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Lawmakers Urge Trump to Avoid Picking Partisan for FBI Job

Trump's tweet about Comey was likely a reaction to a New York Times report , published Thursday night, detailing a one-on-one dinner Trump had with Comey shortly after the inauguration. They said it was a casual encounter but she was accused of a conflict of interest. When Comey was sacked, the president's advisers initially said the move was in response to a recommendation by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein. Read More »

Mourinho Has Confirmed Who He Will Start In The Europa League Final

It's a huge game. "And if he doesn't play the final, he has to play the remaining matches in the Premier League and give some rest to the others". Manchester United survived a late scare against Celta Vigo to stumble into the Europa League final on Thursday, keeping alive its hopes of winning the only major trophy missing from the English club's collection. Read More »

We will 'take care of' violent crimes against police

Kennedy and generally takes place during the week designated as 'National Police Week '. Officer Scherlen was also remembered with placement on the peace officer's memorial wall. That was George Motquin who was killed in a auto crash in 1951. Here on Maui, the Maui Police Department hosts a Police Week remembrance event today at the Wailuku Police Station. Read More »

Microsoft warns that Ransomware cyber-attack is a wake-up call

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) is an Agency under the Federal Ministry of Communications. East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust, which runs hospitals in an area north of London, said "the trust has experienced a major IT problem, believed to be caused by a cyberattack". Read More »

Tehran mayor Qalibaf quits presidential race, backs Raisi: ISNA

Thomas, thanks for joining us. Iranian double Oscar-winning film director Asghar Farhadi has endorsed Hassan Rouhani for president, bolstering his campaign before Friday's vote. "The Kurds, the Baluchis and others have these rights granted by God and the government must ensure them". "Poverty has increased with this government from 23 percent to 33 percent", said Raisi, a cleric and jurist, who is seen as the leading conservative, though still a distant second to Rouhani in unofficial ... Read More »

N.Korea claims new missile has USA in crosshairs

The distance to Alaska is about 57-hundred kilometers and to Hawaii about 75-hundred kilometers. Russian Federation is one of the few countries that has diplomatic relations with North Korea. But the country has never carried out test flights of those rockets' military versions. It quoted Kim as saying his country has "the most ideal weapon systems in the world", which he's ready to use to target the USA if attacked. Read More »

Players Championship victor stuns everyone - mostly himself

That gave the Spaniard 70 and a tie for fourth with Kyle Stanley , a co-leader after 54 holes who shot 75. Never a long hitter off the tee, Kim hasn't been hitting fairways (.550, 178th on the Tour), greens (.589, 201st) and when he did finally manage a way to get to the green, he wasn't sinking much, buried at 176th in the Tour's strokes-gained putting index. Read More »

Horgan holds hope he will be BC premier

She says she has worked with Green Party leader Andrew Weaver in the past and called him a "smart, thoughtful and reasonable guy". She said her party won the popular vote, finishing with 40.9 per cent compared with the NDP's 39.9 per cent based on preliminary election results. Read More »

Budget's big bank levy could open the door for fintech lenders


The Reserve Bank of Australia has additionally been warning for months that record high household debt could lead to consumption growth being significantly curtailed in the event of any economic shock. Mr Turnbull and Mr Morrison will hope Tuesday night's Budget proves to be a turning point for a government that has struggled in the polls since last year's election. Read More »

Trump Pledges To Move Swiftly To Nominate New FBI Chief

Clapper and Schumer made their comments on CNN's "State of the Union"; Graham spoke on NBC's "Meet the Press"; and Warner appeared on ABC's "This Week" and " Fox News Sunday". You know, I mean, it depends on how you define loyalty, number one. Suffice it to say Comey's decision not to alert the public about that investigation wasn't among the list of grievances included in the Justice Department memo Trump cited as justifying his termination. Read More »

Microsoft warns: Ransomware cyber-attack a wake-up call

After a cyber-attack disrupted IT services across the globe, many people have written to the BBC with questions about why it happened, how you can protect your computers and smartphones, and if the attackers will be caught. Just one click on an infected attachment or bad link would lead to all computers in a network becoming infected, said Vikram Thakur, technical director of Symantec Security Response. Read More »

