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We'd exchange cup for victims' lives, says Mourinho We'd exchange cup for victims' lives, says Mourinho
- May 28, 2017

The 31-year old is Manchester United's highest ever goalscorer and has won every trophy on offer with the club. United are now only the fifth club - alongside Ajax , Chelsea , Juventus and Bayern Munich - to have won all three European trophies. (more...)
Windows 7 makes up two-thirds of machines infected by WannaCry
- May 28, 2017

The attack spread globally, with Windows users using outdated versions of the operating system or those who had not installed critical security updates targeted. Upwards of 230,000 computers worldwide were infected by the cryptoworm on May 12th during an attack that spread to more than 150 countries. These factors help explain the mystery of why such a tiny number of victims appear to have paid ransoms into the three bitcoin accounts to which WannaCry directs victims. (more...)
US lawmakers to fight massive Trump Saudi arms deal US lawmakers to fight massive Trump Saudi arms deal
- May 28, 2017

Paul's resolution may pass, but President Trump still has the power to veto. " Saudi Arabia has one of the worst human rights records and has supported numerous extremists terrorizing the people of the Middle East and the world", Amash said in a statement . (more...)
Man U caps season and tragic week with win
- May 28, 2017

The Champions League's poor relation can be a long slog of a competition - the victor will end up playing at least 15 games during its campaign - but teams across Europe seem to be taking it seriously once again. The social media teams of Ajax and Manchester United indulged in some friendly banter exchange ahead of the big Europa League final. Henrikh Mkhitaryan doubled United's advantage three minutes into the second half with an inverted overhead kick. (more...)
US President Trump Characterizes G7 Summit in Italy as 'Tremendously Productive' US President Trump Characterizes G7 Summit in Italy as 'Tremendously Productive'
- May 28, 2017

G7 nations risked unprecedented deadlock yesterday as US President Donald Trump resisted pressure to sign up to joint positions on hot-button issues such as climate change , trade and migration. "I think that all of the leaders present, starting with President Trump, appreciated the informality with which one in this format. can discuss things calmly and freely". (more...)
World's first super telescope to decode mysteries of universe
- May 28, 2017

An artist's impression of the Extremely Large Telescope in operation in northern Chile at Cerro Amazones. The Oxford scientists are in charge of designing and constructing the spectrograph of the Extra Large Telescope - "HARMONI" - an instrument which is meant to concurrently take 4000 pictures, each in a little bit different colour. (more...)
Moses sees red as Arsenal claim FA Cup
- May 28, 2017

It was perhaps Chelsea's worst 45 minutes since they conceded three first-half goals at the Emirates last September when Conte switched to three at the back. "I think that my players put all of themselves into the game, maybe our start wasn't good and the impact and approach wasn't good and Arsenal pushed a lot". (more...)
Italian police tear gas protesters near G-7 site Italian police tear gas protesters near G-7 site
- May 28, 2017

The Paris Agreement is an agreement within the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) dealing with greenhouse gases emissions mitigation, adaptation and finance starting in the year 2020. Diplomats said on counter-terrorism, Syria and North Korea, there was broad G7 agreement. The tensions took place when anarchists, communists and other anti-global protesters held a demonstration after the Group of Seven summit in Taormina , Sicily. (more...)
North Korea's Media Says Anti-Aircraft Weapon Tested North Korea's Media Says Anti-Aircraft Weapon Tested
- May 28, 2017

However, the American interceptor system has a spotty track record, succeeding in nine of 17 attempts against missiles that were less than intercontinental range since 1999. There are now 32 interceptors housed in silos at Fort Greely in Alaska and four at Vandenberg, in California. "This is the DPRK's answer to the Trump administration". (more...)
The trigger for US-Saudi ties The trigger for US-Saudi ties
- May 28, 2017

Banners bearing the slogan "Two states , One Hope" featured in the demonstration organised by supporters of a Palestinian state, including the Israeli NGO Peace Now. Later on Tuesday, Trump will return to Jerusalem to visit the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial and give a speech at the Israel Museum before wrapping up his two-day stop. (more...)
'He said Muslims should die': Portland stabbings suspect ranted about religion 'He said Muslims should die': Portland stabbings suspect ranted about religion
- May 28, 2017

