Wiretapping

FBI Believed Trump Campaign Aide Carter Page Was 'Collaborating' With Russia

The agency's wiretap applications reveal startling suspicions about the onetime Trump campaign adviser.<p>In the months leading up to the 2016 presidential election, the FBI believed that Carter Page, a campaign adviser to Donald Trump, was “conspiring and collaborating with the Russian government,” …

Donald Trump

BOOM!! DOJ RELEASES Carter Page FISA application!!!

Well this is it. This is what the Republicans on the House Intelligence Committee said would prove that Carter Page was surveilled for political …

Surveillance

Carter Page acknowledges working as informal adviser to Russia

Former Trump campaign adviser Carter Page on Sunday called allegations that he was a Russian agent “spin,” a “ridiculous smear campaign” and “literally a complete joke” — but admitted that he had worked as an informal adviser to the Russian government.<p>Page appeared on CNN’s “State of the Union” …

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Trump claims wiretapping documents 'confirm' misconduct

President Donald Trump claimed Sunday that newly released documents relating to the wiretapping of his onetime campaign adviser Carter Page "confirm with little doubt" that intelligence agencies misled the courts that approved the warrant. But lawmakers from both parties say the documents don't …

Politics

Trump Administration Releases Classified Warrants For FBI Wiretap Of Carter Page

The Trump Administration released previously classified documents Saturday related to the FBI wiretapping of one-time campaign adviser Carter Page. Republicans say the documents reveal the FBI relied on an anti-Trump source for its decision, while Democrats say the warrants underscore murky and …

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Trey Gowdy: Russian meddling clear, and Trump must 'act like it'

House Oversight Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy said the evidence of Russian meddling in the 2016 election is clear and that President Trump “needs to …

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Trump team releases secret records on FBI wiretaps of Carter Page

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration disclosed Saturday a previously top-secret set of documents related to the wiretapping of Carter Page, the onetime Trump campaign adviser who was at the center of highly contentious accusations by Republicans on the House Intelligence Committee that the FBI had …

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Rubio refutes Trump's tweets on Carter Page, saying FBI did not spy on Trump campaign

Sen. Marco Rubio is refuting President Trump's latest claims that his campaign was being "illegally" spied on following the FBI's release of heavily …

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Justice Department releases Carter Page FISA warrant

The Department of Justice has released redacted documents pertaining to the surveillance of former Trump campaign adviser Carter Page, who in 2016 …

Surveillance

Trump Uses Release of Record to Renew His Attack on Russia Probe

President Donald Trump used the release of a surveillance application on an adviser during his 2016 campaign to renew his claims of a “rigged” FBI …

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Carter Page FISA Warrant Application: Read the Documents

On Saturday evening, the Department of Justice released a set of top-secret documents relating to the warrant used to authorize wiretapping on Carter …

Surveillance

Status of Internet Privacy Legislation By State

Alaska<p>States where legislation has been introduced<p>Alaska’s HB 232, and the similar HB 230, prevents ISPs that do business within the state from …

Privacy

10 Shocking Facts About The Rajneesh Movement

The Rajneesh movement made its way to Oregon in 1981 and was led by Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh. The religious cult made national news after engaging in …

List-Worthy

Trump, in tweets, challenges documents used by FBI for aide's surveillance

The FBI sought permission from a high level surveillance court to wiretap President Donald Trump's former campaign aide Carter Page a month before …

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Carter Page FISA Documents Released

“The Trump administration disclosed on Saturday a previously top-secret set of documents related to the wiretapping of Carter Page, the onetime Trump …

Surveillance

Michael Cohen, Gaza, Trump: Your Weekend Briefing

<i>Here are the week’s top stories, and a look ahead.</i><p><b>1. “Your favorite President</b> did nothing wrong!”<p>President Trump lashed out on Twitter early Saturday at his longtime lawyer, Michael Cohen, who secretly recorded a discussion about paying a former Playboy model who said she had an affair with Mr. …

Michael Cohen

Iowa's Ex-Gov. Bob Ray Was Solid Centrist In A Party Moving Right

It was January 3, 2012 and Mitt Romney was holding his final rally before the Iowa Republican presidential caucuses at the Competitive Advertising …

Conservative View

Michael Cohen's tapes might be the kompromat we've been waiting for

No man’s a hero to his valet. President Donald J. Trump is no exception. He’s plainly lost whatever Caesar status he once had with his longtime valet — I mean lawyer — Michael Cohen.<p>According to media reports Friday, Cohen surreptitiously recorded a shady conversation with Trump two months before …

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Roger Stone-connected 'Manhattan Madam' subpoenaed by special counsel

Kristin Davis, the ex-"Manhattan Madam" who spent time in prison for directing a prostitution ring and is connected to longtime political operative …

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Hacking macOS: How to Sniff Passwords on a Mac in Real Time, Part 2 (Packet Analysis)

Most users don't realize how much valuable data is in their network traffic. With a few simple tools, an attacker can quickly pick out cookies, …

Information Security

GA Inmate Trafficked Meth From Prison

A high-ranking officer in the Surenos prison gang, 45-year-old Ricardo Silva smuggled a cellphone into prison, where he organized sales.<p>ATLANTA, GA — …

Crime

Kathy Griffin Details Fight With Ellen DeGeneres, Talks Fallout From Trump Photo During Comedy Tour

The comedienne who was told she would never work again just played a sold-out show at the Dolby Theatre.<p>Kathy Griffin, who was dropped by her …

TV

Peruvians march against corruption as head of judiciary resigns

LIMA (Reuters) - Peruvians marched in the streets across the Andean country on Thursday, many carrying effigies of rats or vultures, to demand anti-corruption reforms to clean up the country’s institutions as the head of the judiciary resigned.<p>People protest against corruption, following an …

Brazil

9 Books That'll Help You Understand What "Bigger Than The Watergate Scandal" Really Means

For many of us Americans, it’s difficult to remember where the current White House scandal began — was it with former national security advisor …

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This Private Investigator Was The Original Most Interesting Man In The World

<b>Los Angeles in the late ’80s</b> and early '90s was a blur of drugs, celebrities, and, of course, money. So much money. But when "Hollywood Madam" Heidi …

Corruption

Queens meth kingpin peddled drugs from gambling dens, urinated on rival's bed, feds say

He’s the kind of drug dealer you don’t want to piss off, the feds say.<p>A Queens meth kingpin ran his drug operation out of gambling dens, threatened …

Crime

Wait–Did NYC Lefty Ocasio-Cortez Imply That She Wants Jeff Sessions More Involved In Immigration Policy?

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has enthusiasm and momentum with her meteoric rise in Democratic politics. Her win over Rep. Joe Crowley provided Democrats …

Conservative View

Feds: Fiore a prolific bribe-payer since Kilpatrick era

<i>Detroit</i> — Businessman Gasper Fiore happily bought politicians with stacks of $100 bills so the multimillionaire could boost his bank account while …

Corruption

Federal Court rules CSIS cannot get warrants to intercept data physically located outside of Canada

Canadian spies at CSIS cannot get warrants to intercept communications from foreign nationals in Canada if doing so would involve things like …

Surveillance

Nashville police: Man spied on co-worker with baby monitor for months

Metro police on Wednesday arrested a man after they say he used a baby monitor to spy on a female coworker in her Sylvan Heights home.<p>Christopher G. Neel, 35, is charged with wiretapping and aggravated burglary in connection with the incident involving a female victim, according to an arrest …

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