Russia Denounces US Senate Report on Meddling as ‘Unfounded’

Russia has denounced a U.S. Senate report which accuses the Kremlin of election meddling with the intent to undermine democracies, saying it is “unfounded” and damaging for relations between the two countries. U.S. Senate Democrats on Wednesday warned that Russian operations to undermine democracy extend far beyond U.S. elections and accused President Donald Trump of failing… Please follow and like us:

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Tighten Monitoring Of Chinese Investments, Experts Tell HASC

WASHINGTON: As China forges ahead trying to grab the head of the technology table by throwing money, policy and people at quantum computing and Autonomous Intelligence, the US should carefully watch what companies China invests in or tries to buy. Those were the conclusions of three of the top China and technology experts in Washington who… Please follow and like us:

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SpaceX says rocket worked fine as spy satellite reported lost

A SpaceX rocket worked fine in its weekend launch of a secretive government satellite, named Zuma, the company said Tuesday after reports the payload did not make it into orbit. “For clarity: after review of all data to date, Falcon 9 did everything correctly on Sunday night,” said Gwynne Shotwell, president and chief operating officer of… Please follow and like us:

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Elites ‘Shocked’ That ‘We Actually Are Going to Protect America,’ Gingrich Says

Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich (R-Ga.) blasted the “elites” who remain “shocked” that “we actually are going to protect America” through President Donald Trump’s policies and actions. He made his remarks during an interview with John Catsimatidis that aired Sunday on AM 970 in New York. Trump shocked many in political and media circles… Please follow and like us:

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China’s investment scrutiny to widen

‘All-around’ supervision of outbound capital to include comprehensive law China plans to adopt an “all-around” supervision program covering all phases of outbound investment, with more steps to fill a policy void and further facilitate legislation in the pipeline, according to the nation’s top economic regulator. With a slew of guidelines on outbound investment having effectively curbed… Please follow and like us:

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Northrop-Orbital: A Sound Merger In Law And Policy

Wall Street investors and Wall Street analysts, along with the Department of Justice, are pondering Disney’s massive acquisition of much of 21st Century Fox, a consolidation that may reshape the entertainment industry landscape. While defense mergers rarely involve anyone’s favorite movies and are financial dwarves compared to ones like 21st Century Fox and Disney, they remain… Please follow and like us:

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US Officials Warn Special Ops Forces Being Stretched to Possible Breaking Point

Add U.S. lawmakers to the ranks of those worried the country’s special operations forces are being stretched to a possible breaking point. Pentagon officials raised the issue months ago, telling lawmakers in May the continuous, heavy reliance on the most elite U.S. forces was threatening to erode their capabilities. Since then, such concerns have only grown,… Please follow and like us:

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Kaspersky blames NSA hack on infected Microsoft software

Embattled computer security firm Kaspersky Lab said Thursday that malware-infected Microsoft Office software and not its own was to blame for the hacking theft of top-secret US intelligence materials. Adding tantalizing new details to the cyber-espionage mystery that has rocked the US intelligence community, Kaspersky also said there was a China link to the hack. The… Please follow and like us:

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Stop The Malignant Misuse Of America’s Military

Last month, Secretary of Defense James Mattis warned that if Congress doesn’t “remove the defense caps,” he said, “then we’re questioning whether or not America has the ability to survive.” This claim that insufficient increases in Pentagon spending threatens American security is flatly wrong. The real and present danger to our national security is the unecessary… Please follow and like us:

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Sparks fly after brief Trump Twitter outage

A rogue Twitter employee managed to silence Donald Trump’s favorite communications tool for 11 minutes, drawing mocking praise from critics of the US president — but also warnings it could set a dangerous precedent. Visitors to @realDonaldTrump around 7:00 pm (2300 GMT) on Thursday were greeted with the message “Sorry, that page doesn’t exist!” Twitter initially… Please follow and like us:

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Sebastian Gorka suggests Hillary Clinton should be tried for treason, executed over Uranium One deal

Hillary Clinton deserves being tried for treason and potentially executed, according to Sebastian Gorka, President Trump’s former deputy assistant. Mr. Gorka made the comment during an interview Thursday evening with Fox News anchor Sean Hannity as the two discussed Mrs. Clinton’s role authorizing the sale of Canadian mining firm Uranium One to Russian state-owned nuclear company… Please follow and like us:

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JAPAN – Why ‘unpopular’ Japanese PM Abe is expected to win Sunday’s polls

Japanese voters head to the polls on Sunday in a general election that is widely expected to hand incumbent leader, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, yet another mandate, despite his unpopularity. FRANCE 24 asked an expert to explain the upcoming vote. In the run-up to Japan’s general election, media polls indicate that Abe’s ruling coalition, which is… Please follow and like us:

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US State Department Explores Blockchain Tools

The U.S. State Department is exploring how blockchain technology could simplify all kinds of bureaucracy. “We’re interested to learn whether blockchain technology can have direct applications to many of the key features of our proposed redesign,” U.S. Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan said Tuesday at a blockchain forum in Washington D.C., according to CoinDesk. Secretary… Please follow and like us:

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Explainer: China’s Crackdown on Big Dealmakers

Over the past few years, Chinese companies have flooded the globe with investments, buying up everything from real estate to football clubs and entertainment companies. As a result, hundreds of billions of dollars in capital have flowed out of the country, draining China’s foreign exchange reserves. But that all has come to a halt this year… Please follow and like us:

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Feds ban Russian software from government computer networks

WASHINGTON — The federal government on Wednesday banned the use of an internationally popular brand of Russian-made security software over concerns that its manufacturer has ties to the country’s spy service and the software could present a threat to national security. The Department of Homeland Security gave federal offices 90 days to eliminate any software manufactured… Please follow and like us:

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