Tuesday October 17-th, 2017

Cyber security compromises hit 90% of Australian organisations Cyber security compromises hit 90% of Australian organisations

The Cyber Security Breaches Survey 2017 reveals almost seven in ten large businesses identified a breach or attack, with the average cost to large businesses of all breaches over the period being £20,000 and in some cases reaching millions.

Gas Tax Passes in Tennessee Senate Gas Tax Passes in Tennessee Senate

They include a 20 percent reduction in the sales tax on groceries, a $113 million cut in corporate taxes paid by manufacturers and a 1 percent reduction in the tax on earnings from stocks and bonds. At the same time, there will be a drop in the tax o...

Trump raps Iran as violating 'spirit' of nuclear deal Trump raps Iran as violating 'spirit' of nuclear deal

WASHINGTON (AP ) - Iran is failing to fulfill the "spirit" of its nuclear deal with world powers, President Donald Trump has declared, setting an ominous tone for his forthcoming decision about whether to pull the US out of the landmark agreement.

3 arrested at Spencer speech in Auburn 3 arrested at Spencer speech in Auburn

Auburn University itself was caught off guard by the controversial event. White Nationalist Richard Spencer wins in court to speak at Auburn University. District Judge W. Keith Watkins just hours before Spencer's scheduled appearance on campus,...

Kim Jong-un warns of 'super-mighty preemptive strike' against U.S. Kim Jong-un warns of 'super-mighty preemptive strike' against U.S.

Experts point out that China also wants to prevent North Korea from becoming a full-fledged nuclear power - and certainly wants to prevent a war on its southern border that could send millions of refugees flooding into China and potentially risk br...

North Korea rolls out missiles, other weaponry at parade

Pyongyang has showcased its submarine-launched ballistic missiles (SLBMs) for the first time during a massive military parade, with a senior North Korean official vowing due response to any attack against the East Asian nation. But if the parade s...

Russian bombers spotted off Alaskan coast twice in 24 hours Russian bombers spotted off Alaskan coast twice in 24 hours

For the fourth time in as many days, the USA military said it detected Russian military planes flying off the coast of Alaska, though they remained far away from penetrating US air space. Air Defense Zone for a few hours before departing. The two a...

Justice Dept threatens sanctuary cities in immigration fight

Attorney General Jeff Sessions said at a White House briefing in March that local jurisdictions that apply for Justice Department grants will be required to certify they are in compliance, as was first required by an Obama administration policy put o...

Sentence next for Volkswagen in US diesel emissions scandal Sentence next for Volkswagen in US diesel emissions scandal

VW was convicted, first, of participating in a conspiracy to defraud the United States and its US customers and to violate the Clean Air Act by lying and misleading the EPA and USA customers about whether certain VW, Audi and Porsche branded diesel v...

House Intel Committee Will Resume Hearings On Russian Active Measures House Intel Committee Will Resume Hearings On Russian Active Measures

The planned hearings reflect that a probe that ran aground is now resuming after the committee's chairman was forced to recuse himself. At that hearing, Comey confirmed for the first time that the FBI was investigating possible ties between Trump's...

United States military says Taliban attack on Afghan base killed dozens

Another Afghan official, speaking on condition of anonymity as he was not authorised to speak publicly, said more than 20 soldiers had been killed and 50 wounded. The US has around 8,400 troops in the country with about another 5,000 from North Atlan...

China reiterates opposition to South Korea's Thaad anti-missile system China reiterates opposition to South Korea's Thaad anti-missile system

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence told business leaders in Seoul on Tuesday the Trump administration would review and reform the five-year-old free trade agreement between the United States and South Korea. According to a report from South Korea's Yon...

Former US President George HW Bush to remain in hospital

A spokesperson for the Bush family said on Wednesday that Bush "continues to gain strength" and is looking forward to being released next week. McGrath said Bush "feels terrific", and Bush's vice president, Dan Quayle, talked with him by phone on F...

Trump Has Hard Time With "Buy American, Hire American"

He at first said the visas "decimate" American workers and depress US wages, but later seemed to flip-flop on the issue. "Right now, H-1B visas are being awarded in a totally random lottery, and that's wrong". An administration official told rep...

20 children killed when minibus hits truck in South Africa 20 children killed when minibus hits truck in South Africa

He said the minibus driver was killed, while the truck driver survived. Do you ever have any question about anything you wish to ask and get answer? It occurred between the communities of Verena and Bronkhorstspruit. Numerous fatalities were declar...

Prince fans to mark anniversary of music superstar's death Prince fans to mark anniversary of music superstar's death

The Very Best Of Prince was the top seller, with 668,000 copies, followed by the Purple Rain soundtrack (498,000) and 1999 (169,000). Here's the latest for Thursday, April 20th: Paris police say 3 officers shot, one killed and attacker shot, kil...

North Korea Threatens US with Pre-Emptive Missile Strike

USA and South Korean officials have been saying for weeks that the North could soon stage another nuclear test in violation of United Nations sanctions, something both the United States and China have warned against. The Korean peninsula has been wit...

Leicester defence under scrutiny ahead of Atletico rematch Leicester defence under scrutiny ahead of Atletico rematch

The France worldwide and his team-mates limbered up with a volleyed passing game before taking part in stretching exercises in the part of the training session open to the media. "We have to make sure we're ready and focused for the game ". Ci...

