Intelligence agencies

June 24, 2018 - 1:13 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department says it has given House Republicans new classified information related to the Russia investigation after lawmakers had threatened to hold officials in contempt of Congress or even impeach them. A spokeswoman for House Speaker Paul Ryan said Saturday that the...
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In this Aug.19, 2016, photo, Kim Jong-pil, the founder of South Korea's spy agency who also served twice as prime minister, first under his dictator boss and later under a man his agency kidnapped, talks with South Korean lawmakers at his house in Seoul, South Korea. Kim has died on Saturday, June 23, 2018 at the age of 92. (Newsis via AP, File)
June 23, 2018 - 2:20 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Kim Jong-pil, the founder of South Korea's spy agency whose political skills helped him also serve twice as prime minister, first under his dictator boss and later under a man his agency kidnapped, has died. He was 92. Kim was declared dead on arrival at Seoul's...
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Department of Justice Inspector General Michael Horowitz testifies before a House Committee on the Judiciary and House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform joint hearing on'Oversight of the FBI and DOJ Actions in Advance of the 2016 Election', on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, June 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
June 20, 2018 - 2:01 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans escalated their monthslong standoff with the Justice Department, saying the FBI hasn't adequately addressed bias within the agency and threatening to hold top department officials in contempt — or even impeach them. The stepped-up criticism followed the...
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FILE - In this Sept. 26, 2017, file photo, longtime Donald Trump associate Roger Stone arrives to testify before the House Intelligence Committee, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Special Counsel Robert Mueller is examining previously undisclosed contact between former Trump campaign officials and a Russian figure alleged to have tried to sell them dirt on Hillary Clinton during the 2016 campaign. But Stone and Michael Caputo say they believe the man was an FBI informant trying to set them up. He denied that to the Washington Post. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
June 18, 2018 - 10:22 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller is examining a previously undisclosed meeting between longtime Donald Trump confidant Roger Stone and a Russian figure who allegedly tried to sell him dirt on Hillary Clinton. The meeting between Stone and a man who identified himself as Henry...
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FILE - In this Sept. 26, 2017, file photo, longtime Donald Trump associate Roger Stone arrives to testify before the House Intelligence Committee, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Special Counsel Robert Mueller is examining previously undisclosed contact between former Trump campaign officials and a Russian figure alleged to have tried to sell them dirt on Hillary Clinton during the 2016 campaign. But Stone and Michael Caputo say they believe the man was an FBI informant trying to set them up. He denied that to the Washington Post. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
June 17, 2018 - 10:01 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller is examining a previously undisclosed meeting between longtime Donald Trump confidante Roger Stone and a Russian figure who allegedly tried to sell him dirt on Hillary Clinton. The meeting between Stone and a man who identified himself as Henry...
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FILE - In this June 8, 2017 file photo, James Wolfe, center, former director of security with the Senate Intelligence Committee, escorts former FBI director James Comey to a secure room to continue his testimony on the 2016 election and his firing by President Donald Trump, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Federal prosecutors are accusing Wolfe with lying to the FBI about contact he had with reporters who covered the committee. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, file)
June 08, 2018 - 7:08 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A former employee of the Senate intelligence committee appeared before a federal court Friday on charges that he lied about his contacts with reporters, a case that President Donald Trump said could be a "terrific thing" as his administration tries to crack down on classified...
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FILE - In this May 9, 2018, file photo, CIA nominee Gina Haspel, center seated, testifies during a confirmation hearing of the Senate Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. A former employee of the committee has been arrested on charges of lying to the FBI about contacts he had with multiple reporters, federal prosecutors said Thursday, June 7, 2018. James A. Wolfe, the longtime director of security for the committee — one of multiple congressional panels investigating potential ties between Russia and the Trump campaign — was indicted on three false statement counts after prosecutors say he misled agents about his relationships with reporters. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)
June 08, 2018 - 3:14 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A former employee of the Senate intelligence committee has been arrested on charges of lying to the FBI about contacts he had with multiple reporters, federal prosecutors said Thursday. James A. Wolfe, the longtime director of security for the committee — one of multiple...
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In this May 10, 2018 photo, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., meets with reporters during his weekly news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Ryan is agreeing with another senior House Republican who says there’s no evidence that the FBI planted a "spy" on President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign. The comments contradict Trump, who has insisted the agency planted a "spy for political reasons and to help Crooked Hillary win." (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
June 07, 2018 - 8:26 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department says it will offer a third classified briefing for lawmakers next week as House Republicans push for documents related to the use of an FBI informant who spoke to members of President Donald Trump's presidential campaign in 2016. The department's late...
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FILE - In this file image made from video released by WikiLeaks on Oct. 11, 2013, former National Security Agency systems analyst Edward Snowden speaks in Moscow. Snowden blew the lid off U.S. government surveillance methods five years ago. The 34-year-old is living in exile in Russia, but intelligence chiefs complain that revelations from the trove of classified documents he disclosed keep trickling out. (AP Photo, File)
June 04, 2018 - 12:32 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Is Edward Snowden a whistleblower, traitor, leaker or public hero? The National Security Agency contractor blew the lid off U.S. government surveillance methods five years ago, but intelligence chiefs complain revelations from the trove of classified documents he disclosed are...
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June 03, 2018 - 9:45 pm
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The Commonwealth Bank of Australia, the nation's largest bank, said on Monday it had agreed to pay a 700 million Australian dollar ($531 million) fine for failing to comply with measures to prevent money laundering and terrorism financing. The bank negotiated the fine...
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