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CIA chief defends meetings with Russian spymasters

WASHINGTON: Central Intelligence Agency Director Mike Pompeo on Thursday defended meetings in Washington with top Russian espionage counterparts despite one being under US sanctions. Pompeo told Senator Chuck Schumer in a letter that the…

Trump poised to oust top diplomat Tillerson: report

WASHINGTON: The White House has a plan to force out Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and replace him with CIA chief Mike Pompeo within weeks, the New York Times reported on Thursday. The newspaper quoted unnamed senior administration…

CIA director awards medal to Saudi Crown Prince

RIYADH: The heir to Saudi Arabia's throne has been awarded a medal by the new director of the US Central Intelligence Agency, who honoured his counter-terrorism work. Mike Pompeo, making his first overseas tour since being confirmed as…