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Anshu Jamsenpa scales Mt Everest again


With the feat, she also became the first woman in the world to climb the Everest four times. Her husband Tsering Wange told The Telegraph that he was in constant touch with her base camp doctor and manager and her health was ideal. Anshu, who holds the record of being the only woman in the world to have scaled the highest peak twice in a season, and that too in a gap of ten days, made it to the top at 9 AM Indian Standard Time on Tuesday. Read More »

Houston congressman calls for Trump's impeachment on floor of Congress


And Rep. Elijah Cummings, the top ranking Democrat on the House Oversight Committee, called the memo a "smoking gun" and did not rule out impeachment. Concerns that businessman and former reality TV star Trump's economic reforms could be slowed and he might even face the threat of impeachment has dented demand for the dollar. Read More »

Turkey to US: Reverse plan to arm Syrian Kurds fighting ISIS


A Pentagon spokesperson said, both leaders affirmed their support for peace and stability in Iraq and Syria. The SDF, a multi-ethnic group which includes Kurdish fighters and Syrian Arab Coalition (SAC) fighters, had been battling Islamic State for weeks in Tabqa, about 40 kilometers west of Raqqa, with the help of coalition airstrikes and USA special forces advisers. Read More »

King: Trump could face beginning of impeachment process


The person who described the Comey memo to the AP was not authorized to discuss it by name and spoke on condition of anonymity. "And in fact when I made a decision to just do it, I said to myself, I said: 'You know, this Russian Federation thing with Trump and Russian Federation is a made-up story, '" Trump told NBC News . Read More »

Steps To Protect Critical Business Data From WannaCry Ransomware Attack


However, data stolen from the infected computers can be sold in the black market for millions of dollars. "One such incident pertains to 18 computers of Andhra Pradesh Police. Therein lies the uncomfortable irony for Microsoft . Despite the situation, Microsoft brand is likely to emerge without serious damage according to an expert at the tech industry. Read More »

UN suspects cruel treatment in Syrian prisons


The Foreign Ministry in Damascus describes the U.S. State Department accusations as "a new Hollywood plot" and "lies" that are being used to justify U.S. "In light of the failures of the past ceasefire agreements, we have reason to be skeptical", he said. Jones' warning came as UN-mediated peace talks between Damascus and the Syrian opposition were about to resume in Geneva, and appeared aimed at maintaining pressure on Assad's backers. Read More »

John McCain: Comey Leaks 'of Watergate Size and Scale'


During the celebratory dinner, McCain stated that the controversy amid growing questions into whether Trump had attempted to obstruct an FBI investigation had reached a "Watergate size and scale". The former Republican presidential nominee said Wednesday that Trump could take notes from how President Ronald Reagan handled the Iran-Contra affair, where senior administration officials secretly facilitated the sale of arms to Iran. Read More »

North Korea's Kim Jong-un Planning To Attack South Korea


The call came as the US House of Representatives on Thursday overwhelmingly voted in favor of broadening sanctions against North Korea, including efforts to cut the regime's sources of global financing. North Korea said it would attack the news companies if South Korea didn't apologize for orchestrating the "vicious smear campaign", although it didn't carry out the threat. Read More »

Nicola Sturgeon admits SNP is 'not perfect' after 10 years in power


A Labour descent into "civil war and bloodletting" will leave SNP MPs the only real opposition to the Tories at Westminster, Nicola Sturgeon has said. Ms Sturgeon was speaking shortly after Labour launched its manifesto for next month's general election, which she said "directly lifts policies that the SNP is already delivering" including free university tuition, ending hospital parking charges, and the abolition of the so-called Bedroom Tax. Read More »

Girl at Drayton Manor theme park died from chest injuries


Her family released a statement through Staffordshire Police: "Yesterday our world was torn apart by the news that our daughter and sister Evha, had lost her life in tragic circumstances, following a school trip to Drayton Manor Park". Revealing that Evha's mother has asked that her daughter's name stays on the school register, Ms Bora told reporters: "It is overwhelming to see so many people here today, praying for Evha and showing support for her family". Read More »

Chelsea Manning has been released from prison


Hawkins will be filming Manning on Wednesday when she is released from prison. Chelsea Manning will participate in a documentary about the transgender soldier to be executive produced by " Citizenfour " filmmaker Laura Poitras. In her letter to Obama asking to commute her sentence, Manning wrote: "The Army kept me in solitary confinement for almost a year before formal charges were brought against me". Read More »

French president's Cabinet mixes old and new, left and right


French president Emmanuel Macron is preparing to introduce a new government with a fresh face - lean, half-female and tasked with carrying out his plans to rethink labour laws and overhaul politics. local time (1300GMT) on Wednesday, to allow a watchdog to carry out background checks on ministers. In France, the prime minister leads all other government ministries, oversees domestic affairs, and is second only to the president in importance. Read More »

