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FBI may have disrupted major cyberattack on Ukraine

Thursday  06:54,   24 may 2018
msn

The Federal Bureau of Investigation has put a spoke in the wheel a major Russian hacking operation potentially aimed at causing havoc in Ukraine. On Wednesday, network technology company Cisco Systems and antivirus company Symantec[...]

A robot submarine found the ‘Holy Grail of shipwrecks.’ It’s worth billions.

Thursday  06:54,   24 may 2018
msn

The San José stands as one of the most expensive maritime losses in history, undiscovered for more than 300 years. Enter a tiny submersible robot named Remus 6000 — packed with sensors and cameras and capable of diving four miles underwater — that[...]

A robot submarine found the ‘Holy Grail of shipwrecks.’ It’s worth billions.

Thursday  06:54,   24 may 2018
msn

The San José stands as one of the most expensive maritime losses in history, undiscovered for more than 300 years. Enter a tiny submersible robot named Remus 6000 — packed with sensors and cameras and capable of diving four miles underwater — that[...]

Syria state-run media reports US-led airstrike on army posts

Thursday  04:56,   24 may 2018
msn

Syrian government-run media outlet is reporting that U.S.-led coalition airstrikes have struck Syrian army positions in eastern Syria near the front lines with the Islamic State group. The Central Military Media said the strikes targeted[...]

Poland hails its first Man Booker International winner

Thursday  00:21,   24 may 2018
msn

Poland's first ever writer to win the Man Booker International Prize said Wednesday she is happy that her book has been given a new life on an international scale and that it is attracting attention to Poland's authors.Olga Tokarczuk won the [...]

Couple on fishing-trip vacation die in Icelandic lake tragedy

Wednesday  23:25,   23 may 2018
foxnews

A Minnesota couple died Sunday while vacationing in Iceland after the lake water swept away one spouse and the other tried a rescue attempt, according to officials. The U.S. Embassy in Iceland told family members that Janet Veit, 48, fell out of a[...]

Kim Jong Un is said to be worried about North Korea falling to a military coup while he's rubbing shoulders with Trump in Singapore

Wednesday  22:21,   23 may 2018
businessinsider

Kim Jong Un has long been known to take extreme measures designed to maintain his hold on power in North Korea. He is said to be most fearful of losing that power in diplomatic talks with the US.Citing sources familiar with the preparations, The[...]

Iran Is at 'Peak of Power' and Ready if U.S. Strikes

Wednesday  22:21,   23 may 2018
newsweek

The Iranian military's chief of staff said America "is a disloyal, atrocious, criminal, isolated, angry enemy with disloyal, corrupt leaders."Major General Iranian Mohammad Hossein Bagheri, chief of staff for Iran's armed forces, made[...]

Exclusive: Attempted assassination turned my world upside down, Yulia Skripal says

Wednesday  20:50,   23 may 2018
reuters

Yulia Skripal survived an assassination attempt that UK authorities blame on Russia. "The fact that a nerve agent was used to do this is shocking," Skripal told Reuters in an exclusive statement. "My life has been turned upside[...]

Cyber firms, Ukraine warn of planned Russian attack

Wednesday  19:43,   23 may 2018
reuters

Cisco Systems Inc warned that hackers have infected at least 500,000 routers and storage devices in dozens of countries with sophisticated malicious software.Cisco's Talos cyber intelligence unit has high confidence that the Russian government is[...]

Pompeo: North Korea wants U.S. economic help

Wednesday  18:16,   23 may 2018
msn

<p>North Korean leader Kim Jong Un wants economic help from the United States and security guarantees in exchange for denuclearization, the U.S. secretary of state said.</p>Pompeo, who has met Kim in Pyongyang twice in recent weeks to prepare[...]

Robot sub finds 'holy grail of shipwrecks' with treasure worth billions

Wednesday  17:26,   23 may 2018
cbsnews

It's called the Remus 6000 and it is loaded with sensors and cameras.  Bronze cannons confirmed "the holy grail of shipwrecks" had been found at the bottom of the Caribbean Sea. They are engraved with dolphins — a telltale sign they belong[...]

Powerful cyclone churns in Arabian Sea toward Oman, Yemen

Wednesday  13:21,   23 may 2018
msn

<p>A powerful cyclone in the Arabian Sea is churning toward the coasts of Oman and Yemen, where forecasters anticipate it will make landfall on Saturday.</p>Forecasters at India's Meteorological Department said Wednesday that Cyclone Mekunu[...]

US says ambassador tricked over Jerusalem picture

Wednesday  12:06,   23 may 2018
msn

The newly-opened US embassy in Jerusalem has said ambassador David Friedman was duped into being pictured receiving a photo of east Jerusalem with the revered Al-Aqsa mosque erased. In a picture published Tuesday night by ultra-Orthodox Jewish news[...]

Foreign media prepare to board train for NKorea nuke site

Wednesday  11:02,   23 may 2018
msn

Foreign media are preparing to depart for North Korea's nuclear test site after 8 journalists from South Korea received last-minute permission to join them. The remote site deep in the mountains of the North's sparsely populated northeast[...]