Mail.com: Criminal investigations https://www.mail.com/subjects/1540-criminal-investigations.html Mail.com - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Mail.com: Criminal investigations https://s.uicdn.com/mailint/8.812.0/assets/mailcom_logo_rss.png https://www.mail.com/subjects/1540-criminal-investigations.html Special counsel pick could boost faith in Justice Dept. https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5205112-special-counsel-pick-boost-faith-justice-dept.html WASHINGTON (AP) — There could be a side benefit for Rod Rosenstein in appointing a special counsel to head an investigation into possible Russian coordination with the Trump campaign: reviving his own reputation, heavily battered for his role in the firing of James Comey, who had been leading the probe. The Wednesday decision to name former FBI Director R... Fri, 19 May 2017 01:07:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5205112-special-counsel-pick-boost-faith-justice-dept.html 2017-05-19T01:07:00Z Chaffetz to resign, raising doubts about Trump probe https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5204166-chaffetz-to-resign-raising-doubts-trump-probe.html ALPINE, Utah (AP) — Rep. Jason Chaffetz announced Thursday he will resign from Congress next month, saying a "mid-life crisis" had compelled him to step away from his chairmanship of the House Oversight Committee just as it is poised to investigate President Donald Trump's firing of the FBI director. The announcement by Chaffetz, 50, was the latest upendi... Fri, 19 May 2017 00:33:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5204166-chaffetz-to-resign-raising-doubts-trump-probe.html 2017-05-19T00:33:00Z Senate chairman: Flynn has not responded to subpoena https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5204026-senate-chairman-flynn-responded-to-subpoena.html WASHINGTON (AP) — The chairman of the Senate intelligence committee said Thursday that ousted National Security Adviser Michael Flynn hasn't responded to a subpoena from the panel in its probe of Russia's meddling in the 2016 presidential election. Republican Sen. Richard Burr of North Carolina had to retract a statement made hours earlier that Flynn's la... Fri, 19 May 2017 00:08:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5204026-senate-chairman-flynn-responded-to-subpoena.html 2017-05-19T00:08:00Z Colombians seek probe of Chiquita execs for terror funding https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5205424-colombians-seek-probe-chiquita-execs-terror-fundin.html BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Human rights groups in Colombia are calling on the International Criminal Court to investigate executives from Chiquita Brands for alleged complicity in crimes against humanity as a result of payments made to paramilitary groups more than a decade ago. Chiquita in 2007 pleaded guilty in a case brought by the U.S. Justice Department... Thu, 18 May 2017 22:32:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5205424-colombians-seek-probe-chiquita-execs-terror-fundin.html 2017-05-18T22:32:00Z The Latest: Chaffetz unsure if Comey documents exist https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5204846-latest-chaffetz-unsure-comey-documents-exist.html ALPINE, Utah (AP) — The Latest on Utah Rep. Jason Chaffetz resigning from office (all times local): 4:00 p.m. Utah Rep. Jason Chaffetz says he's not sure if documents exist to confirm that President Donald Trump asked former FBI Director James Comey to shut down the FBI investigation into ousted National Security Adviser Michael Flynn. ... Thu, 18 May 2017 22:08:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5204846-latest-chaffetz-unsure-comey-documents-exist.html 2017-05-18T22:08:00Z Trump Denies Urging Comey to Drop Flynn Probe https://www.mail.com/news/world/5205258-trump-denies-urging-comey-to-drop-flynn-probe.html President Donald Trump has responded with a direct "no, no" to a question about whether he asked former FBI Director James Comey to shelf an investigation... Thu, 18 May 2017 21:38:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/world/5205258-trump-denies-urging-comey-to-drop-flynn-probe.html 2017-05-18T21:38:00Z Graham Gives Mixed Support to Special Counsel https://www.mail.com/news/world/5205086-graham-mixed-support-to-special-counsel.html Sen. Lindsey Graham said he agreed with the decision to appoint Robert Mueller as special counsel for the Russia investigation, but said the public will... Thu, 18 May 2017 20:34:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/world/5205086-graham-mixed-support-to-special-counsel.html 