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Obama briefed on Olympic security

Obama briefed on Olympic security

WASHINGTON, Feb. 5 (UPI) -- President Barack Obama was briefed Tuesday in the White House Situation Room about security at the Olympics and American cooperation with Russian authorities.
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Obama: U.S. offers full cooperation to Russia for Olympic security

WASHINGTON, Feb. 4 (UPI) -- President Barack Obama held a meeting in the White House Situation Room Tuesday on the U.S. government's security efforts at the Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia.
Levinson family says U.S. government has abandoned his case

Levinson family says U.S. government has abandoned his case

WASHINGTON, Dec. 16 (UPI) -- The family of a former FBI agent missing in Iran while freelancing for the CIA says the U.S. government has abandoned their loved one in the field.

U.S. reveals $10 million reward for information on Benghazi attack

WASHINGTON, Nov. 16 (UPI) -- A reward of up to $10 million has been quietly offered for tips about individuals who attacked the U.S. consulate in Libya in 2012, the State Department says.
Man wants $25M reward for Osama bin Laden info

Man wants $25M reward for Osama bin Laden info

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Nov. 1 (UPI) -- A Michigan man says he pointed the FBI toward Osama bin Laden's compound in Pakistan and wants a $25 million reward offered by the federal government.
Obama praises FBI chief Comey, pledges to shield agency from politics

Obama praises FBI chief Comey, pledges to shield agency from politics

WASHINGTON, Oct. 28 (UPI) -- President Obama praised James Comey as the new FBI director and pledged to keep politics from interfering with the FBI mission Monday.

Obama schedule for Monday, Oct. 28

WASHINGTON, Oct. 28 (UPI) -- President Obama speaks at an event to install James Comey as FBI director Monday at the agency's headquarters in Washington, the White House said.

Sequester impacts felt at FBI, report says

WASHINGTON, Sept. 28 (UPI) -- FBI agents say across-the-board federal government spending cuts known as the sequester are negatively affecting their ability to protect Americans.
FBI: Gunman fired indiscriminately at Navy Yard

FBI: Gunman fired indiscriminately at Navy Yard

WASHINGTON, Sept. 19 (UPI) -- Aaron Alexis fired indiscriminately as he walked calmly through the halls of Building 197 in the Washington Navy Yard, FBI Director James Comey said Thursday.

ACLU urges more control, accountability for the FBI

WASHINGTON, Sept. 17 (UPI) -- Since the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, the FBI has morphed into a domestic surveillance agency with little accountability, a report said.
Senate confirms Labor chief Perez, EPA head McCarthy

Senate confirms Labor chief Perez, EPA head McCarthy

WASHINGTON, July 18 (UPI) -- Two more vacancies in President Obama's Cabinet were filled Thursday as the U.S. Senate confirmed Labor Department and Environmental Protection Agency heads.
FBI chief nominee says water-boarding is illegal

FBI chief nominee says water-boarding is illegal

WASHINGTON, July 9 (UPI) -- President Obama's choice to head the FBI told a Senate panel Tuesday as a member of the Bush administration he fought against water-boarding terror detainees.
War on terror to dominate FBI confirmation hearing

War on terror to dominate FBI confirmation hearing

WASHINGTON, June 30 (UPI) -- A ranking Republican says he will sound out President Obama's nominee to lead the FBI on his views of the legal status of suspected terrorists.
Obama nominates Comey to head FBI

Obama nominates Comey to head FBI

WASHINGTON, June 21 (UPI) -- U.S. President Barack Obama nominated James Comey as FBI director Friday, saying Comey will strike a balance between national security and civil liberties.

Obama schedule for Friday, June 21

WASHINGTON, June 21 (UPI) -- President Barack Obama's schedule Friday includes a personnel announcement in the Rose Garden, the White House said.

Obama set to nominate Comey to head FBI

WASHINGTON, June 20 (UPI) -- U.S. President Barack Obama plans to nominate a former prosecutor and Bush administration official as FBI director, a White House official told Politico.
Obama selects former Bush Justice Dept. official to head FBI

Obama selects former Bush Justice Dept. official to head FBI

WASHINGTON, May 29 (UPI) -- President Obama intends to nominate James Comey, a deputy attorney general in the George W. Bush administration, to lead the FBI, The New York Times reported.

Official: Cheney pushed for eavesdropping

WASHINGTON, June 7 (UPI) -- A former U.S. Justice Department official told senators that Vice President Dick Cheney disagreed with objections to a secret surveillance program.

Ashcroft almost quit over eavesdropping

WASHINGTON, May 16 (UPI) -- Former U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft nearly resigned after the White House recertified an anti-terrorism program, another former official told Congress.

Justice Dept. opening may be significant

WASHINGTON, Aug. 7 (UPI) -- Deputy Attorney General James Comey's move to Lockheed Martin this week leaves a void in who will officially oversee the CIA leak case.

Comey stepping down at Justice

WASHINGTON, April 21 (UPI) -- Deputy Attorney General James Comey says he intends to resign his No. 2 position at the U.S. Justice Department and return to the private sector this fall.

Ashcroft recused from leak investigation

WASHINGTON, Dec. 30 (UPI) -- U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft recused himself from a probe into the leak of a CIA officer's name, the Justice Department said Tuesday.
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