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Ex-U.S. Senate staffer pleads guilty to lying about contact with reporters

9:47am IST

WASHINGTON James Wolfe, a former senior staffer on the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee, pleaded guilty to a charge that he lied to the FBI about contacts with reporters, the Justice Department said on Monday.

U.S. Senate confirms Dreiband to lead Justice Dept's civil rights division

12 Oct 2018

WASHINGTON The United States Senate voted 50-47 on Thursday to confirm Eric Dreiband as the new assistant attorney general for the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division.

California man who sold stolen identities to be sentenced in Russia probe

11 Oct 2018

WASHINGTON A California man who was accused by Special Counsel Robert Mueller's office of operating an online auction service that trafficked in stolen identities will be sentenced on Wednesday in a federal district court.

California man who sold stolen identities sentenced to prison in Russia probe

11 Oct 2018

WASHINGTON A California man accused by U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller's office of operating an online auction service for stolen identities was sentenced to one year of incarceration on Wednesday in a federal district court.

U.S. indicts Russians in hacking of nuclear company Westinghouse

05 Oct 2018

WASHINGTON The United States on Thursday charged seven Russian intelligence officers with conspiring to hack computers and steal data from the nuclear energy company Westinghouse Electric Co as well as anti-doping watchdogs, sporting federations and an international agency probing the use of chemical weapons. | Video

Four Californian men charged with inciting violence at 2017 Charlottesville rally

03 Oct 2018

WASHINGTON Four Californian men described by prosecutors as members of a militant white supremacist group were arrested on Tuesday on charges of instigating violence during a white nationalist rally that turned deadly in Charlottesville, Virginia, last year. | Video

House Republicans weigh subpoena in spat with ex-FBI chief Comey

02 Oct 2018

WASHINGTON U.S. House of Representatives Republicans may subpoena former FBI Director James Comey to force him to testify before a House panel about the agency's decisions before the 2016 presidential election, a House aide told Reuters on Monday.

FEMA chief Brock Long omitted from wreck report: sources

27 Sep 2018

WASHINGTON/HICKORY, N.C. The chief of the U.S. disaster response agency FEMA was riding in a government vehicle last year when it was involved in a collision, but his name was excluded from an official report on the crash, according to people familiar with the matter. | Video

Man who served in U.S. Army Reserves accused of being agent for China

26 Sep 2018

WASHINGTON A Chinese citizen was arrested in Chicago on Tuesday on charges that he covertly worked for a high-ranking Chinese intelligence official to help try to recruit engineers and scientists, including some who worked as U.S. defense contractors, the Justice Department said.

Ex-U.S. NSA employee sentenced to prison for exposing secrets

26 Sep 2018

A former U.S. National Security Agency employee was sentenced in a federal court in Baltimore on Tuesday to 5-1/2 years in prison, after pleading guilty last December to illegally taking classified information outside the spy agency, the U.S. Justice Department said.

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