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Billionaire Theranos defender Tim Draper says Elizabeth Holmes ‘was doing really good work’ before she was attacked and ‘forced to sort of fail’

“Draper said that Theranos could have been a “great company,” like Uber, Tesla, or Skype, except that it was “attacked” too early and “forced to sort of fail.”” writes Kif Leswing for businessinsider.com. It’s not the first time that Draper has said that Theranos has been attacked or defended the company as doubts mounted. Source: businessinsider.com Share This:

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Liberty customers have not suffered financial losses due to cyber attack: CEO

“JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – The Chief Executive of South African insurer Liberty Holdings said its customers did not appear to have suffered any financial losses after the company reported earlier on Sunday that it had become the victim of a cyber attack” writes Midwest Communications Inc for 95kqds.com. The company had said an external party claimed to have seized data from it and demanded payment.”To be clear, at this stage there is no evidence that any of our customers have suffered any financial loss.We will proactively inform our customers individually if…

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Shoppers overpower female attacker crying ‘Allahu Akbar’ in France

“Last month, a knifeman shouting “Allahu akbar” killed one person and wounded four others during a Saturday night attack in a bustling Paris neighbourhood” reports independent.co.uk. She is believed to have been unknown to police, who are searching her home to see whether the attack was linked to Isis.The 24-year-old attacker is now in custody after being overpowered by others in the supermarket. Source: independent.co.uk Share This:

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‘The fool builds walls’: China state media attacks Trump’s tariffs

“It added, “There is no winner in a trade war, and the U.S. instigation of a trade war is extremely destructive to global trade, economic globalization, multilateral trade systems and global production supply chains” writes Lintao Zhang for cnbc.com. “The wise man builds bridges, the fool builds walls,” the official Xinhua news agency said in an editorial, echoing official comments that China would defend its interests in a trade war.An editorial in the ruling Communist Party’s official People’s Daily condemned what it called the Trump administration’s “obsession with playing the…

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French police thwarted attack on sex club…

“Their plan was still ill-defined at this stage, but there were elements to suggest they planned to attack homosexuals,” one source added” reports yahoo.com. Prime Minister Edouard Philippe told parliament in March that a total of 51 planned attacks had been thwarted since January 2015 (AFP Photo/Philippe HUGUEN) Paris (AFP) – French police thwarted an attack on a swingers’ club in the Loiret region north of Paris last month, arresting a “radicalised convert” to Islam, a source close to the inquiry said Thursday.Agents with the DGSI domestic intelligence service were…

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Two stabbed to death in ‘brutal’ attack on mosque in South Africa

“South African police say two worshippers have been stabbed to death in an attack on a mosque in Malmesbury, Western Cape” writes Adam Withnall for independent.co.uk. The attack comes a month after another assault on a mosque in Verulam, north of Durban.Speaking to eNCA, Mishka Daries of the Muslim Judicial Council described the attack as “brutal”, saying it was a “shocking and sad assault on what is probably the last day of Ramadan”. Source: independent.co.uk Share This:

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Trump renews attack on OPEC ahead of group’s production meeting

“WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday oil prices were too high and blamed OPEC, renewing his attack even as prices fell on Wednesday amid expectation that the group may relax its output cuts later this month” writes Midwest Communications Inc for 95kqds.com. Some countries have already increased production, and analysts have said the outlook for the oil market for the rest of 2018 is uncertain as OPEC countries prepare to meet June 22-23 in Vienna to discuss output. Source: 95kqds.com Share This:

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This Is What A Nuclear Bomb Looks Like

“The moment a nuclear bomb detonates, several forms of nuclear radiation instantly permeate the environment” reports nymag.com. Experts warn that it would be relatively easy for terrorists to build an “improvised nuclear bomb” and smuggle it into America.In truth, the physical destruction inflicted by a nuclear explosion resembles that of a combined hurricane and firestorm of unprecedented proportion.Much of the short-term response to a nuclear explosion in a city like New York would be improvised — adapted from plans meant for other kinds of disasters.The heat of the nuclear explosion…

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White House economic adviser Kudlow suffers heart attack: Trump

“WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Top White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow suffered a heart attack and is being treated at a Washington-area hospital, President Donald Trump said in a tweet” writes Midwest Communications Inc for 95kqds.com. “Our Great Larry Kudlow, who has been working so hard on trade and the economy, has just suffered a heart attack.Kudlow, a Republican who served as an economic adviser to former President Ronald Reagan in the 1980s and also worked on Wall Street, is an ardent advocate of “supply side” economic policies that focus on…

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