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Google collected NHS records of 1.6M patients on "inappropriate legal basis"

The company argued that a "full set" of patient data was used in the app's testing before going live in line with NHS safety testing requirements. Nicola Perrin, leading the patient task force at the Wellcome Trust, says: "New digital technologies, such as the DeepMind Streams app, offer real potential to provide better clinical care, but there must be appropriate governance so that everyone can have confidence that patient data is being used responsibly".

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United States wheat futures drop to 3-week low, soy rises, corn weak

Soybeans were firm, supported by strong export demand for USA supplies despite a massive crop from South American producers Brazil and Argentina. The strong real , in depressing the value in Brazil of assets traded internationally in dollars , is also seen as having slowed dramatically farmer selling of crops such as soybeans .

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Democrats Keep Pressure on Trump Over Comey Firing

Former DNI James Clapper says U.S. institutions are are under assault by President Trump following the firing of former FBI Director James Comey. Democrats kept up the pressure on Donald Trump Sunday over his firing of Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey, as members of both parties said the president must turn over any secret recordings of the two men's conversations.

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Cyberattack wave ebbs, but experts see risk of more

Russian Federation has been accused of cyber meddling in several countries around the world in recent years. Avast, an antivirus company, said more than half of the 200,000 attacks it tracked targeted Russian users. Europol Director Rob Wainwright added that the WannaCry attack is "unprecedented in scale" and told British journalist Robert Peston that the attack "sends a very clear message that all sectors are vulnerable".

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Microsoft warns ransomware cyber-attack is a wake-up call

Russian Federation and Ukraine had a heavy concentration of infections, according to Dutch security company Avast Software BV. They need to take a different approach and adhere in cyberspace to the same rules applied to weapons in the physical world.

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White House Defends Changing Accounts in Comey Firing: 'Our Story Is Consistent'

President Donald Trump is reportedly considering Fox News host Kimberly Guilfoyle for the position of White House press secretary. The White House also issued a timeline claiming how Mr Trump lost confidence in Mr Comey over the course of the last several months and dismissed criticism of Mr Trump firing Mr Comey.

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Nigerian President 'Delighted' to Meet Newly Freed 82 Chibok Schoolgirls

The teenagers, who had been taken to a medical facility for checks after arriving in Abuja by military helicopter, met with the president for about 45 minutes, said an AFP reporter at the scene. There was no immediate comment about the exchange from the Nigerian presidency or Boko Haram, the extremists linked to the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS).

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NHS 'open for business' amid 'international manhunt' for cyber attackers

Although security firms told us some of their clients have successfully paid the attackers to decrypt their computers, they say the response time is getting slower and slower, as the attackers themselves are likely getting overwhelmed with the staggering number of requests.

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Spicer declines to answer whether Pres. Trump records Oval Office conversations

Trump's statements, through a tweet and later television interview, threaten a Washington institution that is the most high-profile forum for journalists to question the government about policy and the news of the day. The New York Times reported yesterday that Comey had resisted a request from Trump that he pledge loyalty to the president. "I was going to fire Comey", Trump said.

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Seven trusts still turning away patients — NHS cyberattack

The computers all appeared to be hit with the same ransomware, and similar ransom messages demanding about $300 to unlock their data. The attack that temporarily crippled the NHS in Britain and dozens of other institutions across Europe and Russian Federation reveals the failure of the USA government's protocols for warning software developers and the private sector about system vulnerabilities, a cyber-security expert told the Guardian.

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Large Cyber Attack Hits England's NHS Hospital System; Ransoms Demanded

He wrote in a British Medical Journal article on Thursday that some hospitals "will nearly certainly be shut down by ransomware this year". Meanwhile, the malware was able to spread widely through university, business and government networks.

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Fernando Forestieri returns for Sheffield Wednesday

Town held in-form Sheffield Wednesday to a 0-0 draw in the first leg of their Championship play-off semi final on Sunday afternoon, meaning everything is still to play for in the second leg at Hillsborough . The tactics deployed by Carvalhal worked a treat as Huddersfield , for all their possession and high-tempo approach, struggled to create meaningful goalscoring opportunities.

