Tuesday , June 27 2017

Politics

Indian tycoon Mallya says ‘keep dreaming’ over alleged fraud

Bloomberg Fugitive Indian tycoon Vijay Mallya said there was “no loan diverted anywhere” and reporters could “keep dreaming” about allegations he committed a billion-dollar fraud as he waded through cameras outside a London court. Appearing on Tuesday at Westminster Magistrates’ Court for a hearing on his extradition after his April ...

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Irish face Brexit talks with new ‘rock star’ PM

Bloomberg Leo Varadkar visited Galway last year, spending a day-and-a-half checking out state-sponsored jobs programs in the west of Ireland before heading to Eyre Square for a late-night snack. The 38-year-old social protection minister, who will be sworn in Wednesday as Ireland’s youngest-ever prime minister, was quickly mobbed by revellers ...

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Russian breach of 39 states threatens future US elections

epa06017390 Former FBI Director James Comey delivers his much-anticipated testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee on the FBI's investigation into the Trump administration, and its possible collusion with Russia during the campaign, in the Hart Senate office Building in Washington, DC, USA, 08 June 2017.  EPA/SHAWN THEW

Bloomberg Russia’s cyberattack on the US electoral system before Donald Trump’s election was far more widespread than has been publicly revealed, including incursions into voter databases and software systems in almost twice as many states as previously reported. In Illinois, investigators found evidence that cyber intruders tried to delete or ...

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