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Congress accuses CIA of hacking its computers

Washington Post: Senate Intelligence Committee head Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., has accused the CIA, in a scathing statement, of secretly removing documents from computers used to investigate the intelligence agency’s controversial interrogation program.

Photo: Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif. (AP)

Report: CIA begins delivering weapons to Syrian rebels

A new report from the Washington Post says the CIA has started delivering weapons to rebels in Syria, according to U.S. officials and Syrian figures. The report says shipments began streaming into the country over the past two weeks, along with separate deliveries of vehicles and other gear via the State Department.

Read the full story from the Washington Post.

Photo: A rebel fighter takes aim at Syrian government forces in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo on Sept. 1. (Louai Abo Al-jod / AFP - Getty Images)

John Brennan confirmed as CIA director

Washington Post: John Brennan has been confirmed as CIA direcotr after Sen. Rand Paul said he was satisfied with the response he had received to his questions about the Obama administration’s drone program.

Paul engaged in a nearly 13-hour talking filibuster against Brennan’s nomination on Wednesday. The filibuster ended after midnight Thursday morning.

Photo: John Brennan testifies before a Senate Select Intelligence Committee confirmation hearing for CIA director on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP)

JUST IN: CIA Director Petraeus resigns, citing extra-marital affairCIA Director David Petraeus has submitted his letter of resignation to President Obama, citing an extra-marital affair, NBC News’ Andrea Mitchell reported today on msnbc.UPDATE (3:12 p.m. ET): Read NBC News' story and follow updates on this story on BreakingNews.com.
Photo: Then-U.S. Army Gen. David Petraeus speaks during his confirmation hearing before the Senate Armed Services Committee on Capitol Hill in June 2010. (Brendan Smialowski / Getty Images)

JUST IN: CIA Director Petraeus resigns, citing extra-marital affair

CIA Director David Petraeus has submitted his letter of resignation to President Obama, citing an extra-marital affair, NBC News’ Andrea Mitchell reported today on msnbc.

UPDATE (3:12 p.m. ET): Read NBC News' story and follow updates on this story on BreakingNews.com.

Photo: Then-U.S. Army Gen. David Petraeus speaks during his confirmation hearing before the Senate Armed Services Committee on Capitol Hill in June 2010. (Brendan Smialowski / Getty Images)