• NHS services across Harrogate District react to national cyber-attack
NHS services across Harrogate District react to national cyber-attack

Staff were forced to revert to pen and paper and use their own mobiles after the attack affected key systems, including telephones. Pictures posted on social media showed screens of NHS computers with images demanding payment of $300 (275 euros) worth of the online currency Bitcoin, saying: "Ooops, your files have been encrypted!" It is not cle...

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  • Sushi lovers at risk of parasites in undercooked fish
Sushi lovers at risk of parasites in undercooked fish

The larvae die when thoroughly heated or frozen under minus 20 C for more than a day, but they can make it into the human body alive when the food is raw or undercooked and cause acute stomach pain as they invade the digestive system. "The patient's symptoms resolved immediately", the medics wrote. Dr. Daniel Eiras, assistant professor of infec...

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  • Tehran didn't seek access to Kulbhushan Jadhav: Iran's envoy to Pakistan
Tehran didn't seek access to Kulbhushan Jadhav: Iran's envoy to Pakistan

Kulbhushan Jadhav, an Indian spy and a serving Indian Navel Officer has been awarded death sentence by a Field Court Martial General (FCGM) under the Pakistan Army Act (PAA) for espionage and sabotage activities in Pakistan. Justice Chohan, who also served as a judge of the Lahore High Court, said Pakistan could forcefully argue before the ICJ that...

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  • West Indies move to 218-5 after Pakistan's 376 in 3rd test
West Indies move to 218-5 after Pakistan's 376 in 3rd test

Significantly, he posted an invaluable 45 with Mohammad Abbas who made only four, as the tail wagged for Pakistan . Leg-spinner Yasir Shah led with three wickets, all in the morning, while only one wicket fell in each of the middle and tea sessions.

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  • Dayton Vetoes 5 Budget Bills
Dayton Vetoes 5 Budget Bills

Mark Dayton addresses the media where he discussed pending bills as the 2017 Legislature on April 7. The budgets in question largely reflect Republican priorities, including spending cuts, limitations on environmental regulations and a shift of money from public to private schools.

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  • Relay for Life teams sought
Relay for Life teams sought

There's plenty of vendors selling food and games for the entire family until 10:30 p.m. Rain didn't stop dozens from coming out to Relay for Life in Leslie County on Friday. "The man stays up all night providing music for us all day and all night", she said. This is where the relay part comes in. "Any cancer survivors who would like an invitation...

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  • Operations cancelled after cyberattack — NHS hospitals hacked
Operations cancelled after cyberattack — NHS hospitals hacked

CNN has not independently confirmed that number. Authorities in both countries said the attack was conducted using "ransomware" - malicious software that infects machines, locks them up by encrypting data and demands a ransom to restore access.

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  • Drought-stricken Somalia 'hangs in the balance': UN chief
Drought-stricken Somalia 'hangs in the balance': UN chief

British Prime Minister Theresa May opened the conference , which was also attended by heads of state from Somalia, Kenya , Ethiopia and Uganda; U.S. But the militants continue to attack AMISOM bases around the country and public places in Mogadishu , causing hundreds of deaths per year. The Trump administration also recently sent several do...

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  • Hospitals in UK National Health Service knocked offline by massive ransomware attack
Hospitals in UK National Health Service knocked offline by massive ransomware attack

In Spain, the attacks did not disrupt the provision of services or network operations, the government said in a statement . He said the affected computers likely had not applied the Microsoft patch or were running old operating systems for which no patch was available.

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  • Heroin epidemic pushing up hepatitis C infections in U.S.
Heroin epidemic pushing up hepatitis C infections in U.S.

The number of new hepatitis C virus (HCV) infections reported to CDC has nearly tripled over 5 years, reaching the highest number in 15 years, preliminary surveillance data show. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has more on hepatitis C. Heroin and painkillers such as oxycodone are both opioids, which deliver euphoria and stave ...

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  • Three shot dead, including deputy in Arkansas
Three shot dead, including deputy in Arkansas

A suspect in the deaths of three people, including the shooting of a sheriff's deputy, in rural Arkansas was in custody on Thursday afternoon after a standoff with law enforcement, Arkansas State Police said . The suspect's father said the woman who was apparently being held hostage was Bowden's girlfriend. Arkansas State Police said in a state...

