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FBI clears Clinton in email review but Trump cries foul

WASHINGTON: The FBI said on Sunday it stood by its earlier finding that no criminal charges were warranted against Democrat Hillary Clinton for using a private email server for government work, lifting a cloud over her presidential campaign two days before the US election. FBI Director James Comey made the announcement in a letter to Congress, saying the agency had worked "around the clock" to complete its review of newly discovered emails and found no reason to change its July finding. "During that process, we…

FBI email probe should not ‘operate on innuendo’: Obama

WASHINGTON: US President Barack Obama implicitly criticized FBI director James Comey on Wednesday, insisting US investigations should not operate based on "innuendo" or "incomplete information." Obama's remarks in an interview with website NowThisNews were his first public comments since Comey's announcement Friday that the FBI had discovered a new trove of emails that might or might not be pertinent to an earlier probe of Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton's handling of classified information. "I've made a very…