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Hackers Claim Breach of CIA Website

Posted June 16th, 2011 at 8:40 am (UTC-5)
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Computer hackers say they breached the Central Intelligence Agency’s website late Wednesday. The CIA’s public website experienced problems throughout the evening, and a group of hackers who call themselves “Lulz Security” said in a Twitter message: “Tango down – cia.gov.” “Lulz Security” only claimed that it attacked the CIA’s website. There was no immediate indication […]

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Hackers Claim CIA Website Breach

Posted June 16th, 2011 at 4:20 am (UTC-5)
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A group of hackers say they breached the Central Intelligence Agency’s website after it went down on Wednesday evening. The group, known as Lulz Security, claimed credit in a Twitter message that said “Tango down – cia.gov.” The CIA’s public website experienced problems throughout the evening on Wednesday. Lulz Security only made claims that it […]

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Hackers Claim CIA Website Breach

Posted June 15th, 2011 at 9:15 pm (UTC-5)
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A group of hackers say they breached the Central Intelligence Agency’s website after it crashed Wednesday evening. The group, known as Lulz Security, claimed credit in a Twitter message that said “Tango down – cia.gov.” The CIA’s public website experienced problems throughout the evening on Wednesday. Lulz Security only made claims that it attacked the […]

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Pakistan Denies Arresting Army Major for CIA Help

Posted June 15th, 2011 at 5:10 pm (UTC-5)
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Pakistan’s military has denied reports that one of its officers had been detained for helping the United States track down and kill al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden, calling them “false and totally baseless.” Pakistani Army spokesman Major General Athar Abbas on Wednesday rejected the story that first appeared in The New York Times. But another […]

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Pakistan Denies Arresting Army Major for US Ties

Posted June 15th, 2011 at 12:40 pm (UTC-5)
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Pakistan’s military says reports one of its own officers has been detained for helping the U.S. track down and kill Osama bin Laden are “false and totally baseless.” Pakistani Army spokesman Major General Athar Abbas Wednesday rejected the story that first appeared in the New York Times. But another official admits there have been arrests […]

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Pakistan Denies Arresting Army Major for US Ties

Posted June 15th, 2011 at 9:30 am (UTC-5)
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Pakistan’s army is rejecting reports one of its officers was arrested in a round-up of informants who are said to have facilitated the U.S. raid that killed terror mastermind Osama bin Laden. Pakistani Army spokesman Major General Athar Abbas Wednesday called the report of the officer’s arrest “false and totally baseless.” The statement came in […]

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Reports: CIA Building Secret Mideast Air Base to Target Yemeni Terrorists

Posted June 15th, 2011 at 6:20 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. media report the Central Intelligence Agency is building a secret air base in the Middle East to use for armed drone attacks on terrorists in Yemen. The Associated Press, which first reported the construction plans, quotes unnamed U.S. officials who say the base, at an undisclosed location, could be operational by the end of […]

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Reports: CIA Building Secret Mideast Air Base to Target Yemeni Terrorists

Posted June 15th, 2011 at 4:20 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. media report the Central Intelligence Agency is building a secret air base in the Middle East to use for armed drone attacks on terrorists in Yemen. The Associate Press, which first reported the construction plans, quotes unnamed U.S. officials who say the base, at an undisclosed location, could be operational by the end of […]

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Reports: Pakistan Arrested CIA Informants After Bin Laden Raid

Posted June 15th, 2011 at 2:10 am (UTC-5)
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Pakistan has arrested five Pakistanis who acted as informants for the U.S. intelligence agency ahead of the raid and killing of Osama bin Laden. Western news agencies Wednesday confirmed a story in The New York Times that Pakistan’s top military spy agency arrested the informants after the May 2 raid on bin Laden’s hideout in […]

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‘War Crimes’ Investigation into 2003 CIA Detainee Death

Posted June 14th, 2011 at 7:50 pm (UTC-5)
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The U.S. Justice Department has begun a war crimes investigation into the notorious killing of a suspected Iraqi insurgent at Abu Ghraib prison in 2003. Reports Tuesday said federal prosecutor John Durham had begun calling witnesses before a grand jury in Virginia, near the U.S. capital. The grand jury will be considering whether there is […]

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