Latest Government surveillance News

Here's where all the cases against Trump stand as he campaigns for a return to the White House

Oct. 02, 2023 15:26 PM EDT

Former President Donald Trump was in court on Monday for the start of his civil fraud trial in New York, a case in which he and his company are accused of deceiving banks, insurers and others by misstating his wealth for years in financial statements. The judge overseeing the case,...

A key US government surveillance tool should face new limits, a divided privacy oversight board says

Sep. 28, 2023 17:41 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal spy agencies should be required to get court approval before reviewing the communications of U.S. citizens collected through a secretive foreign surveillance program, a sharply divided privacy oversight board recommended on Thursday. The recommendation...

Judge rejects an 11th-hour bid to free FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried during his trial

Sep. 28, 2023 13:23 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A judge on Thursday closed the door on FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried’s hopes to be free during his trial, although he extended the hours that the cryptocurrency peddler can meet with his lawyers in a federal courthouse. At a hearing, Judge Lewis A. Kaplan rejected...

5 Bulgarians charged with spying for Russia appear by video in UK court

Sep. 26, 2023 08:59 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Five Bulgarians living in the U.K. who were charged with spying for Russia appeared Tuesday in court for an initial hearing. The three men and two women were accused of “conspiring to collect information intended to be directly or indirectly useful to an enemy,”...

Facial recognition technology jailed a man for days. His lawsuit joins others from Black plaintiffs

Sep. 25, 2023 00:06 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Randal Quran Reid was driving to his mother's home the day after Thanksgiving last year when police pulled him over and arrested him on the side of a busy Georgia interstate. He was wanted for crimes in Louisiana, they told him, before taking him to jail. Reid, who...

India had been riding a geopolitical high. But it comes to the UN with a mess on its hands

Sep. 24, 2023 09:28 AM EDT

NEW DELHI (AP) — The Group of 20 Summit, hosted by India earlier this month, couldn’t have gone better for Prime Minister Narendra Modi. His pledge to make the African Union a permanent member became reality. And under his leadership, the fractured grouping signed off on a final statement. It...

US diplomat says intelligence from 'Five Eyes' nations helped Canada to link India to Sikh's killing

Sep. 23, 2023 21:04 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Information shared by members of an intelligence-sharing alliance was part of what Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau used to make public allegations of the Indian government's possible involvement in the assassination of a Sikh Canadian, the U.S. ambassador to Canada said. ...

Jury convicts ex-NFL draft prospect of fatally shooting man at Mississippi casino

Sep. 22, 2023 18:13 PM EDT

BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — A former NFL draft prospect has been found guilty of first-degree murder and sentenced to life in prison for shooting a man to death on the floor of a casino on Mississippi's Gulf Coast. Jurors deliberated for only 46 minutes Thursday before reaching a guilty...

Surveillance of Indian diplomats in Canada led to allegations around Sikh killing, official says

Sep. 21, 2023 22:15 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — The allegation of India’s involvement in the killing of a Sikh Canadian is based on surveillance of Indian diplomats in Canada, including intelligence provided by a major ally, a Canadian official told The Associated Press on Thursday. The official said the...

Canadian official: Allegation of India's involvement in Sikh's killing is based on human and surveillance intelligence

Sep. 21, 2023 18:42 PM EDT
TORONTO (AP) — Canadian official: Allegation of India's involvement in Sikh's killing is based on human and surveillance intelligence.