2017-05-18T20:34:00Z Ryan: Congressional Investigations Will Go On https://www.mail.com/news/world/5204398-ryan-congressional-investigations-will.html In his weekly news conference, Speaker Paul Ryan says the appointment of a Special Counsel to investigate Trump campaign-Russia connections won't affect... Thu, 18 May 2017 18:01:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/world/5204398-ryan-congressional-investigations-will.html 2017-05-18T18:01:00Z GOP Senators React to Special Counsel https://www.mail.com/news/world/5204160-gop-senators-react-to-special-counsel.html Senate Republicans have mixed reactions to the Justice Department has appointed former FBI Director Robert Mueller as a special counsel to oversee a federal... Thu, 18 May 2017 17:06:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/world/5204160-gop-senators-react-to-special-counsel.html 2017-05-18T17:06:00Z Police investigating death of man who fell at Wrigley Field https://www.mail.com/scitech/health/5204092-police-investigating-death-man-who-fell-wrigley-fi.html CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police are investigating the death of a 42-year-old man who fell over a railing at Wrigley Field. Richard E. Garrity of Wheaton was pronounced dead Wednesday at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center. Authorities say Garrity fell and suffered head trauma as he was leaving the ballpark after Tuesday night's game ... Thu, 18 May 2017 16:28:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/scitech/health/5204092-police-investigating-death-man-who-fell-wrigley-fi.html 2017-05-18T16:28:00Z Top Senate Dem Applauds Mueller Appointment https://www.mail.com/news/world/5203758-top-senate-dem-applauds-mueller-appointment.html Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer took to the Senate floor Thursday to applaud the appointment of former FBI Director Robert Mueller as the special... Thu, 18 May 2017 15:07:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/world/5203758-top-senate-dem-applauds-mueller-appointment.html 2017-05-18T15:07:00Z Former FBI Director Mueller to lead Trump-Russia probe https://www.mail.com/news/world/5201818-fbi-director-mueller-to-lead-trump-russia-probe.html WASHINGTON (AP) — Robert Mueller has been given sweeping power to investigate Russian interference in the 2016 presidential campaign, an acknowledgment of growing public demands to place the politically charged inquiry into the hands of an outside investigator with bipartisan respect. The former FBI director has a broad mandate that could encompass any qu... Thu, 18 May 2017 12:50:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/world/5201818-fbi-director-mueller-to-lead-trump-russia-probe.html 2017-05-18T12:50:00Z Special prosecutor abruptly named to probe Trump-Russia ties https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5199402-special-prosecutor-abruptly-named-to-probe-trump-r.html WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department appointed former FBI Director Robert Mueller as a special counsel to lead a federal investigation into allegations that Donald Trump's campaign collaborated with Russia to sway the 2016 election that put him in the White House. Mueller will have sweeping powers and the authority to prosecute any crimes he uncovers. ... Thu, 18 May 2017 07:30:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5199402-special-prosecutor-abruptly-named-to-probe-trump-r.html 2017-05-18T07:30:00Z Q&A: The mechanics of the Trump-Russia special counsel https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5202582-qa-mechanics-trump-russia-special-counsel.html WASHINGTON (AP) — A look at the powers and limits of Robert Mueller's new job as special counsel looking at possible links between Russia and Trump campaign associates. Q. What will Mueller do as special counsel? A. Mueller is supposed to carry on the investigation that former FBI Director James Comey told Congress about before he was f... Thu, 18 May 2017 07:11:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5202582-qa-mechanics-trump-russia-special-counsel.html 2017-05-18T07:11:00Z Key moments of Trump-Comey clash and what's come after https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5198662-key-moments-trump-comey-clash-whats.html WASHINGTON (AP) — The appointment of former FBI Director Robert Mueller as special counsel to oversee the Russia investigation comes as questions grow over President Donald Trump's firing of Mueller's successor, James Comey. Comey was fired last week as the FBI was investigating