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Cyber attack: NHS Tayside returns to normal

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Accident and emergency units in England were almost back to normal yesterday, the National Health Service (NHS) said, after the last restrictions put in place following the global cyber attack were lifted. Dr Wrigley's Carnforth practice was one of those affected. Some said they were left "angry and upset" at being turned away because records could not be accessed. Read More »

Canada backs sanctions legislation targeting rights abusers

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The canadian government is ready to take on the extension of restrictive measures, said Freeland . Russia's presidential council on human rights said the 37-year-old Magnitsky, who was a lawyer for Browder's Hermitage Capital firm, was beaten and denied medical treatment while in jail. Read More »

American teen dies of caffeine overdose

The teen had consumed a cafe latte, a large diet mountain dew, and an energy drink in a two-hour period. According to Gary Watts, the coroner of Richland County, South Carolina, the way the drinks were ingested, particularly the "chugging of the energy drink at the end" caused cardiac arrhythmia. Read More »

Free admission at over 100 museums tomorrow

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The 104 museums taking part include popular attractions such as Shanghai Auto Museum, Shanghai Museum of Glass and China Maritime Museum, said a Shanghai Cultural Heritage Administration official. The Philadelphia Museum of Art will have a day of programs to call attention to the issue, with #SavetheArts banners hanging on the building and a postcard-writing station inside for visitors to contact their representatives. Read More »

Nicola Sturgeon accuses Labour of copying SNP's polices

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The next few years will be "hugely important" in determining what kind of country Scotland becomes, the First Minister will say in a speech. "I thought we were close, it thought we were extremely close to achieving independence". Nicola Sturgeon has admitted the Scottish Government's record is "not perfect" and said there was more work to be done as she marked a decade of the SNP in power. Read More »

FDA expands approval of Vertex cystic fibrosis drug

Cystic fibrosis affects the cells that produce mucus, sweat and digestive juices. Researchers identified additional mutations that responded to Kalydeco in testing and were able to extrapolate that data demonstrated in earlier clinical trials. Read More »

GM to stop selling cars in India but not pulling out

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In the past few years, GM has opted to pull its Chevrolet brand largely from Europe; opted to leave Russian Federation; cease manufacturing in Indonesia and Australia; restructure in Thailand; and just last month announced it would cease operations in Venezuela after government authorities seized its lone factory there. Read More »

Tornadoes in Wisconsin and Oklahoma Leave Two Dead

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One death has been reported Tuesday in Barron County, Wisconsin, where a possible tornado severely damaged a mobile home park. The National Weather Service (NWS) said the storm started late Tuesday afternoon in Wisconsin into the evening, then tracked into the panhandle of Oklahoma and before heading to Kansas. Read More »

2 dead after tornadoes hit Oklahoma, Wisconsin

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The National Weather Service reported 20 tornadoes in Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska and Wisconsin on Tuesday. At least one person is dead and an estimated 25 others have been injured by a severe storm, including a tornado, that rolled through Barron County late Tuesday afternoon. Read More »

Austria passes law banning full-face veil, distribution of Quran

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The measure to ban full-face veil was first announced by Austria's coalition government in January as part of wider proposals aimed at countering the rise of the far-right, anti-Islam Freedom Party. France, which has the largest Muslim minority in Europe, estimated at 5 million, in 2010 introduced a ban on full-face niqab and burqa veils in public. Read More »

Aust business hit by ransomware attack

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The biggest cyberattack the world has ever seen is still claiming victims and threatens to create even more havoc on Monday when people return to work. The VNCERT, under the Ministry of Information and Communications, has issued warnings as well as offered protection measures to all users to guard against the ransomware and its variations, which target Microsoft Windows - an operating system that is widely used in Việt Nam, especially the outdated Windows XP. Read More »

