Hackers can hijack your digital photos for ransom, experts warn

By Daniel Uria  (0) Cybersecurity experts say hackers may soon turn their efforts to hijack your photos stored on certain digital cameras with DSLR capability. File Photo by Keizo Mori/UPI | License Photo Aug. 13 (UPI) -- Hackers and malware and ransomware have for years targeted personal computers and computerized networks, but analysts say cybercriminals may soon [...]

2019-08-13T14:09:38+00:00August 13th, 2019|

Jeffrey Epstein investigation expands to France, Caribbean

By Clyde Hughes  (0) French authorities are examining Epstein's activities in Paris, where he owned an apartment. Photo by New York State Division of Criminal Justice/EPA-EFE Aug. 13 (UPI) -- The investigation into accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epsteinhas branched out overseas -- as authorities are now examining his properties in France and the Caribbean. French authorities said they [...]

2019-08-13T13:59:22+00:00August 13th, 2019|

Napping too much may indicate Alzheimer’s disease

By HealthDay News  (0) Alzheimer's disease damages functions in the brain that keep people awake, leading researchers in a new study to suggest too many naps could be an early sign of the disease. Photo by Wokandapix/Pixabay If you often find yourself dosing off during the day, new research suggests it might be an early warning [...]

2019-08-12T14:47:44+00:00August 12th, 2019|

NYC coroner delays autopsy report for Jeffrey Epstein

By Clyde Hughes  (0) Epstein's accusers will still continue with legal action in bids to secure justice, plaintiffs' attorneys said. Photo by New York State Division of Criminal Justice/EPA-EFE Aug. 12 (UPI) -- New York City's chief medical examiner has said there's a delay with the autopsy of accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein, who surprisingly turned up [...]

2019-08-12T14:40:13+00:00August 12th, 2019|

Years after Texas backed off HPV vaccine mandate, cervical cancer rate soars

By Edgar Walters, The Texas Tribune  (0) Texas is at half of Australia’s vaccination rate for adolescents -- and is lagging behind most other U.S. states. File Photo by Photographee.eu/Shutterstock Aug. 12 (UPI) -- In 2007, two governments set into motion a massive public health experiment. One was the state of Texas, where lawmakers rejected a [...]

2019-08-12T14:28:27+00:00August 12th, 2019|

Trump says he received a ‘beautiful’ letter from Kim Jong Un

By Elizabeth Shim  (1) President Donald Trump said Friday he received communication from Kim Jong Un. Photo by Pat Benic/UPI | License Photo Aug. 9 (UPI) -- U.S. President Donald Trump said Friday he received a "beautiful" letter from Kim Jong Un, three days after North Korea fired short-range projectiles from its east coast. Speaking to reporters as he left the White [...]

2019-08-10T15:08:51+00:00August 10th, 2019|

Reports: Financier Jeffrey Epstein found dead in jail cell in suicide

By Allen Cone  (1) Financial Jeffrey Epstein was an inmate at Manhattan Correctional Center. Photo courtesy U.S. Attorney Southern District of New York/EPA-EF Aug. 10 (UPI) -- Convicted financier Jeffrey Epstein died by suicide in his Manhattan jail cell early Saturday morning, media outlets reported. A cardiac arrest was reported at 6:38 a.m. at Manhattan Correctional Center, Fire [...]

2019-08-10T14:53:24+00:00August 10th, 2019|

Keto diet may help control Type 2 diabetes

By Serena Gordon, HealthDay News  (3) Losing just 5 percent of your weight has an impact on blood sugar levels. Photo courtesy of HealthDay News The keto diet has plenty of weight-loss devotees who swear by the high fat, low-carb plan. Now, new research from India suggests it may benefit people with Type 2 diabetes. [...]

2019-08-08T14:02:06+00:00August 8th, 2019|

680 detained in ICE searches of seven Mississippi worksites

By Daniel Uria  (0) Aug. 7 (UPI) -- Federal immigration officials arrested about 680 people at seven worksites in Mississippi on Wednesday, local officials said. Immigration and Customs Enforcement carried out search warrants at the sites seeking undocumented immigrants and evidence related to federal crimes. ICE agents interviewed, photographed and fingerprinted those who were arrested before processing them for [...]

2019-08-08T13:57:38+00:00August 8th, 2019|

26 Sears, Kmart stores to close by October

By Darryl Coote  (0) Parent company Transform Co. said the closures come as it prepares to open more small-format Sears Home & Life locations. Photo by Pat Benic/UPI | License Photo Aug. 7 (UPI) -- Months after staving off bankruptcy, more than two dozen Sears and Kmart stores are set to close this October, the stores' parent [...]

2019-08-08T13:50:08+00:00August 8th, 2019|