Illegal immigrant “Dreamers” tried to disrupt the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City on Thursday, saying they wanted to draw attention to their plight as Congress debates whether to grant them full legal status.
Pro-privacy Republicans and Democrats say they’re worried congressional leaders will try to jam through government snooping powers as part of a must-pass bill at the end of this year, short-circuiting a much-needed debate on the limits of government surveillance.
Pakistani authorities acting on a court order released a U.S.-wanted militant Friday who allegedly founded a banned group linked to the 2008 Mumbai, India, attack that killed 168 people, his spokesman and officials said.
The Trump administration is forging ahead with an overhaul of airport security, brushing aside criticism that the president is squandering resources on a border wall while the much-maligned Transportation Security Administration bungles its job.
Several states are investigating Uber over the recently disclosed data breach that compromised the personal information of more than 57 million ride share users.
Russian lawmakers looking to boost the country’s energy and shipping industries are weighing a ban on foreign-flagged ships from the strategically critical Northern Sea Route across the Arctic.
U.S. and Japanese ships and aircraft searched in the Philippine Sea on Thursday for three sailors missing since a U.S. Navy aircraft crashed a day earlier.
Iran’s top military officer signed agreements in Syria last month that will keep Iranian forces there indefinitely with a pledge to help the Bashar Assad regime rebuild damaged military bases, according to the main opposition group to Tehran’s Islamic rulers.
Pentagon officials confirmed this week that China carried out the flight test of a new long-range missile just two days before President Trump visited Beijing earlier this month.
The Justice Department is battling in the courts to preserve President Trump’s anti-sanctuary city agenda, but it’s already notched some successes just by raising the issue.
Exuberant Zimbabweans greeted the swearing-in Friday of Emmerson Mnangagwa, the country’s second leader since independence from white minority rule in 1980.
What started as anonymously based reports about Russian hackers manipulating online information to favor the independence vote in Catalonia’s Oct. 1 referendum, a vote Madrid tried to suppress as illegal under the Spanish Constitution, has turned into a torrent of official warnings about a presumed Russian master plan to destabilize Spain and other EU countries by egging on budding secessionist movements.