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Billionaire Trump Donor Furious With Tillerson Over U.S. Israel Embassy

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has challenged U.S. concerns over moving the American embassy to Jerusalem and said a move will help the peace process progress. There has been speculation that Trump would visit the Western Wall, the holiest site in Judaism, during his Israeli trip, which would make him the first sitting U.S.

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Dalton Police honor those who gave the ultimate sacrifice

The bracelets are purchased through the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund , which helps pay for the memorial in Washington , D.C. that honors fallen officers. Nationwide, though, law enforcement has grown increasingly risky, with more than 750 officers killed in the line of duty since 2011. The service is held each year year during Peace Officers' Memorial Week, and is sponsored by Jackson Purchase Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #15.

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Nurses to stage 'summer of protests' over poor pay rises

Mr Farron said the Lib Dems would scrap the existing public sector pay cap, which limits pay rises for workers to 1% per year until 2020. The RCN says nurses have suffered a 14% real terms pay cut since 2010 because of the government cap on public sector pay.

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Georgia prepares to carry out its first execution this year

J. W. Ledford Jr. stabbed his 74-year-old neighbor to death during an armed robbery in 1992. "His long-term exposure to this medication has changed the chemistry of his brain so that (Ledford's) lethal injection drug, pentobarbital, will not reliably render him unconscious and insensate", attorneys argued in court documents.

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Elizabeth Warren: GOP blocking Democrats from health care talks

I don't care who you are - we're all going to have a pre-existing condition at some point in our lives. "Working alongside the administration, making health care more affordable and accessible for all Americans will continue to be our top priority and this legislation sets us on a course to achieve that".

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Ransomware WannaCry to attack Indian banking system soon: Cyber expert

Microsoft warned governments Sunday against storing computer vulnerabilities like the leaked one at the heart of the cyberattack that has crippled computers in more than 150 countries. Microsoft is continuing to work with customers to provide assistance as the situation evolves. Once installed, the malware just locks up that computer without spreading to other machines.

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Questions Jeremy Hunt Must Answer On The NHS Ransomware Attack

Europol executive director Rob Wainwright said the situation could worsen on Monday when workers return to their offices after the weekend and log on. "This attack provides yet another example of why the stockpiling of vulnerabilities by governments is such a problem", Smith wrote. MacGibbon said it was still not known how the virus had originated and then spread, although it was likely the transmission included email.

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Florida governor: Tourists still coming in record numbers

The state legislature approved an $82.4 billion budget last week that calls for slashing Visit Florida's funding by 67 percent, from $78 million to $25 million. Bob Martinez, a Republican who was often thwarted by a Legislature dominated by Democrats, said McDougal was not to blame for legislative leaders' reluctance to fulfill Scott's priorities.

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UK spending money to strengthen cyber security of health system - Fallon

But the agency added that some infections may not yet have been detected, and that existing infections can spread within networks. Britain's National Cyber Security Center says teams are working "round the clock" to restore hospital computer systems after a global cyberattack that hit dozens of countries forced British hospitals to cancel and delay treatment for patients.

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Human head belonged to mother of suspect

This undated photo provided by the Clackamas County Sheriff's office shows Joshua Webb. Investigators said Joshua Webb was carrying his mother's severed head when he stabbed Wagner at the grocery store. The suspect was taken into custody at the store and was brought to a hospital for evaluation. "He didn't say anything after he was subdued ", Roberts said, adding that at one point before he was arrested the man told someone he was thirsty.

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CERT NZ receives 'unconfirmed' reports WannaCry ransomware has struck NZ

Russian Federation appeared to be the hardest hit, according to security experts, with the country's Interior Ministry confirming it was struck. Many hospitals canceled all routine procedures and asked patients not to go to the hospital unless there was an emergency.

