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‘I was drugged and flown to a foreign country’: Duffy shares details of rape ordeal

‘I was drugged and flown to a foreign country’: Duffy shares details of rape ordeal

Entertainment
Duffy has shared a harrowing account of being raped, drugged and held captive, saying she was at "high risk of suicide" following the ordeal.The 35-year-old Welsh singer, whose full name is Aimee Anne Duffy, said she was telling her "dark story" to help "others who have suffered the same". She first revealed she was drugged and raped by an unnamed attacker in February, and revealed more details of what happened to her via a lengthy post on her verified Instagram page.She wrote: "I hope it comforts you to feel less ashamed if you feel alone."It was my birthday, I was drugged at a restaurant, I was drugged then for four weeks and travelled to a foreign country. ...
Justin Bieber among millions to have details leaked in MGM Resorts hack

Justin Bieber among millions to have details leaked in MGM Resorts hack

Technology
Singer Justin Bieber and Twitter founder Jack Dorsey are thought to be among the 10.6 million people to have had their details leaked following the hacking of MGM Resorts.The stolen information, which was said to have been hacked from the hotel group last summer, was posted on a hacking forum earlier in the week, according to ZDNet, and included names, addresses and passport numbers from people who had stayed at the resorts. It is thought the data stolen concerns anyone staying at the resorts up until 2017. Image: 2013: Justin Bieber at the MGM Grand Members of the public, major celebrities, company CEOs, journalists and government officials were all spotted as part of the data dump earlier in the week - though MGM would not confirm s...
Study details the physics of proto-stellar disk formation

Study details the physics of proto-stellar disk formation

Science
Sept. 6 (UPI) -- In studying the movements of a trio of protostars in the Perseus molecular cloud, astronomers have gained new insights into the physical conditions that enable the formation of proto-stellar disks. The basic roadmap for the formation of stellar and planetary systems is well established. Over time, gas and dust in interstellar space coalesce. Eventually, the dense cloud of material collapses under its own gravity. A stellar core forms and, thanks to the conservation of angular momentum, a proto-stellar disk forms. After roughly 100,000 years or more, the star gets dense enough to ignite nuclear fusion. Shortly afterwards, planets form from the proto-stellar disk. But questions remain. The details of how angular momentum enables proto-stellar disk formation remains poorly ...
Capital One data breach: Arrest after details of 106m people stolen

Capital One data breach: Arrest after details of 106m people stolen

World
The personal details of about 106 million individuals across the US and Canada were stolen in a hack targeting financial services firm Capital One, the company has revealed.The alleged hacker, Paige Thompson, was arrested on Monday after reportedly boasting about the breach online.Capital One said the data included names, addresses and phone numbers of people who applied for its products.But the hacker did not gain access to credit card account numbers, it said. The data breach is believed to be one of the largest in banking history.How many people have been affected?Capital One is a major credit card issuer in the US and also operates retail banks.The firm said in a statement released on Monday that the breach affected approxima...
I-T department to share details of assets, accounts of loan defaulters with banks: CBDT

I-T department to share details of assets, accounts of loan defaulters with banks: CBDT

Finance
Income tax authorities will share details of assets of borrowers and their guarantors with public sector banks in case of loan defaults. The move is aimed at preventing promoters from siphoning off assets that are not disclosed to banks and comes close on the heels of the income tax department and goods and services tax authorities deciding to share details about taxpayers and defaulters with each other. Decision to share details to banks comes in the backdrop of borrowers not disclosing complete assets to lenders to safeguard them being party of any recovery proceedings But, banks will also have to do their bit for the department. Banks will need to furnish no objection certificate from jurisdictional Commissioner of the loan defaulter before appropriation of the surplus amount recovered ...