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CIA nominee Gina Haspel testifies during a confirmation hearing of the Senate Intelligence Committee, on Capitol Hill, Wednesday, May 9, 2018 in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Senate Intelligence Panel Approves Gina Haspel as CIA Director

The Senate Intelligence Committee on Wednesday voted 10-5 to advance the nomination of Gina Haspel, President Donald Trump’s pick for Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) director, to the Senate floor in a bipartisan vote celebrated by both leaders of the committee.

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Jerusalem’s Iconic King David Hotel Preps for Trump Visit

A delegation from the White House and Central Intelligence Agency is heading to Israel to plan US President Donald Trump’s visit to Israel amid reports it plans to turn Jerusalem’s iconic King David hotel into a virtual fortress.

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Report Claims CIA Censored Gitmo Trial

The Central Intelligence Agency was able to censor at least one U.S. military commission proceeding involving detainees held at the prison in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, reports The Intercept, citing documents it obtained through a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit.

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Palantir: Silicon Valley’s Most Secretive Company Hemorrhaging

Although the Palantir “unicorn” is valued at $20 billion and has taken over a huge swath of Palo Alto near Stanford University, the company is hemorrhaging top-name clients, bleeding key staff and becoming increasingly unprofitable.

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WSJ: U.S. Plans to Further Arm Syrian Rebels if Ceasefire Fails

President Barack Obama’s Central Intelligence Agency and its allies in the region have crafted a plan to provide more-powerful weapons to so-called moderate Syrian rebels combating the Russia-backed Bashar al-Assad regime in case the ongoing fragile ceasefire fails, The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) has learned.