White House Eliminates A Top Cybersecurity Post

According to an email sent to National Security Council employees seen by Politico , the decision is part of an effort to "streamline authority" for the senior directors who lead most NSC teams. Not everyone agrees, however, as Senate Intelligence... More..

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US Identifies Suspect in Leak of CIA Hacking Tools
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

US Identifies Suspect in Leak of CIA Hacking Tools

That cache would eventually be disclosed as the "Vault 7" data dump. The embarrassing leaks - the largest data theft in the agency's history - included software that was created to take over iPhones and tur...More..

Alexander County Schools To Close May 16 As Local Teachers Attend Rally
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Alexander County Schools To Close May 16 As Local Teachers Attend Rally

He knows many school districts across the Triad and the state will shut down Wednesday , because teachers will instead be making their voices heard in Raleigh. But many Republicans believe the rally is nothing...More..

One person killed in explosion at California medical facility
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

One person killed in explosion at California medical facility

Fire and sheriff's officials said the building appeared to be undergoing some type of renovation. Orange County sheriff's Cmdr. Dave Sawyer says authorities haven't determined whether the explosion was acci...More..

Airstrike kills 15 Taliban militants in west Afghanistan
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Airstrike kills 15 Taliban militants in west Afghanistan

As to a report released May 1 by the US Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR), about 39% of the country's territory with 65% of the country's population is controlled by the governm...More..

U.S. will help make N Korea rich if it disarms
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

U.S. will help make N Korea rich if it disarms

Pompeo , who has met with Kim twice in the past five weeks, described his conversations with the North Korean leader as "good" and "substantive", and he stressed the benefits that can come to the nation's imp...More..

Sherpa guides scale Everest to pave way for others climbers
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Sherpa guides scale Everest to pave way for others climbers

This photograph taken on April 4, 2018 shows Chinese double amputee climber Xia Boyu, who lost both of his legs during first attempt to climb Everest , walking in Bhaktapur on the outskirts of Kathmandu , ahe...More..

NBC Picks Up 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' After Fox's Cancellation
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

NBC Picks Up 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' After Fox's Cancellation

Now, NBC has gone on record to explain why they are giving the show 13 more episodes, with its entertainment chairman Robert Greenblatt telling Entertainment Weekly : " Brooklyn is a show our company prod...More..

Robert Mueller had authority to prosecute Paul Manafort: judge
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Robert Mueller had authority to prosecute Paul Manafort: judge

Judge Jackson was not moved by any of Mr Manafort's assertions. Beyond investigating links between Russian Federation and Trump's campaign, Mueller is also charged with pursuing "any matter that arose or may ...More..

Mahathir to continue as Malaysia PM for 1-2 years
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Mahathir to continue as Malaysia PM for 1-2 years

The Prison Pardons Board is expected to convene at 11am on Wednesday, with Anwar's release expected soon after. The 70-year-old Anwar is still serving a five-year jail term after he was found guilty on a sodomy...More..

New Facebook Data Leak Compromises 3 Million User Accounts
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

New Facebook Data Leak Compromises 3 Million User Accounts

The man behind the Cambridge Analytica scandal , Alexandr Kogan , was named a collaborator on the myPersonality project until 2014, though " myPersonality " never actually shared any information with Cambr...More..

USA diplomat involved in deadly crash leaves Pakistan
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

USA diplomat involved in deadly crash leaves Pakistan

An American diplomat has left Pakistan after authorities there had barred him from leaving the country following a deadly auto crash. Atiq Baig, 22, died of head injuries while his cousin, who was the passeng...More..

Buttler recalled to England Test squad
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Buttler recalled to England Test squad

Buttler might find it harder to do the same to Pakistan seamer Mohammad Amir in the Lord's Test from May 24 when he slots into the England side at No 7 - but you wouldn't put it past him! James Vince has...More..

Foundation quits Hungary over 'repressive' policies — George Soros
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Foundation quits Hungary over 'repressive' policies — George Soros

Hungarian government spokesman Zoltan Kovacs declined to comment. The Open Society Foundation (OSF) backed by Hungarian-born U.S. billionaire George Soros is moving from Budapest to Berlin, the German publi...More..

Former Pakistan premier risks jail over Mumbai attacks claim
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Former Pakistan premier risks jail over Mumbai attacks claim

A case against Sharif should be registered under Article 6 of the Constitution of Pakistan, the petitioner argued. Abbasi that it was the official policy that Pakistan would not allow any militant group to us...More..

