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Trump administration slaps new sanctions on Iranians - CBS News
The individuals weren't authorized to comment publicly and requested anonymity . Coupled with the new sanctions, the move raised optimism among critics of ...

CBS News — July 22, 2017


Egyptian churches suspend pilgrimages, trips amid fear of attacks ...
They spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to release the information. The suspension of activities and the deployment of army  ...

CBS News — July 15, 2017


Cosmo DiNardo charged with 4 homicides, 2nd man accused in 3 ...
A person with firsthand knowledge of DiNardo's confession told The Associated Press on the condition of anonymity on Thursday that he was a drug dealer who ...

CBS News — July 15, 2017


Russia sanctions bill stalls in House as Trump prepares for first Putin ...
... remove the minority's ability to hold the Trump administration accountable for implementing the sanctions properly," according to a House Democratic aide.

CBS News — July 8, 2017


Emmanuel Macron target of alleged nationalist terrorism ...
The AFP report, which cited anonymous sources close to the investigation, said the suspect had also expressed a desire to attack "Muslims, Jews, blacks, ...

CBS News — July 3, 2017


Is storied publisher Time a deal target for National Enquirer owner ...
... an outside investor, along with buyers for the magazine publisher's assets it deemed surplus to requirements, according to a person familiar with the company.

CBS News — July 1, 2017


3 journalists resign from CNN after network retracts Russia-related ...
The story's author, Thomas Frank, was among those who resigned, according to a network executive who requested anonymity because the person was not ...

CBS News — July 1, 2017


Who's banned from entering the U.S. when Trump travel ban goes ...
Refugees who are in transit through July 6 will be admitted, senior administration officials said Thursday. After that, they will be assessed according to the new ...

CBS News — July 1, 2017


AP: U.S. questions detainees in Yemen prisons filled with torture ...
He requested anonymity because he was not authorized to discuss the matter. " We could hear the screams," said a former detainee held for six months at Riyan  ...

CBS News — June 24, 2017


Travis Kalanick quits as Uber CEO - CBS News
... involving Uber's investors, according to two people with knowledge of the situation, who asked to remain anonymous because the details are confidential.

CBS News — June 23, 2017


Michael Flynn heard U.S. secrets from CIA chief despite concerns ...
Looking back, the source said, every intel agency should have refused to provide intelligence, but it wasn't the job of intelligence agencies to tell Mr. Trump who ...

CBS News — June 22, 2017


Reports of Beyoncé's twins spark excitement, but no official ...
Several outlets have published reports that the singer gave birth to twins late Saturday citing sources close to the family. Even Beyoncé's father, with whom she ...

CBS News — June 20, 2017


White House's Kushner to host top tech CEOs for elite-level ...
Senior administration officials said there will be a particular focus on modernizing government IT systems. "Before we can start doing a lot of the things that are ...

CBS News — June 19, 2017


Trump Cuba policy announcement in Miami on changing "one-sided ...
New regulations won't be issued for roughly 30 days, and the process will take longer than that, the senior administration officials said. Mr. Trump, taking time to  ...

CBS News — June 17, 2017


Source: Gunman was frustrated over political direction of U.S. - CBS ...
... afternoon, there was no indication that the shooting at a congressional baseball practice was inspired by a terrorist group or terrorist ideology, the source said.

CBS News — June 17, 2017


Trump transition aide Bijan Kian played key role in Flynn's Turkish ...
We would have no reason to know," said the official, who requested anonymity to discuss Kian's role during the post-election period. Both Kian and Flynn filed in ...

CBS News — June 16, 2017


Pellet gun shooter targets New York City mosque multiple times ...
But one Muslim man, who asked not to be identified, said someone shot his foot with a pellet gun as he walked home from prayer later that night. When asked ...

CBS News — June 15, 2017


New set of American defenders steps up as White House mulls ...
... Miami but had not yet decided all the details, according to a White House official who spoke on condition of anonymity in order to discuss internal deliberations ...

CBS News — June 15, 2017


3 U.S. soldiers killed in attack by Afghan soldier, official says - CBS ...
... commando and was killed after the attack. An Afghan source who declined to be named tells CBS News the gunman was the commander of an 11-soldier unit.

CBS News — June 12, 2017


Uber fires 20 employees after harassment probe – Videos
Uber says it fired 20 employees amid an investigation into claims of workplace harassment. A source close to the investigation says 215 complaints are being ...

CBS News — June 8, 2017


Notre Dame shooting: Live updates - CBS News
The second official asked to remain anonymous to discuss the investigation. The incident happened around 4:20 p.m. A large number of police cars descended ...

CBS News — June 8, 2017


U.S. shoots down drone that fired on U.S.-backed forces near Syrian ...
The officials were not authorized to discuss the details publicly and spoke on condition of anonymity. The forces that were fired on by the drone included Syrian ...

CBS News — June 8, 2017


Cholera outbreak kills more than 700 people in Yemen - CBS News
They requested anonymity because they were not authorized to brief media. The UAE is part of the Saudi-led coalition. The U.N. said earlier this month that ...

CBS News — June 8, 2017


Comey says AG Loretta Lynch wanted Clinton investigation to be ...
In Lynch's view, "they should continue to abide by that policy," the source said. The attorney general told Comey she had used the term "matter" when she ...

CBS News — June 8, 2017


Police: Mom arrested after 3-year-old boy shoots 2-year-old brother ...
"They wanted to play cops and robbers," said the brothers' 14-year-old sister, who did not want to be identified. "It was pretty traumatic." Police in Colorado ...

