National security

June 28, 2018 - 8:26 am
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's Parliament has passed sweeping national security legislation that bans covert foreign interference in domestic politics and makes industrial espionage for a foreign power a crime. The two bills covering foreign interference, espionage and influence...
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Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, shakes hands with U.S. National security adviser John Bolton during their meeting in the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, June 27, 2018. U.S. President Donald Trump's national security adviser is due in Moscow Wednesday to lay the groundwork for a possible U.S.-Russia summit. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, Pool)
June 27, 2018 - 10:44 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on talks to set up a summit between Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Donald Trump (all times local): 5:30 p.m. A foreign affairs adviser to Russian President Vladimir Putin says Moscow and Washington have reached an agreement on Putin having a summit with...
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June 27, 2018 - 3:55 am
MOSCOW (AP) — U.S. President Donald Trump's national security adviser is due in Moscow to lay the groundwork for a possible U.S.-Russia summit. National Security Adviser John Bolton will meet Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Wednesday. The Kremlin would not say whether Bolton would also...
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June 26, 2018 - 9:56 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Department of Homeland Security officials are warning employees of heightened threats amid the rancorous immigration debate. In a message to staff, Acting Deputy Secretary Claire Grady suggested department members lock doors and windows and remove badges when in public. The...
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FILE - This undated file photo obtained by The Associated Press shows a drawing of a prisoner being abused at a prison in Yemen run by the United Arab Emirates. Arabic from right to left reads: "Anti-terrorism," "Innocent citizen," and "Real terrorism behind their back, they don't look at." With hugs and kisses, family and friends of a Yemeni actor celebrated Monday, June 25, 2018, after he and at least three other detainees were freed from UAE-controlled prisons in southern Yemen where they had been held without charges for nearly a year. (AP Photo, File)
June 26, 2018 - 6:41 am
CAIRO (AP) — With hugs and kisses, family and friends of a Yemeni actor celebrated after he and at least three other detainees were freed from prisons controlled by the United Arab Emirates in southern Yemen where they had been held without charges for nearly a year. The actor, Nasser al-Anbari, a...
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FILE - This undated file photo obtained by The Associated Press shows a drawing of a prisoner being abused at a prison in Yemen run by the United Arab Emirates. Arabic from right to left reads: "Anti-terrorism," "Innocent citizen," and "Real terrorism behind their back, they don't look at." With hugs and kisses, family and friends of a Yemeni actor celebrated Monday, June 25, 2018, after he and at least three other detainees were freed from UAE-controlled prisons in southern Yemen where they had been held without charges for nearly a year. (AP Photo, File)
June 26, 2018 - 1:37 am
CAIRO (AP) — With hugs and kisses, family and friends of a Yemeni actor celebrated Monday after he and at least three other detainees were freed from prisons controlled by the United Arab Emirates in southern Yemen where they had been held without charges for nearly a year. The actor, Nasser al-...
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Immigrant families line up to enter the central bus station after they were processed and released by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Sunday, June 24, 2018, in McAllen, Texas. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
June 24, 2018 - 9:08 pm
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — A Texas charitable organization says 32 immigrant parents separated from their children after crossing the U.S.-Mexico border were freed into its care Sunday, but they don't know where their kids are or when they might see them again despite government assurances that family...
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FILE - In this July 31, 2014, file photo, a courtyard is seen at the Karnes County Residential Center in Karnes City, Texas. The immigration detention facility has been retooled to house adults with children who have been apprehended at the border. The Trump administration is calling for the expanded use of family detention for immigrant parents and children who are stopped along U.S.-Mexico border, a move descried by advocates as a cruel and ineffective attempt to deter families from coming to the United States. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)
June 23, 2018 - 8:27 pm
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — The Trump administration is calling for the expanded use of family detention for immigrant parents and children who are stopped along the U.S.-Mexico border, a move decried by advocates as a cruel and ineffective attempt to deter families from coming to the United States...
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In this photo taken June 8, 2017, accused leaker Reality Winner leaves the U.S. District Courthouse in Augusta, Ga., following a bond hearing. Court records indicate Winner, charged with leaking U.S. secrets to a news outlet, has reached a deal with prosecutors. U.S. Department of Justice spokesman Ian Prior confirmed in an email Thursday, June 21, 2018, that former National Security Agency contractor Winner plans to plead guilty. (Michael Holahan/The Augusta Chronicle via AP)
June 21, 2018 - 6:11 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — A woman charged with leaking U.S. secrets to a news outlet plans to plead guilty, a federal official confirmed Thursday. Online court records show a change of plea hearing is scheduled Tuesday for former National Security Agency contractor Reality Winner. U.S. Department of Justice...
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President Donald Trump signs an executive order to keep families together at the border, but says that the 'zero-tolerance' prosecution policy will continue, during an event in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, June 20, 2018. Standing behind Trump are Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, left, and Vice President Mike Pence. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
June 20, 2018 - 7:35 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Bowing to pressure from anxious allies, President Donald Trump abruptly reversed himself Wednesday and signed an executive order halting his administration's policy of separating children from their parents when they are detained illegally crossing the U.S. border. It was a...
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