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Making sense of the currency market's odd reaction to the French election

Macron appeared side-by-side with Hollande at the wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Paris to commemorate the end of World War II, where Hollande confirmed that his successor would be inaugurated on May 14. Macron was officially elected president on Monday after winning 66.1 percent of valid votes in the run-off. Emmanuel Macron, the newly elected president of France, is a former investment banker who earned almost $4 million during his time at one of the world's ... Read More »

China deal threatens Australian beef and gas


The agreement would also streamline the evaluation of pending USA biotechnology product applications; pave the way for allowing American-owned suppliers of electronic payment services to begin the licensing processes in China and facilitate the entrance of Chinese banks into the US banking market, among other measures. Read More »

Macron hailed by France's allies

French president-elect Emmanuel Macron laid the groundwork yesterday for his transition to power, announcing a visit to Germany and a name change for his political movement and appearing with his predecessor at a solemn World War II commemoration. Read More »

Sessions' Tough Sentencing Guidance Could Negatively Impact the Federal Budget


Reports also pointed out that a similar policy was adopted under Former President George W. Bush, after his attorney general, John Ashcroft in 2003, ordered the same thing. "We will not be willfully blind to your misconduct". "We are talking about a kilogram of heroin-that is 10,000 doses, five kilograms of cocaine and 1,000 kilograms of marijuana". Read More »

UK Labour launches defence policy with Trump blast


Britain's Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn launches the local election campaign in Harlow, Britain, April 5, 2016. Mr Corbyn said Labour was committed to nuclear disarmament and was opposed to a first-strike policy on the use of nuclear weapons. Read More »

Charlie Hunnam rejected offer from Game of Thrones

Sometimes Ritchie can catch your attention, like with the hissing serpents from which Arthur's evil uncle (Jude Law) derives his powers, which were used by him to defeat and kill Arthur's father (Eric Bana). "Expect it be be fresh, and raw, and cool, and sort of rock and roll", Charlie Hunnam, who plays the lead role, told CBS2's Mary Calvi. Cabinet secretary for the economy and infrastructure, Ken Skates, said: "I'm delighted that BAFTA Cymru and Pontio have secured this special preview ... Read More »

A number of hospital trusts hit by cyber attack

IT security firms Kaspersky Lab and Avast said they had identified the malware behind the attack in upward of 70 countries, although both said the attack had hit Russian Federation hardest. According to Matthew Hickey, founder of the security firm Hacker House, Friday's attack is not surprising, and it shows many organizations do not apply updates in a timely fashion. Read More »

Everything you need to know about the NHS cyber attack so far

Attack code targeting that vulnerability was released publicly by Shadow Brokers, a group that has been leaking stolen hacking tools purportedly from the NSA. El Mundo reported that the attackers sought a ransom in bitcoin . In many cases, the senior official said, the attacks have been successful because they are against pirated or unauthorized copies of Microsoft Windows, which can not be easily patched to fix the vulnerability. Read More »

Defense attorneys decry Sessions' directive


Though anticipated, the move drew swift condemnation from civil rights and legal groups that said it would "perpetuate racial disparities in the criminal justice system", lead to dangerously overcrowded prisons, and place even more non-violent people in the "vicious cycle of incarceration". Read More »

NHS services across Harrogate District react to national cyber-attack

Britain's NHS confirmed that hospitals were hit by an apparent "ransomware" attack, but there was no immediate evidence that patient data had been accessed. The tools, which security researchers suspect came from the NSA, include an exploit codenamed EternalBlue that makes hijacking older Windows systems easy. Read More »

Earnings Analysis Of Medical Transcription Billing, Corp. (MTBC)


The stock of Medical Transcription Billing Corp (NASDAQ: MTBC ) is a huge mover today! ( MTBC ) has distance from 20 Day SMA is 83.29% while its distance from 50 day SMA is 135.25%. For Medical Transcription Billing the ratio of operating cash flow to overall debt stands at -7.1%. In order to reach an opinion and communicate the value and volatility of a covered security, analysts research public financial statements, listen in on conference calls and talk to managers and the customers of ... Read More »

United Kingdom hospitals, Spanish firms in huge cyber attack

Prime Minister Theresa May said in a statement shortly after 7pm: " We are aware that a number of NHS organisations have reported that they have suffered from a ransomware attack ". First Minister Nicola Sturgeon is to chair a resilience meeting on the issue. Routine appointments had been cancelled and ambulances were being diverted to neighbouring hospitals. Read More »

