Thursday, May 5, 2016

Блогеры - экстремисты by SvobodaRadio Thursday May 5th, 2016 at 11:19 AM

Блогеры - экстремисты 

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Duration: 05:25

Суд в Томске отклонил апелляцию по делу местного блогера Вадима Тюменцева, обвиняемого по 282 статье уголовного кодекса: "возбуждение ненависти либо вражды и "экстремизм". Ранее суд первой инстанции приговорил его к 5 годам лишения свободы. В Томской области по экстремистским статьям к реальному сроку приговаривают впервые. Обычно "экстремисты" отделывались условным сроком, штрафами или исправительными работами. За последние три года в Томской области было вынесено около десятка приговоров по экстремистским статьям. В 2015 году в список террористов и экстремистов попал 21 житель области. Самому младшему было 18 лет. Попасть в этот список можно еще до решения суда: достаточно самого факта возбуждения уголовного дела.
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Source: No 'coincidence' Romanian hacker Guccifer extradited amid Clinton probe

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The extradition of Romanian hacker “Guccifer” to the U.S. at a critical point in the FBI’s criminal investigation of Hillary Clinton’s email use is “not a coincidence,” according to an intelligence source close to the case.
One of the notches on Guccifer’s cyber-crime belt was allegedly accessing the email account of Clinton confidant Sidney Blumenthal, one of Clinton’s most prolific advice-givers when she was secretary of state. It was through that hack that Clinton's use of a personal account -- <a href="http://clintonemail.com" rel="nofollow">clintonemail.com</a> -- first came to light. 
Former law enforcement and cyber security experts said the hacker, whose real name is Marcel Lehel Lazar, could – now that he’s in the U.S. – help the FBI make the case that Clinton’s email server was compromised by a third party, one that did not have the formal backing and resources of a foreign intelligence service such as that of Russia, China or Iran. 
“Because of the proximity to Sidney Blumenthal and the activity involving Hillary’s emails, [the timing] seems to be something beyond curious,” said Ron Hosko, former assistant director of the FBI’s Criminal Investigative Division from 2012-2014.
On Tuesday, Lazar appeared in an Alexandria, Va., federal courtroom for his detention hearing, attended by Fox News. He faces a nine-count federal indictment on computer hacking charges and, according to both Romanian and U.S. officials, is expected to be in the country for 18 months.
A spokesman for the FBI’s Washington Field Office, which led the Guccifer investigation, had no comment on the extradition, the timing, and any potential intersection with the Clinton email probe.
On or about March 31, Lazar was extradited 3,700 miles to Alexandria from a prison in Arad, Romania, where he has been serving a seven-year sentence for hacking crimes committed in his native country. His targets in Romania were prominent government officials and political figures whom he often taunted under the name of Micul Fum or “Little Smoke.”
Following his 2014 conviction, Lazar was effectively neutralized in prison and no longer a threat, which makes his transfer to the U.S. all the more noteworthy.
The 44-year-old entered the Alexandria courtroom wearing a green jumpsuit, with the yellow word "PRISONER" stenciled on the back. Lazar appeared confident and relaxed during the four-minute appearance, telling the court he did not need the translator provided for the hearing. 
According to the 15-page federal indictment, Lazar "specialized in gaining unauthorized access to the online accounts of high-profile individuals" including Clinton ally Blumenthal, who appears to be identified as “Victim 5 … a journalist and former presidential advisor who was the true owner of an AOL account with subaccounts known to the grand jury.”
The indictment went on to note that using his alias of Guccifer on Blumenthal’s account, “Lazar attempted to conceal his identity by accessing the account from a proxy server located in Russia.”
In early 2013, news outlets including Russia Today and The Smoking Gun published memos from Guccifer, with excerpts of exchanges between Blumenthal and Hillary Clinton about Libya including details following the 2012 Benghazi terrorist attack.
In a 2015 prison interview from Romania with reporter Matei Rosca for Pando.com, Lazar told Rosca that, "I used to read [Clinton's] memos for six or seven hours ... and then do the gardening." 
From London, Rosca told Fox News he is still in touch with Guccifer’s family, including his wife Gabriela. They “lived poor in a dusty town outside Arad. He did not profit from hacking,” he said.
Rosca emphasized that, “Guccifer has no programming skills and guessed passwords of prominent public figures after reading their biographies.” These included books written by Hillary Clinton, Colin Powell and former president George W. Bush, who were also victimized by Guccifer’s hacking.     
“[Lazar] is a simple and delusional man who has a conspiratorial streak and perhaps wasn’t aware of the damage he was causing. His wife and daughter are back in Romania worrying about him and they have not received a phone call yet since he has been in the U.S.”
Rosca said Lazar also claimed to have stashed “unpublished hacked material in the cloud, some of it relating to the Middle East. … He said he was expecting to collaborate with U.S. security services when the time is right. Presumably that would be now.”
Cybersecurity and terrorism expert Morgan Wright told Fox News, “My question is, why now – why just these cases, and why was it so important to bring him [to the U.S.]? I go back to what’s in common, and that’s the exposure.”
The Romanian government told Fox News that the request to extradite Lazar came from the FBI, but when Fox News asked when the process began, a government spokesperson said they were not authorized to comment further. 
Romanian media have reported the request came on or about Dec. 29, 2015. That would have been shortly after the intelligence community’s identification of emails beyond “top secret” on Clinton’s personal server, which became public in mid-January.
Clinton’s deliberate choice to use a private, unsecure server based in her home and a private email address for her government business as secretary of state remains under federal investigation by the FBI while she campaigns for president. It has been widely reported in the last month that the FBI is setting up interviews with Clinton and her associates, what is believed to be a final phase in the process. 
The FBI declined comment on the case, and the timing, as did representatives from the U.S. Attorney’s office for the Eastern District of Virginia and his court-appointed federal public defender, Shannon Quill.
Hosko, who is not part of the current email probe, read the Guccifer indictment and told Fox News that Guccifer’s technical skills and intent “show the relative ease of getting very close to someone in a high place in government. Not only Hillary Clinton, but Colin Powell and George W. Bush. … It’s important on a couple of levels. Here is an individual in a relatively poor Eastern European country who was able to intrude on sensitive emails about activities in Benghazi.”
While imprisoned in Romania, Guccifer reportedly met with the FBI, members of the Secret Service and members of Cyber Command to discuss how he accessed and read memos marked “official use only.”   
Hosko noted that commitment of resources by the FBI to extradite Guccifer to the U.S. with the cooperation of Romania is significant.
A review of recent federal cases by Fox News found that Guccifer’s extradition appears to be an outlier. Hackers typically are extradited in the event of major financial theft, such as a 2013 case where three Romanian men stole in excess of $2 million in a cyber-fraud ring – and not in cases involving a breach of personal privacy.
Catherine Herridge is an award-winning Chief Intelligence correspondent for FOX News Channel (FNC) based in Washington, D.C. She covers intelligence, the Justice Department and the Department of Homeland Security. Herridge joined FNC in 1996 as a London-based correspondent.
Pamela K. Browne is Senior Executive Producer at the FOX News Channel (FNC) and is Director of Long-Form Series and Specials. Her journalism has been recognized with several awards. Browne first joined FOX in 1997 to launch the news magazine “Fox Files” and later, “War Stories.”
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Ahmet Davutoglu, Turkey’s Prime Minister, Is Expected to Be Replaced 

