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  • FBI warns cyber sabotage, extortion by disgruntled employees rising

    The FBI has engaged in numerous "significant" investigations in recent months involving employees who used their access to company servers to destroy data, steal customer information, make unauthorized charges to company accounts and steal trade secrets.

  • Road to climate treaty rocky after UN summit

    Developing countries could derail the process toward an international climate treaty by insisting on an amount of aid that richer ones are unlikely to donate.

  • Republicans press Obama to wait on AG

    Sen. Ted Cruz is leading a conservative charge against holding a vote on President Obama's attorney general nomination during the lame-duck session.

  • Why Senate races always go down to the wire

    Experienced political observers say that even in wave years, the public doesn't make up its mind until the last minute and many key races may still be close.

  • Top Republicans to Susan Rice: Don't limit options in military authorization request

    McKeon told Rice that any new military authorization should not be limited to exclude any options, though the letter did not specifically reference the use of U.S. combat forces.

  • White House hints at fall confirmation for next AG

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Could the White House be hinting at when President Barack Obama might nominate a new attorney general? The White House won't give away Obama's timeline. But press secretary Josh Earnest pointed out Friday that there is precedent for the Senate confirming nominees in a...

  • WH insists al Qaeda core is 'decimated'

    In an aggressive round of questions, White House press secretary Josh Earnest repeatedly claimed that many of al Qaeda's leaders have been killed during President Obama's time in office.

  • Lamborn: Generals should resign with 'glory'

    A Republican member of the House Armed Services Committee said U.S. generals should resign "in a blaze of glory" if they disagree with President Obama's foreign policy.

  • Fancy meals but no food for fasting Indian leader

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will join President Barack Obama for dinner on Monday and attend a State Department lunch the next day. But there's one hitch. Modi won't eat any of the food. The new prime minister is in the midst of a nine-day fast dedicated to the Hindu...

  • Allred: NFL let player accused of rape play

    Lawyer Gloria Allred is accusing the NFL of allowing a player to participate in a football game after he was accused of rape.

  • Pentagon spending $10 million a day fighting ISIS: Hagel

    Pentagon officials had previously estimated the cost at $7.5 million a day, but that was before the campaign was extended to Syria on Monday.

  • Seventh Circuit orders Wis. court to decide fate of investigation into Gov. Walker

    Walker CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – A federal appeals court has ruled that a lower court was wrong to stop a “John Doe” proceeding initiated by a Wisconsin district attorney against Gov. Scott Walker. On Wednesday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit reversed an injunction granted...

  • Obama has 'full confidence' in Secret Service

    President Obama met Thursday night with Secret Service Director Julia Pierson about her initial assessment of why and how the incident occurred.

  • 'Daily Show' airs controversial Redskins segment

    WASHINGTON (AP) — "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" on Thursday night aired a controversial segment pitting Washington Redskins fans against a group of American Indians who want the team to change its mascot. The segment got attention days before, after one of the Redskins fans told The...

  • White House OK with lame-duck AG pick

    The White House on Friday wouldn't reveal the timing of President Obama's nomination to replacing outgoing Attorney General Eric Holder but argued that Republicans should quickly support the nominee, even if it comes before January.

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  • Another Fight Obama Shirks

    When it comes to military actions, President Obama likes to declare the end of wars, regardless of whether America’s opponents agree that is the case. When it comes to economic wars, he has no...

  • Second Time’s a Charm?

    Voters in Connecticut’s gubernatorial election this November will face a familiar choice as Republican Tom Foley squares off against Democrat Dan Malloy. Four years ago, in a nail biter for what...