Russian hackers hunt hi-tech secrets, exploiting US weakness


WASHINGTON (AP) — Russian cyberspies pursuing the secrets of military drones and other sensitive U.S. defense technology tricked key contract workers into exposing their email to theft, an Associated Press investigation has found.

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  • Written by BY JEFF DONN, DESMOND BUTLER and RAPHAEL SATTER , Associated Press

6 dead, 76 missing after strong quake hits Taiwan


HUALIEN, Taiwan (AP) — Rescuers worked Wednesday to free people trapped after a strong earthquake near Taiwan's east coast caused several buildings to cave in and tilt dangerously. At least six people were killed and 76 could not be contacted following the quake.

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  • Written by By TAIJING WU , Associated Press

Rail industry says key safety technology not due until 2020


WASHINGTON (AP) — The railroad industry is playing down expectations that a safety technology that could have prevented recent deadly train crashes will be in operation across the United States by the end of the year.


  • Written by By JOAN LOWY , Associated Press

Trump continues to cast some immigrants as criminals

WASHINGTON (AP) — Making his case for tighter border security, President Donald Trump has repeatedly linked immigration to criminality, highlighting immigrant gang violence, calling family reunification a national security threat and bemoaning the death of a pro football player involved in a car accident with a man living in the country illegally.

  • Written by By JILL COLVIN , Associated Press