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No, Trump didn't invent 'prime the pump'

No, Trump didn't invent 'prime the pump'

Trump himself has used the phrase before, including in a December 8, 2016 speech in Des Moines, Iowa, and during a Fox News interview in April . Analysts have questioned whether Trump's proposed tax cuts would cause the type of growth increase Trump has suggested - whether it would, in fact, prime the pump .


English hospitals say hit by suspected national cyber attack

English hospitals say hit by suspected national cyber attack

Routine appointments had been canceled and ambulances were being diverted to neighboring hospitals. As not all ransomware provides this timer countdown, said the team, the WannaCry attack shows computer users that "payment will be raised" after a specific countdown, along with another display raising urgency to pay up, threatening that the user will completely lose their files after the set timeout.



Ismail Haniya elected new political chief of Hamas

These steps started with the deduction of 30 percent of the salaries of its 60,000 employees, who were dismissed from work in the Gaza Strip, followed by demanding that Israel stop providing electricity to Gaza , for which the PA is paying.


Central Intelligence Agency establishes mission center focused on North Korea

Central Intelligence Agency establishes mission center focused on North Korea

Moon also expressed hopes the two countries would be able to cooperate in developing East Asia, including extending a natural gas pipeline from Siberia to South Korea, the Blue House said . Han Song Ryol, the vice foreign minister, called a meeting of foreign diplomats in Pyongyang to outline the North's allegation that the CIA and South Korea's intelligence agency bribed and coerced a North Korean man into joining in the assassination plot, which the North's Ministry of State Security has ...



Syrian Kurdish forces to push on IS capital this summer

The Islamic State moved a step closer to losing their capital city in Syria as al-Tabqa, a city 35 miles west of ISIS' capital Raqqa that includes a critical dam on the Euphrates, fell to the Syrian Democratic Forces on Wednesday. Inside Tabqa , AFP's correspondent saw destroyed shops in the main marketplace, where jihadists had scrawled many of their slogans. It wasn't immediately clear if the YPG would be able to keep them once the USA officially ends it's anti-Daesh operations in the ...


Buddhas message of compassion timeless: UN chief on Vesak

Buddhas message of compassion timeless: UN chief on Vesak

In Rangamati, the authorities of Buddhist temple and Parbtya Vikku Shangha in the district arranged several programmes on the occasion, our correspondent reported. "Teachings of Gautama Buddha are ideas of life (Jeevan ke Vichar)". The day is celebrated to mark and commemorate the birth of the Prince Siddhartha Gautama, the founder of Buddhism.