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Escalating concerns about US customs officials demanding access to travelers' cellphones, tablets and laptops have prompted a leading free speech watchdog to take the government to court, to disclose its rules for digital privacy at the border.
In the U.S, voters in California, Massachusetts, Maine and Nevada voted last year to approve the use of recreational marijuana, joining Colorado, Washington, Oregon and Alaska.
"We believe it was created specifically as al Qaeda's permanent presence within South Asia," the official said.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - activists say a 25-year-old man who had been allowed to stay in the U.S. because he was brought into the country as a child has been detained by immigration agents.
WASHINGTON - An unspecified number of combat soldiers from the U.S. Army's 82nd Airborne Division have been ordered to northern Iraq, marking the ...
... police officers and two civilians, and wounded six members of the team. According to official Pakistani 'Most Wanted' lists he was also behind failed attempts to kill former President Pervez Musharraf in 2003 and former Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz ...
The U.S.-led coalition has acknowledged hitting a vehicle carrying explosives in the March 17 strike - though U.S. officials have not confirmed the Iraqi military's account of exactly what happened. Confusion has surrounded events during airstrikes on ...
North Korea also continues to move equipment and personnel that could be used to launch ballistic missiles, the US officials said. They caution, however, it's impossible for the United States to know when a mobile launch or an underground nuclear test ...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will travel to Turkey next week before attending a NATO meeting in Brussels on March 31, a senior State Department official said on Friday. His talks in Ankara come as the U.S.-led coalition ...
Joseph Scrocca, spokesman in Baghdad for the U.S.-led coalition fighting ISIS in Syria and Iraq, said in an email exchange Friday that the U.S.-backed Syrian forces have managed to build up their numbers by bringing in additional fighters, along with ...
North Korea also continues to move equipment and personnel that could be used to launch ballistic missiles, the US officials said. They caution, however, it's impossible for the United States to know when a mobile launch or an underground nuclear test ...
In 2012 Gregg was appointed chairman of the Pacific Century Institute which actively supports unofficial meetings between Americans with significant experience in Korea and North Korean officials. The New Canaan Men's Club has openings for new ...
WASHINGTON - U.S. Treasury Department agents have recently obtained information about offshore financial transactions involving President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, as part of a federal anti-corruption probe into his work ...
The US believes the pressure on ISIS in Raqqa is working. A US official told reporters on March 8 that intelligence indicates some ISIS leaders and operatives continue to try to leave the city.
It is the first time President Donald Trump's government has sent an official to meet with Evo Morales's cabinet, who routinely question the US president's decisions. "We have talked about our many common interests and the many ways in which we work ...
"Our increased cooperation enables our combined forces to rapidly react to counter aggression against Japan and other allies and partners," said US Maj. Ryan Simpson, the Pacific Air Forces bomber operations chief, in a statement announcing the ...
One law enforcement official said the information in hand suggests "people connected to the campaign were in contact and it appeared they were giving the thumbs up to release information when it was ready.
According to a U.S. official, the new electronic device ban for certain flights was established after it was discovered that al-Qaeda has developed the ability to conceal explosive materials in the batteries of some electronic devices.
The US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency has seen "a substantial increase" in cases involving digital currencies in the drug trade, an official told Congress yesterday. The comment was made by Matthew Allen, an assistant director for one ...
The administration source said U.S. officials, including Tillerson, had privately warned China about broader "secondary sanctions" that would target banks and other companies that do business with North Korea, most of which are Chinese.
29 raid on a suspected al-Qaeda compound in Yemen was part of the US assessment as officials began discussing the rising threat before the Inauguration.
Fort Meade, MD. (Reuters) - The U.S. government should have publicized the existence of a program that vacuumed up in bulk Americans' telephone call data before its existence was leaked by former contractor Edward Snowden, the National Security ...
The new electronic device cabin restrictions on certain flights inbound to the United States from 10 overseas airports in the Muslim world were not prompted by a specific, newly-discovered threat, multiple U.S. officials told NBC News. The U.S. move ...
