U.S. government SolarWinds hack was largest, ‘most sophisticated attack’ ever: Microsoft – National

A hacking campaign that used a U.S. tech company as a springboard to compromise a raft of U.S. government agencies is “the largest and most sophisticated attack the world has ever seen,” Microsoft Corp President Brad Smith said. The operation, which was identified in December and that the U.S. government has said was likely […]

Anti-vaccine protesters shut down one of largest COVID-19 vaccination sites in U.S. – National

One of the largest vaccination sites in the country temporarily shut down Saturday because dozen of protesters blocked the entrance, stalling hundreds of motorists who had been waiting in line for hours, the Los Angeles Times and NBC News reported. The Los Angeles Fire Department shut the entrance to the vaccination centre at Dodger […]

India launches world’s largest COVID-19 vaccination drive – National

India started inoculating health workers Saturday in what is likely the world’s largest COVID-19 vaccination campaign, joining the ranks of wealthier nations where the effort is already well underway. India is home to the world’s largest vaccine makers and has one of the biggest immunization programs. But there is no playbook for the enormity […]

Coronavirus outbreak at world’s largest maker of latex gloves slows production – National

Malaysia’s Top Glove Corp., the world’s largest maker of rubber gloves, said Tuesday it expects a two to four-week delay in deliveries after more than 2,000 workers at its factories were infected by the coronavirus, raising the possibility of supply disruptions during the pandemic. Top Glove said it has temporarily stopped production at 16 […]

Trump pursues vote recount of Wisconsin’s two largest Democratic counties – National

President Donald Trump filed Wednesday for a recount of Wisconsin’s two largest Democratic counties, paying the required $3 million cost and alleging that they were the sites of the “worst irregularities” although no evidence of illegal activity has been presented. The recounts in Milwaukee and Dane counties will begin Friday and must be done […]

Coronavirus resurgence in Brazil Amazon’s largest city dashes hope for herd immunity – National

The largest city in Brazil’s Amazon has closed bars and river beaches to contain a fresh surge of coronavirus cases, a trend that may dash theories that Manaus was one of the world’s first places to reach collective, or herd, immunity. When a large portion of a community becomes immune to a disease, its […]

‘U.S. spy’ captured near Venezuela’s largest oil refinery, Maduro says – National

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said on Friday that a “U.S. spy” was captured while spying on the largest refining complex in the country, which is going through a severe fuel shortage crisis. In a live broadcast on state television, Maduro said the man was arrested on Thursday in the northwest state of Falcon where […]

CEO of Israel’s largest bank heading delegation to UAE – World

The head of Israel’s largest bank on Tuesday led a delegation of businesspeople on the first Israeli economy-focused visit to the United Arab Emirates since an agreement to normalise ties. The US-brokered deal between the UAE and the Jewish state was announced on August 13, with a group of Israeli officials landing in Abu Dhabi […]