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  • Mormons to withdraw up to 180000 teens from Boy Scouts
Mormons to withdraw up to 180000 teens from Boy Scouts

The church has also said the decision was not made because changes in Scout policy in the past few years to allow gay and transgender Scouts and leaders. Between 280,000 and 330,000 Mormon boys aged 8 to 13 will remain in Scouting. The Mormon church announced Thursday it will begin pulling teens out of their longtime participation in the Boy Scou...

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  • Eddie Jones welcomes England's World Cup 'group of death'
Eddie Jones welcomes England's World Cup 'group of death'

World Cup-winner Habana does not expect World Rugby's extended five-year residency rule to keep top prospects in South Africa - because of the country's unique political tribulations. However, when you look at Pool C which contains England, France, and Argentina you can forgive Irish supporters for being secretly happy with the outcome.

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  • Congo reports a single confirmed case of Ebola, UN says
Congo reports a single confirmed case of Ebola, UN says

The WHO said it received notice of "lab-confirmed" case of Ebola in the DRC on Thursday. There is no specific treatment for the disease. The WHO's Congo spokesman Eric Kabambi told Reuters: "It is in a very remote zone, very forested, so we are a little lucky".

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  • No Announcement Friday On Laptop Ban Expansion
No Announcement Friday On Laptop Ban Expansion

Authorities reportedly would institute the ban because of concerns that a bomb or explosive device could be concealed in a laptop. "No final decisions have been made on expanding the restriction on large electronic devices in aircraft cabins; however, it is under consideration", a DHS spokesperson said in a statement .

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  • More than 100 arrested in Paris after Macron win
More than 100 arrested in Paris after Macron win

If another party wins a majority, Mr Macron could be pressured to choose a prime minister from that party, a situation the French call "cohabitation". Obama said he supported Macron because he appealed to "people's hopes and not their fears". On the eve of the election Macron stated in a French television interview that he backs a two-state solut...

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  • France Elects a Pro-European Union President
France Elects a Pro-European Union President

In addition, his plan is to promote the creation of a 5,000-strong force of European Union border guards, but to continue freedom of movement of goods and labour across the European Union because it boosts cross border revenue. Monday also marked decades of peace in Western Europe, something Macron highlighted in his campaign against Le Pen. "On ...

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  • Connelly: Greens may hold balance of power in tight British Columbia election
Connelly: Greens may hold balance of power in tight British Columbia election

All eyes are on Courtenay-Comox, where just nine votes separate NDP candidate Ronna-Rae Leonard from Liberal candidate Jim Benninger. But with the results unlikely to be final before May 24, it would be premature to commit to anything, he said.

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  • Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant tells top prospects to skip National Basketball Association combine
Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant tells top prospects to skip National Basketball Association combine

Top of the key, elbow area. It didn't take long for Jackson, who averaged 18.3 points, 4.7 rebounds and 2.8 assists last season for a North Carolina team that won the national championship, to field questions about the Bulls. "Maybe not, but at the end of the day, this is what they asked us to do, so that's what we're going to do". Those who are ...

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  • Energy Chief Says Hole Filled at Nuclear Waste Site in Washington State
Energy Chief Says Hole Filled at Nuclear Waste Site in Washington State

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee (D) on Wednesday said his state would issue an order requiring the federal government to figure out what caused Tuesday's tunnel collapse , which happened near Hanford's uranium extraction plant.I'm glad the #Hanford workers are safe and we've seen no contamination.

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  • United Kingdom theme park closed after 11-year-old dies on water ride
United Kingdom theme park closed after 11-year-old dies on water ride

Drayton Manor's director George Bryan said at a news conference that the theme park's staff is "truly shocked and devastated" by the tragedy, according to The Guardian . Her family described Evha as a "beautiful little girl who was full of love and always smiling" in a statement released through police. Staffordshire Police said officers and m...

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  • Syrian Kurds clear mines after taking town, dam from IS
Syrian Kurds clear mines after taking town, dam from IS

However, the PYD, as well as the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), has denied any links to the PKK, despite portraits of imprisoned PKK leader Abdullah Ocalan featuring prominently in their training camps. "Any initiative to support the PKK directly or indirectly is unacceptable for us", Yildirim said, Anadolu Agency reports. It comes...

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  • Texas House OKs giving adoption agencies
Texas House OKs giving adoption agencies "religious refusal"

HB 3859 bill covers Texas's child welfare services, which includes care networks for abused children, foster parenting, counseling, and adoption. "This would allow adoption agencies to turn away qualified, loving parents who are perhaps ideal in every way because the agency has a difference in religious belief", said Catherine Oakley, senior le...

