The United States is investigating "a string of malicious" cyber incidents that appear to be focused on probing energy infrastructure, a U.S. official familiar with the latest intelligence tells CNN.
The official, who spoke anonymously due to the sensitivity of the information, said the suspected hacking did not appear to be intended to steal trade secrets or exploit technology for commercial reasons. It appeared to be aim...
Attorney General Eric Holder signed off on a controversial search warrant that identified Fox News reporter James Rosen as a “possible co-conspirator” in violations of the Espionage Act and authorized seizure of his private emails, ...
Mexico said new U.S. rules for meat labeling were even more onerous than a set of regulations that the World Trade Organization (WTO) declared were unfair in June 2012, the ministry said in an emailed statement.
The Obama administration unveiled the new rule on Thursday, the final day to comply with the WTO decision that upheld complaints by Canada and Mexico. - More
Household-products giant Procter & Gamble Co., which sells Crest and Pampers, changed leaders Thursday, but it was unclear whether that would affect a joint venture with Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.
The two men leading the companies when PGT Healthcare was announced in March 2011 are both gone. - More
Saying he had difficulty sleeping and contemplated withdrawing from this week's European Tour event, Sergio Garcia on Wednesday afternoon apologized for racially insensitive remarks directed at Tiger Woods at a tour function outside London the previous night, saying his comments were "totally stupid and out of place." - More
Sen. Ted Cruz doesn’t have as many friends as he says he does.
In the latest round of Cruz’s simmering debate with Sen. John McCain (who labeled Cruz a "wacko bird"), Cruz spoke of "my friend, the senior senator from Arizona" while painting him as out of touch with his party and country.
It usually takes a while for senators to learn how to weaponize compliments and imprecations of friendship, but Cruz is a quick study. - More
“As a matter of fact, I don’t think there’s anyone in public life who I’ve kind of sought out their approval or even much advice,” Weiner, who used to described Sen. Chuck Schumer as his mentor, told Talking Points Memo.
“I know that I have to prove myself to my colleagues in government just as much as I do to the rest of New Yorkers … I wouldn’t even consider asking the Clintons for an endorsement or support in a race like this.
I mean, obviously, the former president and the former secretary of state have bigger fish to fry.” - More