Medical

Manhunt for hackers behind global cyberattack

Britain's National Cyber Security Centre and its National Crime Agency were looking into the United Kingdom incidents, which disrupted care at National Health Service facilities, forcing ambulances to divert and hospitals to postpone operations. [Full Article...]

Kentucky Derby notes: Derby victor is big in Brooklyn

Kentucky Derby notes: Derby victor is big in Brooklyn The pressure was on the New York-based Pletcher, whose Derby record of one victor from 45 previous runners was much talked about prior to the race on Sunday morning (AEST). He should do nothing but improve. Classic Empire was the disputed top selection of the swarm but he barely nabbed fourth place in the race on Saturday. [Full Article...]

Gorakhpur riots: Yogi Adityanath govt denies permission to prosecute CM

Gorakhpur riots: Yogi Adityanath govt denies permission to prosecute CM The high court also directed the departments concerned of the state government to renew the licences of slaughter houses and also issue licences based on the prescribed guidelines. The case was filed after a 2008 FIR by Parvez Parwaz against Yogi Adityanath who is now serving as chief minister of UP. Parvez Parwaz had filed an FIR in 2008 against Adityanath, then city mayor Anju Chaudhri, then M... [Full Article...]

Theresa May has older voters to thank for her mammoth polling lead

Corbyn promised that a Labour government would produce a "robust" foreign policy and while seeking to work for peace. Describing a refugee crisis of "epic proportions" and a global situation that is getting "more dangerous", Corbyn said the US President was making matters worse. [Full Article...]

Huge cyberattack forces Microsoft to offer free tech fix

The attack was carried out by a Wanna Decryptor virus which took over computers and demanded money payment. Images appeared on victims' screens demanding payment of $300 (275 euros) in Bitcoin, saying: "Ooops, your files have been encrypted!" And all this may be just a taste of what's coming, another cyber security expert warned. [Full Article...]

Melissa McCarthy drives motorized stake through Sean Spicer in NYC

Meanwhile the real Spicer has largely been away from the heat surrounding President Trump and his administration; he missed the press briefings Wednesday and Thursday due to previously scheduled Navy Reserve duties, according to the White House. [Full Article...]

A working mom's gift guide for Mother's Day

Anything that shows appreciation from older children is always a victor: hugs, phone calls, social media posts - if it's genuine and shows that you took the time to express your gratitude, you can bet we're bragging about how thankful we are. [Full Article...]

One dead, nine more suspected cases in northern Congo Ebola outbreak

One dead, nine more suspected cases in northern Congo Ebola outbreak Democratic Republic of the Congo has announced and outbreak of the Ebola Virus Disease. "It requires ongoing resources and attention and it must be strong at the national, state and local levels", he said. "It is unfortunate that our country has been hit by Ebola ". The trial took place in the coastal region of Basse-Guinée, the area of Guinea still experiencing new Ebola cases when the tri... [Full Article...]

Sacked Yemeni governor departs to Saudi Arabia

Sacked Yemeni governor departs to Saudi Arabia In February it appointed US-based Bechtel to set up and run a new National Project Management Organization (Mashroat), tasked with reducing inefficiencies on such projects, it added. El-Saadi spoke during a meeting on Wednesday in the Saudi capital, Riyadh, attended by the Gulf Cooperation Council and worldwide organizations. Trump will discuss how to counter the threat from ISIS militants, the ... [Full Article...]

Belgium's Blanche fourth in first Eurovision semifinal

Belgium's Blanche fourth in first Eurovision semifinal Italy and Portugal are the frontrunners going into the final of the Eurovision Song Contest in Kiev on Saturday night, an annual song and dance fest whose global audience topped 200 million people past year. Ukranian law requires visitors to enter and exit Crimea - annexed by Russian Federation in 2014 - with a special government permission since 2015, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs ... [Full Article...]

Congo Faces New Ebola Outbreak

It would be recalled that Nigeria experienced Ebola outbreak in July, 2014 when a Liberian American, Patrick Sawyer , who was infected with the disease flew into Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos from Liberia. Ebola first appeared in 1976 in two simultaneous outbreaks, in Sudan and in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Pharmaceutical giant Merck is developing the vaccine and work is... [Full Article...]

Salvador Sobral Of Portugal Wins Eurovision Song Contest

Eurovision Song Contest viewers are torn between a dancing gorilla and a horse up a ladder over who they want to see win. The WINNER of the #ESC2017 is Portugal! A mooning man with an Australian flag draped around his shoulders has made an impression on Eurovision watchers after storming the stage at the song contest in Kiev, Ukraine . [Full Article...]

Parents Claim Charter School Crackdown on Braided Hair Extensions Is Racist

Parents Claim Charter School Crackdown on Braided Hair Extensions Is Racist Parents say a charter school's hair policy is racist because it singles out African-American students. The Cook twins, Deanna and Mia, have to wear uniforms to the Mystic Valley Regional Charter School, and they're OK with that. They contend white students have not been disciplined for coloring their hair, which also is banned under the dress code. "Our policies, including those governing stud... [Full Article...]

Congo Ebola outbreak continues

The Federal Government has urged Nigerians not to panic even as port health officials nationwide have been directed to step up health inspection activities in response to the announcement by the World Health Organization (WHO ) about confirmed cases of Ebola Virus Disease in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). [Full Article...]

UN agency announces 2 more suspected Ebola cases in Congo

The driver also fell ill and later died. The disease is fatal in almost 90 percent of cases and is highly contagious, spreading through people by direct contact and leaving survivors with long-term health problems. Of the cases and deaths, 1 has been tested PCR-positive for Ebola This is the eighth outbreak of Ebola virus disease since its discovery in 1976 in the Democratic Republic of Cong... [Full Article...]

Reading man a doubt for second leg as Stam defends tactics

Reading man a doubt for second leg as Stam defends tactics But the tide turned with a much-needed equaliser for the hosts on 65 minutes - Cairney nodding in his 13th goal of the campaign from close range after Reading stopper Ali Al Habsi had spilled a low cross-shot from Scott Malone. So now we enter the play-offs, with Reading's third place finish pitting them against sixth place Fulham for the semi-final, meaning a trip to Craven Cottage becko... [Full Article...]

FedEx confirms it hit by malware attack

The bug was earlier abused by National Security Agency (NSA) to spy on their targets across the world. Nearly immediately, it was used to hijack thousands of machines on the internet. Researchers of security software Avast said. To decode the files, to decode the files the hackers were asking for $300 in ransom. Users should also install security updates on their computers and back up files in... [Full Article...]

Ebola Outbreak Declared in Northeast DR Congo

In a television address, Health Minister Oly Ilunga confirmed the outbreak while urging the population "not to panic". However, the World Health Organization said it's not yet clear if vaccine will be needed to control the outbreak, or whether Congo wants to use it. [Full Article...]

NHS cyber attack hits 13 Scottish health boards

NHS cyber attack hits 13 Scottish health boards The NHS was working with the National Cyber Security Centre, the Department of Health, and NHS England to support the affected organizations and recommend steps to mitigate the damage, according to Donnelly. By Friday evening, the ministry said it had "contained" the attack and denied that any of its information had been stolen. The breadth of the attack indicates the software spread around ... [Full Article...]

BC Greens face stickhandling act in deciding which party it would back

The Liberal legislator from Burnaby North, near the proposed terminus, went down to a thumping defeat. At last look, however, the NDP had come up at least three seats shy - and possibly more depending on recounts - of knocking off the Liberals. [Full Article...]


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