FBI puts tighter controls on wiretaps

World Jan 11, 2020

FBI puts tighter controls on wiretaps

The FBI laid out new protocols Friday for how it conducts electronic surveillance in national security cases, responding to a Justice Department inspector general report that harshly criticized the bureau's handling of the Russia investigation. The changes, detailed in a 30-page filing with the secretive ...

Trump donor charged with obstructing inauguration inquiry

Business Jan 8, 2020

Trump donor charged with obstructing inauguration inquiry

Federal prosecutors on Tuesday charged a major donor to President Donald Trump's inaugural committee with obstructing a federal investigation into whether foreign nationals unlawfully contributed to the inaugural celebrations. The donor, Imaad Zuberi, recently pleaded guilty in a separate case in Los Angeles to campaign ...

Ukraine did not meddle in 2016 U.S. election, says Zelenskiy

World / Crime & Legal Nov 27, 2019

Ukraine did not meddle in 2016 U.S. election, says Zelenskiy

Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskiy on Tuesday dismissed suggestions that his country interfered in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, rubbishing a conspiracy theory promoted by some allies of U.S. President Donald Trump. Zelenskiy, elected in April, told reporters that Ukraine did not interfere in the elections ...

Trump administration renews efforts on probe into Clinton emails

World / Politics Sep 29, 2019

Trump administration renews efforts on probe into Clinton emails

Donald Trump's administration is amping up an investigation into Hillary Clinton's emails, The Washington Post reported Saturday, breathing new life into a pet issue used by the president to rail against his opponent during the 2016 elections. The question of whether Clinton improperly used a ...