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Mark Hosenball

Trump pressured Ukraine president to investigate Biden: reports

Sep 21 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump repeatedly pressured Ukraine's president to investigate Joe Biden, one of Trump's chief political rivals, in a July phone call, according to reports on Friday by the Wall Street Journal and other U.S. media outlets. | Video

Lawmaker accuses Justice Department of blocking whistleblower disclosure

Sep 20 2019

WASHINGTON The U.S. House Intelligence Committee chairman on Thursday accused the Justice Department of blocking intelligence officials from giving Congress a whistleblower complaint reported to involve communications between President Donald Trump and a foreign leader.

Osama bin Laden's son Hamza killed in U.S. raid, Trump says

Sep 14 2019

Hamza bin Laden, a son of slain al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden and himself a notable figure in the militant group, was killed in a U.S. counterterrorism operation, President Donald Trump said on Saturday. | Video

Russia blasts idea a CIA mole lifted lid on its U.S. meddling

Sep 11 2019

MOSCOW/LONDON Russia on Wednesday condemned as lies and slander suggestions a suspected CIA mole in President Vladimir Putin's administration had handed over information to the United States about alleged Russian meddling in the U.S. presidential elections.

Kremlin says alleged U.S. spy did not have access to Putin

Sep 10 2019

MOSCOW/LONDON The Kremlin played down reports of a CIA spy inside Russia's presidential administration, but said an official identified by Russian media as the likely U.S. mole had worked there although he did not have access to President Vladimir Putin. | Video

British electoral system unprepared to resist foreign interference, officials say

Sep 10 2019

LONDON With an election looming, Britain does not have time to implement measures to resist the sort of social media and "fake news" campaigns involving suspected foreign actors that have affected some Western nations, officials say.

Britain foiled 22 attacks since March 2017, top counter-terrorism officer says

Sep 09 2019

British authorities have foiled 22 attacks since March 2017, three more than previously reported, Scotland Yard's most senior counter-terrorism officer said on Monday.

Exclusive: U.S. congressional probe finds possible lapses in Deutsche Bank controls - sources

Sep 06 2019

LONDON/NEW YORK U.S. congressional investigators have identified possible failures in Deutsche Bank AG's money laundering controls in its dealings with Russian oligarchs, after the lender handed over a trove of transaction records, emails and other documents, three people familiar with the matter said. | Video

U.S. counter-spies launch campaign against 'insider' threats

Sep 03 2019

The office of the top U.S. counterintelligence official is launching a campaign to alert government employees, contractors and the general public to "serious risks" of security breaches or violence posed by "insiders."

FBI studies two broken cameras outside cell where Epstein died: source

Aug 29 2019

Two cameras that malfunctioned outside the jail cell where financier Jeffrey Epstein died as he awaited trial on sex-trafficking charges have been sent to an FBI crime lab for examination, a law enforcement source told Reuters. | Video

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