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Mar 17 2023
Law enforcement officials are preparing security in case of Trump indictment by grand jury
NEW YORK -- Law enforcement officials in New York are making security preparations for the possibility that former President Donald Trump could be indicted in the coming weeks and appear in a Manhattan courtroom in an investigation examining hush money paid to women who alleged sexual encounters with him, four law enforcement officials said Friday. There has been no public announcement of anyABC 7 Los Angeles
Mar 23 2023
Utah becomes the 1st state to limit teens social media use as First Amendment advocates raise concerns
Sitting before a handful of lawmakers, policy experts and stakeholders, Utah Gov. Spencer Cox on Thursday signed into law some of the country’s first and most restrictive social media regulations. The bills, lawmakers say, are described as “tools” for parents, giving them greater control over their children’s social media use, while mandating that companies like Meta or TikTok implement andDeseret News
Mar 10 2023
Oregon murder suspect escapes courthouse in wild security video
Courthouse surveillance video shows an Oregon murder suspect sprinting away from bailiffs after they unshackled him in court – a requirement under state law – then escaping the building and prompting a massive manhunt. Edi Villalobos Jr., a 28-year-old accused of murder and a slew of other felonies, was supposed to stand before the court for the start of his trial. Instead, he ran down theFox News (Online News)
Mar 16 2023
Credit Suisse Stock Price Jumps as Bank Secures $50 Billion Lifeline
Credit Suisse shares jumped after the bank said it would tap a more than $50 billion lifeline from the Swiss National Bank, but analysts remained wary about the lender’s prospects.
Investor confidence in the Swiss bank deteriorated rapidly this week, after investors turned their attention to the struggling lender following the collapse of two large banks in the U.S.
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Oct 14 2022
Veterans, retirees get 8.7% Social Security cost-of-living boost
Veterans and retirees will see an 8.7% cost-of-living increase in their Social Security benefits starting in December, the largest increase in 42 years, federal officials announced on Thursday.
The big boost reflects the rising cost of inflation throughout the last year. In a statement, acting Social Security Administration Commissioner Kilolo Kijakazi said the move will giveMilitary Times
Feb 28 2023
U.S. Marshals Service suffers security breach
The U.S. Marshals Service (USMS) suffered a ransomware security breach this month that compromised sensitive law enforcement information, a spokesman said on Monday.
The Marshals Service notified the U.S. Department of Justice to the breach, and agents there began a forensic investigation, Drew Wade, chief of the Marshals Service public affairs office, told Reuters in an email.
Mar 11 2023
Texas wins Big 12 title, likely secures No. 2 seed
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The players flooded off the Texas bench, right past interim coach Rodney Terry and to the middle of the court inside T-Mobile Center, where they couldn't wait to get their hands on the trophy crowning them Big 12 champions. After the season they had, who could blame them? It began under the darkest of clouds with their high-profile coach, Chris Beard, fired following aESPN.com
Feb 27 2023
NASCAR: Busch secures first win with Childress
FONTANA, Calif. — Kyle Busch still smiles at the memory of getting thrown out of California Speedway during his first competitive trip here in 2001. The 16-year-old upstart dominated a NASCAR Truck Series practice, only to be told he couldn't run in a race sponsored by Marlboro because he was too young to smoke. Busch held off Chase Elliott and Ross Chastain in the NASCAR Cup Series' finalKenosha News
Mar 16 2023
Credit Suisse shares soar after securing a $54 billion lifeline from Switzerland
Shares of Credit Suisse jumped Thursday after saying it would borrow up to $54 billion from Switzerland's central bank, an emergency step intended to prop up investor confidence in the troubled European bank.
Credit Suisse shares had plunged on Wednesday, prompting stock markets to fall in the U.S. and around the world, amid rising concerns about the stability of the global bankingNPR (Online News)
Mar 01 2023
TikTok faces bans in a number of countries over security fears. Here's a list
The U.S. and Canada issued orders this week banning the use of TikTok on government-issued mobile devices as privacy and cybersecurity concerns about the video-sharing app grow. TikTok, which is owned by the Chinese company Bytedance, has long maintained that it does not share data with the Chinese government and that its data is not held in China. It also disputes accusations that it collectsLos Angeles Times