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Hackers keep trying new targets in search of easy data

Tuesday, 14 April 2015.

SAN FRANCISCO: The health care sector has become the hot target for hackers in recent months, according to researchers at Symantec, a leading cybersecurity company that says it’s also seeing big increases in “spear-phishing,” “ransomware” and efforts to exploit newly discovered vulnerabilities in so

Man run over by Suge Knight says he punched ex-rap mogul

Tuesday, 14 April 2015.

LOS ANGELES: A man who Marion “Suge” Knight ran over told authorities he was mad at the former rap music mogul and punched him through the window of the truck before an encounter that left his friend dead.

Convict trashes his lawyers, says execution would be better

Tuesday, 14 April 2015.

NORRISTOWN, (Pennsylvania): A man from India sentenced to death in the killings of a baby and her grandmother in what prosecutors called a botched kidnapping plot said Monday he’s so dissatisfied with his attorneys he’d rather be executed now than continue seeking a new trial with them.

Indonesian lawmakers propose bill to ban alcohol consumption

Tuesday, 14 April 2015.

JAKARTA: Two Islamic parties have proposed legislation that would ban all consumption of alcoholic drinks and bring jail terms of up to two years for offenders in Indonesia, home to the world’s largest Muslim population, the Jakarta Post said on Tuesday.

Honda confirms Takata airbag rupture injured driver in March accident

Tuesday, 14 April 2015.

Honda Motor Co Ltd’s American unit on Monday confirmed that a faulty airbag inflator made by Takata Corp ruptured in a March 20 crash of a car in Florida, injuring the driver.

Man killed by crocodiles in Cancun lagoon

Tuesday, 14 April 2015.

CANCUN, (Mexico): The body of a Mexican man has been found in a lagoon in the resort city of Cancun, after crocodiles apparently dragged him under water.

Golfer bitten by crocodile at Australian tourist resort

Tuesday, 14 April 2015.

BRISBANE, (Australia): A golfer has been bitten on the leg by a crocodile while playing at an Australian tourist resort.

Possible Lincoln deathbed blanket tested in Wisconsin 150 years after assassination

Tuesday, 14 April 2015.

MILWAUKEE: A bedspread that may have covered Abraham Lincoln as he lay dying will be tested for his blood in Wisconsin on Tuesday, 150 years to the day after the 16th U.S. president was fatally shot while watching a play in Washington.

’Imitation Game’ code breaker Turing’s notes fetch over 1M

Tuesday, 14 April 2015.

NEW YORK: A handwritten notebook by British World War II code-breaking genius Alan Turing, who was the subject of the 2014 Oscar-winning film “The Imitation Game,” brought more than $1 million at auction in New York on Monday.

Alaska Airlines flight makes emergency landing near Seattle after worker locked in cargo

Tuesday, 14 April 2015.

SEATTLE: A Los Angeles-bound Alaska Airlines flight made an emergency landing at a Seattle-area airport on Monday afternoon after it took off with a worker trapped in a cargo area under the cabin, where he had fallen asleep, the U.S. carrier said.