Dec 30, 2015

U.S. spying reportedly included Israeli phone calls with U.S. lawmakers

The U.S. National Security Agency’s foreign eavesdropping included phone conversations between top Israeli officials and U.S. lawmakers and American-Jewish groups, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday, citing current and former U.S. officials. White House officials believed the intercepted information could be valuable to ...

Dec 17, 2015

U.S. spending bill tightens visa waiver program for 38 countries

Citizens of 38 countries, including many in Europe, will face new restrictions on travel to the United States under changes to the “visa waiver” program tucked into a massive spending bill unveiled in the U.S. Congress on Wednesday. U.S. officials have been eyeing the ...