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By Michael Balsamo, Associated Press
The computer hackers are accused of creating ransomware known as SamSam that encrypted data on the computers of more than 200 victims, including the cities of Atlanta and Newark, New Jersey.
By Eric Tucker, Associated Press
The Justice Department on Wednesday released an internal legal opinion supporting the legality of Matthew Whitaker's appointment as acting attorney general as Democrats press the case that President Donald Trump violated the law and Constitution by making Whitaker the country's…
In their filing, lawyers in the office of Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh argue that the job should have gone to Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein instead of to Matthew Whitaker.
In our news wrap Monday, Hurricane Michael is heading toward the Florida Panhandle, and is expected to make landfall midweek. Forecasters say it could become a major hurricane with winds topping 110 miles an hour. Also, President Trump predicted the…
Rosenstein's job security has been under question since news reports last month that he had discussed possibly secretly recording Trump to expose chaos in the White House and invoking constitutional provisions to get him removed from office.
Trump is to meet next week with Rosenstein, who's overseeing the special counsel investigation into Russian election-meddling.
In our news wrap Thursday, President Trump delayed meeting with Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein until next week. The White House said it’s to avoid conflicting with today’s senate hearing on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Also, China dismissed the…
President Donald Trump has postponed his highly anticipated meeting with embattled Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein until next week. The two were set to meet Thursday following news media reports that Rosenstein last year discussed possibly secretly recording the president…
In our news wrap Wednesday, the Federal Reserve raised a key short-term interest rate for the third time this year, to 2.25 percent. Fed chairman Jerome Powell also said that "widespread tariffs that remain in place for a long time"…
By Erica R. Hendry
President Donald Trump declined to directly answer Wednesday whether he would fire Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein during a planned meeting Thursday. “I would certainly prefer not doing that,” Trump said during a news conference in New York. “My preference…
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