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Like Obama, Like Trump: Whistleblower Crackdown Sees FBI Leaker Facing Jail

Like Obama, Like Trump: Whistleblower Crackdown Sees FBI Leaker Facing Jail A former Minnesota FBI counterterrorism agent pleaded guilty April 17 to one count of unauthorized disclosure of national defense information and one count of unauthorized retention of national defense information, after leaking classified documents to The Intercept.Source: Like Obama, Like Trump: Whistleblower Crackdown Sees…

Trump’s Crackdown On Pedophiles Ramps Up – Congressman Farenthold Resigns

Trump’s Crackdown On Pedophiles Ramps Up – Congressman Farenthold Resigns President Trump’s promise to end human trafficking and bust D.C. pedophile rings ramped up this week after Congressman Blake Farenthold was forced to resign amid allegations of running an underage prostitution website. According to court records, […]Source: Trump’s Crackdown On Pedophiles Ramps Up – Congressman Farenthold…

Democrats Demand Twitter, Facebook Crackdown On #ReleaseTheMemo “Russian Bots”, There Is Just One Problem…

Democrats Demand Twitter, Facebook Crackdown On #ReleaseTheMemo “Russian Bots”, There Is Just One Problem… by Tyler DurdenZeroHedge.com Tue, 01/23/2018 Last week, a four page memo detailing FBI abuse of FISA warrants against the Trump campaign was circulated within the US House of Representatives Amid calls from several Congressional Republicans, the hashtag #ReleaseTheMemo immediately went viral…

Saudi minister previously detained in corruption crackdown to head Davos delegation

Saudi minister previously detained in corruption crackdown to head Davos delegation RIYADH (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia’s delegation to the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos next week will be led by state minister Ibrahim al-Assaf, who was released from detention related to an anti-corruption purge in November, Saudi sources said. Source:

China urges hotels to review websites as ‘country’ crackdown grows

China urges hotels to review websites as ‘country’ crackdown grows SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China’s tourism authority has urged accommodation companies to review their websites and apps to fix what Beijing deems to be inaccurate labeling of Taiwan or other Chinese-claimed territories as countries. Source:

China hands down harshest sentence in multi-year rights crackdown

China hands down harshest sentence in multi-year rights crackdown BEIJING (Reuters) – China sentenced a prominent rights activist to eight years in jail for subversion on Tuesday, his lawyer said, the harshest sentence passed in a government crackdown on activism that began more than two years ago. Source:

North Korea’s Grinch: Kim tightens Christmas crackdown by outlawing drinking and singing

North Korea’s Grinch: Kim tightens Christmas crackdown by outlawing drinking and singing CHRISTMAS cheer was in short supply in North Korea today with despotic leader Kim Jong-un banning all celebrations linked to the season of goodwill and peace to all men. By SIMON OSBORNEExpress.co.uk Mon, Dec 25, 2017 Gatherings involving alcohol and singing have been…

China shuts down thousands of websites in Internet network crackdown

China shuts down thousands of websites in Internet network crackdown China shuts down thousands of websites in Internet network crackdown  USA TODAYChina has shut down more than 13000 websites after 2015 for breaking the law  FirstpostFull coverage Source: China shuts down thousands of websites in Internet network crackdown From News Feed

China BOYCOTTS Christmas: Crackdown on Christians to save culture from ‘western opium’

China BOYCOTTS Christmas: Crackdown on Christians to save culture from ‘western opium’ CHINA has launched a crackdown against Christmas in a bid to rein in their citizens from ditching local customs for Western festivities. By BELINDA ROBINSONExpress.co.uk Sat, Dec 23, 2017 The festive season is a huge event in China, despite it being an atheist…

SBU’s crackdown on terror funding: Over 100 raids under way in Zaporizhia

SBU’s crackdown on terror funding: Over 100 raids under way in Zaporizhia The SBU Security Service of Ukraine is conducting a series of raids on local officials’ houses in the city of Zaporizhia on Thursday, December 21.Source: SBU’s crackdown on terror funding: Over 100 raids under way in Zaporizhia From News Feed

Doug Kass’ 15 Surprises For 2018: FANG Crackdown, Gold All-Time-Highs, Stocks Slump

Doug Kass’ 15 Surprises For 2018: FANG Crackdown, Gold All-Time-Highs, Stocks Slump Doug Kass of Seabreeze Partners Management,ZeroHedge.com Dec 19, 2017 “The missing step in the standard Keynesian theory [is] the explicit consideration of capitalist finance within a cyclical and speculative context . . . finance sets the pace for the economy. As recovery approaches…