November 30, 2021 5:37 pm

Justice Department to sue contractors who don’t report cyberattacks

The Biden Justice Department announced this week that it will sue government contractors and companies that receive federal grants if they do not report cybersecurity breaches. Deputy Attorney General Lisa O. Monaco said Wednesday that the False Claims Act permits the DOJ to bring civil litigation against entities that misuse federal funds. “For too long,…

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Jump in U.S. murder rate biggest in 60 years

FBI data is expected to show murders in the U.S. increased by nearly 30% in 2020 — the highest annual spike in at least 60 years, according to news reports. The agency’s Uniform Crime Report is set to be released Monday, but preliminary data temporarily uploaded to the FBI website showed murders last year went…

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Washington Football fans embrace new era

LANDOVER, Md. — FedEx Field has had more than its share of detractors over the years, but good luck trying to find any of those critics at Sunday’s season opener for the Washington Football Team. After empty seats and recorded crowd noise last year, a sun-drenched Landover stadium was packed with clapping, chanting and cheering…

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