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.

2 FBI agents killed in Virginia Beach training exercise

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., May 20 (UPI) -- Two FBI agents from an elite hostage rescue unit in Northern Virginia were killed Friday during a training exercise in Virginia Beach, the FBI said Sunday.

FBI's Mueller: No Russian response to Tamerlan queries

WASHINGTON, May 16 (UPI) -- FBI Director Robert Mueller told a U.S. Senate panel Thursday a 2011 investigation determined Tamerlan Tsarnaev posed no terrorist threat.

Intelligence eyed in Boston bombings

WASHINGTON, May 9 (UPI) -- U.S. lawmakers want to know what information law enforcement officials had about the Boston Marathon bombing suspects, a congressman said.

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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, May 8, 2013.
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Envelope with ricin intercepted at U.S. Capitol's mail facility

WASHINGTON, April 16 (UPI) -- An envelope sent to Sen. Roger Wicker Tuesday tested positive for the poison ricin at the U.S. Capitol's off-site mail facility in Washington, sources told CNN.
Obama: Boston Marathon bombers will be held accountable

Obama: Boston Marathon bombers will be held accountable

BOSTON, April 15 (UPI) -- President Obama promised those responsible for the deadly bombings at the Boston Marathon Monday would feel the "full weight of justice."

Hackers got celeb info from free website

NEW YORK, March 13 (UPI) -- At least four public figures' private information was hacked from a website created to let U.S. consumers see their credit scores, credit agency officials said.

Hackers reveal celebrities' private data

LOS ANGELES, March 11 (UPI) -- Hackers posted Social Security numbers and other personal data of at least 14 U.S. celebrities and other public figures on a website, police said Monday.

FBI's Mueller in Libya on Benghazi probe

TRIPOLI, Libya, Jan. 18 (UPI) -- The FBI director met in Libya with top security officials on the investigation of the Sept. 11 attacks on a U.S. consulate, sources told The Tripoli Post.
Report: Petraeus will testify on Benghazi

Report: Petraeus will testify on Benghazi

WASHINGTON, Nov. 14 (UPI) -- Former CIA Director David Petraeus will testify Thursday before a Senate panel about the deadly attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, a senator said.
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.
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Robert Mueller
FBI Director Robert Mueller III testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee regarding President Obama's request to extend his service for two years on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, on June 8, 2011. FBI directors are limited to ten year terms so Congress would have to act to extend Mueller's term.. UPI/Roger L. Wollenberg

Robert Swan Mueller III (born August 7, 1944) is the 6th and current Director of the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).

Mueller was born in 1944 in New York City, the son of Alice C. (née Truesdale) and Robert Swan Mueller. He grew up outside of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. A 1962 graduate of St. Paul's School, he went on to receive an A.B. from Princeton University in 1966, an M.A. in international relations from New York University in 1967, and a Juris Doctor from the University of Virginia School of Law in 1973.

Mueller joined the United States Marine Corps, where he served as an officer for three years, leading a rifle platoon of the 3rd Marine Division during the Vietnam War. He is a recipient of the Bronze Star, two Navy Commendation Medals, the Purple Heart and the Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry.

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