Two people in the UK are being treated for the disease in the first documented cases of cat-to-human transmission.
Two people have caught tuberculosis after contact with infected cats, public health experts have warned. It is the first time that TB has been transmitted from cats to humans.
UN human rights committee raises concerns over torture, drone strikes, the death penalty and NSA data collection
The UN has delivered a withering verdict on the US’s human rights record, raising concerns on a series of issues including torture, drone strikes, the failure to close Guantánamo Bay and the NSA’s bulk collection of personal data.
(Reuters) – Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday denounced as “villainous” the leaking of a recording of top security officials discussing possible military action in Syria to the video-sharing site YouTube.
Turkish authorities ordered the shutdown of the site.
After reports last week that Microsoft had infiltrated a Hotmail client’s content in search of alleged stolen company source code, the tech giant now claims it will notify proper legal authorities in the future to avoid violating privacy protections.
In a blog post, Brad Smith, Microsoft’s General Counsel and & Executive Vice President of legal affairs, said on Friday that based on customer feedback following last week’s report, the company has decided it will not invade a customer’s personal content if it suspects impropriety.
In Crimea, Russia May Have Gotten a Jump on West by Evading U.S. Eavesdropping
U.S. military satellites spied Russian troops amassing within striking distance of Crimea last month. But intelligence analysts were surprised because they hadn’t intercepted any telltale communications where Russian leaders, military commanders or soldiers discussed plans to invade.