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June 25, 2017 2:15 AM Seagulls force schoolchildren to retreat from the playground after vicious attacks

AGGRESSIVE seagulls forced primary school pupils to play indoors on one of the hottest days of the year after they dive-bombed children. The gulls were removed from the primary school in Gwynedd, Wales, after several attacks on both pupils and staff. At one stage, parents were “too scared” to pick their kids up from school as the gulls persistently attacked 4

June 25, 2017 12:46 AM Colombian authorities arrest 8 for alleged ties to mall bomb

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) - Eight people were arrested Saturday on suspicion of being involved in the explosion of a homemade bomb at a shopping mall that killed three people last weekend, Colombian authorities said. The Defense Ministry said the arrests of four women and four men took place simultaneously in Bogota and the central city of El Espinal 4

June 24, 2017 7:12 PM Parliament hit by 'sustained' cyber-attack

Parliament has been hit by a cyber attack, officials at Westminster say. The "sustained" hack began on Friday night, prompting officials to disable remote access to the emails of MPs, peers and their staff as a safeguard. The parliamentary authorities said hackers had mounted a "determined attack" on all user accounts "in an attempt to identify weak passwords" 6

June 24, 2017 3:01 PM Blackmail fears after `sustained´ bid to break into MPs´ email accounts

Hackers hit the Westminster network with a “sustained and determined” bid to break into the email accounts of MPs, peers and their staff. Users of the Westminster system have been unable to access their accounts remotely due to defensive measures put in place by parliamentary authorities to deal with the hack. The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) 3

June 24, 2017 9:17 AM The Latest: Death toll from Pakistan attacks climbs to 85

A Pakistani official says the death toll from twin bombings at a crowded market at northwestern town of Parachinar has risen to 67, bringing the overall death toll from three separate attacks to 85. Pakistani troops leave after a shootout with militants on the outskirts of Peshawar, Pakistan, Saturday, June 24, 2017. Security forces raided a militant 3

June 24, 2017 3:20 AM Bikini babe ‘attacks rival with stiletto heel’ during swimsuit competition

A BIKINI contest descended into an all-out brawl after one of the girls allegedly went wild with a stiletto. Erica Mize, 24, was competing in the Miss Sailfish Regatta Bikini Contest when she became involved in an argument with another contestant. The other girl, who has not been named, claims the argument started because Mize is her boyfriend’s ex. After 8

June 23, 2017 2:07 PM Gunmen kill 3 in suspected extremist attack in Kenya's north

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) - Three people were killed and three others wounded in a suspected Islamic extremist attack in Kenya's Mandera County, which borders Somalia, officials said Friday. Four gunmen shot dead two civilians and a policeman at a bank in Elwak, Northeastern Regional Security Coordinator Mohamud Saleh said. Saleh said three people were wounded 6

June 22, 2017 7:15 PM Doctors and patient advocates are slamming the Senate Republicans' healthcare plan

Doctors and patient groups slammed the Better Care Reconciliation Act released by Republican Senators on Thursday, taking issue in particular with Medicaid cuts in the bill. The groups, including the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American College of Physicians, and American Heart Association, are critical of Republican efforts to repeal and replace 3

June 21, 2017 9:51 PM Ex-Sept. 11 worker gets drug case pardon, fights deportation

NEW YORK (AP) - A former ground zero worker has filed a legal challenge to his pending deportation to Colombia after receiving a pardon from New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (KWOH'-moh) on a 1990 drug conviction. Carlos Cardona was detained by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement in February and is being held in New Jersey. Cuomo pardoned him Wednesday 2

June 21, 2017 5:02 AM Startup Cybereason raises $100 million from SoftBank

June 21 (Reuters) - Cybereason said on Wednesday it received $100 million in investment from its biggest investor SoftBank Corp, as the cybersecurity-focused startup looks to develop new technologies and increase distribution channels. SoftBank, a subsidiary of SoftBank Group Corp, is also one of Cybereason's biggest customer and distribution partner 5