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U.S. intelligence agencies say Iran, Russia have tried to interfere in 2020 election

11:43am IST

WASHINGTON U.S. Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe said on Wednesday that Russia and Iran have both tried to interfere with the 2020 presidential election. | Video

U.S. intelligence agencies say Iran, Russia have tried to interfere in 2020 election

11:42am IST

WASHINGTON U.S. Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe said on Wednesday that Russia and Iran have both tried to interfere with the 2020 presidential election. | Video

Maryland man charged with threatening Biden, Harris in letter on supporter's doorstep

21 Oct 2020

WASHINGTON Federal prosecutors on Wednesday charged a Maryland man with threatening Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden and running mate Kamala Harris in a letter left on the doorstep of a someone with a yard sign supporting their campaign.

Montana federal prosecutor warns of dangers of pot legalization ahead of vote

20 Oct 2020

WASHINGTON Montana's top federal prosecutor is urging voters to tread carefully before voting to legalize recreational marijuana, taking the unusual step of jumping into a political debate about a ballot initiative in the weeks before the election.

U.S. Attorney General Barr says expects report on police reforms soon, despite court order

17 Oct 2020

WASHINGTON U.S. Attorney General William Barr expressed confidence on Friday that the Trump administration's law enforcement commission will publish its report on police reform soon, even though a federal judge temporarily blocked the work of the commission earlier this month.

Houston tech mogul Robert Brockman charged in record U.S. tax evasion scheme

16 Oct 2020

WASHINGTON Houston technology executive Robert Brockman has been charged in the biggest tax evasion case in U.S. history after fellow billionaire Robert Smith turned against him to avoid prosecution himself, the Justice Department said on Thursday.

U.S. Justice official accuses Barr of 'scorn for apolitical prosecutors'

16 Oct 2020

WASHINGTON A recently retired federal prosecutor in California on Thursday became the third career Justice Department official to claim in a recent newspaper letter or op-ed that Attorney General William Barr has politicized the department.

CORRECTED-UPDATE 2-Houston tech mogul Robert Brockman charged in record U.S. tax evasion scheme

16 Oct 2020

WASHINGTON, Oct 15 Houston technology executive Robert Brockman has been charged in the biggest tax evasion case in U.S. history after fellow billionaire Robert Smith turned against him to avoid prosecution himself, the Justice Department said on Thursday.

U.S. charges Houston technology mogul Robert Brockman with tax, securities fraud

15 Oct 2020

WASHINGTON, Oct 15 The U.S. unveiled an indictment on Thursday against Houston-based technology executive Robert Brockman, alleging he hid $2 billion from the Internal Revenue Service and defrauded investors in debt securities. (Reporting by Sarah N. Lynch)

U.S. quietly ends probe of Obama-era 'unmasking' of Trump allies - sources

15 Oct 2020

WASHINGTON The U.S. Justice Department has ended its probe into whether Obama administration officials improperly "unmasked" associates of President Donald Trump mentioned in intelligence reports, two congressional sources said on Wednesday.

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