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by | December 18, 2017 | 23:22

Kaspersky Lab announced December 18 that it will challenge a September 2017 directive by the Department of Homeland Security banning the use of their software in the federal government. DHS acknowledged receipt of Kaspersky's letter in August, the company said, but took no further action until issuing a directive in September stipulating that civilian federal government agencies remove Kaspersky's software within 90 days.

by | December 18, 2017 | 23:15

Senior FBI officials warned Donald Trump a year ago that Russian Federation would likely try to spy on and infiltrate his presidential campaign team and that he should report any suspicious overtures to the bureau, NBC News reported on Monday.

by | December 18, 2017 | 23:15

In particular agents were said to be investigating an alleged $1 billion-a-year funding stream from drugs, weapons trafficking, money laundering and other crimes. Over the next eight years, agents working out of a top-secret DEA facility in Chantilly, Virginia, used wiretaps, undercover operations and informants to map Hezbollah's illicit networks, with the help of 30 US and foreign security agencies.

by | December 18, 2017 | 23:10

A family with a baby was rescued from a third-floor window as smoke continued to billow out of the building, STV reported. Other residents have been evacuated while more than 45 firefighters continue to battle the blaze. Firefighters, a number of ambulances and police are at the Gateway to Wales Hotel where a blaze began in the early hours of Monday morning. Cameron House Hotel, an iconic establishment on the banks of Loch Lomond, has charmed the rich, famous and powerful for generations.

by | December 18, 2017 | 23:05

Antoine Griezmann is one of the best soccer players in the world, starring for Atlético Madrid and consistently drawing interest from all the world's juggernaut clubs. Despite Jose Mourinho wanting to sign the forward last summer - and a deal coming close - the Frenchman appears to have had a change of heart. "I don't think he has agreed anything with any club yet".

by | December 18, 2017 | 22:55

The statement ignored the fact that Kennedy , a Republican whom backed Trump during his campaign, was the senator who led the charge against Petersen . Trump phoned Louisiana Sen. Kennedy told local news affiliate WWL-TV on Monday that Trump called him Saturday to talk about Petersen and said he agreed with Kennedy's criticisms that his nominee wasn't qualified.

by | December 18, 2017 | 21:30

An Australian man was taken into custody Saturday for allegedly acting as an economic agent for North Korea and attempting to sell missile parts, military intelligence and coal on the black market. But Mr Gaughan emphasised neither the governments of Indonesia nor Vietnam, or officials in those countries, were involved. " North Korea is nothing if not determined, and presumably there's a very interesting tale of how this person was persuaded", he said.

by | December 18, 2017 | 21:21

It's beyond disappointing to us that CHIP has become a casualty of the national capital's hyperpartisan atmosphere. Some states are sending notices to thousands of families that the 20-year-old program soon will need to shut down for lack of cash.

by | December 18, 2017 | 20:48

Joe Manchin (W.Va.) on Politico's "Off Message" podcast Monday blasted the outpouring of Democrats calling for Franken's resignation as "hypocritical". Manchin added that Franken's resignation was "most certainly" premature and said he felt sickened at how his fellow Democrats turned against him. "I really have moved on".

by | December 18, 2017 | 20:47

Those on that block said while Wright wasn't overly chatty, she still seemed to stand out. Sherra Wright is scheduled to appear in court at 10:30 a.m. Early the next morning, a 911 call was made from his cellphone, but the call was obstructed by the sound of gunfire, the district attorney's office said.

by | December 18, 2017 | 19:53

The weather forecast indicates the snow we got last week is not going to stick around and give us a white Christmas. With the return of mild air comes moisture. 25, as of now Elliott is anticipating occasional rain showers. The latest weather forecast maps suggest that chances of snow increase on Christmas day and Boxing Day.

by | December 18, 2017 | 19:30

After a long wait, he is now poised to lead a party and nation that have both been deeply tarnished by the eight-year rule of President Jacob Zuma. Zuma also acknowledged that the venue of the congress has fond memories as it was the same place where the ANC held the first consultative conference in South Africa at the end of 1990.

by | December 18, 2017 | 19:31

Speculation about whether Trump will fire Mueller started after Rep. Jackie Speier, D-Calif., said in a local TV interview Friday that "the rumor on the Hill " was Trump was going to fire Mueller at the end of this week, after members had left Washington for Christmas break.

by | December 18, 2017 | 18:53

The incident happened about 7:30 a.m. just south of Mounts Road. - The Reagan Battalion (@ReaganBattalion) December 18, 2017Amtrak Cascades train has derailed onto SB lanes of I-5 in DuPont, Pierce Co. Karnes, who was on board the train when it derailed, said at least seven cars derailed from the tracks. The scene from the traffic cam of the I-5 Amtrak train derailment.

by | December 18, 2017 | 18:11

I'm not going to keep them in the locker room to watch tape of the first half. "I think the player that would fit with me the most , I actually think would be LeBron", Bryant said. "That was a proud moment, playing so well, and finally beating his team in the playoffs", Durant said. It's also fair to say that Kobe has had periods of great teammates - the early and late 2000's - and periods with not-so-great teammates - mid 2000's and towards the end of career.

by | December 18, 2017 | 18:03

More than 630,000 Rohingya have fled from Myanmar into Bangladesh since Aug 25, when Myanmar's army began what it called "clearance operations" following an attack on police posts by a group of Rohingya insurgents. Despite a recent deal agreed by the Bangladesh and Burmese governments to repatriate them, more refugees continue to stream across the border. But HRW said it was hard to believe this could be carried out responsibly.

by | December 18, 2017 | 17:10

A Ministry of Defence spokesman said: 'We are aware of incident at the entry point of RAF Mildenhall , Suffolk'. Katherine Lam is a breaking and trending news digital producer for Fox News. RAF Mildenhall, together with its sister base RAF Lakenheath, has the largest US Air Force (USAF) presence in the UK. The Americans are due to relocate operations to Germany, and the MOD announced in 2015 that the site would be sold in the future.

by | December 18, 2017 | 16:38

A familiar face is reportedly taking over as head coach at East Tennessee State. Sanders will replace Carl Torbush, who spent three years as the Bucs' head coach after stops as Ole Miss, Alabama, Texas A&M and Mississippi State's defensive coordinators.

by | December 18, 2017 | 16:30

Pence will land in Israel on Wednesday, shortly after which he will make an official visit to the Western Wall in Jerusalem's Old City. The response came a day after senior official in Washington said the U.S. Indonesia's top Islamic authority, Indonesian Ulema Council, supported by the government and a number of other Islamic organisations organised the rally, where 80,000 protesters gathered at the National Monument waving the Palestinian flag and banners reading "Free Palestine".

by | December 18, 2017 | 16:25

The status orange warning will be valid for a full 24 hours from midnight on Monday morning. Fog will linger in places. Motorists are being advised of poor visibility and hazardous driving conditions. Patches of ice have also been reported around Wicklow Town and Carrick-on-Shannon. In Cork, a vehicle on fire just before the Dunkettle Interchange on the M8 Dublin Rd has crated heavy delays on approach.