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United States declares North Korea the culprit behind devastating WannaCry ransomware attack

United States declares North Korea the culprit behind devastating WannaCry ransomware attack

The U.K. government in October blamed North Korea for the attack on the NHS. But, the US government has assessed with a "very high level of confidence" that a hacking entity known as Lazarus Grou...

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Israeli PM thanks U.S. ambassador to United Nations for veto

Israeli PM thanks U.S. ambassador to United Nations for veto

Palestinians want East Jerusalem as the capital of a future state, and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said last week that his side will no longer accept a US role in the peace process. He said Je...

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CDC director denies report of 'banned words' in budget documents

In a move that can't be too much of a surprise for those who've been following the actions of Trump's administration over the past year, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) apparentl...

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Rob Lowe showers firefighters with burgers, thanks after home saved

Rob Lowe showers firefighters with burgers, thanks after home saved

There have been two people that died in the fire, Firefighter Cory Iverson, 32, and Virginia Pesola, 70, of Santa Paula. In the coming days, the focus will remain on protecting Santa Barbara, Montec...

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Sheriff: Woman mauled to death in woods had puncture wounds to skull

Sheriff: Woman mauled to death in woods had puncture wounds to skull

When he found his daughter, investigator say the young woman's two pit bulls Tonka and Pac-man were standing guard over her body. Agnew said that while he did not know the dogs' background, "they wo...

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Church of England appoints first female bishop of London

Church of England appoints first female bishop of London

She was chief nursing officer for England from 1999 to 2004 and made a dame for services to nursing in 2005. She said that "there are some who will find the appointment of a bishop who is a woman di...

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Ahmedabad collector rubbishes Hardik Patel's claims of EVM tampering

Ahmedabad collector rubbishes Hardik Patel's claims of EVM tampering

He also urged all the opposition parties to rise against the use of EVMs. "It means there is something wrong in it", accused Patel. In the continuous attack on the BJP party, today Hardik Patel came...

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Theresa May promises to negotiate a 'rapid' Brexit transition deal

Theresa May promises to negotiate a 'rapid' Brexit transition deal

The outline of the transition period that May presented is consistent with plans she has previously set out and largely in line with what Brussels wants, but remains subject to negotiation. Mrs May st...

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Flurries in the forecast: Snowfall warnings in effect for parts of BC

Flurries in the forecast: Snowfall warnings in effect for parts of BC

Snowfall amounts will vary significantly, the statement said, but eastern Vancouver Island and Victoria will be hit hardest of the South Coast communities. "Howe Sound and Whistler will get closer to ...

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Night Temp Improves in Kashmir, Kargil Still Coldest

Night Temp Improves in Kashmir, Kargil Still Coldest

Saturday's minimum temperature was recorded 7.6 degrees Celsius while the maximum temperature settled at 20.8 degrees Celsius. Heavy snowfall after passing of western disturbances was witnessed in J...

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Honduran President Hernandez declared victor of November 26 election

Honduran President Hernandez declared victor of November 26 election

The tribunal said that Hernandez beat center-left challenger and TV star Salvador Nasralla by 1.53 percentage points, according to the official count, sparking fraud accusations and calls for renewed ...

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Pentagon Office Investigates UFOs

Pentagon Office Investigates UFOs

Even though the program's funding stopped in 2012, the program itself continued operating until 2017. In addition, researchers spoke to military service members who had reported sightings of odd aircr...

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Zimbabwe army chief retires for possible vice-presidency

Zimbabwe army chief retires for possible vice-presidency

While some of the individuals have been accounted for, others skipped the country. Defence Forces Commander General Constantino Chiwenga, who spearheaded the de facto coup, was initially billed to a...

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BC banning grizzly bear hunt

BC banning grizzly bear hunt

Neasloss, who worked as part of the First Nations-led Coastal Guardian Watchmen network to stop grizzly trophy hunting in the Great Bear Rainforest and confronted armed hunters in his Nation's terri...

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Yellow weather warning issued ahead of 'dangerous' freezing fog tomorrow

Yellow weather warning issued ahead of 'dangerous' freezing fog tomorrow

The warning is in place as widespread fog across is expected across the country, becoming dense in some places. In many places, it will turn into freezing fog as temperatures drop below zero. It will ...

