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Moment delivery driver takes pizza slice from box as customer claims no money for tip - metro

Moment delivery driver takes pizza slice from box as customer claims no money for tip

A note on the front door of the house read: 'No money for tip, please take slice of pizza.'
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The funeral for Haiti’s murdered president, Jovenel Moise, has been disrupted by violence. Foreign dignitaries were whisked away as tear gas wafted into the compound and mourners shouted abuse at the police chief, who some blame for failing to protect the president. Mr Moise was shot dead two weeks ago and a group of mostly…
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A major wildfire has begun spreading from Northern California into Nevada, forcing residents in several communities to evacuate. Firefighters are battling to control the flames in temperatures soaring to 32 Celsius and high winds. There are more than 80 large wildfires burning across the Pacific Northwest of America. Almost 22,000 firefighters have been deployed to…
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The UK is heading towards the “biggest overnight social security cut” since the modern welfare state was founded, according to the Joseph Rowntree Foundation. They’ve been investigating the impact of the decision to cut Universal Credit payments by £20 a week from October, and they say it could plunge half a million more people into…
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The government’s plans to make it easier for workers from key sectors to get back to work after being “pinged” by the NHS Covid app have gone down badly with business groups, with one calling them “undeliverable”. Hospitality workers aren’t on the list, while there’s been more evidence that the disruption is starting to undermine…
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Mourners reportedly scrambled for cover amid gunshots at the funeral of slain Haitian President Jovenel Moïse. With the motive for Moïse’s assassination still unclear, protests raged as the deceased leader was laid to rest.
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The Chinese government has announced counter-sanctions against several Americans, including current and former officials, marking the first time that Beijing has used its newly passed legislation on such action.
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Scores of Palestinians have been injured in clashes with Israeli forces in the West Bank town of Beita, medics said. Protests there have been ongoing for several months, since Israel installed an outpost settlement in the area.
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Brit arrested in Spain over 2020 Twitter hack of Obama and Jeff Bezos

Brit arrested in Spain over 2020 Twitter hack of Obama and Jeff Bezos

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The Twitter hack saw 130 high-profile accounts hacked (Picture: Getty)

A 22-year-old British citizen has been arrested by Spanish police in connection with the hacking of 130 Twitter accounts, including those of prominent figures like Barack Obama, Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk.

The new suspect is the fourth person arrested in connection with the hack, after a 19-year-old man from West Sussex and a 17-year-old Californian were arrested last year.

The scheme saw the alleged scammers steal the accounts of luminaries on July 15, 2020.

They then posted messages on their official verified accounts asking their hundreds of millions of followers to send Bitcoin cryptocurrency into accounts linked to the hackers.

Late Late Show bandleader Reggie Watts uses his question of the night to first press President Barack Obama on his knowledge about UFOs, footage of which is being unclassified and makes a compelling case. Former President Barack Obama has laughed off rumors that the US government has a secret stash of aliens and their spacecraft ? while conceding that there really are UFO sightings that the government can?t explain. ?When it comes to aliens, there are some things I just can?t tell you on air,? the 44th commander-in-chief teased James Corden in a video chat on ?The Late Late Show? aired early Tuesday. ?Look, the truth is that when I came into office I asked,? Obama told the British comedian with a laugh. ?I was like, ?All right, is there the lab somewhere where we?re keeping the alien specimens and spaceships?? ?They did a little bit of research ?. and the answer was ?No,'? he deadpanned to laughter.
Barack Obama’s Twitter account was hacked and asked users to donate Bitcoin to a hacker’s account (Picture: Getty)

As well as being wanted for questioning in relation to the Twitter hack, 22-year-old Joseph O’Connor is also being charged for hacking TikTok and Snapchat.

The charges have come from the San Francisco Division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), alongside the Internal Revenue Service Criminal Investigation Cyber Crimes Unit and the United States Secret Service.

Last year, 19-year-old Mason Sheppard, from West Sussex, also known as Chaewon’, was charged in a criminal complaint in the Northern District of California with conspiracy to commit wire fraud, conspiracy to commit money laundering, and the intentional access of a protected computer.

Mason Sheppard is the british teen charged with Twitter hack
A screenshot of Mason Shepperd’s account on a forum asking for help with the hack (Picture: Getty)

He now faces extradition which could see him sent to the US to face trial.

Graham Ivan Clark, 17, pleaded guilty to orchestrating the hack in March this year.

When the charges were announced against Clark, prosecutor Andrew Warren said: Hes a 17 year-old kid who apparently just graduated high school. But no make no mistake, this was not an ordinary 17-year-old. This was a highly sophisticated attack on a magnitude not seen before.

The third suspect is Nima Rolex Fazelli, 22, from Orlando in Florida.

Graham Ivan Clark, 17, poses for a booking photo at Hillsborough County Jail in Tampa, Florida, U.S. July 31, 2020. Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office/Handout via REUTERS. THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. THIS IMAGE WAS PROCESSED BY REUTERS TO ENHANCE QUALITY, AN UNPROCESSED VERSION HAS BEEN PROVIDED SEPARATELY.
A picture of 17-year-old hacker Graham Ivan Clark (Picture: Reuters)

In a criminal complaint filed last year, the scam allegedly tricked Twitter users into transferring £76,000 worth of bitcoin.

The result of the Twitter hack was the compromise of approximately 130 Twitter accounts pertaining to politicians, celebrities, and musicians, it says.

The hackers are alleged to have created a scam bitcoin account, to have hacked into Twitter VIP accounts, to have sent solicitations from the Twitter VIP accounts with a false promise to double any bitcoin deposits made to the scam account, and then to have stolen the bitcoin that victims deposited into the scam account.

The Twitter hack was one of the largest and most high profile in the social media platform’s history, and all verified accounts were suspended from tweeting temporarily as the attack took place.

Twitter later announced that the hackers had stolen credentials to access its systems from Twitter employees.

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