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Brazil’s Trump-friendly president heading to the White House

The president of Brazil made an unusual visit to CIA headquarters and later spoke of his admiration for the United States on the second day of a trip that reflected his country's shift to a more pro-American stance.

Former CIA officer portrayed in ‘Argo’ film dead at 78

A former CIA technical operations officer who helped rescue six U.S. diplomats from Iran in 1980 and was portrayed by Ben Affleck in the film "Argo," has died. He was 78.

Turkey to Saudi Arabia: Where is Khashoggi’s body?

The Saudi officials who killed journalist Jamal Khashoggi in their Istanbul consulate must reveal the location of his body, Turkey's president said Friday in remarks that were sharply critical of the kingdom's handling of the case.

Burr questions Brennan’s comments after Trump revokes clearance

North Carolina's senior senator is questioning the comments a former CIA director is making about President Donald Trump.

Trump makes good on threat to revoke Brennan’s clearance

President Donald Trump is revoking the security clearance of former Obama administration CIA director John Brennan, a vocal critic of the president, the White House said Wednesday.

Lawmakers call Trump’s performance ‘bizarre,’ ‘shameful’

Key members of Congress, including some Republicans, are criticizing President Donald Trump's performance at a press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin as "bizarre," ''shameful" and a "missed opportunity" to stand up to Russia.

President Trump praises new CIA director

President Donald Trump praised new CIA Director Gina Haspel at her swearing-in ceremony Monday, saying there was "no one in this country better qualified" for the job.

Gina Haspel confirmed as first female director of CIA

Gina Haspel will officially become director of the Central Intelligence Agency. She is the first operations officer in more than five decades – and the first-ever woman – to be named to the role. 

CIA nominee offered to withdraw over interrogation program

Gina Haspel, President Donald Trump's nominee to lead the Central Intelligence Agency, offered to withdraw her nomination, two senior administration officials said Sunday, amid concerns that a debate over a harsh interrogation program would tarnish her reputation and that of the CIA.

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A 70-year-old woman in has been arrested after being filmed allegedly poisoning her husband’s coffee with ant and roach killer on more than one occasion.

‘The Hop Yard’ opens second location in downtown Wilmington

A brand new craft beer shop and bar on Grace Street in downtown Wilmington has its official debut yesterday, opening its doors to customers with a little English flavor. 

New Hanover parents rally against Plan A push back, want kids back in school

Sunday, parents and students gathered near Ashley High School, protesting the New Hanover County Board of Education's decision to delay Plan A full-time in-person learning for elementary schools.

Wilmington Jewish Film Festival streaming ‘Aulcie’ online through Monday evening

The Wilmington Jewish Film Festival is streaming a film online through Monday about  the life of an African-American basketball player recruited to play for the Israel Maccabi team.