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White House refuses to say if conversations are being taped

White House refuses to say if conversations are being taped It'd be highly unusual for the White House to elevate an FBI agent to the role of director, and McCabe during a Senate hearing last week broke with the White House's explanations for Comey's firing and its dismissive characterization of the Russian Federation investigation. [Full Article...]

Anthony Weiner cries while apologizing in court

Anthony Weiner cries while apologizing in court The case came to the attention of the Federal Bureau of Investigation last year when the 15-year-old girl in North Carolina told the Daily Mail about her online communications with Weiner . Weiner admitted that in 2016, he started up an online relationship with the North Carolina teen "who said she was a high school student" after she contacted him online. [Full Article...]

Microsoft was hoarding patches for WannaCry exploit

Unfortunately, there are many systems that simply are rarely updated, such (believe it or not) many military systems. Hackers stole the vulnerability from the NSA and others potentially used it to carry out the largest ever ransomeware attack, named WannaCrypt , beginning Friday. [Full Article...]

Uber tackles trucking with launch of new Uber Freight app

Uber tackles trucking with launch of new Uber Freight app Convoy shares so much in common with Uber, that many (including GeekWire) have often described the company as the "Uber for freight". It also delivers payments within a few days, which is much faster than the month-long waiting periods that are typical in the U.S. [Full Article...]

Trump interviews 4 candidates to post of FBI director

Trump interviews 4 candidates to post of FBI director Especially since Trump has already settled on a rather "unorthodox" choice for the position, according to a new report by Politico . Just a day before Donald Trump sets out on his first foreign trip since taking office, the US president said he's " very close " to picking his new Federal Bureau of Investigation chief, adding that former Connecticut Senator Joseph Lieberman is one of his top... [Full Article...]

VMware To Deliver Horizon Cloud On Microsoft Azure

VMware To Deliver Horizon Cloud On Microsoft Azure Some of Microsoft's products it plans to deliver in Africa include its Azure cloud computing service, Office 365 business software, and Dynamics 365 database services, the company said . Microsoft made the announcement that Azure is coming to Africa in blog posting by Scott Guthrie - Executive VP of Micrsoft's Cloud and Enterprise Group. [Full Article...]

General Election 2017 - Don't leave it too late to register to vote

General Election 2017 - Don't leave it too late to register to vote Mr Jack added: "Registering is very quick and easy to do - it only takes five minutes". But who can register to vote and how do you do it? Numbers tripled to more than 100,000 for the 2015 general election and then again more than doubled for the referendum, with around 264,000 registered at the end of a year ago. [Full Article...]

Appeals court strikes down FAA drone registration rule

Appeals court strikes down FAA drone registration rule Failure to do so could result in fines of up to $27,500, as well as potential criminal penalties of up to three years in prison, and additional fines of up to $250,000. " Taylor is right ", the decision reads. China-based DJI, now the world's biggest drone manufacturer, applauded the FAA's work to create the drone registration system. [Full Article...]

Ford brings Android Auto and Apple CarPlay to its 2016 fleet

Ford brings Android Auto and Apple CarPlay to its 2016 fleet Google Maps, Google Play Music, and some third-party apps are integrated into the infotainment system with on-screen projection and voice controls, as are phone and messaging functions. Unfortunately, getting Apple CarPlay support requires an upgrade to your vehicle's USB hub, which means you'll need to visit your dealership and likely pay a fee. [Full Article...]

GOP candidate for FBI says no special counsel for inquiry

The comment came Tuesday after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said he recommended that President Donald Trump nominate the federal appeals court judge for the post. "We have no idea whether or not there are tapes but if there are tapes then they should be turned over", Collins said. Graham and Cornyn discussed those concerns this week, Graham told The Dallas Morning News . [Full Article...]

