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Macron teams up with Schwarzeneggar to take swipe at Trump

Macron teams up with Schwarzeneggar to take swipe at Trump

The environmental comrades in arms - both of whom have been critical of President Donald Trump's decision to pull the US out of the Paris Agreement - shot a brief video selfie together on Friday at the Élysée Palace in Paris , after meeting to discuss all things green.


No 'proof' on 'collusion' with Russians, says Donald Trump

No 'proof' on 'collusion' with Russians, says Donald Trump

After the Washington Post reported that U.S. Department of Justice special counsel Robert Mueller is investigating Donald Trump for possible obstruction of justice, the U.S. Trump cited the memo in firing Comey. Trump, in a most revealing interview with NBC News anchor Lester Holt, had said he had the handling of "the Russian thing" in mind when he decided on his own to fire Comey.


Trump Calls Mueller's Friendship With Comey 'Bothersome'

Trump Calls Mueller's Friendship With Comey 'Bothersome'

Trump complained that Mueller, who served as Federal Bureau of Investigation director under presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama , was close friends with his predecessor, James Comey , and had hired Hillary Clinton supporters to join his investigative team as special counsel.


Hacking attempts on 21 states are tied to Russian Federation

Hacking attempts on 21 states are tied to Russian Federation

In addition to scanning voting systems for vulnerabilities, Russian hackers acquired and engineered the release of emails from the Democratic National Committee and Hillary Clinton's campaign chairman, John Podesta, according to USA intelligence committees.



In Ukraine : 'Ransomware' wave seemed aimed at old flaw

Reports on Radio 702 suggest that companies in South Africa have been infected by Petya. Maersk's port operator APM Terminals was also hit. The widespread cyberattack apparently targeting Ukraine rippled across Europe and spread to computer systems of banks and major companies in Russia , Britain and elsewhere, according to the report.



Backed forces seize new district from IS in Raqqa

Mattis' comments marked the first time he has spoken at length publicly about the US pledge to recover the weapons provided to the Kurds. Turkey's military returned fire against members of the Kurdish YPG militia near Syria's Afrin region overnight, broadcaster Haberturk reported early on Wednesday, citing military sources.