Multiple dead, 8 wounded in Ft. Lauderdale airport shooting

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) – Authorities say multiple people have died and eight were wounded after a lone suspect opened fire at the Fort Lauderdale, Florida, international airport. The Broward County Sheriff’s Office tweeted the information following Friday afternoon’s shooting. Broward County Mayor Barbara Sharief told CNN that authorities “have an active crime scene investigation…

Classified report on Russia, election hacking going to Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) – President-elect Donald Trump has questioned intelligence assessments about Russian involvement in election hacking for weeks. The nation’s top intelligence officials are making their most detailed and persuasive case yet directly to Trump, pointing to multiple motives for Russia’s interference. Director of National Intelligence James Clapper, CIA Director John Brennan and FBI Director…

4 charged in beating broadcast on Facebook

CHICAGO (AP) – Prosecutors have filed hate crime and aggravated kidnapping charges against four black suspects accused of beating and taunting a white man during an attack streamed live on Facebook Cook County prosecutors on Thursday announced charges against three 18-year-olds – Jordan Hill of Carpentersville, Brittany Covington of Chicago and Tesfaye Cooper of Chicago…

Top US spy chief says deterrence won’t work

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Director of National Intelligence says attempts to deter foreign hackers don’t work, despite President-elect Donald Trump’s plans for a buildup of defensive cyber capabilities. James Clapper told the Senate Armed Services Committee during a hearing Thursday that the U.S. cannot put stock in what he called cyber deterrence. He says cyber…

Chicago police weighing motivation for attack that was broadcast on Facebook

CHICAGO (AP) – Chicago police say authorities are considering whether an attack on a white man that was broadcast live on Facebook falls under hate crimes statutes. Chicago Police Department spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said Thursday morning that the four black suspects made “terrible racist statements” during the assault but that police believe the victim was targeted…