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 ...

Trump's attorney general switch sparks Russia probe outcry

World / Crime & Legal Nov 9, 2018

Trump's attorney general switch sparks Russia probe outcry

President Donald Trump was accused Thursday of pushing America toward a constitutional crisis after his firing of the attorney general cast doubt over the future of an explosive probe into election collusion with Russian agents. Trump emerged from Tuesday's midterm elections promising a new era ...