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September 6, 2018

In a first, Royal Academy will exhibit equal number of male and female nudes

David M. Benett/Dave Benett/Getty Images(LONDON) -- When the Royal Academy of Arts in London revealed its plans for next year's Renaissance nude exhibition earlier this week, it announced there would be gender parity among the paintings, sculptures and drawings. That is to say, equal numbers of naked men and naked women. Notably, the latter will not outnumber the former. The exhibition will attempt to "trace the development of the nude through some of the great masters of the Renaissance," ..
September 6, 2018

Four men plead guilty to helping smuggle turtles in candy wrappers

U.S. Attorneys Office(CHARLESTON, S.C.) -- Four men pleaded guilty in federal court in South Carolina to taking part in an international wildlife smuggling between the U.S. and China, authorities said. Matthew Harrison Kail, 30; Joseph Logan Brooks, 29; and Matthew Tyler Fischer, 25; face up to five years in prison and fines of up to $250,000 after pleading guilty to conspiracy to smuggle wildlife. William Martin Fischer, 48, who is Matthew Fischer's father, faces up to one year imprisonmen..
September 6, 2018

DOJ announces charges against North Korean hacker for Sony, WannaCry cyberattacks

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- The Justice Department announced charges Thursday against a North Korean national who U.S. authorities have accused of being behind the massive hack of Sony in 2014 and the Wannacry ransomware attack last year. Park Jin Hyok is identified as an alleged North Korean programmer who is accused of being "part of a state-sponsored hacking organization responsible for some of the costliest computer intrusions in history," according to an FBI wanted poster released Thur..
September 6, 2018

DOJ to announce charges against North Koreans for Sony hack, Wannacry attack

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- The Justice Department is planning to announce charges Thursday against North Korean nationals who U.S. authorities have accused of being behind the massive hack of Sony in 2014 and the Wannacry ransomware attack last year. Earlier on Thursday, President Donald Trump praised North Korean ruler Kim Jong Un on Twitter. "Kim Jong Un of North Korea proclaims 'unwavering faith in President Trump.' Thank you to Chairman Kim. We will get it done together!" Trump tweete..