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GOP Access to FBI Files Rattles Agents Caught in Political Fight – Bloomberg

The Justice Department’s decision to give congressional Republicans access to documents about FBI investigations risks exposing sensitive sources or material and poses a critical early test for bureau Director Christopher Wray, current and former U.S. law enforcement officials say. Some officials view the department as capitulating to a small group of Republicans who are intent on helping President Donald Trump

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FBI seeks Senate documents, signaling possible probe into sale of fetal tissue

–The FBI has asked the Senate for unredacted documents it obtained from abortion providers, signaling agents may be investigating whether Planned Parenthood and other abortion providers illegally sold fetal tissue and body parts, according to sources familiar with the document request. The request was made in recent days, the sources said, to the Senate Judiciary Committee, whose chairman, Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa),

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CIA files reveal Adolf Hitler still alive in 1955

– Unsealed documents from the spy agency reveal a US agent was told by a “trusted” source that the Third Reich boss was not dead and hiding out in South America. The suspected Hitler’s picture was even presented to the agent, scanned and sent back to the CIA. It is claimed the Fuhrer didn’t commit suicide in his Berlin bunker, but

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George Papadopoulos pleaded guilty, Mueller says

–A former Donald Trump campaign adviser was secretly arrested in July and has pleaded guilty to charges of lying to the FBI about contacts with Russia during the 2016 campaign, according to court documents unsealed by special counsel Robert Mueller on Monday. The former Trump foreign policy adviser, George Papadopoulos, admitted to making “numerous” false statements to the FBI about his repeated

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Manafort charged with US tax fraud over Ukraine work 

–The 12 charges brought against Mr Manafort and one of his business associates, Rick Gates, include conspiracy to launder money. They stem from an inquiry into alleged Russian meddling in the US election. It has emerged that another adviser to Mr Trump admitted this month to lying about his links to Russia. George Papadopoulos pleaded guilty to making false statements

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Clinton campaign, DNC helped pay for work on dossier about Russia and Trump

–The Hillary Clinton campaign and the Democratic National Committee (DNC) helped fund research that resulted in a now-famous dossier containing allegations about Donald Trump’s connections to Russia and possible coordination between his campaign and the Kremlin, people familiar with the matter said. Marc Elias, a lawyer representing the Clinton campaign and the DNC, retained Fusion GPS, a Washington, D.C., firm,

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Now Democrats have a Russia problem 

–And this comes amid new reports that the FBI gathered evidence for two years as Russian agents — including a major sleeper cell — worked to gain access to then-Secretary of State Clinton, husband Bill and members of their inner circle. All of which underscores that, yes, Russia has long been trying to worm its way into US politics. But

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