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Microsoft pushes out "Patch Update" for Windows 8, XP after Ransomware Attack

State media reported that digital payment systems at some gas stations were offline, forcing customers to pay cash. That's why it's called ransomware . Hackers are threatening the users that if they do not pay within the set deadline they will delete all the files on the users' systems, however, governments are asking the citizens not to pay the ransom, as it would encourage the hackers to go for more such attacks.


Flynn, Manafort Key Targets of FBI Investigation

Flynn, Manafort Key Targets of FBI Investigation

Trump has tried to distance himself from Manafort with a variation of "new phone, who dat?", pretending that he barely had a cup of coffee with the campaign before being replaced by Kellyanne Conway and Steve Bannon. The contacts have not been previously disclosed, the Reuters news service reports. Other outlets, including The Associated Press, later confirmed the report.



Trump lashes out: abused by 'greatest witch hunt'

Graham said that the nature of Mueller's investigation has hurt the Senate's ability to call witnesses in their counter-intelligence probe. Politicians on both sides of the aisle, at least publicly, are celebrating the appointment of the artist formerly known as FBI Director Robert Mueller as special counselor to head up the Justice Department's investigation into what role, if any, Donald Trump might have had in Russia's interference with the presidential election.



Iran Election Results to Be Released Gradually

The Economy: Rouhani Could Lose Iran Presidency - Seven Charts Illustrate Why. As the opening towards the West engineered by Mr. Rouhani showed, the president can within certain limits enact major policy shifts. Many voters preoccupied by bread-and-butter issues said they would probably vote for Shia cleric Raisi, who has promised handouts for the poor though without saying how this would be funded.


South Korea Wants to Reopen Communication With North

South Korea Wants to Reopen Communication With North

Pyongyang has also said it would be open to talks, but what that means is unclear. "We now need to apply pressure on North Korea, and Japan and the United States need to coordinate closely so as to apply pressure", Abe told reporters. "The actions of North Korea are unacceptable to the world, really", the admiral said during discussions with Kishida. A North Korean diplomat, Ju Yong Choi, told the U.N.