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WRAPUP 6-Cyber attack's spread slows; security stocks gain

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The ransomware known as Wanna Decryptor is believed to be responsible. The price increases come as privately held security firm Trustlook Inc. has perhaps beaten its large, listed competitors to market with the release of a new free scanner and vaccine toolkit to help protect Windows computers that are either vulnerable to WannaCry or have been infected with it. Read More »

Travel Indaba in Durban for next five years

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Lindiwe Rakharebe, Executive Officer of the Durban International Conference Centre (ICC) where Africa Travel indaba is held expressed happiness over the opportunity to host the event. In this regard, South will be aggressively promoting our new 5 in 5 tourism growth strategy. South Africa President Jacob Juma has said that last year's 8% increase in global tourist arrivals in Africa indicates the enormous potential for further growth in the continent's tourism sector. Read More »

Cyber-attack targets 12 Aussie businesses

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In the case of the WannaCrypt attack, a tool developed by the U.S. National Security Agency was used to spread the ransomware to unpatched computer systems around the world. Researchers have since linked the code to the North Korea. But some other technology industry executives said privately that it reflected a widely held view in Silicon Valley that the USA government is too willing to jeopardize internet security in order to preserve offensive cyber capabilities. Read More »

Teenage boy dies after overdosing on caffeine

In the US state SC was killed by a teenager who drank too many drinks that contain caffeine. News 12 has recently updated to a brand new version of our iOS and Android apps. "Our goal here today is to let people know, especially our young kids in school, that these drinks can be unsafe, and be very careful with how you use them, and how many you drink on a daily basis". Read More »

Men could use plant-based contraceptives, say scientists

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Eating handfuls of olives will not prevent pregnancy, but a chemical found within them can stop a sperm from reaching an egg. This final push towards fertilization is accomplished by pushing a ton of calcium ions into the sperm's tail. According to researchers from the University of California (UC) Berkeley in the United States, the chemicals may serve as an emergency contraceptive taken either before or after intercourse, or as a permanent contraceptive via a skin patch or vaginal ring. Read More »

FDA, CDC warn some lead poisoning tests may not be accurate

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The FDA's warning is based on data that indicate Magellan lead tests, when performed on blood drawn from a vein, may provide results that are lower than the actual level of lead in the blood. "The AAP will work with our pediatrician members to provide those families impacted by today's warning with the resources and guidance they need to protect their children from lead exposure", said Fernando Stein, MD, FAAP, president of the AAP. Read More »

Beauty sleep is not a myth, says new research

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If you're struggling to get enough sleep, she recommends stopping work on your phone or computer an hour before bed, keeping your bedroom just for sleeping, and trying to have regular sleep hours. However, Dr Sundelin also pointed out, "I don't want to worry people or make them lose sleep over these findings though". "If someone looks less healthy, you are more likely to withdraw from them", Tina Sundelin , doctor and lead researcher at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, told The ... Read More »

Verify: Can caffeine kill you?

How Much Caffeine Is Too Much? Over the last few years, there have been several highly publicized deaths attributed to caffeine overdose - particularly in healthy teens and young adults - raising questions about the safety of America's favorite stimulant. Read More »

China releases list of achievements from Belt and Road Forum

He was speaking at the Leaders' Roundtable on Policy Synergy in Beijing on Monday. "Geese can fly through wind and rain for a long time because they fly in flocks". Countries are exploring their own ways to deal with these challenges and have put forward many good development strategies and initiatives, but it is hard to rely on a single country to manage or solve the global problems, Xi said , citing the inter-dependence between nations. Read More »

Air Canada plane diverted after passenger allegedly tries to open door

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The flight was ultimately diverted to Orlando, Fla., where Courneyea was arrested and taken into custody by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Once the plane landed safely in Florida, federal agents boarded the flight and arrested Courneyea on charges of assault, intimidation of flight crew member or flight attendant and interfering with the performance of duties. Read More »

Trusts told to remain vigilant with updated cyber-attack guidance

China is preparing to enforce a wide-reaching cyber security law that USA business groups say will threaten the operations of foreign firms in the country with strict local data storage laws and stringent surveillance requirements. The government is not legally bound to notify at-risk companies. National incident director Dr Anne Rainsberry said: "Patients are no longer being diverted away from hospital accident and emergency units and, while there is still some disruption in a small number ... Read More »

