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FBI says it interviewed FedEx mass shooter last year

The former employee who shot and killed eight people at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis was interviewed by FBI agents last year, after his mother called police to say that her son might commit “suicide by cop,” the bureau said Friday. Coroners released the names of the victims late Friday, a little less than 24

Opinion

Opinion: The ‘White Supremacist Armed Insurrection’ Lives On

[Disclaimer: The views expressed in opinion pieces on the PrescotteNews website are solely those of the authors. These opinions do not necessarily represent those of the staff of Prescott eNews or its publisher.] If enough people say something often enough, it becomes “true.” Big media and people at the highest levels of government now accept

National

Wray: FBI Has ‘Slowed’ Disciplinary Process For FISA Abuse In Order To Assist Special Counsel’s Probe

Special counsel John Durham asked the FBI to delay taking disciplinary measures against bureau employees implicated in a watchdog report about the Trump-Russia probe while he continues his criminal investigation, FBI Director Christopher Wray said Tuesday. “Because we’re cooperating fully with Mr. Durham’s investigation, at his request, we have slowed that process down to allow

National

FBI chief warns violent ‘domestic terrorism’ growing in US

FBI Director Christopher Wray bluntly labeled the January riot at the U.S. Capitol as “domestic terrorism” Tuesday and warned of a rapidly growing threat of homegrown violent extremism that law enforcement is scrambling to confront through thousands of investigations. Wray also defended to lawmakers his own agency’s handling of an intelligence report that warned of

Legal Beat

Man charged in US Capitol riot worked for FBI, lawyer says

A man who authorities say is a leader of the far-right Oath Keepers militia group and helped to organize a ring of other extremists and led them in the attack last month at the U.S. Capitol has held a top-secret security clearance for decades and previously worked for the FBI, his attorney said Monday. Thomas

Legal Beat

Ex-FBI lawyer given probation for Russia probe actions

A former FBI lawyer was sentenced to probation on Friday for altering an email the Justice Department relied on in its surveillance of an aide to President Donald Trump during the Russia investigation. Kevin Clinesmith apologized for doctoring the email about Carter Page’s relationship with the CIA, saying he was “truly ashamed” of an action

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