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Mexico asks FBI to help probe killing of Americans

11 November, 2019 9:26 am 9:26 am

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexico on Sunday invited the FBI to participate in the investigation of an attack in its north that killed nine dual citizens of the United States and Mexico. The Foreign Ministry said it made the invitation through a diplomatic note to the US embassy in Mexico. “The Mexican government reiterates its … Read More


‘Child pornographers’ could misuse Facebook’s proposed me...

10 October, 2019 2:02 am 2:02 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Director Christopher Wray said Friday that Facebook Inc’s proposal to encrypt its popular messaging programme would turn the platform into a “dream come true for predators and child pornographers.” Wray, who was one of several top Justice Department officials on Friday to address a crowd of law … Read More

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Saudi crown prince linked to Khashoggi murder in UN report

06 June, 2019 12:55 pm 12:55 pm

GENEVA/RIYADH (Reuters) – Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and other senior officials should be investigated over the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi given credible evidence against them, a UN rights investigator said. Khashoggi’s death stirred widespread disgust and hurt the image of the prince, previously admired in the West for pushing to end the … Read More

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FBI arrests leader of US ‘patriots’ stopping migrants at border

04 April, 2019 9:34 am 9:34 am

TAOS, NM (Reuters) – The FBI on Saturday said it had arrested Larry Hopkins, the leader of an armed group who have been stopping migrants who illegally cross the US-Mexico border in New Mexico. Hopkins, 69, also known as Johnny Horton, was arrested in Sunland Park, New Mexico, on a federal complaint charging him with … Read More

US House Democrats eye reported FBI probe of Trump

01 January, 2019 8:37 am 8:37 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A US House of Representatives committee will look into a newspaper report that the FBI investigated whether President Donald Trump has been working on behalf of Russia, against US interests, the panel’s Democratic chairman said. The New York Times reported that the probe began in the days after Trump fired James Comey … Read More

FBI confirms suspicious package sent to Tom Steyer

11 November, 2018 9:18 am 9:18 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The FBI said it had recovered a second suspicious package addressed to California billionaire Tom Steyer, a Democrat known for funding ads calling for the impeachment of President Donald Trump. The Federal Bureau of Investigation said on Twitter it recovered a package on Thursday night that was similar to other recently mailed … Read More

FBI searches Florida mail centre in hunt for sender of package bombs

10 October, 2018 9:10 am 9:10 am

MIAMI (Reuters) – Federal agents searched a US mail facility near Miami on Thursday night racing to find who sent 10 pipe bombs to prominent Democrats and critics of US. President Donald Trump as leads pointed to Florida as the possible origin of the packages. Investigators are treating the devices as “live” explosives, not a … Read More

FBI report on Brett Kavanaugh nears completion

10 October, 2018 8:35 am 8:35 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The FBI’s report on sexual misconduct allegations against US Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh neared completion late on Wednesday as the battle over his selection by President Donald Trump approached a new turning point. The Senate was expected to receive the report by early on Thursday two sources familiar with the matter … Read More

FBI digs into US Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh’s past

10 October, 2018 10:35 am 10:35 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Days after being ordered to look into sexual misconduct allegations against US Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, the FBI has talked with his high school friend Mark Judge, but the interview is not complete, his attorney said on Monday. University professor Christine Blasey Ford has said Judge was a witness when Kavanaugh … Read More

FBI probe is the next battle in war over Kavanaugh

10 October, 2018 9:57 am 9:57 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democratic US senators expressed concern on Sunday over reports the White House was working with Republicans to narrow the scope of an FBI investigation into sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. President Donald Trump bowed to pressure from moderate members of his Republican Party on Friday and ordered the … Read More

Trump threatens to ‘get involved’ unless FBI, Justice Departmen...

08 August, 2018 10:25 am 10:25 am

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (Reuters) – US President Donald Trump, speaking to a raucous, campaign-style rally in Indiana, warned on Thursday that the Justice Department and the FBI must “start doing their job and doing it right” or “I will get involved.” Trump, who has repeatedly criticised the department over its handling of a probe into alleged … Read More

FBI seeks motive after US airline worker steals plan, crashes it

08 August, 2018 8:22 am 8:22 am

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Federal authorities are seeking to learn what drove an airline worker to steal an empty airplane from Seattle’s airport in a security scare that caused the scrambling of US fighter jets and ended when the plane crashed. A Horizon Air ground service agent got into a Bombardier Q400 turboprop aircraft on … Read More

Dancing FBI agent whose gun went off faces charges

06 June, 2018 9:10 am 9:10 am

DENVER (Reuters) – An off-duty FBI agent who accidentally shot a man at a Denver bar after doing a dance floor backflip was charged with second-degree assault, prosecutors said. Chase Bishop, 29, turned himself into police and was booked into the Denver County jail on a single felony count, Denver District Attorney Beth McCann said … Read More