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Ryan Blaney takes Kansas pole as 11 fail to pass inspection

Only this time, things worked out in the end. Loose handling, less-than-perfect re-starts and a strong Martin Truex, Jr ., prevented Blaney from notching his first Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series win to go with his first pole. It's just incredible. Awesome day, awesome weekend. I don't know what it was. If we do that every week, everything will take care of itself. Along with Danica Patrick and Joey Logano , Almirola was involved in a fiery crash that saw all three drivers sustain ... Read More »

'We Cherish Nuclear Deterrents': North Korea Affirms Resolve Against US Threats

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The travel warning issued Tuesday updates long-standing advice that Americans "are at serious risk of arrest and long-term detention under North Korea's system of law enforcement". An official of the US State Department said the detentions underscored 'the risk associated with travel to North Korea'. North Korea has detained a US citizen - a self-described Christian missionary - raising the number of Americans held there to four. Read More »

A ransomware attack is spreading worldwide, using alleged NSA exploit

Expects cautioned, however, that the criminals who pushed the ransomware to the world might be able to disable the "kill" switch in future versions of their malware. The security firm Kaspersky Lab , based in Russian Federation, noted that Microsoft had repaired the software problem that allows backdoor entry into its operating systems weeks before hackers published the exploit linked to the NSA, but also said: "Unfortunately it appears that many users have not yet installed the patch ". Read More »

China hosts Silk Road forum to revive trade route

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Some Belt and Road projects are raising concerns in certain countries. More than 100 countries and worldwide organizations have joined the Initiative, among which more than 40 have signed cooperation agreements with China, reaching a broad global consensus on the Initiative. Read More »

Sikkim woman gangraped; Thrown out of moving vehicle in Delhi!

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The victim was attacked at around 2 AM when she was returning from Delhi to her residence in Sector-17 here. According to the woman's allegations, she was raped in a moving auto (Swift Dzire) for approximately 3 hours. According to her statement, she was taken to a remote location close to Najafgarh, where she was raped inside the vehicle by all three. The accused then took turns to rape the girl. Read More »

Macron to be sworn in as French president

The two men shook hands between the French and European Union (EU) flags, a reminder of France's prominent role in the 28-member bloc and Macron's commitment to the EU. Representatives from every level of government, as well as members of different faiths, joined 100 personal guests as Macron received the Grand Necklace of the Order of the Legion of Honor, the highest award the country can offer. Read More »

Log in, look out: cyberattack could grow Monday

Friday's attack hit 200,000 victims in at least 150 countries, and there are fears the number will grow when people return to work on Monday and switch on their computers, Europol Director Rob Wainwright said. Use a reputable security software to prevent attacks in the future. The Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In), the central agency coordinating efforts on cyber security issues, has issued a "critical alert" and has advised the installation of relevant "patches" to protect ... Read More »

Sinclair Broadcasting Will Buy Tribune Media For $3.9 Billion Plus Debt

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Tribune owns or operates 42 television stations throughout the country, including WXIN-TV and WTTV-TV in Indianapolis. In addition to WNEP, Tribune owns or operates 42 television stations, cable network WGN America, and Antenna TV and has minority stakes in the Food Network and CareerBuilder in addition to a variety of real estate assets. Read More »

Netanyahu: Abbas lied to Trump

Israel Radio reported statements from senior Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO) official and adviser to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas Ahmad Majdalani claiming that Netanyahu's negotiator Yitzchak Molcho and Erekat ratified a document in 2014 permitting the PLO's treasury to be responsible for paying the stipends instead of the Palestinian Authority (PA). Read More »

Mother shot in head in front of infant child on Mother's Day

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They are [in the apartment] directly above us'. Police arrested the boyfriend at the scene, where cops also found two firearms, sources said. He was taken to Jamaica Hospital and is not likely to die. A 40-year-old man is in custody for questioning. So far police have no suspects, and no information on a motive. Four people were shot in Queens this morning in three separate shootings that left three of the victims hospitalized for their injuries and the fourth on life support. Read More »

United States planning to kill Kim Jong-un - North Korea claims

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The country's Joint Chiefs of Staff has prepared a system called the Korea Massive Punishment and Retaliation (KMPR) that would involve surgical missile attacks, exclusive special warfare units and an ability to strike North Korea's leadership if South Korea feels threatened by nuclear attack. Read More »

