Russian cybersecurity firm Kaspersky, alleged to have stolen US documents for the Kremlin, will shut down its offices in Arlington, Virginia.
The Silence Breakers which began as an anti-harassment movement spurred by #MeToo have been named by Time magazine as its Person of the Year 2017. According to Time, they have received the award for giving voice to secrets, and moving whisper networks on to social networks while pushing our culture to stop treating the unacceptable as normal.
The Nova Scotia province on Canada’s eastern coast will begin selling marijuana in liquor stores in July of 2018.
A cab driver in China saved a suicidal passenger’s life by getting him drunk.
Protests over the US move were also held in Lebanon earlier in the day, with protesters breaking through the cordons securing US embassy in Beirut.
Romanians in the thousands gathered on Sunday in capital city Bucharest and many other urban centers throughout the country, protesting a plan by the leading Social Democrats (PSD) party to implement sweeping changes to the nation’s judicial system, a move that according to the opposition will hamstring the ability of judges to combat corruption.
The IOC’s decision to ban Russia from the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea could dash Seoul’s hopes to use President Vladimir Putin’s presence at the Games as a means of preventing any possible confrontation with North Korea, local media reports say.
The first screening of the eighth installment of Star Wars took place at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. Twitter raged with reactions.
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