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Gun Rights Advocate Maria Butina Charged By Justice Department as Russian Agent

Added: 17.07.2018 1:19 | 14 views | 0 comments

The United States Justice Department announced a Russian national with ties to a top Russian official was charged with conspiracy to act as an agent of the Russian Federation on Monday and was ordered to be held without bond, according to The Washington Post. The indictment details how Maria Butina was arrested on Sunday in the District after the FBI searched her home in April. She appeared before U.S. District Court Magistrate Judge Deborah Robinson who also heard how Butina testified in a closed session before the Senate Intelligence Committee several months ago and that her attorney, Robert Neil Driscoll, said, “we have been offering to cooperate with the government the entire time.” A...

Trump's Defense Of Russia Prompts Outrage From Both Republicans And Democrats

Added: 16.07.2018 23:32 | 12 views | 0 comments

President Donald Trump’s remarks at an extraordinary joint news conference with Russian President Vladi­mir Putin on Monday prompted sharp rebukes from several Republican lawmakers — many of whom are retiring, The Washington Post reported. Ailing Sen. John McCain delivered the strongest broadside, describing it as “one of the most disgraceful performances by an American president in memory.” At the news conference, which took place after the first formal one-on-one summit between the two leaders, Trump refused to back the conclusion of U.S. intelligence of Russian interference in the 2016 election and attacked the probe being led by special counsel Robert S. Mueller III as “a disaster for...

Reggie Watts Wants to Make the Sober Feel High and the High Feel ‘Whoa, This Is Awesome’

Added: 16.07.2018 16:51 | 7 views | 0 comments

Last month, the Washington Post released an article about what happens in the brain while improvising, which included videos and studies about freestyle rappers, jazz pianists, and long-form improvisors. To put it simply, what researchers found is that while improvising, the portion of the brain in charge of creating is ...

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Air Force paid about $10G for toilet seat cover: report

Added: 16.07.2018 5:51 | 7 views | 0 comments

The Air Force last week admitted to paying out about $10,000 apiece to replace three toilet seat covers on a Vietnam-era cargo plan that is still being used, The Washington Post reported.

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Piers Sellers, a British-born climate scientist turned NASA astronaut, dies at age 61 - Washington Post

Added: 15.07.2018 17:19 | 1 views | 0 comments

Piers Sellers, a British-born climate scientist turned NASA astronaut, dies at age 61 - Washington Post

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6 questions from the indictment of 12 Russians for hacking

Added: 13.07.2018 22:17 | 22 views | 0 comments

Some of which The Washington Post has already begun to answer.

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Deputy AG Rosenstein Reveals 12 Russian Military Officers Charged Over 2016 Hacking

Added: 13.07.2018 19:36 | 12 views | 0 comments

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein announced a dozen Russian intelligence officers were being charged with conspiring to hack the computer networks of Democratic organizations and the Hillary Clinton campaign during the 2016 presidential election on Friday, according to The Washington Post. In the latest indictment stemming from the investigation led by special counsel Robert Mueller, 12 members of the Russian military intelligence branch known as the GRU are accused of engaging in a coordinated effort to hack the Democrats along with targeting state election systems, including government agencies and their vendors, to steal information on 500,000 American voters. Rosenstein said the GRU...

Kushner security clearance limits his access to some U.S. secrets: Washington Post

Added: 13.07.2018 1:25 | 25 views | 0 comments

President Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, does not have a high-enough security clearance level to gain access to some of the most sensitive U.S. government secrets, the Washington Post reported on Thursday, citing two people familiar with his access.

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Nigeria Replaces India As Home to the Largest Number of Poor People in the World

Added: 11.07.2018 1:06 | 17 views | 0 comments

A new report says Nigeria replaced India as the country with the most people living in extreme poverty in a remarkable shift in the geography of the world's poorest people, according to The Washington Post. The latest report from the Brookings Institution said on Tuesday Nigeria overtook India in May to become the country with the highest number of those living on less than $1.90 a day. That threshold includes people who struggle to obtain basic necessities including food, shelter, and clothing; while also taking into account the differences in purchasing power between countries. The Brookings Institution based its report on estimates generated by the World Poverty Clock, a model created to...

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Trump Pardons Oregon Ranchers Whose Case Inspired 2016 Malheur Refuge Occupation

Added: 10.07.2018 18:08 | 18 views | 0 comments

President Donald Trump granted pardons on Tuesday to Dwight and Steven Hammon, father and son cattle ranchers in Oregon, who were sentenced to serve prison time on two separate occasions for the same charges of arson on public lands, according to The Washington Post. The two were convicted in 2012 of intentionally and maliciously setting fires on public lands, which carried a minimum prison sentence of five years, but a federal judge deemed the penalty too harsh and offered the two a much lighter prison term on his last day in court before retirement. But prosecutors won their appeal so the Hammonds were resentenced in October 2015 to serve the mandatory minimum. Their case ignited the...

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