Ransomware cyber-attack a wake-up call - Microsoft warns

In fact, according to cybersecurity researchers cited in a subsequent Bloomberg report , the attackers were exploiting a vulnerability in Microsoft software that was patched in March. The attacks exploited the computers because they were running outdated versions of Microsoft's Windows operating system. "As cybercriminals become more sophisticated, there is simply no way for customers to protect themselves against threats unless they update their systems". Read More »

Fidget spinner sends Texas girl to emergency room

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Kelly Rose Joniec, mother of 10-year-old Britton, detailed the recent incident in a Facebook post , explaining how her daughter almost choked on part of the popular toy. Fidget spinners come with various instructions, depending on the manufacturer. In a Facebook post that's now gone viral, mom Kelly Rose Joneic warned that as fun as fidget spinners can be, they can also be unsafe, and should all come with a choking hazard warning. Read More »

This worm could be lurking in your sushi, scientists warn

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The report said the patient had anisakiasis , also known as a herring worm disease, that can be caused by the consumption of contaminated raw or undercooked fish or seafood. This warning comes after a 32-year-old Portuguese man was treated in Lisbon after parasite larvae was found on his stomach lining. The FDA recommends the following for seafood preparation or storage to kill parasites. Read More »

So far, UI untouched by 'WannaCry' ransomware cyberattack

Because of its success infiltrating systems, the software - also known as WannaCrypt, Wana Decryptor or WCry - is already inspiring imitators . An equivalent scenario with conventional weapons would be the US military having some of its Tomahawk missiles stolen. Read More »

Worldwide cyber-attack "Wannacry"

Make sure your back up is not connected to the internet. Elsewhere in Asia, the Indonesian government urged businesses to update computer security after the malware locked patient files on computers in two hospitals in the capital, Jakarta. Read More »

Le Sueur County reaching out to families after measles diagnoses

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Shaughnessy said the family has gone into voluntary isolation, staying cooped up in their house to prevent spreading the disease. Fifty-five of the cases have come in children ages 0-17. Measles is a highly contagious disease caused by a virus. She also noted that some area clinics are also calling on patients to get vaccinated. Essentia Health last week sent the letters, one Valley News Live obtained saying "our records show your child is not up-to-date" with their measles, mumps and ... Read More »

A Teenager Died After Drinking These Three Caffeinated Drinks In Two Hours

Cripe's official cause of death was ruled to be arrhythmia caused by the consumption of caffeine in the hours immediately prior to his collapse and death. "Instead, it was an energy drink", Sean Cripe said. He said David thought he was doing something harmless, and urged people to be cautious. She says a safe amount of caffeine for an adult is considered to be about 400 milligrams. Read More »

Palestinian President Abbas arrives on four-day India visit

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During the visit, President Abbas will visit C-DAC in Noida on May 15 to forge cooperation between Palestine- India Techno Park. The frost has thawed, however, in recent years, with India - the world s biggest arms importer - seeking closer defense ties with Israel, a top weapons exporter. Read More »

Winners and losers of the 2017 NBA Draft Lottery

I don't know what's happening here. Owner Wyc Grousbeck was the lucky charm for a team that, despite its shamrock logo, hasn't had such good fortune in the lottery. "I wish the draft were today we could get a little help for tomorrow night". The Celtics were going to be in prime position no matter how the Ping-Pong balls bounced in a hotel ballroom Tuesday. Read More »

Chibok girl 'refused to be released'

The wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, on Wednesday pledged her support in the resettlement of the recently rescued Chibok school girls. The first was the release of 21 girls last October, which he said was created to "build confidence on both sides". Read More »

Study finds higher mortality rates among patients treated by older physicians

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Even within the same hospital system, they pointed out, patients treated by older doctors had higher mortality than patients cared for by younger doctors, except for older physicians who treated high volumes of patients. Up until now, the difference in care quality between younger and older doctors had been unknown. A 2016 study by Harvard University discovered that elderly patients were less likely to be readmitted to hospital within 30 days, or die, if they were treated by female doctors ... Read More »

Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc (VRX) Director Acquires C$278000.00 in Stock

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Its RSI (Relative Strength Index) reached 29.75. The RSI oscillates between zero and 100. ( VRX ) is at 75.13. Analysts on average have given a price target of $32.13 to Yelp Inc. It is the "top line" or "gross income" figure from which costs are subtracted to determine net income. Analyst's mean target price for ABEV is $6.07 while analysts mean recommendation is 2.60. Read More »