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Random Thoughts on the Pandemic

 1) Contrast the following two points and, if you have an intelligent way to fill-in-the-blank for the second one, please comment.a) When Trump says `open the schools or I will cut of funding' I disagree, or at least he should talk more about how to do it carefully BUT there is an underlying important and serious issue: how to balance health and education. Similar for when he talks about opening up business's - how to balance heath and the economy.b) When Trump says `hydroxychloroquine is a pote...
Tags: Russia, America, Seo, Global Warming, Iran, South Dakota, Lie, Trump, Thomas Jefferson, Tulsa, Herman Cain, Fauci, Whitehouse, Tulsa Rally


Is the US about to Split the Internet? (slashdot)

The BBC reports: U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says he wants a "clean" internet. What he means by that is he wants to remove Chinese influence, and Chinese companies, from the internet in the U.S. But critics believe this will bolster a worrying movement towards the breaking up of the global internet. The so called "splinternet" is generally used when talking about China, and more recently Russia. The idea is that there's nothing inherent or pre-ordained about the internet being global...
Tags: Google, News, China, Russia, US, Bbc, United States, New York Times, Trump, State, University of Surrey, Mike Pompeo, Alan Woodward, EditorDavid


Belarus Says Longtime Leader Is Re-elected in Vote Critics Call Rigged

Amid heavy repression and the most serious dissent in President Aleksandr Lukashenko’s 26 years in power, a government exit poll said he had won almost 80 percent of the vote.
Tags: News, Russia, Belarus, Demonstrations, Lukashenko, Politics And Government, Protests and Riots, Aleksandr Lukashenko, USSR (Former Soviet Union, Minsk (Belarus, Aleksandr G


'They're not equivalent': Pelosi says Russian election interference more serious than that of China, Iran

Pelosi and other Democrats have called for information about Russia's effort to "denigrate" Joe Biden to be declassified ahead of the 2020 election.         [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Russia, Joe Biden, Usa Today, Pelosi, China Iran


Russia wants to build its own reusable rocket, Roscosmos chief says

The agency also wants to go back to Venus
Tags: Space, Spacex, News, Russia, Trends, Soyuz, Roscosmos, Breaking Twitter


The Trump administration reportedly quashed part of an intelligence report that showed Russia is helping him win the 2020 election

Previous reports from the FBI, CIA, and NSA concluded that Russia attempted to help Trump win in 2016, but Trump has denied those reports' accuracy.
Tags: News, Nsa, Russia, Trump, FBI CIA


National security adviser: 'Almost nothing' left to sanction 'of the Russians'

CBS News' Face the Nation host Margaret Brennan repeatedly pushed National Security Adviser on Sunday to say whether President Trump has told Russian President Vladimir Putin "to knock it off" when it comes to U.S. election interference. O'Brien said he doesn't get involved with his boss's conservations with other world leaders, but said the Trump administration remains committed to keeping Moscow out of the picture.Trump, O'Brien said, has been tougher than his predecessors....
Tags: News, Vladimir Putin, Washington, China, Russia, Iran, Beijing, Moscow, Kremlin, Tehran, Trump, Brien, CBS News Face the Nation, Margaret Brennan, National Security Adviser


O’Brien Claims ‘Almost Nothing’ Left On Russia Sanctions Despite DNI’s Dire Warning

National Security Adviser Robert O’Brien on Sunday dismissed the notion of imposing additional sanctions against Russia even after the DNI warned for the first time that the country detailed a campaign to “denigrate” former Vice President Joe Biden in the November election. On Friday, counterintelligence chief William Evanina issued a statement warning that the Kremlin “is using a range of measures to primarily denigrate” both Biden and “an anti-Russia ‘establishment.’” Evanina also warned tha...
Tags: News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, China, Russia, Joe Biden, Iran, House, Cbs, Nancy Pelosi, Kremlin, Biden, Trump, Dni, William Evanina, Brien


China targeting U.S. election infrastructure with cyberattacks, says O'Brien

Chinese government-linked hackers have been targeting U.S. election infrastructure ahead of the 2020 presidential election, White House National Security Adviser Robert O'Brien said on Sunday, indicating a more active level of alleged Chinese interference. O'Brien's comments appeared to go beyond a statement released on Friday by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence which said China "has been expanding its influence efforts," and that Russia was already trying to undercut Democra...
Tags: News, White House, China, Russia, Joe Biden, Brien, Office of the Director of National Intelligence, O Brien, Robert O Brien


Coronavirus live news: pandemic plunges UK into deepest slump on record; 10 die after fire at Indian Covid facility

