Microsofts First Windows XP Patch in Years Is a Very Bad Sign

This week, Microsoft issued patches for 79 flaws across its platforms and products. One of them merits particular attention: a bug so bad that Microsoft released a fix for it on Windows XP, an operating system it officially abandoned five years ago. There’s maybe no better sign of a vulnerability’s severity; the last time Microsoft bothered to make a Windows XP fix publicly available was a little over two years ago, in the months before the WannaCry ransomware attack swept the globe. This week’s vulnerability has similarly devastating implications. In fact, Microsoft itself has drawn a direct parallel. “Any future malware that exploits this vulnerability could propagate from vulnerable computer to vulnerable computer in a similar way as the WannaCry …

Man killed in Wisconsin incident had pending drug charges

Police said Houston was walking away after receiving treatment when the situation “escalated” and Houston traded gunfire with officers. Mitchell F. Lundgaard, 36, a 14-year veteran firefighter, was shot and died of his injuries at a hospital. It’s not clear who fired the shot that killed him. Officer Paul Christensen was also hit, but was treated and released from a hospital. A bystander, Brittany Schowalter, 30, was shot and remained in a hospital Friday. Both Christensen and Sgt. Christopher Biese fired at least one shot, police said. They said the total number of rounds would be determined through a continuing investigation being led by the Green Bay Police Department. Court records show that Houston was free on bond pending charges …

Killing on Demand: German Crossbow Mystery May Be Murder-Suicide Pact

Authorities believe that the mysterious deaths of reportedly found two wills belonging to 53-year-old Torsten W. and 33-year-old Kerstin E., who were found dead Saturday holding hands on a bed in a three-room suite at the hotel in the southern German city of Passau. Theyd both suffered crossbow wounds in the head and chest. Below them, 30-year-old Farina C. was found lying in front of the double bed with one shot from a crossbow between the throat and the chin, public prosecutor Walter Feiler according to the Associated Press. The couple were found next to their wills by a hotel worker, but authorities have not released details from their documents. It was not immediately clear how the three victims were …

Texas officer shoots and kills woman after stun-gun struggle

Police Lt. Steve Dorris said Tuesday that the officer shot at Turner after she hit him in the groin with the Taser. Turner did not fire the stun gun but it shocked the officer when it struck him, Dorris said. The lieutenant said police have since learned from the medical examiner’s office in Harris County that Turner, who was 44 and black, was not pregnant. She was pronounced dead at the scene, he said. A spokeswoman with the medical examiner’s office declined to comment. The officer, who police have not identified by name, has been placed on paid administrative leave, Dorris said. The department is reviewing whether the shooting was in line with its policy on the use of deadly …

Private school taught wrong exam book

According to The Independent, English literature students had been studying Spies by Michael Frayn but there were no exam questions about the book. Mrs Raraty said: “No girl should be disadvantaged by this. Fortunately, all exam boards have procedures in place to deal with this type of incident and we meet the criteria for ‘special consideration’. “A full internal investigation is under way and we are unable to provide further comment at this time.” You may also be interested in: Latest news from the West Midlands Packham receives CBE medal at palace ‘I got morning sickness instead of freshers’ flu’ A spokesperson for exam board Cambridge International said: “We recognise that this is distressing for the students involved. We have …

Ballymurphy soldiers ‘out of control’

Ballymurphy shootings: Who were the victims? The base was occupied by B Company but M597 said he knew many of the soldiers from their training in Aldershot in England. A Company is a military unit consisting of scores of soldiers. M597 told Belfast Coroners’ Court on Monday that many of the paratroopers he knew were honest, professional soldiers who did the right thing. But he added that some were “psychopaths” who were dangerous to be around. He wept briefly as he described seeing three or four bodies in the hall and recalled what the soldiers there told him had happened. He said the soldiers were on a high, excited, and had clearly enjoyed what they had done. He said they …

College Republican Group Turning Point Has A White Supremacy Problem

Just after midnight on Friday, the group announced that it had canned its University of Nevada Las Vegas chapter leader, identified as Riley Grisar, after a video surfaced depicting him and a woman on a bed, flashing the white supremacist “OK” sign, declaring “white power” and spouting racial slurs. “We’re gonna rule the country,” the woman says. “White power, fuck the niggers.” surfaced by the independent outlet It’s Going Down on Thursday night ― as “abhorrent, un-American and disqualifying,” and attempted to distance itself from Gisar’s bigoted commentary. However, this isn’t an isolated incident. There’s a demonstrable pattern of extremism and white supremacist ideology in TPUSA’s top ranks. Vice News reported that Identity Evropa, the violent white nationalist group that …

Rapper NBA YoungBoy Shot At, Girlfriend Reportedly Wounded In Miami Shooting Outside Trump Resort – Perez Hilton

Miami Police are investigating a shooting that took place near the Trump Beach Resort in the city on Sunday afternoon, during which at least one person was killed, and rapper NBA YoungBoy appears to have been a target. The shooting, which took place on a busy street right outside the beachside hotel, involved multiple people — with several eyewitnesses saying it was YoungBoy’s entourage that was fired upon. Other sources at the scene are now reporting to TMZ that NBA YoungBoy was NOT injured in the shooting himself, but his girlfriend Kay Marie reportedly was struck with gunfire; police have not yet confirmed that. Video of the immediate aftermath on social media shows the rapper appearing to talk with the police and some members …

