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Afghan national security adviser quits. Resignations of 3 other officials rejected

(CNN)Afghan President Ashraf Ghani accepted the resignation of his national security adviser but refused the resignations of three other security officials as the country battles the Taliban. “Today the ministers of defense, interior affairs and the director of the national directorate of security presented their resignations to the president. The President did not accept their resignations and asked them to ...

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Unpicking the cyber-crime economy

Banks are getting better at spotting money laundering that uses property and fake corporations, said Rob Horton, from BAE’s Applied Intelligence division that helps financial firms spot fraud. This is not straightforward work, he explained, because the crooks worked hard to obscure their ownership of the bogus firms. But, he said, detailed long-term…

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Irish PM urges pope to act on anti-abuse words

Dublin – Pope Francis said at the start of a visit to Ireland on Saturday that he shares the outrage of rank-and-file Catholics over the failure of church authorities to punish the “repugnant crimes” of priests who raped and molested children. Seeking to respond to a global outcry over the abuse scandal, Francis cited measures taken by his predecessor, Pope ...

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Former CDC director Thomas Frieden arrested on sexual abuse allegations

NEW YORK — Thomas Frieden, the former director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, was arrested Friday in New York after he was accused of groping a woman last year, law enforcement officials said. Frieden turned himself in to authorities on Friday in Brooklyn, police said. According to the New York Police Department, Frieden is accused of grabbing ...

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Former CDC director Thomas Frieden arrested on sexual abuse allegations

NEW YORK — Thomas Frieden, the former director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, was arrested Friday in New York after he was accused of groping a woman last year, law enforcement officials said. Frieden turned himself in to authorities on Friday in Brooklyn, police said. According to the New York Police Department, Frieden is accused of grabbing ...

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Former CDC director Thomas Frieden arrested on sexual abuse allegations

NEW YORK — Thomas Frieden, the former director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, was arrested Friday in New York after he was accused of groping a woman last year, law enforcement officials said. Frieden turned himself in to authorities on Friday in Brooklyn, police said. According to the New York Police Department, Frieden is accused of grabbing ...

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