Category: Intelligence Agencies

By ERIC TUCKER and MARY CLARE JALONICK,  Associated Press  WASHINGTON (AP) 07/12 — An embattled FBI agent whose anti-Trump text messages exposed the Justice Department to claims of institutional bias launched a vigorous defense Thursday at an extraordinary congressional hearing that devolved into shouting matches,

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By ANNE FLAHERTY, CATHERINE LUCEY and JONATHAN LEMIRE,  Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 05/19 — President Donald Trump accused the Justice Department of trying to frame him by planting a spy in his 2016 campaign — an allegation his own lawyer said might not be true.

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By LORI HINNANT,  Associated Press  PARIS (AP) 04/04 — France has flagged more than 78,000 people as security threats in a database intended to let European police share information on the continent’s most dangerous residents — more than all other European countries put together — according to an analysis by The Associated Press.

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By DON THOMPSON and PAUL ELIAS,  Associated Press  ROSEVILLE, Calif. (AP) 03/24 — Investigators are working around the clock as they struggle to determine why a man with no apparent ties to terrorism drove a flaming minivan full of propane tanks and gasoline cans through the main gate of a major Northern California Air Force Base this week.

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LONDON (AP) 03/13 — The Latest on the poisoning of a former Russian spy in Britain (all times local): 12:40 p.m.

British police have cordoned off a parking lot ticketing machine in the southwestern city of Salisbury as authorities retraced the steps of a former Russian spy and his daughter targeted in a chemical weapons attack.

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By MARY CLARE JALONICK,  Associated Press  WASHINGTON (AP) 03/06 — Two Republican House committee chairmen are calling for a new special counsel to take a broad look at whether Justice Department or FBI employees were biased as they began investigating President Donald Trump’s ties to Russia in 2016 and whether there were surveillance abuses as part of that probe.

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By SADIE GURMAN,  Associated Press  WASHINGTON (AP) 02/28 — President Donald Trump renewed his attacks on his attorney general Wednesday, describing as “disgraceful” his handling of Republican complaints that the FBI abused its surveillance power during the early stages of the Russia probe.

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By MARY CLARE JALONICK and CHAD DAY,  Associated Press  WASHINGTON (AP) 02/25 — Two weeks after President Donald Trump blocked its full release, the House Intelligence Committee published a blacked out version of a classified Democratic memo aiming to counter a GOP narrative that the FBI and Justice Department conspired against Trump as they investigated his ties to Russia.

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