Category: National Security

By JILL COLVIN and ANNE FLAHERTY,  Associated Press  WASHINGTON (AP) 08/16 — Former CIA Director John Brennan said Thursday that President Donald Trump yanked his security clearance because his campaign colluded with the Russians to sway the 2016 election and is now desperate to end the special counsel’s investigation.

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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 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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