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Trump doesn't think daily press briefings are necessary anymore

President Trump just made very clear in an interview with Fox News' Jeanine Pirro that he's totally serious about cancelling press conferences. Pirro pressed him on the issue, saying at one point, "You can't put an end to that". "I can independently confirm reporting that President Trump has been sounding people out about removing Sean Spicer as Press Secretary", tweeted Jonathan Swan. Lire la suite »

French centrists reach accord with Macron on parliament candidates

The Gard includes Nimes, one of the main bullfighting centres in France. Sara was once married to the tennis star Henri Leconte. You don't slam the door in the face of a former prime minister who says, "I want to join you". Outgoing French President Francois Hollande, left, and French President-elect Emmanuel Macron shake hands as they attend a ceremony commemorating the abolition of slavery, in Paris , Wednesday, May 10, 2017. Lire la suite »

Ransomware cyberattack cripples hospitals in the UK

The hacking tool was leaked by a group calling itself the Shadow Brokers, which has been dumping stolen NSA hacking tools online since past year. Microsoft issued a patch for the attack, which you can find here. Lidov said that the attack involved demands of payment of $300 worth to free up the system. The ransomware attack disrupted business at organizations and agencies across the world, CNN reported . Lire la suite »

Pence 'bops' boy in face, and child demands apology

On Tuesday, Vice-President Mike Pence and his wife, Karen - along with Ivanka Trump and national security adviser H.R. McMaster - played host to military families at the White House. The boy was struck by Pence's elbow when he was gesturing while talking to military families during National Military Spouse Appreciation Day, according to The Hill . Lire la suite »

British hospitals hit by ransomware cyberattack

Hospitals in areas across Britain found themselves without access to their computers or phone systems. Spain's industry ministry said the attack affected the Microsoft Windows operating system of employees' computers. Lakeridge spokesman Paul McGary didn't say what was causing the issues or if they were similar to those that locked up computers and held users' files for ransom at a multitude of hospitals, companies and government agencies around the world. Lire la suite »

Russian Interior Ministry hit by cyber attack

On Friday, the Interior Ministry reported a virus attack on its Windows-operated PCs, with around one thousand infected computers being blocked. "Technical work is under way to destroy it and renew the means of virus protection", she said. Lire la suite »

Growth at Snapchat Stalls in First Quarterly Report


But it was lower than expected revenues and slowing growth in user numbers that gave investors the jitters. Snap Inc reported a rise in daily active users to 166 million, up 36% from 122 million a year earlier, but not a huge increase since the IPO, and well below the 200 million users of Instagram Stories. Lire la suite »

China: Silk Road not tied to presidency

Those include connections between China and Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia. "Countries have actually been pressuring China to get an invite rather than the other way around", said a senior Asian diplomat, referring to the summit. Lire la suite »

De-escalation agreement in Syria comes into force


There were no immediate reports of casualties after the plan - sponsored by Russia, Turkey, and Iran - went into effect at midnight. The government-controlled Syrian Central Military Media reported there was "relative clam" Saturday morning in the "de-escalation zones" nine hours after the deal went into effect. Lire la suite »

US Justice Dept orders prosecutors to seek toughest sentences


The aim was to end a common absurdity in American law enforcement: small-time drug busts that lead to decades-long prison terms for people who do not fit the profile of a risky, hardened criminal. Attorney General Sessions is preserving the government drug operation at the expense of the people. The shift was philosophically consistent with Congress' work to shrink - but not end - the racist sentencing disparities between cases involving crack and powder cocaine. Lire la suite »

Several Hampshire hospitals hit by cyber attack threatening to delete NHS files

The demand specifies that payment should be made via online currency Bitcoin . Prime Minister Theresa May said the attack is part of a wider "international attack". "The fact that patient care is being impacted by this attack is a sobering development, and representative of the damage that cyberattacks can have on organisations and the general public". Lire la suite »

