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Keep your devices charged with Samsung-certified Micro-USB cables for $20

Micro-USB cables are a dime a dozen, but when you need one most, it’s nowhere to be found. If you’re rocking a Samsung phone or tablet, you’re likely in need of a Micro-USB cable quite regularly (unless you have the Galaxy S8). Keep your devices synced and charged for $20 Learn more If your phone’s on low battery, it can be incredibly annoying to have to sit right next to a wall outlet to charge up your device. It can also be a pain if you’re charging off your laptop,…

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Illinois Man Charged with Kidnapping Chinese Scholar Pleads Not Guilty

An Illinois man charged with kidnapping Chinese student Yingying Zhang pleaded not guilty Thursday and will go on trial Sept. 12. Brendt Christensen entered his plea at his brief arraignment before a federal judge in Urbana, Illinois, south of Chicago. Zhang has been missing since June 9. Investigators are sure she is dead, but have not found her body. Some of her relatives who came to Illinois from China to help with the search were in the courtroom Thursday. Zhang came to the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign as a…

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Police: Dealer charged with killing 4 claimed other slayings

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A pot dealer who confessed to killing four men on his family’s Pennsylvania farm also claimed to have killed two people in Philadelphia, but the city’s police commissioner called the information “sketchy.” City detectives are looking through their files to check on the claims made by 20-year-old Cosmo DiNardo, but they have not had a chance to question him, Philadelphia Police Commissioner Richard Ross said Tuesday. “We have to talk to him directly in order to have a starting point,” Ross said. … Read the referenced┬ástory here:…

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Two Iranians Charged in US for Hacking, Selling Weapons Software

Two Iranian nationals have been charged in the United States in an alleged scheme to steal and resell software to Iran, including a program to design bullets and warheads. According  to an indictment unsealed Monday, Mohammed Saeed Ajily, 35, recruited Mohammed Reza Rezakhah, 39, to break into companies’ computers to steal their software for resale to Iranian universities, the military and the government. The two men — and a third who was arrested in 2013 and handed back to Iran in a prisoner swap last year — allegedly broke into…

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US National Charged with ‘Infiltration,’ Sentenced to 10 Years in Iranian Prison

An Iranian court sentenced a U.S. citizen to 10 years in prison on “infiltration”charges, Iran’s judicial spokesman said Sunday. “The person was identified and arrested by the intelligence forces. The court has sentenced the person to 10 years,” deputy judiciary chief Gholamhossein Mohseni Ejeie said in a televised news conference. The individual, whose name was not released, is a dual citizen of the United States and another unspecified country, Ejeie added. Iran has detained and sentenced several dual nationals from the United States, Britain, Austria, Canada, and France for charges…

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