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Chinese President Xi Jinping made a telephone call to newly-elected South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Thursday and congratulated him on his election as head of state. On Tuesday, Beijing confirmed that an official delegation from North Korea would also attend the summit. South Korea's Ministry of Foreign Affairs is treating the remarks over the phone as instructions and has started preparing for deliberations with the U.S.
  • White House refuses to say if Comey tapes exist

    White House refuses to say if Comey tapes exist

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    Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe also interviewed for the permanent post despite his repeated willingness to break from White House explanations of Comey's ouster and its characterizations of the Russian Federation investigation. "I believe that we should not actually vote on an FBI Director replacement until there is a special prosecutor", Gillibrand said. If the current administration did make tapes, Senate Democratic leader Charles Schumer told CNN on Sunday, "the president should turn ...
  • No second spike in cyber attacks is 'encouraging' - British minister

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    Who was behind the attack? Barts Health , the largest NHS trust in the country, operating five hospitals in London , is still being affected by IT issues. This one worked because of a "perfect storm" of conditions, including a known and highly unsafe 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 and government networks.
  • Reach of 'Ransomware' Attack Could Expand, Experts Warn

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    Attackers will encourage victims to keep their computers on but do not be fooled. Otherwise known as " WannaCry " or "Wanna Decryptor", the virus is likely to be modified soon and the culprits may continue the attack at greater levels. If not, update right away. What about Apple and Android devices? But this doesn't mean those whose computers run on Apple or Linux code should feel smug.
  • France's Macron names center-right figure as PM

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    But the flag of his government and his speech will be the re-launch of the European Union, his first act as president being an official trip to meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin today. And that matters, because Macron is heading into June's legislative elections with a slate of candidates (roughly half of whom are women, including a female horse-mounted bullfighter and air force pilot who flew in Syria) for a party formed barely a year ago.
  • Cyber warning to South Africans after global attack

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    The following screen pops up when people have been hacked by the "Wannacry" virus. "Apart from preventive measures, if you think you have been infected by the malware, please report to us at cyber999@cybersecurity.my or call us at 1300-88-2999", he said.
  • PM to join programme to mark conclusion of Narmada Seva Yatra

    PM to join programme to mark conclusion of Narmada Seva Yatra

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    He termed the document presented by the Madhya Pradesh Government to save Narmada as "futuristic with several learnings". It has the details of what is to be done, by whom, and at what time. At least three passengers were killed and 42 injured after a bus overturned in Madhya Pradesh's Dindori , on Monday, media reports said. On this occasion, the Prime Minister also launched the Narmada Sewa Mission, a roadmap to conserve the river.
  • Spicer avoids questions over whether Trump's 'tapes' exist

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    Senior White House officials were forced to call the CIA and the National Security Agency following the meeting to mitigate the damage. The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) on Monday filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request demanding records about President Trump's firing of FBI Director James Comey.
  • Park board approves bylaw banning whales, dolphins at Vancouver Aquarium

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    Park board vice-chair Erin Shum said she could not support this amendment which she said put "politics... before science". "There are no other long-term homes or options in Canada for rescued, non-releasable cetaceans", he said. The aquarium previously announced plans to phase out its cetacean program by 2029, but first wanted to bring in five new belugas for a exhibit that is now under development.
  • Learjet crash near New York City kills 2 crew members

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    Jordan had no information on injuries or deaths or how many people may have been aboard, or if anyone was injured on the ground. Teterboro Airport has now been closed and flight operations have ceased following the crash. Steve Case, an entrepreneur and co-founder of AOL, wrote in an Instagram post that the plane appeared to have missed a turn and crashed a few hundred yards from the airport.
  • China, Pakistan to modernise vital rail link to speed up CPEC construction

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    On Saturday, India gave a clear indication of not participating in the summit and released an official statement saying that "India can not accept a project that ignores its core concern on sovereignty and territorial integrity". "While India cares about its neighbours' debt burden, the neighbours appear willing to take on more", it said. These accomplishments obtained in such a short period of time indeed indicated the initiative's conformity with the trend of global peaceful development ...