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Storms Stay In Panhandle Tonight, Increase Across State Tuesday

Highs should range from around 60 in the north to low and mid 70s in the south. Then more storms will pop up as we go through the day and Tuesday night . As the center of low pressure is centered over the state on Wednesday , rain and a few thunderstorms will be possible during the daytime hours on Wednesday .

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Next global cyber-attack likely on Monday

Payment is demanded within three days or the price is doubled, and if none is received within seven days the files will be deleted, according to the screen message. 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, said Ori Eisen, founder of the Trusona cybersecurity firm in Scottsdale, Arizona.

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US Homeland Security: No announcement Friday on laptop ban expansion

Ban USA on the hand electronics in hand Luggage now as for some of the flights from the airports of North Africa and the Middle East. The move, which forces passengers to put their devices into checked baggage, came amid concerns that jihadist groups were devising bombs disguised as batteries in consumer electronics items.

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President Buhari Treats Me Like His Son - Yemi Osinbajo

Recently, the U.S. had praised the Buhari administration's current agenda of fighting insecurity and corruption, noting that it agrees with Trump's plan of dealing with such issues on the African continent. Similarly, spokesman for the UK High Commission in Nigeria, Joseph Abuku, stated that, while the British Government could not comment on whether any crisis resulting from Buhari's protracted ill-health would lead Nigeria into political instability, he said the UK had confidence in the ...

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Netanyahu pushes back against claim he asked Trump not to move embassy

The global community does not recognize Israeli control over eastern Jerusalem, and after Israel's parliament in 1980 declared the city to be Israel's eternal and indivisible capital, the last few countries to have embassies in the city withdrew.

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Cellino & Barnes breaking up? Upstate NY lawyer suing longtime partner

We commend our 300 staff members for their understanding and professionalism, and appreciate their consistent commitment to providing quality service to our clients. Cellino & Barnes has been in business together for more than 30 years in the Western New York. According to its website , the firm now has a roster of more than 50 attorneys, and its personal injury lawyers have recovered more than $2 billion for its clients.

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Irrfan Khan looks forward to star in new Hollywood film 'Puzzle'

On his part, the actor says he is letting his two sons find their calling. As you grow up, you are conditioned to carry yourself in a certain way. When you go to any school, you are reminded of your own childhood days. Asked for his stance on whether Pakistani artistes should be allowed to work in India or not, the Life of Pi star responded, "I will take a stand when there will be responsible people around".

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Hamilton wins Spanish GP, Ricciardo third

Bottas held off Vettel for a short while until the extended DRS zone helped the German get right on the his tail down the pit straight and he darted down the inside with an excellent move at turn one on lap 25. The victory, Hamilton's second of the season and the 55th of his career, was just what the doctor ordered after his drubbing in Russian Federation a fortnight earlier.

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Armed rebels in C. African Republic city agree to leave

The Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of MINUSCA Parfait Onanga-Anyanga vigorously condemned the attack, adding that "MINUSCA will do everything in its power together with the legitimate Central African authorities to arrest the perpetrators of these terrible acts".

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Ebola Outbreak: FG calls for increased vigilance

The Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole, who made the call noted that healthcare providers and the general public should immediately report any sign of illness to public health officials immediately. The minister said he had directed health workers to increase efforts at ports of entry. "Patients with more severe cases show bleeding under the skin, internal organs or even from bodily orifices like mouth, ears, and the ears", he added.

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Ricciardo back on podium as Hamilton claims win

But after labelling the German's tactics "dangerous", Hamilton got his own back just a matter of laps later when he charged past the Ferrari driver like a steam train on the 220mph drag down to the opening turn. When Vettel's next stop came he rejoined side by side with the Mercedes , kept the position but some tense laps followed. "The auto is good, the team is in great form", he said.

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Israel dismisses US concern over embassy move to Jerusalem

Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem if it impedes any peace process between Israel and Palestine, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson told NBC News Sunday. "Modi will try to understand Palestinian views about his Israel visit and Abbas may use the opportunity to ask India to encourage Israel to revive the peace process", Aftab Kamal Pasha, a professor of West Asian studies at Jawaharlal Nehru University, told Bernama.