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Senators criticize FBI probe of fatal Park Police shooting

Jun. 18, 2019 4:15 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two U.S. senators are faulting the FBI for the slow pace of its investigation into the fatal shooting of an unarmed motorist after a stop-and-go chase on a northern Virginia highway. Sens. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, and Mark Warner, D-Va., wrote Tuesday to FBI Director Christopher Wray...

FBI probing suspect's claim that scholar was 1 of 13 victims

Jun. 17, 2019 8:12 PM EDT

PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — The FBI is investigating the claim by a former University of Illinois doctoral student that the visiting scholar from China he's charged with killing was his 13th victim, even though no evidence has been found to indicate whether he was telling the truth, an FBI agent testified Monday....

Former Greitens' investigator indicted on 7 felonies

Jun. 17, 2019 7:03 PM EDT

A former FBI agent accused of botching the criminal investigation of former Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens turned himself in Monday after being indicted on charges alleging that he lied in a deposition about his interview with a woman who had an affair with Greitens. William Tisaby surrendered to authorities on the...

The Latest: Man who fired at Texas courthouse just graduated

Jun. 17, 2019 6:24 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — The Latest on an exchange of gunfire outside the federal courthouse in downtown Dallas (all times local): 5 p.m. A 22-year-old man who was killed after opening fire outside a federal courthouse in Dallas had just graduated from community college in Corpus Christi. Brian Isaack Clyde was...

The Latest: Murder suspect trembled during interrogation

Jun. 17, 2019 5:15 PM EDT

PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — The Latest on the trial of man charged in slaying of Chinese scholar (all times local): 4:00 p.m. A detective is testifying that the former University of Illinois doctoral student charged in the slaying of a visiting Chinese scholar began to tremble and break out in what appeared to be...

Dems accelerate election security push after Trump comments

Jun. 14, 2019 5:57 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Alarmed by President Donald Trump's willingness to accept foreign dirt on a political opponent, House Democrats are accelerating their efforts to strengthen election security ahead of the 2020 campaign. Lawmakers had already been compiling a fresh package of bills in the aftermath of...

Trump says he'd 'of course' tell FBI if he gets foreign dirt

Jun. 14, 2019 4:41 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump shifted gears Friday on election interference, saying "of course" he would go to the FBI or the attorney general if a foreign power offered him dirt about an opponent. Trump's new stance was a walk back — to a degree — after he set off a Washington...

Dems assail Trump on being open to foreign election help

Jun. 13, 2019 10:53 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's assertion that he would be open to accepting a foreign power's help in his 2020 campaign ricocheted through Washington on Thursday, with Democrats condemning it as a call for further election interference and Republicans struggling to defend his comments. Trump...

The Latest: GOP House leaders avoid comment on Trump remark

Jun. 13, 2019 4:00 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and investigations into Russia election meddling (all times local): 12:15 p.m. The House's two top Republicans are avoiding directly addressing whether it was appropriate for President Donald Trump to say he'd listen to damaging information from a...

Lock him up? '20 Dems weigh in on whether to prosecute Trump

Jun. 13, 2019 3:08 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — With a familiar chant, President Donald Trump's backers regularly called for Hillary Clinton to be thrown in prison during the 2016 campaign. Now top Democrats are grappling with fraught questions about whether to lock HIM up. As Democrats in Congress press for continued investigation of...