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Donald Trump did not threaten FBI Director James Comey: White House

Asked about the notion that Trump moves too fast for his own PR shop, Trump confirmed that's true. Spicer pointed out that two Senate committees and the FBI are already conducting their own Russian Federation investigations, and acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe has made it clear that the bureau has the necessary personnel and resources to handle the probe. Lire la suite »

Cyberattack is 'wake-up call' for governments

Past year a number of U.S. hospitals had to allegedly pay ransom to get rid of such attacks, though the matter was kept under wraps as the hospitals did not want bad name. A 22-year old security researcher in the United Kingdom discovered a "kill-switch" to initially stop the spread of the attack. That affordable move redirected the attacks to MalwareTech's server, which operates as a "sinkhole" to keep malware from escaping. Lire la suite »

U.S. prosecutors told to push for more, harsher punishments

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U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions' wide-ranging new crackdown on drug offenders could exacerbate one of America's most persistent public health tragedies: the heroin and opioid addiction epidemic that's been ravaging the country and killed almost 35,000 Americans in 2015 alone . Lire la suite »

North Korea accuses USA of plotting to assassinate president

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While the alleged assassination attempt was unable to be verified by any media outlets in the USA, it came at a time of heightened tensions between the US and North Korea . The 31 commandos came within striking distance of the Blue House, but South Korean security forces managed to repel the assault at the last minute. North Korea warned this week that United States hostility had brought the region to the brink of nuclear war. Lire la suite »

Democrats Threaten to Block Trump's Pick for Federal Bureau of Investigation

However, Trump rebuked any such claims and said that Comey was sacked because he was not doing a good job. And forward steps a big-talking presidential candidate - and now president - running against the political establishment, claiming to know everything about everything, and promising to Make America Great Again nearly by sheer force of will. Lire la suite »

IT experts suggest N Korea link to ransom-ware attack

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Cyber security experts say North Korea may be behind the global WannaCry ransomware cyberattacks. Both firms said it was too early to tell whether North Korea was involved in the attacks, which slowed to a crawl on Monday but have already become one of the fastest-spreading extortion campaigns on record. Lire la suite »

Nearly 1 million tune in to watch Derek Jeter's speech

Several of the players whose numbers had been retired previously wore a new Monument Park navy blazer, and one also was given to Jeter by Houston's Carlos Beltran, a former Yankees teammate who suggested the idea past year to equipment manager Rob Cucuzza. Lire la suite »

Senators push Trump not to choose a political figure to head Federal Bureau of Investigation

Trump told reporters aboard Air Force One. As to the first point, Trump's attorney general, Jeff Sessions, said in 2016 that it was Comey's "duty" to publicise certain aspects of the Clinton investigation, including most notably an October 28, 2016 to congress (which was quickly leaked by Republican Jason Chaffetz) explaining that the Clinton investigation was not closed, but ongoing, due to the discovery of possible additional emails on a laptop owned by Anthony Wiener, the husband of ... Lire la suite »

No second spike in cyber attacks is 'encouraging': British minister

Payment is demanded within three days or the price is doubled, and if none is received within seven days the locked files will be deleted, according to the screen message. The nasty and huge " ransomware " attack that seized computers worldwide on Friday is set to have a second wave. MalwareTech , whose name was revealed in United Kingdom media to be 22-year-old Marcus Hutchins, was hailed as an "accidental hero" after registering a domain name to track the spread of the virus, which ... Lire la suite »

4 charged in fraternity pledge hazing death to plead guilty

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The four defendants, Kenny Kwan, Charles Lai, Raymond Lam and Sheldon Wong, had been charged with third-degree murder, but pleaded guilty to felony manslaughter and hindering apprehension charges. Sentencing for the four who pleaded guilty Monday is scheduled for December 4. Another 33 members of the fraternity were arrested in the case and the fraternity itself is expected to go on trial in November, but Monday's hearing was seen as a big step forward in the case. Lire la suite »

