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    U.S. Energy Secretary Spoofed By Russian Pranksters
    Jul26

    U.S. Energy Secretary Spoofed By Russian Pranksters

    U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry discussed climate change, expanding American coal exports to Ukraine, and natural gas during a recent phone conversation with a Russian prankster who Perry thought was Ukraine’s prime minister. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    US energy secretary Rick Perry duped by Russian pranksters to talk about pig manure
    Jul26

    US energy secretary Rick Perry duped by Russian pranksters to talk about pig manure

    ‘These individuals are known for pranking high-level officials,’ spokeswoman says, after duo tricked Perry into thinking he was talking to Ukrainian PMThe US energy secretary Rick Perry has become the latest victim of a pair of Russian phone pranksters who have previously fooled Elton John into thinking he was chatting to Vladimir Putin.On...

    Marx and Mohammed in Manchester
    Jul26

    Marx and Mohammed in Manchester

    Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, is an investigative journalist and writer focusing on the radical left and Islamic terrorism. There’s good news for Manchester. The city with the highest death rate and some of the worst drug and alcohol problems in England is getting a statue of Friedrich Engels. A...

    US House votes to slap sanctions on Russia, Iran, N. Korea
    Jul26

    US House votes to slap sanctions on Russia, Iran, N. Korea

    The vote in the US House of Representatives will be followed by a Senate vote before the summer recess. AFP Photo WASHINGTON: The US House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to impose tough new sanctions on Iran, North Korea and Russia, a move that will antagonize the Kremlin as well as European nations fearing economic...

    Russian comics dupe U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry with prank call

    Rick Perry optimistically discussed expanding American coal exports to Ukraine and other energy matters during a lengthy phone call this month with a Russian prankster. …read more Source: Global...

    Politics: Senate Judiciary Committee drops subpoena for Paul Manafort to testify in open session
    Jul26

    Politics: Senate Judiciary Committee drops subpoena for Paul Manafort to testify in open session

    The Senate Judiciary Committee issued a subpoena to President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, on Tuesday. The Senate Judiciary Committee issued a subpoena to President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, on Tuesday to compel him to testify before the committee in an open session Wednesday....

    State Actors Are Likely Behind Recent Ransomware Attacks
    Jul26

    State Actors Are Likely Behind Recent Ransomware Attacks

    Ransomware is a type of malware that locks computers until a ransom is paid. This form of cyberattack has become the weapon of choice for cybercriminals, and presumably nation-states. Whereas cybercriminals use ransomware to extract money, nation-states may be using ransomware as a means to test the United States’ cyber resiliency. In late...

    Former NATO Supreme Commander Backs New Russia Sanctions
    Jul26

    Former NATO Supreme Commander Backs New Russia Sanctions

    With U.S. lawmakers expected to finalize new sanctions on Russia this week, former NATO Supreme Commander James Stavridis told VOA that would be a positive move, since he believes President Donald Trump’s administration has taken too weak a stance on Russia. In an interview Tuesday with VOA’s Jela De Franceschi, Stavridis, now dean of...

    House Overwhelmingly Passes Bill Limiting Trump’s Power to Lift Sanctions on Russia
    Jul26

    House Overwhelmingly Passes Bill Limiting Trump’s Power to Lift Sanctions on Russia

    The House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed a bill on Tuesday limiting President Donald Trump’s power to lift sanctions on Russia should the relationship between the two countries improve. Just three Republicans, Reps. Justin Amash (MI), John Duncan Jr. (TN) and Thomas Massie (KY), voted against the measure which passed by 419-3,...

    House passes Russia sanctions bill curbing Trump’s power
    Jul26

    House passes Russia sanctions bill curbing Trump’s power

    WASHINGTON — Eager to punish Russia for meddling in the 2016 election, the House on Tuesday overwhelmingly backed a new package of sanctions against Moscow that prohibits President Donald Trump from waiving the penalties without first getting permission from Congress. Lawmakers passed the legislation, 419-3, clearing the far-reaching measure for...