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Daily News Digest – May 10, 2021
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Daily News Digest – May 10, 2021

Legislation to untax Rescue Plan relief may have to wait; Cyberattack on pipeline is linked to gang; McCarthy backs ousting Cheney from No. 3 job; Weak jobs report spurs new arguments over big fed spending; Alex Cejka wins Regions Tradition

Cyberattack on US pipeline is linked to criminal gang
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Cyberattack on US pipeline is linked to criminal gang

The cyberextortion attempt that has forced the shutdown of a vital U.S. pipeline was carried out by a criminal gang known as DarkSide that cultivates a Robin Hood image of stealing from corporations and giving a cut to charity, two people close to the investigation said Sunday.

Weekend Digest – May 9, 2021
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Weekend Digest – May 9, 2021

Last day of session could see gambling and gun rights bills; Jury convicts Alabama officer; Saban encourages getting vaccinated; Inmate killed 1 day before release; AL supreme court clears way for suit for Texas woman death

Jury convicts Alabama officer of murder in 2018 shooting
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Jury convicts Alabama officer of murder in 2018 shooting

Jurors convicted an Alabama police officer of murder Friday in the shooting of a suicidal man who was holding a gun to his own head, a verdict that was criticized by both the mayor and police chief, but lauded by the victim's family, who said they hope it will spur law enforcement to change how they approach mental health crises.

Saban tapes message encouraging Alabamians to get vaccinated
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Saban tapes message encouraging Alabamians to get vaccinated

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama football coach Nick Saban and other sports figures have taped a public service announcement encouraging Alabamians to get the COVID-19 vaccine. The Alabama Department of Public Health says Saban and others, including former NBA star Charles Barkley, participated in the PSA saying vaccinations are the way to make sure sports...

Gambling and gun rights bills to be decided on last day
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Gambling and gun rights bills to be decided on last day

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama lawmakers return to Montgomery on May 17 for the final day of the 2021 session. Legislators could decide a number of controversial issues on the last day including a gambling bill, a proposal to ban gender-affirming treatment for minors and a bill to forbid local police officers from enforcing any new federal gun restrictions.