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A number of hospital trusts hit by cyber attack

Without computer access, many healthcare providers are resorting to pen and pads to keep track of their patients. The attack appeared to exploit a vulnerability purportedly identified for use by the U.S. "It had a countdown clock ticking down, stating that all data would be deleted unless a payment was received within that timeframe", he said. NHS Digital said it was working with the government's National Cyber Security Centre, the Department of Health and NHS England to help the ... Read More »

Trump attacks on fired Federal Bureau of Investigation chief meet resistance

The White House said Trump is weighing options for replacing Comey, a decision that could have broad implications for the future of the Russian Federation investigation. The Deputy White House Press Secretary, Sarah Sanders, also linked Comey's firing today to the Russian Federation probe. Days before he was sacked, Comey requested more resources to pursue his investigation, US officials have said. Read More »

Real Madrid were never afraid of Atletico comeback, insists Marcelo

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Real Madrid full-back Marcelo insists his side were never afraid of failing to reach the Champions League final despite their 2-1 second-leg defeat to Atletico Madrid. They are in the final and have players and great talent. The 11-times European champions, who were playing in their seventh consecutive semi-final and targetting a 15th final berth, waited for Atletico to run out of steam and Isco delivered a knockout blow before half-time to make it 2-1, putting them 4-2 up on aggregate. Read More »

British hospitals, Spanish firms among targets of global 'ransomware' attack

The security holes it exploits were disclosed several weeks ago by TheShadowBrokers, a mysterious group that has published what it says are hacking tools used by the NSA as part of its intelligence-gathering. Mikko Hypponen, chief research officer at the Helsinki-based cybersecurity company F-Secure, called the attack "the biggest ransomware outbreak in history". Read More »

Pope arrives at Fatima

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Three young shepherds, Jacinta Marto (L), Francisco Marto (C) and Lucia dos Santos who during the Spring of 1916 saw the Holy Mary over a tree in Fatima. Begging Mary's assistance, the pope prayed that believers would "tear down all walls and overcome all boundaries, going to all peripheries, there revealing God's justice and peace". Read More »

US approves $2 billion arms sale to UAE

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Agencies contributed to this article . Sources in Washington revealed last week that the U.S. is working to push through contracts for tens of billions of dollars in arms sales to Saudi Arabia as well, including deals for fighter jets, missile defence systems and surface combat ships. Read More »

Hackers exploit stolen US spy agency tool to launch global cyberattack

The computer bug has locked technology with "ransomware" blocking access to files until thousands of dollars are paid via BitCoin. "They said they started the system again". Microsoft on Friday said it was pushing out automatic Windows updates to defend clients from WannaCry. It issued a patch on March 14 to protect them from Eternal Blue. Read More »

Syrian Opposition Captures Most of Tabqa from Daesh

The US military command in the Middle East, Centcom, confirmed the liberation of Tabqa, situated on the Euphrates River about 55 kilometres upstream from Raqqa. "Every single one of these weapons that are being provided to our partner force, we intend to account for them, and to ensure that they are pointed at ISIL", he said. Read More »

North Korea congratulates France's Macron for election victory

He said a pre-emptive strike on his country would not be possible because they would turn U.S. assets in the region "to ashes" at the first sign of movement towards an attack. Trump did not specify what those right circumstances were, but White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer later said the North would have to completely dismantle its nuclear capability, stressing, "Clearly, conditions are not there right now". Read More »

Ransomware Hits UK's National Health Service

It has had to cancel routine appointments and ambulances are being diverted to neighboring hospitals, Barts said . We are taking immediate steps to minimise the impact of the attack across NHS Scotland and restrict any disruption. Researcher Costin Raiu of the Russian-based security firm Kaspersky said in a tweet , "So far, we have recorded more than 45,000 attacks of the #WannaCry ransomware in 74 countries around the world". Read More »

Ron Lauder Prepped Mahmoud Abbas To Meet Trump

Controversially, the bill would demote Arabic from an official language to one with special status, thought government services would still have to be available in the language. He said on Monday that the family lived in a West Bank village under Israeli control and therefore the government is liable for not protecting them. Read More »

Officer shot after man opens fire in nursing home

The suspect eventually entered the nursing home, but it's unclear how the suspect entered through the locked doors. Authorities say four people are dead in a shooting at an OH nursing home. Rogers said Friday she could hear a man yelling and screaming but wasn't sure what he was saying. However, NBC4 reporter Dan Pearlman says all of the students who attend classes there have been safely moved to Watkins Middle Schools. Read More »

