WASHINGTON - Homeland Security detected five "critical" cyber security weaknesses on Securities and Exchange Commission's computers as of January 23, 2017, according to a confidential report reviewed by Reuters.
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Russia says will target U.S.-backed fighters in Syria if provoked
Russia warned the United States on Thursday it would target U.S.-backed militias in Syria if Russian troops again came under fire, as the United States disclosed an unusual face-to-face meeting between U.S. and Russian generals meant to avoid such clashes.
Facebook to share Russia-linked ads with U.S. Congress
Facebook Inc said on Thursday it plans to share with U.S. congressional investigators some 3,000 political ads that it says Russia-based operatives ran on Facebook in the months before and after last year's U.S. presidential election.
Yellen's stock rises as she leads Fed from crisis-era policy
From her early days as Federal Reserve chair, Janet Yellen has been the target of criticism from Republicans worried that the central bank's massive bond-buying programs and near-zero interest rates engineered by her predecessor would be the ruin of the country.
Exclusive: Persistent rail service disruptions dog CSX customers
CSX Corp customers, including chemical, automotive and steel producers, are still battling delays and congestion despite top executives' assurances that the railroad has moved past service woes that plagued its system during the summer, people familiar with the situation said.
Navajo tribe says ready to sue Trump over changes to Utah monument
The Navajo Nation will sue the Trump administration if it tries to reduce the size of the Bears Ears National Monument in Utah, its top lawyer told Reuters on Thursday, ahead of the release of a broad government review of such sites across the country.
Daimler joins rush to add more North American auto plants
U.S. automakers are facing mounting pressure amid slowing demand in the country, as automakers from Asia and Europe aggressively ramp up vehicle production in North America, including a new investment by Daimler AG.
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