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WASHINGTON | Hearing on Russia probe devolves into shouting match

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 | Hearing on Russia probe devolves into shouting match

New York News: Manhattan U.S. Attorney And FBI Announce Recovery Of Stolen Robert Motherwell Painting

The Untitled Work, Created in 1967, was Missing for 40 Years New York – Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, and William F. Sweeny Jr., the Assistant Director-in-Charge of the New York Field Office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (“FBI”), announced today the return of a … Continue reading New York News: Manhattan U.S. Attorney And FBI Announce Recovery Of Stolen Robert Motherwell Painting

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. | APNewsBreak: Government reopens probe of Emmett Till slaying

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — The federal government has reopened its investigation into the slaying of Emmett Till, the black teenager whose brutal killing in Mississippi shocked the world and helped inspire the civil rights movement more than 60 years ago. The Justice Department told Congress in a report in March it is reinvestigating Till’s slaying in … Continue reading BIRMINGHAM, Ala. | APNewsBreak: Government reopens probe of Emmett Till slaying

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 | Republicans demand interview with ex-FBI lawyer this week

WASHINGTON – House Republicans have told former FBI lawyer Lisa Page that she must answer questions before two House committees investigating the Justice Department this week or they will begin the process of holding her in contempt of Congress. Page was subpoenaed to appear for a private interview Wednesday, but her lawyer informed the committees … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Republicans demand interview with ex-FBI lawyer this week

FBI: Man scouted Cleveland locations for July 4 bomb attack

An American-born citizen who federal authorities say recently scouted locations in Cleveland to attack people watching Fourth of July fireworks and talked of carrying out additional bombings has been charged with trying to support terrorism. Federal authorities said Monday that Demetrius Pitts had expressed his support for al-Qaida for more than a year and talked … Continue reading FBI: Man scouted Cleveland locations for July 4 bomb attack

WASHINGTON News: FBI and Local Law Enforcement Seek Information on D.C.-Area Serial Hotel Rapist

DNA Links Six of Nine Attacks That Took Place From 1998-2006 WASHINGTON – The FBI Washington Field Office along with the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD), Montgomery County Police Department, Prince George’s County Police Department, Arlington County Police Department, and Greenbelt Police Department seek information from the public to identify an unknown male named the “D.C.-Area … Continue reading WASHINGTON News: FBI and Local Law Enforcement Seek Information on D.C.-Area Serial Hotel Rapist

WASHINGTON | Director: FBI won’t repeat mistakes noted in watchdog report

WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI is determined to not repeat any of the mistakes identified in a harshly critical watchdog report on the handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation, Director Chris Wray told lawmakers at a congressional hearing Monday at which he repeatedly sought to distance himself from his predecessor. Wray said the FBI … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Director: FBI won’t repeat mistakes noted in watchdog report