Maryland

Florida City Agrees to Pay $600,000 Ransom to Hackers

The city of Riviera Beach, Florida, agreed this week to pay $600,000 ransom in Bitcoin to a gang of hackers that encrypted its data, having concluded efforts to fight the data theft would be even more expensive and possibly futile.

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Black Immigrant Wearing MAGA Hat Beaten in Maryland

A black immigrant from West Africa was beaten up by two black men in Germantown, Maryland, because the victim was wearing a red Donald Trump “Make America Great Again” hat, police say.

Black Immigrant Wearing MAGA Hat Beaten in Maryland

Trump Gives GM Ultimatum: Reopen Closed Lordstown, Ohio, Plant

President Donald Trump this weekend called out multinational corporation General Motors (GM) for closing its first of four U.S. assembly plants it expects to shutter this year, urging GM CEO Mary Barra to quickly reopen the plant.

US President Donald Trump delivers remarks at American Center for Mobility in Ypsilanti, Michigan with General Motors CEO Mary Barra and other auto industry executives on March 15, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Nicholas Kamm (Photo credit should read NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)