Posts by Mary Chastain  (Page 20)
 

Politico: Obama’s Iran Deal Ticked Off DOJ Officials, Harmed National Security

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Posted by    Monday, April 24, 2017 at 1:00pm 4/24/2017 at 1:00pm

The Iranian Nuclear Deal included many pieces, but one of the least reported items of the deal has been the prisoner swap. Iran agreed to release four Americans while we handed over seven prisoners...

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Why Saudi Arabia Shouldn’t be on the UN Women’s Rights Commission

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Posted by    Monday, April 24, 2017 at 10:00am 4/24/2017 at 10:00am
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Unfortunately, I am not kidding when I say that the UN elected Saudi Arabia to the Women’s Rights Commission. It reminds me of when the

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North Korea Detains Another American Citizen

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Posted by    Sunday, April 23, 2017 at 8:00pm 4/23/2017 at 8:00pm
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Officials in North Korea have detained an American citizen this weekend. The communist kingdom now has three Americans behind bars. Reuters reported:

Korean-American Tony Kim had spent a month teaching an accounting course at the Pyongyang University of Science and Technology (PUST), the university’s chancellor, Chan-Mo Park, told Reuters...

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Second Doctor Arrested for Female Genital Mutilation in Michigan

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Posted by    Saturday, April 22, 2017 at 6:30pm 4/22/2017 at 6:30pm
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Last week, authorities charged Dr. Jumana Nagarwala for female genital mutilation on a 7-year-old-girl. Now authorities have arrested and charged the doctor and his wife, the owners of the Burhani Medical Clinic.

Officials arrested Dr. Fakhruddin Attar, 53, and his wife Farida Attar, 50. They

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ExxonMobil Denied Sanctions Waiver to Drill in Russia

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Posted by    Friday, April 21, 2017 at 7:00pm 4/21/2017 at 7:00pm

The Treasury Department has rejected a request from ExxonMobil to waive Russian sanctions in order for the oil company to drill with PAO Rosneft.

The department received sanctions years ago after Russia invaded Ukraine and annexed Crimea. ExxonMobil, which Secretary of State Rex Tillerson headed, had made plans with Rosneft to drill...

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House Intelligence Committee Requests Sally Yates to Testify Over Russia

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Posted by    Friday, April 21, 2017 at 4:00pm 4/21/2017 at 4:00pm
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The House Intelligence Committee has invited some former President Barack Obama’s administration officials to testify in a closed hearing over the panel’s investigation into possible Russian interference in our presidential election.

The committee included former acting Attorney General Sally Yates who President Donald Trump fired when she instructed Department of Justice “lawyers...

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Trump to Include Dodd-Frank, Taxes in Latest Executive Order

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Posted by    Friday, April 21, 2017 at 2:30pm 4/21/2017 at 2:30pm
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President Donald Trump will sign an executive order for Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to target financial regulations from former President Barack Obama that have caused companies trouble to conduct business.

Mnuchin has said that the orders from Trump “are meant to emphasize the administration’s economic priorities to the American people.” This includes...

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China Using Hackers to Target U.S. Missile Defense in South Korea

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Posted by    Friday, April 21, 2017 at 1:00pm 4/21/2017 at 1:00pm
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I’ve chronicled China’s opposition to the Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense (THAAD), the U.S. missile-defense system in South Korea. The Chinese government has denied retaliating against the system, but one American cybersecurity firm told The Wall Street Journal that it found evidence that Beijing has used hackers to target THAAD.

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Gunman Kills Two at Russian Intelligence Agency Office

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Posted by    Friday, April 21, 2017 at 12:00pm 4/21/2017 at 12:00pm
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A gunman killed two people at the Russian FSB intelligence office in the Far East. From Fox News:

The FSB, the main successor to the KGB, said in a statement that the man passed by metal detectors, entered the reception area of its office in the regional capital of Khabarovsk and...

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Will the DOJ Press Charges Against Julian Assange and WikiLeaks?

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Posted by    Friday, April 21, 2017 at 10:00am 4/21/2017 at 10:00am

Sources have disclosed to the media that federal prosecutors have started to consider pressing changes against Julian Assange and other members of WikiLeaks. The case against the whistleblowing organization spans all the way back to 2010 when it published “diplomatic cables and military documents” to present day when it published the...

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GM Shuts Down Venezuela Plant After Government Seizure

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Posted by    Friday, April 21, 2017 at 7:00am 4/21/2017 at 7:00am
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General Motors has closed down its Venezuela plant after the socialist country seized the plant on Wednesday. Officials swiped the company’s “production facilities and car stock,” which forced GM to lay off 2,700 workers.

The closure comes only a day after Venezuela erupted in more protests that have left at least three...

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ISIS Claims Responsibility for Shooting on Champs-Élysées

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Posted by    Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 8:30pm 4/20/2017 at 8:30pm
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A gunman opened fire on the famous Champs-Élysées in Paris and killed one police officer before being killed himself. The attack left two other people seriously injured.

ISIS immediately claimed responsibility for the terrorist attack. The Wall Street Journal reported:

The assault began around 9 p.m., an Interior Ministry spokesman said, when a...

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Secret Service Will Block Sidewalk on White House’s South Fence

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Posted by    Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 6:00pm 4/20/2017 at 6:00pm

The Secret Service has decided to block the sidewalk on the White House’s south fence. They assured the public that the blockage “will not obstruct the public’s ability to view or photograph the White House” and they will not erect more barriers. From Reuters:

The sidewalk has been closed nightly from 11...

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Russia Objects UN Statement That Condemns North Korea

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Posted by    Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 4:30pm 4/20/2017 at 4:30pm

Last week I blogged about how Kremlin TV declared President Donald Trump is more dangerous than North Korea. Well, on Wednesday, Russia showed more support for North Korea, but this time at the UN while China supported the statement. CBS News reported:

“Russia is slowing this down, and it is not clear...

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FBI, CIA Begin Investigation for Person Who Leaked Info to WikiLeaks

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Posted by    Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 4:00pm 4/20/2017 at 4:00pm
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CBS News has reported that the FBI and CIA have started an investigation to find the person who provided WikiLeaks with secret documents.

The investigation is linked to the WikiLeaks publication of almost 9,000 pages that detailed the CIA’S...

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Patriots Lash Out at NY Times for Comparing White House Visits

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Posted by    Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 10:30am 4/20/2017 at 10:30am
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The media will do ANYTHING to attack President Donald Trump. The New York Times sports section decided to take a jab at him using the New England Patriots visit as ammunition this time.

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Hillary Wants to Know Who Leaked Juicy Campaign Info

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Posted by    Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 7:30am 4/20/2017 at 7:30am

On Tuesday, the book Shattered: Inside Hillary Clinton’s Doomed Campaign hit the bookshelves. It contains juicy details about the infighting and horrible decisions that led to her loss to now President Donald Trump. Now Hillary and her camp want to know who spoke to authors Jonathan Allen and Amie Parnes. The...

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