Government And Politics

Russian hackers used US online infrastructure against itself

Jul 16, 2018

Prosecutors say Russian hackers accused of meddling in the 2016 presidential election exploited some of the United States' own computer infrastructure against it, using two U.S.-based servers it leased in Arizona and Illinois

US challenges China, EU and others at WTO over steel tariffs

Jul 16, 2018

US brings WTO cases against China, EU and others in dispute over American steel tariffs

US intel chief stands by assessment of Russian meddling

Jul 16, 2018

The top U.S. intelligence official says assessments of Russian meddling in the 2016 election have been 'clear' and describes the Kremlin's efforts to undermine the United States' democracy as 'ongoing' and 'pervasive.'

Order barring Louisiana executions is extended by 1 year

Jul 16, 2018

A federal judge's order bars Louisiana from carrying out any death sentences for at least one more year

Salvadoran mother separated from son to remain in custody

Jul 16, 2018

An immigration judge says a Salvadoran woman who was separated from her 8-year-old son when she entered the United States must remain in custody, prolonging her reunification wait

Russian media suggest Putin-Trump summit a step forward

Jul 16, 2018

Russian media saw Monday's highly anticipated summit between Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump as a heartening step forward, with the Kremlin leader as the more prominent figure

Funeral home attack leaves 5 dead, 9 wounded in Mexico

Jul 16, 2018

Five people were killed and nine wounded after gunmen burst into a funeral home and attacked mourners in the north-central Mexican state of Zacatecas

Analysis: Slogan becomes 'Me First' as Trump meets Putin

Jul 16, 2018

Analysis: Donald Trump's "America First" slogan morphed into "Me First" as the president unloaded on his own intelligence community and Justice Department to portray himself as the aggrieved victim of a conspiracy to deny him legitimacy

Judge orders Rio mayor to stop favoring religious groups

Jul 16, 2018

A judge has ordered Rio de Janeiro's mayor to stop using his office to favor religious groups

The Latest: Texas shelter: US flying kids for reunifications

Jul 16, 2018

A shelter for immigrants in El Paso, Texas, says the U.S. government has begun transporting children in a "tremendous amount of airline flights" to be reunited with their parents in some cities

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