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Austria said on Monday that it would not follow a number of other EU countries in expelling Russian diplomats over the poisoning of a former Russian spy in Britain, stressing its neutrality. “We...

Killed At Iranian Ambassador

A 26-year-old Austrian was shot dead outside the Iranian ambassador’s residence in Vienna on Sunday night after he attacked a guard with a knife, police said. The assailant “died...

Google Android apps

Not to be outdone by Facebook’s Cambridge Analytica scandal, in which a political data firm potentially skimmed the private data of around 87 million users or more, Google has been...

Zuckerberg

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has told US senators his company is in a constant battle with Russian operators seeking to exploit the social network. “This is an arms race. They’re...

McDonald's, Starbucks

A group in Saudi Arabia has started a social media campaign to boycott American restaurants as punishment for President Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. The...

US Travel

The U.S. Embassy in Mexico has narrowed its travel warning for the Caribbean resort city of Playa del Carmen amid what it calls an unspecified “ongoing security threat”...

Maxim Borodin

A Russian investigative reporter who had written about mercenaries in Syria has died after a mysterious fall from his balcony. Maxim Borodin died on Sunday after falling from his fifth...

YouTube shooting

A woman shot and wounded three people at YouTube’s headquarters in Northern California before killing herself, police say. US media have named the suspect as Nasim Aghdam and...

Zuckerberg

Facebook has suspended a Canadian data firm that played a key role in the campaign for the UK to leave the EU. The social media giant said AggregateIQ (AIQ) may have improperly received...

Amazon

Wall Street shares plunged to their lowest level in weeks on Monday in a wide sell-off led by technology firms. Intel was among the biggest losers, after a report that Apple plans...

Drugs

It’s fast becoming the go-to drug for addicts in search of an even stronger high — and it is not even an opioid. Gabapentin, a purportedly non-addictive painkiller primarily...

Shaun White Wins Gold Medal

The pressure was real. So were the tears — of joy, relief, redemption. This is why Shaun White keeps going. This is why the snowboarding superstar keeps coming back to the Olympics,...