Federal Bureau of Investigation: News

21 Oct 2023

New York City

US: Sikh teen assaulted on NYC bus for wearing turban

In a shocking incident of hate crime, a 26-year-old man was taken into custody for assaulting a Sikh teenager on a Queens MTA bus in New York City, USA Today reported.

24 Sep 2023


Nijjar murder: FBI warned Sikhs in US about death threats

Following the murder of Canada-based Khalistani terrorist Hardeep Singh Nijjar, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) officials reportedly visited several Sikh activists in California, United States (US), to warn them their lives might be at risk.

10 Jun 2023

Donald Trump

Donald Trump took classified documents on US 'nuclear programs': Report

Federal prosecutors unveiled a 49-page wide-ranging indictment of former United States (US) President Donald Trump on Friday, accusing him of endangering national security by taking secret documents on defense and "nuclear program" while leaving the White House in 2021.

09 Jun 2023

Donald Trump

What is classified documents case that Trump is indicted in

The United States (US) Justice Department on Thursday reportedly lodged federal criminal charges against former President Donald Trump after a lengthy investigation into his alleged mishandling of classified documents, which he took with him after leaving the White House.

16 May 2023

Donald Trump

FBI shouldn't have launched full Trump-Russia probe, says special counsel

United States (US) Special Counsel John Durham has said the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) lacked "actual evidence" to investigate ties between former President Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign and Russia.

01 May 2023


Texas shooting: 5 dead, suspect still on run, say police

Law enforcement officers in Texas are searching for a man who reportedly shot five people to death after being asked to stop firing his rifle, reported NBC.

18 Apr 2023

New Delhi

FBI official visits India, to hold talks on 'international cooperation'

Raymond P Duda, the Assistant Director of the International Operations Division of the United States's Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), arrived in New Delhi on Tuesday.

14 Apr 2023


Who is 21-year-old Jack Teixeira arrested over Pentagon leak

Jack Douglas Teixeira, a 21-year-old member of the Massachusetts Air National Guard, has been arrested in connection with the leak of several highly classified Pentagon documents containing national security secrets.

04 Apr 2023

Delhi Police

Delhi Police arrest most-wanted gangster Deepak Boxer in Mexico

A team of Delhi Police on Monday arrested gangster Deepak Boxer in Mexico with the help of the United States's Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), reported ANI.

04 Mar 2023


Who is Jho Low? Leonardo DiCaprio-Kim Kardashian's alleged fugitive 'friend'

Hollywood celebrities Leonardo DiCaprio and Kim Kardashian were questioned by the Federal Bureau of Investigation over their association and ties with wanted Malaysian fugitive Jho Low.

Did not abandon plans to trace origins of COVID-19: WHO

The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday that it has not abandoned its efforts to establish the origins of the COVID-19 pandemic, and urged all nations to share what they know about it.

04 Jan 2023


New Twitter Files reveal how US government agencies controlled Twitter

The latest installment of Twitter Files is out, and as expected, it contains serious accusations against the US government. Titled "Twitter and the FBI Belly Button," it lays out the relationship between Twitter and government agencies.

17 Dec 2022


Twitter Files Part 6: FBI treated Twitter as a 'subsidiary'

The sixth part of Twitter Files is out, and it describes how the US government gathered, examined, and flagged social media content.

16 Nov 2022

Donald Trump

US: Donald Trump launches presidential campaign for 2024 elections

Former United States (US) President Donald Trump officially declared his candidacy and launched his campaign for the 2024 presidential elections at his Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida on Tuesday night.

12 Nov 2022

Donald Trump

Trump may announce 2024 US presidential bid on November 15

The former United States president, Donald Trump, who campaigned for this year's midterm elections, may announce plans to run for US presidential election in 2024 on Tuesday, his adviser Jason Miller said.

23 Aug 2022


Engineer pleads guilty of stealing trade secrets of Apple Car

Xiaolang Zhang, a former Apple employee who was accused of stealing trade secrets about the company's self-driving car project, has pleaded guilty.

20 Aug 2022


Shocking details emerge in Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt altercation case

Former Hollywood couple Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have been involved in an ugly legal dispute for the past six years.

09 Aug 2022

Donald Trump

Trump claims FBI 'raided' his Florida home, broke into safe

Former US President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that his Florida home was "raided" by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).

07 Jul 2022


FBI, MI5 raise alarm over Chinese espionage in joint address

In a joint address, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) director Christopher Wray and United Kingdom MI5 director General Ken McCallum on Wednesday asked businesses to be wary of China's espionage threat.

18 Jun 2022


Florida: Woman faces FBI investigation for selling Ashley Biden's diary

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is investigating a Florida woman, who discovered United States (US) President Joe Biden's daughter Ashley Biden's private diary.

15 May 2022

White House

New York: 10 killed in 'racially-motivated' shooting, suspect arrested

A heavily-armed 18-year-old white man shot 10 people dead and injured three others, most of them Black, at a Buffalo grocery store in New York on Saturday, as per US authorities.

08 Sep 2021


Who is Sirajuddin Haqqani, Afghanistan Minister and FBI's 'most wanted'?

Sirajuddin Haqqani, who has long featured on various terror lists and carries up to a $10 million bounty on his head, is the new Interior Minister of the interim Taliban government in Afghanistan.

