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The bombshell Comey news came as the beleaguered administration was still struggling mightily to explain Monday's revelation that the president had disclosed highly classified information to the Russian foreign minister and the country's ambassador to the United States.
  • Iran's top leader urges high turnout in presidential vote

    Iran's top leader urges high turnout in presidential vote

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    He has generally limited his comments about the election to calling for strong turnout. But on the campaign trail, two starkly different visions of how that system will evolve have been on display. Pre-election polls suggest that this may be as a result of the lack of immediate economic relief following the lifting of the economic sanctions, which many blame Rouhani for.
  • Overwatch Anniversary Event Begins Tuesday, May 23rd

    Overwatch Anniversary Event Begins Tuesday, May 23rd

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    We may learn more as it gets closer to next Tuesday, or we could just be surprised during launch. Since the game's release nearly a year ago now, Overwatch has done some incredible things, like reaching 30 million players , becoming a popular esports game, and sparking one of the biggest communities in gaming due to its diverse and engaging characters.
  • Korea ways seen in cyberattack

    Korea ways seen in cyberattack

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    The worms quickly scanned computers with vulnerability, in this case the older versions of Microsoft Windows , and used those computers as hackers' command and control centers. Some alleged North Korean-related cyberattacks have also been traced back to a hotel in Shenyang, China near the Korean border. It is not clear if the objective of the WannaCry malware is to extort payments or to cause widespread damage.
  • Google Poised To Roll Out Arsenal Of Services, Gadgets

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    Last month the company released an official SDK for Assistant, and today it's announcing a host of new built-in functionality, as well as new third-party integrations, that will improve how intelligent and capable Assistant can be. Not only will you be able to play more music, you'll be able to play more of everything! It is only available in the United States for now. Google provided a look at its latest digital offerings, with a heavy focus on its efforts to extend artificial intelligence ...
  • South Korea Says it Wants to Reopen Communications with North

    South Korea Says it Wants to Reopen Communications with North

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    THAAD anti-missile system, which was deployed in South Korea last month, infuriating China. North Korea has made no secret of the fact that it is working to develop a nuclear-tipped missile capable of striking the USA mainland and has ignored calls to halt its nuclear and missile programs, even from China, its lone major ally.
  • Haley tells countries to choose between US, North Korea

    Haley tells countries to choose between US, North Korea

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    The North, which has defied all calls to rein in its weapons programmes, even from its lone ally, China, has been working on a missile, mounted with a nuclear warhead, capable of striking the USA mainland. North Korea has justified its latest long-, medium-range ballistic missile test-firing as "routine work to raise nuclear capability for self-defence", rejecting the UN Security Council's condemnation.
  • Severe storms and tornadoes possible in nation's midsection

    Severe storms and tornadoes possible in nation's midsection

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    Much of the damage is at the Prairie Lake Estate Mobile Home Park in Cameron. The National Weather Service is reporting a tornado touchdown near Chetek in Barron County of western Wisconsin. Zimmerman says one person suffered minor injuries and that the tiny community of Pawnee Rock is "very fortunate" that the twister struck a largely rural area.
  • Hospital computer hit by ransomware

    Hospital computer hit by ransomware

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    The attack looks like this: images appear on victims' screens demanding payment of $300 (275 euros) in the virtual currency Bitcoin , saying: "Ooops, your files have been encrypted!" The so-called "Wannacry" virus notably attacks Windows XP, which in principle has not been supported by Microsoft since 2014.