CIA, FBI launch manhunt for insider who leaked top-secret docs to WikiLeaks

CBS News has learned that a manhunt is underway for a traitor inside the Central Intelligence Agency. The CIA and FBI are conducting a joint investigation into one of the worst security breaches in CIA history, which exposed thousands of top-secret documents that described CIA tools used to penetrate smart phones, smart televisions and computer systems. Sources familiar with the […]

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FBI obtained FISA warrant to monitor Trump adviser Carter Page

The FBI obtained a secret court order last summer to monitor the communications of an adviser to presidential candidate Donald Trump, part of an investigation into possible links between Russia and the campaign, law enforcement and other U.S. officials said. The FBI and the Justice Department obtained the warrant targeting Carter Page’s communications after convincing a Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court […]

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The FBI Did Wiretap Trump Tower But Not to Spy on Trump

The FBI has said it did wiretap Trump Tower, though its target was not the building’s owner. From 2011 to 2013, two years before Trump announced his presidential campaign, the bureau spied on a Russian crime organization operating on the tower’s 63rd floor. The FBI had a court-approved warrant to monitor mafia members running what prosecutors described as an “international […]

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FBI backs CIA view that Russia intervened to help Trump win election

FBI Director James B. Comey and Director of National Intelligence James Clapper have backed a CIA assessment that Russia intervened in the 2016 election in part to help Donald Trump win the presidency, according to U.S. officials. Comey’s support for the CIA’s conclusion suggests that the leaders of the three agencies are in agreement on Russian intentions, contrary to suggestions […]

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Clinton confidence grows after FBI news

Hillary Clinton backers are bullish about their chances for victory on Tuesday after another surprise from the FBI – this time in the Democratic nominee’s favor. FBI Director James Comey’s Sunday letter to Congress said recently-discovered emails had not changed his conclusion that Clinton should not face criminal charges for her use of a private email address and server as […]

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Ryan: Regardless of FBI decision, Clinton ‘put our nation’s secrets at risk’

Speaker Paul Ryan on Sunday slammed Hillary Clinton for her scandals and urged Americans to vote against her following news that the FBI has not changed its July conclusion regarding Clinton’s private server. “Regardless of the decision, the undisputed finding of the FBI’s investigation is that Secretary Clinton put our nations secrets at risk and in doing so compromised our […]

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Justice officials warned FBI that Comey’s decision to update Congress was not consistent with department policy

Senior Justice Department officials warned the FBI that Director James B. Comey’s decision to notify Congress about renewing the investigation into Hillary Clinton’s private email server was not consistent with long-standing practices of the department, according to officials familiar with the discussions. Comey told Justice officials that he intended to inform lawmakers of newly discovered emails. These officials told him […]

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