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Watch live: NASA streams second of three October spacewalks from ISS

Watch live: NASA streams second of three October spacewalks from ISS

Science
Oct. 9 (UPI) -- NASA TV is streaming the second of three October spacewalks on Tuesday morning. Coverage begins at 6:30 a.m. EDT, but the spacewalk won't commence until 8:05 a.m.Expedition 53 Commander Randy Bresnik of NASA, who led last week's spacewalk -- the first of three -- will once again be joined by Flight Engineer Mark Vande Hei, also of NASA.For Bresnik, who will also lead the third spacewalk on Oct. 18, Tuesday's mission will be his fourth spacewalk. For Vande Hei, the spacewalk will be his second.Last week, the duo used their six hours outside the space station to replace one of the two Latching End Effectors on Canadarm2, the space station's robotic arm. One of the effector's mechanical latches stalled last month."They also accomplished a couple of get-ahead tasks, including r...
Yahoo 2013 data breach hit 'all three billion accounts'

Yahoo 2013 data breach hit 'all three billion accounts'

Business
Yahoo has said that all of its three billion user accounts were affected in a hacking attack dating back to 2013.The company, which was taken over by Verizon earlier this year, said an investigation had shown the breach went much further than originally thought.The stolen data did not include passwords in clear text, payment card or bank account data, it added. Previously the internet giant had said "more than one billion" of its accounts had been hit.Yahoo said that while its latest announcement did not represent a new "security issue" it was sending emails to all the "additional affected user accounts". The company added that it was "continuing to work closely with law enforcement". Yahoo's takeover by the huge US telecoms firm Verizon was completed on 13 June. The deal was first announ...
One in three 'sick notes' for mental health, says NHS

One in three 'sick notes' for mental health, says NHS

Health
Nearly a third of fit notes issued by GPs are for psychiatric problems, says an NHS report.This makes them the most common reason for people to take time off work, ahead of musculoskeletal diseases. There was a 14% rise in notes relating to anxiety and stress between 2015-16 and 2016-17.The Royal College of Psychiatrists said the findings were "alarming" and pointed to a need for more to be done to help get people back to work. Fit notes is the formal name given to what were once called sick notes.The new data analysed more than 12 million of them, issued over almost two and a half years from GP practices across England. Around half of the notes had a known diagnosis. It was the first time this information had been collected from GPs and analysed. Simon Stevens, the chief executive of NHS...
England thrash West Indies in three days – report & highlights

England thrash West Indies in three days – report & highlights

Sports
Media playback is not supported on this device First Investec Test, Edgbaston, day threeEngland 514-8 dec (Cook 243, Root 136, Malan 65, Chase 4-113)West Indies 168 (Blackwood 79*, Anderson 3-24) &137 (Broad 3-34)England won an innings and 209 runsScorecardEngland took 19 wickets on the third day to beat West Indies by an innings and 209 runs in the day-night Test at Edgbaston.West Indies, 44-1 overnight in reply to England's 514-8 declared, were bowled out for 168 and 137.James Anderson took 3-34 in the first innings and Stuart Broad 3-34 in the second to move above Sir Ian Botham into second on the list of England's all-time leading Test wicket-takers.England take the lead in the three-match series, and have named the same 13-man s...
Asda reports first rise in sale in three years

Asda reports first rise in sale in three years

Business
Asda has reported its first increase in quarterly sales for three years, boosted by a bumper Easter.Britain's third biggest supermarket, owned by US retail giant Walmart, said like-for-like sales rose by 1.8%, excluding petrol, in the three months to 30 June.This compares with a 2.8% fall in the first quarter of this year, which was an eleventh straight decline.It is a big turnaround when compared to this time last year, when the supermarket chain suffered its worst ever quarterly result with sales plummeting by 7.5%.Walmart president and CEO Doug McMillon said he was "encouraged" by the results."I visited Asda to see the progress being made," he said. "Customers are responding to investments in price and store experience by visiting the stores more often and increasing their basket sizes....