FBI Officials Grilled on Response to White Supremacist Threats

The Trump administration has cut federal spending to tackle domestic terrorism as violent episodes of white supremacist extremism continue to play out, and House Democrats demanded answers Tuesday from FBI and Homeland Security officials about how the agencies plan to solve the problem with inadequate resources.

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Trump Empowers Barr to Declassify Russia Probe Background

Eager to advance an investigation on the investigation of his campaign, President Donald Trump gave Attorney General William Barr expanded authority Thursday to review and declassify information about the beginnings of the probe into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.

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Tips on Synagogue Attack Came Too Late to FBI

The FBI said it got tips about a social media post threatening violence against Jews just minutes before a gunman killed a worshiper and wounded three others at a Southern California synagogue — an attack that makes him “part of the history of evil that has been perpetrated on Jewish people for centuries,” the suspect’s family said Monday.

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Border Group’s Leader Said to Have Assassination Plans

The leader of an armed group that has been detaining asylum-seeking families from Central America near the Mexican border said two years ago that he was training supporters to assassinate Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama and billionaire Democratic supporter George Soros, according to a criminal complaint filed Monday.

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