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EXPLAINER: The intel review of documents at Trump's estate

Sep. 11, 2022 10:19 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The discovery of hundreds of classified records at Donald Trump's home has thrust U.S. intelligence agencies into a familiar and uncomfortable role as the foil of a former president who demanded they support his agenda and at times accused officers of treason. ...

Trump search: What may come next in inquiry with legal peril

Aug. 27, 2022 18:10 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A newly released FBI document helps flesh out the contours of an investigation into classified material at former President Donald Trump's Florida estate. But plenty of questions remain, especially because half the affidavit, which spelled out the FBI’s rationale for searching...

Today in History: August 27, Krakatoa erupts

Aug. 27, 2022 00:02 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Saturday, Aug. 27, the 239th day of 2022. There are 126 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Aug. 27, 1883, the island volcano Krakatoa erupted with a series of cataclysmic explosions; the resulting tidal...

Watching al-Qaida chief's 'pattern of life' key to his death

Aug. 02, 2022 10:35 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — As the sun was rising in Kabul on Sunday, two Hellfire missiles fired by a U.S. drone ended Ayman al-Zawahri's decade-long reign as the leader of al-Qaida. The seeds of the audacious counterterrorism operation had been planted over many months. U.S. officials had...

Dems stress national security as computer chips bill stalls

Jul. 13, 2022 18:37 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration and congressional Democrats are warning of dire ramifications for the economy and for national security if Congress fails to pass a bill by the end of July that is designed to boost semiconductor manufacturing in the United States. Their...

US, UK leaders raise fresh alarms about Chinese espionage

Jul. 06, 2022 17:41 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The head of the FBI and the leader of Britain’s domestic intelligence agency raised fresh alarms Wednesday about the Chinese government, warning business leaders that Beijing is determined to steal their technology for competitive gain. FBI Director Christopher...

High cost of Russian gains in Ukraine may limit new advance

Jul. 05, 2022 14:47 PM EDT

After more than four months of ferocious fighting, Russia claimed a key victory: full control over one of the two provinces in Ukraine’s eastern industrial heartland. But Moscow’s seizure of the last major stronghold of Ukrainian resistance in Luhansk province came at a steep...