Washington

Clinton cyberattack origin: Asia, Germany

Hillary Rodham Clinton’s private e-mail server, containing an electronic inventory of some 55,000 pages of e-mails from her stint as secretary of state, was hit by attempted cyberattacks originating in China, South Korea and Germany in 2014, said a congressional document obtained by the Associated Press. At least five cyberattack tries were apparently blocked by a “threat monitoring” product that was connected to her network in October 2013, eight months after she left office. But for more than three months earlier that year, security product had not been installed.

 

California

Bikram yoga poses are not protected

Yoga poses may not receive copyright protection, a federal appeals court ruled. The court ruled in a case brought by Bikram Choudhury, an Indian yoga guru who popularized “hot yoga” in the United States. He argued that a yoga studio violated his copyright to a sequence of poses and two breathing exercises he developed and described in a 1979 book. But the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals disagreed.

 

Afghanistan

Death toll in hospital airstrike may rise

The death toll may increase significantly from an airstrike that devastated the Doctors Without Borders hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan, officials said as the search continued for 24 staff members, many of them feared to be dead. The deaths of 12 hospital staff members and 10 patients have been confirmed in the U.S. airstrike, with 37 wounded. Five days after the Oct. 3 attack, 24 staff members are still missing.

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