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Israel says it repelled a wide-ranging cyberattack

The cyber defense bureau was successful in exposing the methods used in the attack and its origin. In November two main Israeli TV newscasts were taken over by hackers who beamed an Islamist message threatening divine fire against the Jewish state.


Situation in Kashmir will improve in 2-3 months: Mehbooba

Situation in Kashmir will improve in 2-3 months: Mehbooba

She informed the members about her meeting with the Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, and Home Minister, Rajnath Singh, at New Delhi on Monday. "Without dialogue, it is hard to restore peace", Mehbooba Mufti told the PDP's core group meeting, according to sources. BJP national general secretary and the party's in-charge of Jammu and Kashmir, Ram Madhav, justified the controversial video.


Heitkamp: North Korea is 'greatest existential threat' to America

Heitkamp: North Korea is 'greatest existential threat' to America

It made no specific mention of military options, though it said the US would defend itself and friends. Chris Coons of CT told CNN. North Korea routinely accuses the United States of readying for an invasion, and threatens pre-emptive strikes to stop the U.S.



Runoff likely in much-watched USA congressional race

Republicans, including the president, wanted to ensure Democrats wouldn't be able to use the election as a referendum on the Trump administration. Trump underperformed other Republicans in the suburban Atlanta district, an affluent, well-educated swath filled with the kind of voters Democrats need if they hope to reclaim a House majority next year.


Sunny spells and warmer weather for your Bank Holiday weekend

Sunny spells and warmer weather for your Bank Holiday weekend

The capital has been hit by cold weather as temperatures plunged to as low as 3C in the early hours of Wednesday morning. With the first Bank Holiday of May fast approaching, typically pessimistic Brits may be forgiven for thinking the three-day weekend is likely to be one blighted by downpours.


Missile defense system being installed in South Korea

Missile defense system being installed in South Korea

South Korean news agency Yonhap earlier said the exercise was possibly supervised by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. The statement said that Seoul and Washington have been pushing to get THAAD working soon to cope with North Korea's advancing nuclear and missile threats.