‘Every cyberattack is related to geopolitical conditions,’ says CEO of cybersecurity play FireEye

September 25, 2018@5:45 PM TFP Editor 0

In his more than 20 years responding to cyberbreaches, Kevin Mandia, the CEO of enterprise-facing cybersecurity company FireEye, has learned one key, overarching thing about cyberattacks. “It took me too long, but here’s the dead reality: every cyberattack’s related to geopolitical conditions,” he told CNBC on Tuesday in an interview with “Mad Money” host Jim Cramer. “If you’re in the United States and you hack a company, you’re going to get caught, so you have to live in a safe harbor,” Mandia said. “You almost [Read More]

Arizona Deputy Uses Taser Gun to Escape Big Black Cow Attacking Him

September 25, 2018@5:42 PM TFP Editor 0

The deputy was answering a call from a woman pinned on the ground by a cow. More An Arizona deputy had to repeatedly tase a big, black cow after being attacked by the giant bovine. Deputy Vincent Palozzolo was responding to a 9 p.m. call from a woman asking to be rescued from a field in Navajo County, where a cow had her pinned to the ground and wouldn’t let her move, authorities said.  The deputy tried to scare the cow away by yelling and [Read More]

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Nike profit tops targets but margins disappoint some

September 25, 2018@5:40 PM TFP Editor 0

Nike Inc beat Wall Street estimates for first-quarter profit on Tuesday, but a small rise in gross margins was not enough for some investors and analysts, who drove down shares of the sportswear giant by 4 percent after hours. Read on Reuters

Marc Benioff: We bought Time Magazine because ‘business is the greatest platform for change’

September 25, 2018@5:34 PM TFP Editor 0

Marc Benioff and his wife Lynne are buying Time Magazine not only because of its iconic brand and historic relevance, but because they hope to use the outlet as a “platform for change,” the Salesforce.com chief told CNBC on Tuesday. “Lynne and I so strongly believe that business is the greatest platform for change,” Benioff, the chairman, co-founder and co-CEO of Salesforce, told “Mad Money” host Jim Cramer in an exclusive interview. With the $190 million all-cash purchase of Time, Benioff hopes to introduce new [Read More]

Pope Francis Says Sex Abuse Crisis Has Driven Young Catholics Away From The Church

September 25, 2018@5:33 PM TFP Editor 0

[embedded content] Pope Francis on Tuesday acknowledged that young people are being driven away from the Roman Catholic Church because of the way it has handled the problem of clerical sexual abuse. Speaking to a room of young people during his trip to Estonia, Francis said the church needs to change its ways in order to regain the trust of future generations, The Associated Press reported. “Many young people do not turn to us for anything because they don’t feel we have anything meaningful to [Read More]

German Catholic Church apologises for mass child sex abuse

September 25, 2018@5:29 PM TFP Editor 0

Cardinal Reinhard Marx (L) said he was ashamed over the decades of abuse carried out by Catholic Church officials in Germany (AFP Photo/Daniel ROLAND) Fulda (Germany) (AFP) – Germany’s Catholic Church on Tuesday apologised to thousands of victims of sexual assault by clergy, with the institution’s top cardinal saying perpetrators must be brought to justice. Cardinal Reinhard Marx said he was ashamed over the decades of abuse that have shattered trust, as well as how so many looked away for so long. The dismay expressed [Read More]

Bolton says U.S. will be aggressive, unwavering on Iran sanctions

September 25, 2018@5:25 PM TFP Editor 0

FILE PHOTO: National Security Adviser John Bolton discusses “Protecting American Constitutionalism and Sovereignty from International Threats,” at a forum hosted by the Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy Studies in Washington, U.S. September 10, 2018. REUTERS/Eric Thayer More UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – White House national security adviser John Bolton on Tuesday dismissed an EU plan for a special payments plan to circumvent U.S. sanctions against Iranian oil sales and pressed the SWIFT global payments messaging system to rethink dealing with Tehran. Speaking at a [Read More]

Cramer: Right now, chipmakers represent the downside of disruption

September 25, 2018@5:12 PM TFP Editor 0

Disruptive businesses are cropping up everywhere these days, but investors shouldn’t take a company’s word as gospel just because it brands itself as innovative, CNBC’s Jim Cramer said Tuesday. “You can’t understand [disruption] without looking the actual disruptors in the eye to see who’s a poser and who’s the real deal,” the “Mad Money” host said, speaking from CNBC’s 1Market studio in San Francisco. “The truth is what happens in tech reverberates through the rest of the market and, really, the rest of the world,” [Read More]

Do Republicans Think Christine Blasey Ford Is Lying? They Can't Say.

September 25, 2018@5:08 PM TFP Editor 0

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), center, tells the press Tuesday at the Capitol that he is confident Republicans “are going to win” the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. More WASHINGTON ― Republican leaders are ready to confirm Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court regardless of what professor Christine Blasey Ford testifies Thursday about her allegation that he sexually assaulted her in high school. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) has called Ford’s allegations “unsubstantiated smears” and vowed to “plow right through” [Read More]

Woman says ex pressed for baby, didn't know her plan to kill

September 25, 2018@4:58 PM TFP Editor 0

FILE – This combination of file photos provided by the Cass County Sheriff’s Office in Fargo, N.D., shows William Hoehn, and his girlfriend Brooke Crews, the two people charged in connection with the murder of Savanna Greywind in North Dakota in August 2017. Greywind was eight months pregnant. Crews, ultimately admitted killing Greywind and cutting her baby from her womb. Hoehn, goes on trial Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018, for conspiracy to commit murder. He has admitted helping cover up Greywind’s murder. (Cass County Sheriff’s Office [Read More]