Cyberattack wave ebbs, but experts see risk of more

LONDON (AP) — The "ransomware" cyberattack that has crippled companies and governments around the world ebbed in intensity on Monday, though experts warned that new versions of the virus could emerge.

 

  • Written by JILL LAWLESS and DANICA KIRKA , Associated Press

Torch-wielding group protests Confederate statue removal

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — A group that included a well-known white nationalist carried torches and chanted "you will not replace us" at a weekend protest in Virginia over plans to remove a monument of a Confederate general.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Clapper: US govt 'under assault' by Trump after Comey firing

WASHINGTON (AP) — American democracy is "under assault" on separate fronts from President Donald Trump and Russia, the former U.S. intelligence chief warned Sunday, expressing dismay over the abrupt firing of FBI director James Comey amid a probe into Moscow's meddling in U.S. elections and possible ties with the Trump campaign.

  • Written by HOPE YEN , Associated Press

In Wisconsin, ID law proved insurmountable for many voters

MILWAUKEE (AP) — State Sen. Mary Lazich was adamant: The bill Republicans were about to push through the Wisconsin state Senate, requiring that voters present identification at the polls, would do no harm.

  • Written by CHRISTINA A. CASSIDY and IVAN MORENO , Associated Press

North Korea: New long-range missile can carry heavy nuke

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Monday boasted of a successful weekend launch of a new type of "medium long-range" ballistic rocket that can carry a heavy nuclear warhead. Outsiders also saw a significant technological jump, with the test-fire apparently flying higher and for a longer time period than any other such previous missile.

  • Written by FOSTER KLUG , Associated Press