• WannaCry ransomware: Cyber attack eases, hacking group threatens to sell code
WannaCry ransomware: Cyber attack eases, hacking group threatens to sell code

And despite its failed launch last month and recent slaps on the wrist from China, its foremost trade partner and benefactor, North Korea remains a threat to the US and its allies in the region, namely Japan and South Korea. The North Koreans have staged hundreds of cyberattacks against media and government organizations, banks and others in rival ...

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  • EU top court raises questions over trade deals
EU top court raises questions over trade deals

When the author of The Art of the Deal and current US President Donald Trump proposed a bilateral trade agreement with Germany to Angela Merkel, he was told 11 times by his guest that this was not possible and that he would have to do a deal with the European Union; once this had sunk in, the Trump pragmatically agreed that in that case the US ...

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  • Andy Murray form slump continues in Italy
Andy Murray form slump continues in Italy

Meanwhile, fellow Brit Aljaz Bedene was also knocked out in the second round by world number two Novak Djokovic, who took the match 7-6 (7-2) 6-2. Murray has had a brief clay-court season, winning five matches (one by walkover), losing four, and failing to defend his Rome title.

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  • Spurt in oil prices pushes US stock indexes higher
Spurt in oil prices pushes US stock indexes higher

Crude Oil settled 2.1 per cent higher to a 2-week elevation, after Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation said supply cuts should be extended for nine months until March 2018. Bank. United States stocks slipped on Friday, ending the week lower as tepid economic data weighed on banks and worries deepened over department stores.

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  • Southwestern Montana deputy killed in shootout
Southwestern Montana deputy killed in shootout

Moore had been a deputy for three years and is the 129th Montana law enforcement officer to die in the line of duty since 1878. He was a husband and father of three children. Officers deployed spike strips, and the sport utility vehicle eventually stopped. The passenger got out and shot at officers who returned fire, Gootkin said.

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  • Delta kiosk checks your face before you check your bag
Delta kiosk checks your face before you check your bag

The facial recognition portion of the bag check stations is the first of its kind in the U.S., Delta said in a press release . The machine allows passengers to bypass check-in agents. Previous self-service innovations like ticketing kiosks and check-in via the Fly Delta Mobile app have transformed congested lobby areas and drastically improved...

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  • United Kingdom working to restore hospital systems after cyberattack
United Kingdom working to restore hospital systems after cyberattack

But Europol Director Rob Wainwright said he feared the attack was not over and that the number of attacks would continue to grow. The so-called WannaCry ransomware locks access to user files and demands money - in the form of the virtual currency Bitcoin - in order to decrypt them.

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  • Trump to wade into Middle East politics on first foreign trip
Trump to wade into Middle East politics on first foreign trip

Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir described Trump's visit to the kingdom as a historic visit and one that would entail a bilateral summit, another one with Arab Gulf leaders and the United States and one with Arab and Muslim countries.

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  • Cyber attack hits 200000 in at least 150 countries - Europol
Cyber attack hits 200000 in at least 150 countries - Europol

Wainwright said he was concerned that the numbers of those affected would continue to rise when people returned to work on Monday morning. Wainwright said he was anxious that the ransomware attack might spread further once people return to work on Monday and log on to their computers.

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  • Eurovision winner greeted by ecstatic Portuguese nation
Eurovision winner greeted by ecstatic Portuguese nation

Thrust to fame in 2009 with the Portuguese television show " Idolos ", the country's equivalent of " American Idol ", Sobral struggled with the sudden media exposure, even halting his singing career for a while. But Ukraine was determined to host as expected and organizers announced earlier this month that all the tickets for the grand final had ...

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  • Snapchat reports first earnings since going public ; Lost $2.2 billion last quarter !
Snapchat reports first earnings since going public ; Lost $2.2 billion last quarter !

Its net loss per basic share was $2.31 compared to $0.14 per share in the year-ago quarter. Deutsche Bank, which also served as an underwriter on the IPO and received the fourth-most shares after the offering priced, also has a buy rating on Snap's stock and a price target of $23.

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  • Overblown claim on new China trade deal
Overblown claim on new China trade deal

China is the top export market for US agriculture products, with the total value of exports rising by more than 1,100 percent since 2000 to $21.412 billion in 2016, so beef sales are potentially lucrative for USA exporters. Randal Phillips, Mintz Group's Beijing-based managing partner for Asia, said that Washington was too focused on selling more ...

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  • Can Tesla's Solar Roof Smash The Competition?
Can Tesla's Solar Roof Smash The Competition?

Late a year ago, Tesla acquired SolarCity , with about 85 percent of shareholders voting to go through with the deal that made them the undisputed kings of sun-to-vehicle energy. Unveiled previous year, the roof tiles integrate solar-generating cells and are created to look like conventional roof tiles, avoiding the visual impact of traditional ...

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  • Warren Buffett says coal won't make a comeback
Warren Buffett says coal won't make a comeback

Berkshire set up operations in India when Buffett visited in 2011, selling insurance online in a partnership with Indian firm Bajaj Allianz. The Oracle of Omaha, who is according to Forbes is worth an estimated $74billion, says he blew it by not buying up shares of Google and Amazon when their stock price was a fraction of what it is today.

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  • Senate intelligence committee subpoenas Michael Flynn
Senate intelligence committee subpoenas Michael Flynn

White House officials had insisted that Flynn had not discussed US -imposed sanctions with Kislyak during the presidential transition period, but asked Flynn to resign after news reports indicated he had lied about the nature of the calls.

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  • England Handed Tough Draw for 2019 Rugby World Cup
England Handed Tough Draw for 2019 Rugby World Cup

The Brave Blossoms were then joined by the two qualifiers in Pool A before Mayor of Yokohama Fumiko Hayashi and World Rugby Chairman Bill Beaumont added the names of Scotland and Ireland, respectively. Another African team, most likely Namibia or Kenya, and the victor of the Repechage round of qualifying will complete their pool. Kenya-who wi...

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  • Anthem gives up Cigna bid, vows to fight on over damages
Anthem gives up Cigna bid, vows to fight on over damages

The bickering led judges to believe Anthem and Cigna would not be able to integrate the companies successfully and generate the efficiencies they claimed the combined company would achieve. Meanwhile Anthem , which has countersued, said that it will seek damages, too, and that its former merger partner isn't entitled to a termination fee.

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  • Ducks' reward for Game 7 win is date with Rinne and Preds
Ducks' reward for Game 7 win is date with Rinne and Preds

We've taken huge steps forward and done that. Nashville has dropped five straight regular-season games in Anaheim but won three there in last year's playoffs. The late-season acquisition has played in a Game 7 seven times in his career, most among the Ducks . This matchup will likely be closer in style to the Predators grinding victory ove...

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  • Bank warns of 'moderate' growth as it keeps interest rates at 0.25%
Bank warns of 'moderate' growth as it keeps interest rates at 0.25%

The UK government has recently clashed with Brussels. The MPC voted seven to one in favour of holding bank rate at 0.25 per cent, with Kristin Forbes the only dissenter. Yearly inflation rose from 0.7% to 0.9% despite being projected to slow to 0.1%. And over the three year forecast period, it is more bullish. The latter includes forecasts for ...

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  • The Coca-Cola Co (KO) Shares Sold by Addenda Capital Inc
The Coca-Cola Co (KO) Shares Sold by Addenda Capital Inc

Coca-Cola HBC has recorded a 50-day average of 2,096.49GBX and a two hundred day average of 1,863.72GBX. They now have a United States dollars 44 price target on the stock. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 18th. This represents a $1.00 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.49%. Coca-Cola European Partners plc's payout ...

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