Hackers reportedly target PGA’s servers, demand Bitcoin ransom

Hackers reportedly target PGA’s servers, demand Bitcoin ransom

ST. LOUIS — Golfweek is reporting the PGA of America is trying to regain control of computer servers that have kept officials from accessing files for the PGA Championship.  The magazine says on its website that PGA staff members discovered their systems had been compromised when attempts to access files generated a message that the network had been penetrated and that any attempt to break the encryption could cause files to be lost.  The PGA of…

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Police chief helps cops arrest son in attack on 71-year-old man

Police chief helps cops arrest son in attack on 71-year-old man

MANTECA, Calif. — The son of a San Francisco Bay Area police chief was arrested Wednesday following an attack on a 71-year-old Sikh man at a park in Central California. Tyrone McAllister, 18, and a 16-year-old boy were arrested on suspicion of attempted robbery, elder abuse and assault with a deadly weapon following Monday morning’s attack in Manteca, authorities said. McAllister is the son of Union City Police Chief Darryl McAllister, who said his family…

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Pence lays out plans for Trump’s “Space Force” to be installed by 2020

Pence lays out plans for Trump’s “Space Force” to be installed by 2020

Last Updated Aug 9, 2018 11:36 AM EDT Vice President Mike Pence laid out preliminary plans for President Trump’s proposed new “space force” during remarks at the Pentagon on Thursday. Mr. Trump officially directed the Defense Department to establish this sixth branch of the U.S. military in space in June, saying the space force would ensure American dominance in the final frontier. “To be clear, the Space Force will not be built from scratch, because the…

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Pence lays out plans for Trump’s “Space Force” to be established by 2020

Pence lays out plans for Trump’s “Space Force” to be established by 2020

Vice President Mike Pence laid out preliminary plans for President Trump’s proposed new “space force” during remarks at the Pentagon on Thursday. Mr. Trump officially directed the Defense Department to establish this sixth branch of the U.S. military in space in June, saying the space force would ensure American dominance in the final frontier. “To be clear, the Space Force will not be built from scratch, because the men and women who run and protect our…

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Pence lays out plans for Trump’s “Space Force” — live stream

Pence lays out plans for Trump’s “Space Force” — live stream

Last Updated Aug 9, 2018 11:36 AM EDT Vice President Mike Pence is expected to outline plans for President Trump’s proposed new “space force” during remarks at the Pentagon on Thursday. Mr. Trump officially directed the Department of Defense to establish a sixth branch of the U.S. military in space back in June, saying the space force would ensure American dominance in the final frontier.  “It is not enough to merely have an American presence…

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Puerto Rico: 1,427 more deaths “than normal” in the wake of hurricanes

Puerto Rico: 1,427 more deaths “than normal” in the wake of hurricanes

Puerto Rico said in a report to Congress on Thursday that there were 1,427 more deaths “than normal” in the wake of Hurricane Maria and Hurricane Irma, which churned on a path just north of the island two weeks before Maria hit last September. The report said, however, that the 1,427 deaths in the four months after the storms “may or may not be attributable to the hurricanes.” It said the figure topping 1,400 was…

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Rudy Giuliani puts odds of a Trump-Mueller interview at “50-50”

Rudy Giuliani puts odds of a Trump-Mueller interview at “50-50”

President Trump’s attorney Rudy Giuliani tells CBS News’ Chief White House Correspondent Major Garrett that he’s “more optimistic” than he has been for weeks that a potential interview between Mr. Trump and Special Counsel Robert Mueller might occur.  When asked what the odds were of an interview, Giuliani said: “I’d say 50-50.” While the move may be seen as a PR stance to make the president appear more cooperative, Giuliani says that he expects a…

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Paul Manafort trial day 8: Prosecutors expect to wrap up case soon

Paul Manafort trial day 8: Prosecutors expect to wrap up case soon

CBS/AP August 9, 2018, 11:44 AM The fraud trial for former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort enters its eighth day as prosecutors say they plan to rest their case by Friday. U.S. District Judge T.S. Ellis III has been pushing prosecutors to make their case quickly. Manafort’s defense team will have a chance to offer witnesses and other evidence after the government finishes its argument. Reporting by Paula Reid, Clare Hymes, Kristine Guillaume, Bryce Klehm…

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Eye Opener: Rep. Chris Collins charged with insider trading

Eye Opener: Rep. Chris Collins charged with insider trading

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Army veteran claims he cracked code of infamous cold case mystery

Army veteran claims he cracked code of infamous cold case mystery

CHICAGO – It’s one of the most baffling unsolved crimes in FBI history. In 1971, a man, later known as D.B. Cooper, hijacked a Seattle-bound flight, and parachuted out of the airplane with a ransom totaling $200,000. He was never seen again. Now, as CBS Chicago reports, a retired Indiana construction worker might have cracked the case the FBI never could. Rick Sherwood served three tours in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War, earning two…

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