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NZ cyber firms monitor global attack


Ransomware is malware that essentially locks people out of their computers, holding the decryption or other release key ransom until the victim pays a fee, usually in Bitcoin. Shortly after that disclosure, Microsoft announced that it had already issued software "patches" for those holes. Many groups were affected by the attacks because machines had not had updated versions of Windows or had versions that Microsoft was no longer offering patches for. Read More »

Husband slept in same room as wife's body for six days


Wendy Davison, 50, passed away at her home in Derby last month in the arms of her husband and son after a 10-year battle with cervical cancer, says report . Davison has urged others to follow his example as he believes it helps with the grief but also meant it was cheaper than a normal funeral. He ceremonially washed his wife's body, put her in a "lovely flowery summer dress", lifted her from the bed into the organic, and placed it into a coffin , which he called " cocoon " - he said his ... Read More »

NHS cyber-attack did not hit Wales - Welsh Government

The spokesman said: "Like many organisations, our United Kingdom plant was subject to a ransomware attack affecting some of our systems on Friday night". "We continue to monitor the situation closely". The NHS said it had been hit with malicious software known as "ransomware" that locks up computers and demands payment to restore access, but that so far it did not believe patient data had been accessed. Read More »

Cedarville U. could become first Ohio college to allow concealed carry


Jim Irvine, board president of the Buckeye Firearms Association, a state gun rights group, said other colleges and universities in the state are having discussions over their own potential policy changes. We don't allow alcohol on campus and so it's a very safe campus and environment. Although Cedarville University could become the first college in OH to allow some form of concealed carry on campus, school officials don't consider the move to be groundbreaking. Read More »

Jake Gyllenhaal and Benedict Cumberbatch to co-star in Rio


It's been a whirlwind 24 hours for writer-director Steven Knight . The two actors are in talks for the Studiocanal financed feature, which centers on a reporter (Gyllenhaal) that travels to Brazil to visit a wealthy friend (Cumberbatch), who asks for help in faking his death. Read More »

The 13 sexiest women of the 2017 MTV Movie & TV Awards


The policy was put into practice at the top of the show by presenter Asia Kate Dillion, who proudly noted she has been able to break down gender barriers as "the first openly non-binary actor to play an openly non-binary actor on a major TV show", Showtime's drama series " Billions ". Read More »

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry spotted kissing


Born in Los Angeles, she is best known for her role on legal drama " Suits ", in which she plays Rachel Zane. Meghan was pictured placing her hand on Harry's back during the festivities. Vanity Fair wrote that for a British royal couple, the "first polo-match outing together-that means... everything". Meanwhile, Prince William and Kate Middleton's children Prince George and Princess Charlotte are to take centre stage at the wedding, as Kensington Palace have announced that they will be ... Read More »

Kelly Clarkson joining 'The Voice' as a coach

Simon Cowell is adamant that he has "no interest" in returning to American Idol, though he has been approached to appear in ABC's reboot, according to the former judge. As Radar exclusively reported , with The Voice ratings crashing this season, producers have begged Shelton and Stefani to get engaged on-air to bring in viewers. Read More »

Amtrak engineer in deadly 2015 crash charged with involuntary manslaughter

However, the Philadelphia's district attorney's office determined that the evidence did not rise to the necessary level needed to charge the engineer or anyone else with a crime. "One thing he has never recollected is how or why he accelerated before the curve", said lawyer Robert Mongeluzzi, who with Kline represents about three dozen victims. Read More »

Texas Asks For Millions in Federal Funds to Help Defund Planned Parenthood

Pennsylvania lawmakers also are trying to slash funding for the health care provider. A similar bill has reached the governor's desk in Tennessee; a third such measure is pending in Missouri. "Bear this in mind, we have a version of Planned Parenthood at home ― it's called National Healthcare", Estelle says. After Texas cut off state funding to abortion providers in 2011, 82 family planning centers closed in the state - a third of which were Planned Parenthood affiliates. Read More »

Charlie Hunnam Talks About The Challenges Of Playing 'King Arthur'

That's after a prologue that promises an bad, awe-full lot of spectacle, first with a massive conflagration pitting the supernatural might of mage sorcerer Mordred against the otherwise peaceful kingdom of Arthur's dad, Uther Pendragon (Eric Bana), and then with the palace coup of villainous Vortigern (Jude Law, Ritchie's Dr. Read More »

