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Frenchmen claim cure for WannaCry-infected computers

PARIS (AP) — French researchers have released software tools that they claim can restore some of the computers infected by the WannaCry ransomware. The researchers said, however, the tools are not perfect and only work if the infected computers have not been rebooted after being hit by the program. The researchers — Adrien Guinet, Matthieu […]
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NEW YORK (AP) — While Americans have doubts about how much they should trust the “news media” in general, a poll by the Media Insight Project released Wednesday suggests they have a highe
New Jersey’s yearslong efforts to allow legal sports betting have brought more opposition from the federal government Tuesday.
More than 27 months after pleading guilty, former state Corrections Commissioner Chris Epps sentenced to almost 20 years in prison.              
COQUITLAM, B.C. - A psychiatrist says a man found not criminally responsible because of a mental illness after killing his three children is making slow progress but still struggles with ......
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - If President Donald Trump's budget does touch off an economic boom that pushes growth up to 3 percent a year as it assumes, the government's borrowing is likely to cost much mor
VIENNA (Reuters) - OPEC and non-member oil producers are set to extend output cuts on Thursday, possibly by as long as 12 months, to help clear a global stocks overhang and prop up crude prices.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks were volatile but still slightly higher on Wednesday after minutes of the Federal Reserve's latest meeting showed policymakers agreed they should hold off on raising r
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal appeals judges are divided as they hear arguments over whether the president should be able to more easily fire the head of the government’s consumer finance watchdog
Hackett, 62, known as a turnaround expert, replaced former CEO Mark Fields on Monday.
The outlook for the Puget Sound economy, in 20 charts
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Federal Reserve policymakers agreed they should hold off on raising interest rates until they see evidence that a recent economic slowdown was transitory, minutes from thei
Las Vegas has about $15 billion worth of construction projects that are planned, proposed or under construction, Jeremy Aguero, a principal at Las Vegas-based Applied Analysis said on Wednesday, speak
U.S. energy security has improved as domestic oil production has surged. It may be time to rethink our emergency supply of crude oil.
CHICAGO (Reuters) - United Continental Holdings Inc executives faced disgruntled company and contracted employees at its annual shareholders meeting on Wednesday, as the airline tried to repair its p
MONTREAL - Bombardier and Triumph have reached a settlement about five months after the U.S. aerospace supplier filed a $455-million lawsuit against the Quebec-based aircraft manufacturer. Details of
NEW YORK — A proposal to curtail the nation’s food-stamp program would pinch families struggling to pay for groceries and ripple through other areas of the economy, including supermarkets and d
While research is limited, several studies have indicated that fidgeting may reduce the health risks associated with spending extended time sitting at your desk.
The account of the meeting, at which rates were kept steady, showed that the decision on whether to lift rates in June still hangs in the balance.
Amazon will open its seventh bookstore on Thursday in New York, the company's first brick-and-mortar location in the home city of America's publishing industry. The 4,000-square-foot store, near t
MONCTON, N.B. - TD has announced plans for a new call centre in Moncton, N.B., that the provincial government says will create up to 575 full-time jobs. The Toronto-based bank will ...
Northrop Grumman Corp. Aerospace Systems has been awarded a $7.6 million contract to support the E-2D Advanced Hawkeye.
TEL AVIV, Israel - Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard says he is ruling out a snap provincial election. Couillard said Wednesday he does not want to take advantage of his opponents' perceived ...
MONTREAL - A Montreal police officer has been charged with manslaughter in the death of a man in a drug raid last year. Christian Gilbert hit Jean-Pierre Bony in the head ......
NEW YORK (AP) — New York state regulators have fined French bank BNP Paribas $350 million, alleging bank employees for years manipulated global currency markets to benefit themselves at the expense o
Most Federal Reserve monetary policymakers indicated they were ready for another small interest rate hike -- perhaps as soon as next month -- if economic data strengthened as expected following a
AYALA Land Premier, the upscale brand of listed developer Ayala Land Inc., remains optimistic about its prospects in Cebu, as its economy continues to grow, reflected in more empowered middle and high
These are the 10 highest-paid women CEOs for 2016, as calculated by The Associated Press and Equilar, an executive data firm. ___ 1. Virginia Rometty International Business Machines Corp. $32.3 mi
Thierry Coup, senior Vice President of Universal Creative, said the experience of creating the Wizarding World of Harry Potter in a small space helped the Volcano Bay build. "We basically took everyt
MONCTON, N.B. - Obtaining carbine rifles was a top priority for the RCMP three years before a shooting rampage in Moncton, N.B., but there were a number of elements to ...
SUNSTAR Cebu has signed an agreement with Layout International, a leading supplier of editorial management systems, to optimize the production cycle of the newspaper and engage in the digital transfor
Hundreds of reporters and photographers from around the globe have descended on Pandora -- The World of Avatar to try the rides and food and check out the merchandise. Some of the actors from the movi
Hundreds of reporters and photographers from around the globe have descended on Pandora -- The World of Avatar to try the rides and food and check out the merchandise. Some of the actors from the movi
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court appeared sharply divided along partisan lines on Wednesday on whether the structure of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is constitutional, tilting s
VICTORIA - The New Democrats continue to hold a slim lead in Vancouver Island's crucial Courtenay-Comox riding, where the results could determine the next British Columbia government. The latest Elec

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