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Watchdog finds new problems with FBI wiretap applications

April 01, 2020 5:28 pm

The FBI and Justice Department say they have begun making significant changes including additional training and other safeguards meant to ensure the accuracy of surveillance applications.

Apple dropped the plan for encrypting backups after FBI complained

January 22, 2020 10:56 am

Apple dropped plans to let iPhone users fully encrypt backups of their devices in the company's iCloud service after the FBI complained that the move would harm investigations.

Personal privacy vs public safety: How Apple vs FBI frames a big tech debate

January 21, 2020 8:37 am

This is the second time in four years that Apple is at the centre of a battle that pits personal privacy against public safety.

Withering criticism of FBI as watchdog presents Russia inquiry findings

December 12, 2019 7:54 am

While Democrats and Republicans clung to their political talking points, lawmakers on both sides also agreed that the surveillance problems Horowitz uncovered were severe.

Report on FBI Russia inquiry finds serious errors but debunks anti-Trump plot

December 10, 2019 8:46 am

By puncturing conspiracy theories promoted by Trump and his allies, yet sharply criticizing law enforcement actions that have not been the subject of public debate, Horowitz’s mixed findings offered a basis for both critics and allies of Trump to claim vindication.

Explained: Who is Samuel Little, America's biggest-ever serial killer?

October 09, 2019 5:20 am

Little has been convicted of eight murders, all women, whom he killed by strangling between 1981 and 1994.

With 93 murders, Samuel Little is most prolific serial killer in US history

October 08, 2019 5:47 pm

Little, 79, has confessed to 93 murders, the FBI said. The agency said in a statement that it had verified 50 of the killings and that it believed “all of his confessions are credible.”

FBI seeks video, pictures as it investigates California dive boat fire

September 11, 2019 8:42 am

The FBI set up a webpage, www.fbi.gov/boatfire, for the submission of images and said witnesses could call the agency at an 800-number with tips.

Russia intent on interfering with 2020 US elections, says FBI Director

July 23, 2019 10:44 pm

The United States has imposed election-related sanctions on Russian oligarchs and military intelligence officials and there is a push for legislation threatening tougher sanctions in the US Congress.

FBI eyes Deutsche Bank after money-laundering report

June 20, 2019 7:51 am

Banks are required to report certain suspicious transactions to the Treasury Department but have discretion over what triggers a report. Transactions are typically vetted at several levels at banks and many are ultimately not sent to Treasury.

FBI VIDEOS

Tharoor should be taken into custody for questioning: Swamy

January 16, 2016 8:18 am

Jaipur, Jan 16 (ANI): Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Saturday said that FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation) report found presence of heart-arrest injectable poison Lidocaine in wife of Congress leader Shashi Tharoor Sunanda Pushkar’s body. He added that the Delhi police had categorically asserted that the cause of Pushkar’s death was not natural, and police should immediately take Tharoor into custody for questioning.

Priyanka Chopra wins People's Choice Award for 'Quantico'

January 07, 2016 2:22 pm

New Delhi, Jan 7 (ANI): Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra has added another diamond to her tiara as she has won the 2016 People's Choice Awards for her American sitcom 'Quantico.' Priyanka Chopra was nominated alongside Jamie Lee Curtis, Emma Roberts, Marcia Gay Harden and Lea Michelle in the 'Favourite Actress in a New TV Series' category.With this, she has also become the first South Asian actress to get nominated and win the People's Choice Awards. As soon as she received the award from the 'Fast and Furious' actor Vin Diesel, the actress took to her Twitter handle to post a picture wherein she is seen all smiles with the trophy in her hand. Captioning the picture, Priyanka wrote, "I am so fortunate! Thank U to everyone who voted for me at the #PCAs! My #PCManiacs- I am nothing without you! Big love." In the ABC sitcom, Priyanka was seen as an FBI agent named Alex Parrish and received global appreciation for her acting skills.