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Exclusive: FBI probing cyber attack on congressional campaign in California - sources

19 Aug 2018

WASHINGTON The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation is investigating a cyber attack on the congressional campaign of a Democratic candidate in California, according to three people close to the campaign.

U.S. Congress passes bill forcing tech companies to disclose foreign software probes

02 Aug 2018

WASHINGTON The U.S. Congress is sending President Donald Trump legislation that would force technology companies to disclose if they allowed countries like China and Russia to examine the inner workings of software sold to the U.S. military.

Special Report - America’s unending hostage crisis with Iran

01 Aug 2018

WASHINGTON, August 1 A year before leaving office, Barack Obama stunned the world with a prisoner trade with Iran. After more than a year of secret negotiations, the U.S. president announced that five Americans were freed from captivity, closing a deal he dubbed a “one-time gesture.” | Video

Special Report - A wrenching choice for families: Go public or stay quiet?

01 Aug 2018

August 1 After Siamak Namazi was arrested in Tehran in 2015, his family faced a wrenching choice: involve the diplomatic machinery of the U.S. government, speak out publicly about the arrest, or quietly work for his release through Iranian officials.

Special Report - A wrenching choice for families: Go public or stay quiet?

01 Aug 2018

August 1 After Siamak Namazi was arrested in Tehran in 2015, his family faced a wrenching choice: involve the diplomatic machinery of the U.S. government, speak out publicly about the arrest, or quietly work for his release through Iranian officials.

Explainer: Sanctions law behind Putin's request to Trump for former U.S. officials

20 Jul 2018

WASHINGTON Russian President Vladimir Putin's request to U.S. President Donald Trump for a joint investigation of former U.S. officials sought by the Kremlin for "illegal activities," including a U.S. ambassador to Russia, is just the latest effort in a years-long campaign to undermine a U.S. law that imposes financial sanctions on Putin's officials.

Trump adviser says two Supreme Court candidates are tougher sell

09 Jul 2018

WASHINGTON A judicial activist advising U.S. President Donald Trump on potential nominees to the Supreme Court signaled on Sunday that two of the candidates would be a tougher sell to conservatives. | Video

Facebook releases new privacy safeguards after ceding to pressure from advertisers

13 Jun 2018

WASHINGTON Facebook is installing new controls it says will better inform its members about the way companies are targeting them with advertising, the latest step to quell a public outcry over the company's mishandling of user data.

U.S. probe of Malaysia's 1MDB picks up speed after Najib's election loss

09 Jun 2018

WASHINGTON U.S. investigators have accelerated their probe into the 1MDB sovereign wealth fund set up by former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak and are exchanging more evidence with Malaysian authorities since Najib lost last month's election, three sources with direct knowledge of the probe said. | Video

Exclusive: U.S. bill would force tech companies to disclose foreign software probes

31 May 2018

WASHINGTON U.S. tech companies would be forced to disclose if they allowed American adversaries, like Russia and China, to examine the inner workings of software sold to the U.S. military under proposed legislation, Senate staff told Reuters on Thursday.

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