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Where Are Your Crabs From? FDA Warns About 4 State Vibrio Bacteria Outbreak

Do you have crabs? If you do, make sure you know from where they came.<p>That’s because the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a warning about crabs, the kind served at restaurants and sold at markets that is. They are recommending that “consumers not eat, restaurants not …

Aquaculture

FDA Warns on Forged Warning Letters

(MedPage Today) -- Says 'imposters' are scamming consumers who buy meds online

Great, a Poop-Borne Swimming Pool Parasite Can Survive Chlorine Now

It's the stuff of pool party nightmares.<p>Somewhere in America this summer, a small child will have a diarrhea incident in a pool. The kid will freeze, …

Swimming Pools

How to Stop Facebook from Accessing Your Contacts on iPhone

If you have the Facebook app on your iPhone, you've agreed to allow Facebook access to all your phone's contacts. If you don't remember giving that permission, neither do I; but apparently, it's part and parcel of the terms of service. Don't worry, though; there's an easy way to change this sharing …

Facebook

Civil society calls for renewed action to end child marriage by 2030

Girls Not Brides – the global partnership to end child marriage, hosted the world’s biggest ever global meeting on ending child marriage in Malaysia. …

Marketing Firm Leaked Database With 340 Million Records

You've probably never heard of the marketing and data aggregation firm Exactis. But it may well have heard of you. And now there's also a good chance …

Security

America is a nation of narcissists, according to two new studies

Is America a narcissistic country?<p>On a day when America gathers together to celebrate itself, this seems a fair question. The answer is a resounding yes, according to new research — but some states are more narcissistic than others.<p>In a study published in the journal Psychological Science, …

Psychology

Intercept Drops Bombshell Report on AT&T Spying for NSA

Listen to story:<p>Download: mp3 (Duration: 18:10 — 16.6MB)<p>FEATURING HENRIK MOLTKE – Lost in a crazy news cycle in late June was a bombshell report in …

Surveillance

Marketing firm accidentally exposes 340 million records online

A little-known marketing firm may have exposed the personal information of every adult in the US.<p>On Wednesday, a security researcher named Vinny Troia said he stumbled on a massive database containing the detailed records of 340 million people —all of which was mistakenly made available online.<p>The …

Databases

Libyan militia leader gets 22-year sentence in Benghazi attacks that killed U.S. ambassador

A Libyan militia leader convicted in the deadly 2012 Benghazi attacks that killed a U.S. ambassador and three other Americans was sentenced to 22 years in prison Wednesday by a federal judge in Washington.<p>A jury in November acquitted Ahmed Abu Khattala, 47, of murder and attempted murder in the …

Special Forces

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Americans blame law-breaking parents, not Trump, for border separation

A new Rasmussen poll finds that the majority of American voters blame parents who choose to illegally cross the border – not the Trump administration …

Republicans

Supreme Court deals big setback to labor unions

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that government workers can't be forced to contribute to labor unions that represent them in …

Public Sector

Damsel Causes Distress WITH THERANOS

0 Comments<p>John Carreyrou is the author of Bad Blood:Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup. He talks with Megan Morrone about the rise and fall …

India the most dangerous country to be a woman, US ranks 10th in survey

<b>(CNN) —</b> India is the most dangerous country in the world to be a woman because of the high risk of sexual violence and slave labor, a new survey of experts shows.<p>The Thomson Reuters Foundation released its results Tuesday of a survey of 550 experts on women's issues, finding India to be the most …

Rahul Gandhi

Judicial Watch Obtains IRS Documents Revealing McCain’s Subcommittee Staff Director Urged IRS to Engage in "Financially Ruinous" Targeting - Judicial Watch

Judicial Watch Obtains IRS Documents Revealing McCain’s Subcommittee Staff Director Urged IRS to Engage in “Financially Ruinous” Targeting<p>JUNE 21, …

Taxes

Pentagon Puts Cyberwarriors on the Offensive, Increasing the Risk of Conflict

WASHINGTON — The Pentagon has quietly empowered the United States Cyber Command to take a far more aggressive approach to defending the nation against cyberattacks, a shift in strategy that could increase the risk of conflict with the foreign states that sponsor malicious hacking groups.<p>Until now, …

Cybersecurity

Lawsuit alleges that every Apple Watch contains the same defect

Every Apple Watch that Apple has made is defective. At least, that’s the argument made by a new class action lawsuit, asking Apple to pay $5 million in damages for refusing to acknowledge an issue which affects its wearable devices.<p>According to Kenneth Sciacca of Colorado, who filed the suit, Apple …

Norton by Symantec

<b>How to help defend yourself from VPNFilter malware</b><p>•<p>Turn your router off, then back on. This may temporarily disrupt the malware and potentially help …

Recall alert: Spam, other Hormel product found to contain metal pieces

The U.S. Department of Agriculture issued a recall of more than 228,000 pounds of canned pork and chicken products – including Spam – made by Hormel, after customers complained that metal objects were found inside.<p>Hormel’s food items in question were produced on Feb. 8 through Feb. 10, 2018 at the …

Allergan birth control recall: packaging error could lead to ‘unintended pregnancy’

Pharmaceutical giant Allergan has issued a nationwide recall for one of its birth control brands over a packaging error that puts some consumers at risk of “contraceptive failure and unintended pregnancy,” the company said.<p>The voluntary recall, issued late Tuesday, affects packages of Allergan’s …

2 million stolen identities used to make fake net neutrality comments

Unfortunately all of these systems are flawed in the end. This is why public comments on websites don’t count as official votes in any election. It’s …

All Those GDPR Emails You're Getting Might Be Breaching The GDPR

Image: iStock<p>Pretty much every online service I've ever signed up for has sent me at least one email over the last month, letting me know of …

How to protect your router and Wi-Fi from Russian hackers

A few weeks ago, the United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) issued an alert about state-supported Russian hackers carrying out attacks against a large number of home routers in the U.S. These hackers are organized, motivated and well-funded.<p>They’re not a bunch of misanthropic …

Cyber-attacks

I spent my lunch hour logging calorie counts at chain restaurants. Read at your own risk.

The sun was shining, the breeze was blowing, and I was about to ruin my appetite.<p>And the truth is, I’m probably going to ruin yours, too. (Sorry!)<p>On Monday, federal rules went into effect requiring restaurants and grocery and convenience store chains to post the calorie counts for all standard menu …

Doctors raise alarm about ancient HTLV-1 virus: 'Prevalence is off the charts' in Australia

<b>(CNN) —</b> An ancient virus infecting residents across Australia's Northern Territory is leaving death and despair in its path, and doctors are now calling for greater efforts to stop the spread of infections.<p>The rates of human T-cell leukemia virus type 1, or HTLV-1, infection are exceeding 40% among …

Public Health

How to block the annoying robocalls that you keep getting

If you're like me, chances are you're constantly getting bombarded by robocalls. You know the type: You pick up the phone only to hear some …

Identity Theft

Gmail accounts appear to send out spam, and their owners are baffled

Something is not right in the land of Gmail.<p>Numerous account holders woke up Sunday morning to discover a raft of spam emails sitting in their sent …

Americans told to toss romaine lettuce over E. coli fears

PHOENIX (AP) — U.S. health officials on Friday told consumers to throw away any store-bought romaine lettuce they have in their kitchens and warned restaurants not to serve it amid an E. coli outbreak that has sickened more than 50 people in several states.<p>The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and …