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Suspicious packages addressed to Cory Booker and James Clapper intercepted by FBI; similar to devices sent to Trump critics
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Suspicious packages addressed to Cory Booker and James Clapper intercepted by FBI; similar to devices sent to Trump critics

The FBI said the package to Booker was intercepted in Florida. The one discovered at a Manhattan postal facility was addressed to Clapper c/o CNN.

US midterm elections 2018: Top data cruncher bullish on Democrats' edge, gives party 3 in 4 chance of taking House majority
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US midterm elections 2018: Top data cruncher bullish on Democrats' edge, gives party 3 in 4 chance of taking House majority

America’s best known data cruncher on elections Nate Silver is bullish on Democrats winning the House at the midterm elections 2018. FiveThirtyEight is giving Democrats a 3 in 4 chance of winning enough seats for a majority and it comes with a big caveat: “Relatively small shifts could allow Republicans to keep control of the House, or could turn a blue wave into a tsunami.”

US midterm elections 2018: Donald Trump predicts hardline immigration agenda will power Republicans to victory; says America will see a 'red wave'
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US midterm elections 2018: Donald Trump predicts hardline immigration agenda will power Republicans to victory; says America will see a 'red wave'

US president Donald Trump sharply accused congressional Democrats of allowing open borders and crime to fester, using a White House event on Monday to stoke a fall campaign fight over immigration and the U.S. southern border.

In US midterm season, Stormy Daniels lawyer Michael Avenatti considers 2020 bid; fears Democrats bringing 'nail clippers to a gunfight'
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In US midterm season, Stormy Daniels lawyer Michael Avenatti considers 2020 bid; fears Democrats bringing 'nail clippers to a gunfight'

An attorney who has bedeviled US President Donald Trump during the past year over his personal relationships and immigration policies made a presidential pitch of his own to Democratic voters in New Hampshire on Sunday.

US midterm election 2018: Donald Trump acolyte Steve Bannon warns Republicans they will 'get smoked' if they lean on traditional playbook
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US midterm election 2018: Donald Trump acolyte Steve Bannon warns Republicans they will 'get smoked' if they lean on traditional playbook

During a Sunday interview with The Associated Press, the former chief strategist to Trump said he believes the GOP would lose 35 to 40 seats in the House if the election were held today, thereby ceding their majority to Democrats he's convinced will pursue impeachment.

Donald Trump versus news media: Chaotic landscape with blurred lines between journalism, commentary and outright bias
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Donald Trump versus news media: Chaotic landscape with blurred lines between journalism, commentary and outright bias

In a chaotic media landscape, with traditional guideposts stripped away by technology and new business models, the old lines between journalism and commentary are growing ever fuzzier. As President Donald Trump rewrites the rules of engagement to knock the media off stride, he's found a receptive audience among his supporters for complaints about "fake news" and journalists who are "enemies of the people."

Donald Trump lashes out after newspapers respond to his attacks, claims US Press is  'pushing political agenda' to hurt people
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Donald Trump lashes out after newspapers respond to his attacks, claims US Press is 'pushing political agenda' to hurt people

US President Donald Trump is lashing out at the press as newspapers nationwide launch a coordinated rebuttal to his attacks against what he calls "fake news."

Donald Trump revokes ex-CIA chief John Brennan's security clearance; 8 others, including James Comey, risk being blacklisted
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Donald Trump revokes ex-CIA chief John Brennan's security clearance; 8 others, including James Comey, risk being blacklisted

US president Donald Trump on Wednesday revoked the security clearance of former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) director John Brennan, and warned several other prominent critics they too risk being blacklisted.

Vladimir Putin manipulating Donald Trump with flattery, says former CIA director John Brennan
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Vladimir Putin manipulating Donald Trump with flattery, says former CIA director John Brennan

A day after being criticised by President Donald Trump, a former CIA director questioned whether Vladimir Putin was manipulating Trump with flattery

Former CIA chief John Brennan says Donald Trump should be ashamed of attacks on ex- intelligence chiefs
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Former CIA chief John Brennan says Donald Trump should be ashamed of attacks on ex- intelligence chiefs

Former CIA chief John Brennan hit back at Donald Trump, saying the president should be "ashamed" after he attacked as "political hacks" the intelligence leaders who concluded Russia meddled in the 2016 election.

Did senior Russian intelligence officials discuss influencing Donald Trump through his advisers?
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Did senior Russian intelligence officials discuss influencing Donald Trump through his advisers?

Senior Russian intelligence and political officials discussed how to influence Donald Trump through his advisers, according to information gathered by American spies last summer, The New York Times reported on Wednesday

Russia 'brazenly interfered' in 2016 US Presidential Election: Ex-CIA chief John Brennan
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Russia 'brazenly interfered' in 2016 US Presidential Election: Ex-CIA chief John Brennan

Former CIA director John Brennan told Congress that Russia interfered in the 2016 US presidential election won by Republican Donald Trump.

Former CIA head John Brennan to testify publicly about Russian interference in 2016 US presidential election
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Former CIA head John Brennan to testify publicly about Russian interference in 2016 US presidential election

Former CIA Director John Brennan is set to testify publicly about the intelligence underpinning the Obama administration's conclusion that Russia interfered in the 2016 election.

FBI is now supporting CIA's conclusion on the motives of Russian hackers
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FBI is now supporting CIA's conclusion on the motives of Russian hackers

The FBI is supporting the CIA's conclusion that Russia interfered in the presidential election with the goal of supporting Republican candidate Donald Trump.

CIA warns Donald Trump against tearing up Iran nuclear deal, says it would be 'disastrous'
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CIA warns Donald Trump against tearing up Iran nuclear deal, says it would be 'disastrous'

CIA director John Brennan warned US President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday that tearing up the Iran nuclear deal, as promised by him during his election campaign, would be disastrous

EU facing its greatest challenge post Brexit: CIA chief John Brennan
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EU facing its greatest challenge post Brexit: CIA chief John Brennan

Europe is entering a "period of uncertainty" following Britain's vote to leave the EU which may be facing its "greatest challenge" since its inception.

9/11 attacks: CIA director expects classified pages to absolve Saudi Arabia
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9/11 attacks: CIA director expects classified pages to absolve Saudi Arabia

In an interview with a Saudi Arabian television, CIA director John Brennan said that he expects the publication of 28 classified pages of a 2002 congressional report into the 9/11 attacks will absolve Saudi Arabia of all responsibility.

'Paris terror attack was intelligence failure': CIA boss says Islamic State now planning attack on US soil
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'Paris terror attack was intelligence failure': CIA boss says Islamic State now planning attack on US soil

"Paris was a failure of intelligence. All but one of the eight terrorists were French citizens, trained by Islamic State in Syria. They returned, unnoticed, and attacked six locations killing 130 people," CIA Director John Brennan said.

CIA director says Islamic State group has used, can make chemical weapons
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CIA director says Islamic State group has used, can make chemical weapons

CIA director John Brennan has said that Islamic State fighters have used chemical weapons and have the capability to make small quantities of chlorine and mustard gas, CBS News reported Thursday.

Hacked! US teen breaks into CIA director's e-mail account, gets hold of top-secret files
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Hacked! US teen breaks into CIA director's e-mail account, gets hold of top-secret files

A teenaged hacker broke into CIA Director John Brennan's personal email account and swiped sensitive files including a top-secret application for a security clearance, the New York Post reported.