According to the government proposal, ancient Norse symbols and jewelry can also be banned as hot people against ethnic groups. This applies, among other things, to Thor's hammer, the electoral knot Odens knot and Vegvisir...
In a letter sent, DeSantis, a Republican, directed Florida Secretary of State Laurel Lee to review the election systems in all 67 counties of the state, as well as the development of a plan to "identify and address any vulnerabilities" they may find.
“While the breaches did not compromise the outcome of the 2016 election, nonetheless, they highlight the importance of protecting the security of our elections system," DeSantis said in a statement...
Prosecutors charged Avenatti with stealing about $300,000 of Daniels' advance for her book contract, according to court papers, using that money to pay employees of his law firm and a coffee business he owned... With Wednesday's charges, Avenatti has faced federal indictment three times over the course of about six weeks.
A federal judge has ruled that Qualcomm unlawfully squeezed out cellphone chip rivals and charged excessive royalties to manufacturers such as Apple in a decision that undercuts a key part of its business. The decision vindicates the U.S. Federal Trade Commission two years after it filed its antitrust lawsuit against the San Diego chipmaker.
"U.K.-based chip designer ARM has told staff it must suspend business with Huawei... ARM instructed employees to halt 'all active contracts, support entitlements, and any pending engagements' with Huawei and its subsidiaries to comply with a recent US trade clampdown." This comes about because ARM's designs, which "form the basis of most mobile device processors worldwide" contain “U.S.-origin technology"...
"Britain’s largest mobile phone network has pulled Huawei’s phones from its 5G launch." The newspaper said that EE "had planned to offer Huawei phones but decided to 'pause' their launch due to the uncertainty around the use of the Android operating system,"
“Tax supported attorneys are to do the business of the people — not protect the State’s Attorney in disobeying the law,” Sheila O’Brien argued in the likely long-shot effort. O’Brien, who wants a special prosecutor to look into the abrupt dismissal of charges alleging Smollett staged an attack on himself, also renewed her call for the matter to be transferred to a judge outside Cook County.
The man... is expected to appear later Wednesday in federal court... The suspect also is accused of discussing the surveillance of Trump Tower as a bombing target... He also allegedly lied to enlist in the US Army for training.
“Employees are prohibited from purchasing or using iPhones;... “Employees are not allowed to purchase vehicles made by China-U.S. joint venture automakers. "Employees are forbidden to eat at McDonald’s or Kentucky Fried Chicken. They are not allowed to purchase P&G [Proctor and Gamble, a U.S. maker of household products], Amway [U.S. maker of health and beauty products], or any other American brands. Employees must not go to the United States as a tourist. ”...
....But they really want a do-over! You can’t investigate and legislate simultaneously - it just doesn’t work that way. You can’t go down two tracks at the same time. Let Chuck, Nancy, Jerry, Adam and all of the rest finish playing their games....
This latest incident happened Tuesday, as two pairs of F-22 fighters and an Airborne Warning And Control System, or AWACS, surveillance craft were sent to keep an eye on two Tu-95 bombers and a pair of Su-35 fighter jets, according to a statement by the North American Aerospace Defense Command.
The Russian aircraft remained in international skies and at no time entered U.S. or Canadian sovereign airspace, according to NORAD. But the Russian crafts were inside a buffer zone known as the Alaska Air Defense Identification Zone, officials said.
The memo was shared widely inside the Pentagon but was sent to key lawmakers only after inquiries by The Post. It outlines a half-dozen guidelines, including requirements that military officials and political appointees evaluate whether the request “contains sufficient information to demonstrate a relationship to the legislative function.” The memo urges Defense Department officials to provide a summary briefing rather than a requested plan or order itself.
Scientists think atmospheric winds are responsible for changes in the planet’s magnetic fields. The winds extend from the surface to over 1,860 miles deep where the planet’s interior starts to change from gas to highly conductive liquid metal. It is believed that these winds shear the magnetic fields, stretching and carrying them around the planet. The discovery will help scientists better understand the many mysteries of Jupiter and could even help unlock some of the remaining secrets of Earth’s magnetic field.
An exotic commitment renewal ceremony with his front-line followers was nothing more than a “group (oral sex)” session for alleged cult leader Keith Raniere that was interrupted when federal agents busted into his Mexican hideaway to arrest him, a former member testified Tuesday... one of the women told her it involved a “group b-----b.”“It’s going to be us pleasuring him,” she said the woman told her.
"We have strong reason to believe that Mr. Stone was among three advisors to candidate Trump who was under surveillance by the FBI during the 2016 presidential campaign," Stone's lawyer Paul Jensen wrote in the letter obtained by The Hill. Jensen also said Stone's Fourth Amendment rights may have been violated.
"DOJ has accepted our offer, and will begin turning over to the Committee twelve categories of counterintelligence and foreign intelligence materials beginning this week. Our subpoena will remain in effect, and be enforced should DOJ fail to comply with the full document request," Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., said Wednesday morning.
British Prime Minister Theresa May was under growing pressure to resign on Wednesday after her final Brexit gambit was rejected across the board by lawmakers and even criticized by some of her own ministers...
He also said he would dedicate all his time to shutting Chinese companies out of US capital markets... “It is a massive national security issue to the West,” Bannon said, in a phone interview on Saturday with the South China Morning Post. “The executive order is 10 times more important than walking away from the trade deal. It [Huawei] is a major national security threat, not just to the US but to the rest of the world. We are going to shut it down”.
Already, Robusta and Arabica, the most popular species of coffee globally, are facing a bleak future. Tanzania, Africa’s fourth-biggest coffee producer, said output beginning July may drop 23 per cent to 50,000 tonnes because of a drought and lower crop cycle... The good news, according to Aaron Davis—a botanist from the Royal Botanic Gardens in the UK—is that there are 124 other unknown coffee species that can weather diseases and even climatic changes