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Of the 48 affected NHS England hospitals, six remain unoperational


A Michigan-based cybersecurity researcher who helped halt a global cyberattack says he's happy the outbreak was stopped fairly quickly, but he's anxious about another attack in the coming days. His action couldn't help those already infected, however. "The attackers will realize how we stopped it, they'll change the code and then they'll start again". Read More »

Canada falls from Cup contention with two losses at Paris Sevens


Australia will now play Japan in the second tier Challenge Trophy quarter-finals on Sunday. Australia and Russian Federation are the other two teams in Fiji's pool. Samoa then went on to produce a second shock result of the day as they saw of Australia 21-14 before guaranteeing their place in the quarter finals with a 19-19 draw against Russian Federation. Read More »

Japan says N. Korea missile fell into sea

The launch was carried out as European, American and Japanese navies gather for joint military drills in the Pacific. The unidentified ballistic missile was launched at 5:27 a.m. As expected, Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is protesting this launch, calling it a "grave threat against Japan", in addition to South Korea's president Moon saying he'd be willing to travel to North Korea but the continued affronts would make negotiations and dialogue hard. Read More »

China's Xi says Silk Road plan boosts finance, security ties

Pandey declined to comment about India's opposition to parts of the Belt and Road initiative , in particular an economic corridor China is building in Pakistan. China had extended an invite to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to participate in the summit in late March but Indian policy makers chose to wait and watch if Beijing would respond satisfactorily to New Delhi's concerns. Read More »

Cause Hanford Nuclear site tunnel collapse still unclear


The 360-foot long (110-meter) rail tunnel was built in 1956 from timber, concrete and steel. Till now there are no indications of any nuclear waste's radiation leakage in the surrounding regions, but it is mandatory for the authorities to take extreme precautions at the incident, says the plant's officials. Read More »

Mobile to start rollout of nationwide mobile 5G in 2019


T-Mobile is going for nationwide coverage in a short time frame - albeit not at maximum 5G speeds. That tech won't be ready until 2018, but T-Mobile still wants to make clear that it's in the 5G game. T-Mobile is far from the only one chasing 5G. Along with device and infrastructure partners, T-Mobile will help drive 3GPP certification for 5G in 600 MHz. Read More »

Compass Group (LON:CPG) Receives Hold Rating From Numis Securities Analysts


AstraZeneca plc (LON:AZN) has declined 6.01% since October 11, 2016 and is downtrending. It has outperformed by 3.10% the S&P500. The stock decreased 4.17% or GBX 6.25 on May 11, reaching GBX 143.75. It has a 25.83 P/E ratio. The Europe segment includes Turkey and Russian Federation. In analysts note sent to investors on 11 May, Peel Hunt reaffirmed their "Buy" rating on shares of STV Group PLC (LON:STVG). Read More »

Arctic Council Pressures Tillerson To Take Action On Climate Change

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson signed an worldwide declaration acknowledging the impact of climate change on the Arctic and a need to address greenhouse gases. The Arctic Council has existed since 1996 but only since 2011 has the USA sent a secretary of state to its deliberations, in recognition of the region's growing strategic importance. Read More »

N.Korea missile test posed no threat to Russia -Russian defense ministry

Moon, unlike his conservative predecessors, advocates reconciliation with Pyongyang but warned Sunday that dialogue would be possible "only if the North changes its attitude". And it says South Korea and Japan have been watching this situation closely with the U.S. Moon expressed "deep regret over North Korea's reckless provocation" and ordered his troops to bolster deterrence against its military threats on the basis of the robust alliance with the United States. Read More »

Renault expects return to normal production on Monday after cyber attack

He declined to confirm media reports that production at the plant, which employs 7,000, had been halted. Deutsche Bahn said it was working to rectify the problem. Renault also announced Saturday that the cyberattack had forced it to stop production at sites in France, part of several measures being taken to stop the virus from spreading. Read More »

