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Dhoni will have a point to prove in IPL 2017 final


And players of the calibre of MS will always give you something. After Rising Pune had nutmegged them off the penultimate ball in their opening fixture , Mumbai went on a six-match winning spree before they were halted again by - no surprises there - Rising Pune. Read More »

Brazil's top prosecutor accuses President Temer of corruption, obstruction


It has been sharply criticized by those leading Brazil's crackdown on corruption. He is believed to have provided the tape implicating Temer to prosecutors last March. Fidelity's Anna Stupnytksa, who is global economist at the group, said there is now a likelihood Temer would be forced to leave office and create further uncertainty in the markets. Read More »

Rouhani's Election to Ensure Predictability of Iran's Foreign Agenda - Lawmaker

Voting has begun in Iran's first presidential election since its nuclear deal with world powers, as incumbent Hassan Rouhani faced a staunch challenge from a hardline opponent over his outreach to the wider world. Raisi ran a populist campaign, vowing to fight corruption and fix the economy while boosting welfare payments to the poor. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi). Read More »

Canada retail sales rise more than expected in March on autos


Meanwhile, decline in sales at clothing and accessories stores, food and beverage stores and at gasolines stations provided some offset, mainly due to lower prices. CPI inflation rose sharply to 2.7 per cent in April, its highest level since 2013, as higher airfares pushed the figure up beyond economists' estimates. Read More »

George Bennett takes over Amgen Tour of California yellow jersey

The 22-year-old Kuss is 27th overall, 15:40 back of Bennett with one stage to race. Yesterday, Bennett of Team Lotto NL - Jumbo and Andrew Talansky of Cannondale Drapac raced for the finish of Amgen Tour of California stage 5. But it will not be flowing on the road to Pasadena during the seventh and final stage Saturday afternoon. The final stage Saturday takes riders 77 miles through the San Gabriel Mountains into Pasadena. Read More »

Ticking Timebomb: May Is Lyme Disease Awareness Month


Despite such large numbers, Lyme disease goes vastly unnoticed. Tick-borne illnesses are on the rise across the country. The disease is caused by the bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi and typical symptoms include fever, headache , fatigue and a characteristic skin rash that looks like a bullseye. Read More »

Indonesian soldiers killed in South China Sea exercise

Philippines welcomed the completion of the drafting of the framework. The Spratlys, which lie in one of the world's most significant maritime trade routes, are claimed by neighboring South China Sea countries Brunei, Malaysia, the Philippines, Taiwan, Vietnam and Taiwan . Read More »

Labour's ratings boosted in new poll


Numerous details of the manifesto were leaked to the media last week, but there were some new announcements, including a plan to nationalise water, as well as the Royal Mail and the railway network. "But I tell you there's an enthusiasm out there, we've got half a million members, the biggest political party in Europe, out there campaigning and Labour MPs right the way across the political spectrum in the Parliamentary Labour Party working together for a Labour government". Read More »

Has to roll back 'hostile policy' before talks


Kim noted that the USA has "gestured" as if it wants dialogue, referring to a series of recent remarks by senior US officials that suggested Washington may have become more willing to open talks with the North. Quoting a foreign ministry spokesman on Friday, North Korea's state-run Korean Central News Agency said Pyongyang will take additional steps to boost deterrence the more the USA misleads global opinion and dials up pressure against the North. Read More »

Heavy bikes, yachts, private jets to attract 31 pc GST

The government said the council's focus was to keep the tax rate low on affordable goods or services, progressively raising it for those that can be counted as a luxury. "We can only hope that is agreed to when valuation rules are more clearly defined". "Given the information available to us, it seems that entry level cars could see an escalation in taxes, leading to certain increase in prices", said Rakesh Srivastava, Director (sales & marketing) at Hyundai. Read More »

California Highway Patrol issues AMBER Alert for missing one year-old


The father, who had been identified as 30-year-old Jason Lam, was taken into police custody and the boy, Makai Bangoura, was taken into protective custody, Preciado said. Relatives of Lam had said that he recently experienced mental breakdowns, according to officials with the district attorney's office. The Amber Alert was in effect for several counties, including: San Francisco, Marin, San Mateo, Contra Costa and Alameda. Read More »

