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  • Most Chipotle Restaurants Hacked with Credit Card Stealing Malware

    NEW YORK — A cybersecurity attack that hit most Chipotle restaurants allowed hackers to steal credit card information from customers, the burrito chain confirmed. The company first acknowledged the breach on April 25. But a blog post on Friday revealed the kind of malware used in the attack and the restaurants that were affected. The list of attacked locations is extensive and includes many major U.S. cities. When CNNMoney asked the company Sunday about the scale of the attack, spokesman […]

  • Sheriff’s Deputy, 7 Others Killed in Mississippi Shootings

    A sheriff’s deputy and seven other people were shot dead overnight in southern Mississippi, authorities said Sunday. Authorities identified Lincoln County sheriff’s deputy William Durr, 36, as the slain officer according to the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation. RIP Lincoln County Sheriffs Deputy William Durr #WeHaveTheWatch #ThinBlueLine — Oxford Police Dept (@OxfordPolice) May 28, 2017 The MBI said the shootings started around 11:30 p.m. at an address in Bogue Chitto, where the deputy and three females were found dead. Another […]

  • These Men Stood Up to Hate in Portland

    Dozens of people gathered on Saturday around a circle of flowers and photos to honor a recent college graduate and an Army veteran who were fatally stabbed on a Portland commuter train. The two men were killed after they intervened when a man allegedly yelled what “would best be characterized as hate speech toward a variety of ethnicities and religions” at two women on a Metropolitan Area Express (MAX) light-rail train, Portland police Sgt. Pete Simpson said. A third victim, […]

  • Chinese Fighter Jets Conduct Unsafe Maneuver Near US Aircraft

    WASHINGTON — Two Chinese J-10 fighter jets conducted unsafe maneuvers while intercepting a US surveillance aircraft that was operating in international airspace near the South China Sea, according to the Navy. The incident occurred Wednesday and is the second contentious encounter involving US and Chinese aircraft over the past week. A US official told CNN that one Chinese fighter flew about 200 yards in front a US P-3 spy plane and began conducting multiple turns. The maneuvers were deemed unsafe […]

  • 2 Texas Children Die in Hot Car

    Two young children were found dead Friday in Parker County, Texas, in what appeared to be a hot car incident. According to a news release from the sheriff’s office, the mother of the children — a 2-year-old girl and a 16-month-old boy — found them in a locked vehicle. The Tarrant County medical examiner’s website identified the children as Juliet and Cavanaugh Ramirez. Parker County Sheriff’s Capt. Mark Arnett told CNN that according to the mother, the children were playing […]

  • Two South Carolina Men Charged for Forcing Alligator to Drink Beer

    (CNN) — Two South Carolina men each face a harassment charge after pictures surfaced on social media showing them pouring beer down the throat of an alligator, authorities said. Joseph Andrew Floyd Jr., 20, and Zachary Lloyd Brown, 21, both of Ridgeland, are accused of harassing wildlife, the state’s Department of Natural Resources said in a news release. The incident took place on Wednesday in Jasper County, located in the coastal region in the southernmost part of the state. The […]

  • Portland Train Stabbings: FBI Looking Into Possible Hate Crime Charges

    Authorities investigating the deadly stabbings on a Portland commuter train Friday are looking into the suspect’s background and trying to determine whether the man will be charged with federal hate crimes. As of Saturday, Jeremy Joseph Christian was being held on suspicion of state crimes, including aggravated murder, for which the death penalty is a possible sentence. The FBI, which has joined the Portland police-led investigation, said evidence still needs to be gathered. “It’s too early to say whether last […]

  • Airline Passenger Opens Door, Jumps Onto Tarmac, Authorities Say

    Luckily, the plane had not taken off. An airline passenger was arrested Thursday after he tried to bite a flight attendant, opened the galley door and jumped from the plane to the tarmac at a North Carolina airport, federal air marshals said in a criminal complaint. Authorities say that because Tun Lon Sein speaks little English, they don’t know why he made such a ruckus. He went into court Friday, but the hearing was postponed because the Thai interpreter could […]

  • Texas Nurse Indicted in Second Child’s Death

    The crime Texas prosecutors proved three decades ago was horrifying: A nurse entrusted with caring for young children killed a 15-month-old girl by injecting her with powerful drugs, they said. Genene Jones was sentenced to 99 years in prison. Then authorities discovered she might be released next May, after serving less than a third of her term, because of an old law designed to relieve prison overcrowding. Dismayed, they began investigating Jones anew, saying dozens of children had died in […]