China Threatens Countermeasures if Trump Hikes Tariffs

BEIJING (AP) — China’s government has threatened unspecified “necessary countermeasures” if Trump’s planned tariff hike goes ahead. The Commerce Ministry said Trump’s announcement is a violation of his agreement with President Xi Jinping in June to revive negotiations aimed at ending their fight over Beijing’s trade surplus and technology ambitions. The ministry said if the…

Amber Alert Canceled: A mother and infant abducted at gunpoint in mid_Missouri have been found

The latest:  The mother and child have been found in Rolla, Missouri.  No word on the suspect. AMBER ALERT For further information please contact:     Maries County Sheriff’s Office 573-422-3381 08/01/2019 EMPHASIS:  Amber Alert  State of Missouri Amber Alert  The Maries County Sheriff’s Office has issued an Amber Alert for an abduction incident that occurred at…

Alleged Capital One Hacker Barely Bothered to Hide

SEATTLE, WA (AP) — The 33-year-old former Amazon software engineer accused of hacking Capital One made little attempt to hide her attack. In fact, she effectively publicized it. It’s one of many riddles swirling around Paige Thompson, who goes by the online handle “erratic.” Well-known in Seattle’s hacker community, Thompson has lived a life of tumult, with frequent job…