Germany Reacts to Ozil, Gundogan For Picture Taken With Erdogan
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Germany Reacts to Ozil, Gundogan For Picture Taken With Erdogan

Erdogan does not sufficiently respect". Erdogan has travelled to the United Kingdom to meet with Prime Minister Theresa May before having a reception with the Queen. The lira is now down 14.2% against the d...More..

Mazel Tov! Israel Wins Eurovision Song Contest
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Mazel Tov! Israel Wins Eurovision Song Contest

About 200 million people watched this year's contest, held in Lisbon, Portugal. Israel has won the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest, with singer Netta Barzilai besting 25 other nations in the final of the...More..

New fissures open at Hawaii volcano, forcing more evacuations
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

New fissures open at Hawaii volcano, forcing more evacuations

Hawaii County Civil Defense said Monday the gas may cause choking. Condition RED means immediate danger to health so take action to limit further exposure. Lava from a huge new fissure is tearing through farmla...More..

Top level EU talks on Iran nuclear deal after US exit
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Top level EU talks on Iran nuclear deal after US exit

So far, China, France, Russia, Britain, the European Union and Iran remain in the accord, which placed controls on Iran's nuclear program and led to a relaxation of U.S. 'We conduct business in all countries,...More..

Indonesian police kill one, arrest several in Surabaya raids
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Indonesian police kill one, arrest several in Surabaya raids

Children have no choice. All told, 26 people died in the two days of attacks including a total of 13 militants and their children. "All of those materials are very unsafe since they can easily trigger an ex...More..

10 kids taken from California home - mom, dad deny torture
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

10 kids taken from California home - mom, dad deny torture

In some areas, debris was piled to the point of making it unable to pass through. Toys and other items are strewn around one of the rooms of a home, Monday, May 14, 2018, where authorities removed 10 children...More..

Crimean Bridge to be open for trucks from October 1
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Crimean Bridge to be open for trucks from October 1

Putin thanked the organizers of the project, who put the interests of the state over those of particular groups, the sappers, ecologists, scientists and other sectors involved. Road authorities have already ope...More..

Amber Alert issued for 7 year old girl
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Amber Alert issued for 7 year old girl

The 11-year-old was taken to the hospital and is reported in critical condition.And police say Ahmad may be driving a navy blue Ford sedan. One of Ahmad's other children, a 9-year-old, told police that her moth...More..

Malaysian PM Mahathir says may be prime minister for one-two years
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Malaysian PM Mahathir says may be prime minister for one-two years

The volatile relationship between the duo has dominated the country's political landscape for over three decades. Mahathir also said he may bring a case against former Prime Minister Najib Razak, who has been...More..

by | Monday, May 14, 2018

Europe Has 60 Days To Give Nuclear 'Guarantees' - Iran

British Prime Minister Theresa May and U.S. President Donald Trump agreed in a phone call on Friday that talks were needed to discuss how U.S sanctions on Iran would affect foreign companies operating in th...More..

Bounce House Flies Onto Highway With Kid Inside
by | Monday, May 14, 2018

Bounce House Flies Onto Highway With Kid Inside

Highway 395, where it hit a auto, the newspaper said. The child suffered only minor injuries, police said. A 9-year-old boy is expected to be OK after a bounce house blew away from an Adelanto home and onto a...More..

Star Movement and League strike governing deal for Italy
by | Monday, May 14, 2018

Star Movement and League strike governing deal for Italy

Di Maio and Salvini will meet in Rome on Monday before updating the president. It comes after the parties spent the weekend locked in negotiations ahead of a Sunday evening deadline set by president Sergio M...More..

MI5 chief: Kremlin is 'chief protagonist' in campaign to undermine west
by | Monday, May 14, 2018

MI5 chief: Kremlin is 'chief protagonist' in campaign to undermine west

Russian Federation is seeking to undermine European democracies and sow doubt in the West through malign activities and a "fog of lies", the head of Britain's domestic spy agency has told European intelligence...More..

Romney denounces pastor slated to speak at U.S. embassy in Jerusalem
by | Monday, May 14, 2018

Romney denounces pastor slated to speak at U.S. embassy in Jerusalem

Jeffress , pastor of the First Baptist Church in Dallas and a member of President Trump's evangelical advisory board, has also called the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints a "cult" and said Islam...More..

IDF publishes images of destroyed Iranian military sites in Syria
by | Monday, May 14, 2018

IDF publishes images of destroyed Iranian military sites in Syria

He added: "Whoever hurts us, we will hurt them sevenfold, and whoever is preparing to hurt us, we will act to hit them first". In a statement carried by Syria's state news agency, an unidentified Syrian For...More..