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Leid Stories—WikiLeaks Docs Confirm Clinton Foundation Crimes—10.17.16

Charles Ortel, former Wall Street financial analyst and leading expert on the Clinton Foundation—which he calls “the largest unprosecuted charity fraud in U.S. history”—has been reporting on the Clinton Foundation’s epic law-breaking as it amassed billions of dollars from high-powered “donors” all over the world looking for favors from the Clintons.

THE SUNDAY TIMES’ SNOWDEN STORY IS JOURNALISM AT ITS WORST — AND FILLED WITH FALSEHOODS BY GLENN GREENWALD

Western journalists claim that the big lesson they learned from their key role in selling the Iraq War to the public is that it’s hideous, corrupt and often dangerous journalism to give anonymity to government officials to let them propagandize the public, then uncritically accept those anonymously voiced claims as Truth. But they’ve learned no such lesson. That tacticcontinues to be …

UK under pressure to respond to latest Edward Snowden claims – Ewen MacAskill and Patrick Wintour

Downing Street and the Home Office are being challenged to answer in public claims that Russia and China have broken into the secret cache of Edward Snowden files and that British agents have had to be withdrawn from live operations as a consequence. The reports first appeared in the Sunday Times, which quoted anonymous senior officials in No 10, the Home Office …

Snowden files ‘read by Russia and China’: five questions for UK government – Ewen MacAskill

The Sunday Times produced what at first sight looked like a startling news story: Russia and China had gained access to the cache of top-secret documents leaked by former NSA contractor turned whistleblower Edward Snowden. Not only that, but as a result, Britain’s overseas intelligence agency, the Secret Intelligence Service, better known as MI6, had been forced “to pull agents out of …

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De-Extinction: Harvard Researchers Have Brought Back The Woolly Mammoth

In the film Jurassic Park scientists spliced the DNA of extinct dinosaurs with modern animals to bring them back to life. The idea that we could bring an extinct species back to life is fantastical and normally reserved for Hollywood fiction, but a new experiment by researchers at Harvard University has reportedly succeeded in mimicking the process used in the blockbuster movie. …