Monday, November 18, 2019

MixedTimes - Edwin Mora

White House Official Files Lawsuit Against Politico for Having 'Acted in Concert with Schiff' to Leak False Info to 'Further Impeachment Inquisition' 

White House Official Files Lawsuit Against Politico for Having 'Acted in Concert with Schiff' to Leak False Info to 'Further Impeachment Inquisition' 

House Intelligence Committee chairman Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) "acted in concert" withPoliticoto leak allegedly false information from the impeachment inquiry as part of a "scheme" to advance the "inquisition" against President Donald Trump, according to an explosive defamation lawsuit filed by a senior Trump White House official on Monday.

IG Complaint: 'Whistleblower' May Have Broken Law by 'Weaponizing' Leaking to Make Money

IG Complaint: 'Whistleblower' May Have Broken Law by 'Weaponizing' Leaking to Make Money

A complaint recently filed with the Intelligence Community Inspector General (ICIG) reportedly alleges that the "whistleblower" who triggered the partisan impeachment inquiry may have broken federal law by indirectly soliciting money from mainly anonymous sources, potentially including foreigners, via a GoFundMe page.

Transcripts: Volker Says Whistleblower 'Got Some Facts Wrong'

Transcripts: Volker Says Whistleblower 'Got Some Facts Wrong'

Former U.S. Special Envoy to Ukraine Kurt Volker, during his impeachment inquiry deposition last month, highlighted some inaccuracies in the "whistleblower's" complaint that sparked the probe, according to transcripts released Tuesday.

Biden's 'Broad Campaign' to Silence Coverage of Ukraine Corruption Scandal

Biden's 'Broad Campaign' to Silence Coverage of Ukraine Corruption Scandal

Democrat White House hopeful Joe Biden's campaign attempted this week to push the New York Times (NYT), Twitter, and Facebook into extinguishing stories and presidential campaign ads about the Ukraine corruption scandal linked to the former vice president, to no avail.

Lawyer for Impeachment Inquiry 'Whistleblowers' Worked Under CNN's Clapper 

Lawyer for Impeachment Inquiry 'Whistleblowers' Worked Under CNN's Clapper 

One of the lawyers representing the unnamed "whistleblowers" at the center of the impeachment inquiry "reported directly" to James Clapper when the CNN analyst served as the Director of National Intelligence (DNI) under the previous administration, the attorney's professional biography revealed.

Hong Kong Protesters: Police Raping Women After Arrests

Hong Kong Protesters: Police Raping Women After Arrests

WASHINGTON, DC — An online activist wearing a mask and using a pseudonym for fear of retaliation indicated that some Hong Kong police officers have raped detained female protestors at an event here this week.

Afghanistan Reveals Cache of Taliban Explosives Shared with al-Qaeda

Afghanistan Reveals Cache of Taliban Explosives Shared with al-Qaeda

Afghan commandos and an intelligence unit over the weekend raided a Taliban warehouse used to store explosives expected to be used by jihadis from al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) to carry out attacks in Kabul and other "major cities.

Taliban's Opium Fields Blocking Chinese Conquest of Afghanistan

Taliban's Opium Fields Blocking Chinese Conquest of Afghanistan

Fully integrating Afghanistan into China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) will require the construction of rail lines through the southern part of the South Asian country, home to the Taliban's primary stronghold and the nation’s top opium-producing region.

Monitor Group: Bashar al-Assad ‘Main Threat for Christians’ in Syria

Monitor Group: Bashar al-Assad ‘Main Threat for Christians’ in Syria

The Iranian- and Russian-backed regime of dictator Bashar al-Assad is behind more than 60 percent of the 124 attacks against Christian places of worship in Syria during the ongoing war, according to a report unveiled Monday by a monitor group linked to the opposition.

Hong Kong Protesters Plan Nightly 'Scream' Protest

Hong Kong Protesters Plan Nightly 'Scream' Protest

Pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong have launched a nightly screaming protestat 10:00 p.m., belting out protest slogans from their apartments, reportsrevealed on Friday.

5 Horrors of Late Dictator Mugabe's Legacy in Zimbabwe 

5 Horrors of Late Dictator Mugabe's Legacy in Zimbabwe 

The nearly four-decade-long reign of terror at the hands of Zimbabwe's late dictator Robert Mugabe left behind a trail of rampant corruption, death, gross human right abuses, and famine.

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