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Mueller Probe Indicts 12 Russians in Hacking of DNC and Clinton Campaign

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Russian intelligence officers accused of hacking, including by spear-phishing employees

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein speaking before a House panel on in Washington on Dec. 13, 2017.
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein speaking before a House panel on in Washington on Dec. 13, 2017. PHOTO: ANDREW HARNIK/ASSOCIATED PRESS

A dozen Russian intelligence officials were charged Friday with hacking into the Democratic National Committee and the campaign of the 2016 Democratic presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton, and distributing stolen emails, according to an indictment obtained by special counsel Robert Mueller’s office.

The officers spear-phished volunteers and employees of the Clinton campaign, obtained log-in credentials, and used them to secretly monitor the computer activity of “dozens of employees,” the Justice Department said. Spear-phishing means sending emails purporting to be from a known or trusted sender.

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein announced the charges at a press conference Friday, saying “the internet allows foreign…

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Salisbury CW Attack / Syria / Iran / Russia Ad Hoc Update (101)

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No surprises in Russia’s continuing promotion of alternate reality, and continuing toxic rhetoric. All while Russia’s internal schisms widen.

Update on Amesbury / Salisbury.

Iran ramps up its export of terrorism, while Netanyahu extracts a promise from Russia to help expel Iran from Syria, while destructive mayhem continues.


TASS: Russian Politics & Diplomacy – Diplomat denounces British defense minister’s statements on Amesbury incident as ‘brazen’

Maria Zakharova wonders how can a political figure «make statements on the incident the investigation into which has not ended yet»

‘Inundated With Requests’: Novichok Vodka Producers Open Up on Sudden Success – Sputnik International

Bristol Dry Gin has drawn much criticism in the UK after it released a 75 percent proof limited edition vodka named after nerve agent Novichok – which sold out within hours. Sputnik has reached the beverage producers to find out more.

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(LONDON) #Brexit Tory MPs were in open revolt last night after full details of Theresa May’s plans for Britain’s post-Brexit links with the EU were revealed: A 98-page Whitehall policy paper set out proposals for an “association agreement” between the UK and the bloc that will leave a swathe of Brussels regulations in place with 17.4-million people condemn the plan: What did you expect from Tory Gov. #AceNewsDesk reports

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#AceNewsReport – July.13: Editor says here’s what we know so far …… 17.4m plus are fuming. Common purpose May works for EU, Merkel is her boss!. https://t.co/QlEkXfRDNk EU citizens will continue to enjoy visa-free rights to come to the UK under the plan: And EU judges are to continue to play a role in resolving dispute between the UK and the bloc……………………Senior Tory backbencher Jacob Rees-Mogg led condemnation of the plans last night……………………..”It is not be something I would vote for nor is it what the British people voted for,” the chairman of the 60-strong European Research Group of Tory MPs said…………”Taken as a whole, this recreates many of the worst aspects of the EU the British people voted to leave. This does not respect the referendum result.”………………He added: “This paper sets out that the UK will be subject to EU laws while having no say in their…

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(LONDON) Latest: Ousted Pakistani prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam to land in Lahore on Friday evening and both are expected to be arrested on touchdown in Pakistan just ahead of general elections on July.25: #AceNewsDesk reports

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#AceNewsReport – July.13: Ousted Prime Minister of Pakistan, Nawaz Sharif, appears with his daughter Maryam, at a news conference at a hotel in London, Britain July 11, 2018: Dubai: Ousted Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz will land in Lahore on Friday evening to face possible arrest ahead of the general elections on July 25 #AceNewsDesk reports

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According to a copy of the flight reservation document obtained by Gulf News, Sharif and his daughter are scheduled to depart London’s Heathrow Airport on Etihad Airways flight EY-18 at 20.25pm on July 12 and reach Abu Dhabi Airport at 7am on July 13. They will stop over in Abu Dhabi for about seven hours before departing for Lahore on flight EY-243,which will arrive at Allama Iqbal International Airport in Lahore at 18.15pm on Friday:

Flights fully booked

Both the…

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12 Russians accused of hacking Democrats in 2016 US election

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Twelve Russian intelligence officers were indicted on charges they hacked into Democratic email accounts during the 2016 U.S. presidential election and released stolen information in the months before Americans headed to the polls, the Justice Department said Friday.

The indictment — which comes days before President Donald Trump holds a summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin — was the clearest allegation yet of Russian efforts to meddle in American politics. U.S. intelligence agencies have said the interference was aimed at helping the presidential campaign of Republican Donald Trump and harming the election bid of his Democratic opponent, Hillary Clinton.

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The indictment lays out a sweeping and coordinated effort to break into key Democratic email accounts, including those belonging to the Democratic National Committee, the Clinton campaign and the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee.

The charges come as special counsel Robert Mueller investigates potential coordination between Russia and…

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Italy in new migrant boat standoff with Malta

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Italy on Friday urged Malta to go to the aid of an overcrowded boat carrying hundreds of migrants, only hours after the Italian president intervened to end a dispute within the ruling coalition over rescued immigrants.

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 Diciotti ship of the Italian Coast Guard, with 67 migrants on board rescued 4 days ago by the Vos Thalassa freighter, enters the Sicilian port of Trapani, southern Italy, Thursday, July 12, 2018

There have been two similar stand-offs with Malta since Italy’s new populist government, which pairs the far-right League party with the anti-establishment 5-Star Movement, took power on June 1.

Interior Minister Matteo Salvini, who is also leader of the League, said Italy would not take in the migrants because they were Malta’s responsibility. Malta, a small island nation, has generally refused to take in large numbers of boat migrants.

Italy has seen more than 650,000 arrivals on its shores since 2014.

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