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Russian Hackers Read Obama’s Unclassified Emails, Officials Say

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WASHINGTON — Some of President Obama’s email correspondence was swept up by Russian hackers last year in a breach of the White House’s unclassified computer system that was far more intrusive and worrisome than has been publicly acknowledged, according to

Iran-based hackers reportedly target US officials for sanctions, anti-nuclear intelligence

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Hackers apparently based in Iran have mounted a three-year campaign of cyber-espionage against high-ranking U.S. and international officials, including a four-star admiral, to gather intelligence on economic sanctions, antinuclear proliferation efforts and other issues, according to cybersecurity investigators. Using an

Senate panel delays CIA nominee Brennan’s confirmation vote

John-Brennan

(Reuters) – The Senate intelligence committee on Wednesday postponed until next week a vote on the confirmation of White House aide John Brennan to be CIA director, dashing hopes of Democratic leaders who had hoped to hold a vote on

Secret Service Describes JFK as Reckless

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During the Cuban Missile Crisis, decisions made by President John F. Kennedy and Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev could have plunged both countries into thermonuclear war. But the 45-year-old president was preoccupied with 19-year-old White House aide Mimi Beardsley Alford, according

The August 1991 Coup in Moscow, 20 Years Later

Washington D.C., August 19, 2011 -The hardline coup d’etat 20 years ago today in Moscow surprised its plotters with unexpected resistance from Soviet president Mikhail Gorbachev, from Russian democratic opposition forces, and from the international community including the Bush administration,