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US Blames North Korea for WannaCry Ransomware Attack

Citing foreign media reports, including Newsweek's coverage of a poll that found almost two-thirds of US citizens were against going to war with North Korea ...


Gujarat Elections 2017 | Over 5.5 lakh voters chose NOTA option

As of 9.47am, Independents with 114,062 votes (3.5% vote share) and NOTA with 62,959 votes (1.9%) are just behind the BJP and the Congress, according to the ...


Pentagon Program Spent Millions Investigating UFOs

Experts doubted the shadowy unit would have uncovered anything new. "If anyone says they have the answers, they're fooling themselves", Reid wrote in a subs...


O'Mahony Leads Munster To Historic Double Over Leicester

He was yellow carded just before the break and Munster went in 12-10 in front. They trailed early on after Ford launched a second-minute penalty over from the...


First Ever Women's "Royal Rumble" Match Announced

The historic trend continues, and it's a phenomenal time to be a woman in pro wrestling. That's when Stephanie McMahon's music hit and she made her way to t...


Japan approves deployment of new land-based missile shield

They will be purchased in the USA and will cost Tokyo about 100 billion yen (about $889 million) each. The sites without the missiles will likely cost at leas...


Palestine envoy deplores Trump's decision

The draft resolution reaffirmed that Jerusalem is an issue "to be resolved through negotiations" and that any decisions on the status of Jerusalem " have no leg...


Tencent, JD.com invest US$863 million in online retailer Vipshop

Tencent and JD.com will purchase Class A shares of Vipshop worth approximately $604m and $259m, respectively. The deal will provide Vipshop with access t...


ISIS claims responsibility for attack on Kabul spy training center

Afghan officials said several assailants wearing police uniforms stormed and occupied a partially constructed building before firing rockets at the nearby train...


Judge orders Trump admin to allow two undocumented immigrants to have abortions

Justice Department could appeal the ruling. According to the ACLU, both minors arrived in the US without their parents, and will have private funding to finan...


Police shoot man with weapon at Minneapolis City Hall

Monday inside Room 108. The Minneapolis Police Departments didn't provide details in confirming on its Twitter account that a shooting happened late in the bu...


Indian Railways to offer discounts if trains are not fully booked

According to Goyal, the discounts would be similar to airlines and hotels. The high-level conclave attended by Rail Minister Piyush Goyal and more than 250 se...


Barca's Paco Alcacer to miss Clasico after picking up injury vs. Depor

After an impressive cameo off the bench at Villarreal last week, Alcacer was named in Ernesto Valverde's starting lineup for Barca's penultimate game of the yea...


270500-acre Thomas Fire destroys homes in Montecito, Calif.

Everything about the fire has been massive, from the sheer scale of destruction that destroyed entire neighborhoods to the legions of people attacking it. Crews...


New Twitter policies targeting abuse, hate groups lead to crackdown

In its official statement on the new rules Monday , Twitter also acknowledged that enforcing the new rules is going to be a messy business. "We will immedi...


Malcolm Turnbull unveils new-look Cabinet for 2018

In a surprise appointment, first-term Nationals backbencher David Littleproud will be the new Agriculture Minister. The other cabinet minister said to be in t...


Jerusalem at Center of Diplomatic Face-Off at UN Security Council

In deference to the principle that Jerusalem's status be determined in the final stages of negotiations - which have been frozen since 2014 - all countries ha...


European Regulators Open Investigation Into Ikea's Taxes

European Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager said all firms "big or small, multinational or not, should pay their fair share of tax". "Member states...


Treasury reviewing Zuma's free higher education proposal

Zuma made the announcement after he released the report of the Commission of Inquiry into the feasibility of making higher education and training fee-free in ...


WEATHER WARNING: Foggy conditions this morning across Co Leitrim

AA Roadwatch had this advice for motorists taking to the roads today: "Fog has been reported so far this morning in many parts of Munster, Connacht and the m...