British economy to be officially declared in recession this week; Indian hotel used a treatment facility; US passes 5m casesAmerica’s midwest braces for ‘unstoppable’ Covid-19 surgeUS coronavirus updates - live UK ministers reject weekly Covid testing in English schools Brazil scientist’s despair as coronavirus deaths hit 100,000Is generational coronavirus tension real? 3.27pm BST “When 700,000 Scottish children start returning to school from Tuesday, they’ll have to find new ways to mark th...
Tags: UK, Scotland, Russia, India, US, America, World news, Australia news, US news, Infectious Diseases, Brazil, Trump, Mississippi River, Johns Hopkins University, Coronavirus outbreak, COVID


MEANWHILE ABROAD

A large group of deranged camels has been terrorizing local villagers in Russia’s Astrakhan region after a pensioner released them onto the surrounding steppe. We saw them open for the Cowsills. (Thanks to pharmaross)
Tags: Russia, Astrakhan, COWSILLS


Sourdough "baton"

Sourdough "baton" Submitted by Ilya Flyamer on August 8, 2020 - 12:01pm. Continuing from a Russian "black" bread, so-called "baton" is another staple of Soviet and Russian shops. One of the most popular breads, it is delicious, with very slight sweet and buttery notes, and quite close, but very soft crumb. It sure was my favourite bread as a child. Although not typically made with sourdough, after discovering a sourdough recipe I couldn't resist baking a couple of them. And my...
Tags: Russia, Baking, Ussr, Ilya Flyamer


Is the US about to Split the Internet?

The BBC reports: U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says he wants a "clean" internet. What he means by that is he wants to remove Chinese influence, and Chinese companies, from the internet in the U.S. But critics believe this will bolster a worrying movement towards the breaking up of the global internet. The so called "splinternet" is generally used when talking about China, and more recently Russia. The idea is that there's nothing inherent or pre-ordained about the internet being global...
Tags: Google, China, Russia, US, Tech, Bbc, United States, New York Times, Trump, State, University of Surrey, Mike Pompeo, Alan Woodward


Intelligence community's top election official: China and Iran don't want Trump to win reelection, Russia working to 'denigrate' Biden

The US intelligence community's top election security official said in a statement Friday that China "prefers" an outcome where President Donald Trump is not reelected in November and Russia is working to "denigrate" former Vice President Joe Biden's White House bid.
Tags: White House, China, Russia, US, Joe Biden, Iran, Cnn, Biden, Donald Trump, Trump


Intelligence community's top election official: China and Iran don't want Trump to win reelection, Russia working against Biden

The US intelligence community's top election security official said in a statement Friday that China "prefers" an outcome where President Donald Trump is not reelected in November and Russia is working to "denigrate" former Vice President Joe Biden's White House bid.
Tags: News, White House, China, Russia, US, Joe Biden, Iran, Stories, Biden, Donald Trump, Trump


Trump Claims He Is ‘The Last Person’ Russia Wants In Office

President Donald Trump on Friday dismissed a finding from a top U.S. intelligence official that found Russia will “primarily denigrate” Joe Biden in the 2020 election. “I think the last person Russia wants to see in office is Donald Trump because nobody’s been tougher on Russia than I have — ever,” Trump said during a news conference at his golf club in Bedminster, New Jersey on Friday when asked about the intelligence. Earlier on Friday, the director of the National Counterintelligence and...
Tags: News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Congress, Russia, Joe Biden, Iran, Ukraine, Afghanistan, Taliban, Nato, House, Moscow, Nancy Pelosi, Petro Poroshenko, Kremlin


How Russia Findings Divided Trump and Intelligence Agencies

Officials told The New York Times Magazine that the draft of a classified document reporting that Russia favored President Trump in the 2020 election was changed to soften its assessment.
Tags: News, Russia, Richard, Coats, Trump, Dan, Maguire, Beth, Appointments and Executive Changes, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, The New York Times Magazine, Espionage and Intelligence Services, Presidential Election of 2020, Sanner, Grenell


Unwanted Truths: Inside Trump’s Battles With U.S. Intelligence Agencies

Last year, intelligence officials gathered to write a classified report on Russia’s interest in the 2020 election. An investigation from the magazine uncovered what happened next.
Tags: News, Russia, Richard, Central Intelligence Agency, Coats, Trump, Sanders, Dan, Bernard, Shelby, Maguire, Beth, Gina, Patel, Office of the Director of National Intelligence, Pierson


Russia Looks to Africa to Extend Its Military Might

MOSCOW—From Russia’s cyber-meddling in the U.S. presidential elections to its alleged hacking of coronavirus research, it’s clear the Kremlin is keen to undermine the democratic West. And it’s now looking to a new front to extend its hard and soft power and prop up fellow authoritarian regimes: the continent of Africa.Last week, the German newspaper Bild raised alarms about Russia’s growing influence in Africa, citing a classified German Foreign Ministry report that Russia has concluded agreemen...
Tags: News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Washington, China, Russia, Berlin, Africa, America, Syria, Ukraine, West, United States, Egypt, Middle East, United Nations


