Taiwan introduces stiffer penalties for leaking, selling secrets to China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – After a third reading on May 7, the Legislative Yuan passed amendments to the Classified National Security Information Protection Act (國家機密保護法) which will see stiffer puni...

Taiwan ex-President Ma appears at final trial over leaking of confidential information

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Former President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) on Friday attended a Taiwan High Court session in the final stage of the trial focusing on his alleged leaking of confidential informat...

Prosecutor: New charges possible in Russia probe leak case

NEW YORK (AP) — A prosecutor says new charges and arrests are possible in the prosecution of a U.S. Treasury Department employee accused of giving a journalist confidential banking reports related to ...

Can a sitting president be indicted while in office?

WASHINGTON (AP) — For the first time, prosecutors have tied President Donald Trump to a federal crime, accusing him of directing illegal hush-money payments to women during his presidential campaign i...

The Latest: Ex-FBI agent gets 4 years in document-leak case

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Latest on the sentencing of a former FBI agent in Minnesota who pleaded guilty to leaking classified documents to a reporter (all times local): 12:40 p.m. ...

Q&A: What Cohen's plea and Manafort's verdict mean for Trump

A bad day in court for former associates of President Donald Trump could foreshadow hard days ahead for the president. In a New York courtroom, Trump's former personal lawyer and "fi...

Q&A: What Cohen's plea, Manafort's verdict mean for Trump

Tuesday was a bad day in court for former associates of President Donald Trump, and it could foreshadow hard days ahead for the president. In a New York courtroom, Trump's former personal lawye...

Court records: Woman charged in leak case reaches plea deal

ATLANTA (AP) — Court records indicate a woman charged with leaking U.S. secrets to a news outlet has reached a deal with prosecutors. U.S. Department of Justice spokesman Ian Prior c...

Is there any limit on the president's power to pardon?

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump once joked he could "stand in the middle of Fifth Avenue and shoot somebody" and not lose voter support. The quip was intended as hyperbole to make a point on ...

Can Trump pardon himself? Not if he's impeached

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump once joked he could "stand in the middle of Fifth Avenue and shoot somebody" and not lose voter support. The quip was intended as hyperbole to make a point on ...

Taiwan ex-President Ma Ying-jeou sentenced to 4 months in prison

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan's High Court has found former President Ma Ying-jeou guilty in a political leak case, and has sentenced him to four months in prison, which can be commuted to a...

Immigration agent sentenced in Kansas leak case

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — An agent with the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement who sent a Wichita television news anchor sensitive law enforcement material has been sentenced to the six months he has...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Monday, July 3, the 184th day of 2017. There are 181 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On July 3, 186...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Sunday, July 2, the 183rd day of 2017. There are 182 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On July 2, 193...

Former President indicted for leaking confidential information

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Prosecutors on Tuesday indicted former President Ma Ying-jeou for leaking confidential information in a wiretapping case dating back to 2013. The Taipei District Prosecutors...