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Tuesday, May 18, 2021
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Hidden Costs of the Petrodollar Uncovered
The world’s reserve currency relies on oil, dictators, inequality and the military-industrial complex. But a Bitcoin standard could change this.
Barr says Trump's conduct is a ‘betrayal’ of the presidency
Barr also said Thursday that “orchestrating a mob to pressure Congress is inexcusable” in a statement to The Associated Press.
US intelligence agencies say Russia "likely" behind gov’t hack
The agencies said the widespread breaches appeared to be part of a spying, not a disruption, operation.
AG Barr has 'no plan' to appoint Hunter Biden special counsel
Attorney General William Barr on Monday said he has "no plan" to appoint a special counsel to take over the federal investigation into Hunter Biden’s "tax affairs," or one to probe allegations of widespread voter fraud in the 2020 presid...
More than 30 states file suit demanding breakup of Google
It's the second multistate antitrust suit in two days against the search giant, and the latest blow against big tech companies from prosecutors.
US Attorney General William Barr to step down
Barr is one of the most appreciated and trusted person among Trump administration. The decision follows months of complaints from President Donald Trump about the administration’s top lawyer. Barr’s last day will be December 23, ‘just b...
Joe Biden’s victory over Donald Trump confirmed by US Electoral College
The next step will come on January 6, when Congress will be tasked with certifying the Electoral College results.
Barr Kept Hunter Biden Probes From Public to Avoid Election Politics
Attorney General William Barr, in the weeks before November’s election, instructed prosecutors and senior colleagues to prevent word of investigations into Hunter Biden from becoming public and keep the Justice Department out of campaign...
Federal criminal investigation into Hunter Biden focuses on his business dealings in China
After pausing in the months before the election, federal authorities are now actively investigating the business dealings of Hunter Biden, a person with knowledge of the probe said. His father, President-elect Joe Biden, is not implicated.
Biden doesn’t want to launch divisive probes into Trump, aides say — but he won’t be pardoning him either
President-elect walks a fine line between moving forward and ensuring no one is above the rule of law
Nearly 80% of Americans say Biden won White House, ignoring Trump's refusal to concede: Reuters/Ipsos poll
Nearly 80% of Americans, including more than half of Republicans, recognize President-elect Joe Biden as the winner of the Nov. 3 election after most media organizations called the race for the Democrat based on his leads in critical bat...
Attorney General William Barr OKs election probes
Attorney General William Barr has authorized federal prosecutors across the U.S. to pursue “substantial allegations” of voting irregularities before the 2020 presidential election is certified.
Adversaries call for reform of Big Tech after Justice Department sues Google
Calls for increased regulation of Big Tech have been amplified following the Justice Department's filing of a landmark antitrust suit against Google this week.
Trump and advisers considering firing FBI director after election
President Trump has reportedly talked with his advisers about the possibility of firing FBI Director Christopher Wray after Election Day due to the president’s frustration that federal law enforcement officials have not delivered informa...
American trustbusters take on Google
IT WAS a long time coming. On October 20th the Department of Justice (DoJ) at last launched a federal antitrust lawsuit against Google. It is the first time American trustbusters have gone after big tech since their protracted battle aga...
Trump Demands Attorney General Barr Investigate Hunter Biden
President Donald Trump demanded that Attorney General William Barr open an investigation of former Vice President Joe Biden’s son, just two weeks before Election Day.
"Hard blow" to Mexican cartels in the US with more than 1,800 arrested
The Attorney General of the United States, William Barr, and Timothy J. Shea, acting director of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), announced this Thursday the result of an operation that dealt a "severe blow" to the main drug di...
Why are Saudis behind a campaign to target an FBI hero of the 9/11 investigation?
This should be a week for former FBI Special Agent Ali Soufan to celebrate the new edition of his book on global terrorism. Instead, Soufan worries that some of the same terrorists he chased around the world for years are now trying to k...
The Justice Department is reportedly preparing to file antitrust charges against Google
The Department of Justice is planning to file antitrust charges against Google as soon as this month, The New York Times reported Thursday. Attorney General William Barr set a deadline for DOJ lawyers to file the charges by the end of Se...
Ex-FBI lawyer to plead guilty in Trump-Russia probe review
A former Federal Bureau of Investigation lawyer is expected to plead guilty on a charge of altering a document used to justify the surveillance of a onetime Trump campaign adviser, the first criminal charge stemming from a long-running r...
US-China relations are entering a dangerous period- Why cool heads must prevail
In a book of essays called “The Next Great War?”, which examines Sino-American relations through the lens of the first world war, Richard Rosecrance warns of “the tyranny of small things”, the points of friction and misunderstanding betw...
Republican congressman Louie Gohmert, who refused to wear mask, tests positive for coronavirus
Lawmaker was pre-screened before planned Texas trip with US President Donald Trump. Footage shows Gohmert in close contact with Attorney General William Barr on Tuesday, before House panel’s hearing
William Barr at House Hearing: Portland Riots Are ‘an Assault on the Government of the United States’
Attorney General William Barr said at a House Judiciary Committee hearing on Tuesday that left-wing groups like Antifa and Black Lives Matter have “hijacked legitimate protests” over the death of a black man in police custody by rioting ...
US charges four scientists for hiding ties to Chinese government, including one ‘in hiding at consulate’
FBI interviewed visa holders in more than 25 US cities suspected of concealing their ties to the PLA. Tang Juan accused by Justice Department of lying about military affiliation in a visa application before doing research at the Universi...
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