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by | June 28, 2017 | 05:16

A massive cyberattack via a ransomware virus dubbed Petya has paralyzed dozens of businesses in Ukraine and neighboring Russian Federation, dpa cited state news agencies as reporting Tuesday. "The hacking attack could lead to serious consequences, but the company has moved to a reserve production processing system and neither oil output nor refining have been stopped".

by | June 26, 2017 | 01:43

Centrist Emmanuel Macron was sworn in as the eighth president of the French Fifth Republic in a ceremony at the Elysee Palace on Sunday. From five to 12 seats will be claimed by other candidates. Some experts say the low turnout reflects fatalism among Macron's opponents in the face of his seemingly unstoppable advance. According to the first data, candidates of Macron's party are getting 26.6 percent of the votes.

by | June 25, 2017 | 02:13

It was reported that Philippine troops, with the help of civilians, are trying to recover Mahmud's remains to validate the intelligence received. Reports from Manila say ex-Universiti Malaya lecturer Mahmud Ahmad died in fighting between Islamic State-allied terrorists and Philippine security forces in Marawi.

by | June 25, 2017 | 02:11

Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Malaysia, Indonesia and the United Arab Emirates have announced an end to this year's Ramadan Fast, according to Aljazeera. Further south, Lakemba has proven once again to be a popular destination for Muslims to gather to break the fast together.

by | June 25, 2017 | 02:10

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has authorized the sale of unarmed surveillance drones to India , the manufacturer said Friday, as the two nations' leaders prepare for their first face-to-face meeting. There was an indication that the United States would expand its dialogue with India on Afghanistan. Officials on both sides have tried to set low expectations for the meeting, casting it as a way for the two men - who have previously spoken by phone - to get to know each other.

by | June 24, 2017 | 01:26

Ruiz, vice-president and research head of RCBC Securities, Inc., said in a mobile phone message. "For example, the A-share weight in the MSCI Asia Pacific ex Japan index will be 0.68%". The ACGA also highlighted slow progress on reform of state firms, poor audits and disclosure, and low levels of management accountability. South Korea's government forecast little impact on Seoul financial markets.

by | June 24, 2017 | 01:18

After years of claiming more than 1 billion monthly users, YouTube now says that it reaches 1.5 billion logged-in viewers each month. The new format is capable of delivering 3D video while capturing 180 degrees of vision. Among them: "the new minimum" for success on YouTube is now 2-3 videos per week, and that the "sweet spot for video length" is 7-16 minutes. In 2016, there is also a significant increase of views in its live stream feature.

by | June 24, 2017 | 01:01

Cheshire East Council has also reported that a review of its own building stock has shown no issues. "This means that we need to move residents from their homes and into temporary accommodation". Samples from 14 buildings in London, Manchester and Plymouth have already been found to be combustible. To make sure everyone comes forward, London Mayor Sadiq Khan pledged to seek an amnesty for people who may have been living in the public housing block illegally.

by | June 22, 2017 | 09:04

About one-third said Trump's approach on the process has left them thinking less of the president. With 63% of Americans disapproving of President Trump's response to the Russian Federation investigation, the President's handling of the matter has gotten lower marks than his handling of other issues, including the economy and terrorism.

by | June 22, 2017 | 09:01

Other details about the direction Senate Republicans were heading became a little bit more clear. Democrats don't have enough votes to stop the still-evolving Senate Republican health care bill. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, defended the process and said the criticism is "overblown". Sullivan said he is raising concerns about "some of the structural challenges in a state like Alaska" as he works on the bill .

by | June 22, 2017 | 09:00

In a town-hall meeting last Friday , the day it was announced that Amazon had agreed to buy the organic grocer for $13.7 billion , Mackey said his company had prioritized employees at the expense of customers - a trend he said would change after the merger.

by | June 21, 2017 | 07:07

Davis said he was looking for a "positive and constructive tone" to deal with the myriad issues dividing both sides. The EU's chief negotiator, Michel Barnier , told reporters that the talks "must first tackle the uncertainties posed by Brexit ", as he outlined expectations for the opening round.

by | June 20, 2017 | 01:21

This illustration depicts a sample of the many planets discovered by NASA's Kepler space telescope . Those new additions bring the total number of potentially habitable planets detected by Kepler to 49. "We like to think of this study as classifying planets in the same way that biologists identify new species of animals ", said Benjamin Fulton, doctoral candidate at the University of Hawaii in Manoa, and lead author of the second study.

by | June 19, 2017 | 00:56

With all but one of 650 seats declared, the centre-right party had the most votes and the most seats but lost its majority in the House of Commons. The DUP itself said only that it would enter talks and it was not immediately clear what its demands might be.

