Russian Central Bank Says Aware of 'Computer Attacks' on Russian Banks

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MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's central bank said on Tuesday that there had been "computer attacks" on Russian banks and that in isolated cases their IT systems had been infected. But the central bank added in a statement that Russian banks' systems had not been compromised and that it was working with banks to overcome the consequences of the attacks. Not all U.S. presidents are missed once they leave the White House. It's been nearly 16 years since Americans felt as good about the economy's current health. Two groups have taken the president to court regarding deleted tweets since taking office.


Kiev Airport Hit by Cyber Attack, Delays Possible

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KIEV (Reuters) - Kiev's main airport has been hit by a "spam attack" that could cause some flights to be delayed, the operator, Boryspil, said. "In connection with the irregular situation, some flight delays are possible," Director Yevhen Dykhne said in a post on Facebook. Not all U.S. presidents are missed once they leave the White House. The president hosted the Indian leader in Washington on Monday. The former prosecutor handled high-profile cases including the Enron accounting scandal and the government's response to the 9/11 attacks.


Venezuela Governor Says 36 Killed During Fighting at Prison

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CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) -- A governor in Venezuela says at least 36 people have been killed during clashes between inmates and security forces at a prison in the country's south. Gov. Liborio Guarulla of Amazonas state says the bloodshed came after fighting erupted between inmates and their jailers Tuesday night. An official at Venezuela's chief prosecutor's office confirmed the death toll but declined further comment Wednesday. Venezuela has around 30 prisons, many of which suffer from overcrowding and are dominated by criminal gangs that traffic in weapons and narcotics. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.


Top U.S. General Says Dialing Back Exercises Not on Negotiating Table With North Korea

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BEIJING (Reuters) - Dialing back military exercises is not currently on the negotiating table with North Korea, Joseph Dunford, Chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, said on Thursday. Dunford told reporters in Beijing a peaceful option is the preferred solution to the North Korea situation but nobody thinks economic pressure alone can result in denuclearization. Not all U.S. presidents are missed once they leave the White House. Some districts across the country choose not to block out children's safety over next week's event. As Chicago and others sue to halt a threatened crackdown on sanctuary cities, Sessions touts Justice Department success in Miami.


UK Retail Sales Grow by a Modest 0.3 Percent in July

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Official figures show that retail sales in Britain rose by a solid if unspectacular 0.3 percent in July from the month before. The rate of increase was unchanged from June's rise, which was downwardly revised from 0.6 percent. However, it was slightly ahead of market expectations for a 0.2 percent rise. The Office for National Statistics said Thursday that strong food sales were largely behind the monthly increase. Senior statistician Ole Black said trends in growth in different sectors are "proving quite volatile."