Democrats say they want to listen to from intel agencies on bounties

Democrats say they want to listen to from intel agencies on bounties

(CNN)A classified White House briefing Tuesday did little to satisfy House Democrats' demands for an explanation of intelligence that Russia offered the Taliban bounties, as Democrats expressed concerns that President Donald Trump's national security team appeared unwilling to brief the President with information he didn't want to hear.House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer took a group…
Impression: Russian democracy is a farce. Putin needs the similar fate for America

Impression: Russian democracy is a farce. Putin needs the similar fate for America

Garry Kasparov is the chairman of the Renew Democracy Initiative. The views expressed in this commentary are his own. View more opinion at CNN. (CNN)The Kremlin bullied and bribed Russians to the ballot box again on Wednesday, the latest episode of what long ago became a painful mockery of democracy. Democracy means choices, and there…
NY Instances: New US memo highlights gaps in intelligence stories on Russian bounties

NY Instances: New US memo highlights gaps in intelligence stories on Russian bounties

(CNN)A recent memo from the council helmed by the nation's intelligence chief confirmed accounts that Russia offered bounties to Taliban fighters to kill US troops in Afghanistan -- but cast the reports as incomplete and potentially dubious, The New York Times reported Friday.Citing three officials, the paper reported that the National Intelligence Council, led by…
CIA did not verbally brief Trump on Russia report, says official – BBC Information

CIA did not verbally brief Trump on Russia report, says official – BBC Information

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption US media has claimed Russia paid Taliban militants to kill American troops President Donald Trump was not verbally briefed on reports Russia paid militants to kill US soldiers, said national security adviser Robert O'Brien, because of a lack of confidence in the intelligence.The CIA officer decided the intelligence was…
Russia experiences a lot more than seven,000 new coronavirus situations – Reuters India

Russia experiences a lot more than seven,000 new coronavirus situations – Reuters India

FILE PHOTO: A pigeon sits next to a medical specialist resting on a bench at the territory of Aleksandrovskaya hospital, amid the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Saint Petersburg, Russia June 5, 2020. REUTERS/Anton Vaganov/File PhotoMOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia on Thursday confirmed 7,113 new cases of the novel coronavirus, pushing its tally to…
Russia reviews far more than 7,000 new coronavirus instances – Reuters British isles

Russia reviews far more than 7,000 new coronavirus instances – Reuters British isles

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia on Thursday confirmed 7,113 new cases of the novel coronavirus, pushing its tally to 613,994. Officials said 92 people had died in the last 24 hours, bringing the official death toll to 8,605. Reporting by Gleb Stolyarov and Andrey Kuzmin; writing by Tom BalmforthOur Standards:The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles.
Even amidst a pandemic, SpaceX is launching much more than at any time

Even amidst a pandemic, SpaceX is launching much more than at any time

Halfway to 2021 — SpaceX’s 11 launches match the total this year by Russia, Europe, and Japan combined. Eric Berger - Jul 1, 2020 1:08 pm UTC Falcon 9 leaps off SLC-40 Tuesday with the 3rd GPS-III satellite for the United States Space Force / Air Force. Trevor Mahlmann This is the first time the…
NY Times: Trump informed in March that Russia provided bounties for US troops in Afghanistan

NY Times: Trump informed in March that Russia provided bounties for US troops in...

(CNN)Russian intelligence officers for the military intelligence GRU recently offered money to Taliban militants in Afghanistan as rewards if they killed US or UK troops there, a European intelligence official told CNN.The official was unclear as to the precise Russian motivation, but said the incentives had, in their assessment, led to coalition casualties. The official…
Review: Why the 2011 Lexus IS250 Facelift (XE20 / GSE20R) is a fantastic used car | Evomalaysia.com

Review: Why the 2011 Lexus IS250 Facelift (XE20 / GSE20R) is a fantastic used...

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Russian driving elite cybercrime discussion board sentenced to nine yrs in prison

Russian driving elite cybercrime discussion board sentenced to nine yrs in prison

A particularly successful Russian hacker is about to serve time behind bars in the US. A federal judge has sentenced Aleksei Burkov, the operator of an elite cybercrime forum, to nine years in prison after pleading guilty in January to two device fraud charges. He’d faced up to 15 years in prison, but that plea…