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22 Mar 19
Best New York Comedy

I’m one of the finest ghostwriters in the country; my 20+ books include two New York Times bestsellers, a phenom megaseller that hit #16 on Amazon.com and has sold 295,000 copies to date, and an interview book with legendary author Neil Gaiman that hit #240 on Amazon.com. I’ve also written five Dummies books and a […]

22 Mar 19
Kingsjester's Blog

The following is a recap of startling new e-mails from Hillary Clinton’s private e-mail server which shows exactly what sort of conniving bi…well, you know…that Clinton was during the Obama Administration and would have been if allowed to be our 45th President. Usually, I would have shortened such a lengthy article, but there is just […]

22 Mar 19
MC Adventure Blog

One of the last things Chris and I had on our Korean bucketlist was getting a tattoo. We had been researching some artists in Seoul, and the week before we left for Vietnam we managed to get appointments with our top artists. So here’s a rough guide to getting a tattoo in Korea, and why […]

22 Mar 19
News Archives Uk

Top story: "It was not clear if she had a plan at all" Attach, briefing readers, it's Alison Rourke who introduces you to the Brexit drama that continues to give. After many months of disagreement, debate and debacle in the UK over Brexit, Europe has regained control of the calendar. In late negotiations on orange-roasted […]

22 Mar 19
Lowmiller Consulting Group Blog

President Trump’s daughter Ivanka Trump and son-in-law, Jared Kushner, have been using private email accounts and the messaging service WhatsApp to conduct official government business, the chairman of the House Oversight and Reform Committee said in a Thursday letter to the White House. The use of private email and apps by two presidential advisers could […]

21 Mar 19
Mark Pack

The Liberal Democrats have held Esh and Witton Gilbert ward on Durham Council in a council by-election with a 9% swing from Labour.

21 Mar 19
Maga One News

A newly unearthed batch of heavily redacted, classified emails from Hillary Clinton’s personal email server revealed that the former secretary of state discussed establishing a "private, 100% off-the-record" back channel to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, and that one of her top aides warned her that she was in "danger" of being "savaged by Jewish organizations, in the Jewish press and among the phalanx of neoconservative media" as a result of political machinations by "Bibi and the Jewish leadership."

The 756-page group of new documents, revealed Thursday as part of a transparency lawsuit by Judicial Watch, seemingly contradicted Clinton’s insistence under oath in 2015 that she had turned over all of her sensitive work-related emails to the State Department, and included a slew of classified communications on everything from foreign policy to State Department personnel matters.

The files came from a trove of 72,000 documents the FBI recovered and turned over to the State Department in 2017.

The documents, representing a small proportion of the tens of thousands of emails still unaccounted for from Clinton’s server, also underscored the apparently significant political threat that the Obama administration felt it faced at the hands of Israel.

Additionally, according to the email dump, Clinton chatted with former U.K. Prime Minister Tony Blair about foreign policy before she was sworn in, aided the application of at least one State Department applicant who was connected to her daughter, Chelsea, and apparently met with Putin-aligned Georgian oligarch Bidzina Ivanishvili before he became prime minister on a staunchly pro-Russian platform — and with reported help from a Russian interference operation. Ivanishvili pointedly did not criticize Putin during his campaign, despite Putin’s invasion of Georgia years earlier — and in 2012, Ivanishvili made headlines for refusing to meet with Clinton unless it was a one-on-one sitdown.

Emails between Clinton and Tony Blair, seen here, were released.

Emails between Clinton and Tony Blair, seen here, were released. (Reuters, File)

In some of her conversations with Blair — which included a classified 2011 conversation on foreign policy, and another classified 2011 conversation concerning a "speech" – Clinton apparently discussed job-related topics on January 16, 2009 — while George W. Bush was still president but after the Senate Foreign Relations Committee had approved her for the job. In one email thread with the subject line "Re: Gaza," dated January 16, 2009, Blair said he wanted to have a matter "resolved before Tuesday," apparently referring to Obama’s inauguration.

Clinton replied: “Tony – We are finally moving and I am looking forward to talking w you as soon as I’m confirmed, tomorrow or Wednesday at the latest. Your emails are very helpful so pls continue to use this address,” hr15@att.blackberry.net."

