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Why Isn’t Assange Charged with ‘Collusion with Russia’?

Prior to the publication of the stolen Democratic-party emails and internal documents, Julian Assange and WikiLeaks exhorted Russian government hackers to send them “new material.”That is what we are told by Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s indictment of Russian intelligence officers. (I won’t offend anyone by calling them “spies” — after all, they were just doing electronic surveillance authorized by their government, right?) Assange wanted the Russians to rest assured that giving “new material...
Tags: London, News, Putin, Obama, Congress, White House, Russia, Dnc, Fbi, Hillary Clinton, United States, Moscow, Cia, Julian Assange, Kremlin, Wikileaks


Corbyn told to back new EU referendum or lose millions of supporters

A generation of young people could desert the party, says Richard Corbett, leader of Labour MEPsJeremy Corbyn has been warned by Labour’s leader in the European parliament and other grandees that the party will be deserted by millions of anti-Brexit voters if it fails to clearly back a second referendum in its manifesto for next month’s EU elections.The message from Richard Corbett, who leads Labour’s 20 MEPs, comes amid growing fears at the top of the party that it could lose a generation of yo...
Tags: Politics, European Union, UK News, Foreign Policy, Labour, Brexit, Jeremy Corbyn


Brexit: Corbyn told to back new EU referendum or lose millions of supporters

A generation of young people could desert the party, says Richard Corbett, leader of Labour MEPsJeremy Corbyn has been warned by Labour’s leader in the European parliament and other grandees that the party will be deserted by millions of anti-Brexit voters if it fails to clearly back a second referendum in its manifesto for next month’s EU elections.The message from Richard Corbett, who leads Labour’s 20 MEPs, comes amid growing fears at the top of the party that it could lose a generation of yo...
Tags: Politics, Eu, European Union, UK News, Foreign Policy, Labour, Brexit, Jeremy Corbyn, Corbyn, Richard Corbett


Reuters People News Summary

A lawyer for New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft on Friday asked a Florida judge not to make public a video that led to the billionaire being charged in a prostitution sting at a massage parlor, calling the evidence "basically pornography." Media companies including ABC and ESPN clashed with Kraft's defenders, saying the judge would violate Florida's public records laws by suppressing the video of Kraft receiving sexual services at the Orchids of Asia Day Spa in Jupiter, Florida. Former U.S...
Tags: Florida, News, Abc, Los Angeles, Barack Obama, Stevie Wonder, New England Patriots, Espn, Kraft, Snoop Dogg, Nipsey Hussle, Jupiter Florida, Robert Kraft, Reuters People News Summary


It's alive! Brexit monster wallows in the mire of European elections – cartoon

As Nigel Farage flits overhead, a baying mob of Tories chases the withdrawal agreement into the swamp Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Politics, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, World news, Foreign Policy, Nigel Farage, Article 50, Brexit


Democratic 2020 Candidates Speak Out in Support of Rep. Omar After President Trump’s Twitter Attack

Trump tweeted an edited clip of Rep. Ilhan Omar speaking and footage from the Sept. 11 attacks
Tags: News, Congress, White House, Uncategorized, Donald Trump, Onetime, 2020 Election


Former top Obama intel lawyer praises 'very shrewd' indictment of Assange for skirting First Amendment issues

Robert Litt, chief counsel to the Director of National Intelligence under Barack Obama, discussed WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on the Yahoo News podcast "Skullduggery."
Tags: News, Obama, Barack Obama, Julian Assange, Wikileaks, National Intelligence, Yahoo News, Robert Litt


Trump Accuses “Radical Left” of Wanting to Retry the “No Collusion Mueller Report”

REUTERS/Jorge SilvaPresident Donald Trump took to Twitter early Saturday morning to question why “Radical Left Democrats” should get the opportunity to “retry and examine the $35,000,000 (two years in the making) No Collusion Mueller Report, when the crime committed was by Crooked Hillary, the DNC and Dirty Cops?” He finished the tweet with, “Attorney General Barr will make the decision!” Trump has vacillated between embracing and criticizing the nearly 400-page report by special counsel Robert ...
Tags: News, White House, Dnc, Department Of Justice, Trump, Reuters, House Appropriations Committee, Mueller, Barr, Robert Mueller, William Barr, Crooked Hillary, Jorge SilvaPresident Donald Trump


Top Democrat Elevates Demands for President Trump’s Tax Returns

Rep. Richard Neal said the Treasury Department's objections lack merit
Tags: News, Congress, White House, Uncategorized, Tax Returns, Onetime


Trump 'strongly looking' at releasing migrants in Dem cities

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Friday he is strongly considering releasing "Illegal Immigrants" into Democratic strongholds to punish congressional foes for inaction on the border— just hours after White House and Homeland Security officials insisted the idea had been rejected as fast as it had been proposed.
Tags: News, Washington, White House, Ap, Homeland Security, Donald Trump, Trump


