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Hospital computer hit by ransomware

Northumbria NHS Trust was one of the dozens of organisations across the country which has been affected by a cyber attack on the NHS. "They're processing a lot of sensitive data", he said. Bitcoins started pouring into each of the three accounts on May 12. But it appears to be "low-level" stuff, given the amounts of ransom demanded, Eisen said Saturday.

New S. Korean administration's response to N. Korea's missile test

North Korea is widely believed to be developing an intercontinental missile tipped with a nuclear weapon that is capable of reaching the United States. It "represents a level of performance never before seen from a North Korean missile", aerospace engineering specialist John Schilling wrote on the respected 38 North website.

Pak accuses India on Jadhav's conviction

But the Pakistani army appeared defiant. India May 10 said it moved the International Court of Justice in the Kulbhushan Jadhav case, the Indian national sentenced to death by a Pakistani military court on espionage charges, to save his life after Pakistan - in contravention of international law - denied consular access to India despite 16 requests.

India using Jadhav issue to divert attention from its 'terror' activities: Pak

By way of relief, India had sought a suspension of the death sentence awarded by the military court, and has sought an order restraining Pakistan from giving effect to that sentence. It also said that Jadhav was kidnapped from Iran. "If Pakistan is unable to annul the decision, then this court should declare the decision illegal being violative of global law and treaty rights and restrain Pakistan from violating the Vienna Convention", India said in its application.

Moon Jae-in sworn in as South Korea's President

This image shows South Korean President Moon Jae-in (L) and his USA counterpart, Donald Trump. A liberal leader in South Korea seeks warmer ties with North Korea, clashing with the Republican in the White House intent on snuffing out the North's nuclear weapons program.

N.Korea says missile test aimed at testing carrying large nuclear warhead

Experts said Sunday's launch would have had a range of at least 4,000 km (2,500 miles) if fired at a standard trajectory. He said the missile's trajectory indicated the North was clearly testing the re-entry technology under flight environments that would be consistent for an ICBM.

Retired FBI Agents Are Furious With Donald Trump

Jeff Flake in the 2018 Republican primary took a verbal swing at the senator after he questioned the timing of the decision to fire former FBI Director James Comey. "I will tell you that what he did, what Comey did, had good moments for me as a candidate". When asked to clarify if the internal assault came from the president directly, the former spy chief added: "Exactly".

North Korean diplomat open to United States talks 'under the right conditions'

This means North Korea might be only one year, rather than the expected five, from having an ICBM, he said. The Security Council has adopted six increasingly tougher sanctions resolutions against North Korea. He says the missile was not flying toward Japan and that the country did not launch a safety alert system. The White House had highlighted in its reaction to the launch the proximity to Russian Federation.

Banks hit hard to fund increase in Australia's spending

Mr Narev said only that the banks had "a responsibility", once they had all the details of the proposed new levy, to explain its impact and explain that "it really is a tax on all Australians ". The Federal deficit will fall to a surplus to $7.4 billion in 2020-2021 from $29.4 billion in 2017-18 and $37.6 billion in 2016-17. Defence spending will hit two per cent of GDP by 2020/21.

Ex-intel chief: founders' system under assault

When asked about what concerns he has for the country ahead, Clapper said that as a private citizen, he worries about America's institutions, which he feels are "under attack" from both external and internal sources. The South Carolina Republican sits on the Senate Judiciary Committee. He dismissed as less desirable at least two of the 14 candidates under consideration, ex-FBI agent and former Rep.

Foreigners barred from Singapore gay-pride rally: organisers

This new practice differs from previous Pink Dot events, where rules on foreign participation were adhered to by allowing foreigners to attend the gathering but ushering them to stand at an observation deck while the rest participated in forming a pink dot.

Rivers United lose to Club Africain — CAF

Nigeria's sole representative on the continent, Rivers United Football Club of Port Harcourt were beaten 3-1 yesterday by Club Africain of Tunisia in the first Group match of the CAF Confederation Cup played away. Club Africain regained their two-goal cushion on the 70 minutes, when Togolese defender, Joseph Doughadji turned into his own net a cross from the right hand channel after goalkeeper Sunday Rotimi had stretched to pick the cross.