Howard Stern Opens Up About Cancer Scare Ahead Of New Juicy Book Release! – Perez Hilton

Howard Stern is, truly, the “King of All Media.” On Wednesday, The Hollywood Reporter published a piece about the “shock jock,” who opened up about the ups and downs of his long and glorious radio career. The 65-year-old is gearing up for the release of his new book, Howard Stern Comes Again (out May 14), a curated collection of edited transcripts from his favorite interviews. Read all the best moments (below): Contents 2 Evolution 4 gwyneth Paltrow 6 The future Cancer scare On Wednesday, May 10, 2017, Stern shocked fans when he, for the first time in memory, canceled that day’s show. Although he reappeared days later and told his audience he suffered from the flu, it was all a lie. That …

Spotify is testing its own version of Stories called Storyline

Spotify is testing its own version of Stories — the sharing format popularized by social apps like Snapchat and Instagram that has since made its way to other apps like Facebook, YouTube, WhatsApp and others. In Spotify’s case, it’s not called “Stories” but rather “Storyline,” and the focus is on allowing artists to share their own insights, inspiration, details about their creative process or other meanings behind the music. This is very much similar to what Spotify’s “Behind the Lyrics” feature today offers. But instead of pop-up cards that load in time with the music, Spotify Storyline is very much a Stories-like experience, where users tap through the different screens at their own pace, and where horizontal lines at the …

Saudi oil tankers show ‘significant damage’ after attack Riyadh

Attack on vessels, one bound for US, follow warnings Iran or proxies could target shipping Saudi Arabia has said two of its oil tankers have been damaged in mysterious sabotage attacks in the Gulf, as the US secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, held emergency talks with his European counterparts about mounting tensions in the region. The United Arab Emirates said on Sunday that four commercial vessels had been sabotaged near Fujairah emirate, outside the Strait of Hormuz. The UAE did not give the ships nationalities or any other details about the vessels ownership, but Riyadh identified two of them as Saudi, and a Norwegian company said it owned another. The fourth ship was reportedly the A Michel, a storage tanker …

The schoolgirls who defied the Stasi: ‘Someone said,

They were West German teenagers on a school trip. He was a young man desperate to escape from East Germany. Thirty five years later, they tell their story Its December 1984, a week before Christmas. Tina Kirschner and Barbara Kahlke, two 17-year-olds from West Germany, are sitting on a creaking red bus headed for the socialist part of their divided country. Theyre on a school trip, and the mood is boisterous: almost 40 teenagers singing along to Duran Duran. But once they cross the heavily guarded border, reality hits. The world theyre entering feels alien and forbidding. All around them, slogans celebrate the glorious achievements of the German Democratic Republic (GDR). Yet as they pass through the crumbling town centres, …

The schoolgirls who defied the Stasi: ‘Someone said,

They were West German teenagers on a school trip. He was a young man desperate to escape from East Germany. Thirty five years later, they tell their story Its December 1984, a week before Christmas. Tina Kirschner and Barbara Kahlke, two 17-year-olds from West Germany, are sitting on a creaking red bus headed for the socialist part of their divided country. Theyre on a school trip, and the mood is boisterous: almost 40 teenagers singing along to Duran Duran. But once they cross the heavily guarded border, reality hits. The world theyre entering feels alien and forbidding. All around them, slogans celebrate the glorious achievements of the German Democratic Republic (GDR). Yet as they pass through the crumbling town centres, …

‘Teen Mom’ Jenelle Evans Was ‘Shocked’ MTV Fired Her After Husband Killed Their Dog

Teen Mom 2” star  Some media reports said Eason, 30, Evans, 27, posted a heartfelt farewell to her “sidekick” Nugget and said she was “crying every day.” But she told Us Weekly that she is now “ She called her firing “shocking … but I respect their decision and have nothing but love for MTV,” she told the magazine in an interview published Wednesday. sad to part ways in this matter but this isn’t the end of Jenelle Evans or her family.” View this post on Instagram A post shared by Jenelle Eason (@j_evans1219) on May 1, 2019 at 5:36am PDT cut from shooting following homophobic tweets. changed her story and said there was a misunderstanding. Evans has referred to …

‘Teen Mom’ Jenelle Evans Was ‘Shocked’ MTV Fired Her After Husband Killed Their Dog

Teen Mom 2” star  Some media reports said Eason, 30, Evans, 27, posted a heartfelt farewell to her “sidekick” Nugget and said she was “crying every day.” But she told Us Weekly that she is now “ She called her firing “shocking … but I respect their decision and have nothing but love for MTV,” she told the magazine in an interview published Wednesday. sad to part ways in this matter but this isn’t the end of Jenelle Evans or her family.” View this post on Instagram A post shared by Jenelle Eason (@j_evans1219) on May 1, 2019 at 5:36am PDT cut from shooting following homophobic tweets. changed her story and said there was a misunderstanding. Evans has referred to …