Dec 1, 2016

FBI to gain expanded hacking powers as Senate effort to block fails

A last-ditch effort in the Senate to block or delay rule changes that would expand the U.S. government’s hacking powers failed Wednesday, despite concerns that the changes would jeopardize the privacy rights of innocent Americans and risk possible abuse by the incoming administration of ...

Nov 20, 2016

Chicago congressman's grandson fatally shot over shoes

A dispute over shoes led to the fatal shooting of the grandson of Illinois U.S. Rep. Danny Davis, Chicago police said Saturday. At least two attackers went to the home of 15-year-old Javon Wilson in the Englewood neighborhood of Chicago on Friday night and ...

Kerry hopes to revive TPP trade deal

Nov 13, 2016

Kerry hopes to revive TPP trade deal

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry refused to call last rites on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Sunday, expressing hope President-elect Donald Trump will drop his opposition to the contentious free trade deal. The 12-nation TPP became a hot-button issue during the U.S. election campaign, ...