National Health Service Cyberattack Hits English Hospitals, Hackers Demand Bitcoin

A reporter from the Health Service Journal said the attack had affected X-ray imaging systems, pathology test results, phone systems and patient administration systems. "In my article I mention that one hospital came out publicly a year ago and said ... More..

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Relay for Life held in Leslie County
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Relay for Life held in Leslie County

The theme this year, is 'One More - One more dollar raised, life saved, hero made'. Tomasheck said she expects a lot of people dressed in superhero costumes. Registration for the event is free. Anyone can come ...More..

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British hospitals hit by cyber attack

Authorities in both countries said the attack was conducted using "ransomware" - malicious software that infects machines, locks them up by encrypting data and demands a ransom to restore access. So why weren't...More..

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Britain's health service hit by international cyberattack

Tens of thousands of ransomware attacks are targeting organizations around the world Friday. Still, the news prompted security teams at large financial services firms and businesses around the world to review t...More..

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

The conference - focused on national security, political infrastructure, economic recovery and combating drought - is being co-chaired by Farmajo , United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and Briti...More..

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Hospitals in United Kingdom have tech problems after possible large-scale cyberattack

Some hospitals are diverting emergencies due to the cyber attack, according to Guardian . The security team has confirmed attacks in Russia, Ukraine and India. The problem is also affecting the switchboard a...More..

Hepatitis C nearly triples in US in 5 years
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Hepatitis C nearly triples in US in 5 years

Examining annual trends beginning in 2011, reported cases of acute HCV infection increased 44.3% from 2011 to 2012 (1,232 and 1,778 cases, respectively); increased 20.3% to 2,138 cases in 2013; increased 2.6% ...More..

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Sister of accused killer in Arkansas says he's mentally ill

She was taken in for questioning Thursday afternoon, the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette previously reported. Authorities said Bowden is suspected of killing Yell County Sheriff's Lt. James Michael Bowden, 32, wa...More..

by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Grimsby's Diana, Princess of Wales Hospital IS affected — NHS cyber attack

The Wcry developers have combined the EternalBlue exploit with a self-replicating payload that allows the ransomware to spread virally from vulnerable machine to vulnerable machine, without requiring operators ...More..

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A week for recognizing mental health

More than half (56%) of employers said mental health support is one of the most effective wellbeing initiatives for their business, together with employee assistance programmes (EAPs) and on-site medical suppor...More..

Mobile Health Van Hits Streets for Mental Health Screenings
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Mobile Health Van Hits Streets for Mental Health Screenings

Ask them questions about what is important to you. Mental health has been a huge part of Zoe Sugg's YouTube journey. Other times anxiety takes hold and I'm like a deer caught in the headlights, nearly paralys...More..

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'Major disruption' as United Kingdom hospitals hit by cyber attack

Security experts say a cyberattack that holds computer data for ransom grew out of vulnerabilities purportedly identified by the National Security Agency. The broad based ransomware attack has appeared in at le...More..

by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Mormon Church Pulling Older Teens From Boy Scouts

This story has been corrected to show that the Mormon church says 185,000 teenagers will no longer participate in the Boy Scouts, not 180,000. "Any resolution adopted by the Boy Scouts of America regarding lead...More..

Ireland handed favourable 2019 Rugby World Cup draw
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Ireland handed favourable 2019 Rugby World Cup draw

Joe Schmidt's side are in the same pool as Scotland, as well as host nation Japan - plus a European qualifier - likely to be either Romania or Russian Federation - and the play-off victor. "Eddie Jones will be ...More..

by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Hackers exploit stolen United States spy agency tool to launch worldwide cyberattack

Mikko Hypponen, chief research officer at Helsinki-based cybersecurity company F-Secure, called it "the biggest ransomware outbreak in history". A Telefonica spokesman said a window appeared on screens of inf...More..

Moon, Abe discuss 'comfort women' deal struck in 2015
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Moon, Abe discuss 'comfort women' deal struck in 2015

President Xi Jinping reached out to Moon, who lost his previous presidential bid against Park, following the announcement of his victory. China also hopes the new South Korean government attaches importance t...More..

