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Tag: Fbi

Indian in FBI's top 10 most wanted list, biggest ever hunt launched

New York/New Delhi: Considered as one of the biggest ever simultaneous chases in the US and India, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is hunting for an Indian fugitive, Bhadresh Kumar Patel, for the past four years. Patel, who hails from Viramgam in Ahmedabad, figures in the FBI’s top 10 list of most wanted fugitives […]

Facebook encryption to make child porn rampant: FBI head

Washington: If Facebook continues with its data encryption project, it will only help child pornographers flourish on the social networking platform without any control, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Director Christopher Wray has said. In a speech at the US Justice Department on Friday, Wray said: “When it comes to protecting children, we’re at […]

US senator calls for investigation into FaceApp

New York: Popular Russia-based application FaceApp, which allows users to change their appearance to look older or younger, came under fire in the United States Wednesday, with one senator urging an FBI investigation. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer called for the FBI and the FTC, the US consumer protection body, to “look into the national […]

FBI rules out terrorism in Seattle plane crash

Washington: The airline employee who stole a plane on Friday in Seattle and crashed soon afterward did not have any links to terrorist organizations and was seeking to commit suicide, the FBI said on Saturday. The FBI said via Twitter that “the information gathered thus far does NOT suggest a terrorist threat”. The Pierce County […]

Trump criticises FBI over Florida school shooting

Washington: US President Donald Trump lashed out at the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), describing its failure to follow up on a tip about the Florida school shooter Nikolas Cruz as “very sad”, the media reported. The FBI has said that it failed to act on information about the 19-year-old Cruz, who slaughtered 17 people […]

US lawmakers vote to release memo on Russian probe

Washington: The House Intelligence Committee has voted to make public a Republican memo that reportedly shows abuses by the FBI and Department of Justice in launching the Russia probe against US President Donald Trump. Disregarding DoJ’s warnings that the action would be “extraordinarily reckless”, the Republicans voted on Monday, hours ahead of Trump’s State of […]

Secret Martin Luther King Jr. document included in JFK files

Washington: US President Donald Trump’s administration has released a new batch of documents about President John F. Kennedy’s assassination that included a secret FBI analysis which portrayed civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. in a negative light. The 20-page document released on Friday attempts to tie the civil rights leader to various communist influences […]

Court allows FBI to keep iPhone hacking information secret

San Francisco:  A US court has allowed the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to keep secret the information regarding the tool that was used to hack iPhone 5C used by terrorist Syed Farook who killed 14 people in San Bernardino, California, in December 2015. According to technology website ZDNet, some leading media houses filed a […]

FBI detains expert who stopped ransomware outbreak

Washington: The FBI has detained a computer expert who found a way to stop an outbreak of the “WannaCry” ransomware computer virus in May that had affected computers of key public services and businesses across the world. The 23-year-old Briton Marcus Hutchins, who runs a security blog called MalwareTech, was arrested late Wednesday in Las […]

Trump to nominate former Assistant AG as FBI head

Washington: President Donald Trump announced on Wednesday he plans to nominate Christopher A. Wray, a former US Assistant Attorney General under President George W. Bush, to be the next FBI director. Wray, currently a litigation partner at DC-based law firm King & Spalding, would replace acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe, who took over when James Comey […]

FBI declines to provide Comey memos to Congress

Washington: The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has refused Congress’ request to turn over the memos that sacked Director James Comey wrote in which he detailed his interactions with President Donald Trump. Both the House Oversight Committee and the Intelligence Committee requested the memos in early May after The New York Times reported that Comey […]

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Trump asked ex-FBI chief to stop Flynn probe: Report

Washington: Donald Trump has been embroiled in a controversy following a pair of media reports accusing him of trying to quash an FBI investigation against his former NSA James Flynn, and disclosing highly classified information to Russia. According to a report published in the New York Times yesterday, Trump asked sacked FBI Director James Comey […]

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White House denies Trump revealed classified info to Russians

Washington: The White House has denied that President Donald Trump revealed highly classified information about the Islamic State (IS) terror group to Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, and claimed the reports as “false”. “The story that came out tonight (Monday night), as reported, is false … At no time were intelligence sources or methods discussed,” […]

Trump insists he's not under FBI investigation

Washington: US President Donald Trump has insisted he is not under investigation, even as acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe on Thursday told Congress the Russian probe is “highly significant” and will continue, media reports said. Trump told NBC News it was his decision alone to sack Comey, who was leading an inquiry into alleged Russian […]

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Former US top terror adviser may take up Comey's job

Washington: A former White House counterterrorism official may replace fired FBI Director James Comey. She was spotted at the White House shortly before Comey was “terminated” six years ahead of the end of his term. Frances Townsend, who served in the George W. Bush administration as a White House homeland security and counterterrorism adviser, posted […]

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Hillary blames FBI chief, Russia for 2016 defeat

Washington: Hillary Clinton has said she takes responsibility for her loss to Donald Trump in the 2016 US presidential race, but blamed Russian interference and the timing of a letter from FBI Director James Comey as factors depriving her of an otherwise expected victory. “If the election had been on October 27, I would be […]

Indian grandfather assaulted by US police; FBI to investigate

The FBI is investigating an incident in which an Indian grandfather's encounter with police in Alabama left the man partially paralysed, while one of the involved officers has been arrested