One stabbing victim died at the scene of the attack while the other died later at the hospital. The attacker approached the girls while screaming at them, Hudson told the newspaper, relaying an account her daughter had given her. In a video recorded by a reporter with the Portland Mercury media outlet, a man who identifies himself as Jeremy Christian, is seen at the "March for Free Speech" in Montavilla on April 29. (more...)
Isolated Showers/Storms Tomorrow, More Rain Chances on Memorial Day, Mainly Dry Tuesday Isolated Showers/Storms Tomorrow, More Rain Chances on Memorial Day, Mainly Dry Tuesday
- May 28, 2017

There is the slight chance for a few light sprinkles this afternoon but it looks like many of us remain dry. Friday and Saturday will have mostly cloudy skies with scattered thunderstorms in the afternoon. Tomorrow night, things will dry out with lows in the 30s and 40s. Wednesday .A mix of sun and clouds. The main threats for this severe weather event include locally heavy rain (minor flooding), large hail, high winds and the possibility for an isolated tornado. (more...)
'Monster Hunter XX' (3DS) Also Coming To Switch 'Monster Hunter XX' (3DS) Also Coming To Switch
- May 28, 2017

Ultra Street Fighter II has received mixed reviews fresh out of Nintendo Switch . Duplicating that success with Monster Hunter would be, of course, a tremendous boon to both Nintendo and Capcom . The game is now only confirmed for Japan and a western version may be released later on. Capcom has launched a website for the Switch version of Monster Hunter too. (more...)
Trump tells 'confidants' US will leave Paris climate deal Trump tells 'confidants' US will leave Paris climate deal
- May 28, 2017

The unexpected announcement came as a summit of G7 leaders in Sicily ended up in deadlock on the issue, with United States partners voicing frustration at the president's failure to commit to the deal aimed at stemming global warming. Members of his administration, meanwhile, are deadlocked on the issue. Environmental chief Scott Pruitt and top strategist Steve Bannon are pushing for a pullout. (more...)
England beat South Africa by two runs in second ODI, bag series
- May 28, 2017

After butchering two sixes, Morris (36 not out) also had the opportunity to be the hero as the game went down to the final ball with four runs needed. But defending seven runs from the last over, Mark Wood held his nerve to restrict the tourists to 328-5 and spare England the bother of a series decider at Lord's on Monday. (more...)
ICC Champions Trophy: Rahul Dravid on Team India's odds ICC Champions Trophy: Rahul Dravid on Team India's odds
- May 28, 2017

However former opener Shahriar Nafees believes the team will need to punch above their weight to stand up to the likes of England, Australia and New Zealand in Group A. "But they always seem to be in good form!" "As for Australia , they've got a nicely balanced squad". Spinner Shadab has also been included in the playing XII. (more...)
Friend Says Manchester Bomber Was Upset About Stabbing Of Muslim
- May 28, 2017

Police investigating the suicide bombing that killed 22 people at a pop concert in the city in northern England have suspended sharing information with the US, according to a report by the security correspondent of the BBC . Britain routinely shares intelligence with the United States bilaterally, and also as part of the " Five Eyes " network which also includes Australia, Canada and New Zealand. (more...)
Nets Whine Trump Lectured to NATO 'Instead of Making Nice'
- May 28, 2017

Mr. Trump also had to reckon with the anger of UK Prime Minister Theresa May , who is upset over the leak to the US media of British intelligence on the Manchester attack . Daalder, now president of the Chicago Council on Global Affairs, said Trump seems to see the alliance in transactional or economic terms, which is not the intent of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation. (more...)
Snakes hunt in packs, study finds Snakes hunt in packs, study finds
- May 28, 2017

Vladimir Dinets of the University of Tennessee (USA) studied the behavior of Cuban boas in Desembarco del Granma National Park. "After sunset and before dawn, some of the boas entered the passage that connected the roosting chamber with the entrance chamber, and hunted by suspending themselves from the ceiling and grabbing passing bats", the study said . (more...)
Si Woo Kim becomes youngest Players Championship victor
- May 28, 2017

South Korea's Si Woo Kim produced a nerveless display to become the youngest ever victor of the Players Championship but will soon be set to put his burgeoning career on hold for 21 months for national service. On top of the financial windfall, Kim also received a five-year exemption on the PGA Tour and a three-year exemption to the Masters. Stanley, the second- and third-round co-leader, birdied the 17th in the final round and became the first player in tournament history to make a ... (more...)

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