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No charges for Clinton, FBI says – despite biting criticism (access required)

WASHINGTON — The FBI lifted a major legal threat to Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign Tuesday, recommending no criminal charges for her handling of highly classified material in a private email account. But Director James Comey’s scathing criticism of her “extremely ...

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U.S. Attorney for Md. Rosenstein vs. the political hot potato (access required)

The U.S. Attorney for Maryland may encounter pushback from government agencies and politicians as he leads an investigation into recent national security leaks, but government officials and lawyers said that Rod J. Rosenstein is more than prepared to meet the ...

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Court of Appeals overturns Charles County cold-case rape conviction (access required)

Citing a case decided in June by the Supreme Court, Maryland’s highest court held Thursday that a lab analyst who testifies at a criminal trial must be the one who conducted or supervised the DNA tests being offered into evidence. ...

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Maryland officials get FBI briefing before 9/11 anniversary

ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Martin O’Malley’s administration received a briefing Tuesday from the FBI as the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks approaches, and the governor said Maryland has been working for a decade to improve security. Richard McFeely, the ...

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FBI: Mortgage fraud still prevalent, hard to catch

WASHINGTON — Mortgage fraud remains widespread in the depressed housing market, with perpetrators motivated by high profits and little risk of getting caught, the FBI said Friday. The FBI’s annual report said mortgage schemes are particularly resilient and hard to ...

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FBI documents show three threats to former Gov. Schaefer’s life

Former Maryland Gov. William Donald Schaefer, known for his attention-grabbing and sometimes controversial manner of doing business, had his life threatened at least three times during his more than five decades in public service. According to documents from the Federal ...

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FBI: Md. bomb plot suspect knew about Oregon sting

A 21-year-old man charged with trying to blow up a military recruiting center briefly hesitated when he heard about a federal sting operation that nabbed an alleged terrorist in Oregon last month but decided to keep going with his plan, ...

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