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Sen. Collins calls reports of Trump's handling of classified information "troubling"

Sen. Collins calls reports of Trump's handling of classified information Citing the officials, the Washington Post reported that who said Trump's disclosures jeopardized a critical source of intelligence on the terror group as the information the President relayed had been provided by a USA partner through an intelligence-sharing arrangement considered so sensitive that details have been withheld from allies and tightly restricted even within the US government. [Full Article...]

Ransomware attack: Who's been hit

Citrix obtained such data through freedom of information requests. The Department of Homeland Security began an "aggressive awareness campaign" to alert industry partners to the importance of installing the Microsoft patch shortly after it was released in March, an agency official working on the attack said. [Full Article...]

North Korea claims new missile can carry "large" nuke

The test is also an immediate challenge to South Korea's new president , Moon Jae-in, a liberal elected last week who expressed a desire to reach out to North Korea. "We favor a swift and firm reaction of the Security Council after the missile test. France has already reacted on the national basis, but I think it's up to the Security Council to illustrate maximum firmness on this issue, no doubt"... [Full Article...]

Trump says he has 'absolute right' to release terrorism info to Russians

Trump says he has 'absolute right' to release terrorism info to Russians Yet he keeps topping himself, and a new Daily Beast report says that aghast White House staffers struggled to cope with the chaos of the latest Trump mess. The CIA and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence have declined to comment. Meanwhile, Republicans at home feel frustrated by the onslaught of news stories that give the appearance the White House is out of control. [Full Article...]

Russia's response to Trump leak reports: don't read US newspapers

Lower-level aides quickly turned up the sound on their televisions to drown out the argument. The president, already fending off questions about his firing of FBI Director James Comey amid an investigation of possible collusion by Trump associates in Russian interference with the U.S. [Full Article...]

What to know about travel ban appeals

Circuit Court of Appeals in Seattle heard arguments Monday in a lawsuit filed by Hawaii over the ban. Last week, a federal judge in MI ordered the Trump administration to turn over communications from former NY mayor Rudolph W. A Trump administration lawyer says the president's travel ban is nothing like the internment of Japanese citizens during World War II. Acting Solicitor General Jeffre... [Full Article...]

Defiant Trump says he had 'absolute right' to share information with Russia

New Zealand Foreign Minister Gerry Brownlee noted the story had been denied."The media reports have been rejected by senior USA officials who were in the meeting", he said in an email via his spokeswoman. Trump fired Comey last week. He's expected to be warmly received by Arab allies in Saudi Arabia, who welcomed his decision to launch missiles against a Syrian air base following a chemical we... [Full Article...]

Xi suggests aligning B&R initiative with European investment plan

Xi suggests aligning B&R initiative with European investment plan Not only did the Chinese government and companies achieve investment and trade agreements with over 30 countries, but agreements were also struck on education, culture, travel, environment protection and humanitarian aids. The country's External Affairs Ministry spokesperson said Saturday that India can not accept a project that violates its sovereignty and territorial integrity. [Full Article...]

'Terminally ill' Moors Murderer Ian Brady urged to reveal victim's burial site

British serial killer Ian Brady , involved in the murders of five children, has died in prison hospital at 79, a National Health Service spokesman said. It needs celebrating, getting rid of him, like we did when Hindley went, said Mr Kilbride. Greater Manchester Police have said they will never close the case of Moors Murder victim Keith Bennett, despite the death of Ian Brady . [Full Article...]

Pakistan Airlines crew detained, searched in London over 'security threats'

Pakistan Airlines crew detained, searched in London over 'security threats' They questioned the crew of a Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight and confiscated their passports after heroin was recovered from the aircraft at Heathrow airport. In this regard, PIA seeks to protest against the misconduct and hopes that the passports are returned to the crew tomorrow. The flight, meanwhile, was cleared to take off from Heathrow Airport with replaced crew members. [Full Article...]

China may back new United Nations sanctions against North Korea

The council is expected to discuss the next steps during its meeting starting around 2000 GMT Tuesday. That signaled a new phase in applying sanctions that curb exports of coal from North Korea, impose severe restrictions on banking and ban sales of luxury goods and equipment that could be of use to the military. [Full Article...]

Major Cyber Attack With Stolen NSA Tools Hits Systems Worldwide

Major Cyber Attack With Stolen NSA Tools Hits Systems Worldwide In total 47 organisations reported being affected by the cyberattack and the disruption will continue into the new working week. Until the systems are fully restored, patients are being urged to consider carefully whether a visit to accident and emergency or their general practitioner is essential today in order to maximize the capacity for handling serious or life threatening cases. [Full Article...]

Trump says he could pick FBI head by next week

The president said yesterday he hoped to name a successor by the end of this week. White House spokespeople later refused to say whether the president's conversations were in fact being secretly taped. Mark Warner of Virginia, the top Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee, said his panel or another committee would "absolutely" subpoena the tapes. [Full Article...]

President Trump defends 'absolute right' to share intel with Russian officials

President Trump defends 'absolute right' to share intel with Russian officials The Washington Post was the first to report the news, citing current and former USA officials who said Trump's comments to the Russians "jeopardized a critical source of intelligence on the Islamic State". Since coming to office in January, Trump has lurched from crisis to crisis, lampooning the intelligence services, law enforcement and the media along the way. [Full Article...]

New French prime minister took job because of 'unique' situation

On 7 May 2017, voters elected Emmanuel Macron as the new president of France. Macron is expected to name a prime minister on Monday and the new government will be announced on Tuesday, a source close to the new President revealed. In keeping with tradition, the French president paid a visit to Merkel in his first trip overseas after taking office on Sunday. Together with Germany, he said, he w... [Full Article...]

Turkish opposition urges Trump to prod Erdogan on rights

Turkish opposition urges Trump to prod Erdogan on rights Trump could also promise to put pressure on Fethullah G├╝len, the cleric Erdogan blames for the coup, and his organization, Jeffrey said. Arming the Kurds is the right tack for Trump to take, a decision that for months we have been urging both Trump and his predecessor, Barack Obama, to make. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump admits sharing classified information with Russian Federation

President Donald Trump insisted Tuesday he had the right to share information with Russian Federation related to terrorism and other issues, his first public response to the revelation he disclosed classified information at an Oval Office meeting last week. [Full Article...]

Younis Khan says he doesn't regret giving up Pakistan captaincy

Younis Khan says he doesn't regret giving up Pakistan captaincy Misbah-ul-Haq declared himself "satisfied" with what he has achieved in his career after signing off from worldwide cricket with a victory in Pakistan's series deciding Test against the West Indies. With the two stalwarts now heading away from the Pakistan Test team, the harsh reality is that this spells worrying times ahead. Perhaps there is a need for Misbah and Younis to work at junior leve... [Full Article...]

Russian Federation calls Trump allegation "nonsense" as United States allies worry

He said he shared such information for "humanitarian reasons" and in order to force Russian Federation to "greatly step up their efforts to fight ISIS and terrorism". Early responses to the bombshell report indicate that, if true, handling sensitive details in this manner would have broad implications on USA partnerships around the world and could place the lives of agents in the field at risk. [Full Article...]

Trump seeks new Federal Bureau of Investigation nominee

We don't have them", he told Fox. Two days before the election Mr Comey said the emails had been reviewed, and nothing had actually changed - Mrs Clinton should still not face criminal charges. "He wanted clarity", Spicer responded on Friday. Trump's comments on NBC threw cold water not only on his explanation to lawmakers but also the White House's official line. [Full Article...]


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