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Clinton Gets Boost from FBI as Tight White House Race Hits Final Day

By John Whitesides WASHINGTON, Nov 7  – Democrat Hillary Clinton heads into the final day of a tight White House race against Republican Donald Trump on Monday with new momentum after the FBI’s announcement that no criminal charges were forthcoming in the probe of her email practices. Both Clinton and Trump will spend the day

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FBI Clears Clinton in Email Review Two Days Before Election

By Alana Wise and Mark Hosenball WASHINGTON, Nov 7 – The FBI said on Sunday it stood by its earlier finding that no criminal charges were warranted against Democrat Hillary Clinton for using a private email server for government work, lifting a cloud over her presidential campaign two days before the U.S. election. FBI Director

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FBI Examining Fake Documents Targeting Clinton Campaign: Sources

By Mark Hosenball | WASHINGTON The FBI and U.S. intelligence agencies are examining faked documents aimed at discrediting the Hillary Clinton campaign as part of a broader investigation into what U.S. officials believe has been an attempt by Russia to disrupt the presidential election, people with knowledge of the matter said. U.S. Senator Tom Carper,

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FBI Obtains Warrant to Examine Clinton Emails: Source

By Mark Hosenball and John Whitesides WASHINGTON, Oct 31 – Federal investigators have secured a warrant to examine newly discovered emails related to Hillary Clinton’s private server, a source familiar with the matter said on Sunday, as a prominent Democrat accused FBI Director James Comey of breaking the law by trying to influence the election.

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Apple vs. FBI: The Apple of Beijing’s Eye

Apple’s standoff over the FBI’s demand to crack open the cellphone used by San Bernardino killer Syed Rizwan Farook is more than a quintessentially American debate over the limits of privacy in an era of terrorism. Read more here: http://newsweekme.com/?p=7227 Social Streams

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FBI Detects Breaches Against Two State Voter Systems

By Jim Finkle and Dustin Volz WASHINGTON, Aug 29 – The FBI is urging U.S. election officials to increase computer security after it uncovered evidence that hackers have targeted two state election databases in recent weeks, according to a confidential advisory. The warning was in an Aug. 18 flash alert from the FBI’s Cyber Division.

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FBI Would Gain New Hacking Power if Search Warrant Rules Change

By Dustin Volz WASHINGTON, April 27 – U.S. judges will be able to issue search warrants giving law enforcement agents power to access computers in any jurisdiction, potentially even overseas, under a controversial rule change likely to be approved by the Supreme Court by May 1. Magistrate judges can normally only order searches within the

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FBI Decides Provisionally Not to Share iPhone Unlock: Sources

By Dustin Volz and Mark Hosenball WASHINGTON, April 27  – The FBI has provisionally decided not to share an iPhone unlocking mechanism used by a contractor to open the phone of one of the San Bernardino shooters because the agency does not own the mechanism, two U.S. government sources said on Tuesday. The FBI is

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U.S. Drops N.Y. Fight with Apple After Gaining Access to IPhone

By Nate Raymond and Joseph Menn NEW YORK, April 23 – The U.S. Justice Department on Friday dropped its effort to force Apple Inc to help unlock an iPhone in a drug case in New York after someone provided authorities the passcode to access the device. In a letter filed in federal court in Brooklyn,

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