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Risks to astronauts include unconventional rocket fuel systems and anticipated bombardment of spacecraft by tiny meteor fragments Updated Jan.12, 2018 6:39 a.

Merry band of security buffs spend holidays on alert to make sure cyber-Grinches don’t spoil the fun Updated Dec.ET This weekend, while much of the country is visiting family or finishing up last-minute Christmas shopping, Allison Nixon will be working overtime to prevent hackers from disrupting the holiday.

Facebook Twitter Pinterest Watch the trailer for the much-hyped adaptation of EL James' bestselling erotic novel Moral watchdogs in the US have launched a furious attack on the debut trailer for much-hyped erotic romance Fifty Shades of Grey, arguing that the film normalises sexual violence.Morality in Media said the movie cultivated a rape culture which was now permeating US society.

They use the "free holiday" as a bait.And there is no sector specific legislation on protecting client money," she says.

One of Britain's largest debt advice charities, the Consumer Credit Counselling Service (CCCS), is demanding that regulators crack down on rogue companies., publishers of new book, Managing Your Debt, found that typing "CCCS" into search engines results in a top (paid-for) listing of "cccs - need help?

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A group of open-government watchdog groups have come together to call on Donald Trump to place his financial and business holdings in a “true blind trust” to combat conflicts of interest between his roles as the head of the Trump Organization and as US president.“We are writing to urge you to place all of your business assets and investments into a genuine blind trust or the equivalent,” the organizations wrote in a letter addressed to Trump.

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department took steps Tuesday to restore the access of some government watchdogs to sensitive internal records, but officials called on Congress to enact a permanent, wider fix.At least 20 investigations into topics such as sexual abuse at the Peace Corps and fatal shootings by the Drug Enforcement Administration were slowed, hindered, or sometimes closed as a result of the changes, the inspectors general said.

The regulators say they worry that companies could misuse data, including information from search engine queries and social media posts.“From the outside, it must look like Europe can’t speak with one voice on privacy,” said Patrick van Eecke, a data protection lawyer at DLA Piper in Brussels.

To the Editor:“Let Inspectors General Do Their Job” (editorial, March 9) correctly noted that the Justice Department supports giving its inspector general access to the information he needs to do his work.To ensure that the inspector general gets this information as quickly as possible, the department has implemented procedures to expedite his access to department records and has proposed legislation to permanently erase questions about such access.

The FRC inspects a sample of auditor files to assess the quality of audit work by major UK accounting firms.These firms audit almost all major UK and US banks and claim to have common global standards of auditing.

The "Flaming Ford" site (www.Alistair Kelman, a barrister who specialises in IT law, warns of the legal consequences of a badly-thought-out web campaign.

The latest web surf by the Financial Services Authority and other international watchdogs has identified 28 UK internet sites as being in breach of the law.The FSA took part in the second international surf day in April, which involved 41 regulatory bodies from 34 countries looking for internet scams.

Both European privacy authorities and US legislators have demanded clarification from the company about the data protection implications of its Google Glass head-mounted system, which can take pictures and video without onlookers knowing.Meanwhile, the head of the powerful equivalent in Hamburg, Professor Johannes Caspar, announced that he will call Google into a legal hearing because the new policy "violates the company's commitment to full transparency about the use and handling of the data".

Yet at the same time the CRE's future is cloudy.A new Disability Rights Commission is due to be set up this spring but already there's a question mark.

Railtrack's entire Paddington signalling system, including signal 109 at the centre of last week's rail crash, has never been formally approved by the health and safety executive, it confirmed last night.Railtrack had given the impression that the signalling had been approved, but it had only been referring to signal 109, which was a contributory cause of the Paddington crash.

The report, published yesterday by the broadcasting standards commission and the radio authority, will raise concerns in the industry, which has become increasingly reliant on phone-ins to fill airtime as the number of stations has shot up.Speech-based broadcasters such as Radio 5 Live and Talksport encourage listener participation.

The government's reform of national training organisations (NTOs), the network of industrial skills' watchdogs, is being held up by national differences.Key Scottish representatives were absent when John Healey, the adult skills minister, delivered a private briefing on the review programme to chiefs of the 75 NTOs in London yesterday.

Peers are preparing for a second time in two years to knock back government plans to reorganise patient involvement in the NHS by insisting the government retains the functions of community health councils, the English NHS watchdogs.Ministers, intent on finding an ambitious new form of patient involvement in Britain's hospitals, are planning to abolish CHCs in the NHS reform bill in front of the Lords.

In one case she ruled that Mr Reid had broken the rules by using taxpayers' cash meant for his office staff for party political campaigning.In the other case they did not uphold Mrs Filkin's finding that Mr Mandelson had misled the Britannia building society by not declaring his £373,000 loan from a fellow minister, Geoffrey Robinson, for his house in west London.