Espionage

For Africa, Chinese-Built Internet Is Better Than No Internet at All

For Africa, Chinese-Built Internet Is Better Than No Internet at All

1 day ago   |   Foreign Policy

The need for web access has driven African countries to Huawei despite U.S. concerns.
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Trump Administration Proposes $86 Billion Spy Budget to Take On Russia and China

2 days ago   |   NY Times

The proposed budget, which contains a 6 percent increase, covers expenses as diverse as spy satellites, cyberweapons and the C.I.A.'s network of overseas spies and informants.
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Facebook is on the lookout for foreign spies trying to infiltrate the company

Facebook is on the lookout for foreign spies trying to infiltrate the company

3 days ago   |   Business Insider

Facebook is on the lookout for foreign spies that might try to infiltrate its workforce. Recent allegations of industrial theft involving Huawei and Chinese employees at Apple...
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Lawyer: German journalist detained in Venezuela set free

5 days ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

CARACAS, Venezuela - A German freelance journalist jailed in Venezuela since November on espionage charges was released Friday within weeks of two other reporters being...
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Russian court upholds arrest for suspected US spy

6 days ago   |   National Post

MOSCOW - A Russian court has upheld an earlier ruling to keep a former U.S. Marine in a Moscow jail for three more months as he faces espionage charges. Michigan resident Paul...
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Where Spying Is the Law

7 days ago   |   NY Times

China requires its citizens and corporations to conduct espionage for the state. Did Huawei comply?
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Judge Napolitano on Lisa Page Saying Comey Did Not Decide Against Charging Hillary Clinton with Espionage

7 days ago   |   FOX News

Judge Andrew Napolitano said Wednesday that it is a "head-scratcher" as to why then-FBI Director James Comey apparently lied during a 2016 public announcement in which he...
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Why were three Huawei employees denied immigrant status in Canada for belonging to an espionage organization?

9 days ago   |   National Post

Was it a mistake, the work of a “rogue” visa officer, or a hidden government agenda to target a controversial telecommunications corporation? As a tense diplomatic standoff...
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UK grants diplomatic protection for British-Iranian woman

12 days ago   |   Al Jazeera

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has been imprisoned in Iran for nearly three years on espionage accusations.
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Car bomb fears and stolen prototypes: Inside Facebook's efforts to protect its 80,000 workers across the globe

Car bomb fears and stolen prototypes: Inside Facebook's efforts to protect its 80,000 workers across the globe

13 days ago   |   Business Insider

Facebook has a 6,000-person security army quietly protecting its tens of thousands of employees around the world. The challenges they face are immense - from stalkers to stolen...
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New Zealand bans all assault weapons immediately

New Zealand bans all assault weapons immediately

The ban includes assault rifles, high-capacity magazines and "military style semi-automatic rifles" like the weapons used in last Friday's attacks on two Christchurch mosques. Read more ...

Family seeks 'Disney-mad' nanny to dress as princesses for $53,000

Family seeks 'Disney-mad' nanny to dress as princesses for $53,000

Imagine getting paid $53,000 to babysit while dressed as a Disney princess. Read more ...

Part 4 of 4: Local organization working to end homelessness in KC

Part 4 of 4: Local organization working to end homelessness in KC

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Celtics fall to 76ers after building 11-point halftime lead

Celtics fall to 76ers after building 11-point halftime lead

Marcus Smart was ejected after shoving Joel Embiid in the back. Read more ...

Patriots owner Robert Kraft declines plea deal in prostitution case

Patriots owner Robert Kraft declines plea deal in prostitution case

Prosecutors have offered to drop misdemeanor charges against Kraft in exchange for fines, community service and an admission they would be found guilty should the case go to... Read more ...

Trump ramps up trade war, saying US will keep tariffs on China for a...

Trump ramps up trade war, saying US will keep tariffs on China for a 'substantial period'

US President Donald Trump put further pressure on trade war talks with China after indicating that tariffs on goods wouldn't be immediately lifted in the event of a deal. Trump... Read more ...

Flyers, Blackhawks, Sabres and Lightning to Europe in '19-20

Flyers, Blackhawks, Sabres and Lightning to Europe in '19-20

The Chicago Blackhawks and Philadelphia Flyers will open next season in Prague and the Buffalo Sabres and Tampa Bay Lightning will play two games in Stockholm as part of the... Read more ...

RFK speech, songs by Jay-Z, Cyndi Lauper being added to National Recording...

RFK speech, songs by Jay-Z, Cyndi Lauper being added to National Recording Registry

Songs performed by Jay-Z, Cyndi Lauper and a Robert F. Kennedy speech are among 25 recordings being inducted to the National Recording Registry. Read more ...

Lawsuit: Harvard 'shamelessly' profits from photos of slaves

Lawsuit: Harvard 'shamelessly' profits from photos of slaves

A woman has sued Harvard University, claiming the school has "shamelessly" turned a profit from images of two 19th century slaves she says are her ancestors. Read more ...

James Harden pours in 57, but Rockets fall to Grizzlies in OT

James Harden pours in 57, but Rockets fall to Grizzlies in OT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - James Harden scored 57 points but the Memphis Grizzlies outlasted Houston 126-125 in overtime Wednesday night, handing the Rockets only their second loss in... Read more ...