Microsoft's President Reflects On Cyberattack, Helping Pirates And The NSA

Microsoft's President Reflects On Cyberattack, Helping Pirates And The NSA Experts say the spread of the virus had been stymied by a security researcher in the United Kingdom hackers have issued new versions of the virus that cyber security organizations are actively trying to counter and stamp out. But older systems, including Windows XP which hasn't seen official support since 2014, were still vulnerable. Though clients are partly to be blamed for not upgrading their... [Full Article...]

Telegram 4.0 Update Brings Instant View Platform, Video Messages and More

Telegram 4.0 Update Brings Instant View Platform, Video Messages and More One of the biggest additions is touted to be the Bot Payments which will allow Telegram users to order goods and services from bots within the app. Telegram will host the videos and users can subsequently view them on the channel's Telescope. [Full Article...]

Putin offers to give Congress notes of Trump's meeting

Putin offers to give Congress notes of Trump's meeting McMcaster did not deny that Trump discussed classified information, however. Other news outlets, including CNN , Reuters, and BuzzFeed, confirmed the Post account. Trump shared highly classified information with the Russian foreign minister and Russian ambassador to the USA in a White House meeting last week, The Washington Post first reported Monday. [Full Article...]

US extends Iran nuke sanctions relief, adds other sanctions

Trump has harshly criticized the Iran deal, suggesting that former Secretary of State John Kerry could have walked away from negotiations and gotten more concessions from Iran. According to Reuters , some of the waivers were set to expire this week unless they were extended by the commander in chief. The Trump administration will have to waive more sanctions next month if it wants to stick by t... [Full Article...]

State Govt to introduce GST bill in next Assembly session: Drabu

The decision was taken by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in a meeting of GST council. Bhubaneswar: Ahead of the special session of Odisha Assembly, lawmakers of the State were enlightened about the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill which will be introduced on Thursday for consideration and passing. [Full Article...]

Swedish prosecutors drop Julian Assange rape investigation after all options are 'exhausted'

British police said despite Sweden's decision to drop the rape investigation, Assange still faces arrest if he leaves Ecuador's embassy in London. The 45-year-old Australian, who has lived inside the Ecuador embassy for nearly five years after seeking asylum, said the "road is far from over" while adding that it was "extremely regretful" that he was still being threatened with arrest if he leave... [Full Article...]

Shariah court in Indonesia sentences gay couple to caning

Shariah court in Indonesia sentences gay couple to caning Under Islamic criminal law anyone found guilty of being engaged in same-sex intercourse faces the maximum punishment of 100 strokes. Gay sex is not illegal in the rest of Indonesia. Indonesia's moderate reputation has been damaged in the past year due a surge in persecution of members in the LGBT community and attacks on religious minorities. [Full Article...]

For Kushner family, controversial visa program is big business

For Kushner family, controversial visa program is big business The company on Monday said dropping the name of Jared Kushner, who's married to Ivanka Trump, was not meant to "lure investors" to the almost $1 billion One Journal Square project to build luxury apartments. One potential investor told The Washington Post the Kushners' link to the White House was an important consideration. After the Meyer spoke in Beijing on Saturday, journalists were b... [Full Article...]

EU lawmakers seek action over rights, rule of law in Hungary

EU lawmakers seek action over rights, rule of law in Hungary The resolution calls for launching of Article 7 (1 ). The government's move sparked protests over the potential closure of the Central European University, founded by Hungarian-born billionaire George Soros. Hungary's ruling party Fidesz reacted to Wednesday's vote by saying it was "a shame that Hungarian leftist MPs also voted for the resolution" under alleged orders from USA billionaire Geo... [Full Article...]

South Korea's Moon to take cautious approach to THAAD issue

South Korea's Moon to take cautious approach to THAAD issue The United States, which has 28,500 troops in South Korea to guard against the North Korean threat, has called on China to do more to rein in its ally and neighbour. Regarding the Korean Peninsula nuclear issue, Wang said China is willing to work with all sides on more effective measures, and that China insists on solving the issue through dialogue and is determined to safeguard peace and stabilit... [Full Article...]


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