Cyberattack in UK part of international attack

According to the Hacker News, the Ransomware WannaCry (also known as "Wana Decrypt0r, ' "WannaCryptor" or 'WCRY") blocks access to a computer or its files and demands ransom to unlock it. A spokeswoman for Portugal Telecom said: "We were the target of an attack, like what is happening in all of Europe, a large scale-attack, but none of our services was affected". Lire la suite »

Google has changed its developer guidelines to protect users against phishing attacks


As an example, subject to how the new risk assessment process feels about a web app, some web apps might require a manual review by Google before publishing publicly. So app developers might see error messages when registering new applications or modifying existing ones in the Google API Console, Firebase Console, or Apps Script editor, the Google Identity Team said in a blog post . Lire la suite »

De-escalation zones could have positive effect on Syrians

A key aspect of the Astana deal was that it was an "interim" arrangement to address urgent issues, not a permanent partition of Syria, he said. The Trump White House has expressed support for Syrian safe zones, saying the measure would be invaluable to the thousands of Syrian civilians caught between the coalition offensive against ISIS and the ongoing civil war between anti-government forces and forces loyal to Mr. Lire la suite »

Prosecutors praise Sessions' policy change


The Sessions Memo , however, is not a mere restatement of the Ashcroft Memo . It also backs off mandatory minimum sentences for nonviolent drug crimes. Bush's administration by calling for more uniform punishments - including mandatory minimum sentences - and directing prosecutors to pursue the strictest possible charges. Lire la suite »

Disagraced Democratic Rep. Corrine Brown Convicted of Charity Fraud


During these occasions, he would be directed to deposit the maximum $800 from the account at an ATM near his house and then deposit hundreds into her personal account. Simmons said Brown ordered him to take cash and checks from One Door's account that was put into the congresswoman's personal accounts. Evidence at trial showed that between late 2012 and early 2016, Brown participated in a conspiracy and fraud scheme involving One Door for Education - Amy Anderson Scholarship Fund (One Door) ... Lire la suite »

US prosecutors told to push for more, harsher punishments


Sessions says drugs and violence go hand-in-hand. His memo tells prosecutors to charge steeper crimes that would trigger long, mandatory minimum prison sentences. All of those charging factors are now gone under Sessions' reign and not surprising, as he has previously telegraphed his desire to prosecute more federal cases generally. Lire la suite »

North Korea's detention of United States citizen 'concerning': White House

Kim Hak Song, who worked for the Pyongyang University of Science and Technology , was detained on Saturday on suspicion of "hostile acts" against the state, North Korea's official KCNA news agency said. North Korea's state media said that the country valued cooperation in human rights at the global level though it does not recognize a United Nations rapporteur on North Korea's human rights situation. Lire la suite »

Hollande promet une passation de pouvoirs avec Macron "simple, claire et amicale"


Dans un courrier rendu public sur le compte Twitter de l'Élysée, François Hollande a rendu hommage à l'ancien ministre de l'Intérieur. " Je ne passe pas le pouvoir à un opposant politique, c'est quand même plus simple ", glisse-t-il. "C'est exagéré. Mais je me dois d'expliquer, dans un livre direct, ce que je n'ai sans doute pas assez expliqué", a affirmé François Hollande au début du mois de mai . Lire la suite »

WannaCry ransomware attack targeted thousands of computers globally

In many cases, the senior official said, the attacks have been successful because they are against pirated or unauthorized copies of Microsoft Windows, which can not be easily patched to fix the vulnerability. "We are implementing remediation steps as quickly as possible". Shadow Brokers said at the time that they obtained it from a secret trove of NSA tools and files that are part of the spy agency's hacking program. Lire la suite »

English hospitals turn patients away after cyber attack cripples system

This specific ransomware likely exploits a vulnerability developed by the National Security Agency and recently leaked . Mid-Essex Clinical Commissioning Group, which runs hospitals and ambulances in an area east of London , said on Twitter that it had "an IT issue affecting some NHS computer systems", adding "Please do not attend Accident And Emergency unless it's an emergency". Lire la suite »