'Dedicated' Joshua rejects holiday to return to training


The heavyweight rivals have been talking about a match-up since last week and Fury challenged Joshua after his victory, saying he "can beat AJ with one arm tied behind my back". "The fans want the Fury fight and I do, too". "I see the comparison, sure". David Haye, Tony Bellew, Hughie Fury, Dillian Whyte and Dereck Chisora are all home-grown heavyweights who can command the kind of crowds that could convince other names in the division to more regularly fight in the UK. Read More »

Not just a new president, new faces for France's parliament


Macron himself parachuted into his first government position as economy minister in Hollande's Socialist government from a job as an investment banker, and won election by offering something new. La Republique en Marche proposed a compromise in which it will not field a candidate in the constituency of Evry, outside Paris , where Valls is the outgoing Socialist MP. Read More »

Sarah Sanders says not conflict of interest Trump asked fire comey

On Tuesday night, shortly after Donald Trump fired FBI Director James Comey , Sen. So why did he make the decision? Trump said Comey was "a showboat" and "a grandstander". At first, the administration said that Rosenstein "made the recommendation, the president made a swift and decisive action and let Comey go". He also pledged not to discuss the Russian Federation investigation with the White House, saying it had adequate resources to proceed. Read More »

Tottenham Player Ratings: North London Derby


Arsenal, and their missed opportunity to pick up points on the drawing Manchester teams today, remained in 6th and despite a game in hand, are five points behind Manchester United and six points behind Liverpool and Manchester City. North London derbies have been equally lopsided under Wenger, who entered his 50th game on Sunday with only seven losses. In all likelihood they will not win the league, but that will be no failure, as long as they are able to keep this team together. Read More »

Simon Cowell turned down offer to re-join "American Idol"


The "Since U Been Gone" singer will join country singer Blake Shelton and Maroon 5 member Adam Levine, both longtime coaches, on Season 14. "We are looking forward to the sound of Kelly Clarkson on 'The Voice' ". Whoever ends up appearing on ABC's reboot of " American Idol ", don't expect Simon Cowell to be there. Clarkson's representatives said they were trying to clear her schedule so she could film for the show, since the pop singer expressed interest in returning. Read More »

Corrie mother fights to save daughter Bethany in sexual exploitation storyline


The reason behind the drink and the outfit was so that Nathan could allow once of his mates to sleep with Bethany, but Sarah has already dragged her home before Nathan returns home with the new "client". She's deeply distressed when she realises where she is. Bethany loses the plot and starts throwing things around. How does Sarah react to this? A determined Bethany goes out to meet her mum anyway, but is soon stopped in her tracks as Nathan's auto pulls up alongside her. Read More »

Fowler Looks the Part at Kentucky Derby


Victory ensured it was the fifth straight favourite to win the Roses as the Florida Derby victor splashed through the wet for a dominant victory beneath the iconic Twin Spires at Churchill Downs. He got his first win on January 25, the latest first victory for a Derby victor since 1933. The sun was shining on the wet dirt deck in stunning conditions, the fifth "sloppy" track for a Derby in 13 years - with both of Pletcher's Derby wins having come on rain-affected tracks. Read More »

Nicki Minaj goes on money-giving spree, pays for fans' tuition


Minaj replied to some individually, also offering to pay for their books and student loans, the AP reported. The Anaconda singer had one sweet clause for those entering her Twitter hosted contest wherein she simply wanted to verify their straight "A" grades with the school they were attending. Read More »

Pope Francis leads 300000 people in prayer at Portugal shrine

The candlelight night-time Mass is traditionally popular with pilgrims. Speaking of the rosary he would pray shortly, he said that in the recitation of the prayer's mysteries we can contemplate the moments of Mary's life: the joyful, the luminous, the sorrowful, and the glorious, as they happen, the Pope said . Read More »

Could Caitlyn Jenner have a future in politics?


I've kind of let everything calm down. So I kind of stay, you know, I keep my distance. "There's a lot of drama in the Kardashian family". 'I feel like it's unfair, things aren't truthful. "Well I went back to the inauguration and when I was talking to him all he kept saying is, 'you gotta come play golf, you gotta come play golf, you gotta come play golf...'", the 67-year-old reality star told James Corden on The Late Late Show on Monday (May 8). Read More »

Stephen Colbert responds to President Trump's 'no-talent' insult


But his show was dying. First of all, I doubt a lot of "kids" are watching a late-night show on CBS at 11:35 p.m. every night. His show has been on a ratings streak, topping late night last week for the fourteenth consecutive week. Colbert was just getting started. "Oh, please, don't make me trend on Twitter again! Don't throw me in that hashtag briarpatch", Colbert joked on Thursday. Read More »