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CYBER ATTACK: New advice for patients - and warning for medical staff

That means there has been no loss of personal data, nor are there any changes to planned clinical services. We also have a number of contingency arrangements in place to help keep systems safe. Infected computers appear to largely be out-of-date devices that organizations deemed not worth the price of upgrading or, in some cases, machines involved in manufacturing or hospital functions that proved too hard to patch without possibly disrupting crucial operations, security experts said. Read More »

Dibben wins stage, Bennett into Tour of California lead

Bennett, 27, stopped the clock in 28:45 for the 15 mile effort, good enough for fourth place on the day, just 18 seconds down on stage victor Jonathan Dibben (Sky), himself a time trial specialist. He is in second place, 35 seconds behind Bennett. "I never thought I'd be there if you look at the profile, look at the course", Bennett said. "It's a bigger shock to me", said Dibben, who was in his first time trial this year. Read More »

GST rates for 1205 items finalised at GST Council Meet in Srinagar

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Prices of foodgrains, especially wheat and rice, will come down as they will be exempt from the GST. Luxury cars, sports utility vehicles (SUVs) and larger sedans would be benefitted from some rationalisation in tax structure as even after a 15% cess on the total levy, it will be lesser than the tax now being levied on such models. Read More »

Amber Alert for boy abducted by father in San Francisco

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The boy is 21-month-old Makai Bangoura a black male, 3 feet tall with brown hair. He has black hair and brown eyes. "This gentleman and this child could be anywhere right now", Rodriguez said. Authorities ask that anyone who sees the vehicle or suspect immediately call 911. Authorities say the suspect may be suicidal and should not be approached. Read More »

Former congressman Anthony Weiner pleads guilty in sexting case

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He apparently agreed not to appeal any prison sentence between 21-27 months. The FBI began investigating Weiner in September after a 15-year-old North Carolina girl told a tabloid news site that she and the disgraced former politician had exchanged lewd messages for several months. Read More »

About 37000 AT&T workers go on three-day strike

The strike against AT&T started at 3 p.m. Wireline workers, who work in phone, landline and cable services businesses in California , Nevada, and CT, and DirecTV technicians across California and Nevada have also joined the strike. It isn't the first strike at AT&T . Frustrated over the lack of progress in contract talks, more than 17,000 AT&T union members in California and Nevada walked off their jobs on Friday. Read More »

Soldiers, officer injured by assailant at Milan station

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The man, who has been detained, was identified by police as Italo-Tunisian Hosni Ismail Tommaso Bejn Yousef, born in Milan in 1966. Investigators said they are reviewing Hosni's social media interactions to determine if he had extremist contacts. Read More »

Google Lens will change the way your smartphone camera sees the world

Find My Device is part of another effort by Google to up its Android security game, Google Play Protect. Other big tech companies, including Amazon.com, Microsoft, Apple and Facebook , also are making AI a top priority as they work on similar services to help users stay informed and manage their lives. Read More »

Global cyberattack alert as experts warn of more havoc

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In Australia, Alistair MacGibbon, special advisor to Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Cyber Security, said some small businesses would likely be hit "but as a whole of nation we can be confident, so far, that we have missed the worst of this". Read More »

Notre Dame students plan walkout during Pence speech

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Students plan to stand up when Pence begins speaking and quietly leave the ceremony. We StaND For is comprised of Notre Dame seniors, ThinkProgress reported, and protesters are using the hashtag #WalkOutND to hype the event on social media. Read More »

Wisconsin retiree charged in shooting of Amtrak conductor

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He then boarded a Chicago-bound train. Prosecutors say a retired federal law enforcement agent told investigators he shot an Amtrak train conductor because he wasn't allowed to de-board in suburban Chicago. DuPage County State's Attorney Robert B. Berlin and Naperville Chief of Police Robert Marshall announced Friday that charges have been filed against a Wisconsin man for allegedly shooting an Amtrak conductor in Naperville on Tuesday. Read More »

JC Penney checks into its newest business - hospitality

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The RSI oscillates between zero and 100. J C Penney Company now has a consensus rating of Hold and an average target price of $7.65. (JCP) is at 35.31. The firm had revenue of $2.71 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.78 billion. The original version of this article can be read at https://transcriptdaily.com/2017/05/18/northcoast-research-research-analysts-cut-earnings-estimates-for-j-c-penney-company-inc-jcp.html. Read More »

