North Korean hackers behind attacks on cryptocurrency exchanges, South Korean newspaper reports
SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's spy agency said North Korean hackers were behind attacks on cryptocurrency exchanges this year in which some 7.6 billion won ($6.99 million) worth of cryptocurrencies were stolen, a newspaper reported on Saturday.
UPDATE 2-Canada police probe 'suspicious' deaths of billionaire, wife
TORONTO, Dec 15 (Reuters) - Canadian police said they were investigating the mysterious deaths of the billionaire founder of Canadian pharmaceutical firm Apotex Inc, Barry Sherman, and his wife, Honey, who were found dead in their Toronto mansion on Friday.
UPDATE 8-Final Republican tax bill slashes U.S. corporate rate, voting next week
WASHINGTON, Dec 15 (Reuters) - Congressional Republicans on Friday unveiled the final version of their dramatic U.S. tax overhaul - debt-financed cuts for businesses, the wealthy and some middle-class Americans - and picked up crucial support from two wavering senators ahead of planned votes by lawmakers early next week.
U.S. rights group files for abortion access for 2 more immigrants
WASHINGTON, Dec 15 (Reuters) - The American Civil Liberties Union said it filed in federal court on Friday to stop the administration of President Donald Trump from preventing two more young immigrant women in federal custody from obtaining an abortion.
Drought leaves U.S. Plains wheat vulnerable to freeze damage
CHICAGO (Reuters) - A combination of delays to autumn planting and dry conditions in the southern U.S. Plains have left the hard red winter crop vulnerable to freeze damage, crop experts said, which could further tighten supplies of high-protein wheat.
Sleep problems tied to female infertility
(Reuters Health) - Women with sleep disorders other than sleep apnea may be more than three times as likely to experience infertility as their counterparts who don’t have trouble sleeping, a recent study suggests.
UK watchdog to take closer look at initial coin offerings
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's markets watchdog will step up its scrutiny of the initial coin offering (ICO) market to see if new rules are needed to protect investors after issuing an alert in September.
Senate Democrats to force vote on FCC net neutrality repeal
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top U.S. Senate Democrat said on Friday he would force a vote on the Federal Communications Commission's decision to repeal landmark net neutrality rules, but the move was unlikely to block a ruling that could reshape the digital landscape.
Hamburger chain Wendy's to reduce antibiotic use in beef supply
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Hamburger chain Wendy's Co
laid out plans on Friday to trim the use of antibiotics that are important to human medicine from its beef supply, the latest step by a food company to fight concerns about resistance to the drugs in people.
TD Ameritrade to start bitcoin futures trading on Monday
(Reuters) - Retail brokerage TD Ameritrade Holding Corp
said on Friday it will allow clients to trade bitcoin futures on the newly minted CBOE Futures Exchange from Dec. 18.
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