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Major cyber attack hits companies, hospitals, schools worldwide

Kaspersky Lab, a Russian cybersecurity firm, said it had recorded at least 45,000 attacks in as many as 74 countries, including the USA, where its effects seemed muted. Mr Martin urged the public to reduce the risk of an attack by making sure the security software patches are up to date, by running proper anti-virus software and, most important of all, by backing up data.


Earthquake hits central Alaska, third to hit during weekend

Earthquake hits central Alaska, third to hit during weekend

The Alaska Earthquake Information Center says a magnitude 3.8 earthquake hit the central part of the state . The center's release notes that the magnitude and location of the quake may change as more data are processed. There are no reports of damage from that natural disaster as well. It struck the Fox Islands region of the Aleutians just before 1pm local time. Share with Us - We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article, and smart, constructive criticism.



Another US Citizen Is Detained In North Korea

Kim was born in South Korea, but is believed to have US citizenship. In the statement carried by Pyongyang's official news agency, KCNA, the unnamed spokesman said South Korea had hired a North Korean logger working in the Russian Far East, in 2014 to carry out "state-sponsored" terrorism.



Top Intel Dem demands release of Trump's 'tapes' on Comey

As he later met with former secretary of state Henry Kissinger at the White House, Mr Trump was asked by reporters why he fired Mr Comey, responding: "He wasn't doing a good job, very simply." Mr Comey found out about the dismissal through the media.



Triple talaq row: 'Practice can not get constitutional validation', says Salman Khurshid

The bench then said that the law cannot be made applicable to all sects of Muslims and observed: "Can Hanafi law be made applicable to Shias". A sin can not be part of Sharia, which is god ordained. "I think this is the high time this has happened and the government has taken positive step to come forwards and has given affidavit in the Supreme Court regarding the case that triple talaq is unconstitutional".