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Indian Diplomat’s Cook in Pak Held for Spying, Giving Info to ISI

The cook of an Indian diplomat in Pakistan was arrested on Tuesday, 22 May, for allegedly working for Inter Service Intelligence (ISI) and leaking classified information in exchange for money, reportedThe Times of India.Ramesh Singh (35), a native of Pithoragarh in Uttarakhand, was working as a cook

THEQUINT.COM - 2018-05-24 03:22:41

ACLU Report: Detained Immigrant Children Subjected To Widespread Abuse By Officials

Immigrant children in the custody of U.S. border authorities allegedly suffered pervasive abuse ranging from insults and threats to physical assaults, according to documents reviewed by the American Civil Liberties Union. A report released this week by the ACLU is based on more than 30,000 pages of

NPR - 2018-05-24 02:11:41

Trump Orders Probe to Consider Tariffs on U.S. Auto Imports

President Donald Trump ordered his Commerce Department to consider a probe into whether car and truck imports threaten U.S. national security, a move that could lead the U.S. to slap fresh tariffs on foreign vehicles.“Core industries such as automobiles and automotive parts are critical to our stren

BLOOMBERG - 2018-05-24 00:24:29

Run, hide or fight: Vancouver police release video on what to do in an attack

VANCOUVER — An eight-minute video simulating a shooting at an office has been produced by Vancouver police to help prepare people if an active shooter were on the loose.The city’s police chief believes the video is the first of its kind in Canada, although they have been used by Homeland Security an

NATIONALPOST.COM - 2018-05-23 21:42:51

Trudeau Blocks Chinese Takeover of Aecon on Security Grounds

Shares of Aecon, which helped build Toronto’s iconic CN Tower, have declined in recent weeks to the lowest since the C$1.19 billion ($930 million) deal was announced in October on concern that it would be blocked. Aecon’s construction work includes several sectors that could impact national security

BLOOMBERG - 2018-05-23 21:24:37

Trump mulling probe of auto imports on national security grounds

U.S. President Donald Trump waves as he arrives aboard Air Force One at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York, U.S., May 23, 2018. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

REUTERS - 2018-05-23 21:24:22

New York Visit Drops Trump Into Contested GOP Primary

One week after a White House event led to an extensive back and forth of the president's use of the term “animals” to describe, depending on whom was interpreting, MS-13 gang members or undocumented immigrants writ large, the trio of New York House Republicans —Peter T. King,Dan Donovan, andLee Zeld

ROLL CALL ONLINE - 2018-05-23 21:08:00

Ukraine claims it's the target of a massive Russian cyberattack

Cisco says hackers have infected more than 500,000 routers and other devices with malware to prepare for a cyberattack, and Ukraine could be the target. The country's SBU security service claims the malware is evidence Russia is preparing for a major attack "aimed at destabilising the situation" dur

ENGADGET - 2018-05-23 20:41:00

Trump Defends Calling Latino Gang Members ‘Animals’

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a roundtable discussion on immigration at Morrelly Homeland Security Center in Bethpage, New York, May 23.Photographer: Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images

BLOOMBERG - 2018-05-23 18:44:10

Trump weighs new tariffs on imported cars on national security grounds

The administration is considering starting a probe of imported cars under a legal provision known as Section 232, possibly applying tariffs at the end, the Journal reported, citing industry officials briefed on broad outlines of the plan.

AUTOBLOG - 2018-05-23 17:36:00

Drones May Need License Plates Soon

“We need assurances that any drone, any unmanned aircraft, operating in controlled airspace is identifiable and trackable,” Elwell said. “It’s as simple as that.”

BLOOMBERG - 2018-05-23 17:32:42

Comcast may challenge Disney’s purchase of Fox entertainment assets with its own big

Comcast “is considering, and is in advanced stages of preparing, an offer for the business that Fox has agreed to sell Disney,” the company said in a statement. “Any offer for Fox would be all-cash and at a premium to the value of the current all-share offer from Disney.”

WASHINGTON POST - 2018-05-23 16:45:00

One U.S. State Takes Steps to Hold the NSA Accountable for Warrantless Surveillance

On the heels of the fifth anniversary of whistleblower Edward Snowden’s disclosure of classified National Security Agency (NSA) documents to journalists, one state legislature has recently taken steps to hold the government agency accountable for its warrantless surveillance programs by making it il

MINTPRESSNEWS.COM - 2018-05-23 16:27:53

Pompeo Affirms, Reluctantly, That Russia Tried to Help Trump Win

Mike Pompeo, U.S. secretary of state, listens during a House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing in Washington on May 23, 2018.Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg Secretary of State Mike Pompeo acknowledged -- after prodding by lawmakers -- that he backs the finding by U.S. intelligence agencies tha

BLOOMBERG - 2018-05-23 15:49:05

The Latest: Trump to discuss immigration 'loopholes' in NY

Spokesman Hogan Gidley on Wednesday pointed to policies such as catch-and-release, which allows immigrants in the U.S. illegally to be released from custody while they await immigration hearings. He cited lax asylum standards, the proliferation of unaccompanied children coming into the U.S. illegall

AP - 2018-05-23 15:39:31

Gitmo military commissions should end or be reformed, says report shared with Congress in ABA letter

A panel of experts in national security and military law recommends either ending or reforming the military commissions being used to try terrorism suspects at U.S. Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, according to a report the ABA shared in letters sent to two Congressional committees Tuesday.

ABA JOURNAL - 2018-05-23 15:31:00

Comey pushes back on Trump's spying claims

In a tweet that did not address the President by name, the former FBI director wrote, "Facts matter. The FBI's use of Confidential Human Sources (the actual term) is tightly regulated and essential to protecting the country. Attacks on the FBI and lying about its work will do lasting damage to our c

CNN - 2018-05-23 15:18:46

Laura Ingraham Nails James Clapper with Insult: 'I Trust' Joy Behar 'More With National Intelligence'

Joined by guest Newt Gingrich, Ingraham criticized Clapper'sappearanceon Behar's show earlier this month, during which he insisted he “made a mistake” and didn't lie under oath about the NSA's spying on law-abiding citizens, adding he doesn't like the term “spying.”

IJR - 2018-05-23 15:18:13

'SPYGATE,' 'WITCH HUNT!' Trump fumes over FBI's handling of Russia investigation

WASHINGTON - President Trump is escalating his rhetorical war against the agencies investigating Russian interference in the 2016 election, referring to them as the "criminal deep state" in a series of Wednesday morning tweets. "SPYGATE could be one of the biggest political scandals in history!" Tru

USA TODAY - 2018-05-23 14:42:37

Exclusive: U.S. Government Can't Get Controversial Kaspersky Lab Software Off Its Networks

The law says American agencies must eliminate the use of Kaspersky Lab software by October. U.S. officials say that's impossible-it's embedded too deep in our infrastructure. Federal agencies are so far unable to comply with a law banning Kaspersky Lab software from U.S. government networks by Octob

DAILY BEAST - 2018-05-23 14:05:48