Senate panel wants internal CIA report on interrogation program

Senate panel wants internal CIA report on interrogation program

WASHINGTON, Dec. 18 (UPI) -- The U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee asked the CIA for what the panel says it believes is a critical internal report on interrogations that has been withheld.
Report: CIA collecting international money transfer data

Report: CIA collecting international money transfer data

WASHINGTON, Nov. 15 (UPI) -- The CIA is getting international money transfers data under the laws the National Security Council uses to collect Americans' phone records, officials said.

Report: U.S. military forced doctors to aid in torture of detainees

WASHINGTON, Nov. 4 (UPI) -- Medical personnel working at U.S. military prisons were forced to collaborate in the inhumane treatment of prisoners, a report by an independent panel alleges.

Report: CIA-NYPD collaboration had 'irregular personnel practices'

WASHINGTON, June 27 (UPI) -- CIA officers were embedded with the New York Police Department in the 10 years after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks on the United States, an agency report said.

Court takes away FBI surveillance tool

SAN FRANCISCO, March 16 (UPI) -- A federal judge in California has taken away a warrant-less surveillance tool widely used by the FBI without judicial oversight, finding it unconstitutional.

No release for 'Blind Sheik'

WASHINGTON, Sept. 20 (UPI) -- Reports the Obama administration is considering the release from prison of "Blind Sheik" Omar Abdel-Rahman are wrong, officials said.

Research raises questions in anthrax case

WASHINGTON, Oct. 10 (UPI) -- Scientists say chemicals found in anthrax that killed five people and made 17 ill in 2001 raise questions about whether the FBI targeted the right suspect.

Alleged GOP influence-peddler failed to register foreign lobbying

WASHINGTON, July 18 (UPI) -- The Justice Department says it has no record that it told a GOP lobbyist accused of influence-peddling that he did not have to register his activities arranging visits to the United States and meetings with Bush administration officials for Central Asian politicians.
SHAUN WATERMAN, UPI Homeland and National Security Editor

Analysis: Fraud doubts CIA, FBI security

WASHINGTON, Nov. 14 (UPI) -- A CIA officer pleaded guilty to using her access to check on investigations into her brother-in-law, a Hezbollah-linked businessman indicted for tax evasion.
SHAUN WATERMAN, UPI Homeland and National Security Editor

Part of U.S. Patriot Act takes legal blow

PORTLAND, Ore., Sept. 27 (UPI) -- Two provisions of the Bush administration's USA Patriot Act have been struck down as unconstitutional by a federal judge in Oregon.

Analysis: Court nixes Patriot Act subpoena

WASHINGTON, Sept. 7 (UPI) -- A federal judge in New York has ruled that a provision of the Patriot Act allowing the FBI to issue secret subpoenas to Internet service providers and other communications companies is unconstitutional, and has ordered the bureau to cease using them.
SHAUN WATERMAN, UPI Homeland and National Security Editor

U.S. attorney targeted after rebuff

WASHINGTON, Aug. 1 (UPI) -- A U.S. attorney who was allegedly targeted for termination by the Justice Department had rejected the department's urging that he slow prosecution of a case.

Department of Justice's lobbyist Web site

WASHINGTON, May 31 (UPI) -- The U.S. Department of Justice has made a preliminary version of its foreign lobbyist database public for comment and suggestions.

U.S. religious visa fraud sweep nets 29

NEW YORK, Nov. 16 (UPI) -- U.S. federal agents were holding 29 people in 11 U.S. cities Thursday on visa fraud charges involving people posing as Muslim religious workers.

Terror funding now reliant on 'cash mules'

WASHINGTON, June 19 (UPI) -- Increased restrictions on international banking have forced terrorists to rely on human couriers to smuggle cash across borders, USA Today reported Monday.
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