Summary BOSTON (Reuters) - Two security experts who a year ago exposed methods for hacking the Toyota Prius and Ford Escape say they have developed technology that would keep automobiles safe from cyber attacks. "Cyber security is a global concern and it is a growing threat for all industries, including the automotive," said Jack Pokrzywa, manager of global ground vehicle standards with SAE International, a group that represents industry engineers. Pokrzywa declined to comment on the specifics of the new technology from Valasek and Miller, though he said "Any viable solution reducing cyber threats is a step in the right direction."
Summary Vladimir Putin told the Russian security council that sanctions are unjustified and ineffective and that outside forces would try to destabilise the country. The Dutch foreign minister, Frans Timmermans, whose country lost 193 citizens in the attack, described the package as "quite forceful". British officials said the tone of the EU statement had toughened considerablyin the course of the day, in part because of harrowing accounts from the scene of the crash presented to the ministers, as well as accounts of tampering with the site.
Summary DigitalGlobe obtained satellite imagery of the MH17 crash site on July 20-21, 2014. A closeup of the main debris field in eastern Ukraine, where Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 was shot down by a missile. In the top half of the image, the main debris field can be seen inside a blackened splotch of earth near the village of Hrabove in the Donetsk region in eastern Ukraine, which has been embroiled in conflict as Ukrainian forces and Russian-backed separatists fight for control of the region.
Summary BAGHDAD -- A suicide driver rammed his explosive-laden car into a police checkpoint at the entrance to Baghdad's Khazimiyah district killing 21 people, including seven policemen manning the post. Police officials say there was a long line of cars at the checkpoint at the time of the attack.
Summary Soldier's mother in random rock attack is facing a long road to recovery and may NEVER see again after doctors remove parts of her brain. Mrs Budd, a cancer survivor, lost an eye and required 13-hour surgery to remove right frontal lobe of her brain that determines personality. Brett and Dylan Lahr, ages 18 and 17, Tyler Porter, age 17, and another teen charged with aggravated assault and conspiracy.
Summary According to NBC, Chicago, Kert Williams, Mortie's Boutiques store co-owner began posting information on the stolen item. "We just had a description and a direction of travel, but when the social media aspect played into it, we were able to identify who it was," Shawn Talluto, West Frankfort police chief, told WSIL. "And by looking at the background of the photograph we were able to pinpoint where she was at."
Summary Some of Australian artist Pro Hart's most significant paintings have gone under the hammer in Melbourne, fetching $1.6 million for the family's estate. "He's much loved. It's wonderful that so many of these works have gone from Pro Hart's private collection into people's hands so they can enjoy it." The family put the works up for auction to coincide with the launch of a book about Hart's life and legacy.
Summary Billie Faiers has named her baby girl Nelly Samantha (Picture: ITV2). I feel really well supported at the moment.' And on the inspiration behind the name Nelly, she told OK! I give all credit to my mum for her flash of inspiration.' And when it comes to middle name Samantha, she added: 'We thought it would be really nice for her to have Samantha as her middle name because Samantha was there when she was born.'
Summary Joko Widodo gestures after delivering his victory address in Jakarta on Tuesday. The reform-minded governor of Jakarta was declared the winner of Indonesia's presidential election after a closely fought race against a controversial ex-general with deep roots in the era of strongman Suharto. JAKARTA, INDONESIA--Jakarta Gov. Joko Widodo, who captured the hearts of millions of Indonesians with his common man image, was declared the winner Tuesday of the country's presidential election, calling it a victory for all of the nation's people.
Summary BAGHDAD -- The police on Tuesday briefly detained a woman near the city of Samarra who was said to be a relative of the leader of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, in a sign that the beleaguered security forces are looking for any foothold to use against the militant group. The tactic of detaining female relatives of insurgents has been used repeatedly by Iraqi security forces, and it has drawn sharp criticism from Sunni leaders. A member of the security forces said the woman had been released because the forces do not want to alienate Sunni residents whose help they need to fight the militants.
Summary McDermott most recently played with Chicago's summer league team in the Samsung NBA Summer League in Las Vegas. He earned Samsung All-NBA Summer League First Team honors, as he averaged 18.0 ppg (.442 from the floor, .444 from behind the arc and .957 from the line), 4.0 rpg, 2.8 apg, 0.80 bpg and 28.8 mpg in four games with the Bulls. . The Bulls acquired McDermott, the 11th overall selection in this year's Draft, along with Anthony Randolph, in a draft-night deal with the Denver Nuggets that saw Denver receive Chicago's 16th and 19th selections and the lesser of the Bulls' two second-round picks (Chicago's and Portland's) in 2015. .
Summary Israeli wounded in West Bank shooting; Palestinian killed in E. Jerusalem.
Summary Microsoft announced quarterly earnings on Tuesday that met revenue expectations, but missed on earnings. Analysts had been expecting around $23 billion in revenue and earnings of about $0.60 per share. The report is Satya Nadella's second as CEO of Microsoft after taking the top job in February, having led the company's cloud and enterprise side.
Summary Artist Carl Merriam has built a fully functional microscope using only Lego parts. "While trying to find a use for the pod itself, I realized that [the lens] was very close to a deep petri dish," he wrote on his blog . "I used a planetary gear system to allow both coarse and fine adjustment of the objective 'lens.' A little more tinkering and I connected the focus to a magnifying glass and fiber optic light in the eyepiece, so adjusting the focus knobs would actually bring the writing on a Lego stud in and out of focus."