Cyber strike on UK hospitals is 'international attack': PM

Hospitals across the country have been hit by a "ransomware" attack that froze computers, shutting wards, closing emergency rooms and bringing treatment to a halt. The Ministry of Energy, Tourism and Digital Agenda says the attack Friday affected the Windows operating system of employees' computers in several companies. Read More »

Relay for Life back on track


Although rain is threatening, that's not stopping folks in downtown as the Madison County Relay for Life is winding up. The theme this year, is 'One More - One more dollar raised, life saved, hero made'. Tie a ribbon in memory or honor of someone battling or has battled cancer. During the event, someone is always walking the track. The first lap around the track will be for the survivors, Tomasheck said. Read More »

PM: Patient records 'not compromised' in NHS cyber attack

Dozens of hospital trusts across the country have been plunged into chaos this evening with scheduled appointments cancelled and emergency patients diverted following a huge cyber attack. He added: "My wife is a GP and their systems were just shut down and they were told it was because of a "National hack of the computer health care system". Read More »

Cyber strike on United Kingdom hospitals is 'international attack': PM Theresa May

The US Department of Homeland Security's computer emergency response team said it was aware of ransomware infections "in several countries around the world". Two security firms - Kaspersky Lab and Avast - said they had identified the malware behind the attack in upward of 70 countries, although both said the attack has hit Russian Federation hardest. Read More »

United Nations seeks $900m for drought-hit Somalia

He explained that light weapons like the AK-47 rifles now being used by their security forces are proving inadequate when dealing with heavy equipment used by al-Shabaab militant group. He said that "we fear the worst" to be ahead. "Somalia now hangs in the balance between peril and potential", Guterres said. With the help from more than 20,000 African Union soldiers, Somali soldiers have already retaken many major towns and cities in the country from al-Shabaab, but the militants continue ... Read More »

Hospitals in England hit by 'large-scale ransomware' attack

It said the attack was not specifically targeted at the NHS. The NHS in Wales has not been affected by the cyber-attack which has hit large parts of the service in England and Scotland. Though the problem has become most famous for the damage it has done to NHS systems, the effects have focused most specifically on Spain and Russian Federation, according to experts. Read More »

Hepatitis C nearly triples in US in 5 years


Drugs can cure hepatitis C, but they are expensive. A new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention revealed that new cases of Hepatitis C infection have almost tripled in the USA over a five-year period. He said the Hepatitis C epidemic will worsen if the opioid crisis continues on this path. Dr. John Ward, author of the new report from the CDC, said that research "identified increasing injection drug use - tied to the United States opioid epidemic - in rural and ... Read More »

UK Hospitals Slammed by Massive Cyberattack

Hospitals and GP surgeries in England and Scotland were among at least 16 health service organisations hit by a ransomware attack, using malware called Wanna Decryptor - with reports potentially dozens more were affected. The attack came as several companies in Spain were hit by ransomware attacks. Bart's Health, which runs several London hospitals, said it had activated its major incident plan, cancelling routine appointments and diverting ambulances to neighboring hospitals. Read More »

Police ID 2 killed along with Arkansas deputy


According to authorities, officers were called to the area about a disturbance shortly after 7 a.m. Thursday and had made a traffic stop at Hwy. Bowden is being held in the deaths of Yell County sheriff's office deputy Lt. An earlier version of this story was corrected to show the deaths happened about 65 miles west of Little Rock, not 170 miles west. Sheriff Bill Gilkey said at the news conference. Read More »

Large Cyber Attack Hits England's NHS Hospital System; Ransoms Demanded

Russian Federation appeared to be the hardest hit, according to security experts, with the country's Interior Ministry confirming it was struck. In the past 10 hours, Kaspersky Lab stated that the attacks hit 74 countries. He said companies can apply the patch released in March to all systems to prevent WannaCry infections. The problem is also affecting the switchboard at Newham hospital, Barts said. Read More »

General election 2017: Labour have to 'come out fighting'

As Ukip shed 109 councillors while holding a solitary seat in Lancashire, leader Paul Nuttall said the party was "a victim of its own success" over Brexit. After votes were counted in all 88 local authorities being contested, the Conservatives had made a net gain of 558 seats to 1,900. He said voters recognised the need to "chip in a little more" to address the "chronic underfunding" of healthcare, pointing to a recent opinion poll which suggested 70% of voters would back a 1p rise in income ... Read More »