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Texas testing Trump administration over abortion providers

Texas testing Trump administration over abortion providers

Now four years after the state lost federal funding for nixing the controversial health provider from the program, the state's health agency says it's been "encouraged" to seek funding again under Trump. The decision to grant the waiver will fall to Tom Price, Trump's health secretary and a former congressman rated favorably by anti-abortion groups. They claim if Planned Parenthood is defunded, women will lose access to health care. Read More

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What is WannaCry ransomware?

What is WannaCry ransomware?

A ransomware attack called WannaCry that was first launched on 12 May and since spread around the world impacted a number of high-profile organisations globally, including NHS England in the UK. Security experts say the unprecedented ransomware attack that on Friday locked up computers across the globe including United Kingdom hospital, FedEx , train systems in Germany among other institutions in exchange for payment, could cause even more trouble as the work week begins. Read More

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Dayton, Republicans Resume Budget Talks

Dayton, Republicans Resume Budget Talks

Among the bill's more striking features was its transfer of important powers from the MPCA and other commissioners to the Office of Administrative Hearings. He says, "If I haven't received all the bills because of these personal delays, then we can start the discussion on the bills that I have vetoed". H.F. Read More

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First West Nile Case Highlights Precautions for Mosquito-borne Diseases

First West Nile Case Highlights Precautions for Mosquito-borne Diseases

Keep pools clean and chlorinated and aerate ornamental ponds, and for areas where water can not be cleared or changed consider an approved mosquito larvicide. You can get more information about mosquito prevention here. Residents should check for and eliminate water-filled containers. This year, with all the water, there are now more birds around, leading to more mosquitoes which could cause still more incidents of West Nile Virus . Read More

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Wreck closes both lanes on I-95

Wreck closes both lanes on I-95

News helicopter footage showed at least two tractor-trailers with mangled cabs, along with several other vehicles that appear to have been involved. Firefighters and law enforcement officials from across the Cape Fear region came to assist at the wreck scene, including 12 members of the Fayetteville Fire Department's regional hazardous materials response team. Read More

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Row over Trump's Israel policy ahead of visit

Row over Trump's Israel policy ahead of visit

His clarifying statement came after Fox News channel reported that Netanyahu told the US President not to move the US embassy to Jerusalem when they met at the White House last February. Trump has also spoken out, as previous American presidents have, against continued Israeli settlements that are colonising the West Bank. President Donald Trump is to meet with Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas in the holy Christian city Bethlehem in a symbolic visit to the West Bank town at the ... Read More

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Analyst's Indicator Review for Parsley Energy, Inc. (PE), Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc

Inside the closing six months period the stock's performance raised 1.33% while overall yearly performance lost -4.20%. Weitz Investment Management Inc sold 628,300 shares as the company's stock rose 13.38% with the market. Twenty-First Century Fox had a return on equity of 24.05% and a net margin of 10.99%. Earnings of 54 cents per share beat expectations for 48 cents, but revenue of $7.56 billion missed the consensus by $70 million. Read More

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North Korean missile tests 'recipe for a disaster': US Admiral Harris

North Korean missile tests 'recipe for a disaster': US Admiral Harris

The test came as global powers engaged in a carrot and stick strategy with North Korea. The statement condemned the missile launch and said the Council would monitor the situation and impose significant new sanctions. The missile, launched on an unusually high trajectory, flew to an altitude of 2,111.5 kilometers (1,312 miles) and travelled 787 kilometers before landing in the Sea of Japan (East Sea). Read More

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'WannaCry' ransomware attack: What we know

The way it works is that once it infects a computer, it encrypts - or basically scrambles - all the data. "If someone kidnaps your child, you may pay your ransom but there is no guarantee your child will return". Brad Smith, Microsoft's president and chief legal officer, said in a blog post on Sunday that the culprits used a code developed by the US National Security Agency . Read More

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White House lit blue to honour slain police officers

Attached is link to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund with additional information to nationwide events taking place this week. " America stands strong with our men and women in blue ", Trump added. Before the service, he signed a proclamation urging the Department of Justice to develop a strategy to better prevent and prosecute crimes of violence against law enforcement officers. Read More

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Senate moderates hold bipartisan health care talks

She said she was pleased that Obama's health care law protects those with pre-existing conditions, as she now has. That would mean even more millions of people losing their health care . County health care system for 45 years - including as deputy director of health services and as a senior health policy adviser to the board. Reed touched on the optional ACA program called the Essential Plan in NY that provides low-cost health insurance to low- and middle-income people who don't ... Read More

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Nurses vote overwhelmingly in favour of strike action

Nurses vote overwhelmingly in favour of strike action

More than 50,000 of the RCN's members took part in the ballot. "This is an unprecedented show of anger and frustration over the Government's pay policy". Janet Davies, the organisation's CEO and general secretary, argued that this announcement is a "reflection of the deep anger members feel", with the current conditions in the NHS "driving people out of the profession and putting new people off entering it". Read More

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Judge rejects claims execution drug will cause great pain

