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Author: 0 Vladimir Putin Warns Of Risks Of Governments Creating Hacking Tools

At the same time, the Russian President noted with regret that "the piano was out of tune". In 2010, while serving as prime minister, Putin famously took to the stage at a charity event where he sat at a piano and played the beginning of Blueberry Hill and then sang the song in English before an audience packed with global celebrities, including Kevin Costner, Mickey Rourke, and Sharon Stone.

Global Qalibaf Drops Out of Presidential Race in Favour of Raisi
Author: 0 Qalibaf Drops Out of Presidential Race in Favour of Raisi

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani attends a wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier by the Kremlin walls in Moscow, Russia, March 28, 2017. "It's definitely more hard for Rouhani now", said Aniseh Bassiri Tabrizi, a research fellow at the Royal United Services Institute in London . "Elections in Iran are very important".

Global White House 'playing word games'
Author: 0 White House 'playing word games'

After the meeting, senior White House officials made an attempt at damage control with the CIA and National Security Agency. President Donald Trump shared highly classified information with the Russian ambassador to the US and foreign minister during a White House meeting, the Washington Post reported on Monday.

Author: 0 Ford to cut North America, Asia salaried workers by 10%

It added: "Reducing costs and becoming as lean and efficient as possible also remain part of that work". The auto maker said it has not announced any job cust. But Ford and other USA automakers also have been under pressure from President Donald Trump to create U.S.jobs. Ford has about 30,000 salaried workers in the United States.

Author: 0 US Joins Arctic Council In Calling For Action To Curb Climate Change

It calls for "the entry into force of the Paris Agreement on climate change and its implementation, and reiterating the need for global action to reduce both long-lived greenhouse gases and short-lived climate pollutants". Chairmanship of the Council rotates between the member states Canada, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Russia, Sweden and the United States every two years, and the Foreign Ministers of the twenty-year-old Council meet at the conclusion of each term or rotation to review ...

Global Mother's Day 2017: History, Facts & Traditions
Author: 0 Mother's Day 2017: History, Facts & Traditions

Your smile brightens each day just as the morning rays shines on the hills and it's with doubt that this gives us the courage to face the new day with joy. I just want you to know how special and fortunate I find myself to be blessed with a mother as loving, caring and wonderful as you . Growing up with the pain and trauma of a dysfunctional family , I looked everywhere else but in my home for the security, nurturing, Godly influence and the comfort of a " mother ".

Global Donald Trump did not threaten FBI Director James Comey: White House
Author: 0 Donald Trump did not threaten FBI Director James Comey: White House

Since Comey was sacked on Tuesday, Democrats have said the firing could be linked to the FBI's investigation of Trump campaign officials' potential ties to Russian operatives. Tapes of John F. Kennedy in the Oval Office helped cement his reputation as a strong leader during multiple crises. They also commented only condition of anonymity to discuss private conversations.

Author: 0 Tories in strong United Kingdom local poll gains

The main opposition Labour Party took a beating, losing scores of local councilors nationwide and suffering losses in its long-time stronghold of Wales. The right-wing U.K. Independence Party, whose animosity to the European Union helped drive Britain out of the bloc, failed to hold a single seat in early counting, as voters switched to the Conservatives now that UKIP's main goal has been achieved.

Author: 0 China pledges USD 124 bln for Silk Road, terms it 'project of

India treats the entire Jammu and Kashmir as its integral part. "Connectivity projects must be pursued in a manner that respects sovereignty and territorial integrity", said the Ministry of External Affairs. At the start of the gathering Sunday, Xi pledged additional financing for the initiative totaling 780 billion yuan ($113 billion). The huge amount will contribute to the Silk Road Fund, which was set up in 2014 to finance infrastructure projects.

Author: 0 Kulbhushan Jadhav case: Arguments presented by India, Pakistan at ICJ

He said that India had wasted the time of the International Court of Justice by bringing in Kulbhushan Jhadav's case. There are reports that Attorney General Ashtar Ausaf is expected to lead the Pakistan side before the ICJ but he indicated that they may hire someone from overseas, the best minds on worldwide law to advance Pakistan's standpoint.

Global Iran's Rouhani congratulates South Korea's Moon on presidential victory
Author: 0 Iran's Rouhani congratulates South Korea's Moon on presidential victory

President Moon Jae-in told his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping that he's aware of Beijing's concerns over a USA missile shield installed on South Korean territory and will work to resolve the problem. Moon has made no qualms about the fact he is keen on reviving the "sunshine policy", implemented by former South Korean leaders to bridge the failing relationship between the two nations in the Korean peninsula.

