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Traces of chemical weapons agent found in shrimp in Sweden

Traces of a chemical warfare agent were found in shrimp caught near the Swedish island of Maseskar, where 28 ships with chemical and other weapons were sunk by the allies after World War II, the Swedish National Water Agency said. “We’re talking about a very low concentration [of chemicals], which isn’t considered dangerous for consumers, but these are substances that ...

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FBI agent who shot a man while showing dance moves at Denver nightclub allowed to carry weapon again

An FBI agent charged with second-degree assault, after accidentally shooting and wounding a person while performing his dance moves, may still carry a gun on and off duty, a court in Denver has ruled. Chase Bishop, 29, shot to nationwide fame on June 2 during a dance battle at the Mile High Spirits club in Denver, Colorado where his federally ...

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Patriotic’ agent dumps James Woods on Independence Day over apparent political differences

Actor James Woods says he was dumped as a client by his “political liberal” agent in an email on Independence Day, which explained that the agent was “feeling patriotic.” Woods, 71, made the announcement on Twitter and included screenshots of the email correspondence between him and agent Ken Kaplan over the July-4 holiday. Kaplan, whose clients also include Kristen Stewart ...

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Dancing FBI agent accidentally fires gun, injures Denver nightclub patron

An off-duty FBI agent dropped his gun on a nightclub dancefloor and accidentally fired the weapon while trying to retrieve it, injuring an unfortunate reveller at the club in Denver, Colorado. The victim, whose identity was not released, suffered a gunshot injury to his lower leg and was taken to hospital with a “good prognosis,” according to local media. Denver police ...

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‘No need to lie:’ Czech President says country produced Novichok, same nerve agent used on Skripals

The Czech Republic has apparently produced and tested a chemical agent known as Novichok, the country’s president, Milos Zeman, told state media. His statement follows an inquiry conducted by the Czech security services. “One has to conclude that our country produced and tested Novichok, even though [it was produced] only in small quantities and then destroyed,” the Czech leader told ...

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'Western intel on Douma incident virtually non-existent, no ground sources' – ex-CIA agent Kiriakou

The US and its allies’ allegations of a chemical attack by Syrian government forces near Damascus are based on speculation since the US doesn’t have any intelligence assets on the ground, former CIA analyst John Kiriakou told RT. “On the ground the intelligence is non-existent, we don’t have an embassy there anymore, we don’t have any kind of official or ...

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‘Is Putin a CIA agent?’ NYT’s ‘dumbest paragraphs ever printed’ ridiculed online

From the newspaper that brought you headlines like “Mother Russia crashes the Oscars,” and “What homoerotic videos can teach us about modern Russia,” comes another smash hit: “Is Putin a CIA agent?” In the lauded journalist’s latest column, Thomas Friedman poses his ridiculous question, before unloading on the Russian leader in fourteen paragraphs of unfounded allegations, personal grievances, and impotent ...

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FBI agent charged over leaks to The Intercept

An FBI agent in Minnesota has been charged over leaking secret documents to The Intercept, reportedly related to threats made by individuals from a particular Middle Eastern country and the FBI’s use of informants. A two-page document filed by prosecutors for the Department of Justice’s National Security Division, cited by the Minneapolis Star-Tribune, charges Terry James Albury with two counts of ...

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