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  • Hate crimes on the rise in US: FBI

    Hate crimes on the rise in US: FBI

    The US witnessed more hate crimes in 2016 than the previous year, with an increase of 4.6 per cent from 2015, new FBI data showed. The total number of hate crimes in 2016 was 6,121, compared with 5,850 in 2015,......

    November 14, 2017
  • The JFK files

    The JFK files

    More than 50 years after the assassination of John Fitzgerald Kennedy, Thursday’s release of the hitherto classified 2,800 files exposes only part of the tormented chapter of US history. Nonetheless, the declassification has prompted historians, researchers and “conspiracy theorists”, so-called,......

    October 30, 2017
  • US President Trump postpones 'full disclosure' of JFK papers

    US President Trump postpones 'full disclosure' of JFK papers

    US President Donald Trump has allowed the publication of 2,800 documents on the 1963 assassination of his predecessor John F. Kennedy that had been classified to date. He, however, stopped short of a "full disclosure" order after lobbying by the......

    October 27, 2017
  • US investigators wiretapped former Trump campaign chairman

    US investigators wiretapped former Trump campaign chairman

    US investigators wiretapped President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort under secret court orders before and after the election, the media reported. "The conversations between Manafort and Trump continued after the President took office, long after the FBI investigation......

    September 19, 2017
  • Brad Pitt, Jolie 'consciously re-coupling'

    Brad Pitt, Jolie 'consciously re-coupling'

    Former star couple Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are "consciously re-coupling" after intense rehab and spiritual counselling, claims biographer Ian Halperin. Seven weeks ago, the actors were spotted outside a modest three-bedroom house on the flats of Beverly Hills. The......

    September 3, 2017
  • The dark secret of a double killing outside the FBI HQ

    The dark secret of a double killing outside the FBI HQ

    Title: The Fix (Amos Decker Series) Author: David Baldacci Publisher: Pan Macmillan UK Pages: 353 Price: Rs 599 A gangland-style execution -- and the murderer's subsequent suicide -- right outside the FBI headquarters in Washington is witnessed by an extraordinary......

    August 19, 2017
  • FBI detains expert who stopped ransomware outbreak

    FBI detains expert who stopped ransomware outbreak

    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......

    August 4, 2017
  • Christopher Wray sworn in as FBI director

    Christopher Wray sworn in as FBI director

    Christopher Wray was on Wednesday sworn in by US Attorney General Jeff Sessions as the new FBI director, with the latter lauding Wray's "spirit" and "strength of character."  A former US Assistant Attorney for the Criminal Division, Wray replaces James......

    August 3, 2017
  • Christopher Wray confirmed as new FBI director

    Christopher Wray confirmed as new FBI director

    The Senate has confirmed Christopher Wray as the new FBI director, replacing James Comey who was fired by President Donald Trump amid the investigation into the Donald Trump campaign's alleged collusion with the Russian government to influence the 2016 presidential......

    August 2, 2017
  • 'Trump still doesn't accept intelligence conclusion on Russia'

    'Trump still doesn't accept intelligence conclusion on Russia'

    US President Donald Trump remains unconvinced that Russia attempted to influence the 2016 election, the newly-appointed White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci said. "He basically said to me, 'Hey you know, this is, maybe they did it, maybe they didn't......

    July 24, 2017
  • White House sends FBI director nomination to Senate

    White House sends FBI director nomination to Senate

    The White House has formally sent to the Senate the nomination of Christopher Wray as the new director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the media reported. On Monday, the Justice Department released a statement from Wray, who said......

    June 27, 2017
  • No recordings of talks with James Comey, says Donald Trump

    No recordings of talks with James Comey, says Donald Trump

    US President Donald Trump denied having recorded conversations with James Comey, the former director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Trump fired last month. "I have no idea whether there are 'tapes' or recordings of my conversations with James Comey,......

    June 23, 2017
  • Stabbing at US airport is an act of terror: FBI

    Stabbing at US airport is an act of terror: FBI

    The Federal Bureau of Investigation has said it is probing a stabbing of a police officer at a US airport as an "act of terror". The suspect is in custody. The incident occurred on Wednesday morning at the Michigan airport.......

    June 22, 2017