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.


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.


Merkel Expects Brexit Talks to Begin Soon After Thursday's Vote

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BERLIN (Reuters) - Negotiations on Britain's departure from the European Union will begin shortly after the country's parliamentary elections, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday. "We can't prejudge the vote in Britain," Merkel said when asked about her view of the snap election that takes place on Thursday. "The decision to leave the EU has been taken and we are working on the basis of what Prime Minister Theresa May wrote to us," she added. "I think the negotiations will begin soon after the elections." Not all U.S. presidents are missed once they leave the White House.


China Premier: Beijing Can Control Financial Risks

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China's top economic official, Premier Li Keqiang, has tried to quell concern about rising debt, saying Beijing can control financial risks and hit this year's development targets. Speaking Tuesday at an economic conference, Li gave a ringing endorsement of free trade and said China will stick to its commitments to fight climate change. Li tried to dispel concern about rising Chinese debt levels that prompted the Moody's rating agency to cut Beijing's credit rating last month. The premier acknowledged there are "some risks" in the financial system but said they are "generally under control." He said Beijing can "uphold the bottom line of no systemic financial risks."


UK Ruling Conservatives to Unveil Policy Pledges on Thursday

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The leader of Britain's opposition Labour Party Jeremy Corbyn's speech lies on the lectern as he launches the party's election manifesto at Bradford University, May 16, 2017. LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's ruling Conservatives will present their policy pledges to voters on Thursday ahead of a June 8 parliamentary election, Prime Minister Theresa May said on Wednesday. "We will be setting out our policies in the manifesto when we publish it tomorrow," May told a news conference. The Conservatives are widely expected to win a large parliamentary majority in the election. Not all U.S. presidents are missed once they leave the White House.