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Maria pounds Puerto Rico, knocks out already power grid

Sep 21, 2017

Maria pounds Puerto Rico, knocks out already power grid

Tens of thousands of Puerto Ricans stunned by a hurricane that crushed concrete balconies, twisted metal gates and paralyzed the island with landslides, flooding and downed trees vowed to slowly rebuild amid an economic crisis as rescue crews fanned out across the U.S. territory ...

Legendary 'mole' rescuers heroes again on Mexico City home turf

Sep 21, 2017

Legendary 'mole' rescuers heroes again on Mexico City home turf

After earning fame burrowing into piles of rubble in disasters the world over, including the 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City, Mexico's "mole" rescue workers are on tragically familiar ground, pulling people from ruins in their home city. The moles ...

Distrustful U.S. allies force spy agency to back down in encryption row

Sep 21, 2017

Distrustful U.S. allies force spy agency to back down in encryption row

An international group of cryptography experts has forced the U.S. National Security Agency to back down over two data encryption techniques it wanted set as global industry standards, reflecting deep mistrust among close U.S. allies. In interviews and emails seen by Reuters, academic and industry ...