Politics Mark Warner

  • Rep. Mike Pompeo, R-Kan., nominee for director of the Central Intelligence Agency.

    Republican Rep. Mike Pompeo told the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence he agreed that Russia had interfered in the U.S. election. NBC News Reports.

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 5- Senate Democrats on Thursday demanded an ethics probe into Tom Price, President-elect Donald Trump's pick for U.S. health secretary, following a report that the fierce Obamacare critic traded in healthcare company stocks while pushing legislation in Congress that could affect those shares. Price is an orthopedic surgeon and a Republican...

  • SAO PAULO/ MONTREAL, Dec 19- Brazil unveiled a probable challenge against Canadian regional and government funding for Bombardier Inc at the World Trade Organization, reviving a bitter trade feud between the Canadian jetmaker and Brazilian rival Embraer SA. Brazil's foreign ministry said on Monday its trade chamber had authorized WTO proceedings against...

  • SAO PAULO/ MONTREAL Dec 19- Brazil unveiled a probable challenge against Canadian regional and government funding for Bombardier Inc at the World Trade Organization, reviving a bitter trade feud between the Canadian jetmaker and Brazilian rival Embraer SA. Brazil's foreign ministry said on Monday its trade chamber had authorized WTO proceedings against...

  • NEW YORK, Dec 15- Yahoo Inc came under renewed scrutiny by federal investigators and lawmakers on Thursday after disclosing the largest known data breach in history, prompting Verizon Communications Inc to demand better terms for its planned purchase of Yahoo's internet business. Shares of the Sunnyvale, California- based internet pioneer fell more than 6...

  • NEW YORK, Dec 15- Yahoo Inc came under renewed scrutiny by federal investigators and lawmakers on Thursday after disclosing the largest known data breach in history, prompting Verizon Communications Inc to demand better terms for its planned purchase of Yahoo's internet business. Shares of the Sunnyvale, California- based internet pioneer fell more than 6...

  • Dec 15- Verizon Communications Inc is looking at ways to modify its $4.8 billion deal to buy Yahoo Inc's core internet business after the technology company disclosed a second massive data breach, sources told Reuters on Thursday. Yahoo Inc shares fell almost 5 percent after the breach of data belonging to more than 1 billion users was disclosed, following...

  • Dec 15- Yahoo Inc shares fell more than 5 percent on Thursday after the technology company disclosed a second massive data breach that raised fears Verizon might kill a deal to buy its core internet business. Silicon Valley- based Yahoo said late on Wednesday that it had uncovered a 2013 cyber attack that compromised data of more than 1 billion user accounts, the...

  • Dec 15- Yahoo Inc shares fell almost 5 percent on Thursday after the technology company disclosed a second massive data breach that raised fears Verizon might kill a deal to buy its core internet business. Silicon Valley- based Yahoo said late on Wednesday that it had uncovered a 2013 cyber attack that compromised data of more than 1 billion user accounts, the...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 15- A senior Democratic senator on Thursday said he intended to investigate Yahoo's cyber security practices after the company announced it had uncovered another massive data breach dating to August 2013 that affected more than 1 billion user accounts. "This most recent revelation warrants a separate follow-up and I plan to press the company...

  • Sen. Warner: Dems head back to the drawing board

    Sen. Mark Warner, (D-Va.), discusses what Democrats need to do to rebound from last week's defeat. We can't just be a party of the East Coast and West Coast, says Warner. Also Warner discusses why he supported Obamacare and questions Donald Trump's tax cut plan.

  • CALGARY, Alberta/ WINNIPEG, Manitoba, Nov 3- S hareholders of Agrium Inc and Potash Corp of Saskatchewan Inc overwhelmingly approved an all-stock merger of the fertilizer producers on Thursday, shifting the focus to U.S. and Canadian regulators. More than 99 percent of Potash investors and 98 percent of Agrium shareholders voted in favor of the deal, the...

  • CALGARY, Alberta/ WINNIPEG, Manitoba, Nov 3- S hareholders of Agrium Inc and Potash Corp of Saskatchewan Inc overwhelmingly approved an all-stock merger of the fertilizer producers on Thursday, moving the focus to U.S. and Canadian regulators. More than 99 percent of Potash investors and 98 percent of Agrium shareholders voted in favor of the deal, the companies...

  • HONG KONG/ BOSTON, Oct 25- Up to 10,000 webcams will be recalled in the aftermath of a cyber attack that blocked access last week to some of the world's biggest websites, Chinese manufacturer Hangzhou Xiongmai Technology Co told Reuters on Tuesday. In Washington, a member of the U.S. Senate Intelligence committee asked three federal agencies what steps the...

  • In Washington, a member of the U.S. Senate Intelligence committee asked three federal agencies what steps the government can take to prevent cyber criminals from compromising electronic devices. Senator Mark Warner, a Democrat, sent letters asking DHS, the Federal Communications Commission and Federal Trade Commission if they have adequate tools for...

  • The Yahoo hack could become a test case of the SEC's guidelines, said Jacob Olcott, former Senate Commerce Committee counsel who helped develop them, due to the size of the breach, intense public scrutiny and uncertainty over the timing of Yahoo's discovery. And the vagueness of SEC's 2011 rules on disclosure and its failure to enforce them are drawing equal...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 27- Six U.S. senators on Tuesday demanded that Yahoo Inc explain why hackers' theft of user information for 500 million accounts two years ago came to light only last week and called the company's handling of the breach "unacceptable." A Yahoo spokesman said the company would respond in a "timely and appropriate manner" to the letter, which was signed...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 27- Six Democratic U.S. senators on Tuesday demanded Yahoo Inc explain why hackers' theft of user information for 500 million accounts two years ago only came to light last week and lambasted the company's handling of the breach as "unacceptable." A Yahoo spokesman said the company would respond in a "timely and appropriate manner" to the letter,...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 27- Six Democratic U.S. senators on Tuesday demanded Yahoo Inc explain why hackers' theft of user information for 500 million accounts two years ago only came to light last week and lambasted the company's handling of the breach as "unacceptable." Yahoo did not immediately respond to a request for comment about the letter, which was signed by...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 27- A group of Democratic U.S. senators on Tuesday demanded Yahoo Inc explain why hackers' theft of user information for half a billion accounts two years ago only came to light last week and lambasted its handling of the breach as "unacceptable." Yahoo did not immediately respond to a request for comment about the letter, which was signed by...