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But the reports - both rebutted by Trump's team - add to a mounting perception of an administration in a perpetual state of chaos . White House officials and Republicans close to the administration say Trump, who campaigned on an "America First" slogan, wants to demonstrate leadership overseas on his visit with Arab leaders in Saudi Arabia, Israeli and Palestinian leaders in Israel and the West Bank, the pope at the Vatican, NATO leaders in Brussels and G7 counterparts in Sicily.
  • Merkel: British EU immigration cap would have price

    Merkel: British EU immigration cap would have price

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    This year, unemployment in Germany, Europe's biggest economy, should be around 4.0%, compared with 9.9% in France , according to the latest European Commission forecasts. The new president has said he wants to break with the traditional left-right political axis in France and Valls is inextricably linked to unpopular outgoing Socialist President Francois Hollande.
  • Bank of England: interest rates may need to rise before late 2019

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    He said the Bank was working on expectations of a smooth transitition period but that he expected a drag on productivity in future as the United Kingdom adjusted to new arrangements. The financial market instruments which the Bank of England uses to construct its economic forecasts have fully priced in an interest rate rise only in the final three months of 2019, nine months later than in the last set of forecasts in February.
  • Embattled White House lurches from crisis to crisis

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    The memo was part of a paper trail built by Comey to document what he believed were attempts by Trump to derail the agency's investigations into alleged ties between his presidential campaign team and Russian Federation, officials with firsthand knowledge of the memo told NBC .
  • WannaCry Ransomware Gets Upgraded and This Time There Is No Kill Switch

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    WannaCry enters a system through an email attachment and can spread through the local area network through a standard file sharing technology called Windows Server Message Block, or SMB. Likewise, if you don't have a licensed version of Windows (you stole it), you may not have the necessary patches to protect you. Microsoft requires Windows 10 customers to automatically update their computers, but some people with older PCs disabled automatic updates.
  • Ryan backs Trump, cautions against 'rush to judgment'

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    Kasich said, recalling that he had always doubted Mr. Trump's ability to be President. Defending Trump's actions, officials played down the importance and secrecy of the information, which had been supplied by Israel under an intelligence-sharing agreement, and Trump himself said he had "an absolute right" as president to share "facts pertaining to terrorism" and airline safety with Russian Federation.
  • Intel Community Will Not Conduct Damage Assessment of Trump's Disclosure

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    McMaster, Trump's national security adviser, told reporters outside the White House late Monday. "He wasn't briefed on the source or method of the information either", McMaster said at a press briefing. But Trump tweeted that he shared the information for "humanitarian reasons, plus I want Russian Federation to greatly step up their fight against ISIS & terrorism".
  • House chairman seeks Comey-Trump documents

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    It was, perhaps, even more remarkable that Trump chose to confide in representatives of an adversary, who could use the information to find its source. Mr Trump's tweets did not say whether he revealed classified information about Islamic State (IS), as published reports have said and as a U.S. official told the Associated Press (AP).
  • Israel Highlights US Ties After Trump Shares Intel With Russia

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    The tension seems to be increasing within the Trump administration especially since the firing of James Comey set odd events in motion as well as rumors of other possible terminations. Last week, in a White House meeting, the president of the United States gave away highly classified information to the Russian foreign minister and ambassador.