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Seoul, US willing to engage N. Korea in 'right conditions'

Seoul, US willing to engage N. Korea in 'right conditions'

North Korea tested a Hwangsong-12 ICBM on May 14 which the council criticized, while the U.S. tested ICBMs on April 26 and May 3 without criticism, the Pyongyang envoy said . The above given information was reportedly attested when North Korea's state media confirmed the estimates. "There is a room on the South Korean side of the border, and a room on the North Korean side of the border, and a physical line between the two which has been there since the 1970s and is used to relay ...



Wannacry cyber attack compromised some Russian banks: c.bank (VTBR)

A new tool can save some files encrypted by the worldwide "WannaCry" ransomware attack , depending on users' operating systems. A loose-knit team of security researchers scattered across the globe said they had collaborated to develop a workaround to unlock the encryption key for files hit in the global attack, which several independent security researchers have confirmed.



Russian Federation investigation identifies White House official as person of interest

The Post said its sources would not further identify the official, who was described as a person close to Mr Trump. The FBI's investigation seeks to determine whether and to what extent Trump associates were in contact with Kremlin operatives, what business dealings they might have had in Russian Federation, and whether they in any way facilitated the hacking and publishing of Democratic National Committee and Hillary Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta's emails during the presidential ...



Condolences pour in for late Seattle rocker Chris Cornell

The Soundgarden and Audioslave singer was found dead in his hotel room on Wednesday night in Detroit. With his powerful, almost four-octave vocal range, Cornell was one of the leading voices of the 1990s grunge movement with Soundgarden, which emerged as one of the biggest bands out of Seattle's emerging music scene, joining the likes of Nirvana, Pearl Jam and Alice in Chains.


Senators: Comey to testify publicly before intelligence panel

Senators: Comey to testify publicly before intelligence panel

Sen. Mark Warner of Virginia, the top Democrat on the panel, said Comey's testimony would help "answer some of the questions that have arisen since Director Comey was so suddenly dismissed by the President". Comey's role in the investigation came to an abrupt end when President Donald Trump fired him last week. Comey's memo about Trump's comments on the Flynn investigation has only added to concerns about the White House's shifting explanations for Comey's dismissal.


New Orleans removes monument to Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee

New Orleans removes monument to Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee

The city announced an outline of its plans late Thursday. It will be the last of four Confederate-era monuments removed by the city after a long and divisive battle over whether old South emblems represent racism or an honourable heritage.