U.S. Senate

Bill Renewing Internet Surveillance Programme Passed in US Senate

<b>Washington:</b> The US Senate on Thursday passed a bill to renew the NSA’s warrantless internet surveillance programme for six years with minimal …

Surveillance

Clock running out as U.S. Senate tries to avert U.S. government shutdown | Reuters - Firstpost

This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed.<p>Published Date: Jan 19, 2018 23:00 PM | Updated Date: Jan 19, 2018 …

U.S. Congress

Hulk Hogan If I Run for U.S. Senate I'd Win Big!!!

<b>Hulk Hogan</b> may have retired from wrestling, but someone powerful is twisting his arm hard ... to run for U.S. Senate ... something he says doesn't …

Hulk Hogan

US Senate votes 65 to 34 to reauthorize Section 702 FISA surveillance program through 2023; bill now goes to Trump to sign

National Security Agency (NSA)

Chelsea Manning Officially On The Ballot For U.S. Senate Race In Maryland

Chelsea Manning is officially on the ballot for the U.S. Senate race in Maryland.<p>Manning, a former Army private imprisoned for sharing classified government documents with WikiLeaks, tweeted a photo on Wednesday evening showing her displaying her filing paperwork.<p>The whistleblower, 30, announced …

Chelsea Manning

Half of US Senate supports reversing FCC’s net neutrality ruling, but it still won’t be overturned

Guess who’s in the White House<p>Senate Democrats say they’re just one vote short of being able to pass a resolution to reinstate net neutrality, according to <i>The Washington Post</i>. But as close as that may sound to success, Democrats are still miles away from actually being able to reverse the FCC’s …

Net Neutrality

China adds to government pressure on Apple over iPhone slowdowns

Apple is facing yet another government-backed inquiry into revelations of deliberate iPhone performance throttling, as the Shanghai Consumer Council …

U.S. House of Representatives

'We need to fix this' - former Tasker Milward pupil Chelsea Manning to run for US Senate

A FORMER Haverfordwest school pupil, who spent seven years in military prison after passing classified information to website Wikileaks, has …

Pembrokeshire

Chelsea Manning Is Running For U.S. Senate Seat In Maryland

<b>BALTIMORE (WJZ) —</b> A former U.S. soldier convicted of espionage is running for a Maryland seat in the U.S. Senate.Chelsea Manning, formerly known as …

Chelsea Manning

Chelsea Manning releases campaign ad for US Senate run – video

The former US army soldier who was imprisoned for passing information to WikiLeaks has released a campaign advert. Manning filed a request to run as a Democrat for a Senate seat in Maryland<p>Chelsea Manning files to run as Democrat for US Senate in Maryland

Politics

Chelsea Manning Confirms U.S. Senate Run

Indicates her intention to run in 2018 Maryland Democratic primary via Twitter<p>NORTH BETHESDA, Md.—Chelsea Manning on Sunday confirmed via Twitter that she is a candidate for U.S. Senate.<p>Three days after making her intention known to federal election officials, Ms. Manning tweeted “yup, we’re …

Chelsea Manning

Can Chelsea Manning Run For U.S. Senate With a Criminal Record?

Chelsea Manning, the former U.S. soldier who was convicted of sharing classified government documents with Wikileaks, has filed to run for the U.S. …

Joe Arpaio

Russian Hackers Appear To Be Preparing For An Attack On The U.S. Senate

Russian interference in U.S. elections has been consuming American’s attention. As former FBI director James Comey warned in his testimony, if the Russians think it worked, they’ll be back again. And a cybersecurity firm is claiming that Comey’s prediction is coming true, as a notorious Russian …

Consumer Tech

Russian Hackers Now Targeting the U.S. Senate

“The same Russian government-aligned hackers who penetrated the Democratic Party have spent the past few months laying the groundwork for an …

Democratic Party

Russian hackers are targeting U.S. Senate email accounts

According to a new report, the same group that hacked the Democratic National Committee actively targeted the U.S. Senate through the latter half of 2017. The revelation comes out of a new report from Trend Micro, a Japanese firm that has revealed similar phishing schemes taking aim at foreign …

Security

US Senate the new target for Russian hackers

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Cybersecurity firm says Russia-linked hackers are laying groundwork to spy on US Senate staff

PARIS (AP) — Cybersecurity firm says Russia-linked hackers are laying groundwork to spy on US Senate staff.

Business

Report: Russian Gov’t Hackers Prepped for U.S. Senate Attack

They’re back. The Russian government-linked hackers known as APT28—the same group that successfully hacked the Democratic National Committee—appear …

Security

U.S. Senate panel to discuss bitcoin with markets regulators -source

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate’s financial services panel will hold a hearing next month with the country’s top markets regulators to discuss bitcoin amid rising concerns over the risks cryptocurrencies pose to the financial system, a person with direct knowledge of the matter told …

Commodity Futures Trading Commission

U.S. Senate panel to vote January 17 on Powell nomination for Fed chief

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate Banking Committee will hold a second vote on Jan 17 over the Trump administration's nomination of Fed Governor Jerome Powell to lead the Federal Reserve, the committee's calendar showed on Thursday.<p>The committee already backed Powell to head the U.S. central …

Business

Kremlin says US Senate report on Putin ‘unfounded’

Author: AFPThu, 2018-01-11 15:00ID: 1515674961961799200MOSCOW: Russia on Thursday denounced a US Senate report which accused the Kremlin of …

Russia

U.S. Senate Questions Apple About Slowing Down Older iPhones

There’s no denying the fact that many people have criticized Apple’s sneaky procedures to slow down older iPhones, and the U.S. Senate has upped the …

John Thune

Here's what Massachusetts voters think about Mitt Romney running for US Senate in Utah

Massachusetts voters are fine with Mitt Romney, their former governor, running to replace US Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, who says he plans to retire.In …

Elections

Net Neutrality to Get U.S. Senate Vote as Democrats Force Issue

The U.S. Senate will hold a vote on net neutrality — albeit a symbolic one. Less than a month after the Federal Communications Commission reversed …

Ed Markey

Politics and Government

12 Mins Ago<p>The U.S. has strategic reasons right now to strengthen ties with the Central Asian nation, despite its poor record on human rights.<p>5 Hours …

National Security Agency (NSA)

U.S. Sen. Doug Jones returns home after first week in D.C.

Newly sworn-in U.S. Sen. Doug Jones, the Democrat from Alabama, returned to Birmingham this afternoon from Washington, D.C., but plans to be back in …

Doug Jones

Roy Moore accuser files defamation lawsuit against him

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A woman who says failed U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore molested her when she was 14 has filed a defamation lawsuit Moore and his campaign.<p>Leigh Corfman filed the lawsuit Thursday. The suit says Moore and his campaign defamed her and made false statements as they denied the …

U.S. Politics

HERE WE GO: Romney just made a change that suggests he’s going to run for US Senate…

Last night Mitt Romney made a change to his Twitter profile which suggests he’s gearing up for a US Senate run in Utah.<p>It’s a small change, but the …

Conservative View

Democrats Doug Jones, Tina Smith sworn into U.S. Senate, cutting Republican margin to one

WASHINGTON—Two new senators — Doug Jones and Tina Smith, — were sworn in Wednesday, in a history-laden ceremony attended by three current and former …

Tina Smith

A record-breaking 22 women are now serving in US Senate

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The number of women currently serving in the US Senate reached a new high of 22 on Wednesday.<p>Democratic Sen. Tina Smith of Minnesota was sworn into office at noon following Al Franken's resignation amid allegations that he touched women inappropriately.<p>There are currently 17 …

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