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Spread of 'WannaCry' malware: experts warn against fresh wave of attacks

Japanese companies said Monday they were working to overcome the problems caused by cyberattack. To make things worse, Microsoft , which used to provide custom security software support to its clients for $200 for each system in 2014, doubled the cost to $400 in 2015, thereby discouraging the companies from upgrading their systems.

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1 in 6 newlywed spouses are of different race or ethnicity

This represents a more than five fold increase from 3% in 1967, the year in which the Supreme Court ruled in the Loving v. Virginia decision that interracial marriages were legal. White and black women were the least likely to consider someone of a different race or ethnicity in 2015. Back when the high court decided the case, marrying someone of another race often required not just love but also courage: In 1967, 16 states still outlawed interracial marriages, and the Gallup Organization ...

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Hospitals no longer diverting patients — NHS cyber attack

Microsoft has come out in defence of its role in Friday's on-going global cyber-attack, criticising the role of the US National Security Agency in creating tools that were subsequently leaked and then used in Friday's attacks. At Broomfield Hospital, part of Mid Essex Hospital Services NHS Trust (Midlands & East), trauma patients were being diverted to Southend University Hospital.

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Tornadoes kill one in Wisconsin, another in Oklahoma

Another tornado struck in western Oklahoma rural area, but right now has no reports of injuries. Two people were killed Tuesday, May 16, 2017- one in Wisconsin and another in Oklahoma - following tornadoes and severe storms that ripped through several states.

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Always Dreaming is 4-5 early favorite for Preakness

Classic Empire is the early 3-1 second choice for the 1 3/16-mile race. He'll start from the No. 6 post as a 15-1 co-fifth choice in the morning line. Lookin At Lee (second), Classic Empire (fourth) and Hence (11th) ran in the May 6 Kentucky Derby, the first leg of the Triple Crown. Post positions will be drawn Wednesday.

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Wet weather can't dampen spirits at Relay For Life events

In total, the 50 Ipswich teams registered have raised nearly half of their $90,000 with donations now sitting at $37,610. The opening ceremony and cancer survivors' lap kicks off the event at 6 p.m. Its goal is to raise funds for the American Cancer Society and its programs to combat cancer. The Relay for Life is an event that is held throughout various communities across the United States.

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Dinesh Karthik replaces injured Manish Pandey for Champions Trophy

The Champions Trophy is scheduled to be held between June 1-18, with India set to open their campaign with a match against Pakistan on June 4. The BCCI did not announce the squad by the deadline of April 25 to raise doubts of the team's participation following a stand-off with the International Cricket Council (ICC) over its revision of revenue and administration norms.

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NSA 'considered telling Microsoft about hacking codes'

It urged all banks in the country to take precautions against the ransomware. The malware locked down computers and threatened businesses and individuals of wiping out files from systems in a week's time if the victim did not pay a ransom between 300 to 600 dollars.

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The fad distracting the nation — Fidget Spinners

Javorsky: Many teachers have drawers full of those fidget spinners . Fidget spinners have conquered classrooms and cubicles across America and Europe, and have now made their way to South Africa. District officials have withheld the name of the school involved in the incident to protect the identity of the student, who is reportedly devastated that their fidget spinner was responsible for hurting the teacher.

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Starbucks Is Testing Coffee Ice Cubes for Its Cold Drinks

Here's some tasty news iced coffee drinkers shouldn't pass up. The new cubes put customers back 80 cents per drink , TODAY reports. The coffee ice cubes being sold by Starbucks Corporation are as simple as they sound. Bring on iced coffee season, people. "It's one of several tests going on", the rep said, adding that the chain would collect feedback from both customers and baristas when considering expansion of the ice cubes.

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John Kasich: The time for bipartisanship is now

Rob Portman told me. "Now that he's in, it's like rooting for the pilot on the airplane that I'm on, but sometimes I think we have to get into the cockpit and tell the pilot 'no we need to do something different, '" he said, adding that Trump needs to "understand the gravity of the situation".

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Baahubali Director SS Rajamouli Speaks In Favour Of Dubbing In Sandalwood

Normally, a Malayalam film finds it hard to retain 50 percent of its release screens in its second week. The censor board there wanted to chop off the scenes related to Indian flag and Indian National Anthem and the makers of the film, including Aamir Khan did not agree to this.

