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Reid: CIA appears to have been snooping on Senate investigation

WASHINGTON, March 20 (UPI) -- U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., has asked the sergeant at arms to determine if the CIA snooped on an Intelligence Committee investigation.
White House aware of CIA report on Senate staff

White House aware of CIA report on Senate staff

WASHINGTON, March 13 (UPI) -- The White House acknowledged it knew of a Central Intelligence Agency report saying Senate staffers committed a crime by taking documents from a CIA computer.
Brennan denies allegations that CIA tampered with oversight review

Brennan denies allegations that CIA tampered with oversight review

WASHINGTON, March 12, (UPI) -- Sen. Feinstein sharpens her accusations that the CIA violated federal law and undermined congressional oversight, even as director Brennan denies them.
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Feinstein accuses CIA of spying on Senate computers

Feinstein accuses CIA of spying on Senate computers

March 11 (UPI) -- In a stunning speech from the Senate floor, Intelligence Committee chairwoman Dianne Feinstein accused the CIA of violating the Constitution.
Gabrielle Levy
Feinstein alleges CIA hacked intel panel computers; Brennan denies it

Feinstein alleges CIA hacked intel panel computers; Brennan denies it

WASHINGTON, March 11 (UPI) -- CIA Director John Brennan Tuesday denied accusations by the chairwoman of the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee that the CIA hacked the panel's computers.

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Pakistani official: Major military operation possible 'any day'

ISLAMABAD, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- A senior Pakistani official said a major military campaign in North Waziristan could happen "any day."
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.

Study: Drones killed more civilians than jet fighters

WASHINGTON, July 3 (UPI) -- U.S. drone strikes in Afghanistan killed 10 times as many civilians as manned jet fighters, a study by an adviser to the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff said.

CIA outsider, state department legal counsel, named as deputy director

WASHINGTON, June 13 (UPI) -- CIA deputy director Michael Morell plans to retire and will be replaced by U.S. State Department legal counsel Avril Haines, officials said.
Susan Rice replaces Tom Donilon as national security adviser

Susan Rice replaces Tom Donilon as national security adviser

WASHINGTON, June 5 (UPI) -- U.S. President Barack Obama said Wednesday national security adviser Tom Donilon is stepping down and will be replaced by U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice.
Report: Bin Laden blew himself up to avoid capture by SEALs

Report: Bin Laden blew himself up to avoid capture by SEALs

CAIRO, May 28 (UPI) -- A former leader of the Egyptian Islamic Jihad claimed Osama bin Laden took his own life and wasn't killed by U.S. Navy SEALs in 2011, Gulf News reported.

Man who stripped in airport contests $1,000 fine

PORTLAND, Ore., May 15 (UPI) -- An Oregon man cleared of indecent exposure for stripping at an airport spent five hours contesting a $1,000 Transportation Security Administration fine.

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Rubio, Inhofe vow to filibuster gun bill

Rubio, Inhofe vow to filibuster gun bill

WASHINGTON, March 29 (UPI) -- Marco Rubio and James Inhofe joined three other U.S. Senate Republicans threatening to filibuster Democrats' gun legislation as violating the Second Amendment.
CIA drone program may return to Pentagon

CIA drone program may return to Pentagon

WASHINGTON, March 21 (UPI) -- The White House is working to move the CIA's lethal drone program to the Pentagon and return the CIA to spying on enemies for the military, U.S. officials said.

Officials warn about N. Korea

WASHINGTON, March 13 (UPI) -- North Korea, going by its threats, could take "provocative action" against South Korea, U.S. National Intelligence Director James R. Clapper Jr. warns.
John Brennan sworn in as CIA director

John Brennan sworn in as CIA director

WASHINGTON, March 8 (UPI) -- John Brennan was sworn in as CIA director Friday with his hand on an original draft of the Constitution with notes from George Washington, the White House said.
Sentiment on U.S. drone program guaged

Sentiment on U.S. drone program guaged

WASHINGTON, March 8 (UPI) -- Most respondents to a February survey expressed concern about the legality of missiles fired on U.S. citizens from drones, the Pew Research Center said.

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Senate confirms Brennan as CIA chief

Senate confirms Brennan as CIA chief

WASHINGTON, March 7 (UPI) -- The U.S. Senate voted 63-34 Thursday to confirm John Brennan as the next director of the CIA.

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Holder: Drone strike in U.S. conceivable

Holder: Drone strike in U.S. conceivable

WASHINGTON, March 6 (UPI) -- Washington could conceivably launch lethal combat-drone strikes on Americans on U.S. soil without trial, Attorney General Eric Holder said.
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