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Amtrak Latest: Lawsuits Filed After Fatal Derailment

Federal investigators say they aren’t sure anything struck the windshield of an Amtrak train involved in last week’s deadly derailment in Philadelphia.


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Emails Show FBI Privacy Concerns Over License Plate Reading Technology

The FBI has invested hundreds of thousands of dollars in license-plate reader technology, but it halted a purchase order at least temporarily after lawyers raised privacy concerns about the surveillance three years ago, according to emails and other documents obtained by The Associated Press.


The spokesman of the National Border Patrol Council Local 1613 says that “backdoor amnesty” of illegal aliens coming through the southern border is controlled from the highest officials at the Department of Homeland Security.  (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Former FBI Agent in Custody After Threatening CIA Officers

A former FBI agent will undergo a psychiatric evaluation after making violent threats against CIA officers at the main gate of the agency’s headquarters in Virginia last week.


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Authorities: Terrorism Probe Yields Six Arrests In Two States

Six were arrested in Minnesota and California; federal agents have been tracking young people trying to travel to Syria to join Islamic militant fighters.


A sign for a Bank of America branch is viewed on April 16, 2014 in New York City. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

2 People With Weapons Rob Bowie Bank

Authorities are looking for two people who robbed a bank in Bowie.


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Ex-FBI Agent Pleads Guilty in Drug Tampering Case

An FBI agent accused of abusing heroin from his own drug investigations and in the process botching dozens of cases has pleaded guilty in his own case.


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FBI Offering $5M Reward For Return Of Former Agent Who Vanished In Iran In 2007

The FBI on Monday increased the reward for information leading to the return of a former FBI agent who went missing eight years ago from the Iranian resort of Kish Island.


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FBI Issues Warning: ISIS Using Social Media To Recruit Young Americans

The FBI and the Department of Homeland Security have issued a joint warning to U.S. law enforcement agencies that a growing output of Islamic State of Iraq and Syria recruiting efforts are trending with American youth.



Feds Arrest 3 Men From New York On Charges They Wanted To Join ISIS, Carry Out Terror Attack Against Obama

Federal officials say three men have been taken into custody in the United States on charges they plotted to travel overseas to join the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria.


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FBI Offers $30K Reward for Info. on 2 Violent Serial Bank Robbers

The FBI is offering a reward of up to $30,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of two violent serial bank robbers that have recently robbed seven banks in Northern Virginia and Maryland.