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Medical Unprecedented global 'ransomware' attack seeks cash for data
Author: 0 Unprecedented global 'ransomware' attack seeks cash for data

It also raised questions about the intentions of the hackers: Did they carry out the attack for mere financial gain or for other unknown reasons? French carmaker Renault was forced to stop production at sites in France and Slovenia, saying the measure was aimed at stopping the virus from spreading.

Medical Bulgaria's Kristian Kostov 2nd in Eurovision Song Contest
Author: 0 Bulgaria's Kristian Kostov 2nd in Eurovision Song Contest

Salvador Sobral won millions of hearts with his attractive orchestral ballad Amar Pelos Dois . "Music is not fireworks", Sobral said after winning, in protest against the pyrotechnics and exaggerated stage shows that have characterized Eurovision for years.

Medical Five creative DIY Mother's Day gift ideas
Author: 0 Five creative DIY Mother's Day gift ideas

Mother taught me about the CIRCLE OF LIFE. Anna Jarvis, a girl from Grafton, W.Va., hopefully had that in mind when she pushed for a national drive to have Mother's Day in the early 20th century. If you do find yourself in the presence of a ideal, preachy, judgmental Mom type, put your head up and your shoulders back and remember how people behave is about the place they are in emotionally - it's not about you .

Author: 0 UN agency announces 2 more suspected Ebola cases in Congo

Two others may have also died from the disease. "It's very important to find all the possible contacts of people who have been infected, who has been in contact, and see whether there is a possible continuation of infection and limit it as much as possible".

Medical British hospitals, Spanish firms among targets of huge cyberattack
Author: 0 British hospitals, Spanish firms among targets of huge cyberattack

The malicious software virus locked down machines and demanded a ransom payment of between $300-600 (£230-460) to regain access. The tools used to carry out the hack - dubbed a superweapon - are thought to be a surveillance tool developed by the US's National Security Agency (NSA) to spy on terrorists and enemy states.

Author: 0 UN agency raises number of suspected Ebola cases in Congo to 11

The first case occurred on 22 April in a 45-year-old male. "An investigation team led by the Ministry of Health and supported by WHO and partners has deployed and is expected to reach the affected area in the coming days", Dr. Reports say the vaccine is now awaiting formal licensing clearance. Dr Seth Berkley of Gavi, the vaccine alliance, which paired with Merck to develop the vaccine, told the media that clinical trials had proven to be highly successful.

Medical Fulham 1 Reading 1: Cairney levels tense play-off tie
Author: 0 Fulham 1 Reading 1: Cairney levels tense play-off tie

But an error from goalkeeper Ali Al Habsi allowed Cairney to celebrate his 13th league goal of the season, ensuring the tie goes into Tuesday's second leg level, the visitors holding on after Paul McShane was sent off late on. McShane won a tackle on the half-way line - cleanly despite the home fans' objections - and made ground through midfield before finding Obita out on the left.

Author: 0 Ebola Confirmed in DRC, MSF to Launch Emergency Intervention

On 11 May, the Ministry of Health of the Democratic Republic of Congo informed WHO that of 5 laboratory samples tested, 1 tested positive for Ebola virus at the Institut National de Recherche Biomedicale (INRB) laboratory in Kinshasa. The country has fought seven outbreaks before the current one; the most recent was between August and November of 2014, and involved 66 cases. Democratic Republic of the Congo has announced and outbreak of the Ebola Virus Disease.

Author: 0 Ebola outbreak confirmed in DR Congo

The last Ebola outbreak in the DRC occurred in the Bas-Uele province - the site of the current episode - and killed 49 people over three months. Three of the patients died and six are hospitalized, according to WHO . The vaccine was tested in a trial involving almost 12,000 people in Guinea and Sierra Leone during 2015 and 2016. Liberia was only declared free of active Ebola virus transmission last June.

Medical Experts predict instability in the legislature after BC election
Author: 0 Experts predict instability in the legislature after BC election

More than 170,000 B.C. elementary and high school students participated in the student vote, with 1,092 schools, representing all 87 electoral districts , reporting election results. "I want to work with him, I really do, and I've tried and I've continued to try but he's got to control his temper". It is also facing the possibility of not having its first minority government in more than 60 years - and instead seeing the Liberals returned to office with a slim majority.

