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WASHINGTON | Mueller: FBI is not to blame for Flynn’s false statements

WASHINGTON — The special counsel’s office pushed back Friday at the suggestion that the FBI acted improperly in its interview of former national security adviser Michael Flynn, saying he agreed on his own to meet with federal agents and did not need a warning that it was against the law to lie to them. The … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Mueller: FBI is not to blame for Flynn’s false statements

WASHINGTON | Ex-Trump campaign adviser Papadopoulos to report to prison

WASHINGTON  — A federal judge ordered former Trump campaign foreign policy adviser George Papadopoulos to report to prison as scheduled, rejecting his last-minute bid to delay his two-week sentence. Papadopoulos is to begin serving his sentence Monday. He was sentenced in September for lying to the FBI in the Russia investigation. He had sought a … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Ex-Trump campaign adviser Papadopoulos to report to prison

VIRGINIA News: California Man, Eun Soo Lee Pleads Guilty to Lying to Federal Agents

Eun Soo Lee Lied About Making Threats Against Congressman Tom Garrett Abingdon, VIRGINIA – A California man, who made threats of violence against Virginia Congressman Tom Garrett, pleaded guilty yesterday in the United States District Court for the Western District of Virginia in Abingdon to one count of lying to federal agents, United States Attorney … Continue reading VIRGINIA News: California Man, Eun Soo Lee Pleads Guilty to Lying to Federal Agents

WASHINGTON  | The Latest: Biden package similar to packages that had bombs

WASHINGTON  — The Latest on pipe bombs sent to prominent Democrats and CNN (all times local): 8:30 a.m. A law enforcement official says a package addressed to former Vice President Joe Biden appears similar to packages containing bombs sent to prominent Democrats and has been intercepted at a Delaware mail facility. The official wasn’t authorized … Continue reading WASHINGTON  | The Latest: Biden package similar to packages that had bombs

BUFFALO, N.Y. | Indicted New York congressman calls criminal probe a shock

BUFFALO, N.Y.  — Indicted Republican Rep. Chris Collins said it was “the shock of all shocks” when he learned from two federal agents that he was under criminal investigation, and he acknowledged reports that he had rejected a plea deal. In an interview airing Monday, the three-term New York lawmaker told Buffalo television station WIVB … Continue reading BUFFALO, N.Y. | Indicted New York congressman calls criminal probe a shock

VIRGINIA News: Roanoke Attorney, Scott A. Webber Pleads Guilty to Lying to Federal Agents

Scott A. Webber Lied about Sexual Relationships, Drug Use with Clients Roanoke, VIRGINIA – A Roanoke defense attorney, who engaged in sexual activities with his clients, exchanged legal services for sexual acts from his clients, possessed and used controlled substances, and lied to federal agents about his conduct, pleaded guilty today in U.S. District Court … Continue reading VIRGINIA News: Roanoke Attorney, Scott A. Webber Pleads Guilty to Lying to Federal Agents

SAN FRANCISCO | Hacker sentenced to 5 years for major Yahoo security breach

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A young computer hacker who investigators say unwittingly worked for Russian spies was sentenced to five years in prison Tuesday for his role in a massive security breach at Yahoo that federal agents say was directed by a Russian intelligence agency. U.S. Judge Vince Chhabria also fined Karim Baratov $250,000 during … Continue reading SAN FRANCISCO | Hacker sentenced to 5 years for major Yahoo security breach

OKLAHOMA CITY | Mother’s obituary helps officers nab 1981 prison escapee

OKLAHOMA CITY | April 12, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)  —Investigators say a woman’s obituary helped federal agents capture her fugitive son nearly four decades after he escaped from an Oklahoma prison. The U.S. Marshals Service says 58-year-old Stephen Michael Paris was arrested without incident Thursday at an office in Houston where he worked under a pseudonym. The … Continue reading OKLAHOMA CITY | Mother’s obituary helps officers nab 1981 prison escapee