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Nine suspected cases have been reported since April 22. "The region affected lies 1,300km (800 miles) north-east of Kinshasa, close to the border with the Central African Republic". In addition, two American nurses were infected after caring for a Liberian man who died from the virus in the hospital where they worked. The WHO said on its Twitter feed it is working with Congo's Ministry of Health to contain the outbreak.
  • NZ cyber firms monitor global attack

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    The attack froze computers at hospitals across the country, with some cancelling all routine procedures. While cyber security firm Kaspersky Lab said that at least 45,000 computers in 74 countries were affected by the "ransomware", another security firm Avast put the tally at 57,000 systems across 99 countries.
  • DaVita Helps Raise Awareness of Mental Illness During Mental Health Month

    DaVita Helps Raise Awareness of Mental Illness During Mental Health Month

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    Like many others openly sharing such private and personal struggles, Robert's decision to put himself out there in the interest of education and awareness deserves commendation, especially in such a small community as ours. If you're concerned about your mental health, don't hesitate to seek advice. It is important to remember that there is help available and there is no need to suffer in silence.
  • Justice Department directs federal prosecutors to charge maximum sentences

    Justice Department directs federal prosecutors to charge maximum sentences

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    In his past year in the Senate, he was key in killing a criminal justice reform bill that would have relaxed prison sentences for low-level drug offenders. Sessions allows that in some cases prosecutors might decide to shift from that policy and charge only a lower offense, but that they should "carefully consider whether an exception" to the policy is warranted.
  • Spain: Massive ransomware attack hits major companies

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    Britain's health service also was hit hard Friday as the attack froze computers at hospitals across the country, shutting down wards, closing emergency rooms and bringing medical treatments to a screeching halt. Public service technology has been hit across the globe in the attack. Computers affected by the virus went into lockdown by a programme that demanded $300 for the files to be unlocked.
  • Don't Call the Landline: Most US Homes Now Cellphone Only

    Don't Call the Landline: Most US Homes Now Cellphone Only

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    According to LiveScience, adults between the ages of 25 and 34 are the most common inhabitants of cellphone-only households. The number of households that do not have a landline rose by 2.5% from 2015 to 2016. "There certainly is something about giving up a landline that appeals to the same people who may engage in risky behavior". As Fortune notes, landlines are the first example of mass-market cord-cutting, but all the pointers suggest that cable TV is next in line.
  • EVM row: Amit Shah invites Kejriwal to meet BJP's 'booth in-charge'

    EVM row: Amit Shah invites Kejriwal to meet BJP's 'booth in-charge'

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    The ET report says that Amit Shah's schedule for next five months is so tight that he may even have to miss the swearing-in of next President of India. "The tribal family wanted to join TMC to become a part of the development process in Bengal", said Deb. "Such actions will not stop the expansion of the BJP in West Bengal", the minister further added.
  • UK government in dark over who behind cyber attack

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    Mikko Hypponen, chief research officer at the Helsinki-based cyber security company F-Secure, told AFP that the attack was "the biggest ransomware outbreak in history", saying that 130,000 systems in more than 100 countries had been affected.
  • Bear cub gets inside car, honks horn

    Bear cub gets inside car, honks horn

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    Police say there were snacks inside the auto, and residents should always keep their vehicles locked. Officers say the bear caused some damage to the inside of the vehicle. The bear locked himself inside the vehicle and started honking the horn, alerting the homeowners. The cub eventually nudged the door open with his nose before he hopped out and ran off.
  • Brokers Release Average Price Target Of 3.88 On Durect Corporation (DRRX)

    Brokers Release Average Price Target Of 3.88 On Durect Corporation (DRRX)

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    Look at the direction of the moving average to get a basic idea of which way the price is moving. A 20-day moving average will provide many more "reversal" signals than a 100-day moving average. Stock exchanged hands with the total volume of 3.49 Million shares, as contrast to its average volume of 4.81 Million shares. In contrast, DRRX's 52 week high hovers at $2.00 with its current distance from 52 week high value is -49.5%.
  • Naveen Patnaik mixes veterans and young faces in new team

    Naveen Patnaik mixes veterans and young faces in new team

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    The Chief Minister later allocated portfolios to his ministers, retaining the four portfolios of Home Department, General Administration, Water Resources and Works. Sources said, 10 members of the Patnaik cabinet will tender their resignation ahead of the reshuffle which is expected to take place on Sunday. "I thank the Chief Minister and the people of Odisha for reposing faith in me".
  • Is the new health care act boon or bane?

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    The bill was also passed before input was received from the Congressional Budget Office, which calculates how many more people could lose insurance, how much this plan will cost the federal government and the bill's ultimate impact on the federal deficit.