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Huge cyberattack forces Microsoft to offer free tech fix

In the United States, shipping company FedEx has been hit . "These attacks underscore the fact that vulnerabilities will be exploited not just by our security agencies, but by hackers and criminals around the world", said Patrick Toomey of the American Civil Liberties Union.

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Eurovision victor arrives home to Portugal

The show was going smoothly for most of the evening until towards the end when last year's victor, Jamala from Ukraine, took the stage to perform and a streaker wrapped in an Australian flag jumped onstage to moon the audience. Delvaux performed in Israel in April as part of public diplomacy initiative Israel Calling 2017, which hosts numerous Eurovision singers in the Jewish state for a number of days.

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Spain says several firms hit by cyberattacks

Iberdrola and Gas Natural, along with Vodafone's unit in Spain, asked staff to turn off computers or cut off internet access in case they had been compromised, representatives from the firms said. Iberdrola's operations are working normally, he said. This was also likely to embolden cyber extortionists when selecting targets, Chris Camacho, chief strategy officer with cyber intelligence firm Flashpoint, said.

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Europol: Ransomware attack is of unprecedented level

The MalwareTech tracker detected over 100,000 infected systems over the past 24 hours. He said Russian Federation and India were hit particularly hard, largely because Microsoft's Windows XP - one of the operating systems most at risk - was still widely used there.

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Unprecedented global 'ransomware' attack seeks cash for data

But he also said he's concerned the authors of the malware could re-release it - perhaps in the next few days or weeks - without a kill switch or with a better one, or that copycats could mimic the attack. The UK is among the hardest hit, with its National Health Service being disrupted. More than 75,000 computers in 99 countries were compromised in Friday's attack, with a heavy concentration of infections in Russian Federation and Ukraine, according to Dutch security company Avast ...

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Tillerson arrives in Alaska for Arctic meeting

Delegates plan to continue work on several issues, including climate change, and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said the U.S. will remain a member of the council. (AP Photo/Mark Thiessen). U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, draped on each side by the American and Alaska flags, speaks at the welcoming ceremony to kick off Arctic Council events in Fairbanks, Alaska, on Wednesday, May 10, 2017.

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Melissa McCarthy Is 'Oh So Pretty' As Sean Spicer In 'SNL' Promo

After reports that Sean Spicer was spotted literally hiding in the bushes to avoid reporters on Tuesday evening, it was clear that this week's episode of Saturday Night Live would likely be pretty wonderful. She got into character by also making a crack about a report that Spicer was hiding in the bushes at the White House to avoid reporters. In a one-minute teaser, McCarthy lip-syncs to "I Feel Pretty", from the musical " West Side Story ".

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SKorea: Rival N.Korea launches ballistic missile

Japan also lodged protest to North Korea over the missile launch through the Japanese Embassy in Beijing. "U.S. Pacific Command is fully committed to working closely with our Republic of Korea and Japanese allies to maintain security", a spokesperson said, referring to South Korea by its official name.

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Next expose will jolt people of Delhi, says Kapil Mishra

Venting out his ire against Kejriwal on social media, Mishra in a series of tweet had said that he would lodge multiple FIRs against him in different cases. She said it was Mr Kejriwal who pursued her to convince Mr Mishra to join politics despite the latter not being interested. Mishra said, adding that his next "expose" would be tomorrow.

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Moon Jae-in sworn in as South Korea's President (Second Lead)

He also said he would have "serious negotiations" with the USA and China over the controversial deployment of the United States anti-missile system THAAD. Bush's approach at that time. Moon's Democratic Party said he was briefed on the status of the North Korean military and South Korea's military readiness.

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Jose Mourinho told his Man United excuses are not valid

If we win the Europa League I am more than happy. "But I don't feel like that". "So I have to play them but I have to play them mixed". I probably work, this season, harder than ever. United started shakily, with Blind looking particularly uncertain, and there were early murmurs of concern around Old Trafford when Iago Aspas cut in from the right and obliged Sergio Romero to tip his rasping shot over.

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Pak-based terror groups will continue attacks in India

Aziz, while giving details of the joint border commission to the media said, "four members from each side will be its members and it will be functional soon". However, after the continuous efforts to restore peace, normal life has returned to the border town as all markets, schools, and other government institutions opened after being closed in fear of possible gun battle between security forces of the two countries.

