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    News of the Day From Around the World, July 3
    Jul04

    News of the Day From Around the World, July 3

    The leader of the militants who laid siege to the southern city of Marawi is believed to be hiding in a mosque there, the Philippines’ defense chief said Monday, days after Isnilon Hapilon was reported to have fled the bombed-out town. The militants aligned with the Islamic State group attacked Marawi on May 23 and are confined in a small...

    Is Putin’s Russia the critical threat Americans believe it to be?
    Jul04

    Is Putin’s Russia the critical threat Americans believe it to be?

    (Credit: AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, Pool) U.S. intelligence agencies — 17 of them — agree that evidence shows the Russian government hacked the Democratic National Committee and waged a campaign to influence voters in 2016. Although no evidence of collusion between U.S. citizens and Russia has been proven yet, President Donald Trump and...

    U.S., Russia try to get cancelled diplomatic talks back on track
    Jul04

    U.S., Russia try to get cancelled diplomatic 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...

    Diplomats try to get canceled U.S.-Russia talks back on track
    Jul04

    Diplomats try to get canceled U.S.-Russia 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...

    Official: firm at center of cyberattack knew of problems
    Jul04

    Official: firm at center of cyberattack knew of problems

    The small Ukrainian tax software company that is accused of being the patient zero of a damaging global cyberepidemic is under investigation and will face charges, the head of Ukraine’s … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    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...

    Politics: House Republican leader balks at Russia sanctions bill over concerns it will harm Texas energy companies
    Jul03

    Politics: House Republican leader balks at Russia sanctions bill over concerns it will harm Texas energy companies

    The Russia sanctions bill passed by the Senate last month may face a new obstacle in the House. The Russia sanctions bill passed by the Senate last month may face a new obstacle in the House, as the Republican chairman of the House Rules Committee raises concerns about how new sanctions on Russia’s energy and financial services sectors...

    Refugees, trade and climate are top issues at upcoming G20 summit
    Jul03

    Refugees, trade and climate are top issues at upcoming G20 summit

    The G20 summit on July 7-8 comes amid tensions over trade, climate, and refugee policy and increased uncertainty over the U.S. commitment to multilateral institutions. Introduction The annual summit of the Group of Twenty (G20), a gathering of the world’s largest economies, has evolved into a major forum for discussing the most pressing...

    Ukraine blames Russian security services for Petya cyber attack
    Jul03

    Ukraine blames Russian security services for Petya cyber attack

    Ukraine said on Saturday that Russian security services were involved in a recent cyber attack on the country, with the aim of destroying important data and spreading panic. The SBU, Ukraine’s state security…Click To Continue …read more Source: Daily...

    Ukrainian firm at center of cyberattack will face charges, official says
    Jul03

    Ukrainian firm at center of cyberattack will face charges, official says

    KIEV, Ukraine — The small Ukrainian tax software company that is accused of being the patient zero of a damaging global cyberepidemic 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 with The...