• Russian hackers penetrated networks of US electric utilities: Wall Street Journal report
Russian hackers penetrated networks of US electric utilities: Wall Street Journal report

In order to penetrate their networks, the hackers reportedly used spear-phishing emails and other cyber tricks to dupe workers into handing over their passwords and credentials. The department has been warning utility executives with security clearances about the Russian threat to critical infrastructure since 2014. The aim of the break-in - to ste...

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  • Trump blasts Cohen over secret tape disclosure
Trump blasts Cohen over secret tape disclosure

In 2011, Manigault-Newman threatened to file a lawsuit over AMI's coverage of her brother's murder. Manigault-Newman worked as an editor for the now-shuttered Reality Weekly, as well as OK! The tape's release marked a dramatic rupture in the relationship between the President and Cohen, previously a steadfast supporter in addition to working as...

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  • American Institute in Taiwan opposes airline name changes
American Institute in Taiwan opposes airline name changes

In a tweet, Tsai said that Taiwan was now like "the canary in the coal mine of China's rise". United Airlines and Delta Air Lines Inc still included references to Taiwan as of late Tuesday, according to checks of their websites. "To the foreign airlines which have undertaken the reforms, we give our approval", Chinese foreign ministry spokesm...

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  • Stone from Jerusalems Western Wall crashes into prayer area
Stone from Jerusalems Western Wall crashes into prayer area

She said that they "tried not to let the incident distract me from my prayers". "May we all be blessed", she said. The fact that no one was harmed Monday is striking given that the platform was filled with visitors just one day earlier for Tisha B'Av .

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  • Trump claims Federal Bureau of Investigation used 'Dirty Dossier' as excuse to monitor Carter Page
Trump claims Federal Bureau of Investigation used 'Dirty Dossier' as excuse to monitor Carter Page

Says the newly released documents underlying the FBI's surveillance of former campaign adviser Carter Page show the Steele dossier "was responsible for starting" Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into links between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation.

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  • Trump, Now Acknowledging Russian Interference, Claims It's Aimed At Helping Dems
Trump, Now Acknowledging Russian Interference, Claims It's Aimed At Helping Dems

Trump walked back his comments on Russian Federation the day after his appearance with Putin, though he later cast doubt on Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russia's role in the 2016 race. The US President backed up his eyebrow-raising statement by insisting "no President has been tougher on Russian Federation than me" and "t...

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  • WH wants to strip clearances from former officials
WH wants to strip clearances from former officials

The possibility that he could use such a test to stifle criticism of his actions is nearly unthinkable. Several people on that list rejected that explanation of why Trump chose them. "It is also not customary for the former Central Intelligence Agency director to be off the reservation where he is either". Comey, who Trump fired as Federal Bure...

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  • 12 audio files sent to prosecutors in Michael Cohen probe
12 audio files sent to prosecutors in Michael Cohen probe

Giuliani claimed that the tape was exculpatory for Trump. It is unclear who appears on the tapes. The recording was seized in FBI raids on Cohen's home and office in April as part of an investigation into Cohen's business dealings. Other reports have differed from Giuliani's description. It says 'cash, ' and it's Mr. Cohen, who says, I'm a lawy...

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  • Iran 'mother of all peace,' 'all wars,' leader warns Trump
Iran 'mother of all peace,' 'all wars,' leader warns Trump

Khamenei used a speech to foreign ministry officials to reject any renewed talks with the United States after President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from a 2015 global deal over Iran's nuclear programme. On Monday, Donald Trump went on Twitter and threatened to nuke Iran . 'You are not in a position to incite the Iranian nation a...

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  • Michael Cohen tape leak could complicate his legal troubles
Michael Cohen tape leak could complicate his legal troubles

The context matters. Cohen's attorney, Lanny Davis who provided the tape to CNN , stressed repeatedly that Mr. Trump said "cash". Will told O'Donnell that this first tape, in which Trump and Cohen discuss a payment to former Playboy model Karen McDougal , is just "redundant evidence" that Trump is "a seedy man whose incontinent sexua...