Immigrant vows to fight for another in hiding
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Immigrant vows to fight for another in hiding

Vizguerra's story has been carried by publications across the globe, and her notoriety only increased in April when she was named one of Time's 100 most influential people in the world. However, the bills als...More..

Homeland Security considers banning laptops on all flights
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Homeland Security considers banning laptops on all flights

Both US and European officials have said that they're waiting on the US Department of Homeland Security to make an announcement, but it is not yet clear as to when that might happen. As we know all too well...More..

by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

PM May says British hospitals not deliberately targeted in cyber attack

The US Department of Homeland Security's computer emergency response team said it was aware of ransomware infections "in several countries around the world". Dr Anne Rainsberry, NHS Incident Director, said: ...More..

by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Emmanuel Macron faces new battle

Emmanuel Macron's ascent to French president caps a stunning rise for the political newcomer and his fledgling party but he now faces another battle to form a parliamentary majority, with his rivals already plo...More..

by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Macron wins French presidency, promises more lawmakers new to politics

The election was not close. The task of Macron, who's described himself as a "convinced European", will be to show Le Pen's voters resistant to Europe that he will follow through on his pledge to fundamentall...More..

SU history teacher explains the history of Cinco de Mayo
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

SU history teacher explains the history of Cinco de Mayo

The U.S drinks twice as much tequila on Cinco de Mayo than Mexico does. Unlike last year's celebration, led by the former President Obama - during which the Mexican group Maná attended the event with an ope...More..

UK's health service hit by ransomware attack
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

UK's health service hit by ransomware attack

The Ministry of Energy, Tourism and Digital Agenda says the attack Friday affected the Windows operating system of employees' computers in several companies. "NHS Digital is working closely with the National Cy...More..

Vermont awaits decision from governor on legalization of pot
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Vermont awaits decision from governor on legalization of pot

House members debated the bill for an hour before voting. However, it is unclear if Scott will sign the bill. Vermont will legalize cannabis if Scott signs off on the bill. The bill that has been approved w...More..

Prosecutors: Tulsa officer acted unreasonably in shooting
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Prosecutors: Tulsa officer acted unreasonably in shooting

They said during opening statements Wednesday in Tulsa officer Betty Jo Shelby's manslaughter trial that Shelby shot 40-year-old Terence Crutcher when he was obeying commands to raise his hands. The witnesses a...More..

Now, Facebook takes aim at low-quality websites
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Now, Facebook takes aim at low-quality websites

Such pages may also include "disruptive, shocking or malicious ads", according to a statement issued by Facebook earlier today. Some publishers have complained that they are reduced to using such ads because ...More..

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Price Target Analysis Synthetic Biologics Inc. (SYN)

Synthetic Biologics, Inc.is a clinical-stage company. The company reported ($0.02) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($0.07) by $0.05. Finally, Third Security LL...More..

by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Nigeria identifies 82 freed Chibok girls; parents await word

Shehu Sani, a Nigerian senator who had been involved in previous negotiations with Boko Haram , said the girls were mostly "in good condition" and that talks to secure their release had lasted for "almost thre...More..

'Tubelight' Salman reacts to Katrina being a part of 'Thugs of Hindostan'
by | Friday, May 12, 2017

'Tubelight' Salman reacts to Katrina being a part of 'Thugs of Hindostan'

The 51 year-old-actor took to Twitter and wrote, "I'm such a big Tubelight that I just got to know that Tiger's tigress is a Thug". No matter how much Katrina Kaif tries to be a tough nut, her innocent face...More..

Couple to wed after losing nearly 600 pounds together
by | Friday, May 12, 2017

Couple to wed after losing nearly 600 pounds together

He began by consuming a low-carbohydrate diet and working out three hours a day. Brower documented that massive weight loss on Facebook, and after nearly two years caught the eye of a woman, Andrea Massella, ...More..