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Feds probing New Jersey Sen. Robert Menendez for ties to exiled Ecuadorian bankers

Feds reportedly looking into Robert Menendez for allegedly helping fugitive bankers (via NJ.com) TRENTON — U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez is under federal criminal investigation for allegedly helping a pair of Ecuadorian fugitives who are wanted in their home country on charges of embezzling money from their failed bank, according to…

FBI director James Comey ‘confused’ by those calling Edward Snowden a whistleblower

FBI Director James Comey said he does not consider Edward Snowden worthy of being called a whistleblower or hero, and was baffled by reports granting him the label. The federal criminal investigation and intelligence chief swiftly dismissed calls for clemency issued by The New York Times and The Guardian newspapers,…