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Mueller’s Dispute With Barr Is a Turning Point on the Road to Impeachment

May 31, 2019           |                                       

CO2 Concentration Is Higher Than Ever in Human History The Left Should Direct the Impeachment Effort AOC Calls for Ban on Revolving Door for Lawmakers Who Become Lobbyists Noam Chomsky: Trump’s “Economic Boom” Is a Sham Trump Is Trying to Ban Climate Science Because… Obama? US Abortion Rights Activists Can Draw Inspiration From Ireland It’s […]

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Kyrgyz Authorities Probe Atambaev's Eavesdropping Accusations

May 30, 2019           |                                       

BISHKEK — Kyrgyz authorities have launched a probe into claims by former President Almazbek Atambaev that his office was bugged by the State Committee for National Security (UKMK). The Military Prosecutor’s Office said on May 30 that Atambaev filed a formal complaint on May 27. If proven true, the allegations would amount to a violation […]

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Bureau wins prestigious prize for superbugs investigation

May 29, 2019           |                                       

The Bureau has won Britain’s top accolade for investigative science journalism at the 2019 Association of British Science Writers (ABSW) Awards. The Bureau’s health and science team won the Steve Connor Award for Investigative Journalism for their story on the continued use of one of the world’s most precious antibiotics just to make chickens grow […]

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Attorney General William Barr is coming under increasing fire from congressional Democrats for statements he made before the release of the Mueller report. Critics say the remarks purposefully downplayed how damaging special counsel Robert Mueller’s report was for President Donald Trump. House Judiciary Committee Chair Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., said Friday morning that his committee has […]

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Glenn Greenwald vs. David Cay Johnston on the Mueller Report

April 19, 2019           |                                       

No More Excuses. Donald Trump Must Be Impeached. Stop & Shop Strikers Are Standing Up for All Grocery Workers As We Mourn Notre Dame, Let Us Remember Black Churches Also Matter After Mueller, White House Press Secretary Is Toast ACLU Demands Investigation Into Pro-Trump Fascist Militia Detaining Migrants It’s Time to Transform the Tax Code […]

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Mueller report re-ignites political warfare in Washington By Patrick Martin 19 April 2019 The release Thursday morning of the report of Justice Department Special Counsel Robert Mueller has become the occasion for a full-scale resumption of the political warfare in Washington between two equally right-wing factions—the Trump administration, with its fascistic base of support, and […]

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After nearly two years of waiting, we have a redacted version of the report of special counsel Robert Mueller. A searchable copy can be found and examine here. The report is 448 pages long and is divided into two volumes. Volume I, in the words of the report, “describes the factual results of the Special […]

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The two-pronged conspiracy theory that has dominated U.S. political discourse for almost three years – that (1) Trump, his family and his campaign conspired or coordinated with Russia to interfere in the 2016 election, and (2) Trump is beholden to Russian President Vladimir Putin — was not merely rejected today by the final report of Special […]

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<!– –> (John Moore/Getty Images) Special counsel Robert Mueller considered bringing campaign finance charges to Trump campaign officials in connection with their June 2016 Trump Tower meeting but ultimately could not establish the value of information offered by Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya. Specifically, Mueller looked at whether the meeting would invoke the ban on campaign […]

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U.S. Attorney General: No Trump-Russia Collusion, 'Not Sufficient' Evidence Of Obstruction

April 18, 2019           |                                       

U.S. Attorney General William Barr said the investigation by Special Counsel Robert Mueller found that Russia interfered in the 2016 U.S. election but did not find evidence of collusion by the Trump campaign or any other Americans. Barr also concluded that “the evidence developed by the special counsel is not sufficient to establish that the […]

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U.S. Attorney General To Release Redacted Mueller Report On April 18

April 17, 2019           |                                       

The U.S. Justice Department says Attorney General William Barr will release on April 18 a redacted version of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. Barr and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who appointed Mueller as special counsel nearly two years ago, will hold a press conference on April […]

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Justice Department Will Release Mueller’s Report This Thursday

April 15, 2019           |                                       

US Military Base Threatens Biodiversity in Okinawa After Israeli Election, We Need to Think Beyond Two-State Solution Threatening the Chair of the Fed Is No Way to Lower Interest Rates Justice Department Will Release Mueller’s Report This Thursday In Face of Death Threats, Omar Says We Must Confront White Nationalism Who Really Got a Tax […]

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As he awaits sentencing in England for breaching bail, and fights possible extradition to the United States, Julian Assange might soon face legal jeopardy in a third country, Sweden, where a woman who says the WikiLeaks founder raped her in 2010 has asked prosecutors to reopen their investigation. Some legal observers think that the complex […]

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Former Estonian Security Agent Suspected Of 'Cooperating' With Russian Intelligence

April 12, 2019           |                                       

A former Estonian security agent who was once awarded a medal for his service to the small Baltic nation has been detained on suspicion of cooperating with Russian intelligence, the director of Estonia’s Internal Security Service (KAPO) said on April 12. Vladimir Kulikov was detained on March 26, Arnold Sinisalu, KAPO’s director general said, adding […]

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In 2016, then-Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julián Castro violated a federal law while campaigning for Hillary Clinton, but the Obama administration chose not to fine or reprimand him. Instead, they praised him for “own[ing] up” to his “inadvertent error.” Castro himself is now running for president. Aside from his short stint leading the federal housing agency, […]

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