United States officials warn Trump against moving U.S. embassy to Jerusalem

Despite those warnings, some of Trump's top advisers are urging him to make good on his promise to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital and announce plans to move the embassy there during his visit next week, and Trump has yet to reach a dec... More..

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Korea Ratchets up Online Security against WannaCry Ransomware

But this doesn't mean those whose computers run on Apple or Linux code should feel smug. "But there are so many things to patch". Neema Singh Guliani, legislative counsel at the ACLU, said the ransomware att...More..

China rappers to Seoul: 'Big brother' opposes missile shield
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

China rappers to Seoul: 'Big brother' opposes missile shield

Rosselli, the Uruguayan ambassador to the United Nations , voiced absolute rejection of the continued nuclear tests and missile launches conducted by North Korea, adding the council will be working on ways to ...More..

Theresa May vows to advance workers' rights if she wins election
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Theresa May vows to advance workers' rights if she wins election

Unite general secretary Len McCluskey said it was good news the Prime Minister accepted the importance of EU-derived workers' rights but added: "There is no way that working people can rely on the rest of her...More..

Australia considers laptop ban on commercial flights
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Australia considers laptop ban on commercial flights

At the time, the Australian Government said it had no intention of imposing a similar ban, but Mr Turnbull has suggested the issue is still under consideration. "Unfortunately the inconsistencies of this ban ha...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

No second spike in cyber attacks is 'encouraging' - British minister

Sberbank, the country's biggest lender, said viruses had not got into its systems. The virus exploits a vulnerability in Microsoft Windows software, first identified by the US National Security Agency. It was...More..

Hospitals rapped for sharing 1.6m patient records with Google
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Hospitals rapped for sharing 1.6m patient records with Google

The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) investigation into the partnership between DeepMind and Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust is "close to conclusion", a spokesperson confirmed today. In it, Cald...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Clapper says Trump eroding checks and balances

Newt Gingrich: "The challenge they have is that the president sometimes moves so rapidly that they don't get a team around that gets it organized", Gingrich told AP. "And in fact when I chose to just do it, I ...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Cyber experts wary but hopeful that ransomeware attacks subsiding

Security experts say a cyberattack that holds computer data for ransom grew out of vulnerabilities purportedly identified by the National Security Agency. and other cybersecurity firms have begun making prote...More..

Eurovision winner arrives home to Portugal
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Eurovision winner arrives home to Portugal

On Saturday Portugal won the ESC for the first time with the song " Amar pelos dois " (Love for both of us), sung by Salvador Sobral . The 27-year-old Sobral was an unknown before his win in Kiev, but around 2...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

No need for special prosecutor, says White House

After a pretty tough week for White House press secretary Sean Spicer, President Donald Trump is reportedly mulling a broad shake-up of his communications team, and floated the idea of bringing in Guilfoyle, ac...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Monday morning blues as 'WannaCry' hits at workweek's start

The first instance of this series of attacks was reported in England, where the National Healthcare System (NHS) was frozen by the program, causing disruption services to such a degree that several hospitals ...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

WannaCry Ransomware Gets Upgraded and This Time There Is No Kill Switch

The so-called WannaCry cyberattack has affected hundreds of thousands of computers by exploiting vulnerabilities in Microsoft's Windows XP software, creating havoc around the world. Smith wrote in a blog pos...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Trump sees 'fast' decision over new Federal Bureau of Investigation director

The FBI has been investigating alleged Russian meddling in the USA election and possible ties between Moscow and the Trump campaign. Some have said Comey expressed major concerns about Trump, reportedly telling...More..

7 people killed in fire at home near possible arson site
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

7 people killed in fire at home near possible arson site

Crews responding to the site around 3 a.m. found the house in flames. In a separate development, authorities in Kirkersvilled, Ohio, were trying Monday to piece together the events that led to a nursing home ...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Huge cyberattack ebbs as investigators work to find culprits

In the letter they warned that "computer hardware and software that can no longer be supported should be replaced as a matter of urgency" and insisted that "more can be done to protect against potential risks...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

"WannaCry" Ransomware Attack Causes Disruption Globally - with the worst yet to come

By Kaspersky Lab's count, the malware struck at least 74 countries. Hospitals, universities, manufacturers and government agencies in Britain, China, Russia, Germany and Spain have all been affected. Vehicle ...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Six NHS trusts yet to return to normal after cyber attack

AUSTRALIA may have missed the worst of the worldwide cyber attack but small businesses are still at risk of being infected by the WCry ransomware. Many cancelled all routine procedures and asked patients not ...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Mooy lively but Huddersfield held by Wednesday

I think that in this game, Sheffield Wednesday is more likely to go from defeat. 'We did everything today to play an open game'. Huddersfield, for their part, tried to make things happen on an attacking fro...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

White House: Trump staffer's Western Wall comment does not reflect administration policy

Abbas arrived with a delegation for his third state visit to India, where he will hold key talks on bilateral, regional and worldwide issues, including the peace process in the restive Middle East, according ...More..

