Arkansas man jailed in deaths of 3 people, including deputy

Arkansas man jailed in deaths of 3 people, including deputy The ruling this week by a MA judge vacating Aaron Hernandez's murder conviction has angered the victim's family and roiled prosecutors. The causes of death for the other two other victims, both female, have not been released. A sheriff's deputy was shot and killed in Arkansas Thursday morning. . The deaths occurred in rural Yell County, about 65 miles (105 kilometers) west of Little Rock. [Full Article...]

Ransomware attacks reported in Europe

In a statement , the NHS said: "A number of NHS organizations have reported to NHS Digital that they have been affected by a ransomware attack which is affecting a number of different organizations". NHS Incident Director Anne Rainsberry urged the British public to "use the NHS wisely while we deal with this major incident which is still ongoing". [Full Article...]

Here's everything you need to know about the local election results

The final results for the local elections are in - and it's not looking good for Labour. So much so that some of Mr Corbyn's supporters fear another attempted putsch by his internal opponents. The Scottish National Party, which is seeking another referendum on seceding from the United Kingdom on the back of Brexit, won 31 seats to end up with 431. [Full Article...]

Massive, Fast-moving Cyberattack Hits 74 Countries

It exploited a vulnerability in the Windows operating system believed to have been developed by the National Security Agency, which became public last month. England's NHS says at least 16 of its organizations were hit by the ransomware. Routine appointments had been cancelled and ambulances were being diverted to neighbouring hospitals. [Full Article...]

Congo reports a single confirmed case of Ebola, UN says

Congo reports a single confirmed case of Ebola, UN says The last outbreak in the DRC of the Ebola virus , which causes internal bleeding, fever, headache, muscle pain and diarrhea, leading to death, was in 2014. Seth Berkley, whose World Health Organization team developed the vaccine in collaboration with Merck. "The WHO and others will determine if and when deployment of vaccine into this outbreak is warranted", it said in a statement . [Full Article...]

Mormons pull older teens out of Boy Scouts

Why is the Church remaining with the Cub Scout and Boy Scout program? The change affects young men in the United States and Canada. "The Boy Scouts and the Grand Teton Council will continue on". But the church added that this development did not factor into its decision. The Mormon Church was among several churches that criticized the Boy Scouts' 2015 decision to begin allowing openly gay adult... [Full Article...]

Massive Ransomware Attack Hits 99 Countries

Tens of thousands of computers in 99 countries have been infected in a global cyberattack. A fast-moving wave of cyberattacks swept the globe Friday, apparently exploiting a flaw exposed in documents leaked from the US National Security Agency. [Full Article...]

Eddie Jones welcomes England's World Cup 'group of death'

Eddie Jones welcomes England's World Cup 'group of death' The relatively favourable pool draw means Ireland have been spared the "Group of Death" type of scenario that England, France and Argentina must entertain, for example, in Pool C. "Getting to avoid South Africa, France and Wales, that's a big thing for us", said Heaslip, speaking at a Land Rover event in London, screening the draw from Kyoto. [Full Article...]

Texas House OKs giving adoption agencies 'religious refusal'

Texas House OKs giving adoption agencies 'religious refusal' Corpus Christi man Bennett Maddox was one of them. The House voted 93-49 to approve the bill Wednesday, with four Democrats voting for and two Republicans voting against it. "I still hold them very dear to me". The irony in all this is that everyone wants the same thing. We all want to find our place and we all want to maintain our place. [Full Article...]

An Agenda for South Korea's New Leader

Although North Korea experts have dismissed the suggestion that Kim Jong-un's regime has the technological capability to launch a nuclear missile attack against the USA, others have raised fears that the country's aim could be to develop the capability to launch attacks against Seoul. [Full Article...]

Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust (NYSE:PEI) Under Analyst Spotlight

Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust (PEI ) failed to surprise the stock market in its last reported earnings when it earned $0.35 a piece versus the consensus-estimated $0.37. COPYRIGHT VIOLATION NOTICE: "Artis Real Estate Investment Trust (AX.UN) Price Target Raised to C$14.00 at Royal Bank of Canada" was published by Markets Daily and is owned by of Markets Daily. [Full Article...]

North Korea: US, South Korean spies tried to kill Kim Jong Un

No details were given in the ministry statement of how the supposed plot was uncovered, or of Kim's fate. "The regime may also be seeking to influence the upcoming South Korean presidential election in favor of progressive candidate Moon Jae-in by portraying rising tensions on the peninsula as the result of conservative governments in Washington and Seoul", Klingner said. [Full Article...]

Mental ill health worse among low earners, study shows

The key feature of the majority of campaigns on this issue is communication - whether it's Heads Together (backed by the Royal Family), This is Me in the City (the Lord Mayor's Appeal), Time to Change (backed by Ruby Wax and others), they all urge employers, colleagues and friends to ask just one simple question: "How are you?" Cost and accessibility are already huge hurdles when it comes to peo... [Full Article...]

Myth Busted: People smell as well as dogs

Myth Busted: People smell as well as dogs What does the world smell like to a bloodhound, we might wonder. He estimates humans can discriminate between up to a trillion different odours. Dr McGann pointed out that smell sense is not improved exclusively by increasing the size of the olfactory lobe. [Full Article...]

Sushi lovers warned of parasites danger in raw fish

Sushi lovers warned of parasites danger in raw fish A blood test showed mild inflammation and the area below his ribs was found to be tender. Anisakiasis is a parasitic disease caused by anisakid nematodes ( worms ) that can invade the stomach wall or intestine of humans. A spokesperson from the the National Institute of Infectious Diseases said that an increase in raw seafood being transported across Japan rather than being transported in a froz... [Full Article...]

UK drug firm AstraZeneca makes lung cancer breakthrough

UK drug firm AstraZeneca makes lung cancer breakthrough AstraZeneca says a drug it is trialling has been shown to reduce the risk of death in patients with advanced lung cancer. Chief medical officer at AstraZeneca Sean Bohen said "These are highly encouraging results for patients with locally-advanced lung cancer for whom surgery is not an option". [Full Article...]

Car carrying UK Labour leader Corbyn runs over BBC cameraman's foot

The injured cameraman, Giles Wooltorton, was later taken away by ambulance. Matt Spencer, an assistant producer for Channel 4 and Channel 5 news, tweeted a series of images from the scene, reporting that Wooltorton was in pain, but "in good spirits". [Full Article...]

Liberals win election in Canada's British Columbia, lose majority

Liberals win election in Canada's British Columbia, lose majority But Furstenau still comfortably won the riding by 1,500 votes over her nearest challenger from the NDP. If the final results give the NDP more seats, then the NDP could form a minority government. At least 5 fewer Liberals will take a seat in the legislature and the party's share of the vote dropped almost 4% province wide.But not all Liberals suffered a drop in popularity. [Full Article...]

NBA Draft Combine starts off without the stars

Though he has two years of eligibility remaining after averaging 20.3 points, 9.2 rebounds and 1.9 blocks for the Cougars as a sophomore, he took a two-year LDS Church mission to Italy between his freshman and sophomore seasons and is 22 years old. [Full Article...]

What Is Actually In That Caved-In Tunnel At Hanford?

What Is Actually In That Caved-In Tunnel At Hanford? Federal officials said approximately 50 truckloads of soil will be used to seal the 20-foot (six-meter) hole in the tunnel where carts filled with contaminated equipment are stored. Now it's run by the Energy Department and its contractor, Washington River Protection Solutions, and is in the midst of a massive $110 billion cleanup of 56 million gallons of chemical and nuclear waste stored in 177... [Full Article...]

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