What motivates grads to give to their alma mater? The Globe and Mail Every year, Canadian business people hand over big cheques to the country's business schools to go toward scholarships, construction projects and overall program improvement – some schools are even named after big-money donors. But what motivates ...
KABUL - The Swedish Embassy has confirmed that a Swedish journalist has been killed in Kabul, and Afghan police say two suspects have been arrested. Embassy counsellor Christian Nilsson tells The Associated Press that Nils Horner, the Asia correspondent for Swedish Radio, was killed on Tuesday. Sayed Gul Agha Hashimi, the head of the Kabul Criminal Investigation Department, says the man was working for a Swedish news organization when he was shot in an affluent area in the capital. Hashimi says two suspects have been arrested.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - A man travelling with a stolen passport on a missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner was an Iranian teenager trying to migrate to Germany, and is not believed to have any terrorist links, police said Tuesday. Police said a second passenger also travelling with a stolen passport has not been identified. Both bought their tickets in Thailand and entered Malaysia together. On Tuesday, baffled authorities expanded their search to the opposite side of Malaysia from where it disappeared more than three days ago with 239 people on board.
DALLAS - Rich Peverley underwent a procedure to correct an irregular heartbeat six months ago after a physical revealed the condition at the start of training camp. The Dallas Stars' forward missed a game last week with a recurrence of the problem. The 31-year-old Peverley ended up in good condition at a Dallas hospital, but the episode shook his teammates and led to the game's postponement with the Blue Jackets leading 1-0 in the first period. "When he dropped, it was red alert," Stars coach Lindy Ruff said.
Mt. Gox, once the world's largest bitcoin exchange, received U.S. bankruptcy protection on Monday to temporarily halt U.S. legal action against the Japanese company by traders who allege the operation was a fraud. Judge Harlin Hale in Dallas granted temporary bankruptcy protection to Mt. Gox, which had filed for bankruptcy protection in Japan in February. Attorneys for Mt. Gox said without bankruptcy protection the company would be irreparably harmed by a proposed class action in Chicago federal court and a breach of contract case in Seattle federal court.
Anonymous hackers on Sunday claimed to have published evidence that Mt. Gox CEO Mark Karpeles lied about the theft of more than $500 million worth of bitcoin. According to the hackers, Karpeles still controls all of the cryptocurrency he says was stolen recently in the biggest heist of bitcoin’s brief history. Mt. Gox was the world’s largest bitcoin exchange until about 850,000 bitcoin were allegedly stolen during a breach, forcing the exchange to shut down and file for bankruptcy protection. According to new claims from anonymous hackers, however, the heist never occurred and Karpeles still controls nearly 1 million bitcoin worth approximately $596 million at Monday’s exchange rate. According to a report from Forbes, the anonymous hackers took over Karpeles’s blog and published