A s the powerful head of the FBI, James Comey lobbed one bombshell after another into the world of American politics - until the politics came back to bite. Dismissed by president Donald Trump in a shock announcement on Tuesday , less than halfway into his 10-year term, Mr Comey played a deeply controversial role in the run-up to last year's election - and beyond. First, he hampered Hillary Clinton's White House bid with a damning assessment of her email practices as secretary of state - reopening the case days before the vote in a move the Democrat says cost her the election . When Mr Trump decided to keep Mr Comey - who was appointed by Barack Obama - in his job, it raised eyebrows from critics who saw it as a tacit reward for his role in damaging Mrs Clinton's chances. But the FBI chief had increasingly appeared to be a thorn in the president's side. … [Read more...] about FBI’s James Comey: from Clinton bugbear to thorn in Trump’s side
MALCOLM X’s family are demanding the reopening of a murder investigation into the civil rights leader’s 1965 assassination. They have released new evidence – a deathbed letter from a policeman – which they claim shows the NYPD and FBI conspired in his murder. The letter says the police department and the FBI covered up details of the assassination on February 21 1965 in Harlem's Audubon Ballroom, Upper Manhattan . It is attributed to a former undercover NYPD officer Raymond Wood who claimed he was pressured by supervisors to lure two of Malcolm X ’s security men into committing crimes , a few days before the killing in Manhattan on February 21 1965. The arrests kept the two men from managing door security on the day of the shooting. The letter, which was read out on Saturday at a press conference attended by three of X’s daughters and members of Wood’s family, states: "My job was to infiltrate civil rights organizations throughout New York City, to find evidence … [Read more...] about Civil rights leader Malcolm X’s 1965 assassination might be NYPD and FBI conspiracy, new evidence claims
AMERICAN Airlines has not ruled out that one of its jets encountered an apparent UFO over New Mexico last weekend. The passenger airline today verified a radio transmission from flight 2292 Cincinnati to Phoenix at around 1:00pm CST Sunday, which heard a pilot claim the unidentified object was flying right on top of them. "Do you have any targets up here? We just had something go right over the top of us," the pilot said in the radio transmission, which was recorded by flight blogger Deep Black Horizon. Steve Douglass, an experienced radio interceptor, claims to have heard the strange transmission while recording from his arsenal of scanners. "I hate to say this but it looked like a long cylindrical object that almost looked like a cruise missile type of thing moving really fast. It went right over the top of us." Speaking to Fox News in a statement American Airlines verified the transmission is from flight 2292 - but said the channel should “contact the FBI” for … [Read more...] about ‘UFO’ mystery deepens as American Airlines doesn’t deny spotting and says ‘talk to the FBI’
A US soldier "hoped to team up with ISIS to plot deadly attacks on the 9/11 Memorial and other New York landmarks," the FBI says. Cole James Bridges, 20, has been charged with attempted material support for terror and attempting to kill US soldiers, explosive court papers revealed on Tuesday. He allegedly spoke in an online forum about wanting to help ISIS strike down the New York memorial and reportedly didn't realize he was chatting to an undercover agent. The apparent turncoat also allegedly desired to target American soldiers in the Middle East. Bridges – aka Cole Conzales – allegedly offered to provide Army training materials and tactics to ISIS. Army Pfc. Bridges even made a video in front of an ISIS flag, the Department of Justice alleges.Bridges allegedly researched phrases like "badass jihadi,’’ “green beret ambush’’ and “us soldier shooting’’ in late 2019 and through 2020, court documents alleged. The … [Read more...] about US soldier, 20, hoped to team up with ISIS to attack 9/11 Memorial and called site a ‘key target’, FBI says
CBS' crime drama series FBI returned for a third season in 2020. The crime series took a hiatus in early December, but returned to CBS' lineup on January 24 with new episodes for season three. What is CBS' FBI? FBI was created by Emmy Award winner Dick Wolf and the team behind the Law & Order franchise. Similar to Law & Order, FBI is a fast-paced drama about the inner workings of the New York office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. "This elite unit brings to bear all their talents, intellect and technical expertise on major cases in order to keep New York and the country safe," CBS explains. The show premiered in 2017, with 13 episodes. The series was renewed for a second season in January 2019, however it was cut short due to the coronavirus pandemic. FBI cast 2021: Who's in the show? Meet the cast of FBI: Missy Peregrym plays Maggie Bell, an FBI special agent and the widow of a Wall Street Journal investigative reporter. Zeeko Zaki … [Read more...] about FBI cast 2021: Who’s in the show?