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Ebola is back to haunt Africa as three die

As Smithsonian.com reported earlier this year, it's thought that a small subsection of "superspreaders" are much more likely to transmit the disease than others, but researchers are still learning more about how the disease spreads. Regional health workers have also been mobilized to the area, Kabambi added. "We are engaging with village heads and community leaders so we can all work together and stop the virus from spreading". Read More »

Nissan, Renault among the latest targets of the global ransomware attack


It was not exactly clear what the groups' motive was-it said it wanted to protest President Donald Trump, but also that it opposed the removal of Steve Bannon from the National Security Council. Friday's wave of cyber attacks, which affected dozens of countries, apparently exploited a flaw exposed in documents leaked from the US National Security Agency . Read More »

Large brush fire closes portion of I-75 in North Port

Days of much-needed rain helped bring about an early end to spring wildfire season in Virginia, according to officials at the Virginia Department of Forestry. each day, is no longer in effect for the remainder of the 2017 calendar year. The fire started on the west side of I-75 and moved east, according to Ken Watson, a trooper and PIO with the Florida Highway Patrol. Read More »

At least one dead in new Ebola outbreak in Congo


The epicenter of the epidemic is the Nambwa Health Area, around 130km from Buta, capital of the Bas-Uele province, which shares the border with the Central African Republic. The Canadian vaccine , known as rVSV-ZEBOV, is the first Ebola vaccine to show success in containing the so-called Zaire strain of the virus, which has been the deadliest strain. Read More »

Ismail Haniyeh elected new overall leader of Hamas


Hamas's Gaza spokesman Fawzi Barhum said the leadership transition would be smooth. "We refuse to accept your ongoing humiliation and imprisonment", he added. Last week it unveiled a new policy document that dropped its pledge that accepted a Palestinian state along the borders set before Israel occupied East Jerusalem, the West Bank and the Gaza Strip in 1967. Read More »

Ransomware Attack: Experts rush to restore systems


Russian Railways: State media said a virus attacked the IT system of Russian Railways, but it did not affect operations due to a prompt response. Almost hundred countries, including India, were hit by what is believed to be the biggest-ever recorded cyberattack that used "cyber weapons" stolen from the US' National Security Agency to lock up computers and hold users' files for ransom. Read More »

Abcam Plc (ABC) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Stifel Nicolaus

About 474,462 shares traded. Meggitt plc (LON:MGGT) has risen 5.11% since October 11, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 10.96% the S&P500. Blackrock Inc stated it has 332 shares. Regentatlantic Capital reported 216 shares or 0.03% of all its holdings. 119.51 million shares or 2.68% more from 116.39 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Read More »

Portugal wins Eurovision for the first time

Along with singers from Italy and Bulgaria , Sobral was a favorite going into the final of the annual song fest, which was hosted in the Ukrainian capital Kiev, and he led the voting throughout the evening. Sydney girl Anja Nissen has just performed in the Eurovision grand final for Denmark, sandwiched between the two favourites, Italy and Portugal. Kiev barred Russia's Yuliya Samoilova because she had illegally entered Crimea to perform there after Moscow's disputed annexation of the ... Read More »

Ebola outbreak declared in Congo, with at least 3 dead

Bas-Uele province, the area of the outbreak, rests in a remote northern stretch of DRC, on the border with the Central African Republic. Nine suspected cases have been reported since April 22. For the first time, an experimental Ebola vaccine exists that may be used if it's needed to help contain the outbreak in the DRC. Supplies of the vaccine, first tested during the widespread West African outbreak, have been stockpiled by Gavi, a public-private partnership that makes vaccines ... Read More »

Fresh horses await Derby victor Always Dreaming in Preakness


Always Dreaming won the 143rd Kentucky Derby on Saturday, raced over a sloppy track at Churchill Downs. The following year, Velazquez won his first Derby on Animal Kingdom. Going into his 17th Derby, Pletcher saddled the post-time favorite for the first time. Starting from the No. 5 post position and favored at 9-2 odds , Always Dreaming broke from the pack near the far turn. Read More »

Jeremy Corbyn brands War on Terror a failure

He also said the War on Terror and regime changes had "sometimes they have made the world a more unsafe place". "Pointing out that there is a better way is not moaning, and we can not reach out to communities that voted for Brexit by backing a policy that makes them poorer". Read More »

