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Dozens of Amazon employees taken to hospital after robot unleashes bear spray

Dozens of Amazon employees taken to hospital after robot unleashes bear sprayDozens of Amazon workers have been taken to hospital after a robot tore a can of bear repellent spray, discharging fumes inside a warehouse. Employees at Amazon’s Robbinsville Township warehouse reported trouble breathing and burning sensations in their eyes and throats, a spokesperson for the township told CNN. First responders arrived at the facility on Wednesday after receiving a 911 call saying 54 workers were experiencing symptoms.



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US indicts Iranians over hospital ransomware attacks

US indicts Iranians over hospital ransomware attacksThe US Justice Department charged two Iranian hackers Wednesday with extorting at least $ 6 million from hospitals, city governments and public institutions in the US and Canada by remotely locking down their computer systems. The DOJ said Faramarz Shahi Savandi and Mohammad Mehdi Shah Mansouri deployed the SamSam Ransomware into the systems of more than 200 institutions, encrypting their operations to make them inaccessible until the owners paid ransoms by bitcoin. Victims included the city governments of Atlanta, Georgia and Newark, New Jersey, the University of Calgary in Canada, major US hospitals in Los Angeles and Kansas City, and Laboratory Corporation of America, or LabCorp, one of the world’s largest medical testing businesses.



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Panic at US military hospital after active shooter false alarm

Panic at US military hospital after active shooter false alarmA false alert about an “active shooter” at the US military’s biggest hospital sent panicked patients and staff scrambling for shelter Tuesday. Police and local authorities rushed to the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center near Washington around 2.00 pm (1900 GMT) after someone activated a trial alert but failed to make clear that it was only a drill. “The active shooter event… was the result of the improper use of a mass notification system by a tenant command aboard the installation,” the Navy said in a statement.



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A look at 3 lives lost in Chicago hospital shooting

A look at 3 lives lost in Chicago hospital shootingCHICAGO (AP) — An emergency room doctor devoted to her community. A pharmacy resident who helped children with a disorder similar to her own. A police officer and father who responded to a shooting without being called.



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These Are the Victims of the Chicago Mercy Hospital Shooting

These Are the Victims of the Chicago Mercy Hospital ShootingAn ER doctor, a pharmacist and a police officer were killed



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'This Is Our Lane': Doctors Slam NRA After Chicago Hospital Shooting

'This Is Our Lane': Doctors Slam NRA After Chicago Hospital ShootingLess than two weeks after the National Rifle Association launched an attack on



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US Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg out of hospital

US Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg out of hospitalUS Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has returned home after being hospitalized with three cracked ribs suffered in a fall, the high court said Friday. “She is doing well and plans to work from home today,” said court spokeswoman Kathleen Arberg. Celebrated in popular culture as the “notorious RBG” and at age 85 the court’s oldest justice, Ginsburg is a liberal stalwart who has said she will not retire as long as she feels she can do the work.



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N. Korea hospital director rejects Warmbier torture charges

N. Korea hospital director rejects Warmbier torture chargesThe director of the North Korean hospital that treated Otto Warmbier, the US student who died after being held in the country, rejected fresh allegations that he was tortured in custody. The 22-year-old was jailed in the North for more than a year and was released in a comatose state in 2017 but died shortly after returning home. The director of the Pyongyang Friendship Hospital — which treated Warmbier — slammed the claims as a “total distortion of the truth” in a statement carried by the North’s official KCNA news agency late Saturday.



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The Latest: Hospital releases bank shooting victim

The Latest: Hospital releases bank shooting victimCINCINNATI (AP) — The Latest on the Sept. 6 shootings in a Cincinnati bank building (all times local):



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JFK airport: 10 passengers on Emirates plane taken to hospital after falling ill

JFK airport: 10 passengers on Emirates plane taken to hospital after falling illAn Emirates plane has been quarantined at JFK airport in New York after approximately 100 passengers and crew members reported feeling ill. The plane, which arrived from Dubai at 9:12 am, was immediately taken to a location away from the terminal, according to the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. Medical personnel from the Centres for Disease Control (CDC) then boarded to assist the ailing passengers, who complained primarily of fever and coughs.



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