CBS News — June 6, 2017


Putin says it's "a load of nonsense" that Russia has damaging info ...
... and the matter remains under discussion, according to two administration officials who spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss private deliberations.

CBS News — June 6, 2017


Man dies after alleged beating by husband of Texas deputy in ...
An eyewitness who spoke with KHOU on Thursday on the condition of anonymity said Hernandez was drunk and defenseless as he was beaten by the off-duty ...

CBS News — June 3, 2017


Report: Flynn will hand over some requested documents to Senate ...
A person close to Flynn told the Associated Press he will turn over documents related to two of his businesses as well as some personal documents the ...

CBS News — May 30, 2017


Trump to weigh options for looming White House staff shakeup ...
"Trump does not find value in them anymore," a source close to the White House told CBS News. "While Spicer has high ratings, it's difficult to get the message ...

CBS News — May 30, 2017


Spicer refuses to confirm or comment on Kushner "back channel ...
... refused to comment on something that is "not a confirmed action," despite Mr. Trump's retweet of the Fox article, which was based on an anonymous source.

CBS News — May 30, 2017


New Jersey town that denied mosque permit to pay Islamic group ...
One resident, who asked not to be identified, told CBS New York in March that most of his neighbors have campaigned to stop the Muslim community center by  ...

CBS News — May 30, 2017


Congressional Democrats demand to hear directly from Kushner ...
The person wasn't authorized to publicly discuss private policy deliberations and insisted on anonymity. Russia, a pivotal player in Syria, has backed Syrian ...

CBS News — May 30, 2017


Report: Possibly fake Russian document affected FBI's investigation ...
Lynch told the FBI that she had never communicated with Renteria, according to someone familiar with the matter. And Renteria told the Post she had never ...

CBS News — May 28, 2017


Flea market diamond expected to fetch $454K at auction - CBS News
... unaware that it was a real diamond. She called it "an amazing find." The owners have asked not to be identified. Massive flawless diamond goes to auction.

CBS News — May 28, 2017


Trump takes a more cautious approach on first foreign trip - CBS News
The person with knowledge of the NATO planning insisted on anonymity in order to disclose private discussions. Trump advisers vigorously contest the idea that ...

CBS News — May 28, 2017


Trump details anti-abortion ban over US global health aid - CBS News
The officials, who requested anonymity and were not authorized to speak on the record, said the ban would apply to groups working on HIV/AIDS, malaria, ...

CBS News — May 17, 2017


Former Mossad chief says Israel will " think twice " before sharing
Intel President Trump disclosed to Russian diplomats was from Israel, a source briefed on the matter told CBS News. Danny Yatom, the former head of Israel's ...

CBS News — May 17, 2017


Intelligence Trump shared with Russians came from Israel - CBS News
... passed on to Russian government officials last week by President Trump originated with the Israeli government, a source briefed on the matter told CBS News' ...

CBS News — May 17, 2017


Former Mossad chief: Israel will "think twice" before sharing ...
A source briefed on the matter told CBS News' Pat Milton Tuesday that the classified information Mr. Trump passed on to Russian government officials originated ...

CBS News — May 17, 2017


FBI Russia investigation: "There's a whole lot of interfering going on ...
As for the White House assertions that "countless" FBI rank-and-file employees wanted Comey out, the source said that was a "load of cr*p" to think that agents ...

CBS News — May 17, 2017


School bus driver hailed as "true hero" after bus bursts into flames ...
A local resident, who asked to remain anonymous, said he witnessed the school bus explosion and could feel the heat from the flames as he drove past the ...

CBS News — May 11, 2017


Trump to visit Israel, Saudi Arabia and the Vatican later this month ...
Senior administration officials said Trump chose Saudi Arabia as his first stop to show his commitment to improving U.S. relations with the Muslim world. Trump ...

CBS News — May 11, 2017


Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov's White House meetings ...
State Department officials said at the time that the majority of that conversation focused on renewing the fractured U.S.-Russia relationship by pressing the ...

CBS News — May 11, 2017


White House postpones Paris climate agreement meeting for ...
A senior White House official confirmed to CBS News that scheduling conflicts were to blame for the delay in talks over the climate accord.

CBS News — May 9, 2017


TSA weighing expansion of laptop ban on flights
Sources familiar with ongoing discussions say it is likely the Department of Homeland Security will expand the ban on large electronics being carried onto ...

CBS News — May 9, 2017


Executive order to let IRS choose when to enforce law banning ...
According to a senior White House official on a conference call Wednesday night, the executive order allows the IRS -- when IRS officials choose -- not to ...

CBS News — May 8, 2017


Rand Paul asks Congress, White House if Obama spied on him ...
In a letter to Mr. Trump on Friday, Paul wrote, "an anonymous source recently alleged to me that my name, as well as the names of other Members of Congress,  ...

CBS News — May 8, 2017


Comey says considering FBI's impact on election makes him "mildly ...
10:33 a.m. Grassley asked Comey if he has ever been an anonymous source in the Trump investigation or Clinton investigation. "Never," Comey said, adding ...

CBS News — May 8, 2017


"Border wall" drink promotion at Calif. bar sparks scathing backlash ...
One employee who asked not to be identified questioned the statement, saying that the bar handed out mustaches and some customers chanted "build the wall."

CBS News — May 8, 2017


White supremacist activity on the rise on college campuses since ...
A member of Identity Europa who declined to give his name. CBS News. "You know that most people on a college campus would see this as racist garbage?

CBS News — May 8, 2017


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