Intelligence agencies

September 18, 2017 - 6:21 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A California engineer who worked for a defense contractor was sentenced Monday to five years in prison for selling sensitive satellite information to an undercover FBI employee he thought was a Russian intelligence agent. U.S. District Judge George H. Wu handed down the term for...
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September 18, 2017 - 6:21 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A California engineer who worked for a defense contractor was sentenced Monday to five years in prison for selling sensitive satellite information to an undercover FBI employee he thought was a Russian intelligence agent. U.S. District Judge George H. Wu handed down the term for...
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September 18, 2017 - 3:23 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — There must be an answer. Whatever is harming U.S. diplomats in Havana, it has eluded the doctors, scientists and intelligence analysts scouring for answers. Investigators have chased many theories, including a sonic attack, electromagnetic weapon or flawed spying device. Each...
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September 16, 2017 - 6:18 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — There must be an answer. Whatever is harming U.S. diplomats in Havana, it's eluded the doctors, scientists and intelligence analysts scouring for answers. Investigators have chased many theories, including a sonic attack, electromagnetic weapon or flawed spying device. Each...
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September 14, 2017 - 9:33 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — CIA Director Mike Pompeo scrapped his appearance Thursday at Harvard University over the school's decision to make Chelsea Manning, who was convicted of leaking classified information, a visiting fellow. Pompeo called Manning an "American traitor." He said he agreed with military...
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September 14, 2017 - 8:07 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Harvard and Chelsea Manning (all times local): 7:55 p.m. CIA Director Mike Pompeo says he scrapped his appearance Thursday at Harvard University over the school's decision to make Chelsea Manning, who was convicted of leaking classified information, a visiting fellow...
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September 13, 2017 - 8:24 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. on Wednesday banned federal agencies from using computer software supplied by Kaspersky Lab because of concerns about the company's ties to the Kremlin and Russian spy operations. The directive issued by acting Homeland Security Secretary Elaine Duke comes as various U.S...
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September 13, 2017 - 3:41 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — H. Keith Melton spent 40 years looking for the ice-climbing ax used in the bloody assassination of Russian revolutionary Leon Trotsky. It had been sitting under a bed in Mexico City for decades. Much easier was acquiring a mangled, basketball-size chunk of Gary Powers' U2 spy...
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FILE - In this June 13, 2017, file photo, Senate Intelligence Committee Vice Chairman Mark Warner, D-Va., listens during a committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. Warner said an overhaul of the security clearance process is long overdue, particularly if the U.S. government is going to continue to attract top-notch workers and recent graduates, and not hamper transitions of mid-career intelligence professionals from agency to agency. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
September 11, 2017 - 5:22 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A government backlog of 700,000 security clearance reviews has led agencies like the Defense Department to inadvertently issue interim passes to criminals — even rapists and killers — fueling calls for better and faster vetting of people with access to the nation's secrets. The...
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In this April 17, 2017 file photo, Donald Trump Jr., the son of President Donald Trump, speaks to media on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington. Donald Trump Jr.'s scheduled visit to Capitol Hill on Thursday marks a new phase in the Senate investigation of Moscow's meddling in the 2016 election and a meeting that the president's eldest son had with Russians during the campaign. Staff from the Senate Judiciary Committee _ one of three congressional committees conducting investigations _ plan to privately interview the younger Trump. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
September 06, 2017 - 7:15 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's oldest son was expected to meet privately on Thursday with a Senate committee investigating Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, several senators said. Donald Trump Jr.'s appearance before the Senate Judiciary Committee will probably...
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