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Joe Sullivan guilty in Uber hacking case

Joe Sullivan guilty in Uber hacking case

SAN FRANCISCO — A former chief security officer for Uber was convicted Wednesday of federal charges stemming from payments he quietly authorized to hackers who breached the ride-hailing company in 2016. Joe Sullivan was found guilty of obstructing justice for keeping the breach from the Federal Trade Commission, which had been probing Uber’s privacy protections …

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The Cartwheel Galaxy Is the Webb Telescope's Latest Cosmic Snapshot

The Cartwheel Galaxy Is the Webb Telescope’s Latest Cosmic Snapshot

Scientists on Tuesday published the latest images from NASA’s triumphant James Webb Space Telescope. The newest release documents the Cartwheel galaxy, which is about 500 million light-years from our planet and is aptly named for its wheel-like appearance, complete with a center hub, a tire and even wavy, fluorescent spokes. The Webb also recorded two …

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As Monkeypox Spreads, US Plans to Declare a Health Emergency

As Monkeypox Spreads, US Plans to Declare a Health Emergency

As monkeypox continues to surge in the United States, President Biden’s health secretary plans to declare a national health emergency, perhaps as soon as Thursday, according to a federal official familiar with the discussions. The declaration, which many experts said was long overdue, would signal that the outbreak now represents a significant threat to Americans …

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Andrew Warren was elected as State Attorney of Florida's 13th Judicial Circuit, Hillsborough County, in November 2016 and re-elected in November 2020. Warren leads an office of approximately 130 prosecutors.

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis suspends state attorney Andrew Warren

Govt. Ron DeSantis on Thursday suspended State Attorney Andrew Warren, the chief prosecutor for the 13th Judicial Circuit covering Hillsborough County, after calling him “woke” and accusing him of refusing to properly enforce certain laws. The governor cited positions Warren has taken on abortion laws, transgender medical treatment and other issues. Warren is a Democrat …

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Deshaun Watson shot down this settlement offer from the NFL that would have suspended him for less than a year

Deshaun Watson shot down this settlement offer from the NFL that would have suspended him for less than a year

With the NFL now appealing Deshaun Watson’s six-game suspension, there’s a very real chance that his punishment could get worse in the coming weeks. The NFL originally wanted Watson suspended for at least a year, and now, the league will be gunning to actually make that happen, according to CBS Sports NFL Insider Jonathan Jones. …

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Biden officials plan to declare monkeypox a public health emergency

Biden officials plan to declare monkeypox a public health emergency

Comment on this story How The Biden administration plans to declare the monkeypox outbreak a public health emergency as soon as Thursday in an effort to galvanize awareness and unlock additional flexibility and funding to fight the virus’s spread. The declaration would come from Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra, who is expected to …

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Juan Soto makes Padres debut: Star outfielder records one hit, but teammates do the heavy lifting in win

Juan Soto makes Padres debut: Star outfielder records one hit, but teammates do the heavy lifting in win

Just over 24 hours since a trade that altered the landscape of Major League Baseball, the new-look San Diego Padres were in action in front of their fans. Newly-acquired Josh Bell and Brandon Drury were both in the lineup, but, obviously, the main course here — at least before the game started — was the …

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Breonna Taylor's death: Four current, former Louisville police officers federally charged

Breonna Taylor’s death: Four current, former Louisville police officers federally charged

The charges mark the first federal counts leveled against any of the officers involved in the botched 2020 raid. In addition to civil rights offences, federal authorities charged the four with unlawful conspiracies, unconstitutional use of force and obstruction, Garland said. Joshua Jaynes, Kelly Goodlett and Kyle Meany were charged with submitting a false affidavit …

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Ex-Louisville police detective, officer charged in Breonna Taylor case

Ex-Louisville police detective, officer charged in Breonna Taylor case

The FBI has arrested the former Louisville Metro Police detective who was fired for lying on the search warrant that led to the deadly 2020 raid at Breonna Taylor’s apartment as well as three others, including the only officer to face state charges in connection with Taylor’s fatal shooting. Joshua Jaynes was taken into custody …

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Apple, Google, Amazon set to launch new gadgets: What to expect

Apple, Google, Amazon set to launch new gadgets: What to expect

Apple launches the iPhone 13 in the UK Ming Yeung | Getty Images Apple, Google, Amazon, Samsung and other firms are teeing up for a busy fall filled with lots of new gadget launches. It’s like clockwork. Big tech companies launch the latest products, like phones, watches, or even robots and flying security drones, beginning …

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