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US intelligence chiefs say they did not feel pressured by Donald Trump

US intelligence chiefs say they did not feel pressured by Donald Trump

The two senior officials said they were surprised at Trump`s suggestion and found their interactions with him odd and uncomfortable, but they did not act on the presidents` requests: CNN

Jun 22, 2017, 22:13 PM IST
Vladimir Putin praises Donald Trump, says US spies may have faked hacking evidence

Vladimir Putin praises Donald Trump, says US spies may have faked hacking evidence

President Vladimir Putin said on Friday that Donald Trump had run a better presidential campaign than Hillary Clinton and that U.S. intelligence agencies could have easily faked what he said was false evidence that Russia had hacked the Democratic Party.

Jun 02, 2017, 23:39 PM IST

North Korea ready to conduct nuclear test: US

Specific intelligence indicators have shown that North Korea is ready for its sixth underground nuclear test at any time, US officials said.

Mar 25, 2017, 10:41 AM IST
Russia 'tired' of 'amateurish' US hacking claims

Russia 'tired' of 'amateurish' US hacking claims

"These are baseless allegations substantiated with nothing, done on a rather amateurish, emotional level that is hardly worthy of professional work of truly world-class security services," Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told journalists.

Jan 09, 2017, 19:04 PM IST
Trump accepts US intelligence on Russia hacking, top aide says

Trump accepts US intelligence on Russia hacking, top aide says

Reince Priebus, the former Republican National Committee chairman, said Trump understands that Moscow was behind the intrusions into the Democratic Party organizations. 

Jan 08, 2017, 21:53 PM IST

Donald Trump uses Julian Assange to cast doubt on US intel case on hacking

President-elect Donald Trump appeared to side with controversial WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange over US intelligence officials today, citing the activist's assertion that Russia did not provide his organization with the hacked Democratic emails that roiled the 2016 election.

Jan 05, 2017, 00:21 AM IST
Yahoo secretly scanned customer emails for US intelligence: Sources

Yahoo secretly scanned customer emails for US intelligence: Sources

Yahoo Inc last year secretly built a custom software program to search all of its customers incoming emails for specific information provided by U.S. intelligence officials, according to people familiar with the matter.

Oct 05, 2016, 04:02 AM IST

Moscow slams growing US 'pressure' on its diplomats

 Russia`s foreign ministry on Tuesday blasted what it termed "pressure" on its US-based diplomats by US intelligence, which it accused of increasingly numerous "recruitment attempts" on Moscow`s diplomatic staff.

Oct 05, 2016, 01:25 AM IST
'Islamic State has fewer fighters and is weaker'

'Islamic State has fewer fighters and is weaker'

ISIS has as many as 25,000 fighters in Syria and Iraq, down from a previous estimate of up to 31,000, according to a U.S. intelligence report revealed by the White House on Thursday.

Feb 05, 2016, 10:32 AM IST

Cyber threat cannot be eliminated: US intel chief

Chinese cyber espionage continues to target a broad spectrum of US interests, including national security information, sensitive economic data and intellectual property, America's spy chief Thursday.

Sep 10, 2015, 22:57 PM IST

China denounces US hacking accusation as `absurd`

Beijing on Friday denounced as "absurd logic" accusations by the head of US intelligence that China was the main suspect in a massive hack of government data files in Washington.

Jun 26, 2015, 17:08 PM IST
Chinese hack compromised security-clearance database: Report

Chinese hack compromised security-clearance database: Report

Hackers allegedly linked to China gained access to sensitive background information submitted by US intelligence and military personnel for security clearances, American officials have said describing the breach to be worse than first acknowledged.

Jun 13, 2015, 14:22 PM IST
Documents show bitter CIA dispute over pre-9/11 performance

Documents show bitter CIA dispute over pre-9/11 performance

Top CIA officials fought bitterly in the years after the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks over whether U.S. intelligence agencies could have done more to stop the deadliest terrorist strikes in American history, documents released on Friday show.

Jun 13, 2015, 04:40 AM IST
Osama bin Laden was grooming his son to take over al Qaeda: US documents

Osama bin Laden was grooming his son to take over al Qaeda: US documents

US intelligence officials on Wednesday released documents it said were recovered during the 2011 raid on the compound in Pakistan where US forces killed al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden.

May 21, 2015, 08:09 AM IST

US House approves bill to end bulk telephone data collection

The bill`s fate is much less certain in the Senate.

May 14, 2015, 10:44 AM IST

Ex-CIA official: Republicans distorted analysis of Benghazi

A former CIA deputy director says Republicans repeatedly distorted the agency's analysis of the Benghazi attack in 2012 that killed the US ambassador to Libya and three other Americans.

May 04, 2015, 23:03 PM IST

Nicolas Cage to play intelligence official in 'Snowden'

Actor Nicolas Cage has joined the cast of Oliver Stone`s " Snowden", which is based on the whistleblower Edward Snowden`s story.Cage will play the role of a former US Intelligence Official in the thriller, reports variety.com.

Feb 24, 2015, 07:44 AM IST

China calls Snowden's stealth jet hack accusations "groundless"

China dismissed accusations it stole F-35 stealth fighter plans as groundless on Monday, after documents leaked by former US intelligence contractor Edward Snowden on a cyber attack were published by a German magazine.

Jan 19, 2015, 16:31 PM IST

France possible prelude to wave of attacks in Europe

The bloodshed in France could signal the start of a wave of attacks in Europe, according to communications by Islamic State leaders intercepted by US intelligence, German newspaper Bild reported on Sunday.

Jan 11, 2015, 08:05 AM IST

US intelligence agencies likely to question ISIS return youth

Sleuths of US intelligence agencies are likely to question Arif Majeed, who returned home after being associated with ISIS in Iraq and Syria, as he is believed to have loads of information about the group running a reign of terror in the region.

Dec 01, 2014, 20:14 PM IST