U.S. regulator says former employee downloaded data from officeFri, 28 Oct 2016 17:10:27 -0400A U.S. banking regulator said on Friday it had told Congress about what it called "a major information security incident" after a former employee was found to have downloaded a large number of files onto two thumb drives before his retirement. The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency said in a statement that there was no evidence to suggest that the data in the downloads had been disclosed to the public or misused in any way. Before he retired in November 2015, the former employee downloaded a large number of files onto two removable thumb drives though the incident was only detected last month during a routine security review, the OCC said in a statement.
FBI investigating new emails for classified informationFri, 28 Oct 2016 17:09:36 -0400WASHINGTON (AP) â The FBI informed Congress Friday it is investigating whether there is classified information in new emails that have emerged in its probe of Hillary Clinton's private server. The FBI said in July its investigation was finished.
Blow to Clinton as FBI probe revives email scandalFri, 28 Oct 2016 17:05:44 -0400The FBI dealt Hillary Clinton's seemingly unstoppable White House campaign a stunning blow Friday by reviving suspicions about her use of a private email server while secretary of state. With just 11 days to go until America votes, Clinton's Republican rival Donald Trump seized triumphantly on news that the agency is investigating a newly discovered batch of emails linked to the inquiry. Clinton was on a flight when the news broke and made no mention of the FBI probe -- which had been declared complete three months earlier -- in her own campaign speech in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
Clinton leads Trump 42 to 36 percent as he loses women's support: pollFri, 28 Oct 2016 17:03:24 -0400The Oct. 21-27 opinion poll shows 42 percent of people who either voted already or expect to vote in the Nov. 8 election support Clinton, versus 36 percent for Trump. Clinton's lead a week ago was 4 points. The polling preceded Friday's announcement the Federal Bureau of Investigation was again investigating how Clinton managed classified information while secretary of state.
US Supreme Court to decide 'battle of the toilets'Fri, 28 Oct 2016 17:00:45 -0400The US Supreme Court said Friday that it will decide which bathrooms should be used by transgender people, a highly sensitive question with national political resonance. The case involves 17-year-old Gavin Grimm, who was born a female but identifies as a male. Grimm filed suit to be allowed to use the boys' bathroom at his high school in Gloucester County, Virginia.
Stocks wilt after FBI inquiry into new Clinton emailsFri, 28 Oct 2016 16:56:08 -0400NEW YORK (AP) â A midday advance on the stock market wilted in afternoon trading Friday after the FBI notified Congress that it will investigate new emails linked to Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.
Does baby powder cause cancer? Another jury says yes.Fri, 28 Oct 2016 16:55:37 -0400TRENTON, N.J. (AP) â For the third time, Johnson & Johnson has been hit with a multimillion-dollar jury verdict over whether the talc in its iconic baby powder causes ovarian cancer when applied regularly for feminine hygiene.
Talc verdict winner: Money can't make up for lost healthFri, 28 Oct 2016 16:47:55 -0400ST. LOUIS (AP) â When Deborah Giannecchini was diagnosed with stage 4 ovarian cancer four years ago, it didn't make sense. She had no family history, nor did she seem a high risk.
Several injured in plane fire at Chicago airport: reportFri, 28 Oct 2016 16:44:00 -0400Chicago (AFP) - Several people were injured Friday when an American Airlines plane caught fire while trying to take off from Chicago's O'Hare airport, television station WGN said.
Remaining Jungle migrants relocated after two days in limboFri, 28 Oct 2016 16:43:01 -0400Most of the migrants left wandering the Calais "Jungle" were relocated Friday following the camp's demolition, including dozens of the youngsters whose fate has deeply concerned Britain and France. After being left to fend for themselves for two days in the deserted burnt-out shantytown, around 100 stragglers boarded buses for shelters around France as part of a government operation to shut down the notorious slum. Around 50 minors, mostly Sudanese, were taken to a centre for refugee children, with another bus of 34 older youths leaving shortly afterwards.