Hawaii's attack siren barely heard on popular tourist beach


HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii officials were checking if sirens intended to alert tourists and residents to a possible nuclear attack from North Korea malfunctioned or were not loud enough Friday after the first test of the warning system since the end of the Cold War was barely heard at one of the state's most popular beaches.

  • Written by By CALEB JONES and JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER , Associated Press

San Francisco defends sanctuary status as backlash mounts


SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The attacks on San Francisco and other cities with similar immigration policies began moments after a jury acquitted a Mexican man of killing a woman on a popular pier, some calling for a boycott of the city that fiercely defends its reputation as a refuge for all.

  • Written by By PAUL ELIAS and JANIE HAR , Associated Press

UK warns government agencies not to use Kaspersky software


LONDON (AP) — Britain's cybersecurity agency has told government departments not to use antivirus software from Moscow-based firm Kaspersky Lab amid concerns about Russian snooping.


Trump's favorite general: Michael Flynn's rise and fall

WASHINGTON (AP) — Michael Flynn was President Donald Trump's favorite general, rapidly vaulted to prominence by his fiery speech at the 2016 Republican National Convention about jailing Hillary Clinton and by Trump's decision to reward him with a plum job as his top national security aide.

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  • Written by By CHAD DAY, ERIC TUCKER and STEPHEN BRAUN , Associated Press