Friday, November 15, 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department says it's been offering rewards since January of up to $10 million for information leading to the arrest or conviction of anyone involved in last year's attack on the U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya, that killed Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans. State says the rewards weren't publicized because of security issues.
LONDON (AP) — Tens of millions of Britons may soon be targeted by a cyberscam that locks users out of their computers unless they pay a ransom. In a warning headlined "URGENT ALERT," Britain's National Crime Agency is urging computer users to beware of messages purporting to come from their bank. The scam tricks people into downloading malicious software that encrypts hard drives.
NEW YORK (AP) — Jeremy Hammond says his goal was to expose injustices by the private intelligence industry when he illegally accessed computer systems of law enforcement agencies and government contractors. The self-described "hacktivist," who had joined forces with the worldwide hacking group Anonymous, was sentenced Friday to 10 years in prison.
DEARBORN HEIGHTS, Mich. (AP) — A white suburban Detroit homeowner is charged with second degree murder in the death of a black woman who was shot in the face on his front porch nearly two weeks ago. Theodore Wafer is also facing a manslaughter charge in the death of Renisha McBride who police say was shot a couple hours after being involved in a car accident. Family members say she likely approached Wafer's home for help.
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Amanda and Mark Anders tell Montana's Missoulian newspaper that they were aware their child could have 11-12-13 birthdate when doctors induced labor on Tuesday. But Nicollette Brynn Anders was born at 2:15 p.m. at Community Medical Center in Missoula, or 14:15 in military time. In other words, the 9-pound, 3-ounce Nicollette arrived on 11-12-13 at 14:15.