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Stories with subject: Intelligence agencies
  • new storyAP Exclusive: Bridge collapse survivor linked to IS in Syria story has photos
    Updated: May-27-16 3:46 pm

    MINNEAPOLIS - Mohamed Roble was weeks shy of his 11th birthday when the school bus he was on plummeted more than 30 feet as the bridge beneath gave way.

  • Abu Zubaydah called as witness in 9/11 case at Guantanamo story has photos
    Updated: May-26-16 5:38 pm

    MIAMI - A Palestinian not seen publicly since his 2002 capture by the CIA launched a brutal interrogation program may soon make his first appearance in a U.S. courtroom.

  • FBI seeks possible child sex victims in 3 states 
    Updated: May-26-16 12:25 pm

    CHARLOTTE, North Carolina - The FBI is looking for people victimized by a man suspected of being a child predator in the Carolinas and Tennessee.

  • FBI chief speaks at civil rights, law enforcement conference 
    Updated: May-25-16 5:06 pm

    BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Working to protect Americans' civil rights is in some ways more difficult today because of an assumption that advances mean the fight for equality has been settled, FBI Director James Comey said Wednesday.

  • Alleged Islamic State sympathizer arrested on terror charge 
    Updated: May-24-16 6:16 pm

    NEW YORK - Investigators found an Islamic State flag and a passport wrapped in $2,400 in cash when they arrested a young Bronx man Tuesday on charges that he tried to support the terror organization, a prosecutor said.

  • WWII US spy vets group irked by cemetery name choice 
    Updated: May-24-16 3:08 pm

    ALBANY, New York - A new veterans cemetery to be built between Buffalo and Rochester will be named the Western New York National Cemetery, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs said Tuesday in an announcement that irked an organization of World War II spies.

  • Clinton email probe in late stage, FBI may question her story has photos
    Updated: May-23-16 12:14 pm

    WASHINGTON - FBI agents probing whether Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server imperiled government secrets appear close to completing their work, a process experts say will probably culminate in a sit-down with the former secretary of state.

  • Correction: Campaign 2016-Foreign Hacking story story has photos
    Updated: May-23-16 11:30 am

    WASHINGTON - In a story May 18 about possible foreign hacking into presidential campaigns, The Associated Press used the wrong configuration for the name of the chief executive officer of PKWARE. His name is V. Miller Newton, not V. Newton Miller.

  • Extras sought for film about FBI informant slain in Kentucky 
    Updated: May-23-16 4:13 am

    LEXINGTON, Kentucky - A film about an FBI agent who pleaded guilty in Kentucky to strangling an informant in 1989 is scheduled to begin shooting this week in Lexington.

  • Local entities join together for film screening about drugs 
    Updated: May-22-16 11:04 am

    MARTINSBURG, West Virginia - Hundreds of community leaders, students and parents packed Martinsburg High School's auditorium to view "Chasing the Dragon-The Life of An Opiate Addict, " a documentary film produced by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA).

  • Tidewater college gets cyber defense designation 
    Updated: May-20-16 1:05 am

    RICHMOND, Virginia - Tidewater Community College has been named as a school that excels in cybersecurity training.

  • FBI said Sydney gunman prone to violence years before siege story has photos
    Updated: May-18-16 10:25 pm

    WASHINGTON - Five years before he held 18 people hostage inside a Sydney cafe, Iranian-born Man Haron Monis attracted the attention of the FBI as someone who had "the potential to incite others to violence," according to documents obtained by The Associated Press.

  • Illinois fights US spy agency decision to stay in St. Louis 
    Updated: May-18-16 4:54 pm

    ST. LOUIS - Illinois officials are aggressively fighting the preliminary decision to relocate a federal spy agency to a new site in St. Louis, rather than to a site across the Mississippi River in a suburban area of southern Illinois.

  • Newsletters released from secretive National Security Agency story has photos
    Updated: May-17-16 3:17 am

    WASHINGTON - In-house newsletters from the clandestine National Security Agency have been released by an online news site - part of the mountain of documents leaked by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden.

  • Top FBI agent for New Mexico outlines priorities 
    Updated: May-15-16 4:14 pm

    ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - Six months into the job, the top FBI agent for New Mexico says strengthening relationships with other law enforcement agencies across the state - including tribal and local police departments - has emerged as a top priority.

  • Movie crew scouting central Kentucky for locations 
    Updated: May-14-16 4:31 pm

    LEXINGTON, Kentucky - A movie crew has been scouting locations in central Kentucky for a film based on the story of FBI agent Mark Putnam, who confessed to killing a pregnant informant with whom he had been having an affair.

  • German intelligence agency warns of Russian cyber sabotage 
    Updated: May-13-16 3:41 pm

    BERLIN - The head of Germany's domestic intelligence agency warned Friday that Russia is engaged in electronic espionage efforts and appears willing to conduct cyber sabotage against critical infrastructure.

  • Appeals court rejects effort to disclose torture report 
    Updated: May-13-16 11:14 am

    WASHINGTON - A federal appeals court has rejected efforts to release the full version of a 2014 Senate report about the CIA's use of harsh interrogation tactics.

  • July trial on for man accused in Florida Keys bomb plot 
    Updated: May-11-16 11:16 am

    MIAMI - A July trial date is on for a Florida man accused of conspiring to detonate a bomb at a Florida Keys beach.

  • Retired FBI agent shares insight on Boston art heist 
    Updated: May-09-16 9:56 am

    AMESBURY, Massachusetts - The Amesbury Rotary Club got a firsthand account of possibly the most notorious unsolved art heist in 20th century history when retired FBI agent and supervisor Tom Cassano addressed the group last week.

  • Spy agencies are pushed to reveal extent of US surveillance story has photos
    Updated: May-07-16 10:20 pm

    WASHINGTON - Even though the bulk collection of Americans' telephone records has ended, calls and emails are still being swept up by U.S. surveillance work targeting foreigners. Congress is making a renewed push to find out how many.

  • Durbin to meet with NGA director on St. Louis headquarters 
    Updated: May-04-16 6:02 pm

    EAST ST. LOUIS, Illinois - U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin says he plans to meet with National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency's director to discuss errors in the report that led to the preliminary decision to build the spy agency's new regional headquarters in St. Louis.

  • Suit seeks records tied to Ike's anti-gay order story has photos
    Updated: Apr-27-16 9:18 pm

    WASHINGTON - A gay rights group sued the Justice Department on Wednesday for failing to produce hundreds of pages of documents related to a 1953 order signed by President Dwight Eisenhower that empowered federal agencies to investigate and fire employees thought to be gay.