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January 19, 2017 10:10 PM Trump to Keep Top Obama Administration Officials

Some of the officials Donald Trump has asked to stay on have been at the forefront of foreign policy initiatives he opposed WASHINGTON—President-elect Donald Trump will keep top officials who have been at the forefront of the Obama administration’s foreign policy initiatives, some of which he has vehemently opposed. Mr. Trump has asked Adam Szubin, who was deeply 13

January 19, 2017 7:47 PM The Latest: Trump to visit CIA Saturday

President-elect Donald Trump is planning to visit the CIA on Saturday, the day after he is sworn in as president. Two individuals briefed on Trump’s plans told The Associated Press about the visit. They were not authorized to discuss details haven’t been made public and spoke on condition of anonymity. Trump has sharply criticized the intelligence community 13

January 19, 2017 2:56 PM Read what Steven Mnuchin will say at his Treasury confirmation hearing

Donald Trump's Treasury Secretary pick Steven Mnuchin on Thursday will defend his business track record in the Senate after allegations of past predatory behavior. Mnuchin, 54, is a financier and former finance director for Trump's presidential campaign. He previously worked as a partner at Goldman Sachs and co-owned OneWest Bank, the former IndyMac 18

January 19, 2017 1:12 PM Chelsea Manning, precedents, and why conservatives could never stand President Obama

For the first question of his final news conference as president Wednesday, President Obama was asked to defend his decision to commute Chelsea Manning's prison sentence. Let's be clear: Chelsea Manning has served a tough prison sentence, so the notion that the average person who was thinking about disclosing vital classified information would think 13

January 19, 2017 4:41 AM ‘Learning Curve’ as Rick Perry Pursues a Job He Initially Misunderstood

Mr. Perry, who once called for the elimination of the Energy Department, will begin the confirmation process Thursday with a hearing before the Senate Energy Committee. If approved by the Senate, he will take over from a secretary, Ernest J. Moniz, who was chairman of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology physics department and directed the linear 4

January 18, 2017 10:18 PM Overnight Cybersecurity: Trump team slams Manning commutation

Welcome to OVERNIGHT CYBERSECURITY, your daily rundown of the biggest news in the world of hacking and data privacy. We're here to connect the dots as leaders in government, policy and industry try to counter the rise in cyber threats. What lies ahead for Congress, the administration and the latest company under siege? Whether you're a consumer, a techie 26

January 18, 2017 10:07 PM Netflix Adds Record New Customers With Gains at Home, Abroad

Netflix Inc. signed up a record 7.05 million new customers in the fourth quarter, topping analysts’ estimates for domestic and international growth to cap the company’s first year as a global online TV service. The company added 5.12 million new customers in international markets, according to a statement Wednesday, beating analysts’ estimates of 3.78 million 15

January 18, 2017 9:52 PM Netflix shares hit record after subscriber surge

Netflix blasted past its own forecasts -- and most of Wall Street's -- by adding more than 5.8 million paying members between October and December 2016. The Los Gatos, Calif.-streaming TV service also beat expectations for its fourth-quarter earnings performance with adjusted earnings of 15 cents and net income of $67 million. Wall Street had expected 16

January 18, 2017 9:09 PM CIA Director Defends Agency, Assesses Legacy in Final Act

Donald Trump’s attacks have come as a shock and an affront to CIA Director John Brennan, who says the ‘ethos of intelligence’ must be apolitical WASHINGTON—John Brennan’s career as an intelligence officer has spanned the demise of the Soviet Union and the rise of global terror networks. And having served for four years in the Obama White House, much of it as the director 12

January 18, 2017 8:40 PM Obama defends Manning commutation amid criticism, claims justice was ‘served’

President Obama, at his final press conference in office, on Wednesday defended his controversial decision to commute the bulk of Chelsea Manning’s 35-year prison term for leaking classified documents – claiming the former intelligence analyst served a “tough” sentence, and disputing the notion that clemency could embolden future leakers. “I feel very comfortable 14