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Trump moves to escalate the investigation of intel agencies (access required)

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has directed the U.S. intelligence community to “quickly and fully cooperate” with Attorney General William Barr’s investigation of the origins of the multiyear probe of whether his 2016 campaign colluded with Russia. Former intelligence officials ...

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Annapolis man, cable news pundit charged with fraud; ties to CIA disputed (access required)

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Federal prosecutors say a Maryland man who offered national-security commentary on Fox News has been charged with fraud for falsely claiming a CIA career. Authorities say they arrested 62-year-old Wayne Simmons of Annapolis on Thursday and charged ...

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Risen won’t answer questions in CIA leak case

A New York Times reporter will be of little assistance to prosecutors as they put a former CIA officer on trial for allegedly leaking classified information about a botched operation in Iran.

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Senate panel votes to release CIA torture report

The Senate Intelligence Committee voted Thursday to release parts of a hotly contested, secret report that harshly criticizes CIA terror interrogations after 9/11, and the White House said it would instruct intelligence officials to cooperate fully.

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