Trust Digest 152 (August 15, 2016)
Democrats Brace for More Leaks From Hackers
Two websites created in recent months and whose operators are believed to have ties to the Russian government now serve as portals for leaking sensitive and at times embarrassing information about the Democratic Party and its supporters.
Key Words: Hackers, Democratic Party
Trust Issues: Integrity, Risk Tolerance, Capability, Conflict of Interests
Home Builders’ Confidence Rises
U.S. home builders said they are becoming more optimistic about the market for single-family homes, boosting hopes that a recent rise in home buying could lead to more construction.
Key Words: Construction, U.S. home builders
Trust Issues: Similarities, Capabilities
FAA Clears Indonesian Carriers for Takeoff to the U.S.
U.S. aviation regulators have upgraded Indonesia’s aviation safety ranking, lifting a nine-year-old bar on Indonesian airlines initiating flights to the U.S., authorities here announced Monday.
Key Words: U.S., Indonesia, aviation
Trust Issues: Risk Tolerance, Security, Situational Adjustment
Russia says close to joint military action with U.S. in Aleppo: agencies
Russia and the United States are close to starting joint military action against militants in Syria’s Aleppo, Russian news agencies on Monday cited Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu as saying.
Key Words: Russia, U.S., Aleppo
Trust Issues: Integrity, Interests, Alignment of Interests
Philippine court asked to block hero’s burial for Marcos
Human rights victims of the late Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos’ regime petitioned the Supreme Court on Monday to block and nullify a government directive to have the ex-leader buried in a heroes’ cemetery- an emotional and divisive issue for Filipinos who ousted Marcos in a 1986 “people power” revolt.
Key Words: Philippine, Ferdinand Marcos, human rights victims
Trust Issues: Integrity, Interests, Alignment of Interests, Honesty
North Korea threatens nuclear strike on US
North Korea has threatened to launch a preemptive nuclear strike against the United States on Saturday as they accused the western superpower of readying an invasion against the communist state.
Key Words: North Korea, US, nuclear strike
Trust Issues: Integrity, Risk Tolerance, Security
Under heavy security, Catholic pilgrims visit Lourdes shrine
Watched over by French soldiers and police, Catholic pilgrims from around the world prayed together for healing and peace Monday at a grotto shrine in Lourdes where exceptional security greeted the spiritual travelers due to recent extremist attacks.
Key Words: France, pilgrims
Trust Issues: Risk Tolerance, Benevolent Concern, Conflict of Interests