The National Security Agency’s phone-snooping program received federal court approval to continue through November, the last such renewal of the program allowable under legislation approved this year by Congress.
Thai authorities arrested a foreign man Saturday they said had been holed up in a suburban apartment with bomb-making equipment and stacks of passports, the first possible breakthrough in the deadly bombing at a Bangkok shrine nearly two weeks ago.
Email scams targeting businesses and individuals alike are on the rise and have enabled hackers to steal upwards of $1.2 billion during the past two years, the FBI warned.
A Virginia teenager who operated a powerful pro-Islamic State Twitter account and helped a friend travel to Syria to join the terrorist group was sentenced Friday to 11 years in prison.
A federal appeals court backed the National Security Agency’s phone-snooping program Friday ruling that Larry Klayman, the plaintiff and frequent court adversary to President Obama, never proved his calls were scooped up in the phone-records dragnet.
Attorneys in Baltimore are reviewing hundreds of convictions after an investigation revealed that police there have secretly used cell phone surveillance tools in nearly 2,000 criminal cases.
The chairman of the powerful Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday demanded the Obama administration explain why it allowed Hillary Rodham Clinton to be the only Secretary of State in more than a half-century without a permanent independent watchdog to police conduct inside the department.
The number of retired generals and admirals signing on to a letter to Congress rejecting the Iran nuclear deal continued to swell Thursday, with some 214 of the former high-level U.S. military officers putting their stamp on the document that asserts the “agreement will enable Iran to become far more dangerous” and “introduce new threats to American interests.”
Defense Secretary Ashton Carter will announce Friday that the Pentagon is funding a new venture to develop cutting-edge electronics and sensors that can flex and stretch and could be built into clothing or the skins of ships and aircraft.
The FBI on Wednesday urged art dealers in the U.S. to take extra precautions when buying artifacts from the Middle East, saying there is evidence that collectors may have been offered priceless artifacts plundered by Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria.
As China gears up for a communist-style extravaganza with a military parade and ceremonial grandiosity next week to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the defeat of Japan in World War II, Beijing is determined and eager to show off its military might to the world. It’s also making a clear attempt to isolate Japan from the international community and send a special message of China’s military might to its most distinguished guest, Russia’s equally bombast-loving President Vladimir Putin.
President Obama will host a meeting with King Salman of Saudi Arabia on Sept. 4, the White House said Thursday.