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# trumped up claims
FBI director to testify on Trump's Russian ties as well as his wiretap allegations
Political commentators have said the stakes for the tycoon-turned-world-leader could hardly be higher.
# fighting extradition
Alleged Silk Road administrator takes case to Supreme Court in a bid to avoid US extradition
It is alleged that Gary Davis was paid $1,500 per week for his services.
# White House
Trump 'furious' as FBI rejects claim Obama tapped his phones
Trump’s comments appear to be based on unverified claims made by the right-wing Breitbart News outlet.
# james comey
Watchdog to probe how FBI handled Clinton email investigation
Democrats have said actions by FBI Director James Comey helped Donald Trump win the election.
# not impressed
'A complete and total fabrication': Russia denies collecting compromising information on Trump
A 35-page unverified dossier regarding the claims has been published by Buzzfeed News.
# Brangelina
No charges to be filed against Brad Pitt over mistreatment allegations
Social workers also cleared the 52-year-old of wrongdoing following interviews with the couple, their children and witnesses.
# Report
Hate crimes against Muslims in the US up by nearly 70%
The number rose to 257 reported incidents last year.
# Blame Game
Hillary Clinton blames FBI director for her election loss
Meanwhile, tens of thousands of people took to the streets to protest against Donald Trump.
# us presidential elections
Clinton emails: FBI obtains warrant to investigate as director told he may have broken the law
Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid wrote to FBI director Comey saying the action may have violated the law.
# state actor
FBI investigating cyber attacks that crippled Twitter, Netflix and Amazon last night
“This is not some hacker sitting in his basement typing away on a keyboard.”
# attacks
New York bombing suspect wrote 'bombs will be heard in the streets' in diary
Ahmad Khan Rahami prayed he’d be martyred rather than caught, authorities have said.
# Ahmad Khan Rahami
Who is the low-key fried chicken chef who's charged with bombing Manhattan?
Neighbours say relations between Muslims and non-Muslims are good in the area.
# cover up
The FBI's director says we should all cover up our webcams
“It’s not crazy that the FBI director cares about personal security as well”
# Russia
Democrats hacked again as Snowden and Assange fall out over leaks
Edward Snowden has publicly criticised the strategy of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.
# Secretary of State
Hillary Clinton interviewed by FBI about email scandal
The Democratic presidential hopeful is unlikely to be prosecuted.
# building evacuated
Suspicious white powder addressed to Donald Trump deemed safe
Five staff members and a police officer were temporarily isolated and evacuated.
# Gunman
The FBI has hacked into the San Bernardino iPhone without Apple's help
The agency has dropped its legal case against Apple as a result.
# heating up
The FBI gives its reasons for wanting an iPhone unlocked, but Apple is having none of it
The FBI director argues the order is for “the victims and justice” but Apple says it “threatens everyone’s civil liberties”.
# need you alive
Oregon standoff: FBI surrounds last four protesters holed up at wildlife refuge
Gunmen took over the refuge to protest at the jailing of two local ranchers.
# Terror
First picture of female San Bernardino shooter released
The Islamic State group has now also claimed responsibility for the attack.
# syed farook
US officials say San Bernardino gunman had been in contact with terror suspects
However, these were not “significant players” according to the FBI, but were still under scrutiny.
# john wolf
Upscale New York dentist accused of having child pornography and meth, bragging about bestiality
Dr John Wolf was also allegedly recorded saying he deliberately tries to infect sexual partners with HIV.
# North Carolina
Judge accused of asking an FBI agent to spy on his family in exchange for free beer
“No no no. You’ve had to take time. And I’m glad to do something…”
# Philadelphia
Teenager arrested for 'planning Islamic State-style attack on Pope'
“The minor was inspired by ISIL and sought to conduct a detailed homeland attack.”
# Open Secret
Two radio hosts have outed a husband's Ashley Madison account live on air
The FBI have launched an investigation into the infidelity site hack.
Video emerges of Christian Taylor shortly before he was shot dead
Today marks the first anniversary of Michael Brown’s death.
# Ocean's 1990
An unsolved mystery: New video clue emerges 25 years after major Boston art heist
The FBI is confident it knows who the thieves are – but just can’t track them down.
# sextortion
Ever take a 'sensitive' photo of yourself? You could be at risk of sextortion
Faceless criminals are using young peoples’ personal images to extort money from them and the FBI want it to stop.
# Macklin You Son of a...
Is being in the FBI like it is in films?
And should we be afraid of ISIS?
# you know my name
Happy story - the amnesiac woman in California has been identified
Social media has its uses.
# who am i
Woman seeks the public's help to solve the mystery of who she is...
In that she literally has no idea. The woman, known only as ‘Sam’, was found in South California with amnesia and no clue as to her identity.
# Chicago
FBI raided house in search for mastermind of nude celebrity photo hack
But did they merely find another victim?
# rte prime time
'She would have been the most successful person had she put her talents to good use'
Two women raised as stepdaughters to Julia Holmes, the woman whose body was found in a farmhouse in Limerick speak out.
# California
FBI agent 'spent drug money' on plastic surgery for his wife, Vegas trip for his girlfriend
Former Agent Scott Bowman also splashed out on two cars, new rims, tires and soundsystems.
# problems
Blatter under investigation in US: media reports
The New York Times and ABC reported the claims, citing unnamed law enforcement officials and sources familiar with the case.
Explainer: What on earth is going on at FIFA?
Nine of the association’s executives were taken into police custody this morning over corruption charges. We’ve been here before, but will this occasion be any different?
# islamberg
US politician plotted to burn down a Muslim community
Robert R. Doggart ran for election to US Congress last year.
# Islamist
Alert after FBI warns that extremists could attack troops or police
Security has been upped at US military bases.
# Scary
Could a plane really be hijacked over its own Wi-Fi?
The FBI have told airlines in the US to watch for signs their planes are being hacked – by people logged onto any onboard internet service.
# Apology
FBI director in trouble for insulting Poland over the Holocaust
James Comey made the comments in the Washington Post.