• 200000 users, 150 countries hit by ransomware: Europol chief
200000 users, 150 countries hit by ransomware: Europol chief

The numbers are going up, I am anxious about how the numbers will continue to grow when people go to work and turn (on) their machines on Monday morning", Europol Director Rob Wainwright said. He added that ransomware attacks were normally criminal rather than political in nature. Experts and governments alike warn against ceding to the demands a...

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  • OPEC sees more oil supply outside the group, countering its cuts
OPEC sees more oil supply outside the group, countering its cuts

On the New York Mercantile Exchange, crude futures for June delivery climbed 0.49% to settle at $47.56 a barrel, while on London's Intercontinental Exchange, Brent added 0.44% to end at $50.44 a barrel. "U.S. crude oil production is now solidly above 9.3 million barrels per day with more to come, and refined product, especially for gasoline, is o...

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  • Trout, Meyer propel Angels past Verlander and Tigers, 4-1
Trout, Meyer propel Angels past Verlander and Tigers, 4-1

To go through that lineup the way did was great. Everything clicked today, and the game breezed by at a fun, loose pace, and the Angels got a series split instead of a series loss. He was batting left-handed against Detroit Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander when he hit a baseball 110 miles per hour. Two big runs in a low scoring game, just like wha...

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  • Kicked off flight over birthday cake — JetBlue passengers
Kicked off flight over birthday cake — JetBlue passengers

The family says they brought a buttercream birthday cake onto the flight, and a flight attendant told them to move it to overhead bin, then to another overhead bin, and finally to the floor. Jet Blue reportedly has found a way to not only ruin one woman's 40th birthday, but to prevent her from taking the trip her family surprised her with for the s...

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  • Projections: Merkel's party wins vote in German state
Projections: Merkel's party wins vote in German state

Schulz is hoping that his push for "social justice" will resonate in North Rhine-Westphalia, which has lagged behind western Germany economically. Exit polls indicate that Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives have beaten their center-left rivals in an election in Germany's most populous state.

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  • Oil Prices Dropped as Oversupply Concerns Return
Oil Prices Dropped as Oversupply Concerns Return

On Monday, Libya's National Oil Co. said production had risen to the highest level since December 2014 and indicated it would continue to increase output, Reuters reported . US stocks also were lower, with losers led by the energy sector, which fell 2.24 percent to its lowest level since August. Pugh believes Opec and Russian Federation are like...

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  • Sessions Tells Prosecutors To Seek 'Most Serious' Charges, Stricter Sentences
Sessions Tells Prosecutors To Seek 'Most Serious' Charges, Stricter Sentences

However, those exceptions have to obtain approval from top supervisors with documented reasoning so that that Justice Department can keep tabs on the handling of those cases. "It is of the utmost importance to enforce the law fairly and consistently". Mr Sessions said in a news conference that he has in fact "given prosecutors discretion to avoid...

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  • Trump warns Comey about leaking to the media
Trump warns Comey about leaking to the media

USA intelligence agencies concluded in a January report that Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered an effort to disrupt the election that included hacking into Democratic Party emails and leaking them, with the aim of helping Mr Trump. Trump said in a string of Twitter posts on Friday. Thanks to this supposedly high bar, Trump suggested i...

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  • Snap CEO dismisses growth shortfall, scoffs at Facebook
Snap CEO dismisses growth shortfall, scoffs at Facebook

Most analysts blame Facebook and the recent launch of Snapchat-like features on Instagram via Instagram Stories and Facebook Messenger. The Company offers three ways for people to make Snaps: the Snapchat application, Publishers Tools that help its partners to create Publisher Stories, and Spectacles, its sunglasses that make Snaps.

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  • Australia's Fairfax Media gets revised $2 billion offer from TPG-led group
Australia's Fairfax Media gets revised $2 billion offer from TPG-led group

If accepted, the offer would end Fairfax's much anticipated plan to unlock shareholder value by spinning off its lucrative property listings unit, Domain, the most valuable part of the business after a collapse of earnings at news mastheads.

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  • Bank of England cuts United Kingdom growth forecast
Bank of England cuts United Kingdom growth forecast

The Bank of England sent a mixed message on the future pace of interest rate rises on Thursday ahead of next month's general election, with a modest downgrade of its 2017 growth forecast and a majority vote to keep rates this month on hold at 0.25 per cent.