Tillerson says no reason for Russian Federation to retaliate

The United States has been warned it crossed a "red line" with its missile strikes on Syria and faces retaliation in response to future aggression against Bashar Assad. In his first televised interview, H.R. McMaster pointed to dual USA goals of defe...

UK lawmakers back May's call for June election UK lawmakers back May's call for June election

The majority of Conservative , Labour and Lib Dem MPs voted in favour of an early election. Theresa May kicked off seven weeks of campaigning on Wednesday with a promise of strong and stable leadership after MPs overwhelmingly backed her cal...

Labour leader says UK election 'establishment vs people'

That isn't down to Jeremy Corbyn. Why should anyone trust Theresa May? May wants to portray the June 8 election as a contest between her determination to honour the voters' referendum decision and efforts by all other parties to sabotage that d...

Venezuela protests: At least 2 people dead Venezuela protests: At least 2 people dead

Opposition leaders have called for the National Assembly's powers to be fully restored, for all political prisoners to be freed, for a humanitarian corridor to be opened and for stalled elections to take place. MARGARET WARNER: These latest protests...

[ April 20, 2017 ] Russia Bans Jehovah's Witnesses as 'Extremist' Group International [ April 20, 2017 ] Russia Bans Jehovah's Witnesses as 'Extremist' Group International

The Administrative Center of Jehovahs Witnesses told TASS it found this affair very worrisome, because a future decision would concern 175,000 practicing believers. That claim has been consistently denied by the Russian branch of the USA -based org...

North Korea threatens 'super-mighty preemptive strike' against the United States North Korea threatens 'super-mighty preemptive strike' against the United States

North Korea claimed earlier this year that it had successfully tested a new type of medium- to long-range ballistic missile . Experts believe that North Korea is some time away from mastering the technology for such an attack, including miniaturi...

N.Korea shows off 'ICBM' during massive parade N.Korea shows off 'ICBM' during massive parade

North Korea showed off its military might during a parade in Pyongyang on Saturday, in celebration of its founder's birthday. "The president has no further comment". Amid speculation that North Korean leader Kim Jong-un could be about to order a ne...

US, Canada and Mexico confirm joint 2026 World Cup hosting bid

Another U.S. president will be in the White House in 2026, but Infantino felt compelled to reiterate the requirements for any country looking to host FIFA's showcase event, which will be expanded from 32 to 48 teams after the 2022 tournament in Qatar...

Trucker Who Dragged Another Car Along For Miles: 'I Didn't Know It' Trucker Who Dragged Another Car Along For Miles: 'I Didn't Know It'

A driver spotted another motorist in a precarious situation along a California highway: his destroyed vehicle was being dragged by a semi truck. The video , which was uploaded to Facebook , showed major damage to the passenger side of the auto.

Fox News Shuffles Primetime Lineup After O'Reilly Ouster Fox News Shuffles Primetime Lineup After O'Reilly Ouster

O'Reilly himself earned about $18 million a year from Fox News , but his show generated almost $450 million in advertising revenue for the company between 2014 and 2016, according to estimates from the market-research firm Kantar Media. In the last ...

USS Carl Vinson deployment extends by month as group sails toward Korea

The Trump administration and Adm. Harry Harris , commander of U.S. Pacific Command, made a point last week of stating that a port visit for the Vinson and its support ships in Australia had been cancelled, and the battle group was heading to the...

Syrian town hit by chemical attack targeted in airstrikes

Gen. H.R. McMaster on Sunday backed the USA missile attack on Syria last week, saying "we're prepared to do more", even as Russian officials hint that current USA strategy could mean war. launched almost 60 cruise missiles at a Syrian military airfie...

Posh day at palace: Victoria Beckham gets royal recognition Posh day at palace: Victoria Beckham gets royal recognition

She said: "It was an absolute pleasure to be at Buckingham Palace today". It was announced last December that she would be included in the Queen's Honours List for 2017, saying at the time that she was "delighted and humbled for the recognition".

Australia Abolishes Visa Programme Used Largely By Indians

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull announced this week plans to abolish the 457 visa programme, which is used to hire foreign workers in the restaurant, IT and medical industries. A temporary skill shortage visa will be introduced to allow employers...

Rory Best named in Lions squad ahead of Dylan Hartley

Warburton stood down from the Wales captaincy this season and is now out with a knee injury. Warren Gatland still had two names up his sleeve who had fallen through the cracks of feverish speculation about the make-up of his 41-man British & Irish ...

Car-ramming attack wounds Israeli in West Bank

Medics from the Magen David Adom ambulance service treated the injured Israeli man, who suffered a head wound after being hit by the vehicle as it plowed into a bus. Gush Etzion is a cluster of Israeli settlements in the West Bank located south of Je...

North Korea Shows Off Missiles During Military Parade North Korea Shows Off Missiles During Military Parade

Rows of military bands and goose-stepping and sword-wielding soldiers marched through Pyongyang's main Kim Il-sung square for the " Day of the Sun " celebrations, as a black-suited Kim Jong-un watched. Halfway through the two-and-a-half hour milita...

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