FBI: U.S. Hospitals Targeted in Ransomware Attacks

Adella Miesner

(BOSTON) — Federal agencies warned that cybercriminals are unleashing a major ransomware assault against the U.S. healthcare system. Independent security experts say it has already hobbled at least five U.S. hospitals this week, and could potentially impact hundreds more.

In a joint alert Wednesday, the FBI and two federal agencies warned that they had “credible information of an increased and imminent cybercrime threat to U.S. hospitals and healthcare providers.” They

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Simeone provides fitness update on Suarez after Atletico star misses training

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Atletico Madrid head coach Diego Simeone said Luis Suarez could still start the club’s Champions League fixture against Salzburg, despite training away from the squad.



Luis Suarez standing on a court: Luis Suarez (L) and Atletico Madrid head coach Diego Simeone (R)


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Luis Suarez (L) and Atletico Madrid head coach Diego Simeone (R)

Suarez trained individually ahead of Tuesday’s Group A showdown with Austrian visitors Salzburg in Madrid.

Simeone – whose Atletico were routed 4-0 by defending champions Bayern Munich on matchday one –

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Kamala Harris’ awkward laughs spark outrage. Why laughter is not her best medicine

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Kamala Harris wearing a suit and tie


Kamala Harris

Senator Kamala Harris, the Democratic Party’s vice-presidential candidate, faced harsh criticism and ridicule from Republicans, including President Donald Trump, for bursting into laughter at a question about her alleged Leftist leanings.

Kamala Harris was mercilessly criticised, even reviled, in the battleground state of Twitter for laughing out loud when CBS reporter Norah O’Donnell asked her if she would push a progressive agenda since she was rated as “the

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Maradona admitted to a hospital with signs of depression

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BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Diego Maradona was admitted to a hospital with signs of depression Monday, three days after his 60th birthday.



A banner of former soccer star Diego Maradona hangs outside the hospital where he is hospitalized in La Plata, Argentina, Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020. Diego Maradona was admitted to the hospital with signs of depression Monday, three days after his 60th birthday. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)


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A banner of former soccer star Diego Maradona hangs outside the hospital where he is hospitalized in La Plata, Argentina, Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020. Diego Maradona was admitted to the hospital with signs of depression Monday, three days after his 60th birthday.

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