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Tiger Woods roars into Masters contention despite bizarre security guard collision

Tiger Woods roars into Masters contention despite bizarre security guard collision

Sports
Media playback is not supported on this device Masters second-round leaderboard-7: F Molinari (Ita), J Day (Aus), B Koepka (US), A Scott (Aus), L Oosthuizen (SA); -6: D Johnson (US), J Harding (SA), T Woods (US), X Schauffele (US); -5: I Poulter (Eng), J Rahm (Spa)Selected others: -4 P Mickelson (US); -3: B DeChambeau (US), R Fowler (US); -2: T Fleetwood (Eng); -1: J Spieth (US), B Langer (Ger), P Reed (US); Level: R McIlroy (NI); +2: T Hatton (Eng); +3: E Pepperell (Eng) Full leaderboardTiger Woods is in contention to win a first major since 2008 despite almost being injured in a bizarr...
The Latest: UN Security Council urges de-escalation in Libya

The Latest: UN Security Council urges de-escalation in Libya

World
The latest on developments in Libya (all times local): 12:05 a.m. Saturday The U.N. Security Council is calling on the forces of Libyan army commander Khalifa Hifter to halt all military movements and urging all forces in Libya "to de-escalate and halt military activity." The U.N.'s most powerful body said after an emergency closed-door briefing by U.N. envoy to Libya Ghassan Salame on Friday that "there can be no military solution to the conflict." The council also expressed its intention "to hold those responsible for further conflict accountable." Council members reiterated full support for U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, who left Libya earlier Friday after meeting with Hifter. The council "called on all parties to resume dialogue and deliver on their commitments to engage con...
Huawei 'still a security threat to UK' – GCHQ

Huawei 'still a security threat to UK' – GCHQ

Technology
By Alistair Bunkall - Defence correspondent Huawei still poses a threat to UK national security, a major cyber report has concluded.Despite previous assurances to address its vulnerabilities, the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) found that the Chinese telecoms firm has made "no material progress". In its fifth annual oversight report, the NCSC said it could "only provide limited assurance that all risks to UK national security from Huawei's involvement in the UK's critical networks can be sufficiently mitigated long-term".It is the strongest warning yet from the body, which is part of the GCHQ intelligence organisation, but stops short of calling for an outright ban on Huawei technology.In response, Huawei has pledged a further £2bn to address t...
Security flaw put RBS customers at risk of cyber-attack

Security flaw put RBS customers at risk of cyber-attack

Technology
Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) customers have been put at risk of cyber-attack after being recommended flawed security software.Since January, the banking group has begun to offer its business banking customers a product called Thor Foresight Enterprise free of charge.Heimdal Security sells it as "next generation protection" against cyber-threats. Security researchers uncovered a flaw in it that made customers less secure. The bug has now been fixed with Heimdal Security estimating that about 50,000 people were using the vulnerable software.RBS said it had only affected Natwest customers as it was not yet being offered to its RBS and Ulster banks. The company would not disclose how many of its customers would have been at risk.Fall...
New family leave plan would require you to delay Social Security benefits

New family leave plan would require you to delay Social Security benefits

Finance
Senate Republicans are pushing a new way for families to access paid leave when they have a child. But in order to take time off, parents must be willing to take their Social Security retirement benefits a little later. Sens. Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) and Mike Lee (R-Utah) unveiled the plan, called the CRADLE Act, on Tuesday. Under terms of the proposal, new parents would be able to take anywhere from one to three months of paid leave, as long as they agreed to postpone the start of their Social Security retirement benefits. It's not the first time paid fam...