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  • Secret Service director resigns under fire

    Secret Service director resigns under fire
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secret Service Director Julia Pierson resigned under fire on Wednesday after a series of security lapses came to light that exposed gaping holes in the protective cocoon around President Barack Obama.
  • Australia passes security law, raising fears for press freedom

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - The first of a series of security powers requested by Australia's government to combat Islamist militants passed through parliament on Wednesday, despite criticism that they could land journalists in jail for reporting on national...

    Egypt offers military training to Libya, cites Islamic State threat

    CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt has offered to train pro-government forces battling rival armed groups in Libya, stepping up efforts to eradicate what it says is a threat to its own stability from the anarchy engulfing its neighbor. The offer was the latest sign...

    U.S. Homeland Security moves to tackle climate change risks

    NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Protecting the infrastructure of American cities from the effects of climate change is rising on the agenda of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, according to a top agency official. "Increasingly, we've...

    Next U.S. attorney general faces daunting national security challenges

    Next U.S. attorney general faces daunting national security challenges
    At a time when heightened fears of government surveillance coincide with growing anxiety about global terrorism, the next top U.S. law-enforcement officer will face daunting challenges to balance protection of Americans' security and the right to privacy....