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Organisations urged to take security steps after cyber-attack

The attack was unprecedented, escalating, and is sweeping the globe. "We are running around 200 global operations against cyber crime each year but we've never seen anything like this", he added. ...

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China's first homegrown passenger plane takes to the sky for maiden flight

China's first homegrown passenger plane takes to the sky for maiden flight

The state company formed a 50:50 partnership a year ago with Russian counterpart United Aircraft Corp to develop a longer-haul passenger plane, with the companies earmarking a maiden flight in 2022, w...

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Stocks, bond yields drop Washington turmoil rattles markets

The seeds of Wednesday's steep market sell-off were present late on Tuesday, when a published report revealed that Mr Trump allegedly made a personal appeal to now-fired FBI Director James Comey t...

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Cisco announces intent to acquire MindMeld

Cisco announces intent to acquire MindMeld

NASA challenges you to jump on the FORTRAN bandwagon! Cisco intends to use MindMeld's AI technology to provide unique experiences, starting with collaboration in order to improve ease of use and a...

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Meet 'The Bachelorette' Rachel Lindsay's final pick - spoiler alert!

Meet 'The Bachelorette' Rachel Lindsay's final pick - spoiler alert!

Meanwhile, The Bachelorette Season 13 is approaching its premiere. To date Rachel , an accomplished Texas attorney with dazzling good looks and easygoing charm, the franchise tapped a posse of mo...

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Trusts told to remain vigilant with updated cyber-attack guidance

Trusts told to remain vigilant with updated cyber-attack guidance

Companies like Hitachi and Nissan Motor Co. reported problems they said had not seriously affected their business operations. In the world of ransomware, that was "unheard of six months ago", Levy s...

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Travel: EU, US to discuss possible airline laptop ban

Now, the administration wants to widen the ban to include passengers on all inbound flights from Europe. Some "appropriately cleared" European allies were given more detailed information about the s...

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Donald Trump meets Turkey's Recep Erdogan on terrorism, Syria

The White House said Trump "raised the incarceration of Pastor Andrew Brunson and asked that the Turkish Government expeditiously return him to the United States ". Turkey has been a partner in th...

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Australian Treasurer Unveils Near Universally Popular Budget Measure

Australian Treasurer Unveils Near Universally Popular Budget Measure

Scott Morrison is promising better times ahead, predicting strong wage growth as unemployment eases and the economy rumbles along at a spritely rate reaching three per cent. Mr Turnbull also acknowled...

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Frank Lampard: Antonio Conte has made this one big change at Chelsea

The team has also reached the final of the FA Cup, where it will play Arsenal at Wembley Stadium on 27 May. We know last season was hard. Antonio Conte has posted to Facebook for the first time in...

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Growth at Snapchat Stalls in First Quarterly Report

In its first results since floating, Snap said the number of daily active users rose just 5% to 166 million compared with the last three months of 2016. JPMorgan, which got the third-most shares fol...

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Initial Jobless Claims Fell Slightly in April

Private service-providing industries added a net 173,000 jobs, led by gains in leisure and hospitality services, which added 55,000 during the month, and by health care and social assistance, which ad...

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Ford to cut 1400 jobs in North America, Asia

Ford to cut 1400 jobs in North America, Asia

Reducing costs and becoming "as lean and efficient as possible" is a priority, Ford said in an emailed statement. Ford says its European and South American operations have already cut workers and ...

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G7 commit to tackling cyber attacks

G7 commit to tackling cyber attacks

Italy is at the G7 table because of its very hectic growth and Germany because of its great trade surplus, as finance minister Wolfgang Schauble is expected to face criticism in Bari. Trump has pro...

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Trump Knew Flynn Was Under Investigation for Turkey Lobbying, Still Hired Him

Flynn far earlier than has been previously reported ... Trump ignored this warning, making Flynn his national security adviser. Less than a week after the inauguration, acting Attorney General Sal...

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Liberals hang on to win BC's first minority government in 65 years

Though the Greens fell short of the four seats needed for official party status , Weaver wasn't concerned when he spoke to the media Wednesday. Weaver, a climate scientist who became the first Gree...

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Senate committee subpoenas former Trump adviser Flynn over Russia

The subpoena requests documents relevant to the Committee's investigation into Russian interference with the 2016 election. Call your U.S. Senators (regardless of party) at 202-224-3121, and demand th...

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Ronaldo double puts Madrid within point of title

Ronaldo double puts Madrid within point of title

By the time he walks off the pitch for good, it's entirely possible that Ronaldo will have set a handful of his own records that, like the one Greaves set so many years ago, will see generations o...

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Irrelevant to link OBOR with India-Pak issue: China's Consul General

Irrelevant to link OBOR with India-Pak issue: China's Consul General

Zhanwu also reaffirmed that his countrys ambitious One Belt and One Road Initiative, renamed as BRI, does not alter its stand on the India-Pakistan dispute over Kashmir, saying it is a bilateral issue...

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Cricket Australia rejects mediation in player pay impasse

Cricket Australia rejects mediation in player pay impasse

Asked about the developing situation in Australia, the veteran off-spinner said: "I think we could have a problem in this country as well with the new franchise [Twenty20 competition] and all the mone...

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Trump speech about Islam to be written by adviser who opposes it

Trump speech about Islam to be written by adviser who opposes it

The two executive actions, which have been widely seen as a "Muslim ban" and blocked by courts, temporarily ban people entering the United States from six Muslim-majority countries, and follow the p...

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Jury finds Oklahoma cop not guilty in shooting of black man

Jurors are deliberating in the manslaughter trial of a Tulsa police officer who fatally shot an unarmed man previous year. Shelby's lawyers did not comment to Reuters after the verdict was read. She...

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Ford announces 10 percent workforce layoff Worldwide

Ford announces 10 percent workforce layoff Worldwide

A source familiar with the plan told CNBC that Ford's cuts will involve primarily salaried workers in North America and Asia. " Reducing costs and becoming as lean and efficient as possible also r...

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Investors Checklist Stock: Quorum Health Corporation (QHC)

For the three months ending March 31, Quorum's net operating revenues totaled $527.6 million, down from $549.6 million during the same period past year, a 4 percent decrease. HAP Trading LLC now owns ...

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EIA lowers forecasts for oil prices

EIA lowers forecasts for oil prices

While US oil inventories fell , the country's crude oil production continued to rise, jumping above 9.3-million barrels a day last week, in what is now a more than 10% increase since its mid-2016 tro...

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Watch Google's I/O keynote live here

The three-day event will begin May 17 and end May 19. According to reports, the company has plans to introduce the Google Assistant on iOS soon as a standalone app. Other than that, Google Assistan...

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Google Assistant now available on iOS

Google Assistant now available on iOS

In the real world, that means you could, for instance, point your phone camera at a restaurant and get reviews for it. A program called Google Lens will analyze your photos and be able to remove obs...

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Fidessa Group plc (FDSA) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Analysts

The firm has "Underweight" rating given on Monday, November 16 by Barclays Capital. The stock has "Hold" rating by Goodbody on Friday, November 4. The stock of Lonmin Plc (LON:LMI) has "Speculative" r...

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AAP Shows How EVM ' Vote Rigging' Works

AAP Shows How EVM ' Vote Rigging' Works

The AAP's attempt to whip up the issue comes at a time the party is in the eye of a political storm over its sacked minister Kapil Mishra's allegations of corruption against Kejriwal and minister Saty...

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French President-Elect Macron Rules Out Recognizing Palestinian Statehood

Valls, a man deeply associated with the unpopular President François Hollande, supported Macron rather than the Socialist Party candidate during the presidential election. "I defended the principle of...

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