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Jack Abramoff, reinvented as a critic of the Washington lobbying industry, talks to CNBC about Donald Trump, ethics and “legalized bribery.”

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As a result of stolen email messages released by WikiLeaks, we now know what President Barack Obama’s email address was during the presidential transition.

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How former Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge came to pen a column shows how money, power, and national security mix in a post-9/11 D.C.

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An email released Tuesday by Citizens United raised questions about a trip taken by Huma Abedin when she was at the State Department.

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CNBC has obtained a document detailing more than 180 phrases flagged for scrutiny by Goldman Sachs’ email monitoring system.

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Bradley Birkenfeld, a former UBS banker who blew the whistle on tax dodges, told CNBC he believes the CIA may be behind the Panama Papers leak.

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Bradley Birkenfeld was released from federal prison in August 2012 after serving 2½ years for his role as a Swiss banker hiding millions of dollars for wealthy American clients. Five weeks later, he found himself in the kitchen of a small rental house in Raymond, New Hampshire. At that moment, Birkenfeld was an ex-con. He …

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U.S. stocks closed narrowly mixed Thursday, the final trading day of the quarter, ahead of the monthly employment report due Friday.

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Certain lucky numbers are overplayed in Powerball, meaning that if you win with them, you might have to share your prizes with others.

Chance of Fed hike gaining steam

The inspector general for the Federal Reserve is warning that a key database at the central bank needs more cybersecurity protections, according to a summary report.

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Signs are emerging of a global backlash against Donald Trump and his luxury brand. Experts say his campaign rhetoric could be hurting his business.

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A scene from an FBI produced video called "The Company Man", designed to show how Chinese espionage can operate.

In the surveillance video, there’s a lot of nervous laughter before the Chinese CEO and the American executive get down to the serious business that brought them to a bland, Kansas City, Missouri, hotel room: exchanging $30,000 in cash for trade secrets about glass insulation made by Pittsburgh Corning. The executive, the CEO and his …

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Bradley Birkenfeld, a former UBS AG banker, speaks during an interview at Schuylkill County Federal Correctional Institution in Minersville, Pennsylvania, on Tuesday, April 27, 2009.

Bradley Birkenfeld was released from federal prison in August 2012 after serving 2½ years for his role as a Swiss banker hiding millions of dollars for wealthy American clients. Five weeks later, he found himself in the kitchen of a small rental house in Raymond, New Hampshire. At that moment, Birkenfeld was an ex-con. He …

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It turns out that one of the keys to hosting a successful conference on a complicated, technical and contentious topic like cybersecurity is great food and booze. Jeff Moss said he learned that lesson early on in his days as the hacker community’s best-known security impresario. “I know this sounds really petty,” Moss said, “but …

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The United States military is studying digital currencies like bitcoin to learn if they can be traced and to figure out how they are used by America’s adversaries around the world. CNBC has learned that the global policy counsel of the Bitcoin Foundation flew to Florida to meet with officials from U.S. Special Operations Command for a …