For decades, U.S. administrations have enthusiastically supported the Inter-American human rights Commission as it defended rights throughout the hemisphere, especially in repressive countries like Cuba and Venezuela.
US officials told CNN on Tuesday that intelligence "indicates terrorist groups continue to target commercial aviation" by "smuggling explosive devices in various consumer items.
The Trump administration is considering sweeping sanctions aimed at cutting North Korea off from the global financial system as part of a broad review of measures to counter Pyongyang's nuclear and missile threat, a senior U.S. official said on Monday ...
"We're expecting directors Comey and Rogers to shed light on Russia's active measures undertaken during the 2016 election campaign, the U.S. government's response, the compilation of the Intelligence Community's Jan. 6 report on these events, and on ...
Two key U.S. officials are set to testify publicly about whether there is any truth behind the explosive, but unsubstantiated, claim by U.S. President Donald Trump that former President Barack Obama wiretapped his Trump Tower headquarters in the weeks ...
An Australian immigration official told an Australian Senate committee three weeks ago that Homeland Security officers were poised to start vetting refugees on the islands as soon as they were authorized.
Henry M. Paulson, former U.S Secretary of Treasury, speaks during a parallel session at China Development Forum in Beijing, China March 18, 2017.
Michael Carpenter, a senior Defense Department official under former President Barack Obama who dealt with Russian, Ukrainian and Eurasian affairs, described to VOA on Friday a six-point plan to support Kyiv in the face of separatist rebels backed by ...
Donald Trump remained unrepentant amid a diplomatic row with Britain on Friday, hours after US officials made a formal apology for accusing GCHQ of helping Barack Obama spy on the then presidential candidate.
He said the U.S. does not want a military conflict, but if North Korea takes actions that threaten South Korean or U.S. forces it would be met with an "appropriate response." Past U.S. administrations have considered military force because of North ...
A telecom security company, ESD America, which has been hired by the U.S. government, says the suspicious activity likely indicates a foreign nation is monitoring the smartphones of American officials. The unspecified activity was noticed around ...
United States officials have advised the Emirates airline it can board passengers that had been banned from traveling to the United States under President Donald Trump's latest travel order, after a federal judge blocked the order, the airline said on ...
But several U.S. military officials disputed that allegation saying the airstrike targeted a building near a mosque where the al-Qaeda members were gathered.
The U.S. state Department is calling on North Korea to immediately release University of Virginia student Otto Warmbier. The announcement comes nearly a year after he was sentenced to 15 years of hard labor for stealing a political banner from a hotel.
WASHINGTON , March 13 ( Xinhua ) - - The United States is pursuing a constructive and results-oriented relationship with China , a senior U .
US State Department spokesperson Mark C. Toner said that the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) has no place on the 'battlefield' in the Yezidi district of Sinjar, in northern Iraq.
Walter Dellinger wrote the Opinion warning administration officials that they could be found guilty for aiding and abetting by sharing official intelligence with foreign governments who used that information to shoot down civil aircraft. That scenario ...
Sharp's father was given the same information. "Sadly, it is true," John Sharp told NBC News by phone. "At one point [during the journey], they were surprised, confronted and taken.
A top Justice Department official had said Yahoo was hacked "with the backing of a nation state." ... Two members of Russia's intelligence agency are among four people being charged in a recent hack of Yahoo, U.S. officials confirmed to NBC News.
The Trump administration is moving ahead with plans to make it easier for the CIA and the military to target terrorists with drone strikes, even if it means tolerating ...
A federal law enforcement official Monday issued a dramatic warning about a national security threat that could be part of science fiction.
Abu Dhabi (Reuters) - Airline industry group IATA said it remains concerned about protectionist rhetoric from the United States and other governments, but also sees the new U.S. administration's plans to invest in infrastructure as positive for the ...


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