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Taiwan charges China with cyberwar to stymie coronavirus

Taiwan’s foreign minister on Saturday accused giant neighbor China of waging cyber “war” on the island to disrupt its fight against the coronavirus by using fake news, as the island Beijing claims as its own reported a jump in new cases The coronavirus outbreak has strained already poor ties between …

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Trump, Impeachment, and Media Hype

The news that Trump’s lawyer has plead guilty to campaign violations has created a media storm and reopened questions about impeaching Trump or unseating him another way. However, there are two questions that impact on the case: did Trump violate campaign contribution laws and even if he did, can he …

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What to expect at the Knowledge Summit

Embracing the changes of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) and preparing for challenges ahead, is the purpose behind this year’s Knowledge Summit, the head of the organising committee told Gulf News in an exclusive interview. The fourth edition of the summit, whose theme is ‘Knowledge and the Fourth Industrial Revolution,’ …

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Sean Spicer Resigns as White House Press Secretary

Sean Spicer, the White House press secretary, resigned Friday after telling President Trump he vehemently disagreed with his appointment of Anthony Scaramucci, a New York financier, as his new communications director. After offering Mr. Scaramucci the job on Friday morning, Mr. Trump asked Mr. Spicer to stay on as press …

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UAE denies hacking Qatar news agency

The United Arab Emirates has denied it was behind the alleged hacking of Qatar’s state news agency in May. The Washington Post cited US intelligence officials as saying the UAE had orchestrated the posting of incendiary quotes attributed to Qatar’s emir that he insisted were fabricated. The incident helped spark …

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