Zabaleta to leave Manchester City

You have to support them when they go through these little moments of self-doubt. With two games remaining City are now favourites to finish third, having jumped above Liverpool . The result doesn't mean much for Leicester on the whole, but it's a massive result for Man City and the other Premier League teams in the hunt for a top-four spot. Read More »

Police shell PSP million march, leaders arrested

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On Sunday, a heavy contingent of police resorted to baton charge and shelling to disperse hundreds PSP activists as they tried to march towards the Chief Minister House. Nisar condemned the use of power against the PSP leaders and workers. Kamal said that the provincial government has curtailed the powers of local bodies, resulting in deterioration of infrastructure in the city. Read More »

Melissa McCarthy as Spicer seen riding podium in street

Although McCarthy/Spicer initially greets the audience with her now-famous scowl, her expression quickly softens into one of joy. McCarthy's first time around portraying Spicer on SNL came in early February, and was revered by critics and thrust the press secretary into the mainstream spotlight. Read More »

Attorney General Sessions orders tougher drug crime prosecutions

When Attorney General Jeff Sessions made it public on Friday that he would direct federal prosecutors to seek the harshest sentences for non-violent drug offenders, the announcement drew a quick rebuke from Sen. "Attorney General Sessions' new policy will accentuate that injustice". Further, we must not overlook the relationship between the Attorney General, this Administration and the private prison industry. Read More »

THAAD Deployment: What to Expect From South Korea's New President

The White House also congratulated Moon, saying it looked forward to working with him to strengthen their longstanding alliance. Moon won South Korea's presidency in an election held on Tuesday, campaigning on a more conciliatory approach toward Pyongyang and ending almost ten years of hardline conservative rule in the South that focused on pressuring the reclusive North. Read More »

US believes North Korea launched KN-17 missile

The U.S. and China have been negotiating a new round of biting sanctions, if further provocations were to occur. Trump has also sought to enlist the assistance of China's president, Xi Jinping, with whom he met last month at his Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida, in preventing North Korea from escalating development of its weapons program. Read More »

Only 29% approve of President Trump firing James Comey

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With all due respect to all of the ink that's been spilled over the past day and a half, I'm increasingly convinced that that 's the million-dollar question-and the real source of a potential constitutional crisis. Thirty percent felt less favorably about Trump's job performance after the Comey firing; just 6% had a more favorable impression. The Rosenstein memo, in short, should become the yardstick against which anyone nominated to succeed Comey should be measured. Read More »

Trump Implies There Is A Recording Of His Conversations With Comey

Media outlets have pointed out that on the campaign trail Trump was quick to praise Comey for his handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation. It's a claim made of Comey that has many experts skeptical. He was speaking after the FBI's acting director, Andrew McCabe , undermined White House explanations for the removal of Mr Comey and contradicted the administration's characterisations of the investigation into potential co-ordination between Russian Federation and the Trump ... Read More »

Macron inaugurated at Elysee Palace

On arriving for the ceremony at the 18th century palace, Macron, 39, a former investment banker and economy minister, held a private meeting with outgoing Socialist President Francois Hollande on state affairs which included the transfer of access to France's nuclear missile launch codes. Read More »

Pope confers sainthood on Virgin Mary-viewing Portuguese siblings

Francisco and St. Jacinta, particularly their insistent prayer for sinners and their adoration of "the hidden Jesus" in the tabernacle. The pope will make two of them saints on Saturday. They clapped in admiration after the pope recited the rite declaring the Martos saints. One hundred years ago, the two children, and their cousin Lucia, said the Virgin Mary appeared to them and gave them three secrets, including the end of the Cold War and World War Two. Read More »

Kapil Mishra, who fainted, is stable now, says doctor

Mrs Mishra sought to remind the AAP chief that in 2007, when there was "neither a movement nor a party", he came to her " Mohalla Sabha" or neighbourhood meeting. Making a presentation at his residence, Mishra charged that he had received funds from shell companies, repeatedly made false declarations to the Election Commission and lied to the people and party leaders about donations received. Read More »