Thursday 9 July, 2020

Loop Breakfast Bites

Plane with New York CEO, 3 others, missing in Bahamas

Authorities searched in the Bahamas on Tuesday for a small overdue plane with four people from the U.S. on board, including a prominent New York businesswoman and her two children.

Surfer worked from bedroom to beat cyberattack

As a vast "ransomware" attack raced from computer to computer, infecting tens of thousands around the world, a young tech expert worked from his bedroom in England to bring the rampage to a halt.

More killed, hundreds injured in Venezuela protests

Chaos erupted in Venezuela this week during another round of protests against the socialist government, with buildings set afire, tear gas canisters lobbed back and forth, and at least three new deaths reported.

AP exclusive: Kushners tap China's $24b 'golden visa' market

When the sister of President Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner promoted investment in her family's new skyscraper from a Beijing hotel ballroom stage earlier this month, she was pitching a controversial American visa program that's proven irresistible to tens of thousands of Chinese.

Syrian government denies US allegations of mass killings

The Syrian government on Tuesday “categorically” denied U.S. accusations of mass killings at a prison near Damascus, including the alleged execution of political opponents and burning the victims in a crematorium at the site.

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