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Biden Gets Big Endorsement From Atlanta Mayor

(Atlanta, GA-AP) — Former VP Joe Biden is getting a big endorsement from Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, a prominent black politician.

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Her endorsement comes as the Democratic presidential frontrunner continues to defend comments about working successfully with segregationists in the Senate decades ago.

In the Democratic presidential debate Thursday night, Biden clashed with California Senator Kamala  Harris over his civil rights record. Biden challenged Harris’ claim that he opposed busing. Biden insisted that he did not oppose busing generally but was opposed to busing ordered by the Education Department.

Atlanta Hit With Cyber Attack Demanding Ransom For File Access

(Atlanta, GA) – Officials in Atlanta say the city’s computer systems are under a cyber attack where a ransom is being demanded for access to files. The attack is reportedly holding up internal systems using ransomware and has caused outages on several computer systems. Thursday, a ransom note was discovered demanding payment in the cryptocurrency bitcoin.

The letter details that all files have been encrypted and require a key to regain access. Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms says the FBI, Department of Homeland Security, Microsoft and Cisco Security are working to resolve the matter. It’s still unclear if any personal information has been compromised as part of the attack.