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Vietnam urges prevention of WannaCry ransomware

Vietnam urges prevention of WannaCry ransomware

The first victims who did not pay the $300 ransom are now facing a demand of $600. He also noted that the action appeared to be criminal in nature since the hackers are demanding money from those whose computers were infected by WannaCry ransomware .



Saudi king touts Trump's Islamic summit as "new partnership"

Miller has maintained a low profile since the travel ban fiasco, so it will be interesting to see how Trump's Islam speech pans out - and in the wake of a catastrophic 10 days of headlines for the administration, it's sure to deliver a few surprises.



Venezuela: 40 Killed In Protest Over Death Of Teenager

Opposition leaders are demanding immediate presidential elections. Maduro's government is facing pressure from its neighbors as well as from global community to control the unrest. The U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations says Washington is concerned about the government's "violent crackdown". The diplomats, who agreed to discuss the planned session only on condition of anonymity, said the closed meeting would focus on efforts by regional organizations to solve the crisis.


White House in damage limitation mode over Russian Federation intelligence sharing claims

White House in damage limitation mode over Russian Federation intelligence sharing claims

National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster speaks during a briefing at the White House in Washington, Tuesday, May 16, 2017 . "The president wasn't even aware where this information came from", said McMaster . "If the report is true, it is very disturbing", said Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer of the Democrats. The Trump administration recently barred the use of laptops in the passenger cabin from several countries in the Middle East and is mulling over the expansion of that ban.



Intel spat adds to Israeli concerns about Trump visit

In a single week, Trump fired the FBI director, told different stories about why, became the target of a congressional investigation that's expanding into money-laundering, shared intelligence with Russian Federation, offered shifting explanations for the latter, and then wound up being accused of wading into a police investigation.



Sam Hinkie gets the banner he deserves in Philadelphia

With more than an hour before the ping-pong balls were drawn, a victor seemingly emerged. And where one couple got engaged after receiving a free engagement ring from the podcast's main sponsor, LL Pavorsky Jewelers. The Sixers wound up getting the No. 3 pick this year. His trade with the Kings to acquire Nik Stauskas and draft picks was highway robbery as well.