Wisconsin, Minnesota primaries to gauge strength of opposition to Trump

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – States such as Wisconsin helped drive Donald Trump’s surprising presidential win two years ago, and Tuesday’s primaries there and in neighboring Minnesota serve as a barometer of opposition strength headed into the November midterm elections. FILE PHOTO: Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker waves after speaking during the third day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, U.S., July 20, 2016. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri/File Photo Voters go to the polls in those states for…

"Wisconsin, Minnesota primaries to gauge strength of opposition to Trump"

Boy, 11, hacks into replica U.S. vote website in minutes at convention

(Reuters) – An 11-year-old boy managed to hack into a replica of Florida’s election results website in 10 minutes and change names and tallies during a hackers convention, organizers said, stoking concerns about security ahead of nationwide votes. FILE PHOTO: A man takes part in a hacking contest during the Def Con hacker convention in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S. on July 29, 2017. REUTERS/Steve Marcus/File Photo The boy was the quickest of 35 children, ages…

"Boy, 11, hacks into replica U.S. vote website in minutes at convention"

China angered at new U.S. defense act, to assess content

BEIJING (Reuters) – China on Tuesday condemned measures targeting it in a new U.S. defense act, saying it would comprehensively assess aspects that beef up the role of a key panel tasked with reviewing foreign investment proposals. U.S. President Donald Trump holds up the National Defense Authorization Act after signing it in front of soldiers from the U.S. Army’s 10th Mountain Division at Fort Drum, New York, U.S., August 13, 2018. REUTERS/Carlos Barria China’s complaints…

"China angered at new U.S. defense act, to assess content"

DE Gregory practices; Cowboys activate DT Collins, sign WR Carrington

Dallas Cowboys defensive end Randy Gregory practiced for the first time since the end of the 2016 season on Monday, nearly a month after he was reinstated by the league from suspension. FILE PHOTO: Aug 29, 2015; Arlington, TX, USA; Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater (5) fumbles the ball against Dallas Cowboys defensive end Randy Gregory (94) in the first quarter at AT&T Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Tim Heitman-USA TODAY Sports Gregory, whose third violation of…

"DE Gregory practices; Cowboys activate DT Collins, sign WR Carrington"

Manafort trial moves to defense as prosecutors wrap up

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (Reuters) – U.S. prosecutors on Monday rested their case against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort after 10 days of testimony alleging how he evaded taxes and defrauded banks, with the defense set to decide on Tuesday if it will call any witnesses. As its final witness on Monday, the prosecution recalled a Treasury Department agent who testified that Manafort’s consulting companies did not disclose their foreign bank accounts, as is required by…

"Manafort trial moves to defense as prosecutors wrap up"

China to ‘comprehensively’ assess new U.S. defense act

BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s Commerce Ministry said on Tuesday it will comprehensively assess a new U.S. defense act that strengthens the role of a key committee tasked with reviewing proposed foreign investment, and called for fair treatment of Chinese investors. U.S. President Donald Trump holds up the National Defense Authorization Act after signing it in front of soldiers from the U.S. Army’s 10th Mountain Division at Fort Drum, New York, U.S., August 13, 2018. REUTERS/Carlos…

"China to ‘comprehensively’ assess new U.S. defense act"

China says will conduct ‘comprehensive assessment’ of U.S. defense policy bill

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China’s commerce ministry said on Tuesday that it would conduct a comprehensive assessment of the contents of the U.S. National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). U.S. President Donald Trump holds up the National Defense Authorization Act after signing it in front of soldiers from the U.S. Army’s 10th Mountain Division at Fort Drum, New York, U.S., August 13, 2018. REUTERS/Carlos Barria In a statement on its website, the ministry said that the U.S.…

"China says will conduct ‘comprehensive assessment’ of U.S. defense policy bill"

Pouille outlasts Murray in Cincinnati opener

(Reuters) – Andy Murray’s comeback following hip surgery hit another roadblock on Monday after he was beaten 6-1 1-6 6-4 by France’s Lucas Pouille in the first round of the Cincinnati Open. Aug 13, 2018; Mason, OH, USA; Lucas Pouille (FRA) serves against Andy Murray (GBR) in the Western and Southern tennis open at Lindner Family Tennis Center. Mandatory Credit: Aaron Doster-USA TODAY Sports The Scot went under the knife in January but has had…

"Pouille outlasts Murray in Cincinnati opener"

DE Gregory practices; Cowboys activate DT Collins, sign WR Carrington

Dallas Cowboys defensive end Randy Gregory practiced for the first time since the end of the 2016 season on Monday, nearly a month after he was reinstated by the league from suspension. FILE PHOTO: Aug 29, 2015; Arlington, TX, USA; Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater (5) fumbles the ball against Dallas Cowboys defensive end Randy Gregory (94) in the first quarter at AT&T Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Tim Heitman-USA TODAY Sports Gregory, whose third violation of…

"DE Gregory practices; Cowboys activate DT Collins, sign WR Carrington"