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FBI arrests Mississippi man in ricin letters investigation

Officers of the Federal Bureau of Investigation arrested 41-year-old Everett Dutschke of Tupelo, Mississippi Saturday morning in connection with a series of poison-tainted letters that were mailed to President Barack Obama and two other public officials. According to Reuters, Dutschke was taken into custody without incident at his home. Dutschke…

Mysterious intruder shoots at Tennessee nuclear plant security guard

An as-yet-unknown intruder who turned up at a Tennessee nuclear plant opened fire on private security guards before fleeing the scene, authorities said Monday. The incident was serious enough that the Tennessee Valley Authority’s Watts Bar nuclear plant went into a heightened state of alert, according to The Times Free…

Terrorism info center will retain Americans’ data up to five years

The National Counterterrorism Center was granted license on Thursday by U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to retain Americans’ data for up to five years, even if the subjects in question are not suspected of having ties to terrorism. Created in 2004, the center’s mission is to serve as a data…

FBI may probe House GOPer for illegal campaign contributions

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) may probe into whether Rep. Michael Grimm (R-NY) violated campaign rules by receiving illegal contributions while running for Congress in 2010, according to the Associated Press. Grimm is facing allegations for receiving more in donations from Rabbi Yoshiyahu Yosef Pinto than allowed by law,…

Steve Jobs’ FBI file cites drug use, Eastern religion

A file compiled by the Federal Bureau of Investigation on the late industrialist Steve Jobs released on Thuesday reveals that some close to him noticed a change after he took up eastern religion, while others cited past drug use, and a tendency to be ruthless in pursuit of his goals.…

FBI chainsaws wrong door, makes woman lay in dog urine

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has apologized to a Massachusetts woman after they used a chainsaw to cut open her door and then forced her to lay in dog urine — only to discover they had the wrong apartment. Judy Sanchez said that she and her daughter were asleep…

FBI policy group votes to expand definition of ‘rape’

The Federal Bureau of Investigation’s (FBI) Criminal Justice Advisory Policy Board voted on Tuesday to expand the definition of “rape,” after activists bombarded them with thousands of emails insisting that the original, 1929 definition is too narrow. The change is not official, however: agency director Robert Mueller still has to…

Manila says arrested hackers funded by Saudi group

MANILA/BOSTON (Reuters) – Philippine police and the FBI have arrested four people over a hacking operation that targeted customers of U.S. telecommunications giant AT&T to funnel money to a Saudi-based militant group. Those arrested on Wednesday in Manila were paid by the same group the Federal Bureau of Investigation accuses…

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