Eurasia Review: Russia Expects Operating License For Floating Nuclear Plant In July

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After a series of successful and comprehensive tests, including on its twin KLT-40 reactor system, the floating nuclear power plant Akademik Lomonosov is ready to start commercial operations, Russia’s Rosatom announced.

Akademik Lomonosov is 144 metres in length, 30 metres wide and has a displacement of 21,000 tonnes.

The plant’s two reactors were successfully brought up to 100%
capacity on 31 March. These tests confirmed the operational stability of
the main and auxiliary equipment of the plant, as well as the automatic
process control systems, Rosatom said.

Andrei Petrov, director general of Rosenergoatom, Rosatom operator
subsidiary, said an acceptance certificate for the unit would now be
issued by the regulatory authorities with a view to the granting of an
operating licence in July.

At the same time, onshore and hydraulic structures for the plant, as
well as infrastructure ensuring the transmission of electricity to the
local grid and heating for the city’s network, are scheduled to be
completed by the end of this year in Pevek, which is the Chukotka region
of northern Russia. Engineering work is running to schedule, Rosatom
said.

The plant is scheduled to be towed to the Port of Pevek during the
summer shipping season where it will replacing the outgoing capacities
of the Bilibino nuclear power plant and the Chaunskaya combined heat and
power plant. It is expected to be connected to the power grid in
December.

Researched and written by World Nuclear News

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Eurasia Review: Baku Preparing Cars For F1 SOCAR Azerbaijan Grand Prix 2019

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By Elchin Mehdiyev

The final work is underway to prepare the cars for participation in the Formula 1 SOCAR Azerbaijan Grand Prix 2019, which will kick off on April 26, Trend reports on April 25.

The teams that will participate in the races are already in Baku.

On the eve of the Formula 1 SOCAR Azerbaijan Grand Prix 2019 the pit lane walk was organized for those having four-day tickets.

Going to the pit lane, hundreds of car racing enthusiasts, residents
and guests of Baku, were watching the preparation of teams for the
competition.

Fans reviewed not only the preparation of teams for the competition but also the conditions created in the F1 paddock.

The Formula 1 SOCAR Azerbaijan Grand Prix 2019 will be held in Baku on April 26-28.

The races have been held since 2016. Azerbaijan extended the contract to hold Formula 1 races for another 3 years.

The length of the Baku track where teams compete for the
championship, each represented by two drivers, is just over six
kilometers. The length of the widest part of the track is 13 meters, and
the narrowest width is 7.6 meters between the turns 7 and 8, which are
situated along the Icheri Sheher (Inner City).

The Start and Finish lanes are located at the Azadlig Square. Boxes and pit lounges of the Paddock Club are also located there.

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Eurasia Review: Snowmelt Causes Seismic Swarm Near California’s Long Valley Caldera

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A spring surge of meltwater, seeping through vertically tilted layers
of rock, caused a seismic swarm near California’s Long Valley Caldera
in 2017, according to research presented at the 2019 SSA Annual Meeting.

The unusual event prompted U.S. Geological Survey researcher
Emily Montgomery-Brown and her colleagues to look back through 33 years
of seismic and water records for the region. They found that rates of
shallow seismicity were about 37 times higher during very wet periods
versus dry periods.

Although scientists have linked earthquakes to heavy rainfall or
heavy runoff before this, the evidence connecting the two has been
relatively weak or ambiguous, says Montgomery-Brown. In the Long Valley
Caldera case, she says, “we’re seeing phenomenal correlation between the
seismicity and the stream discharge, and we are seeing about 37 times
the number of earthquakes during the wet season as during the dry
season.”

As the meltwater recharged the groundwater in the
drought-stricken area, it changed the pore pressure in the rocks lying
one to three kilometers below the ground surface, triggering the small
earthquakes of the 2017 swarm.

The shallow nature of the earthquakes, along with their unusual
propagation, helped Montgomery-Brown and her colleagues determine that
they were caused by seeping water and not volcanic processes related to
Long Valley Caldera.

