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S. Korean, Japanese defense chiefs vow unity on N

The missile took off from the northwestern city of Kusong and flew more than 430 miles before landing in the sea between North Korea and Japan, the South Korean military said in a statement. The path across North Korea kept the missile as far away from South Korean, Japanese and USA radars as possible and even then those sensors would only get a side view, Layton said.

Labour vows to keep 'triple lock' protection on state pensions

Meanwhile Mrs May took her campaign deep into Labour territory with the launch of her election battle bus and an accusation that Mr Corbyn had abandoned "patriotic working class people". "But that is very far from the kind of unilateral wars and interventions that have nearly become routine in recent times". 'So no more hand-holding with Donald Trump - a Labour government will conduct a robust and independent foreign policy made in London'.

Nawaz Sharif arrives in China to attend Belt and Road Forum

Referring to the statement issued by the Ministry of External Affairs on March 13, a day before the two-day B&R summit, it said India also cited the potential debt burden as one of its other concerns, saying that, "connectivity initiatives must follow the principles of financial responsibility to avoid projects that would create an unsustainable debt burden for communities".

Donald Trump Threatens Sacked FBI Director Comey And Press Via Twitter

IL 8th District Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi has requested President Donald Trump turn over to the House Oversight Committee any recordings of conversations with recently fired FBI Director James Comey . Johnson is chair of the Senate's Homeland Security Committee. But Rosenstein does not see the need at this time for a special prosecutor, CNN reported.

Lawmakers Agree Trump Must Turn Over Comey Tapes if He Has Them

Comey declined an invitation to speak to a closed session of the Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday and was replaced on a panel testifying before that committee last Thursday by his temporary replacement, Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe.

A 'second wave' of ransomware could broaden global cyberattack

The ransomware attack struck British National Health Service organisations, along with computer networks of companies and municipalities in dozens of other countries. And WannaCry threatens to create even more havoc on Monday when people return to work. A computer screen shows an error message after Britain's National Health Service was hacked.

A challenge for South Korea's new leader

Asian markets are being pressured early in reaction to the ransomware attack that locked up more than 200,000 computers in over 150 countries and a missile test by North Korea, but we haven't seen the same reaction in the USA markets. The suggestion of a meeting was a strong departure from three months of confrontational posturing by administration officials that publicly declared that the United States would be attempting a "new approach" with regard to North Korea and its nuclear weapons ...

US, Japan request emergency UNSC session on N Korea: diplomats

Haley called the launch a message by Pyongyang to South Korea after the election of President Moon Jae-In, who took office on May 10. Japanese Defence Minister Tomomi Inada said the missile could be of a new type. "Despite strong warning from the global community, North Korea launched a ballistic missile again", Abe said. It's unclear why North Korea would fire a missile so close to Russian Federation.

N.Korea missile test posed no threat to Russia -Russian defense ministry

A Ministry spokeswoman, Hua Chunying, said countries "should not do things that further escalate tensions in the region". "Despite strong warning from the worldwide community, North Korea launched a ballistic missile again", Abe said. The North's latest provocation is expected to accelerate Seoul's project to build a set of defense systems to counter Pyongyang's nuclear and missile threats, such as the Korea Air and Missile Defense system (KAMD) and the Kill Chain preemptive strike program.

Merkel on course for fourth term after crushing rivals in state poll

Conservative challenger Armin Laschet, a deputy leader of Mrs Merkel's party, was set to replace Ms Kraft. "This is a hard day for the Social Democrats, a hard day for me personally as well", Mr Schulz, who was not on the ballot on Sunday, told supporters in Berlin .

Penguins star Sidney Crosby has concussion, out for Game 4 against Capitals

He was fundamentally sound, swallowing up pucks and allowing few rebounds, while also showcasing his athleticism to make tough saves. "We've been doing it all year", said Penguins forward Patric Hornqvist, when asked about overcoming the loss of Crosby.