Deputies: Man reportedly carrying human head stabs employee at Estacada store

They believe the man who walked into the Estacada store and attacked the employee is the suspect. He was reportedly "covered in blood" and holding "a knife and what looked like a human head". Around 2:35 p.m., a 911 caller in Colton, about 12 miles southwest of Estacada, reported finding an apparently dead woman in a home, bringing deputies, Oregon State Police and Molalla police to the scene, as well as county detectives and a major crime team.

Trump vows to work as 'mediator' for Israeli-Palestinian peace

He said he is prepared to act as a mediator, facilitator or arbitrator between the two sides. Trump has made clear he "stands with Israel ", Pence said, and "as we speak, is giving serious consideration into moving the American embassy in Tel Aviv to Jerusalem".

Macron sworn in as youngest French president in history

Conservative former president Nicolas Sarkozy, who led France from 2007 to 2012, was nicknamed "President Bling-Bling" for his flashy lifestyle. He asked the French people to be prepared to "deal with deep change" as the world "needs France more than ever".

Mattis: Questions unanswered on Syria cease-fire plan

Under the deal, Russia, Iran and Turkey have until June 4 to agree on the exact boundaries. Syria has said it will abide by the deal as long as the rebel forces do so as well but made it clear it does not want the United Nations involved.

South Korea challenges Japanese 'comfort women' deal

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said that foreign ministers from Japan and South Korea had a phone call on Sunday to discuss the firing of a missile by North Korea. He said the two sides have a responsibility to observe the deal, a diplomatic agreement recognized internationally. "We can not say there have not been ups and downs in the countries' relationship for more than half a century since the countries normalized their diplomatic ties, but their relations have seen great advances in ...

US Ambassador to the United Nations attests North Korean launch to leader's "paranoia"

Haley emphasized the need for a "strong unified message" and said the U.S.is determined to "take care of South Korea ". Moon, the country's first liberal leader in a decade, said he would be open to visiting the rival North. rocket scientists said. "It is definitely concerning". And we're going to continue, whether it's sanctions, whether it's press statements, anything that we have to do.

North Korea fires ballistic missile; Trump 'cannot imagine Russian Federation is pleased'

Before the missile test, the US Treasury said it was considering "every tool in our arsenal" to cut off sources of global financing for illegal activities in the North. On Saturday, a top North Korean diplomat in charge of United States relations, Choe Son Hui, told reporters in Beijing that Pyongyang would be willing to meet with the Trump administration for negotiations "if the conditions are set".

At least 100000 groups in 150 countries hit by unprecedented cyberattack

Russia, Ukraine and Taiwan have been the countries most affected by the attack. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Saturday that an annual £5.5m deal with Microsoft to protect NHS devices had been renewed in 2014 but not since. SINGAPORE/TORONTO Technical staff scrambled on Sunday to patch computers and restore infected ones, amid fears that the ransomware worm that stopped auto factories, hospitals, shops and schools could wreak fresh havoc on Monday when employees log back on.

Almost half disapprove of Trump's decision to fire Comey

The 49-year-old McCabe, a career FBI agent, has taken part in a number of high-profile investigations, including probes into the Boston Marathon bombing in 2013 and the attacks against USA installations in Benghazi, Libya in 2012. Comey would not be commenting on specifics of the investigation into Russian interference in the presidential election - but would likely discuss issues of his record.

Govt activates mechanism to prevent cyber attack

Had it not been for a young British cybersecurity researcher's accidental discovery of a so-called "kill switch", the malicious software likely would have spread much farther and faster. The IT ministry has also reached out to key stakeholders like RBI, National Payments Corporation of India, NIC and UIDAI (Aadhaar) to advise them to protect their systems against "Wanna Cry" ransomware to ensure that the digital payments ecosystem in the country is protected, PTI reports.

North Korea fires ballistic missile again

North Korea's test of a ballistic missile has triggered an worldwide outcry, with the European Union and NATO calling it a "threat to global peace and security" and Russian Federation and China voicing concern about mounting tensions on the Korean Peninsula.

Donald Trump on Israeli-Palestinian peace deal: 'We will get it done'

The US president admired the " continued security coordination " between the PA and Israel , saying he was " actually very impressed and somewhat surprised " that " they get along unbelievably well ". While the president was expected to discuss the issue of Palestinian payments to convicted terrorists with Abbas, he did not mention it in their joint appearance.

