Celtics win NBA draft lottery, Lakers at No. 2 keep pick

Justin Jackson, North Carolina forward: He developed into the star many expected he'd be during his junior season with the Tar Heels, earning ACC Player of the Year honors and leading the team to a national championship. 1 pick (19.9 percent) and wer... More..

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A&Es 'fully open' again — NHS cyber attack

Europol, the European Union's police agency, said the onslaught was at "an unprecedented level and will require a complex worldwide investigation to identify the culprits". Anti-virus experts Symantec said th...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Guam residents cast wary eye at North Korea after launch

Isolated, nuclear-armed North Korea is known to operate an army of thousands of hackers operating in both the North, and apparently China, and has been blamed for a number of major cyberattacks. He said based o...More..

Taking abortion pill at home as safe as in a clinic
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Taking abortion pill at home as safe as in a clinic

Of the 1,636 women who were sent the drugs between the start of 2010 and the end of 2012, the team were able to analyse self-reported data from 1,000 individuals who confirmed taking the pills. "However safe an...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Hospitals remain key targets as ransomware attacks expected to increase

The first appearance of the cyberattack was registered in Europe at what would have been 3:24 a.m. According to the latest tech reports , it appears that the simple "phish" approach wasn't the cause here. ...More..

Independent Scotland may need phased return to EU: Nicola Sturgeon
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Independent Scotland may need phased return to EU: Nicola Sturgeon

The SNP won 33 seats to Labour's 32, but the Conservatives pulled off a major shock having 10 councillors returned while there are two independents. However, Ms Sturgeon said she was "proud" of the SNP's re...More..

Theresa May promises extension of workers' rights in election manifesto
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Theresa May promises extension of workers' rights in election manifesto

She will add: "I said I would use Brexit to extend the protections and rights that workers enjoy, and our manifesto will deliver exactly that". Angus Robertson, the SNP leader at Westminister, said: "For the ...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Deadly drink: Teen suffered cardiac event due to caffeine

During an arrhythmia, or abnormal heart rhythm, the heart may not be able to pump enough blood to the body, and lack of blood flow affects the brain, heart and other organs. Schoolmates at Spring Hill High ha...More..

Australia Could Join Laptop Flight Ban
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Australia Could Join Laptop Flight Ban

PM indicates Australia might consider the ban on some global flights. Taking a cue from the USA and the UK, Australia is seriously considering banning laptops and other big electronic devices into the cabins ...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

McMaster Doubles Down On Defending Trump's Conversation With Russians

Sergey Kislyak, and that at least some of the details of the plot came from Israel. Chrystia Freeland and Harjit Sajjan dined with their US counterparts for foreign affairs and defence - Rex Tillerson and Jam...More..

FDA Warns of Amputation Risk With Antidiabetic Agent
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

FDA Warns of Amputation Risk With Antidiabetic Agent

As a result, the FDA is requiring new warnings , including a Boxed Warning, to be added to canagliflozin and canagliflozin-containing drug labels to address this risk. Before prescribing the medication, the ...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Oil price rises as Russia and Saudi Arabia back supply cut

A barrel of Brent Crude jumped to $52.52 following a meeting in China between the two countries. USA economic data due for release Monday includes the Empire State manufacturing survey, the NAHB housing marke...More..

No budget deal in sight with a week to go at Legislature
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

No budget deal in sight with a week to go at Legislature

House Speaker Kurt Daudt says, "We purposely left enough time to make sure that we didn't end up in this kind of end-of-session mad rush, but the governor obviously thinks that that's what gives him the advanta...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Trusts told to remain vigilant with updated cyber-attack guidance

Last year, multiple medical facilities in the USA were targeted in different attacks, with some paying thousands of dollars to recover their files. The hackers are believed to have used "cyber weapons" stol...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

"Thirteen Reasons Why" briefly pulled by Colorado school district

The order caused irritation from some district librarians, who called the rare occurrence censorship, perpetuating the debate about balancing freedom of speech with sensitive topics concerning teen suicide. "It...More..