North Korea sets up ballistic test for South, US

The projectile launch comes two weeks after a ballistic missile test that South Korean and USA officials said failed. North Korea successfully tested a missile early Sunday morning. Meanwhile, Washington has said it will not hold talks without some kind of nuclear freeze or suspension from North Korea. The launch is also the first since a new liberal president took office in South Korea on Wednesday.

Operation to continue till peace restored in Karachi: COAS

He was briefed about the Karachi operation, Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad and overall security situation. The COAS was briefed that nearly 150,000 individuals have benefitted from medical initiatives including an active partnership with civil administration to enhance the capacity of District Headquarter Hospital (DHQ) Awaran.

Comey not anxious about possible Trump tapes

During the transition, Mr Trump's advisers floated the idea of moving the media from the White House to the nearby Executive Office Building to accommodate media interest. The decision is subject to confirmation by the U.S. Senate, where Republicans have a majority. Republicans hold 52 seats in the chamber to Democrats' 48.

New South Korean President willing to visit North Korea

Moon's spokesman said the presidents agree on the "common goal" of denuclearizing the Korean peninsula, and that Moon understands China's concerns about the U.S. But Korean critics said Japan did not go far enough under the deal, and earlier this year Tokyo recalled its ambassador over a statue symbolising the comfort women installed outside its consulate in Busan.

Korea claims plot reveals US state-sponsored terrorism

The North Korean authorities detained a USA citizen called Kim Hak-song on Saturday. He became a naturalized US citizen more than a decade ago. A North Korean defector and artist known for mocking Kim Jong Un has predicted that war between the United States and North Korea is now "unavoidable".

Ransomware Attack Hit 200000 Victims In 150 Countries

This one worked because of a "perfect storm" of conditions, including a known and highly risky security hole in Microsoft Windows, tardy users who didn't apply Microsoft's March software fix, and malware created to spread quickly once inside university, business or government networks.

After SKorean leader eyes North trip, Trump offers U.S. invite

A separate delegation will be designated and sent in the near future to deal with either of the two issues that Park will not have covered, the sources said. Moon also raised the issue of economic retaliation against South Korean firms in China, Yoon said. How hard will it be for the new president to regain public confidence in the government? North Korea has been working to develop a nuclear-tipped missile capable of reaching the United States, presenting Trump with perhaps his most ...

Cyber attack hits 200000 in 150 countries

Secret Service, and advises against paying ransoms, saying that payment is no guarantee of recovering data, and that it only encourages further attacks. WanaCryptor 2.0 is only part of the problem. The NSA tools were stolen by hackers and dumped on the internet. Microsoft said the situation was "painful" and that it was taking "all possible actions to protect our customers".

North Korean missile 'no danger' to Russian Federation: defence ministry

The Trump administration seems to be throwing cold water for now on the idea of talks with North Korea. On Saturday, a top North Korean diplomat in charge of U.S. To delve deeper into the rapid developments following North Korea's first provocation since the launch of the Moon administration, we connect to our chief anchor Moon Connyoung.

UNSC to hold urgent consultations on NKorea missile test

The launch has already been criticized by a number of countries, such as the United States and South Korea. There has been mounting speculation that Pyongyang will conduct an intercontinental ballistic missile test after Kim used a New Year's Day address to claim that the North was in the "final stages" of developing such a weapon.

Final push on Syria's Raqa in early summer: US-backed alliance

The capture of Tabqa and its nearby dam on the Euphrates river marked a major milestone in the SDF campaign against IS. "I see this trip as a new milestone in Turkey-U.S. In a statement, coalition spokesman Col. Washington has stepped up its support for the YPG in recent days, announcing it would arm the Kurdish fighters in a break with its previous policy of arming only the SDF's Arab fighters.

Will not let Pakistan war against neighbours: Zardari

He said that the government was taking loans after loans to run the affairs of the state and as a result, prices of items have ballooned. Zardari accused Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif of following "American foreign policy" of waging wars. "The PML-N and other parties have no interest in solving the miseries and problems faced by the people". "My party has chose to merge FATA with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa", Zardari said while addressing a gathering.

