WASHINGTON, D.C. Republican U.S. Senator John McCain has scheduled a Jan. 5 hearing on foreign cyber threats to the United States, after Washington ordered the expulsion of Russian diplomats over computer hacking in the November presidential election. Witnesses called to testify include Director of National Intelligence James Clapper and Admiral Mike Rogers, head of the U.S. Cyber Command, according to a post on Friday on the website of the Senate Armed Services Committee that McCain leads.
EAST OF MOSUL/BAGHDAD Iraqi government forces launched a U.S.-backed offensive Monday to drive Islamic State from the northern city of Mosul, a high-stakes battle to retake the militants’ last major stronghold in the country.Two […]
This election cycle has elevated North Carolina to the national stage, cast as a central player in not only the battle for the White House, but also as a microcosm of the realities faced by […]
RALEIGH Political endorsements are starting to roll in for both candidates for North Carolina governor. The incumbent, Republican Gov. Pat McCrory, has landed the support of two law enforcement groups, while the challenger, Attorney […]