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  • Italian spying company hacked
    Italian spying company hacked

    Hacking Team, a controversial Italian firm which sells surveillance ware to governments and agencies with dodgy rights records, has had more than 400 gigabytes of data breached and leaked, media …

  • Throng greets Pope Francis for Ecuador mass
    Throng greets Pope Francis for Ecuador mass AFP News - 10 minutes ago

    The first pope from Latin America waved from his popemobile at a park in Guayaquil, Ecuador's largest city, where a jubilant crowd of more than 600,000 people welcomed him, according to official figures. A sea of Catholics, many from neighboring … More »

  • Valencia sign Belgian starlet Bakkali
    Valencia sign Belgian starlet Bakkali AFP News - 10 minutes ago

    Belgian prospect Zakaria Bakkali has signed for Valencia on a five-year deal from PSV Eindhoven, the Spanish side announced on Monday. Valencia said in a statement that the 19-year-old winger had penned a contract until June 30, 2020 after his deal … More »

  • Clinton to sit with CNN for first national interview
    Clinton to sit with CNN for first national interview Associated Press - 11 minutes ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton plans to give CNN her first one-on-one national television interview since launching her 2016 presidential campaign. … More »

  • Sampaoli casts doubt on future with Chile
    Sampaoli casts doubt on future with Chile AFP News - 14 minutes ago

    Jorge Sampaoli could be tempted by a new challenge after coaching Chile to a historic win over Argentina in the Copa America final, he indicated in a Spanish newspaper interview on Monday. "I have a contract but we have to look at the situation and … More »

  • Italian spying company hacked
    Italian spying company hacked AFP News - 19 minutes ago

    Hacking Team, a controversial Italian firm which sells surveillance ware to governments and agencies with dodgy rights records, has had more than 400 gigabytes of data breached and leaked, media reports said on Monday. The Corriere della Sera … More »

  • Froome takes yellow as Rodriguez wins crash-marred 3rd stage
    Froome takes yellow as Rodriguez wins crash-marred 3rd stage Associated Press - 20 minutes ago

    HUY, Belgium (AP) — British rider Chris Froome took the Tour de France leader's yellow jersey after finishing second behind Spanish veteran Joacquim Rodriguez in Monday's crash-marred third stage, as a second straight day of chaos caused around 20 … More »

  • South Carolina lawmakers begin debate over Confederate flag
    South Carolina lawmakers begin debate over Confederate flag Associated Press - 24 minutes ago

    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina lawmakers on Monday began debating whether to bring the Confederate flag down outside the Capitol, starting with a pair of senators whose families arrived in the state before the Civil War. … More »

  • The Latest: Merkel demands new proposals from Greek leader
    The Latest: Merkel demands new proposals from Greek leader Associated Press - 26 minutes ago

    The latest on the fallout from the Greek referendum (all times local): __ 8:45 p.m. The leaders of Germany and France say they respect Greece's vote against the terms of an international bailout, and added ... … More »

  • Search resumes for 3 missing after boat capsized
    Search resumes for 3 missing after boat capsized Associated Press - 27 minutes ago

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Crews resumed searching in Monday for three people missing after their pontoon boat hit a barge and capsized in the Ohio River in Kentucky, leaving two others dead, a fire chief said. … More »

  • After vote win, Greece's Tsipras looks to rebuild talks
    After vote win, Greece's Tsipras looks to rebuild talks Associated Press - 28 minutes ago

    Despite triumphing in a popular vote against austerity, Greece on Monday faced the urgent need to heal its ties with European creditors and reach a financial rescue deal that might prevent it from falling ... … More »

  • Chinese company takes control of French club Sochaux
    Chinese company takes control of French club Sochaux AFP News - 28 minutes ago

    Chinese hi-tech company Ledus on Monday officially took over FC Sochaux from carmakers Peugeot, making the French second division club the first in Europe under total Chinese control. "It's the conclusion of a journey started almost a year ago," … More »

  • Germany dismisses Greece bid for bailout after 'No' vote
    Germany dismisses Greece bid for bailout after 'No' vote AFP News - 32 minutes ago

