The Guantánamo parole board has rejected a plea for release from the prison’s oldest war-on-terror captive, a U.S.-educated, 68-year-old Pakistani businessman, citing the prisoner’s past ties to al-Qaida and declaring him too dangerous to go. The parole board cited the captive’s ‘past involvement in terrorist activities.’
Russian attack planes buzzed a U.S. Navy destroyer in the Baltic Sea multiple times Monday and Tuesday, coming as close as an estimated 30 feet from the ship and twice passing below the ship’s navigation bridge, U.S. officials said Wednesday.
Quandary for the Justice Department: Send him down the terrorism prosecution route that typically leads to federal prison, or strike a deal and use his story as a cautionary tale to deter other would-be recruits?
Some 66 House Democrats are urging the Homeland Security appropriations subcommittee to set aside $105 million for a program to help state and city transit districts increase security – a drop in the bucket compared to the $7.6 billion spent on aviation security.
Explosions at the airport and a major subway station in Belgium have killed at least 13 and reportedly as many as 33 people and left dozens more injured, according to initial media and police reports on the attacks.
A federal watchdog has concluded that the Pentagon inspector general’s office may have improperly destroyed evidence during the high-profile leak prosecution of former National Security Agency official Thomas Drake.
Savannah River Site employee Sandra Black told federal investigators her supervisors had interfered with her work and had tried to intimidate her into changing her findings if they validated employees’ complaints about safety, fraud and harassment. A few weeks later, she was fired.
The Justice Department’s legal offensive to force Apple to unlock the iPhone of San Bernardino shooter Syed Farook can be traced to one reality: Apple simply offers far better encryption capabilities than its smartphone competitors.
Violence has decreased across Syria and some humanitarian aid has arrived in hard-hit areas five days into an internationally brokered pause in fighting, though claims of violations from both sides dim the agreement’s chances for becoming a full-fledged ceasefire.
A federal judge in Brooklyn ruled Monday that the government cannot force Apple to unlock an iPhone – a decision that could be a blow against the FBI in its legal battle to get Apple to open the phone of San Bernardino shooter Syed Farook.
Forcing Apple to unlock the iPhone of San Bernardino shooter Syed Farook would violate its constitutional right to free speech, the company argued Thursday in a court motion attempting to quash a court order requiring it to cooperate with the FBI.
The court dispute between Apple and the Justice Department over unlocking the San Bernardino shooter’s iPhone became a public relations war on Monday, with the FBI and Apple exchanging verbal blows on the Internet and Congress preparing to intervene.
The Justice Department is charging that Apple’s refusal to help the FBI unlock the cell phone of San Bernardino shooter Syed Farook is about profit and not a principled stand to protect the data of all iPhone users.
The Army says that Charlotte resident Paula Broadwell is not under investigation in connection with her affair with Gen. David Petraeus and her acceptance of highly classified material from the military hero who commanded U.S. troops in Iraq and Afghanistan.
A royal feud erupts on Twitter when Barack and Michelle Obama challenged Prince Harry to the Invictus games. Things got heated when Queen Elizabeth was recruited to respond. The 2016 Invictus Games, an international, paralympic-style event for wounded, injured or sick military personnel and veterans will be held May 8 -12 in Orlando, Fla.
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