Category: Intelligence Agencies

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 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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