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Auto mows down Times Square pedestrians for blocks, killing 1

Rojas's motivation was unclear, but mayor Bill de Blasio said there was "no indication that this was an act of terrorism". The 13-year-old sister of the deceased young woman was among those injured. She heard screaming. Fearing the auto would hit her, she ran to a nearby building's revolving door. They say he drove at "a high rate of speed". AP is the largest and most trusted source of independent news and information.

More immigrants arrested, fewer deported under Trump

Immigrant rights advocates challenge the notion that stricter immigration enforcement equals safer communities. One of the most important aspects of immigration reform is bolstering enforcement of existing immigration law. Even so, deportations carried out were down from late January to late April compared to a year ago despite the new president's stepped up immigration enforcement effort.

Planned Parenthood, ACLU challenge new Indiana abortion law

Planned Parenthood - which received almost $1 million in funding through the Family Planning Network in fiscal year 2016 - administered services to more than 30,000 people last year, with almost 50 percent of its patients at or below the federal poverty level.

Home medical abortions are effective and safe with online consultation

But while Aiken said that previous research found that women in Ireland and Northern Ireland have welcomed being able to buy abortion pills online, she pointed out that the approach was far from the ideal solution for women wishing to end their pregnancy.

Best sunscreens to protect your skin

This year, they reported that 20 of the sunscreens tested provided less than half the sun protection claimed on their label. " Consumer reports does test it differently than they do in the lab when they're grading SPF". SPF levels only indicate the protection a sun cream offers against UVB rays, not UVA rays. Through these articles, the Skin Cancer Foundation hopes to educate a wider audience on how they can lower their risk of acquiring this cancer by adopting a simple sun-protection ...

Australia - April unemployment rate remains steady, part-time employment fuels job creation

The state's unemployment rate took another small drop downward to 3.7 percent for the month of April. "Jobs are being created, unemployment continues to fall and the labor market is tightening", he said. On a month-to-month basis, the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate decreased from 5.9% in March. Analysts predict that Draghi is likely to reaffirm his commitment to the Bank's accommodating stimulus package and record low interest rates, despite the recent uptick in Eurozone inflation.

Senate GOP Wants Even Deeper Medicaid Cuts

MALDEN, Mass. U.S. Sen. In the Senate, 30 Democrats are backing the measure, but it has no Republican sponsor. He was talking about Obamacare, which Republicans are trying to replace with legislation now in the hands of the Senate . It is the idea that if citizens don't have money to pay for their health care, they should go without it, which results in certain suffering and even death for thousands of citizens.

Man, 7-year-old girl killed in St. Louis County crash

A pickup was going south on the county road when it collided a westbound Hyundai Elantra. The Minnesota State Patrol is investigating a fatal alcohol-related crash that's claimed the life of a 7-year-old Hibbing girl and a 26-year-old man from Superior.

Police search for missing 20-year-old Michael Doherty

He's white, 5-feet 10-inches tall with brown hair and brown eyes. Police said Michael Doherty, 20, was last seen by friends in the area of Phyllis Lane wearing a blue Nike T-shirt, black trousers and sneakers. A reverse 911 call was initiated to residents in the area. "This investigation is very active at this time, and the Franklin Police will provide updates as they are warranted, " police wrote.

Human sense of smell rivals that of dogs

He points an accusing finger at Paul Broca , a 19th century brain surgeon and anthropologist, who promoted the notion that humans have an impoverished olfactory system. put it next to a mouse brain and went 'Holy cow, this human stuff is way bigger than we thought!' McGann said". Humans subconsciously use scent as a means of communication about familial relationships, stress and anxiety and reproduction status.

Up to 245 migrants missing after two shipwrecks in Mediterranean sea

The Libyan Coast Guards rescued a woman and six men but some 163 people are feared dead or missing. A UNHCR spokesman said Italian Coast Guard have started operation in the sea, in coordination with Frontex and an NGO, to rescue the missing migrants.

As threat escalates, Kerala Cyberdome warns against ransomware strike

It also requested users to regularly monitor contents of backup files of databases for any unauthorized encrypted contents of data records or external elements, ( backdoors /malicious scripts). It is also keeping a close watch on the developments on the ransomware and is working in close coordination with all relevant agencies, it said. On May 13, CERT-IN had issued an advisory for both reactive and preventive actions to deal with the ransomware.

