Iran may be less likely to halt its nuclear weaponry program after the U.S. and Europe failed to stop Russia from annexing part of Ukraine, which 20 years ago gave up its nuclear weapons in exchange for security guarantees, said former U.S. Defense Secretary William Cohen.
William Cohen, a former U.S. Defense secretary, said in an interview on Bloomberg Television’s “Political Capital with Al Hunt,” airing this weekend, that the threat posed by Russia to Ukraine -- which 20 years ago gave up its nuclear weapons in exchange for security guarantees -- may make Iran less likely to agree to forgo nuclear weapon development.
Edward Snowden, the former U.S. security contractor living under asylum in Russia, made a surprise appearance on Russian television to ask President Vladimir Putin if the nation spies on its citizens like the U.S.
U.S. Secret Service Agent Matt O’Neill was growing nervous. For three months, he’d been surreptitiously monitoring hackers’ communications and watching as they siphoned thousands of credit card numbers from scores of U.S. retailers.
Ohio’s ban on recognizing same-sex marriages from other states will stay in effect until its constitutionality is resolved on appeal, a federal judge ruled, saying he’s seeking to avoid creating confusion.
China Petroleum & Chemical Corp. won dismissal of a U.S. lawsuit by a Hong Kong businessman who claimed company executives were involved in a plot that left him imprisoned for five years on trumped-up charges.
New York’s top banking regulator sent a subpoena to Credit Suisse Group AG last week as he examines whether its private bank helped clients evade state taxes, a person with knowledge of the matter said.