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DA: Officers justified in killing Wisconsin workplace gunman

Jan. 7, 2019 6:46 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A Wisconsin man who wounded four co-workers when he opened fire at a software company last year said in a note that he wanted "to right a grave wrong," according to documents released Monday. The revelation was among the trove of documents investigators released after prosecutors announced...

Customs officers searching more travelers' devices

Dec. 10, 2018 3:23 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers are searching the electronic devices of travelers more often, and did not always follow proper protocol, a new watchdog report has found. The report made public Monday found there were 29,000 devices searched at a port of entry out of 397 million...

Australia anti-encryption law rushed to passage

Dec. 7, 2018 4:14 PM EST

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — A newly enacted law rushed through Australia's parliament will compel technology companies such as Apple, Facebook and Google to disable encryption protections so police can better pursue terrorists and other criminals. Cybersecurity experts say the law, the first of its kind...