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Scots NHS services hit by ransomware cyber attack

Hospitals in the United Kingdom were crippled by a "large-scale" cyber attack on Friday that forced operations to be canceled and ambulances to be diverted. Hospitals and clinical commissioning groups...

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World Health Organization confirms Ebola outbreak in DR Congo

According to Reuters , three have died from the fever so far, but only one of those cases has been confirmed as Ebola. In a statement, the DRC's health ministry said: "Our country must confront ...

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Head of NYC jails to resign after flap over ethical lapses

Head of NYC jails to resign after flap over ethical lapses

New York City's embattled jails commissioner, Joseph Ponte, is planning to resign, a source said late Thursday night, weeks after Ponte was scolded for breaking municipal ethics rules by driving his c...

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New Hamas Chief Makes First Public Appearance in Gaza

People living in Gaza know Haniyeh well. It presented itself as an alternative to the secular PLO. Haniyeh's first task will be to cope with escalating tensions between Hamas and Fatah, which is b...

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Pfizer inks deal with Sangmo for Heamophilia A gene therapy

Pfizer inks deal with Sangmo for Heamophilia A gene therapy

Analysts had estimated a loss of 28 cents a share on revenue of $4 million. Sangamo is on track this quarter to start a Phase 1/2 clinical trial to evaluate safety and to measure blood levels of Facto...

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Texas House passes bill to let adoption agencies discriminate against gay couples

Texas House passes bill to let adoption agencies discriminate against gay couples

Megan Lestino, vice-president of public policy for the National Adoption Council, said she knows about faith-based adoption agencies across the USA that have denied LGBT and other prospective parent...

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Sushi Health Warning As Doctors Report Rise In Parasitic Infections

Sushi Health Warning As Doctors Report Rise In Parasitic Infections

Sushi lovers are being warned of the dangers of ingesting parasites from raw and undercooked fish . After the worms were cleared out using a special kind of retrieval net, the man's symptoms q...

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Experts Foresee Growing Friction Between Trump, S

The alliance between the United States and South Korea is expected to stay, but it is time for the new president in Seoul to rethink about how to deal with the THAAD anti-missile system, said Vic...

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Kim Jon-un claims he dodged a $100K US death plot

North Korea has accused the usa and South Korean spy agencies of an unsuccessful assassination attempt on leader Kim Jong Un involving bio-chemical weapons. Under former leader Kim Jong Il and now ...

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Tesla Begins Taking Orders For Its Solar Energy Roof Tile Systems

Tesla Begins Taking Orders For Its Solar Energy Roof Tile Systems

Musk also assured customers that having the solar roofs, which are only two of the four models that Tesla will be offering eventually, will make their homes look better than any other in the neighborh...

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Make no mistake, the Budget favours high income earners

Mr Shorten later told the ABC a future Labor government would consider scrapping the deficit levy once the budget reached a surplus. "On an apples-with-apples comparison, you'd need to adjust for su...

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Drayton Manor closed for third day after girl's death

Drayton Manor closed for third day after girl's death

They continued: "Our thoughts continue to be with the family and all those who have been affected by Tuesday's incident". He added the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) had been informed of the inci...

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Students choose NDP in mock election

Students choose NDP in mock election

There will be at least one recount after the NDP won in Courtenay-Comox but just nine votes. Mitchell was elected as a Liberal MLA in 1991 but then left the party to sit as an independent. British C...

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Crews start repairing collapsed tunnel at nuclear waste site

When workers at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation in southeastern Washington state suddenly found a hole in the ground on Tuesday morning, there was cause for concern. Carpenter said that radioactive ga...

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Pentagon chief, Turkish PM meet after decision to arm Kurds

Pentagon chief, Turkish PM meet after decision to arm Kurds

Nasser Haj Mansour, an adviser to the Syrian Democratic Forces militia group, was quoted by Reuters as saying the town and the adjacent Tabqa dam were now "completely liberated" after the group drove ...

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Texas House OKs letting adoption groups deny non-Christians

Texas House OKs letting adoption groups deny non-Christians

Suzanne Bryant, an Austin-based adoption attorney who works with LGBT clients and was one of the first individuals to have a legal same-sex marriage in Texas, said the bill fails to provide altern...

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Heroin epidemic pushing up hepatitis C infections in US

New cases of hepatitis C have almost tripled in the past five years, driven mostly by people sharing needles to inject drugs, federal health officials said Thursday. Infections among pregnant women ha...

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8-Year-Old Was Bullied Before Killing Himself, Attorneys Say

Gabriel Taye, 8, committed suicide two days after being attacked by another student at school. "It was very hard for me to believe that an 8-year-old would even know what it means to commit suicide an...

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Cinco De Mayo celebration set for Saturday

Cinco De Mayo celebration set for Saturday

Friday marks the 155th anniversary of the holiday synonymous with margaritas, cervezas (beer) and Mexican food. It's actually the day commemorating the Battle of Puebla in 1862, when Mexican force...

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Bieber fever grips India ahead of first concert

AIR correspondent reports, crowd of over 40,000 people at Navi Mumbai's DY Patil Stadium erupted in cheers as Justin Bieber took to stage. Several hundreds of media persons and fans had parked themsel...

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