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  • Senate Judiciary aims for vote next week on FBI director

    July 13, 2017 11:37 AM

    WASHINGTON - The chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee says he hopes to hold a committee vote next week on Christopher Wray's nomination to be FBI director. Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa says he's impressed with Wray, who promised at his Wednesday hearing to never let politics... more »
  • Trump says he didn't tape his conversations with Comey

    June 22, 2017 1:32 PM

    WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump says he "did not make" and doesn't have any recordings of his private conversations with James Comey - his fired FBI director. Trump also tweets that he has "no idea" whether other "tapes" or recordings exist. Trump has disputed Comey's assertion... more »
  • Comey testifies on Russia

    June 1, 2017 12:35 PM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on developments involving fired FBI Director James Comey (all times EDT): 2:15 p.m. President Donald Trump's personal attorney says the president "never, in form or substance" directed former FBI director James Comey to stop investigating anyone. That includes former national security adviser, Michael Flynn. Marc... more »
  • Trump embarks on trip without naming FBI chief

    May 19, 2017 1:08 PM

    WASHINGTON - The president did not announce his pick for FBI director before leaving Friday on his first foreign trip. President Donald Trump has been narrowing a short list and interviewing candidates to replace FBI Director James Comey, whom Trump fired on May 9. Trump boarded Air Force One Friday... more »
  • Senate intel panel wants Comey to appear

    May 17, 2017 12:30 PM

    WASHINGTON - The Senate intelligence committee wants former FBI director James Comey to appear before the panel in both open and closed sessions. The committee said Wednesday that it is also asking Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe to give the committee any notes that Comey might have made regarding discussions... more »
  • Band director no longer at Dutchtown Middle School after racial slur post Play Video

    May 5, 2017 8:11 PM

    UPDATE: Richard Bresowar is no longer at Dutchtown Middle School. DUTCHTOWN- The band director at Dutchtown Middle School used a version of the N-word this week in a social media post. Richard Bresowar responded to a Facebook post by Ascension Parish Councilman Daniel Satterlee who was asking for... more »
  • Mark Hamill says he'd like to play George Lucas in a movie

    April 16, 2017 4:39 PM

    He's played Luke Skywalker and the Joker, but Mark Hamill has one role he'd like to add to his resume: That of "Star Wars" creator George Lucas. The actor said Sunday that he would love to play Lucas in a movie about his life when a fan at the Star... more »
  • Pence swears in Pompeo as CIA director

    January 23, 2017 10:02 PM

    WASHINGTON - Kansas Rep. Mike Pompeo has been sworn in as the next CIA director. Vice President Mike Pence is praising Pompeo's "wealth of experience" and "character." He says Pompeo is "stepping up to lead the finest intelligence-gathering operation the world has ever seen." Pence is speaking at a swearing-in... more »
  • Sanders says Comey should consider stepping down

    January 15, 2017 1:06 PM

    WASHINGTON - Sen. Bernie Sanders is so steamed about the FBI director that he thinks James Comey may want to find another job. The Vermont senator - who ran against Hillary Clinton for the Democratic presidential nomination - is among the lawmakers still angry about how Comey handled the election-year... more »
  • Trump wants former Sen. Dan Coats to be intelligence chief

    January 7, 2017 9:08 AM

    WASHINGTON - President-elect Donald Trump says he'll nominate former Indiana Sen. Dan Coats as national intelligence director. Trump says in a statement that Coats - a member of the Senate Intelligence Committee before retiring from Congress last year - will lead the new administration's "ceaseless vigilance against those who seek... more »
  • New USS Kidd museum director looks forward to challenges

    November 21, 2016 10:02 AM

    BATON ROUGE - For the first time in its history, the USS Kidd Veterans Memorial and Museum has a full-time, experienced museum curator and director at its helm. The Advocate reports the Louisiana Naval War Memorial Commission, the body that oversees the museum, selected David Beard as the museum's new... more »
  • CIA director says unverified material in secret 9/11 pages

    May 1, 2016 3:45 PM

    WASHINGTON - CIA Director John Brennan says a 28-page secret chapter from a congressional inquiry into 9/11 contains preliminary information about possible Saudi links to the attackers that hadn't been corroborated or checked out at the time. The Obama administration may soon release part of the material. Brennan tells NBC's... more »
  • Horror master Wes Craven dies at 76

    August 31, 2015 8:15 AM

    LOS ANGELES- Wes Craven, whose "Nightmare on Elm Street" and "Scream" movies made him one of the most recognizable names in the horror film genre, has died. He was 76. Craven's family said in a statement that he died in his Los Angeles home Sunday after battling brain cancer. A... more »
  • Southern's Broussard not to return as athletic director Play Video

    August 3, 2015 4:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Southern University announced Monday that Dr. William Broussard will not return as director of athletics. In March, Southern University temporarily reassigned Broussard to the Southern System Presidents office as assistant to the president for institutional advancement. Monday’s announcement makes that assignment permanent. In the official... more »
  • Under fire for data breach, Obama personnel chief steps down

    July 10, 2015 5:21 PM

    WASHINGTON - The embattled head of the government's personnel office abruptly stepped down Friday, bowing to mounting demands following an unprecedented breach of private information her agency was entrusted to protect. Director Katherine Archuleta had come under scathing criticism amid revelations this year that hackers - widely believed to... more »
  • Director of municipal retirees' system put on paid leave

    June 6, 2015 12:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The director the Municipal Employees Retirement System of Louisiana has been put on paid leave after the disclosure that law enforcement officers are investigating possible document tampering. NOLA.com/The Times-Picayune reports that the system's board was told Friday that director Robert Rust spent three weeks removing from his... more »
  • Secret Service director says he's working on agency culture

    March 17, 2015 10:07 AM

    WASHINGTON - Secret Service Director Joseph Clancy says he is frustrated about the latest allegations of wrongdoing by two senior agents. Clancy says he wasn't told about an alleged drunken driving incident near the White House earlier this month for several days. Clancy was testifying Tuesday before a House Appropriations... more »
  • Director of Allman film pleads guilty in train crash death

    March 9, 2015 11:55 AM

    JESUP, GA - The director of a movie about musician Gregg Allman has pleaded guilty in a train crash that killed a camera assistant and injured six film workers. Director Randall Miller pleaded guilty Monday to involuntary manslaughter and criminal trespassing as part of a plea deal. Under the deal,... more »
  • Secret Service chief resigns amid security lapses

    October 1, 2014 2:40 PM

    WASHINGTON - Secret Service Director Julia Pierson has resigned amid security lapses at the White House. Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said Wednesday that Pierson offered her resignation, and he accepted it. The move came one day after her appearance before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee in a... more »
  • Fired director joins OSU band alumni for game

    September 14, 2014 10:10 AM

    COLUMBUS, Ohio - The fired director of Ohio State's celebrated marching band conducted the alumni band for its annual game-day appearance at Ohio Stadium. Jonathan Waters was among the alumni Saturday who marched into the stadium for the Buckeyes' game against Kent State. The 37-year-old Waters was fired July 24... more »
  • Ohio State trustees won't reinstate band director

    August 16, 2014 12:59 PM

    COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio State University's trustees have rebuffed a bid by the fired band director to get his job back. Board Chairman Jeffrey Wadsworth wrote Friday to Jonathan Waters' attorney, saying the trustees stand firmly behind President Michael Drake's decision to oust him. Waters had written to the board... more »

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