Medical Ebola vaccine could get first real-world test in emerging outbreak
Author: 0 Ebola vaccine could get first real-world test in emerging outbreak

Jeffrey Duchin, immediate past chairman of the public health committee for the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA). On 11 May, the Ministry of Health of the Democratic Republic of Congo informed WHO that of 5 laboratory samples tested, 1 tested positive for Ebola virus at the Institut National de Recherche Biomedicale (INRB) laboratory in Kinshasa.

Author: 0 Eddie Jones welcomes England's World Cup 'group of death'

With two teams going through to the quarter-finals, qualification from Pool A should be a fight between those three. The Scots have been drawn in the World Cup against Ireland only once, in 1991, when they won at Murrayfield on their way to their only semi-final appearance in the tournament to date.

Medical May is Mental Health Month: Pathways to Wellness
Author: 0 May is Mental Health Month: Pathways to Wellness

Cheshire Constabulary senior HR manager Jo Jones, who is taking part in the walk, said: "The aim is to get our colleagues and the public talking about mental health". Throughout the month of May, Coronado SAFE will continue to address the issues that affect our community's mental health, encouraging everyone, young and old, to MIND Your Health.

Medical Dry start to weekend before coastal storm
Author: 0 Dry start to weekend before coastal storm

However, there is lingering uncertainty with regards to the details at this time. The steadiest rain falls in the morning. Additional rain amounts of one-half inch are expected, and the rain will end from west to east soon after midnight tonight .

Medical Daily painkiller use ups heart attack risk
Author: 0 Daily painkiller use ups heart attack risk

It should be noted that high doses were considered in excess of 1,200mg a day of ibuprofen, 750mg a day of naproxen and 25mg a day of rofecoxib . What are the main findings? You might want to think twice before popping yet another Advil: Some common painkillers like ibuprofen can increase your chances of having a heart attack , a new study shows.

Author: 0 Hackers strike globally in nearly 100 countries exploiting US spy agency tool

An exterior view shows the main entrance of St Bartholomew's Hospital, in London, one of the hospitals whose computer systems were affected by a cyberattack, Friday, May 12, 2017 . "Ambulances are being diverted to neighboring hospitals". "And it's time sensitive - so the longer the hospital computer is locked down, the longer it means you don't have access to patient information".

Author: 0 Analysts see Macron's win as victory of pro-European stance

He will have no illusions that the task will be easy or popular. He must pull together a majority of lawmakers for the party to run in the mid-June legislative election . Nigel Farage, former leader of British anti-EU party UKIP, who backed Le Pen, said on Twitter: "A giant deceit has been voted for today". Beyond a long to-do list on domestic issues, Macron will have to deal with fractures in the wider region, including Russia's increasing hostility toward Europe.

Medical China and United States reach agreement on beef, poultry, natural gas
Author: 0 China and United States reach agreement on beef, poultry, natural gas

It makes shipments of the chilled fuel to China feasible for LNG projects underway on the east coast of the US. -China trade agreement. Trump administration officials hailed the deal as a significant step in their efforts to boost US exports and even America's trade gap with the world's second-largest economy.

Medical Vijay Mallya's extradition hearing deferred to June 13
Author: 0 Vijay Mallya's extradition hearing deferred to June 13

This was the feedback with which the joint investigative team of CBI and Enforcement Directorate has returned with from London. The Supreme Court on Tuesday (May 09) held businessman Vijay Mallya guilty of contempt of court for transferring $40 million to his children in violation of the court's order.

Medical Bibb School Board discusses $236M budget
Author: 0 Bibb School Board discusses $236M budget

Weathercraft Roofing was the only bidder, and the bid was about 72,000 over budget, so the scope of the repairs at the high school were reduced to bring the cost in line. In other matters Monday, it became apparent that the district's assistant superintendent for human resources is no longer with the district. In her current role, Baker said she monitors the bottom 5 percent of schools in MI, overseeing the schools' improvement plans and providing an additional level of accountability.

