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President Trump decertifies Iran nuclear deal

WASHINGTON, D.C. (NBC News) – President Trump has announced a much more confrontational approach to dealing with Iran’s growing nuclear program. The president is decertifying a 2015 international nuclear deal with Iran, in defiance of near-worldwide support for the agreement. “Iran is …

North Korea targets U.S. power grid

(NBC News) – A cybersecurity firm is warning that North Korea has targeted U.S. power companies in an apparent effort to disrupt the nation’s electrical grid. A report from the security firm FireEye, obtained exclusively by NBC News, states hackers linked to …

Sen. Wyden wants answers about warrantless searches

Washington, D.C. – Oregon Senator Ron Wyden is pushing the U.S. Department of Justice to answer questions about the use of warrantless searches of Americans’ digital communications. Wyden wants to know how the department utilizes information from Executive Order 12333, originally intended …

120 charged with opioid related crimes

Washington, D.C. (CNN) – Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Thursday announced what officials call the largest health care fraud enforcement action in Justice Department history. Sessions says upwards of 400 people nationwide stand charged in health care fraud schemes resulting in $1.3 …

Could the U.S. stop a North Korea missile?

Washington, D.C. (CNN) – According to a memo from the Pentagon, the U.S. has the ability to shoot down intercontinental ballistic missiles targeting the homeland. That signals an upgrade to our defense systems. But some experts caution that the missile defense system …