Lawsuit filed after FBI agents raided 1,400 deposit boxes at a US Private Vaults branch claims owners’ items have still not been returned

FBI agents raided the Beverly Hills branch of US Private Vaults in March 2021. Mandel Ngan/Getty Images Deposit box holders whose property was seized by the FBI in a March 2021 raid are suing the bureau. The agency raided US Private Vaults and seized the contents of 1,400 safety deposit boxes. A lawyer involved in […]

‘Let’s make a deal?’ Trump appears to offer olive branch to Democrats with border wall talks

With no compromise in sight on his border wall, US President Donald Trump is reaching out to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, calling a meeting with Congressional leaders in a bid to end the government shutdown now in its 11th day. Trump invited a bipartisan group of Congressional leaders to the White House to negotiate a […]

Why the Navy faces the most worrying challenges of any US military branch

US Navy Photo The next time we have a big war, I think the Navy will be our armed service that is caught the most flat-footed. Why? Because it hasn’t had its nose bloodied since 1945. That’s a long time to go without facing a serious combat challenge.See the rest of the story at Business […]

$1 million heist on Russian bank started with hack of branch router

Enlarge (credit: Henry Burrows / Flickr) A prolific hacking group has struck again, this time stealing close to $ 1 million from Russia’s PIR Bank. The July 3 heist came about five weeks after the sophisticated hackers first gained access to the bank’s network by compromising a router used by a regional branch. The theft—which […]

Prezzo to close 92 restaurants across the UK: Is YOUR local branch closing?

Prezzo, the Italian restaurant chain, has announced they will be closing 92 restaurants across the UK. This is part of a restructuring backed by most creditors which could jeopardise up to 1,800 jobs. The chain, which is owned by private equity firm TPG Capital, employs about 4,500 people. Prezzo is closing all of the 33 […]

New Look closing 60 UK stores: Is YOUR local branch set to close? FULL LIST of closures

New Look will close a whopping 60 stores across the UK, it emerged today. The chain, which has 593 branches across the UK, have entered in to a CVA. They are the second major high street chain to make such an annoucement in recent weeks, with Toys ‘R’ Us also closing a string of their […]

Marks and Spencer store closures MAPPED: Full list of shops – is YOUR branch affected?

Marks and Spencer will close eight stores across the UK in the coming months, it has been revealed. Commercial Road in Bournemouth is one of the stores set to go, and as well as this, M&S has announced five other stores that will close by the end of April and eight that are proposed for […]

Turkish army claims 100s of Kurdish ‘terrorists’ killed amid ‘Olive Branch’ op

Hundreds of Kurdish fighters were “neutralized” and numerous targets were destroyed amid the ongoing operation ‘Olive Branch’ in northern Syria, the Turkish military reports. Read more The Turkish Armed Forces “are resolutely continuing their struggle against the [Kurdish] terrorist organizations [in Syria] with the aim of ensuring the security of our country and people,” the military […]

Free-to-play MMO will test a paid branch, minus MTX and loot boxes, in 2018

Enlarge / Starting sometime this year, you’ll be able to pay up front to fake as any of Rift Prime‘s heroes. (credit: Trion) The online game-subscription model has generally waned in recent years, overtaken by the popularity (and apparent profitability) of “free-to-play” (F2P) fare. One of the earliest MMORPGs to switch to a F2P model, […]

Motivation of Canadian Blood Services’ olive branch to Calgary gay community questioned

Canadian Blood Services (CBS) says its first ever participation at Calgary Pride is meant to start a conversation and reduce misunderstandings of its policy prohibiting sexually active gay and bisexual men from donating blood. But a sexual health worker says without changes to that policy, the gesture is lip service at best. CBC | Health […]