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U.S. warns public about attacks on energy, industrial firms


The U.S government issued a rare public warning that sophisticated hackers are targeting energy and industrial firms, the latest sign that cyber attacks present an increasing threat to the power industry and other public infrastructure.

Plane by plane, New York greets Puerto Ricans displaced by hurricane

NEW YORK There were only a few minutes left before baggage carousel No. 4 jolted to life at John F. Kennedy International Airport, soon to be ringed with people coming from Puerto Rico on one-way tickets they never would have bought if not for the hurricane.

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A picture and its story: A neo-Nazi in the midst of a protest

On the morning of October 17, two days before Richard Spencer, an avowed white nationalist and spokesman for the so-called alt-right, was to speak at the University of Florida, my wife asked if I had heard anything about it.

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Trump to release JFK files, subject to 'further information'

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday that, subject to receipt of further information, he planned to allow the opening of long-secret files on the November 1963 assassination of President John F. Kennedy due for release next week. | Video

Politics, Election 2016, 4:02pm EDT

Fox signed O'Reilly again knowing of new harassment settlement: report

NEW YORK Bill O'Reilly, the Fox News commentator forced to resign in April, agreed to a $32 million sexual harassment settlement in January, and the network's parent knew about the deal when it gave him a new contract the next month, the New York Times reported on Saturday.

Television, People 6:03pm EDT

U.S. court blocks immigrant teen's bid to obtain abortion

WASHINGTON A U.S. appeals court on Friday prevented an illegal immigrant teenager detained by the government from immediately obtaining an abortion, although it left open the possibility she could undergo the procedure within days.

Oct 20 2017

Federal judge in Hawaii expands block on Trump travel ban

A federal judge in Hawaii extended his halt of U.S. President Donald Trump's travel ban on citizens from six Muslim-majority countries.

Politics, Election 2016, 11:58am EDT

Body of missing worker recovered after Louisiana oil rig explosion

The body of a worker missing since an oil production platform in Louisiana's Lake Pontchartrain exploded and caught fire on Sunday has been found, local officials said.

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Three charged in shooting after white nationalist's Florida speech

A Texas man who shot at protesters after a white nationalist's speech at the University of Florida and two brothers who urged him to "kill them" have been charged with attempted homicide, police said on Friday.

Oct 20 2017

Florida programmer sentenced to 16 months for bitcoin exchange scheme

NEW YORK A Florida software engineer was sentenced to 16 months in prison on Friday after being found guilty of scheming to help an illegal bitcoin exchange avoid having banks and regulators look into its activities.

Tech, Cybersecurity Oct 20 2017

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