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by | May 18, 2017 | 12:30

The WannaCry software has locked thousands of computers in more than 150 countries. While the attack that emerged Friday, hitting companies and governments around the world, ebbed in intensity Monday, experts warned that new versions of the virus could emerge.

by | May 18, 2017 | 12:38

North Korea's state-run KCNA news service alleged that their country now had the ability to send a "large-size heavy nuclear warhead" across the Pacific following their test of the Hwasong-12 missile. Haley previously indicated that new sanctions could target oil, a critical import for North Korea mainly from China, and she said the USA also wants sanctions on organizations and businesses in third countries that are helping Pyongyang.

by | May 18, 2017 | 12:40

David Friedman was officially received by Israeli President Reuven Rivlin as new USA ambassador in a ceremony Tuesday, less than a week before President Donald Trump is set to visit. "The Western Wall is obviously one of the holiest sites in the Jewish faith". The wall is in the Old City, a part of east Jerusalem , which the US and most of the world consider to be occupied territory.

by | May 18, 2017 | 12:58

Prior to that he piloted planes for Dutch carrier Martinair. The father-of-three says he has no plans to learn how to fly a bigger aircraft, as flights which involve an overnight stop mean he "cannot get back in time to the Netherlands in case of an emergency".

by | May 18, 2017 | 11:42

Chelsea Manning has been released from prison after being convicted of passing classified information to WikiLeaks. Manning remains subject to the military's criminal code until her discharge from the Army and her excess leave status can be lifted if she is prosecuted for any violations, the Army said.

by | May 18, 2017 | 11:46

Some of the items seized during Wednesday's raids. A senior Australian tax bureaucrat and his son are among 10 people charged over a sophisticated tax fraud that netted 165 million Australian dollars ($123 million) in less than a year, police said Thursday.

by | May 18, 2017 | 11:42

Tensions have been rising on the Korean Peninsula, with Washington sending warships to the region and conducting war games with its allies in attempt to deter Pyongyang from conducting more nuclear and missile tests. The North's foreign ministry rejected the statement, saying it infringed on its right to self-defense, particularly as the missile was test-launched at a sharp angle to ensure safety of neighboring countries.

by | May 18, 2017 | 13:01

US President Donald Trump will urge unity between the world's major faiths on an ambitious first foreign trip that will take him to Saudi Arabia, the Vatican and Jerusalem, the White House has said . Trump plans to visit the Church of the Holy Sepulcher and say a prayer at the Western Wall, unaccompanied by any Israeli leaders. Beneath the pomp, Riyadh will be looking for assurances that the Trump administration will continue its notably harsher tone toward Iran and keep up pressure, ...

by | May 18, 2017 | 12:05

Facts, reality, brains can not defeat him. Even when he is "self-injured", the next morning he gets up and continues and stares. "That all ends with this movie", Moore said his statement , according to Rolling Stone . Maybe it will just be streamed directly to the White House's screening room? The pair also shared how they deeply appreciated their work on "Fahrenheit 9/11" that it came to a point when they parted ways with Disney.

by | May 18, 2017 | 11:28

Following the gate draw, the official morning line odds will be announced. Sir Barton, the first Triple Crown victor, proved to be one tough cookie as he won the Preakness just 4 days after taking the Kentucky Derby. With Derby victor Gato Del Sol passing on Baltimore, Linkage was practically conceded the Preakness, and Bill Shoemaker rode him that way. He started in the No.

by | May 18, 2017 | 11:55

USA intelligence agencies have asserted that Moscow meddled in the election to help Trump's chances of victory. Kremlin spokesman Dmitri Peskov said that Russian Federation hoped that the Federal Bureau of Investigation director's firing would not affect bilateral relations.

by | May 18, 2017 | 12:04

She added that "by necessity" Scotland might have to pursue membership of the European Free Trade Association (EFTA ) before achieving full membership. While political parties across Britain had at different times claimed to have a monopoly on the national mood, "the modern SNP has made this technique its own", she said.

