• British lawmakers hit by 'sustained' cyber attack
British lawmakers hit by 'sustained' cyber attack

Britain's National Crime Agency tweeted that it was looking into the matter with the help of the National Cyber Security Centre . The post United Kingdom parliament cuts e-mail access after cyberattack appeared first on The Independent Uganda :.

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  • Hackers target United Kingdom parliament email accounts
Hackers target United Kingdom parliament email accounts

In a statement , a parliament spokesperson said it was investigating "unauthorised attempts to access accounts of parliamentary networks users". The House of Commons said it was working with the National Cyber Security Centre to defend parliament's network and was confident it had protected all accounts and systems.

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  • Grenfell Tower Fire: Police say blaze started in a refrigerator
Grenfell Tower Fire: Police say blaze started in a refrigerator

Portsmouth City Council said cladding from all its tower blocks was independently tested and the material on the 18-storey Horatia House and Leamington House came back as "a fire risk". They have stressed that any people involved in the fire, or who have information about victims, will not have their immigration status checked amid concerns that so...

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  • Georgia election a bad sign for Southwest Florida Democrats
Georgia election a bad sign for Southwest Florida Democrats

Donations to the Democratic House and Senate campaign committees would have soared. The two candidates together had spent more money on this campaign than on any other House contest in USA history, over US$50 million. Democrats also lost in Montana where the Republican candidates won even after assault charges against him and also suffered ...

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  • Gingrich Hopes Pelosi Stays Around 'For 10 More Years'
Gingrich Hopes Pelosi Stays Around 'For 10 More Years'

Democrats also lost a special election in SC on Tuesday in a race Republicans were widely expected to win. "And you can't get away from the fact that in Georgia this was seen as a test of whether the resistance by Democrats was going to overpower the Republicans or whether the Trump vote would hold".

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  • US Troop Members Injured In An Insider Attack In Afghanistan
US Troop Members Injured In An Insider Attack In Afghanistan

The Taliban stormed a police headquarters in eastern Afghanistan on Sunday after striking it with two suicide vehicle bombs, killing several police officers, officials said. The Taliban also claimed responsibility for an attack on a Afghan military base that left well over 100 troops dead. With President Ashraf Ghani's government lock...

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  • President Trump thinks of putting solar panels on the Mexican border
President Trump thinks of putting solar panels on the Mexican border

USA president Donald Trump's suggestion to add solar panels to a wall he wants built along the border with Mexico may require some unexpected cooperation from America's southern neighbour to make it a reality - Mexico will have to agree to help keep it clean.

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  • White House says Trump tweet meets Comey tapes records request
White House says Trump tweet meets Comey tapes records request

Trump's explanation implies that his tweets would have intimidated Comey into telling the truth instead of fabricating the details of their interactions. "We have four very good people that - it's not that they're opposed; they'd like to get certain changes", Trump said. The four leaders of the investigations , Reps.

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  • House panel wants formal response from Trump on Comey tapes
House panel wants formal response from Trump on Comey tapes

Reports in recent days have pointed out that lawyers working on the probe have donated to Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama's campaigns. White House press secretary Sean Spicer said on Fox News that by bringing up the idea of tapes , Comey came to think, "I better be honest".

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  • Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi holds talks with Sartaj Aziz in Pakistan
Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi holds talks with Sartaj Aziz in Pakistan

Earlier this year, diplomatic intervention by Britain helped ease tensions between Pakistan and Afghanistan . Speaking on the occasion, the CM said that Chinese friendship is a valuable asset for every Pakistani and Pakistan is proud of Pak-China friendship.

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  • Nobody wants to replace Sean Spicer
Nobody wants to replace Sean Spicer

Spicer said he had "seen the reports" from the intelligence community concluding that the Russian government ordered an influence campaign to interfere with the US election, but that he has not asked Trump about his views. "As requested by the president, we would like to schedule a follow-up meeting with the entire membership of the Congressional...

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  • Democratic disappointment: 4 more lessons from this year's special elections
Democratic disappointment: 4 more lessons from this year's special elections

In remarks to The Guardian , Handel said , "The lack of civility in society as a whole, some of it, I believe, is very much fueled by social media and frankly, it's fueled by the fact that journalism is not journalism any more". I think we're just sitting back and taking it. Trump himself weighed in over Twitter Thursday morning with digs at Pe...

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  • Donald Trump torched on Twitter after insulting Nancy Pelosi and 'Cryin' Chuck
Donald Trump torched on Twitter after insulting Nancy Pelosi and 'Cryin' Chuck

Entrenched career politician Nancy Pelosi is finally feeling the heat from an unlikely place - her own Party. "I think there was consensus within the room that there are other members within the caucus who feel just like we do", Texas Rep.

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  • Professor said Otto Warmbier 'got what he deserved'
Professor said Otto Warmbier 'got what he deserved'

Otto Warmbier certainly did not deserve to die, but neither did the millions of North Koreans who have been starved or worked to death in 69 years of brutal repression by their communist government. He warned that the " smear campaign " against the North compelled it to "make firm determination that humanitarianism and benevolence for the enemy ar...

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  • 'I'm Worth the Trouble': Nancy Pelosi Defiant as Members Discuss Ousting Her
'I'm Worth the Trouble': Nancy Pelosi Defiant as Members Discuss Ousting Her

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) brushed off concerns raised by some in the House Democratic Caucus that she is dragging them down in competitive races, saying her legislative and fundraising prowess make up for any downsides to being seen with her.

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  • Consumer Issues Stemming From the GOP Health Care Initiative
Consumer Issues Stemming From the GOP Health Care Initiative

Heller is the most politically endangered Republican senator in 2018, by some distance. Vice President Mike Pence has made weekly trips to Capitol Hill to meet with senators about the health care bill and said he and the president are "determined before this summer is out" to keep their promise to break up Obamacare .

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  • President Trump Admits He's Not Making it Easy to Get Democrats' Support
President Trump Admits He's Not Making it Easy to Get Democrats' Support

Behar underestimated the Democrats' problem - they've actually lost four out of four special elections since Trump was elected. When it comes to Pelosi among centrist Independents and Republicans, that is certainly the case, a fact echoed by the CLG's Director who acknowledged that "if Pelosi ever retired we'd be in a lot of trouble".

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  • US lawmakers urge Trump to press India's Modi on trade, investment
US lawmakers urge Trump to press India's Modi on trade, investment

The two leaders will not address a press conference but will issue individual press statements. PM Modi was received by US Ambassador to India , MaryKay Loss Carlson and Indian Ambassador Navtej Sarna. "The US also has a defence partnership with Pakistan. This includes freedom of navigation and overflight", the official asserted. When asked abou...

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  • Sen. Bernie Sanders: 'Democratic brand is pretty bad'
Sen. Bernie Sanders: 'Democratic brand is pretty bad'

Following the Democrat Jon Ossoff's defeat in a Georgia special House election, some Democratic lawmakers have voiced their concerns about the party's future. "Under President Trump , our country is moving in an authoritarian direction and the very nature of American democracy is under attack", Bernie said to a room full of attendees.

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  • No royal wants to rise to throne - Prince Harry
No royal wants to rise to throne - Prince Harry

As part of that, Harry has talked openly in interviews and a podcast about severe emotional problems he had after the death of his mother, Diana , Princess of Wales, when he was 12. "People would be amazed by the ordinary life William and I live", he said. "Even if I was king, I would do my own shopping ". Sometimes, when I come away from the...

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