Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe said Thursday May 11, 2017, that the ousted FBI director “enjoyed broad support” among rank and file FBI agents. President Donald Trump calls the fired director a “grandstander.”
Twice in past week, legislators on Capitol Hill heard details about the investigation into Russian influence in the Trump administration. The testimony about the probe underscored the cloud that remains over the White House.
Despite fierce objections by a key NATO ally, President Donald Trump has signed off on a plan to directly arm Syrian Kurds in the fight to take back the Islamic State capital of Raqqa in Syria, the Pentagon announced on Tuesday.
On Monday, May 8, 2017, Texas Sens. Ted Cruz and John Cornyn questioned former Acting Attorney General Sally Yates and former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper about classified emails and President Donald Trump’s travel ban instead of Russian interference in the 2016 election.
President Donald Trump’s administration still needs to answer questions about how it decided to launch the Jan. 29 operation in Yemen that killed a Navy SEAL and many Yemeni civilians, the American Civil Liberties Union said in a new lawsuit filed on Monday morning.
The U.S. intelligence community says it conducted surveillance on 106,469 targets overseas last year, up for the fourth straight year since NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden revealed the extent of such spying. Capitol Hill wants more information.
Although a new survey shows that one of every three victims of sexual assault in the U.S. military now reports it, a record high, fear of retaliation and a culture of loyalty to their peers still prevents thousands from doing so.
Cyber espionage is cheaper, more efficient and less costly than conventional spying, and tech analysts say smaller countries are building up their capacities. One analyst calls the flurry of global activity part of a “golden age of espionage.”
Hackers stole, then released, 10 episodes of the Netflix series ‘Orange is the New Black’ after failing to get ransom payment. Here’s what’s coming: Hackers know people don’t want to wait for future events, and will hack to profit from that hunger.
The use of the “mother of all bombs” on an underground network of ISIS tunnels in a remote district in Afghanistan was a lot of hype with little long-term impact, according to many military analysts. While breathless coverage of the use of the largest U.S. non-nuclear bomb gave the appearance that the Trump administration was taking assertive military action, it fell far short of delivering a knock-out blow to ISIS in the area.
President Donald Trump hopes that pressure from China will prompt North Korea to halt its nuclear and missile testing. But history shows that North Korea regularly times its provocative actions around key dates, including South Korean presidential elections. South Korea holds its next one on May 9.
Pope Francis joked with First Lady Melania Trump upon their meeting at the Vatican on May 24. He pointed to the President and asked her, "What are you feeding him, potica?" Potica is a traditional Slovenian dessert, a favorite of Pope Francis.
Pope Francis jokes with Melania Trump about the President's diet, blesses her rosary
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President Trump and Pope Francis meet at the Vatican
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