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Mysterious cyber attacks disrupt Twitter, Netflix, Spotify service

Rob Verger,  Highly disruptive cyber attacks snarled Web traffic on the East Coast Friday, shutting down access to some of the Web’s most popular sites and frustrating their users. A slew of major sites including Twitter, Netflix, Spotify and Reddit were affected by what was described as several distributed denial of service attacks (DDoS), on the

Trump feels ‘terrible’ about vulgar comments but not stepping aside

Republican Donald Trump, facing a revolt from his party over vulgar comments he made about women, feels “terrible” about the remarks but has no intention of stepping aside in the U.S. presidential race and will appear at a debate later on Sunday, a top Trump adviser said. The adviser, former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani,

Trump’s Focus turns to Tonight’s Presidential #Debate

Pressure on Trump likely to be intense at second debate with Clinton. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, facing eroding support from his party over lewd remarks about women, goes into a second presidential debate with Democrat Hillary Clinton on Sunday needing to demonstrate he remains a credible candidate. The pressure on the 70-year-old Trump at

U.S. remembers victims 15 years after 9/11 attacks

Americans prepared to commemorate the 15th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks on Sunday with the recital of the names of the dead, tolling church bells and a tribute in lights at the site where New York City’s twin towers tumbled. The names of the 2,983 victims will be read slowly by relatives as

Tornadoes slam central Indiana, demolishing homes

Several tornadoes plowed through central Indiana on Wednesday, demolishing numerous homes and a Starbucks cafe in the town of Kokomo and cutting off power to thousands of Indianapolis-area residents, but no serious injuries were reported. Governor and Republican vice presidential nominee Mike Pence, who cut short a campaign trip for running mate Donald Trump and

Donald Trump will use speech to pledge law and order

Donald Trump on Thursday will vow to restore law and order to the United States if elected president, making his case for why Americans should choose him over Democrat Hillary Clinton in a speech accepting the Republican Party’s nomination. Trump, in his 10:15 p.m. EDT (0215 GMT on Friday) speech at the Republican National Convention,

Republican Kasich suspends presidential campaign: NBC, Politico

Republican John Kasich ended his longshot presidential bid on Wednesday, NBC News and Politico reported, leaving Donald Trump’s path clear to capture the Republican nomination for the Nov. 8 election. Kasich, 63, the Ohio governor and a former U.S. congressman, had vowed just a day earlier to keep running after U.S. Senator Ted Cruz dropped

Republican Cruz to name Fiorina as running mate: reports

U.S. Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz, looking to slow front-runner Donald Trump’s momentum, was expected to announce on Wednesday that former business executive Carly Fiorina will be his vice presidential running mate if he wins his party’s nomination, media reports said. The reports by WMUR, an ABC station in Manchester, New Hampshire, and other news

Stolen commercial-grade fireworks recovered in Detroit

Several cases of commercial-grade fireworks stolen from a train traveling between Chicago and Detroit were recovered in a vacant field in southwest Detroit, authorities said Saturday. An anonymous tipster called Detroit police, and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives responded about 1:30 a.m. EDT Saturday and found 31 of the 32 cases weighing

SpaceX launch delayed again, this time because of weather

 Space Exploration Technologies, or SpaceX, on Saturday delayed the planned launch of a Falcon 9 rocket carrying six communications satellites after cloudy skies socked in its Florida launch site. The privately owned company had rescheduled launch for Saturday after encountering a technical problem minutes before a launch attempt on Friday from Cape Canaveral Air Force