In locating the earthquakes, Montgomery-Brown’s USGS colleague
Dave Shelly found that the quakes “were actually propagating deeper,
down from the surface,” she says. In other swarms around volcanic areas,
such as Yellowstone National Park, the earthquakes tend to start in a
deeper seismic zone, about six to eight kilometers deep, and often move
upward toward the surface.

Detailed geologic maps of the swarm area, to the south of Long
Valley Caldera, show steeply dipping, nearly vertical rock layers that
act like a fast conduit for meltwater. The runoff may not be
reactivating a particular fault, Montgomery-Brown says, but instead may
be infiltrating these rock layers and triggering small earthquakes
there.

The researchers didn’t see the same strong correlation between
meltwater runoff and seismic rates in other areas around Long Valley
Caldera. “It’s only in these areas where we see the highly dipping
strata,” she says.

As far as she and her colleagues can tell, these shallow
earthquakes stay shallow, and do not propagate deep enough to trigger
activity on deeper faults in the area.

Montgomery-Brown has been studying seismic signals and monitoring
ground deformation at Long Valley Caldera to keep track of volcanic
activity and the movement of magma and gas beneath the caldera.
Deformation caused by heavy snowfall (and then snowmelt) in the
mountains creates seasonal signals in her data. “Usually I’m trying to
get rid of that signal so I can see the actual volcanic deformation that
is happening.”

When the 2017 earthquake swarm–one of the biggest in a long time
in the area– occurred on the edge of the caldera, she and her
colleagues had been discussing whether it was caused by volcanic
activity. “People were starting to feel the earthquakes, and we were
wondering if we needed to issue some kind of statement regarding how the
volcano was behaving.”

But as she was giving a new manager a tour of a router closet at
their offices, she ended up talking with Mammoth Community Water
District managers who share the office space. As they talked about the
spring runoff flooding, “it just kind of clicked in our understanding”
how the runoff and the swarm might be linked, she says.

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Eurasia Review: Human-Caused Climate Change Played Limited Role In Beijing’s 2013 ‘Airpocalypse’

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In January 2013, a suffocating, poisonous haze hung over Beijing for
four days. The record high levels of fine particulate matter in the air
caused airports to close and thousands of coughing, choking citizens to
seek hospital care.

Although the particulate matter that filled the winter skies
resulted from both human and natural emissions, a new Northwestern
University study concludes that human-caused climate change played only a
minor role in the air’s stagnation.

The study, which used computational simulations of climate, is one
of the first to tie an air quality episode to human-caused climate
change. This type of research is part of the growing subfield of climate
science called “detection and attribution of extreme events,” which
assesses how human emission of greenhouse gases may have contributed to
the occurrence and/or severity of a particularly impactful event.

“Typically, single event detection and attribution work is performed
on ‘charismatic’ extreme weather events, such as hurricanes, heat waves
and droughts. Here, we perform the analysis on something less glamorous
— still air over Beijing,” said Northwestern’s Daniel Horton, the
study’s senior author. “Our work applies detection and attribution
methods to a less glamorous yet highly impactful — particularly for
public health — meteorological phenomenon.”

The lingering haze — that was signature to Beijing’s 2013
“airpocalypse” and other smog events — requires two factors: the
emission of pollutants and still air that allows the pollutants to
build. Beijing’s coal-burning power plants and 5 million motor vehicles
are responsible for much of the city’s pollution. Horton and first
author Christopher Callahan aimed to discover if human-caused climate
change played a role in the meteorological conditions that led to the
still air.

“Even though we found that climate change has not had a major
influence on winter air quality over Beijing to date, this work adds
some meteorological diversity to recent examinations of links between
climate change and individual extreme events,” said Callahan, a former
undergraduate student in Horton’s lab, who led the research.

The study will publish April 30 in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres.
Horton is an assistant professor of Earth and planetary sciences in
Northwestern’s Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences. Callahan is
currently a Ph.D. candidate in geography at Dartmouth College, where he
studies climate modeling and impacts.

To explore the meteorological conditions underlying the
airpocalypse, the team compared climate simulations: one set of model
experiments included the current trend of human-caused climate change
and one set as if human-made climate change did not exist. The
researchers found that, in both scenarios, meteorological conditions
conducive to poor air quality in Beijing still occurred.

