Twitter Inc files a federal lawsuit to block an order by the U.S. government demanding that it reveal who is behind an account opposed to President Donald Trump’s immigration policies.
A federal judge denies the U.S. government’s motion to compel Apple to provide access into an iPhone used in a drug case, according to court documents.
Edward Snowden, a former National Security Agency contractor who leaked details about the U.S. government’s massive surveillance programs, has started a twitter account, quickly attracting over 300,000 followers.
A bomb-sniffing dog at the Savannah River nuclear site apparently over reacts when it halts a delivery truck and there does not appear to be a serious security threat there, a U.S. government official says.
“We are thrilled with the settlement,” Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi says of the agreement with BP that addressed claims from the U.S. government and the states of Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas.
U.S. President Barack Obama says the U.S. government will no longer threaten to prosecute families who try to pay ransom to win the release of American hostages held overseas.