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Politics Oct 07WATCH: U.S. charges ISIS members in deaths of American hostages
Prosecutors are accusing them of involvement in a gruesome campaign of beheadings, torture and other acts of violence against four American hostages in Syria and other captives.
Politics Sep 30Former FBI Director Comey testifies over role in Russia investigation
Republican lawmakers on Wednesday confronted former FBI Director James Comey about his oversight of the Trump-Russia investigation during a politically charged hearing that focused attention on problems with a probe that have becoming a rallying cry for Trump supporters…
Politics Sep 29Mueller pushes back on criticism from lawyer on Russia investigation team
Former special counsel Robert Mueller is pushing back against criticism from one of the top prosecutors on the Russia investigation team that the team was not as aggressive as it should have been in probing connections between the Trump campaign…
Politics Sep 23GOP Senate report: Effect ‘unclear’ of Biden son’s involvement in Ukraine company on Obama policy
Two Republican-led Senate committees issued a politically charged report Wednesday alleging that the work Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden's son did in Ukraine constituted a conflict of interest for the Obama administration. But it offered no evidence to support one…
Nation Sep 21Woman arrested in case of ricin letters sent to White House, Texas
The letter addressed to the White House appeared to have originated in Canada, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police have said.
Politics Sep 17U.S. attorney general under fire over comparison of virus lock-in to slavery
In remarks Wednesday night at Hillsdale College in Michigan, Barr called the lockdown orders the "greatest intrusion on civil liberties in American history" since slavery.
Politics Sep 17Barr takes aim at prosecutors inside his own Justice Department
Attorney General William Barr took aim at his own Justice Department on Wednesday night, criticizing prosecutors for behaving as "headhunters" in their pursuit of prominent targets and for using the weight of the criminal justice system to launch what he…
Politics Sep 16U.S. charges 5 Chinese citizens in global hacking campaign
The five defendants remain fugitives, but prosecutors say two Malaysian businessmen accused of conspiring with the alleged hackers to profit off the attacks on video game companies were arrested in that country this week and face extradition proceedings.
Politics Sep 14Biden assembles legal team ahead of potential court challenges after 2020 election
Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden is assembling a team of top lawyers in anticipation of court challenges to the election process that could ultimately determine who wins the race for the White House.
Politics Sep 11Prosecutor looking into the origins of Russia probe resigns
Nora Dannehy was a top prosecutor on a team led by U.S. Attorney John Durham of Connecticut, who was appointed last year to lead an investigation into how the FBI and other federal agencies set out to investigate Russian interference…