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Stories with subject: Espionage
  • new storyWidow's lawyer: Moscow has tried to block Litvinenko inquiry story has photos
    Updated: Jul-31-15 7:19 am

    LONDON - A lawyer for the widow of Alexander Litvinenko insisted on Friday that the former KGB agent was murdered at the behest of Russian President Vladimir Putin, and said Russian authorities have repeatedly tried to obstruct an inquiry into the death.

  • new storyWikiLeaks says US spied on Japanese government, companies 
    Updated: Jul-31-15 6:52 am

    TOKYO - The WikiLeaks website published documents Friday that it said shows the U.S. government spied on Japanese officials and companies.

  • Judge refuses to toss out US spying charges against banker 
    Updated: Jul-29-15 8:01 pm

    NEW YORK - A federal judge refused on Wednesday to throw out a spy case against a Russian banker, rejecting arguments that the U.S government was overreaching by prosecuting a defendant who was openly working as an agent of a foreign government.

  • Parole for Pollard revisits divisions over extent of harm story has photos
    Updated: Jul-29-15 1:02 pm

    WASHINGTON - The arrest of Jonathan Pollard for spying for Israel touched off one of the most sensational spy cases in recent American history, stoking fierce international passions and decades of legal and diplomatic wrangling.

  • Israel pushing for Pollard to come to Israel after release 
    Updated: Jul-29-15 7:13 am

    JERUSALEM - Israel's deputy foreign minister says Israel is making "very great efforts" to lobby for spy Jonathan Pollard to be granted permission to travel to Israel after his upcoming release in November.

  • Germany presses US to clear up latest espionage claims 
    Updated: Jul-22-15 7:07 am

    BERLIN - Germany's Foreign Ministry says a senior official has called the U.S. ambassador to press for Washington to clear up allegations that the country's foreign minister was a target of eavesdropping.

  • Dead S. Korean agent left note denying spying on civilians 
    Updated: Jul-19-15 12:00 am

    SEOUL, South Korea - A South Korean government agent who was found dead in an apparent suicide left a note denying suspicion that the National Intelligence Service has been spying on South Koreans by intercepting cellphone and computer conversations, police said Sunday.

  • SeaWorld suspends worker accused of posing as PETA activist 
    Updated: Jul-16-15 5:36 pm

    SAN DIEGO - SeaWorld suspended an employee accused of posing for years as an animal-rights activist and trying to incite violence among peaceful protesters, company officials said.

  • SeaWorld suspends worker accused of posing as PETA activist 
    Updated: Jul-16-15 5:11 pm

    SAN DIEGO - SeaWorld suspended an employee accused of posing for years as an animal-rights activist and trying to incite violence among peaceful protesters, company officials said.

  • Spies in the hot seat after Italian surveillance firm breach 
    Updated: Jul-16-15 3:52 pm

    LONDON - A dramatic breach at an Italian surveillance company has laid bare the details of government cyberattacks worldwide, putting intelligence chiefs in the hot seat from Cyprus to South Korea. The massive leak has already led to one spymaster's resignation and pulled back the curtain on espionage in the iPhone age.

  • No joke: Anger as UK police tweet spy-cam image of comedian 
    Updated: Jul-16-15 10:43 am

    LONDON - An image of the top of a comedian's head has Britons debating the decline of privacy in an age of surveillance.

  • Testimony from Rosenberg brother released in famous spy case story has photos
    Updated: Jul-15-15 9:52 pm

    WASHINGTON - The brother of Ethel Rosenberg, who was a star trial witness against his sister and brother-in-law in a sensational Cold War atomic spying case, never implicated his sister in an earlier appearance before a grand jury and said that they had never discussed her role "at all," according to secret court records unsealed Wednesday.

  • Experts: Hacking probe will stretch if Cards execs involved story has photos
    Updated: Jul-03-15 3:00 am

    HOUSTON - The federal hacking investigation of the St. Louis Cardinals could take longer if high-level executives are implicated in the breach of the Houston Astros' database, according to legal experts.

  • Media rights group sues German spy agency 
    Updated: Jul-01-15 9:51 am

    BERLIN - Media rights group Reporters without Borders says it is suing Germany's foreign intelligence agency, claiming that it spies on the organization's emails sent to foreign contacts in countries such as China or Uzbekistan.