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Government Drops Another Demand For Apple's Help With Unlocking An iPhone

As it did with the San Bernardino terrorist's phone, the Justice Department has told a court it no longer needs Apple to intervene to bypass a device's security. Someone has provided the passcode.
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Chinese Cartoon Warns Against 'Dangerous Love' With Foreigners Who May Be Spies

China's campaign directed toward female government workers is meant to show how romancing a handsome foreigner might lead to espionage.
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A Syrian Lands In The U.S. For An Award, Only To Be Turned Back

The Syrian rescue worker reached Dulles International Airport on his way to accept an award in Washington. But he was turned back, highlighting the suspicion Syrians face as they travel.
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'Flying While Muslim': Profiling Fears After Arabic Speaker Removed From Plane

Khairuldeen Makhzoomi was removed from a Southwest Airlines flight after another passenger overheard him speaking on his cellphone in Arabic. An advocate calls the incident "absurd and bewildering."
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Rules For Cyberwarfare Still Unclear, Even As U.S. Engages In It

President Obama has confirmed the U.S. is conducting cyber operations to disrupt ISIS. The Pentagon officially recognizes cyberspace as the fifth domain of warfare — after land, sea, air and space.
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World's Steel Makers To China: Time To Cut The Glut

Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker says the United States will join other nations in trying to curb China's steel output. Chinese steelmakers are overproducing, hurting prices and jobs, she says.
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Survivors Lead Fight To Declassify 28 Pages Of 9/11 Report

Sharon Premoli survived the September 11th terror attack. She was working on the 80th floor of the North Tower when the plane struck. She has spent nearly 15 years hoping to see those who financed the attacks brought to justice only, she says, to be disappointed. As President Obama prepares for his fourth trip to Saudi Arabia, she says the time has come for his administration to support the survivors and families of victims as they seek justice.
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Lawful Hacking: Should, Or Can, The FBI Learn To Overcome Encryption Itself?

A major theme in the latest congressional hearing on encryption was whether the FBI, rather than asking tech companies for cooperation, has focused enough resources to keep up with technology itself.
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Out Of The Horror In Oklahoma City, Merrick Garland Forged The Way Forward

Twenty-one years ago, Garland — now nominated to the Supreme Court — supervised the investigation following the bombing that killed 168 people.
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The Next Apple-FBI Question: Who Can Know How The iPhone Was Hacked?

A third party helped the FBI unlock a phone linked to one of the San Bernardino shooters. Should Apple know how they managed to hack the phone or can the third party sell that information?

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