FBI Investigation

NEW YORK | Trump’s ex-lawyer Cohen and Rev. Al Sharpton meet ‘n tweet

NEW YORK — President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer Michael Cohen and the Rev. Al Sharpton have met to renew a long acquaintance — and they’ve made a point of letting the public know. Both tweeted about their get-together Friday. Longtime Sharpton spokeswoman Rachel Noerdlinger says Cohen recently contacted the civil rights activist, and they … Continue reading NEW YORK | Trump’s ex-lawyer Cohen and Rev. Al Sharpton meet ‘n tweet

WASHINGTON | AP source: Panel subpoenas ex-FBI lawyer Page for interview

WASHINGTON — The House Judiciary Committee has subpoenaed former FBI lawyer Lisa Page to appear for a private interview on Wednesday, according to a person familiar with the subpoena. Page exchanged text messages critical of Donald Trump with FBI agent Peter Strzok, who will testify publicly before the panel on Thursday. Page and Strzok both … Continue reading WASHINGTON | AP source: Panel subpoenas ex-FBI lawyer Page for interview

NEW YORK | Trump distances self from Cohen as raided docs are analyzed

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump is distancing himself from attorney Michael Cohen, who is facing an FBI investigation of his business dealings. Trump told reporters at the White House Friday that he likes Cohen but hasn’t spoken to him in a long time. He also says Cohen is no longer his lawyer. Prosecutors … Continue reading NEW YORK | Trump distances self from Cohen as raided docs are analyzed

WASHINGTON  | Giuliani says informant info key to giving Mueller interview

WASHINGTON  — President Donald Trump’s legal team would advise that he refuse to submit to an interview with special counsel Robert Mueller unless the team can review classified information shared with select lawmakers about the origins of the FBI investigation into Russia’s election meddling, Trump’s personal lawyer says. Rudy Giuliani said Sunday that if Mueller’s … Continue reading WASHINGTON  | Giuliani says informant info key to giving Mueller interview

WASHINGTON | Giuliani: White House wants briefing on classified info

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s legal team wants a briefing on the classified information shared with lawmakers about the origins of the FBI investigation into Russia’s meddling in the 2016 presidential election and may take it to the Justice Department as part of an effort to scuttle the ongoing special counsel probe. Rudy Giuliani, one … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Giuliani: White House wants briefing on classified info

WASHINGTON  | Congressional leaders get briefings on Russia probe

WASHINGTON  —Republican and Democratic lawmakers have gotten classified briefings about the origins of the FBI investigation into Russia’s meddling in the 2016 presidential election, a highly unusual series of meetings prompted by partisan allegations that the bureau spied on Donald Trump’s campaign. Democrats emerged from the meetings saying they saw no evidence to support Republican … Continue reading WASHINGTON  | Congressional leaders get briefings on Russia probe

An atypical terror case comes to close with 20-year sentence

BALTIMORE /April 2, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — It was July 2015 when the FBI, scrambling to contain a surge in Islamic State group propaganda, first visited an Egyptian-American newspaper deliveryman in Maryland. Agents needed to ask Mohamed Elshinawy why his phone number had surfaced in an investigation involving ISIS extremists and how he came to receive … Continue reading An atypical terror case comes to close with 20-year sentence

Closing act: An uncertain future looms for college hoops

SAN ANTONIO /April 2, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — For the past three weeks, it’s been all about buzzer-beaters, bracket-busters and basketball — a much-needed reminder about just how beautiful this game can be. For the next six months, it will be all about ugliness and uncertainty, while college basketball wrestles with the changes it must make … Continue reading Closing act: An uncertain future looms for college hoops