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Emmanuel Macron holds first Cabinet meeting

Emmanuel Macron holds first Cabinet meeting

The government will be formally presented on Wednesday. President Emmanuel Macron recruited Republican lawmaker Bruno Le Maire as finance minister, scoring a victory in his effort to draw support from the France's mainstream right and assigning a fluent German speaker to rebuild economic credibility in Europe.


Global Ransomware Attack: Outbreak Disrupts IT Systems Worldwide

Global Ransomware Attack: Outbreak Disrupts IT Systems Worldwide

The reason that so many computers were vulnerable is that fact that many computer systems overseas did not or could not install the latest security patch from Microsoft. Quartz now reports that in 24 hours, the rate of computers online and infected has plummeted, from hundreds of thousands to simply hundreds. Security experts have discovered that the ransomware also uses NSA's DoublePulsar as the backdoor.


Syrian sides agree to new United Nations process on constitution

Syrian sides agree to new United Nations process on constitution

The Free Syrian Army has suspended its participation in the Syrian reconciliation talks in Geneva as a member of the High Negotiations Committee, the group said in a statement. He elaborated further in response to a reporter's question, al-Jaafari stressed that the work of the experts has nothing to do with the constitution as it is only a matter of exchanging opinions among the experts about issues that could be useful as technical issues in the constitutional process based on the points ...


What we know about the Russia-Trump investigation

What we know about the Russia-Trump investigation

Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn in April told friends that he remains in contact with President Trump despite the ongoing investigation into Flynn's contact with Russian Federation, according to a new report. Rep. Jason Chaffetz , the Republican chair of the House Oversight Committee , is trying to get in touch with former FBI Director James Comey to testify in a public hearing as soon as next week.


Fractious House panel at center of latest Trump probes

Fractious House panel at center of latest Trump probes

May 17, 2017 . "That is what Congress does in conducting oversight of the executive branch". Ryan says a House committee has "appropriately" requested a Comey memo describing a February meeting he had with Trump. But he has set a hearing for May 24. The moves comes a day after it was disclosed that Comey had written a memo detailing how Trump had asked him to shut down the investigation into Flynn.



'Cancel all future press briefings' Trump suggests in Twitter rant

That's why Trump's tweet gave pundits and historians fresh ammunition to continue drawing comparisons between Trump and Nixon as they have in the days since Trump fired Comey, who as head of the FBI oversaw the investigation into potential coordination between Trump campaign associates and Russian Federation during the 2016 election.