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U.S. lawmakers to dig into Petraeus case

U.S. lawmakers to dig into Petraeus case

WASHINGTON, Nov. 12 (UPI) -- U.S. lawmakers are vowing to dig into how David Petraeus came to quit the CIA to verify whether national security was breached.
Lawyer wants Bulger judge off case

Lawyer wants Bulger judge off case

BOSTON, Oct. 25 (UPI) -- Lawyers for Boston mobster James "Whitey" Bulger say former U.S. Attorney Jeremiah O'Sullivan gave their client broad immunity from prosecution.
Suspected gunman, 3 others, dead in Wis.

Suspected gunman, 3 others, dead in Wis.

BROOKFIELD, Wis., Oct. 21 (UPI) -- A 45-year-old gunman shot seven people in a day spa in Brookfield, Wis., Sunday, killing three of them before taking his own life, police said.

FBI to respond to questions about travel

WASHINGTON, Aug. 25 (UPI) -- The FBI said it would respond to questions from Congress on the use of agency aircraft amid allegations officials used the aircraft for personal travel.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2012.
By United Press International

Rep. King blames White House for new leak

WASHINGTON, Aug. 3 (UPI) -- U.S. Rep. Peter King, R-N.Y., Friday accused the White House of leaking a story that the United States is secretly providing aid to rebels in Syria.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, May 8, 2012.
By United Press International
Lockerbie bombing focus of Libya visit

Lockerbie bombing focus of Libya visit

EDINBURGH, Scotland, May 2 (UPI) -- Scotland's top prosecutor and the U.S. FBI director have met with Libyan Prime Minister Abdurahim el-Keib to discuss the 1988 Lockerbie bombing, officials said.

Airstrike in Yemen kills al-Qaida official

SANAA, Yemen, April 25 (UPI) -- An airstrike in northeastern Yemen killed Mohammed Saeed al-Umda, the fourth most wanted al-Qaida leader, the Yemeni government said.

$1M reward for info on missing former FBI agent

WASHINGTON, March 6 (UPI) -- The FBI Tuesday announced a $1 million reward for information leading to the safe return of retired special agent Bob Levinson, who disappeared in Iran in 2007.

FBI head says cyberattacks a growing risk

SAN FRANCISCO, March 2 (UPI) -- FBI Director Robert Mueller, at a security conference in San Francisco, said cybercriminals are becoming as great a threat as terrorist groups like al-Qaida.

Scotland keen on transparency on Megrahi

EDINBURGH, Scotland, Dec. 28 (UPI) -- The Scottish government is determined to ensure the public of transparency involving the Lockerbie bombing case, the justice secretary said.

Lockerbie bomber claims innocence

WASHINGTON, Dec. 22 (UPI) -- Lockerbie bombing convict Abdelbaset al-Megrahi says he's innocent after Scottish authorities spoke with U.S. authorities on the 1988 airliner bombing.
U.S., Iran on new collision course

U.S., Iran on new collision course

WASHINGTON, Oct. 14 (UPI) -- The alleged plot by Iran to assassinate Saudi Arabia's ambassador to the United States is a sharp reminder terrorism is not just the purview of groups such as al-Qaida.
Law extends term of FBI chief

Law extends term of FBI chief

WASHINGTON, July 27 (UPI) -- U.S. President Barack Obama has signed legislation allowing Robert Mueller to serve an additional two years as FBI director, the White House said.
Mueller: FBI faces 'complex' threats

Mueller: FBI faces 'complex' threats

WASHINGTON, June 8 (UPI) -- FBI Director Robert Mueller Wednesday urged the U.S. Senate to extend his term by two years.
Mueller tenure plan irks some FBI agents

Mueller tenure plan irks some FBI agents

WASHINGTON, May 20 (UPI) -- President Obama's plan to extend FBI Director Robert Mueller beyond his 10-year term drew ire among some agents, who say the proposal smacks of hypocrisy.
Obama wants to extend Mueller's FBI tenure

Obama wants to extend Mueller's FBI tenure

WASHINGTON, May 12 (UPI) -- U.S. President Barack Obama proposed extending the 10-year tenure of FBI Director Robert Mueller for another two years Thursday.

Director warns shutdown would harm FBI

WASHINGTON, April 7 (UPI) -- As U.S. federal budget battles continue, FBI Director Robert Mueller told Congress Thursday that a government shutdown would harm the bureau's ability to fight criminals.
PHILLIP SWARTS, MEDILL NEWS SERVICE, Written for UPI
Mueller: FBI remade to meet threats

Mueller: FBI remade to meet threats

WASHINGTON, March 30 (UPI) -- FBI Director Robert Mueller, the longest serving FBI head since J. Edgar Hoover, says the agency's job is more complicated than ever before.
It's hockey night for U.S. secret agents

It's hockey night for U.S. secret agents

ARLINGTON, Va., March 6 (UPI) -- The FBI and the Secret Service, normally on the same side, faced off on the ice in a charity hockey match in Virginia this weekend.
Alleged FBI cheating investigated

Alleged FBI cheating investigated

WASHINGTON, July 29 (UPI) -- The Justice Department said it is investigating alleged cheating by hundreds of FBI agents on exams.

Mueller: Homegrown terror growing problem

WASHINGTON, July 28 (UPI) -- FBI Director Robert Mueller says homegrown terrorists are an increasing problem for U.S. law enforcement.

Pakistan said to deny FBI Baradar request

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- The Pakistani government turned down an FBI request to hand over captured Afghan Taliban commander Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, sources told Dawn newspaper.
Terror threat

Terror threat

WASHINGTON, Feb. 3 (UPI) -- CIA Director Leon Panetta warned that al-Qaida is changing its tactics in a way that makes terror plots harder to detect.
By United Press International
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