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Why the FBI appears politicized, and what to do about it

Contrary to the current narrative, former FBI executive Andrew McCabeAndrew George McCabeFBI chief refuses to deny reports he threatened to resign amid pressureHouse Judiciary Chair expected to issue DOJ subpoena over Clinton emails as soon as this weekComey considering movie, TV deals: reportMORE a

THE HILL - 2018-03-21 14:00:06

Reports: Austin Bombing Suspect 'Killed' During FBI Raid

The suspect in the Austin bombings was killed during an early Wednesday raid by local police and the FBI, according to multiple local reports. Around 5 a.m. local time, KVUE-TV reporter Kris Betts tweeted: "APD, FBI arresting suspect in Austin bombing. Suspect detonated device, shots were fired." Sh

DAILY BEAST - 2018-03-21 09:20:02

Another Fatal FBI Fumble in Florida

A sickening act of youth violence in Florida glinted across the news headlines last week, and then disappeared from view. There will be no CNN town halls or student walkouts over the lost life and preventable tragedy, because there are no guns to blame. Only dropped balls. As the exploiters of crisi

TOWNHALL - 2018-03-21 04:01:00

FBI chief refuses to deny reports he threatened to resign amid pressure

EXCLUSIVE: FBI Director Christopher Wray responds to questions about the Russia investigation and whether he threatened to resign over being urged to fire people. See more from Pete Williams' interview with Wray tomorrow on the @TODAYshow. pic.twitter.com/pHoGlREI8G- NBC Nightly News with Lester Hol

THE HILL - 2018-03-20 23:48:25

JAMES COMEY IN-STUDIO: Former FBI Chief Appearing on 'Special Report' April 26

Bret Baier announced that former FBI Director James Comey will appear in-studio for an interview on "Special Report" on April 26 at 6 PM ET. Comey, who was fired by President Donald Trump in 2017, will be releasing a new book in the interim. "A Higher Loyalty" will be released on April 17. Lordy, th

FOXNEWS - 2018-03-20 23:44:55

The Bubble: 'Real scandal is the corruption of the FBI,' conservatives say

Each week, USA TODAY's OnPolitics blog takes a look at how media from the left and the right reacted to a political news story, giving liberals and conservatives a peek into the other's media bubble. This week, the reaction to the firing of former FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe divided primarily

USA TODAY - 2018-03-20 23:08:31

What FBI probe? March Madness viewership rises 4%

The FBI is investigating the seamy underbelly of college basketball, and despite concerns the federal probe would hurt March Madness viewership, the 2018 NCAA Tournament is drawing big numbers for CBS Sports and Turner Sports. Through the end of the first round, March Madness coverage across CBS, TB

SPORTING NEWS - 2018-03-20 22:36:19

Advocacy Groups Push FBI, DHS to Release Full Info on Its Surveillance of Black Activists

In October 2017, Foreign Policy discovered that the Federal Bureau of Investigation's (FBI) counterterrorism division had dreamed up a name for people who fight for Black liberation: Black Identity Extremists (BIE). The agency's report on this so-called group says that, "BIEs have historically justi

COLORLINES.COM - 2018-03-20 21:34:38

FBI Searches for Surveillance Footage of Austin Bomber at FedEx Store

Unlike the first four bombs, Tuesday morning's deadly parcel may have left a trail to the attacker. AUSTIN, Texas-Law enforcement officials are looking for surveillance footage of a FedEx store in suburban Austin where a bomber may have sent out his latest deadly package, local business owners told

DAILY BEAST - 2018-03-20 19:47:13

Defense in Pulse shooting trial centers on FBI agent's words

FILE - In this Nov. 30, 2016 file photo, artwork and signatures cover a fence around the Pulse nightclub, scene of a mass shooting, in Orlando, Fla. Jurors in the federal trial of Noor Salman, the Pulse nightclub gunman's widow, have gotten a look inside his Florida condo through crime scene photos

