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Global cyber attack hits hospitals and companies, threat seen fading for now

Theresa May has said the Government is not aware of any evidence patient records had been compromised. Telecommunications giant Telefonica was among the targets in Spain, though it said the attack was limited to some computers on an internal network and had not affected clients or services.



North Korea Would Hold Talks With US Under "Right Co"

Choe Son-hui, Director-General of North Korea Foreign Ministry's North America bureau, told reporters in Beijing that her country "will hold dialogue under right conditions" with the U.S. "We have been clear over the past 20 years that we seek nothing but a stable and economically prosperous Korean peninsula", the spokesman said in a statement sent to Reuters.



Nuclear Emergency at Hanford Nuclear Site Poses 'Long-Term Threat' For Salmon

Tuesday's accident happened atop one of two rail tunnels near the site's Plutonium Uranium Extraction Plant (PUREX), which sits in the middle of the Hanford site . After more than 20 years and $19 billion [,] not a drop of waste has been treated. Destry Henderson, spokesperson with the Hanford Emergency Center, said: "Emergency responders will remain in scene for the time being to ensure the site remains secure as recovery plans continue".


Penn West reports profit on higher oil prices, asset sales gains

Penn West reports profit on higher oil prices, asset sales gains

Contrarius Investment Management Ltd acquired 7.89 million shares as Penn West Pete Ltd New (PWE)'s stock declined 4.84%. On the last trading day, Penn West Petroleum Ltd. RBC Capital Markets has "Sector Perform" rating and $1.40 target. Analysts on average have given a price target of $1.87 to Penn West Petroleum Ltd.


Liberty Global plc (NASDAQ:LBTYK) EPS Analysis

Liberty Global plc (NASDAQ:LBTYK) EPS Analysis

For the current quarter the company has high EPS estimates of $0.28 in contradiction of low EPS estimates of $-0.24. Looking at this figure it suggests that the shares of Liberty Global plc ( LBTYA ) may be undervalued, however, this can also depend upon the situation of the market; if the market is strong then it could suggest that Liberty Global plc ( LBTYA ) is a good investment, however if the market is weaker then it could suggest that the shares are overvalued.



WannaCry ransomware attack: How to protect yourself

Twitter users said the attack was "unprecedented" and "heartbreaking". Another cybersecurity firm Avast said it had seen 75,000 cases of the ransomware around the world. He warned just hours before the hack broke out that IT departments needed to do more to keep hospitals safe, and that such hacks - which have already hit some hospitals in the USA - were a problem waiting to happen.