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Blair responded: “It would be great if we could talk before any announcements are made.”

Democrats have long criticized former Trump National Security Adviser Michael Flynn for speaking with then-Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak before Trump had been inaugurated, saying the contacts may have violated an obscure 1799 law called the Logan Act, which ostensibly bars private citizens from negotiating with foreign powers on behalf of the U.S. without authorization. The provision has never been invoked in a prosecution, and historians have suggested the law made more sense in an era without the instant communications technology that would enable a foreign power to recognize whether U.S. representatives are formally affiliated with the U.S. government.

Meanwhile, according to the documents, Retired Army Gen. Jack Keane sent Clinton a heavily redacted, classified email concerning Israel and Syria policy, seemingly in 2009 — on a topic so urgent that Keane noted he had tried to call Clinton personally before sending it.

Separately, two email chains showed the apparently close coordination between the State Department and the Clinton Foundation, which has long been accused by Republicans of operating essentially as a corrupt "pay-to-play" operation that effectively sold access to the Obama administration. Donations to the Clinton Foundation plummeted after Clinton’s 2016 election loss.

In one email thread, top Clinton aides at the State Department, including Huma Abedin, coordinated a trip to Haiti with Clinton Foundation officials, including Clinton Foundation Director of Advance John Zimmerebner. Bill and Hillary Clinton were headed to Haiti to promote the Caracol Industrial Park, a $300M project funded by U.S. taxpayers through USAID that was heavily promoted to investors by the Clinton Foundation. Slate later called the park a "disappointment by any measure," noting it had no discernible positive impact on Haiti’s economy and created tens of thousands fewer jobs than anticipated.

DOJ REACHED AGREEMENT WITH CLINTON LAWYERS THAT BLOCKED FBI FROM ACCESSING CLINTON FOUNDATION EMAILS, STRZOK ADMITS

And, Clinton Foundation employee Sidney Blumenthal sent Clinton a proposal from a former CIA officer concerning improvised-explosive devices, which Blumenthal called a "terrific project." Blumenthal told Clinton the CIA officer had been “unable to break through the bureaucracy with" the proposal.

In closed-door testimony last year, former FBI special agent Peter Strzok acknowledged that the Justice Department "negotiated" an agreement with Clinton’s legal team that ensured the FBI did not have access to emails on her private servers relating to the Clinton Foundation, even as they probed her handling of classified information.

Sidney Blumenthal.

Sidney Blumenthal. (Reuters, File)

In a particularly striking January 2009 email uncovered by Judicial Watch, Blumenthal, citing sources, told Clinton that "Jewish institutional leaders" were working to derail President Obama’s appointment of George Mitchell as Special Envoy to the Middle East. Citing the same sources, Blumenthal warned Clinton that "every one of your conversations and communications with Bibi Netanyahu flows directly and instantly back to top Jewish leadership … You should, of course, assume that nothing involving him is private."

Blumenthal, attaching a memo titled "Good Cop, Bad Cop," said Mitchell was "politically vulnerable" because he was of “Arab descent," and was facing attacks "carefully scripted" by top Jewish leaders. Blumenthal advised Clinton and Obama to bring aboard a "bad cop" who was a “political appointee, Jewish, considered a true friend of Israel" to help resist the attacks.

Blumenthal invoked former Secretary of State James Baker, saying he was "savaged by Jewish organizations, in the Jewish press and among the phalanx of neoconservative media" for taking a tough stance on Israel that "stunned the Israelis."

"You are always in danger of being maneuvered into Baker’s position," Blumenthal wrote to Clinton. "Mitchell is even more immediately in danger. Gen. Jones, widely distrusted by Jewish leadership, is wisely keeping a very low profile, but to the extent he emerges will be in danger and targeted as Baker redux ( and Scowcroft’s stalking horse).

Blumenthal added: "Bibi and the Jewish leadership should be expected to use political means, including outsourcing personal attacks, to counter moves the administration seeks in any peace process or initiating any negotiations. As you know, Bibi is deeply connected to political networks in the US-media, Jewish groups, Republican leaders, and right-wing Christian right organizations."