Comey declined offer to talk to Senate intel panel

Comey's firing. Reporters also peppered Spicer with questions about whether Trump was recording in the Oval Office and Spicer responded that he had nothing further to say. Trump criticized the media for their scrutiny over his press conferences, claiming that coverage for President Barack Obama's pressers were on channels like "CSPAN and CSPAN 2". Read More »

100000 groups in 150 nations hit by cyberattack

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said the government was monitoring the situation closely. "I'm anxious about how the numbers will continue to grow when people go to work and turn on their machines on Monday", he said. NHS boards will collectively invest a similar amount. More than 200,000 systems in 150 countries have reportedly been affected, including British hospitals and Germany's national railway. Read More »

Growing global ransomware cyberattack hits more than 200000 victims so far

Security experts said it appeared to be caused by a self-replicating piece of software that enters companies when employees click on email attachments, then spreads quickly as employees share documents. "I'm anxious about how the numbers will continue to grow when people go to work and turn on their machines on Monday", he said. The red-coloured critical alert was issued by the Computer Emergency Response Team of India (CERT-In), the nodal agency to combat hacking, phishing and to fortify ... Read More »

At least 100000 groups in 150 countries hit by ransomware


A screenshot of the warning screen from a purported ransomware attack, as captured by a computer user in Taiwan, is seen on laptop in Beijing on, Saturday. Companies such as Microsoft and government agencies such as the NSA need to take a proactive approach to dealing with vulnerabilities, Tufekci argued in the New York Times's opinion pages. Read More »

Higher taxes in Australia's 'better times' budget


Australia's budget will impose a levy of 6 basis points on banks with liabilities in excess of $100 billion Australian dollars ($74 billion) in an attempt to raise more than A$6 billion over the next four years. Prove them wrong. Don't confirm their worst impressions. "We must live within our means and this is an honest budget", Morrison said. But he is trying to ease the sting of a tax rise by assuring voters the money will go directly to paying for health and the National Disability ... Read More »

Kawhi Leonard gets MRI on injured ankle, status unknown for Game 2

Kawhi Leonard isn't taking it personally after landing on Zaza Pachulia's foot in Game 1 and leaving with an ankle injury. The Spurs started Game 1 of the Western Conferene Finals looking like it was still Game 6 vs. Somehow, these unusually careless, cold-shooting Warriors found a way to keep their unblemished postseason record alive at 9-0. The Warriors were losing big early because they couldn't hit the broadside of the barn, not because San Antonio split the atom. Read More »

Macron takes power as French president

He promised that the European Union, hit by the imminent departure of Britain, would be "rejuvenated and relaunched" during his time in office. Hollande's five years in power were plagued by a sluggish economy and bloody terror attacks that killed more than 230 people. Read More »

Tillerson to seek action on North Korea during Asia meeting


He said that while policies adapt to the situation at hand, values do not. Mr Patrick Murphy, US State Department's Deputy Assistant Secretary for South-east Asia, who was at the meeting, later told reporters: "We really want to double down and bring the UN Security Council resolutions into full force". Read More »

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

In the NBC interview on Thursday, Trump said he would have fired Comey regardless of any such recommendations. And Comey's reputation most obviously, and most damagingly, was borne out last summer with his unusual public announcement that the FBI was not recommending criminal charges against Hillary Clinton in an email server investigation. Read More »

China offers billions for new Silk Road initiative


Created to finance the Belt and Road Initiative, the Silk Road Fund was officially founded in December 2014 and jointly backed by China's foreign exchange reserves, the China Investment Corp., the Export-Import Bank of China (China EximBank) and China Development Bank (CDB). Read More »

Moon and China's Xi agree to improve ties, denuclearize N


Moon also has said he would reconsider the deployment of a controversial USA missile defense system known as THAAD, which was installed on the divided peninsula based on an agreement with ousted President Park Geun-hye. Mr Moon also raised the issue of apparent economic retaliation against South Korean firms in China, he said. Mr Moon asked Mr Xi to personally look into ways to resolve the damaging sanctions against South Korean businesses in China and also restrictions on Chinese tour ... Read More »

