Janet Napolitano

Janet Napolitano ready to lead US delegation to Sochi

Former US Homeland Security secretary Janet Napolitano is ready for the focus of the Sochi Olympics to shift from security concerns and terrorism threats to all the athletes who will be competing.

Jan 07, 2014, 14:03 PM IST

Outgoing US official warns of `major cyber event`

Outgoing US Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano today warned of a "major cyber event" in the future that would have a "serious" impact on American society.

Aug 28, 2013, 11:00 AM IST

US Homeland Security Secy Janet Napolitano resigns

In a surprise move, Janet Napolitano, the first woman US Homeland Security Secretary, on Friday said she would resign from the Obama administration to take up a top academia job.

Jul 12, 2013, 21:31 PM IST

US immigration Chief John Morton to resign

The director of US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), John Morton, said on Monday that he will leave his post next month to work in the private sector after four years at the head of the agency.

Jun 18, 2013, 12:03 PM IST

India seeks access to Rana, Headley

India has sought access from the US to the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack convict David Headley and his accomplice Tahawwur Rana.

May 22, 2013, 09:11 AM IST

`US financial institutions under attack by hackers`

American financial institutions are "actively under attack" from hackers, Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano said.

Nov 01, 2012, 08:38 AM IST

US: Immigration official, Suzanne Barr, resigns

Suzanne Barr, the chief of staff to ICE director John Morton, has resigned amid allegations of inappropriate sexual behaviour.

Sep 02, 2012, 10:56 AM IST

US immigration head called worker sexy mothaf---a!

The US immigration agency head, who has been accused of mistreating male co-workers and calling them lewd names, took a leave from her post.

Aug 16, 2012, 20:09 PM IST

US: Obama deportation plan could cost $585 mn

Last month, the Obama administration announced plans to stop deporting many illegal immigrants brought to the US as children.

Jul 24, 2012, 23:23 PM IST

US Secret Service agents slapped with booze, sex ban

Heavy drinking and bringing foreign nationals back to hotel rooms on trips abroad is now banned by the US Secret Service.

Apr 28, 2012, 12:06 PM IST

`Prostitute scandal posed no risk to Barack Obama`

Janet Napolitano said that a review of Secret Service records showed no similar episodes of misconduct.

Apr 26, 2012, 09:29 AM IST

Napolitano grilled on US Secret Service sex scandal

US Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano is facing questions Wednesday from a Senate panel on the Secret Service prostitution scandal that embarrassed the White House.

Apr 25, 2012, 18:01 PM IST

US prepares mega cities against 26/11-type attacks

American security and intelligence agencies have conducted a series of workshops in six major US cities to tackle 26/11-type attacks.

Feb 14, 2012, 14:45 PM IST

`US faces greater terror risk from smaller strike’

Janet Napolitano said overall US domestic security is greater than it was before September 11, 2001.

Aug 18, 2011, 10:52 AM IST

`Pakistan`s LeT threat to US, India`

India believes the LeT and ISI staged the Mumbai terror attacks in 2008.

Jun 03, 2011, 17:35 PM IST

Shoe bomb still a threat to aviation: Top US official

US air travellers will have to continue to take off footwear for screenings.

May 20, 2011, 13:58 PM IST

US facing `heightened` threat of attacks

Head of homeland security says Qaeda "still represents a threat" to the US.

Feb 10, 2011, 08:20 AM IST

3rd package ignites at Washington postal facility

A package was addressed to Homeland Security Secretary ignited at a Washington postal facility.

Jan 08, 2011, 18:32 PM IST

Terrorists aiming to use everyday substances for attacks: US

A top US official warned global intelligence agencies to expand their watch.

Jan 06, 2011, 15:27 PM IST

US-Saudi security cooperation `very strong`: Napolitano

US Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano said the US and Saudi Arabia were cooperating closely on security, and both shared a deep concern about Yemeni militant activities.

May 31, 2010, 20:30 PM IST