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FILE - In this Dec. 18, 2019, file photo Department of Justice Inspector General Michael Horowitz testifies at a Senate committee on FISA investigation hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. The FBI said Thursday, July 30, 2020, that errors in more than two dozen applications for surveillance warrants were not as severe as the Justice Department inspector general made them out to be. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)

FBI: Review of surveillance applications found minor errors

Jul. 30, 2020 7:20 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI said Thursday that it found mostly minor errors during a review of more than two dozen applications for national security surveillance warrants, suggesting the problems were less serious than the Justice Department inspector general had made them out to be earlier this year. The...

Editorial Roundup: Ohio

Jun. 8, 2020 6:03 PM EDT

Recent editorials of statewide and national interest from Ohio newspapers: Weakening FISA Toledo Blade June 8 It is often said that perfect is the enemy of the good. So while President Trump’s decision to strong-arm the House of Representatives into abandoning a bill to reauthorize key provisions of the...

Argentine government: Ex-officials spied on journalists

Jun. 7, 2020 4:08 PM EDT

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina's intelligence agency says the administration of previous President Maurico Macri spied on more than 400 journalists, and officials have released a document they say is evidence of the claim. An Excel spreadsheet presented to courts on Friday and made public Sunday...