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Politics Apr 09Gaetz hires prominent New York lawyers amid federal probe
Florida congressman Matt Gaetz has retained two prominent New York attorneys as he faces a Justice Department investigation into sex trafficking allegations involving underage girls.
Health Apr 09Grim view of global future painted in U.S. intelligence report
The document focuses heavily on the impact of the pandemic, calling it the “most significant, singular global disruption since World War II, with health, economic, political, and security implications that will ripple for years to come.”…
Politics Mar 30GOP Rep. Gaetz investigated over sexual relationship
Republican Rep. Matt Gaetz, a prominent conservative and a close ally of former President Donald Trump, says he is being investigated by the Justice Department over a former relationship but denies any criminal wrongdoing.
Politics Mar 16U.S. report says Putin approved operations to help Trump against Biden
Russian President Vladimir Putin authorized influence operations to help Donald Trump in last November's presidential election.
Nation Mar 15FBI says Nashville bomber driven by conspiracies, paranoia
The man who blew himself up inside his recreational vehicle in a Christmas Day bombing in Nashville was grappling with paranoia and eccentric conspiracy theories, but there are no indications he was motivated by social or political ideology.
Politics Mar 03WATCH: Pentagon hesitated to send National Guard to Capitol riot, says general
Maj. Gen. William Walker, commanding general of the D.C. National Guard, told senators that then-chief of the Capitol Police requested military support but that the Defense Department approval for that support was not relayed to him until hours later.
Politics Mar 02WATCH: FBI chief Chris Wray calls Jan. 6 ‘domestic terrorism,’ defends intel
He told lawmakers on Tuesday that information about threats to the Capitol were properly shared with other law enforcement agencies even though it was unverified and uncorroborated.
Politics Feb 26U.S. implicates Saudi crown prince in Khashoggi’s killing
Saudi Arabia's crown prince approved an operation to kill or capture a U.S.-based journalist inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. That's according to a newly declassified U.S. intelligence report released Friday.
Politics Feb 24WATCH: CIA director nominee William Burns testifies during Senate confirmation hearing
President Joe Biden's nominee to run the CIA told lawmakers Wednesday that he would keep politics out of the job and deliver “unvarnished” intelligence to politicians and policymakers.
Politics Feb 22WATCH: AG nominee Merrick Garland testifies during Senate confirmation hearing
Garland appeared Monday before the Senate Judiciary Committee and is widely expected to sail through his confirmation process with bipartisan support.