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  • WikiLeaks: NSA eavesdropped on last 3 French presidents

    WikiLeaks: NSA eavesdropped on last 3 French presidents
    WikiLeaks published documents late Tuesday that it says show the U.S. National Security Agency eavesdropped on the last three French presidents, releasing material which appeared to capture officials in Paris talking candidly about Greece's economy,...
  • White House: Obama tells Hollande _ no US spying on him

    The White House says President Barack Obama has told French President Francois Hollande (frahn-SWAH' oh-LAWND') that the U.S. isn't targeting his communications. The leaders spoke by telephone Wednesday as the French were angered by new reports of...
  • Revelations NSA spied on French presidents called more smoke than fire

    WASHINGTON Twice since late 2013, President Barack Obama privately assured French President Francois Hollande that the United States had stopped monitoring his communications. That perhaps softened the impact of new revelations that the National Security...
  • France denounces U.S. spying exposed by WikiLeaks

    France denounces U.S. spying exposed by WikiLeaks
    French President Francois Hollande held a crisis meeting of the country's Defense Council on Wednesday after newspapers published WikiLeaks documents showing that the United States eavesdropped on him and two predecessors. After the meeting, the council...
  • French Parliament adopts law boosting surveillance powers

    The French Parliament has adopted a controversial surveillance law aimed at broadening eavesdropping of terrorism suspects, despite protests from privacy advocates and concern about U.S.-style massive data sweeps. Wednesday's vote in the National...
  • Possible Pentagon destruction of evidence in NSA leak case probed

    WASHINGTON Two government watchdog agencies are investigating whether the Pentagon inspector general destroyed evidence improperly during the high-profile leak investigation of former National Security Agency senior official Thomas Drake. The Justice...
  • Obama urges Senate to work to preserve NSA access to phone data

    Obama urges Senate to work to preserve NSA access to phone data
    President Obama urged the Senate on Tuesday to work during its recess to renew the government’s authority to track terrorists through phone data before it expires at midnight Sunday. Obama urged the chamber’s Republican leaders to pass a...
  • Officials: Second hack exposed military and intel data

    Officials: Second hack exposed military and intel data
    Hackers linked to China appear to have gained access to the sensitive background information submitted by intelligence and military personnel for security clearances, several U.S. officials said Friday, describing a second cyberbreach of federal records...
  • Officials: Second hack exposed military and intel data

    Hackers linked to China have gained access to the sensitive background information submitted by intelligence and military personnel for security clearances, U.S. officials said Friday, describing a cyberbreach of federal records dramatically worse than...
  • Playing chicken with national security

    Playing chicken with national security
    At midnight Sunday, several key provisions of the Patriot Act will expire. A vital electronic surveillance program will go dark. The program collects and stores metadata — records of Americans' phone calls, but not the content of those calls...
  • Chinese hackers sought information to blackmail U.S. government workers, officials believe

    Chinese hackers sought information to blackmail U.S. government workers, officials believe
    The investigation into the cyberattack on computers at the U.S. Office of Personnel Management is proceeding on the theory that the hack was directed by the Chinese government and aimed at uncovering sensitive, personal information that could have been...