Assange Put Lives at Risk, U.S. Argues as Extradition Hearing Begins

LONDON—Julian Assange put lives in danger when he published a decade ago thousands of classified documents related to the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, a lawyer representing the U.S. government said at the opening day of a court hearing to determine whether the WikiLeaks founder should be extradited to the U.S….

How to Use the awk Command on Linux

Fatmawati Achmad Zaenuri/Shutterstock On Linux, awk is a command-line text manipulation dynamo, as well as a powerful scripting language. Here’s an introduction to some of its coolest features. How awk Got Its Name The awk command was named using the initials of the three people who wrote the original version in 1977: Alfred Aho,…

Coronavirus: Rapid spread raises fears of global pandemic

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionDrone captures massive queue for masks in South Korea’s Daegu city Fears are growing that the coronavirus outbreak could become a pandemic as new cases are reported around the world. Most infections are in China but other countries including South Korea, Italy…

Coronavirus Spreads Outside China as Officials’ Worries Mount

HONG KONG—New cases of coronavirus flared outside China, adding to global health officials’ worries about the spread of the disease in dangerous new pockets of infection. Iran’s health ministry on Sunday confirmed the eighth coronavirus-related death in the country, out of a total of 43 confirmed cases. The ministry said…

Panorama: Fresh questions over Mo Farah’s relationship with Alberto Salazar

Salazar (centre) alongside Farah (right) and American training partner Galen Rupp at the London 2012 Olympics Fresh questions over Mo Farah’s relationship with his banned former coach Alberto Salazar have been raised in a new BBC Panorama investigation. Documents show Farah repeatedly denied to US Anti-Doping (Usada) investigators he had…

World Economy Shudders as Coronavirus Threatens Global Supply Chains

HONG KONG—The last time a coronavirus outbreak hit China in 2003, the global economy emerged relatively unscathed. Now, nearly two decades later, the growth-damping effects of a similar pathogen threaten to ripple around a world transformed by China’s boom. Chinese consumption and production power growth from Asia to North America,…