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After Florida killings, Saudis withdraw 21 cadets from United States

14 Jan 2020

WASHINGTON Saudi Arabia will withdraw 21 cadets receiving military training in the United States following a U.S. investigation into a Saudi officer's fatal shooting of three Americans at a Florida naval base that U.S. Attorney General William Barr on Monday branded an act of terrorism. | Video

U.S. presidential campaign probes to require top officials' approval-Barr

13 Jan 2020

WASHINGTON U.S. Attorney General William Barr said on Monday that he would raise the threshold needed to open counterintelligence investigations of presidential campaigns, a move that follows complaints by President Donald Trump about government surveillance of his 2016 election campaign.

U.S. believes Iran brought down Ukraine airliner with anti-aircraft missiles - officials

10 Jan 2020

WASHINGTON The U.S. government believes Iran accidentally shot down a Ukraine airliner that crashed in Iran, killing all 176 people aboard, three U.S. officials told Reuters on Thursday. | Video

Kanada - Flugzeug im Iran wohl versehentlich abgeschossen

10 Jan 2020

Washington Nach dem Absturz einer Passagiermaschine bei Teheran geht Kanada von einem Abschuss durch eine iranische Boden-Luft-Rakete aus.

WRAPUP 3-Boeing jet crashes in Iran with no survivors, security sources see technical cause

09 Jan 2020

KIEV/WASHINGTON/OTTAWA, Jan 8 A Ukrainian airliner fell to earth in a fireball shortly after take-off from Tehran on Wednesday, killing all 176 people on board in a crash that sparked an international scramble to establish the cause.

Trump says Soleimani plotted 'imminent' attacks, but critics question just how soon

04 Jan 2020

WASHINGTON After President Donald Trump said the top Iranian general killed in a U.S. air strike in Baghdad was plotting "imminent" attacks on U.S. interests, some U.S. national security and congressional officials are raising questions about the use of that word to justify the killing.

Trump says Soleimani plotted 'imminent' attacks, but critics question just how soon

03 Jan 2020

WASHINGTON After President Donald Trump said the top Iranian general killed in a U.S. air strike in Baghdad was plotting "imminent" attacks on U.S. interests, some U.S. national security and congressional officials are raising questions about the use of that word to justify the killing.

Exclusive: FBI investigating British socialite and others who 'facilitated’ Epstein – sources

27 Dec 2019

The FBI is investigating British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell and several other people linked to U.S. financier Jeffrey Epstein, who killed himself while awaiting trial on sex trafficking charges, according to two law enforcement sources familiar with the investigation. | Video

Saudi Arabia sentences five to death over Khashoggi murder, U.N. official decries 'mockery'

23 Dec 2019

RIYADH/WASHINGTON Saudi Arabia on Monday sentenced five people to death and three to jail over the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, but a U.N. investigator accused it of making a "mockery" of justice by allowing the masterminds of last year's killing to go free. | Video

Work ties pose questions over U.S. intel on nabbed Mexican drug official

21 Dec 2019

MEXICO CITY/WASHINGTON Business ties between former U.S. officials and an ex-Mexican security minister charged with taking bribes from a drug cartel have raised questions about what U.S. law enforcement knew about him before his arrest this month.

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Trump adds legal heavyweights Starr, Dershowitz to impeachment team

President Donald Trump turned to some legal heavyweights to help defend him in his Senate impeachment trial with the addition on Friday of former independent counsel Ken Starr, who paved the way for former President Bill Clinton's 1998 impeachment, and prominent lawyer Alan Dershowitz.