Computer networks at South Korea’s three main broadcasters and major banks crashed simultaneously Wednesday, leading to speculation that it was caused by a North Korean cyberattack.
The 16-year-old girl raped by two Ohio high school football players has also been the victim of online harassment, the state’s top prosecutor said late Monday.
A federal judge in California ruled today that the FBI cannot secretly demand data from banks and phone companies in national security cases.
Iran and Pakistan are moving closer to completion of a nearly 1,000-mile natural gas pipeline linking the two countries, despite U.S. objections that it could become a source of hard currency for Tehran in defiance of international sanctions.
North Korea responded to new U.N. Sanctions aimed at starving its nuclear program by vowing to cut a Cold War-style hotline and scrap a non-aggression pact with the South.
The U.N. Security Council unanimously approved tough new sanctions on North Korea just hours after Pyongyang threatened a pre-emptive nuclear strike against the United States and its allies.
After an epic filibuster by Sen. Rand Paul that lasted into the early morning hours, the Senate voted this afternoon to confirm the nomination of John Brennan as the country’s next Central Intelligence Agency director.
South Korea upped the ante on Wednesday after Pyongyang threatened to scrap the armistice that ended a brutal war between the rival neighbors in 1953, promising retaliation for any North Korean attack.
The Obama administration will ask Congress for an additional $60 million in aid to help the Syrian opposition council provide basic goods and services in areas under rebel control, Secretary of State John Kerry announced Thursday in Rome.