Embattled Trump struggles to fill key White House post
A beleaguered President Donald Trump on Monday insisted hush payments made to women before the 2016 election were legal, as he struggled to fill the key position of chief of staff -- made toxic by two years of White House turmoil.
Explosive device found at New York home of billionaire Soros
The FBI on Tuesday was investigating an explosive device found in the mailbox at the New York home of US billionaire and liberal donor George Soros, a target of right-wing groups, officials confirmed.
'Very scary time' for young American men, says Trump
US President Donald Trump said Tuesday the reaction to decades-old allegations of sexual assault against his Supreme Court pick Brett Kavanaugh makes it "a very scary time" for young men in the United States. His remarks came as he responded to questions about allegations against the conservative jurist by three women who say Kavanaugh drunkenly…
Trump says no FBI probe needed on Supreme Court pick
President Donald Trump said Tuesday that there is no need for FBI involvement in the scandal threatening to derail his pick for a coveted place on the US Supreme Court.
Nigerian-American jailed for email scam
Emeka Ndukwu, 46, a Nigerian-American based in Maryland, has been sentenced to four years in prison for engaging in business e-mail scheme and conspiring to launder more than $900,000 proceeds of scams. The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), in a statement, said Ndukwu tricked seven companies in the United States and abroad into wiring more…
Trump 'on tape' discussing payment to Playboy model
US President Donald Trump was secretly taped by his longtime lawyer discussing payments to a former Playboy model, with whom he allegedly had an affair, and the recording is in FBI hands, The New York Times reported Friday. The lawyer, Michael Cohen -- who no longer represents Trump -- is being investigated over payments made…
FBI chief reiterates: Russia meddled, whatever Putin & Trump say
FBI director Christopher Wray said Wednesday that the US intelligence community stands by its view that Russia interfered in the 2016 US election, despite Vladimir Putin's denial this week to President Donald Trump.
'FBI lover' agent rejects Trump bias charges in stormy hearing
Veteran FBI agent Peter Strzok on Thursday rejected accusations of anti-Trump bias in his work on the Russia collusion probe, telling lawmakers in a tempestuous hearing that attacks on the FBI and Justice Department were a "victory" for Vladimir Putin.
FBI foils US independence day attack by Qaeda sympathizer
The FBI announced Monday the arrest of a professed supporter of Al-Qaeda who was planning to target members of the US military and their families with a bomb attack on a July 4 parade in Cleveland, Ohio. The Federal Bureau of Investigation said Demetrius Nathaniel Pitts, who also used the name Abdur Raheem Rafeeq, told…
Watchdog faults Comey over Clinton probe, but says no bias
Former FBI director James Comey was "insubordinate" in his handling of the Hillary Clinton email probe, an official watchdog found Thursday, handing new ammunition to President Donald Trump in his feud with US investigators.
No evidence of 'spy' in Trump camp, Democrats say after intel brief
US intelligence agencies offered no evidence to back President Donald Trump's claim that the FBI planted a "spy" in his campaign, congressional Democrats said Thursday after a closed-door briefing.