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FBI not properly assessing potential U.S. maritime terrorism threats - report

21 Mar 2019

WASHINGTON The Federal Bureau of Investigation is not taking appropriate steps to review and assess potential maritime terrorism risks facing U.S. sea ports, the Justice Department's internal watchdog has found.

Explainer: Road to Mueller report paved by Watergate, Iran-Contra, Lewinsky, Waco

19 Mar 2019

WASHINGTON Special Counsel Robert Mueller, examining potential conspiracy between President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign and Russia, is leading the latest in a series of high-profile U.S. investigations conducted by prosecutors outside usual Justice Department channels in recent decades.

Trump stance on Muslims, Fox host in spotlight after mosque shootings

17 Mar 2019

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump on Sunday championed a Fox News personality who made anti-Muslim remarks as his White House rejected any attempt to link the U.S. leader to a shooter who killed 50 people in two New Zealand mosques. | Video

Trial for Trump adviser Roger Stone set for November

14 Mar 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump's former adviser Roger Stone will go to trial on Nov. 5, a federal judge said on Thursday, making it likely that the legal fallout from Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe will stretch through much of 2019.

Ex-Army intelligence analyst Manning jailed for defying grand jury subpoena

08 Mar 2019

Former U.S. Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning was taken to jail on Friday after a federal judge in Alexandria, Virginia, held her in contempt for refusing to testify before a federal grand jury, representatives for Manning and the U.S. Justice Department confirmed. | Video

U.S. judge gives Trump ex-aide Manafort leniency: under four years in prison

08 Mar 2019

ALEXANDRIA, Va. President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort was sentenced on Thursday by a U.S. judge to less than four years in prison - far shy of federal sentencing guidelines - for financial crimes uncovered during Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russia's role in the 2016 election. | Video

U.S. judge faults ex-Trump adviser Stone's book that may violate gag order

06 Mar 2019

WASHINGTON A federal judge said Tuesday that the publication of a book last month by President Donald Trump's former political adviser Roger Stone which criticized Special Counsel Robert Mueller may violate a media gag order - a transgression that could land the self-proclaimed "dirty trickster" behind bars. | Video

Trump to nominate federal prosecutor Jessie Liu for No. 3 Justice Department post

06 Mar 2019

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump plans to nominate Jessie Liu, the current U.S. attorney for the District of Columbia, to serve in the third-ranking post at the Justice Department, the department said on Tuesday.

U.S. House Democrats target Trump-Putin talks, obstruction

05 Mar 2019

WASHINGTON Democrats in the U.S. Congress unleashed an unexpectedly sweeping series of demands in their investigations of President Donald Trump on Monday, seeking information about his communications with Russian President Vladimir Putin and documents from 81 sources in an obstruction probe. | Video

Whitaker, former acting U.S. attorney general, leaves Justice Dept

05 Mar 2019

WASHINGTON Matthew Whitaker, whose brief tenure as acting U.S. attorney general was marred by accusations he might try to interfere in a probe of President Donald Trump's campaign, left his Justice Department job over the weekend, a department spokeswoman confirmed on Monday.

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