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The Biden administration took aim Tuesday at the financial marketplace for criminal ransomware gangs, announcing sanctions against a Russia-based virtual currency brokerage that officials say has processed illicit transactions for attackers. The Treasury Department sanctions are aimed at disrupting the economic infrastructure of a ransomware threat that has surged over the last year and targeted vital corporations and critical infrastructure, including a major fuel pipeline. Ransomware payments reached more than $400 million in 2020, the costliest year on record.
Delroy Grant is connected to more than 100 burglaries and rapes on the elderly from 1992 to 2009.
Nooruddin Azizi, a businessman from Panjshir province north of Kabul, was named as acting minister of commerce and industry and would start work immediately, Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid told a news conference. Azizi joins the acting finance minister and minister for economic affairs, both of whom were announced previously, in a team facing a daunting task.
The deal for St. John's Terminal site in New York City, expected to open by mid-2023, will complete in the first quarter of next year, Chief Financial Officer Ruth Porat said in a blog post on Tuesday. The announcement comes nearly a month after the company's top boss, Sundar Pichai, told employees in an email that Google was extending its voluntary return-to-office policy through January due to rising cases of COVID-19 variant Delta. The new investment "builds upon our existing plans to invest more than $250 million this year in our New York campus presence," Porat said.
It was a week of holdovers as Disney titles “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings” and “Free Guy” continued their reign over the U.K. and Ireland box office. “Shang-Chi” retained the top spot with a weekend gross of £2.32 million ($3.26 million) and has now has a cumulative total of £15.8 million in […]
Iron Biby, fresh from setting a new log lift record in Scotland -- 229 kilos (504 pounds) -- received a hero's welcome as he returned home to the West African state of Burkina Faso.
The Biden administration is taking action to safeguard against ransomware attacks by penalizing cryptocurrency exchanges that help facilitate illegal attacks.
J&J vaccine data shows lasting durability and strong booster efficacy. However the company has yet to begin trials for a COVID-19 vaccine for children.
Apple TV Plus released a first look at “The Problem With Jon Stewart,” which launches Sept. 30. The series’ companion podcast will also launch that same day. Stewart returns to host a television series 16 years after he closed out his run on “The Daily Show.” He jokes about that in the clip, saying, “This […]
Aaron Jones lost a necklace containing his father's ashes during Monday's game.
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres reprimanded the world on Tuesday for the inequitable distribution of COVID-19 vaccines, describing it as an "obsenity" and giving the globe an "F in Ethics." Addressing the annual U.N. gathering of world leaders in New York, Guterres said images from some parts of the world of expired and unused vaccines in the garbage told "the tale of our times" - with the majority of the wealthier world immunised while more than 90% of Africa has not even received one dose.
The Urbanworld Film Festival is set to mark its 25th anniversary with a star-studded hybrid event featuring Emmy-winning and Oscar-nominated filmmaker Ava DuVernay; “Wu-Tang: An American Saga’s” RZA and Shameik Moore; “King Richard” director Reinaldo Marcus Green and star Aunjanue Ellis; “Power Book III: Raising Kanan’s” Patina Miller; “Sankofa” filmmaker Haile Gerima and more. The […]
A court in Myanmar ruled Tuesday that prosecutors presented enough evidence against ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi and two of her political allies for their trial to continue on charges of incitement. Suu Kyi and her elected government were ousted by the military in February. A special court in the capital, Naypyitaw, is hearing various charges filed against her and several colleagues by the military, including incitement — spreading false or inflammatory information that could disturb public order.
The Yahoo Finance panel discusses the continued drag going on amongst Chinese stocks as concerns over Evergrande’s impact continue to influence the market.
New Zealand's stand-in skipper Tom Latham on Tuesday expressed disappointment at missing a "historic moment" after his team were forced to abandon their first cricket tour of Pakistan in 18 years.
The Cowboys moved to 1-1 while the Cardinals are now 2-0.
KUALA LUMPUR, Sep 21 — Chairman of the National Recovery Council (NRC) Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin today said that he has been given the same amount of authority as when he was prime minister to make...
Dan Howley joins Brian Sozzi, Julie Hyman, and Emily McCormick to break down the SEC's investigation into Activision Blizzard's workplace environment after the company suffered allegations of sexual misconduct and workplace discrimination.
This windproof umbrella is a top choice among Amazon shoppers.
Dan Howley joins the Yahoo Finance Panel to discuss Facebook's scrutiny as the WSJ finds evidence of Facebook ignoring employees' concerns to protect users. Watch as the panel breaks down what this revelation could mean for the company in the future.