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Chief Says Neo-Nazis Wanted Another Charlottesville

June 11, 2019 |

Detroit’s police chief says officers prevented violence by a neo-Nazi group that wanted to spark “Charlottesville No. 2” during a gay pride festival over the weekend, the AP reports. Chief James Craig said Monday that five people among about 15 white supremacists were legally carrying firearms while they traded barbs…
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CNN

Junta chief elected Prime Minister

June 6, 2019 |

The former head of Thailand’s military junta has been formally elected as the country’s next prime minister by members of the lower and upper houses of Parliament, consolidating the military’s grip on power following national elections in March.
CNN.com – RSS Channel – World

Mnuchin, IRS Chief Hit With Subpoenas on Trump Tax Returns

May 11, 2019 |

The Treasury Department and IRS have been put on alert, and they’ve got a deadline. Politico reports on the ongoing Democratic effort to obtain President Trump’s tax returns, with the latest move involving subpoenas from Richard Neal, chair of the House Ways and Means Committee, to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin…
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Iran is using ‘nuclear blackmail’ to negotiate new deal, says former CIA station chief

May 8, 2019 |

Iranian president Hassan Rouhani said Wednesday that he would build up stockpiles of low-enriched uranium and heavy water, used to create nuclear reactors, and end limits to uranium enrichment if Europe doesn’t adequately compensate Iran in the oil and banking sectors within 60 days, a move former CIA station chief Daniel Hoffman calls “nuclear blackmail.”
FOX News

UK Defense Chief Fired Over Huawei Leak

May 2, 2019 |

British Prime Minister Theresa May summarily fired Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson Wednesday after an investigation into leaks from a secret government meeting about the Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei. He denied any involvement in the leak. An investigation was launched last week after newspapers reported that Britain’s National Security Council, which…
Newser

ISIS Chief Appears in Video for First Time in 5 Years

April 29, 2019 |

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, whom Al Jazeera refers to as the “elusive chief” of ISIS and the AP calls “shadowy,” has appeared in a propaganda video for the first time since 2014. The extremist group’s Al Furqan media network published the video message Monday, though it’s not clear when it was…
Newser

Border Patrol union chief blasts Congress over migrant caravans: ‘What are you doing about it?’

April 25, 2019 |

The massive migrant caravan said to be making its way toward the U.S.-Mexico border is a result of Congress “not acting and continuing to encourage illegal immigration”, a border agent and top union official tells Fox News.
FOX News

FCC chief seeks to deny China Mobile from operating in the U.S.

April 18, 2019 |

The top U.S. communications regulator urged the rejection of China Mobile Ltd.’s application to provide telecommunications services in the American market, opening another front in the trade fight between the world’s biggest economies.

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai said Wednesday…


L.A. Times – Business

Days Into New Job, Interior Chief Faces Ethics Inquiry

April 16, 2019 |

Less than one week into his new job, the Interior Department chief is facing an internal ethics investigation. The department’s inspector general announced the inquiry into David Bernhardt after receiving complaints from eight Democratic senators as well as environmental groups, reports the Washington Post . Bernhardt is a former gas and…
Newser

Shop Owner Was Told to Leave Before Blast, Fire Chief Says

April 12, 2019 |

A coffee shop owner killed in a North Carolina gas line explosion was last seen in the doorway of his business after firefighters evacuated his customers and told him to leave, as well, the fire chief said Thursday. New details about what led to the death emerged as authorities raised…
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