Southern Nevada man is 1st human West Nile virus case of 2017


The virus was found in a turkey in Barry County, a crow in Saginaw County and another crow in Kalamazoo County. Many people with the virus will have no symptoms or very mild symptoms of illness. And MDHHS says that as temperatures rise, mosquitoes and the virus develop more quickly. "Mosquito bites and the diseases spread by infected mosquitoes are preventable", said Dr. Read More »

Paytm raises USA $1.4 billion from SoftBank


Sharma informed that with this one-time investment of $1.4 billion, SoftBank will hold a 20 percent direct stake in Paytm, along with a 12 percent indirect holding through its majority stake in Alibaba, the Chinese internet giant that has 40% stake in One97, Paytm's parent company. Read More »

16-Year-Old Dead After Bus Crash near Ashland


Deputies of the Ashland and Bayfield County Sheriff's Offices, a Great Lakes Indian Fish and Wildlife Commission Warden, Wisconsin State Patrol Troopers, Ashland Fire and Ambulance, and Washburn Ambulance responded to the scene. The posted speed limit is 55 miles per hour on Highway C, which closed between Highway 83 and 258th Avenue while authorities investigated the crash. Read More »

Union: Up to 40K walking off the job at AT&T this weekend


Donald Trump, who at the time was on the campaign trail, tweeted : "Terrible jobs report just reported". Only 38,000 jobs added. They're outsourcing call centers, shipping them overseas, paying $2 or $3 an hour. "Eastern Time on Friday workers will be off the job and onto picket lines across the country". But under the Taft-Hartley Act of 1947, sitting US presidents can unilaterally intervene in strikes or even potential strikes that they claim could create a "national emergency" and order ... Read More »

Jadhav's case should not be politicised: NA Speaker

While presenting arguments, Pakistani counsel had informed ICJ that Jadhav, 46, was arrested in March a year ago in the restive Balochistan province. She said Pakistan has presented dossiers to the United Nations regarding Kulbhushan Jhadav's involvement in terrorist and subversive activities in Pakistan. Read More »

Trump, dogged by questions at home, makes first trip abroad


Trump wrote, misspelling the word counsel as he referred to Democratic former President Barack Obama and former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. The president reportedly lashed out at his own staff in recent weeks over their last-ditch efforts to provide clarity to reporters asking about his tweets, his campaign's ties to Russian Federation, his repeated blunders and his failed executive orders. Read More »

CVS Stops Carrying Sunscreen and Products Under SPF 15


Let us take a look at some of the key factors shared by the American Academy of Dermatology that you must keep handy while buying a sunblock for yourself. Both UVA and UVB cause damage to the skin; UVA penetrates deep into the skin causing wrinkling and other signs of aging whereas UVB only reaches superficial layers of the skin resulting in sunburn. Read More »

Surgeons to conduct India's first womb transplant


Twelve doctors worked on the 12-hour surgery and emerged victorious. Pune's Galaxy Care Laparoscopy Institute, where the surgery will be carried out, has been granted a license by the state's Directorate of Health Services to carry out the transplant. Read More »

Botulism strikes 5 who ate gas station nachos


It's believed the cases involved people who ate at the Valley Oak Food and Fuel in Walnut Grove, Cal. According to a news release by Sacramento County Health and Human Services, an investigation is now underway as several other people have been admitted to hospitals with food-borne botulism . Read More »

Britain to arrest criminal behind NHS cyber attack: Home Secretary


NHS Digital has recommended a number of measures for trusts to implement to protect themselves from cyber-attack after Friday saw trusts across the country targeted by hackers. "It was clear warnings were given to hospital trusts but this is not something that focused on attacking the NHS here on the United Kingdom". He told the Tele: "We have had IT engineers in working tirelessly over the weekend". Read More »

Dayton signs Real ID bill, averting travel woes for 2018


If granted, holders of state identification could use their licenses for federal purposes through 2020. If a license has not expired and a Minnesotan wants one of the new licenses, a new Real ID-compliant license may be obtained once they are available for a little extra money to have its expiration date extended. Read More »

Pak counsel rubbishes legal fees rumours, adds India misled ICJ

An ad hoc judge would not necessarily have to be a Pakistani national and among the names doing the rounds in Islamabad are former Jordanian prime minister Awn Shawkat Al-Khasawneh, who has served as an ICJ judge, German jurist Bruno Simma, a former ICJ judge who served as Pakistan's arbitrator the Kishenganga case, leading legal expert Ahmer Bilal Soofi or a former Supreme Court chief justice. Read More »

