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  • SUNDAY, NOV. 11, 2012, 11:53 A.M.

    Official: Petraeus paramour emailed woman in Fla

    WASHINGTON (AP) — David Petraeus never shied away from the public eye before in times of crises. Now, he might not have a choice. As details emerged about his extramarital …


  • SUNDAY, NOV. 11, 2012, 10:32 A.M.

    Congress on Petraeus probe: We want answers

    WASHINGTON (AP) — David Petraeus never shied away from the public eye before in times of crises. Now, he might not have a choice. As details emerged about his extramarital …


  • SUNDAY, NOV. 11, 2012, 7:56 A.M.

    Petraeus news hit Feinstein like ‘lightning bolt’

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The career of David Petraeus, the CIA director and renowned general, was derailed by allegedly vicious emails his paramour sent to another woman. Now the CIA, FBI …


  • SUNDAY, NOV. 11, 2012, 5:53 A.M.

    Congress wants answers from FBI, CIA on Petraeus

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The career of David Petraeus, the CIA director and renowned general, was derailed by allegedly vicious emails his paramour sent to another woman. Now the CIA, FBI …


  • SUNDAY, NOV. 11, 2012, 1:53 A.M.

    FBI, CIA face questions about Petraeus affair

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The career of David Petraeus, the CIA director and a renowned military general, was derailed by allegedly vicious emails his paramour sent to another woman. Now the …


  • SATURDAY, NOV. 10, 2012, 4 P.M.

    Official: Emails from paramour led to FBI probe

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The scandal that brought down CIA Director David Petraeus started with harassing emails sent by his biographer and paramour, Paula Broadwell, to another woman, and eventually led …


  • SATURDAY, NOV. 10, 2012, 6:34 A.M.

    Admitting to affair, Petraeus resigns as CIA chief

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The resignation of CIA Director David Petraeus has brought a sudden and unexpected end to the public career of a four-star general who led U.S. troops in …


  • FRIDAY, NOV. 9, 2012, 7:42 P.M.

    CIA Director David Petraeus quits over affair

    WASHINGTON (AP) — David Petraeus, the retired four-star general renowned for taking charge of the military campaigns in Iraq and then Afghanistan, abruptly resigned Friday as director of the CIA, …


  • FRIDAY, NOV. 9, 2012, 5:24 P.M.

    CIA Director Petraeus quits: extramarital affair

    WASHINGTON (AP) — David Petraeus, the retired four-star general renowned for taking charge of the military campaigns in Iraq and then Afghanistan, abruptly resigned Friday as director of the CIA, …


  • FRIDAY, NOV. 9, 2012, 10:50 A.M.

    Pentagon timeline shows military response to Libya

    WASHINGTON (AP) — New Pentagon details show that the first U.S. military unit arrived in Libya more than 15 hours after the attack on the consulate in Benghazi was over, …


  • FRIDAY, NOV. 2, 2012, 1:34 A.M.

    US officials counter reports on Benghazi attacks

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon provided more details Friday of the military response to the assault on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, as questions continue to swirl ahead of …


  • THURSDAY, NOV. 1, 2012, 4:48 P.M.

    US officials: No delays in rescue effort in Libya

    WASHINGTON (AP) — CIA security officers went to the aid of State Department staff less than 25 minutes after they got the first call for help during the attack on …


  • FRIDAY, OCT. 26, 2012, 8:07 P.M.

    Admin. rejects new claim about Libya attack

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Obama administration officials defended their response to the September attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, amid new claims that the White House failed to send …


  • TUESDAY, OCT. 23, 2012, 12:40 P.M.

    Ex-CIA man pleads to leaking operative’s identity

    ALEXANDRIA, Virginia (AP) — A former CIA officer pleaded guilty Tuesday to leaking the identity of one of the agency’s covert operatives to a reporter and will be sentenced to …


  • SATURDAY, OCT. 20, 2012, 12:48 A.M.

    Draft order would give companies cyberthreat info

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A new White House executive order would direct U.S. spy agencies to share the latest intelligence about cyberthreats with companies operating electric grids, water plants, railroads and …


  • FRIDAY, OCT. 19, 2012, 12:47 P.M.

