Government surveillance

FILE - In this March 21, 2017, file photo, Senate Judiciary Committee member Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. President Donald Trump is considering nearly a dozen candidates to succeed ousted FBI Director James Comey, choosing from a group that includes several lawmakers, attorneys and law enforcement officials. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)
May 13, 2017 - 7:07 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is considering more than a dozen candidates to succeed ousted FBI Director James Comey, choosing from a group that includes several lawmakers, attorneys and law enforcement officials. White House officials said Friday the president was moving expeditiously...
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FILE - In this Sept. 18, 2014 file photo, House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence Chairman Rep. Mike Rogers, R-Mich., questions witnesses during a full committee hearing on the threat posed by Islamic extremists, on Capitol Hill in Washington. President Donald Trump is considering nearly a dozen candidates to succeed ousted FBI Director James Comey, choosing from a group that includes several lawmakers, attorneys and law enforcement officials.AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
May 13, 2017 - 7:05 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Trump administration's search for a new FBI director (all times local): 6:35 p.m. A former homeland security and counterterrorism adviser is scheduled to interview for FBI director. Frances Townsend worked in the administration of President George W. Bush...
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May 02, 2017 - 6:54 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Government officials requested to know the identities of more than 1,900 Americans whose information was swept up in National Security Agency surveillance programs last year, according to an intelligence report issued Tuesday. The identities of U.S. citizens and legal permanent...
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May 01, 2017 - 6:00 pm
DETROIT (AP) — A man who critically wounded a Detroit police officer responding to a domestic dispute was caught on video surveillance chambering a round into a handgun as officers knocked on the door to his apartment building, the city's police chief said Monday. Cameras inside the west side...
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May 01, 2017 - 1:38 pm
DETROIT (AP) — A man who critically wounded a Detroit police officer responding to a domestic dispute was caught on video surveillance chambering a round into a handgun as officers knocked on the door to his apartment building, the city's police chief said Monday. Cameras inside the west side...
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FILE - In this April 7, 2017, file photo, Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington. Paul and Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., are asking the nation’s top intelligence official to release more information about the communications of American citizens swept up in surveillance operations. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, file)
April 22, 2017 - 3:03 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Democratic privacy advocate and libertarian-minded Republican are asking the nation's top intelligence official to release more information about the communications of American citizens swept up in surveillance operations. The request by Democratic Sen. Ron Wyden of Oregon and...
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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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