The Japanese government is (finally) done with floppy disks

Until 2019, the computer system that controlled the U.S. nuclear arsenal relied on eight-inch floppy disks, a format you'd probably have to be in your 50s to have ever seen.…

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  • July 2, 2024
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What a Labour government means for US-EU-China relations

Keir Starmer, leader of Britain's opposition Labour Party, attends a campaign rally at a farm in Oxfordshire, Britain, July 1, 2024. Phil Noble | Reuters LONDON — Britain's new government…

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  • July 1, 2024
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US government offers Boeing 'sweetheart deal,' lawyer says

A lawyer representing victims of two fatal Boeing 737 Max crashes has told the BBC the US government is preparing to offer the planemaker a “sweetheart plea deal”. Paul Cassell,…

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  • July 1, 2024
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Economic turmoil in Bolivia is fueling distrust in the government and its claim of a 'failed coup': NPR

A soldier gestures for journalists to leave Plaza Murillo as soldiers gather outside the presidential palace in Plaza Murillo in La Paz, Bolivia, on Wednesday. Bolivian President Luis Arce warned…

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  • June 27, 2024
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The US accuses a Russian citizen of helping GRU spies attack Ukrainian government systems with data-destroying malware

The Justice Department has charged a Russian citizen with conspiring to destroy Ukrainian government computer systems as part of Russia's widespread hacking effort ahead of its illegal invasion of Ukraine.…

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  • June 27, 2024
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Soldiers flee Bolivia's government palace after coup attempt fails and general taken into custody

Military police stand amid tear gas being fired in front of the presidential palace in Plaza Murillo. Radosław Czajkowski | Photo Alliance | Getty Images Armored vehicles rammed the doors…

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  • June 23, 2024
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Iran revokes rapper Toomaj Salehi's death sentence for criticizing government: NPR

Protesters attend a rally against the death sentence of Toomaj Salehi, a popular rapper in Iran, and in support of the women of Iran, in Berlin, Germany, on Sunday, April…

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  • June 18, 2024
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Michigan will pay dairy farmers to help the government investigate the bird flu outbreak

Michigan will provide financial assistance to dairy farmers assisting the government's investigation into bird flu outbreaks, the state announced Tuesday. The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) said…

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  • June 16, 2024
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Government bond yields are falling again after the PPI fell in May

US Treasury yields fell again on Thursday after the latest inflation data showed an unexpected decline. The rate on the 10-year treasury fell by 5 basis points to 4.242%. The…

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  • June 14, 2024
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The Bank of Japan plans to reduce purchases of Japanese government bonds and remains on top of interest rates

The Bank of Japan is largely expected to keep rates steady at the end of the two-day meeting ending June 14, 2024. Here, the Japanese flag flies high at the…