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UK

Britain to face ‘exceptional’ wildfire risk as four day amber alert comes into force

The top level on the Fire Severity Index applies to much of southern England, and reaches as far west as Abergavenny in Wales, for this coming Sunday. The warning comes as the Met Office issued an amber heat alert running between Thursday and Sunday, which could see temperatures peak at 36C across this stretch. South […]

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US

AMBER Alert issued for missing 5-year-old girl in Cary

CARY, N.C. (WTVD) — An AMBER Alert has been issued for a missing 5-year-old girl. Cary Police said Wednesday that Amani Jada Bruce was last seen with her biological mother, Crystal Beatrice Walston, 36, in the 100 block of Rosedown Drive. The little girl was wearing purple pajamas with a unicorn on the front. She […]

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Canada

Two children at centre of Sask. Amber Alert found safe | CBC News

Two children at the centre of an Amber Alert issued in Saskatchewan have been found, according to RCMP.  The Saskatchewan RCMP issued an Amber Alert on Monday night asking the public to be on the lookout for a pair of kids, aged seven and eight. A police news release on Tuesday said they were believed […]

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Science

China outbreak: NEW potentially deadly virus puts officials on red alert – infections grow

Known as the Langya Henipavirus, or “Langya”, 35 people have so far become infected across China’s Shandong and Henan provinces.  According to Taiwan’s Centers for Disease Control (CDC), so far no one has died or suffered a serious illness, the Taipei Times reports. But given that the virus is from the Henipavirus family, it could potentially […]

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Canada

Warrant issued for man at centre of Amber Alert, Sask. RCMP say 2 children believed to be in great danger | CBC News

The two children named in an Amber Alert issued by Saskatchewan RCMP Monday are believed to be with their mother and her common-law partner, who has a history of sexual offences, according to RCMP. Police are looking for seven-year-old Luna Potts and eight-year-old Hunter Potts, according to an Amber Alert issued at the request of […]

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Canada

Sask. RCMP issue Amber Alert for 2 children who may be in United States | CBC News

Police are looking for a 7-year-old girl and an 8-year-old boy. Luna Potts and Hunter Potts are believed to be with Benjamin Martin Moore of Eastend, Sask., according to an Amber Alert issued at the request of Shaunavon RCMP. The 50-year-old man might go by different names. The amber alert described Moore as 5 feet, 10 inches tall, 200 pounds and black […]

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Finance

Amber alert issued as England braces for second heatwave

The government on Monday issued an amber heat warning, the second highest level possible, with much of England forecast to endure soaring temperatures in the coming days. A level three “heat-health” alert was announced by the UK Health Security Agency for southern and central England, indicating the need to prepare for a second summer heatwave […]

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Finance

Recession alert: ‘UK fares worse than EU & US’ after Bank of England raises interest rates

The central bank’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) opted to increase the base rate from 1.25 to 1.75 percent in an attempt to combat the rising inflation rate. Currently, inflation in the UK is at 9.4 percent but is expected to exceed 12 percent in the coming months as the Bank of England prepares for a […]

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Technology

Cloud App Security Company Datadog Buys API Observability Provider Seekret – MSSP Alert

by Dan Kobialka • Aug 4, 2022 Datadog, a cloud monitoring-as-a-service company, has purchased API observability platform provider Seekret for an undisclosed sum. This is technology M&A deal number 700 that MSSP Alert and sister site ChannelE2E have covered so far in 2022. Datadog, founded in 2010, is based in New York City. The company has […]

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Finance

HMRC alert: ‘More people in the South’ forced to pay thousands in inheritance tax

Financial analysts are sounding the alarm that “more people in the South” are becoming liable for the levy. This comes following the news that IHT receipts received by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) reached a record high of £6.1billion during the financial year 2021/22. Multiple factors are leading to more households in the South having […]