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Aussie SMEs urged to update their systems after huge "WannaCry" ransomware attack

The source of the attack is a delicate issue for the USA because the vulnerability on which the malicious software is based was published by a group called the Shadow Brokers , which last summer bega...

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Nigeria on high alert as World Health Organization declares Ebola outbreak in Congo

Nigeria on high alert as World Health Organization declares Ebola outbreak in Congo

The visit follows notification by the Government of an outbreak in the Likati health zone, in the north. Distribution of health forms to arriving passengers at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport...

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Accused Boston double murderer ordered held without bail

Accused Boston double murderer ordered held without bail

The discovery of their bodies and "traumatic injuries" followed a call to police about an armed person in the building, an apartment complex on Dorchester Avenue in South Boston, police said. Field wa...

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Ransomware Cyber attack threat escalating: Europol

Many workers had already logged off their computers on Friday when the malware began spreading, wreaking havoc on the U.K.'s hospital network, Germany's railway system, and companies around the world....

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Florida Gov. to search yet again for new chief of staff

Florida Gov. to search yet again for new chief of staff

Florida's tourism industry is off to a solid start this year with a record tally of 31.1 million tourists for the first quarter. The school budget, which would increase funding to charter schools an...

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Amitabh Bachchan statue installed at a temple in Kolkata

Amitabh Bachchan statue installed at a temple in Kolkata

He finds a trusted son Gokul (Ronit Roy ) during which his grandson Shivaji (Amit Sadh ) dreams of turning the next Sarkar . Amit Sadh must have portrayed his meatiest role so far and has portrayed...

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Conditions behind cyberattack may be hard to mimic

The latest virus attack last week exploits a flaw in a version of Microsoft Windows first identified by United States intelligence. "This attack provides yet another example of why the stockpiling...

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First Ebola outbreak since 2014 kills three people

The WHO said the outbreak, the eighth to date in DR Congo, had affected an equatorial forest region hard to access in Bas-Uele province, bordering Central African Republic. One aspect of the global re...

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Theresa May: Conservatives must not take local election results for granted

Ukip was "annihilated" by the Conservatives in a hugely one-sided Kent County Council election which left them without a single seat at County Hall. She has accused European Union officials of seeking...

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Renault halts production after cyber attack

Renault halts production after cyber attack

The Renault Trafic van and variants for other automakers are produced at the factory. "Production was affected overnight but luckily there was no full production scheduled for this weekend, only som...

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Cheeky Flasher In Aussie Flag Crashes Eurovision Performance

Despite Isaiah Firebrace coming ninth in this year's Eurovision song content, it seems Australia could be remembered for all the wrong reasons. It happened during a performance by Jamala during ...

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WHO confirms second Ebola case in Congo outbreak

About 50 percent of people who contract Ebola virus disease die from it, writes the World Health Organization, though that number can vary depending on the outbreak. The DRC suffered a three-month...

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Ebola kills at least one person in Congo, WHO says

This new outbreak is a big threat not only to the Congolese government but also other African nations. This calls for efforts to prevent the further spread of the virus. Ebola occasionally jumps to ...

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Wallace secures dream win in Portugal

Wallace secures dream win in Portugal

Wallace had retained his five shot overnight advantage when the second round was completed this morning, but admitted to struggling in the wind in Portimão as a third round 73 left the door slightly a...

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Trump's Tax Returns Show No Russian Income, 'With A Few Exceptions'

Trump's Tax Returns Show No Russian Income, 'With A Few Exceptions'

The letter was cited by Trump in an interview with Lester Holt on NBC, to prove that he has no income from Russian sources or that he is in debt to them. Trump bought the 62,000 square foot property, ...

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Ebola is back to haunt Africa as three die

Ebola is no longer an "extraordinary" health event, the World Health Organisation has said. Bas-Uele province, the area of the outbreak, rests in a remote northern stretch of the DRC, on the border ...

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Ian Foster: All Blacks face stern challenge in RWC pool

Considered New Zealand's greatest threat after equalling the All Blacks' tier-one world-record 17 Test wins before falling earlier this year to Ireland , England will again have a tough time emer...

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Acting FBI director says will carry on with Russian probe

President Donald Trump has said the allegation made against him that the Russian interference in elections helped him win, is a "made up story" by the Democrats who lost badly previous year. Leaders o...

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New book raises awareness of mental health issues

New book raises awareness of mental health issues

Mental health research receives only 5.5% (£115million) of total United Kingdom health research spending. Almost three quarters of people in the lowest income bracket have struggled with their men...

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Chinese military conducts live-fire drills, weapons tests

China's defense ministry says the military has successfully test-fired a new type of missile into waters near the Korean Peninsula. At a regular news briefing last month, China's defense ministry ...

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US, EU in urgent talks on expanding laptop ban on flights

US, EU in urgent talks on expanding laptop ban on flights

In response to the original ban, Persian Gulf carriers including Qatar Airways, which has a daily flight between Philadelphia and Doha, now provide their passengers with complimentary laptops on fligh...

