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Report: German police made 'gross mistakes' before Christmas attack

Report: German police made 'gross mistakes' before Christmas attack

World
Oct. 12 (UPI) -- An investigation into the Christmas market attack in Berlin last year concluded Germany police made "gross mistakes" before the deadly incident that killed 12 people.Special investigator Bruno Jost said attacker Anis Amri, a Tunisian national, was detained several months before the attack and flagged for deportation. Officials also apparently had some evidence that Amri had radical Islamist ties, but not enough to deport him on that alone. Amri also was arrested on a drug charge, which could have been enough for deportation."There is no mathematical certainty that Amri could have been arrested and detained, but if everything had gone well, then there would have been a real chance of detaining him and at least to get him remanded in custody for a while," Jost said, accordin...
Is locking your Equifax credit report good enough?

Is locking your Equifax credit report good enough?

Finance
Freezing your credit after Equifax hack...not so easyAfter facing outrage over last month's security breach, Equifax said it will offer a new, free service that gives consumers more control over their personal information.It's called a credit lock, and it will allow people to decide who has access to their Equifax credit report. Problem is, locking your credit at Equifax will still leave you vulnerable to identity theft -- you need to block access at all three agencies. Richard Smith, who retired as CEO after the hack, told Congress that locks should become an industry standard, calling on the other two credit reporting agencies to step up. "I would encourage TransUnion and Experian to do the same. It's time we change the paradigm and give the power back to the consumer to control who a...
Transfer report: Chelsea refusing to give up chase for Juventus full-back Alex Sandro

Transfer report: Chelsea refusing to give up chase for Juventus full-back Alex Sandro

Sports
Juventus full-back Alex Sandro is still a target for ChelseaWednesday, October 11, 2017Chelsea are refusing to give up on signing Alex Sandro – even though he is close to agreeing a contract extension at Juventus.The Blues tried hard to land the flying full-back during the summer but Serie A champions Juve managed to keep hold of him.Now they are lining up lucrative new terms for Sandro, who is still under contract until 2020.But he is set to pen an extension until 2022 which would reportedly include an annual post-tax salary of around £4.5million.Despite that, Corriere dello Sport have reported that Chelsea have not given up on luring Sandro to Stamford Bridge and may lodge a formal bid in January.It is suggested they had a £53.75m offer turned down in the summer but they are ready to up
Validea Motley Fool Strategy Daily Upgrade Report – 10/11/2017

Validea Motley Fool Strategy Daily Upgrade Report – 10/11/2017

Finance
Shutterstock photoThe following are today's upgrades for Validea's Small-Cap Growth Investor model based on the published strategy of Motley Fool. This strategy looks for small cap growth stocks with solid fundamentals and strong price performance.REPUBLIC BANCORP, INC. KY ( RBCAA ) is a small-cap growth stock in the Regional Banks industry. The rating according to our strategy based on Motley Fool changed from 49% to 76% based on the firm's underlying fundamentals and the stock's valuation. A score of 80% or above typically indicates that the strategy has some interest in the stock and a score above 90% typically indicates strong interest.Company Description: Republic Bancorp, Inc. is a financial holding company of Republic Bank & Trust Company (the Bank) and Republic Insurance Ser...
Google uncovers ads by Russian operatives: Report

Google uncovers ads by Russian operatives: Report

Technology
Russian operatives likely spent tens of thousands of dollars on ads across Google products, including YouTube and Google search, according to reports. Accounts connected with the Russian government spent $ 4,700 on search and display ads, while another $ 53,000 was spent on ads with political material that were purchased from Russian territory, from Russian internet addresses, or with Russian currency, The New York Times reported . The Times cited an unnamed person familiar with the ongoing inquiry by the search giant. The Washington Post earlier reported that the technology behemoth uncovered the Russian-backed disinformation campaign as it considers whether to testify before Congress next month, also citing anonymous sources familiar with the investigation. Social media companies Facebo...