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US charges 9 Iranians in massive hacking scheme
by Eric Tucker - March 24, 2018 - 2:10pm
The Trump administration announced criminal charges and sanctions Friday against Iranians accused in a hacking scheme to pilfer sensitive information from hundreds of universities, private companies and American...
Sessions considers a Clinton Foundation special counsel
by Eric Tucker - November 14, 2017 - 8:13pm
Attorney General Jeff Sessions is leaving open the possibility that a special counsel could be appointed to look into Clinton Foundation dealings and an Obama-era uranium deal, the Justice Department said, in responding...
Sessions steps aside from Russia probe under pressure
by Eric Tucker - March 3, 2017 - 9:14am
Under intensifying pressure, Attorney General Jeff Sessions abruptly agreed Thursday to recuse himself from any investigation into Russian meddling in America's 2016 presidential election. He acted after revelations...
2 states say allowing travel ban would 'unleash chaos again'
by Eric Tucker - February 7, 2017 - 3:00am
Lawyers for Washington state and Minnesota have told a federal appellate court that restoring President Donald Trump's ban on refugees and travelers from seven predominantly Muslim countries would "unleash chaos...
White House predicts courts will reinstate travel ban
by Eric Tucker - February 6, 2017 - 8:53am
Rebuffed in its bid for a quick reversal, the White House said Sunday it expected the courts to reaffirm President Donald Trump's executive power and reinstate a ban on refugees and travelers from seven predominantly...
Trump shuts door on refugees, but will the US be safer?
by Eric Tucker - January 29, 2017 - 11:08am
President Donald Trump says his halt to immigration from seven Muslim-majority nations and ban on refugees is being done in the name of national security. But it's not clear that the measures will help...
Trump calls for probe into unsubstantiated voter fraud claim
by Eric Tucker - January 26, 2017 - 11:40am
President Donald Trump declared Wednesday that he is ordering a "major investigation" into widespread voter fraud, raising the prospect of a federal government probe into a widely debunked claim and sparking alarm...
US report calls for improvements at FBI to combat terror
by Eric Tucker - March 25, 2015 - 11:46pm
A new report says the FBI must speed up the pace of its improvements to deal with the evolving terrorist threat around the world.
Officials: US report finds racial bias in Ferguson police
by Eric Tucker - March 4, 2015 - 9:04am
A U.S. Justice Department investigation found sweeping patterns of racial bias within the Ferguson, Missouri, police department — with officers routinely discriminating against blacks by using excessive force,...
FBI blames North Korea for Sony hack
by Eric Tucker - December 20, 2014 - 3:18am
President Barack Obama said Friday that Sony Pictures Entertainment "made a mistake" in deciding to shelve a film about a plot to assassinate North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un even though the studio suffered significant...
US charges Chinese officials in cyberspying case
by Eric Tucker - May 20, 2014 - 8:56am
The United States, accusing China of vast business spying, charged five military officials on Monday with hacking into U.S. companies to steal vital trade secrets in a case intensifying already-rising tensions between...
Official: Woman killed outside Capitol building was delusional
by Eric Tucker - October 5, 2013 - 10:12am
A woman shot to death by police outside the Capitol building after she tried to drive through barricades outside the White House held the delusional belief that the president was communicating with her, a federal...
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