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Report Documents Widespread Cyberattacks

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Aug. 3 (UPI) — A U.S. computer security firm said its analysis of computer hacking of more than 70 corporations and government entities shows it came from “nation-state.” MacAfee computer security firm used logs produced by one server to trace cyberattacks on entities such as a news service, the U.N. secretariat, a […]

Missing Oregon Hiker Rescued

PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 3 (UPI) — An Oregon woman, lost for three days in the Mount Hood National Forest, is reported in serious condition after being rescued by Oregon’s Army National Guard. A guard helicopter spotted Pamela Salant of Portland sitting on a log in Lindsey Creek Canyon, The (Portland) Oregonian reported. Salant, 28, who […]

Search Continues For Missing Mo. Trooper

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Aug. 3 (UPI) — Dozens of Missouri state troopers searched in the northwestern portion of the state for a missing trooper believed drowned, authorities said. Frederick Guthrie, 46, disappeared while on flood duty in the area of Big Lake in northwest Missouri, The Kansas City (Mo.) Star reported. Guthrie’s patrol vehicle was […]

Arsonist May Be Victim Of Senior Home Fire

EDMONTON, Alberta, Aug. 3 (UPI) — Neighbors of a man killed in an explosion and fire at an Edmonton, Alberta, seniors’ residence Tuesday told police he had talked of killing himself. Early Tuesday, a car in the parking lot of the Bethany Senior Citizens Home exploded and shortly after, an explosion in a third-floor unit […]

Danziger Bridge Trial Wrapping Up

NEW ORLEANS, Aug. 3 (UPI) — Attorneys for New Orleans police officers charged in the 2005 Danziger Bridge shootings want jurors to consider the stress their clients were under. Lawyers for the five current or former police officers said their clients were suffering from the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina when six people were shot, two […]

Traffic Stop Turns Into Deadly Shootout

RAPID CITY, S.D., Aug. 3 (UPI) — An afternoon traffic stop turned deadly in Rapid City, S.D., ending with the death of one police officer and wounding of two others, police said. Officer James Ryan McCandless, 28, died shortly after arriving at Rapid City Regional Hospital, the Rapid City Journal reported Wednesday. Officer Nick Armstrong […]

Polygamist Leader Warren Jeffs Discusses Group Sex

SAN ANGELO, Texas, Aug. 3 (UPI) — Polygamist sect leader Warren Jeffs instructed his plural wives on group sex and being comfortable nude, a tape played in a Texas courtroom revealed. The December 2004 recording of Jeffs was one of the last pieces of evidence presented by the prosecution at his trial on charges of […]

Supporters Seek Release Of Convicted Spy

WASHINGTON, Aug. 3 (UPI) — Supporters of Jonathan Pollard, convicted of spying for Israel, said U.S. Rep. Barney Frank, D-Mass., has asked permission to speak to Congress about his case. They said Frank has also called on President Barack Obama to weigh in on the matter, answering the many calls for Pollard’s immediate release, the […]

Girls Found Hidden Under Man’s Floor

PICCADILLY, Newfoundland, Aug. 3 (UPI) — Two girls, 12 and 13, were found cowering under the floorboards of a home of a Newfoundland man under orders to avoid children, Canadian police said. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police said they received complaints 41-year-old Brian Benoit was breaking a court order to avoid being with anyone under […]

Report: Kim Jong Un Involved In Attacks

SEOUL, Aug. 3 (UPI) — Kim Jong Un, son of North Korean leader Kim Jong Il, was involved in the two attacks against South Korea last year, Chosun Ilbo reported citing a document. The North Korean document “Lecture Materials” designed for military propaganda officers, which the South Korean newspaper said it obtained Tuesday from a […]


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