Ransomware attack: North Korea 'key' suspect, India 'well-protected'

The attack had infected close to 30,000 Chinese organisations by Saturday evening, Chinese security software maker Qihoo said. "Whoever it is, it looks very much like they are taking advantage of the NSA's tools", Becky Pinkard, a vice president at c... More..

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Reporters barred from China event seeking investment in Kushner project
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Reporters barred from China event seeking investment in Kushner project

Kushner Companies apologized on Monday for mentioning White House adviser Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump's son-in-law, in a pitch to prospective investors in China over the weekend. The pitch would repo...More..

by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Car Strikes Pedestrians In Times Square, Leaves One Dead And Several Injured

Test results are pending, but given his history, sources say DWI is investigators' leading theory for the cause of the crash. The crash occurred on a warm and sunny afternoon in NY that brought sizeable crowd...More..

Indian migrant worker dies after leaving Qatar World Cup venue
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Indian migrant worker dies after leaving Qatar World Cup venue

Since becoming the World Cup 2022 host in 2010, Qatar has spent billions of dollars in city renovations such as a new airport, seaport and an underground train system. "It's a year since Amnesty International e...More..

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Laptop Ban on Flights From Europe Could Come in Days or Weeks

If it spreads to Europe, "it's simply a matter of time " before laptops are banned in the cabins of domestic USA flights, he said . The ban would dwarf in size the current one, which affects about 50 flight...More..

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Rep. Al Green calls for Trump impeachment on House floor

In February 1868, the House of Representatives voted to impeach Johnson. A third resigned in disgrace rather than face near-certain conviction. Here is a look at the rarely used tool to oust a sitting USA pre...More..

by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Ex-FBI director to lead Russian Federation probe

He described Mueller as "credible" and "independent" and said his appointment would be "good for the Department of Justice". Mueller was appointed director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation by George W...More..

Some abducted Chibok schoolgirls refuse to be 'freed', says negotiator
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Some abducted Chibok schoolgirls refuse to be 'freed', says negotiator

The exact nature of his illness is still unclear. Buhari has missed three consecutive Cabinet meetings in Nigeria, prompting concerns for his health. The news shook Africa's most populous country even as it r...More..

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Aisha Buhari, Dolapo Osinbajo, governors' wives visit rescued 82 Chibok girls

The first group of 21 Chibok girls, who were freed in October, have been in government care, receiving medical attention, trauma counselling and rehabilitation. Soon after the initial kidnapping, some of the ...More..

North Korea claims new missile can carry
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

North Korea claims new missile can carry "large" nuke

North Korea, however, thus far has not displayed the capability to produce a nuclear warhead sufficiently compact to fly on its missiles. The official [North] Korean Central News Agency said Kim "warned the...More..

Gay rights supporters demonstrate in Russia's St. Petersburg
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Gay rights supporters demonstrate in Russia's St. Petersburg

They neither confirmed nor denied whether or not visas will be issued for any of these men, saying, "As visa records are confidential under USA law, we are unable to discuss individual cases". On April 25, mem...More..

WADA: Isinbayeva 'will be gone' as Russian anti-doping chair
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

WADA: Isinbayeva 'will be gone' as Russian anti-doping chair

A glimmer of progress came via a recent agreement among the seven federations who oversee winter Olympic sports to move toward an independent testing agency, much like IAAF and the global cycling federation hav...More..

President Trump says he did not ask Comey to end investigation
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

President Trump says he did not ask Comey to end investigation

Trump later said in an interview with NBC News he was going to fire Comey regardless of Rosenstein's recommendation. "Everyone thinks so", he said when asked whether he ever thought he did something recently th...More..

Immigrant arrests soar under Donald Trump, fewer deported
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Immigrant arrests soar under Donald Trump, fewer deported

The first months of President Donald Trump's administration saw a spike in the number of immigrants arrested by USA immigration authorities, Thomas Homan , acting director of Immigration and Customs Enforce...More..

North train derailment causes delays for some CT passengers
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

North train derailment causes delays for some CT passengers

Numerous 185 passengers aboard the Stamford to Grand Central train suffered bumps and bruises as they were jolted from their seats. "One person was treated for chest pain, which she said is believed to be the m...More..

Fresh questions over Flynn add to White House turmoil
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Fresh questions over Flynn add to White House turmoil

Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah), chairman of the House Oversight Committee, also sent a letter today demanding that the Federal Bureau of Investigation turn over the memo in question, along with any other reco...More..

by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Trump Warns Comey, Blasts Media, Asks 'When Does It End' on Russian Federation

The president also got in on the act of contradicting his own communications team's messaging, telling NBC News that had already chose to dismiss Comey when he met on Monday with the top two officials from the ...More..

France's Macron holds 1st Cabinet meeting; half are women
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

France's Macron holds 1st Cabinet meeting; half are women

France's new president, Emmanuel Macron, was sworn in Sunday , a week after the independent candidate defeated far-right candidate Marine Le Pen in nationwide elections. The post Macron names cabinet, suppor...More..

GOP Senator: Michael Flynn Won't Honor Subpoena
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

GOP Senator: Michael Flynn Won't Honor Subpoena

Sen. Richard Burr, R-N.C., told reporters on Capitol Hill that the committee, which is investigating Russia's interference in the 2016 election, is evaluating its next steps. Trump fired FBI Director James Come...More..

by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Trump willing to try engagement with N.Korea, on conditions - Seoul

Haley said a plan is still in the works between the US, Japan, South Korea and China - North Korea's only major ostensible ally - to halt North Korea's progress on nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles. Th...More..

by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Labour spending plans to create £58bn hole in public finances, claim Tories

Labour government would "immediately guarantee" existing rights for all European Union nationals in Britain. The manifesto is expected to include a tax increase from 40 percent to 45 percent for salaries of...More..

by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Liberals eke out win as minority government

Clark made clear her plans to remain as premier, saying she would continue to lead government, hinting events could perhaps deliver her a majority yet. In September previous year, the Greens banned corporate an...More..

Local lawmakers react to Sioux City Planned Parenthood closure
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Local lawmakers react to Sioux City Planned Parenthood closure

One of the most-repeated arguments the GOP brandishes in its efforts to crush Planned Parenthood is that if affiliated clinics close or stop offering certain services, women can simply seek the same care elsewh...More..

EU MP: EU Needs Power Repatriation Reforms as Merkel, Macron Mull Changes
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

EU MP: EU Needs Power Repatriation Reforms as Merkel, Macron Mull Changes

Since confidence in the European Union has plummeted, Germany and France have spent much time in familiar roles: Germany as the responsible player and France as the pesky one, resistant to any reform proposal...More..

5-Star PF Mohamed Bamba, Nation's No. 2 Recruit, Announces Texas Commitment
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

5-Star PF Mohamed Bamba, Nation's No. 2 Recruit, Announces Texas Commitment

Bamba is now the headliner of a big-time recruiting class at Texas, joining four-star point guard Matt Coleman as well as fellow top-100 prospects Jericho Sims and Royce Hamm. It became clear in recent weeks th...More..