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President Vladimir Putin ridiculed the US indictment of 13 Russians in a television interview broadcast late Monday, scoffing at the notion that a person described as his chef could interfere with a US presidential election, the AP reports. Special counsel Robert Mueller in February charged Yevgeny Prigozhin, a wealthy businessman…
Facebook is contending with a new wave of criticism prompted by the U.S. indictment alleging that Russia manipulated social-media platforms—and by a Facebook executive’s attempts to address the issue.
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President Donald Trump used Twitter over the weekend to respond to the latest moves by special counsel Robert Mueller, repeating that his campaign didn’t collude with Russia. He also played down the impact that Russian actions had on the election.
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Israeli police on Tuesday recommended that Benjamin Netanyahu be indicted in a pair of corruption cases , a blow to the embattled prime minister that is likely to fuel calls for him to step down, per the AP . Netanyahu predicted the matter will “end in nothing.” The recommendations marked a dramatic…
Houston rapper Z-RO will not face criminal charges for allegedly beating his then-gf Just Brittany … TMZ has learned. According to court records, a grand jury failed to indict Z-RO Tuesday on felony assault charges. TMZ broke the…
Turkey’s president criticized the U.S. indictment of a former Turkish minister for allegedly conspiring to evade U.S. sanctions on Iran, highlighting the wide reverberations of a years-old case that began as a domestic graft scandal.
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Human society is depressingly prone to fads and crazes which, once passed, we all look back upon with a certain wonder and amazement. The South Sea Bubble, the dotcom boom, Hula Hoops and what the heck was that pet rock thing? Fortunately most of them do pass and we all […]
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By Heidi Brandes OKLAHOMA CITY (Reuters) – Aubrey McClendon, a brash risk-taker who led Chesapeake Energy Corp to become one of the world's biggest natural gas producers, died in a single-car crash on Wednesday, a day after being charged with breaking federal antitrust laws, police said. The U.S. Department of Justice on Tuesday announced that McClendon had been indicted for allegedly colluding to rig bids for oil and gas acreage while he was at Chesapeake, a central player in the U.S. fracking revolution of the past decade. Police said they were investigating the cause of the crash, which occurred when McClendon was driving his 2013 Chevy Tahoe on a sparsely populated, two-lane road.
Just a day after being indicted by a federal grand jury over alleged bid rigging, energy tycoon Aubrey McClendon died Wednesday morning in a fiery car wreck that occurred after he “drove straight into [a] wall” in Oklahoma City. Authorities say they need time to determine if the crash—which…