WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The man accused of slaying a wealthy Washington businessman and his family and torching their mansion last month appeared in court on Tuesday with a new attorney to replace his public defender.
A federal grand jury has indicted an Arizona man on conspiracy and weapons charges for aiding two gunmen in an attack on an event in Texas to draw the Prophet Mohammed in May, court papers showed on Tuesday. Abdul Malik Abdul Kareem, also known as Decarus Thomas, was indicted on three counts of aiding in the attack in the Dallas suburb of Garland, according to the court papers. Roommates Elton Simpson and Nadir Soofi of Phoenix were killed by Garland police after they opened fire with assault rifles outside the cartoon drawing event.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The director of the U.S. Office of Personnel Management said on Tuesday that officials suspected a cyber attack that affected millions of employee records took place in 2014. "We suspect that it happened earlier, in 2014," Katherine Archuleta testified at a hearing of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. (Reporting by Patricia Zengerle; Editing by Doina Chiacu)