Security services

January 02, 2019 - 1:42 pm
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A North Dakota judge has refused to award attorney fees to a North Carolina security company that won a court case in the wake of protests against the Dakota Access oil pipeline. North Dakota's Private Investigative and Security Board sued TigerSwan in 2017, alleging the...
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European Commissioner for Euro and Social Dialogue Valdis Dombrovkis speaks during a media conference at EU headquarters in Brussels, Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2018. The European Commission says it has reached an agreement with Italy to avert action over the country's budget plans, which the EU's executive arm had warned could break euro currency rules. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
December 19, 2018 - 8:42 am
LONDON (AP) — Hackers have spent years eavesdropping on the diplomatic communications of European Union officials, a U.S. cybersecurity firm said Wednesday, an operation disrupted only after researchers discovered hundreds of intercepted documents lying around on the internet. The documents were...
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People wearing yellow vests demonstrate in Peyrorade, southwestern France, Friday, Dec.14, 2018. French President Emmanuel Macron is calling for "calm" and "order" ahead of promised new protests by the broad yellow-vest movement after rioting in recent weeks. (AP Photo/Bob Edme)
December 14, 2018 - 12:39 pm
PARIS (AP) — Anticipating a fifth straight weekend of violent protests, France's president on Friday called for calm and the Paris police chief warned that armored vehicles and thousands of officers will be deployed again in the French capital. Police chief Michel Delpuech told RTL radio that...
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December 04, 2018 - 1:21 pm
MINSK, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian authorities say they've thwarted a huge cyberattack and are blaming Russia for the alleged digital assault as tensions between the two countries have flared. The Security Service of Ukraine said in a statement that hackers used malicious accounting documents to...
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Security forces block a road at the site of a suicide bomb attack in Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018. Najib Danish, spokesman for Afghanistan's Interior Ministry, said the attack in Kabul took place when a suicide bomber detonated his explosives and then other insurgents started a gun battle with forces in the area. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)
November 28, 2018 - 1:44 pm
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Latest on developments in Afghanistan (all times local): 11:10 p.m. A U.S. military spokesman in Kabul says the airstrike that reportedly struck a house in Helmand province on Tuesday night was conducted by American aircraft. Maj. Bariki Mallya said in an email...
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Security forces block the roads at the site of a suicide bomber attack in Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018. Najib Danish, spokesman for Afghanistan's Interior Ministry, said the attack in Kabul took place when a suicide bomber detonated his explosives and then other insurgents started a gun battle with forces in the area. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)
November 28, 2018 - 1:35 pm
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Taliban insurgents staged a coordinated attack targeting a security firm in the eastern part of the capital on Wednesday, killing at least 10 people and wounding 19 others when a suicide bomber detonated his explosives and fighters engaged security forces in a gun battle,...
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November 22, 2018 - 8:44 am
LONDON (AP) — A major British parliamentary report found Thursday that shortcomings by security services led to missed opportunities to possibly prevent last year's lethal extremist attack at Manchester Arena. The Intelligence and Security Committee, which investigated five terror attacks that took...
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October 23, 2018 - 9:07 am
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Two members of the Standing Rock Sioux and a reservation priest are suing over a five-month shutdown of a North Dakota highway during protests against the Dakota Access oil pipeline. The state shut down a stretch of Highway 1806 in October 2016, after a bridge was damaged by...
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FILE - In this May 9, 2018, file photo provided by the North Korean government, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, left, shakes hands with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during a meeting at Workers' Party of Korea headquarters in Pyongyang, North Korea. North Korea warned Washington through its state media Tuesday, Oct. 2, that a declaration ending the Korean War shouldn't be seen as a bargaining chip in denuclearization talks — but suggested lifting sanctions might be. Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this image distributed by the North Korean government. The content of this image is as provided and cannot be independently verified. Korean language watermark on image as provided by source reads: "KCNA" which is the abbreviation for Korean Central News Agency. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP, File)
October 03, 2018 - 1:04 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — North Korea's nuclear and missile tests have stopped, but its hacking operations to gather intelligence and raise funds for the sanction-strapped government in Pyongyang may be gathering steam. U.S. security firm FireEye raised the alarm Wednesday over a North Korean group that it...
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September 26, 2018 - 1:00 pm
LONDON (AP) — A senior British agent has defended the Security Service's decision not to investigate a man who eventually killed five people in an attack on Westminster Bridge and Parliament. The MI5 agent, identified as Witness L, told an inquest into the attack that the 2010 decision to close an...
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