20 Aug 2021


Researcher discovers FBI terrorist watchlist exposed online for three weeks

A security researcher called Volodymyr "Bob" Diachenko claims he found that the records of two million people had been accessible online for three weeks. Worryingly, the records belonged to people who were on the American Federal Bureau of Investigation's (FBI) terrorist watchlist.

14 Mar 2021


Swiss authorities raid Verkada hacker's premises, seize devices

On Friday, Swiss authorities raided the apartment of 21-year-old Tillie Kottmann, the hacker behind the Verkada breach from earlier this week.

18 Jan 2021

Donald Trump

Biden's inauguration: FBI to vet 25,000 National Guard troops

Ahead of United States President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration, defense officials are worried about an insider attack from service members.

13 Jan 2021

Washington DC

FBI opens 160+ investigation cases against Capitol Hill rioters

The FBI has opened more than 160 investigation cases against the January 6 Capitol Hill rioters, officials in Washington said.

06 Jan 2021


Julia Roberts working on another show, this time with Apple

Julia Roberts was expected to return on Homecoming, or so her fans thought.

26 Nov 2020

Michael Flynn

Adviser, who pleaded guilty in Russia probe, pardoned by Trump

Outgoing US President Donald Trump on Wednesday pardoned his former National Security Adviser, Michael Flynn, who admitted twice that he lied to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in connection to the probe pertaining to Russian meddling in the 2016 elections.

19 Aug 2020


Galen Gering returns to 'Days of Our Lives' sans Alfonso

Days of Our Lives is retaining Galen Gering a.k.a. the dashing Rafe Hernandez.

30 Jul 2020

Donald Trump

Teaser of 'The Comey Rule' shows a menacing Trump

The teaser for miniseries The Comey Rule is out and its fleeting depiction of US President Donald Trump is remarkable.

19 Jul 2020


FBI is using a travel company for global surveillance: Report

The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) employs a range of tools and databases to de-anonymize and track criminal suspects.

17 Jul 2020


NewsBytes Briefing: FBI probes Twitter hack; Netflix gets new CEO

In the last few hours, several developments have been reported from the world of technology.

14 May 2020


Chinese hackers tried stealing US COVID-19 vaccine research: Details here

Even as the world remains battered by the coronavirus pandemic, hackers are not stopping from disrupting the work going on to fight the crisis.

16 Apr 2020

Martin Scorsese

Here's your chance to be in a Martin Scorsese film

If you have ever dreamt of working with Hollywood greats like Martin Scorsese, Robert De Niro, and Leonardo DiCaprio, now is the time to make it happen.

07 Apr 2020


World Cup: Former FIFA officials accused of taking bribes

According to US prosecutors, former FIFA executives took bribes in return for voting for Russia and Qatar to host the World Cup.

21 Jan 2020


#ScareAlert: This app can pull name, other details from images!

As Europe mulls banning public use of facial recognition systems, a new and potentially scary avatar of the technology has come to light.

18 Dec 2019

Gaming Bytes

#GamingBytes: Five best detective video games of all time

The thrill of solving a puzzle before the protagonist is what draws us to detective films and stories.

14 Nov 2019


#ComicBytes: Who are the creepiest serial killers in Batman universe?

Murder, mystery, the macabre, humans have always been fascinated by the depravity of human nature. Serial killers thus hold a 'special' place in our quirky minds.

17 Oct 2019


#ComicBytes: Five times Iron Man has killed in comics

Marvel superhero Iron Man is famous as the bad boy philanthropist do-gooder with his own unique brand of charm and flamboyance.

08 Oct 2019


Ranking the top controversies in NBA to date

The National Basketball Association (NBA) is the top basketball tournament in the world and produces some big moments each and every season.

23 Sep 2019


Love 'Billions'? You can try these five intriguing shows

Billions is a captivating drama series that mixes the world of politics with that of New York high finance.

13 Sep 2019

US Government

Five super weird facts about Superman

Superman is one of DC's and our world's most recognizable superheroes.

22 Aug 2019


Ransomware everywhere: One coordinated attack hits 22 American towns

Even two years after the super-dangerous WannaCry ransomware attack, government computer systems haven't been equipped with the technology to thwart critical cyber-crimes.

11 Aug 2019


Apple's Face ID just got hacked in most bizarre way

Apple's Face ID is said to be one of the safest available biometric locks.

02 Jul 2019


Deadly chemical weapon found inside Facebook's headquarters, four buildings evacuated

The deadly nerve agent sarin, which can cause paralysis and respiratory failure, might have entered Facebook's headquarters in Silicon Valley, prompting the tech giant to evacuate four buildings on Monday.

29 Jun 2019


US: Islamic teacher sent porn videos to 15-year-old student; arrested

An Islamic teacher in Virginia, who engaged in sexual video conversations with a 15-year-old student, has been sentenced to 10 years in prison. He was convicted at a trial in Alexandria federal court earlier this year.

08 Jun 2019

Jack Dorsey

'Black Mirror' 'Smithereens' Review: Relevant message; Sub-par storyline [Spoilers]

The current season of Black Mirror feels different from the others and not in a good way.

31 May 2019


Shows and movies to watch on Amazon Prime in June

Your binge-watching schedule for June is all set because Amazon Prime Video is here with some amazing new content.

28 May 2019


Teen hacked Apple's system to get job, got caught

A 17-year-old teen from Australia has pleaded guilty to hacking into Apple's computer systems.