Domestic spying

April 15, 2017 - 8:02 am
PARIS (AP) — Up-to-date Microsoft customers are safe from the purported National Security Agency spying tools dumped online, the software company said Saturday, tamping down fears that the digital arsenal was poised to wreak havoc across the internet . In a blog post , Microsoft Corp. security...
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April 15, 2017 - 6:54 am
PARIS (AP) — Microsoft says the recent dump of purported National Security Agency spying tools doesn't affect up-to-date users of Windows, puncturing claims that the digital arsenal was poised to create chaos across the internet. In a blog post , Microsoft security manager Phillip Misner said that...
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FILE - In this Dec. 12, 2016, file photo, Carter Page, a former foreign policy adviser of U.S. President-elect Donald Trump, speaks at a news conference at RIA Novosti news agency in Moscow, Russia. A published report says the FBI obtained a court order to monitor communications of an adviser to then-candidate Donald Trump last summer. The Washington Post reported April 11, 2017 the application to a special court to monitor Carter Page was part of the investigation into potential links between the Republican’s presidential campaign and Russia. The newspaper said its report was based on unnamed law enforcement and other U.S. officials. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin, file)
April 11, 2017 - 9:01 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI obtained a secret court order last summer to monitor the communications of Carter Page, an adviser to then-candidate Donald Trump, because the government had reason to believe Page was acting as a Russian agent, The Washington Post reported Tuesday. Page is among the Trump...
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FILE - In this July 7, 2016 file photo, then-National Security Adviser Susan Rice is seen on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington. Rice says it's "absolutely false" that the previous administration used intelligence about President Donald Trump's associates for political purposes. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
April 05, 2017 - 8:55 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Citing no evidence, President Donald Trump on Wednesday accused his predecessor's national security adviser of breaking the law, one month after he accused former President Barack Obama of illegally wiretapping him. In an interview with The New York Times, Trump said Obama's...
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FILE - In this July 7, 2016 file photo, then-National Security Adviser Susan Rice is seen on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington. Rice says it's "absolutely false" that the previous administration used intelligence about President Donald Trump's associates for political purposes. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
April 05, 2017 - 5:54 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Citing no evidence, President Donald Trump on Wednesday accused his predecessor's national security adviser of breaking the law, one month after he accused former President Barack Obama of illegally wiretapping him. In an interview with The New York Times, Trump said Obama's...
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House Intelligence Committee Chairman Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., right, accompanied by the committee's ranking member, Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., talks to reporters, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, March, 15, 2017, about their investigation of Russian influence on the American presidential election. Both lawmakers said they have no evidence to back up President Trump's claim that former President Barack Obama wiretapped Trump Plaza during the 2016 campaign. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
March 15, 2017 - 12:00 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Longtime Trump adviser Roger Stone says he believes his contacts with a Russian-linked hacker who took credit for breaching the Democratic National Committee may have been obtained through a special warrant that allows the government to collect the communications of people...
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In this photo taken July 16, 2016, Roger Stone, an adviser to Donald Trump, center, speaks to reporters in New York. Stone says he believes his contacts with a Russian-linked hacker who took credit for breaching the Democratic National Committee were obtained through a FISA warrant, which allows the government to collect the communications of individuals suspected of being agents of a foreign power. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
March 15, 2017 - 9:40 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Longtime Trump adviser Roger Stone says he believes his contacts with a Russian-linked hacker who took credit for breaching the Democratic National Committee may have been obtained through a FISA warrant, which allows the government to collect the communications of individuals...
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White House Press secretary Sean Spicer walks out of the West Wing of the White House in Washington to speak with members of the media, Monday, March 6, 2017. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
March 06, 2017 - 8:56 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — If Donald Trump wants to know whether he was the subject of surveillance by the U.S. government, he may be uniquely positioned to get an answer. A series of weekend tweets by the president focused public attention on intelligence collection authorities long shrouded in secrecy...
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