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  • Pakistan bomb attack in Quetta kills 18 as country holds general election
Pakistan bomb attack in Quetta kills 18 as country holds general election

The Election Commission of Pakistan also sent PTI chairman Imran Khan a notice and called him for a hearing when he openly stamped his ballot paper at a polling station of Islamabad . Khan's supporters showered his vehicle with rose petals as he arrived to vote at a polling station near his home suburb in Islamabad . Sharif's PML-N has sought t...

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  • Met Office issues thunderstorms warning for the North East
Met Office issues thunderstorms warning for the North East

The Met Office has issued an amber heatwave warning for Berkshire from Monday, July 23 to Friday, July 27. Monday was the hottest day so far of 2018 in the United Kingdom with a high of 33.3C recorded at Santon Downham in Suffolk. This would be the hottest July day ever recorded in the UK. There is now a 90% chance of heatwave conditions betw...

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  • Patriot Destroys Donald Trump's Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame
Patriot Destroys Donald Trump's Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Trump received his star in January 2007 for his role in the NBC show " The Apprentice ". One witness told U.S. television she had assumed the man destroying the star was a roadworker. In that incident, a man, James Otis , 52, was charged with one felony count of vandalism for causing more than $US400 in damage to the star. Later that year, ...

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  • Dominic Rabb answers question over his 'Brexit demotion'
Dominic Rabb answers question over his 'Brexit demotion'

Also in the session, Robbins revealed that teams from the Cabinet Office Europe Unit as well as from the Treasury, the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, and the Department for International Trade, have been working together to achieve "as frictionless trade as possible between the United Kingdom and the European Union".

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  • Donald Trump scores best average approval in latest Gallup poll
Donald Trump scores best average approval in latest Gallup poll

Something happened between September 2015 and September 2016 to make opinions of the Federal Bureau of Investigation - once an organization about which both Democrats and Republicans had generally positive views - partisan. Could be other people also. At the much-talked-about press conference with Putin after their talks, including a secretiv...

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  • ‘Troublemaker’ Trump pursues ‘ignorant diplomacy’ - Iran hits back at US
‘Troublemaker’ Trump pursues ‘ignorant diplomacy’ - Iran hits back at US

U-S officials' anti-Iran rhetoric has intensified since May 20-18 when President Trump withdrew from the Iran nuclear deal . Many ordinary Iranians are largely skeptical of the Trump administration's support for Iranian citizens because of the harsh sanctions on the country and a visa ban imposed on Iranians barring them from entering the Un...

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  • Israeli Military Downs Syrian Warplane
Israeli Military Downs Syrian Warplane

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Syria had committed a "blatant violation" of the 1974 ceasefire agreement. "I made it clear that we would not accept any such violation, we would not get any intrusion into our territory, either from the ground or from the air", Netanyahu said in a statement .

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  • Several dead, hundreds missing after Laos dam collapses
Several dead, hundreds missing after Laos dam collapses

The full scale of the disaster isn't yet known: several deaths were reported , and hundreds of people were missing after the failure of the Xepian-Xe Nam Noy dam - part of a larger hydroelectric dam network. Boats are said to have been brought in to help evacuate people as water levels continue to rise, according to ABC Laos news. Another offi...

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  • Mitch McConnell, Paul Ryan say Vladimir Putin won’t be welcome in Congress
Mitch McConnell, Paul Ryan say Vladimir Putin won’t be welcome in Congress

Trump faced bipartisan criticism after a news conference with Putin in Helsinki where he gave credence to Putin's denials of Russian interference in the 2016 election despite the findings of the USA intelligence community. House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan, also a Republican, said on Thursday Putin would not be invited to address a jo...

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  • Town Rallies Together to Keep Missing College Student’s Name Alive
Town Rallies Together to Keep Missing College Student’s Name Alive

Authorities have spent the past five days combing every field, barn, shed and building near the missing girl's home. Tibbetts is described as being 5 feet, 2 inches tall and approximately 120 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes. "A daughter to anybody in this community is a daughter to everybody", Brooklyn resident Joy Vanlandschoot told Des...

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