- Schumer: Probe billboards using phone data to track shoppers Updated: May-01-16 6:37 pm
NEW YORK - A U.S. senator is calling for a federal investigation into an outdoor advertising company's latest effort to target billboard ads to specific consumers.
- The Latest: Company says ads respect consumers' privacy Updated: May-01-16 11:00 am
NEW YORK - The Latest on a U.S. senator's call for an investigation into the practices of an outdoor advertising company in New York (all times local):
- North Korea sends another US citizen to prison Updated: Apr-29-16 11:08 pm
PYONGYANG, North Korea - North Korea sentenced a U.S. citizen of Korean heritage to 10 years in prison with hard labor after convicting him of espionage and subversion, the second American it has put behind bars this year.
- Woman says Detroit-area cop used phone to see her nude Updated: Apr-27-16 9:37 pm
HAZEL PARK, Michigan - A Detroit-area woman says a cellphone seized by police was used to spy on her while she was naked and nursing her son.
- Head of German spy agency to be replaced in July Updated: Apr-27-16 10:48 am
BERLIN - Germany's spy chief is being replaced, Chancellor Angela Merkel's office said Wednesday, citing major upcoming "challenges" for the country's foreign intelligence agency.
- Reporter jailed in Iran to spend year as Harvard fellow Updated: Apr-26-16 7:43 pm
CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts - The Washington Post reporter who was detained for more than 18 months in Iran after being accused of espionage will spend the coming year at Harvard University as a Nieman journalism fellow.
- US Steel files trade complaint against big Chinese producers Updated: Apr-26-16 7:00 pm
WASHINGTON - United States Steel Corp. has filed a complaint with U.S. regulators against the biggest Chinese steel producers, accusing them of conspiring to fix prices, stealing trade secrets and skirting duties on imports in the U.S. with false labeling.
- Intelligence director rejects spy agency relocation reversal Updated: Apr-26-16 6:50 am
ST. LOUIS - The director of national intelligence says he doesn't plan to overturn a subordinate's preliminary decision to build a federal spy agency's new regional headquarters in St. Louis rather than relocate to Illinois.
- 4 Turkish academics charged with terror propaganda released Updated: Apr-22-16 1:15 pm
ISTANBUL - A Turkish court on Friday ordered the release of four academics accused of spreading "terrorist" propaganda at the opening hearing of one of several trials that have raised concern over Turkey's continuing crackdown on dissenting voices.
- Judge eyes child pornography conviction stemming from spy case Updated: Apr-18-16 8:37 pm
LOS ANGELES - A federal judge said Monday she's considering throwing out at least one conviction against a former Boeing manager found guilty of receiving and possessing child pornography that was uncovered during an unrelated espionage investigation.
- The Latest: Judge eyes child pornography conviction after spy case Updated: Apr-18-16 6:54 pm
LOS ANGELES - The Latest on a former Boeing manager convicted of child pornography charges stemming from an unrelated espionage investigation (all times local):
- Jury awards software company nearly $1 billion in damages Updated: Apr-18-16 3:34 pm
MADISON, Wisconsin - A federal jury in Wisconsin has awarded health care software firm Epic nearly $1 billion in damages in its lawsuit against an Indian firm it had accused of stealing trade secrets.
- Illinois cites errors in US spy agency relocation report Updated: Apr-11-16 7:42 pm
BELLEVILLE, Illinois - A federal study recommending that a U.S. spy agency remain in St. Louis rather than move to Illinois contains geographical errors that officials in the losing state hope will bolster their efforts to win the $1.6 billion project.
- Navy officer accused of espionage; now held in Navy brig Updated: Apr-11-16 7:00 pm
WASHINGTON - The U.S. military has charged a Taiwan-born Navy officer with espionage for allegedly passing military secrets to China or Taiwan, U.S. defense officials said Monday.
- Germany charges 2 Iranians with spying on opposition members Updated: Apr-08-16 9:00 am
BERLIN - German prosecutors have filed espionage charges against two Iranian men accused of spying on exiled opposition members for Iranian intelligence.
- Turkish official arrested for selling state secrets Updated: Apr-08-16 6:57 am
ANKARA, Turkey - Turkey's state-run news agency says a Turkish official has been arrested in a police sting operation for attempting to sell the designs of two Turkish-made firearms to a U.S.-based company.
- Report: Saudi court sentences Syrian for espionage Updated: Apr-06-16 9:26 am
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - A Saudi-owned newspaper says the kingdom's counterterrorism court has sentenced a Syrian national to eight years in prison on charges related to espionage.