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James Comey Declines to Testify Before Senate Panel

White House briefings and news conferences provide both "substantive and symbolic opportunities" for journalists to question government officials, said Jeff Mason, White House correspondent for Reuters and president of the White House Correspondents Association.


BJP has no moral right to level graft charges: Siddaramaiah

BJP has no moral right to level graft charges: Siddaramaiah

Mr Yeddyurappa and Mr Eshwarappa had indulged in a public spat, over the former's "unilateral" style of functioning and appointment of party office-bearers "ignoring loyal workers" and the old guard of the party. As for Mr Yeddyurappa's demand for waiver of farmers loans he recalled that when he was Chief Minister he had flatly refused to waive them. The disgusting situation being faced by the people in all fronts in both urban and rural centres is a proof of this government's failure to ...



Ransomware infections reported worldwide

According to the Russian interior ministry, WannaCry infected almost 1,000 computers in the country. According to The Wall Street Journal, the malware believed to be behind the attacks encrypts data on infected computers and essentially holds it for ransom.



Uk Hospitals Hit By Large-Scale Cyber Attack

One screenshot shows a countdown clock that appears to have begun with three full days. After that, the price would be doubled. Elsewhere in Europe, the ransomware outbreak hit phone company Telefonica, Vodafone and energy supplier Iberdrola in Spain.



Trump Lets Russian Press Into Oval Office, Not American Press

The chummy White House visit-photos of the president yukking it up with Lavrov and Russian Ambassador to the United States Sergey Kislyak were released by the Russian Foreign Ministry since no US press was allowed to cover the visit-had been one of Putin's asks in his recent phone call with Trump, and indeed the White House acknowledged this to me later Wednesday.