Archive: 10/19/2012

Austria probes gruesome fate of Nazi-era disabled

(AP)—Forensic crews scraping away dirt from the remains of the Nazi-era psychiatric patients were puzzled: The skeletal fingers were entwined in rosary beads. Why, the experts wondered, would the Nazis—who ...

dateOct 19, 2012 in Other
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HSBC websites hit by cyber attack

Banking giant HSBC said Friday some of its websites had been hit by a "large scale" cyber attack that disrupted online services, but it assured customers that their data were not compromised.

dateOct 19, 2012 in Internet
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After lawsuit threat, Twitter to pull racist posts

(AP)—Twitter agreed to pull racist and anti-Semitic tweets under a pair of French hash tags after a Jewish group threatened to sue the social network for running afoul of national laws against hate speech, ...

dateOct 19, 2012 in Internet
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Yahoo to exit South Korea by end of year

(AP)—Yahoo Inc. said it will close its South Korean web portal and an Internet advertising business, cutting its losses in a market where it has struggled for over a decade.

dateOct 19, 2012 in Business
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