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World May 23U.S. charges WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange with publishing classified info
The new indictment says Assange conspired with Manning to obtain and disclose classified national defense documents, including State Department cables and reports on the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. It says his actions "risked serious harm" to the United States.
Politics May 22Search warrants linked to former Trump lawyer Cohen made public
Investigators were examining the flow of foreign money into Cohen's bank accounts and looking into whether the funds might be connected to a plan to lift Russian sanctions, according to court filings unsealed Wednesday.
Politics May 17Michael Flynn described efforts to interfere with his Mueller probe cooperation, filing shows
Former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn told the special counsel's office that people connected to the Trump administration and Congress sought to influence his cooperation with the Russia investigation, prosecutors said in a court filing made public Thursday.
World May 16U.S. and European officials bring charges in global malware case
The malware enabled criminals from Eastern Europe to take remote control of infected computers and siphon funds from victims' bank accounts, and targeted companies and institutions across all sectors of American life.
World May 09U.S. seizes North Korean cargo ship for violating sanctions
The seizure was announced hours after the North Koreans fired two suspected short-range missiles in an apparent sign of trouble for nuclear disarmament talks.
Politics May 07WATCH: FBI chief Wray breaks with Barr on use of term ‘spying’
FBI Director Chris Wray told senators that "spying" is not the term he would use for court-authorized surveillance conducted by the bureau.
Politics May 06Former DOJ prosecutors cosign letter saying Trump would have been charged if not president
Hundreds former Justice Department prosecutors, who served under both Democratic and Republican administrations, say special counsel Robert Mueller's report "describes several acts that satisfy all of the elements for an obstruction charge." However, a Justice Department legal opinion says sitting…
Politics Apr 30Mueller frustrated with Barr over portrayal of findings, reports say
The frustration was communicated in a letter that Mueller sent the Justice Department.
Politics Apr 29Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein to resign May 11
Rosenstein's departure had been expected since the confirmation of William Barr as attorney general. The White House nominated a replacement for the department's No. 2 slot weeks ago.
Politics Apr 26Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein hits back at his critics
In a speech before a lawyers' group, Rosenstein made barbed remarks in the direction of former FBI Director James Comey, political pundits and the media.