Ransomware virus hits Maha Police dept, real damage to be known today

What's worse, those responsible were able to borrow a weaponized "exploit", apparently created by the U.S. National Security Agency, to launch the attack in the first place. British defence minister Michael Fallon said the government under prime minister Theresa May was spending around £50 million (Dh183.7m) on improving computer systems in the NHS after warning the service that it needed to reduce its exposure to "the weakest system, the Windows XP".

Second case of Ebola virus confirmed by WHO

In the last outbreak in DR Congo was in 2014; more than 40 people died. Symptoms such as fever, headache, muscle pain, fatigue, diarrhea, vomiting, abdominal pain and hemorrhaging can begin two to 21 days after exposure. There is no approved vaccine to prevent the virus, and there is no approved treatment or cure. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has been briefed on the outbreak and stands ready to provide epidemiological or laboratory support, if necessary, said ...

Dharna Chowk Demonstration witnesses flying chairs and sticks

The government claimed that there were law and order issues, as Dharna Chowk was close to the state's Secretariat. They said that the Opposition parties can not insist on holding rallies, public meetings and dharnas throughout the year since such activity disturbed their peace.

Taiwan blames China for WHO invite snub

Online registration for the 10-day event closes Monday. For the first time in eight years Taiwan has not been invited to attend the World Health Assembly (WHA), the WHO's decision-making body. Beijing has never renounced the use of force to reunite with the island, which had come under the control of the Nationalist Party following their defeat in 1949 at the hands of the Chinese People's Liberation Army.

Massive cyber attack hits computers in 99 countries, including Turkey

Ransoms paid amount to tens of thousands of dollars, one analyst said, but he predicted they would rise. The NSA tools were stolen by hackers and dumped on the internet. "At this stage", the NHS said, "we do not have any evidence that patient data has been accessed". Across the USA federal government, about 90 per cent of all spending on cyber programs is dedicated to offensive efforts, including penetrating the computer systems of adversaries, listening to communications and developing the ...

After Macron win, France's main parties fret over parliament elections

The election offered a stark choice between Le Pen's plan to ditch the euro and break up the European Union, and the centrist Emmanuel Macron's pledge to deepen European Union integration. Valls said Tuesday he wanted to be a candidate for Macron's centrist movement in June's legislative elections. The socialists were resoundingly beaten in the first round of the French election on April 23 in which Hamon received only 6.36 percent of the vote.

North Korea confirms it launched new ballistic missile called 'Hwasong-12'

The UN Security Council is due to meet on Tuesday to discuss North Korea's latest missile launch, diplomats said on Sunday as the United States and allies South Korea and Japan requested the meeting. This was close to home for Russian Federation. No sitting United States president has ever met with the leader of North Korea while in power, and the idea is extremely controversial.

Act against agents helping illegal immigration: VK Singh

Voicing concern over the illegal agents carrying on their activities, he asked law enforcing authorities to come down hard on those misguiding and misleading people. An MoU was also signed between India Development Foundation of Overseas (IDF-OI) Indians and Telangana Government to formalise the arrangement for promoting the implementation of IDF-OI projects in the state.

World's biggest cyberattack hits 150 countries and the threat is 'escalating'

The worldwide effort to extort cash from computer users is so unprecedented in its nature - the first widely successful example of ransomware that self-replicates like a virus - that Microsoft quickly changed its policy, announcing free security patches to fix this vulnerability in the older Windows systems still used by millions of individuals and smaller businesses.

Arkansas softball headed to Norman Regional

Well, most of the Ducks, anyway. The Gophers will play in the Tuscaloosa Regional and take on Louisiana Tech at 1:30 p.m. (CT) Friday. We'll find that out on Sunday, when the selection show airs at 10 p.m. "That's what we've been calling ourselves all year long". "We want to be scrappy". In total, 64 teams were placed at 16 different regionals on campus sites.

Bacteria may be behind mysterious illness cluster in Liberia

In a statement circulated here to update on the situation in the African country, WHO recalled that on May 8, the Ministry of Health was informed that four of the samples taken to deceased patients gave positive C meningitis ( Neisseria menigitidis ).

Yemen declares state of emergency in Sanaa over cholera

Yemen authorities first reported the outbreak in October 2016 and since then the outbreaks of cholera are becoming more frequent. This is the second outbreak of cholera in less than a year in Yemen, the Arab world's poorest country. "There are people in the garden, and some even in their cars with the IV drip hanging from the window", he said, adding that the ICRC has intervened with IV fluid, chlorine tablets and oral rehydration salts.

