Hate crimes on the rise in US: FBI

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 11:36

Washington, Nov 14, The US witnessed more hate crimes in 2016 than the previous year, with an increase of 4.6 per cent from 2015, new FBI data showed.


FBI declines to provide James Comey memos to Congress

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 09:26

Washington, May 26, The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has refused Congress' request to turn over the memos that sacked Director James Comey wrote in which he detailed his interactions with President Donald Trump.


US President Trump fires FBI Director Comey

Wed, 05/10/2017 - 03:56

Washington, May 10, US President Donald Trump on Tuesday fired FBI Director James Comey, a statement from White House spokesman Sean Spicer said.


FBI confirms Trump-Russia investigation

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 08:20

Washington, March 21, FBI Director James Comey for the first time has publicly confirmed that his agency is investigating possible collusion between Russia and the Donald Trump campaign and whether any crimes were committed during the 2016 US elections.


Trump won't accept FBI's rejection of wiretapping claims

Tue, 03/07/2017 - 08:04

Washington, March 7 (IANS) US President Donald Trump does not accept FBI Director James Comey's denial of his charges that his predecessor Barack Obama wiretapped the billionaire's phones last year, a White House spokeswoman said.


Hacker breaches FBI website: Report

Thu, 01/05/2017 - 11:44

Moscow, Jan 5 (IANS) A hacker has claimed to have breached the US Federal Bureau of Investigation's website and leaked personal account information to a public site, media reported.


FBI warns of possible ISIS attacks on US churches

Sat, 12/24/2016 - 06:16

Washington, Dec 24 (IANS) The Federal Bureau of Investigation advised US law enforcement agencies and private security firms to be on the alert in light of threats by Islamic State to target churches and Christmas celebrations, media reports said.


Clinton tells donors FBI damaged her campaign

Sun, 11/13/2016 - 08:46

Washington, Nov 13 (IANS) Hillary Clinton told donors that the FBI delivered a double whammy to her presidential candidacy in the final days of the campaign by taking another look at emails related to her private server before abruptly saying he found no wrongdoing.


Angelina Jolie questioned by FBI

Thu, 10/27/2016 - 13:14

Los Angeles, Oct 27 (IANS) Actress Angelina Jolie was questioned by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) for four hours over her estranged husband and actor Brad Pitt's private plane incident.


FBI to release report on Clinton email investigation

Wed, 08/31/2016 - 06:20

Washington, Aug 31 (IANS) The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) expects to publicly release the report sent to the Justice Department in July recommending no charges in the Hillary Clinton email server investigation in the coming days, officials said.


FBI's approach outdated, puts smartphone security at risk

Sat, 06/18/2016 - 12:38

New York, June 18 (IANS) The Federal Bureau of Investigation's recent and widely publicised efforts to compel Apple Computer to write software to unlock an iPhone used by a terrorist in California reflects an outdated approach to law enforcement that threatens to weaken the security of all smartphones, a cybersecurity expert has stated.