MIDDLETON, Wis | The Latest: Police: Motive unknown in Wisconsin attack

MIDDLETON, Wis — The Latest on a shooting at a software company in Wisconsin (all times local): 4:50 p.m. Police say a Wisconsin software company employee had a semiautomatic pistol and plenty of ammunition when he opened fire at his office, seriously injuring several people before he was fatally shot by police. Police say they … Continue reading MIDDLETON, Wis | The Latest: Police: Motive unknown in Wisconsin attack

Lawmaker: US Senate staff targeted by state-backed hackers

Foreign government hackers continue to target the personal accounts of U.S. senators and their aides — and the Senate’s security office has refused to defend them, a lawmaker says. Sen. Ron Wyden, an Oregon Democrat, said in a Wednesday letter to Senate leaders that his office discovered that “at least one major technology company” has … Continue reading Lawmaker: US Senate staff targeted by state-backed hackers

NEW YORK | Florence shows how storm coverage is politicized

NEW YORK  — Donald Trump Jr.’s attack tweet this week showing CNN’s Anderson Cooper waist-deep in flood waters has driven home the point that politics — not just weather — was an important subtext of the media’s coverage of Hurricane Florence. “Stop lying to make @realDonaldTrump look bad,” the president’s son admonished Cooper, triggering a … Continue reading NEW YORK | Florence shows how storm coverage is politicized

ANCHORAGE, Alaska | 3 hackers get light sentences after working with the FBI

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Three young computer hackers whose “botnet” known as Mirai virtually paralyzed chunks of the internet two years ago have received light sentences after helping the FBI with cybercrime and cybersecurity. Paras Jha, 22, of Fanwood, New Jersey; Josiah White, 21, of Washington, Pennsylvania; and Dalton Norman, 22, of Metairie, Louisiana, were sentenced … Continue reading ANCHORAGE, Alaska | 3 hackers get light sentences after working with the FBI

LOS ANGELES | Ryan Coogler to produce LeBron James’ ‘Space Jam 2’

LOS ANGELES — “Black Panther” director Ryan Coogler is joining LeBron James and the “Space Jam 2” team. James’ production company SpringHill Entertainment tweeted Wednesday that Coogler will produce the sequel to the 1996 movie that featured Michael Jordan alongside Warner Bros.’ animated characters. “Random Acts of Flyness” creator Terence Nance will direct James, and … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Ryan Coogler to produce LeBron James’ ‘Space Jam 2’

HARTFORD, Conn | Judge throws out lawsuit by ex-wrestlers over concussions

HARTFORD, Conn — A federal judge in Connecticut has dismissed a lawsuit by 60 former professional wrestlers, many of them stars in the 1980s and 1990s, who claimed World Wrestling Entertainment failed to protect them from repeated head trauma including concussions that led to long-term brain damage. U.S. District Judge Vanessa Bryant in Hartford threw … Continue reading HARTFORD, Conn | Judge throws out lawsuit by ex-wrestlers over concussions

BERN, Switzerland | Pogba scores 2 in Man United’s 3-0 win at Young Boys

BERN, Switzerland — Game-winning displays like Paul Pogba‘s in a 3-0 victory for Manchester United over Young Boys should help to improve his relations with coach Jose Mourinho. Pogba scored twice late in the first half Wednesday to get United off to a smooth start in the Champions League against the group-stage newcomer. A curling … Continue reading BERN, Switzerland | Pogba scores 2 in Man United’s 3-0 win at Young Boys

United States | Carper, Coons, Blunt Rochester Announce Over $5.5 Million for Sussex County Airport

United States – Today, U.S. Senators Tom Carper and Chris Coons and U.S. Representative Lisa Blunt Rochester (all D-Del.) announced a $5.5 million Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) grant award to the Delaware Coastal Airport in Sussex County. This grant will be used to construct a parallel taxiway which will improve the approach system for landing … Continue reading United States | Carper, Coons, Blunt Rochester Announce Over $5.5 Million for Sussex County Airport