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Ransomware attack again thrusts NSA into unwanted spotlight

Instead, organisations such as the NSA should disclose computer vulnerabilities to their manufacturers, Microsoft argues. The virus has so far infected almost 200,000 computers world-wide. While neither Microsoft nor the NSA has confirmed it, computer experts believe that the NSA likely tipped off Microsoft about the flaw once they realized the tool had been stolen.



Macron team to announce candidates for parliamentary election

Far-right leader Marine Le Pen made the May 7 presidential election runoff for the first time; she was handily beaten by Macron but still achieved the highest-ever score for the National Front, her party with a history of anti-Semitism and racism.


Trump says 'hostile' media could prompt him to cancel daily press briefings

Trump says 'hostile' media could prompt him to cancel daily press briefings

Now that he is no longer head of the FBI , and therefore not leading an investigation into anything, he also theoretically has some time to sit down and chat with the Senate Intelligence Committee about their own probe into any possible collusion between the Kremlin and the Trump campaign.


Boris Johnson censured for talking about alcohol at Sikh temple

Boris Johnson censured for talking about alcohol at Sikh temple

The Foreign Secretary was visiting a Sikh temple in St George's, Bristol where he made remarks about ending tariffs on whisky between the United Kingdom and India. It is not, though, the view of every religion. Local website Fishponds Voice tweeted: "I think it's fair to say Boris Johnson got a mixed reception from Sikhs in St George today".



U.S. lawmakers want to see Comey memo on Trump meeting

The New York Times reported on Tuesday that Trump asked Comey to shut down an investigation into Flynn and his ties with Russian Federation - an allegation White House disputed. The same thing is true now that's been true from the start: As unsuited as Trump is for office, his weaknesses could at least be minimized if he were forced to accept a professional presidential staff structure.


OPP identify woman killed in crash near Listowel

OPP identify woman killed in crash near Listowel

Brenda Jones, 69, was a passenger in a minivan, Wellington OPP said in a news release Wednesday. Ontario Provincial Police said the collision happened around 10 p.m. The driver of the truck was seen by paramedics at the scene and was not taken to hospital. The intersection was closed for several hours as OPP officers investigated the cause of the crash.