- Relatives of Americans in Iran press for their release Updated: Jun-02-15 3:30 pm
WASHINGTON - Relatives of four Americans missing or detained in Iran told Congress on Tuesday of milestones missed - weddings, graduations, birth of grandchildren - and asked U.S. officials to push harder for their release in negotiations with Tehran on a nuclear deal.
- Ex-Los Alamos scientist in nuke spy sting loses appeal Updated: Jun-01-15 4:12 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - A former Los Alamos National Laboratory scientist convicted of offering to help develop nuclear weapons for Venezuela cannot appeal his five-year sentence because he gave up that right, a federal court said.
- 4 Serb ex-spies plead not guilty in 1999 journalist slaying Updated: Jun-01-15 10:17 am
BELGRADE, Serbia - Four former Serbian secret service officials have pleaded not guilty in the 1999 killing of a prominent journalist during late leader Slobodan Milosevic's autocratic rule.
- Disagreement over impact if US surveillance laws do expire Updated: May-30-15 3:00 pm
WASHINGTON - Barring a last-minute deal in Congress, three post-Sept. 11 surveillance laws used against suspected spies and terrorists are set to expire as Sunday turns into Monday.
- Turkish paper probed over images of spy agency trucks Updated: May-29-15 8:22 am
ANKARA, Turkey - The Istanbul prosecutor's office has launched an investigation of newspaper editor following the publication of images of truckloads of ammunition, which the paper says proved that a convoy which was stopped on its way to Syria on a Turkish intelligence mission was carrying arms to rebels.
- Retired PPG worker confined to home in trade secrets case Updated: May-27-15 11:58 am
PITTSBURGH - A federal magistrate has released a retired PPG Industries researcher from jail, but ordered him confined to his home until he stands trial on charges of stealing trade secrets for a Chinese company.
- NY judge: Release testimony by Rosenberg brother in spy case Updated: May-22-15 5:41 pm
NEW YORK - A judge has ordered the unsealing of key grand jury testimony from 1950 that may give new fuel to suspicions that Ethel Rosenberg was unjustly convicted of espionage and put to death for conspiring to give nuclear secrets to the Soviet Union.
- Lithuanian man arrested in Moscow on spying charges Updated: May-20-15 11:31 am
MOSCOW - Russia has arrested a Lithuanian man suspected of spying, a move that comes only weeks after the arrest of an alleged Russian spy in Lithuania.
- 6 Chinese nationals accused of stealing US firms' technology Updated: May-20-15 10:32 am
SAN FRANCISCO - Federal prosecutors have charged six Chinese nationals, including three who earned advanced degrees from the University of Southern California, with stealing wireless technology from a pair of U.S. companies.
- S. Korea's spy agency says N. Korea executed defense chief Updated: May-13-15 12:38 am
SEOUL, South Korea - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un executed his defense chief for sleeping during a meeting and talking back to the young leader, South Korea's spy agency told lawmakers Wednesday, citing what it called credible information.
- Russian bank paying banker's legal fees in NY spy ring case Updated: May-12-15 6:55 pm
NEW YORK - A bank owned by Russia will pay the legal costs for a banker charged with participating in a Cold War-style Russian spy ring, his lawyer said Tuesday.
- Germany: no damage to US relations from spy affair Updated: May-08-15 8:29 am
BERLIN - The German government said Friday that it doesn't expect questions about its spy agency's cooperation with the U.S. National Security Agency to damage relations with Washington.
- Woman in DuPont economic espionage case pleads guilty Updated: May-06-15 1:28 pm
OAKLAND, California - A woman accused along with her husband and former DuPont engineers of stealing trade secrets and selling them to China has pleaded guilty to a related charge.