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Car plows into NY City pedestrians, kills one

Car plows into NY City pedestrians, kills one

Police say the 26-year-old Navy veteran was arrested last week after he pointed a knife at a notary and accused the notary of stealing his identity. According to ABC News , police say an 18-year-old woman was struck and killed by the vehicle and 22 were taken to nearby hospitals.



"WannaCry" Ransomware Attack Causes Disruption Globally - with the worst yet to come

Speaking on ITV's Peston on Sunday, Mr Wainwright said: "At Europol, we are running around 200 global operations against cyber crime each year". "There are clearly going to be some small businesses impacted ... The exploit was among those employed by tools believed to have been used by the US National Security Agency released in a Shadow Brokers dump last month.



Conservative pol named French finance minister

In 2014, Le Drian wrote in a statement that France "requests that Israel" minimize any harm to civilians in its attacks on Hamas. Former president Francois Hollande was left red-faced by revelations in 2012 that his budget minister Jerome Cahuzac, a plastic surgeon, had a bank account in Switzerland where he had hidden income from tax authorities.


Polls open in first Iran presidential vote since atomic deal

Polls open in first Iran presidential vote since atomic deal

The Iranians will decide on their country's worldwide relations and foreign policy by their vote on the presidential election on Friday, an Iranian political expert said on Thursday. "What Raisi is depending on is a surge from those who are underprivileged, those who are poor, those who traditionally go to this camp in Iranian politics, and those assurances by Raisi, whether they can be afforded or not, of handouts to the poor", Simmons said.


Car drives wrong way in Times Square, plows into pedestrians

Car drives wrong way in Times Square, plows into pedestrians

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio likewise told reporters at a news conference near the scene of the rampage that based on information they have there is no indication that the incident was an act of terrorism. A pipe bomb exploded last September in New York's Chelsea neighborhood, lightly wounding 31 people in the last terror-related incident in NY. Witnesses said the vehicle was speeding - one said up to 80 miles per hour - at the time of the crash.


China tells South Korea envoy fixing relations crucial

China tells South Korea envoy fixing relations crucial

China says its influence has been exaggerated and has called on South Korea and the U.S.to end large-scale wargames seen as threatening by North Korea in exchange for the North suspending its missile launches and nuclear tests. North Korea has also launched satellites into orbit on long-range rockets that share some of the same technology as missiles. It said this was a test of its capability to carry a "large-size heavy nuclear warhead", drawing Security Council condemnation.