US Homeland Security Chief Vows to Correct Hawaii’s Missile Alert System

US Homeland Security Chief Vows to Correct Hawaii’s Missile Alert System incoming missile in Hawaii, but said authorities are “all working to make sure it doesn’t happen again.” Officials continued to investigate the circumstances surrounding the Saturday incident in which residents of the western-most U.S. state in the… Please follow and like us:

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Julian Assange: WikiLeaks’ fugitive anti-hero

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange becomes a citizen of Ecuador more than five years after moving into its London embassy Julian Assange: WikiLeaks’ fugitive anti-heroto escape arrest, over a rape investigation that he claims is linked to his whistle-blowing activities. The pale, lanky Australian, a former computer hacker is at the centre of a dispute that his supporters see as a… Please follow and like us:

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Technology – Apple faces probe by Paris prosecutors over ‘planned obsolescence’

Paris prosecutors have launched a probe of US tech giant Apple over suspected “planned obsolescence” in some of its iPhone models. It comes after a complaint by the association Stop Planned Obsolescence (HOP or Halte a l’Obsolescence Programmee) that followed Apple’s admission last month that it intentionally slowed down older models of its iPhones over time.… Please follow and like us:

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Homeland Security data breach compromises personal info of 247K DHS employees

A data breach at the Department of Homeland Security compromised the personal information of nearly a quarter of a million current and former DHS employees, including their names, Social Security numbers, birthdays, positions and pay grades, the agency said Wednesday. Hundreds of thousands of past and present DHS employees have been notified about a May 2017… Please follow and like us:

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Conservatives aren’t done with Steve Bannon yet

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Wednesday repudiated his former chief strategist, saying Steve Bannon was never as influential as he claimed to be — but the far-right candidates who have long clamored for Bannon’s support aren’t willing to disavow him so quickly. In an explosive statement, the president suggested that Bannon had “lost his mind”… Please follow and like us:

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Compass CEO among six killed in Sydney plane crash

Five British vacationers including the head of the world’s biggest catering firm have been killed in a New Year’s Eve seaplane crash near Sydney. Police named the victims as Richard Cousins, 58, CEO of the British-based catering and food services giant, Emma Bowden, 48, Heather Bowden, 11, Edward Cousins, 23 and William Cousins, 25. Australian and… Please follow and like us:

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Roger Stone, former Trump adviser, claims Cabinet members are plotting to remove the president

Some members of President Trump’s own Cabinet have discussed plans to remove him from the White House, according to Roger Stone, Mr. Trump’s former presidential campaign adviser. Mr. Stone claimed during a recent interview aired on C-SPAN that he heard that some members of Mr. Trump’s administration have weighed whether they can invoke the 25th Amendment… Please follow and like us:

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Question Posed: How Did Bob Corker Go from ‘Dead Broke’ to $69 Million Net Worth During 11 Years in U.S. Senate?

“How do you increase your net worth by 69 million dollars while you’re working full-time as a Senator?” That’s the question Rolling Stone reporter Matt Taibbi asked about Senator Bob Corker (R-TN) on Friday. Neither Taibbi nor Rolling Stone are fans of Corker (or of President Trump, Republicans, or conservatism in general). And Rolling Stone has… Please follow and like us:

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Coinbase Down: As Bitcoin Price Falls, Exchange Temporarily Halts Buying, Selling

Friday’s sudden plummeting of bitcoin prices has people asking if the cryptocurrency bubble is popping and now a major player in the space is temporarily halting all buying and selling on its exchange. Coinbase announced the news on its site Friday morning. “All buys and sells have been temporarily disabled. We are working on a fix… Please follow and like us:

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Qatar central bank to probe effort to manipulate riyal

Qatar’s central bank has launched an investigation into what it says are attempts to harm the Qatari economy through the manipulation of its currency, securities and derivatives markets. Sheikh Abdulla bin Saud Al Thani, the governor of Qatar’s central bank, blamed the effort on a Saudi Arabia-led group of countries that imposed an economic boycott on… Please follow and like us:

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Trump: ‘No, I’m not’ firing Mueller, as allies step up attacks on special counsel probe

WASHINGTON — Amid increasing Republican attacks on Robert S. Mueller III over the scope and impartiality of his investigation of Russian campaign meddling, President Donald Trump denied on Sunday that he had any intention of firing the special counsel. “No — no, I’m not,” Trump said on Sunday as he returned to the White House from… Please follow and like us:

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US government admits funding secret UFO programme

The US Department of Defense has admitted that it used to fund a covert programme to investigate sightings of unidentified flying objects (UFOs), according to multiple media reports. The so-called Advanced Aviation Threat Identification Program ran from 2007 to 2012, with $22m in annual funding, according to a New York Times report published on Saturday. It… Please follow and like us:

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Tesla was under federal investigation over Model 3 and may still be, report says

PALO ALTO, Calif. — The Securities and Exchange Commission investigated Tesla over how it was selling its Model 3 sedan, but the company didn’t tell investors about it, and may still be under federal investigation, according to a new report. The firm led by CEO Elon Musk was under investigation by the securities regulator from June… Please follow and like us:

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CIA veterans: Spooks know names of DNC leakers

Julian Assange WASHINGTON – The Central Intelligence Agency knows the identities of the people who leaked DNC emails to the whistleblower organization WikiLeaks during the heat of the 2016 presidential campaign, a former CIA officer contends. Fred Rustmann, who served as an operations officer in the CIA’s National Clandestine Service for 24 years and was a… Please follow and like us:

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U.N. Official Shocked at Poverty In Rural Alabama

A United Nations official investigating poverty in the United States was shocked at the level of environmental degradation in some areas of rural Alabama, saying he had never seen anything like it in the developed world. “I think it’s very uncommon in the First World. This is not a sight that one normally sees. I’d have… Please follow and like us:

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