Facebook blasted by US and UK lawmakers


nsnbc : Lawmakers in the United States and the United Kingdom are calling on Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg to explain how the names, preferences and other information from tens of millions of users ended up in the hands of the Cambridge Analytica data analysis firm. After Facebook cited data privacy policies violations and announced that More...

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By Ellen H. Brown On Monday, March 19th, 2018

The war on the post office

Ellen H. Brown (nsnbc) : The U.S. banking establishment has been at war with the post office since at least 1910, when the Postal Savings Bank Act established a public savings alternative to a private banking system More...

Oh no, did Trump really walk an elephant into Beijing's "one China fits everybody" porcelain store again?
By nsnbc On Sunday, March 18th, 2018

Trump signed Taiwan Travel Act to promote meetings between US and Taiwanese officials

nsnbc : U.S. President Donald Trump has signed legislation that encourages U.S. officials to promote meetings between U.S. and Taiwanese officials in either the United States or in Taiwan. Trump’s initiative, More...

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By nsnbc On Thursday, March 15th, 2018

Trump fired Tillerson and picked CIA director Pompeo to replace him as Secretary of State

nsnbc : U.S. President Donald Trump has fired Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and picked CIA director Mike Pompeo to replace him. Trump has also nominated Gina Haspel, the current deputy director at the Central More...

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By nsnbc On Monday, March 12th, 2018

Pakistan Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua presses U.S. for reconciliation in Afghanistan

nsnbc : Pakistan Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua on Saturday, during her two-day visit to Washington, stressed the need for restarting the process of reconciliation in Afghanistan. Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua More...

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By nsnbc On Friday, March 9th, 2018

Donald Trump agreed to meet Kim Jong-un by May: Chung Eui-yong

nsnbc : North Korea’s Head of State Kim Jong-un has invited U.S. President Donald Trump for talks and Trump has agreed to meet Kim by May, said South Korea’s National Security Adviser Chung Eui-yong More...

Alleged perpetrators denied Consular access for days - Crime Scene Investigation happened 2 weeks after the fact, after thousands had access to the crime scene.
By Christof Lehmann On Wednesday, March 7th, 2018

US sanctions North Korea over dubious Kim Jong-nam VX nerve agent murder

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : The United States has imposed additional sanctions against the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) a.k.a. North Korea, alleging Pyongyang’s involvement in the assassination More...

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By nsnbc On Friday, February 23rd, 2018

UN Security Council might vote on amended draft resolution on ceasefire in Syria during Friday’s session

nsnbc : The Un Security Council (UNSC) will vote on Friday on a revised draft resolution proposing a 30-day ceasefire to allow deliveries of humanitarian aid and medical evacuations in Syria. The UN-security Council? More...

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By nsnbc On Sunday, February 18th, 2018

Alleged troll factory mastermind and 12 other Russians charged with US election meddling

nsnbc : Delivering on his initial mandate by the Justice Department, U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller revealed the details of what is described as a widespread and coordinated campaign by Russians to influence More...

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By nsnbc On Tuesday, February 13th, 2018

U.S. Defense Department requests $1.4bn for Iraq, Syria train and equip program in 2019

nsnbc : The United States’ Department of Defense (DoD) has requested $1.4 billion for its train and equip programs in Iraq and Syria as part of the continued war against ISIS  in its budget request for the More...