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Log in, look out: Cyberattack havoc may grow at week's start


When the National Security Agency lost control of the software behind the WannaCry cyberattack, it was like "the US military having some of its Tomahawk missiles stolen", Microsoft President Brad Smith says , in a message about the malicious software that has created havoc on computer networks in more than 150 countries since Friday. Lire la suite »

Erdogan urges U.S. to 'immediately' reverse decision on arming Syrian Kurds

Even if Ankara could get US courts to act, a quick decision in the Gulen case was unlikely, Arslan said via e-mail. "Just as it was being said that relations (which were) seriously harmed during the Obama period are being repaired, Turkey moving apart from one of its biggest allies would be an extremely bad sign", the official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, told Reuters. Lire la suite »

Trump to address graduates of US Coast Guard Academy

Each year, the sitting President addresses one of the four service academies during commencement. The White House has denied the report , saying in a statement: "the President has never asked Mr. However, Trump often adds in some off-the-cuff remarks to even his scripted speeches, and so it would not be surprising to hear Trump make reference to these two damaging reports. Lire la suite »

Trump Threatens Comey: "Better Hope There Are No 'Tapes' of Our Conversations!"


If Trump asked Comey to kiss the ring, it's likely he did the same to others. Trump also issued a Nixonian warning to Comey , saying the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director "better hope that there are no "tapes" of our conversations before he starts leaking to the press!" The White House initially cited a Justice Department memo criticising Mr Comey's handling of last year's investigation into Hillary Clinton's emails as the impetus for Mr Trump's decision. Lire la suite »

Strong winds before fatal plane crash


Authorities say Monday's crash in Carlstadt , New Jersey, killed two crew members and sparked a fire that sent thick, black smoke spewing into the air. The National Transportation Safety Board will inspect the crash site Tuesday. Then again, the National Weather Service cautioned of high winds up to 45 miles per hour with gusts before the going down of the plane. Lire la suite »

Ransomware cyber-attack a wake-up call - Microsoft warns

New ransomware samples of WannaCrypt variants have been discovered in the wild but it is yet to be seen if they pose the same threat as the first ransomware attack wave. Among those hit were Russia's Interior Ministry and companies including Spain's Telefonica and FedEx the U.S. It said less than 1% of computers were affected, and that the virus was now "localized" and being destroyed. Lire la suite »

Mormon Church Will Stop Offering Boy Scouts Programs For Teens

The Snake River Council oversees all Boy Scout units in south-central Idaho. Some will remain until they earn their Eagle Scout ranking, the highest attainable. Venturing is open to boys and girls. He said "time and money" was being spent on activities that did not engage the Mormon scouts. He added that he expects the decision to be a "positive experience" for all involved. Lire la suite »

Search operation under way in south Kashmir's Shopian


But the search operation was hampered by the locals who resorted to stone pelting and "azaadi" sloganeering. According to reports, the 1,000 security personnel are conducting door-to-door searches in the villages surrounding Shopian in order to flush out holed up terrorists. Lire la suite »

Tempers grow frayed in the besieged White House

He was in the room last week when the president shared the information with Russia's foreign minister and US ambassador at the White House. White House officials denounced the report, saying the president did not disclose intelligence sources or methods to the Russians, though officials did not deny that classified information was disclosed in the May 10 meeting. Lire la suite »

Limogeage du chef du FBI : la communication cacophonique de l'administration Trump

Sur les raisons du limogeage de M. Comey, l'exécutif a semé la confusion avec des explications changeantes et contradictoires. Malgré ces assurances, Donald Trump a avoué qu'il avait l'affaire avec la Russie en tête quand il a pris la décision de le renvoyer: "En fait quand je me suis décidé, je me suis dit: 'Ce truc avec la Russie, Trump et la Russie, c'est une histoire inventée'". Lire la suite »

Rewari girl students end strike after government announces school upgrade


Haryana government on Wednesday upgraded the Government High School at Gothra Tappa Dahina village in Rewari district up to the level of senior secondary following eight-day-long hunger strike by the village girls. According to the village head Suresh Chauhan out of 86 girls 13 were on hunger strike. Taking the cognizance of matter, Haryana Education Minister said, "Principal has been deputed there and from tomorrow admission procedure will start". Lire la suite »