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Mr. Davutoglu has apparently lost a power struggle, giving President Recep Tayyip Erdogan a chance to further consolidate his power.

Reinventing China's abortion police

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Six months pregnant and forced to have an abortion

Alleged gang members indicted in national takedown of “Gangster Disciples” - WIAT 42

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Alleged gang members indicted in national takedown of “Gangster Disciples”
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) – Wednesday morning, FBI agents raided a Birmingham home at 46th Street and Grasselli Blvd. The raid was part of a 3-year national operation which resulted in the arrests of 30 alleged members of the gang, “Gangster Disciples.”.

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New Plan for Calm Reached in Ravaged City of Aleppo

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The United States and Russia have brokered a localized cease-fire in the Syrian city of Aleppo, where fierce fighting between the government and rebels has resulted in over 280 civilian deaths since late April. The State Department said the reaffirmation of a cessation of hostilities in Aleppo and surrounding areas took effect at 12:01 a.m. Wednesday local time. The Syrian regime said that it would respect implementation of the cease-fire in Aleppo but that the truce was only for 48...

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US Judge May Summon Clinton to Testify on Emails Lawsuit

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A U.S. federal judge says he may order Hillary Clinton to testify in a lawsuit concerning her use of a private email server for official business while she was secretary of state. A conservative group called Judicial Watch is suing the State Department for access to some of the e-mails Clinton sent while secretary of state. It contends the State Department did not release all the details it was seeking under the Freedom of Information Act on former department employees who worked with...

UN diplomat says Islamic State seeking new revenue streams

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The chair of the U.N. committee monitoring sanctions against extremists says the Islamic State group is looking to increase revenue from taxation, smuggling antiquities “and potentially kidnap for ransom” following the loss of some territory and destruction of oil facilities.

Can GOP establishment rally around Donald Trump?

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From: FoxNewsChannel
Duration: 07:33

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Hacker claims he compromised Clinton's personal server

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From: FoxNewsChannel
Duration: 03:09

Marcel Lehel Lazar explains how he exposed the former secretary of state; Catherine Herridge has the jailhouse interview for 'Special Report'

Russian hacker tries selling 272 million stolen Gmail, Hotmail, and other accounts for $1 - Tech Insider

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Russian hacker tries selling 272 million stolen Gmail, Hotmail, and other accounts for $1
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Army captain sues Obama; says he lacks authority to fight IS

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WASHINGTON (AP) - An Army captain sued President Barack Obama on Wednesday, alleging that he doesn't have the proper congressional authority to wage war against Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria.
Capt. Nathan Michael Smith filed the suit in U.S. District Court in Washington as the president is deploying ...
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The Latest: Giuliani, Carson, Christie, in Trump Cabinet?

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WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on the 2016 presidential campaign (all times EDT):
5:43 p.m.
Donald Trump is revealing some possible Cabinet picks if he's elected president.
In an interview with Fox News's "The O'Reilly Factor," the presumptive GOP nominee says he'd consider naming former New York City Mayor Rudy ...

NATO Accepts Israel, 4 Other Nations as Headquarter Liaisons

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The North Atlantic Council on Wednesday agreed to allow Israel and four other non-NATO members to open diplomatic missions to its headquarters in Brussels.
       

Trump Dodges on Whether He’s Met With Vladimir Putin: ‘I Don’t Want to Say’ 

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Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump wouldn’t say Wednesday whether he had ever met with or spoken to Russian president Vladimir Putin.
CNN’s Wolf Blitzer asked him about Russian fighter jets buzzing U.S. ships the latest in a series of military provocations by Russia.
“Lack of respect,” Trump said quickly.
“Lack of respect?” Blitzer asked. “If you were president, what would you tell Putin?”
“I would call him and say, ‘Don’t do it again,’” he said. “I would say, ‘Don’t do it again,’ and I think I’ll have a good relationship with him. So far, we’re off to a good start. He said Trump is a genius, OK? I think I’ll have a good relation—”
“Have you ever met with Putin? Have you ever spoken with him?” Blitzer asked.
“Uh, I don’t want to say,” Trump said. “But I think I’ll have a good relationship with him. Now, I may not. I’ll know pretty quickly, but I would call him and say, ‘Don’t ever do it again. Don’t ever do that again.’
He added it was “highly disrespectful to our military and to our country and to our president.”
Putin and Trump have exchanged pleasantries through the media. Putin called Trump “bright and talented” late last year, and he responded on Morning Joe that Putin is a “leader” and the compliment meant a lot coming from someone who “heads up Russia.” That statement even puzzled MSNBC host Joe Scarborough, who pointed out Putin’s authoritarianism and reported history of killing journalists.
Trump wrapped up the GOP nomination after scoring another rout in Tuesday’s Indiana primary. His last remaining opponents, Sen. Ted Cruz (R., Texas) and Ohio Gov. John Kasich, suspended their campaigns over the past 24 hours, leaving him alone to clinch the nomination.

Hacker 'Guccifer': I Got Inside Hillary Clinton's Server - NBCNews.com

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Hacker 'Guccifer': I Got Inside Hillary Clinton's Server
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The Romanian hacker who first exposed Hillary Clinton's private email address is making a bombshell new claim -- that he also gained access to the former Secretary of State's "completely unsecured" server. "It was like an open orchid on the Internet ...
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Guccifer - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Brian Fallon, national press secretary for Clinton's presidential campaign, denied Guccifer's claims.

'Guccifer' claims he hacked Hillary Clinton's email server

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A Romanian computer hacker who is being extradited to the U.S. told NBC News that he gained access to Hillary Clinton's "completely unsecured" private email server.
Marcel Lehel Lazar, better known by the name "Guccifer," first exposed Mrs. Clinton's private email address, making his claim at least somewhat plausible, ...
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US, Russia agree to extend Syria truce to Aleppo 

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From: AFP
Duration: 00:57

The United States and Russia have agreed to work with Syria's warring parties to extend a shaky truce to the city of Aleppo, the State Department said Wednesday. US Secretary of State John Kerry confirmed this during a joint statement with EU Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini.

AP Top Stories May 4 P 

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Here's the latest for Wednesday, May 4th: Trump is the GOP's presumptive presidential nominee; Takata recall expands; Syrian cease-fire extends to Aleppo; Syria; May the fourth be with you on Star Wars Day.
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Drone Arsenal Fights Climate Change 

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From: VOAvideo
Duration: 02:24

Scientists are just beginning to establish a link between big weather events and climate change, but there's no question that extreme weather intensifies as the planet warms. That’s certainly the case in the Philippines, where increasingly severe earthquakes, typhoons and floods have claimed thousands of lives. As VOA’s Rosanne Skirble reports, the Philippine government has begun flying drones over farmers' fields to help identify risks and take steps to prepare for disaster.
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Donald Trump: I won because I went for 'the knockout... 

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From: CNN
Duration: 01:04

Donald Trump has says that the delegate system is rigged in both the Republican and Democratic parties, and that he won because he went for "the knockout." CNN's Wolf Blitzer reports.

Donald Trump: General election starts now 

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From: CNN
Duration: 00:54

Donald Trump tells CNN's Wolf Blitzer that the general election for the presidency starts now.

Trump is on a vice presidential search after opponents exit

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From: FoxNewsChannel
Duration: 03:07

The Clinton campaign is already organizing against the presumptive nominee; Carl Cameron with the Republican roundup for 'Special Report'
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Addiction Specialist Sheds Light on Prince's Death

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An attorney for a California addiction specialist said at a press conference Wednesday that doctors planned a medical intervention to help Prince with his alleged use of painkillers, but failed to reach the popstar before his sudden death on April 21. Photo: Getty

Clinton tries to go on offense against Trump after Indiana

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From: FoxNewsChannel
Duration: 02:56

Mike Emanuel takes a look at the Democratic side for 'Special Report'

Can Trump self-fund a general election campaign?

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On 'Special Report,' James Rosen explains why campaign veterans say Trump's 'air war' on Clinton is not enough

Trump routs final GOP rivals but some Republicans refuse to fall in line 

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From: PBSNewsHour
Duration: 03:17

The Republican race effectively ended with Tuesday’s Indiana primary, as Sen. Ted Cruz and Gov. John Kasich suspended their campaigns. As presumptive nominee Donald Trump turns his focus to the general election, many of his detractors within the GOP face the question of how to reconcile with their party’s candidate. John Yang reports.

News Wrap: Alberta wildfire forces nearly 90,000 to flee

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From: PBSNewsHour
Duration: 05:52

In our news wrap Wednesday, a wildfire burning since Sunday in Canada’s main oil sands city forced nearly 90,000 people to flee their homes, the province’s largest evacuation ever. Also, President Obama made a long-awaited visit to Flint, Michigan, to address the controversy over the city’s contaminated drinking water.

How Donald Trump defied party wisdom to become the face of the GOP 

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Duration: 07:41

Sen. Ted Cruz and Gov. John Kasich suspended their campaigns after landslide losses in Indiana Tuesday night, leaving Donald Trump as the GOP’s presumptive nominee. For more on Trump’s win, as well as what Sen. Bernie Sanders’ refusal to quit means for Hillary Clinton, Judy Woodruff talks to Susan Page of USA Today and Karen Tumulty of The Washington Post.
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As more U.S. troops arrive, increased risk from ISIS attacks in Iraq 

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From: PBSNewsHour
Duration: 03:47

Navy SEAL Charles Keating died in a firefight with Islamic State militants in northern Iraq on Tuesday. His death comes as the U.S. is moving in more troops and materiel to support the Iraqi military offensive against the terror group. Hari Sreenivasan talks to Loveday Morris of The Washington Post for more on the situation in Iraq and the circumstances of Keating’s death.

