Candace Marie Claiborne, a former employee of the U.S. Department of State, pleaded guilty today to a charge of conspiracy to defraud the United States, by lying to law enforcement and background investigators, and hiding her extensive contacts with, and gifts from, agents of the People’s Republic of China (PRC), in exchange for providing them with internal documents from the U.S. State Department.
According to the plea documents, Claiborne, 63, began working as an Office Management Specialist for the Department of State in 1999. She served overseas at a number of posts, including embassies and consulates in Baghdad, Iraq, Khartoum, Sudan, and Beijing and Shanghai, China. As a condition of her employment, Claiborne maintained a TOP SECRET security clearance...
Could Candace be a part of the Clinton deep-state machine? Candace started working in the State Department during the Clinton Administration, and continued working through the Bush and Obama administrations. She was arrested within the first two months of the Trump administration. The Clinton's have some dark secrets with China which includes selling them U.S. secrets — sounds to us like Candace could have been one of their operatives.
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Technology that translates neural activity into speech would be transformative for people who are unable to communicate as a result of neurological impairments... Here we designed a neural decoder that explicitly leverages kinematic and sound representations encoded in human cortical activity to synthesize audible speech.
Shen Mingbi, 58, of Jupiter was arrested Monday on eight counts of offer to commit prostitution and a single count of deriving support from proceeds of prostitution after a Jupiter (Florida) police investigation.
According to court records, Mingbi was involved in providing sex services to Kraft on Jan. 19 at Orchids of Asia Day Spa. Kraft is accused of getting similar sex services the next day from Lei Wang, 40, at the spa, records said.
“We are honored to have a world-renowned brand such as CZ call Arkansas home,” said Hutchinson, who said he met with the company first at SHOT Show in January. “The location in the growing Port of Little Rock, combined with the high-paying jobs created by the company, will improve the quality of life for all Arkansans.”
The leader of an armed militia group that spent the past two months detaining migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border has been hospitalized after he was attacked in the prison where he was awaiting trial on federal firearms charges, his attorney said.
Larry Hopkins, 69, was in hospital with broken ribs after being attacked on Tuesday at the Dona Ana County Detention Center in Las Cruces, in southern New Mexico, attorney Kelly O'Connell said.
Furniture and artifacts that once belonged to European monarchs and were later snagged by the scions of the Rothschild banking family are heading to the auction block. Call it a royal summer yard sale.
Members of the storied clan, whose extravagant style influenced generations of the mega-rich, consigned about 57 lots to Christie’s July 4 auction in London. The trove is estimated at about 10 million pounds ($12.9 million).
For months, a sophisticated ring of burglars has targeted affluent homes, businesses and cars in Los Angeles and the counties of Alameda, Orange, San Bernardino, Santa Clara and Ventura, lifting jewelry, guns and other valuables, police said. A similar spate of “burglary tourism” is occurring in Texas, Arizona, Colorado, New York and other states, as well as several European countries, the FBI said.
Mr. Trump signed an executive order transferring the background investigations from the Office of Personnel Management, which the administration is aiming to dismantle by the fall of 2019.
The order said the National Defense Authorization Act of 2018 authorizes the Defense Department to conduct background investigations and work with OPM on a phased-in transition for background checks performed by the National Background Investigations Bureau.
A woman “claiming to be the Messiah” who threatened to blow up a California church on Easter Sunday while carrying her baby and a gun is a former digital producer for the NBC-TV affiliate in San Diego. Anna Conkey, 31, was tackled by her fellow churchgoers during the April 21 incident at the Tsidkenu Church in the Clairemont area of San Diego. NBC 7 says Conkey is also a former intern at the station, as well as a U.S. Navy veteran and graduate of San Diego State University.
Hillary Clinton: Mueller documented a serious crime against all Americans. Here’s how to respond.
Our election was corrupted, our democracy assaulted, our sovereignty and security violated. This is the definitive conclusion of special counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s report. It documents a serious crime against the American people...
The previously unreported move is in response to a series of sightings of unknown, highly advanced aircraft intruding on Navy strike groups and other sensitive military formations and facilities, the service says.
"There have been a number of reports of unauthorized and/or unidentified aircraft entering various military-controlled ranges and designated air space in recent years," the Navy said in a statement in response to questions from POLITICO. "For safety and security concerns, the Navy and the [U.S. Air Force] takes these reports very seriously and investigates each and every report.
Conducted by Professor Fariba Deghani, Dr Golnoosh Torabian and Dr Peter Valtchev as part of the ARC Training Centre for the Australian Food Processing Industry that was established in the Faculty of Engineering and IT, the study showed that compounds from elderberries can directly inhibit the virus’s entry and replication in human cells, and can help strengthen a person’s immune response to the virus. Although elderberry’s flu-fighting properties have long been observed, the group performed a comprehensive examination of the mechanism by which phytochemicals from elderberries combat influenza infections... "It inhibits the early stages of an infection by blocking key viral proteins responsible for both the viral attachment and entry into the host cells."
Public health officials have confirmed the presence of the so-called kissing bug in Delaware for the first time in the state's history.
The insect—Triatoma sanguisuga—is a blood-sucking creature that feeds on animals and humans and has a particular fondness for biting faces. While the bites themselves are not necessarily dangerous, the bugs can transmit a parasite that causes Chagas disease, a potentially serious illness.
"We want to know all that we can find out about what these groups are, how they operate. Are they just in one station like the sheriff seemed to indicate?," said Lael Rubin, who serves on the L.A. County Oversight Commission.
Deputies are accused of acting more like gangsters. The group the Banditos have reportedly controlled the East L.A. Station for years. Last fall, the Banditos allegedly attacked several younger deputies after a department party. In a government claim, one deputy said he was "beat, hit and choked into unconsciousness."
The train known as "The Beast" is once again rumbling through the night loaded with people headed toward the U.S. border after a raid on a migrant caravan threatened to end the practice of massive highway marches through Mexico
A long freight train loaded with about 300 to 400 migrants pulled out of the southern city of Ixtepec on Tuesday. They sat atop rattling boxcars and clung precariously to ladders alongside the clanking couplings. Most were young men, along with a few dozen woman and children. Mothers clambered up the railings clutching their infants. Migrants displayed a Honduran flag from atop the train.
Iran’s central bank governor called the U.S. goal to cut his nation’s oil exports to zero “delusional,” and promised to craft policies designed to encourage exporters to inject foreign currency back into the economy.
Abdolnasser Hemmati also urged Iranian authorities to take immediate action to make up the lost revenue, including by promoting non-oil exports.