U.S. arrests counterterrorism analyst over leaks to journalists

World / Crime & Legal Oct 10, 2019

U.S. arrests counterterrorism analyst over leaks to journalists

A counterterrorism analyst with the U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency was arrested on Wednesday over charges he had leaked classified materials about a foreign country's weapons system to two journalists, in 2018 and 2019, the U.S. Justice Department said in federal court filings on Wednesday. Information ...

Trump picks new attorney general and U.N. envoy

World / Politics Dec 8, 2018

Trump picks new attorney general and U.N. envoy

In another senior staff shake-up inside his often turbulent administration, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he has picked the two people he wants to be the next U.S. attorney general and the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. He said he will ...

Democrats warn Trump after Attorney General Sessions forced out

World / Politics Nov 8, 2018

Democrats warn Trump after Attorney General Sessions forced out

The ouster of Attorney General Jeff Sessions by President Donald Trump on Wednesday drew sharp criticism from Democrats, who warned Trump against moving to squash a probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. The probe, led by special counsel Robert Mueller under ...