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The Coming American-Russian Alliance Against China

While the progressive left sees a Russian spy around every corner, there is a very real possibility that Washington and Moscow will collude for a …

Geopolitics

Singapore woman jailed in 'Fat Leonard' US Navy graft case

A Singaporean woman was sentenced to 33 months in jail Friday for her role in a massive bribery scandal dubbed the "Fat Leonard" case that rocked the …

Corruption

Lessons in Chinese history as America shuts off from the world

<i>By Walid Hejazi, University of Toronto</i>Those who have studied history understand the importance of being engaged in the global economy.Two thousand …

Globalization

IGP: Jho Low gave our police team the slip in Hong Kong

PUTRAJAYA, July 5 — Tycoon Low Taek Jho, wanted here in connection with the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) scandal, was able to leave Hong Kong …

Hong Kong

The cover-up: Malaysian officials reveal just how much 1MDB probe was obstructed

1 / 6<p>FILE PHOTO: Malaysia’s former PM Najib Razak attends UMNO’s 72th anniversary celebrations in Kuala Lumpur<p>FILE PHOTO: Malaysia’s former Prime …

Asia

‘Gifts’ can be considered bribes under the law, DAP Youth reminds Najib

IPOH, June 28 — Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s admission that he had received presents during his time in public service is enough to …

Asia

Reality Winner, The NSA Analyst Who Leaked Details Of A Russian Hacking Campaign, Will Plead Guilty, Her Mother Says

The NSA document she leaked detailed which US election offices had received spear-phishing emails from Russia's military intelligence agency, something the US government still has not discussed publicly.<p>A former National Security Agency employee will plead guilty to leaking a top-secret report …

Surveillance

Exclusive - Malaysia's Najib explains why he had so many luxury handbags, lots of cash, jewellery

LANGKAWI, Malaysia (Reuters) - Former Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak says he shouldn’t be blamed for the multi-billion-dollar 1MDB scandal, and declares he knows nothing about money from the state fund appearing in his personal account.<p>Malaysia's former prime minister Najib Razak speaks to …

Asia

Exclusive - Malaysia seeks to lay multiple charges against ex-PM Najib over 1MDB: Mahathir

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Embezzlement and bribery with government money are among the charges that Malaysia is looking to bring against former prime minister Najib Razak following a probe into funds allegedly looted from the state-run fund 1MDB, Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said on …

Salesforce Chief Product Officer: Only 15% Of Companies Prepared For Fourth Industrial Revolution

In the beginning was steam. Then electricity, and most recently computing. But the fourth industrial revolution, Salesforce chief product officer Bret Taylor says, is characterized by the rise of intelligence.<p>And only 15% of companies are ready for the shift.<p>“We’re currently in the fourth …

Salesforce

Donald Trump's big fail on North Korea: He didn't prepare and he got played

Kim Jong Un is a ruthless butcher. For Donald Trump to claim North Koreans love him shows how badly he misjudged Kim or just wanted a 'deal.' Any deal.<p>Here’s how hyperpartisan our bizarro world has become: Many of the same folks who, a few years ago, blasted President Obama for going to Cuba and …

Donald Trump

Malaysian PM introduces no-gift policy for ministers

Kuala Lumpur, June 8 (IANS) Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad on Friday introduced a no-gift policy for his cabinet ministers as he vowed to …

Malaysia to probe Najib government's $2-billion payments to Chinese pipeline firm

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysia’s finance minister announced plans on Tuesday to report to the anti-graft agency upfront payments of billions of ringgit the previous administration made to a Chinese firm for two pipeline projects that have barely begun.<p>Malaysia's former prime minister Najib Razak …

Money Laundering

Breaking Bad to the Paradise Papers: all you need to know about money laundering

<b>What is money laundering?</b><br>In British law, money laundering is defined as the process of concealing, disguising, converting, transferring or removing criminal property.<p>It is an offence to launder your own ill-gotten gains, but you can also be prosecuted for knowingly helping manage another person’s …

Corruption

CIA agents in 'about 30 countries' being tracked by technology, top official says

<b>(CNN) —</b> CIA officers working overseas used to expect to be followed after hours by adversarial spies hoping to find their sources.<p>But now, foreign spies often don't need to bother because technology can do it for them, said Dawn Meyerriecks, deputy director of the CIA's science and technology …

Surveillance

Mosquito Repellent: 5 Flowers and Herbs to Keep Pests Away

Mosquito repellent plants are garden heroes: colorful flowers and herbs with natural fragrances that chase away buzzing insects even as their …

Yoga, Sustainability, Politics, Spirituality.