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Syria's Assad ramps up rhetoric against YPG, calls them 'traitors'

Michael Hayden, former head of the CIA and NSA (National Security Agency) told Kurdistan 24, "supported by the Russian Air Force, have actually been, in a race vehicle sense of the word, drafting on t...

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Pence delays trip to Israel, Egypt until mid-January

Pence delays trip to Israel, Egypt until mid-January

Instead, the trip will be rescheduled for the week of January 14, officials told reporters. From there he was scheduled to visit Israel before traveling to Germany to meet with US troops stationed t...

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UIDAI bars Airtel from conducting Aadhaar linked e-KYC verification

The UIDAI had launched an investigation on Airtel's eKYC processes on November 30. Sources said in response to the first notice of September 18, Airtel and Airtel Bank stated that they have amen...

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Congress stumbles again on CHIP funding

Congress stumbles again on CHIP funding

State officials believe that some 40,000 of the covered children will have to move to Medicaid, known here as the Oregon Health Plan. As The Houston Chronicle reports , the program is now funded t...

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Palestinian-Jordanian billionaire released from Saudi detention, sources say

Palestinian-Jordanian billionaire released from Saudi detention, sources say

The authorities have not commented on his detention , which came after his confidants had warned him against travelling to the Saudi capital following a series of mass arrests in early November, the ...

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Girl Fighting Cancer Asks Santa Claus For Food And Blanket

Girl Fighting Cancer Asks Santa Claus For Food And Blanket

The 7-year-old girl wrote to Santa, "I have [been] good this day". Speaking to KRGV she said, "To see that they don't have not even a blanket or food it breaks me". "She wrote the card thinking abou...

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320+ get sick on Caribbean cruise; 'Everybody was puking,' mom says

320+ get sick on Caribbean cruise; 'Everybody was puking,' mom says

Cruise officials said there were 332 cases of the gastrointestinal illness, just under 6 percent of the more than 5,000 guests and crew aboard the Independence of the Seas , according to a CNN repor...

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EC Notice to Rahul Gandhi Over TV Interviews Withdrawn

EC Notice to Rahul Gandhi Over TV Interviews Withdrawn

The election commission will conduct counting of votes for Gujarat Assembly elections on Monday. B Swain, Chief Electoral Officer, Gujarat, had said, "We have been directed by the EC to take act...

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Scarlett Johansson makes flawless return as Ivanka Trump on 'SNL'

Scarlett Johansson makes flawless return as Ivanka Trump on 'SNL'

The episode was hosted by Kevin Hart, but the 32-year-old actress made a surprise guest appearance in the cold open as Ivanka Trump . "Tree of Shame" The couple turns its attention from war to holi...

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Nike Brings Back Kobe Bryant and LeBron James Puppets

Nike Brings Back Kobe Bryant and LeBron James Puppets

Despite the constant comparisons, Warriors coach Steve Kerr says that LeBron and Jordan are totally different players, and that Kobe Bryant is actually the player who came closest to MJ on the cou...

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Police Found the Gun That Killed Tupac Shakur With a Twist

Police Found the Gun That Killed Tupac Shakur With a Twist

According to a document that was dug up by the producers of A&E documentary Who Killed Tupac? Instead of the gun being sent to Las Vegas , where Tupac was killed and his case was still open, a fe...

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Federal Bureau of Investigation warned Trump that Russian Federation would try to spy on his campaign

CNBC also reported that the comments made by President Trump came less than an hour after an aide said that the newly released Federal Bureau of Investigation records show that there was "extreme ...

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Vigil held for slain National Basketball Association player Lorenzen Wright

Vigil held for slain National Basketball Association player Lorenzen Wright

Wright , who is presently behind bars in Riverside County, is scheduled to appear in court on Monday in California . His ex-wife, Sherra Wright-Robinson, has now been charged with conspiring to kil...

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Gunmen attack military training centre in Kabul

Gunmen attack military training centre in Kabul

The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS) claimed responsibility in a statement on its Amaq news agency. "Around 10:10 a.m., a group of armed attackers entered an under-c...

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Here are the main policies of Austria's new right-wing government

Here are the main policies of Austria's new right-wing government

In addition, while the new government favors more Swiss-style "direct democracy", there will be no British-style referendum on Austria's European Union membership, FPOe chief and future vice-chancel...

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