Mar 12, 2015

AP sues State Department, seeking access to Clinton records

The Associated Press on Wednesday sued the U.S. State Department to force the release of email correspondence and government documents from Hillary Rodham Clinton’s tenure as secretary of state. The legal action follows repeated requests filed under the U.S. Freedom of Information Act have ...

NSA sued by Wikimedia, rights groups over mass surveillance

Mar 11, 2015

NSA sued by Wikimedia, rights groups over mass surveillance

The U.S. National Security Agency was sued on Tuesday by Wikimedia and other groups challenging one of its mass surveillance programs that they said violates Americans’ privacy and makes individuals worldwide less likely to share sensitive information. The lawsuit filed in federal court in ...

Clinton avoids email controversy at women's event

Mar 10, 2015

Clinton avoids email controversy at women's event

Hillary Rodham Clinton steered clear Monday of a controversy involving her use of a private email account at the State Department, bringing attention instead to a new report on the progress of women and girls around the globe. The potential 2016 Democratic presidential candidate ...

Mar 5, 2015

U.S. House committee subpoenas Clinton emails on Benghazi

A congressional committee investigating the 2012 attack on a U.S. Consulate in Libya issued subpoenas on Wednesday for former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton’s personal emails, which have created a political storm for the presumptive Democratic presidential candidate. The U.S. House of Representatives ...

Nov 11, 2014

GM ordered new ignition switches prior to recall: WSJ

General Motors ordered half a million replacement ignition switches nearly two months before alerting regulators to a defect linked to at least 32 deaths, The Wall Street Journal reported. The largest U.S. automaker placed an “urgent” order for the new ignitions on Dec. 18, ...

Aug 20, 2014

Hackers steal encrypted passwords of MeetMe social network users

Hackers gained access to some names, emails and encrypted passwords of users of MeetMe Inc.’s social network, the company said. The attack occurred between Aug. 5-7, said Aaron Curtiss, a hired spokesman for the company based in New Hope, Pennsylvania. There was no indication ...