It appears BC has its first minority government in 65 years

The key seats remaining in play that continue to be too close to call between the NDP and Liberals include Courtenay-Comox, Richmond-Queensborough, and Vancouver-False Creek, where former Vancouver Mayor Sam Sullivan holds a narrow lead for the Liberals over the NDP's Morgane Oger, who would become B.C.'s first transsexual MLA if elected. Read More »

Following ransomware attack, Microsoft urges governments to 'wake up'

Security Minister Ben Wallace said the government used to contract for computer services across the entire NHS but that in 2007 - when the Labour Party was in power - that was stopped and left to the individual trusts. "An equivalent scenario with conventional weapons would be the United States military having some of its Tomahawk missiles stolen". "The governments of the world should treat this attack as a wake-up call", Smith wrote while also noting how "cybersecurity has become a shared ... Read More »

Mother's Day Ideas for Last Minute Planners


Gifts made, or thought of, by young children can be among the most memorable. The day, honouring Anna Jarvis' mother , grew into a National Observance until every state participated in 1911. "The ambitious campaign which started three years ago, at present has spread mother's love with more than 900 mothers to 950 children in 18 orphanages across India. Read More »

Google Integrates Android OS In Cars: Partners With Audi, Volvo


Volvo Cars partners with Google to build Android into next generation connected cars. Further details on the partnership and Android OS will be announced at Google's annual tech show, Google I/O on May 17. 5- previous year the company announced its Daydream platform along with the Daydream View VR headset. The company will also likely talk about less exciting products like Hangouts, which recently became an enterprise product. Read More »

Motorola Moto C and Moto C Plus are now official


So we don't know when it will launch, but we do have are a couple of leaked images that appear to prove the new Moto X4 exists. Where as Moto C is price is starting at €89 with 1GB RAM/8GB storage, and the 4G option starting at €99 with 1GB RAM/8GB storage. Read More »

Kim Si-woo makes history at The Players Championship

He was the only player who didn't commit a bogey in the final round. "I didn't expect that I could be the champion of this tournament at this young age", Kim told a news conference. He stuffed his tee shot to 5 feet on the par-3 17th for birdie, and after hooking his tee shot into the water on the 18th, he rolled in a long putt from off the 18th green for par. Read More »

Several Nations Request Urgent Consultations On North Korea

Regardless of what Pyongyang may have intended, the likely result is that the new administration will have fewer options to work with. Washington and Tokyo called for an emergency meeting of the United Nations Security Council, which was scheduled for Tuesday afternoon. Read More »

Ransomware attack should be a 'wake-up call' for governments

That's why it's called ransomware. The NSA tools were stolen by hackers and dumped on the internet. The tools were made public by a hacking group called the Shadow Brokers . At the time or writing, one of the bitcoin addresses used by the malware showed that only a few people had paid the ransomware so far but the number has been slowly ticking up. Read More »

Jadhav death penalty: India, Pakistan to battle it out at ICJ


Pakistan did not inform India of his arrest. He was accused of spying for the Research and Analysis Wing and aiding separatist elements in restive Balochistan. Several bilateral talks, including maritime security dialogue, were cancelled or postponed by India in response to Jadhav's death sentence. Echoing similar views, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Nalin Kohli said Pakistan, despite of being a signatory of the Vienna Convention is choosing to follow the procedure that has been ... Read More »

Pakistan bowl out Windies in penultimate over to win series

Pakistan skipper Misbah-ul-Haq and legendary batsman Younus Khan were honoured by team-mates and opponents as they played their final Test cricket innings. In the final analysis, it was a fantastic and emotional end to the careers of two of Pakistan's most trusted and loyal servants. First, in a tiny partnership with Shai Hope but Hasan Ali came into play with a lethal yorker to ping him plumb in front of the stumps, thus cutting it short. Read More »

WannaCry Malware Cyber-Attack Continues

A number of prominent companies were affected and also the NHS in the United Kingdom where the ransomware infected many of their computers, the malicious software affected older versions of Microsoft's operating system. Whatever its source, it was published on the internet last month by a hacker group called ShadowBrokers. The ransomware, also called WannaCry or Wana Decryptor, works by exploiting a vulnerability in some older versions of Windows . Read More »