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Apple, FBI investigate massive celebrity photo `hack`

The FBI and Apple were urgently investigating Monday after an apparent massive hack of a cloud data service unleashed a torrent of intimate pictures of dozens of celebrities across the Internet.

JPMorgan bank could be latest target of hackers
JPMorgan bank could be latest target of hackers

The largest bank in the US and sixth largest in the world, JPMorgan, and several other banks could be the latest target of hackers.

Sikhs ask US to reveal official use of slurs

A Sikh group today asked US authorities to reveal their use of ethnic slurs after a document leaked by Edward Snowden showed intelligence agents using an anti-Muslim epithet.

Friends of accused Boston bomber told FBI backpack was dumped: Agent

A friend of the accused Boston Marathon bomber, charged with obstructing the probe into the blasts, and his roommate "simultaneously" told the FBI a backpack belonging to the suspect had been thrown into a dumpster, an agent said Monday.

Accused Boston bomber spoke of martyrdom before attack: FBI

Accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev told his friends about martyrdom and bomb-building over lunch before the attacks last year, an FBI agent testified on Friday in the trial of one of the friends for obstruction.

FBI details 2007 Blackwater killings

Blackwater guards fired dozens of shots into cars and people, an FBI expert has testified, in an example of the brutality of the 2007 killings that left 14 Iraqis dead in Baghdad.

NSA spied on five Muslim-Americans including Indian-American

The US National Security Agency (NSA) and the FBI spied on five prominent Muslim-American activists, including an Indian-origin attorney, according to the leaked documents which showed use of objectionable religious slurs against these individuals.

US teen arrested after falling in love with ISIS terrorist online

A 19-year-old Colorado girl was arrested by the FBI after she was reportedly trying to join her lover in Syria, who is a radical ISIS militant.

Despite London acquittals, U.S. probe of News Corp continues

More than a year after asking for and receiving emails from News Corp`s U.S. operation related to allegations of phone hacking and bribery, the FBI is still investigating whether British-based representatives of the media company may have broken U.S. law, sources familiar with the matter said on Thursday.

U`khand tragedy: Blood samples of relatives to be collected

For identification of victims of last year`s Uttarakhand floods tragedy, city-based Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics (CDFD) and Uttarakhand government are trying to contact relatives of missing persons and obtain blood samples for DNA matching.

FBI investigates threats against Bergdahl family

US authorities are investigating threats against the family of former Taliban prisoner Bowe Bergdahl.

`FBI spied on Mandela during his historic 1990 visit to US`

The FBI spied on South Africa`s anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela during his historic visit to the US, following his release from prison after 27 years, according to newly released files.

Hezbollah commander wanted by FBI killed in Syria

A Hezbollah military commander wanted by the FBI was killed in Syria while fighting alongside President Bashar Assad`s forces against rebels trying to overthrow him, Lebanese security officials said on Wednesday.

FBI, in historic policy change, to record interrogations

The FBI and several other US federal law enforcement agencies will reverse a policy that has long prohibited the recording of interrogations of people held in custody, a Justice Department memo sent last week said.

Global crackdown nabs 90 `BlackShades` webcam spies

An international crackdown by the FBI and police in 19 countries has exposed a malware called "Blackshades" that enabled hackers around the world to secretly and remotely control victims` computers.

Anti-terrorism case against FBI agent dismissed by Pak court

A Pakistani court today dismissed a case against an FBI agent, arrested on anti-terrorism charges here for carrying bullets while trying to board a flight, after police failed to present any evidence against the American national.

Pakistan dismisses case against FBI agent

A Pakistani court on Monday dismissed the case against an American FBI agent arrested for trying to board a plane while carrying ammunition, officials said.

Pakistan court directs police to file charges against FBI agent

Pakistani court today directed police to file formal charges by May 19 against an FBI agent arrested on anti-terrorism charges over carrying ammunition while trying to board a flight here.

Arrested FBI agent doesn``t enjoy diplomatic immunity: Pakistan

The Pakistan foreign ministry Thursday said an employee of the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) arrested this week for carrying ammunition does not enjoy diplomatic immunity.

FBI: Flow of foreign fighters into Syria growing

The flow of foreign fighters into Syria has grown in just the last few months, with dozens of Americans joining the county`s conflict along with thousands of Europeans, FBI Director James Comey said today.