Three Brooklyn men accused of planning to join Islamic State in Syria have been arrested by authorities in the United States. Had they failed to join the extremist group, the men allegedly planned to return to the US and wage attacks there.
Exposing wrongdoing within the FBI may land employees in hot water, according to a recent report by the Government Accountability Office (GAO), which looked into the treatment of whistleblowers at the Department of Justice (DoJ).
The man arrested for allegedly bombing a building that housed the Colorado NAACP has reportedly told federal investigators that the explosive device was actually intended for his accountant, who worked out of the same building.
The FBI has suspiciously refused to show the interrogation recording of an Anonymous-linked hacker, who claims he was jailed for six months after rejecting an agency request to spy on drug cartels and corrupt officials, his wife, Amber Salinas told RT.
Vague language and the absence of America’s top law enforcement official at the White House anti-extremist summit have raised questions about President Barack Obama’s strategy for fighting terrorism even among the administration’s supporters.
A 28-year-old hacker currently serving a six-month prison sentence for computer crimes now says that authorities asked him to help the United States gather information on Mexican drug cartels, then charged him with dozens of counts after he refused.
US search engine giant Google has warned against increasing the government's powers for infiltrating computer systems around the world, saying it would open a number of "monumental" constitutional issues.
Outgoing US Attorney General Eric Holder told reporters Tuesday that his department has acted prudently in prosecuting government leaks. Journalist James Risen, a target of the crackdown, disagreed, calling Holder “the nation's top censorship officer.”
Two companies are asking the United States government to let Twitter publish details about secret requests the social media site has received from law enforcement, but the Justice Department says national security requires those entities to not be named.
A grand jury in North Carolina has indicted Craig Stephen Hicks on three counts of murder and one count of discharging a firearm into an occupied dwelling, a court official said, for last week’s fatal shooting of three Muslim students in Chapel Hill.
The three Muslim students killed in Chapel Hill, North Carolina had “plenty of run-ins” with the man charged with shooting them. The man, who stored 13 firearms at home, had threatened the victims with a gun, the brother of two of the deceased told RT.