Jul 25, 2016

China to shut political, social news sites run by websites

Beijing authorities have shut down several edgy news programs run by major web portals in the latest round of efforts to restrict reporting of political and social news. Citing violation of rules, the municipal office in charge of cyberspace regulations have ordered news portals ...

Jul 14, 2016

Trump seeks $10 million from former aide in disclosure case

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is seeking $10 million in damages from former senior campaign consultant Sam Nunberg, alleging that Nunberg leaked confidential information to reporters in violation of a nondisclosure agreement. In a court filing obtained by The Associated Press, Nunberg accused Trump ...

Jul 1, 2016

Obama signs bill easing access to government records

President Barack Obama signed into law Thursday measures to give the public greater access to government documents and records under the nearly half-century-old Freedom of Information Act. The new law will require federal agencies to consider releasing records under a “presumption of openness” standard, ...