Security services

April 24, 2018 - 1:12 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The security chief for the head of the Environmental Protection Agency has been operating an outside consulting firm without proper approval from ethics officials, Democratic lawmakers said Tuesday. EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt last year tapped EPA special agent Pasquale "Nino"...
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FILE - In this March 21, 2015 file photo, a high tide submerges a narrow causeway leading to the Mont Saint-Michel, on France's northern coast. Authorities are evacuating tourists and others from the Mont-Saint-Michel abbey and monument in western France on Sunday April 22, 2018, after a visitor apparently threatened to attack security services. (AP Photo) FRANCE OUT
April 22, 2018 - 12:47 pm
MONT-SAINT-MICHEL, France (AP) — The Latest on the evacuation of a French tourist site due to security concerns (all times local): 3:20 p.m. France's Mont-Saint-Michel abbey has reopened after several hours of searching by police failed to locate a visitor who allegedly threatened French security...
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Police attend the scene of an evacuation at Mont Saint-Michel, on France's northern coast, Sunday April 22, 2018. Authorities are evacuating tourists and others from the Mont-Saint-Michel abbey and monument in western France after a visitor apparently threatened to attack security services. (Denis Surfys via AP)
April 22, 2018 - 6:52 am
MONT-SAINT-MICHEL, France (AP) — French authorities evacuated tourists from the Mont-Saint-Michel abbey and were searching houses Sunday on the famed outcropping in the English Channel for a visitor who apparently threatened to attack security services. The exceptional and elaborate evacuation of...
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FILE - In this Jan. 18, 2017 file photo, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator-designate, Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt is seen on Capitol Hill in Washington, at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee. Pruitt has spent millions of dollars in taxpayer funds on unprecedented security precautions that include a full-time detail of 20 armed officers, according to agency sources and documents reviewed by The Associated Press. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
April 07, 2018 - 2:00 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt's concern with his safety came at a steep cost to taxpayers as his swollen security detail blew through overtime budgets and at times diverted officers away from investigating environmental crimes. Altogether, the agency spent...
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FILE - In this Jan. 18, 2017 file photo, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator-designate, Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt is seen on Capitol Hill in Washington, at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee. Pruitt has spent millions of dollars in taxpayer funds on unprecedented security precautions that include a full-time detail of 20 armed officers, according to agency sources and documents reviewed by The Associated Press. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
April 06, 2018 - 8:30 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt's concern with his safety came at a steep cost to taxpayers as his swollen security detail blew through overtime budgets and at times diverted officers away from investigating environmental crimes. Altogether, the agency spent...
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A Palestinian protester throws back teargas during clashes with Israeli troops along the Gaza's border with Israel, east of Beit Lahiya, Gaza Strip, Tuesday, April 3, 2018. Israel's defense minister said Tuesday that the military will not change its tough response to Hamas-led mass protests, warning that those who approach the border are putting their lives at risk. Eighteen Palestinians were killed by Israeli fire last Friday, the first day of what Hamas says will be six weeks of intermittent border protests against a stifling blockade of the territory. (AP Photo/Adel Hana)
April 04, 2018 - 5:55 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel said Wednesday it has arrested 10 Palestinians suspected of planning an attack against a navy ship off the Gaza coast, just days after it accused Gaza militants of using mass protests along its border with Israel as cover to stage further attacks. The Shin Bet security...
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FILE- In this July 29, 2013, file photo, a shopper uses a Fifth Avenue entrance to Saks, in New York. A data breach at department store chains Saks Fifth Avenue, Saks Off Fifth and Lord & Taylor has compromised the personal information of customers who shopped at the stores. The chains' parent company, Canada-based Hudson's Bay Co., announced the breach of its store payment systems on Sunday, April 1, 2018. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
April 01, 2018 - 5:59 pm
A data breach at department store chains Saks Fifth Avenue, Saks Off Fifth and Lord & Taylor has compromised the personal information of customers who shopped at the stores. The chains' parent company, Canada-based Hudson's Bay Co., announced the breach of its store payment systems on Sunday...
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French Republican Guards and cadets from the joint-army military school (Ecole Militaire Interarmes, EMIA) carry the coffin of late Lt. Col. Arnaud Beltrame during a national ceremony for Beltrame, Wednesday March 28, 2018 at the Hotel des Invalides in Paris. The slain hero of last week's extremist attack in southern France is being honored in an elaborate, daylong national homage led by French President Emmanuel Macron. (Ludovic Marin, Pool via AP)
March 28, 2018 - 8:29 am
PARIS (AP) — The slain hero of last week's extremist attack in southern France was honored Wednesday in an elaborate, daylong national homage led by French President Emmanuel Macron. The tribute came as questions were raised about possible failures by French counterterrorism officials in tracking...
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The website of the Telegram messaging app is seen on a computer's screen in Moscow, Russia, Tuesday, March 20, 2018. Russia's top court has ruled that the Telegram messaging app can be forced to provide user data to security services. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
March 20, 2018 - 8:53 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's top court ruled Tuesday that the Telegram messaging app can be forced to provide user data to security services. The Supreme Court ruling is the latest blow to the popular app, which encrypts user communications and has faced pressure from Russian and other authorities in the...
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March 18, 2018 - 12:38 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's Shin Bet security service says a Palestinian has stabbed an Israeli in Jerusalem seriously wounding him. Police said he was shot dead by officers at the scene. The attack Sunday occurred in Jerusalem's Old City, home to sensitive holy sites sacred to Jews, Christians and...
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