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Russian Hack, Undetected Since Spring, Upends Government Agencies

Russian Hack, Undetected Since Spring, Upends Government Agencies

Russian Hack, Undetected Since Spring, Upends Government Agencies Russian Hack, Undetected Since Spring, Upends Government Agencies WASHINGTON — The scope of a hack engineered by one of Russia’s premier intelligence agencies became clearer on Monday, when the Trump administration acknowledged that other federal agencies — the Department of Homeland Security and parts of the Pentagon — had been compromised. Investigators …

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Russian Hackers Broke Into Federal Agencies, U.S. Officials Suspect

Russian Hackers Broke Into Federal Agencies, U.S. Officials Suspect

Russian Hackers Broke Into Federal Agencies, U.S. Officials Suspect Russian Hackers Broke Into Federal Agencies, U.S. Officials Suspect The global campaign, investigators now believe, involved the hackers inserting their code into periodic updates of software used to manage networks by a company called SolarWinds. Its products are widely used in corporate and federal networks, and the malware was carefully minimized …

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Federal agencies racing to strip rights from civil servants before Biden administration

<p>Just before the election the president instituted a sweeping reorganization of the federal workforce designed to make it easier to fire career civil servants</p>

Federal agencies racing to strip rights from civil servants before Biden administration Federal agencies racing to strip rights from civil servants before Biden administration As inauguration day closes in, federal agencies are racing to strip career civil servants of long-standing job protections to comply with an October directive from president Trump. The move could rattle key departments before president elect …

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House Reports Push for More Focus on China by Intelligence Agencies

House Reports Push for More Focus on China by Intelligence Agencies

House Reports Push for More Focus on China by Intelligence Agencies House Reports Push for More Focus on China by Intelligence Agencies WASHINGTON — The United States could fall behind in its global competition with China without additional resources to develop better intelligence on the Chinese government, and spy agencies must focus more on the challenge of pandemics and trade, …

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China Hid Coronavirus Dangers From Beijing, U.S. Agencies Find

Local Officials in China Hid Coronavirus Dangers From Beijing, U.S. Agencies Find

China Hid Coronavirus Dangers From Beijing, U.S. Agencies Find China Hid Coronavirus Dangers From Beijing, U.S. Agencies Find Communist Party leaders oversee an authoritarian system that inhibits local officials from freely sharing information with national-level officials, they said, and this has had deadly consequences for the world. It is a version of the so-called Chernobyl effect, where local officials avoid …

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Local Officials in China Hid Coronavirus Dangers From Beijing, U.S. Agencies Find

Local Officials in China Hid Coronavirus Dangers From Beijing, U.S. Agencies Find

Local Officials in China Hid Coronavirus Dangers From Beijing, U.S. Agencies Find Local Officials in China Hid Coronavirus Dangers From Beijing, U.S. Agencies Find Communist Party leaders oversee an authoritarian system that inhibits local officials from freely sharing information with national-level officials, they said, and this has had deadly consequences for the world. It is a version of the so-called …

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Unwanted Truths: Inside Trump’s Battles With U.S. Intelligence Agencies

Unwanted Truths: Inside Trump’s Battles With U.S. Intelligence Agencies

Unwanted Truths: Inside Trump’s Battles With U.S. Intelligence Agencies Unwanted Truths: Inside Trump’s Battles With U.S. Intelligence Agencies Historically, the C.I.A. has learned to accommodate the individual presidents it serves, though always with the tacit understanding that the “first customer” would not abuse the courtesy. Bill Clinton’s famously fluid schedule made it difficult for him to commit to daily one-on-one …

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Russian Intelligence Agencies Push Disinformation on Pandemic

Russian Intelligence Agencies Push Disinformation on Pandemic

Russian Intelligence Agencies Push Disinformation on Pandemic Russian Intelligence Agencies Push Disinformation on Pandemic WASHINGTON — Russian intelligence services have been spreading disinformation about the coronavirus pandemic, according to newly declassified intelligence, material that demonstrates how Moscow is continuing to try to influence Americans as the election draws closer. Russian military intelligence, known as the G.R.U., has used its ties …

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Health Agencies Offer Tips on Sex During the Pandemic

Health Agencies Offer Tips on Sex During the Pandemic

Health Agencies Offer Tips on Sex During the Pandemic Health Agencies Offer Tips on Sex During the Pandemic As countries around the world slowly begin to come back to life, governments are experimenting with exactly how prescriptive they should be when giving guidelines on how people should navigate the new normal — including on sex and dating. It has involved …

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Pompeo Ties Coronavirus to China Lab, Despite Spy Agencies’ Uncertainty

Pompeo Ties Coronavirus to China Lab, Despite Spy Agencies’ Uncertainty

Pompeo Ties Coronavirus to China Lab, Despite Spy Agencies’ Uncertainty Pompeo Ties Coronavirus to China Lab, Despite Spy Agencies’ Uncertainty WASHINGTON — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Sunday backed President Trump’s assertion that the coronavirus originated in a research laboratory in Wuhan, China, though the nation’s intelligence agencies say they have reached no conclusion on the issue. Speaking on …

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