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US Speaker Paul Ryan says his predecessor left something behind in his office ... and it stinks

Paul Ryan can add one more burning issue to his agenda as the new Speaker of the US House of Representatives: how to get rid of the stench in his office left behind by predecessor John Boehner.

2 Nov 2015 - 2:02PM

Paul Ryan can add one more burning issue to his agenda as the new Speaker of the US House of Representatives: how to get rid of the stench in his office left behind by predecessor John Boehner.

US Speaker Paul Ryan says his predecessor left something behind in his office ... and it stinks
Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif threatens arms race in response to India’s ‘build-up’
President Barack Obama expected to press Pakistan about security of nuclear arsenal
Yahoo shares fall on report that new IRS rules may affect Alibaba stake
Special forces kill senior Islamic State leader during raid inside Syria, US says
Pentagon accuses Beijing of accelerating land reclamation in the South China Sea
Images show how Vietnam is reclaiming land in disputed South China Sea
Republican response to president's State of the Union address, by Iowa Senator Joni Ernst
Cuba and US in talks to end to travel curbs, reopen Havana embassy
Five Yemenis transferred by US from Guantanamo to Oman, Estonia: Pentagon
Obama seeks enhanced cybersecurity laws to fight hackers after series of attacks
Chinese man charged with trying to take US military information to China
Man arrested after jumping White House fence, causing lockdown

A man jumped over the White House fence on Wednesday evening and was attacked by Secret Service dogs before being arrested by officers, a Secret Service spokesman said.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM

A man jumped over the White House fence on Wednesday evening and was attacked by Secret Service dogs before being arrested by officers, a Secret Service spokesman said.

Man arrested after jumping White House fence, causing lockdown
Americans ‘can’t give in to hysteria or fear’ over Ebola: Obama
US Congress, Republicans step-up demands for Ebola travel ban

Republican lawmakers dragged the Ebola crisis into the political arena on Thursday, ramping up demands that President Obama impose new restrictions on travel from countries ravaged by the deadly virus.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM

Republican lawmakers dragged the Ebola crisis into the political arena on Thursday, ramping up demands that President Obama impose new restrictions on travel from countries ravaged by the deadly virus.

US Congress, Republicans step-up demands for Ebola travel ban
FBI warns US businesses of cyberattacks, blames Beijing
Chelsea Clinton gives birth to baby girl
Chinese hackers targeted US military contractors, Senate panel committee finds

Chinese-backed hackers infiltrated the computer networks of airline, shipping and information technology companies responsible for transporting personnel and weapons for the US military, a Senate committee claims.

18 Sep 2014 - 1:57PM

Chinese-backed hackers infiltrated the computer networks of airline, shipping and information technology companies responsible for transporting personnel and weapons for the US military, a Senate committee claims.

Chinese hackers targeted US military contractors, Senate panel committee finds
US disrupts major hacking, extortion ring; Russian charged

A US-led  operation disrupted a crime ring that infected personal computers around the globe with malicious software used for stealing banking credentials and extorting computer owners.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:53PM

A US-led  operation disrupted a crime ring that infected personal computers around the globe with malicious software used for stealing banking credentials and extorting computer owners.

US disrupts major hacking, extortion ring; Russian charged
US offers to help Nigeria in hunt for abducted schoolgirls
White House seeks privacy balance in a ‘Big Data’ world
New treatment using pig bladders regenerates human muscle lost in traumatic injury
US Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid opens door to vote on Keystone pipeline
US ‘disappointed’ by unity deal between Palestinian factions
US has ‘indications’ Syrian forces used chlorine gas in attack on rebels

The United States has indications that a toxic chemical, probably chlorine, was used in Syria this month and is examining whether the Syrian government was responsible, the US State Department said on Monday.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:53PM

The United States has indications that a toxic chemical, probably chlorine, was used in Syria this month and is examining whether the Syrian government was responsible, the US State Department said on Monday.

US has ‘indications’ Syrian forces used chlorine gas in attack on rebels
Obama argues his signature healthcare law is working, rejects Republican criticism
US, China in ‘productive’ talks on North Korea after nuclear test threat
Hillary Clinton says she’s ‘thinking’ about 2016 White House run
US NTSB studying streaming of 'black box' flight data
CIA probing allegations its own operatives spied on US Senate committee, report says