Oil's well: Rising energy stocks help send S&P 500 to record
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Oil's well: Rising energy stocks help send S&P 500 to record

The Standard & Poor's 500 index climbed 11.42 points, or 0.5 percent, to 2,402.32, edging past its prior record set last week. On May 15, NASDAQ rose 0.46% and ended the day at 6,149.67. There was a rally in ...More..

Sen. Amy Klobuchar: Yates 'Got the Best' of' Trump on Legal Questions
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Sen. Amy Klobuchar: Yates 'Got the Best' of' Trump on Legal Questions

Yates testified about two events -on January 26 and 27- where she came to the White House to speak with its counsel Don McGahn. His defense of timeline of Flynn's dismissal comes one day after Yates revealed...More..

Controversy Grows Over New York Senate Stipends
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Controversy Grows Over New York Senate Stipends

O'Mara spoke to reporters in Albany Tuesday after the New York Times broke the story Friday. It was falsely paid to her as chair of the Crime and Corrections Committee, when she is, in fact the vice chair of ...More..

How much has been paid to ransomware hackers REVEALED — NHS cyber attack
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

How much has been paid to ransomware hackers REVEALED — NHS cyber attack

In Japan, 2,000 computers at 600 locations were reported to have been affected. In a snap election campaign which May has dominated so far, the debate over the cyber attack on the NHS forced her onto the de...More..

Sheriff: Body is missing 8-year-old South Carolina girl
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Sheriff: Body is missing 8-year-old South Carolina girl

The body was found Sunday off New Bridge Road between McColl and Clio. According to Mecklenburg County Jail online booking records, Harrington was charged with DWI and felony fugitive of another state. The mann...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Labour manifesto of 'hope' will 'reverse national priorities' - Corbyn

The manifesto explicitly states "Labour's opposes a second Scottish independence referendum", instead offering a rehash of the federal settlement pronounced by Jeremy Corbyn and Kezia Dugdale earlier in the y...More..

Road accidents are the biggest killer of young people
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Road accidents are the biggest killer of young people

In low- and middle-income countries of the African and Southeast Asian regions, 855, 000 adolescents in the age group of 10-19-years old died in the year 2015. Research from the World Heath Organisation reveals...More..

Tuesday is a 'Knozone Action Day' in Indy for air quality
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Tuesday is a 'Knozone Action Day' in Indy for air quality

A combination of stagnant air, sunshine and hot temperatures lead to the poor air quality expected throughout Tuesday. Anyone with concerns or questions about if they are affected should contact a doctor. Smog ...More..

Dayton vetoes more budget bills; no deal in sight
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Dayton vetoes more budget bills; no deal in sight

Talks between the two sides had stalled for several days after Republicans moved to pass a series of budget bills Dayton had pledged to veto. "We're still a significant ways apart", the Democratic governor sa...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Ian Brady, notorious British serial killer, dies at 79

The information in this file potentially still retains value in assisting the police to achieve this aim. Ian Brady , who was imprisoned for sexually abusing children and killing them with his girlfriend in ...More..

Worldwide manhunt for hackers behind Wannacry cyber attack
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Worldwide manhunt for hackers behind Wannacry cyber attack

The attack looks like this: images appear on victims' screens demanding payment of $300 (275 euros) in the virtual currency Bitcoin, saying: "Ooops, your files have been encrypted!" Russia's Interior Ministry a...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Minnesota farmers are back on track with 2017 planting

US farmers are already expected to plant record amounts of soybeans , but recent delays to corn planting concerned some traders they might switch even more of their land to the oilseed. Emerged was 4 percent...More..

Crash closes I-95 near South Carolina state line
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Crash closes I-95 near South Carolina state line

The highway is expected to remain closed until around 6 p.m., and detours are in place. There was a hazmat situation immediately following the collision, but that fire was extinguished, the Highway Patrol confi...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Cyberattack continues to spread across the world Monday

In a blog post published Sunday, Microsoft president Brad Smith criticized world leaders for stockpiling vulnerabilities to computer systems. A cybersecurity researcher in Britain managed to slow down its...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

'Flirting With EFTA': Sturgeon Says Scotland May Join Free Trade Association

Nicola Sturgeon is the person who wants to use this General Election to threaten a second independence referendum, yet she refuses to give voters the clarity they need. And she also accused Ruth Davidson's Scot...More..