LAS VEGAS— A federal judge said Thursday she'll rule soon on whether the FBI improperly entered suites at a Las Vegas Strip casino without a warrant during a probe of what prosecutors say was illegal gambling involving a Malaysian businessman and his son. They also didn't have the permission of Caesars Palace employees, although a casino technical contractor...» Read More
CNBC's Eamon Javers offers insight on the NSA's "Prism" monitoring program; and former Bush Sr. assistant Secretary of Defense Jed Babbin; Frank Gaffney of Center For Security Policy; Jessica Tarlov, Schoen Consulting; Tony Katz, All Patriots Media Network; and Mark Simone, WOR radio talk show host, discuss the latest controversy over government surveillance.
Did the NSA get everything they were looking for? And why exactly did they name its monitoring program "Prism?" CNBC's Jackson Burke takes a look.
CNBC's John Harwood reports President Obama is preparing to meet with Chinese president Xi Jinping. Hacking and the Chinese buying American companies are on the agenda.
CNBC's Eamon Javers offers insight on NSA's efforts in national security. Cliff Van Zandt, former military intelligence agent, and Peter Swire, former chief counselor on privacy to the Clinton Administration, discuss.
CNBC's John Harwood reports President Obama is preparing to meet with Chinese president Xi Jinping. Bryan Walsh, Time senior international editor, discusses what the rise of China means for U.S. businesses.
IRS employees reportedly say their supervisors directed them to target Conservative political groups, and President Obama defends the monitoring programs. Marc Morial, National Urban League, and Ron Christie, Christie Strategies, discuss.
CNBC's John Harwood reports what President Obama said about telephone monitoring programs. Eamon Javers offers insight on NSA's efforts in national security.
CNBC's John Harwood provides perspective on President Obama's address on health care, invasion of privacy concerns, and his meeting later today with China's President Xi.
CNBC's John Harwood presents a preview of President Obama's statement on the Affordable Care Act, and likely comments on this morning's better-than-expected jobs number, as pressure mounts for him to address NSA privacy concerns ahead of his meeting later today with China's President Xi.
CNBC's Eamon Javers has the details of a report that says the National Security Agency and FBI are tapping directly into the central servers of nine leading U.S. internet companies.
CNBC's John Harwood explains what's at stake today when President Obama meets with Chinese President Xi Jinping to talk about hacking, security and trade issues.
The Washington Post reports the National Security Agency and the FBI are tapping directly into the central servers of nine leading U.S. internet companies, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.
According to reports, a top secret court order allows the National Security Agency to collect telephone records for million of Verizon customers, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.
Sanjay Poonen, SAP president mobile division, discusses which companies are likely to profit from the growing $10 billion business of selling your data.
Sam Smith, technology expert at Privacy International, talks about drones, the business opportunities they bring and the privacy issues their use raises.
The mass media company is taking steps to review the relationship between its news division and its commercial operations, reports CNBC's Steve Liesman.
Rep. Lloyd Doggett, (D-TX) asked acting IRS Commissioner J. Russell George, if he found the IRS "rotten at the core." And, Rep. Peter Roskam, (R-IL), queried ousted IRS chief Steven Miller whether he had a "duty" to come forward to the Ways and Means Committee with any information he had about the tax investigation before the Hearing. Rep. Mike Thompson, (D-CA), wanted to know the difference between "inappropriate" and "illegal" actions when reviewing tax cases. And, Rep. Jim Gerlach, (R-PA), challenged the assertion that confidential tax information was not shared outside the IRS.
CNBC's Eamon Javers and John Harwood provide insight from the House hearing on the IRS scandal, with ousted IRS chief Steven Miller and acting IRS commissioner J. Russell George.
Rep. Richard Neal, (D-MA), asks ousted IRS chief Steven Miller and acting IRS Commissioner J. Russell George, about the policies of 501(c) (4) tax-exempt status and political groups. Also, Rep. Pat Tiberi, (R-OH), wants to know why an educational group and book club was targeted by the IRS. "Foolish mistakes were made," said Rep. Xavier Becerra, (D-CA). And, Rep. Dave Reichert, (R-WA), wants to know whether groups were "treated differently" because of their political affiliations.
Rep. Charles Rangel, (D-NY), asks ousted IRS chief Steven Miller and acting IRS Commissioner J. Russell George, who was responsible for the tax scrutiny, and whether the tax law is written for "abuse." And, Rep. Paul Ryan, (R-MI), asks Steve Miller if he is misleading the Committee because he knew in previous testimony targeting was taking place. And, Rep. Jim McDermott, (D-WA), distinguished the difference between "stupid mistakes" and "malicious mistakes." Also, Rep. Devin Nunes, (R-CA), asks Steven Miller if he is willing to release his personal emails, phone records, and personal schedule from 2010 until his resignation.