Merkel wins in rival's heartland

North Rhine-Westphalia was the SPD's heartland, and the shift of power here counts more than anywhere else. In this context Sunday's election outcome - the defeat of the Social Democrats (SPD), the victory of Merkel's Christian Democrats (CDU) - gi... More..

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Hear Lana Del Rey's Somber New Song 'Coachella
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Hear Lana Del Rey's Somber New Song 'Coachella

Describing the new album as "more socially aware", Del Rey said of "Lust For Life": "I started out thinking that the whole record was gonna have a sort of a '50s-'60s feeling, kind of some kind of Shangri-Las...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

World Braces for Repeat of Ransomeware Attack on Monday

Among those hit were Russia's Interior Ministry and companies including Spain's Telefonica and FedEx Corp.in the U.S. Cyber security experts in the United States and Europe said the spread had slowed on Sunda...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Pakistan claim historic series win in dramatic finish

West Indies defied opener Azhar Ali's 14th Test century and Pakistan's attritional batting with sheer perseverance, to leave the decisive third Test at Windsor Park well poised on the second day here Thurs...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

BRI can spur China-India-Pakistan partnership, says Chinese researcher Hu Shisheng

He was speaking to leaders and other officials from Asia, Europe and Africa at the event to promote Beijing's "Belt and Road Initiative". In the speech made by President Xi Jinping on the morning of May 14 ...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Cyber attack is biggest of its kind ever launched, say security chiefs

Spanish telco giant Telefonica and USA delivery service FedEx were among the businesses affected. Gas stations: State-run media in China reported that some gas stations saw their digital payment systems shut ...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Countries, companies brace for 'second wave' Monday of cyberattack

British cybersecurity expert Graham Cluley doesn't want to blame the NSA for the attack, though he said they have a duty to citizens who "are living an online life". According to Europol, the European Union's p...More..

King scores again for Bournemouth in 2-1 win over Burnley
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

King scores again for Bournemouth in 2-1 win over Burnley

Bournemouth vs Burnley kicks off at 3pm on Saturday 13th May. "This is my first season where I have scored like this". "In fact, neither side has even seriously flirted with the relegation issue and to be...More..

Will deal with only triple talaq due to paucity of time: SC
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Will deal with only triple talaq due to paucity of time: SC

Commencing a historic hearing on a bench of petitions challenging the constitutional validity of the practice of triple talaq and " nikah halala " among Muslims, the apex court had on Friday said different sc...More..

Pakistani Intruder Shot Dead In Punjab's Gurdaspur
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Pakistani Intruder Shot Dead In Punjab's Gurdaspur

The BSF personnel spotted a suspicious movement near the Indo-Pak border and opened fire after the intruder kept walking towards the Indian side. As per sources doing rounds, the BSF troops noticed a Pakistan...More..

It's Feared More Cyber Attack Victims Will Emerge
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

It's Feared More Cyber Attack Victims Will Emerge

Detective Chief Inspector Douglas Grant, head of PSNI Cyber Crime Centre, said: "While no incidents have been reported in Northern Ireland as yet, we do expect further infections to come to light globally over ...More..

Police are searching for a missing college student in Franklin
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Police are searching for a missing college student in Franklin

He is a white male, about 5 feet 10 inches tall with brown hair and blue eyes, police said. Michael Doherty, 20, was last seen around 1:30 a.m. Sunday in the area of Phyllis Lane, wearing a blue T-shirt with ...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Thousands of Israeli computers vulnerable to global cyber-attack

Once inside an organization, WannaCry uses a Windows vulnerability purportedly identified by the NSA and later leaked to the internet. The security holes it exploits were disclosed weeks ago by TheShadowBro...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Congo reports a single confirmed case of Ebola, UN says

Nigeria experienced the Ebola virus in July, 2014 when a Liberian American, Patrick Sawyer, who had the disease flew from Liberia to the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos and died five days late...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

On Mother's Day, remember those who are grieving

At first, she looked catatonic. And no one else can be, what you have been to me, you will always be. Mothers are special. There's just no other way to say it, whether it's your own mother you a...More..