by | June 19, 2017 | 00:55

If President Trump were to make such a move, he would have to order Rosenstein to fire Mueller. Still, Gingrich said any special counsel with an agenda can "all of the sudden find something procedural and technical to latch onto". "His reputation is impeccable for honesty and integrity". Because he is a friend of James Comey , the key witness against Trump in any obstruction investigation.

by | June 19, 2017 | 00:49

Following the civilian killings , clashes broke out between protesters and security forces at almost a dozen places in the Valley, including Jamia Masjid in downtown Srinagar , Tral, Pampore, Pulwama town and Anantnag in south Kashmir, Hajin in Bandipora and Sopore in Baramulla in north Kashmir.

by | June 19, 2017 | 00:46

Activists in Syria did not immediately have information about the Iranian-claimed strikes. The unofficial footage below released on social media shows what is reported to be one of the missiles being launched from one of Iran's western provinces.

by | June 19, 2017 | 00:47

At least one Afghan soldier was killed and another wounded, the official said. It said one Afghan soldier was killed and one wounded. The head of strategic communication and public affairs for the 209 Shahin Corps said that Afghanistan's Ministry of Defense is investigating the attack.

by | June 18, 2017 | 01:58

But, facing pressure from U.S. businesses and even some fellow Republicans to avoid turning back the clock completely in relations with Cuba , the president chose to leave intact some of his Democratic predecessor's steps toward normalization.

by | June 17, 2017 | 11:26

Harris was questioning Sessions at a Senate intelligence committee hearing Tuesday about his legal basis for refusing to answer some questions. After President Trump nominated Sessions , Warren wanted to read a letter written by Coretta Scott King that condemned the former Alabama Senator for racial bias.

by | June 17, 2017 | 11:26

Investigators say they've checked Hodgkinson's laptop, cell phone, and a camera found in his van but have found no manifesto, no intent to commit violence, and nothing to indicate he was scouting potential targets. Duncan said he answered that the players were Republicans , before leaving the field. Duncan said he told him it was a Republican ball practice, and Hodgkinson started to shoot them.

by | June 16, 2017 | 06:23

According to the Miami Herald , back in September, while at a campaign event in Miami, Trump told a crowd - which the Herald reports was heavily populated with Cuban exiles - that former President Barrack Obama's decision to ease trade and travel restrictions on Cuba hadn't benefitted the Cuban people and was misguided.

by | June 14, 2017 | 07:10

He said he believed President Donald Trump would support the visit as a means to "accomplish something we both need". Hours before Game 5 of the NBA Finals got underway in Oakland between the Golden State Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers, the prospect of NBA Hall of Famer Dennis Rodman again traveling to North Korea on a diplomatic mission lit up basketball Twitter and beyond Monday.

by | June 14, 2017 | 07:12

Pakistan's parliament last week passed a resolution urging the Pakistani government to help mediate the crisis , which could turn out to be disastrous for the regional security and stability. The ban has led to food shortages across the small Gulf nation, which is largely dependent on imports from neighbouring Saudi Arabia and via ports in the UAE, provoking a panicked run on supermarkets.

by | June 14, 2017 | 07:13

U.S. President Donald Trump pulled out of the Paris deal earlier this month and the U.S. position was laid out in a brief note at the bottom of a general communique following a meeting of G7 environment ministers in this northern Italian city.

by | June 13, 2017 | 11:35

Israeli forces and security guards killed 32 Palestinian children in 2016, making it the deadliest year in a decade for West Bank children. The Israeli authorities did not immediately respond to requests for comment. Israel blames Palestinian incitement and intransigence for the ongoing conflict. It is the largest expansion of Jewish settlements in the area in 25 years.

by | June 12, 2017 | 18:32

We have completed the guidelines, the framework", Merkel said Friday in Mexico City. British Prime Minister Theresa May had called the snap election in an attempt to extend her majority and strengthen her position in Brexit negotiations, but her gamble backfired spectacularly after she failed to win enough seats to form a Conservative government.

by | June 11, 2017 | 10:29

If you've never actually seen a QR code in the wild they're actually pretty useful. To add the Screen Recording feature to the Control Center , go to Settings and Control Center . In a move that's sure to irk the local Australian banks denied earlier this year, Apple has signaled plans to open up access to the iPhone's NFC chip.

by | June 11, 2017 | 10:24

Leader of Opposition in the Assembly Ajay Singh said: "While the farmers in the state are on the roads with their demands, the Chief Minister has got down to this " nautanki " (drama)". "Not only us, but the representatives of all farmers bodies, including the Bhartiya Kisan Union (BKU) and Aam Kisan Union (AKU) have accepted the CM's invitation and hope a peaceful resolution to the impasse", said RKMS spokesperson Sunil Gaur.

by | June 11, 2017 | 10:26

Mr. Coats said he would not discuss in open session about his conversations with President Trump . But Rogers said he had never been directed to do anything illegal, immoral or inappropriate during his time as NSA director while Coats said he had never felt pressured to intervene with shaping intelligence.