- US intel official not optimistic about cyber deal with China Updated: Sep-29-15 12:31 pm
WASHINGTON - The nation's top intelligence official said Tuesday that he's not optimistic that an agreement the U.S. recently struck with China will effectively deter state-sponsored cyberattacks on business emanating from the communist nation.
- Refugee surge to Europe raises concern about militants Updated: Sep-15-15 3:18 pm
PARIS - When Islamic State extremists lost control of a key crossroads town in northern Syria in June, some militants shed their jihadi garb and blended in with the flood of Syrians fleeing across the Turkish border. Since then, the exodus of Syrians and Iraqis toward Europe has surged - and Europeans opposed to taking in more refugees say that more than ever, they fear "disguised terrorists" in their midst.
- Intelligence chief: Little penalty for cyberattacks Updated: Sep-10-15 12:02 pm
WASHINGTON - Cyberattacks against American interests are likely to continue and grow more damaging, in part because hackers face a low risk of consequences, the director of national intelligence told Congress Thursday.
- Officials: US to increase number of refugees by 5K next year Updated: Sep-09-15 4:32 pm
WASHINGTON - The United States is prepared to increase the number of refugees it resettles by at least 5,000 next year as European countries struggle to accommodate tens of thousands of refugees from the Middle East and Africa.