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Trump Reportedly Revealed Classified Info During Meeting With Russian Officials

President Donald Trumpdisclosed highly classified information during a meeting with Russian officials last week, according to The Washington Post. The revelations raise new questions about the already controversial meeting of Trump, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Sergey Kislyak, who is the Russian ambassador to the U.S.While such a disclosure is likely not illegal, it raises concerns about both the consequences of Trumps ad hoc style when interacting with foreign…

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Another Trump crisis craters GOP agenda

Washington (CNN)President Donald Trump’s governing agenda, which only 10 days ago showed signs of gaining steam, appears to have derailed after he allegedly shared classified information and dismissed FBI director James Comey, both of which threaten to alienate Republicans while bogging down the White House once again. Hours after The Washington Post reported Trump shared information about terror plots with Russian officials in the Oval Office, alarmed lawmakers on Capitol…

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What Trump has said about sharing classified information

Washington (CNN)A stunning report by The Washington Post Monday said President Donald Trump revealed highly classified information to the Russian foreign minister and ambassador during last week’s meeting at the White House. If proven true, that disclosure would mean Trump violated a key diplomatic principle for which he repeatedly hammered Democratic rival Hillary Clinton during the 2016 campaign. National security adviser H.R. McMaster said in a statement provided by White…

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Ian Brady, notorious British serial killer, dies at 79

(CNN)Ian Brady, who was imprisoned for sexually abusing children and killing them with his girlfriend in the mid-1960s, has died at age 79, according to the UK’s Press Association and CNN affiliate ITV News. In a statement, a Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust spokesman confirmed that a high-profile 79-year-old patient had died. Brady and Myra Hindley were called the “Moors Murderers” because four of their victims’ bodies were buried on…

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Intel officials: Trump disclosure ‘carelessly’ threatened relationship with ally

Washington (CNN)A Washington Post report that President Donald Trump shared highly classified information with Russian diplomats in a meeting last week drew immediate reactions from intelligence officials, who warn any revelations jeopardizing “a critical source of intelligence on the Islamic State” would severely impact international cooperation on matters of national security. The report claims that Trump relayed sensitive details gathered through an intelligence-sharing arrangement with an allied nation. This could…

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A 22-year-old \

A map of the "unprecedented" WannaCry cyber attack.Image: screenshot/malwaretech Two 20-something cyber experts helped bring down the widespread ransomware attack that infiltrated networks at hospitals, banks, and government agencies in multiple countries. A 22-year-old British researcher unintentionally found the so-called “kill switch” that authors of the malicious software left in the code. Later, he teamed up with a 28-year-old engineer in western Michigan to ultimately halt the infections, the Associated…

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Experts poke holes in marketing claims about fidget spinners

Teachers' worst nightmare.Image: Drew Angerer/Getty Images Fidget spinners are a fun, relaxing fount of mindless entertainment. But are they really more than a cheap toy? Some experts say no. Despite marketing claims, there’s no research that shows the wildly popular spinners are therapeutic tools for people with anxiety, autism, or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). “I know there’s lots of similar toys … and there’s basically no scientific evidence that…

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Pay will continue to be squeezed, employers’ survey suggests – BBC News

With inflation at 2.3% – a figure that is expected to rise sharply when April’s number is published on Tuesday – employers are clearly not preparing for higher wage settlements. Why? Well, according to the Bank of England, much of it comes down to uncertainty about the Brexit process. Companies are still nervous about an economically disruptive exit from the European Union and are hoarding cash rather than rewarding employees….

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In ancient city of Xi’an, China hopes to restart the Silk Road

Xi'an, China (CNN)Michael Chang’s love of noodles should make his adopted home a perfect fit. Growing up poor in eastern China, Chang crowded around one of the only two televisions in his village to watch Hong Kong soap operas and TV dramas. “They were all in these fancy offices eating instant noodles,” he said. ” I wanted that to be me.” China’s party ruined by N. Korea missile What is…

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Kim Jong Il Fast Facts

(CNN)Here is a look at the life of the late Kim Jong Il, former Leader of Democratic People’s Republic of Korea. Details of his life were mysterious and varied from source to source. Death date: December 17, 2011 Birth place: Sources vary between Khabarovsk, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics/Siberia and Mount Paektu, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea

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Another local election buoys Merkel’s party ahead of German national vote

(CNN)German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Christian Democratic Union scored a major victory in elections in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia on Sunday. Preliminary results showed Merkel’s CDU receiving 33% of the vote in North Rhine-Westphalia, or NRW, followed by the Social Democratic Party’s 31.4%. It’s a major upset for the SDP, in a state it has governed almost without interruption since 1966. NRW is Germany’s most populous state and the…

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Ransomware attacks on hospitals could eventually kill someone

