A raid on a hideout for militants outside Cairo turned deadly for police, Egyptian officials said.
Sixteen Egyptian Police Officers Killed in Shootout With Militants
Militants killed at least 16 police officers in a shootout that erupted during a raid on a desert hideout southwest of Cairo, state media reported, the latest in a series of deadly incidents involving extremists in Egypt over the past week.
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, in an interview, warned China on trade and South China Sea claims
Tillerson Warns China on Trade, Territorial Claims
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson warned China on Thursday that the U.S. has an arsenal of economic weapons to force Beijing to address trade imbalances and a continuing territorial dispute in the South China Sea.
Black Monday was emblematic of a new era, an early sign of the algorithm-driven trading prevalent on Wall Street
Dow’s Climb Above 23000 Comes 30 Years After Black Monday
The stock market crashed 30 years ago. The Dow dropped 22.6% on Oct. 19, 1987, what became known as Black Monday, logging its biggest-ever decline. Black Monday was in many regards emblematic of a new era for financial markets.
The U.K. is seeing more plots coming at a faster tempo, says MI5 head Andrew Parker
British Intelligence Chief Notes Quickening Pace of Terror Threats
The head of Britain’s domestic intelligence agency said Tuesday that there has been a dramatic uptick in the threat of Islamist extremism to the U.K., with plots occurring at a faster tempo than at any point in his career.
North Korean cybercriminals implicated in Taiwan bank theft
North Korean Cybercriminals Implicated in Taiwan Bank Theft
A North Korea-linked cybercrime ring suspected of raiding Bangladesh’s central bank last year was likely responsible for the recent theft of $60 million from a Taiwanese bank, cybersecurity researchers say.