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Brendan O'Brien

Video game maker cancels three tournaments after shooting

Aug 28 2018

Aug 28 Video game maker Electronic Arts canceled three tournaments of its Madden NFL 19 football game to review safety protocols after a competitor who lost a tournament attacked with a gun, killing two gamers and wounding 11 others.

Wyoming secretary of state set to win Republican gubernatorial primary

Aug 22 2018

Wyoming Secretary of State Mark Gordon was on course on Tuesday to defeat five other candidates in the state's Republican gubernatorial primary, among them a financier who got the support of President Donald Trump.

U.S. deports accused former Nazi guard to Germany

Aug 21 2018

WASHINGTON/BERLIN A 95-year old New York City man believed to be a former guard at a labor camp in Nazi-occupied Poland has arrived in Germany after being arrested and deported by U.S. immigration authorities, U.S. officials said on Tuesday. | Video

Russian hackers targeted U.S. Senate, think tanks: Microsoft

Aug 21 2018

WASHINGTON Microsoft Corp said that hackers linked to Russia's government sought to launch cyber attacks on U.S. political groups, warning that Moscow is broadening attacks ahead of November's congressional elections. | Video

Russian hacking of conservative groups sites thwarted - Microsoft

Aug 21 2018

Aug 21 Microsoft Corp said on Monday that it had recently thwarted hackers associated with Russian government attempting to steal user information from conservative groups that promote democracy and advocate for cybersecurity.

Newspapers across U.S. rebuke Trump for attacks on press

Aug 16 2018

LOS ANGELES Hundreds of U.S. newspapers on Thursday launched a coordinated defense of press freedom and a rebuke of President Donald Trump for denouncing some media organizations as enemies of the American people. | Video

Newspaper editorials across U.S. rebuke Trump for attacks on the press

Aug 16 2018

LOS ANGELES, Aug 16 Hundreds of U.S. newspapers devoted print space on Thursday to a coordinated defense of press freedom and a rebuke of President Donald Trump for saying some media organizations are enemies of the American people.

Midwest battleground states tap candidates for midterm elections

Aug 15 2018

WASHINGTON and MILWAUKEE Voters chose nominees on Tuesday in the key battleground states of Wisconsin and Minnesota, setting up what are expected to be tight races as November's congressional elections draw near.

FBI seeks motive after U.S. airline worker steals plane, crashes it

Aug 12 2018

Federal authorities on Saturday were seeking to learn what drove an airline worker to steal an empty airplane from Seattle's airport in a security scare that caused the scrambling of U.S. fighter jets and ended when the plane crashed. | Video

Court rejects appeal of ex-Stanford swimmer against sexual assault conviction

Aug 09 2018

A California court on Wednesday rejected an appeal by a former Stanford University swimmer who was found guilty of sexual assault and served a sentence that many say was too lenient.

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