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MPs overwhelmingly support May's call for snap election

MPs overwhelmingly support May's call for snap election

Nine of them came from the Labour Party, three were independent and one was a member of the SDLP. When pressed on what the election was about, she said: "This election is about preventing the Tories (Conservatives) from getting such an overwhelming majority that there is no possibility of dissent in this country".



North Korea demands handover of suspects in Kim Jong Un assassination plot

The mission urged all United Nations member states to support North Korea in its efforts. A North Korean news agency KCNA revels: "A relevant institution of the DPRK detained American citizen Kim Hak Song on May 6 under a law of the DPRK on suspension of his hostile acts against it".



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.