The simulations did indicate, however, that if human-caused climate
change continues along the same trend, it might lead to more extreme air
quality events. Already, 4.2 million deaths worldwide are caused by air
pollution, according to the World Health Organization. Many of these
deaths result from pollution-related respiratory diseases, heart disease
or stroke.

“We found that climate change was not the most important factor in
shaping air quality during Beijing’s past winters. Natural atmospheric
fluctuations were conducive to air quality degradation,” Callahan said.
“However, we found a small human fingerprint that could increase into
the future.”

Even though human emission of greenhouse gases only played a minor
role in Beijing’s past poor winter air quality events, Callahan contends
that humans can greatly improve air quality by cutting air pollutant
emissions. Such reductions are often coincident with greenhouse gas
reductions. Thus, not only would reductions help curtail global climate
change, they also would have the added benefits of clean air and fewer
pollution-related illnesses.

“Climate change mitigation, at its core, requires greenhouse gas
emission reductions,” he said. “If we can do that while also reducing
pollutant emissions, it’s a win-win.”

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Trump Investigations from Michael_Novakhov (85 sites): “Russia investigations” – Google News: Rod Rosenstein fires back at critics over Mueller report – Brisbane Times

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Rod Rosenstein fires back at critics over Mueller report  Brisbane Times

Rosenstein appointed Mueller as special counsel in May 2017, and has overseen the investigation since.

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Trump says there was an attempted ‘coup’ on his administration: ‘It’s far bigger than Watergate’  CNN

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“counterintelligence” – Google News: Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein offers staunch defense of Russia investigation, jabs Obama administration – USA TODAY

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Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein offers staunch defense of Russia investigation, jabs Obama administration  USA TODAY

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Eurasia Review: 26th EU-Japan Summit: Taking Strong Partnership To Higher Level

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The 26th EU-Japan Summit further strengthened
bilateral ties, focusing on the implementation of two landmark
agreements concluded last year: the EU-Japan Strategic Partnership and
Economic Partnership Agreements. These agreements have taken political
and economic relations to a higher level.

President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker and President of the European Council Donald Tusk represented the European Union at the Summit. Japan was represented by its Prime Minister Shinzō Abe. The EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission, Federica Mogherini, Commission Vice-President for Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness, Jyrki Katainen, and the EU’s Trade Commissioner, Cecilia Malmström, also participated.

“This is a truly historic time for Japan, with its current presidency of the G20 and the accession of Crown Prince Naruhito as Emperor next week. Japan can rely on the European Union on both counts: to strengthen multilateralism, and to support its new era of Reiwa, which means “beautiful harmony” and perfectly sums up our partnership”, said President Jean-Claude Juncker. “Our new Economic Partnership Agreement is a landmark moment for global trade. The vast majority of the €1 billion of duties paid annually by EU companies exporting to Japan and vice-versa have been removed. This will help trade between us increase by up to nearly €36 billion. We now need to ensure that this success story continues by making sure we stay on track with the implementation.”

Presidents Juncker, Tusk and Prime Minister Abe committed to further develop the EU-Japan Strategic Partnership, which since last year is based on two landmark agreements. The Economic Partnership Agreement, which entered into force on 1 February 2019, bringing together economies that account for just under a third of the world’s Gross Domestic Product and are home to over 600 million people. The Strategic Partnership Agreement is a broader framework promoting political and sectoral cooperation and joint actions in more than 40 areas.

Joint commitment to tackling global and regional challenges

The European Union and Japan are like-minded partners, working together both bilaterally as well as in multilateral fora, such as the United Nations, the G7, and the G20. As the Strategic Partnership Agreement foresees, Leaders discussed ways to strengthen cooperation on global issues.

They confirmed their joint vision of and support to the rules-based international order with multilateralism, democracy, non-proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, open markets and a global trading system with the World Trade Organisation at its core.

EU Leaders reaffirmed their support to the priorities of Japan’s current G20 Presidency, with a reform of the World Trade Organisation and an ambitious implementation of the Paris climate agreement as key deliverables for the EU for the G20 summit in Osaka.

