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World EVM challenge to begin from 3 June
Author: 0 EVM challenge to begin from 3 June

Assuring that the current machines are completely tamper proof, Zaidi said that no Trojan Horse (virus) can be introduced in EVMs to alter results as chips are one-time programmable. They can inspect the machines for the various seals and accompany them during their transportation to the EC in sealed trunks. Nasim Zaidi said "EC machines are standalone and not connected to internet, making manipulation impossible".

Author: 0 Trump gave Russian Federation intel from Jordan, not Israel - Al-Jazeera

According to officials familiar with the trip, Trump's planning team has intentionally worked a large amount of downtime into the president's schedule. Netanyahu made a passionate speech to a joint meeting of the U.S. Congress in March 2015 to try to derail the Iran nuclear deal that Obama supported.

Author: 0 Comey Agrees To Testify Before The Senate Intelligence Committee

Comey was sacked the day before President Trump met with Russian officials, where it was reported that he leaked classified information to those officials during the meeting. The President also reiterated that he was not personally under investigation. It says the president then told Russia's foreign minister and ambassador that he "faced great pressure because of Russian Federation".

World US Fight Against Islamic State Is Accelerating, Mattis Says
Author: 0 US Fight Against Islamic State Is Accelerating, Mattis Says

A military analyst, however, cautioned that the threat from extremists won't end even if ISIS is destroyed, and that good governments are key to stability in the region. Dunford estimated that, at its peak, about 1,500 foreign fighters were flowing into Iraq and Syria every month. " The Russians are as enthusiastic as we are to deconflict operations " and focus on fighting IS, Dunford said .

Author: 0 Swedish prosecutor drops rape probe into WikiLeaks' Assange

Friday's announcement means Assange is no longer under any investigation in Sweden. Director of Public Prosecutions Marianne Ny said she had made a decision to "discontinue" the investigation into an alleged sex offence, although it is unlikely to lead to Mr Assange immediately leaving the Ecuadorian Embassy in London, where he has been living for nearly five years.

World Shariah court in Indonesia sentences gay couple to caning
Author: 0 Shariah court in Indonesia sentences gay couple to caning

One of the two men found guilty of gay sex gasps in shock after being sentenced to 85 lashes of the cane in a Banda Aceh court. Asked by the judge if he accepted the verdict, one of the men said softly: " Please reduce my sentence ". The sentencing of these two men comes just days after the imprisonment of outgoing Christian governor of Jakarta , Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, commonly known as Ahok.

World EU lawmakers seek action over rights, rule of law in Hungary
Author: 0 EU lawmakers seek action over rights, rule of law in Hungary

Where five out of the six Estonian members of the European Parliament on Wednesday voted in favor of a decision criticizing Hungary, Pro Patria, and Respublica Union (IRL) MEP Tunne Kelam, the member of the European People's Party group, voted against it.

World Can South Korea and China patch things up over THAAD?
Author: 0 Can South Korea and China patch things up over THAAD?

Meanwhile, the South Korean Navy revealed a USA nuclear-powered aircraft carrier group was to remain in the vicinity indefinitely, while Seoul's defense ministry warned it was ready to carry out a preemptive strike if it detected a missile threat from North Korea.

World Haryana Class X results to be declared tomorrow
Author: 0 Haryana Class X results to be declared tomorrow

Board of School Education Haryana going to release 10th Class results 2017 today. An official had earlier confirmed to NDTV that the class 10 results will be released by the board two days after the release of Class 12 results. "We have organised the press conference on May 20 and the secretary will announce the results". You will be taken to the page where you can find the results and click on the top link which says Secondary School Examination Results 2017.

World AT&T workers go on three-day strike
Author: 0 AT&T workers go on three-day strike

The strike involves less than 14% of AT&T's workforce, the company said . The deadline also applies to talks with about 21,000 workers in AT&T's wireless business spread across 36 states and Washington, D.C.as those contracts expired in February.

World Pemberton Music Festival cancelled, no automatic refunds
Author: 0 Pemberton Music Festival cancelled, no automatic refunds

The Pemberton Festival has been coming to British Columbia every year since 2014, and this year's edition was set to go down in July, with Chance The Rapper, a Tribe Called Quest, and Muse as headliners. "Unfortunately there are no automatic refunds from PMF". "We are extremely disappointed for our fans, artists, and all of our partners who have supported the festival over the years", said Huka Entertainment.

World Tim Farron: 'Bogus' Brexit arguments not the reason Theresa May called election
Author: 0 Tim Farron: 'Bogus' Brexit arguments not the reason Theresa May called election

Labour Party chief Jeremy Corbyn said the June 8 election pitted "the establishment vs. the people" and insisted the result is not a foregone conclusion. Notwithstanding the unpredictability of British politics nowadays, May's Conservative Party is expected to win the election handily. The Scottish voted 62% to 38% against Brexit, tend to lean left, and might balk at an increasingly conservative Parliament.

