Twitter suspends thousands of accounts linked to recent Saudi spying case

Weeks after U.S. authorities brought a spying case against three Saudi nationals for digging up dissidents’ personal data at Twitter, the company suspended tens of thousands of accounts that appear to be linked to one suspect’s company. Twitter announced the suspension of the accounts on Friday, saying only that they were linked to a significant… Read More Twitter suspends thousands of accounts linked to recent Saudi spying case

Five dead, buildings damaged as fierce storm hits Iberian Peninsula

A storm sweeping across Spain and Portugal has killed at least five people, damaged buildings, cut power lines and forced authorities to shut roads hit by flooding and fallen trees, officials said on Friday. Storm Elsa hit the Iberian Peninsula on Wednesday and increased in intensity on Thursday afternoon, packing high winds and heavy rain.… Read More Five dead, buildings damaged as fierce storm hits Iberian Peninsula

Colombia orders Uber to cease ride-hailing operations over violation of competition rules

Colombia on Friday ordered Uber to cease its ride-hailing operations in the Andean country, effective immediately, after a judge ruled the company violated competition rules. Following a lawsuit filed against Uber by COTECH SA, the Superintendency of Industry and Commerce (SIC) said the U.S. company had breached market rules. Uber has more than 2.3 million… Read More Colombia orders Uber to cease ride-hailing operations over violation of competition rules