Leaders addressed regional and foreign policy
issues including the situation on the Korean Peninsula, the joint
commitment to preserving the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action – the
Iran nuclear deal, the conflict in eastern Ukraine and the illegal
annexation of Crimea and Sevastopol by Russia, and the global role of
China.   

Advancing the broad bilateral agenda

The Leaders took stock of the implementation of the Economic Partnership Agreement, exchanging views on how to ensure that citizens and businesses can reap the full benefits of the agreement. In this context, it is essential that the EU and Japan fully implement the agreement, including the chapter on sustainable development.

The EU and Japan are advanced societies, operating at the forefront of technology in many areas. This implies the need for collaboration among like-minded countries on maintaining a safe, open and secure cyberspace. In January 2019, the European Commission and Japan adopted mutual adequacy decisions, creating the world’s largest area of safe data flows and allowing personal data to flow freely between the two economies on the basis of strong data protection guarantees.

Building on this success,the EU and Japan agreed to work together on international initiatives on data protection. President Juncker expressed his support for the “Data Free Flow with Trust” initiative, which will allow the free flow of data among countries with high levels of protection. He also supported the launching of the “Osaka Track”, which deals with e-commerce issues. The European Commission will play an active role in both initiatives.

The European Union and Japan share the view that connectivity should be environmentally, economically, fiscally and socially sustainable. There is significant potential to find synergies between the European Union’s approach to connectivity, outlined by the Commission and the High Representative in September 2018 and Japan’s Free and Open Indo Pacific Concept, with its focus on quality infrastructure.

At the Summit, the Leaders committed to a new EU-Japan Partnership on Sustainable Connectivity and Quality Infrastructure for cooperation on sustainable connectivity in third countries. With people-to-people contacts playing a key part in connecting the EU and Japan, Leaders discussed ways to enhance these human links, including through joint programmes between European and Japanese universities, and the mobility of students and academics under the Erasmus+ programme. For the first time, 2019 will see the offer of EU-Japan Joint Masters Degrees under the Erasmus Mundus programme.

Presidents Juncker, Tusk and Prime Minister Abe also discussed other bilateral issues, including possibilities to strengthen the EU-Japan security partnership. In this regard, the EU and Japan expressed their readiness to explore options for joint work on maritime security, cyber-security, counter-terrorism and crisis management operations.

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Rosenstein unloads on critics, defends handling of Russia investigation  CNN

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Eurasia Review: IRS Grants Satanic Temple Recognition As A ‘Church’

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A satanic group has announced they have been granted recognition as a church by the Internal Revenue Service.

In a statement published Thursday, the Massachusetts-based Satanic
Temple said that they have received notice from the IRS and that the
decision would grant the organization equal legal footing with other
religious groups.

“This acknowledgement will help make sure the Satanic Temple has the
same access to public spaces as other religious organizations, affirm
our standing in court when battling religious discrimination, and enable
us to apply for faith-based government grants,” the statement said.

The IRS has not commented on any conferral of status for the group,
but guidance published on its website confirms that churches benefit
from special tax rules, including automatic exemption from federal
income tax.

IRS regulations draw a clear distinction
between “churches” and other religious organizations. A church must
have certain characteristics, according to IRS requirements, including: a
recognized creed and form of worship; distinct ecclesiastical
government; formal code of doctrine; ordained ministers selected after
completing prescribed courses of study; established places of worship
and regular religious services.

Despite its overtly demonic allegiance, the Satanic Temple was
founded by professed atheists and articulates a set of secular humanist
beliefs. Its satanic imagery appears to many to be a deliberate
provocation in response to what the group perceive as interference by
religion in the public square.

In a 2013 interview, the group’s spokesman, Douglas Mesner, described
their intention to be a “poison pill in the Church-State debate.” They
have previously mounted lawsuits to display satanic images and statues
on public property alongside traditional Judeo-Christian symbols, such
as the Ten Commandments.

In February of 2019, the Missouri Supreme Court ruled against a self-professed member of the Satanic Temple who claimed that a state law on “informed consent” before an abortion violated her religious beliefs.  

Mary Doe, as the plaintiff was listed in that case, argued that a
booklet distributed to all women seeking abortion in the state was a
violation of her religious beliefs and an articulation by the state of
an alternative religious creed.

