Insurance will cover losses from a hacker attack on Sony

The damage to the Sony Pictures film company from the recent hacker attack will be fully covered by insurance, Reuters reports with reference to the head of the corporation Michael Linton. Insurance compensation will help avoid further cost savings for the Hollywood studio. “I would say that the costs are much less than anyone ...

Elvis Presley would have turned 80 today

Elvis Presley fans around the world are celebrating the birthday of the legendary singer, who would have turned 80 on Thursday. Celebrations will take place in several cities around the world, including the hometown of the "King of Rock 'n' Roll" Memphis. The Presley Graceland Estate will also host an auction where ...

US and Cuba will hold talks on the normalization of relations 21 and 22 in January

US Assistant Secretary of State Roberta Jacobson will travel to Cuba in the coming weeks to discuss migration and the resumption of diplomatic relations between the two countries. This was announced during a press briefing by the official representative of the State Department Jennifer Psaki. She explained that migratory ...

New York: The flu epidemic this year will come faster and will be harder than usual

The influenza epidemic affects more and more states of America, with more than usual cases and the vaccine, which is effective only in 60% of cases. Despite such a rather low figure, doctors urge Americans to get a flu shot: it can protect against probable ...

In the US, a man sentenced to two years in prison for killing a cat

In the United States, a court sentenced a man to two years in prison for beating a cat to death. Reported by the Associated Press. The man was sentenced to prison for cruelty to pets. According to investigators, the man explained his ...

Poland received a request for the extradition of Roman Polanski to the USA

The Polish prosecutor's office has received an official request from the US authorities for the extradition of film director Roman Polanski and is going to question the director. This was reported on Wednesday, January 7, by Reuters with reference to the official representative of the Polish prosecutor's office Mateusz Martyniuk. The Los Angeles Attorney's Office sent a request for Polanski's extradition. ...

Obama called an attack on the Paris edition of an attack on freedom of speech

Barack Obama considers the attack by the Territories on Charlie Hebdo as an attack on freedom of the press and free speech around the world. He stated this during a conversation with reporters at the White House, reports on Wednesday, January 7, TASS. “It was an attack ...

Republicans officially began to control Congress

For the first time in eight years, the US Republican Party gained control of both houses of the United States Congress, officially taking the majority of seats in the Senate. The newly elected and re-elected senators were sworn in on Tuesday. In November, the Republicans, who by that time had already occupied ...

The number of bank failures in the US in 2014 was the lowest in seven years.

The number of bankruptcies of financial institutions in the United States at the end of last year was the lowest since 2007. Northern Star Bank ceased operations in Minnesota on December 19, according to data from the US Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC). It became the eighteenth and last bank, ...

Dow Jones in the USA fell by 300 points

Trading on the US stock market closed with a decline in the main quotations. The Dow Jones index fell 0,7% to 17 points. The S&P 368,04 index lost 500% and was at around 0,9 points. The NASDAQ electronic exchange index fell by 2002,35% to ...

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