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Erdogan visits Trump, as friction between US, Turkey at all-time high

The U.S.is pushing ahead with arming Syrian Kurds after deciding the immediate objective of defeating Islamic State militants outweighs the potential damage to its partnership with Turkey. It's not clear, however, whether Erdogan expects to be able to dissuade Trump during their meeting, and what action he is prepared to take if the USA goes ahead with the policy.



How Jeff Sessions Could Make the Opioid Epidemic Even Worse

Prosecutors will have to receive approval from a US attorney or assistant attorney general if they want to charge a lesser offense, according to the memo. It marked a reversal of the policy imposed in 2013 under Holder's "smart on crime" initiative. "So we are returning to the enforcement of the law as passed by Congress - plain and simple".



Putin undecided on what melody to play for Trump

The video was posted to YouTube by Sputnik, a digital news agency that is a state-funded sibling of RT and, like RT, is aimed at global audiences. The songs are the unofficial anthems of Moscow and St. " I can't even say that I was performing, I was just pressing keys as I waited for our friend and partner (President Xi )", he added. National Public Radio reported that in 2014, Putin played "Moscow Windows " on piano at a meeting with students at the Moscow Engineering and Physics ...



X-ray services at Basingstoke hospital hit in NHS cyber attack

In April 2016, the Federal Bureau of Investigation published a ransomware explainer that mentioned recent attacks on USA hospitals, along with school districts, state and local governments, and law enforcement agencies. A spokesperson for police agency Europol said the situation in Europe "seems stable". Tech companies such as Microsoft, Apple, Google and others have been adamant that governments should not have backdoors into their software because the vulnerabilities could fall into ...


North Korea behind 'WannaCry' global cyber attack : Security firms

North Korea behind 'WannaCry' global cyber attack : Security firms

More attacks were possible, Choi said, "especially given that, unlike missile or nuclear tests, they can deny their involvement in attacks in cyberspace and get away with it". A New York Times report shows a map, that illustrates the locations of the malware attack across the globe. Cisco Systems (CSCO.O) closed up 2.3 percent on Monday and was the second-biggest gainer in the Dow Jones Industrial Average.



Headley rallies Yanks over Astros 11-6 before Jeter ceremony

The star-studded ceremony included a plaque unveiling with Jeter aka "The Captain"... "Yeah, my number isn't retired, but it's a huge honor for me to be in Monument Park", Martinez added. The youngest of the famous Core Four, Jeter never left any doubt he would be the one to lead them all. It's still early, but this isn't exactly how you want to start a game off honoring one of your team's more celebrated players.