The Courier » 2018 » July » 11

US firm: Chinese hackers infiltrate Cambodia ahead of polls

BEIJING (AP) — Last month, the daughter of a jailed Cambodian opposition party leader received an email from a well-seeming activist at a reputed Cambodian non-profit. For weeks, the sender nudged Monovithya Kem to open an attachment described as containing interview...

Docs Back DeWine After He Commits To Keep Medicaid Expansion

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s largest organization of doctors is backing Attorney General Mike DeWine for governor after the Republican committed to keep, but improve, Medicaid expansion. The Ohio State Medical Association PAC cited DeWine’s Medicaid stance in its...

Kasich wants new farm rules to fight Lake Erie algae

TOLEDO (AP) — Ohio’s governor is calling for regulations on thousands of farms, including many in the Findlay area, as part of a new strategy to combat the fertilizer and manure that flows into streams and feeds persistent toxic algae blooms in Lake Erie. Gov. John...

The Latest: Woman gets prison in pipeline protest shooting

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The Latest on the sentencing of a woman accused in a Dakota Access oil pipeline protest shooting (all times local): 7:10 p.m. A Denver woman accused of shooting at officers during protests in North Dakota against the Dakota Access oil pipeline has been...

Broadcom to acquire CA Technologies for $18.9 billion

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Chipmaker Broadcom says it is buying IT management software company CA Technologies for $18.9 billion in cash. Broadcom CEO Hock Tan says the move is an important building block for the company as it aims to become a world-leading infrastructure...

California fire victims want utility liability law to remain

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — Victims of California’s deadliest wildfires joined politicians on Wednesday to urge state lawmakers to stop trying to overhaul liability laws on wildfires. Gathering in Santa Rosa in front of an empty lot where Brad Sherwood’s home once...

Ohio Governor Wants New Farm Rules To Fight Lake Erie Algae

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. John Kasich (KAY’-sik) has signed an order that sets out to create new regulations on farms and cut the amount of fertilizer feeding Lake Erie’s huge algae blooms. The executive order signed by Kasich on Wednesday comes after the state...

House Speaker Defends Ohio Congressman As ‘man Of Integrity’

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — House Speaker Paul Ryan on Wednesday defended an Ohio congressman accused of ignoring ex-college wrestlers’ allegations of sexual abuse, calling him “a man of honesty, a man of integrity.” Ryan, a Republican, also suggested the House Ethics...

A new round of proposed Trump tariffs would hit US consumers

WASHINGTON (AP) — Now consumers are in the cross-hairs. Americans could soon find themselves paying more for goods they might not have known were imported from China. It’s a potential consequence of a new round of tariffs the Trump administration is proposing to...

Feds change rule so drugmakers must justify need for opioids

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration has approved a rule change requiring drugmakers to identify a legitimate need for opioids to justify their production in an attempt to rein in their diversion for illicit purposes. The DEA announced Wednesday...