In the wake of the Ukraine invasion, Russia’s cyberattacks could go global
Such attacks, if aggressive and widespread, could test the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, creating new questions about when a cyberattack would draw a member nation and its allies into conflict, Sen. Mark R. Warner, the chair of the Senate Intelligence Committee, said in an interview.washingtonpost.com
Warnock projected to defeat Loeffler in Georgia, moving Democrats closer to control of Senate
Raphael Warnock won the Georgia U.S. Senate runoff, flipping a Republican seat and bringing Democrats one step closer to unified control of Congress and the White House, according to NBC News projections. Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Raphael Warnock speaks on his campaign's Youtube account after the runoff election against Republican Senator Kelly Loeffler in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S. January 6, 2021. Warnock for Georgia | ReutersWith Warnock's projected win, the Democratic caucus has 49 members in the upper chamber, while Senate Republicans hold 50 seats. Under Georgia election rules, both Senate seats moved to runoffs because none of the candidates received more than 50% of the vote in November. Senator Kelly Loeffler speaks at the GA GOP election night event for the run-off election for Georgia’s two Senate seats in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S., January 6, 2021.cnbc.com
Gray hair, don’t care: Cuts and color lead to home travails
This combination of photos released by Kody Christiansen shows him before, at left, and after coloring his hair in New York. Stylists shipping out kits of personalized color with promises to talk their regulars through the process via FaceTime. Memes and real-life stories are flying about cuts gone bad and the onslaught of gray hair, along with out-of-control eyebrows, sad lash extensions and overdue nail work. I don't care if I die as long as my hair is blonde in that coffin." I don't relax my hair, but I do color it and there's no way in the world that I'm attempting that at home,” she said.
Families of Aurora theater shooting victims call on Warner Bros. to support gun control ahead of "Joker" release
Alarmed by violence depicted in a trailer for the upcoming movie "Joker," some relatives of victims of the 2012 Aurora movie theater shooting asked distributor Warner Bros. on Tuesday to commit to gun control causes. "When we learned that Warner Bros. was releasing a movie called 'Joker' that presents the character as a protagonist with a sympathetic origin story, it gave us pause," the letter reads. Phillips' support group, "Survivors Empowered," and activist Igor Volsky of Guns Down America sent the letter to Warner CEO Ann Sarnoff. The Aurora theater was remodeled and renamed after the 2012 shooting that also wounded 58 people. Reached by telephone, an employee at Century Aurora and XD told The Associated Press on Tuesday that there were no immediate plans to show "Joker" at the theater.cbsnews.com
What's News Today: teacher on trial, interstate road work
Here's a look at some of the stories we'll be following today as they make headlines across the country and Southwest Virginia. The trial begins today for the high school teacher, facing charges for a child sex crime. Lynchburg Police say Kelly Bryant was arrested in February for taking indecent liberties with a child in 2009 with a former student at Heritage High School. He will meet with students and alumni of the Beacon of Hope program at E. C. Glass High School, talking about ways to make higher education more affordable. Students will begin moving in, today, to the new Student Apartment Village at Hollins University.
The Recorder Online
The Monterey High School class of 1959 held its 60th class reunion on July 13 at Hulls Hideaway in Monterey. Thirteen class members were present and eight members are deceased. Paige Wagner and Janice Warner made the plans for the reunion. Invocation was given by Shirley Goodman while Warner welcomed the group. Pictured from left are, front row: Benny Armstrong, Leta Pearl Hiner Buzzard, Shirley Malcom Goodman, Janice Simmons Warner, R...therecorderonline.com