Timing of May’s ‘festival of Britain’ risks Irish anger

Prime minister’s plan to lift mood after Brexit is set to clash with anniversary of Irish civil warIt was meant to be a glimmer of positivity to unite a divided nation – a festival to celebrate the best of British, bring communities together and strengthen “our precious union”.Yet Theresa May is being warned that her plan for a Festival of Great Britain and Northern Ireland risks doing the opposite. The planned 2022 event, announced at last year’s Conservative conference, was criticised as a hea...
Tags: Europe, Politics, European Union, UK News, World news, Ireland, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, Article 50, Brexit


Brexit: pro-EU parties to use European elections as 'soft referendum'

Lib Dems, Greens and TIG will not form pacts as they look for surge in support for remainPro-EU parties, including the Liberal Democrats, the Greens and the Independent Group, will not form pacts or alliances at the forthcoming EU elections, hoping to use the poll as a “soft referendum” to show a surge in support for remain.If no Brexit deal is passed by parliament, the UK will be required to hold the poll on 23 May. The Lib Dems, the mainstream party hoping to capitalise most on anti-Brexit dis...
Tags: Europe, Politics, European Union, UK News, Foreign Policy, Liberal Democrats, Green Party, Article 50, European elections, Brexit, Chuka Umunna, Siân Berry, The Independent Group


Harold Wilson’s resignation honours – why so controversial?

On February 6 Marcia Falkender, the Baroness Falkender, died. She was one of the late Prime Minister Harold Wilson’s closest and longest-serving colleagues, first as his personal then political secretary. An enigmatic figure, she has been variously reviled, mocked, and defended since the end of Wilson’s political career. Most notoriously she was connected to Wilson’s 1976 resignation honours list, the “Lavender List.”Twice a year, every year, the British government publishes a list of people it ...
Tags: Books, Politics, Featured, History, British, Harold Wilson, Political Parties, British history, British politics, Political History, 20th century British politics, 10 Downing Street, 1weceb, British Honours System, British Political History, Lavender List


The breakout star of Pete Buttigieg’s 2020 campaign? His husband Chasten

Chasten Buttigieg has gained a sizable following – and boosted his husband’s campaign – with his candid social media posts about life on the trailPete Buttigieg watches as his husband, Chasten, plays with their dog Buddy at their home in South Bend, Indiana. Photograph: Joshua Lott/The Washington Post/Getty ImagesAlthough he is yet to formally enter the 2020 presidential race, Pete Buttigieg has wowed crowds at town halls, raised more money than better-known rivals and placed near the top of Iow...
Tags: News, Instagram, White House, New Hampshire, New York Times, Iowa, Times, Peter, Chasten, Human Rights Campaign, Pete, Truman, Adam Rippon, South Bend Indiana, Buttigieg, Pete Buttigieg


Cardi B Talks New Album, the 2020 Election and Her Upcoming Stripper Movie with J. Lo (Watch)

Cardi B won’t be visiting Donald Trump in the White House anytime soon. “I hate him. I just hate him,” the rapper said Friday night at the 2019 Spark Party in WeHo. In an exclusive nterview with Variety, the Grammy-winning artist said she couldn’t elaborate on the Trump comment (“I have a court case, LOL”) […]
Tags: News, White House, Donald Trump, Bts, Trump, Cardi B, Cardi, Spark Party, J Lo Watch


Pro-EU parties to use European elections as 'soft referendum'

Lib Dems, Greens and TIG will not form pacts as they look for surge in support for remainPro-EU parties, including the Liberal Democrats, the Greens and the Independent Group, will not form pacts or alliances at the forthcoming EU elections, hoping to use the poll as a “soft referendum” to show a surge in support for remain.If no Brexit deal is passed by parliament, the UK will be required to hold the poll on 23 May. The Lib Dems, the mainstream party hoping to capitalise most on anti-Brexit dis...
Tags: Europe, Politics, UK, Eu, European Union, UK News, Foreign Policy, Liberal Democrats, Green Party, Article 50, European elections, Brexit, Chuka Umunna, Siân Berry, TIG, Independent Group


How Sanders left political wilderness to become leader of Democratic pack

The senator has effectively not stopped campaigning since 2015 as the political landscape has shifted – but can he grow his 2020 support?There is an saying in US politics, perhaps truer now than ever: every senator looks in the mirror and sees a president looking back. Before Bernie Sanders ran for the White House, his rumpled appearance and shock of unruly white hair suggested that this US senator gave his reflection no more than a fleeting glance each morning.And yet, nearly two months into hi...
Tags: White House, US, US news, Democrats, US politics, Vermont, Bernie Sanders, Sanders, US elections 2020


Trump talks of releasing migrants in Dem cities

President Donald Trump says he is strongly considering releasing "Illegal Immigrants" into Democratic strongholds to punish congressional foes for inaction on the border— just hours after White House and Homeland Security officials insisted the idea had been rejected as fast as it had been proposed.
Tags: White House, Homeland Security, Donald Trump



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