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Obama orders review of 2016 election cyberattacks

U.S. President Barack Obama has ordered intelligence agencies to review cyberattacks and foreign intervention into the 2016 election and deliver a report before he leaves office on Jan. 20, the White House said Friday. In October, the U.S. government formally accused Russia of a campaign of cyberattacks against Democratic Party ...

Mattis received anonymous email in Petraeus case

Dec 10, 2016

Mattis received anonymous email in Petraeus case

President-elect Donald Trump’s choice for defense secretary was among U.S. military officials who the FBI concluded received anonymous emails from the woman whose affair with then-CIA director David Petraeus led to his downfall, The Associated Press has learned. The emails to now-retired Marine Gen. ...

Dec 10, 2016

U.S. airstrike killed militant linked to Charlie Hebdo attack

An Islamic State leader linked to the 2015 attacks at the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo was killed in a U.S. airstrike in Syria, U.S. military officials said Friday. Officials said Boubaker el Hakim was killed in Raqqa on Nov. 26. He is believed ...

Dec 9, 2016

Hundreds missing after fleeing east Aleppo: U.N.

Hundreds of men may have gone missing after fleeing into government-controlled parts of Aleppo, the U.N. warned Friday, saying armed groups were reportedly blocking civilians from leaving the shrinking areas under their control. As Syrian government artillery pummeled the rebel territory in Aleppo, the ...