President Barack Obama’s plan to protect the U.S. from hackers was supposed to let more companies access classified data on computer threats so banks, utilities and other targets would be able to boost their cybersecurity.
Senator Claire McCaskill, who is surveying 350 colleges on their sexual-assault policies, said she’s planning to hold hearings later this year when she’ll call victims, administrators and college presidents to testify.
The Internal Revenue Service and other U.S. agencies awarded about $415,000 in contracts to a license plate-tracking company before Homeland Security leaders dropped a plan for similar work amid privacy complaints.
Sweetie looks much like other unfortunate young Filipinas. Just 10 years old, her user profile shows, she spends her days online fielding requests from men who offer her money to perform sexual acts in front of a webcam. When she logs on, invitations pour in -- “Are you a working girl?” or “I’m into girls your age” -- from strangers keen to get her into a private show via Skype or Yahoo! Messenger.
President Barack Obama offered soldiers and families at Fort Hood words of consolation for the loss of three servicemen who died in a shooting rampage earlier this month and vowed the U.S. will do more for veterans suffering from mental anguish.
The U.S. and Iran today escalated their standoff over Iran’s choice for its next ambassador to the United Nations, as diplomats in Vienna pushed forward at talks on restraining the Islamic Republic’s nuclear program.