whether Trump's presidential campaign associates had colluded with Russia to ... Thu, 18 May 2017 07:09:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5198662-key-moments-trump-comey-clash-whats.html 2017-05-18T07:09:00Z Q&A: The mechanics of the Trump Russia special counsel https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5202146-qa-mechanics-trump-russia-special-counsel.html WASHINGTON (AP) — Q. What will Robert Mueller do as special counsel? A. Mueller is supposed to carry on the investigation that former FBI Director James Comey told Congress about before he was fired by President Donald Trump. That includes any links between Trump campaign associates and Russia, as well as "any matters that arose or may arise directly from the investigation,... Thu, 18 May 2017 02:56:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5202146-qa-mechanics-trump-russia-special-counsel.html 2017-05-18T02:56:00Z Special Counsel Named to Probe Trump-Russia Ties https://www.mail.com/news/world/5202240-special-counsel-named-to-probe-trump-russia-ties.html The Justice Department appointed former FBI Director Robert Mueller Wednesday as a special counsel to oversee the federal investigation into allegations... Thu, 18 May 2017 02:06:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/world/5202240-special-counsel-named-to-probe-trump-russia-ties.html 2017-05-18T02:06:00Z Beehive Thief Busted By Fresno Authorities https://www.mail.com/business/economy/5202228-beehive-thief-busted-fresno-authorities.html Investigators in Fresno say they've recovered a trove of beehives worth thousands of dollars and have arrested a suspect they say stole beehives from... Thu, 18 May 2017 01:52:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/business/economy/5202228-beehive-thief-busted-fresno-authorities.html 2017-05-18T01:52:00Z The Latest: Trump says Russia probe will find no collusion https://www.mail.com/news/world/5201882-latest-trump-russia-probe-will-find-collusion.html WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the appointment of former FBI Director Robert Mueller as a special counsel to oversee a federal investigation into potential coordination between Russia and the Trump campaign during the 2016 election (all times EDT): 9:25 p.m. President Donald Trump says a thorough investigation will confirm what he says is already known: ... Thu, 18 May 2017 01:51:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/world/5201882-latest-trump-russia-probe-will-find-collusion.html 2017-05-18T01:51:00Z Former FBI Director Mueller to Lead Russia Probe https://www.mail.com/news/world/5202076-fbi-director-mueller-to-lead-russia-probe.html The Justice Department has appointed former FBI Director Robert Mueller as a special counsel to oversee a federal investigation into potential coordination... Wed, 17 May 2017 23:43:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/world/5202076-fbi-director-mueller-to-lead-russia-probe.html 2017-05-17T23:43:00Z Fractious House panel at center of latest Trump probes https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5201634-fractious-house-panel-center-latest-trump-probes.html WASHINGTON (AP) — The oversight committee chosen by House Speaker Paul Ryan to investigate whether President Donald Trump obstructed an FBI probe has been the most publicly aggressive group involved in the cautious, GOP-led investigations. But the fate of its investigation hinges on Ryan's lukewarm support and the sometimes fractious working relationship ... Wed, 17 May 2017 23:17:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5201634-fractious-house-panel-center-latest-trump-probes.html 2017-05-17T23:17:00Z Legal Analysis: Can President Trump Be Prosecuted? https://www.mail.com/news/world/5201434-legal-analysis-president-trump-prosecuted.html A constitutional law professor says Trump could be prosecuted for obstruction of justice for his alleged request to Comey to end the Flynn probe, but... Wed, 17 May 2017 20:46:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/world/5201434-legal-analysis-president-trump-prosecuted.html 2017-05-17T20:46:00Z Lawsuit: Baylor football players recorded gang rapes https://www.mail.com/sports/football/5200650-lawsuit-baylor-football-players-recorded-gang-rape.html AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A new federal lawsuit against Baylor University alleges football players routinely recorded gang rapes and staged dog fights during hazing parties in a program that fostered sexual violence. A former Baylor volleyball player, identified as Jane Doe in the lawsuit, alleges she was raped