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The Justice Department unsealed charges Thursday against two Russian men in what authorities say was one of the worst computer hacking and bank fraud schemes of the past decade.
Associated Press
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December 05, 2019 - 1:07 pm
The Justice Department unsealed charges Thursday in federal court in Pittsburgh against two Russian men in what authorities say was one of the worst computer hacking and bank fraud schemes of the past decade. Read more here.
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Attorney General William Barr speaks with an Associated Press reporter onboard an aircraft en route to Cleveland, Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019, during a two-day trip to Ohio and Montana.
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November 22, 2019 - 11:11 am
In an interview with The Associated Press, Attorney General William Barr said his concerns were prompted by the numerous irregularities at the New York jail where financier Jeffrey Epstein was being held. But he said after the FBI and the Justice Department's inspector general continued to...
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President Donald Trump shakes hands with Attorney General William Barr before Trump signed an executive order creating a commission to study law enforcement and justice at the International Association of Chiefs of Police Convention Oct. 28, 2019.
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November 07, 2019 - 10:43 am
President Donald Trump on Thursday denied a report that he wanted Attorney General William Barr to hold a press conference to declare he broke no laws during a July phone call in which Trump pressed his Ukrainian counterpart to investigate Democrats.
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October 28, 2019 - 1:53 pm
The Justice Department on Monday appealed a judge's order directing the department to provide the House with secret grand jury testimony from special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation. Read more here.
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National Transportation Safety Committee investigator Nurcahyo Utomo holds a model of an airplane during a press conference in Jakarta, Indonesia, Friday, Oct. 25, 2019.
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AP News
October 25, 2019 - 4:29 pm
Indonesian investigators found plenty of blame to go around for a Boeing 737 Max crash that killed 189 people a year ago.
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President Donald Trump speaks at the 2019 Second Step Presidential Justice Forum at Benedict College, Friday, Oct. 25, 2019
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AP News
October 25, 2019 - 3:56 pm
A judge has ordered the Justice Department to give House Democrats secret grand jury testimony from special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation.
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In this Thursday, April 18, 2019, file photo, a sign for the Department of Justice hangs in the press briefing room at the Justice Department, in Washington.
Patrick Semansky/AP Photo, File
AP News
October 21, 2019 - 10:28 am
The Trump administration is planning to collect DNA samples from asylum-seekers and other migrants detained by immigration officials and will add the information to a massive FBI database used by law enforcement hunting for criminals, a Justice Department official said.
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he Justice Department’s inspector general says former FBI Director James Comey violated FBI policies in his handling of memos.
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AP News
August 29, 2019 - 11:37 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — James Comey violated FBI policies in his handling of memos documenting private conversations with President Donald Trump in the weeks before he was fired as director of the bureau, the Justice Department's inspector general said Thursday. The watchdog's office said Comey broke FBI...
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Fraternity members suspended over Emmett Till photo
CNN
July 26, 2019 - 10:11 am
By Nicole Chavez and Jamiel Lynch, CNN (CNN) — Three white University of Mississippi students have been suspended from their fraternity after a photo showing them posing with guns in front of a sign memorializing Emmett Till surfaced earlier this week. The Justice Department's Civil Rights Division...
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In this July 8, 2019 file photo, Attorney General William Barr speaks during a tour of a federal prison in Edgefield, S.C. The Justice Department says it will carry out executions of federal death row inmates for the first time since 2003.
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July 25, 2019 - 1:11 pm
By Michael Balsamo and Colleen Long, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government will execute federal death row inmates for the first time since 2003, the Justice Department announced Thursday, bringing back a seldom-used punishment pushed by President Donald Trump and escalating another...
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