US Threatens Sanctions on Burundian Spoilers


Margaret Besheer UNITED NATIONS— The United States threatened Friday to impose sanctions on individuals in Burundi who are fueling election-related violence. Following the third meeting in the past month on the escalating violence in Burundi, U.S. Ambassador Samantha Power said the government of Burundi has a window of opportunity to bring the violence to a halt, telling reporters that the…

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Former U.S. government employee attempted to steal nuclear weapons secrets: Justice Department

WASHINGTON The U.S. Justice Department has charged a former employee of the Department of Energy and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission for allegedly attempting an email attack on government employees to extract sensitive information on nuclear weapons. According to an indictment unsealed on Friday, Charles Eccleston allegedly attempted the “spear-phishing” attack […]