World News

Russia excluded from 30-country meeting to fight ransomware and cyber crime

WASHINGTON (REUTERS) – Russia was not invited to attend a 30-country virtual meeting led by the United States that is aimed at combating the growing threat of ransomware and other cyber crime, a senior administration official said. Many ransomware gangs operate from Ukraine and Russia, private sector cybersecurity experts say. Some US officials and analysts […]

Economy

US sees biggest annual inflation jump since 2008

WASHINGTON (AFP) – The United States saw its biggest surge in inflation in more than a decade last month, according to government data released on Tuesday (July 13), hitting consumers and challenging the White House and Federal Reserve narrative that the price spike will fade in the coming months. As widespread Covid-19 vaccinations allowed the […]