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  • Putin casts FIFA scandal as U.S. plot to wreck Russia's 2018 World Cup

    Putin casts FIFA scandal as U.S. plot to wreck Russia's 2018 World Cup
    Russian President Vladimir Putin reacted Thursday with trademark indifference to the bribery scandal plaguing the world soccer federation FIFA, denying any wrongdoing by Russia and accusing the United States of trying to wreck his country's hosting of the...
  • With Islamic State using instant messaging apps, FBI seeks access to data

    Islamic State militants and their followers have discovered an unnerving new communications and recruiting tool that has stymied U.S. counter-terrorism agencies: instant messaging apps on smartphones that encrypt the texts or destroy them almost...
  • Osama bin Laden's bookshelf revealed: What you can learn from his reading list

    Osama bin Laden's bookshelf revealed: What you can learn from his reading list
    What does Osama bin Laden’s reading list have to tell us? Made public Wednesday morning by the office of the director of national intelligence, it lists 103 documents, from U.S. government reports to published works of nonfiction that reveal Bin...
  • Edward Snowden: Pardon or prosecute?

    To the editor: Although your editorial encourages Edward Snowden to return to the United States and stand trial, it argues that the American people have the National Security Agency leaker to thank for surveillance disclosure. True. So do terrorist...
  • What you need to know about the USA Freedom Act

    What you need to know about the USA Freedom Act
    WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama has signed into law the USA Freedom Act, which extends three expiring surveillance provisions of the 9/11-era USA Patriot Act. It also overhauls the most controversial provision, which had been interpreted to...
  • Let's consider alternatives to the dysfunctional TSA

    Let's consider alternatives to the dysfunctional TSA
    Even the most cynical critics of the Transportation Security Administration, perhaps the most unpopular organization in the whole U.S. government, must have been surprised by the recent revelations. According to a leaked internal report, TSA Red Team...
  • The Edward Snowden Freedom Act

    Given the partisan gridlock in Washington these days, it's unusual to see members of Congress agree on anything, even a motion to adjourn. But this week Republicans and Democrats not only came together on a piece of legislation, they passed a historic...
  • Loop terror lawyer tries to bar 2nd case, alleges 'hulking gangbanger' ploy

    Loop terror lawyer tries to bar 2nd case, alleges 'hulking gangbanger' ploy
    Lawyers for a Hillside man set to go on trial on charges of attempting to detonate a car bomb outside a Loop tavern are seeking to block any testimony about a separate terrorism-related case against the man's friend. In the court filing Wednesday,...
  • To stop cyber attacks, NSA expanded US web surveillance

    The Obama administration has expanded the National Security Agency's authority to hunt for foreign threats coursing through American Internet pipes by allowing the agency to collect intelligence on cyberattacks, the New York Times and ProPublica...
  • NSA amplió vigilancia en internet para prevenir ciberataques

    El gobierno del presidente Barack Obama ha incrementado la autoridad de la Agencia de Seguridad Nacional para buscar las amenazas extranjeras que circulan por internet al permitirle reunir información sobre ciberataques, revelaron el jueves el New York...
  • Snowden deserves credit for NSA reform -- and to stand trial

    Snowden deserves credit for NSA reform -- and to stand trial
    When he announced Tuesday that he would sign a bill ending the National Security Agency's bulk collection of Americans' telephone records and making other reforms in surveillance laws, President Obama praised Congress — and himself. "For the...