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  • 20 attorneys general call for independent probe into Russia
20 attorneys general call for independent probe into Russia

The FBI's acting director, Andrew McCabe, contradicted Sanders's assertion at length during a congressional hearing Thursday. The attorney general promised not to get involved in investigations stemming from the 2016 campaign, the source of both reasons commonly cited for Comey's dismissal.

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  • Attorneys say 8-year-old was bullied, knocked unconscious before killing himself
Attorneys say 8-year-old was bullied, knocked unconscious before killing himself

The file included a copy of a February 3 email from a homicide detective to an assistant principal at Carson Elementary School and other Cincinnati school officials describing what he saw on the video obtained from the school district's security department.

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  • Players Championship: William McGirt, Mackenzie Hughes share lead at TPC Sawgrass
Players Championship: William McGirt, Mackenzie Hughes share lead at TPC Sawgrass

Defending champion Jason Day, winless since his victory at The Players previous year, was 5 under through 11 holes until he dropped shots on three of his last four holes for a 70. Jordan Spieth, Rory McIlroy, Justin Thomas, and this year s Masters champion Sergio Garcia all shot 73. "The feeling was great", Garcia said. "It kind of felt weird b...

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  • The Ridge celebrates Cinco de Mayo!
The Ridge celebrates Cinco de Mayo!

Tijuana Flats: You can enjoy $2 Mexican draft beers on May 5, as well as $2 tacos, chips and salsa, and churros throughout Cinco De Mayo weekend. It consists of a flour tortilla filled with chicken or steak, sauteed peppers and onions, pico de gallo, guacamole, cheese and sour cream.

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  • Heroin epidemic pushing up hepatitis C infections in US
Heroin epidemic pushing up hepatitis C infections in US

Patrick said the findings have major implications for public health, particularly when it comes to how policymakers approach the opioid epidemic. "The worry is that with our current system [patients] don't know they're infected and our systems that follow infants are pretty poor", he said.

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  • Bieber lip-syncs at debut India concert, fans furious
Bieber lip-syncs at debut India concert, fans furious

The 23-year-old singer, who was in India as part of the Asia leg of his Purpose World Tour , is believed to have left the country, contrary to reports that he would visit New Delhi , Jaipur and Agra. Bieber's interactions with his Indian fans didn't stop there. The summer exhaustion was visible on the pop star, who restarted a song midway, o...

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  • Snapchat announced its First Earnings Report, falling short of Expectations
Snapchat announced its First Earnings Report, falling short of Expectations

Brian Wieser, an analyst at Pivotal Research commented that the company's revenue was "a relatively disappointing number". Snap revealed user growth has slowed considerably in its first quarter that ended March 31. Snapchat users created on average more than 3 billion snaps , or pieces of short content, every day, up from 2.5 billion th...

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  • Giant bird-like dinosaur species found in China
Giant bird-like dinosaur species found in China

The new species of the dinosaur has been named Beibeilong sinensis or baby dragon from China. "I imagine them as very birdlike", described study University of Calgary paleontologist and coauthor Darla Zelenitsky, making the Beibeilong much like an oversized ostrich kin.

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  • Twitter, NFL Agree to Multi-Year Deal to Deliver Live Programming
Twitter, NFL Agree to Multi-Year Deal to Deliver Live Programming

The partnership will be headlined by a 30-minute live show produced by the National Football League which will air five days a week during the National Football League season. If Twitter was so committed to live video, it might have been wise to spend the $50 million or so to retain the rights to the actual games. The NFL and Twitter have c...

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  • Pentagon: 45 civilians killed by coalition strikes
Pentagon: 45 civilians killed by coalition strikes

Airwars, a journalist-led monitoring group, estimates 3,164 civilian deaths as a result of coalition air strikes, although their estimates also include civilian deaths in Libya, as well as in Iraq and Syria. Lee's death was the third USA casualty this week in the global fight against ISIS. But they've also been providing security for special oper...

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  • Grand jury subpoenas issued in Russian collusion investigation
Grand jury subpoenas issued in Russian collusion investigation

Other congressional committees and the Pentagon's inspector general are separately examining whether Flynn was fully forthcoming about his foreign contacts and earnings from organizations linked to the governments of Russian Federation and Turkey.

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  • MN health officials want $5 million to fight infectious diseases
MN health officials want $5 million to fight infectious diseases

They've also been countering misinformation about a debunked link between the MMR vaccine and autism. The news site WorldNetDaily often runs articles that criticize vaccines and vaccinations, but the site appeared to blame Muslims in Minnesota for not vaccinating their children on May 10.

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