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‘Ratf***er and spy’: British academic sues FBI informant & MSM for calling her Russian ‘honeypot’

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A Russian-born British historian is suing FBI informant Stefan Halper and several news outlets for defaming her as a “honeypot” working for the Kremlin to seduce Trump aide Michael Flynn. She says the scandal ruined her life. Former Cambridge University academic Svetlana Lokhova has demanded $25 million from Halper, along with the Washington Post, New Read More

‘Ratf***er and spy’: British academic sues FBI spy & MSM for calling her Russian ‘honeypot’

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A Russian-born British historian is suing FBI informant Stefan Halper and several news outlets for defaming her as a “honeypot” working for the Kremlin to seduce Trump aide Michael Flynn. She says the scandal ruined her life. Former Cambridge University academic Svetlana Lokhova has demanded $25 million from Halper, along with the Washington Post, New Read More

‘Huge threat to First Amendment’: US seeks to intimidate reporters by indicting Assange – journalist

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The prosecution of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is nothing but an intimidation campaign waged by the US to discourage journalists from revealing Washington’s dirty secrets, journalist Cassandra Fairbanks told RT. The US is apparently seeking to lock Assange away for the rest of his life as an example for all other journalists around the world Read More

Patriots, fighter jets, spies & engineers: What US is sending to Mid East after hyping Iran ‘threat’

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Washington continues to amass forces in the Middle East as the Pentagon accuses Iran of an ‘ongoing threat’ to US allies and interests. Here’s what they plan on sending. Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan outlined the deployment, which he said will include 1,500 troops, a Patriot missile battalion, combat and reconnaissance aircraft, as well as Read More

China denounces U.S. ‘rumors’ and ‘lies’ about Huawei ties to Beijing

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BEIJING (Reuters) – China on Friday denounced U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for fabricating rumors after he said the chief executive of China’s Huawei Technologies Co Ltd was lying about his company’s ties to the Beijing government. A Huawei company logo is seen at the security exhibition in Shanghai, China May 24, 2019. REUTERS/Aly Read More

China denounces U.S. ‘rumors’ about Huawei ties to Beijing

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BEIJING (Reuters) – China on Friday denounced U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for fabricating rumors after he said the chief executive of China’s Huawei Technologies Co Ltd was lying about his company’s ties to the Beijing government. A Huawei company logo is seen at the security exhibition in Shanghai, China May 24, 2019. REUTERS/Aly Read More

‘Modern fascism is breaking cover’: Journalists react to Assange Espionage Act charges

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The US government’s indictment of Wikileaks publisher Julian Assange on 17 additional charges under the Espionage Act has shocked and horrified journalists who are calling it an unprecedented attack on press freedom. The new indictment claims Assange endangered the lives of individuals working for the US government when Wikileaks published leaked documents received from intelligence Read More

Fed officials say trade tensions could threaten growth

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(Reuters) – The recent ratcheting up of U.S.-China trade tensions is creating uncertainties for businesses and could threaten economic growth, four Federal Reserve policymakers said on Thursday. Richmond Fed President Thomas Barkin (L), San Francisco Fed President Mary Daly, Atlanta Fed President Raphael Bostic (2nd R) and Dallas Fed President Robert Kaplan (R) sit together Read More

Trump says ‘dangerous’ Huawei could be included in U.S.-China trade deal

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WASHINGTON/BEIJING (Reuters) – President Donald Trump said on Thursday U.S. complaints against Huawei Technologies Co Ltd might be resolved within the framework of a U.S.-China trade deal, while at the same time calling the Chinese telecommunications giant “very dangerous.” Washington last week effectively banned U.S. firms from doing business with Huawei, the world’s largest telecoms Read More

Up to 175 yrs in prison: US slaps Julian Assange with 17 more charges under Espionage Act

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A federal grand jury has announced 17 additional charges under the Espionage Act against WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange, who is currently in a UK jail awaiting an extradition hearing. The new indictment, made public on Thursday, relates to US documents WikiLeaks published in 2010, and alleges Assange revealed the names of individuals who were working Read More