Latest Mark Warner News

Top senators ask for leniency for ex-staffer who lied to FBI

Dec. 11, 2018 8:11 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Three high-ranking senators asked a federal judge for leniency on behalf of a former Senate intelligence committee staffer who pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI, even as the government argues that the ex-staffer "significantly endangered national security" by speaking with reporters. The...

Chinese executive facing US extradition appears in court

Dec. 8, 2018 12:01 AM EST

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — A Canadian prosecutor urged a Vancouver court to deny bail to a Chinese executive at the heart of a case that is shaking up U.S.-China relations and worrying global financial markets. Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of telecommunications giant Huawei and...

Why Huawei arrest deepens conflict between US and China

Dec. 6, 2018 8:03 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The dramatic arrest of a Chinese telecommunications executive has driven home why it will be so hard for the Trump administration to resolve its deepening conflict with China. In the short run, the arrest of Huawei's chief financial officer heightened skepticism about the trade truce that...

The Latest: Warner calls Huawei threat to national security

Dec. 6, 2018 4:00 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of an executive of Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei Technologies. (All times local): 3:47 p.m. Sen. Mark Warner of Virginia called Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei a "threat to our national security" and urged Canada to exclude Huawei equipment from...

Trump praises witness who refuses to testify against him

Dec. 4, 2018 12:28 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump praised a key witness in the Russia investigation Monday for having the "guts" not to testify against him, and said his former lawyer — who cut a deal with prosecutors — should head straight to prison. In a pair of politically charged tweets, Trump...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Dec. 2, 2018 8:00 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC's "This Week" — Former Secretary of State James Baker; former Secretary of State Colin Powell; Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif.; Roger Stone, former adviser to Donald Trump. ___ NBC's "Meet the Press" — Baker; former Vice President...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Dec. 1, 2018 6:29 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC's "This Week" — Former Secretary of State James Baker; former Secretary of State Colin Powell; Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif.; Roger Stone, former adviser to Donald Trump. ___ NBC's "Meet the Press" — Baker; former Vice President...

Espionage, ID theft? Myriad risks from stolen Marriott data

Dec. 1, 2018 4:57 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The data stolen from the Marriott hotel empire in a massive breach is so rich and specific it could be used for espionage, identity theft, reputational attacks and even home burglaries, security experts say. Hackers stole data on as many as 500 million guests of former Starwood chain...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Nov. 30, 2018 7:33 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC's "This Week" — Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif.; Roger Stone, former adviser to Donald Trump. ___ NBC's "Meet the Press" — To be announced. ___ CBS' "Face the Nation" — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo; Sens. Mark Warner,...

Marriott security breach exposed data of up to 500M guests

Nov. 30, 2018 5:51 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Hackers stole information on as many as 500 million guests of the Marriott hotel empire over four years, obtaining credit card and passport numbers and other personal data, the company said Friday as it acknowledged one of the largest security breaches in history. The full scope of the...