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US girls may have tried to join Islamic State: FBI

The FBI in Denver said it is investigating the possibility that three girls from the Denver area were trying to travel to Syria to join Islamic State extremists.

US policeman who shot dead teen `feared for his life`

The police officer who shot dead Michael Brown in the US town of Ferguson says he was pinned in his vehicle and struggling over his gun with the black teenager, a news report said Friday.

American teen arrested for trying to flee US to join ISIS

An American teenager has been arrested by the FBI after he allegedly tried to travel to Turkey to join the Islamic State terror group, officials said.

Somali jailed for 30 years over Christmas US bomb plot

A court jailed a Somali-US man for 30 years on Wednesday for plotting to blow up a crowded Christmas tree ceremony attended by thousands in the US state of Oregon.

FBI expects Islamic State to retaliate for air strikes

US authorities believe the Islamic State jihadists will try to stage an attack in America in reprisal for US-led air strikes in Syria, the head of the FBI said Thursday.

FBI believes it has identified IS hostage executioner
FBI believes it has identified IS hostage executioner

The United States has identified the masked Islamic State militant who murdered two kidnapped American journalists in separate videotaped beheadings, FBI chief James Comey said Thursday.

Jenny McCarthy's nude photos leaked
Jenny McCarthy's nude photos leaked

TV star Jenny McCarthy's nude photos have been leaked from her hacked phone account.

Jenny McCarthy calls FBI over picture leak
Jenny McCarthy calls FBI over picture leak

Actress Jenny McCarthy has contacted the FBI after a number of explicit images of her emerged online.

FBI widens probe of naked celebrity photos

The FBI vowed on Monday to widen a probe into the massive hacking of naked celebrity photos if necessary, after new reported leaks including nude shots of Kim Kardashian.

Gabrielle Union to approach FBI over leaked topless photos
Gabrielle Union to approach FBI over leaked topless photos

 Actress Gabrielle Union, whose topless photos, which she had sent to her husband Dwayne Wade, somehow leaked online, says she was the victim of a digital hate crime and that her legal team will contact the FBI.

US airstrikes boost Islamic State, more hostages possible: FBI

Support for Islamic State increased after U.S. airstrikes began in Iraq and the militant group may take more hostages to try to force concessions from Washington, the FBI director told Congress on Wednesday.

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.