Le gouvernement de Bernard Cazeneuve a officiellement démissionné

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Depuis 1954, la cérémonie d'investiture n'a plus lieu à Versailles, mais à l'Elysée. Normalement, car Valéry Giscard d'Estaing y était allé à pied. "Je prends acte de votre démission et de celle de votre gouvernement", écrit François Hollande à Bernard Cazeneuve dans une courte lettre rendue publique par l'Elysée. Read More »

Scottish health boards also affected by cyber attacks

The Barts Health group, which manages major central London hospitals including The Royal London and St Bartholomew's, said it had activated a major incident plan and there were delays. SEVERAL hospitals in Hampshire have been struck by a massive cyber attack threatening to delete NHS files unless a ransom is paid. Confirming news of the attack, the U.K.'s National Cyber Security Center says it is working with both the digital office of the NHS and law enforcement. Read More »

UK's opposition Labour leader Corbyn says he is not a pacifist

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His emphasis was heavy on diplomacy and light... Britain's Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn launches the local election campaign in Harlow, Britain, April 5, 2016. "It's an extraordinary question when you think about it". Corbyn chaired the Stop the War Coalition, a left-wing anti-war organisation founded in 2001. Read More »

Still No Motive for Murder of Couple in Luxury Boston High-Rise

Meanwhile, the families of the two doctors are in mourning. At Tufts Medical Center in Boston, Monday, May 8, 2017, Judge Michael Bolden, center, conducts the arraignment of Bampumim Teixeira , left, accused of murdering two engaged doctors in their South Boston penthouse condominium. Read More »

PM: Patient records 'not compromised' in NHS cyber attack

The Spanish government said several companies had been targeted in ransomware cyberattack that affected the Windows operating system of employees' computers. Wana Decryptor exploits a Windows flaw that was patched in Microsoft's Security Bulletin MS17-010 in March. GP surgeries and dental surgeries were all hit by the ransomware virus on IT systems, which left ransom notes on computers and which also disrupted health services in England. Read More »

Microsoft designs new Windows 10 update

Windows 10 S, can only get apps through the store, not directly from third parties such as Apple . Last month, Qualcomm shared that the first ARM laptops running Windows 10 won't arrive until Q4 2017. The major addition to the build is Story Remix , an "evolution" of the Photos app that lets you transform your favourite albums into short videos. Read More »

Big Candy pledges to cut calories

Five leading global chocolate and candy companies are coming together to provide consumers with information, options and support as they enjoy their favorite treats. Soda companies, such as Coca-Cola and PepsiCo Inc, have also targeted consumers who want lower calorie drinks by offering products in smaller cans. Read More »

GOP health care bill the right prescription for US

More than half, or 56 percent of respondents, meanwhile, said they oppose the bill and 22 percent said they "don't know" how they feel about the controversial measure that narrowly passed the House on a 217 to 213 vote, according to poll results. Read More »

Report paints harrowing picture of Central America migration

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Doctors Without Borders, or MSF for its initials in French, called the situation a "humanitarian crisis" that demands the USA and Mexican governments do more to process applications for asylum and humanitarian visas. "The picture that emerges from our report is one of terrorized vulnerable people running for their lives and those of their families", Bertrand Rossier, MSF's Head of Mission in Mexico, said in a statement. Read More »

Pope says Fatima visit is pilgrimage of peace and hope

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Many come to toss wax limbs into a huge fire pit as they pray for healings. Like the shrine at Lourdes, France, Fatima draws millions of pilgrims from around the world - about 6 million annually - to give thanks to Our Lady of Fatima, or to pray for help. Read More »

Sean Spicer says 'no comment' when asked about Trump taping Federal Bureau of Investigation director

In a morning tweet, he declared it was essentially impossible for those charged with speaking for the White House to get things right all the time . The veiled threat added to the storm over Trump's abrupt firing of Comey . Sen. Chuck Grassley, chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, however, described Comey as an impediment to congressional investigations. Lawmakers have asked for a briefing about Comey's firing from Rosenstein. Read More »

Arctic Is Changing as U.S. Mulls Climate Policy, Tillerson Says

Tillerson signed the document. In his opening remarks at the Arctic Council meeting on Thursday, Tillerson acknowledged the U.S. government is "currently reviewing several important policies, including how the Trump administration will approach the issue of climate change", but insisted the administration would not "rush" to decide. Read More »