The case focused on the booklet’s statement that “The life of each
human being begins at conception. Abortion will terminate the life of a
separate, unique, living human being.”

The apparent recognition of the IRS comes after members of the
Satanic Temple have had to defend themselves against accusations that
their “church” is essentially a political stunt. A recent documentary
entitled “Hail, Satan?” presented the group as sincere, despite ongoing suggestions that the temple was founded to make a “mockumentary” film and is essentially performance art and political theatre.

Whatever the sincerity of its founders, its conflict with the Catholic Church have been real.

In May 2014, the Satanic Temple was part of an attempt to organize a
“black mass” on the campus of Harvard University. A spokesman for the
group initially told the media that a consecrated Host would be
desecrated during the event, although the temple and the Harvard club
hosting the event both later denied this.

Following sustained outcry from Catholics and other religious groups,
the event was first moved off campus and eventually cancelled.

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Eurasia Review: Political Implications Of Religion Survey – OpEd

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A new Pew Research Center survey, “Changing World: Global Views on Diversity, Gender Equality, Family Life and the Importance of Religion,” offers many fascinating insights on these subjects. What it has to say about religion, in particular, has grave political implications.

Almost 6 in 10 Americans (58%) believe that religion plays a less important role today as compared to 20 years ago. Just as many (57%) believe this is a bad thing for society.

The survey also found that 73% say religion plays an important role in their lives (47% said it is “very important” and 26% said it is “somewhat important”). A Gallup poll released last December came to the same conclusion: 72% said religion was important to them.

Does this matter? Two months into his presidency, Donald Trump’s job approval with those who are “highly religious” was 51%; it was 32% with those who are “not religious.”

What these surveys suggest is that the issue of religion in public life could be problematic for Democrats. They are, as every survey in the past few decades suggests, the party of secularists, many of whom have grown more extreme in recent years. A look at the Platform of the two parties underscores this phenomenon.

The 2016 Republican Party Platform cites “religious freedom” six times; it also cites “religious liberty” six times. The 2016 Democratic Party Platform has no mention of “religious liberty,” and its references to religious freedom, and to religion more generally, raise some serious issues.

One of the three times where “religious freedom” is cited in the Platform is simply a nominal reference to the role of religious freedom in civil society. The other two evince the Platform’s political colors.

“We support a progressive vision of religious freedom that respects pluralism and rejects the misuse of religion to discriminate.” Nowhere does it define what a “progressive vision of religious freedom” means, or how it differs from other visions. But we are not left in the dark: This sentence appears in a section titled, “Guaranteeing Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Rights.”

In other words, when the First Amendment right to religious liberty collides with the non-constitutionally recognized rights of homosexuals and the sexually confused, the former must yield. The majority of Americans who think that the declining role of religion in society is a bad thing are not likely to applaud.

The other normative reference to religious liberty notes that Donald Trump’s “vilification of Muslims” is proof that this “violates the religious freedom that is the bedrock of our country.” It does not attempt to show a cause and effect, but it is interesting to note that the only time religious freedom is cited as “the bedrock of our country” is in reference to the rights of Muslims, not Christians or Jews (upon which our Judeo-Christian heritage is anchored).

Besides Muslims, the 2016 Platform of the Democratic Party shows great respect for the religious rights of Indians.

We are told of “our sacred obligation to the Indian nations and Indian peoples”; it fails to note how many Indian nations there are in America. No matter, we also learn of the need to respect “tribal sacred places” and of the right of Indians to “maintain and pass on traditional religious beliefs, languages, and social practices without fear of discrimination or suppression.” Even the “religious rights of Native prisoners” merit a shout-out.

If the Democrats showed as much respect for the religious rights of Christians and Jews as they do Indians, they would even the playing field with Republicans on this issue.

Finally, it is ironic to note how adamantly the Platform opposes “attempts to impose a religious test,” given the enthusiasm that leading Democrats have shown for imposing a religious test on Catholic candidates for the federal bench. So what’s the difference? The difference can be explained by what I left out.

Here is the sentence in its entirety. “We reject attempts to impose a religious test to bar immigrants or refugees from entering the United States.” Score another win for Muslims.

