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Heartbleed: First arrest made of 19-year-old Canadian for Heartbleed hack The first hacker suspected of using the Heartbleed bug in order to steal personal data has been arrested in Canada.
The Independent | Apr 17, 2014 1:24 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Russia's Putin fields question from U.S. fugitive Snowden Edward Snowden, the fugitive former U.S. spy agency contractor who leaked details of U.S. intelligence eavesdropping, asked Russian President Vladimir Putin a question on Thursday during a televised call-in show. | Apr 17, 2014 12:39 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Information watchdog questions access to ministerial records Nothing to see here, move along. That was gist of the response Canada's information commissioner received when, during the course of a recent investigation, she asked the Department of Public Works for a series of emails sent by political staff. But that' | Apr 17, 2014 12:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Robber, 74, pulls a bank job to get home to jail Walter Unbehaun has spent nearly all of his adult life behind bars, so it's not surprising that he faces sentencing today for yet another crime, a bank robbery last year. His reason for robbing the bank? He was homesick for prison. | Apr 17, 2014 10:58 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Colorado police investigate possible marijuana link after woman is killed at Denver home while making desperate 911 call Police in Colorado are investigating whether marijuana use played a role in the death of a woman in Denver, who was killed by a gunshot to the head at the end of an increasingly desperate 911 phone call.
The Independent | Apr 17, 2014 10:49 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Ford Mustang turns 50: Canadian bought iconic car with serial No. 1 Ford Motor Co. unveiled the Mustang at the New York World's Fair on April 17, 1964. | Apr 17, 2014 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Michael Bloomberg launches $50M gun control effort New York City's billionaire former mayor Michael Bloomberg is pumping even more cash into his efforts to curb gun violence with a new advocacy group that will spend at least $50 million this year. It aims to counter the National Rifle Association's powerf | Apr 17, 2014 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Malaysia Airlines mystery giving rise to hacker attacks The story of the missing Malaysian Airlines plane has preoccupied people around the world for more than a month. It also looks to have inspired online scammers who exploit people's interest in trending news topics to install malware on their computers, in | Apr 17, 2014 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Ukraine standoff moving from bluster to diplomacy: Nahlah Ayed Ukraine's attempts at a military solution to its problems with pro-Russia separatists look to be in disarray. But that may all be to the good, Nahlah Ayed writes, as foreign ministers gather in Geneva today to try to end the standoff. | Apr 17, 2014 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
3 pro-Russian militants dead after Ukraine base attack Three pro-Russian militants died and 13 were wounded when Ukrainian troops repelled an attack on a National Guard base in the Black Sea port of Mariupol, Ukraine's interior ministry said Thursday. | Apr 17, 2014 06:39 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend