Category Archives: Crime & Punishment

Ukraine Probes US Election Meddling in ’16 to Aid Hillary

Ukrainian Prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko announced he has opened a probe into alleged efforts by a Ukrainian to interfere with the 2016 presidential elections on behalf of Hillary Clinton.

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Ex-U.S. intelligence officer pleads guilty to attempted espionage for China

A former U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency officer pleaded guilty to attempted espionage for China, the Justice Department said on Friday.

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Comey scoffs at Barr testimony, claims ‘surveillance’ is not ‘spying’

Former FBI Director James Comey joined the chorus of Democratic critics complaining about Attorney General Bill Barr’s testimony this week that “spying did occur” against the 2016 Trump campaign, claiming he has no idea what the Justice Department leader is talking about — and saying he “never thought of” electronic surveillance as “spying.”

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Barr testifies ‘spying did occur’ on Trump campaign, amid reported review of informant’s role

Wednesday Attorney General Bill Barr testified  that he believes “spying did occur” on the Trump campaign in 2016, as he vowed to review the conduct of the FBI’s original Russia probe — and the focus of a related internal review shifted to the role of a key FBI informant.

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“Lock the vote”

Sen. Bernie Sanders has long fought to restore voting rights for felons who’ve completed their prison sentences. Now the presidential candidate wants to go a big step further – arguing that those currently behind bars should be able to vote too.

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College admissions scandal: Judge warns defendants

Parents including two US actresses accused in a college admissions scandal have been told to be careful while discussing it with their children. A judge told defendants, including Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin, they should take care not to obstruct justice during family discussions. Prosecutors had wanted the wealthy parents to require a lawyer present.

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez hit with FEC complaint for alleged ‘subsidy scheme’

New Yorkers are insane, to have voted for this corrupt moron. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., has been hit with another Federal Election Commission (FEC) complaint, this one alleging she and her campaign manager operated a “subsidy scheme” that ran afoul of campaign finance laws.

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Trump says Navy SEAL accused of war crimes will be moved to ‘less restrictive confinement’

Saturday President Trump announced that Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher, who is accused of war crimes in Iraq, will be moved to ‘less restrictive confinement’ — apparently in response to a push by Republican lawmakers advocating for Gallagher.

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Rahm Emanuel considers suing Jussie Smollett to recoup money wasted on investigation

After publicly blasting the decision to drop 16 charges against embattled “Empire” star Jussie Smollett, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is considering suing the actor to recoup some of the money the city wasted on the lengthy investigation.

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Giuliani: Anyone Who Believes Michael Cohen Is a Fool

Only a “fool” would believe the testimony President Donald Trump’s ex-personal attorney Michael Cohen will give to House lawmakers, Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani told The Washington Post on Wednesday.

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