Exclusive: U.S. government seeks Facebook help to wiretap Messenger

The U.S. government is trying to force Facebook Inc to break the encryption in its popular Messenger app so law enforcement may listen to a suspect's voice conversations in a criminal probe, three people briefed on the case said, resurrecting the issue of whether companies can be compelled to alter their products to enable surveillance.

Trump Uses DOJ Lawyers to Block Release of His Financial Records

Department of Justice (DOJ) lawyers have filed a request in federal court to halt a lawsuit surrounding President Trump’s hotel in Washington, according to the Associated Press (AP).

“Justice Department lawyers asked a federal judge Friday to let them file a legal appeal that could, for now, keep President Donald Trump’s critics from getting access to financial records related to his Washington, D.C., hotel.”  read more

Cuomo to Trump: ‘America Is Great Because It Rejects Your Hate Filled Agenda’

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) hit back at President Trump on Friday after the president continued his attacks on Cuomo for saying that America was “never that great.”

“We know how tough Trump is: hiding behind tweets & ripping babies from their mothers arms. Let’s get something straight: America is great because it rejects your hate-filled agenda of bigotry & sexism Ny’ers have your number @realDonaldTrump & will fight you all day. Bring it on.” read more