars set aside for U.S. taxes

Two subsidiaries of Apple that is based in Ireland called Apple Operations Europe and Apple Sales International paid over most of their profits to a certain head office. The ruling is the highest profile move yet in the European battle to make global companies pay what authorities consider their fair share of EU taxes.


SWIFT discloses more cyber thefts, pressures banks on security

SWIFT discloses more cyber thefts, pressures banks on security

Those attackers managed to exploit weak local security procedures to pocket at least $81 million (£57m) from its account located at the Federal Reserve Bank of NY. Hackers breached the bank's normal IT network used for day-to-day operations, searched for the SWIFT system, collected SWIFT credentials from bank employees, and then attempted to move money out of the bank's accounts to their own.


Bangladesh police kill alleged 'mastermind' behind Dhaka cafe attack

Bangladesh police kill alleged 'mastermind' behind Dhaka cafe attack

Islamic State had claimed responsibility for the cafe attack and, while the government has dismissed the claim, security experts say the scale and sophistication of the assault suggested links to trans-national networks. But police say the homegrown JMB, which has pledged allegiance to the IS group, was behind the raid. On August 2, police announced a 2 million taka ($25,000) reward for information leading to the arrest of Chowdhury, who disappeared after masterminding the cafe attack.



No injuries reported in latest blast in Belgium

The forensic facility assists Belgium's justice authorities in carrying out their investigations and the lab contains DNA samples found at crime scenes. As the investigation got underway this morning, prosecutors said reports of a bomb were probably false and that the incident was more likely an arson attack created to destroy criminal evidence.


Clinton Foundation To Drastically Shrink If Hillary Clinton Is Elected

Clinton Foundation To Drastically Shrink If Hillary Clinton Is Elected

In an interview on MSNBC's " Morning Joe ", the Democratic presidential nominee kept up her verbal assault on Trump's campaign, asserting it is built on "prejudice and paranoia" and caters to a radical fringe of the Republican Party. Clinton said the foundation would no longer hold annual meetings of its worldwide aid program, the Clinton Global Initiative, and it would spin off its foreign-based programs to other charities.


Victoria bans all onshore unconventional gas development to protect agriculture

Victoria bans all onshore unconventional gas development to protect agriculture

The decision will provide much-needed certainty to regional communities and end the anxiety felt by Victorian farmers about the environmental and health risks associated with fracking , the government statement said . They found most respondents were against fracking, fearing such practices endangered the agriculture sector in Victoria, public health, and the environment.