Cyberattack hits 200000 in at least 150 countries

Seven hospitals were still unable to accept emergency patients two days after a global cyber attack brought down dozens of NHS systems. The threat was "escalating" as cyber experts warned that another attack was imminent by Monday. "You can't force businesses to patch critical Windows vulnerabilities", said Adrian Sanabria, founder of security firm Savage Security. FRANCE: French carmaker Renault's assembly plant in Slovenia halted production after it was targeted.

Prince Philip stepping out of the public spotlight

The palace said Philip will continue heading numerous charitable organizations but will not play an active role attending engagements. The Duke of Edinburgh, who turns 96 on June 10, is the longest- serving consort in British history, and is still in good health.

How to protect your computers from global cyberattack

Once infected, all of the files on the computer are encrypted by the malware, which then displays a ransom demand of between U.S. $300 and $600 in bitcoin that needs to be paid before the files can be decrypted. Any halting of the initial spread, however, does not help with computers already infected. Hospitals are also fertile ground for identity thieves due to their often-lax security policies.

Ransomware cyber-attack a wake-up call

Short of paying, options for these individuals and companies are usually limited to recovering data files from a backup, if available, or living without them. Wainwright said Europol had been concerned about cyber security in the healthcare sector, which deals with a lot of sensitive data, but declined to comment on whether Britain's National Health Service had been adequately funded.

Shiv Sena MLA sends 'proxy' to visit drought-hit village in Maharashtra

In a odd event, 27 Shiv Sena MLAs prepared reports from home after Shiv Sena supremo Uddhav Thackeray asked the party leaders to meet the farmers and know their problems. Madhav Bhandari, BJP spokesperson told, "Shiv Sena has been playing the so called sentimental farmers' card to execute filthy politics in Maharashtra.

Democrats Open to Blocking Trump's FBI Pick, Says Schumer

Trump is "frustrated, and angry at everyone", one source told Axios, and said that the president is also upset with Cabinet officials, like commerce secretary Wilbur Ross, attorney general Jeff Sessions, and health and human services secretary Tom Price.

BC limbo: Christy Clark to stay as premier while votes are counted

The NDP won 41 seats and the Greens have three seats, leaving Weaver to determine whether to side with the Liberals or the New Democrats in a minority government situation. "We need to reclaim democracy for the people of British Columbia". He told voters his party is the only one offering something that's different on climate change and on preparing the province for a new economy spurred by technological change.

Bill Maher: Comey demise is Bill Clinton's fault

Maher went on to point out how Trump contradicted all of his spokespeople's previous reasons for the firing when he went on Lester Holt's show and said that it was all his idea and that he would have fired Comey with or without his Attorney General and Deputy Attorney General's recommendation.

Today is Mother's Day

As the poet Robert Browning put it "Motherhood: All love begins and ends there". On this day, people all over the world express their love for their mothers. She is a special person for every individual whose life is dedicated to the care of her family. But no one can do what a mother can for her child. Although celebrities remain extremely busy with their work schedule, but still they make sure to take some time out from their busy schedule to spend with kids.

Merkel: Germany not "first in line" to boost troops in Afghanistan

The offensive removed the Taliban from power, but after more than one and a half decade, insecurity is high and foreign troops continue to be deployed to the country. In February, U.S. General John Nicholson, commander of foreign troops in Afghanistan, told a Congressional hearing he needed several thousand more worldwide troops to break a stalemate with the Taliban.

Murray sent packing in Madrid, Djokovic into quarters

The 13-time Grand Slam victor has suggested that he will bring someone who has a similar experience of top flight tennis and he will take his time to make the right decision. "It's a huge win [against Murray], for sure". "The stress and pressure that I have every single day from playing is a lot". "Right from the start I made very few errors", said the Spaniard.

Cyber Security James Clapper on Trump: US institutions are "under assault"

Changing rationales for the firing offered by White House aides added an element of chaos to the president's action. Reporters asked the White House for copies beginning on Tuesday, and were still asking Thursday night. Despite broad speculation about a potential 2020 presidential bid, Gillibrand said earlier this month that she was focused on her 2018 Senate reelection.