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Symantec attributes 40 cyber attacks to CIA-linked hacking tools

Mon, 04/10/2017 - 8:35am
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Past cyber attacks on scores of organizations around the world were conducted with top-secret hacking tools that were exposed recently by the Web publisher Wikileaks, the security researcher Symantec Corp said on Monday.

Alabama governor faces start of impeachment proceedings

Mon, 04/10/2017 - 8:00am
(Reuters) - Impeachment proceedings against Alabama Governor Robert Bentley over a relationship with a former aide were scheduled to begin on Monday, one day after leaders of the Alabama Republican Party called for his resignation.

South Carolina church shooter to plead guilty to murder in state court

Mon, 04/10/2017 - 6:07am
CHARLESTON, S.C. (Reuters) - The white supremacist sentenced to death in federal court for the 2015 shooting massacre at a historic black church in South Carolina is expected to plead guilty to separate state murder charges on Monday.

Manhunt for armed Wisconsin man shifts to protection of churches

Sun, 04/09/2017 - 8:20pm
(Reuters) - Police hunting a Wisconsin man considered armed and dangerous planned to step up patrols on Sunday at churches near his home, because of anti-religious views in a manifesto he sent to President Donald Trump, officials said.

Fox to investigate sexual harassment claim against O'Reilly

Sun, 04/09/2017 - 7:43pm
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Fox News parent Twenty-First Century Fox Inc said on Sunday it will investigate a sexual harassment claim against TV anchor Bill O'Reilly, who has seen several companies pull their ads from his top-rated news show in the past week.

Second victim dies in Florida fitness center shooting

Sun, 04/09/2017 - 2:23pm
(Reuters) - A second victim has died after a disgruntled fitness instructor opened fire on his former coworkers inside an upscale gym outside Miami before shooting himself, police said on Sunday.

Computer hack sets off 156 emergency sirens across Dallas

Sat, 04/08/2017 - 7:22pm
(Reuters) - A computer hack set off all the emergency sirens in Dallas for about 90 minutes overnight in one of the largest known breaches of a siren warning system, officials in the Texas city said on Saturday.

Alabama Supreme Court allows impeachment of governor to proceed

Sat, 04/08/2017 - 4:33pm
(Reuters) - The Alabama Supreme Court on Saturday allowed the impeachment of Governor Robert Bentley to go ahead, staying a temporary restraining order from a lower court that had blocked hearings, court documents showed.

Shooter wounds two at Florida gym before he is killed: media

Sat, 04/08/2017 - 2:27pm
(Reuters) - A gunman opened fire inside a gym at an upscale shopping mall outside Miami on Saturday afternoon, wounding two people before he was killed, Miami-Dade County police told local media.

Two inmates charged with killing four others at South Carolina prison

Sat, 04/08/2017 - 2:03pm
(Reuters) - Two South Carolina prisoners admitted to killing four fellow inmates at the state prison where they were both serving life sentences for murder, local media reported on Saturday.

U.S. soldier killed in Afghanistan amid operations against Islamic State: U.S.

Sat, 04/08/2017 - 1:55pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. soldier was killed while conducting operations against Islamic State in Afghanistan late on Saturday, a U.S. military spokesman said in a message posted on Twitter.