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Hacking Team’s spyware has been detected in many countries with repressive regimes. The company has never revealed its client list, but a hack has made thousands of documents public.
The U.S. women’s national team won an unprecedented third FIFA Women’s World Cup trophy Sunday night — and a record number of Americans tuned in to watch.
Francis, the first pontiff from Latin America, was greeted by hundreds of thousands in Quito. He is scheduled to visit Bolivia and Paraguay next.
Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis said his resignation could help the prime minister negotiate a better deal with the EU. However, he said, he will wear the “loathing” of Greek creditors “with pride.”
After nearly a decade of traveling through space, NASA’s New Horizons probe is about to arrive at Pluto. On Tuesday it will begin an intensive, weeklong study of the distant world.
In the first five minutes, Carli Lloyd scored two swift goals. Lauren Holiday brought the score up to 3, and then Lloyd scored from midfield for a hat trick. The team led 4-0 after just 15 minutes.
The secretary of state, who has been in talks in Vienna for the past several days, says an agreement could be done “quickly” if Tehran is prepared to compromise.
The main Shanghai stock index has dropped 30 percent since mid-June, triggering margin calls that have fueled further selling.
The Progress M-28M spacecraft delivered tons of food, water, oxygen, fuel and other supplies after previous attempts had ended in failure.
By a decisive margin, the people rejected a package of austerity measures from international creditors and handed their leaders a mandate to try to renegotiate the deal.