Bottas sure F1 rivalry love-in won't last

Bottas raced to his first win as a Formula 1 driver in Russian Federation on Sunday, holding off Sebastian Vettel to take the chequered flag. Bottas regained the lead again on lap 35, but Vettel kept coming closer to Bottas towards the conclusion of the race, narrowing the gap to 1.8 seconds when the Ferrari driver had fresher rubber in comparison to the Finn.

Australia largely escapes cyber attack

Officials urged organizations and companies to immediately update their security software. He said authorities were monitoring if New Zealand was affected to give Australia an early warning, but have seen no cause for concern so far, adding that the attack was a good reminder for Aussies to ensure they did everything to be safe from cyber attack.

Mattis: Devil is in the details of Russia's Syria proposal

Russia, Turkey and Iran are to enforce the zones, but Russian general staff official Col. -Gen. Russian Federation on Monday faced resistance from Western powers to a bid to win UN Security Council backing for an agreement it signed with Iran and Turkey on establishing safe zones in Syria.

Japan Quickly Responds to N. Korean Missile Firing

Tensions have mounted in recent months after the Trump administration said it would keep "all options on the table" to halt North Korea's nuclear weapons program, including a military strike. The missile flew about 500km with an altitude of550 km. Japan's Kyodo News agency, citing unidentified sources, said the missile may be capable of covering a range as far as 4,000 kilometers (2,500 miles) if launched at a normal trajectory.

Getting elected was the easy part, now Emmanuel Macron needs parliamentary majority

I will be a candidate in the presidential majority and I wish to join up to his movement, namely the "Republic on the Move". Emmanuel Macron steps into his new role as France's President-elect. Outgoing French President Francois Hollande (R) and President-elect Emmanuel Macron attend a ceremony to mark the end of World War II at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at the Arc de Triomphe in Paris , France, May 8, 2017.

Exit polls show Merkel's CDU wins key German election

Preliminary results showed Merkel's CDU receiving 33% of the vote in North Rhine-Westphalia, or NRW, followed by the Social Democratic Party's 31.4%. In the state's last election in 2012, the Social Democrats beat the CDU by 39.1% to 26.3%.

Heavy police presence as 2nd Confederate monument removed in New Orleans

Lee , which sits in the heart of the city. The number of Confederate supporters did not increase during the night, though many cars drove by and honked, apparently in support of keeping the monuments. Just like the decision to publicly recognize the tragic significance of that stone, removing New Orleans's Confederate monuments from places of prominence is an acknowledgment that it is time to take stock of, and then move past, a painful part of our history.

Suspended AAP Leader Kapil Mishra, Who Accused Arvind Kejriwal of Corruption, Attacked

His photos are there with BJP's Pawan Sharma, Satish Upadhyay. Behind this is a big conspiracy by the BJP. It wants to bring defame to AAP. "It is a conspiracy of BJP to tarnish AAP's image and destabilise the party", Singh said, adding that his party "condemns" the attack.

PM Calls Up French President-Elect to Congratulate Him

Valls resigned as prime minister to launch his own presidential bid but in a shock result was defeated in the Socialist Party's primary in January by left-wing candidate Benoit Hamon. "I will be a candidate in the presidential majority and I wish to join up to his movement, the Republic on the Move". But a strong element in The Republicans has a different strategy, hoping to win a majority in the June elections and be able to name a conservative prime minister with whom Macron would have to ...

Korea Missile could carry nuclear warhead

Past North Korean missiles have flown farther than Sunday's test, landing closer to Japan, but this launch follows a series of high-profile failures. The South Korean, Japanese and US militaries say the missile flew for half an hour and reached an unusually high altitude before landing in the Sea of Japan.

White House: 'North Korea has been a flagrant menace'

The U.S. Pacific Command said that "the flight is not consistent with an intercontinental ballistic missile", a technology the North is believed to have tested clandestinely by launching rockets to put satellites in orbit. One way the US military has countered the missile threat from North Korea has been to station Patriot anti-missile batteries in the region, as well as more recently deploying the wider-range, Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system to South Korea.