• West Indies crawl to 218/5 at stumps against Pakistan

    West Indies crawl to 218/5 at stumps against Pakistan

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    Just as with the last ball before lunch , however, the final delivery of the afternoon session meant Pakistan would have enjoyed a nice cup of tea far more than the West Indies would have. They have not only managed to get rid of five West Indies batsmen, but they have not conceded too many runs either. He did say, however, that if the West Indies selectors made a decision to give him another chance, he would answer the call.
  • Blame game heats up as budget work hits a standstill

    Blame game heats up as budget work hits a standstill

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    It's not clear what would happen if the provision ended up embedded in a larger two-year budget bill that came out to Dayton's liking. They were delayed because a Republican senator left to be with her ailing father, halting action in the Senate, where Republicans have a one-vote majority.
  • UN seeks further $900 million for Somalia crisis response

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    Somalia is under a new president, prime minister and parliament this year and the conference is focused on underpinning stability in this electoral cycle. Theresa May pledged a long-term British commitment to strengthen Somalia's security forces and speed aid to the country, in which 6 million people are affected by a lack of food.
  • 'Ransomware' cyberattack cripples Britain's hospitals

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    Telecoms firm Telefonica was one of those reporting problems. Spain's industry ministry said the attack affected the Microsoft Windows operating system of employees' computers. Ransomware is malware that encrypts important files, essentially locking people out of their computers unless they pay up or have their entire system deleted.
  • Hepatitis C infections reach all time high

    Hepatitis C infections reach all time high

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    They found this increase coincided with the "rising heroin and prescription opioid epidemics in the United States". But officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention think the reported infections are only a fraction of the actual number.
  • Sister of accused killer says he's mentally ill

    Sister of accused killer says he's mentally ill

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    Police initially gave a different age and middle name for Bowden, who is accused in the death of Yell County Sheriff's Lt. Kevin Mainhart and two female victims whose names haven't been released. The deputy was found by a passerby, who notified police. Dardanelle is about 65 miles (105 kilometers) west of Little Rock. It appears, at least preliminarily, that the deaths of the Yell County sheriff's deputy and the two other victims are connected, Sadler said.
  • NHS computer systems being held to ransom across England — NHS cyber-attack

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    A major incident has been declared after NHS services across England and Scotland were hit by a cyber-attack. CNN has not independently confirmed that number. The chaos in Britain's health system came less than four weeks before a parliamentary election in which national security and the management of the state-run National Health Service (NHS) are important campaign themes.
  • Labour faces 'historic' task to win power, Corbyn admits

    Labour faces 'historic' task to win power, Corbyn admits

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    Some 52% of Labour voters who have quit the party since the last election said they would return if Mr Corbyn stood down as leader. He said: "What we've got to do is be much more effective in cutting through, over this next five weeks, that's our challenge isn't it?" "I am disappointed at every Labour defeat in the local elections", Corbyn said, adding, "It is a challenge on an historic scale".
  • UK hospitals report tech problems in possible cyberattack

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    At least 16 organizations connected to the National Health Service (NHS) in England reported being affected. Similar widespread attacks have been reported in Spain and other countries. NHS Borders said three of its community sites have been hit. Images that were posted online of the NHS pop-up look almost identical to pop-up ransomware windows that hit Spain's Telefonica, a powerful attack that forced the large telecom to order employees to disconnect their computers from its network - ...