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Gyrocopter pilot who landed on Capitol lawn indicted on 6 charges
The Florida postal carrier who flew a gyrocopter onto the grounds of the US Capitol faces up to nine and a half years in prison.

20.05.2015 20:39

No tanks! US police to lose some military equipment, but not all
Under new rules endorsed by President Obama, US law enforcement will be banned from using some military equipment, such as tracked vehicles, grenade launchers, bayonets, heavy machine guns and most camouflage uniforms.

18.05.2015 18:24

Drones will be a security issue during 2016 presidential campaign - DHS head
Federal, state and local law enforcement will have to be on the lookout for drone use at outdoor events during the 2016 presidential race, said US Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson.

15.05.2015 18:19

Snowden cost US control of ‘geopolitical narrative’ – former NSA official
Mass surveillance was necessary after 9/11, but not expanding the law to authorize it was a “strategic blunder” that landed the agency in hot water after the Snowden revelations, a former NSA counsel told the agency.

15.05.2015 17:35

Meme's the word: US lawmakers want to 'blow ISIS out of the water' with...the internet
While the US is fighting ISIS intensively on the ground, some lawmakers also want Washington to take the battle online. One even proposed using internet memes, noting that the terrorist group has successfully used them to further its mission.

08.05.2015 00:54

CISA's sibling: House passes new cyber threat-sharing bill
The United States House of Representatives has approved a controversial cyber bill that would encourage companies to share information about computer attacks with the federal government.

22.04.2015 21:04

Gyrocopter incident raises new security concerns in DC
The Florida man who landed a small copter on the lawn of the United States Capitol on Wednesday is free, pending a hearing next month in Washington, DC. Meanwhile, officials are scratching their heads over new security challenges.

16.04.2015 19:35

​DHS chief apologizes to congressman over Secret Service leak
The director of the United States Department of Homeland Security has personally apologized to the congressman overseeing a probe of the Secret Service after embarrassing details about the lawmaker leaked to the press.

03.04.2015 19:27

US citizens protest Border Patrol checkpoints, refuse questioning, post videos online
A growing number of Americans is protesting invasive Border Patrol checkpoints deep inside US territory by refusing to answer questions, and posting online their recordings of harassment by officers.

01.04.2015 17:03

Cyber threat-sharing bill clears House committee, would give immunity to companies
The House Intelligence Committee unanimously approved its cyber threat data-sharing bill on Thursday. The measure provides liability protections for companies when sharing cyber attack information with government agencies.

27.03.2015 00:33

​ATF wasted $600k on failed drone program – report
A federal audit of the Justice Department’s use of unmanned aerial systems shows that more than half a million dollars has been spent on a drone program that was quickly canned after barely getting off the ground.

26.03.2015 13:46

TSA ‘pre-check’ slammed as report reveals ex-terrorist breezed through
A program that allows one million pre-approved fliers to cruise through Transportation Security Administration checkpoints is under scrutiny by Congress following a report by federal inspectors that a former terrorist was let through last summer.

26.03.2015 00:49