Medicine

Yemen declares state of emergency over cholera outbreak

The Red Cross says the number of suspected cases in the country has tripled in a week to more than 8,500. A cholera outbreak has rapidly spread in Yemen, ki...


Taiwan blames China for WHO invite snub

China views democratic Taiwan as a renegade province to be retaken with the use of force if necessary, and says other countries and global organisations should ...


Ransomware Cyber attack threat escalating: Europol

The hackers are demanding money in the form of the digital currency Bitcoin to unfreeze the infected computers. Cyber security experts say the spread of the v...


Businesses bolster cyber defenses for new ransomware attacks

The researcher, tweeting as @ MalwareTechBlog , said registering a domain name used by the malware stops it from spreading, though it can not help computers alr...


Korea: Rival N. Korea launches ballistic missile

The launch also comes as troops from America, Japan and two European nations gather on remote U.S. islands in the Pacific for drills that are partly a message t...


DR Congo: Ebola outbreak confirmed

When it all came to an end, promises were made to improve responsiveness and never let this happen again. "The fact that this is a country that has experience...


UW SB: Badgers headed back to NCAA tournament

Notre Dame (33-21) received the number three seed in the NCAA Auburn Regional, and will face California on Friday at 2 p.m. (ET) on ESPN2 at Jane B. Moore Field...


Securitymen drive off with bank's Rs 7.5 cr

Four persons from a cash logistics company Prosegur-Holdings, having offices pan-India, disappeared with huge amount of cash of Rs 7.5 crore during the transfer...


Warner: Senate Intel Committee would 'love' Comey to testify in open hearing

One associate describes Comey as being uncomfortable with the January dinner with President Donald Trump in which Trump is reported to have asked Comey for his ...


Ohio Nursing Home Shooting Leaves 4 Dead Including Police Chief

A horrifying day for the small town began in the morning, when Hartless took two passers-by hostage in a wooded area behind Pine Kirk Nursing Home. "The judicia...


Democratic Republic of Congo hit by Ebola outbreak

The disease has an incubation period of 21 days and people who have symptoms have been warned to isolate themselves while waiting for treatment. All three d...


Conservatives make strong gains in United Kingdom local elections

Labour finance spokesman John McDonnell acknowledged the party had suffered a tough night, but told ITV that the results were not "the wipeout that people expec...


Epic Records boss L.A. Reid exits Sony Music, Sony responds

Yesterday, Variety reported that L.A. Reid, chairman and CEO of Epic Records , will be leaving the company entirely after almost six years. The female assi...


Beth Hamedrash Hagadol Synagogue on Norfolk Street is on Fire

Smoke from the blaze could be seen billowing across the Manhattan skyline before the FDNY declared the fire under control by about 8:50 p.m. For many, part of...


Ebola death reported in DRC, World Heath Organisations confirms

ARU, Democratic Republic of Congo: Democratic Republic of Congo officials confirmed Friday an outbreak of Ebola in a northern province. "Since the announce...


World Health Organization confirms Ebola outbreak in DR Congo

It's believed that fruit bats carry the virus and spread it to other animals, which then come into contact with humans. There is no specific treatment for the d...


Next global cyber attack likely tomorrow, warn security researchers

National Security Agency, that leaked online in April. "We're not talking about a government organisation or a hospital or anything like that". Microsoft's ...


Trump Lawyer Says Past Tax Returns Show No Russian Income

The Russians are alleged to be in possession of sensitive information about Trump. "The Fake Media is working overtime today!" While a number of Republican l...


Red Sox starter Pomeranz leaves games with unknown injury

Morrison, who went deep with one out in the second, said he chose to guess changeup and got one, extending his sizzling start with his team-leading 10th homer. ...


World's biggest cyberattack sends countries into 'disaster recovery mode'

Mr Wainwright said the attack was indiscriminate, fast-spreading and unique because the ransomware was being used in combination with a worm which means the inf...


Four shot - one fatally - in streak of Queens violence

A neighbor who heard the gunshot and called 911 said the residence is a suspected drug den with people coming and going at all hours. 'We all heard the "pop"....


Frozen burritos maker relocates after recall, listeria scare

The recall covers a dozen varieties of ready-to-eat microwavable burritos manufactured between May 8 and 10. The chicken and waffle, turkey ham and waffle an...


Second case of Ebola virus confirmed by WHO

The country "has taken all necessary measures to responde quickly and efficiently to this new outbreak", he said. According to WHO , the country's health m...


Lawyers outline Donald Trump's Russian income

During the campaign, Trump claimed that he couldn't release his returns because he was under audit - despite the IRS repeatedly correcting him and saying that p...


WHO confirms second Ebola case in Congo outbreak

One out of the five blood samples tested at the DRC's National Biomedical Research Institute tested positive for the disease. The cases were found in the Lika...


More Victims Expected In Unprecedented Cyberattack As Users Log On Monday

An global manhunt was well under way for the plotters behind the world's biggest-ever computer ransom assault. "And also existing known infections can spread,...


Captain Kuyt leads Feyenoord to Dutch league title

Dirk Kuyt started what could be his final match for Feyenoord in place of the suspended Tonny Vilhena, and the veteran proved to be the hero with a hat-trick...


Leaked NSA tools used in global cyber attack, analysts say

Many groups were affected by the attacks because machines had not had updated versions of Windows or had versions that Microsoft was no longer offering patches...


Congo Faces New Ebola Outbreak

Nine suspected cases including 3 deaths have been reported , a case-fatality rate of 33.3%. "A third person who cared for the first case also became ill an...


Unprecedented cyber attacks wreak global havoc

Dr Mark Porter, BMA council chairman, said: "This cyber-attack on NHS information systems is extremely worrying for patients and the doctors treating them". Oth...


Posey's homer in 17th leads Giants past Reds 3-2

That was a long one last night and if we lost, we would have been more exhausted. I'm not necessarily confident in Adleman, but I think he can get it done her...


200000 users, 150 countries hit by ransomware: Europol chief

Wainwright warned the healthcare sector "in many countries" was particularly vulnerable, but that all organizations should ensure they prioritize cyber security...


United Kingdom hospitals hit by large-scale cyber attack

Hospitals, major companies and government offices were among those that were badly affected. "The recent attack is at an unprecedented level and will require ...


Armed group kills UN peacekeeper in Central African Republic

The attacks were believed to have been carried out by suspected anti-Balaka against civilians and the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization M...


Surging Hosmer Drives In Winning Run, Royals Edge O's

Karns posted a career-high 12 strikeouts over just five innings. "I'd like not to blemish Karns' awesome start, but it's good to get back out there", Maness s...