The Ebola Virus Is Back In Congo

The country's health ministry confirmed one person has tested positive for the virus. A virion of the Ebola virus , as seen in a colorized transmission electron micrograph made available by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention . More..

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Ebola kills 3 in central Africa; scores more linked to deaths
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Ebola kills 3 in central Africa; scores more linked to deaths

People can contract the virus through direct contact with victims' bodies at funerals. In the last outbreak in DR Congo was in 2014; more than 40 people died. "On May 10, 2017, a multi-disciplinary team led b...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Trump's tax law firm has 'deep' ties to Russia

According to President Donald Trump's lawyers, Trump received no income from Russian Federation in the past 10 years - "with few exceptions", the Associated Press reported Friday. Trump said last summer i...More..

Sale strikes out 12, Red Sox beat Rays 6-3
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Sale strikes out 12, Red Sox beat Rays 6-3

Craig Kimbrel would come on and pick up his 11th save of the season. "Obviously today we saw a lot of power". "I didn't know that, but I'm excited", Rays manager Kevin Cash said when he found out that it...More..

Chinese universities hit by extortion attack
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Chinese universities hit by extortion attack

Portugal Telecom and Telefonica Argentina both said they were also targeted. Senior US security officials held another meeting in the White House Situation Room on Saturday, and the Federal Bureau of Investig...More..

Frozen burritos recalled for possible listeria contamination
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Frozen burritos recalled for possible listeria contamination

The recall covers a dozen varieties of ready-to-eat microwavable burritos manufactured between May 8 and 10. There have been no confirmed reports of illness due to consuming these products. Pregnant women, y...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

New outbreak of Ebola declared in Democratic Republic of Congo

The country "has taken all necessary measures to responde quickly and efficiently to this new outbreak", he said. Since 22 April, nine suspected cases, including three deaths, have been reported. Last week, t...More..

Lawyers outline Donald Trump's Russian income
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Lawyers outline Donald Trump's Russian income

Although the lawyers say such payments were immaterial, Donald Trump Jr. said in 2008, "We see a lot of money pouring in from Russian Federation". But I would never consider it as part of a deal. "A Russian wou...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

World Health Organisation confirms second Ebola case in Congo outbreak

In the statement, she quoted DR Congo Minister of Health, Dr Oly Kalenga, as expressing appreciation to WHO for the swift support in carrying out investigations that led to the confirmation of the outbreak. "...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Global cyber attack affects 200000 victims - Europol chief

The software demands payments of $300 to $600 to regain access. The virus took control of users' files, demanding payments. The malware spreads through e-mail. "There are other criminals who've launched this ...More..

Did unpatched Microsoft exploit lead to massive NHS ransomware attack?
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Did unpatched Microsoft exploit lead to massive NHS ransomware attack?

In Russia, where a wide array of systems came under attack, officials said services had been restored or the virus contained. The National Cyber Security Center said it is "aware of a cyberincident". An unpre...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Ebola outbreak declared in Democratic Republic of Congo

Although he warned that the outbreak was a "national health emergency with global significance", he urged citizens not to panic. It was declared no longer an emergency in March 2016. Already, WHO has started ...More..

San Francisco Giants vs. Cincinnati Reds
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

San Francisco Giants vs. Cincinnati Reds

San Francisco and Cincinnati had a quick turnaround after they played 17 innings Friday night, with the Giants winning 3-2 on Buster Posey's game-ending homer. "We had a lot of opportunities to end last night'...More..

Powassan Virus: Tick-borne virus can be transmitted in just minutes
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Powassan Virus: Tick-borne virus can be transmitted in just minutes

The other two types are Ixodes cookei and Ixodes marxi . Over the past decade, 75 cases have been reported in the northeastern states and the Great Lakes region, according to the US Centers for Disease Cont...More..