by four or more players after being taken from a ... Wed, 17 May 2017 18:06:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/sports/football/5200650-lawsuit-baylor-football-players-recorded-gang-rape.html 2017-05-17T18:06:00Z Ryan: 'We Need the Facts' on Trump Russia Links https://www.mail.com/news/world/5200470-ryan-we-facts-trump-russia-links.html House Speaker Paul Ryan argues against rush to judgment on President Donald Trump revelations, adding "we need the facts." (May 17) Wed, 17 May 2017 15:15:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/world/5200470-ryan-we-facts-trump-russia-links.html 2017-05-17T15:15:00Z Q&A: Would Trump request to end Flynn probe have broken law? https://www.mail.com/news/world/5198834-qa-would-trump-request-to-flynn-probe-broken-law.html WASHINGTON (AP) — Some lawmakers are accusing President Donald Trump of obstruction of justice after revelations that FBI Director James Comey wrote a private account of the president asking him to shut down an investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn. Congressional Democrats were already concerned that Trump was trying to stifle ... Wed, 17 May 2017 09:01:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/world/5198834-qa-would-trump-request-to-flynn-probe-broken-law.html 2017-05-17T09:01:00Z FBI chief's unceremonious ouster boomerangs on president https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5198348-fbi-chiefs-unceremonious-ouster-boomerangs-preside.html WASHINGTON (AP) — Firing FBI Director James Comey is already coming back to haunt President Donald Trump. In dismissing Comey last week, Trump created the very real possibility that a respected law enforcement official known for an outspoken nature and willingness to buck political convention could resurface in public. And while Comey h... Wed, 17 May 2017 07:42:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5198348-fbi-chiefs-unceremonious-ouster-boomerangs-preside.html 2017-05-17T07:42:00Z The Latest: McCain compares Trump crises to Watergate https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5198486-latest-mccain-compares-trump-crises-to-watergate.html WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on one-time FBI Director James Comey's memo stating that President Donald Trump asked him to shut down an FBI investigation into ousted adviser Michael Flynn (all times EDT): 10:35 p.m. Sen. John McCain says the latest revelations out of the Trump White House are "at a point where it's of Watergate size and scale." The Arizona... Wed, 17 May 2017 02:46:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5198486-latest-mccain-compares-trump-crises-to-watergate.html 2017-05-17T02:46:00Z Besieged White House denies, defends as new bombshells hit https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5198736-besieged-white-house-denies-defends-bombshells-hit.html WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump personally appealed to FBI Director James Comey to abandon the bureau's investigation into National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, according to notes disclosed late Tuesday that Comey wrote after the meeting. The White House issued a furious denial near the end of a tumultuous day spent beating back potentially disastrous news report... Wed, 17 May 2017 02:18:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5198736-besieged-white-house-denies-defends-bombshells-hit.html 2017-05-17T02:18:00Z Memo: Trump Asked Comey to Shut Down Flynn Probe https://www.mail.com/news/world/5198720-memo-trump-asked-comey-to-shut-flynn-probe.html The White House is disputing a report that President Donald Trump asked former FBI Director James Comey to shut down an investigation into ousted national... Wed, 17 May 2017 00:17:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/world/5198720-memo-trump-asked-comey-to-shut-flynn-probe.html 2017-05-17T00:17:00Z The Latest: Mattis 'not worried' about Trump sharing intel https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5197358-latest-mattis-not-worried-trump-sharing-intel.html WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the report that President Donald Trump shared classified information with Russian officials (all times EDT): 5:15 p.m. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says he is "not worried" that President Donald Trump disclosed classified information during discussions with senior Russian leaders. He sa... Wed, 17 May 2017 00:06:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5197358-latest-mattis-not-worried-trump-sharing-intel.html 2017-05-17T00:06:00Z