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Scores of countries hit by cyber attack using stolen NSA bug

Affected by the onslaught were computer networks at hospitals in Britain, Russia's interior ministry, the Spanish telecom giant Telefonica and the United States delivery firm FedEx and many other organisations. However, a hacker could change the code to remove the domain name and try the ransomware attack again. Many security firms are already aware of WannaCry in past forms and most are looking at this one right now to see how it might be stopped.



President Trump Jokes That He & Rosie O'Donnell 'Finally' Agree, Rosie Responds

It was recordings of phone calls and conversations at the White House during Richard Nixon's presidency that played a part in forcing his resignation over the Watergate scandal. On MSNBC Friday afternoon, former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper told Andrea Mitchell that Comey told him he was having dinner at the White House that evening, and that he was "uneasy" over the invitation from Trump .



North Korea will have dialogue with US under right conditions: Media report

The Republican-led House overwhelmingly voted May 4 to impose the new sanctions, which target North Korea's shipping industry and use of what the bill called "slave labor". Choe did not specify what conditions would be needed for a dialogue with the Trump administration. Anxious that the crisis was escalating, China's President Xi Jinping called for "restraint" when dealing with North Korea during a telephone call with Mr Trump.



North Korea in 'CIA Biochemical ATTACK plot' as elite unit created

Xi officially invited Moon to visit Beijing, Yoon added. In their phone call, Trump congratulated Moon on his election victory and his country's "peaceful, democratic transition of power", a White House statement said. The South Korean leader said he plans to send a special envoy to China to discuss Thaad and North Korea. China also hopes the new South Korean government attaches importance to China's concerns and takes steps to promote the stable and healthy development of ties, Xi said.


We'll reunite released Chibok girls with parents next week - FG

We'll reunite released Chibok girls with parents next week - FG

The deal, mediated by the International Committee of the Red Cross, included the release of five Boko Haram leaders, which led some opposition figures to criticise the exchange. Alhassan said there was need to help the girls forget the trauma they experienced from the bush. A small number of the schoolgirls managed to escape on their own.



S.Korea to attend China's Silk Road summit amid diplomatic rift

Both Moon and Xi agreed that denuclearising North Korea was a "common goal". Despite Chinese anger at North Korea's repeated nuclear and missile tests, China remains the isolated state's most important economic and diplomatic backer, even as Beijing has signed up for tough United Nations sanctions against Pyongyang.