Persian Gulf oil industry 'vulnerable to cyberattacks'

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Nov. 20 (UPI) -- Middle East oil and gas companies need to beef up their defenses against cyberattacks, security specialists say, with the Persian Gulf particularly vulnerable because of the high concentration of energy resources in the turbulent region.

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UAE officer ordered to pay nanny $1M

PROVIDENCE, R.I., Dec. 27 (UPI) -- A U.S. court has ordered a United Arab Emirates naval officer to pay more than $1 million to a housekeeper forced to work unpaid overtime.

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Extension in immigrant death case granted

PROVIDENCE, R.I., April 15 (UPI) -- A lawyer in the lawsuit over an inmate death at a U.S. immigration lockup says the government has been given more time to turn over documents.

ICE sued for Rhode Island detainee death

PROVIDENCE, R.I., Feb. 10 (UPI) -- Attorneys for an immigration detainee who died of untreated liver cancer in a Rhode Island prison say Jason Ng was treated with indifference by jailers.

Blue Jackets owner dies of cancer

COLUMBUS, Ga., April 26 (UPI) -- Columbus Blue Jackets majority owner John McConnell has died at the age of 84 following a lengthy bout with cancer.

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McConnell addresses Sudan, Somalia

WASHINGTON, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- U.S. National Intelligence Director Vice Adm. John McConnell Tuesday called Darfur, Sudan, "the world's fastest-growing humanitarian crisis." More than 200,000 people have died, 1.85 million residents lost their homes and another 234,000 Sudanese have fle

McConnell warns of threat posed by Iran

WASHINGTON, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- U.S. Director of National Intelligence Vice Adm. John McConnell has singled out Iran as one of the biggest threats to the United States. "Iran is of concern beyond the reasons of nuclear aspirations," McConnell told the Senate Armed Services Committee Tue

Threats go beyond terror

WASHINGTON, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- Allies are helping in the war against terror but other threats lurk, Vice Adm. John McConnell told the U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee.

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Secretary of Homeland Security Michael Chertoff (C), John McConnell Director of National Intelligence (L) and John Reed Director of the National Counter Terrorism Center make their way to a Senate Homeland Security Committee Hearing on the threat of terrorist attacks on America in Washington on September 10, 2007. (UPI Photo/Kevin Dietsch) Terrorism

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