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    Condi Rice on Trump: ‘Words Do Matter’
    May15

    Condi Rice on Trump: ‘Words Do Matter’

    Subscribe to The Global POLITICO on iTunes here. | Subscribe via Stitcher.In an extensive new interview for The Global Politico, the former secretary of state acknowledges her concerns about a president accused of eroding democracy at home and ignoring it abroad. She says Trump, a novice in world affairs, has a “steeper learning curve than most”...

    Ransomware Attack Could Wreak Greater Chaos as Companies Re-Boot
    May15

    Ransomware Attack Could Wreak Greater Chaos as Companies Re-Boot

    (TOKYO) — Global cyber chaos is spreading Monday as companies boot up computers at work following the weekend’s worldwide “ransomware” cyberattack. The extortion scheme has created chaos in 150 countries and could wreak even greater havoc as more malicious variations appear. The initial attack, known as “WannaCry,” paralyzed computers...

    Experts fear surge of extortion plot victims as workweek opens
    May15

    Experts fear surge of extortion plot victims as workweek opens

    The initial attack, known as “WannaCry,” paralyzed computers that run Britain’s hospital network, Germany’s national railway and scores of other companies and government agencies worldwide in what was believed to be the biggest online extortion scheme ever recorded. Microsoft took aim at the U.S. government for “stockpiling” software...

    Russian, Ukrainian Films Among Contenders At Cannes Festival
    May15

    Russian, Ukrainian Films Among Contenders At Cannes Festival

    The famed Cannes Film Festival will celebrate its 70th anniversary this year when it starts on May 17 along the French Riviera. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Log in, look out: Cyberattack havoc may grow at week’s start
    May15

    Log in, look out: Cyberattack havoc may grow at week’s start

    LONDON (AP) — An unprecedented “ransomware” cyberattack that has already hit tens of thousands of victims in 150 countries could wreak greater havoc as more malicious variations appear and people return to their desks Monday and power up computers at the start of the workweek. The initial ransomware attack, known as...

    Stalin Portrait Goes Up At Moscow Metro Station
    May15

    Stalin Portrait Goes Up At Moscow Metro Station

    A portrait of Soviet dictator Josef Stalin has been raised at a Moscow metro station in celebration of the 82nd anniversary of the opening of the Russian capital’s underground transport network. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    President Trump At The American-Arab-Islamic Summit
    May15

    President Trump At The American-Arab-Islamic Summit

    Washington was preoccupied this week with the fallout from the sacking of FBI director James Comey, in a move that has brought back President Donald Trump’s arbitrary tendencies to mind, after a time in which he appeared as though he had adapted to the solemnness of the presidential office and the need for a well-choreographed functioning...

    Friday’s massive ransomware cyberattack will probably get worse, experts warn
    May14

    Friday’s massive ransomware cyberattack will probably get worse, experts warn

    A massive cyberattack infected some 200,000 computers in at least 150 countries Friday with ransomware — malicious software that encrypts the computer’s files and demands a payment to regain access to them. The attack was “unprecedented in scale,” Europol’s chief Rob Wainwright told the BBC. This attack is likely the most widespread...

    Eurovision Winner Greeted by Ecstatic Portuguese Nation
    May14

    Eurovision Winner Greeted by Ecstatic Portuguese Nation

    Eurovision winner Salvador Sobral was greeted as a national hero upon his return home to Portugal on Sunday, a day after winning the song contest in Ukraine’s capital.The 27-year-old Sobral was a virtual unknown before his triumph in Kiev, but around 2,000 jubilant fans… …read more Source:...

    Donald Trump’s highly abnormal presidency: a running guide for May
    May14

    Donald Trump’s highly abnormal presidency: a running guide for May

    Click here to sign up for a weekly newsletter about President Donald Trump to be delivered to your inbox every Friday. Donald Trump made it clear at the beginning of his campaign that he wasn’t going to follow the normal rules or tone of politics. We’re keeping track of all the ways his presidency veers from the norm in terms of...