Japan’s New Cybersecurity Minister Admits He Doesn’t Actually Use Computers

No experience was obviously necessary for this important government job.Japan’s new minister in charge of cybersecurity made a startling admission on Wednesday: he doesn’t actually use computers.“Since I was 25, I have been in a position of authority where secretaries and employees handle such tasks for me,” Yoshitaka Sakurada, 68, told a Lower House cabinet committee…

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Saudi Prosecutor Seeks Death Penalty In Khashoggi Murder Case

RIYADH (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia’s public prosecutor is seeking the death penalty for five out of 11 suspects charged in the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, in a case that has strained the kingdom’s ties with key Western allies, his office said on Thursday.Khashoggi, a prominent critic of Saudi policy, was killed in the country’s…

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British Prime Minister Battles To Save Brexit Deal As Ministers Quit

LONDON, Nov 15 (Reuters) – Prime Minister Theresa May battled on Thursday to save a draft divorce deal with the European Union after her Brexit secretary and other ministers quit in protest at an agreement they say will trap Britain in the bloc’s orbit for years.Just over 12 hours after May announced that her team…

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Record Number Of U.S. Citizens Sought Asylum In Canada In 2017: Report

The number of U.S. citizens seeking asylum in Canada is growing sharply, according to data from the Canadian government.In 2017, about 2,550 Americans sought refuge in Canada, which is more than a sixfold increase from the previous year, The Guardian reported. The Hill said that this is the highest number of U.S. citizens to apply…

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