Brazilian President Says He Won't Resign Over Hush Money Allegations


Free webinar: Register now to learn about Closing the Gap between Government and IT with Army and Military Health System. "I've always honored my name", he said. One man, who is apparently Temer, complains that Cunha could potentially embarrass him. The scandal is the latest shockwave from the " Car Wash " graft probe ripping through Brazilian politics. Read More »

'Crypto' parasite outbreaks on the rise at pools, waterparks in Alabama, US


Chris Wiant, chair of the Water Quality and Health Council. Hlavsa said crypto is resistant to chlorine. "Swallowing 10 or fewer of these oocysts can make you sick". The findings were published May 19 in the CDC's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR ). In Ohio, the average number of cases was just under 400 for many years but spiked to 1,940 cases in 2016, the CDC team said. Read More »

Chaffetz wants Comey to appear before House committee

Putin, who still hopes Moscow can fix battered ties with the United States despite a deepening political scandal in the United States related to Trump's purported Russian Federation ties, said Moscow had rated Lavrov's meeting with Trump highly. Read More »

Health care, A human right or a market function?

Legislators opposed to passage of the AHCA say it would leave millions of beneficiaries without health coverage. It would make NY the first state in the nation to give every resident health care. Certainly not the voters - who will be doing some heavy thinking about whether we want to send these representatives back for another term in 2018. The more claims there are, the higher the rates go. Read More »

NHS systems returning to normal after cyber attack


BLOOD tests will resume at hospitals across mid Essex following the NHS cyber attack last week. Problems with cyber security in the NHS was highlighted previous year by Dame Fiona Caldicott, the national data guardian, who warned issues were given insufficient priority and that health bodies persisted in using obsolete computer systems, The Times reported. Read More »

Microsoft Criticizes Government Creation of Hacking Tools

In China, the internet security company Qihoo360 issued a "red alert" saying that a large number of colleges and students in the country had been affected by the ransomware. It should be noted that Microsoft makes it clear that when an older operating system reaches end-of-life, it no longer receives free support. In what one of the most significant cyberattacks ever recorded, computer systems from the Russia, Brazil and the USA were hit beginning Friday by malicious software that ... Read More »

Massive Ransomware Attack Feared Microsoft Blames NSA For Hoarding Secrets

Japanese companies said Monday they were working to overcome the problems caused by cyberattack. NHS England said that, as of 3pm on Monday, two hospitals remained on divert following the attack, down from seven on Sunday. The impact of WannaCry ransomware attack has been limited to five or six isolated instances so far and there are no reports of any substantial disruption to Indias IT backbone, the government said today. Read More »

Cyber attack hits China government, schools

The NHS has been declared "open for business" but some hospitals are still suffering disruption caused by the crippling ransomware attack. "The attack targeted machines that use older software ( Windows XP, Windows 2003, Windows 8) and US companies tend to adopt modern systems on a more regular basis", said Kevin O'Brien, chief executive officer of GreatHorn, a Boston-based security company. Read More »

School in Kenilworth has its own Relay for Life


The event, known as a Relay For Life , is one of nine such cancer support events in CT over the weekend, according to a release. Just as dark falls across the stadium, around 9 p.m., the luminaries and lanterns will be lighted - with each flame symbolizing the hope each survivor and cancer patient should have. Read More »

Karthik replaces injured Pandey in Champions Trophy squad


The defending champions will begin their Champions Trophy campaign again arch rival Pakistan on June 4 in Birmingham following matches against Sri Lanka and South Africa on June 8 and June 11 respectively. It also included two centuries and four fifties as well. While there might be other names being considered favourites on IPL form, Karthik's selection seems to be a result of his strong domestic performance. Read More »

Ransomware outbreak prompts Microsoft to update old software

We know that Windows update notifications get in the way of our work, which is why many users disable it on their system. The only real security from ransomware is backups and solid security best practices. Some of these computers were used by Iranian hospitals. However, WannaCry didn't just affect the public sector . More than 200,000 computers across 150 countries have been affected by a large-scale cyberattack in the past few days. Read More »