China tests new missile near Korean peninsula


China has tested a new type of missile missile believed to be aimed at counterbalancing the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) anti-missile system deployed by US in South Korea. "It hasn't much to do with THAAD directly, but it is a kind of warning" to South Korea and the U.S., Song said . However, while the DF-26 could be useful against THAAD, China also has several other missiles that are up to the task, he said. Read More »

T dept launches facility to correct errors in PAN, Aadhaar


The department's e-filing website- has created a new link on its homepage making it "easy" to link the two unique identities of an individual. The relief is available to non-residents, those who are not citizens of India, those who are 80 years of age and over and to the people living in Assam, Jammu & Kashmir and Meghalaya, a notification said. Read More »

IT dept launches facility to correct errors in PAN, Aadhaar


After verification from the UIDAI, the linking will be confirmed. Now, in case the name on the Aadhaar Card and PAN is not matching due to some minor issues, then the system will verify the details via OTP (One time password), which shall be sent to the phone number & email id which is mentioned in the Aadhaar database of the user. Read More »

Nuclear waste tunnel collapses at Hanford site in Washington state

The agency says the rail tunnels are made of wood and concrete and are hundreds of feet long, with about eight feet (2.4 meters) of soil covering them. The order will also require the Energy Department to assess if there's an immediate risk of failures in any other tunnels and take actions to safely store waste in the tunnels until a decision is made about how to permanently handle the material. Read More »

Chinese-made Passenger Jet Takes Test Flight


Comac is a state-owned Chinese company and symbolises the government's desire to break into the commercial aviation space. A midsize passenger plane developed by China as a national project made its successful maiden flight on Friday after long delays, paving the way for its developer's attempt to break into the worldwide market. Read More »

Trump triumphs: China allows US imports of beef and poultry


According to our estimates, it will be reduced by 5-10 percent, if the USA continues to expand trade in other sectors of the economy", Vadim Merkulov, an analyst from Russian investment firm Freedom Finance, said. It is unclear exactly how much these new deals will increase trade between the two countries. "Past foot-dragging means we won't celebrate until these promises are executed". Read More »

US AG issues new criminal charging policy


The two-page memo , which was publicly released Friday, lays out a policy of strict enforcement that rolls back the comparatively lenient stance established by Eric Holder, one of Sessions' predecessors under President Barack Obama. "You collect it with the barrel of a gun", Sessions said. According to the memo sent to all 94 United States attorneys' offices, Sessions has directed federal prosecutors to bring the most "serious, readily approvable offense" charge in all cases moving forward. Read More »

Hedge funds cut bullish United States crude bets for second straight week

Late last year, the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and other producing countries announced oil output cuts of 1.8 million barrels per day (bpd) for the first six months of this year. One major reason behind the trend is the uncertainty whether OPEC and Russian Federation would extend their deal into the second half of the year. "Any likelihood of an increase in the level of cuts remains slim with Opec officials playing down this possibility", said James Woods, ... Read More »

Canada rejects US duties on lumber as 'baseless'

US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin meets the press at the end of the G7 summit of finance ministers in Bari, Italy on Saturday. Mnuchin briefed Aso on planned US tax measures, including a drastic corporate tax cut, announced last month by the administration of President Donald Trump . Read More »

Bank of England warns on living standards as interest rates stay steady

MPC holds #BankRate at 0.25%, maintains government bond purchases at £435bn and corporate bond purchases at up to £10bn. Bank of England (@bankofengland) 11 May 2017 Challenging time Governor Carney also warned things will be hard for British households this year as higher inflation linked to Brexit will cut people's purchasing power. Read More »

Nations grapple with huge cyberattack, but more's coming


The malware, using a technique stolen from the US National Security Agency, stopped care at hospitals across the United Kingdom, affected Russia's interior ministry and infected company computer systems in countries from Eastern Europe to the US and Asia. Read More »

Pinnacle Bank Acquires New Position in Oracle Co. (ORCL)


