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Russia Implicated in Ongoing Hack on US Grid

Russia Implicated in Ongoing Hack on US Grid

U.S. national security officials said the FBI, Department of Homeland Security and intelligence agencies had determined that Russian intelligence and others were behind a broad range of cyberattacks beginning a year ago that have infiltrated the energy, nuclear, commercial, water, aviation and manufacturing sectors.


US announces new sanctions against Russians over 2016 election interference

US announces new sanctions against Russians over 2016 election interference

But congressional critics called the administration's action a woefully inadequate retaliation for Russian Federation interference in the 2016 US election and other actions. Today's announcement is in contrast to President Trump's reluctance to blame the Kremlin for its interference in the 2016 presidential election. "Today's action, using authorities provided by Congress, is an important step by the administration".


Two Kashmiri youth martyred by Indian troops in IOK

Two Kashmiri youth martyred by Indian troops in IOK

A statement issued by the police here said that the militants had attacked the security men guarding the BJP activist while he was visiting Arsh Institute at Khonmoh. One policeman injured; More details awaited. Director General of Police, S.P Vaid said that three militants in an undisclosed location are trapped and engaged in encounter after an unsuccessful attempt of weapon snatching from PSO.


US Black Hawk Helicopter Crashes in Western Iraq, Pentagon Says

US Black Hawk Helicopter Crashes in Western Iraq, Pentagon Says

A US military helicopter has crashed in western Iraq and there are "likely fatalities", according to officials. A U.S. official told ABC news that there was no hostile fire, still they are not ruling it out. Central Command (CENTCOM) confirmed the incident and said that a few U.S. service members were aboard without giving details. A helicopter of the USA -led worldwide coalition crashed in western Iraq near the border with Syria, the Iraqi military said on Friday.


Trump to oust national security advisor

Trump to oust national security advisor

Kelly, Defense Secretary James N. Mattis and McMaster - the president did not develop a rapport with the national security adviser by many insiders' accounts. Reports say that H.R. McMaster, whose ouster has been rumored for months, will leave once he has figured out his next move. . The Post said the president did not want to rush to announce the removal so as not to embarrass the three-star Army general.


BJP leader targeted in Kashmir; ops on to flush out terrorists

BJP leader targeted in Kashmir; ops on to flush out terrorists

One of the policemen sustained bullet wounds in the incident while the militants managed to escape from the spot, reports added. The hiding terrorist s however fired upon the security forces. "Security forces, following leads (about presence of terrorist s), cordoned a cluster of houses at Balhama". They had come to Budgam with the intention to carry out some attack, the police said.