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NHS cyberattack: Trusts were told about security patch last month


The cyber-attack, he insisted, was not because of "NHS manager incompetence". Stevenage's Lister Hospital is still experiencing "major computer problems" following Friday's cyber attack in which a virus was introduced onto IT systems at NHS trusts, businesses and other organisations across the United Kingdom and globally. Read More »

UN Security Council condemns North Korea missiles tests


North Korean leader Kim Jong Un vowed to keep conducting nuclear and missile tests until the USA makes the "right choice", the North's state-run Korean Central News Agency reported Monday, as the rogue state continues its saber-rattling in hopes of forcing Washington into a dialogue. Read More »

Have you registered to vote in the General Election?


If you're not registered, you can't vote. On June 8 voters will go to the polls to elect their Member of Parliament in the general election. District councillor and Labour group chairman Michael Thompson will be challenging Mr Javid for the seat, representing the Labour party. Read More »

Travel ban opponents demonstrate at courthouse


People protest outside the federal courthouse in Richmond, Va., Monday, May 8, 2017. Although the travel rule does not explicitly mention Muslims, the Maryland judge, Theodore Chuang, accepted arguments that Trump's history of anti-Muslim rhetoric presented "a convincing case" that it amounted to "the realization of the long-envisioned Muslim ban". Read More »

Stock Traders Buy Large Volume of Put Options on Staples (SPLS)

If the stocks above spark your interest, wait until you look into companies primed to make substantial gains from Washington's changing course. Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp now owns 1,335,378 shares of the specialty retailer's stock worth $11,417,000 after buying an additional 22,618 shares in the last quarter. Read More »

Cinco De Mayo celebration set for Saturday


Thumbs up to celebrating Cinco de Mayo . "I think that it's really cultural appropriation, because me being Mexican, I don't celebrate it because I'm not from Puebla and like why should I celebrate?" said Grijalva, referring to the source of the celebration, an 1862 Mexican military victory against the French in Puebla, Mexico. Read More »

Ronkonoma teen allegedly involved in hazing death of Penn State frat pledge


He was suffering from head injuries and internal bleeding. The grand jury, in its report , stated that it had found evidence of a history of hazing at the fraternity that included forced drinking and paddling, and found that Penn State's Greek community "nurtured an environment so permissive of excessive drinking and hazing that it emboldened its members to repeatedly act with reckless disregard to human life". Read More »

Jimmy Kimmel set to return as host for 90th Oscars


Kimmel infamously presided over this year's awards, where a mix-up backstage led to " La La Land " being mistakingly announced as the best picture victor when the award was really supposed to go to " Moonlight ". This marks Kimmel's second consecutive year as host. Jimmy Kimmel - the newly announced Oscars 2018 host - threw quite a nerve-racking party while hosting the Oscars 2017 earlier this year. Read More »

Trump Actually Thinks Israel And Palestine 'Work Together Beautifully'

Trump's long-shot effort to bring Middle East peace got off to a rocky start when he appeared to back away from supporting a Palestinian state and vowed to move the U.S. And he again demanded Israel end its occupation "of our people and of our land". Netanyahu rejects the 1967 frontier as a baseline for border talks and rules out a partition of Jerusalem where Palestinians hope to establish a capital. Read More »

Liberal losses in BC cast doubt on energy projects

Christy Clark's Liberals were barely re-elected Tuesday to B.C.'s first minority government since 1952, with the Greens poised to hold the balance of power. "We better reflect the real face of British Columbia with the new members", he said. Weaver said he would negotiate with both leaders in the coming weeks and would work with whichever party has the most in common with the Green platform. Read More »

Iran reformist drops out of election, supports Rouhani


The president has faced a significant challenge from conservatives because the landmark nuclear deal with world powers that he negotiated in 2015 has not triggered the economic recovery he predicted. High voter turnout has generally favored moderate and reformist candidates in Iran. Rouhani became thee 10th Iranian President in August 2013. They have also reproduced parts of Rouhani's memoir in which he admits that he was the lead official to impose compulsory "hijab" on women. Read More »

Big-spending Aussie Budget is supported by hefty taxes


Then there were the big-dollar announcements to get the country moving and to create jobs: $5.3 billion over 10 years for the Badgerys Creek airport; $8.4 billion to start building the Melbourne to Brisbane inland rail link; the opening of discussions with Victoria and NSW to buy back shares of the Snowy Hydro. Read More »