According to a statement by Britain's National Health Service, several hospitals across England have been hit by a large-scale ransomware cyber attack, causing failures to computer systems.Image: ANDY RAIN/EPA/REX/Shutterstock The ransomware attacks spreading across at least 99 countries on Friday are the type of attack that could one day kill someone. That sounds like hyperbole, but this attack froze and disrupted computers inside many National Health Service hospitals in the…

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Microsoft helps out stubborn Windows XP users with WannaCrypt update

Image: Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images Still stubbornly running an ancient version of Windows, despite the security threats? You’re in luck, this time. The ransomware attack known as WannaCrypt that sent organizations and individual users around the world scrambling for security cover has been addressed by Microsoft, the company behind the most widely used operating system on the planet, with a new software update. And, to the relief of many holding onto…

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How to remove Facebook from your life and never miss a social beat

It's easy.Image: Getty So you’ve decided to dump Facebook. But you’re worried. Worried about missing out, struggling to stay connected, or getting left behind by the almost 2 billion users on Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s platform. Don’t be. SEE ALSO: The time has come to remove Facebook from your life It has never before been easier to completely remove Facebook from your life not missing a single social beat in…

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Bafta TV awards: What to look out for at this year’s ceremony – BBC News

Image copyright Getty Images The glittering guestlist includes Alan Carr, Amanda Holden, Ant and Dec, Benedict Cumberbatch, Claudia Winkleman, Daniel Mays, David Walliams, Ed Balls, Jessica Raine, Kim Cattrall, Louis Theroux, Nicola Walker, Nikki Amuka-Bird, Olivia Colman, Pearl Mackie, Sarah Lancashire, Scarlett Moffatt, Suranne Jones, Thandie Newton, Tom Hollander and Zawe Ashton. And by the look of the seating plan (above), The Crown’s Claire Foy will spend the ceremony sitting…

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Next cyber-attack could be imminent, warn experts – BBC News

UK Home Secretary Amber Rudd said on Saturday that all but six NHS trusts’ systems had been restored, but that “there’s always more” that could be done to protect against computer viruses. ‘No reason to stop’ After taking computers over, the virus displayed messages demanding a payment of $300 (230) in virtual currency Bitcoin to unlock files and return them to the user. BBC analysis of three accounts linked with…

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NHS ‘dangerously short of nurses’ – BBC News

Between 2010 and 2016 the numbers employed have risen by 2% to just over 300,000 full-time nurses. The scale of the problem The RCN, which is holding its annual conference in Liverpool, does not dispute this, instead it has looked at how many nurses NHS trusts needed to employ, but cannot. It relied on freedom of information requests to obtain data from all types of NHS trusts for the end…

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Office sauna: Must-have or hot air? – BBC News

Dolly Parton sings that “you’re just a step on the boss-man’s ladder” – not much motivation for workin’ nine to five. So how can the modern office attract people to tumble outta bed and commute into work, especially when many employees could simply turn on their laptop and get things done? And how can that office make you more productive? One idea, popular among new technology companies, is to mix…

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Since when are laptops on planes such a threat?

Has the laptop become the new shoe?Image: Getty First shoes, then liquids, and now laptops. With reports suggesting the airplane cabin laptop ban may soon expand from flights originating in eight Middle Eastern and African countries to parts of Europe, it’s clear that our computers have now joined the list of things we have to worry about when flying. However, some big questions remain: Why now, and why are laptops…

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Trump’s latest tweetstorm goes after Comey, the media, and more

The Leader Of The Free World unleashed a tweetstorm on Friday, mainly focused on the FBI investigation into the Trump campaign’s potential ties with the Russian government, with some hallmark media bashing thrown in. SEE ALSO: Trumpniks have no defense for the James Comey mess, so duh, they’re blaming the media In half-dozen tweets, Trump repeated his previous attacks on Democrats and the media, suggested he would halt press briefings,…

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Delta might have jumped the gun on the broader laptop ban

A Delta airlines plane is seen on the tarmac of the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport on July 14.Image: Joe Raedle/Getty Images UPDATED 10:55 a.m. PT with information from Delta. Abandon all devices bigger than a smartphone, ye who board here. We just got our first look at an airline warning passengers that they cannot bring laptops, tablets, or e-readers in their carry-on bags. This: .@Delta tells @ABC: The sign was…

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UK hospitals among those struck by widespread ransomware attacks

Cyber crime concept : Hacker/Cyber criminal pointing gun into laptop computer as if demanding money from oppositie site in exchange for unlocking computer.; Shutterstock ID 628668311Image: Shutterstock / BoonritP A widespread ransomware attack hit multiple countries across the globe on Friday, locking up computers and ransoming access in exchange for large Bitcoin payments, and also hit the UK’s National Health Service, affecting computers at hospitals and doctors’ offices. SEE ALSO:…

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