A retired judge just ruled that nearly half of 4,000 documents Michael Cohen labeled as privileged are not — and he’s not challenging that decision in court

Brendan McDermid/Reuters Special master Barbara Jones ruled on Thursday that nearly half of 4,000 documents labeled as privileged by President Donald Trump, his former longtime lawyer Michael Cohen, and the Trump Organization are not privileged. Cohen, who finds himself at the center of a criminal investigation in the Southern District of New York, is not […]

Year-old router bug exploited to steal sensitive DOD drone, tank documents

Enlarge / A US Air Force MQ-9 Reaper awaits maintenance December 8, 2016, at Creech Air Force Base, Nevada. Training materials for the Reaper Aircraft Maintenance Unit were stolen by a hacker exploiting a Netgear router. (credit: U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Christian Clausen) In May, a hacker perusing vulnerable systems with the […]

House GOP plans to subpoena DOJ for more than 1mn documents related to Clinton email probe

Unhappy with the “very slow” ways of the Justice Department, Republicans on the House Judiciary Committee want to subpoena it for one million missing documents related to the probe into Hillary Clinton’s private emails. The committee has received only a “tiny percentage” — about 3,000 of 1.2 million — of the documents they have requested, […]

‘He will get the documents he wants’: Mueller’s move to subpoena the Trump Organization shows he’s playing ‘hard ball’

AP The special counsel Robert Mueller’s move to subpoena the Trump Organization brings him ever closer to President Donald Trump’s personal finances — a “red line” Trump warned him against crossing. Trump said last year that he does not “make money from Russia.” But his son, Donald Trump Jr., wrote in a 2008 op-ed that […]

Mueller subpoenas Trump Organization, requesting documents on Russia – report

Special Counsel Robert Mueller has subpoenaed the Trump Organization for documents, including some related to Russia, according to a new report. It marks the first time that Mueller, who is investigating alleged collusion between Trump and Russia, has demanded documents directly related to President Donald Trump’s business. According to the NYT report, the subpoena was delivered […]

Financial documents raise questions about AR1 engine’s readiness

Enlarge / United Launch Alliance has yet to select its booster engines for the Vulcan rocket. (credit: United Launch Alliance) Publicly, the venerable US rocket engine company Aerojet Rocketdyne maintains that it is committed to finishing development of its powerful new AR1 engine by 2019. By meeting this deadline, company officials say, they will provide […]

NSA erased surveillance data related to controversial G. W. Bush spying program – court documents

The National Security Agency (NSA) has deleted surveillance data about warrantless wiretapping ordered by President George W. Bush to recycle some hard drive space, recent federal court filings reveal. NSA sought to prevent Snowden-style leaks, ended up losing staff – whistleblower to RT In 2007, the NSA was ordered by the court to preserve international […]