Judge rejects claims execution drug will cause great pain

Ledford was arrested and convicted with "the malice murder of Dr. Harry Buchanan Johnston Jr., as well as two counts of armed robbery, one count of burglary and one count of kidnapping Dr. Later, neighbor Ledford forced his way into the home at knifepoint, and demanded money and guns. Her bindings were loose enough for her to free herself in time to see Ledford drive off in her husband's truck. Read More

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WannaCrypt ransomware: Microsoft issues emergency patch for Windows XP

WannaCrypt ransomware: Microsoft issues emergency patch for Windows XP

He added that governments around the world should "treat this attack as a wake-up call" and "consider the damage to civilians that comes from hoarding these vulnerabilities and the use of these exploits". The IT ministry reached out to key stakeholders like RBI, National Payments Corporation of India, NIC and UIDAI (Aadhaar) to advise them to protect their systems against "Wanna Cry" ransomware to ensure that the digital payments ecosystem in the country is protected. Read More

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Long gets first Republic of Ireland call-up

Long gets first Republic of Ireland call-up

Newcastle defender Ciaran Clark misses out due to a knee injury and joins captain Seamus Coleman and midfielder David Meyler on the sidelines. Thos unfortunate out are Greg Cunningham, of Preston, and Cillian Sheridan, who is in fine goalscoring form with new club Jagellonia in the Polish league. Read More

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Florida governor: Tourists still coming in record numbers

Florida governor: Tourists still coming in record numbers

Scott, who has strongly supported increasing funding for Visit Florida to as much as $100 million , spoke out against the budget cuts while highlighting another record tourism figure in Florida. Ken Lawson, President and CEO of VISIT FLORIDA, said, "VISIT FLORIDA will continue to focus on the task at hand, which is successfully marketing small, medium and large communities so the tourism industry can continue to create jobs ". Read More

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Human head belonged to mother of suspect

Police have confirmed that the severed head of a woman brought into an OR grocery store before a stabbing belonged to the mother of the suspect. Upon having made his way inside the grocery store, Webb proceeded to stab a worker, known by locals as Mike told Ernie Roberts , interim police chief in nearby Sandy , Oregon. Read More

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Cyber-security experts bracing themselves for new computer virus attacks

Cyber-security experts bracing themselves for new computer virus attacks

Meanwhile, Eiram is convinced there will be many vulnerabilities in the future that will enable similar ransomware attacks. Railway stations, mail delivery, gas stations, hospitals , office buildings, shopping malls and government services also were affected, China's Xinhua News Agency said, citing the Threat Intelligence Center of Qihoo 360, a Chinese internet security services company. Read More

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'I don't remember having a race like this'

'I don't remember having a race like this'

When Ferrari beat Mercedes to the first pit stop, preventing Hamilton stealing a march by stopping earlier and benefiting from fresh tyres, the race appeared to be Vettel's to lose. Vettel got things wrong coming up to lap Felipe Massa and almost hit the Williams. Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton won the Spanish GP after an exciting battle with Ferrari rival Sebastian Vettel . Read More

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Manhunt for hackers behind global cyberattack

The ransomware attack is at " unprecedented level and requires worldwide investigation", Europol, the European Union's law enforcement agency, said on Twitter. Who has been hit by the NHS cyber attack? How did it happen and who is behind it? Sensitive timing The spread of the ransomware capped a week of cyber turmoil in Europe that began the previous week when hackers posted a trove of campaign documents tied to French candidate Emmanuel Macron just before a run-off vote in which he ... Read More

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Moustakas has HR, 4 RBIs, Royals finish sweep of Orioles

Moustakas has HR, 4 RBIs, Royals finish sweep of Orioles

Francisco Pena (two) and Chris Davis provided all of the Orioles' runs with homers Saturday, while slugger Mark Trumbo saw his eight-game hitting streak end by going 0-for-4 with two of Baltimore's 15 strikeouts. "That was one thing previous year, that was a pitch I felt like I could go to, really, in any count and get a swing and miss". Lorenzo Cain and Butera had three hits apiece while Brandon Moss and Whit Merrifield had two. Read More

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Aggie softball earns No. 9 seed in NCAA Tournament

Aggie softball earns No. 9 seed in NCAA Tournament

Moore Field. The Crimson Tide (42-16) will play against Albany at 4 p.m. Friday, following a 1:30 p.m. first pitch between Minnesota and Louisiana Tech from Rhoads Stadium. "We played each other in the first game of the season (Auburn won 3-2 on February 9), and that just means one of the two of us will play their last game against the same opponent". Read More

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Feyenoord fans celebrate title in Café Rembrandt

Feyenoord fans celebrate title in Café Rembrandt

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) - Veteran captain Dirk Kuyt scored a hat trick Sunday as Feyenoord beat Heracles Almelo 3-1 to win its 15th Dutch Eredivisie title and the first in 18 long years for its fervent fans. The Amsterdam club's next game is the Europa League final against Manchester United on Wednesday, 24 May. The club from Rotterdam was interrupted by a 6-year hegemony of the " Ajax " and "PSV". Read More

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