US intel: Russia acting against Biden; China opposes Trump

U.S. intelligence officials believe that Russia is using a variety of measures to denigrate Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden ahead of the November election and that individuals linked to the Kremlin are boosting President Donald Trump’s reelection bid, the country’s counterintelligence chief said in the most specific warning to date about the threat of foreign interference. U.S. officials also believe China does not want Trump to win a second term and has accelerated its criticism of...
Tags: News, White House, China, Russia, US, America, Joe Biden, Beijing, Kremlin, Biden, Donald Trump, Trump


UN set for showdown over US Iran arms embargo push

The UN Security Council is set next week to roundly reject a US resolution to extend an Iranian arms embargo, diplomats say, setting up a lengthy showdown with repercussions for the Iran nuclear deal. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced on Wednesday that the United States would put forward its long-awaited resolution despite ardent opposition from Russia and China. "The resolution takes a maximalist position on Iran," one diplomat told AFP.
Tags: News, China, Russia, US, Iran, United States, Un, UN Security Council, State, US Iran, Mike Pompeo


US election 2020: China, Russia and Iran 'trying to influence' vote

Russia wants a second term for President Trump while China does not, a US intelligence chief says.
Tags: News, China, Russia, US, Iran, Trump, China Russia


‘I Don’t Care’: Trump Responds To Intel That Russia Is Working To Get Him Elected Again

Trump insists he's the last person Russia would want to see in the White House.
Tags: News, Russia, Intel, Trump


US intel: Russia acting against Biden; China opposes Trump

U.S. intelligence officials believe that Russia is using a variety of measures to denigrate Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden ahead of the November election and that individuals linked to the Kremlin are boosting President Donald Trump's reelection bid, the country's counterintelligence chief said in the most specific warning to date about the threat of foreign interference.
Tags: China, Russia, US, Joe Biden, Kremlin, Biden, Donald Trump, Trump


Russia, China and Iran seeking to influence US ahead of elections, top intelligence official says

Statement says China is opposed to Trump but offers more concrete evidence of Russia’s efforts to undermine BidenRussia is backing Donald Trump, China is supporting Joe Biden and Iran is seeking to sow chaos in the US presidential election, a top intelligence official has warned in a sobering assessment of foreign meddling.The statement on Friday by William Evanina, director of the National Counterintelligence and Security Center, raises fears of a repeat of the 2016 election, when Russia manipu...
Tags: China, Russia, US, Joe Biden, US news, Iran, Hillary Clinton, US politics, Donald Trump, Trump, William Evanina, National Counterintelligence and Security Center, Russia China, Donald Trump China, US elections 2020


Russia Continues Interfering in Election to Try to Help Trump, U.S. Intelligence Says

But a new assessment says China would prefer to see the president defeated, though it is not clear Beijing is doing much to meddle in the 2020 campaign to help Joseph R. Biden Jr.
Tags: News, China, Russia, Iran, Beijing, State Department, Biden, Trump, Office of the Director of National Intelligence, Donald J, Espionage and Intelligence Services, Joseph R Jr, Classified Information and State Secrets, Presidential Election of 2020, Trump U S Intelligence Says


Trump says he may extend unemployment benefits via executive order – live

President speaks at golf club in New Jersey after talks collapseRussia, China, Iran trying to ‘sway voters’ preferences’, official warnsUS added 1.8m jobs in July as states grapple with Covid-19 spikeSign up to our First Thing newsletter 1.20am BST Asked whether the press conference, which was attended by members of his golf club, some of whom were not wearing masks and who were not maintaining social distance, was violating New Jersey guidelines for golf clubs, Trump said no, “Because it’s ...
Tags: China, Russia, World news, Joe Biden, US news, Iran, US politics, New Jersey, US economy, Donald Trump, Trump, Black Lives Matter Movement, China Iran, US elections 2020


U.S. sees election threats coming from China, Russia and Iran

U.S. intelligence officials believe that Russia is using a variety of measures to denigrate Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden ahead of the November election and that individuals linked to the Kremlin are boosting President Donald Trump's reelection bid, the country's counterintelligence chief said Friday in the most specific warning to date about the threat of foreign interference.
Tags: Russia, Joe Biden, Iran, Kremlin, Donald Trump, China Russia


Russia, China and Iran meddling in US elections, top intelligence official says

Statement says China is opposed to Trump but offers more concrete evidence of Russia’s efforts to undermine BidenRussia is backing Donald Trump, China is supporting Joe Biden and Iran is seeking to sow chaos in the US presidential election, a top intelligence official has warned in a sobering assessment of foreign meddling.The statement on Friday by William Evanina, director of the National Counterintelligence and Security Center, raises fears of a repeat of the 2016 election, when Russia manipu...
Tags: China, Russia, US, Joe Biden, US news, Iran, Hillary Clinton, US politics, Donald Trump, Trump, William Evanina, National Counterintelligence and Security Center, Russia China, Donald Trump China, US elections 2020


CS Recommends: Astromythos, Plus Animation & More!

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