Author: 0 Court likely to question if Trump's travel ban discriminates

The three judges on the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals - all appointees of former President Bill Clinton - peppered the parties with questions in an hour-long televised hearing, while lawyers for Trump defended their client's proposal as justified for the nation's security.

Global Ex-President Rallies Support for Re-Election of President Rouhani
Author: 0 Ex-President Rallies Support for Re-Election of President Rouhani

Iranian cleric Ebrahim Raisi leaves at the conclusion of a press briefing after registering his candidacy for the May 19 presidential elections at the Interior Ministry in Tehran, Iran, Friday, April 14, 2017. But in response Raisi sought to downplay Rouhani's achievements, arguing that both God and the country's constitution were the prime sources supporting minority rights.

Author: 0 Voters in Canada's British Columbia head to polls in dead-heat race

The NDP won 41 seats and the Greens have three seats, leaving Weaver to determine whether to side with the Liberals or the New Democrats in a minority government situation. The Liberals have also presided over five consecutive balanced budgets. Before the results were announced, Olsen joked with Mike Schrenier, Green Party of Ontario leader, that the only pipelines they would build would transport beer between the two provinces.

Author: 0 Donor angry at failure to move Israel embassy

Friedman, who owns an apartment in Jerusalem, is expected to live in the US ambassador's official residence in the Tel Aviv suburb of Herziliya. Those cautioning against the embassy move warn that such a decision could trigger uproar in the Palestinian territories and across the Arab world and add another obstacle in the already-complicated path to peace.

Author: 0 S. Korea's Kim becomes youngest ever winner of Players Championship

The 41-year-old grabbed his chance at the TPC Sawgrass in Florida, finishing three shots behind victor Kim Si-woo at the PGA Tour's flagship event. Kim said he drew inspiration from Choi, who still leads all South Korean players with eight career PGA Tour victories.

Global Pizza delivery man takes pie to stalled Amtrak train
Author: 0 Pizza delivery man takes pie to stalled Amtrak train

Video shows the dedicated deliveryman walking along the tracks near a creek to find the customer and deliver the pies. If you've ever been stuck in a vehicle for over an hour, you're probably aware of the frustration people began to feel after their train remained stagnant for a long period of time.

Global RBSE 12th Result 2017 Announced: Check BSER Class 12 Results @rajeduboard
Author: 0 RBSE 12th Result 2017 Announced: Check BSER Class 12 Results @rajeduboard

According to Patrika , 2,34, 523 students appeared for Class 12 Science exam while 48,113 students appeareed for Commerce exam. Vasudev Devnani, the education minister of state, announced the result in Ajmer . Log on to the official website of rajeduboard or Open the link given below. For any more information regarding the results, the candidates can visit the official website for Rajasthan 10th Result 2017.

Global Detention of American Christian in North Korea 'concerning' - White House
Author: 0 Detention of American Christian in North Korea 'concerning' - White House

He became a USA citizen in the 2000s, then returned to China. North Korea's state-run news agency has reported that another U.S. citizen has been detained on suspicion of "hostile acts" against the state. It means that four Americans are now being held amid heightened tensions with Washington. Believing that the chance of North Korea accepting the US proposals is slim, China has presented its own proposals, which include offering economic aid to North Korea in exchange for its decision to ...

Global France's Macron names center-right figure as PM
Author: 0 France's Macron names center-right figure as PM

The prime minister in France carries out the political programme of the president. The newly appointed prime minister will have to reveal his government by Tuesday. Philippe, 46, a lawmaker and mayor of port city Le Havre and a close associate of prominent conservative Alain Juppe, is from the moderate wing of The Republicans party.

Author: 0 Trump tweets about Andrew Jackson, after earlier questions

TRUMP: [Jackson] was a swashbuckler. TRUMP: His wife died . Trump paid tribute to Jackson, known as "Old Hickory", by visiting Jackson's grave in Tennessee in March . Does that sound familiar? This is far from the first time that Trump expressed a muddled view on American history. "I want to see peace with Israel and the Palestinians", Trump said.

Global USA now wants your social accounts information to grant visa
Author: 0 USA now wants your social accounts information to grant visa

Along with social media data, these visa applicants also would have to provide more data, such as the countries they visited in the previous 15 years and the phone numbers or email addresses they've used over the last five years. The state department document also said: "The collection of social media platforms and identifiers will not be used to deny visas based on applicants' race, religion, ethnicity, national origin, political views, gender, or sexual orientation".

Author: 0 ICJ hearing on Kulbhushan Jadhav's death sentence from Monday

However, Islamabad said that the Indian move (to approach ICJ in Jadhav case) was an attempt to divert attention from "state-sponsored terrorism in Pakistan" and that it was analysing the ICJ's authority in the matter. Pakistan is likely to argue that consular access to Indian prisoners on its territory is governed by a bilateral agreement signed in May 2008. India, in its appeal to the ICJ, has accused Pakistan of "egregious" violations of the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations and ...

