WASHINGTON - Homeland Security detected five "critical" cyber security weaknesses on Securities and Exchange Commission's computers as of January 23, 2017, according to a confidential report reviewed by Reuters.
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Yellen's stock rises as she leads Fed from crisis-era policy
From her early days as Federal Reserve chair, Janet Yellen has been the target of criticism from Republicans worried that the central bank's massive bond-buying programs and near-zero interest rates engineered by her predecessor would be the ruin of the country.
Wells Fargo CEO to testify before Senate as questions linger over scandal
Wells Fargo Chief Executive Tim Sloan is due to testify before Congress on Oct. 3 as the bank deals with fallout from a sales scandal a year ago that continues to spark new revelations.
Hurricane Maria floods Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico
Deadly Hurricane Maria flooded parts of the Dominican Republic as it grazed past on Thursday and dumped more heavy rain on the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico after destroying buildings and knocking out power to the entire island.
EU eyes solo move to increase tax on online giants, risking U.S. anger
The European Commission said on Thursday it may seek to implement tax reform to raise more revenue from online giants without the backing of the United States and other rich nations, in a move that could spark a new transatlantic dispute.
Daimler joins rush to add more North American auto plants
U.S. automakers are facing mounting pressure amid slowing demand in the country, as automakers from Asia and Europe aggressively ramp up vehicle production in North America, including a new investment by Daimler AG.
Family of ex-NFL star Hernandez to release results of brain test
The family of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez, who killed himself in April after being acquitted in his second murder trial, is due on Thursday to release the results of a test of his brain, according to a spokesman.
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