Author: 0 Macron quick to begin presidential duties

They include the man who led the elite French police unit that took down an Islamic State group cell, a computer whizz who started working at age 16 and a farmer. Manuel Valls speaks with then economy minister Emmanuel Macron at the Elysee Palace in Paris , April 8, 2015. The 27-year-old, one of only two National Front (FN) lawmakers in the outgoing parliament and a popular figure among the party faithful, said in a letter to the Le Dauphine Libere newspaper that she would be leaving ...

Medical 5 facts about Cinco De Mayo you probably didn't know
Author: 0 5 facts about Cinco De Mayo you probably didn't know

Here's where you need to head to get a tasty treat! Because of this, there are many instances when Cinco de Mayo becomes a holiday that is full of cultural appropriation. "Economically, culturally, in our churches, our towns and cities across this country, the truth is that Mexican Americans and Hispanic Americans as a whole make a difference in America every single day".

Medical Relay for Life teams sought
Author: 0 Relay for Life teams sought

Local 4 News is happy to be a partner in this fight against cancer. The opening ceremony is set to start at 6.15pm at the North Field with a Luminaria Ceremony taking place around 9pm. Former and current cancer patients, their families, businesses, civic organizations, and the public are invited to take part in this exciting team event.

Medical EV Energy Partners LP (EVEP)
Author: 0 EV Energy Partners LP (EVEP)

Murphy Capital Management Inc. now owns 15,900 shares of the pipeline company's stock worth $266,000 after buying an additional 200 shares during the period. After $0.82 actual earnings per share reported by U.S. Bancorp for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 4.88% EPS growth. Investors sentiment increased to 0.96 in Q4 2016.

Author: 0 'King Arthur: Legend of the Sword' lands with a thud

The big-budget action fantasy King Arthur: Legend of the Sword hits theaters next week, and star Charlie Hunnam has now revealed that he was very close to appearing in another high-profile fantasy property-Game of Thrones. Everyone here is game to play, though, with Hunnam turning King Arthur into a cocky a-hole in leather trousers, but dammit if he doesn't look as good as he seems to think he does.

Author: 0 UK's health service hit by ransomware attack

Hospitals across England cancelled appointments and turned away patients Friday after suffering an apparent cyberattack. Images that were posted online of the NHS pop-up look almost identical to pop-up ransomware windows that hit Spain's Telefonica , a powerful attack that forced the large telecom to order employees to disconnect their computers from its network and to resort to an intercom system to relay messages, according to the Bleeping Computer website .

Medical Hezbollah blames Israel for 'breach' after Lebanese receive anti-Nasrallah texts
Author: 0 Hezbollah blames Israel for 'breach' after Lebanese receive anti-Nasrallah texts

Nasrallah was speaking on the one-year anniversary of the assassination of Hezbollah military commander Mustafa Badreddine in Syria, a hit attributed to Israel. "There will be no place that is out of reach of the rockets of the resistance or the boots of the resistance fighters". Sunni Islamist militants have regularly crossed the porous border in Lebanon's northeast, and staged a brief takeover of a the Lebanese town of Arsal in 2014 before being driven out.

Medical Kentucky Cases of Hepatitis C Are Twice The National Average
Author: 0 Kentucky Cases of Hepatitis C Are Twice The National Average

Needle exchange programs around the country have created controversy. "We have a cure for this disease and the tools to prevent new infections". In that same year, 17 states exceeded the national average . The CDC found 18 states still made needle exchanges illegal and had laws making it a crime to have or distribute syringes . Between 2010 and 2015, the number of new hepatitis C virus (HCV) infections reported to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC ) almost tripled , ...

Author: 0 Pak may not accept ICJ's jurisdiction in Jadhav's case

Pakistan's adherence to worldwide law will be under test. The seat of the court is at the Peace Palace in The Hague, the Netherlands. New Delhi has also dismissed the charges levelled against Jadhav as manufactured and contended that he was subjected to a sham trial in a Pakistani military court.

