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Sunday, Oct 6, 2019 at 09:09 PM EDT

US Researchers on Front Line of Battle Against Chinese Theft

US Researchers on Front Line of Battle Against Chinese Theft

As the U.S. warned allies around the world that Chinese tech giant Huawei was a security threat, the FBI was making the same point quietly to a Midwestern university. In an email to the associate vice...

Sunday, Oct 6, 2019 at 03:40 PM EDT

Aide: Perry Pushed Trump for Ukraine Call, for Energy Issues

Aide: Perry Pushed Trump for Ukraine Call, for Energy Issues

Energy Secretary Rick Perry encouraged President Donald Trump to speak to Ukraine's president — but on energy and economic issues, Perry's spokeswoman said Sunday, addressing Perry's role in a telephone call...

Monday, Oct 7, 2019 at 03:11 PM EDT

Second Whistleblower Comes Forward in Trump-Ukraine Scandal

Second Whistleblower Comes Forward in Trump-Ukraine Scandal

A second whistleblower has come forward with information about President Donald Trump's dealings with Ukraine, adding to the impeachment peril engulfing the White House and potentially providing new leads to...

Sunday, Oct 6, 2019 at 01:41 PM EDT

Anger Grows at Civilian Deaths by US, Afghan Forces

Anger Grows at Civilian Deaths by US, Afghan Forces

The workers were sleeping on the mountainside where they had spent a long day harvesting pine nuts in eastern Afghanistan. Some were in tents, others lay outside under the stars, when the U.S. airstrike tore...

Sunday, Oct 6, 2019 at 01:51 AM EDT

Pompeo: State Dept. Will Follow Law as Dems Seek Documents

Pompeo: State Dept. Will Follow Law as Dems Seek Documents

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the State Department intends to follow the law in the House impeachment investigation and vigorously defended President Donald Trump, dismissing questions about the president...

Saturday, Oct 5, 2019 at 07:23 PM EDT

California Bans Distributing "Deepfakes" Before Elections

California Bans Distributing "Deepfakes" Before Elections

The rush is on to fight so-called “deepfakes”—videos and audio altered to make a person falsely appear to say something that they did not. California has passed a ban that makes it illegal to share such...

Saturday, Oct 5, 2019 at 10:11 PM EDT

North Korea Decries Breakdown of Talks US Says Were 'Good'

North Korea Decries Breakdown of Talks US Says Were 'Good'

North Korea's chief negotiator said that nuclear talks with the U.S. had broken down, but Washington maintained the two sides had "good discussions" in Sweden that it intends to build on in two weeks. The North...

Saturday, Oct 5, 2019 at 06:37 PM EDT

Sanders, Warren Upend How Democrats Raise Money

Sanders, Warren Upend How Democrats Raise Money

There's big money in thinking small. Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren raked in more cash over the past three months than any of their rivals for the Democratic presidential nomination. And it's not...

Saturday, Oct 5, 2019 at 06:24 PM EDT

How the Ground Shifted on Trump Impeachment

How the Ground Shifted on Trump Impeachment

After more than two years of jousting over President Donald Trump's conduct, the ground has shifted in Congress and a move toward impeachment has broken free of constraints. That does not mean the path ahead is...

Saturday, Oct 5, 2019 at 06:14 PM EDT

Fact Check: Trump's Fact-Challenged Week Over Impeachment

Fact Check: Trump's Fact-Challenged Week Over Impeachment

Facing an impeachment inquiry, President Donald Trump is turning to a familiar playbook to defend himself: attacking his investigators , blasting the inquiry as illegal and deriding the process as all-but-rigge...

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