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Ukraine Says it Foiled Second Cyberattack after Police Raid
Jul05

Ukraine Says it Foiled Second Cyberattack after Police Raid

KIEV, Ukraine — Ukrainian authorities have avoided a second cyberattack, the country’s interior minister said Wednesday, an announcement that suggests the effort to wreak electronic havoc across the country is ongoing. Ukraine is still trying to find its feet after scores or even hundreds of businesses and government agencies were hit by an...

Trump Looks for Friendlier European Welcome in Poland
Jul05

Trump Looks for Friendlier European Welcome in Poland

President Donald Trump is headed back to Europe hoping to receive a friendly welcome in Poland despite lingering skepticism across the continent over his commitment to NATO, his past praise of Russian President Vladimir Putin and his decision to pull the U.S. out of a major climate agreement. Trump arrives in Warsaw, Poland, on Wednesday for a...

Mueller Probe Could Draw Focus to Russian Crime Operations
Jul05

Mueller Probe Could Draw Focus to Russian Crime Operations

WASHINGTON — The U.S. government has long warned that Russian organized crime posed a threat to democratic institutions, including “criminally linked oligarchs” who might collude with the Russian government to undermine business competition. Those concerns, ever-present if not necessarily always top priorities, are front and center...

No ‘Specific Agenda,’ but Trump, Putin Have Lots to Discuss
Jul04

No ‘Specific Agenda,’ but Trump, Putin Have Lots to Discuss

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s first face-to-face meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday will be brimming with global intrigue, but the White House says there’s “no specific agenda.” So in the absence of a set list of topics, what are two of the world’s most famously unpredictable leaders to...

U.S., Russia Diplomats Try to Get Canceled Talks Back on Track
Jul04

U.S., Russia Diplomats Try to Get Canceled Talks Back on Track

WASHINGTON – The United States and Russia worked Monday to restore a key diplomatic channel between the two clashing nations, days before President Donald Trump planned to hold his first face-to-face meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak, under immense scrutiny in the U.S. over his contacts with Trump...

In Europe, Trump May Discover if 1st Impressions Stick 
Jul03

In Europe, Trump May Discover if 1st Impressions Stick 

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump will learn this week whether he gets a second chance to make a first impression as he returns to Europe and has his first encounter with Russia’s Vladimir Putin. Trump’s first visit to the continent in May stirred anxieties among his European allies when he declined to endorse NATO’s common...

Official: Firm at Center of Cyberattack Knew of Problems
Jul03

Official: Firm at Center of Cyberattack Knew of Problems

KIEV, Ukraine — The small Ukrainian tax software company that is accused of being the patient zero of a damaging global cyber epidemic is under investigation and will face charges, the head of Ukraine’s CyberPolice suggested Monday. Col. Serhiy Demydiuk, the head of Ukraine’s national Cyberpolice unit, said in an interview that...

Trump, Putin Face High-Stakes Meeting in Germany Next Week
Jun30

Trump, Putin Face High-Stakes Meeting in Germany Next Week

WASHINGTON – Meeting face-to-face with Russian President Vladimir Putin, President Donald Trump’s “America First” policy will be put to the test if he opts to confront Russia over intelligence that Moscow meddled in the 2016 presidential election. National security adviser H.R. McMaster said Thursday that Trump will meet with...

BVI wins prince contest, other titles in Bulgaria
Jun30

BVI wins prince contest, other titles in Bulgaria

The BVI’s three representatives. Photo provided The British Virgin Islands(BVI) has won the Prince of 2017 title among others at the World Prince and Princess Awards held in Nesebar, Bulgaria. The territory was represented by its 2016 Prince and Princess Jonathan Hutchinson and Jae’da deCastro, as well as the 2016 First Runner Up...

Cyberattack May Not Have Been Meant to Get Money
Jun29

Cyberattack May Not Have Been Meant to Get Money

The dramatic data-scrambling attack that hit computers around the world Tuesday appears to be contained. But with the damage and disruption still coming into focus, security experts worry the sudden explosion of malicious software may have been more sinister than a criminally minded shakedown of computer users. “There may be a more...

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