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Keeping up with the Yates-Flynn news of the day, Late Night's Seth Meyers did an excellent impression of President Donald Trump believing former President Barack Obama was joking about his unsafe hiring of Michael Flynn. "Not wittingly, no", Mr. Clapper said. John Kennedy, a Louisiana Republican, told Yates in a comment that immediately lit up Twitter. "Director Clapper reiterated what everybody, including the fake media already knows- there is "no evidence" of collusion w/ Russian ...
  • Trump says it's possible he could pick FBI head by next week

    Trump says it's possible he could pick FBI head by next week

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    The White House said in a statement that Comey was terminated and removed from office based on "the clear recommendations of both Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and Attorney General Jeff Sessions". US intelligence agencies concluded in January that Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered a campaign of interference in the election aimed at tilting the vote in Trump's favor.
  • NHS Addresses Cyber-Attack Concerns

    NHS Addresses Cyber-Attack Concerns

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    A year ago an acute-care hospital in Hollywood paid US$17,000 (RM73,705) in bitcoin to an extortionist who hijacked its computer systems and forced doctors and staff to revert to pen and paper for record-keeping. "We have stopped this one, but there will be another one coming and it will not be stoppable by us", the anonymous researcher warned. Questions have been raised over Trident's vulnerability to potential cyber attacks, as the system is believed to use ageing Window's XP software - the ...
  • Search operation in south Kashmir called off

    Search operation in south Kashmir called off

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    Tear smoke shells were used to quell the protesters, but the operation was finally called off, sources said. Reports said around 1,000 security personnel were engaged in the cordon and search operation. While the security forces did not find anything in the day-long search operations on May 4 spanning almost two dozen villages and involving more than 4,000 troops, the militants attacked an Army patrol as they were retreating from the operations that day, leading to the death of a taxi driver ...
  • Haryana: Rewari girl students end strike after govt announces school upgrade

    Haryana: Rewari girl students end strike after govt announces school upgrade

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    Girls in the village complain that they are subjected to daily harassment at the hands of boys while travelling to the neighbouring Kanwali village which has a senior secondary school - three kilometres from where they stay. But the biggest hurdle that stood in the way was that according to the district education authorities, the school did not fulfil the basic conditions required for up-gradation.
  • Merkel keeps her grip on power: Wins North-Rhine-Westphalia

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    Projections for ARD and ZDF public television, based on partial counting, showed Merkel's Christian Democratic Union beating the Social Democrats by 33 percent or more to around 31 percent. Voters in the country's most populous state of Northrhine Westphalia are casting their ballot in a race which pits the two largest parties against each other.
  • New cyber chaos appears to have been avoided, says Europol

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    The WannaCry ransomware attack, which was launched last Friday, had a relatively minimal impact on NHS Forth Valley with only three GP practices and one dental practice affected. And while Microsoft said it had already released a security update to patch the vulnerability one month earlier, the sequence of events fed speculation that the NSA hadn't told the USA tech giant about the security risk until after it had been stolen.
  • The four men vying for Iran's presidency

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    Of these, 47.9% are going to support Raisi and 44.8% - Rouhani. The candidate, Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf, the mayor of Tehran , threw his support behind Ebrahim Raisi , a former top official of the judiciary, who is seen as the main threat to the moderate incumbent, President Hassan Rouhani.
  • Israel Demands Explanation of US Diplomat's 'Western Wall' Comment

    Israel Demands Explanation of US Diplomat's 'Western Wall' Comment

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    According to the report , top U.S. officials close to the president warned that the recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital could have broad regional risks, echoing recommendations from leaders in the region, including Jordan's King Abdullah who warned Trump that an embassy move would have a negative impact on the peace process.
  • Jadhav has 150 days: Pak

    Jadhav has 150 days: Pak

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    When asked about the US' stand on the case of Jadhav, a former Indian Navy officer who is facing the death poenalty in Pakistan, the official said, "We encourage India and Pakistan to engage in direct dialogue aimed at reducing tension". Salve argued the rights of Article 36 of the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations are sacrosanct and cited that the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) recognises that no one can be arbitrarily deprived of their lives.