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US and UK accuse Russia of major cyber attack on Georgia

US and UK accuse Russia of major cyber attack on Georgia

The US, UK, and Georgia accused the Russian military Thursday of being behind a major 2019 cyber attack on Georgia that disrupted “several thousand Georgian government and privately-run websites and interrupted the broadcast of at least two major television stations.” “On October 28, 2019, the Russian General Staff Main Intelligence Directorate (GRU) Main Center for…MORE

Paraglider rescued after flying into power lines in California

Paraglider rescued after flying into power lines in California

A paraglider had to be rescued after he flew into power lines and became trapped in the wires for more than three hours. The man become entangled in the power lines Wednesday afternoon while trying to land near the Yuba County Airport in Olivehurst, California, the Yuba County Sheriff’s Department said in a news release.…MORE

‘Grey’s Anatomy’ fans to find out what happened to Dr. Alex Karev

‘Grey’s Anatomy’ fans to find out what happened to Dr. Alex Karev

“Grey’s Anatomy” fans are soon going to find out what happened to Dr. Alex Karev, showrunner Krista Vernoff told Variety. The writers were left to create a storyline for original cast member Justin Chambers following his sudden departure from the medical drama. His last episode aired in November. Vernoff explains that Chambers’ character arc “was…MORE

All the questions the jury has asked in Harvey Weinstein’s trial

All the questions the jury has asked in Harvey Weinstein’s trial

Jurors in Harvey Weinstein’s case have asked the court for legal clarifications, to repeat testimony from key witnesses, to provide apartment blueprints and more since deliberations began on Tuesday. In all, jurors have sent in five notes, each with multiple questions and requests. Their specific questions showed a focus on testimony from Miriam Haley, whose…MORE

Top NSC official reassigned as White House rejects rumors she wrote ‘Anonymous’

Top NSC official reassigned as White House rejects rumors she wrote ‘Anonymous’

Deputy national security adviser Victoria Coates is leaving the National Security Council and going to the Energy Department, according to a statement released by the council on Thursday. The reassignment comes as rumors have been circulating that Coates was the anonymous administration official who wrote an op-ed in The New York Times in 2018 and…MORE

The cannabis industry’s next big threat: Hacks and fraud

The cannabis industry’s next big threat: Hacks and fraud

Cannabis is an emerging industry with stratospheric growth expectations. Like the California Gold Rush, the dot-com boom and every other new market with boundless potential, the cannabis industry also has the tendency to attract some sketchy characters with dubious motives. Security experts have long warned that the cannabis industry is susceptible to both cybercriminal and…MORE

What drives Amy Klobuchar’s disdain for Pete Buttigieg

What drives Amy Klobuchar’s disdain for Pete Buttigieg

Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar first publicly vented her chief frustration with Pete Buttigieg nine months ago in a parking lot in Cresco, Iowa. He is benefiting from male privilege and wouldn’t be treated the same if he were a woman, she said. “Could we be running with less experience,” Klobuchar asked rhetorically of women in…MORE

Cheap pizza propels Domino’s stock 25% higher

Cheap pizza propels Domino’s stock 25% higher

People love pizza, and they also love discounts. That combination proved successful for Domino’s, which reported strong fourth-quarter earnings Thursday. Sales at stores open at least a year in the United States jumped 3.4% for the quarter and net sales rose 6.3% to $1.15 billion — both figures beat analysts’ expectations. It’s a sharp turnaround…MORE

Stopping Bernie Sanders just got a lot harder

Stopping Bernie Sanders just got a lot harder

If you tuned in to even five minutes of Wednesday night’s Democratic presidential debate, you’d have concluded that former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg was the race’s clear front-runner. He was savaged at every turn by almost every candidate — all of whom seemed determined to bring him down, and fast. Bloomberg, of course,…MORE

Goldman Sachs warns of stock market correction

Goldman Sachs warns of stock market correction

Stocks keep reaching record highs. Goldman Sachs is worried that leaves investors vulnerable to surprises. The investment bank told clients this week that a near-term correction, in which the market slides at least 10% from a recent peak, “is looking much more probable.” The thinking: Equity markets look “increasingly exposed” to disappointing earnings growth due…MORE

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