Monthly Archives: July, 2016

Turkey releases 758 detained soldiers as Erdogan drops lawsuits

Saturday Turkey released more than 750 soldiers who had been detained after an abortive coup, state media reported, while President Tayyip Erdogan said he would drop lawsuits against those who had insulted him, in a one-time gesture of “unity”. More than 60,000 people have been detained, removed or suspended over suspected links with the coup …

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Russia cyber attack: Large hack ‘hits government’

A “professional” cyber attack has hit Russian government bodies, the country’s intelligence service says. A “cyber-spying virus” was found in the networks of about 20 organisations, the Federal Security Service (FSB) said. The report comes as Russia stands accused over data breaches involving the Democratic Party in the US.

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Federal probe into campaign funds latest headache for Dem Gov. Malloy

Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy, a top Hillary Clinton booster and head of the Democratic Governors Association, returned from a starring role in his party’s national convention to gathering storm clouds back home – amid a federal investigation into fundraising surrounding his 2014 reelection campaign.

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Russians ‘likely responsible’ for Clinton campaign hack

What I find amazing is that no one can prove who really did it, yet they continue to point fingers. Since they are doing that, who’s to say that it wasn’t an inside job? Hillary Clinton’s campaign computers have been hacked, said sources who added Friday that the Russian government is likely responsible for yet …

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Americans Renouncing Citizenship Pacing at Record Level

The Washington Examiner says the number of Americans renouncing their citizenship in 2016 is pacing toward record levels for the second consecutive year. In total, 508 Americans renounced in the second quarter, bringing the overall number to 1,666 so far in 2016. At the same point last year, 1,795 Americans had renounced.

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Online child sex abuse investigation identifies 523 potential victims

There are more than 500 children have been identified as potential victims of online sexual abuse during a major investigation by Police Scotland. According to the force, 30 million indecent images were seized and 77 people had been charged during Operation Lattise.

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Pence Settles Into Comfortable Rhythm on Campaign Trail

Mike Pence, the Indiana governor who just two weeks ago was plucked from relative political anonymity to become Donald Trump’s vice presidential candidate, overtook a hotel ballroom in a northern suburb of Detroit on Thursday night.

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Clinton accepts Democratic nomination, says 2016 ‘choice is clear’

Old Kildebeast, living in a fantasy world, trying to tell us everything is wonderful in the world. Hillary Clinton, declaring that the country faces a “moment of reckoning,” sealed her status in American history Thursday night as the first woman to top a major-party ticket, officially taking the torch from President Obama as the Democratic …

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China, Russia plan joint military drills in South China Sea

Thursday China’s military said it will hold joint exercises with Russian forces in the South China Sea, following a recent arbitration ruling that rejected Beijing’s claim to almost the entire strategic body of water.

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North Korea says US has crossed ‘red line,’ warns of showdown over upcoming war games

The cocky little beast is speaking again. North Korea’s top diplomat for U.S. affairs told The Associated Press Thursday that Washington “crossed the red line” and effectively declared war by putting leader Kim Jong Un on its list of sanctioned individuals, and said a vicious showdown could erupt if the U.S. and South Korea hold …

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