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Former French Prime Minister Valls plans to back Macron in June elections

The "Macron Law" is a bill he introduced as economy minister - an appointed position - that allowed more stores to open on Sundays. Addressing his supporters in the grand courtyard of the Louvre, Ma...

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Macron wins French presidency but hurdles remain in campaign to govern

In addition, his plan is to promote the creation of a 5,000-strong force of European Union border guards, but to continue freedom of movement of goods and labour across the European Union because it b...

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Cinco de Mayo in Trump era leaves Mexican-Americans torn

Cinco de Mayo in Trump era leaves Mexican-Americans torn

It also commemorates the experiences of the Mexican people who reside in the U.S. Is Cinco de Mayo particularly significant this year? For those out of the loop, here's a refresher on what Cinco ...

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Brazil's Zika crisis is finally nearing an end

Brazil's Zika crisis is finally nearing an end

Not every mosquito carries Zika; generally, transmission occurs after a mosquito has bitten an infected person. Glisson, who provided an overview of what the state is doing to prepare for a possible Z...

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Human sense of smell as good as that of dogs

Human sense of smell as good as that of dogs

He runs the McGann Laboratory on the Neurobiology of Sensory Cognition at Rutgers New Brunswick campus. But why aren't we constantly being bombarded by smells? The new study , published May 11 ...

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US mulling extending carry-on computer ban to Europe

This European expansion could also affect flights that originate in the United States. DHS spokesman Dave Lapan said Kelly "hasn't made a decision but we continue to evaluate the threat environment ...

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Vermont marijuana bill in governor's hands

Vermont marijuana bill in governor's hands

Sessions said recently that he believes Obama-era marijuana guidance, which allowed states to enact their own legalization rules, is "not too far from good policy". House Bill 640 as amended was ...

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Police supervisor told officer to say nothing after shooting

Police supervisor told officer to say nothing after shooting

A police supervisor said he stressed to Officer Betty Shelby on the night she fatally shot Terence Crutcher the importance of not speaking about the incident before consulting with legal counsel becau...

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United Kingdom hospitals turn away patients after ransomware attack

GPs are resorting to using pen and paper, according to newspaper the Blackpool Gazette, and phone and IT systems have been shut down. NHS England said it was aware of the problem and would release m...

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Congo reports a single confirmed case of Ebola, UN says

Members of the Emergency Committee, created to monitor the situation in the continent, agreed that the situation in West Africa now "no longer constitutes" a public health emergency of worldwide conce...

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McGirt, Hughes share Players lead after eventful day at the Stadium Course

As usual, the Stadium Course packed plenty of excitement - an ace of the island green for Masters champion Sergio Garcia - and plenty of punishment. "The feeling was great", Garcia said. It seems ...

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Energy chief says hole has been filled at nuclear waste site

Energy chief says hole has been filled at nuclear waste site

Thankfully, the system worked as it should and all are safe. Lawyers for the Energy Department have said no evidence has been provided showing workers have been harmed by vapors. The tunnels are loc...

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Make the Connection: May is Mental Health Awareness Month

It has to be about ensuring everyone's right to wellness , and working across all agencies and boundaries to achieve that. "We have a team of specialist counsellors who help to empower our client...

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President Trump breaks from predecessors, doesn't host Cinco de Mayo celebration

President Trump breaks from predecessors, doesn't host Cinco de Mayo celebration

Belmore is an on-air personality on Radio Newport 105.9FM, on the Board of Directors for Fort Adams Trust, and is the organizer of the Newport Holiday Stroll. Want to throw your own Cinco de Mayo pa...

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Alleged Killer of Niyola's South African Friend Karabo Mokoena Has Been Arrested

Alleged Killer of Niyola's South African Friend Karabo Mokoena Has Been Arrested

The deceased had reportedly been in an abusive relationship with the suspect before they broke up. Karabo Mokoena went missing last month, as pleas for her safe return were made on social media. M...

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Pop sensation Justin Bieber enthralls Mumbai stadium at his concert

The actress didn't expect such a huge turnout at the event. The climactic gig was preceded by opening acts by Sartek, Zaeden and Alan Walker . "In fact, she is a trained professional dancer who dan...

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8-year-old was assaulted by classmate before killing himself

8-year-old was assaulted by classmate before killing himself

His mother was called to collect him however was only told her son had fainted, the Enquirer reports. Other students are then seen mocking the boy and kicking him while he was down, she said. Taye t...

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Snapchat's growth stalls in Facebook's shadow; stock plunges

Still, it's lower than what Wall Street was expecting - they predicted Snap to generate $158 million in Q1 2017. Shares in the Snapchat maker [NYSE: SNAP ] plunged almost 24% in after-hours tr...

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Huge bird-like dinosaur discovered in China

Huge bird-like dinosaur discovered in China

At 2AM one morning , after clearing away the surrounding rock, Magovern uncovered what he thought was a leg bone. Beibeilong adults would have been some of the biggest two-legged dinosaurs around i...

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