Daily Archives: January 23, 2017

China Cracks Down on Tools Used to Get Around Web Filters

China Cracks Down on Tools Used to Get Around Web Filters

A Chinese technology regulator has announced a 14-month campaign to root out services that allow people in the country to circumvent the government’s internet censorship. The Ministry…

Trump to Sign Executive Orders, Meet With Ryan

Trump to Sign Executive Orders, Meet With Ryan

U.S. President Donald Trump is due to meet with House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan and sign a number of executive orders Monday as his administration begins its first…

Samsung Chief Apologizes for Smartphone Fires

Samsung Chief Apologizes for Smartphone Fires

Samsung, South Korea’s largest conglomerate, says an internal investigation has revealed thatfaulty batteries are responsible for the fires that hit its flagship Galaxy Note 7 smartphone last year…

Japan, South Korea Brace for Trump Protectionist Policies

Japan, South Korea Brace for Trump Protectionist Policies

SEOUL —  With President Donald Trump’s emphasis on “America First” economic policies, Japan and South Korea are bracing for contentious negotiations over trade and defense sharing costs. In his inauguration…

Cameroon General Dies in Helicopter Crash

Cameroon General Dies in Helicopter Crash

A Cameroon military helicopter has crashed near the country’s northern border with Nigeria, killing the commander of the central African nation’s troops. General Jacob Kodji died…

Mexico Identifies Human Remains From Mass Grave

Mexico Identifies Human Remains From Mass Grave

Fifty-six sets of human remains have been identified one year after a mass grave was discovered in Mexico’s northern border state of Nuevo Leon, prosecutors said in a…

Trump to Meet With Mexican President on Immigration, Trade

Trump to Meet With Mexican President on Immigration, Trade

The White House says President Donald Trump will meet with Mexican President Enrique Nieto Pena next week for talks on immigration and renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement. &#8220…

Valls to Face Hamon in French Socialist Runoff

Valls to Face Hamon in French Socialist Runoff

Center-leaning Manuel Valls will face more liberal Benoit Hamon in a runoff Sunday (January 29) when French left-wing voters will choose their candidate to confront conservative and nationalist…

Atlanta Falcons Reach Super Bowl Second Time in Team History

Atlanta Falcons Reach Super Bowl Second Time in Team History

The National Football League’s Atlanta Falcons have reached the Super Bowl championship game for only the second time in team history. The Falcons won the National Football Conference…

Staying Online in Dangerous Times

Staying Online in Dangerous Times

MOSUL, IRAQ —  During Islamic State’s two-and-a-half-year rule of eastern Mosul, many forms of communication were banned, with rule breakers facing imprisonment or death. Despite the…