Here's what you should do if you see Islamophobia, says Parisian artist

Ignore Islamophobic harassment and make perpetrators feel insignificant; that's what a viral cartoon by illustrator Maeril advises members of the public to do.<p>Her real name is Marie-Shirine Yener, 24, and she lives in Paris. Speaking to Euronews she said she created the cartoon to remedy what she …

Preet Bharara: 'The likelihood that Michael Cohen is going to be charged is high'

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Preet Bharara predicts the likelihood that Michael Cohen is going to be charged is "high."<p>Cohen, who is President Donald Trump's personal attorney, had his home and office raided by the FBI on Monday.<p>"If I were still the United States attorney, no matter who the president was, …

Donald Trump

It Was A Company With A Lot Of Promise. Then A Chinese Customer Stole Its Technology

Massachusetts-based American Superconductor seemed to be riding high in early 2011, reaping strong sales and even praise from the White House for successfully cracking the Asian import markets.<p>Then, one day that April, employees were called to a meeting where they heard some very disturbing …

Intellectual Property

The EPA’s swamp monster gets even more toxic

THE FLURRY of ethical questions surrounding Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt is now a blizzard. Following reports about Mr. Pruitt’s lavish travel expenses and his sweetheart deal on a condo rental from the wife of an energy lobbyist, the New York Times found that clients …

The nation’s biggest conservative broadcaster is putting words in its anchors’ mouths. Critics blame the FCC.

A viral YouTube video of dozens of local TV anchors reading the same scripted message to viewers has inflamed a debate about media bias in the era of President Trump. And critics say the Federal Communications Commission is responsible for enabling and emboldening the right-leaning company behind …

‘Fat Leonard’ affected Pentagon’s pick to lead Joint Chiefs

When the Pentagon last chose a new chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, it was rattled by a last-minute surprise: A corrupt defense contractor known as “Fat Leonard” confided to federal agents that he had an unsavory past with one of the finalists to become the nation’s top military …

Corruption

Prince Alwaleed Reveals Secret Deal Struck to Exit Ritz After 83 Days

Prince Alwaleed bin Talal has taken a few knocks en route to becoming the richest investor in the Middle East and one of Saudi Arabia’s most …

Chomsky: 'The Republican Party Is the Most Dangerous Organization in Human History'

<i>* This interview originally appeared on the blog of the Institute for New Economic Thinking.</i><p><i>To help make sense of where we stand as an economy, as a</i> …

In Ukraine, Corruption Is Now Undermining the Military

KIEV, Ukraine — Nearly four years into a grinding war against rebels armed by Russia, Ukraine’s Defense Ministry proudly announced last month that it had improved its previously meager medical services for its wounded troops with the purchase and delivery of 100 new military ambulances.<p>Not …

Trump Gets Caught in His Own Web of Lies

Ever since Donald J. Trump was inaugurated as president 13 months ago, with his White House shrouded in a fog over its murky Russia ties from day …

Don’t use Huawei phones, say heads of FBI, CIA, and NSA

The US intelligence community is still worried about Chinese tech giants’ government ties<p>The heads of six major US intelligence agencies have warned that American citizens shouldn’t use products and services made by Chinese tech giants Huawei and ZTE. According to a report from <i>CNBC</i>, the …

Economic collapse: The real message of the fall of Troy

<b>The fall and sack of the city of Troy at the hands of an avenging Greek army is one that has been told for some 3,000 years, but contained within it are clues to a much wider global collapse - with lessons for our own 21st Century.</b><p>In 1300BC, at the height of the Bronze Age, the great powers of …

'I Hope This Is an Instance of Fake News': FBI Messages Show the Bureau's Real Reaction to Trump Firing James Comey

When President Trump fired James Comey as FBI director last May, the special agent in charge of the Detroit field office, David Gelios, wrote an …