Monday, 18 June 2018

Tag Archives: FBI

Trump admits reimbursing lawyer for porn star payoff

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump on Thursday admitted he reimbursed his lawyer for a $130,000 payment to a porn star, ending months of White House denial. Trump tweeted that his personal lawyer Michael Cohen used a retainer to pay off Stormy Daniels, who claims to have had sexual relations with ...

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Trump morally unfit to be president, Ex-FBI chief says

WASHINGTON: If there was any chance that President Trump and James B. Comey could have avoided all-out war, it ended Sunday night. That was when ABC News aired an interview with Mr. Comey, the president’s fired F.B.I. director, as he uses a publicity blitz for his searing tell-all memoir, “A ...

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Bill Gates Says Apple Should Unlock iPhones at Government Request

WASHINGTON: Bill Gates thinks Silicon Valley isn’t worried enough about government regulation. In a new interview, he warned that big tech companies are being reckless in their support for end-to-end encryption, and he made some cryptic comments about Apple. The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation released its annual letter, and ...

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Ex-US Marine’s planned terror attack for Christmas Day foiled

SAN FRANSCISCO: Federal agents arrested a former US Marine on Friday for allegedly plotting a Christmas attack in San Francisco inspired by the Islamic State jihadist group, according to court documents. Tow truck driver Everitt Aaron Jameson, 26, was planning to target the city’s busy Pier 39 tourist spot, according ...

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Trump calls for death penalty for New York attacker

NEW JERSEY: The New York terror suspect’s wife was reportedly “shocked and horrified and scared and sad” after being grilled by the FBI over her husband’s deadly Manhattan truck attack that killed eight people. The Washington Post reports that a person who spoke to Sayfullo Saipov’s 24-year-old wife, Nozima Odilova, ...

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8 dead in New York City truck attack; mayor calls it act of terror

NEW YORK: Police and witnesses say a man deliberately drove a rented truck onto a busy bicycle path near the World Trade Center in lower Manhattan, killing eight people and injuring at least 12 others, then emerged from the vehicle screaming and brandishing imitation firearms before being shot by police. ...

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JFK assassination documents released, but sensitive documents blocked

  WASHINGTON: Donald Trump has delayed the release of hundreds of “sensitive” files about the assassination of President John F Kennedy. The US President approved the release of 2,800 other files related to the 1963 killing but has placed the other records under a six-month review after appeals from the ...

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FBI, UK Serious Fraud Office start investigating Gupta family

JOHANNESBURG: The long arm of the law is finally catching up with South Africa’s crony capitalist Guptas and their network of criminality and corruption. FBI has launched a probe into the family, focusing on nephews of the Gupta brothers: Ashish and Amol Gupta. Both are US citizens which opens them ...

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Ex-FBI agent and daughter guilty of killing her husband

THOMAS Martens had told the 911 operator he thought he had killed his son-in-law, and when authorities arrived at the brick house on a golf course in Lexington, N.C., there was little argument. Jason Corbett was naked on the floor of his bedroom. His head bad been bashed in. A 28-inch ...

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