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Tag Archives: FBI

FBI woman spy married Islamic State terrorist

NEW YORK: An FBI translator with a top-secret security clearance married a key ISIS operative she was assigned to investigate in 2014, and served two years in prison before being released last year, CNN reported on Monday. Daniela Greene, who joined the Federal Bureau of Investigation in 2011 and worked ...

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WikiLeaks posts more CIA docs

LONDON: WikiLeaks has released another trove of secret CIA documents a day after the US justice department said it was considering criminal charges against the organisation and its founder Julian Assange. The 31-page user guide for a CIA device called “Weeping Angel” was posted online on Saturday, the CBS News ...

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Cameron jokes he doesn’t have to hear Trump wiretaps anymore

PROVIDENCE:  Former British Prime Minister David Cameron jokes he doesn’t have to listen to U.S. President Donald Trump’s wiretapped conversations anymore. Cameron addressed 2,000 people at Rhode Island’s Brown University on Monday. Cameron says he’s optimistic shared American and British values of freedom, equality and justice will prevail over nationalism ...

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Trump’s attorney general recuses himself from Russia probe

Washington: US Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced he would recuse himself from any probe into the presidential election campaign as Donald Trump’s administration moved to cut short a snowballing controversy over its ties to Russia. Facing calls to resign over newly revealed meetings he held with Russia’s ambassador before the ...

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Trump attacks FBI on leakers of Russia reports: ‘FIND NOW’

U.S. President Donald Trump criticized the FBI on Friday for failing to stop leaks of national security information to the media and directed the agency to find those who pass on classified information. Trump’s comments come amid media reports saying the FBI refused a White House request to knock down ...

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CIA chief warns Trump to watch his words

WASHINGTON: The outgoing CIA director has called Donald Trump’s comments about the US intelligence community “outrageous” and suggested the president-elect’s attitude toward Russia reflected an incomplete understanding of the country’s intentions. CIA chief John Brennan parting rebuke came amid escalating tensions between the president-elect and the intelligence community following a ...

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FBI investigated over pre-election decisions on Clinton email

NEW YORK: The U.S. Justice Department said it would probe a Federal Bureau of Investigation decision to announce an inquiry into Hillary Clinton’s emails shortly before the November presidential election, a move she has blamed as a factor in her defeat. The Justice Department’s Office of Inspector General said in ...

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Obama says he would have outrun Trump, but Trump says, ‘No way!’

HONOLULU: US President Barack Obama said in an interview broadcast on Monday that he would have won most Americans’ support if he had been able to run against Donald Trump for a third term. “No way!” Trump countered in a tweet, citing as liabilities US companies taking jobs overseas, the ...

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US Intelligence chief steps down as Trump considers cabinet

WASHINGTON: The US intelligence chief James Clapper announced his resignation before a Congress committee as Donald Trump expedited his efforts to form his cabinet. “Submitted my letter of resignation last night, which felt pretty good,” Director of National Intelligence James Clapper told the House Select Committee on Intelli­gence. In the US, ...

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WhatsApp adds secure video calling amid privacy concerns

KARACHI: One of the world’s most popular means of communication, Facebook’s WhatsApp, is adding fully encrypted video calling to its messaging app on Monday, a move that comes as privacy advocates worry about the potential for stepped-up government surveillance under a Trump administration. WhatsApp, which boasts more than a billion ...

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