WWE United Kingdom special to debut this Friday

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The combination of McGuinness and Jim Ross is certainly an interesting one and is sure to add some intrigue to the UK Championship coverage for the WWE Universe, particularly WWE's British fanbase. WWE has already announced Bate vs. Dunne as the match for TakeOver: Chicago on May 20th. It's still listed there as of this writing, but company officials inform us it's being updated and the show will premiere Friday, May 19 at 3PM Eastern, with a replay at 8PM. Read More »

Johnson & Johnson Sees Unusually High Options Volume (JNJ)

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It has by 0.00% the S&P500. Ci Investments Inc holds 0.37% or 289,865 shares in its portfolio. Baltimore reported 1.49% stake. Grassi Investment Management acquired 2,749 shares as Facebook Inc. Craig Hallum upgraded the shares of BCOR in report on Friday, April 29 to "Buy" rating. Jefferies has "Hold" rating and $115 target. On Wednesday , April 20 the stock rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with "Overweight". Read More »

Denbury Resources (DNR) Earns Daily Media Impact Score of 0.08

For the current year the company's revenue estimates are $1.13 Billion compared to low analyst estimates of $1.08 Billion and high estimates of $1.15 Billion according to 9 number of analysts. The California-based Hoertkorn Richard Charles has invested 3.8% in the stock. For the last month, company shares are -19.40%. It represents a security's price that, if achieved, results in a trader recognizing the best possible outcome for his investment. Read More »

Senate intel panel wants Comey to appear

And even if it did, they said, Comey would come out for the better. "It is important for us to step back and remember that, under the Constitution, the president has the authority and power to enforce the laws", said McIntosh. The Associated Press and other news outlets subsequently confirmed similar details. U.S. President Donald Trump's sharing of highly classified intelligence with Russian Federation could cause a problem with efforts to seek cooperation from allies in dealing with ... Read More »

Wisconsin and California lawmakers take aim at 'stealthing'

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According to NBC News and the Los Angeles Times , each of the bills is centered around consent. It is now not a crime to secretly remove a condom during sex without consent, but one Wisconsin lawmaker hopes to change that. Pohl says while the trend might be picking up in popularity, it is something her organization has seen for years, called reproductive coercion. But one expert in the field of sexual assault prevention and awareness isn't convinced that legislation like this will have ... Read More »

Farron denies Lib Dems are being squeezed in election campaign

The extra cash will be raised by increasing income tax by 1%, while the Lib Dems also plan to reverse the Conservatives' cuts to corporation tax. Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron. Under the Lib Dems , NHS tax and payments would be detailed on people's payslips and by 2020 the NHS and social care budgets would be pooled. They would also bring waiting time standards for mental health in line with physical health. Read More »

Tornado Watch issued for TV-6 viewing area

Leon, a truck driver heading back to the Chicago area from Augustana College in Rock Island, Ill., near the Iowa border, with his son, said he is stuck on I-80 as of 7:30 p.m. The Tornado Watch also covers Boone, Lee, Ogle and Winnebago counties. In addition to the threat of tornadoes, we have a heightened flash flooding risk due to all the rain we saw from the storms on Tuesday. Read More »

Google's new TPUs are here to accelerate AI training

Google got over the difficulty by bringing its own family of Tensor Processing Units (or TPUs) that took care of the machine learning processes. Pichai explained this as using neural nets to help design other neural nets, by iterating down a selection of candidate neural nets down to the most optimal design. Read More »

Mumbai Indians to take on Pune Supergiant in Qualifier 1

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It has indeed been a fairytale season for Rising Pune Supergiant ( RPS ). Ajinkya Rahane (56 off 43) and Manoj Tiwary (58 off 48) revived Pune's innings following a bad start before Dhoni finished the innings on a high note, hammering 40 off 26 balls including five sixes. Read More »

Firestorm over Comey's dismissal adds to Trump frustrations

While it had been reported that Comey's firing came days after he asked Rosenstein for more resources for the Russian Federation probe, a person with direct knowledge of the matter said that Comey did not make that request, and that the investigation had and continues to have all the personnel and resources it needs. Read More »