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X-ray services at Basingstoke hospital hit in NHS cyber attack

Cyber criminals released a virus which encrypted NHS data and demanded a ransom payable in bitcoin - an internet currency - to have them decrypted, with the threat of deletion if the money was not handed over. -National Security Agency for its own intelligence-gathering purposes and later leaked online. Britain's National Cyber Security Centre joined others in warning of more cases of "ransomwa... [Full Article...]

Iran election: Jahangiri quits, backs Rouhani

However, Qalibaf, a 55-year-old former Republic Guard air force commander and police chief, managed to turn the May 19 election into a three-way contest with a performance that had him only slightly trailing Raisi in the opinion polls. "He did a revolutionary act". Rouhani won just over 50 percent, averting a second round. Some conservatives had been unhappy that Qalibaf was standing again and r... [Full Article...]

Danielle Jones murder: Cops use ground-penetrating radar for teen's body

Danielle Jones murder: Cops use ground-penetrating radar for teen's body The search was launched following information received by the Kent and Essex serious crime directorate (SCD) which was alerted to unusual activity in the garage block around the time of her disappearance. This week we will conduct a search of that area to see if that is where Danielle's body has been hidden since 2001. "What I can confirm is that despite the fact that over 1,000 garages were sea... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump is mulling moving the United States embassy in Israel to Jerusalem

A statement released yesterday argued that the move accelerate the peace process "by smashing the Palestinian fantasy that Jerusalem is not the capital of Israel". Following the May 3 meeting between Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and US President Donald Trump , the Palestinian leadership expects US shuttle diplomacy to be launched in June on the Israeli-Palestinian issue. [Full Article...]

Kulbhushan Jadhav's death sentence should be declared invalid

The ICJ on Monday began a public hearing in the case of Jadhav with India arguing for an immediate suspension of the death sentence. "There is a question of lack of jurisdiction". India has petitioned the ICJ, urging that it immediately suspend Jadhav's death sentence, expressing fears that Pakistan could execute him even before the hearing at ICJ. [Full Article...]

Despite deconfliction efforts, fighting rages in Syria

The latest agreement allows the Syrian government and its allies to continue fighting "terrorism" in the large areas encompassed by the deal. The military also said on Friday that the deal, which was signed by Russia, Iran and Turkey in Kazakhstan the day before, could be extended to more areas of the war-torn country. [Full Article...]

Pirated Windows led to WannaCry's spread in China and Russia

Pirated Windows led to WannaCry's spread in China and Russia Germany's rail operator Deutsche Bahn said its station display panels were affected. It has been reported that a new ransomware "WannaCry" is spreading widely, RBI advisory to the banks said. If you don't want to install the update for your PC, cybersecurity company Kaspersky Lab has a step-by-step guide to secure computers. Many may click infected email attachments or bad links and spread... [Full Article...]

Would Arsene Wenger leave if Arsenal finish fourth in Premier League?

While 13 goals and 11 assists may not sound a bad return by any shape of the imagination, it is the German's perceived lack of energy, effort and endeavour in the middle of the park that has left Gunners fans frustrated. I'm very positive because it looks like we've got stronger in every single game. "But because we can't get the first goal, it makes it really hard". [Full Article...]

Fox News' Guilfoyle up for White House press secretary job

The New York Times reported on Friday, citing unnamed senior aides, that Trump is considering a "broad shake-up" of his staff and has raised the possibility of hiring Guilfoyle to replace Spicer . Fox News tamped down speculation that its prime-time personality Kimberly Guilfoyle is in talks with the Trump White House about joining its communications team. [Full Article...]

Tehran Mayor drops out of Iranian presidential race

Rouhani was a key player in the 2015 deal with the United States and world powers to curtail Iran's nuclear program in exchange for sanctions relief, and has overseen a period of growing normalization of relations with the West. He says his conservative opponents represent "violence and extremism" and that their era is over, but has struggled in the past four years to make headway against Ir... [Full Article...]

BC Greens break through, capture three seats

While her promise of a booming liquefied natural gas industry has not materialized, Clark was able to point to B.C.'s strong economy as proof of the Liberals' financial savvy. But Clark was somewhat contrite, acknowledging that her party had seen both its seat count and popular vote diminished, and that she may have to court the Greens' support. [Full Article...]

Comey firing: Besieged White House denies, defends as new bombshells hit

Israel sought on Wednesday (May 17) to contain the fallout from Mr Donald Trump's sharing of its intelligence with Russian Federation, while not commenting directly on the move ahead of the United States president's visit next week. On Tuesday, McMaster, in a White House briefing, cast some of Trump's revelations as information that was available from publicly available "open-source reporting" and... [Full Article...]

Match Reports: Manchester City 3-1 West Bromwich Albion

Match Reports: Manchester City 3-1 West Bromwich Albion West Bromwich Albion's Claudio Yacob, left, and Manchester City's Sergio Aguero battle for the ball during the English Premier League soccer match against Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium, Manchester , England, Tuesday May 16, 2017 . [Full Article...]

Would Trump request to end Flynn probe have broken law?

Comey instead to pursue reporters in leak cases, according to associates of Comey who have seen private notes he wrote recounting the conversation. This would appear to be confirmed , with Buzzfeed reporting that sources within the Israeli defence and military establishment are cautioning their government not to share sensitive information with the White House. [Full Article...]

Macron lures the right with his choice of Prime Minister

Philippe, 46, is now mayor of France's northwestern city of Le Havre since 2010 and has been a conservative lawmaker since 2012. On his first full day in office and shortly after naming his new prime ministerEdouard Philippe, Macron made his first worldwide trip as French president to Germany, meeting Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin . [Full Article...]

Comey wrote in memo that Trump asked to end Flynn investigation

Comey wrote in memo that Trump asked to end Flynn investigation Details of the memo were first reported by The New York Times and were confirmed by a Reuters source. He told Comey that Flynn hadn't done anything wrong. Writing the memo was "not out of character", especially if he was concerned about the legality or moral issues, according to a former Justice Department official. [Full Article...]

United Nations mulls further sanctions against North Korea

United Nations mulls further sanctions against North Korea The statement came after North Korea test-fired a ballistic missile early Sunday, prompting Seoul's new leader, Moon Jae-in, to convene an emergency security meeting. Security Council condemned the weekend launch of a new long-range missile and demanded Pyongyang halt weapons tests. "The important thing is we need to put further pressure on North Korea to make them feel that they have to change ... [Full Article...]

Turkey: Opposition plea to Washington

Turkey: Opposition plea to Washington The violence erupted after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan met with President Trump at the White House. Trump warmly welcomed Erdogan to the White House earlier Tuesday. The Turkish government had made clear their objection to USA arming of YPG Kurds, whom Ankara has for long regarded as Syrian branch of the outlawed PKK. [Full Article...]

Detroit Pistons unveil updated logo

Detroit Pistons unveil updated logo The revamped logo looks nearly identical to the logo the team rocked during the '80s and '90s during the Bad Boy era. The team will move to Little Caesars Arena next season with the Detroit Red Wings. Where we're picking though I think we're going to be positioned to take a good hard look to someone at any position and be adding someone that can help us improve our depth and add to the raw talen... [Full Article...]

Pvt. Chelsea Manning set for release after 7 years in prison

David Coombs, the soldier's trial lawyer, put out a statement in which he said that the 35-year sentence handed down to the Army private amounted to a "grievous wrong". The Oklahoma native's attorneys and the Army have refused to say precisely when and how she will be released, citing potential safety concerns. She will now assist with a documentary about her life. [Full Article...]

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