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FBI says operations threatened by US govt shutdown

Washington, United States | AFP | Federal Bureau of Investigation agents warned Thursday that the ongoing partial shutdown of the government is threatening their ability to investigate crimes and maintain staffing. “Special Agents remain at work for the American people without being paid, and FBI leadership is doing all it …

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Ex-FBI chief Comey’s book sells 600,000 in first week: publisher

Washington, United States | AFP | Former FBI chief James Comey’s book “A Higher Loyalty,” which details his soured relationship with US President Donald Trump, sold 600,000 copies in its first week, publisher Flatiron Books told AFP on Tuesday. The highly-anticipated book, released April 17, debuted at the top slot on …

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FBI warned about Florida gunman but failed to act

Washington, United States | AFP | The FBI said Friday that it received a detailed warning last month that Florida school shooter Nikolas Cruz was a danger but that it failed to act. “On January 5, 2018, a person close to Nikolas Cruz contacted the FBI’s Public Access Line tipline …

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Trump feels vindicated after Republican memo’s release

Washington, United States | AFP | US President Donald Trump claimed vindication Saturday in the probe into Russian interference in the 2016 White House election, following the release of a controversial memo implying partisanship at the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The declassified Republican document released Friday claimed that Democrat-funded research prompted …

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Republican memo alleges Justice Dept, FBI abuse of power

Washington, United States | AFP | Republican legislators released Friday a highly contentious memo alleging that the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Department of Justice abused their powers to spy on President Donald Trump’s election campaign. – Key findings – Based on classified materials, the four-page memo claims that …

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FBI investigating Clinton Foundation: reports

Washington, United States | AFP | The Federal Bureau of Investigation is probing the foundation of former president Bill Clinton amid pressure from President Donald Trump and allegations of corruption by Republican lawmakers, US media reported Friday. The Hill, a news website covering Congress, CNN and the New York Times …

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Trump slams FBI deputy, who reportedly plans to retire

Washington, United States | AFP | President Donald Trump again took aim Saturday at deputy FBI director Andrew McCabe, saying he was “racing the clock to retire,” as US media reported McCabe plans to step down. “FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe is racing the clock to retire with full benefits,” …

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Deaths, numerous injuries in New York truck crash

New York, United States | AFP |  Several people were killed and numerous others injured in New York on Tuesday when a suspect plowed into cyclists and pedestrians in Lower Manhattan, and rammed another vehicle on Halloween, police said. The man left the vehicle holding up fake guns, before being …

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