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First Australian business infected in global cyber attack

Wainwright said the attack was indiscriminate, fast-spreading and unique because the ransomware was being used in combination with a worm - meaning that the inf...


United flight attendant accidentally leaked cockpit security codes to public website

It also said a corrective plan was being established. United Continental Holdings ( UAL ), the parent of United Airlines, was indicated lower in premarket tra...


Next global cyber-attack likely on Monday

Cyber security professionals worked round the clock over the weekend, trying to protect corporate clients against what experts are calling the biggest ransomwar...


Work begins to fill hole at collapsed Hanford tunnel

Two years later, an explosion at the Hanford Site's Plutonium Finishing Plant blew out a quarter-inch-thick window and showered a worker with nitric acid and ...


China's Xi vows to defend climate pact in call with Macron

Trump said while campaigning that he opposes the agreement and, in April, Scott Pruitt, the head of the Environmental Protection Agency, called the pact a "bad...


Ricky Stenhouse Jr beats Kyle Busch to first Cup win at Talladega

And in that final lap, Stenhouse did an incredible job of making his No. 17 Ford Fusion as wide as possible, holding off Busch, Jimmie Johnson, and Jamie McMur...


Mattis tells Turkey's PM: US committed to your security

The seizure of Tabqa and Tabqa Dam comes just days after President Donald Trump authorized the Pentagon to equip the Kurdish elements of the Syrian Democratic...


Atheist Group Jumps to Sue Trump Over Religious Liberty Executive Order

Popular Video House Republicans just voted to destroy Obama's signature achievement. Trump unveiled the order in a Rose Garden ceremony surrounded by religi...


Australia Stocks Falter, Weighed by Banking Shares

Banks are maintaining fierce opposition to the levy, which will hit Australia's five biggest banks - ANZ, the Commonwealth, NAB, Westpac and Macquarie Bank - ov...


Saudi Arabia May Extend Crude Oil Production Cut beyond 2017

Crude inventories fell 5.2 million barrels in the week to May 5, the U.S. Energy Information Administration said. US light crude oil CLc1 was up 35 cents at $47...


New South Korean president vows to address North Korea, broader tensions 'urgently'

But the two conservative presidents who succeeded Kim and Roh abandoned the sunshine policy, instead promoting direct and multilateral sanctions to punish No...


Compass Group (LON:CPG) Receives Hold Rating From Numis Securities Analysts

It has outperformed by 16.29% the S&P500. Barclays PLC reissued an "overweight" rating and set a GBX 1,900 ($24.57) price target on shares of Burberry Group plc...


Jakarta Former Governor Ahok Found Guilty Of Blasphemy

This stems from a video released late past year that showed him explaining on the campaign trail that a Quran verse barring Muslims from voting for him was be...


Erdogan: New Silk Road to eradicate terrorism

The speech built on an image Xi has sought to hone since U.S. President Donald Trump's election as a champion of global free trade, most notably in a January sp...


Netanyahu Slashes $1 Million from UN Contribution over UNESCO Resolution

The resolution also regretted the failure of the Israeli occupying authorities to cease the persistent excavations, tunneling, works and projects in East Jer...


Microsoft Just Unveiled a New Surface Laptop That Goes After Apple's MacBook

A 13.5-inch display with a 3:2 aspect ratio comes with a backlit keyboard curiously surrounded by cloth, runs on Intel's 7th-gen Core i5 or i7 processors, sta...


Words of Comfort for the Motherless on Mother's Day

I hope you have a lovely Mother's Day! Now, she has turned old and she would love to know that her child value the time she devoted to making him/her be...


Steven Mnuchin at G7: 'We don't want to be protectionist'

The G7 group of Finance Ministers - from the rich countries of the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Japan, and Italy - have concluded...


Vodacom Agrees to Buy $2.6 Billion Safaricom Stake From Vodafone

Vodacom's interest in Safaricom proportionally equates to approximately 12.6% of the Group's reported service revenue as announced in its latest year-end result...


Nepal to strengthen cooperation with China under B&R Initiative

Xi called on Monday for governments to pursue "greater openness and cooperation" and "reject protectionism". The deals came as Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz ...


Chinese President Xi congratulates President Moon, discusses Pyongyang

The two leaders also agreed to strengthen their alliance, the White House said. He also said he was prepared to go to Pyongyang "if the conditions are right"....


Coach snaps up Kate Spade for $2.4B

Kate Spade's stock was trading above the offer price at 18.95 dollar premarket on Monday. Here's what they had to say. Shares in Jimmy Choo fell 1.4 per cent i...


Local ranchers optimistic about new USA trade deal with China

Electronic payment services: China will takes steps that lead to market access for USA -owned suppliers of electronic payment services. In return, the Unit...


Sinclair Sets $3.9 Billion Deal to Acquire Tribune Media

Federal Communications Commission. Sinclair already owns 173 television stations around the country and will add 42 more if the Tribune Media acquisition is app...


Saudi signals first cut in crude supplies to Asian customers, sources say

The announcement will likely boost to oil prices, which yesterday jumped on reports from the American Petroleum Institute and the Energy Information Administra...


OPEC calls for 'collective efforts' to counter U.S. oil boom

Speaking at the Platts Crude Oil Summit in London on Wednesday, Neil Atkinson, head of oil analysis at the International Energy Agency, said the current agreeme...


Election in Germany's most populous state could boost Merkel

There was a boost in his poll ratings and a surge of excitement when Mr Schulz announced earlier this year that he would challenge Mrs Merkel - it became know...


Tension as Oil Price Sinks to a 5-month Low

OPEC oil output fell for a fourth straight month in April, a Reuters survey found on Tuesday, as top exporter Saudi Arabia kept production below its target, w...


Trump on Asking for Comey's Loyalty: 'I Didn't'

Max Boot, a former foreign policy adviser to Republican presidential hopefuls John McCain and Mitt Romney, called Trump's firing of Comey a "flagrant assault on...


Snapchat Stock Tanks. Shaves $1 Billion From Evan Spiegel's Net Worth

Out of the approximate $ 150 million revenue of Snapchat, only around $8 million came from Snap Inc.'s Spectacles, reports CNBC . Deutsche Bank, which also ...


Fairfax Media receives revised TPG indicative offer

Regardless of whether the Revised Indicative Proposal proceeds to an offer for Fairfax, the Fairfax Board believes that Fairfax has an announced strategy for th...


Bank of England keeps interest rates on hold but lowers growth forecast

The pound sunk further on the "Super Thursday" announcement from the Bank, after Bank of England governor Mark Carney confirmed at the press conference that the...


Elon Musk's SpaceX Launches Spy Satellite, Breaks Up Lockheed-Boeing Stronghold

Live video of the launch showed the first and second stages of the rocket separating about two and a half minutes into the flight. "Tough call, as high altitu...


Chibok girls released in Boko Haram swap

Mediator and lawyer Zannah Mustapha said some of the abducted girls refused to be freed last weekend, raising concerns they had been radicalized and may fee...


Oil dives 5 percent; OPEC looks unlikely to deepen output cuts

Prices on Thursday marked the lowest settlement since November 29-the day before the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries announced an agreement to...