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  1. FBI agent testifies in Paula Broadwell cyberstalking caseRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | KVOR-AM Colorado Springs

    The FBI special agent who brought the David Petraeus-Paula Broadwell cyberstalking case to the attention of law enforcement recently testified that the FBI handled the case under political pressure because of the 2012 presidential election, "marginalizing" and making crude insinuations about the victim in the case, Jill Kelley, whom they cast as "some femme fatale." In the redacted March 20 deposition, obtained from a source by CNN, Special Agent Frederick W. Humphries II claimed under oath that he "was told by supervisors that" the 2012 presidential election "would explain the potential reason why there was so much interference" in the case "from headquarters, that nobody wanted this case during an election cycle." 1 comment

  2. FBI admits flaws in hair analysis spanning two decadesRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

    The Justice Department and FBI have formally acknowledged that nearly every examiner in an elite FBI forensic unit gave flawed testimony in almost all trials in which they offered evidence against criminal defendants over more than a two-decade period before 2000. Of 28 examiners with the FBI Laboratory's microscopic hair comparison unit, 26 overstated forensic matches in ways that favored prosecutors in more than 95 percent of the 268 trials reviewed so far, according to the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the Innocence Project, which are assisting the government with the country's largest post-conviction review of questioned forensic evidence.

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  3. FBI task force attacks child exploitationRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | WKXW-FM Trenton

    One wouldn't necessarily associate child sex trafficking with the Garden State, but according to an FBI Special Agent, it's a much bigger problem than most people expect. Crest decorates a wall at the J. Edgar Hoover FBI Building in Washington, DC.

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  4. FBI wants to help local businesses keep their secretsRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Virginian-Pilot

    But the visits - which will start this week - won't be to serve subpoenas or lock anyone up. The agents will actually be offering their help.

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  5. Arrests made in terrorism task force operation in Minneapolis, San DiegoRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | TwinCities

    United States Attorney Andrew Luger and a special agent with the Federal Bureau of Investigation are expected to divulge details Monday of a terrorism task force operation that took place in Minneapolis over the weekend. Several people were arrested in Minneapolis and San Diego on Sunday as part of the effort, according to a representative from the U.S. Attorney's office.

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  6. FBI arrests six in Minneapolis as part of Joint Terrorism Task Force operationRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Star Tribune

    The FBI made six arrests in Minneapolis and in San Diego Sunday as part of a Joint Terrorism Task Force operation, according to the U.S. Attorney's Minnesota office. More information will be released Monday morning, when media will be briefed by Luger and FBI Special Agent Richard Thornton on details surrounding the arrests.

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  7. America Pauses to Remember Oklahoma City Bombing VictimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | FireHouse.com

    When retired FBI agent Danny Defenbaugh thinks about the Oklahoma City bombing, a playful image of childhood innocence cut from colored construction paper pops into his mind. Driving up to the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building, he recalls, quickly revealed to any visitor that there were children as well as adults inside.

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  8. Report: DOJ, FBI acknowledge flawed testimony from unitRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WKOW-TV

    The Washington Post is reporting that the Justice Department and FBI are formally acknowledging that nearly every examiner in the FBI Laboratory's microscopic hair comparison unit gave flawed testimony in almost all trials in which they offered evidence against criminal defendants. The newspaper says the examiners overstated forensic matches in ways that favored prosecutors in more than 95 percent of the 268 trials reviewed so far.

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  9. Former Puerto Rico police officer sentenced for false statements during civil rights investigationRead the original story

    Yesterday | Caribbean News Now!

    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- Former Puerto Rico police officer Miguel Negron Vazquez was sentenced on Friday to serve 12 months and one day in prison for making a false statement to a Special Agent of the Federal Bureau of Investigation during a federal investigation into civil rights violations related to the fatal beating of Jose Luis Irizarry Perez, 19. Negron Vazquez pleaded guilty to falsely telling the FBI that two officers, who later pleaded guilty to unnecessarily striking Irizarry Perez with their batons, never approached or interacted with the victim during the incident.

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  10. FBI and DOJ acknowledge forensic unit gave false testimonyRead the original story

    Sunday | Big News Network.com

    Our eNewspaper network was founded in 2002 to provide stand-alone digital news sites tailored for the most searched-for locations for news. With a traditional newspaper format, more than 100 sites were established each with a newspaper-type name to cover the highest-ranked regions, countries, cities and states.

