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Retired general warns against letting China dominate 5G networks

January 5, 2019 |

China’s desire to dominate new wireless technology poses a global threat that should be thwarted by a new, secure network, according to a former Trump administration official whose call for an enlarged U.S. government role caused an uproar last year.

China will gain a capability for mayhem and…


L.A. Times – Business

Schiff says Trump is ‘weak,’ promises to call acting Attorney General Whitaker before Congress

November 25, 2018 |

Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif, continued his public feud with President Trump on Sunday, calling him “weak” and promising to get to the bottom of Matthew Whitaker’s appointment as acting attorney general.
FOX News

Legal Spat Swells Over Naming Matthew Whitaker Acting Attorney General

November 11, 2018 |

As Matthew Whitaker took charge of the Justice Department this week, Democrats and some Republicans questioned whether he was legally eligible to serve as acting attorney general. The answer isn’t clear.
WSJ.com: What’s News Asia

Iran general defiantly answers Trump’s ‘Game of Thrones’ meme with one of his own

November 3, 2018 |

An Iranian general has responded to President Trump’s “Game of Thrones”-inspired meme poster warning of sanctions with a Thrones meme of his own.
FOX News

TMZ

United Nations General Assembly Events Cost U.S. Taxpayers Millions

September 27, 2018 |

The United States paid millions to host the United Nations’ General Assembly this year … ironic since President Trump became the butt of the meeting’s biggest joke. We obtained federal docs outlining costs associated with the Lotte Hotel in…

TMZ.com

Attorney general announces review of social media platforms following Capitol Hill hearing

September 5, 2018 |

Lawmakers on Capitol Hill questioned top executives at Facebook and Twitter on Wednesday about their companies’ ability to thwart foreign interference, and hinted that industry regulations may be coming.

The “size and reach of your platforms demand that we, as policy-makers, do our job, to ensure…


L.A. Times – Business

General Takes Over Afghan Effort at Uncertain Moment

September 4, 2018 |

A veteran of the U.S. military’s most elite and secretive combat units took command of American and NATO forces in Afghanistan, citing the danger posed by terrorist sanctuaries to explain why the mission must continue.
WSJ.com: What’s News Asia

Hosts Off Air After Calling Sikh Attorney General ‘Turban Man’

July 27, 2018 |

The hosts of a popular New Jersey radio show were off the air Thursday after calling the nation’s first Sikh attorney general “turban man”—the latest slur against a career prosecutor who says he faces countless “small indignities and humiliations” no matter how far he rises or how important his…
Newser

Top US General: N. Korea Hasn’t Nixed Nuke Production

July 23, 2018 |

President Trump declared North Korea was “no longer a nuclear threat” after his summit last month with Kim Jong Un, but the latest assessment from the Korean Peninsula’s top US military commander offers a different take. The North’s nuclear “production capability is still intact,” Army Gen. Vincent Brooks, via a…
Newser

School Quotes Nazi General in ‘Inspirational’ Email

June 22, 2018 |

Nothing like quoting a Nazi general to inspire your student body—although Nazi generals are, you know, Nazis . Exeter University in South West England has apologized after sending a mass email to staff and students quoting former Nazi general Erwin Rommel, USA Today reports. “One cannot permit unique opportunities to…
Newser