Trump: US and Russia discussing working together on cyber crime

Trump: US and Russia discussing working together on cyber crime

And he declared the US and Russia may create “an impenetrable” cybersecurity group that will no doubt raise eyebrows and suspicions from both American and allied intelligence officials and lawmakers. Putin and Trump met for over two hours Friday on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany. “I strongly pressed President Putin twice about Russian meddling in our election. He vehemently denied it. I’ve already given my opinion,” Trump wrote on Twitter. The President made his opinion clear a day before his meeting with Putin. “I think it…

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Pre-race favourite Richie Porte crashes out of Tour de France

Pre-race favourite Richie Porte crashes out of Tour de France

Posted July 10, 2017 01:07:57 Pre-race favourite Richie Porte of Australia has suffered a heavy crash in a descent during the ninth stage of the Tour de France. The BMC Racing rider hit the rocks on his right-hand side and was attended to by medics, who carried him into an ambulance on a stretcher. “Devastating images of @richie_porte coming from the road after a nasty crash. Richie will be taken to hospital for examination,” BMC Racing Team wrote on Twitter. Sunday’s ninth stage is a punishing trek in the Alps,…

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Iraq leader claims victory over ISIS after 3 years of fighting

Iraq leader claims victory over ISIS after 3 years of fighting

Story highlights Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi tweets about a “great victory” in Mosul But state TV says some ISIS militants are still in Mosul But state TV reported Sunday that ISIS militants are still holding out in one neighborhood of Mosul. Mosul is Iraq’s biggest metropolis outside of Baghdad, and gaining control of the city was one of ISIS’ most significant strategic wins. When the terror group seized Mosul in June 2014, it also took control of more than 2.5 million people and subjected some to horrors. It beheaded people…

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Syria ceasefire brokered by US, Russia and Jordan kicks in

Syria ceasefire brokered by US, Russia and Jordan kicks in

The plan was announced Friday at the G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany, after a meeting between US President Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin. The leaders also agreed to establish three de-escalation zones in Syria. Russian military police, coordinating with the US and Jordan, will initially ensure security around the de-escalation zone, officials said. The ceasefire affects the regions of Deraa and Suweida, along the Jordanian border, as well as Quneitra, near borders with Lebanon and the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights. The areas in southern Syria will be the…

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Iraqi Government declares 'victory' over Islamic State militants in Mosul

Iraqi Government declares 'victory' over Islamic State militants in Mosul

Updated July 10, 2017 00:43:11 Photo: Iraqi Federal Police celebrated in the Old City of Mosul as the victory declaration neared on the weekend. (Reuters: Ahmed Saad) Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has arrived in Mosul and congratulated the armed forces for their “victory” over Islamic State after nearly nine months of urban warfare, bringing an end to jihadist rule in the city. Key points: It is almost exactly three years since IS declared its caliphate from Mosul The announcement ends eight gruelling months of warfare against the militants Without…

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