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International Monetary Fund downgrades United Kingdom economic outlook on Brexit

International Monetary Fund downgrades United Kingdom economic outlook on Brexit

The UK has dropped from being the fastest-growing developed economy at the start of 2017 to one of the slowest as output has failed to keep pace with the accelerating rate of the global economy. Last year, the fund had said growth for 2017 would be 1.1%, before raising the forecast to 2% . The Chancellor responded to the report by saying it underlined the need to avoid a "cliff edge" Brexit.


US Accuses North Korea of Instigating Vast Cyberattack

US Accuses North Korea of Instigating Vast Cyberattack

Bossert said the Trump administration will continue to use its "maximum pressure strategy to curb Pyongyang's ability to mount attacks, cyber or otherwise". Wannacry took hostage documents, databases, and files on computers in more than 150 nations. Bossert said those responsible for carrying out cyber-attacks against the United States would be held accountable, but he did not mention specific actions Washington was considering taking against Pyongyang.


Intelligence officials pressure lawmakers to renew key spy law

Intelligence officials pressure lawmakers to renew key spy law

This program invades the privacy of an untold number of Americans. The delay was caused by revelations that the National Security Agency (NSA) had been collecting communications between Americans who merely mentioned foreign targets in conversation-what the agency referred to as "inadvertent compliance incidents".


Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli's Delhi reception: Yes, PM Modi was there

Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli's Delhi reception: Yes, PM Modi was there

However, the images of them posing for clicks during the reception are going viral as fans continue to drool over their pictures after a small break in between. The Delhi reception will be followed by a reception for industry friends and cricketers in Mumbai on December 26. Two days back, photos of Virat and Anushka started doing the rounds as the couple spent quality time with their family members, after landing in the national capital after a brief honeymoon in Europe.


New peace talks on Syria begin in the Kazakh capital

New peace talks on Syria begin in the Kazakh capital

Alexander Lavrentiev was speaking in Astana, the capital of Kazakhstan, ahead of a new round of Syrian peace talks between Russia, Iran and Turkey. This is not the first time Jordan partakes in the talks as a direct neighbour of Syria and a main host of Syrian refugees, whose total number has exceeded 1.3 million, including more than 600 million refugees registered with UNHCR.


Chico Salvation Army hosts toy and food give away

Chico Salvation Army hosts toy and food give away

The distribution was at the Salvation Army's Church. However, the Salvation Army is still half way from reaching its goal of raising $205,000 through its annual kettle campaign. "So, if we don't raise our money unfortunately it starts to impact programs", Says Bowers. A $5 donation will be added to your monthly mobile bill. The Salvation Army gives hope and support to vulnerable people in 400 communities across Canada and in 128 countries around the world.