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Microsoft adds detection, protection against global cyberattack: statement

If you're not on a work network that already has security, consider installing some form of security program on your computer. The ransomware appeared to exploit a vulnerability in Microsoft Windows that was purportedly identified by the U.S.

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Kapil Mishra's attacker works with AAP

He added: "I am on the warpath against those few individuals who are doing corruption". The man identified himself as an Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) worker but the party firmly denied any links with him. The former Delhi water minister also wrote a letter to Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal informing the latter about the attack that took place on him on Wedensday.

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After SKorean leader eyes North trip, Trump offers US invite

Trump's recent comment that he'd be open to meeting dictator Kim Jong Un. North Korea has unveiled what it claims are satellite images of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defence (THAAD) system which was deployed by the United States military in South Korea , Seoul officials said on Thursday.

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SpaceX Makes First Launch of US Spy Satellite

About 10 minutes after launch, the scorched first stage of the rocket came back to Earth and landed upright at Cape Canaveral, marking the fourth successful solid ground landing for SpaceX . At the same time, the launch also broke a decade-old monopoly the United Launch Alliance , a collaboration between Boeing and Lockheed-Martin, had for launching US military and national security satellites.

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Texans trade up, take QB Watson at No. 12

The feeling for me was that besides Mitch, Deshaun Watson was going to be the next QB for an National Football League team to overreach. "It's a little disrespectful". Watson will sign a fully guaranteed four-year, $13.9 million rookie contract that will include an $8.26 million signing bonus and a standard fifth-year team option.

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Google Pixel XL vs. Huawei Honor 6X - Best Specs and Features Comparison

This speculation sounds kind of insane, but with Google, really anything is possible. For another, one of those three, codenamed "taimen" has shown up on Geekbench bearing underwhelming numbers. In the teaser concept, Pixel 2 is seen with a dual-camera on the back, suggesting that the actual device could feature two lenses on the back side that will allow the user to take advantage of in-depth camera features.

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Taiwan among world's top targets in massive ransomware attack

She said it was "disappointing" some hospitals had been using the outdated Windows XP operating system, despite being instructed not to by the Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt. On Wednesday, hackers disrupted the websites of several French media companies and aerospace giant Airbus. Also badly hit was Britain's National Health Service, which declared a "major incident" after the attack, which forced some hospitals to divert ambulances and scrap operations.

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Projections show Macron elected French President

His newly renamed grassroots movement, "Republique en Marche" (Republic on the Move), which was founded only 13 months ago, will finally reveal the vast majority of the 577 candidates who will stand in parliamentary elections in June. Hackers with connections to the Russian government played a role in an effort to damage centrist French politician Emmanuel Macron's presidential campaign by hacking and leaking emails and documents ahead of the election, according to two U.S.

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Delhi records hottest day of season at 44.1 degrees Celsius

Day temperatures were above normal in Rajasthan. The minimum temperature was recorded at 28 degrees Celsius, three notches above the season's average, the Met office said. Humidity at 8.30 a.m. was recorded at 27 per cent. Burgampadu and Bhadrachalam (both in Khammam district) received four cms of rainfall, followed by Vikarabad (2 cms) in Ranga Reddy district in the last 24 hours, it said.

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China reiterates support for Pakistan on Kashmir issue

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif reached Beijing on Saturday and felicitated his Chinese counterpart Li Keqiang for organising the worldwide forum to highlight One Belt One Road Initiative. Trade Minister Steve Ciobo is headed to Beijing for the One Belt One Road global summit that kicks off on Sunday. The US had also stayed away from the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), which India joined as second-largest member, and urged its allies to do the same.

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China's President Xi says to uphold global climate deal

President Donald Trump previously indicated that he intends to yank the US out of the agreement, though his top advisors are reportedly divided on whether that is a good idea politically, environmentally and economically. Ivanka Trump , who serves as an adviser to her father, was supposed to meet separately Tuesday with Pruitt and Sen. Macron delivered a pointed dig toward Mr.