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  • SpaceX Successfully Launches US Spy Satellite
SpaceX Successfully Launches US Spy Satellite

The payload for the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO), which makes and operates spy satellites for the United States, soared into the sky atop a Falcon 9 rocket at 7.15am (7.15pm Singapore time). The terms of the contract were not disclosed. For the past ten years the U.S. military have carried out space launches with United Launch Alliance...

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  • Analyst Earnings Estimates Scan: Sysco Corporation (SYY)
Analyst Earnings Estimates Scan: Sysco Corporation (SYY)

The Lodestar Investment Counsel Llc holds 223,088 shares with $12.35 million value, down from 229,236 last quarter. On the other side, sales forecasts for the current quarter are $13.93B. If you are accessing this story on another site, it was copied illegally and reposted in violation of US and global copyright & trademark law. Lodestar Investme...

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  • Nigeria's First Lady visits rescued Chibok girls
Nigeria's First Lady visits rescued Chibok girls

Parents of the missing Chibok girls are slowly learning if their daughters are among the freed . The first group of 21 Chibok girls, who were freed in October, have been in government care, receiving medical attention, trauma counselling and rehabilitation.

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  • G-7 nations seek ways to make growth help more people
G-7 nations seek ways to make growth help more people

The secretary arrived in Bari saying he was "excited" about US trade policies after the announcement of a deal to boost exports of gas and beef to China, an agreement that was also noted by German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble. "It is unthinkable, and it will not happen, that one can destroy these collective achievements that give more stab...

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  • German president visits Israel in wake of diplomatic spat
German president visits Israel in wake of diplomatic spat

Israel moved on Sunday to approve a hotly contested bill seeking to define the country as the "national home of the Jewish people", while simultaneously making Arabic a language of "special status", rather than an official language in the country.

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  • Treasury's Mnuchin: Trump's tax plan eliminates all but two loopholes
Treasury's Mnuchin: Trump's tax plan eliminates all but two loopholes

Moreover, 61 percent of the public consider their tax burden "fair", a post- recession high. Also voicing strong reservations with the proposed elimination of the deduction for property taxes was Christine "CJ" DelVeccio, the president-elect of the New York State Association of Realtors.

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  • Oil tumbles amid oversupply fears, unlikelihood of deeper Opec cuts
Oil tumbles amid oversupply fears, unlikelihood of deeper Opec cuts

Traders are looking forward to an industry report on USA crude oil and fuel stockpiles at 4:30 p.m. EDT, to be followed by government data Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. According to data from the Energy Information Administration, United States' crude production rose to 9.29 million barrels last week, the highest level since August 2015.

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  • West Bank votes in polls underlining Palestinian split
West Bank votes in polls underlining Palestinian split

Polls opened for 300 municipal councils on Saturday morning, in voting booths based in dozens of schools across the Israeli militarily-controlled territory, according to the Palestinian Maan news agency. "Holding them in the West Bank alone, without Gaza , will cement division", said Hamas spokesman Fawzi Barhoum. Following the 2006 election, ...

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  • James Clapper on collusion between Russia, Trump aides: There could be evidence
James Clapper on collusion between Russia, Trump aides: There could be evidence

President Trump's unconscionable decision to fire the director of the F.B.I.in the middle of his investigation of the Trump team's tangled web of Kremlin dealings prompted calls for the deputy attorney general to appoint an independent prosecutor.The Russia inquiry should certainly continue.

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  • South Korea urges 'parallel' talks, sanctions to rein in North
South Korea urges 'parallel' talks, sanctions to rein in North

Human rights lawyer Moon Jae-In seems to be winning the country's election. "If needed I will fly to Washington immediately", Moon said in an inauguration speech after taking the oath of office in front of lawmakers at Seoul's National Assembly building.

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  • US Fed leaves rates unchanged amid slower economic growth
US Fed leaves rates unchanged amid slower economic growth

Traders in the fed funds futures market are anticipating a 70 percent chance of a move at the next meeting, but are split on whether the Fed will raise again this year. "They acknowledged in the first paragraph assessment of the economy that economic activity slowed and core inflation declined, but not to worry about the Fed continuing on its appoi...

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  • Hosting Palestinian leader, Trump promises Middle East peace
Hosting Palestinian leader, Trump promises Middle East peace

On Wednesday, with Abbas at his side, Trump said he is willing to be a "mediator", "arbitrator", or "facilitator" - if that's what it takes to "get this done". But while Trump's meeting with Netanyahu signaled an era of warmer US-Israel relations than had existed under President Barack Obama , Trump also slightly moderated his stance on the Israel...

