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UN Security Council to meet Tuesday over North Korea missile launch

North Korea's test-firing of a ballistic missile constitutes a "threat to worldwide peace and security" as Pyongyang ratchets up tensions in the region, the European Union and NATO said yesterday (14 May). Several analysts saw the launch as a test for South Korea's new President Moon Jae-In, a liberal who has said he wants to ease tensions with the North.


Deputy AG to brief Senate on Trump's firing of FBI's Comey

Deputy AG to brief Senate on Trump's firing of FBI's Comey

EDT, a spokesman for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Monday. The White House initially cited a scathing memo Rosenstein wrote about Comey's handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation previous year as part of its justification for firing Comey.



'Unprecedented cyber threat' Security chief says risk is everywhere after NHS attack

The attack therefore spread faster than previous, smaller-scale ransomware attacks. They should immediately update their Windows operating system and back up their data. "The numbers are still going up", Wainwright said. Although, running unsupported Windows is a cause of concern any day, the WannaCry ransomware attack is also a wake-up call for people and organizations to switch to supported operating systems.


Graham: Trump Needs to 'Back off' Russia Probe, Let Investigation

Graham: Trump Needs to 'Back off' Russia Probe, Let Investigation

The inability of the White House to settle on a single explanation for why Comey was sacked rapidly turned into a debacle aided and abetted by the president. Alice Fisher, a former assistant attorney general in charge of the Justice Department's criminal division, was the first candidate to arrive for an interview on Saturday with Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein.



In the Wake of Comey's Firing, Democrats Need to Step Up

Trump used his take on Clapper's remarks as proof positive the FBI's ongoing Russian Federation probe is a witch hunt. Spicer also addressed Trump's tweet that Friday morning that said, "James Comey better hope that there are no "tapes" of our conversations before he starts leaking to the press!" "If there is a tape, there's nothing he is anxious about", a source familiar with the matter told CNN .



Don't click: What is the 'ransomware' WannaCry worm?

Economic experts offered differing views on how much the attack, and associated computer outages, would cost businesses and governments. But he also placed fault in national governments. While now on the decline, WannaCrypt could still pose a potential threat to users who have not updated their systems to patch the vulnerability, which affects older versions of Microsoft Windows.