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Want to know about new FTC head’s conflicts of interest? Too bad, that’s redacted

By ethan / August 31, 2018

Corporate lawyer Andrew Smith’s appointment to head the FTC’s Bureau of Consumer protection raised some eyebrows earlier this summer. Now, a heavily redacted set of documents have done little to allay this concern. According to his financial disclosure form, Smith provided legal services to a host of companies, including Uber, Amazon, JP Morgan, and the […]


All eyes on Putin’s limo: Russian president’s supercar sparks interest among foreign customers

By ethan / July 15, 2018

The manufacturers of a custom-made supercar have seen an increase in foreign interest since the vehicle was added to the motorcade of Russian President Vladimir Putin, according to one of its developers. A custom-made version of the car from the ‘Kortezh’ project made its inaugural appearance at Putin’s swearing-in ceremony in May. The domestically produced limousine […]


Russians’ interest in World War Two on the rise, poll shows

By ethan / June 22, 2018

The majority of Russians remember the date on which Nazi Germany attacked the Soviet Union and about a third can quote stories from relatives who took part in WWII, according to a recent poll. The state-run public opinion research center VTSIOM released the results of their latest study concerning the history and legacy of WWII […]


US has no interest in hearing what Julian Assange can freely say about Russiagate – Max Blumenthal

By ethan / May 28, 2018

The rejection by ‘Russiagate’ investigators in the US to interview WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange shows that they are not interested in hearing him out, journalist Max Blumenthal told RT. Assange, who is currently incommunicado in the Ecuadorean embassy in London, reportedly offered – through an intermediary – to talk to US investigators about the release […]


Mueller probe has ‘massive conflicts of interest’ – Trump

By ethan / March 19, 2018

US President Donald Trump has again used Twitter to take aim at special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe into alleged collusion between his 2016 campaign and Russia. Trump tweeted Monday morning that the Mueller probe is a “total WITCH HUNT with massive conflicts of interest!”  A total WITCH HUNT with massive conflicts of interest! — Donald […]


Vegas shooter possessed child porn, new ‘person of interest’ discovered in case

By ethan / January 20, 2018

A new person of interest has been identified in the case of Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock, but authorities insist he acted alone in the massacre. On Friday, Sheriff Joseph Lombardo of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department (LVMPD) released an 81-page preliminary investigative report on Paddock that reveals a new person of interest in […]

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