As the survey found, the role of religion in American society is waning, and most do not believe that is a good thing. To turn things around, we will have to have both parties committed to the religious liberties of all people of faith, and not just a few protected groups.

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Eurasia Review: New Round Of Syria Peace Talks Begins In Kazakhstan

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A fresh round of multilateral negotiations for establishing peace in Syria within a framework known as the Astana process kicked off in Kazakhstan’s capital of Nur-Sultan, formerly known as Astana, on Thursday.

The 12th round of Syria peace talks under the Astana format is
attended by delegations from the Syrian government, the opposition,
Russia, Iran, and Turkey. The three latter are known as the guarantors
of a ceasefire in Syria which has been brokered after several rounds of
peace talks.

The current round of Astana talks is also attended by
a delegation from Jordan as an observer, and representatives of the
office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees as well as
the International Committee of the Red Cross. UN Special Envoy for Syria
Geir O. Pedersen is also taking part in the talks.

This round of
negotiations is reportedly aimed at finding ways to rid Syria’s Idlib of
terrorists, reconstructing Syria, preparing the ground for the return
home of Syrian refugees, and enabling the Syrian constitutional
committee to start working.

The Iranian team of diplomats in the talks is led by Ali Asgahr Khaji, a top aide to Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif.

In
a meeting with the Russian delegation in Nur-Sultan on Thursday, Khaji
said the common goal of the participants is to guarantee peace, security
and stability in Syria.

Since March 2011, fighting in Syria has killed an estimated 465,000 people, injured more than one million, and forced about 12 million people – or half the country’s pre-war population – from their homes.

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“Get FBI out of Counterintelligence” – Google News: Trump says Hillary Clinton ‘destroyed’ the lives of people from his 2016 campaign – Washington Examiner

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Trump says Hillary Clinton ‘destroyed’ the lives of people from his 2016 campaign  Washington Examiner

President Trump accused Hillary Clinton of destroying the lives of people who worked on his 2016 presidential campaign on Thursday.

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Trump to Hannity: Russia Investigation ‘Was a Coup’ and ‘Attempted Overthrow’ of Government  The Daily Beast

In the same breath, the president boasts about how his 2017 Obama wiretapping claims ‘blew up’ while admitting they were based only on a ‘little bit of a hunch.’

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Trump: claim of Obama wiretapping based ‘on a little bit of a hunch’ | TheHill  The Hill

President Trump said Thursday his unsubstantiated claim in March 2017 that former President Obama had his “wires tapped” in Trump Tower was based on “a …

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“Counterintelligence Reform” – Google News: Trump signed executive order putting military in charge of federal background checks – KGO-TV

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Trump signed executive order putting military in charge of federal background checks  KGO-TV

President Trump signed an executive order late Wednesday officially making the U.S. military responsible for virtually all security background checks for federal …

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Russia News: РБК – Все материалы: СМИ узнали о желании Трампа заключить ядерный договор с Россией и Китаем

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Трехстороннее соглашение, которое наложит ограничения на вооружения, позволит США контролировать не регулируемый договорами российский ядерный арсенал, а также впервые проверит ядерные возможности Китая, считают в Белом доме

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Trump Investigations from Michael_Novakhov (85 sites): “Jared Kushner” – Google News: Fact-checking Jared Kushner’s Russian interference claims – CNN International

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Fact-checking Jared Kushner’s Russian interference claims  CNN International

CNN’s Jake Tapper, in partnership with FactCheck.org, looks at Jared Kushner’s claims downplaying Russian election interference.

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“cia” – Google News: ‘I spy with my little eye’: CIA launches Instagram account – The Sun Daily

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‘I spy with my little eye’: CIA launches Instagram account  The Sun Daily

WASHINGTON: The Central Intelligence Agency opened its own account on Instagram yesterday with a picture of a desk of mysteries teased by the children…

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“counterintelligence fbi” – Google News: GOP Senators Want Briefing On FBI ‘Spying’ Against Trump Transition – The Daily Caller

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GOP Senators Want Briefing On FBI ‘Spying’ Against Trump Transition  The Daily Caller

2 Senate chairmen are seeking a briefing from William Barr about FBI text messages they claim point to potential spying against the Trump transition team.

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