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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...

Intel Report: Kremlin Sees US Urging Regime Change in Russia 
Jun28

Intel Report: Kremlin Sees US Urging Regime Change in Russia 

WASHINGTON – Kremlin leaders are convinced the U.S. is intent on regime change in Russia, a fear that is feeding rising tension and military competition between the former Cold War foes, the Pentagon’s intelligence arm has assessed. The unclassified report by the Defense Intelligence Agency, which will be publicly released later Wednesday,...

Companies, Governments Assess Damage from Latest Malware 
Jun28

Companies, Governments Assess Damage from Latest Malware 

PARIS – Companies and governments around the world on Wednesday counted the cost of a software epidemic that has disrupted ports, hospitals and banks. Ukraine, which was hardest hit and where the attack likely originated, said it had secured critical state assets — though everyday life remained affected, with cash machines out of order and...

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