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  11. FBI says hair-match experts gave flawed testimony: PostRead the original story

    Sunday | UAport

    The FBI and U.S. Justice Department have acknowledged that almost all of the experts in a forensic unit dedicated to microscopic hair comparison gave flawed testimony against defendants before 2000, the Washington Post said.

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  12. Ceremony marks 20th anniversary of Oklahoma City bombingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | WPBF

    Twenty years ago, on April 19, 1995, Timothy McVeigh detonated a massive truck bomb in front of the Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City. The attack killed 168 men, women and children, injured hundreds more, and remains the deadliest act of domestic terrorism in U.S. history.

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  13. FBI Admits Forensic Experts Gave Flawed Evidence at Nearly All Criminal Trials for 20 YearsRead the original story

    Sunday | World News Report

    Today's edition is brought to you by EIN Presswire - a service dedicated to helping you get your messages published and read online.

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  14. Fredericksburg Woman Indicted For Bank FraudRead the original story

    Sunday | The Family Badge

    Western District of Texas FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PAO DARYL FIELDS FEDERAL GRAND JURY INDICTS FORMER D'HANIS STATE BANK PRESIDENT In San Antonio today, a former D'Hanis State Bank president surrendered to federal authorities on federal charges alleging she stole an estimated $6,500 from the bank and filed fraudulent bank regulating reports which overestimated the bank's assets announced Acting United States Attorney Richard L. Durbin, Jr., Special Agent in Charge Christopher Combs of the FBI's San Antonio Division and U. S. Secret Service Special Agent in Charge Lee Dotson.

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  15. Shelby man charged in child porn case, evaluationaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | News Journal

    Shelby man charged in child porn case, evaluation pending Aaron Steagall was indicted on two counts of child pornography in February. Check out this story on mansfieldnewsjournal.com: http://ohne.ws/1yIUqqw Shelby man Aaron Steagall, who was arrested from this apartment last September, has been charged with two counts of possessing, receiving and distributing child pornography.

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  16. Hundreds of convictions in doubt as FBI admits hair-match 'exaggeration'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The New Zealand Herald

    Hundreds and potentially thousands of past convictions for serious crimes including rape and murder have been thrown into doubt in the US by a startling acknowledgement by the FBI that for two decades its forensic experts consistently overstated the significance of hair matches to favour prosecutors. Revealing the scope of the scandal, the FBI has said that 26 of the 28 examiners in its laboratory handling microscopic hair analysis exaggerated their findings in 95 per cent of the 268 trials reviewed so far in the two decades from 2000.

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  17. Report: FBI Examiners Gave 'Flawed Testimony' Over Two DecadesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Big News Network.com

    Our eNewspaper network was founded in 2002 to provide stand-alone digital news sites tailored for the most searched-for locations for news. With a traditional newspaper format, more than 100 sites were established each with a newspaper-type name to cover the highest-ranked regions, countries, cities and states.

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  18. Report: DOJ, FBI acknowledge years of flawed testimony from unitRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | WISH-TV Indianapolis

    The Justice Department and FBI have formally acknowledged that nearly every examiner in the FBI Laboratory's microscopic hair comparison unit gave flawed testimony in almost all trials in which they offered evidence against criminal defendants over more than a two-decade period before 2000, The Washington Post reported. Twenty-six of the 28 examiners overstated forensic matches in ways that favored prosecutors in more than 95 percent of the 268 trials reviewed so far, the Post reported Saturday, citing information from the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the Innocence Project.

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  19. FBI Says Hair-Match Experts Gave Flawed Testimony: Washington PostRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Switched

    The FBI and U.S. Justice Department have acknowledged that almost all of the experts in a forensic unit dedicated to microscopic hair comparison gave flawed testimony against defendants before 2000, the Washington Post said. The National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the Innocence Project found that 26 of the 28 examiners in the FBI's microscopic hair comparison unit overstated evidence in more than 95 percent of 268 trials that the groups have examined so far, the Post said.

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  20. Another scandal about forensicsRead the original story

    Sunday | Light Blue Touchpaper

    The FBI overstated forensic hair matches in nearly all trials up till 2000. 26 of their 28 examiners overstated forensic matches in ways that favoured prosecutors in more than 95 percent of the 268 trials reviewed so far.

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