Russia probe counsel wants to interview senior White House officials

/ Aug 13, 2017

Russia probe counsel wants to interview senior White House officials

The special counsel investigating whether Russia interfered in the U.S. presidential election and possible collusion between Moscow and the Trump campaign wants to speak with current and former senior White House officials, The New York Times reported on Saturday. Robert Mueller, the special counsel leading ...

Software engineer held for hacking Indian biometric ID platform

Aug 7, 2017

Software engineer held for hacking Indian biometric ID platform

Police have arrested a software engineer for stealing sensitive information on more than 50,000 people from India's Aadhaar biometric identity program, the first criminal charges stemming from a government initiative that's been criticized for lacking privacy protections. In a Bangalore police complaint, the engineer was ...

Special counsel Mueller asks White House for Flynn documents: report

/ Aug 5, 2017

Special counsel Mueller asks White House for Flynn documents: report

Investigators working for U.S. special counsel Robert Mueller, who is investigating whether President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign colluded with Russia, have asked the White House for documents related to Michael Flynn, his former national security adviser, The New York Times reported Friday. "Though not a ...

Fragile economy stays Putin's hand in standoff with U.S.

/ | Aug 2, 2017

Fragile economy stays Putin's hand in standoff with U.S.

Russian President Vladimir Putin is unlikely to risk escalating tit-for-tat sanctions with Washington because the only measures that would hurt the United States would also endanger Russia's fragile economic recovery. After U.S. lawmakers backed a new round of economic sanctions on Moscow, Russia last week ...

Senate Republicans begin abandoning Trump

/ | Aug 2, 2017

Senate Republicans begin abandoning Trump

Step by step, Senate Republicans are turning their backs on President Donald Trump. They defeated an "Obamacare" repeal bill despite Trump's pleas and are ignoring his demands that they get back to work on it. They dissed the White House budget director, defended the attorney ...

Trump-Putin honeymoon may be over

/ | Jul 29, 2017

Trump-Putin honeymoon may be over

Russian President Vladimir Putin tossed President-elect Donald Trump a bouquet in December when he chose not to retaliate for the U.S. expulsion of Russian diplomats and the seizure of Russian diplomatic compounds. The honeymoon is over. A tit-for-tat decision by Russia on Friday to expel hundreds ...