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Hackers use stolen spy tool in cyberattack

The exploit was leaked last month as part of a trove of NSA spy tools. Freedom of Information (FOI) requests revealed that 30 percent of NHS Trusts had suffered a ransomware attack, according to security firm SentinelOne in January. Hospitals affected include London North West Healthcare Trust in the capital, University Hospitals North Midlands in central England and York Hospitals in the north.


South Africa to sign new nuclear power pacts after court ruling

South Africa to sign new nuclear power pacts after court ruling

The Western Cape High Court found last month that the agreement with Russian Federation lacked transparency and offered Moscow favorable tax rules while placing heavy financial obligations on South Africa. Kubayi said that new agreements would be signed with the five countries involved in the deal‚ which are the US‚ China‚ South Korea‚ Russia and France.



Trump Says He Would Have Fired 'Show Boat' Comey Without Any Recommendation

Describing himself as a "very active president", Trump said it was becoming very hard for his surrogates to explain things with flawless accuracy to reporters at the news conferences. Burr added that whatever course the FBI decides to take in its Russian Federation probe, the Intelligence Committee's investigation will "continue as aggressively as we're able to".



Alarm grows over global cyber attacks, infects computers in nearly 100 countries

Affected by the onslaught were computer networks at hospitals in Britain, Russia's interior ministry, the Spanish telecom giant Telefonica and the USA delivery firm FedEx and many other organizations. "We encourage all Americans to update your operating systems and implement vigorous cybersecurity practices at home, work, and school", the U.S. Department of Homeland Security said in a statement released late Friday.


5 immigrant women vie for Miss USA pageant title

5 immigrant women vie for Miss USA pageant title

On Instagram, the trans writer and activist admitted she "felt conflicted" about the gig. Hamila Aden, the first Miss Minnesota USA contestant to compete in a hijab and burkini, understands the importance of female role models in today's society.


Egypt discovers new necropolis in Minya, first in area

Egypt discovers new necropolis in Minya, first in area

Dean of the faculty of archaeology, Cairo University Mohamed Hamza believes that they date from the Greco-Roman period of Egypt. Egyptologist Salah al-Kholi said the discovery was "the first human necropolis found in central Egypt with so many mummies", before saying "It could herald even more discoveries in the area".