Manifestations contre les mutins à Abidjan et Daloa — Côte d'Ivoire

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Des tirs ont également été entendus, dans la nuit de vendredi à samedi, à Daloa, dans le centre du pays. Joint par la BBC un habitant corrobore les agitations de ce matin mais affirme que "le calme est revenu" dans la ville. Les soldats mutins sont d'anciens rebelles qui avaient aidé Alassane Ouattara à prendre le pouvoir après la crise post-électorale de 2010-2011, lorsque le président Laurent Gbagbo avait refusé de reconnaître sa défaite électorale. Lire la suite »

" Edouard Philippe est un homme de grand talent ", estime Alain Juppé

Le reste du gouvernement devrait être dévoilé mardi. Je regrette qu' Edouard Philippe troque ses convictions pour un poste et participe ainsi à l'opération de déstabilisation de la droite et du centre menée par Emmanuel Macron. Mais "cette stratégie est dangereuse car les extrêmes ne peuvent pas avoir le monopole de l'opposition et la tentative d'Emmanuel Macron d'instituer de nouvelles fractures essentiellement basées sur les extrêmes n'est pas souhaitable", a-t-il également mis en garde. Lire la suite »

Homes being evacuated after wind-whipped fire reported in Bisbee

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The size of the fire is unknown. Capas says the main concern is that the fire is on a hill and the wind could cause the fire to spread through the surrounding grassy area quickly. Authorities said about 50 people were evacuated from Star Avenue, as well as parts of Moon Canyon and Lochlin Avenue. An emergency operations center was being set up at Bisbee City Hall. Lire la suite »

Lawmakers urge Trump to avoid picking a partisan for FBI job

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Seth Meyers asked his guest, Sen. Trump's first national security adviser, Michael Flynn, was sacked after he misled Vice President Mike Pence about conversations he had with Kisylak. Clapper said people can dispute Comey's decisions "but as far as his stature as a leader and his integrity, people were upset the way he was treated". Lire la suite »

Governments, businesses worldwide brace for new ransomware attacks

Russian Federation had nothing to do with a massive global cyberattack , President Vladimir Putin said Monday, calling for urgent consultations on countering the hackers. That doubles to $600 if the demand isn't met within three days and if a week goes by without payment the victims are threatened that their files could be deleted forever. Lire la suite »

Belt and Road Forum tonic for global integration

Brussels' Gambardella suggested that China underline the cooperation on 5G and digital infrastructure with countries covered by the Belt and Road, which decreases "the substantial digital divide existing today among the nations involved and increase the efficiency of trade in goods". Lire la suite »

Les Républicains divisés — Édouard Philippe

Juppé lors de son bref passage au ministère de l'Écologie en 2007, avant de devenir directeur des affaires publiques du groupe nucléaire Areva (2007-2010). Pour Alain Juppé, "c'est un homme de grand talent qui connaît parfaitement les rouages de l'activité parlementaire". Pour les Havrais, la nomination d'Edouard Philippe au poste de Premier ministre est "une bonne nouvelle" et aura des retombées positives pour leur ville. Lire la suite »

U.S. government 'under assault' by Trump after Comey firing

Calling Trump's remarks about possible taped conversations "outrageous", Sen. Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper raised doubt about Trump's assertion that Comey had assured him he was not under investigation. "We have got to make sure that these tapes, if they exist, don't mysteriously disappear", Warner said, adding that he hopes to have Comey testify in a public hearing before his committee. Lire la suite »

Enregistrements dans le Bureau ovale ? Le porte-parole de Trump élude

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Après le limogeage, mardi, du chef du FBI, James Comey, le président des États-Unis s'est fendu d'un tweet mystérieux, dans lequel il intimait à James Comey de garder le silence sur son renvoi, évoquant des " enregistrements ". Trump a déclaré, plus tôt cette semaine, que Comey l'a assuré à trois reprises qu'il ne faisait personnellement l'objet d'aucune enquête de la part du FBI, concernant une éventuelle ingérence de la Russie dans la dernière campagne présidentielle. Lire la suite »