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  • Saudi Royal Air Force 2nd Lt. Mohammed Saeed Alshamrani. (Photo provided to Military Times)
    Federal probe sparks push to boot multiple Saudi military students

    The federal case began after 21-year-old Saudi Royal Air Force officer, 2nd Lt. Mohammed Alshamrani, opened fire at Naval Air Station Pensacola, killing three U.S. sailors and injuring eight other people.

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    Defense intel official charged with leaking secrets to journalists

    A Defense Intelligence Agency official was arrested Wednesday and charged with leaking classified intelligence information to two journalists, including a reporter he was dating, the Justice Department said.

  • Former acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe faces the prospect of an indictment after his attorneys were unable to persuade senior Justice Department officials not to pursue charges. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
    Ex-FBI No. 2 official faces prospect of criminal charges

    Former acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe faces the prospect of an indictment after his attorneys were unable to persuade senior Justice Department officials not to pursue charges.

  • This Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018, file photo shows a business center building known as the
    Cybersecurity officials start focusing on the 2020 elections

    An unprecedented federal and state collaboration to defend election systems against Russian interference ended with no obvious voting system compromises, although it’s not entirely clear why.

  • Resident Tom Parkinson places flowers on a sign at the Veterans Home of California, the morning after a hostage situation in Yountville, Calif., on Saturday, March 10, 2018. A daylong siege at The Pathway Home ended Friday evening with the discovery of four bodies, including the gunman, identified as Albert Wong, a former Army rifleman who served a year in Afghanistan in 2011-2012. (Josh Edelson/AP)
    Shooter saw vets program as path to heal after deployment

    When Albert Wong returned from an Army deployment in Afghanistan in 2013, he knew it had affected him. He had trouble adjusting to regular life, couldn’t sleep at night and was hyper-vigilant about his surroundings.

  • FBI Director Christopher Wray speaks at the International Association of Chiefs of Police annual conference Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017, in Philadelphia. (Michael Balsamo/AP)
    FBI couldn't access nearly 7K devices because of encryption

    The FBI hasn’t been able to retrieve data from more than half of the mobile devices it tried to access in less than a year, FBI Director Christopher Wray said Sunday, turning up the heat on a debate between technology companies and law enforcement officials trying to recover encrypted communications.

  • This photo provided by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department taken on Friday, Sept. 29, 2017 shows a cache of old military-grade explosives that were found in the backyard of a Los Angeles-area home on Thursday, Sept. 28. Authorities say the cache, some apparently active and some inert, prompted officials to evacuate part of the neighborhood. (Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department via AP)
    Old military explosives found in yard of California home

    About 100 people were forced from their Los Angeles-area homes Thursday night after sheriff’s deputies discovered a cache of World War II-era explosives in the backyard of an abandoned home that had been overtaken by transients.