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  • Troy Wolverton: With breaches on the rise, time to protect your data

    One of the things that has become crystal clear in recent months is that consumers' personal information is at great risk of being stolen. Security breaches at Target, JPMorgan Chase and Home Depot over the past year exposed the personal data or credit...
  • Hackers breach Oregon job-seeker database, official says

    Hackers gained access to social security numbers and other sensitive information from up to around 850,000 Oregon job-seekers in a massive breach that began some time before Oct. 6, the state's employment department said on Tuesday. The security flaw...
  • These are nationally available credit cards offering the lowest interest rates on purchases as of Oct. 15. If you typically

    pay off the entire balance monthly, look for a zero-annual fee card that allows the most interest-free or grace days. Some cards listed below feature special introductory or "teaser" rates for a specified time before regular rates apply. Additional...
  • Economic crisis, political strife drive Venezuela brain-drain

    CARACAS (Reuters) - After three weeks trapped inside their home, Natalie Pereira and her family made a final decision: they must leave Venezuela. "I could see clashes from my apartment window, tear gas, every day," Pereira said, recounting violent...
  • Texas' voter ID law is reinstated as November election nears

    Texas’ voter identification law was back in force Tuesday in time for the November election as a federal appeals court lifted a lower court's injunction. A federal judge struck down the law¬†last week on the grounds that it violated the...
  • Libya's overstretched border police struggle to secure border

    Libya's overstretched border police struggle to secure border
    MUSAID Libya (Reuters) - When the man in charge of Libya's main border crossing with Egypt checks his staff rota every morning, he can count on a maximum of just 30 officers. The tiny force polices the northern tip of a 1,115 km (700 mile) desert border,...
  • Australia to ease immigration rules for Chinese millionaires

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia on Tuesday took steps to boost a visa scheme aimed at luring investment from wealthy Chinese, including speeding up approvals and expanding investment avenues, after complaints that disclosure requirements were too strict....
  • "Like tumbleweed, I can never put down roots": stateless woman

    LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When Railya Abulkhanova flies abroad she faces hours of interrogation by immigration officials. When she applies for a job she is met with suspicion. The former university professor has never been in trouble with...
  • Downers Grove residents warned about phone scams

    Downers Grove residents warned about phone scams
    Two Downers Grove residents reported receiving harassing phone calls, one consistent with a Microsoft phone scam making the rounds in the area. The first call occurred Sept. 15, according to police reports. A woman reported that an unknown man called...
  • Voter registration deadline is Tuesday

    Voter registration deadline is Tuesday
    Voters who want to participate in the Nov. 4 general election must register by 5 p.m. Tuesday. Rules for this year's election include a strict new law that requires Virginian voters to present valid photo identification. You can register to vote...
  • Democrats pack Illinois ballot with referendum questions

     Democrats pack Illinois ballot with referendum questions
    Before Illinois voters get to the main event of choosing between Gov. Pat Quinn and challenger Bruce Rauner, they'll be faced with five referendum questions asking about crime victims' rights, voting protections, a minimum wage hike, birth control and...