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Intelligence Agency Veterans Challenge The ‘Russia Hack’ Evidence By
MEMORANDUM FOR: The President FROM: Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity (VIPS) SUBJECT: Was the “Russian Hack” an Inside Job?   Executive Summary Forensic studies of “Russian hacking” into Democratic National...
FBI Uses Technicality To Dodge Lawsuit Over Death In Drug Sting Gone Bad By
SAN DIEGO – The family of a woman killed by Mexican drug dealers while acting as a plant for the FBI won’t find vindication for her death in court, a federal judge ruled in dismissing the case. Andreina Tortolero was strangled to death in January 2015 near Tijuana,...
Despite Legal Requirement, Over 100 Federal Agencies Don’t Report Hate Crimes By
In violation of a longstanding legal mandate, scores of federal law enforcement agencies are failing to submit statistics to the FBI’s national hate crimes database, ProPublica has learned. The lack of participation by federal law enforcement represents a significant...
FBI Sued For Records On National Security Letter Gag Order Reviews By
The Justice Department refuses to turn over records on the FBI’s compliance with requirements that it periodically review and lift national security letter gag orders, the Electronic Frontier Foundation claims in a new lawsuit. National security letters are secret government...
Polls Show Support For Trump Impeachment Rising By
As controversies and Russian investigations keep growing and developing, an increasing number of U.S. citizens support impeaching President Donald Trump, recent polls show. Forty-three percent of American voters now want Congress to begin proceedings to impeach Trump after...
Member Of ‘Alt Reich’ Group Charged In Stabbing Death Of Black Student By
The FBI is investigating the stabbing death of a 23-year-old African-American student on the University of Maryland campus Saturday as a potential hate crime. Authorities said Sunday that the suspect, a white man, was a member of a Facebook group called “Alt-Reich: Nation.” Richard...
Government Agencies Using Stingray To Hunt Down Undocumented Immigrants By
As the Trump administration and Congressional Republicans continue to push for a harsher immigration crackdown, new reporting reveals that FBI and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents employed a controversial surveillance technology known as Stingrays to...
Trump-Russia Scandal Distracts From Latest Syria Bombing, Troop Surge In Afghanistan By
MINNEAPOLIS– U.S. media has been abuzz with the latest controversy to strike the Trump administration, centering around accusations that the president attempted to impede the disgraced former Director of the FBI James Comey from fully investigating the administration’s...
Former FBI Director Mueller Named Special Counsel For Russia Election Probe By
In a move likely to have far-reaching effects on US policy, particularly as it relates to relations with Russia, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein has appointed a special counsel to oversee the federal investigation into the allegations Russia attempted to influence...
NSA To Expand Surveillance Of U.S., Foreign Elections Over “Russian Hacker” Fears By
WASHINGTON, D.C.– Last Tuesday, during his testimony to the Senate Armed Services Committee, National Security Agency director Admiral Mike Rogers echoed the previous testimonies given by former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper and other U.S. law enforcement...