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United Kingdom opposition to unveil election manifesto

Labour's manifesto reads like a construction industry checklist of projects it wants to see built - it's a pity that a wishlist is all it adds up to. Labour has been in opposition since 2010, and has been wracked by feuding between centrists and left-wingers since the veteran socialist Corbyn was unexpectedly elected leader in 2015.

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California mother pleads for 5-year-old boy's safe return

The reward to find the boy was doubled to $20,000 Tuesday, and Wednesday his mother Ana Estevez spoke in front of TV news cameras at the Hall of Justice in downtown Los Angeles. Sheriff's officials revealed Wednesday the father took prescription pills and was found in a vehicle doused in gasoline. There were also matches, a gas container, and a rag that had been doused with gasoline found in the area near the vehicle's gas cap.

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General Motors to stop selling cars in India but not pulling out

GM has also exited four other global markets, including Russian Federation and Europe. Dan Ammann, GMs global president, said the restructuring actions for India announced on Thursday in essence cancels "most" of the plan GM unveiled in 2015 to invest $1 billion in India to deploy newly-designed vehicle architecture as part of a Global Emerging Market vehicle programme or GEM for short, and build a new line of low-priced vehicles in India .

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Physician age affects patient mortality - unless volume is high

Indeed, the study also found that in doctors with a high volume of patients mortality rate did not differ with age. The researchers studied more than 700,000 admitted patients age 65 or older, and 18,000 hospital physicians treating inpatients in the USA between 2011 and 2014.

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Skipping your beauty sleep may make people avoid you

Raters admitted to being less inclined to socialize with sleep-deprived individuals, and the study goes so far as to suggest that people might avoid contact with a sleep-deprived person in order to reduce health risks. According to the study, this makes sense from an evolutionary perspective. Researchers found that people were less willing to socialise with tired-looking subjects.

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2 dead after tornadoes hit Oklahoma, Wisconsin

As many as 27 tornados battered communities from the Texas plains through Oklahoma , Kansas, Nebraska and Wisconsin . On Tuesday, tornadoes were spotted in several states due to a massive storm system, and one person was killed in Wisconsin when a tornado struck a trailer park near Chetek.

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United Nations court orders Pakistan not to execute Indian national

Jadhav was convicted in Pakistan and sentenced to death on April 10. The UN's top court is to rule Thursday on an urgent bid by India to stop Pakistan from carrying out a death sentence imposed on an Indian national convicted of spying. "We will be pursuing consular access for him". The most-awaited judgement in regard to the case is all set to be pronounced today by the International Court of Justice (ICJ).

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Don't stop eating sushi despite parasite warning, doctor says

A risky parasite that can be consumed with raw fish and sushi, leading to sickness in humans, is now showing up in the United States. And now, the British Medical Journal has blamed the sushi a man consumed before his way to hospital after suffering vomiting, severe abdominal pain, and a low-grade fever.

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Comey cracks Republican wall: GOP pols voice concerns on Trump 'drama'

Sens. Richard Burr, R-N.C., and Mark Warner, D-Va., also sent a request Wednesday for Comey to testify before their panel in both open and closed sessions. The Washington Post reported on Monday that Trump had shared highly-classified intelligence about an Islamic State group terror threat - divulging secrets provided by a third party in a major breach of intelligence protocol.

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Storms pummel central US, as tornadoes kill at least 2

Mikles was killed after he made a decision to leave his mobile home in a pickup to seek shelter in the area about a mile north of State Highway 152 and just east of Merritt Road in a rural area. The severe weather also caused extensive damage to several turkey barns across from the mobile home park. Tuesday's storms were part of two supercells that formed in the Texas Panhandle before moving to the north and east.

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Nine people injured at demonstration outside Turkish Embassy in D.C.

The Turkish government had made clear their objection to United States arming of YPG Kurds, whom Ankara has for long regarded as Syrian branch of the outlawed PKK. "The relationship that we have together will be unbeatable", Trump said. In the process they have come close to some Turkish territory. The Turkish cleric and political figure now lives in Pennsylvania, while Turkish officials blame him for a failed military coup last summer.