Zions Bancorporation raised its position in shares of Oracle by 0.9% in the fourth quarter. Athena Capital Advisors LLC increased its position in shares of Oracle by 4.8% in the third quarter. If you are reading this piece on another site, it was copied illegally and republished in violation of USA and global copyright laws. The correct version of this report can be read at ... Read More »

Lewis Hamilton takes pole for Spanish Grand Prix


Hamilton took pole position by 0.051s in Barcelona on Saturday as the battle between Mercedes and Ferrari continues to rage in Formula One. "There is a long run down to Turn One and I'm just hoping l can make a good start". Hamilton's team mate Valtteri Bottas, a first-time victor in Russian Federation two weeks ago, qualified third, with Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen fourth. Read More »

United Kingdom interior minister says health system has recovered from cyber attack


Symantec predicted infections so far would cost tens of millions of dollars, mostly from cleaning corporate networks. They say the factory of Renault factory at Sandouville, in northwestern France, was one of the sites affected. Earlier, Kaspersky researcher Costin Raiu cited 45,000 attacks in 74 countries, saying that the malware, a self-replicating "worm", was spreading quickly. Read More »

Turkey among countries hit in cyberattack

Russia's central bank said Saturday that no incidents had "compromising the data resources" of Russian banks, state news agency Tass reported. He said the affected computers likely had not applied the Microsoft patch or were running old operating systems for which no patch was available. Read More »

BX residents celebrate Mexican culture on Cinco de Mayo


Cinco de Mayo is here. The victory was not the battle that won the war, but it held great symbolism for the Mexico during the war, but is minor holiday there and is not considered a federal holiday. For Tortolero, Cinco de Mayo is a reminder of how many times Mexico has been invaded by other countries. The Mexican community celebrates more than 365 festivals each year. Read More »

Sarah Sanders: We've Got to Get Back to Draining the Swamp


When's the last time Trump and Comey spoke? The news Tuesday was surprising for a number of reasons, especially since the president once delighted in Comey's investigation of Democrat Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server - an investigation that is now at the heart of Trump's explanation for firing Comey. Read More »

Man arrested after brawl on Southwest Airlines plane

It is not known what caused the fight between the passengers, or whether they knew each other previously. He was detained at the gate and arrested for misdemeanor battery. "She was running down the aisle toward danger and then she got trapped", Krause told CBS News . Southwest issued expressing gratitude to employees who reacted quickly to break up the fight, calling its employees "everyday heroes" trained to de-escalate conflict. Read More »

Snapchat announced its First Earnings Report, falling short of Expectations


In short, this is a big problem for Snapchat as it was not being expected by the investors. "The fact that they failed to live up to expectations, let alone exceed them, disappointed people", he said. Pivotal Research is even more pessimistic, calling for Snap to fall all the way to $9 a share. Experts note, though, that much of the loss involves stock-based compensation the company gave out to go public. Read More »

GOP Health Plan Doesn't Address the Biggest Health Care Problems

According to an analysis by the Congressional Budget Office and policy experts, the American Health Care Act , the House bill his Republican caucus proposed and Trump endorsed as a way to repeal much of the Affordable Care Act and replace it, would have broken all of those campaign promises. Read More »

HFC Member Says House Obamacare Repeal Bill Only 'Tweaks' Obamacare

Health insurance giant Aetna said Wednesday it wouldn't participate in any Obamacare exchanges starting next year, citing millions of dollars in losses. By a vote of 217-213, the House of Representatives voted to take away health coverage from 24 million Americans, gut protections for people with pre-existing conditions , raise premiums for those approaching retirement, take money from Medicare and give a tax cut to the wealthiest Americans. Read More »

Wizards win on Wall's 3-pointer, forcing a Game 7

Boston's Al Horford knock down what looked to be a potential game victor with 7 seconds to play to give the Celtics an 91-89 lead. The leader of the hosts John wall had a awful first half of the game, but thanks to the Bradley bill, " Washington " did not allow "Boston" to break away. Read More »