Tag: National security

US officials double down on push for nuclear modernization

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A top U.S. nuclear security official and the leaders of three key national laboratories doubled down Friday on the push to...

College won’t revoke Trump adviser Flynn’s honorary degree

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SOUTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. — The University of Rhode Island decided not to revoke an honorary degree bestowed upon Michael Flynn, an alumnus who briefly...

UN opens office for counter-terrorism and training in Africa

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RABAT, Morocco — Morocco and the United Nations on Thursday inaugurated a U.N. office for counter-terrorism and training in Africa, that's seeing increasing extremist...

Hong Kong’s Apple Daily newspaper says it may shut down

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HONG KONG — Hong Kong’s embattled pro-democracy newspaper Apple Daily reported Monday that its board of directors has asked authorities to unfreeze some assets...

Belgium: Body of fugitive far-right soldier apparently found

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PARIS — Belgian police say the body of a fugitive far-right soldier who was the target of a huge manhunt appears to have been...

Hong Kong newspaper increases print run after arrests

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HONG KONG — Hong Kong pro-democracy newspaper Apple Daily on Friday increased its print run to 500,000 copies as residents showed support for the...

NSA to NSO: NY filmmakers explore circles of surveillance

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BERLIN — American filmmaker Laura Poitras, known for her award-winning 2014 documentary on former U.S. intelligence contractor Edward Snowden and his revelations about the...

Appeals court upholds FCC subsidy ban for Huawei purchases

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NEW ORLEANS — A federal appeals court refused Friday to hear Chinese tech giant Huawei's request to throw out a rule used to bar...

House poised to repeal 2002 Iraq War authorization

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WASHINGTON — The Democratic-led House, with the backing of President Joe Biden, is expected to approve legislation to repeal the 2002 authorization for use...

US and Mexico seek ways to do more on irregular immigration

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MEXICO CITY — In consecutive visits this month, Vice President Kamala Harris and Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas have conveyed to the most important...