Armed group kills UN peacekeeper in Central African Republic
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Armed group kills UN peacekeeper in Central African Republic

The overnight assault on the camp in the southeastern city of Bangassou, which is near the Democratic Republic of Congo, was staged by the mainly Christian anti-Balaka group, the United Nations mission in the c...More..

Ebola: Govt Calls for Vigilance as Deadly Virus Resurfaces in DR Congo
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Ebola: Govt Calls for Vigilance as Deadly Virus Resurfaces in DR Congo

He urged Nigerians not to panic saying the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control is on ground and equipped to secure the health of citizens. The WHO said it was working closely with DRC authorities to help deplo...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Kill switch for ransomware cyberattack discovered; researcher warns crisis not over

An expert on malware says the world's worst ransomware outbreak shows that hospitals are particularly vulnerable to this kind of cyberattack. Security experts say a cyberattack that holds computer data for ...More..

Ransomware attacks spread throughout Europe
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Ransomware attacks spread throughout Europe

The National Health Service (NHS) said 16 organizations had been affected by the cyber attack but said it had not been specifically targeted. This is already believed to be the biggest online extortion attack...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Wildfire in North Port grows to 3200 acres

Putnam County brush fire fully contained. It is now approximately 3200 acres, according to the Florida Forestry Service. It is 30% contained as of Saturday night. The interstate reopened around 12:50 a.m., the ...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Corbyn has deserted working-class people, says May

In a speech at Chatham House this morning, Corbyn will take on the accusation often levelled at him by critics that he is weak on national security and defence. He said: "I am not a pacifist". Jeremy Corbyn w...More..

WHO Confirms Ebola Case in DR Congo
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

WHO Confirms Ebola Case in DR Congo

The U.N. agency said Saturday there are now 11 suspected cases, including three reported deaths, in Likati in Congo's northern Bas-Uele Province. Dr Allarangar also announced that Dr Matshidiso Moeti, WHO...More..

English 'losing importance — European Union boss
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

English 'losing importance — European Union boss

Despite his preference to speak in French on Friday, it's likely it'll take more than Brexit for English, the most widely spoken language in the European Union, to lose its importance. Michel said in an interv...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Hamas Elects Ismail Haniyeh As New Political Chief

Haniya, seen as a pragmatist within Hamas, was elected by its Shura Council Saturday. The next step for Hamas should be to move in the direction of the two-state solution. Israel has not yet commented on Han...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Trump taped phone calls at NYC office before presidency

Mr. Trump later said he had decided previously to fire Mr. Comey. "And at that time he told me, you are not under investigation, which I knew anyway". "In the decade that I worked for Mr. Trump, I have never...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Pearson plc 10.9% Potential Upside Indicated by Credit Suisse

About 20 shares traded. PTC Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:PTCT) has declined 5.55% since October 4, 2016 and is downtrending. Imperial Brands PLC has an average rating of "Buy" and a consensus price target of GB...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Ebola outbreak: Nigerian government calls for vigilance

The epidemic, which is now small, is in remote Bas-Uele province, near the northern border with the Central African Republic. Jean-Jacques Muyembe-Tamfum, the director of the National Institute on Biomedical Re...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Kiev 2017: Australia was a non-qualifier for televoters

The fado-tinged song " Amar Pelos Dois " was performed by 27-year-old Salvador Sobral, who is awaiting a heart transplant. This year the Eurovision Song Contest's organisers picked diversity as the idea they ...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Nurses back plan to ballot for strikes over pay

Another ballot would have to be held before any action takes place. Members on Sunday voted in a consultative ballot by nine out of 10 to support action short of a strike, while nearly four out of five backed...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Health experts identify two more suspected Ebola cases

WHO said it was working with its partners to support Congo's ministry of health in tackling the situation. A World Health Organization official tells Reuters that since the outbreak is in a very remote ar...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Unprecedented cyber attacks wreak global havoc

Britain's National Cyber Security Center said Saturday teams are working "round the clock" to restore hospital computer systems after a global cyberattack that hit dozens of countries forced British hospitals...More..