    Germany on Monday dismissed Greece's bid to swiftly seal a new debt deal after the country delivered a resounding 'No' to more austerity, appearing little moved by the surprise resignation of the Greek finance minister. Yanis Varoufakis, a … More »

  • MPCC temporarily suspends Astana
    MPCC temporarily suspends Astana Associated Press - 33 minutes ago

    HUY, Belgium (AP) — The Movement for Credible Cycling has temporarily suspended the Astana team after one of its riders entered the Tour de France despite an abnormally low cortisol level. … More »

  • Fraying family ties cut to heart of theater gunman's defense
    Fraying family ties cut to heart of theater gunman's defense Associated Press - 35 minutes ago

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — They show up in court every day, a visible reminder to jurors that even a killer has parents who love him and who don't want him to die. … More »

  • Morning after: Greeks united, proud of their defiance
    Morning after: Greeks united, proud of their defiance Associated Press - 35 minutes ago

    Nicky Zachary closed her family's shoe store just a few hours after opening it Monday after the few customers who had strolled in hadn't bought a thing. But she was not discouraged — she thinks a landmark ... … More »

  • US stocks fall after Greek 'no' vote; European markets sink
    US stocks fall after Greek 'no' vote; European markets sink Associated Press - 37 minutes ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks in the U.S. fell in afternoon trading Monday following sharper drops in Europe and Asia as Greeks overwhelmingly voted to reject terms of the country's latest bailout package. … More »

  • Obama heads to Pentagon for meetings on Islamic State
    Obama heads to Pentagon for meetings on Islamic State Associated Press - 40 minutes ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will pay a rare visit to the Pentagon on Monday to get an update from military leaders on the campaign against the Islamic State. … More »

  • The Latest: Pope arrives at Ecuadorean park for Mass
    The Latest: Pope arrives at Ecuadorean park for Mass Associated Press - 43 minutes ago

    QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Here are the latest developments from Pope Francis' trip to South America: … More »

  • Sporting part ways with coach Silva to usher in Jesus
    Sporting part ways with coach Silva to usher in Jesus AFP News - 44 minutes ago

    Sporting Lisbon on Monday reached an agreement to part ways with Marco Silva, clearing the way for Jorge Jesus to take over as coach of the Portuguese club. Silva was under contract until 2018, and according to Portuguese media, will leave with a … More »

  • Iran talks drama enters knife-edge final act
    Iran talks drama enters knife-edge final act AFP News - 45 minutes ago

    Marathon Iran nuclear talks entered the final stretch Monday with foreign ministers seeking to overcome the last few hurdles blocking a historic accord, even as an Iranian official warned they could fail to meet another deadline. On the 10th day of … More »

 
  • Two Indians jailed for molestation in Singapore

    Singapore, July 6 (IANS) Two Indians in Singapore were on Monday sentenced to prison in two separate cases of molestation. A court sentenced former gardener Gulcharan Singh, 51, to five months in prison for molesting a 20-year-old student in a lift after stalking her from a bus stop to her housing complex, the Strait Times reported.

  • Teenaged blogger jailed in Singapore for posting offensive videos

    Bangkok, July 6 (IANS/EFE) A 16-year-old blogger was sentenced to four weeks in prison in Singapore for posting offensive videos on YouTube in a trial that attracted much criticism from human rights organisations. Amos Yee was found guilty of insulting Christianity and uploading obscene images. The court dismissed a second charge against the teenager, of criticising former prime minister Lee Kuan Yew who passed away in March, reported Channel News Asia.

  • Singaporean blogger sentenced to jail time already served
    Singaporean blogger sentenced to jail time already served

    A Singapore teenager who posted a video online deemed offensive to Christians and an obscene image of late leader Lee Kuan Yew will be released after the court sentenced him on Monday to jail time already served. A court sentenced Amos Yee, 16, to four weeks of imprisonment from June 2, which means he could be released immediately after spending 50 days in remand. Yee's lawyer said the teenager would appeal against both the conviction and sentence.