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NSA to NSO: NY filmmakers explore circles of surveillance

Jun. 18, 2021 11:06 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — American filmmaker Laura Poitras, known for her award-winning 2014 documentary on former U.S. intelligence contractor Edward Snowden and his revelations about the National Security Agency, has once again turned her camera on the watchmen. In an exhibition...

US drops Trump order targeting TikTok, plans its own review

Jun. 09, 2021 17:43 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House dropped Trump-era executive orders intended to ban the popular apps TikTok and WeChat and will conduct its own review aimed at identifying national security risks with software applications tied to China, officials said Wednesday. A new...

Global war on ransomware? Hurdles hinder the US response

Jun. 05, 2021 08:32 AM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Foreign keyboard criminals with scant fear of repercussions have paralyzed U.S. schools and hospitals, leaked highly sensitive police files, triggered fuel shortages and, most recently, threatened global food supply chains. The escalating havoc ...

Denmark: Ties with allies not hurt by alleged US eavesdrop

Jun. 03, 2021 10:27 AM EDT

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Denmark has solid relationships with its allies, including France and Germany, that do not need to be restored, its prime minister said after reports that the country allegedly had helped the United States spy on European leaders more than seven years ago. ...

Question for Denmark: Why could the US allegedly eavesdrop?

Jun. 01, 2021 06:46 AM EDT

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Several European nations want Denmark to explain why its foreign secret service allegedly helped the United States spy on European leaders, including German Chancellor Angela Merkel, more than seven years ago. “We want the cards on the...

Court: UK mass surveillance unlawful under European rules

May. 25, 2021 10:33 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Europe's top human rights court ruled Tuesday that British mass surveillance and intelligence-gathering practices breached human rights laws, in a partial victory for civil rights groups that had challenged the practices exposed by former National Security Agency contractor...

Japanese Americans carry trauma from WWII internment camp

May. 23, 2021 10:14 AM EDT

GRANADA, Colo. (AP) — Fifteen miles from the Kansas border, Prowers County Road 23½ comes to a dusty end, surrounded by sagebrush and prickly pear cacti and dead junipers. A place this newspaper called, eight decades ago, “as bleak a spot as one can find on the western plains.” ...

Growing mystery of suspected energy attacks draws US concern

May. 23, 2021 07:26 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration is facing new pressure to resolve a mystery that has vexed its predecessors: Is an adversary using a microwave or radio wave weapon to attack the brains of U.S. diplomats, spies and military personnel? The number of reported...

On the sidelines, Hezbollah looms large over Gaza battle

May. 21, 2021 07:42 AM EDT

BEIRUT (AP) — Ever since their last war in 2006, Israel and Lebanon’s powerful Hezbollah militia have constantly warned that a new round between them is inevitable. Yet once again, a potential trigger has gone unpulled. Hezbollah’s shadow loomed large during Israel...

Blinken hasn't seen any evidence on AP Gaza building strike

May. 17, 2021 09:11 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Monday he hasn't yet seen any evidence supporting Israel's claim that Hamas operated in a Gaza building housing The Associated Press and other media outlets that was destroyed by an Israeli airstrike. Blinken said he has pressed...