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Documents show NSA again improperly collected call records

Jun. 26, 2019 3:10 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Documents released Wednesday show the National Security Agency improperly collected phone records four months after it said it had fixed technical problems that caused another similar collection of unauthorized and inaccurate data that violated federal law. The internal documents obtained...

Iran's naval chief Adm. Hossein Khanzadi warns US, says Tehran capable of shooting down other American spy drones

Jun. 24, 2019 2:43 AM EDT
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's naval chief Adm. Hossein Khanzadi warns US, says Tehran capable of shooting down other American spy drones.

AP sources: US struck Iranian military computers this week

Jun. 22, 2019 11:39 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. military cyber forces launched a strike against Iranian military computer systems on Thursday as President Donald Trump backed away from plans for a more conventional military strike in response to Iran's downing of a U.S. surveillance drone, U.S. officials said Saturday. Two...

Iran state TV: Ex-Defense Ministry staffer hanged for spying

Jun. 22, 2019 2:51 PM EDT

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's state TV says authorities have executed a former staff member of the Defense Ministry who was convicted of spying for the CIA. The Saturday report says Jalal Hajizavar was hanged last week in a prison near Tehran. The report said Hajzavar admitted in court that he was paid to spy...

Chelsea Manning seeks relief from fines for not testifying

Jun. 20, 2019 5:30 PM EDT

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning is seeking relief from accumulating fines of $500 a day for refusing to testify before a grand jury investigating Wikileaks. In a court filing Thursday in federal court in Alexandria, Manning's lawyers say the fines are unprecedented...

Malaysia: 'No proof' of Russian involvement in MH17 downing

Jun. 20, 2019 5:19 AM EDT

PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad on Thursday rejected the implication that Russia may have been involved in the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over Ukraine, after international prosecutors charged with murder four men — three of them Russians with military...

4 charged in downing of Malaysian airliner over Ukraine

Jun. 19, 2019 3:53 PM EDT

NIEUWEGEIN, Netherlands (AP) — International prosecutors announced murder charges Wednesday against four men — three of them Russians with military or intelligence backgrounds — in the missile attack that blew a Malaysia Airlines jet out of the sky over Ukraine five years ago, killing all 298...

The Latest: 4 charged in downing of Malaysian airliner

Jun. 19, 2019 3:52 PM EDT

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Latest on the probe into the downing of flight MH17 (all times local): 5:25 p.m. Russia's Foreign Ministry has dismissed charges against Russian nationals for their alleged roles in the downing of a Malaysia Airlines passenger jet over Ukraine five years ago as "absolutely...

US officials warn of climate risk as Trump dismisses it

Jun. 5, 2019 6:34 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senior U.S. officials warned Wednesday that climate change is an increasing threat to national security, a message at odds with a broader Trump administration effort to downplay the threat from global warming. Military and intelligence officials outlined a range of long-term threats...

Feds to test North Carolina election computers for hacking

Jun. 5, 2019 6:30 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — More than two years after North Carolina check-in software failed on Election Day, federal authorities will finally examine equipment from a company targeted by Russian military hackers to determine if intentional tampering aimed at disrupting voting occurred. The U.S. Department of...