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How Chinese Spies Got the N.S.A.’s Hacking Tools, and Used Them for Attacks

May 7, 2019
David Sanger, Nicole Perlroth, Scott Shane | The New York Times
Chinese intelligence agents acquired National Security Agency hacking tools and repurposed them in 2016 to attack American allies and private companies in Europe and Asia, a leading cybersecurity firm has discovered. The episode is the latest evidence that the United States has lost control of key parts of its cybersecurity arsenal.
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How the U.S. should respond to growing wave of domestic terror attacks

April 30, 2019
Amna Nawaz | PBS NewsHour
The deadly weekend shooting at a San Diego synagogue appears to be the latest in a series of hate-driven domestic terror attacks across the U.S. This time, the killer left a manifesto praising other recent assaults. How is the Trump administration responding, and is it enough to quell the growing threat?
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Controversial WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange arrested in London

April 12, 2019
Amna Nawaz | PBS NewsHour
Julian Assange, the founder of the anti-secrecy organization WikiLeaks, was arrested this morning in London, seven years after taking refuge in an embassy there. The United States will seek his extradition on federal charges unsealed this morning in connection with an enormous leak of American intelligence nearly a decade ago.
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