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David Petraeus

Contrite ex-CIA chief Petraeus flags a return to public life

Former CIA chief General David Petraeus said sorry on Tuesday for the “mistake” which triggered his resignation last year, in his first public speech since quitting due to an extra-marital affair.

Thursday, 28 March, 2013, 3:04am

Socialite accuses Petreaus mistress of blackmail

Jill Kelley, the Florida socialite involved in the scandal that led to David Petraeus’ resignation as CIA director, said Paula Broadwell tried to “blackmail" her.

23 Jan 2013 - 12:56pm

Briefs, December 20, 2012

Robert Bork, whose failed 1980s nomination to the US Supreme Court helped draw the modern boundaries of cultural fights over abortion, civil rights and other issues, has died. He was 85. Brilliant, blunt and piercingly witty, Bork had a long career in politics and the law that took him from respected academic to a totem of conservative grievance.

20 Dec 2012 - 3:57am

Fox News boss offered to set up Petraeus run for White House

An audio tape has emerged revealing how Fox News chief Roger Ailes tried to convince General David Petraeus to run for the US presidency.

The tape includes reference to an offer for Ailes to quit Fox to run the campaign, which Fox owner Rupert Murdoch would bankroll.

6 Dec 2012 - 6:02am

Sister defends socialite at heart of Petraeus scandal

The sister of the Florida socialite who inadvertently triggered the FBI probe that brought down CIA chief David Petraeus on Tuesday defended both her twin and the former general.

21 Nov 2012 - 1:34pm

Who said it?

I find that the rate of giving in Hong Kong runs in reverse to the economic situation

RTHK chief Roy Tang Yun-kwong at the launch of this year's Operation Santa Claus appeal

 

Hong Kong artists have long been overshadowed by mainland artists. Few realise we have a lot of good artists locally

21 Nov 2012 - 3:57am

Paula Broadwell, ex-CIA chief Petraeus' lover, 'devastated by guilt'

Speaking through her brother, the ex-lover of fallen CIA chief David Petraeus has broken her silence on the affair that led to his downfall, saying she is "filled with guilt and shame".

Paula Broadwell and her husband, Scott, were captured by TV cameras returning to their North Carolina home on Sunday after staying at her brother's house in Washington since the scandal broke.

21 Nov 2012 - 3:05am

Petraeus lover ‘filled with guilt and shame’

Speaking through her brother, the ex-lover of fallen CIA chief David Petraeus has broken her silence on the affair that led to his downfall, saying she is “filled with guilt and shame”.

20 Nov 2012 - 9:28am

Obama told of Petraeus scandal pre-election, official suggests

The head of the US House Intelligence Committee has suggested President Barack Obama might have known about former CIA director David Petraeus' extra-marital affair before the November election.

20 Nov 2012 - 4:18am

White House denies David Petraeus' claim on consulate attack in Libya

The White House denied having heavily edited talking points to UN ambassador Susan Rice about the deadly attacks on a US mission in Libya to remove references to terrorism.

19 Nov 2012 - 3:42am

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