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Several severe weather rounds this week

Several severe weather rounds this week

There is a very slight tornado risk for tonight as well, especially near the warm front across northern Iowa into far southern Wisconsin. Tuesday also brings with it higher temperatures and potentia...

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Parole board holding clemency hearing for death row inmate

Parole board holding clemency hearing for death row inmate

They cite experts who say exposure to gabapentin alters brain chemistry in a way that pentobarbital can not be relied upon to make him unconscious and insensate. Now, in an 11th hour ploy, Ledford h...

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Australia largely escapes cyber attack

The spread of the virus slowed over the weekend but the respite might only be brief, experts have warned . Cyber security experts say the brunt of the attacks were felt in Russian, including the ...

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Microsoft says WannaCrypt attack a wake-up call

It worked by holding files hostage and demanding a payment in return. That's why it's called ransomware. The attack is taking advantage of a vulnerability in computers running Microsoft Windows. Over ...

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At least 100000 groups in 150 countries hit by ransomware

Images that were posted online of the NHS pop-up look almost identical to pop-up ransomware windows that hit Spain's Telefonica, a powerful attack that forced the large telecom to order employees to...

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No Announcement Friday On Laptop Ban Expansion

The industry anxiety follows a report from Reuters that the Trump administration was considering expanding a ban on laptops - now in effect on usa -bound flights from some airports in the Middle Eas...

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WannaCry; RBI asks banks not to run ATMs without software update

Also, over 60 percent of the total 2.25 lakh ATMs in the country operate on the outdated Windows XP. Meanwhile, in the ATMs, no data is collecting in the machine. "It is nothing major, but we are st...

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Nigeria will soon experience abundance under Buhari - Northern clerics

Nigeria will soon experience abundance under Buhari - Northern clerics

The Lord shall make Nigeria triumph at every turn. A source close to Presidency said it was not until the day of departure of Buhari that he himself kept asking about the whereabouts of his Vice tha...

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Israel urges US to transfer embassy to Jerusalem

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas (R) listens to a speech by Indian Junior Minister for Electronics and Information Technology P.P Chaudhary (L) during his visit to the Centre for Development of Adv...

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Houthi rebels declare state of emergency over cholera outbreak

The health ministry in Sanaa , which is controlled by the Houthis, a Shia rebel group, said it was "unable to contain this disaster" in which more than 8,000 have contracted the disease. According to...

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'Suit' song suits my film the most: Irrfan Khan

'Suit' song suits my film the most: Irrfan Khan

Irrfan Khan, producer Dinesh Vijan and Deepak Dobriyal were present at the promotional event. They wanted a smart and savvy girl like Kangana Ranaut, but she only does female-oriented films. I am not ...

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Ransomware attack should be wake-up call for govts

The virus reportedly encrypts files on the infected Windows PCs and then asks users to pay $300 in Bitcoins. The initial attack, known as "WannaCry", paralyzed computers running factories, banks, go...

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F1: Hamilton (MBZAMG), Vettel (Ferrari) and Ricciardo (Red Bull) at Barcelona

F1: Hamilton (MBZAMG), Vettel (Ferrari) and Ricciardo (Red Bull) at Barcelona

With this win, Hamilton has managed to cut short Vettel's championship lead from 13 to 6 points. The three-time champion obeyed his team's instructions perfectly as they - led by chief strategist J...

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Armed rebels in C. African Republic city agree to leave

Armed rebels in C. African Republic city agree to leave

It was unclear if they had begun to retreat. UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres said on Sunday he was " outraged " by the attacks on the 13,000-strong mission that have killed six peacekeepers ar...

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The 2017 Federal Budget: 5 ways it could affect you

There will also be a tightening of depreciation deductions for investment properties, including a plan to no longer permit subsequent owners of a property to claim deductions on items purchased by the...

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World Health Organization adopts measures to curb Ebola in Congo

In a statement made available to Xinhua in Lagos, Nigeria's economic hub on Sunday, Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, advised health care providers and members of the public, to report any sign of il...

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More disruptions feared from worldwide ransomware cyber attack

And while other attackers might use the same flaw, such attacks will be steadily less successful as organisations patch it. Microsoft took the unusual step late Friday of making free patches availabl...

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Formula One: Hamilton wins thrilling Spanish Grand Prix

Formula One: Hamilton wins thrilling Spanish Grand Prix

I was just guessing on the braking but there was no room for him. "They did a wonderful job with the strategy and the pit stops". As they get set to do battle for the fifth occasion this year, the s...

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5 things we learned from the Russian Grand Prix

5 things we learned from the Russian Grand Prix

While the Ferrari driver eventually did clear the Mercedes with a deft move into Turn 1, Vettel lost five seconds to Hamilton . Polesitter Hamilton lost out to Vettel at the start and followe...

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Palestinians hope for settlement curb if peace talks resume

Abbas pointed toward a likely partnership while crediting Trump's " great negotiating ability ". "I call on the prime minister to make clear that we expect the USA administration to move the embassy...

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At least one Australian firm hit by global cyber attack

At least one Australian firm hit by global cyber attack

Ciaran Martin, chief executive of the National Cyber Security Centre, said the outbreak could continue to infect more systems and other victims may emerge. The virus took control of users' files and...

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Trump's pick for Dept. of Agriculture's chief scientist is not a scientist

Trump's pick for Dept. of Agriculture's chief scientist is not a scientist

Before serving at the position, she was the dean of school or agriculture at Iowa State University and also served as the global director of scientific affairs for Mars Inc. A changing climate will ha...

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S.Africa court to rule on Zuma confidence vote

S.Africa court to rule on Zuma confidence vote

The Daily Vox unpacks some of the issues surrounding the vote of no confidence, secret ballots and what's happening at the Constitutional Court. "This case is not about the separation of powers‚ nor...

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No report yet of 'WannaCry' hit on Indian network: CERT

Phone scammers are taking advantage of the WannaCry ransomware attack to offer fake technical support. Experts fear that the ransomware worm that stopped auto factories, hospitals, shops and schools...

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United Nations agency announces 2 more suspected Ebola cases in Congo

United Nations agency announces 2 more suspected Ebola cases in Congo

Asked by EURACTIV.com about the Commission's response to the new reported outbreak, spokesperson Carlos Martin Ruiz De Gordejuela said the European Union executive was "fully committed to provide all ...

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Merkel's mettle tested in crucial German state election ahead of nationwide vote

Schulz is hoping that his push for "social justice" will resonate in North Rhine-Westphalia, which has lagged behind western Germany economically. That means governor Hannelore Kraft's coalition w...

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How to avoid the ransomware attack

While a United Kingdom security researcher managed to stop the spread of the virus, hackers have issued new versions that cybersecurity organizations are trying to counter and stamp out. "The problem ...

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Pakistan sniff historic win in Dominica Test

A valiant, unbeaten century by Roston Chase nearly staved off defeat for the hosts, who were all out for 202 in their second innings with only one over remaining at Windsor Park in Roseau . "When...

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Cholera outbreak in war-ravaged Yemen kills 115

To avert any major disaster from occurring due to the outbreak of the diarrheal disease, Yemen's health ministry has urged humanitarian organisations and aid donors to help it deal with the epidemic. ...

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China's Xi confident in the future of new 'Silk Road' effort

India is likely to skip the two-day worldwide event of One Belt, One Road (OBOR) initiative being organised by China with much fanfare in Beijing . On the concluding day of the two-day One Belt and...

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