Meadows: McMaster Should Retract Western Wall Remark

McMaster today were prompted by press reports yesterday that US officials (working in Israel to prepare the President's trip) stated the Western Wall is "not part of [Israel's] territory, it is the West Bank". Spicer evaded answering specifically what country the administration considered this a part of. Israel seized East Jerusalem in the 1967 Middle East war. Read More »

Korea claims latest missile can carry a large nuclear warhead


North Korean propaganda must be considered with wariness - Pyongyang has threatened for decades to reduce Seoul to a "sea of fire", for instance - but Monday's claim, if confirmed, would mark another big advance toward the North's goal of fielding a nuclear-tipped missile capable of reaching the USA mainland. Read More »

What Buhari told 82 freed Chibok Girls


Nigeria's presidential spokesman says President Muhammadu Buhari will meet the newly released Chibok schoolgirls at 4 p.m. local time Sunday. "The President expressed his deep gratitude to security agencies, the military, the government of Switzerland, the Red Cross, local and worldwide NGOs for the success of this operation". Read More »

Wrong-way driver killed, 2 hurt in head-on crash in Maryland


The infant's injuries are critical, according to Anne Arundel County Fire Department. A look at the crash on U.S. 50 in Anne Arundel County. The driver of the vehicle who was struck is a 66-year-old man. The vehicle that was struck by the wrong-way driver ended up in a wooded area off the highway. A third vehicle was involved, driven by Anthony Stanley, 59, of Bowie. Read More »

Microsoft slams United States government for its part in 'WannaCrypt' worldwide cyberattack


Global cyber chaos is spreading Monday, May 14, as companies boot up computers at work following the weekend's worldwide " ransomware " cyberattack . "This guidance was also reissued on Friday following emergence of this issue". "This is not game over for us", Mr MacGibbon told ABC radio. For example, if one of your coworkers opens an infected PDF attached to an email, soon everyone in your office could be under attack. Read More »

Dobbs: White House communications team 'flatfooted and failing' against 'forces of evil'

The White House disputed the account. The White House has however rejected the new allegations. This has, at times , chafed the president, according to two officials with knowledge of the situation. Asked what he thinks of the Trump presidency, Putin said it's up to the American people to judge but his performance can only be rated "only when he's allowed to work at full capacity", implying that someone is hampering Trump's efforts. Read More »

Russia's Putin performs impromptu piano recital ahead of Trump meeting


Putin said there was "no significant damage" to Russian institutions but said the attack was "worrisome" and called for immediate talks "on a serious political level". At a news briefing in Beijing, where he is attending an worldwide conference, Putin was asked how confident he was that the agreement between Russian Federation and Saudi Arabia would bring stability to world oil prices. Read More »

Trump's Kurdish gamble in Syria


First of all, there should be no doubt that the YPG is not an independent entity but the Syrian branch of the PKK - which both Turkey and the US consider a terrorist organization. Hulusi Akar, traveled to the United States last week to meet their counterparts. The letter borrows heavily from talking points the Turkish Presidency used previously. Read More »

Donald Trump 'asked ex-FBI director to drop Flynn probe'


The existence of the memo was first reported Tuesday by The New York Times . Comey, who was known to keep a paper trail of sensitive meetings, chronicled the president's request soon after the February Oval Office meeting with the president, an associate who has seen the memo told The Associated Press. Read More »

Van Breda murder trial: Emergency call centre operator thought call a prank


Monday's session in court was centred around the hair found in Marli van Breda's hand, although I'm surprised more people weren't talking about Henri's choice of tie (HERE). Op't Hof [below], an interior decorator, said she had been working late after putting her two children to bed. He was wide awake too, Op't Hof recalled, which was out of the ordinary as he never woke up during the night, she said... Read More »

Global cyber attack to wreak more havoc

It is high time that the Zambian Government invested heavily in cyber-security because cyber criminals now know they can hit everyone across the globe and therefore, ransomware attacks are most likely to worsen. Most others rely on humans to spread by tricking them into clicking on an attachment harbouring the attack code. "Once a machine is infected it will scan the entire internal network and infect other vulnerable machines". Read More »

Ian Brady dies at 79, refused to reveal victim Bennett's location

He was receiving palliative care from cancer nurses at Ashworth, a high-security psychiatric hospital in the Liverpool area, when his death Monday was announced. John Stalker, former deputy chief constable of Greater Manchester, who was then a detective sergeant, expressed the feelings of many in the courtroom when he said: "Nothing in criminal behaviour before or since has penetrated my heart with quite the same paralysing intensity". Read More »