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No need for travel restrictions in Congo Ebola outbreak, World Health Organization says

No need for travel restrictions in Congo Ebola outbreak, World Health Organization says

Ebola is fatal in about 90 per cent of cases and is easily spread between humans through direct contact. The taxi driver who took the man to the hospital and a person who cared for the man both bec...

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82 freed Nigerian schoolgirls arrive in nation's capital

President Muhammadu Buhari said Saturday that some Boko Haram prisoners had been released for the freedom of the schoolgirls, but he did not give any details. Military and civilian militia sources ...

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Sheffield Wednesday frustrate Huddersfield in Championship play-off semi-final

Sheffield Wednesday frustrate Huddersfield in Championship play-off semi-final

Westwood then saved brilliantly from Wells to leave the tie perfectly poised going into Wednesday's second leg. The Owls have been in and around the play-off spots for much of 2017 and will look t...

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How moving embassy to Jerusalem would affect peace process

The U.S. official then reportedly said , "It is not your territory, it's part of the West Bank". The kingdom has yet to release a full list of participants, but invitees include leaders of the Gu...

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Severe weather possible Tuesday, early Wednesday in Oklahoma

Severe weather possible Tuesday, early Wednesday in Oklahoma

Monday: A slight chance of rain before 11 a.m., then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82 degrees. Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4 p.m....

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Ukraine to block access to Russia's social media websites

Ukraine to block access to Russia's social media websites

In another round of sanctions in response to Russia's annexation of Crimea, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Monday ordered the blocking of access to Russia's most popular social media websit...

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Trump honors fallen police officers, vows to reduce violence

Local police departments are holding ceremonies this week to honor law enforcement officers for National Police Week. "Black lives matter" are considered reckless words of incitement, but telling po...

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7 people killed in fire at home near possible arson site

7 people killed in fire at home near possible arson site

National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster walks back to the West Wing of the White House in Washington, Monday, May 15, 2017, after speaking to the media. Investigators said it's the deadliest fire in t...

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New Cyber Chaos Appears To Have Been Avoided: Europol

Australian officials said so far only three small-to-medium sized businesses had reported being locked out of their systems. Seven hospital trusts are still experiencing serious problems, among ...

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Behind the scenes, GOP working group runs into a few early obstacles

Senate Republicans have been dubiously dissecting the House health care bill since it passed 217 to 213 on May 4. The American Health Care Act provides individuals with pre-existing conditions...

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Nurses to stage 'summer of protests' over pay

Nurses to stage 'summer of protests' over pay

Members of the Royal College of Nursing voted overwhelmingly to support a ballot for industrial action. "The RCN has never gone on strike before, so balloting our members would be a very significant...

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Georgia rejects claims execution drug will cause great pain

Georgia rejects claims execution drug will cause great pain

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. In court documents filed to U.S. Distr...

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

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

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, at a meeting of world leaders in Italy, said the attack was a reminder of the importance of cybersecurity. "It's a big priority of mine that we protect the fina...

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10-year-old boy overdoses on marijuana-infused sour gummy candy

10-year-old boy overdoses on marijuana-infused sour gummy candy

CBS New York reports officers from the Ramapo Police Department in Rockland County, New York were called to a local emergency room after the boy ingested at least one piece of gummy candy containing ...

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Microsoft says governments should stop 'hoarding' security vulnerabilities after WannaCry attack

The 22-year-old researcher known as " MalwareTech ", who wanted to remain anonymous, said he spotted a hidden web address in the "WannaCry" code and made it official by registering its domain name. ...

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Cyber attack hits 200000 in at least 150 countries -Europol

A massive cyberattack infected some 200,000 computers in at least 150 countries Friday with ransomware - malicious software that encrypts the computer's files and demands a payment to regain access to...

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At least 100000 groups in 150 countries hit by ransomware

At least 100000 groups in 150 countries hit by ransomware

The hospital said it expected big queues on Monday when about 500 people were due to register. "Patch your systems now!" In Asia, some hospitals , schools, universities and other institutions wer...

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200000 cyberattack victims in 150-plus states, Europol chief says

This was the message found on many computers of Britain's national health services last Friday. Cybersecurity expert Ralph Echemendia called WannaCry, "the biggest Ransomware attack of all time". ...

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Florida governor: Tourists still coming in record numbers

Florida governor: Tourists still coming in record numbers

Florida's tourism numbers were bolstered by a 3.2 percent increase in domestic travelers from the first quarter of 2016. "I can veto the whole budget, I can veto a portion of the budget, a line of the...

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Iowa part of severe storm risk area

Iowa part of severe storm risk area

The northern third of the state should remain mostly dry today. Any quiet day in Green Country during peak severe weather season is not to be taken for granted. Some thunderstorms are likely to be ong...

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