Global cyberattack: A super-simple explanation of what happened

In a post on Microsoft's blog, Smith says: "An equivalent scenario with conventional weapons would be the USA military having some of its Tomahawk missiles stolen". He said it was too early to say who was behind the onslaught and what their motivation was, aside from the obvious demand for money. "Remarkably few payments" had so far been made in response to this attack, he added.

Bank vehicle carrying money found empty in Hunsur

Along with the money, driver Karibasava, custodian Parashuram, gunmen Basappa and Poovanna are also non-traceable. Four employees of a security agency entrusted with transporting Rs 7.5 crore from the Axis Bank currency chest at Yeyyadi here to the branch at Koramangala in Bengaluru have driven off with cash.

Oshawa hospital hit by wide-reaching worldwide ransomware attack

The Russian Interior Ministry has confirmed it was hit by the "ransomware" attack, which encrypts data on infected computers and demands payment, usually via the digital currency bitcoin, to release it. Cluley said "There's clearly some culpability on the part of the US intelligence services". We're thankful for your support in every way . "Information shared with DHS as part of these efforts , including whether a request has been made, is confidential".

Trump warns sacked Federal Bureau of Investigation chief not to 'leak' conversations

I'd like to see him cleared. "So you don't need a special prosecutor", Graham said on " Meet the Press ". Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov met with US President Donald Trump and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson at the White House on May 10 with Russia's top diplomat saying after the talks that Moscow and Washington should seek ways to solve worldwide problems together, especially Syria, despite any difficulties in relations.

Body of Kirkersville Police Chief Steven Eric DiSario escorted to Columbus

Other media also are reporting that SWAT and Ohio BCI are searching Hartless' house in the 300 block of Oakland Avenue. Bill Sims said his 23-year-old daughter Sarah Sims is a worker at the nursing home. As always, we are thankful to the first responders who acted to keep residents of the nursing home safe and to protect the surrounding community. The Licking County Sheriff's Office, the Ohio State Highway Patrol and agencies from around the area responded to the incident.

Sony Music Executive L.A. Reid Accused of Sexual Harassment

His departure gives Rob Stringer a double-hiring problem to solve: in addition to Epic, Stringer has to find an exec to become CEO/President of Columbia Records - a role he himself vacated to replace Doug Morris as Sony Music CEO in April. The exec has also done projects outside of music. Reid, a three-time Grammy victor, first made his imprint in the music business as the drummer of the '80s R&B band The Deele, which charted such hits as "Body Talk" and "Two Occasions".

Tyler Wright wins Rio Pro, leads tour

Wright advanced to a semi-final match-up with countrywoman Sally Fitzgibbons, who qualified with victory over fellow Australian Keely Andrew. The Australian also moves to equal first on the women's ratings alongside six-time world champion Stephanie Gilmore after the win, her first for 2017.

WHO confirms second Ebola case in Congo outbreak

It was one of three deaths and nine suspected cases reported in the country since April 22, World Health Organization communications officer Christoper Lindmeier told HuffPost . The vaccine, known as rVSV-ZEBOV, was shown to be highly protective against Ebola in clinical trials published last December. Both Congo and public health workers will have to spring into action to prevent a small pocket of disease from turning into a larger outbreak.

World braces for Monday as worst of ransomware attack looms

Europol has warned that the threat "will continue to grow" as people return to work on Monday. Mikko Hypponen, chief research officer at the Helsinki-based cyber security company F-Secure, told AFP it was the biggest ransomware outbreak in history, saying that 130,000 systems in more than 100 countries had been affected.

Mother shot in head in front of infant child on Mother's Day

A 38-year-old man shot in the head in Queens died Sunday - the first fatality in three separate shootings. One man died and the three other victims are in critical condition. A second victim, a 40-year-old man, was hit once in the torso and transported to Jamaica Hospital. The elder of the two men, meanwhile, was mentioned as surviving the shooting and is now said to be in stable condition.

Ebola outbreak declared in northeast DR Congo

The nation has had seven known Ebola outbreaks in the past, including one in 2014 with several dozen confirmed cases. The WHO said it was working closely with DR Congo authorities to help deploy health workers and protective equipment in the remote area, which is hard for teams to access, in order to "rapidly control the outbreak".