Tillerson: US Ready to Slap More Sanctions on North Korea

To justify the plans to overhaul the department, Tillerson said the world has changed significantly since the end of the Cold War and argued that diplomatic institutions, including the State Department, have not fully adapted. "All I can offer you on the other side of that equation is an opportunity to shape the future way we deliver on mission". According to Tillerson, Washington and Moscow were working to see if trust could be rebuilt by starting one issue at a time . Read More »

Unsafe to deal with unaccounted money: Arun Jaitley


Speaking to the press about the new website, the Finance Minister said t that the Black Money Portal had been launched to help the honest tax payer. Giving updates, Union Finance Ministry said on Tuesday: " Operation Clean Money Phase I: 18 lakh persons identified; More than 9.72 lakh taxpayers submitted online responses for 13.33 lakh accounts involving cash deposits of around Rs 2.89 lakh crore". Read More »

Macron faces stronger Merkel after state election

Fresh from a key state election victory for her Christian Democratic Union, Merkel sought to set the tone for the federal vote on September 24 by suggesting it will turn in part on who has the better program for creating the jobs of the future. Read More »

Trump mulling over Jerusalem embassy move: Tillerson

The spat came on the day the new United States ambassador to Israel, David Friedman - an orthodox Jew - arrived in the country to take up his position. The Old City is home to Islam's third-holiest site, the al-Aqsa mosque, which sits atop Judaism's holiest site, the Temple Mount. The U.S. official then reportedly said, "It is not your territory, it's part of the West Bank". Read More »

Putin says Russia sees no need to arm Syrian Kurds


A meeting with Turkish-American business and religious leaders at the Turkish ambassador's residence in northwest Washington, also scheduled. Erdogan portrays USA support for the Kurdish militia - instead of Syrian Arab rebels - as a leftover policy from the Obama administration, which he said had wrongly accused Turkey of doing too little in the fight against Islamic State. Read More »

Netanyahu's office denies rumors the prime minister opposes moving US Embassy

The statement did not go over well in Israel. The statement from Mr. Netanyahu's office concluded: "This is the clear and consistent position of Prime Minister Netanyahu, which he reiterated today". It later annexed east Jerusalem in a move never recognized by the global community. However, no country recognized the annexation. He will also travel to Brussels and Sicily for North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and G7 summits on the final leg of his trip. Read More »

Euro reverses after hitting six-month high on Macron victory

British Prime Minister Theresa May has called on voters to give her an electoral mandate as big as French president-elect Emmanuel Macron's for Brexit negotiations. Ferrand said the movement will field 577 candidates - 50 percent will be women - and their names will be unveiled before May 11. But this comment was unlikely to do Macron many favours as he labours to set his presidency apart from Hollande's deep unpopularity in office. Read More »

Official from European country says it may stop sharing Intel with US


The source - who is in touch with current officials - says "details were discussed that should not have been discussed". The anonymous officials told the Post that the information Trump relayed during the Oval Office meeting had been provided by a USA partner through an intelligence-sharing arrangement. Read More »

North Korea may bid to co-host World Cup


The reclusive North, which has defied all calls to rein in its weapons programmes, even from its lone major ally, China, said the missile test was a legitimate defence against USA hostility. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. The warning came after Pyongyang said it had successfully tested a new kind of ballistic missile on Sunday that was capable of carrying a nuclear warhead. Read More »

Edouard Philippe takes office as new French prime minister


In a lofty but lucid inaugural speech, Macron vowed to lift France out of its sense of decline and lost goal, and seize again its place in the world. Macron's next major challenge are June's legislative elections, when the French vote for representatives in the National Assembly. It cost €450 ($491), according to his team. Read More »

Sean Spicer Wants You to Know That the Tweet Speaks for Itself


On Friday, Trump waded back into the Federal Bureau of Investigation controversy, warning Comey against talking to the media and suggesting on Twitter there may be recordings of conversations between them. In the termination letter to Comey, Trump thanked him for telling the president "three times " that he personally is not under investigation for collusion with Russian Federation during his 2016 campaign. Read More »

New South Korean president will visit US next month

The sides agreed to exert joint efforts for a "complete" disposal of North Korea's nuclear weapons, he added. Also Tuesday, Adm. Harry Harris Jr., the top American military officer in the Pacific, met with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Tokyo to discuss the North Korean missile launch. Read More »