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British cybersecurity expert faces key hearing in US case

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A British cybersecurity expert once heralded as a hero for stopping the WannaCry worldwide computer virus is due in a Milwaukee courtroom Thursday, where he will ask the judge to toss statements he made to the FBI after his arrest for allegedly writing and distributing malici...

Report: Belt and Road Aims to Expand Beijing’s Influence

Xi Jinping’s Belt and Road Initiative, a trillion dollar-plus, 65-nation trade and development program that was last year enshrined into the Party constitution, has attracted both international excitement and concern. Touted by Beijing as a “win-win” means to promote global trade...

Daughter Confronts SCMP Editor Over Forced Confession Coverage

In February, the Hong Kong-based South China Morning Post published an interview with detained publisher Gui Minhai in which he criticized Sweden, his other country of citizenship, for sensationalizing and politicizing his case and using him "like a chess piece." As with its 2016 interview...

Kansas militia members convicted of Somali refugee bomb plot

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Three Kansas militia members were convicted Wednesday of plotting to bomb a mosque and apartment complex housing Somali refugees, an attack thwarted by another member of the group who tipped off federal authorities about escalating threats of violence. Patrick Stein, Gavi...