Author: 0 Special counsel Mueller named to probe Trump-Russia ties

Comey had previously refused to acknowledge the parallel Trump investigation, and his disclosure enrages Democrats who already blamed Comey for costing Clinton the presidency. A third major story dropped on Friday afternoon, with respect to President Donald Trump and the Russian Federation investigation. Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said in a statement Wednesday that Mueller is "a respected public servant of the highest integrity".

World What now for President-elect Macron?
Author: 0 What now for President-elect Macron?

With the two mainstream parties - the conservative Republicans and the left-wing Socialists - both failing to reach the presidential runoff vote, his chances of winning a majority that supports his election pledges will depend on him widening his centrist base.

Author: 0 Protester killed, AP journalist wounded in West Bank clash

It confirms an Israeli civilian opened fire, but that he says he only shot into the air. Another 10 were hurt in clashes near the Gaza border, including one seriously. An Israeli army spokesperson described the protests as " a number of violent riots ", blaming Palestinian activists for inciting violence , to which the IDF was forced to initiate " crowd control means in order to disperse the riots ".

World NASCAR's Aric Almirola out 8-12 weeks with broken back
Author: 0 NASCAR's Aric Almirola out 8-12 weeks with broken back

Almirola sustained the injuries during the NASCAR Go Bowling 400 when he collided with Joey Logano's wrecked auto. "I'm not going to risk that", he said. Whenever the doctors clear me, I'll be ready to get back in a race vehicle". Once safety personnel arrived, Almirola explained his condition and "they went through all of their proper protocol to get me out of the auto safely without moving my spine and stabilizing my spine".

World Air-con stadium opens as worker abuse continues
Author: 0 Air-con stadium opens as worker abuse continues

The file photo shows a foreign worker climbing scaffolding at a stadium being built for the 2022 World Cup in Doha, Qatar. An Indian migrant who fell unconscious near the stadium, where he worked, died in hospital on Thursday from a cardiac arrest.

World Syrian peace talks end with only ''incremental progress''
Author: 0 Syrian peace talks end with only ''incremental progress''

But late Thursday, eight rebel groups suspended their participation in the HNC's delegation, expressing dissatisfaction with the decision-making process at the talks. Most of the residents belong to the Ismaili branch of Shiite Islam. United Nations Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura has been meeting separately with Syrian government and opposition delegations this week during the latest round of talks, hoping to bridge gaps between the rival sides, while ensuring any outcome is ...

Author: 0 Former FBI Director Mueller to lead Trump-Russia probe

Though the details of Rosenstein's Senate address aren't publicly available, Vice reported several Senators' responses after the meeting. Despite the president's furious reaction, some fellow Republicans welcomed Mueller's appointment and expressed hopes it would restore some composure to a capital plunged in chaos.

World Former US Rep. Anthony Weiner faces charges in sexting case
Author: 0 Former US Rep. Anthony Weiner faces charges in sexting case

In court, Weiner cried as he apologized to the teenager with whom he exchanged sexually explicit texts. Weiner has admitted to a single charge of transferring obscene material to a minor, and won't appeal his sentence. Federal Bureau of Investigation agents seized his laptop computer, finding a new cache of emails that Hillary Clinton had sent to Mr Weiner's wife, Huma Abedin , a key adviser to the Democrat presidential candidate.

World Centre wants peaceful life in Kashmir: Jaitley
Author: 0 Centre wants peaceful life in Kashmir: Jaitley

He said an average citizen, irrespective of his political views, will be likely to be on the Indian side in this debate. Mentioning that separatists are being funded from across the border, he had said, "It was known they (separatists) were being funded from across the border".

Author: 0 Clinton aide releases debate prep footage

Perhaps Comey should have taken a cue from Clinton. The Frankenstein-like approach to a hug seems eerily accurate, though "Trump's" chasing after Clinton after being awkwardly denied was probably hyperbole. It's one of Trump's well-known maneuvers, seemingly meant to turn a handshake into a judo-inspired show of dominance. Laughter from her staff can be heard in the video.

World Man who ran over pedestrians was 'hearing voices'
Author: 0 Man who ran over pedestrians was 'hearing voices'

Rojas, who lived with his mother in the Bronx, drove his vehicle Thursday from his home through Times Square, then made a U-turn, steered his auto onto a sidewalk, and roared back up the sidewalk, plowing through helpless tourists for three blocks before he crashed his auto into protective barriers.