Triple talaq is the worst way to dissolve a marriage, says SC

These five judges of five different religions are Chief Justice JS Khehar (Sikh), Justice Kurian Joseph (Christian), Justice Rohinton Nariman (Parsi), Justice Uday Lalit (Hindu) and Justice Abdul Nazeer (Muslim). Khurshid said the irrevocable nature of Triple Talaq can be negated if the three-time pronouncement of Talaq in one go is considered one leaving the scope for reconciliation and re-union during the "iddat" (waiting) period. Lire la suite »

Child hacker weaponises his teddy bear


At the International One Conference in the Netherlands on Tuesday, 11-year-old Reuben Paul set out to ensure that "the Internet of Things does not end up becoming the Internet of Threats". Reuben Paul enthralled the crowded attendees at the World Forum in The Hague recently and has since been praised for his skills by numerous security experts who took to Twitter to give the young "cyber ninja" a virtual pat on the back. Lire la suite »

Merkel's conservatives clinch victory in key state vote: exit polls

The conservatives' improbable come-from-behind triumph in heavily industrial North Rhine-Westphalia, long a bastion for the Social Democratic party and home to almost a quarter of Germany's voters, gave the chancellor a powerful gust of tailwind just four months before the federal election on September 24. Lire la suite »

Trump asked Comey to end investigation into Flynn, memo reportedly says

Soon after the firing, a Comey associate told the AP that Comey recounted being asked by Trump at a January dinner if he would pledge his loyalty. Comey wrote the memo after he met in the Oval Office with Trump, the day after the president fired Flynn on February 14 for misleading Vice President Mike Pence about the extent of his conversations a year ago with Russia's ambassador, Sergei Kislyak. Lire la suite »

Trump's meeting with Abbas begins


Trump's long-shot effort to bring Middle East peace got off to a rocky start when he renounced support for a Palestinian state and vowed to move the U.S. Trump's promise to move the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv, strongly opposed by Palestinians, has been shifted to the back burner, and he has asked Netanyahu to put unspecified limits on settlement activity. Lire la suite »

Trump 'asked FBI boss to drop Flynn inquiry'

But the reports - both rebutted by Trump's team - add to a mounting perception of an administration in a perpetual state of chaos. The panel's top Democrat, Elijah Cummings of Maryland, a constant Trump critic, called the allegation of Trump pressure on Comey "explosive" and said "it appears like a textbook case of criminal obstruction of justice". Lire la suite »

Pak accuses India on Jadhav's conviction

Adviser to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs, Sartaj Aziz said Pakistan would issue a statement on the issue in the next few days. Pakistan said earlier on Wednesday it will make a decision within the "next few days" on India's appeal before an global court to stay the execution of the Indian national accused of spying, even as New Delhi defended its move saying an innocent man's life was under threat. Lire la suite »

Déjà ministre, Annick Girardin passe à l'Outre-mer — Gouvernement


C'est Alexis Kohler , secrétaire général de l'Elysée, qui liste les noms des ministres dont la situation fiscale a été épluchée par l'administration fiscale et la Haute autorité pour la transparence de la vie publique. Annick Girardin reste dans le gouvernement . La femme politique est née à Saint-Malo en 1964. Cette fille de marin pêcheur était jusqu'alors Ministre de la Fonction publique. Lire la suite »

The Note: The warnings from Yates


Clapper was also asked why the original report on Russian meddling in the 2016 election did not include the so-called "Russian dossier" which cropped up weeks later in the Trump administration. The warning, first reported by NBC News, came up during a discussion of White House personnel. "They must be congratulating themselves for having exceeded their wildest expectations with a minimal expenditure of resources", Clapper said. Lire la suite »

Fears Major Cyber Attack Could Spread

Victims have been advised by security experts not to pay up. Europol Director Rob Wainwright told ITV's Peston on Sunday programme the attack was unique in that the ransomware was used in combination with "a worm functionality" so the infection spread automatically. Lire la suite »

Korea defends latest missile launch, seeks support


The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) has justified its latest long, medium-range ballistic missile test-firing as "routine work to raise nuclear capability for self-defense", rejecting a UN Security Council statement of condemnation. Lire la suite »