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OLYMPIA, Wash | Authorities probe how airline employee could steal plane

OLYMPIA, Wash.  — Investigators worked to find out how an airline employee stole an empty Horizon Air turboprop plane, took off from Sea-Tac International Airport and crashed into a small island in the Puget Sound after being chased by military jets that were quickly scrambled to intercept the aircraft. The bizarre incident involving a worker … Continue reading OLYMPIA, Wash | Authorities probe how airline employee could steal plane

MANILA, Philippines | Manila court OKs US request for terror suspect’s extradition

MANILA, Philippines — A Philippine court has granted a U.S. government request for the extradition of a Filipino doctor suspected by U.S. authorities of being an Islamic State group sympathizer and plotting bombings and shootings at New York City concert venues, subway stations and Times Square. Presiding Judge Rosalyn Mislos-Loja granted the U.S. request in … Continue reading MANILA, Philippines | Manila court OKs US request for terror suspect’s extradition

WASHINGTON  | Partisan divide on full display in hearing on Russia probe

WASHINGTON  — The long-awaited questioning of the FBI agent at the heart of the 2016 election probe was always expected to be one for the history books. But Congress outdid itself. After 10 hours of finger-pointing, F-bomb reading and in-your-face testimony between special agent Peter Strzok and a joint panel of 70 lawmakers, the partisan … Continue reading WASHINGTON  | Partisan divide on full display in hearing on Russia probe

WASHINGTON  | Shouting, insults as FBI agent faces angry Republicans

WASHINGTON  — An embattled FBI agent whose anti-Trump text messages exposed the Justice Department to claims of institutional bias vigorously defended himself at an extraordinary congressional hearing that devolved into shouting matches, finger-pointing and veiled references to personal transgressions. Peter Strzok on Thursday testified publicly for the first time since being removed from special counsel … Continue reading WASHINGTON  | Shouting, insults as FBI agent faces angry Republicans

WASHINGTON | FBI agent clashes with GOP at hearing on Russia probe

WASHINGTON — An embattled FBI agent whose anti-Trump text messages exposed the Justice Department to claims of institutional bias vigorously defended himself Thursday at an extraordinary congressional hearing that devolved into shouting matches, finger-pointing and veiled references to personal transgressions. Peter Strzok testified publicly for the first time since being removed from special counsel Robert … Continue reading WASHINGTON | FBI agent clashes with GOP at hearing on Russia probe

BOSTON | ‘The Rock’ joining group that champions rights for disabled

BOSTON— Dwayne Johnson plays an amputee in his latest movie. Now he’s jumping in to help people with disabilities in real life. Johnson, who plays a former FBI agent with a prosthetic leg in the new action thriller “Skyscraper,” said Thursday he’s joining the Boston-based Ruderman Family Foundation, a leading voice in calling for more … Continue reading BOSTON | ‘The Rock’ joining group that champions rights for disabled

WASHINGTON | FBI agent: My work has never been tainted by political bias

WASHINGTON — An FBI agent whose anti-Trump text messages fueled suspicions of partisan bias will tell lawmakers Thursday that his work has never been tainted by politics and that the intense scrutiny he is facing represents “just another victory notch in Putin’s belt,” according to prepared remarks obtained by The Associated Press. Peter Strzok, who … Continue reading WASHINGTON | FBI agent: My work has never been tainted by political bias

WASHINGTON | FBI agent removed from Mueller team set to testify publicly

WASHINGTON — An FBI agent removed from special counsel Robert Mueller’s team because of derogatory text messages about President Donald Trump is expected to speak publicly to members of Congress next week. The House judiciary and oversight committees announced a Thursday morning hearing for agent Peter Strzok (STRUCK). Strzok was interviewed by lawmakers behind closed … Continue reading WASHINGTON | FBI agent removed from Mueller team set to testify publicly

WASHINGTON | Republicans grill FBI agent who said he would ‘stop’ Trump

WASHINGTON — An FBI agent who worked on separate investigations into Democrat Hillary Clinton and President Donald Trump’s campaign defended himself behind closed doors for more than 11 hours Wednesday as House GOP lawmakers stepped up efforts to highlight what they say is bias at the Justice Department. Peter Strzok exchanged anti-Trump texts with a … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Republicans grill FBI agent who said he would ‘stop’ Trump

Texas News: El PASO, FBI Agent, Rhonda Lynn Chesser Lindstrom Sentenced for Falsifying Information When Applying for a Passport

FBI Agent Sentenced for Falsifying Information When Applying for a Passport El PASO, Texas – Rhonda Lynn Chesser Lindstrom, 41, formerly of El Paso, Texas was sentenced Thursday, June 7, 2018, by Senior U.S. District Judge David Briones to four years probation and a $1,000 fine, on each count of the indictment, said terms to run … Continue reading Texas News: El PASO, FBI Agent, Rhonda Lynn Chesser Lindstrom Sentenced for Falsifying Information When Applying for a Passport

Mark Van Ronzelen | Wentzville Man Indicted for Impersonating an FBI Agent

St. Louis, MO | April 6, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) Mark Van Ronzelen, 45, of Wentzville, was arrested today on an indictment charging him with impersonation of a Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) special agent and possession of a fraudulent FBI identification card. The indictment alleges that on March 5, 2018, Van Ronzelen followed J.W.’s vehicle to … Continue reading Mark Van Ronzelen | Wentzville Man Indicted for Impersonating an FBI Agent

Trump overstates missing tweets involving FBI agent

WASHINGTON/January 23, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— President Donald Trump is tweeting about missing text messages involving an FBI agent reassigned from special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation. But he’s overstating the number of missing texts. Trump on Tuesday called news the FBI was missing five months’ worth of texts from the agent, Peter Strzok, “one of the biggest … Continue reading Trump overstates missing tweets involving FBI agent

Case against 9/11 defendant starts to emerge at Guantanamo

GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba/December 5, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) — An FBI agent began presenting the case Tuesday against a Guantanamo Bay prisoner charged with aiding the Sept. 11 terror attack, outlining the first steps in an investigation that eventually led to a complex legal proceeding that has now dragged on for more than six years. Special … Continue reading Case against 9/11 defendant starts to emerge at Guantanamo