Russia to Expel US Diplomat – Wall Street Journal

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Russia to Expel US Diplomat – Wall Street Journal
By PAUL SONNE And GREGORY L. WHITE MOSCOW—Russian authorities on Tuesday expelled an American they accused of being a U.S. Central Intelligence Agency officer operating under diplomatic cover in Moscow, alleging that he attempted to recruit a member of the Russian intelligence services involved in antiterrorism work. View Slideshow AP Photo/FSB Public Relations Center This

Holder Discloses IRS Criminal Probe – Wall Street Journal

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By EVAN PEREZ WASHINGTON—Attorney General Eric Holder said Tuesday the Justice Department has opened a criminal probe of recently disclosed actions by the Internal Revenue Service. He said he ordered the investigation Friday, after the IRS apologized for what it said was inappropriate scrutiny of tax-exemption requests by conservative groups with “tea party” or “patriot”

Russia Detains US Man as Spy – Wall Street Journal

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By PAUL SONNE MOSCOW—Russia detained a diplomat from the U.S. Embassy in Moscow whom it accused of being an undercover Central Intelligence Agency officer attempting to recruit a member of the Russian intelligence services. Ryan C. Fogle, the third secretary in the political section at the U.S. Embassy in Moscow, was detained in the night

IRS chief: We should have done "better" – CBS News

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Days after the revelation that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) targeted conservative groups for tougher scrutiny in their applications for tax-exempt status, acting IRS commissioner Steven Miller said Tuesday “mistakes were made” within the agency – but that the practice was “in no way due to any political or partisan motivation.” In an op-ed Tuesday