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  • Big Australian just BHP again, no Billiton
Big Australian just BHP again, no Billiton

A 10 million Australian dollar (US$7.4 million) campaign rolls out in Australia starting this week, beginning with two 30-second commercials and a three-minute video for employees and social media that feature employees and highlight the company's history and the importance of the commodities it extracts.

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  • European Union alarmed by USA laptop plans
European Union alarmed by USA laptop plans

At present, passengers departing from 10 airports of Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait, Qatar, Morocco, Saudi Arabia, Turkey and the United Arab Emirates, can't take it with you into the cabin of the electronic device more dimensions than a cell phone.

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  • T dept launches new facility to link Aadhaar with PAN
T dept launches new facility to link Aadhaar with PAN

An official statement said responding to grievances of taxpayers regarding difficulties in linking PAN with Aadhaar as their names did not match in both systems (for instance names with initials in one and expanded initials in another), the I-T Department has come out with a new arrangement.

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  • American Farmers Thrilled To Send Their Meat To China
American Farmers Thrilled To Send Their Meat To China

It covers a range of long-standing barriers from agriculture to energy to the operation of American financial firms in China . A new trade deal will allow US beef and natural gas exports to flow into China while opening up the US market for cooked poultry and Chinese banks, the US Commerce Secretary announced Thursday.

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  • Chelsea win the Premier League
Chelsea win the Premier League

The respect Conte is held in by his players was clear to see as each one of them hugged him after the final whistle at the Hawthorns before joining together to throw him into the air in a joyous scene in front of Chelsea's supporters. So to help us on our journey to bring you top quality Italian football content we need YOUR support. Batshuayi, t...

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  • France swears in new leader: Emmanuel Macron
France swears in new leader: Emmanuel Macron

Emmanuel Macron , France's youngest leader since Napolean, took charge today as the President of the country, exactly a week after he defeated far right Le Pen. Macron is ready to work, later this Sunday he visited wounded soldiers at the military hospital, located outside Paris , and he is meeting German Chancellor, Angela Merkel to discuss imp...

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  • U.S. Women's National Team forward Mallory Pugh to join Washington Spirit
U.S. Women's National Team forward Mallory Pugh to join Washington Spirit

Mallory Pugh has signed with U.S. Soccer and will join the Washington Spirit , the U.S. Soccer Federation announced on Saturday. She represented the United States at the Olympics last summer in Brazil and became the youngest American with an Olympic goal when she scored in the group stage against Colombia.

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  • People share why they're celebrating Cinco de Mayo
People share why they're celebrating Cinco de Mayo

So before pulling out the piñatas, sombreros and other Mexican accouterments, here are five things you may not know about Cinco de Mayo . Hint: It has nothing to do with Mexican Independence Day. "Economically, culturally, in our churches, our towns and cities across this country, the truth is that Mexican Americans and Hispanic Americans as a w...

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  • Here's what Warren Buffett said about IITs and India
Here's what Warren Buffett said about IITs and India

Berkshire is also the top shareholder at Delta, No. 2 at Southwest and No. 3 at American. Buffett said the bloody removal of a 69-year-old passenger from a United Express plane in Chicago was obviously "a bad mistake". He said the current 35 percent corporate tax rate was "not much" of a competitive disadvantage for USA companies, despite Trump's...

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  • Here's everything you need to know about Eurovision 2017
Here's everything you need to know about Eurovision 2017

Participants from The Voice of Ukraine will also join Jamala during her performance. According to the Eurovision .tv, hosting the Song Contest has been an honour for Ukraine. Those who wanted to leave Eurovision included 76% of people who voted for Brexit, 81% of those who intend to vote for the anti-EU UK Independence Party at the upcoming ge...

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  • Mnuchin: US partners more comfortable with Trump on trade
Mnuchin: US partners more comfortable with Trump on trade

The closing statement from Bari will reiterate a warning against competitive devaluations, Italian officials said, as March's G20 did, allaying fears that the new US administration might weaken the G20's united front on global currency policy.GREEKS FOR BREAKFAST The G7 will kick off on Friday with an early morning discussion of Greece's debt ahe...

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  • Chinese Military Conducts Live-Fire Drills, Weapons Tests
Chinese Military Conducts Live-Fire Drills, Weapons Tests

China flexed it's Military might right next door to the Korean peninsula amid heightened tensions in the region, after North Korea, South Korea, and the United States recently conducted military drills in the area. "Considering the type of missile and the test location it is evident that we conducted a firing experiment targeting aircraft carriers,...

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