Author: 0 The BC Liberals win a minority government

Global News has learned B.C.'s Lieutenant Governor Judith Guichon has asked Clark to continue governing the province while the uncertainty around election results continues. Whatever the outcome, go ahead and call this one a massive election bungle by Clark and the Liberals. "British Columbians voted today to get big money out of politics", he said.

Global Banks to fight 'fast and loose' $6.2b tax
Author: 0 Banks to fight 'fast and loose' $6.2b tax

So the stakes were high when Scott Morrison stood to deliver his Budget on Tuesday night - and he delivered a strong performance. "Resource exports will continue to support growth". He said that it now appeared "no-one now is talking about paying back debt". Labor will describe it as "Labor lite". The inland rail line, to receive A$8.4 billion in funding, will run from Melbourne to Brisbane, spanning 1,700km, and will help farmers to move produce and exports.

Author: 0 Trump Suggests He Could Handle Press Briefings Instead Of Sean Spicer

Director of National Intelligence James Clapper has definitively said the Trump campaign did not collude in Moscow's interference with the 2016 election. Asked whether Spicer would be press secretary "tomorrow", Trump said, "Yeah, he is, sure". Trump was widely known to record some phone conversations at his office in Trump Tower during his business career, sometimes remarking to aides after a call as to whether or not he had taped that one.

Author: 0 Trump may pick a new Federal Bureau of Investigation director by next week

The top Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee, Mark Warner, told MSNBC that Congress would want to look at the tapes, if they exist. In a statement, Durbin said that what he characterized as Trump's admission that he fired Comey because of the Russian Federation probe was "dangerously close to obstruction of justice".

Global WannaCry ransomware infects a quarter million computers in 150 countries
Author: 0 WannaCry ransomware infects a quarter million computers in 150 countries

The full extent of the damage from the cyberattack felt in 150 countries was unclear and could worsen if more malicious variations of the online extortion scheme appear. The directive was in response to the WannaCry ransomware that took down computer systems across the world locking up critical data and demanding bitcoins as ransom for its release.

Author: 0 Next global cyber-attack likely on Monday

The impact of the ransomware can be measured by the fact Microsoft released a rate and urgent patch for Windows XP (which is unsupported since 2004) to help protect the XP machines. Renault said on Saturday it had halted manufacturing at plants in Sandouville, France, and Romania to prevent the spread of ransomware in its systems.

Global Comey declines to testify before Senate committee
Author: 0 Comey declines to testify before Senate committee

Comey has not publicly discussed any conversations he has had with Trump . A few hours later in the White House briefing room, as dark clouds comically formed outside, reporters naturally had some questions. The White House initially cited a Justice Department memo criticizing Comey's handling of last year's investigation into Hillary Clinton's emails as the impetus for Trump's decision.

Global Of course the banks should pass the levy onto customers
Author: 0 Of course the banks should pass the levy onto customers

In a budget that targets the Turnbull government's future election prospects as well as much-needed fiscal fix - finally putting to rest the ghosts of Joe Hockey's politically toxic "lifters and leaners" budget of 2014 - Treasurer Scott Morrison described the 2017 budget as a "reset", and emphasised this was a budget for "right choices" and "fairness".

Global Islamic Solidarity Games: Iran's Khanarinejad Takes Ring Bronze
Author: 0 Islamic Solidarity Games: Iran's Khanarinejad Takes Ring Bronze

The Turkish participants won 35 gold, 31 silver and 26 bronze medals in judo, gymnastics, swimming, tennis, shooting and weight lifting. A day earlier at the same stage, Naimatullah had also tasted a chastening 5-0 defeat in his 60kg bantamweight clash with Iraq's Amar Karbalai.

Global Macron takes over as French president
Author: 0 Macron takes over as French president

Mr Macron, a pro-European centrist and former banker, knows that many who backed him see him as "the lesser of two evils" and do not support his liberal, pro-business agenda. The wives of French presidents have not typically taken on first lady duties as many do in countries such as the United States. Hollande's five years in power were plagued by a sluggish economy and bloody terror attacks that killed more than 230 people.

Author: 0 Macron inaugurated as French president

Many say they feel dispossessed by globalization as manufacturing jobs move overseas and as immigration and a fast-changing world blur their sense of a French identity. On Sunday afternoon, Macron, as the commander in chief, visited wounded soldiers at a military hospital outside Paris . The transfer of power from former French President Francois Hollande to current President Emmanuel Macron was completed after the two had an hour-long meeting, during which the country's nuclear missile ...

