Tag Archives: Reports

More than 100,000 visas revoked amid Trump travel ban – reports

WASHINGTON: More than 100,000 visas have been revoked in the wake of the Trump administrations recent travel ban on citizens of seven mainly Muslim countries, according to media reports on Friday. The Washington Post reported the figure, citing a government attorney at a federal court hearing in Virginia. NBC News’ Washington affiliate also reported the… Read More »

Canada's Trudeau to shuffle Cabinet Tuesday, drop foreign minister – reports

OTTAWA: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is set to shuffle a number of members of his Cabinet as early as Tuesday, potentially including the foreign affairs minister, Canadian media reported on Monday. The Canadian Press, citing sources, reported that the move would involve at least six people, including Foreign Affairs Minister Stephane Dion. Current Trade… Read More »

Motor racing – Chief executive Capito set to leave McLaren: reports

LONDON: McLaren Racing chief executive Jost Capito is set to follow Ron Dennis out of the Formula One team, the BBC and Autosport.com reported on Monday. McLaren did not comment on the reports and Capito was not immediately available. The 58-year-old former Volkswagen motorsport director, who was recruited by Dennis, was appointed in January but… Read More »

Russian hackers attack 2 US voter databases: Reports

WASHINGTON: Russian-based hackers may have been responsible for two recent attempts to breach US voter registration databases in two states, raising fears Moscow is trying to undermine November’s presidential election, US media said Monday (Aug 29). The incidents led the FBI to send a “flash alert” to election officials earlier this month, asking them to… Read More »

New cyber attack hits Democrats, Clinton camp reports intrusion

WASHINGTON: US Democrats said Friday (Jul 29) they had been targeted by yet another cyber attack, while Hillary Clinton’s campaign confirmed that an analytics program it used was breached in an earlier intrusion. A hack on Democratic National Committee servers resulted in last week’s embarrassing leak of emails that revealed how party leaders sought to undermine… Read More »

Ecclestone's mother-in-law kidnapped in Brazil – reports

SAO PAULO: The mother-in-law of Formula One chief Bernie Ecclestone has been kidnapped in Sao Paulo and criminals are demanding 120 million reais (27.8 million pounds) in ransom, according to reports in a leading Brazilian news magazine. Aparecida Schunck, the mother of Ecclestone’s wife, Fabiana Flosi, was seized on Friday night, Veja and other news… Read More »

Hodgson denies reports of disharmony before Iceland blow

CHANTILLY, France: Outgoing England manager Roy Hodgson on Tuesday denied reports that his players questioned his selection decisions before the embarrassing 2-1 defeat by Iceland which sent the team out of Euro 2016. At a news conference less than 24 hours after quitting, Hodgson was asked about reports of disharmony in the camp and claims… Read More »