Feds Detail Crackdown On Undocumented Immigrants

Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly moved Tuesday to implement a host of immigration enforcement changes ordered by President Trump, directing agency heads to hire thousands more officers, end so-called “catch-and-release” policies and begin work on the president’s promised U.S.-Mexico border wall. Read more

AP, Other Media Ask Judge To Order Release Of iPhone Records

The Associated Press and two other news organizations asked a judge Monday to force the federal government to reveal how much it paid for a tool to unlock an iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino, California, shooters. Read more

Trump Names Gen HR McMaster As New National Security Advisor

President Trump has tapped U.S. Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster, a warrior-scholar deemed an expert in counter insurgency, to be his national security adviser. Read more

Trump UN Envoy: Why Is The UN So Obsessed With Israel?

US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley blasted the UN for its obsession with Israel during an address to the Security Council. Read more

Former Mossad Chief: Maybe Flynn Was Thrown Under The Bus To Protect Trump

As the heat stays on the Trump administration about possible illegal communications with Russia, the resignation of National Security Council chief Michael Flynn last week and the proximity of his meetings with the Russian ambassador to his meetings with Mossad Director Yossi Cohen once again raised the question of whether Israeli intelligence has or could be leaked to Moscow. Read more

Big US Banks To Push For Easing of Money Laundering Rules

America’s largest banks are to propose a complete overhaul of how financial institutions investigate and report potential criminal activity, arguing that rules imposed in the years after the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks and strengthened during the Obama administration are onerous and ineffective, sources said. Read more

Russian Spy Ship Seen ‘Loitering’ 30 Miles South of Connecticut

A Russian spy ship making its way along the Eastern seaboard has now been spotted just south of a major submarine base in Connecticut, a report said Wednesday. Read more

GOP Intelligence Chairman: FBI Needs To Explain Why Michael Flynn Was Recorded

The chairman of the House Intelligence Committee said Tuesday that the most significant question posed by the resignation of national security adviser Michael Flynn is why intelligence officials eavesdropped on his calls with the Russian ambassador and later leaked information on those calls to the press. Read more

Trump Justice Department Delivers CIA ‘Torture Report’ To Federal Court

The Trump administration said on Friday it delivered to a federal court vault in Washington, D.C., a Justice Department copy of the so-called Senate Torture Report on the CIA’s secret prison network during the George W. Bush administration. Read more

Secret Service Director Announces Retirement

WASHINGTON — Secret Service Director Joseph Clancy announced his retirement Tuesday, two years after President Barack Obama appointed him to right the then-troubled agency. Read more