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Trump to nominate ex-Justice Department official to lead FBI (access required)

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Wednesday announced his pick for FBI director — a former Justice Department official who served as New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s lawyer during the George Washington Bridge lane-closing investigation. Trump’s early morning two-sentence tweet ...

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Proposed Md. FBI headquarters would need significantly more parking (access required)

GREENBELT — Officials believe Greenbelt will need about 60 percent more parking spaces than initially projected if the city is chosen as the site of the FBI’s new headquarters. A draft Environmental Impact Statement released in 2015 estimated only 3,600 ...

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Md. imam’s cheering of ISIS lands him at center of terror probe (access required)

Suleiman Anwar Bengharsa once told a court during a custody dispute that he worried his ex-wife’s new husband was too close to Islamic radicals under FBI investigation and she might raise their child in an “extremist environment.” A little over ...

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UMD, UMB launch new effort to draw FBI to Md. (access required)

Officials from the University of Maryland, College Park and the University of Maryland, Baltimore are launching a new academy focusing on terrorism and counter-terrorism studies they hope will entice the FBI to relocate its headquarters to Greenbelt. Based at the College ...

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Comey: FBI wants ‘adult conversation’ on device encryption (access required)

WASHINGTON — FBI Director James Comey warned again Tuesday about the bureau’s inability to access digital devices because of encryption and said investigators were collecting information about the challenge in preparation for an “adult conversation” next year. Widespread encryption built ...

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DC Metro cop is 1st US law enforcement officer charged in terror sting (access required)

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Prosecutors brought the first-ever federal terrorism charges against a law enforcement officer in the U.S., alleging Wednesday that a patrol officer with the D.C. region’s transit police bought about $250 worth of gift cards for someone he ...

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