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Leaked Emails Spell Trouble on the Left for Clinton

Progressives angry at insults, preparing a fight

(Newser) - A steady drip of hacked emails being released by WikiLeaks isn't getting anywhere near the attention Donald Trump would like, but they could still cause plenty of trouble for Hillary Clinton, reports Politico . If the polls are right and Clinton wins the White House, she can expect to confront... More »

Clinton Answers Under Oath to Group's Email Questions

But she doesn't say much

(Newser) - As ordered by a judge in August , Hillary Clinton replied under oath this week to questions submitted by the right-wing legal group Judicial Watch about her use of a private email server, the AP reports. Clinton didn't say much new in her written answers that she hadn't already... More »

To Stave Off Exodus, Yahoo Blocks Email Forwarding

The timing is 'extremely suspicious'

(Newser) - Yahoo just made it harder for users to switch providers after some 500 million accounts were hacked and reports surfaced that the company perused user emails for the NSA . Users say the company disabled automatic email forwarding at the start of the month so that anyone hoping to send received... More »

Frat Suspended for 'Grossly Offensive' Email

Richmond punishes Kappa Alphas over party invite

(Newser) - The University of Richmond has suspended a fraternity for what it says was a "grossly offensive" email inviting students to a Kappa Alpha Order party last Friday, CBS News reports. "Tonight's the type of night that makes fathers afraid to send their daughters away to school" and... More »

FBI Publishes Notes From Confidential Clinton Interviews

It's a highly unusual step

(Newser) - In a rare step, the FBI on Friday published scores of pages about confidential interviews with Hillary Clinton and others from its recently closed investigation into the former secretary of state's use of a private email server, the AP reports. The FBI's investigation concluded Clinton never sought or... More »

Powell: Clinton 'Trying to Pin' Email Fiasco on Me

Says she was using private server long before he sent her a memo

(Newser) - Colin Powell thinks Hillary Clinton is trying to turn him into a scapegoat for her email trouble. The issue first made headlines Friday thanks to an account in the New York Times alleging that Powell had advised Clinton near the beginning of her tenure as secretary of state to use... More »

Judge Orders Clinton to Answer Questions on Email Use

But she can do it in writing instead of in person

(Newser) - A federal judge on Friday ordered Hillary Clinton to answer questions in writing from a conservative legal advocacy group about her use of a private email server during her tenure as secretary of state, the AP reports. US District Court Judge Emmet Sullivan issued the order as part of a... More »

Hack of Democratic Emails Worse Than Thought

New York Times says investigation is widening

(Newser) - The high-profile hacking of Democratic emails already has caused much trouble for the party—including the resignation of Democratic National Committee chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz. But as the New York Times reports, things might soon get worse for Democrats, because the hack has turned out to be much bigger than... More »

Newly Released Emails Mean More Trouble for Clinton

They show a link between her State Department and the Clinton Foundation

(Newser) - New emails released by a conservative group Tuesday are stoking claims Hillary Clinton gave access to her State Department in exchange for donations to the Clinton Foundation, NPR reports. Judicial Watch says 44 pages of emails from Clinton's private server that weren't handed over to the government include... More »

Clinton Says She 'Short-Circuited' Answering Email Questions

And that's why some of her answers sounded like lies

(Newser) - The ongoing he-said-she-said-the-FBI-said situation surrounding Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server has gotten pretty confusing, perhaps no more so than for the candidate herself. Last Sunday, Clinton claimed FBI director James Comey "said my answers were truthful and what I've said is consistent with what... More »

State Department Reopens Clinton Email Probe

She and her former aides could face 'administrative sanctions'

(Newser) - The State Department is reopening an internal investigation of possible mishandling of classified information by Hillary Clinton and top aides, the AP reports. Spokesperson John Kirby says the email probe is restarting now that the Justice Department isn't pursuing a criminal prosecution. The State Department suspended its review in... More »

No Criminal Case, but This Is Still Bad News for Clinton

Expect to hear the words 'extremely careless' for quite a while

(Newser) - In an announcement with huge political repercussions, FBI chief James Comey said Tuesday that the FBI doesn't think Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server (actually servers, plural) warrants criminal charges . Some related coverage:
  • Cox Media boils down Comey's remarks to nine key takeaways .
  • Barring a
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Hillary Clinton Holds 'Voluntary Interview' With FBI Over Emails

It was one of the last steps before investigators decide on possible charges

(Newser) - Hillary Clinton sat down for a three-and-a-half-hour "voluntary interview" at FBI headquarters Saturday, ABC News reports. According to CBS News , the interview was one of the final steps in the federal investigation into Clinton's use of a private email server before investigators recommend whether or not charges should... More »

Trump Accused of Zapping Email Evidence in 2004 Suit

And his company's apparent email archiving process from '96-'01: delete them

(Newser) - It may have just become more difficult for Donald Trump to harp on Hillary Clinton's email woes . The Trump Organization apparently had an appetite for destruction when it came to its own emails, per a 2004 lawsuit in which his casino company was embroiled, reports USA Today . In the... More »

WikiLeaks to Publish New Clinton Emails

Julian Assange promises more will be included in 'upcoming leaks'

(Newser) - Not content with WikiLeaks' archive of 30,322 emails and email attachments sent or received by Hillary Clinton's private email server? Julian Assange has good news. In an ITV interview, the WikiLeaks founder says more Clinton emails will be included in "upcoming leaks" on the site. It isn'... More »

State Dept. IG: Clinton's Email Broke the Rules

Agency has 'longstanding, systemic weaknesses'

(Newser) - The FBI investigation into Hillary Clinton's private email use continues, but a report from the State Department's independent watchdog has arrived. The 83-page review from inspector general Steve Linick—whom the Clinton camp accuses of working with Republicans to take down her campaign—focuses on record keeping and... More »

Email Inventor Dead at 74

Ray Tomlinson is the reason we use the @ symbol

(Newser) - The man who invented email—right down to the addition of the @ symbol—died over the weekend. Ray Tomlinson was 74, and heart failure is suspected, Ars Technica reports, From the official Twitter account of Gmail: "Thank you, Ray Tomlinson, for inventing email and putting the @ sign... More »

Writer Checks Spam Folder, Learns She Won $150K

Who wouldn't think a 'good news' email asking for a phone number was a hoax?

(Newser) - For those of you who blindly delete the emails that get sent to your junk folder, witness the story of Helen Garner. The Australian writer checked the contents of that folder last week and read one that smacked of a hoax: A Yale University employee had "good news" and... More »

School Accidentally Emails 'Whiners' Form to Parents

Snarky 'Hurt Feelings Report' blasted out by mistake

(Newser) - File under really bad email blunders: A staff member at Wilmington, Delaware's Lombardy Elementary School blasted out an event email that included the wrong attachment—a blank "Hurt Feelings Report," the News Journal reports. Set up to resemble a bullying complaint form, the snarky document's "... More »

Clinton Emails Found to Contain Top-Secret Info

22 emails will not be released to the public—ever

(Newser) - The State Department will be releasing approximately 1,000 pages of Hillary Clinton's emails on Friday evening, the Washington Post reports. Not being released: 22 emails determined to contain "top-secret" information. According to the AP , it's the first time officials have given any of Clinton's emails... More »

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