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Judge tightens gag order on ex-Trump adviser Stone, warning he could be sent to jail

4:38pm EST

WASHINGTON A visibly angry judge on Thursday ordered President Donald Trump's former political adviser Roger Stone to stop speaking publicly about U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller's criminal case against him or else he will be sent to jail pending trial.

U.S. investigators probing years of WikiLeaks activities: sources

Feb 15 2019

LONDON U.S. investigators pursuing a long-running criminal investigation into WikiLeaks and its founder Julian Assange have dug into the website's activities going back years, people who have been in contact with witnesses in the case say.

British investigators identify third man in Russian spy poisoning: sources

Feb 15 2019

LONDON British investigators have identified a Russian military intelligence officer as a third suspect in the poisoning of former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal, two European security sources told Reuters.

U.S. prosecutors press witnesses to testify against Assange: WikiLeaks

Jan 23 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. federal prosecutors have stepped up efforts to pressure witnesses to testify against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, WikiLeaks said on Wednesday, in connection with what it said were secret criminal charges filed by the Trump administration.

U.S.-born Iranian TV anchor's arrest confirmed by U.S. court

Jan 19 2019

WASHINGTON An American-born Iranian television anchor has been arrested as a material witness in an undisclosed U.S. federal investigation, according to a federal court order granted on Friday.

Trump-Deutsche Bank links in sights of U.S. House investigators

Jan 18 2019

WASHINGTON Democrats now in control of the U.S. House of Representatives are working out which House panels will take the lead in investigating President Donald Trump's business ties to Deutsche Bank, lawmakers and aides familiar with the plans told Reuters. | Video

Skadden law firm, linked to Manafort, settles U.S. foreign agent violations

Jan 17 2019

By Lisa Lambert, Mark Hosenball, Karen Freifeld and Nathan Layne

U.S. believes Islamic State likely responsible for Manbij blast: sources

Jan 17 2019

WASHINGTON The U.S. government believes the Islamic State militant group is likely responsible for Wednesday's attack in northern Syria that killed four Americans, although it has not reached a firm conclusion, two U.S. government sources said on Thursday.

Law enforcement agencies squeezed by U.S. government shutdown

Jan 11 2019

WASHINGTON Federal law enforcement agencies that keep Americans safe are starting to feel the strain of the U.S. government shutdown, in its 21st day, with agents working for no pay and investigations delayed, law enforcement officials said.

Trump's attorney general nominee to recuse from AT&T-Time Warner appeal

Jan 10 2019

WASHINGTON William Barr, nominated by President Donald Trump to become U.S. attorney general, plans to recuse himself from a major antitrust case, according to people who spoke with him on Thursday, as he navigates possible conflicts of interest presented by about $37 million in assets he amassed as a private-sector lawyer.

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