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  • Secret Service depletes funds

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports on the depleted Secret Service funds and how the agency will work with the Department of Homeland Security and Congress on a fix to get agents' money already owed to them.

  • Time may be right to rally against Taliban: Fmr, CIA director James Woolsey

    R. James Woolsey, former director of the Central Intelligence Agency and Foundation for Defense of Democracies chairman, provides insight to a path forward in Afghanistan as the country begins to build its infrastructure.

  • Combating homegrown terrorism: Bill Bratton, fmr. NYPD commissioner

    The most significant defense we have is intelligence, says Bill Bratton, Teno Risk executive chairman and former NYPD commissioner, talking about the new and challenging tactics now used by terrorists as well as how governments and companies can help protect the public amid growing extremism threats.

  • FRANKFURT, Aug 7- German industrial group Siemens expects to update software in some of its medical scanners by the end of the month to deal with vulnerabilities that could, in theory, allow some of this equipment to be hacked, a company spokesman said on Monday. Last week, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security issued a security notice warning that "an attacker...

  • A view of the US-Mexican border fence at Playas de Tijuana on January 27, 2017 in Tijuana, Mexico.

    Homeland Security said it would allow expedited construction for barriers along the US border with Mexico near San Diego.

  • WASHINGTON, July 26- The U.S. Transportation Security Administration said Wednesday it will impose new stricter security rules requiring airline travelers to remove all electronic items larger than mobile phones like tablets, e-readers and video game consoles from carry-on baggage for screening. TSA said the new rules have been in place in a pilot project...

  • WASHINGTON, July 26- The U.S. Transportation Security Administration said Wednesday it will impose new stricter security rules requiring airline travelers to remove all electronic items larger than mobile phones like tablets, e-readers and video game consoles from carry-on baggage for screening. Last week, the U.S. Homeland Security Department said 180...

  • Former DHS Secretary: A cyber attack on US critical infrastructure could be an act of war

    CNBC's Aditi Roy speaks with Michael Chertoff, Chertoff Group co-founder & executive chairman and former secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, about the growing threat of cyber attacks.

  • Donald Trump

    Trump's golf clubs and resorts on the East Coast have long relied on hiring foreign seasonal workers, Vox reports.

  • WASHINGTON, July 20- Some 180 airlines worldwide that fly directly to U.S. airports have complied with a first phase of enhanced security measures outlined in June and do not face any new restrictions, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security said on Thursday. Late Wednesday, the government confirmed it had lifted such restrictions on Saudi Airlines flights...

  • WASHINGTON, July 20- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security said Thursday that 180 airlines worldwide that fly directly to U.S. airports have complied with the first phase of enhanced security measures outlined in June. DHS spokesman David Lapan said no airlines are currently subject to in-cabin restrictions on large electronics including laptops.

  • In March, the United States imposed restrictions on passengers carrying laptops and other large electronic gear in cabins on flights from certain airports in the Middle East and North Africa in response to unspecified security threats. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has inspected and cleared flights from Riyadh's King Khalid International...

  • WASHINGTON, July 17- The U.S. Transportation Security Administration said on Monday it was lifting a ban on passengers on Saudi Arabian Airlines carrying large electronics like laptops onboard U.S.-bound flights, the last carrier under the restrictions. A TSA spokesman said the U.S. government had lifted the restrictions at Saudi Arabian Airlines' main hub...

  • WASHINGTON, July 17- The U.S. government is allowing 15,000 additional visas for temporary seasonal workers to help American businesses in danger of suffering irreparable harm because of a shortage of such labor, the Department of Homeland Security said on Monday. Congress originally had set the cap at 66,000 workers for the fiscal year.

  • WASHINGTON, July 17- The U.S. Transportation Security Administration said on Monday it has lifted a ban on passengers on Saudi Arabian Airlines carrying large electronics like laptops onboard U.S.-bound flights, the last carrier under the restrictions. A TSA spokesman said the U.S. government had lifted the restrictions at Saudi Arabian Airlines' main hub in...

  • WASHINGTON, July 17- The U.S. government is allowing 15,000 additional visas for temporary seasonal workers to help American businesses in danger of suffering irreparable harm because of a shortage of such labor, the Department of Homeland Security said on Monday. In May, Congress gave Kelly authority to approve up to about 70,000 additional temporary visas...

  • WASHINGTON, July 17- The U.S. Transportation Security Administration said on Monday it had lifted a ban on passengers on Saudi Arabian Airlines carrying large electronics like laptops onboard U.S.-bound flights, the last carrier under the restrictions. A TSA spokesman said the U.S. government had lifted the restrictions at Saudia Arabian Airlines' main hub...

  • WASHINGTON, July 17- The U.S. Transportation Security Administration said on Monday it had lifted a ban on passengers on Saudi Arabian Airlines carrying large electronics like laptops onboard U.S.-bound flights, the last carrier under the restrictions. In March, U.S. officials imposed restrictions on passengers carrying large electronics like laptops in...

  • WASHINGTON, July 14- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has issued a revised directive to airlines around the world in response to requests that it clarify aviation security measures scheduled to begin taking effect next week, the agency said on Friday. "This clarifying update will strengthen global aviation security and is a testament to our shared...

  • WASHINGTON, July 12- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security said on Wednesday it has lifted a ban on state-owned EgyptAir passengers using laptops on U.S.-bound flights, leaving just two Middle Eastern airlines still under restrictions first imposed in March. Saudi Arabian Airlines, also known as Saudia, said in a statement that it expected the ban to be...