Cheryl Mills, seen here in 2015, was Hillary Clinton's chief of staff while Clinton was secretary of state.

Cheryl Mills, seen here in 2015, was Hillary Clinton’s chief of staff while Clinton was secretary of state. (REUTERS, File)

Clinton replied: “Thanks for these. And I will call you in the next few days.”

In a classified September 2010 email exchange, Clinton adviser Lanny Davis seemingly hit on the same notes of concern as Blumenthal and offered to provide Clinton a “private and highly trusted communication line, unofficial and personal, to PM N[etanyahu]. … [N]o one on the planet (other than your wonderful husband) can get this done as well as you…”

In response, Clinton wrote, “I will reach out to you directly and hope you will continue to do the same w me. The most important issue now is [Redacted].”

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But, a week later, Davis seemingly changed his mind, telling Clinton: “As soon as I wrote last email, I reverted to my old role as your crisis manager and worrier about you, read the word ‘optics’ I suddenly felt – oops. I am registered under FARA [Foreign Agents Registration Act] for one or more foreign governments or businesses. I don’t think it would look right. I want to avoid any even slight chance of misperception.”

That prompted Clinton to respond, "Thx for looking out for me, my friend. I’ll tell [Chief of Staff] Cheryl [Mills] to stand down.”

Source: Fox News Politics

21 Mar 19
The Scottish Sun
SCOTTISH Twitter was sent into meltdown after a Glasgow snack van launched its latest mouth-watering creation. The Lynch Box burger bar left food lovers drooling after they unveiled their new takeaway dish. Mouth-watering meal is made up of shredded chicken, chips and curry The portion is made complete by curry sauce dressing The popular lunch spot teased punters by posting a video on social media on Thursday afternoon. The gut-busting portion is made up of salt and pepper shredded chicken, chips, chillies and fried onions. But it’s made complete with the snack van’s “famous” curry sauce drizzled on top. Salt and pepper shredded chicken and chips with curry – delicious 🤩 pic.twitter.com/BdswdpLcYq — thelynchbox2019 (@thelynchbox2016) March 21, 2019 The post has gone viral after being liked and shared thousands of times on social media. And it’s prompted a huge reaction from followers who are desperate to get their hands on it. Celtic fans launch a version of Tinder to bond over love of Hoops Student addicted to tanning is SO dark she’s ‘mistaken for a black girl’ Instagram ‘fuelled’ my anorexia, says teen who ate just 20 calories a day Krissti Urquhart replied on Twitter, saying: “How amazing does that look.” Melissa Owens commented: “Omg that looks amazing.” George Reff posted: “That looks unreal.” [article-rail-section title=”MOST READ IN NEWS” posts_category=”76″ posts_number=”6″ query_type=”popular” /] Commenting on the snack van’s Facebook post, Chelsea Moore said: “This is why it’s impossible to eat god.” Charmaine Arbuckle added: “This looks delish.” The Lynch Box, understood to be based in Thorniebank, near Glasgow, is known for whipping up delicious combinations to satisfy its customers and offer an online delivery service. Other items on the menu include a Southwest Cajun chicken wrap packed with mozzarella and onion rings. Another recent post on their page shows a cheeseburger wrap – made up of two cheeseburgers, bacon bits, mozzarella and fried onions. [bc_video video_id=”5794362752001″ account_id=”5067014667001″ player_id=”default” embed=”in-page” padding_top=”56%” autoplay=”” min_width=”0px” max_width=”640px” width=”100%” height=”100%” caption=”This Man n Cheese burger from Milky Lane in Sydney is to die for”] We pay for your stories and videos! Do you have a story or video for The Scottish Sun? Email us at scoop@thesun.co.uk or call 0141 420 5200  
21 Mar 19
News Africa Now

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21 Mar 19
Young Hydrologic Society

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21 Mar 19
Howzit Kohala

One man was hospitalized Wednesday after an ultralight trike he was flying off the Kona Coast lost power and crashed at Kukio. Courtesy photo The ultralight trike that crashed Wednesday at Kukio. National Transportation Safety Board investigators are expected to arrive today to investigate the incident, which was first reported at 9:56 a.m. Wednesday. The […]