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Sagan wins third stage in California

It is the first time the race has been staged as part of the World Tour, a designation that organisers hope will draw more top names in the sport from Europe. World champion Peter Sagan of Slovakia won the third stage of the Tour of California on Tuesday, timing a late burst to perfection to win a sprint finish in the coastal town of Morro Bay.

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More US Workers Testing Positive for Drugs as Pot Use Spikes

That includes some employers who he says aren't following their own drug policies as they become more tolerant of workers' drug usage. The number of workers testing positive in Colorado rose 11 percent; in Washington-9 percent. Still, positive tests for meth climbed 64 percent in the period of 2012-16 in the general workforce and 14 percent in the federal testing workforce, Quest Diagnostics reported.

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"Fit but fat" may be a myth, study says

They found so-called "metabolically healthy obese " patients - who have a body mass index but no metabolic complications, such as abnormal blood fats, poor blood glucose control or hypertension - are still at higher risk of heart failure or stroke than normal weight people.

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Massacre Victim's Brother Charged With Evidence Tampering

The warrant indicated authorities believe the truck was "used as a means of the commission of the crime". He said it seems investigators are "grasping at straws". Bernie Brown owns property in Peebles where the trailer had been stored and says its owners needed a place to keep household items for a bit after recently selling their Adams County farm.

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British authorities did not detain PIA crew at Heathrow airport, says spokesperson

He said in his statement that they will not hide any facts, adding that, "we will get to the bottom of the issue and use it to further clean our house". All the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flights to London are operating as per schedule, said PIA Spokesperson Mashhood Tajwar on Tuesday. Subsequently, the return flight of the same day operated by same aircraft, flight PK 758 for the sector London-Lahore with a delay of two hours.

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Visakhapatnam Railway Station Leads Cleanest List While Darbhanga Comes Last

The Beas railway station was put in 1st place, followed by Khammam, in the A category. As part of the survey, the ministry has rated the railway stations on the basis of their quality in areas like parking, main entrance, main platform, waiting halls, waste management, open sitting, drinking water facility, vendor zone, toilets and other amenities and their maintenance.

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Taiwan pushes for inclusion in global health summit

China says the "one-China" principle must be followed when dealing with Taiwan's participation in activities of worldwide organizations. The island was expelled from the World Health Organization in 1972, a year after losing the "China" seat at the United Nations to Beijing.

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Which Analysts Are Watching Investors Real Estate Trust (NYSE:IRET)?

It closed at $24.82 lastly. Dorian LPG Ltd (NYSE:LPG) has risen 30.40% since October 6, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 11.12% the S&P500. Credit Agricole S A holds 60,615 shares or 0% of its portfolio. PNM Resources, Inc. (PNM ) shares have moved -1.60% in the week and -0.84% in the month.

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Legislative battle: Straus calls Patrick's special session ultimatum 'regrettable'

Patrick also wants the Bathroom Bill to be passed. It still needs a final Senate vote, likely coming Thursday, while the House approved a similar measure earlier this month - after hours of heated debate. "I'm optimistic that we will produce a reasonable and equitable compromise on the budget", he said. Straus sent the letter to Patrick Monday. "The voters want tax relief, bathroom protections for children in public schools, proper education funding and more", said Tinderholt, part of ...

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Rompers For Men Are Now A Thing

Enterprising business bros are looking to reinvent men's summer style with the RompHim , a one-piece garment derived from your standard women's romper. However, they are not cheap. The male rompers start at $90. The male romper, or RompHim , is designed for all shapes and sizes. "But what we found was for guys, we could work around that problem with a zipper fly".

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Utah State will open up 2018 at Michigan State

This rounds out the future 2018 schedule for the Chippewas, who host the Kansas Jayhawks and Maine Black Bears in their non-conference season. But it's the Ohio State - Michigan one that really matters. According to multiple reports, MI coach Jim Harbaugh participated via teleconference on Monday's upfronts, calling Fox "the new primary home for Big Ten football".

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Trump knew of Flynn's contacts with Russian Federation prior to his appointment

Flynn discussed with the Russian ambassador to the U.S the possibility of relaxing U.S sanctions, according to leaked media reports of intelligence intercepts, but there is no official version of what transpired in those conversations. Reportedly, three anonymous sources from the Obama Administration told the media that the warning was delivered, in person, late a year ago. "And that includes investigating the nature of any links between individuals associated with the Trump campaign and the ...