• North Korea willing to meet with US if conditions right: diplomat

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    North Korea's parliamentary committee on foreign affairs has sent a letter to the U.S. House of Representatives to protest its latest passage of a bill on tougher sanctions against Pyongyang, the North's media said Friday. China, on the other hand, immediately pressed President Moon on the issue of THAAD. Abe, whose government has lobbied for greater defensive capabilities, warned Moon " dialogue for dialogue's sake would be meaningless " without "sincere and concrete action" on the part ...
  • Merkel says wants close cooperation with France's Macron

    Merkel says wants close cooperation with France's Macron

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    In June 2014, Merkel - a German conservative - and Hollande - a French socialist - brought Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukraine's leader Petro Poroshenko together for talks on the sidelines of 70th anniversary commemorations for Operation Overlord, the World War II amphibious assault against Nazi-occupied France.
  • Bahamas votes in closely-contested general election

    Bahamas votes in closely-contested general election

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    The PLP failed to secure a second consecutive term in office. A new prime minister of the Bahamas was to be sworn in Thursday after the opposition won a sweeping victory over the ruling party in the island chain. More than 180,000 people are registered to cast their ballots for the 39 seats in the House of Assembly. Education minister Jerome Fitzgerald is also embroiled in controversy over a shadowy multimillion-dollar business allegedly seeking contracts from Baha Mar resort, which is ...
  • Trump threatens Comey with provocative reference to 'tapes'

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    Mr. Trump said Mr. Comey asked for a dinner with him because he wanted to stay in this position. Trump was asked bu Holt if he was "angry with Mr. Sanders, the White House spokeswoman, said Trump had been considering letting Comey go since coming into office, while Sean Spicer, the White House press secretary, told a press briefing last week that the president "had confidence" in Comey.
  • The Comey Aftermath: Appointing A Respected FBI Director Is Crucial

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    The veiled threat added to the storm over Trump's abrupt firing of Comey on Tuesday. Comey showed bad judgment in his handling of the investigation into Hillary Clinton's emails, but his reputation for basic honesty is light years beyond Trump's, and he has a lot of friends who will continue going to bat for him.
  • NHS cyber -attack: Global Positioning System and hospitals hit by Ransomware

    NHS cyber -attack: Global Positioning System and hospitals hit by Ransomware

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    The ransomware, called WannaCrypt or WannaCry, locks down all the files on an infected computer and asks the computer's administrator to pay to regain control of them. In the case of ransomware, the malware attempts to extort the user for money. SINGAPORE/FRANKFURT, May 13 ( Reuters ) - A global cyber attack described as unprecedented in scale forced a major European automaker to halt some production lines while hitting schools in China and hospitals in Indonesia on Saturday, though it ...
  • HSE Goes Offline To Prevent Cyber Attack

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    McGary said the hospital network has a contingency plan for tech problems and it was "business as usual". The Guardian reported that the attack prompted the service to cancel operations and make documents such as patient records unavailable in England and Scotland.
  • President Trump Launching Commission to Assess How Hillary Clinton Won Popular Vote

    President Trump Launching Commission to Assess How Hillary Clinton Won Popular Vote

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    The White House said the president's "Advisory Commission on Election Integrity" would examine allegations of improper voting and fraudulent voter registration. The commission will include two Republicans, former Ohio Secretary of State Ken Blackwell and Indiana Secretary of State Connie Lawson, and two Democrats, New Hampshire Secretary of State Bill Gardner and Maine Secretary of State Matthew Dunlap.
  • Mom of Ohio boy who killed himself vows he "will be heard"

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    Surveillance video of the disturbing assault, much of which took place after Gabe was knocked unconscious, was released on Friday by the school district. No charges have been filed, officials said. They believe it could have led to the boy's death. One of them, Kathryn Lundy, said she pulled her two children from the school two years ago because of bullying.