Melissa McCarthy Spotted Speeding Through NYC On Spicey's Podium

After her breakthrough role in Bridesmaids in 2011 made her a comedy superstar, Melissa McCarthy has hosted SNL four times in six years, showed up on the show's 40th anniversary special paying tribute to Chris Farley's Matt Foley , and has made frequent cameo appearances as Sean Spicer this season. Read More »

Global ransomware virus found prowling in Indian cyberspace

As the "WannaCry" malware infection spreads across the world and threatens New Zealand, cyber experts are offering advice to Kiwis. Once infected, users are asked to pay $300 worth of cryptocurrency Bitcoin to retrieve their files. In a statement, FedEx said: "Like many other companies, FedEx is experiencing interference with some of our Windows-based systems caused by malware". Read More »

Films for the Perfect Mother's Day


The little things that deplete you really don't matter. "Y'all be quiet!" "I Love my Mom because she takes care of me wen I am sad ". Yes, I will still celebrate Mother's Day when it rolls around on Sunday. I remember my mother's prayers and they have always followed me. In 1908, the US Congress rejected a proposal to make Mother's Day an official holiday, joking that they would also have to proclaim a "Mother-in-law's Day". Read More »

Democratic Republic of Congo hit by Ebola outbreak

The Zaire strain is the same one that caused an worldwide public health emergency, more than 28,000 illnesses, and more than 11,000 deaths in West Africa in 2014 to 2016. Dr. Allarangar Yokouide, the World Health Organization representative in Congo, said the first teams of specialists should arrive in the affected area of Likati on Friday or Saturday. Read More »

Cyberattack hit 'one in five' NHS England trusts, says Amber Rudd


The cyberattackers took over the computers, encrypted the information on them, and then demanded payment of $300 or more from users to unlock the devices. "For so many organizations in the same day to be hit, this is unprecedented", he said . Russia's central bank said Saturday that no incidents had "compromising the data resources" of Russian banks, state news agency Tass reported. Read More »

Eurovision Song Contest 2017


Runner-up Kristian Kostov of Bulgaria wasn't short on feeling — his powerful song " Beautiful Mess " was awash in melodrama, the singer appearing nearly wrung out by romantic turmoil. More than 10,000 have been killed in the war between Ukraine and pro-Russian fighters that erupted in 2014 following the Maidan street protests that ousted a pro-Russian president, and the annexation of Crimea. Read More »

Ebola Outbreak in DR Congo Continues, Two More Cases Discovered

While this outbreak will be worrying for communities in this remote part of the DRC, health workers say the country is experienced in fighting the virus. " The port health officials are always at alert and we will also inform them of the need to increase their surveillance ". World Health Organization declared Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone - the three countries that had been most effected by the epidemic - to be free of Ebola in 2016. Read More »

Two more suspected cases of Ebola confirmed

Yokouidé Allarangar, the WHO representative in the DRC, said in a statement. "Two contacts of this case are being investigated: a person who took care of him during transport to the health care facility, he has since developed similar symptoms, and a moto-taxi driver who transported the patient to the health care facility", it said, adding that the taxi driver had died. Read More »

Tender ballad by Portugal's Sobral wins Eurovision


He said: "This is IBA, Channel 1 calling from Jerusalem". Italy and Portugal had been the bookmakers' favourites going into the 62nd edition of the Eurovision contest, which was hosted in the Ukrainian capital Kiev . He is a 17-year-old singer who was born in Moscow, Russia, to a Bulgarian father and Kazakh mother. There was a strong reaction from the juries from the former X Factor contestant's performance of "Never Give Up On You" with 99 points but she may have perhaps experted more than ... Read More »

Researcher finds 'kill switch' for cyberattack ransomware

Computer users worldwide - and everyone else who depends on them - should assume that the next big "ransomware" attack has already been launched, and just hasn't manifested itself yet, Ori Eisen, who founded the Trusona cybersecurity firm in Scottsdale, Arizona, told The Associated Press. Read More »

Ebola death reported in DRC, World Heath Organisations confirms

Three have died and the six other people have been hospitalized. The last outbreak, in 2014, killed 49 people. One out of the five blood samples tested at the DRC's National Biomedical Research Institute tested positive for the disease. The epicenter of the crisis - Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia - have all been Ebola-free since at least June of previous year. Experts say to prevent the spread of the virus they must quickly track down, test, isolate and treat suspected cases. Read More »