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Maryland man accused of trying to support Islamic militants (access required)

A Maryland man has been arrested and charged with trying to provide support to Islamic State militants. Thirty-year-old Mohamed Elshinawy of Edgewood was arrested Friday after a months-long investigation. An FBI affidavit says Elshinawy, who was to appear in court ...

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US wonders: Why stolen data on federal workers not for sale? (access required)

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is increasingly confident that China’s government, not criminal hackers, was responsible for the extraordinary theft of personal information about as many as 14 million current and former federal employees and others, The Associated Press has ...

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FBI has flown surveillance aircraft over Baltimore (access required)

WASHINGTON — The FBI is operating a small air force with scores of low-flying planes across the country carrying video and, at times, cellphone surveillance technology — all hidden behind fictitious companies that are fronts for the government, The Associated ...

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FBI director warns against cellphone encryption

FBI Director James Comey gave a stark warning Thursday against smartphone data encryption, saying homicide cases could be stalled, suspects could go free and "justice may be denied because of a locked phone or an encrypted hard drive."

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