Is fatal medical error a leading cause of death? 

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Duration: 05:45

The CDC does not list “medical error” as a cause of death in its annual mortality statistics. But according to researchers from Johns Hopkins University, medical errors are the third leading cause of death in the nation. Hari Sreenivasan talks to Dr. Martin Makary of Johns Hopkins, the report’s author, about why medical errors are usually ignored and how patients and doctors can try to avoid them.

Ben Carson turns from competitor to Trump team member

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From: PBSNewsHour
Duration: 08:07

Dr. Ben Carson started the election cycle as one of Donald Trump’s more popular rivals, before falling support led him to suspend his campaign. In March, Carson threw his support behind his erstwhile opponent. Since then has been one of Trump’s most vocal advocates, and will now help select the GOP nominee’s running mate. Judy Woodruff talks to Carson about his journey from rival to supporter.

CNN travels with Russian troops inside Syria 

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From: CNN
Duration: 01:56

Russians say they have withdrawn a majority of their forces from Syria yet many fighter jets and strike aircraft remain. CNN's Frederik Pleitgen reports from Latakia, Syria.

Iraq Premier Calls for Unity Amid Political Crisis

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Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, facing the test of his political life, urged the country’s rival factions to unite for the sake of fighting Islamic State.

John Kasich drops out of presidential race - CNN

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John Kasich drops out of presidential race
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(CNN) John Kasich is dropping out of the Republican presidential race, he said Wednesday. Kasich's decision to suspend his efforts came after he improbably became the last challenger to Donald Trump, who emerged as the presumptive GOP nominee ...
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Drone Arsenal Fights Climate Change

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I'm Not Voting for Trump. I'm Not Voting for Hillary, Either. - Slate Magazine

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I'm Not Voting for Trump. I'm Not Voting for Hillary, Either.
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Israeli Responds to Hamas Mortar Fire With Airstrikes in Gaza

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The mortar rounds, fired toward Israeli defense forces, were intended to discourage Israel from excavating areas east of Gaza in a search for new tunnels.

Trump Triumphs As Final Rival Kasich Exits

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John Kasich suspends his presidential bid, leaving Donald Trump as the last remaining candidate to claim the Republican mantle.

Former head of Argentine air force on trial for abduction

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The former head of Argentina’s air force and two ex-subordinates are on trial for alleged abduction and disappearance of activists during the South American nation’s 1976-1983 dictatorship.





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Spanish Warrants Point to Russian Govt. Links to Organized Crime 

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Spanish authorities this week issued arrest warrants for several Russians, some of them reputedly close associates of President Vladimir Putin, who are suspected of close ties to organized crime. The Spanish newspaper El Mundo quoted Judge Jose de la Mata of Spain's National Court as saying there is “very strong evidence” against each suspect. Spanish prosecutors claim that the suspects were involved in a wide range of criminal activities, including murder, illegal arms trafficking,...

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Australian Islamic State recruiter killed in U.S. airstrike in Iraq

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SYDNEY (Reuters) - An Australian citizen believed to be a top recruiter for the Islamic State has been killed in a U.S. airstrike in Iraq, disrupting the militant group's ability to lure new fighters, the Australian government said on Thursday.
  

US Worried Political Chaos in Iraq Will Hurt IS Fight

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The White House is expressing concern about rising political chaos in Iraq and the impact it could have on the fight against the Islamic State. The U.S. says Iraq needs a stable, central government to help push back the group. But some say Baghdad may not have a unified government any time soon. VOA's White House correspondent Mary Alice Salinas reports.

US Justice Dept. Declares North Carolina's LGBT Law Illegal

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The U.S. Justice Department says a controversial law in the state of North Carolina limiting legal protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people violates federal civil-rights law and must not be enforced. In a written notice to the state's governor, Pat McCrory, U.S. officials directed North Carolina to confirm that that the new law will not be enforced or risk being sued by the federal government. If North Carolina disregards the U.S. government's position, it...

The Daily Vertical: Spain Pulls Off Putin’s Mask (Transcript)

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The Daily Vertical is a video primer for Russia-watchers that appears Monday through Friday.

Justice Dept. Takes Steps to Restore Watchdogs’ Access to Records – The New York Times 

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Some called for a more lasting solution amid charges that changes by the Obama administration had hindered government inspectors.

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