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What Happened on 09 July 2015

Russia is 'biggest threat' to national security: US Air Force Chief

The US Air Force Chief has described Russia as the “biggest threat” to American national security. Deborah James, the US… Read More.

Italy: Berlusconi sentenced to three years for bribing senator

A court in Italy has sentenced Silvio Berlusconi, the country’s former premier, to a three-year prison term… Read More.

Train services suspended, schools shut as two typhoons approach China

Officials in China have suspended train services, brought back trawlers to ports and shut schools in several… Read More.

Microsoft to slash 7,800 more jobs amid shift in mobile strategy

Signalling a major change in strategy, Microsoft is slashing 7,800 more jobs amid a reorganization of the Nokia mobile phone… Read More.

US: Trading on NYSE re-opens after 'technical glitch'

Trading on the New York Stock Exchange or NYSE resumed after it was suspended for over three hours owing to… Read More.

China bans key shareholders from selling stakes for six months

In a drastic intervention, the Chinese securities regulator has banned major shareholders from selling their stakes for the coming six… Read More.

Wimbledon: Andy Murray to face Roger Federer in semi-final

Third seed Andy Murray defeated Canada’s Vasek Pospisil in straight sets in a rain-hit Wimbledon match to set up a… Read More.

Finland: 17-year-old convicted for over 50,000 cyber hacks

Julius Kivimaki, a Finnish teenager, has been found guilty of around 50,700 cyber hacks. The 17-year-old’s cyber attacks targeted institutions… Read More.

Adobe releases update to Flash after security threat revealed

Adobe updated its Flash software to plug a vulnerability that became public after data got stolen from an internet surveillance… Read More.

US judge orders Time Warner Cable to pay $229,500 to 'robocall' victim

A judge in the US has ordered Time Warner Cable to pay a woman $229,500 for harassing her with automated… Read More.

US: United Airlines grounds flights after 'network connectivity issue'

United Airlines was forced to ground its flights in the United States following a “network connectivity issue.” At least 90… Read More.