    GOP pounces after news of CIA cable on Libya raid

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Sensing a moment of political vulnerability on national security, Republicans pounced Friday on disclosures that President Barack Obama’s administration could have known early on that militants, not …


  • FRIDAY, OCT. 19, 2012, 12:11 P.M.

    Draft order would give companies cyberthreat info

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A new White House executive order would direct U.S. spy agencies to share the latest intelligence about cyberthreats with companies operating electric grids, water plants, railroads and …


  • FRIDAY, OCT. 19, 2012, 12:28 A.M.

    CIA found militant links a day after Libya attack

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The CIA station chief in Libya reported to Washington within 24 hours of last month’s deadly attack on the U.S. Consulate that there was evidence it was …


  • THURSDAY, OCT. 18, 2012, 2:32 P.M.

    Minn. man convicted of aiding Somalia terror group

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minneapolis man accused of helping send young men through a terrorist pipeline from Minnesota to Somalia was convicted Thursday on all five terrorism-related charges he faced, …


  • THURSDAY, OCT. 18, 2012, 5:51 A.M.

    AP source: Obama was considered potential target

    NEW YORK (AP) — A Bangladeshi man snared in an FBI terror sting considered targeting President Barack Obama and the New York City Stock Exchange before settling on a car …


  • THURSDAY, OCT. 18, 2012, 12:03 A.M.

    Feds: NYC terror sting suspect picked hard target

    NEW YORK (AP) — A Bangladeshi man snared in an FBI terror sting considered targeting a high-ranking government official and the New York Stock Exchange before authorities say he raised …


  • WEDNESDAY, OCT. 17, 2012, 4:54 P.M.

    Man held in NYC plot to blow up Federal Reserve

    NEW YORK (AP) — A Bangladeshi man who came to the United States to wage jihad was arrested in an elaborate FBI sting on Wednesday after attempting to blow up …


  • WEDNESDAY, OCT. 17, 2012, 1:31 P.M.

    Feds: 1 arrested in plot to attack Federal Reserve

    NEW YORK (AP) — A Bangladeshi man who came to the United States to wage jihad was arrested in an elaborate FBI sting on Wednesday after attempting to blow up …


  • WEDNESDAY, OCT. 17, 2012, 9:54 A.M.

    Feds: Suspect sent ‘cannon fodder’ to Somalia

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota terrorism suspect used young men as “cannon fodder” when he helped send them from Minneapolis to their native Somalia to join the al-Qaida-linked group al-Shabab, …


  • TUESDAY, OCT. 16, 2012, 12:36 A.M.

    White House ponders a strike over Libya attack

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House, under political pressure to respond forcefully to the Sept. 11 attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, is readying strike forces and drones but …


  • MONDAY, OCT. 15, 2012, 10:30 A.M.

    White House mulls how to strike over Libya attack

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House has put special operations strike forces on standby and moved drones into the skies above Africa, ready to strike militant targets from Libya to …


  • THURSDAY, OCT. 4, 2012, 2:27 P.M.

    FBI came to Benghazi and left in past 24 hours

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A team of FBI agents arrived in Benghazi, Libya, to investigate the assault against the U.S. Consulate and left after about 12 hours on the ground as …


  • THURSDAY, OCT. 4, 2012, 10:43 A.M.

    FBI came and went to Benghazi in past 24 hours

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A team of FBI agents arrived in Benghazi, Libya, to investigate the assault against the U.S. Consulate and left after about 12 hours on the ground as …


  • WEDNESDAY, OCT. 3, 2012, 1:53 P.M.

    Lawmakers divided on counterterror effort

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Stinging criticism from Congress about a counterterrorism effort that improperly collected information about innocent Americans is turning up the heat on the Obama administration to justify the …


  • WEDNESDAY, OCT. 3, 2012, 8:32 A.M.

    NY charges in US-Russia military electronics case

    NEW YORK (AP) — A Kazakhstan-born owner of a Texas export firm was charged in New York on Wednesday with being a secret Russian agent involved in a multimillion-dollar scheme …


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