• Researcher finds 'kill switch', slows down global ransomware attack

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    Affected by the onslaught were computer networks at hospitals in Britain, Russia's interior ministry, the Spanish telecom giant Telefonica and the U.S. It said it was postponing all non-urgent work and asked people not to come to the accident and emergency unit. The attack infected computers with what is known as "ransomware", software that locks up the user's data and flashes a message demanding payment to release it.
  • Trump's frustrations are boiling over after Comey dismissal

    Trump's frustrations are boiling over after Comey dismissal

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    House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) gave a similar account of his conversation with Trump to a local radio station. The White House is reportedly considering a wide, fluid list of other possible candidates including Trey Gowdy, a Republican Congressman from SC and former federal prosecutor who presided over the House's Benghazi special investigation.
  • 'No risk' if LA gets 2024 Games

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    Casey Wasserman , chairman of the LA2024 campaign, hosted 70 members of the International Olympic Committee at his home on Wednesday night (10May17) in an effort to convince them Los Angeles is the flawless choice to take on the future sporting event.
  • Republican Leaders Lose Argument to Trump Over Voter Fraud

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    After signing the order on Thursday, Trump named Vice President Mike Pence and Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach as the Chair and Vice Chair of the bipartisan "Presidential Commission on Election Integrity", ABC News reported. The number of people who vote illegally, or even attempt to do so, is dwarfed many times over by the number of people whose votes are prevented through voter suppression efforts supported by Republicans.
  • Trump lawyers detail his 'immaterial' earnings from Russian sources

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    Obviously, the letter proves nothing, and may prompt more questions about Trump's Russian Federation ties. But it would seem that Trump didn't bother to backpedal his answer in this latest interview because as he's ascended from candidate to president, he's shifted his reasons for keeping his tax documents under wraps.
  • Raising the Steaks: Ranchers Applaud Trump's China Trade Deal

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    China will finally open its borders to US beef while cooked Chinese poultry is closer to hitting American supermarket shelves as part of a U.S. For one, the arrangement upends the idea that the US and China will launch a trade war, Vice Commerce Minister Yu Jianhua said Friday.
  • BC Greens begin talks with other parties

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    Weaver said watching B.C. invest in old fossil fuel technologies and miss opportunities to develop a sustainable and modern economy convinced him to pursue politics. Horgan and Weaver each walked out to speak to their supporters at the same time, forcing CBC to cut away from Weaver's speech in order to air Horgan's.
  • Chinese Chicken Is Headed To America. But It's Really All About Beef

    Chinese Chicken Is Headed To America. But It's Really All About Beef

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    The United States and China have agreed to take action by mid-July to increase access for USA financial firms and expand trade in beef and chicken among other steps as part of Washington's drive to cut its trade deficit with Beijing. The ban was imposed in 2003 due to a case of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), or mad cow disease, in Washington state. "We believe that Sino-U.S.
  • White House says missile should worry Russia

    White House says missile should worry Russia

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    The missile landed "so close to Russian soil. the president can not imagine that Russia is pleased", the statement said. China has placed economic sanctions on North Korea and Donald Trump has sent an "armada" to the peninsula, as well as activating the THAAD anti-missile programme.
  • President Trump warns Comey about 'leaking', implies talks were recorded

    President Trump warns Comey about 'leaking', implies talks were recorded

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    The Justice Department did not immediately respond to a request for comment. After the firing, Trump expanded on his side of events in a Thursday interview with NBC's Lester Holt . This source explained Comey couldn't do much to reject the invitation because Trump was his boss. The top Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee, Mark Warner, told MSNBC that Congress would want to look at the tapes, if they exist.