Ballad beats glitz as Portugal's Sobral wins Eurovision
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Ballad beats glitz as Portugal's Sobral wins Eurovision

The 2017 Eurovision 2017 victor of the competition was Portugal's Salvador Sobral , who scored 382 points from juries and 376 points from viewers, including 8 from the UK. The song didn't do that well, given t...More..

Most Dangerous for Police Officers in 5 Years
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Most Dangerous for Police Officers in 5 Years

Law enforcement officers all over the Mid-South are participating in and hosting various activities during National Police Week . "We will protect you, and we will say, 'Enough is enough, '" Trump said. He a...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Cyber attack 'wake-up call for governments — Microsoft chief

What is the WannaCry virus? "People may have updated their security systems over the last hours", Europol said. The cyber attack has hit 200,000 computers in more than 150 countries, according to Rob Wainw...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

How lawmakers get their health care

Thursday, NPR discussed the Republican "health care " bill that recently passed the House. "I think we'll get there", said Lankford, a member of the influential Senate Appropriations Committee. This is pos...More..

Nurses back plan to ballot for strikes over pay
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Nurses back plan to ballot for strikes over pay

The RCN said a consultative ballot of its members in April showed a majority (78%) were prepared to go on strike, while 91% said they would support industrial action short of a strike. Meanwhile, a separate rep...More..

Judge rejects claims execution drug will cause great pain
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Judge rejects claims execution drug will cause great pain

Mississippi, Oklahoma and Utah are now the only states that offer execution by firing squad, but given the scarcity of lethal injection drugs, combined with increasing public concern over their usage, that may ...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Korean gov't computers safe from WannaCry attack

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, at a meeting in Italy, said Saturday the attack was a reminder of the importance of cybersecurity. The Microsoft President also added: "The governments of the world...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Microsoft warns ransomware cyber-attack is a wake-up call

NHS England hospital trusts were sent details of a security patch last month that would have prevented Friday's malware attack. It has attacked hundreds of thousands of computers, security experts say, from...More..

Florida governor: Tourists still coming in record numbers
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Florida governor: Tourists still coming in record numbers

The governor again denounced the Legislature's recent decision to cut by 67 percent the annual budget of Visit Florida , the state's tourism marketing agency. Galvano said he and McDougal -- considered by many...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Ransomware cyber-attack threat escalating - Europol

Security experts said his move bought precious time for organizations seeking to block the attacks. "We will get a decryption tool eventually, but for the moment, it's still a live threat and we're still in...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Terrifying Attack: Grocery Store Horror

Witnesses say the suspect stabbed a store employee who was airlifted to a medical center with critical injuries. Sunday's grisly episode first came to light when the suspect walked into the Estacada Thriftwa...More..

FG Says Measures in Place to Prevent 'Wannacry' Cyber-Attack
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

FG Says Measures in Place to Prevent 'Wannacry' Cyber-Attack

U.S. package delivery giant FedEx, European auto factories, Spanish telecoms giant Telefonica, Britain's health service and Germany's Deutsche Bahn rail network were among those hit. By Kaspersky Lab's count, t...More..

Potentially Severe Storms Forecasted For Minnesota
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Potentially Severe Storms Forecasted For Minnesota

The severe weather through midweek will be the start of another active weather pattern across the Central states as more flooding and severe thunderstorms target the region spanning Thursday to Sunday . High...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Australia and New Zealand largely escape global cyber attack

Cybersecurity experts say the unknown hackers who launched this weekend's ransomware attacks used a vulnerability that was exposed in NSA documents leaked online. The WannaCry virus, the name of the ransomwar...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Cyber attack hits 200000 in 150 countries

More than 200,000 people around the world have been affected by the malware, Jake Cigainero reports for NPR's Newscast. European police agency Europol said it was working to support countries, saying the ...More..