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  • Nations grapple with huge cyberattack, but more's coming

    May 13, 2017 5:16 PM 17

    LONDON -- Teams of technicians worked around the clock Saturday to restore Britain's crippled hospital network and secure the computers that run factories, banks, government agencies and transport systems in other nations after a global cyberattack. The worldwide cyberextortion attack is so unprecedented that Microsoft quickly changed its policy, announcing

  • U.K. works to restore hospital systems after cyberattack

    May 13, 2017 12:08 PM 16

    LONDON -- Britain's National Cyber Security Center said Saturday teams are working "round the clock" to restore hospital computer systems after a global cyberattack that hit dozens of countries forced British hospitals to cancel and delay treatment for patients. In Russia, where a wide array of systems came under attack, officials said services had been restored

  • Legendary crooner Tony Bennett cancels concert over illness

    May 13, 2017 11:22 AM 13 1

    BETHLEHEM, Pa. – Legendary singer Tony Bennett has cancelled a concert in Pennsylvania due to what his publicist calls a mild flu virus. Bennett was scheduled to perform at Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Saturday night, but the venue announced Friday the show was postponed. The announcement says 90-year-old Bennett had been advised not to travel or perform

  • At least 259 dead from yellow fever in Brazil in 2017

    May 13, 2017 5:41 AM 19

    In a statement by the Ministry of Health, it has been confirmed that at least 259 people have died from yellow fever in Brazil this year, especially in the southeast from the country. The government announed on Friday that 259 deaths have been confirmed, another 47 are being investigated and 115 have been ruled out as being due to other causes. The number

  • Cyberattack pulls the plug on British hospitals

    May 13, 2017 2:42 AM 23

    LONDON — Britain’s health service was hit Friday by a huge international cyberattack that froze computers at hospitals across the country — an attack that shut down wards, closed emergency rooms and brought medical treatments to a screeching halt. Hospitals in areas across Britain found themselves without access to their computers or phone systems. Many cancelled

  • Patients put at risk in 'despicable' NHS cyberattack, U.K. health-care worker says

    May 12, 2017 10:02 PM 19

    A massive cyberattack that has crippled hospitals and health-care clinics across the United Kingdom is putting patients' lives at risk, health-care workers say. What appears to be a ransomware attack has affected at least 16 organizations within the U.K.'s state-run National Health Service, according to an NHS statement, forcing doctors to cancel appoints

  • World cyberattack cripples U.K. hospitals, demands ransoms

    May 12, 2017 6:07 PM 15

    LONDON -- Britain's health service was hit Friday by a huge international cyberattack that froze computers at hospitals across the country -- an attack that shut down wards, closed emergency rooms and brought medical treatments to a screeching halt. Hospitals in areas across Britain found themselves without access to their computers or phone systems

  • Cyber attack forces English hospitals to divert ambulances Add to ..

    May 12, 2017 3:49 PM 12

    Hospitals and doctors’ surgeries across England were forced to turn away patients and cancel appointments on Friday after a nationwide ‘ransomware’ cyber attack which crippled some computer systems in the state-run health service. The National Health Service (NHS) said 16 organizations had been affected by the cyber attack but added it had not been specifically

  • British hospitals hit by ransomware attack

    May 12, 2017 3:40 PM 14

    Emergencies diverted amid widespread phone, email disruptions Hospitals across the U.K. diverted ambulances and cancelled appointments on Friday after their computers and phones were disrupted by a cyberattack. The attack has affected at least 16 organizations within the U.K.'s state-run National Health Service, according to an NHS statement. NHS sites

  • Ground meat recall expanded to include more stores

    May 11, 2017 9:56 AM 69 1

    A recall affecting dozens of ground and tenderized meats due to possible E. coli contamination has been expanded to include more store locations where the products were sold. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency first issued the recall on Wednesday. The beef, veal, and pork products were sold in stores across Ontario, including Foodland, Coppa’s Fresh