21 June 2021

New York

Paying fortifies ransomware gangs but scant support for bans (17)
The dilemma surrounding ransomware payments has left U.S. officials fumbling about how to respond to such demands By FRANK BAJAK AP Technology Writer June 21, 2021, 4:22 AM BOSTON - If your business falls victim to ransomware and you want simple advice on whether to pay the criminals, don't expect much help from the U.S.
Katie Couric book tour this fall will be in-person, in theaters (9)
By HILLEL ITALIE Associated Press | Jun 21, 2021 at 8:21 AM For her tour this fall to promote her memoir "Going There," Katie Couric is anticipating not only the interest of her fans but a return to something like a pre-pandemic world. Book events have remained mostly virtual even as movie theaters and concert halls have begun reopening.
Bust the Process: Hawks head to 1st East final since 2015 (15)
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - John Collins got a trip to the Eastern Conference finals - and an XL last laugh - in Philly. Collins sat down for an interview after a victorious Game 7 wearing a T-shirt emblazoned with a photo of himself dunking on Philadelphia's Joel Embiid from earlier in the best-of-seven series.
Political donations lead Stonewall Inn to ban some beers (10)
NEW YORK (AP) - The Stonewall Inn's owners say they won't serve certain beers at the famous LGBT bar during Pride weekend to protest manufacturer Anheuser-Busch's political contributions to some politicians who have supported anti-LGBT legislation. Co-owners Stacy Lentz and Kurt Kelly said they would be instituting the ban on Friday in support of the "Keep Your Pride" campaign, a recently launched
Tucker Carlson Outed As Secret Source: Reportedly Dished On Trump, Fox News (8)
New York Times says Fox News host's willingness to gossip to reporters is an "open secret" in Washington. By Ed Mazza Fox News host Tucker Carlson, who routinely rails against the mainstream media, is reportedly a secret and frequent source for reporters in the very organizations he attacks, according to the New York Times. "Mr.
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