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Amber Rudd chairs emergency meeting after NHS cyber attack

But those attacks - blamed on Russian Federation, which has repeatedly denied them - followed a different modus operandi involving penetrating the accounts of individuals and political organizations and then releasing hacked material online.



Factory Growth Slows, Will We Still See A Rate Hike?

Despite the recent anemic growth, the FOMC's downplay was viewed by many analysts as leaving the door open for a rate hike next month. Fed officials have signaled that they expect two more rate hikes this year, in addition to the one increase they made in March.



EU, US to review electronic device ban on flights

In March, the USA banned laptops on US -bound flights from 10 airports in North Africa and the Middle East based on concerns that terrorists could convert laptops into bombs. Airlines flying to the United States from European airports that would be involved in implementing the policy have been given a warning that it is under consideration, the department said.



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".