by | May 18, 2017 | 11:55

Students who appeared in HBSE Exams are eagerly waiting for their results. After result declaration, candidates can start applying for admission to various undergraduate programs. Even then if students are not able to see their results, they should not get frustrated. While checking the results, students are advised to have their HBSE 12th hall ticket with them as you need to enter Registration number and other details.

by | May 18, 2017 | 12:27

Despite the high profile of WannaCry, widespread malware outbreaks have become less common over the years, as Microsoft has improved the security of its systems, said Ziv Mador, vice president for security research at Trustwave, a security services firm.

by | May 18, 2017 | 11:14

The operation followed heightened activity by counter-terrorism investigators that led to the thwarting of two alleged plots last month in London. The suspects are in custody at a south London police station. Officers are also searching five residential address in the area and a business address, also in East London. The police force says the arrests are linked to activity in the United Kingdom, but has not revealed details of the alleged plot.

by | May 18, 2017 | 11:15

The Israeli prime minister's office said it is seeking clarifications from President Donald Trump after an American official said the Western Wall is part of the West Bank. Security Council resolution condemning the policy. He presented his credentials to Israeli President Reuven Rivlin on Tuesday. He's also due to meet with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in Bethlehem.

by | May 18, 2017 | 11:03

A protester pushes into a phalanx of riot police Friday in Caracas , Venezuela . A grisly video purporting to show the final moments of one man left dead in the turmoil capped Monday's unrest as a morning of initially peaceful demonstrations turned violent outside Caracas , with two deaths reported at separate demonstrations in Tachira, a mountainous state bordering Colombia.

by | May 18, 2017 | 11:30

The emerging signs that the Trump administration may send thousands more USA troops to Afghanistan are generating a variety of reactions here, including relief at a signal of strong commitment from the new administration in Washington, and worry that it may not be enough to turn around a long, expensive war the Taliban have fought to a draw.

by | May 18, 2017 | 12:09

US President Donald Trump has said he was thinking of "this Russia thing" when he chose to fire FBI Director James Comey, who had been leading the bureau's investigation into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 lection. Trump spent most of the week out of sight, a marked change from a typically jam-packed schedule that often includes multiple on-camera events per day.

by | May 18, 2017 | 12:13

Tillerson, speaking on NBC's "Meet the Press" Sunday morning, said Trump is taking a very "deliberative approach" to the issue. Past administrations have said they would move the US embassy to Jerusalem if Palestine and Israel made peace.

by | May 18, 2017 | 12:11

Trump's speech comes amid fallout over revelations that Trump personally appealed to now-fired FBI Director James Comey to abandon the bureau's investigation into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn , allegations based on notes Comey wrote after the meeting.

by | May 18, 2017 | 10:55

Some media have dubbed the pair "Merkron" - a reference to the "Merkozy" moniker used for Merkel and Nicolas Sarkozy, France's conservative leader from 2007-12. At home, Macron started to shape his government by appointing relatively little-known lawmaker Edouard Philippe, 46, as his prime minister. Past year he was part of Mr Juppe's unsuccessful campaign team in The Republicans' primaries, and then joined the presidential campaign of Francois Fillon, the party's nominee.

by | May 18, 2017 | 10:23

Top producers Saudi Arabia and non-OPEC member Russian Federation have already backed an extension through March 2018. Supply and demand in the oil market are close to matching up, the IEA said today, but rising U.S. "At 96.17 million barrels per day, output stood 90,000 barrels per day below a year ago, even as non-OPEC returned to growth", said the report. "Such is the diversity and dynamism of the USA shale sector that our numbers are likely to be a moving target as 2017 progresses", it ...

