India bank hack 'similar' to $81 million Bangladesh central bank heist
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Hackers who tried to steal nearly $2 million from India's City Union Bank this month used tactics similar to those employed in the unsolved cyber heist of $81 million from Bangladesh's central bank in 2016, City's CEO said on Monday.
Congress sets sights on federal cryptocurrency rules
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Jolted by the global investment craze over bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, U.S. lawmakers are moving to consider new rules that could impose stricter federal oversight on the emerging asset class, several top lawmakers told Reuters.
Russia looms large as U.S. election officials prep for 2018
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Ten months before the United States votes in its first major election since the 2016 presidential contest, U.S. state election officials huddled in Washington this weekend to swap strategies on dealing with an uninvited guest: Russia.
UPDATE 3-Pro-Assad militias to enter Syria's Afrin -state media
BEIRUT, Feb 19 (Reuters) - Militias allied to the Syrian government will enter the Afrin region within hours, Syrian media reported on Monday, after a Kurdish official said a deal had been struck with the Syrian army to help Kurdish forces end a Turkish offensive there.
Speed skating: Dutch set Olympic record in team pursuit qualifier
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - Defending champions the Netherlands set an Olympic record of 2 minutes and 55.61 seconds in the women's team pursuit quarter-finals on Monday to lead the standings ahead of Japan, Canada and the United States.
RPT-EXCLUSIVE-For now, U.S. wants Europeans just to commit to improve Iran deal
WASHINGTON/PARIS/MUNICH, Feb 18 (Reuters) - The United States has sketched out a path under which three key European allies would simply commit to try to improve the Iran nuclear deal over time in return for U.S. President Donald Trump keeping the pact alive by renewing U.S. sanctions relief in May.
Russia: Call for Syrian army to halt Idlib push attempt to help Nusra front: RIA
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Monday that calls by unnamed members of the U.N. Security Council for the Syrian army to halt an offensive in Idlib province were designed to help Nusra Front, the RIA news agency reported.
UberEATS deliveryman wanted in fatal shooting
(Reuters) - An UberEATS driver was on the run Monday after a man who ordered a meal from the online food delivery service was killed in a late night shooting in Atlanta over the weekend, police told local media.
Singapore competition agency to look closer at Uber tie-up with ComfortDelGro
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore's competition commission said on Monday it plans to do further in-depth assessment of the tie-up between the city-state's top taxi operator, ComfortDelGro, and Uber [UBER.UL], after an initial review.
Iran cannot confirm missing plane found, freeze hampers search
LONDON (Reuters) - The wreckage of an Iranian plane that crashed with 65 people on board was found in central Iran, state media said on Monday, but aviation authorities could not confirm the report.
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