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United States announces trade progress with China in 10 key areas

Ending a almost 14-year hiatus, the Trump Administration announced May 11 that following one more round of technical consultations between the US and China , China will begin - as soon as possible, but no later than July 16 - importing USA beef on conditions consistent with worldwide food safety and animal health standards and consistent with the 1999 Agricultural Cooperation Agreement.

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Major Ransomware Attack Hits Thousands Of Systems Worldwide

Kaspersky researcher Costin Raiu cited 45,000 attacks in 74 countries, saying that the malware, a self-replicating "worm", was spreading quickly. The attack appears to be the work of a strain of ransomware known as "Wanna Decryptor", otherwise known as WannaCry and WCry.

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Heroic Man Saves Suicidal Woman From Jumping In Front Of Train

Nearly at the same time, another incoming train approaches on a parallel track close to where the woman is standing. Just as she is about to get on the track, the man manages to pull her back knocking his head on the ground. The woman is seen bursting into tears after being pulled to safety. When the woman entered the platform after checking her ticket at around 4:50 pm, Weng asked for her carriage number, but she did not answer.

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#JusticeForAhok: Mass protests mark jailing of Jakarta's Christian governor for blasphemy

The protests against Ahok , and his harsh " blasphemy " sentence have sparked fears that the secular norms in Indonesia are at risk, and so are relations among the country's ethnic and religious groups. Nasir insisted that he supported a pluralist Indonesia but he also spoke in favor of restricting alcohol to tourist areas, curbing prostitution and criminalizing adultery and sodomy.

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Here's Why You're Seeing A Little Purple Flower Appear On Facebook

This means Facebook users can now use Reaction emojis including "like", "love", "thankful", "haha", "wow", "sad" or "angry" to react to both posts and comments on the social media platform. Mother's Day is nearly here, and it is time to wish your mother a Happy Mother's Day 2017 and make her feel important. The stickers Instagram added for Mother's Day.

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Moms That Make Motherhood Look Easy

Now that god blessed you with a handsome daughter I know your morals will teach her to love, care and be a fighter. Chatbooks is a company that prints all your Instagram photos into small paperback books, and you can put the service on a schedule.

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SpaceX Test Fires the Center Booster of the Falcon Heavy

SpaceX has now released footage of a successful test of the rocket's centre core which took place at its rocket development facility in Texas last week. SpaceX President Gwynne Shotwell revealed the timeline at a press briefing for the company's recent launch from NASA's historic launch pad 39A. Falcon 9 will begin launching back at Complex 40 after repairs on the pad are complete.

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New South Korean president talks to China, Japan leaders

Bloomberg reported that Trump was "livid. after reading in the Wall Street Journal that [National Security Advisor H.R.] McMaster had called his South Korean counterpart to assure him that the president's threat to make that country pay for a new missile defense system was not official policy".

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2-magnitude quake recorded off coast of El Salvador

A magnitude-6.8 natural disaster has struck north of Antarctica late this morning but it is not expected to cause a tsunami. "It's interesting, but not alarming", said Bill Steele with the Seismic Network. It was centered about two miles northeast of Bremerton, in the channel just off the small community of Enetai, according to the U.S. If you felt it, file a report here .

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Dozens of countries hit by huge cyberextortion attack

Toomey urged the public to patch security holes immediately without stockpiling them. The user is asked to pay a ransom to unlock the computer. Most others rely on humans to spread by tricking them into clicking on an attachment harbouring the attack code.

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Kiev hits bum note with Russian Federation by banning its Eurovision entry

Yet the experience was a beneficial one, eventually leading to her being asked to sing at Eurovision just like the bequiffed Irish twins were in 2011 and 2012. The Final will be screened on BBC1 on Saturday evening from 8pm right through to approximately 11.30pm. There will be many rivals from the Balkan countries and Eastern Europe like Estonia, Bulgaria , Belarus and Lithuania, which traditionally vote for each other.

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South Korea's new president floats summit, but will the North bite?

Moon, who was elected this week, has taken a more conciliatory line than his conservative predecessors and has said he would be prepared to go to Pyongyang "if the conditions are right". During the 40-minute conversation he also proposed sending a special delegation to Beijing that will "exclusively discuss the THAAD and the North's nuclear issues", Yoon said.


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