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'Destroy Labour', Britain's Conservatives given election orders

LONDON (Reuters) – No talk of opinion polls and definitely no boasting – Britain’s governing Conservative Party is under strict orders before a June election which it hopes will “destroy” the opposition. Source: Reuters World News

Trump revealed intelligence secrets to Russians in Oval Office: officials

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump disclosed highly classified information to Russia’s foreign minister about a planned Islamic State operation, two U.S. officials said on Monday, plunging the White House into another controversy just months into Trump’s short… Read More

Researchers say global cyber attack similar to North Korean hacks

SEOUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Cybersecurity researchers have found evidence they say could link North Korea with the WannaCry cyber attack that has infected more than 300,000 computers worldwide, as global authorities scrambled to prevent hackers from spreading new versions… Read More

Heavy gunfire erupts in Ivory Coast's two main cities

BOUAKE, Ivory Coast (Reuters) – Heavy gunfire erupted on Monday in Ivory Coast’s two largest cities of Abidjan and Bouake as the military said it pressed an operation to quash a four-day nationwide army mutiny over bonus payments,… Read More

Putin blames off-key piano for hesitant musical rendition

BEIJING (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Monday an impromptu piano rendition he gave on the sidelines of a meeting in Beijing had been hampered by an out of tune instrument. Source: Reuters World News

U.S., EU to meet on airline security on Wednesday: EU Commission

BRUSSELS/PARIS (Reuters) – European Union and U.S. officials will meet on Wednesday to discuss airline security, including a possible extension of a ban on passengers carrying laptops in aircraft cabins, a European Commission spokesman said. Source: Reuters… Read More

Businesses brace for Monday as ransomware threat lingers

SINGAPORE/TORONTO (Reuters) – Technical staff scrambled on Sunday to patch computers and restore infected ones, amid fears that the ransomware worm that stopped car factories, hospitals, shops and schools could wreak fresh havoc on Monday when employees log… Read More

China pledges $124 billion for new Silk Road, says open to everyone

BEIJING (Reuters) – Chinese President Xi Jinping pledged $124 billion on Sunday for his ambitious new Silk Road plan, saying everyone was welcome to join what he envisioned would be a path for peace and prosperity for the… Read More

Macron's win adds to Poland's worries about its place in EU

WARSAW/BUDAPEST (Reuters) – While the election of Emmanuel Macron as French president with a vision of closer European Union integration was a relief to much of Europe, for Poland and Hungary it fanned fears of losing influence. … Read More

Venezuela opposition seeks international support for 'democratic agenda'

LIMA (Reuters) – Venezuela’s opposition is pushing other Latin American countries to pressure President Nicolas Maduro’s government into implementing a “democratic agenda,” opposition leader Julio Borges said on Thursday. Source: Reuters World News