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Singapore authorities issue alert on Petya ransomware

Until it has been fully investigated, it's hard to say whether some systems protected against WannaCry might still be vulnerable to the new form of Petya. Suspicions in Ukraine quickly fell on Russian Federation, which annexed Crimea in 2014 and has been blamed for several large-scale cyberattacks on Ukraine's power infrastructure.



Hoeven doesn't support health care bill in current form

Even with a two-seat majority in the Senate , McConnell conceded he had struggled to get enough Republicans to back the Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017. This means that McConnell has about $200 billion in cushion to make compromises with individual senators to win over their votes. Sens. Susan Collins of ME and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska are fellow moderates who've raised concerns about the Senate health bill for a variety of reasons.


Narendra Modi, Donald Trump meeting a 'tremendous success': US experts

Narendra Modi, Donald Trump meeting a 'tremendous success': US experts

Trump playfully said he was "proud to announce" that " Prime Minister Modi and I are world leaders in social media - we're believers - giving the citizens of our countries the opportunity to hear directly from their elected officials, and for us to hear directly from them".


Palestinian groups deny IS claim of fatal stabbing of Israeli policewoman

Palestinian groups deny IS claim of fatal stabbing of Israeli policewoman

Most of the Palestinians killed were allegedly carrying out knife, gun or car-ramming attacks, Israeli authorities say. The COGAT spokesperson said that permits granted to Palestinians for Friday visits to Al Aqsa mosque were not included in the 250,000 permits that were canceled.


Brussels bomber was Moroccan national aged 36

Brussels bomber was Moroccan national aged 36

Investigators are treating the incident as a "terrorist attack", said Erik Van Der Sypt, a spokesman for the federal prosecutor's office. "This incident is considered as a terrorist attack", Van der Sypt said. Belgian soldiers shot a terror suspect after an explosion rocked the central train station in Brussels in the latest attack to hit Europe. In Paris, a day after a man with a bomb-rigged auto tried to attack gendarmes on the Champs-Elysees, the iconic shopping avenue was filled with ...