Merck's Keytruda Gets Two Bladder Cancer Approvals From FDA

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Keytruda is being evaluated in over 30 tumor types in more than 400 clinical trials, at least half of which combine the drug with other cancer treatments. Patients were randomized to receive either 200 mg of pembrolizumab every 3 weeks or the investigator's choice of paclitaxel, docetaxel, or vinflunine every 3 weeks. Read More »

United Nations court orders Pakistan to halt execution of Indian 'spy'

Jadhav was "an innocent Indian national, who, incarcerated in Pakistan for more than a year on concocted charges. has been held incommunicado. and faces imminent execution", lawyer Deepak Mittal told the tribunal. Pakistan can not execute Indian national Jadhav until it makes a final decision in the proceedings of the case, the ICJ said. Ruling in favour of India, the Court asked Pakistan to keep it informed about the measures, including on consular access, taken by it in this connection. Read More »

Thousands of Brazilians Rally Against President Temer

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On Thursday, the Supreme Court launched an investigation into Temer and he faced four separate impeachment requests in Congress. Mr Temer is already deeply unpopular in Brazil but his centre-right party has been able to govern as part of a coalition. Read More »

Factory orders hit two-year high despite slowdown fears

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United Kingdom factories have cashed in on the sharp fall in the pound since the Brexit vote, with export orders at the joint highest level in three and a half years. However, fuelling concerns about the squeeze on British consumers from rising inflation, a balance of nearly a quarter of the 432 manufacturers surveyed expected a sharp rise in average selling prices due to strong pricing pressures from inputs. Read More »

Democrats call for Donald Trump's impeachment on US House floor

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Elijah Cummings, top Democrat on a key House oversight panel, countered that Ryan and the Republicans had shown "zero, zero, zero appetite for any investigation of President Trump". Senators said that Rosenstein steered clear of specifics while making clear that Mueller has wide latitude to pursue the investigation wherever it leads, potentially including criminal charges. Read More »

Israel wants White House to explain U.S. official's Western Wall comment

The Prime Minister's Office added in its own statement at the end of the transcript, "This is the clear and consistent position of Prime Minister Netanyahu, which he reiterated today". embassy move. Tillerson said Sunday that Trump would seek further guidance on the embassy relocation to determine "whether Israel views it as helpful to a peace initiative or perhaps a distraction". Read More »

Philippines' Duterte gets tough on tobacco with ban on smoking in public

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In October a year ago, Duterte said the nationwide executive order is patterned after the smoking ban that he imposed when he was mayor of Davao City, his home city in the southern Philippines. The ban also includes vaping and the use of electronic cigarettes. Ubial earlier said it is the administration's goal to reduce smoking in the country to about 10 percent. Read More »

Spotify Buys French AI Startup To Boost Music Recommendations

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Spotify has also acquired other companies like MightyTV and Sonalytic that can make content recommendations using machine learning. For a long time now, streaming music services have been pretty much exclusively differentiated by their libraries of available music, but each service's identity could soon be far more dependent on its choice of music-curating artificial intelligence. Read More »

Europol warns of escalation as cyber attacks hit over 200000 victims

Microsoft is now confirming that the WannaCrypt exploits used in the attack on Friday were drawn from the trove of exploits stolen from the NSA. "Hence, I do not think that machines will be particularly vulnerable to such malware attacks, which encrypt files", said the CEO of an ATM manufacturing company. Read More »

Mourinho committed to keeping David de Gea

He introduced Sergio Romero, Matteo Darmian, Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Marouane Fellaini for the team's clash with David de Gea, Daley Blind, Michael Carrick and Jesse Lingard dropping out, while Paul Pogba is still missing on compassionate grounds after the death of his father. Read More »

How Custom Officers Force Woman to Strip Down and Squat

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She said the officers decided she was planning to overstay her visa after reading notes in her diary about her "last day at work" and 'going away drinks'. She said her bunkmate was a drug mule. "I tried to sleep, but couldn't help hearing my bunkie drain our toilet and chat to her boyfriend upstairs through the toilet pipes". Read More »

Centre wants peaceful life in Kashmir: Jaitley

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But as far as those who are killing people - we can't extend the same facility to them. Those killing people have to be treated as a serious insurgency problem and dealt with accordingly, he said. The issues were discussed threadbare also at his one-on-one meeting with Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti. They were funded to create the unrest. "This was all being talked about, what your report has done is nearly bring out a confessional statement and the concerned players accepting it. Read More »