Global North Korea says missile launch was new type of rocket
Author: 0 North Korea says missile launch was new type of rocket

North Korea has recently increased its missile test launches amid mounting tensions in the region and with the USA. North Korea's push to boost its weapons programme also makes it one of the Trump administration's most urgent foreign policy worries.

Global Tillerson: US won't insist nations adopt US values, rights
Author: 0 Tillerson: US won't insist nations adopt US values, rights

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson looked to define President Donald Trump's "America First" guiding policy Wednesday, telling a gathering of employees at the State Department that it means separating USA values from security and economic objectives.

Global Turkey president: Trump arming Syrian Kurds a 'mistake'
Author: 0 Turkey president: Trump arming Syrian Kurds a 'mistake'

Nasser Haj Mansour, an adviser to the SDF, said the town and the adjacent Tabqa dam are now "completely liberated" after the SDF drove all the IS militants out. Talal Sillo, a commander with SDF, said no weapons have been delivered yet but noted the US -led coalition said a delivery was expected from weapons already in Syria with the global coalition.

Global Government scientist from DC wins Miss USA title
Author: 0 Government scientist from DC wins Miss USA title

Some of the major policy and social debates that have marked the beginning of Donald Trump's presidency took center stage when the newly crowned Miss USA argued that health care is "a privilege" for working people and that she rejected "die-hard" views of feminism.

Author: 0 Australia and New Zealand largely escape global cyber attack

Had it not been for a young British cybersecurity researcher's accidental discovery of a so-called "kill switch", the malicious software likely would have spread much farther and faster. The researcher, who identifies himself online as MalwareTech, noticed that the malicious software that caused Friday afternoon's attack consistently pinged an unregistered web domain.

Global Trump, Moon to Meet 'as Soon as Possible'
Author: 0 Trump, Moon to Meet 'as Soon as Possible'

New South Korean President Moon Jae-in has told Japanese Prime Minster Shinzo Abe that their countries must not let their hard histories hamper co-operation in dealing with North Korea's nuclear program. "I want to appropriately manage the Japan-South Korea relations, including the bilateral agreement", Abe was quoted as saying. South Korea and the United States began deploying the THAAD system in March and it has since become operational.

Global Trump Responds To Sally Yates' Testimony With Fake News Claims, Of Course
Author: 0 Trump Responds To Sally Yates' Testimony With Fake News Claims, Of Course

Former acting Attorney General Sally Yates testified before a Senate committee, and she said Flynn served for a time in his sensitive job while potentially compromised by Russian Federation. Despite her warnings, Flynn remained in his position for 18 more days (a gap Democrats say is as scandalous as "the 18-minute gap in the Nixon tapes").

Global Syria fighting eases as Russian deal comes into effect
Author: 0 Syria fighting eases as Russian deal comes into effect

It also called on the USA and other Arab allied countries, to take "firm stances" to prevent the implementation of the deal. Mohammed Rasheed, a spokesman for the Jaish al-Nasr group, said rebels doubted Russian or Syrian government warplanes would stop striking opposition areas after the deal takes effect.

Author: 0 BC minority could have major implications for Alberta

An unlikely but still possible scenario could see a coalition government of the NDP and Greens, the combination of which would have won in a dozen more ridings if not for vote splitting. "It could be a disaster", said Johnston about the huge difficulties in changing the way a province votes, "but if they can pull it off it would transform B.C.

Global China, US ink new trade deal for beef and chicken
Author: 0 China, US ink new trade deal for beef and chicken

The Information Technology & Innovation Foundation (ITIF), a nonprofit think tank, and the Internet Association, which represents companies such as Amazon.com Inc. Ari Giovenco, the Internet Association's director of trade and global policy, said the agreement did not address obstacles facing USA cloud service providers in China .

Global Trump Invites Controversial Philippines Leader Duterte to White House
Author: 0 Trump Invites Controversial Philippines Leader Duterte to White House

The statement did not provide details on when or if Duterte would visit Washington , but it said Trump is looking forward to his Philippines trip in November. Priebus made clear that North Korea was the top priority. Despite this, President Trump has repeatedly praised Duterte's actions in the Philippines regarding his war against drugs which so far has involved the slaughter of thousands suspected of being involved in the drug trade.

Author: 0 North Korea accuses Central Intelligence Agency of 'vicious' plot to kill Kim Jong

A statement from North Korea's official media announced the accusation and added that their government will "ferret out and mercilessly destroy " USA and South Korean "terrorists" who purportedly targeted Kim. Although China has publicly distanced itself from Pyongyang and insists it has halted coal imports, some experts believe the two countries are still trading through the "livelihood purposes" clause that allows trade to ensure the survival of the North Korean people.

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