Scotland's shopping footfall stats at three-year-high
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Scotland's shopping footfall stats at three-year-high

And whilst the United Kingdom rate strengthened marginally from 9.4 per cent in January to 9.3 per cent, vacancies in eight of the ten geographic areas of the United Kingdom rose, with improvements only in Lond...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Sessions Tells Prosecutors to Seek Harsher Punishments

Attorney General Jeff Sessions could put more people behind bars and for a longer period of time. Attorney General Jeff Sessions' two-page memo to USA attorney's offices across the country, calling for st...More..

Hamilton takes pole in Spain
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Hamilton takes pole in Spain

Dutch teenager Max Verstappen, who became Formula One's youngest victor in Spain previous year after Hamilton and then teammate and 2016 champion Nico Rosberg collided at the start, will start Sunday's race i...More..

Government activates mechanism to prevent cyber attack
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Government activates mechanism to prevent cyber attack

Many firms are unlikely to want to reveal they fell victim to it and whether they paid up. Wainwright told ITV that the world faced an escalating threat, and there was concern about the level of potential att...More..

WHO Confirms Second Ebola Case In Congo Outbreak
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

WHO Confirms Second Ebola Case In Congo Outbreak

The disease has a mortality rate around 50 percent . A vaccine was trialed among nearly 12,000 people in the Guinean capital, Conakry, through to January a year ago. "Now it takes about two to three days to ...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Yemen declares state of emergency over cholera outbreak

The number of suspected cases in the country has tripled in a week to more than 8,500, it said. "We now are facing a serious outbreak", Dominik Stillhart, director of operations at the International Committee...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

How hackers held computer users to ransom

Ransoms paid amount to tens of thousands of dollars, one analyst said, but he predicted they would rise. In an internet posting, six days before it hacked the NSA and released the Eternal Blue code on April 1...More..

Israel on High Alert for Cyber Attacks Following Global Onslaught
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Israel on High Alert for Cyber Attacks Following Global Onslaught

It encrypts files on a user's computer, blocking them from view, before demanding money, via an on-screen message, to access them again. Huss shared the information with Malware Tech, who had unexpectedly sto...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

North Korea Launches New Unidentified Ballistic Missile

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told reporters that the launch was "absolutely unacceptable" and that Japan would respond resolutely. Outside militaries and experts will closely analyze what the North fi...More..

ESU set to host NCAA Central Regional
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

ESU set to host NCAA Central Regional

Game 4 - Game 1 loser vs. Texas is one of 64 teams that has qualified for the Division I softball tournament, the NCAA announced on Sunday night. Alabama has advanced to all 12 NCAA super regionals, the onl...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Donald Trump forbids James Comey from leaking to media in veiled tweet

Members of the media have derisively compared President Trump to President Nixon. On Tuesday, President Donald Trump took the extraordinary step of firing FBI director James Comey while his campaign is under ...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Officials piece together events before nursing home shooting

It wasn t immediately clear whether the gunman killed himself, Licking County Sheriff Randy Thorp said. The gunman was also found dead. " I don't know if there was an exchange of gunfire ". "Our customers deser...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

World Health Organization confirms second Ebola case in Congo outbreak

Three of the cases have been fatal, including the man suspected of being the first victim. It adds, "Two contacts of this case are being investigated: a person who took care of him during transport to the h...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Theresa May says not taking local election triumph for granted

Theresa May will be returned to power with a large Tory majority in the general election on June 8 but she is likely to head a very Right-wing government, political analysts said today on the basis of local gov...More..

Epic Records boss L.A. Reid exits Sony Music, Sony responds
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Epic Records boss L.A. Reid exits Sony Music, Sony responds

The announcement comes a few weeks after Rob Stringer, former Columbia Records chief, took over as CEO of Sony, which owns Epic. It is not yet known exactly why he left the company or what his next role will ...More..