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Ex-Green Beret charged with Russian espionage to enter plea

FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — A former Army Green Beret charged with espionage activity on behalf of Russia is scheduled to plead guilty to federal charges. A plea hearing has been schedu...

Military wary that shakeup could upend its apolitical nature

WASHINGTON (AP) — The words spoken by America's top military officer carried a familiar ring, but in the midst of a chaotic week at the Pentagon, they were particularly poignant. “We...

Trump fires Esper as Pentagon chief after election defeat

U.S. President Donald Trump fired Defense Secretary Mark Esper on Monday (Nov. 9), an unprecedented move by a president struggling to accept election defeat and angry at a Pentagon leader he believes ...

Venezuela says captured US spy sought to sabotage power grid

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela’s chief prosecutor on Monday accused a U.S. citizen recently arrested in the Caribbean nation of spying and planning to sabotage oil refineries and electrical servi...

Venezuelan president says US spy captured near refineries

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — President Nicolás Maduro said Friday that Venezuelan authorities captured a U.S. spy targeting a pair of refineries on the north Caribbean coast as this nation once wealthy f...

Judge OKs extradition for men accused of aiding Ghosn escape

BOSTON (AP) — Two American men accused of smuggling Nissan Motor Co. Chairman Carlos Ghosn out of Japan while he was awaiting trial on financial misconduct charges can be extradited, a federal judge r...

Colombia targets ex US Green Beret behind anti-Maduro plot

MIAMI (AP) — Colombia's police chief is calling on a former U.S. Green Beret behind a plot to overthrow Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro to “answer for his crimes” in the South American country. ...

Colombia arrests 3 Venezuelans tied to anti-Maduro plot

MIAMI (AP) — Police in Colombia have arrested three Venezuelans who were part of a failed plot organized by a former U.S. Green Beret to sneak across the border and oust President Nicolás Maduro, The ...

France arrests top military officer over Russian-linked 'breach'

French Defense Minister Florence Parly told French media on Sunday that a senior military officer was under investigation for "serious security breaches." "What I can confirm is that a...

Americans fighting extradition in ex-Nissan boss's escape

BOSTON (AP) — A lawyer for two American men urged a judge Friday to block their extradition to Japan, where they are wanted on charges that they smuggled former Nissan Motor Co. Chairman Carlos Ghosn ...

Judge refuses to free ex-Green Beret accused of espionage

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A federal magistrate judge in Virginia refused Thursday to free a former Army Green Beret who was arrested last week on a charge that he divulged U.S. military secrets to Russia...

Feds charge former Green Beret with espionage with Russia

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Federal prosecutors have charged a former Army Green Beret living in northern Virginia with espionage activity with Russia dating back as far as 1996. Peter Ra...

Federal prosecutors charge former Army Green Beret with espionage activity with Russia

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Federal prosecutors charge former Army Green Beret with espionage activity with Russia.

Former sailor details misconduct by SEALs pulled from Iraq

SAN DIEGO (AP) — U.S. Navy intelligence specialist Colleen Grace was asleep on a remote air base in Iraq in 2019 when she was woken up by knocking on the door next to her room, and then a voice she re...

US intercepts Venezuela-bound aircraft loaded with firearms

MIAMI (AP) — U.S. customs officers intercepted a Venezuela-bound private jet in south Florida loaded with 82 firearms, including a sniper rifle, plus 63,000 rounds of ammunition, U.S. authorities said...