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Aug 26, 2015

U.S. users sue Ashley Madison cheating website

Eight people across the U.S. who registered to use Ashley Madison are suing the cheating website after hackers released personal and detailed information on them and millions of other users, including credit card numbers and sexual preferences. The lawsuits were filed between last month ...

Aug 25, 2015

Saudi Arabia executed 175 in past year: report

Saudi Arabia has executed at least 175 people over the past 12 months, on average one person every two days, according to a report released Tuesday by Amnesty International. The 43-page report titled “Killing In the Name of Justice: The Death Penalty in Saudi ...

Police probe if Ashley Madison hack spurred extortion-linked suicides

Aug 25, 2015

Police probe if Ashley Madison hack spurred extortion-linked suicides

The hacking of the cheating website Ashley Madison has triggered extortion crimes and led to two unconfirmed reports of suicides, Canadian police said Monday. The company behind Ashley Madison is offering a 500,000 Canadian dollars ($378,000) reward for information leading to the arrest of ...

Train passengers who overpowered gunman get France's highest honor

Aug 24, 2015

Train passengers who overpowered gunman get France's highest honor

President Francois Hollande is set to bestow France’s highest honor Monday on a group of Americans and a Briton who have been hailed as heroes for overpowering a Moroccan gunman on a crowded train. Anti-terror investigators are questioning the alleged attacker, 25-year-old Ayoub El-Khazzani, ...