Stories tagged: investigation
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 12, 2017, 8:36 p.m.
Trump to request possible probe of China trade practices
Even as he seeks Beijing’s help on North Korea, President Donald Trump plans to sign an executive order asking his trade office to consider investigating China for the alleged theft …
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 12, 2017, 9:53 p.m.
Syria to facilitate chemical weapons team mission, official says
An international chemical weapons delegation will visit Syria in the coming days and Damascus will facilitate its mission to uncover who used chemical weapons in the country earlier this year, …
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 5, 2017, 10:08 p.m.
FBI: Explosive detonated at Minnesota mosque
The FBI was searching for suspects after an explosive device tore through part of a suburban Minneapolis mosque on Saturday as people were preparing for morning prayers, damaging a room …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 3, 2017, 9:58 p.m.
NTSB says school blast investigation could take a year
Workers may have been moving a gas meter when an explosion tore through a Minneapolis school building this week, killing two people and injuring at least nine others, according to …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 2, 2017, 3:10 p.m.
Bashing Hillary Clinton back in style among Republicans
WASHINGTON – Hillary Clinton is back, as Republicans try to make people forget its failure to do much this year by bashing the 2016 Democratic presidential candidate. The GOP is …
Sat., July 29, 2017
Charles Krauthammer: Trump’s war on Sessions reveals all
But beyond character and beyond ideology lies the most appalling aspect of the Sessions affair – reviving the idea of prosecuting Clinton.
UPDATED: Wed., July 26, 2017, 6:01 p.m.
Storm clouds gather in Trump’s Russian summer of discontent
The nation’s capital hasn’t seen a summer like this in at least a generation. Washington seems braced for a crash. It’s either hurtling toward a constitutional crisis, or at the …
UPDATED: Thu., June 15, 2017, 5:23 p.m.
Most in U.S. think Trump meddled in Russia probe, poll shows
A clear majority of Americans believe President Donald Trump has tried to interfere with the investigation into whether Russia meddled in the 2016 election and possible Trump campaign collusion, a …
Wed., June 14, 2017, 4:06 p.m.
Senate panel meets with special counsel Mueller in Russia probe
The special counsel appointed to investigate Russian influence in the 2016 presidential campaign has met with the leaders of the Senate Intelligence Committee in an effort to ensure their investigations …
Sun., June 11, 2017
Kathleen Parker: Trump’s ‘hope’ dashes Comey’s career
Not only did he lose his job, but his testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee seemed weak tea in the broader context of the president’s potential criminality
UPDATED: Tue., June 6, 2017, 3:56 p.m.
Uber dismisses over 20 employees after law firm’s probe
The law firm, which was hired to assist former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder’s firm Covington & Burling in its investigation of Uber’s workplace practices, told Uber’s more than 12,000 …
UPDATED: Sun., June 4, 2017, 9:48 p.m.
Putin dismisses U.S. claims about Trump, Russia and elections
Russian President Vladimir Putin is dismissing as “a load of nonsense” the idea that Russia has damaging information on President Donald Trump and denies having any relationship with him.
UPDATED: Tue., May 30, 2017, 3:17 p.m.
UK police release three bomb suspects; Grande to play concert
British police say three of the 14 people arrested over the Manchester arena suicide bombing have been released without charge, and the investigation so far has found bomber Salman Abedi …
UPDATED: Mon., May 22, 2017, 11:32 p.m.
Spokane appeals findings, fine in Waste-to-Energy Plant investigation
The city has provided additional materials to the Department of Labor & Industries and hopes to receive a revised report by the end of next month, Public Works Director Scott …
UPDATED: Thu., May 18, 2017, 5:43 p.m.
Utah’s Chaffetz will resign, raising doubts about Trump probe
Rep. Jason Chaffetz announced Thursday he will resign from Congress next month, saying a “mid-life crisis” had compelled him to step away from his chairmanship of the House Oversight Committee …
UPDATED: Thu., May 18, 2017, 9:36 p.m.
Senate chairman: Flynn has not responded to subpoena
The chairman of the Senate intelligence committee said Thursday that ousted National Security Adviser Michael Flynn hasn’t responded to a subpoena from the panel in its probe of Russia’s meddling …
UPDATED: Thu., May 18, 2017, 5:45 p.m.
Trump claims ‘witch hunt’; GOP puts hope in special counsel
President Donald Trump lashed out at the appointment of a special counsel to investigate allegations that his campaign collaborated with Russia to sway the 2016 election, tweeting Thursday that it …
Sat., May 13, 2017
FBI needs protection from White House
It is essential that this White House not be allowed to export its credibility-destroying dysfunction to the Justice Department and the FBI.
Sat., May 13, 2017
Charles Krauthammer: Impatient Trump axed the inquisitor
If Trump thought this would kill the inquiry and the story, or perhaps even just derail it somewhat, he’s made the blunder of the decade.
Thu., May 11, 2017
Milbank: Trump’s tin-pot tyranny won’t stand
Trump, like Nixon, will fail, for a simple reason: The institutions he is assaulting daily are stronger than he thinks.
Tue., May 9, 2017, 3:56 p.m.
State suspends license of former Seattle neurosurgeon
A state panel has suspended the medical license of a prominent surgeon who was recently a focus of a Seattle Times investigation about Swedish Health’s neuroscience unit.
Tue., May 9, 2017, 3:42 p.m.
Sheriff: Guns used to kill West Side couple possibly dumped near Mexican border
A sheriff in Washington says two guns used to kill a couple last year may have been dumped in western Arizona or eastern California near the U.S.-Mexico border, and authorities …
Sun., April 16, 2017, 4:09 p.m.
Tacoma homeowner fatally shoots intruder
Sheriff’s deputies in Pierce County say they are investigating after a homeowner shot and killed an intruder.
Thu., March 30, 2017, 6:58 p.m.
Michael Flynn in talks with Congress, wary of prosecution
Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn is in discussions with the House and Senate intelligence committees on receiving immunity from “unfair prosecution” in exchange for agreeing to be questioned as …
Mon., March 27, 2017
Leonard Pitts Jr.: Trump’s chickens finally come home to roost
To watch him over the 21 months of his political career has been to suffer a kind of nauseous awe as he repeatedly brazened and bluffed his way through scandals, …
UPDATED: Sat., March 11, 2017, 4:22 p.m.
Death toll in Guatemala fire rises to 39 girls
A key Guatemalan official was ordered not to leave the country Saturday as the death toll rose to 39 girls in fire that began when mattresses were set ablaze during …
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 25, 2017, 10:50 p.m.
Investigator who learned Spokane NAACP leader Rachel Dolezal was white says police Chief Frank Straub didn’t hire him
The investigator hired to look into Rachel Dolezal’s past said Saturday he wasn’t hired by then-police Chief Frank Straub, pushing back on a report published by the British newspaper the …
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 24, 2017, 9:20 p.m.
Coast Guard announces investigation into disappearance of crab boat
The Coast Guard will conduct a Marine Board of Investigation – the highest level of agency inquiry – into the Feb. 11 loss of the crab boat Destination and six …
Tue., Jan. 31, 2017, 9:32 a.m.
House oversight committee has no Trump-related probes planned
Despite pleas from Democrats, the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee agenda for the next two years includes no planned inquiries into the Trump organization’s global entanglements and the potential …
Wed., Jan. 25, 2017, 11:10 a.m.
Senate’s investigation into alleged Russian hacking begins without end in sight
Two days into the first week of Donald J. Trump’s presidency, the Senate launched a probe into alleged hacking of his victory by Russia.