Intelligence agencies

December 13, 2017 - 4:50 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A federal judge has agreed to preserve the secret identities of two covert FBI sources who gathered evidence against a man who tried to join al-Qaida-linked fighters in Syria. Federal District Judge Terrence Boyle on Tuesday said an FBI employee known as "Zaydan" and a non-...
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December 12, 2017 - 5:15 pm
LONDON (AP) — Italian prosecutors want to drop their investigation into the 2015 breach of surveillance company Hacking Team, leaving a question mark over a dramatic release of material that exposed the global market for spy software and embarrassed intelligence figures around the world. A redacted...
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FILE - In this Dec. 1, 2017 file photo, former Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn leaves federal court in Washington. People close to Flynn are telling The Associated Press about the emotional pressures he faced in the past year as special counsel Robert Mueller closed in on him and also investigated his son. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
December 12, 2017 - 3:25 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — In the days before he pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI, and as he braced for the public revelation that he'd morphed from government target to government cooperator, Michael Flynn was reveling in the pleasures of a new grandchild, swapping cheerful observations about babies with...
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This undated photo provided by the New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission shows Akayed Ullah, the suspect in the explosion near New York's Times Square on Monday, Dec. 11, 2017. Ullah is suspected of strapping a pipe bomb to his body and setting off the crude device in a passageway under 42nd Street between Seventh and Eighth Avenues, injuring himself and a few others. (New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission via AP)
December 12, 2017 - 11:55 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the blast in the New York City subway system (all times local): 11:50 a.m. U.S. prosecutors say a man charged with using a weapon of mass destruction in the New York City subway system mocked President Donald Trump on Facebook and possessed hand-scribbled sentiments...
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December 08, 2017 - 3:48 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Efforts to prosecute the mastermind of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks and four co-defendants are stalled in part over a lingering issue Americans haven't yet resolved: torture. Interrogators at secret CIA prisons repeatedly slammed Ammar al Baluchi's head against walls,...
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President Donald Trump speaks to reporters before boarding Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Monday, Dec. 4, 2017, before heading to Utah. Trump will be announcing plans to scale back two sprawling national monuments in Utah, responding to what he has condemned as a "massive federal land grab" by the government. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
December 05, 2017 - 5:26 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The shifting explanations for why President Donald Trump fired national security adviser Michael Flynn have revived questions about whether the president may have obstructed an ongoing investigation of potential contacts between his campaign and Russia. Pressure on the...
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President Donald Trump speaks to reporters before boarding Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Monday, Dec. 4, 2017, before heading to Utah. Trump will be announcing plans to scale back two sprawling national monuments in Utah, responding to what he has condemned as a "massive federal land grab" by the government. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
December 04, 2017 - 10:01 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The shifting explanations for why President Donald Trump fired national security adviser Michael Flynn have revived questions about whether the president may have obstructed an ongoing investigation of potential contacts between his campaign and Russia. Pressure on the...
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President Donald Trump gestures as he walks towards Air Force One at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York, Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017. Trump spent the day in New York attending a trio of fundraisers. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
December 04, 2017 - 8:53 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 8:50 a.m. President Donald Trump says he feels "very badly" for his former national security adviser Michael Flynn, who last week pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI. The president says it's "very unfair" how Flynn has been...
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CORRECTS MICHAEL FLYNN WAS FIRED AND NOT DONALD TRUMP - FILE - In this Feb. 1, 2017 file photo, National Security Adviser Michael Flynn speaks during the daily news briefing at the White House, in Washington. Court documents released Friday revealed that Flynn planned to plead guilty to a single count of “knowingly and willingly” making false statements to the FBI during his short stint as Trump’s national security adviser. Flynn was fired last February after he misled Vice President Mike Pence and other senior officials about his contacts with Russian intermediaries. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
December 03, 2017 - 7:56 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Sunday in a tweet that he never asked former FBI Director James Comey to stop investigating his ex-national security adviser Michael Flynn, issuing a fresh denial amid a shifting timeline on when he may have known that Flynn had lied to the FBI. Trump...
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President Donald Trump walks up the steps of Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base in Md., Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017. Trump is heading to New York to attend Republican fundraisers. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
December 03, 2017 - 7:21 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says on Twitter that he never asked former FBI director James Comey to stop investigating his ex-national security adviser Michael Flynn. Comey testified before Congress in June that Trump asked him if could see to "letting Flynn go." Comey said that request...
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