Medical Sushi linked to painful parasite
Author: 0 Sushi linked to painful parasite

But it was only when the man said he had recently eaten sushi that doctors suspected he might have anisakiasis. In some cases people can ingest a parasitic worm which attaches itself to the walls of the stomach or gut. The study mentions that most cases of this condition have been diagnosed in Japan, but that it was becoming more recognised elsewhere. Presumably there are many people who get anisakiasis and it gets sloughed out of their digestive system.

Author: 0 UN chief: drought-stricken Somalia 'hangs in the balance'

Opening a major conference on Somalia, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today urged the worldwide community to support security efforts in the country battling Al-Shabaab and aid the more than six million Somalis affected by the violence and a deadly drought.

Author: 0 UK hospitals report tech problems in possible cyberattack

El Mundo reported that the attackers sought a ransom in bitcoin. Another NHS Trust in Derbyshire tweeted: "We are aware of a major IT secure system attack". Spain's National Center for the Protection of Critical Infrastructure said it was communicating with more than 100 providers of energy, transportation, telecommunications and financial services about the attack even if basic services had not suffered any disruption.

Medical Suspect in deputy slaying captured
Author: 0 Suspect in deputy slaying captured

Mainhart, 46, of the Yell County Sheriff's Department, was fatally shot during a traffic stop Thursday morning in Dardanelle, about 65 miles west of Little Rock. While Bowden was not at that home, authorities received word of another residence where he could be located. A standoff then ensued and continued until just before 3 p.m.

Author: 0 Daredevils make life tough for Pune with a 7-run win

Karun Nair finally got some runs, scoring 64 off 45 balls. Pune stay third in the table but the defeat means their final game with fifth-placed Kings XI Punjab will effectively be a one-game play-off if Sunrisers book their spot with a win over Gujarat Lions on Saturday.

Author: 0 The local election results summed up in 6 handy graphics

British Prime Minster Theresa May's Conservative Party is still a strong 16 points ahead of the main opposition Labour Party ahead of a national election on June 8, according to a poll by Opinium on Saturday. Labour suffered a big blow in Glasgow, one of its traditional heartlands, where it lost overall control of the city council. The former Labour group leader in Derbyshire, Dave Wilcox, saw control of his council pass to the Conservatives today.

Author: 0 Congo reports a single confirmed case of Ebola, UN says

He said the disease was confirmed when blood tests of five people suspected to have the disease were done at National Institute for Biomedical Research or INRBR. Of those who received the vaccine immediately, none developed the Ebola virus . The last Ebola outbreak in Congo happened in 2014 and killed more than 40 people.

Medical England handed huge World Cup challenge
Author: 0 England handed huge World Cup challenge

Wallabies veteran Matt Giteau took to Twitter after the announcement, saying it was a "decent draw" for his former teammates. "When you're standing out there and singing the anthem 0-0 all bets off", he said. England landed a fearsome draw for the second successive tournament. Another eight teams from Oceania, Europe, the Americas and Africa will be added after qualifying for the tournament in Japan in two years' time.

Medical After bruising month-long campaign, voters decide in British Columbia
Author: 0 After bruising month-long campaign, voters decide in British Columbia

Officially, Clark remains premier until the government loses a confidence vote in the legislature. The Liberals, in power since 2001, were projected to be ahead in 43 districts , and the NDP in 41 - both short of a majority in the province's 87 seats, according to preliminary results tabulated by CBC.

Author: 0 Workers plug hole in collapsed tunnel at US nuclear site

Now, there is a tunnel collapse in the region which is full of contaminated particles, which varies from radioactive train cars to other decommissioned transported fuel rods and will become very unsafe if it is not being contaminated as fast as possible.

Medical Headteacher pays tribute to Drayton Manor victim Evha Jannath
Author: 0 Headteacher pays tribute to Drayton Manor victim Evha Jannath

Erfana Bora, headteacher of Jameah Girls Academy, said: "Yesterday, one of our children, Evha Jannath, passed away in tragic circumstances". British police said that Evha was recovered from the water and received advanced life support from ambulance crews but later died in a hospital.