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  • Olympics - Former Kenyan officials charged with theft, fraud

    Three former officials of Kenya's disbanded Olympic committee were charged on Wednesday with theft and fraud offences relating to this year's Games in Rio de Janeiro. A charge sheet seen by Reuters showed two of the officials - Francis Paul and Pius Ochieng - are accused of failing to declare uniforms donated by sports goods manufacturer Nike between June and July. A third official, Stephen Arap Soi, was charged with two counts of theft involving more than $252,000 and other related offences. More »

    Reuters - 5 minutes ago
  • How Silk Stockings Almost Scuppered Adolf Hitler's Defeat

    How Silk Stockings Almost Scuppered Adolf Hitler's Defeat

    Juan Pujol Garcia, codenamed Agent Garbo by MI5, was a Spanish national living in the London suburb of Harrow during the Second World War. Hitler had been expecting an invasion—but he did not know where and when. More »

    Newsweek - 49 minutes ago
  • Usain Bolt not marrying 'first lady' Kasi Bennett any time soon: 'Give me some time'

    Usain Bolt not marrying 'first lady' Kasi Bennett any time soon: 'Give me some time'

    After facing a storm of controversies over his wild outings and parties with a bevy of women, Usain Bolt has finally opened up about his relationship with his "first lady" Kasi Bennett. The Jamaican sprinter recently appeared on The Ellen DeGeneres Show and divulged bits of information about his relationship with his long-time girlfriend. More »

    International Business Times - 54 minutes ago
  • EU Police Warn Extremists 'Could Branch Out into Cyberattacks'

    Violent extremists could increasingly branch out into cyberwarfare thanks to the availability of hacking services on the darknet, EU police have warned. The agency calls for greater security collaboration in order to tackle the challenges posed by the hidden corners of the internet: “Given the additional challenges investigations on the Darknet present to law enforcement collaboration and the sharing of intelligence is essential. “Law enforcement presence in an area that has no effective national boundaries causes issues. More »

    Newsweek - 1 hour 14 minutes ago
  • Half-year Report

    LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Chapel Down Group Plc (`CDG' or `the Company') EPIC: CDGP UNAUDITED RESULTS FOR THE SIX MONTHS ENDED 30 th JUNE 2016 Chapel Down Group PLC is pleased to announce the Company’s ... More »

    Business Wire - 1 hour 30 minutes ago