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US authorities seize fake luxury goods shipped from China
August 16th, 2018  6:52 PM

Federal homeland security authorities say they've seized a large haul of counterfeit luxury handbags, wallets and belts smuggled through ports in the New York-city area and Los Angeles

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US and Chile agree to cooperate on cyber security
August 16th, 2018  3:11 PM

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and his Chilean counterpart signed an agreement pledging closer cooperation in combating cyber threats

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China blasts US military bill as interference in its affairs
August 14th, 2018  7:19 AM

China blasts US military spending bill that calls for plan to help self-ruled Taiwan improve its defenses as interference in country's affairs

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White House called toxins contamination 'PR nightmare'
August 13th, 2018  2:50 PM

Toxins used in nonstick cookware, fast-food wrappers and much more are turning up in public water systems in dozens of states

White House called toxins contamination 'PR nightmare'
Calls for action on toxics White House called "PR nightmare"
August 13th, 2018  10:50 AM

Toxins used in nonstick cookware, fast-food wrappers and much more are turning up in public water systems in dozens of states

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Secretly handmade for CIA: Pottery from Poland
August 10th, 2018  3:46 PM

A newly declassified secret of the CIA's is the handiwork of experts in Poland: custom-made plates, bowls and other pieces of tableware painted with the U.S. intelligence agency's official seal

Secretly handmade for CIA: Pottery from Poland
Italian premier asked Trump for info on Iran nuclear status
August 8th, 2018  8:48 AM

Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte says his country is willing to consider a "more rigorous" stance toward Iran, adding that he recently asked U.S. President Donald Trump to share intelligence about Iran's alleged nuclear program.

Italian premier asked Trump for info on Iran nuclear status
US braces for possible cyberattacks after Iran sanctions
August 8th, 2018  7:30 AM

Cybersecurity and intelligence experts warn that Tehran could launch cyberattacks against the US to retaliate for re-imposed sanctions

US braces for possible cyberattacks after Iran sanctions
Experts: Iran could answer US sanctions with cyberattacks
August 8th, 2018  4:40 AM

Cybersecurity and intelligence experts warn that Tehran could launch cyberattacks against the US to retaliate for re-imposed sanctions

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New US slap against China: Tighter curbs on tech investment
August 7th, 2018  4:17 PM

Latest US penalty against China: Tighter restrictions on high-tech investment

New US slap against China: Tighter curbs on tech investment
The Latest: Bolton says sanctions not about regime change
August 7th, 2018  9:58 AM

President Donald Trump's national security adviser says U.S. sanctions against Iran are aimed at pressuring Iran into a broad retreat from its support for international terrorism and its ballistic missile and nuclear weapons programs among other things

The Latest: Bolton says sanctions not about regime change
Trump: Sanctions reinstated against Iran for 'WORLD PEACE'
August 7th, 2018  9:41 AM

President Donald Trump's national security adviser says U.S. sanctions against Iran are meant to pressure the government into a broad retreat from its support for international terrorism and its ballistic missile and nuclear-related programs.

Mike Pompeo
EU says encouraging trade with Iran is crucial to nuke deal
August 7th, 2018  9:04 AM

The European Union says it is encouraging enterprises to increase their business with Iran because that country has been compliant with their nuclear-related commitments

Federica Mogherini, Winston Peters
Once-eased US economic sanctions against Iran back in effect
August 7th, 2018  3:32 AM

U.S. sanctions against Iran that had been eased under the landmark nuclear accord have now gone back into effect

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Pentagon restricts use of fitness trackers, other devices
August 6th, 2018  8:52 PM

A new Pentagon order says defense personnel in certain sensitive areas won't be allowed to use fitness tracker or cellphone applications that can reveal their location

Pentagon restricts use of fitness trackers, other devices
The Latest: Trump re-imposes many sanctions on Iran
August 6th, 2018  8:03 PM

President Donald Trump is re-imposing many sanctions on Tehran to exert "maximum economic pressure."

Mike Pompeo, Federica Mogherini
Trump ups sanctions pressure on Iran despite European dismay
August 6th, 2018  5:14 PM

Three months after he pulled out of the Iran nuclear deal," President Donald Trump is reimposing many sanctions on Tehran to exert "maximum economic pressure" on the country

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Former US contractor pleads guilty in kickback case
August 6th, 2018  4:02 PM

A Florida man who worked as a project manager for a company that has done more than $200 million of dollars energy efficiency work for the U.S. government has pleaded guilty to charges he took more than $2.5 million in kickbacks

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BA chief criticizes border control delays at Heathrow
August 6th, 2018  1:11 PM

The head of British Airways has urged the British government to move immediately to shorten the long lines regularly faced by passengers arriving at Europe's largest airport, London's Heathrow

BA chief criticizes border control delays at Heathrow
The Latest: US not worried about EU move on sanctions
August 6th, 2018  10:30 AM

A senior administration official says the United States is "not particularly concerned" by EU efforts to protect European firms from the re-imposition of sanctions on Iran

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