WWLP 22NEWS - 2018-03-20 18:21:27

Search for rumored Civil War gold at Pennsylvania site leaves FBI empty handed

The FBI has come up empty at the rural Pennsylvania site where Civil War gold is rumored to be buried. WTAJ-TV DENTS RUN, Pa. -- The FBI has come up empty at the rural Pennsylvania site where Civil War gold is rumored to be buried. State officials and members of a treasure-hunting group joined th

CBS NEWS - 2018-03-20 14:34:08

There's no gold in them thar hills: FBI comes up empty-handed

DENTS RUN - The Federal Bureau of Investigation has said that after conducting a court-authorized excavation last week in Dents Run, Elk County, that nothing was found. According to officials, the excavation ended on Wednesday, March 14. Media reports say that local legend had led them to a site on

CEDAR VALLEY DAILY TIMES - 2018-03-20 14:15:00

State, FBI investigating 'public corruption, misappropriation' at OHA

The state Attorney General's office and the FBI are conducting a wide-ranging investigation into allegations of "public corruption and misappropriation" of taxpayer and state funds at the Office of Hawaiian Affairs, Hawaii News Now has learned. Earlier this month, HNN reported that the FBI had joine

HAWAIINEWSNOW.COM - 2018-03-20 08:51:12

Explosion at FedEx near San Antonio could be linked to Austin blasts, FBI says

[Breaking news update, published at 6:38 a.m. ET] An explosion occurred overnight inside a FedEx facility in Schertz, Texas, FBI San Antonio spokeswoman Michelle Lee said. Based on preliminary information gathered at the scene, there could be a connection with the four recent Austin explosions, Le

GANT DAILY - 2018-03-20 06:50:06

Before He Was FBI Director, Chris Wray Supervised an Investigation That Found Erik Prince Likely Broke U.S. Law

As a private attorney in 2016, FBI director Chris Wray supervised a team of lawyers that informed the Justice Department that Blackwater founder Erik Prince had likely violated U.S. law while trying to sell secretly modified paramilitary attack aircraft to Azerbaijan's military. Wray and Robert Hur,

THE INTERCEPT - 2018-03-20 00:23:01

Joe diGenova, Trump lawyer, says FBI Director Christopher Wray is "an embarrassment"

Last Updated Mar 19, 2018 7:15 PM EDT Hours before his appointment to President Trump's legal team was made public, Joe DiGenova told a Washington, D.C. radio station that the Trump-appointed FBI director had performed in a "despicable" way and had "become an embarrassment," for not being more forth

CBS NEWS - 2018-03-19 22:23:33

Newest Austin Bomb Shows Killer Is Evolving, FBI's Unabomber Veterans Say

Experts said the killer would adjust his tactics, then he did just that with a tripwire. What's next is a public statement, they predict. After three package bombs rattled Austin, Texas this month, police warned locals to be wary of strange boxes outside their homes. But the latest attack, a tripwir

DAILY BEAST - 2018-03-19 22:03:39

Pulse shooter's wife to FBI: 'I wish I had been more truthful'

(CNN)The wife of the man who killed dozens of people at an Orlando nightclub in 2016 told FBI investigators she knew beforehand that he was going to do something violent. "I wish I had done the right thing but my fear held me back. I wish I had been more truthful," Noor Salman, wife of Pulse nightc

CNN - 2018-03-19 22:00:00

Fired FBI Official Andrew McCabe Could Still Keep His Pension. Here's How

Andrew McCabe, a longtime Federal Bureau of Investigations official who most recently served as the agency's deputy director, was fired last Friday - with a little more than 24 hours before he would have qualified for early retirement. So what happens to McCabe's pension and retirement plan now that

CNBC - 2018-03-19 19:33:57

Trump Hires Lawyer Who Thinks the FBI is Framing Him

On Monday afternoon, President Trump's hired Joseph diGenova, a veteran Washington lawyer who has propagated the idea - shared by the president himself - that Trump is being framed by the FBI and Justice Department. The New York Times reports that diGenova will not play a lead role in the president'

NYMAG.COM - 2018-03-19 19:15:43