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Speeding Amtrak engineer charged in 2015 crash that killed 8

The judge had signed off on two misdemeanor charges over Rachel Jacobs' death in the May 12, 2015, derailment. The order came one day before the statute of limitations on reckless endangerment in the case was to expire. Her father, a MI lawyer, had urged Williams to press charges. The investigation found no evidence that alcohol or drugs were involved. Bostian claimed something had struck his train, possibly a thrown rock, and he was unable to recall the moments just before the derailment.


First Data, Alipay strike mobile payments deal

First Data, Alipay strike mobile payments deal

In China, and its ever-expanding market, Alipay and rivals WeChat dominate the mobile payments market. Now that it has, it will be interesting to see what steps Alipay takes in the coming years to establish itself as a recognized player in the mobile payments market.


Police clear 1600 migrants from Paris tent camp

Police clear 1600 migrants from Paris tent camp

In November previous year, French authorities launched a similar operation, evacuating thousands of refugees from a squalid camp in Paris that had doubled in size after the closure of the Calais refugee camp in northern France. The prefecture stressed the fact that these were illegal campsites with serious health and security risks, both for migrants and local neighbours. The operation, dubbed 'Shelter' , was carried out by 350 police officers and about a hundred representatives of city ...



United Kingdom working to restore hospital systems after cyberattack

Infections of the worm appeared to have fallen off significantly after a security researcher bought a domain that the malware was connecting to, by chance undermining the malware's effectiveness. The spread of the ransomware capped a week of cyber turmoil in Europe that kicked off a week earlier when hackers posted a huge trove of campaign documents tied to French candidate Emmanuel Macron just 1-1/2 days before a run-off vote in which he was elected as the new president of France.



'Biggest ransomware attack in history' targets nearly 100 countries

However, researchers with security software maker Avast said they had observed 57,000 infections in 99 countries, also citing Taiwan among the top targets. The hackers, who have not come forward to claim responsibility or otherwise been identified, likely made it a "worm", or self spreading malware, by exploiting a piece of NSA code known as "Eternal Blue" that was released last month by a group known as the Shadow Brokers, researchers with several private cyber security firms said.


FBR & Co Brokers Cut Earnings Estimates for Medley Capital Corp (MCC)

FBR & Co Brokers Cut Earnings Estimates for Medley Capital Corp (MCC)

Keefe, Bruyette & Woods' price target suggests a potential upside of 42.86% from the company's previous close. Several brokerages have recently commented on MDLY. On 5/10/2017 announced a dividend of $0.20 with an ex dividend date of 5/18/2017 which will be payable on 5/22/2017. WARNING: This piece was first published by Chaffey Breeze and is owned by of Chaffey Breeze.