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Stories with subject: Government surveillance
  • FBI: Woman in surveillance photo not missing Cleveland teen 
    Updated: Jul-06-15 12:47 pm

    CLEVELAND - The FBI says a woman photographed by a surveillance camera last October in Rhode Island is not the person who went missing seven years ago from her Cleveland home as a 14-year-old.

  • 7/7 spurred tough anti-terror measures some say went too far 
    Updated: Jul-05-15 5:04 am

    LONDON - After four home-grown suicide bombers killed 52 London commuters on July 7, 2005, Prime Minister Tony Blair vowed that Britain would stop at nothing to defeat terrorism. "Let no one be in any doubt," he said. "The rules of the game are changing."

  • Germany wants quick clarification of new NSA spy allegations 
    Updated: Jul-03-15 8:32 am

    BERLIN - Germany's foreign minister said Friday that new allegations of U.S. eavesdropping on senior German government officials' telephones need to be clarified "as quickly as possible" and that he hoped Washington would be forthcoming with information.

  • Number of wiretaps in Kansas surge in drug investigations 
    Updated: Jul-01-15 7:07 pm

    WICHITA, Kansas - The number of wiretaps sought by law enforcement officials and authorized by federal judges in Kansas surged in 2014 to the highest level in years, despite a slight decrease nationwide, according to a government report released Wednesday.

  • WikiLeaks says NSA spied on French business 
    Updated: Jun-29-15 4:39 pm

    PARIS - WikiLeaks has released documents that it says show that the U.S. National Security Agency eavesdropped on France's top finance officials and high-stakes French export bids over a decade in what the group called targeted economic espionage.

  • Putin: US and France will hush up eavesdropping scandal 
    Updated: Jun-25-15 10:24 am

    MOSCOW - Russian President Vladimir Putin says he expects the United States and France will try to quickly contain an uproar caused by WikiLeaks' revelations that the NSA was eavesdropping on three French presidents.

  • FBI: Surveillance flights by the book, rarely track phones story has photos
    Updated: Jun-18-15 3:41 am

    WASHINGTON - The FBI assured Congress in an unusual, confidential briefing that its plane surveillance program is a by-the-books operation short on high-definition cameras - with some planes equipped with binoculars - and said only five times in five years has it tracked cellphones from the sky.