• William Barr October 14, 2020 7:45 pm

    ‘Unmasking' Probe Pushed by Barr Ends With No Charges

    A federal prosecutor appointed by Attorney General William Barr to look into Obama administration officials’ “unmasking” of unnamed individuals in intelligence reports concluded his review without finding evidence of wrongdoing, according to a source with direct knowledge of the probe, and without interviewing former CIA Director John Brennan. Brennan told NBC News he was not interviewed by U.S. Attorney...

  • Coronavirus March 12, 2020 1:45 pm

    Ailing Boss of Raceway Worker Killed by Virus Waits for Test in Queens

    This story was originally published on March 11, 2020 by THE CITY. Queens lawyer and harness horseman Joe Faraldo started feeling ill early last week. “By Sunday, I couldn’t move,” said Faraldo, president of the Standardbred Owners Association of New York, noting his temperature had spiked to 101.8 degrees. “You could’ve wrung out my bedsheets,” he said, “they were so...

  • John Brennan March 11, 2020 4:32 am

    69-Year-Old New Jersey Man Is First Coronavirus-Related Death in Tri-State

    John Brennan, an employee of the Standardbred Owners Association of New York, died Tuesday after suffering a second cardiac arrest. NBC New York’s Anjali Hemphill reports.

  • Donald Trump October 19, 2019 9:53 pm

    AG Barr Expands Mysterious Review Into Origin of Russia Investigation

    A review launched by Attorney General William Barr into the origins of the Russia investigation has expanded significantly amid concerns about whether the probe has any legal or factual basis, multiple current and former officials told NBC News. The prosecutor conducting the review, Connecticut U.S. Attorney John Durham, has expressed his intent to interview a number of current and former...

  • attorney August 31, 2019 1:11 am

    Ex-Corrections Officer Allegedly Stole More Than $6,000 From Cancer Fund for Former Colleague

    Authorities say a corrections officer stole more than $6,000 in donations raised to honor a colleague who died of cancer

  • Donald Trump May 19, 2019 4:56 pm

    Former CIA Chief Brennan to Brief Dems on Iran: Sources

    House Democrats will hear from former CIA Director John Brennan about the situation in Iran, inviting him to speak next week amid heightened concerns over the Trump administration’s sudden moves in the region. Brennan, an outspoken critic of President Donald Trump, is scheduled to talk to House Democrats at a private weekly caucus meeting Tuesday, according to a Democratic aide...

  • Donald Trump October 26, 2018 11:35 pm

    Mail Bomb Suspect Charged With Five Federal Crimes; 14 IEDs Seized Across the Country

    The man suspected of mailing more than a dozen crude package explosives to top Democrats and others nationwide in recent days faces five federal charges that could land the 56-year-old in prison for the rest of his life, authorities said Friday.

  • NBC October 25, 2018 10:52 am

    Explosive Device Sent to CNN Featured Parody ISIS Flag, ‘Get Er Done' Inscription

    An image on the explosive device sent to former CIA Director John Brennan on Tuesday appears to be a parody of an ISIS flag taken from a meme that has been circulating on right-wing corners of the internet since 2014....
    The print-out appears to show a parody flag that replaces Arabic characters with the silhouette of three women in high heels,...

  • China October 14, 2018 7:21 pm

    Rubio: US ‘Moral Credibility' at Stake in Response to Missing Saudi Writer

    Sen. Marco Rubio warned Sunday that America’s “moral credibility” is at risk if it fails in its response to suspected Saudi involvement in the disappearance and possible killing of a Washington Post columnist in Turkey. Appearing on “Meet the Press” Sunday, the Florida Republican, a member of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, said that if Saudi involvement is proven,...

  • Donald Trump October 13, 2018 5:36 pm

    Hillary Clinton's Security Clearance Withdrawn at Her Request

    The State Department says former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s security clearance has been withdrawn at her request, NBC News reported. Clinton’s decision comes after Admiral William McRaven penned an op-ed in the Washington Post rebuking President Donald Trump’s decision to revoke former CIA Director John Brennan’s security clearance in mid-August, according to her spokesperson Nick Merrill. On Aug. 30,...

  • Donald Trump August 16, 2018 9:48 pm

    Ex-CIA Director Brennan: Trump Worked With Russians and Now He's Desperate

    President Donald Trump abruptly revoked the security clearance of ex-CIA Director John Brennan on Wednesday, an unprecedented act of retribution against a vocally critical former top U.S. official. Trump also threatened to yank the clearances of a handful of individuals, including former top intelligence and law enforcement officials, as well as a current member of the Justice Department. All are...

  • politics August 15, 2018 7:36 pm

    Trump Revokes Brennan's Security Clearance

    White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders announced Wednesday that President Donald Trump is revoking former CIA Director John Brennan’s security clearance. Brennan has been a prominent critic of Trump’s policies, words and actions.

  • Donald Trump August 16, 2018 11:27 am

    Trump Pulls Brennan's Clearance, Links Move to Russia Probe

    President Donald Trump abruptly revoked the security clearance of ex-CIA Director John Brennan on Wednesday, an unprecedented act of retribution against a vocally critical former top U.S. official. Trump also threatened to yank the clearances of a handful of individuals, including former top intelligence and law enforcement officials, as well as a current member of the Justice Department. All are...

  • Donald Trump February 4, 2018 10:10 pm

    Ex-CIA Director Brennan: Nunes ‘Abused' His Office With Memo

    Former CIA Director John Brennan appeared on NBC’s “Meet the Press” Sunday, criticizing House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes and saying the Republican representative “abused” his office by issuing the memo that was declassified by President Donald Trump last week. Republicans on that committee released a controversial memo Friday, charging that senior law enforcement officials improperly omitted political motivations in...

  • New York August 17, 2017 4:40 am

    Infant Left Outside in Plastic Bag in NY Released From Hospital

    Authorities say an 8-month-old girl who survived being abandoned in a plastic bag left in an upstate New York yard has been released from a hospital.

  • NBC July 9, 2017 2:48 pm

    Ex-CIA Director Says Trump ‘Ceded' Ground to Putin

    Former CIA Director John Brennan said in an exclusive interview on NBC’s “Meet the Press” that he felt Trump “ceded” ground to Russian President Vladimir Putin on issues concerning his country’s interference in the U.S. presidential election, NBC News reported. “I don’t think he demonstrates good negotiating skills when it comes to Mr. Putin,” said Brennan, who led the CIA...

  • Russia May 23, 2017 3:24 pm

    Brennan Saw ‘Sufficient Basis' for Investigation Into Collusion Between Russia and Trump Campaign

    Former CIA chief John Brennan testifies before members of the House Intelligence Committee on May 23, 2017. Brennan says that he left his position without clear conclusions about collusion but with “unresolved questions” about the nature of Russian contact with Trump campaign officials.

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