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US spy agencies allege Russia, Iran, Hezbollah tampered in presidential race

Russian President Vladimir Putin knew of and likely directed a Russian effort to manipulate the 2020 US presidential campaign to benefit former President Donald Trump with “misleading or unsubstantiated allegations” against challenger Joe Biden, US intelligence officials said on Tuesday. The assessment was made in a 15-page report into election …

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US accuses Iranian hackers with election tampering through death threats

U.S. security agencies said on Wednesday they had highly credible information indicating that Iranian cyber actors were responsible for creating a website earlier this month featuring death threats aimed at U.S. election officials. The Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Homeland Security Department’s Cyber and Infrastructure Security Agency said in …

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Hundreds jailed for life in Turkish coup plot trial

A Turkish court has jailed 337 for life on Thursday, including army commanders and pilots, accused of carrying out a 2016 coup attempt from an air base near the capital Ankara, Anadolu news agency reported. More than 250 people were killed in the attempt to overthrow the government on July …

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Edward Snowden may earn presidential pardon

President Donald Trump said on Saturday he is considering a pardon for Edward Snowden, the former U.S. National Security Agency contractor – now living in Russia – whose spectacular leaks shook the U.S. intelligence community in 2013. The Republican president’s comments followed an interview (here) Trump gave to the New …

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Russian Escort Nastya Rybka Offers To Reveal Trump-Russia Links In Exchange For Jail Release

An escort who is at the center of a major political scandal in Russia is calling on the United States for help in exchange for information on the election scandal around President Donald Trump’s campaign team. Belarusian-born Nastya Rybka, a self-described sex expert—whose real name is Anastasia Vashukevich—rose to fame virtually overnight earlier this …

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Kushner mocked after news of security downgrade

Late-night comedians had reason to celebrate on Tuesday after the president’s son-in-law and senior adviser, Jared Kushner, lost his top-secret security clearance as part of a West Wing overhaul. Interested in Trump Administration? Add Trump Administration as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Trump Administration news, video, …

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New Jersey man sentenced to life in prison for planting bombs, including one that injured more than 30 people

A New Jersey man who planted a pair of improvised bombs in Manhattan in September 2016, injuring more than 30 people when one exploded, said in federal court Tuesday that he doesn’t “harbor hate towards anyone.” But Ahmad Khan Rahimi said he felt targeted by U.S. law enforcement authorities becausehe observed Islam outwardly through his …

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‘High-level FBI officials’ allegedly involved in Strzok-Page ‘secret society’

The “secret society” referenced in a text message between Trump-bashing FBI lovers Peter Strzok and Lisa Page allegedly involved multiple “high-ranking FBI officials,” a top GOP lawmaker said Wednesday. Senate Homeland Security Committee Chairman Ron Johnson, R-Wis., revealed this week that his committee met with a whistleblower informant who gave more …

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The FBI is investigating the Clinton Foundation

The FBI has been discreetly investigating the Clinton Foundation for months, reviving a probe that was dialed back during the 2016 election amid tensions between Justice Department prosecutors and FBI agents about the politically charged case, according to people familiar with the matter. The investigation is being run out of …

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Trump campaign adviser pleads guilty to misleading investigators about Russia contacts; Manafort indicted on conspiracy

George Papadopoulos, a foreign policy adviser to Donald Trump‘s presidential campaign, pleaded guilty this month to making false statements to FBI agents about his correspondence with Russian nationals and attempts to arrange a meeting between the campaign and Russian officials. Interested in Russia Investigation? Add Russia Investigation as an interest …

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