Journalist sues several former intelligence officials after being a victim of spying during the Obama administration

Politics 01/14/20, 10:56

Award-winning U.S. investigative journalist Sharyl Attkisson is currently pursuing a case against the administration of former President Barack Obama after being the victim of a surveillance operation led by former prosecutor Rod Rosenstein. Attkisson had filed a lawsuit in 2015 mainly for violation of civil liberties, but it was eventually dismissed, ...

Justice Department: Review of Russia probe ‘broad in scope’

Politics 06/10/19, 17:25

A Justice Department review of the origins of the FBI's Russia investigation is "broad in scope and multifaceted," and intelligence agencies have already been asked to preserve records and make witnesses available, according to a letter sent to Congress on Monday, June 11. Attorney General William Barr said last month that ...

Trump moves to escalate investigation of intel agencies

Politics 05/23/19, 20:13

President Donald Trump asked the U.S. intelligence community on Thursday to "quickly and fully cooperate" with Attorney General William Barr's investigation of the origins of the multi-year probe of whether his 2016 campaign colluded with Russia. Press secretary Sarah Sanders said in a statement that Trump is delegating to Barr the ...

Official: Sri Lanka failed to heed warnings of attacks

World 04/22/19, 05:40

Sri Lankan officials failed to heed warnings from intelligence agencies about the threat of an attack by a domestic radical Muslim group that officials blame for Easter Sunday bombings that killed more than 200 people, the country's health minister said Monday. The coordinated bombings that ripped through churches and luxury hotels ...

Brazil’s president visits CIA on first US trip

Politics 03/18/19, 13:13

The president of Brazil visited CIA headquarters Monday on his first official trip to the U.S., an unusual move that reflects the country's shift in leadership to a more pro-American stance. President Jair Bolsonaro planned to discuss "international themes in the region" at the visit to headquarters in Langley, Virginia, according ...

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