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Taiwan among world's top targets in massive ransomware attack

French carmaker Renault also announced it was attacked. But it appears to be "low-level" stuff, Eisen said Saturday, given the amount of ransom demanded - $300 at first, rising to $600 before it destroys files hours later. In the United States, FedEx acknowledged it had been hit by malware and was "implementing remediation steps as quickly as possible". Spain's Telefonica, a global broadband and telecommunications company, was among the companies hit.



Melissa McCarthy, dressed as Sean Spicer, drives podium on NY streets

Lucky New Yorkers spotted Melissa - in head-to-toe Spicer dress - zooming down 58th Street in midtown Manhattan on a motorized version of the press briefing podium on Friday. It has also been confirmed that Alec Baldwin will be appearing on the show as Donald Trump . "There's a streak of meanness now that they've crossed over to mean".



LA Fighting the 2024 Olympics Battle

But mostly, LA2024 was hoping the city's energy and blue skies would make it easy for International Olympic Committee members to envision a Los Angeles Summer Games. "We didn't change a single thing". "We don't think that is going to be an issue", he said. The day began with International Olympic Committee members and bid officials playing a little basketball at the iconic Staples Center and finished under a glorious California sunset at Santa Monica, where the 2024 beach volleyball ...


Ex-prisoner becomes chief of staff to S Korea's Moon

Ex-prisoner becomes chief of staff to S Korea's Moon

Mr. Moon Jae-in upon his election as President of the Republic of Korea", he tweeted in English and Korean languages. As well as clouding efforts to rein in North Korea's nuclear ambitions, the THAAD deployment has also led to recriminations from Beijing against South Korean companies.


Youth attacks Mishra at hunger strike venue

Youth attacks Mishra at hunger strike venue

Arvind Kejriwal should face truth. Mishra, on the second day of his "indefinite fast", penned another letter to Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal , alleging that the attacker, Ankit Bhardwaj, was attached with the mohalla clinics project under Health Minister Satyendar Jain.


Some abducted Chibok schoolgirls refuse to be 'freed', says negotiator

Some abducted Chibok schoolgirls refuse to be 'freed', says negotiator

Although the Chibok girls are the most high-profile case, Boko Haram has kidnapped thousands of adults and children, many of whose cases have been neglected. Switzerland and the International Committee of the Red Cross helped secure the 82 girls in "lengthy negotiations", the presidency said on its Twitter account.