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  • Indictments in Khobar Towers Bombing
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    Indictments in Khobar Towers Bombing

    Secretary Ashcroft and Director Freeh talked with reporters about indictments in the 1996 bombing that killed 19 U.S. airmen at Khobar Towers, a U.S. military housing complex in Saudi…

  • Abortion Doctor Suspect Arrest
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    Abortion Doctor Suspect Arrest

    Justice Department officials spoke to reporters about the arrest of a suspect in a case involving the murder of an abortion doctor in New York. Following brief remarks they answered…

  • Federal Bureau of Investigation Espionage Allegations
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    Federal Bureau of Investigation Espionage Allegations

    Attorney General Ashcroft and Mr. Freeh spoke to reporters about the arrest of Robert Hanssen on espionage charges. Mr. Hanssen was accused of providing sensitive intelligence information…

  • Personnel Sent to Kosovo
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    Personnel Sent to Kosovo

    Director Freeh, Mr. Kerr and Captain Wagner talked to reporters about the efforts to gather foresensic evidence of war crimes by Yugoslav forces in the Kosovo region of Yugoslavia.

  • FBI Anniversary Ceremony
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    FBI Anniversary Ceremony

    Attorney General Reno and others honored past and present agents of the FBI. They focused on the origin of the bureau and some challenges that they have dealt with like gangsters and the…

  • US Embassy Bombings in Africa
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    U.S. Embassy Bombings in Africa

    Officials spoke to reporters about the suspect in the U.S. Embassy bombing in Kenya. Mohamed Rashed Daoud al-'Owhali will return to the U.S. to face criminal charges for the bombing.

  • New FBI Crime Lab Director
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    New FBI Crime Lab Director

    Director Freeh and Attorney General Reno announced the new head of the FBI crime lab, Donald M. Kerr, Jr. Mr. Kerr was the head of the Los Alamos National Laboratory from 1979 to 1985. They…

  • FBI Agent Spy Arrest
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    FBI Agent Spy Arrest

    Director Freeh announced that Earl Edwin Pitts, an agent for 13 years, was arrested on charges of selling secrets to Russian agents. He is accused of providing Russian agents with a list of…

  • CIA Spy Arrest
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    CIA Spy Arrest

    Directors Freeh and Deutch announced that CIA agent Harold J. Nicholson has been arrested and charged with passing top secret information, such as the identity of new agents, to the…

  • FBI Director SwearingIn
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    FBI Director Swearing-In

    President Clinton and Attorney General Reno spoke at the swearing-in ceremony of Mr. Freeh to replace William Sessions as head of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Following the…