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Blasted by Donald Trump over Russia probe, Jeff Sessions fired as attorney general

In a step that could have implications for the investigation led by Special Counsel Robert Mueller, Trump replaced Sessions with Matthew Whitaker, who will be acting attorney general.

Nov 08, 2018, 10:11 AM IST

Former CIA official convicted of transmitting classified information to China

Kevin Patrick Mallory, 61, the former CIA case officer faces a maximum penalty of life in prison when sentenced on September 21.

Jun 09, 2018, 08:55 AM IST

Donald Trump calls US attorney general Jeff Sessions' surveillance probe decision 'disgraceful'

US President Donald Trump launched a fresh attack on Wednesday against his attorney general.

Feb 28, 2018, 22:45 PM IST

US attorney general Jeff Sessions questioned in Russia probe

US Attorney General was questioned by the special counsel`s office investigating potential collusion between Russia and President Donald Trump`s 2016 presidential campaign.

Jan 24, 2018, 00:43 AM IST

US attorney general next in scandal's spotlight

Jeff Sessions, a longtime senator until President Donald Trump picked him as US attorney general, heads to Congress this coming week when he will face a grilling about his Russian interactions.

Jun 11, 2017, 10:56 AM IST

Donald Trump's Attorney General Jeff Sessions urged to resign from Russia probe

Top Democrats in the US Congress called Thursday on Attorney General Jeff Sessions to resign over his failure to disclose that he met twice with Russia`s ambassador to Washington during last year`s election campaign.

Mar 02, 2017, 23:14 PM IST

FIFA hires top US lawyer to battle corruption storm

FIFA has hired a top American lawyer Jenny Durkan, who was a candidate to become US attorney general, to help in its battle against a corruption storm, officials said Wednesday.

Jun 17, 2015, 23:20 PM IST

South Africa says bribery claim `baseless`

South Africa has dismissed as "baseless" allegations made Wednesday in a US indictment that the country paid $10 million (nine million euros) in bribes to host the 2010 World Cup.

May 28, 2015, 03:50 AM IST

Lynch sworn in as top US law enforcement official

President Barack Obama`s choice for US attorney general, Loretta Lynch, was sworn in at her new job on Monday, becoming the first African American woman to hold the post.

Apr 28, 2015, 01:18 AM IST

Sikhs honour US Attorney General Eric Holder

The Sikh community here has honoured outgoing US Attorney General Eric Holder with a Siropa and a Sewa Service Award.

Apr 22, 2015, 14:18 PM IST

Ferguson attack threatens policing reforms: US attorney general

US Attorney General Eric Holder has termed the attack on two police officers in the city of Ferguson as "inexcusable" and "cowardly" and warned that it would endanger reforms in policing.

Mar 13, 2015, 07:34 AM IST

As world leaders march in Paris, US represented by ambassador

Sunday's massive march in Paris against terrorism drew dozens of world leaders in a show of unity -- except from the United States, which was represented by its ambassador.

Jan 12, 2015, 00:44 AM IST

US attorney general to attend terror talks in Paris Sunday

US Attorney General Eric Holder will attend international terror talks convened by France in Paris on Sunday after a deadly attack on a satirical newspaper, a Justice Department official said on Thursday.

Jan 09, 2015, 01:30 AM IST

US Attorney General Eric Holder to resign

President Barack Obama paid a deeply personal tribute to his Attorney General Eric Holder on Thursday, as a man with whom he shares bonds of friendship and race said he would resign.

Sep 26, 2014, 03:49 AM IST

26/11 probe: US Attorney Gen assures help to India

The assurance was given to Indian ambassador Nirupama Rao
by US Attorney General Eric Holder in a meeting.

Feb 22, 2012, 22:59 PM IST

Probe seeking Afghan leak source: US Attorney General

US Attorney General Eric Holder
says an investigation by the Pentagon and Justice Department
will determine whether criminal charges will be filed in the
leaking of Afghanistan war secrets.

Jul 28, 2010, 20:50 PM IST

US A-G Holder on surprise Afghanistan visit

US Attorney General Eric Holder arrived in Kabul today for meetings with Afghan and US officials to improve law enforcement ties and battle corruption.

Jun 30, 2010, 14:02 PM IST

US attorney general’s future uncertain amid terror trial disputes

US Attorney General Eric Holder took office pledging a sharp shift away from the last administration`s policies, but an apparent change of heart in the White House could see the top lawyer leave his job.

Mar 21, 2010, 15:36 PM IST

‘CIA faces probe for excesses on terror suspects’

The US Attorney General is set to order an inquiry into alleged abuses committed by CIA during the interrogation of terrorism suspects.

Aug 10, 2009, 14:32 PM IST