WASHINGTON (AP) — A spokesman for U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy says the Vermont Democrat was taken to a hospital Tuesday evening after not feeling well and later sent home following an examination. The 80-year-old senator had begun presiding over the impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump earlier in the day. Leahy spokesman David Carle says the senator went to George Washington University Hospital “out of an abundance of caution” after being examined by Congress’ attending physician. Carle says Leahy looks forward to returning to work. Leahy swore in his fellow lawmakers for the trial, which will begin next month.
continue reading » Cyberattacks hit the news again this week as Twitter suffered a massive hack aimed at some of the country’s most recognized and wealthiest figures, including Jeff Bezos, Kanye West and Elon Musk.According to a statement from Twitter, the hacked accounts urged followers to send money to a Bitcoin link and was “a coordinated social engineering attack by people who successfully targeted some of our employees with access to internal systems and tools.[i]”Individuals and organizations of all kinds are at increased risk of cyber fraud during the COVID-19 crisis. When the pandemic crisis hit the U.S. in March of this year, CO-OP transitioned 80% of our workforce to remote work in a matter of days. This enabled staff to continue serving our credit union clients without a hitch.That doesn’t mean the move was without risk. In fact, cybersecurity concerns were top of mind for Paul Love, CO-OP’s Chief Information Security and Privacy Officer. Paradoxically, he viewed it as more of a “people problem” than a technological challenge. ShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr
Another death of a black man in police custody has angered people around the NBA, including Lakers star LeBron James.A video of a Minneapolis police officer kneeling atop the neck of a man named George Floyd who later died circulated through news and social media circles. James weighed in on Instagram, posting a still from the video of the officer juxtaposed with a picture of former NFL player Colin Kaepernick kneeling on the field in protest, overlaid with the text: “This … Is Why.”“Do you understand NOW!!??!!?? Or is it still blurred to you??” he wrote.James has consistently spoken up about the shootings and killings of unarmed black men by law enforcement and others that have been brought to light in recent years by viral videos. Floyd died Monday after being arrested on suspicion of forgery, then sent to a hospital. The video shows the officer kneeling on his neck for several minutes as Floyd complains that he can’t breathe then appears to lose consciousness. Lakers practice early hoping to answer all questions AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREUCLA alum Kenny Clark signs four-year contract extension with PackersBoth officers in the video were fired Tuesday after it was determined the police report did not accurately catalog the incident captured on tape, and Minneapolis mayor Jacob Frey expressed shock and frustration with how the officers conducted themselves.Related Articles Lakers, Clippers schedules set for first round of NBA playoffs How athletes protesting the national anthem has evolved over 17 years Trail Blazers, Grizzlies advance to NBA play-in game; Suns, Spurs see playoff dreams dashed Trail Blazers beat Grizzlies in play-in, earn first-round series with the Lakers Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Error James has campaigned for wider recognition of victims of such incidents such as Trayvon Martin, Eric Garner and Tamir Rice. Earlier this year, James expressed similar frustration on social media about the death of Georgia jogger Ahmaud Arbery who was shot by armed civilians. He has also expressed support for Kaepernick, whose kneeling protests of law enforcement killings of black men made him a persona non grata on NFL rosters.On the Lakers, Danny Green and Talen Horton-Tucker were among those to express similar messages as James, and assistant coach Phil Handy wrote in an Instagram story: “This BS needs to stop! #senseless.”
Wellington Police notes: Tuesday, August 9, 2016â€¢6:05 a.m. Jessica N. Falls, 26, Wellington was issued a notice to appear for disobeying a stop sign.â€¢7:49 a.m. Â Officers investigated a theft of fence in the 700 block of E. Lincoln. â€¢3:30 p.m. Connie M. Stowell, 19, Wellington was arrested and confined on a Sumner County warrant for probation violation.â€¢6:20 p.m. Sara N. Towne, 34, Mayfield, was issued a notice to appear charged with illegal registration and no proof of insurance.â€¢6:33 p.m. Officers investigated suspicious activity in the 2000 block of E. 16th.â€¢8:32 p.m. Officers investigated a mental subject in the 200 block of W. 15th.Â â€¢9 p.m. Officers investigated criminal damage to a vehicle in the 1100 block of. N. A.â€¢9:25 p.m. Â Officers took report of found of a found bicycle in the 600 block of W. 12th. â€¢9:51 p.m. Miranda T. Callaway, 18, Wellington was issued a notice to appear charged with illegal registration, operating a motor vehicle without a valid driverâ€™s license and operating a motor vehicle without insurance.
latest Where Ancelotti ranks with every Premier League boss for trophies won silverware huge blow 3 REVEALED How the Premier League table could change after the Boxing Day fixtures 3 3 LIVERPOOL NEWS The Liverpool player also bumped into James Corden in LA Every current Premier League club’s best kit from the past decade “We have known this from pretty much the day after he got the injury and after the successful surgery, we were sure of it. I hope everyone treats this information responsibly.“There has been no change, no setback – it’s exactly on the schedule we expected and planned for. The new information is that we’re now giving more detail publicly.“It is typical of Ox that he didn’t want the news to overshadow the end of the season and, to be quite honest, we thought we could wait and tell people at an appropriate time.“His surgery, which he had on the day of our second leg in Rome, has been completely successful and his recovery has started superbly well.“But the truth of the matter is that we are preparing this season knowing he will not be with us on the pitch for competitive matches for the majority of it. If we do see him back this season it will be a bonus.” Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade A knee injury will rule Oxlade-Chamberlain out for the season shining And the 25-year-old watched the Reds beat Crystal Palace 2-0 at a bar in Los Angeles where he is undergoing his rehabilitation.In a video posted on Instagram, Oxlade-Chamberlain can be heard saying ‘he does not miss’ when James Milner scored a penalty to put the Reds 1-0 up.Last month, Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp said: “It feels like now is an appropriate time to tell people that for Ox this coming season will be about focusing on recovery and rehab. smart causal As his Liverpool team-mates continued their winning start to the Premier League, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is continuing his recovery from injury.The midfielder is expected to miss the season with a knee injury suffered during last season’s Champions League semi-final win against Roma, which wrecked his World Cup dream. REVEALED Premier League Team of the Season so far, including Liverpool and Leicester stars gameday cracker Which teams do the best on Boxing Day in the Premier League era? possible standings RANKED Oxlade-Chamberlain suffers another setback as Klopp confirms serious injury Oxlade-Chamberlain watched Liverpool beat Palace 2-0 in Hollywood Boxing Day fixtures: All nine Premier League games live on talkSPORT England’s most successful clubs of the past decade, according to trophies won Liverpool news live: Klopp reveals when Minamino will play and issues injury update