Tag Archives: ‘Fresh

Did CIA’s Kremlin sources ‘go quiet’ or is NYT seeking excuses for lack of fresh ‘meddling’ rumors?

US intelligence is ‘in the dark’ about Russian intentions towards the November midterm elections, the New York Times reports, offering some explanations as to why this might be the case, while ignoring the most obvious one. According to the Times report, written by Julian E. Barnes and Matthew Rosenberg and published Friday, US intelligence agencies got a “detailed assessment” of ...

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Cohen bombshell sparks fresh calls for Trump impeachment – but what happened to Russia collusion?

Michael Cohen’s testimony that Donald Trump told him to violate campaign finance laws is sparking fresh calls for impeachment, with #Resistors curiously silent on how ‘Russia collusion’ became ‘giving women hush money.’ The conviction of Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, on tax and bank fraud charges, coupled with news that the president’s former attorney Cohen, pleaded guilty to a ...

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Russian MP says fresh US sanctions plan down to mid-term elections & Helsinki Summit hysteria

A member of the State Duma Foreign Affairs Committee has said that US senators’ latest sanctions initiative was motivated by the approaching congressional mid-term elections and predicted similar steps from American politicians. “Instead of seeking new routes for the reopening of dialogue, a number of American senators are inventing excuses for sabotaging it,” MP Sergey Zheleznyak told RIA Novosti. “After ...

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Fresh face or red menace? Democrats split on Sanders-backed Ocasio-Cortez

As congressional candidate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez joins Senator Bernie Sanders on the Democrat campaign circuit, some in the party are worried she will rock the boat ahead of the ‘blue wave’ in November. Ocasio-Cortez stunned the Democratic Party and most media observers when she won the June 27 primary in Bronx, New York, in a shocking defeat for Rep. Joe Crowley, ...

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Fresh footage of futuristic weapon tests & development released by Russian military (VIDEOS)

Russian Defense Ministry has released a new batch of videos of cutting-edge weapons, first unveiled by President Vladimir Putin back in March. The footage shows new tests, as well as gives a grasp of the development process. The impressive set of new weapons was unveiled by Putin during his annual speech before the Federation Council back in March. The futuristic ...

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Three out of four Democrats want ‘fresh face’ to take on Trump in 2020

As speculation mounts over who, if anyone, can unseat US President Donald Trump in 2020, 73 percent of Democrats want their party to move away from the familiar candidates and run someone new. Among likely Democrat voters, only 16 percent think the party should promote a candidate who has run before, like Hillary Clinton or Bernie Sanders, a Rasmussen poll ...

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Facebook under fresh political pressure as UK watchdog calls for “ethical pause” of ad ops

The UK’s privacy watchdog revealed yesterday that it intends to fine Facebook the maximum possible (£500k) under the country’s 1998 data protection regime for breaches related to the Cambridge Analytica data misuse scandal. But that’s just the tip of the regulatory missiles now being directed at the platform and its ad-targeting methods — and indeed, at the wider big data economy’s ...

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‘Do u?’ Melania’s jacket sparks fresh outrage amid immigration row

When is a jacket not just a jacket? When it says “I really don’t care, do u?” and is worn by First Lady Melania Trump on a surprise visit to a Texas shelter for illegal immigrant children, driving the media crazy. The first lady flew out to McAllen, Texas, on Thursday morning to visit a shelter for children who crossed ...

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Russiagaters aim high and miss again with fresh attempt to link RT to election interference campaign

Democratic lawmakers have finally managed to expose RT’s extensive efforts to influence the 2016 US presidential election — by releasing a list of advertised tweets, most of which actually had nothing to do with the election. Obviously, RT did everything it could to try and keep its nefarious campaign of interference under wraps, but the day of judgement is finally ...

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US targets Iran with fresh sanctions against airlines

The US Treasury Department has hit Iran with new and heavy sanctions. They target several Iranian airlines that the US claims were delivering weapons to proxy forces in Syria and Lebanon. Iran will be “battling to keep its economy alive” after the latest sanctions, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a speech in Washington on Monday. Pompeo demanded ...

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