Tag Archives: Director

05Jan/17

Trump picks former U.S. Senator Coats as director of national intelligence

U.S. President-elect Donald Trump picks former U.S. Senator Dan Coats as his Director of National Intelligence, according to a senior transition official.

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31Oct/16
FBI Director James Comey

White House says FBI director not trying to influence election

The White House says President Barack Obama believes the FBI director is not trying to influence the U.S. presidential election by announcing scrutiny of additional emails linked to Democrat Hillary Clinton’s private server.
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26Oct/15

Daniel Craig, Sam Mendes arrive at Royal Albert Hall for “Spectre” premiere

The much anticipated premiere for James Bond’s 24th silver screen instalment “Spectre” begins, with the titular star-playing Daniel Craig and director Sam Mendes arriving at the Royal Albert Hall.
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10Jul/15

Head of U.S. federal personnel agency resigns after massive data breach

Katherine Archuleta, the director of the U.S. Office of Personnel Management, resigns after a massive data breach compromised the personal information of more than 22-million people, including two U.S. Senators. A White House spokesman says it was “quite clear” new leadership was needed at the agency.

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24May/15

Winning films at Cannes film festival

French film “Dheepan” wins the top Palme d’Or prize for director Jacques Audiard at the 68th Cannes International Film Festival. Other awards were handed out to “Saul Fia (Son of Saul), “The Lobster” and “Nie Yinniang” (The Assassin). While France’s Vincent Lindon won best actor for “La Loi du Marche” (The Measure of a Man) and the best actress prize shared between U.S.’s Rooney Mara for her role in Todd Haynes’s “Carol” and French actress Emmanuelle Bercot in French director Maiwenn Besco’s Mon Roi (My King).

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03Mar/15

Former CIA director Petraeus pleads guilty to federal charge -DOJ

Former CIA director David Petraeus pleads guilty in federal court to a charge of unauthorized removal and retention of classified information, the U.S. Justice Department says.

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23Feb/15

“Birdman,” Redmayne, Moore win big at Oscars

“Birdman,” “Grand Budapest Hotel” top Oscars, Moore, Redmayne, Arquette, Simmons take acting prizes, “Poland’s “Ida” wins foreign language film prize.

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