by | May 18, 2017 | 11:58

South Korea's military said it could not yet verify the North's claims. North Korean leader Kim Jong-un hailed the launch as a test of the "perfect weapon system" and capable of carrying "a large-size heavy nuclear warhead". Despite that, President Trump already expressed his intent to keep the relationship between the USA and North Korea "diplomatic" to prevent the latter from using nuclear missiles.

by | May 18, 2017 | 11:19

The hacking tool spreads silently between computers, shutting them down by encrypting data and then demanding a ransom of $300 to unlock them. Since Friday (May 12th), the cyber-attack has victimised private and public organisations in 150 countries and, according to Microsoft, should be treated as a wake-up call across the globe.

by | May 18, 2017 | 11:04

McMaster said Trump's first overseas trip as president is aimed at promoting unity among Muslims, Jews and Christians, with visits also set for Israel and the Vatican as part of a five-nation, nine-day trip. "This (new) administration comes in and ... says , "No, wait a minute, Iran is active", the official said, referring to Gulf states' views of Iran's involvement through proxies in regional conflicts in Syria, Iraq, Bahrain and Yemen .

by | May 18, 2017 | 10:28

Some Democratic lawmakers and former intelligence officials warned that, depending on what exactly Trump told Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Ambassador Sergey Kislyak, the lives of those gathering the intel provided by Israel to the USA may now be at risk.

by | May 18, 2017 | 10:40

In domestic affairs, the president assembled a staff of family members, ideologues and hangers-on, some competent, others not, that quickly divided into warring factions jostling for a snippet of his short attention span. "You can't let them get you down", he said. "[He] seems to go into these encounters with, frankly, an unjustified self-confidence in the ability of his person to make these things come out right".

by | May 18, 2017 | 11:26

U.S. President Donald Trump called last month for Seoul to shoulder the costs of the system in a move many saw as ham-fisted bluster that could only bruise relations with Moon's administration. While South Korea, China and Japan all worry about North Korea , ties between South Korea and China have been strained by South Korea's decision to install a United States anti-missile system in defence against the North.

by | May 18, 2017 | 10:49

Only a few years ago did Hinkie bring something transformative to the City of Brotherly Love called The Process. That was done in front of a town of people right outside of a Geno's Steaks. Colangelo addressed a variety of topics from the healthy of Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons , to the draft, to the direction of the Sixers. Los Angeles comes in third overall with the Sixers coming in fourth.

by | May 18, 2017 | 10:54

Ryan insisted Congress will exercise its oversight role and gather more information before reaching any conclusions about the president's firing of FBI Director James Comey , as well as reports Trump shared sensitive information with the Russians and urged Comey to drop an investigation of a former adviser.

by | May 18, 2017 | 11:17

Within the White House, the previous two weeks were planned to be quiet, in preparation for the trip. Politico quoted a White House official saying "We are kind of helpless" after the news broke on Tuesday. Trump fired Comey last week, almost three months after the private meeting that took place. Says he trusts Comey more than Trump. Comey created a paper trail and shared it with senior FBI officials out of apparent concern that the president was improperly trying to influence the ...

by | May 18, 2017 | 10:48

An Edwards family attorney praised the police chief for owning up to his mistake. He added: "I give him much respect for being fearless enough to do that on a national platform. Haber said this was due to an inability to get all the facts and an effort to release information as quickly as possible. According to Lee Merritt , an attorney for the Edwards family, Oliver is already attempting to appeal the decision.

by | May 18, 2017 | 10:19

Kim Jong-un personally oversaw the missile launch on Sunday, and was pictured celebrating with his officials afterward. Had the mid-range missile been fired towards a real target at a normal trajectory, experts told Reuters it could have reached as far as 4,000km, potentially putting the United States military base on Guam within range.

by | May 18, 2017 | 11:16

He also criticized China for throwing up obstacles to the freedom of navigation in the South China Sea, where Beijing has constructed island bases in the disputed waters, saying "we should fly, be able to fly, sail and operate wherever worldwide law allows".