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The four people being interviewed on Saturday — FBI director job

The four people being interviewed on Saturday — FBI director job

He has been a member of the Senate GOP leadership team for a decade and serves on the Senate Judiciary Committee. "And that's what we want for the FBI", Trump said. The career prosecutor was appointed by Trump in January and only confirmed by the Senate in late April. He spoke following Mr Trump's sudden firing of Mr Comey last week, which drew sharp criticism because it came amid the FBI's investigation into Russia's interference in the 2016 presidential election.


Experts brace for unstoppable ransomware

Experts brace for unstoppable ransomware

The hackers were using tools stolen from the US National Security Agency and released on the internet. Ryan Kalember, senior vice-president at Proofpoint Inc., said the version with no kill switch was able to spread but it contained a flaw that wouldn't allow it to take over a computer and demand ransom to unlock files.


EU's Juncker: English is losing importance in Europe

EU's Juncker: English is losing importance in Europe

Speaking after meeting Queen Elizabeth II to officially start the election campaign, May said the EU's negotiating stance had hardened and some European officials had made "threats" against Britain. "We are criticized, torn to pieces, but elsewhere in the world we are admired", he said. Theresa May faces her first nationwide electoral test as Britain's prime minister on Thursday, as she toughens her Brexit position just weeks before a crucial general election.


Pakistan snatch third Test win against West Indies to make history

Pakistan snatch third Test win against West Indies to make history

Pace bowler Yasir Shah took five for 92 - his 11th Test five-for - as the hosts were all out for 202 in their second innings with just six balls remaining despite a fearless, unbeaten 101 from Roston Chase. Chase amassed 403 runs, including two centuries and two half-centuries, as he finished the series as the highest run-scorer with an average of 100.75.


North Korea Accuses US of Plot to Assassinate Kim Jong Un

North Korea Accuses US of Plot to Assassinate Kim Jong Un

North Korea, which has thus far done 90 per cent of its trade with China, is now looking at Russian Federation as a limited alternative if Beijing imposes economic sanctions against it due to its nuclear programme. During a press conference between Park Geun-hye and Vladimir Putin following the 2016 Eastern Economic Forum, Putin only briefly touched upon the North Korea issue, instead focusing on Russia's hopes for increased economic cooperation between Russian Federation and South Korea.