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Fabiola Santiago: DeSantis is lying his way back into Florida’s governor’s mansion. UN’s Venezuela report ...

Finger Lakes Times 27 Sep 2022
It’s political gibberish. While DeSantis and his operatives were using distraught Venezuelan immigrants in Texas as political pawns to shame President Biden and punk the media, the United Nations issued a scathing report on the state of Venezuela ... Not at the southern border, where he has now twice sent operatives immigrant-hunting.
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Patrol spots Chinese, Russian naval ships off Alaska island

The Bismarck Tribune 27 Sep 2022
“While the formation has operated in accordance with international rules and norms, we will meet presence with presence to ensure there are no disruptions to U.S ... The Coast Guard said Operation Frontier Sentinel guidelines call for meeting “presence with presence” when strategic competitors operate in and around U.S.
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2023: NBC Urges Broadcasters to Accord Equal Access to All Politicians, Parties

This Day 27 Sep 2022
“This is in addition to ensuring equity in airtime allocation and coverage of political parties’ activities particularly during prime times ... He said political parties, candidates and their supporters as well as the media have a responsibility to operate within the confines of the law and the provisions of the commission’s rules and regulations.
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Trump has called several GOP donors who contributed money to Ron DeSantis asking them to stop

Democratic Underground 27 Sep 2022
But the former president, who established Florida as the center of his political operations after leaving the White House last year, now finds himself having to coexist with a longtime political ally who has the potential to eclipse ...
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‘The Perfect Archetype of a Meme Leader’: Harvard Scholars Say Internet Culture Boosted Trump to the Presidency

The Harvard Crimson 27 Sep 2022
Far right-wing political operatives like Steve Bannon and Roger Stone also identified that Trump could appeal to those who felt disenfranchised by mainstream political movements, according to Dreyfuss ... Since Clinton’s loss in 2016, the Democratic Party has increasingly embraced the use of memes in political campaigns.
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Plea agreements reached by 4 in NC Congress ballot probe

The Bismarck Tribune 27 Sep 2022
All 10 defendants, according to indictments handed up in 2019, had a common involvement with Leslie McCrae Dowless Jr., a longtime political operative in rural Bladen County ... Dowless pleaded guilty in June 2021 to obtaining illegal Social Security benefits while concealing payments for political work he performed.
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Australia’s announces plans for new corruption watchdog

Al Jazeera 27 Sep 2022
Australia has unveiled plans for an independent corruption watchdog after years of debate over the need for greater oversight of the country’s politics ... corruption in the public sector and would deliver on a pre-election pledge to “restore trust and integrity to federal politics”.
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Plea agreements reached by 4 in NC Congress ballot investigation

News & Record 27 Sep 2022
All 10 defendants, according to indictments handed up in 2019, had a common involvement with Leslie McCrae Dowless Jr., a longtime political operative in rural Bladen County ... The defendants were associated with Dowless, a political operative in Bladen County whom authorities called the ringleader of the ballot scheme.
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Why the West is trumpeting its Ukraine war intel

Asiatimes 27 Sep 2022
Given the acute pressure Ukraine is under, Kiev is disclosing especially granular intelligence on alleged Russian operations to kill Ukrainian prisoners of war and Russian security service war planning ... Similarly, Singapore’s government is avoiding naming and shaming China’s covert influence operations within its politics and society.
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New killing adds to fears of Brazil election violence

The Associated Press 27 Sep 2022
All 10 defendants, according to indictments handed up in 2019, had a common involvement with Leslie McCrae Dowless Jr., a longtime political operative in rural Bladen County ... Dowless pleaded guilty in June 2021 to obtaining illegal Social Security benefits while concealing payments for political work he performed.
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Hindu extremists get control of Indian nuclear arsenal: Kidwai

The News International 27 Sep 2022
ISLAMABAD ... Rejecting Indian assertion that the BrahMos missile that crashed in the Pakistani territory on March 9 had been accidentally fired, Kidwai said it was not an accident as the launch could not have been taken place without political clearance at the highest level and the operational and technical planning might span over weeks ... Comments ... .
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Concern over ‘Hindu extremists’ controlling Indian N-arsenal

Dawn 27 Sep 2022
Rejecting the Indian assertion that a BrahMos missile that crashed in Pakistan on March 9 had been accidentally fired, Gen Kidwai, who has overseen several tests, said it was not an accident as the launch could not have taken place without political clearance at the highest level and detailed operational and technical planning spanning over weeks ... .
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It’s Always Good To Be Underestimated,The Old Guard Is In The Process Of Being Destroyed ...

X22 Report 27 Sep 2022
Political/Rights ... An FBI whistleblower warned that the bureau has been transformed from a law enforcement agency to an intelligence-gathering operation that spies on law-abiding Americans to help advance a political agenda and said thousands of agents and employees feel betrayed by the bureau’s leadership.
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Explainer: The British pound has taken a tumble. What’s the impact?

TDT News 27 Sep 2022
LONDON — The pound is taking a pounding. The British currency has taken a plunge, sliding against the U.S. dollar to touch an all-time low ... U.K ... The plummeting pound highlights what analysts are calling a “tug of war” between Britain’s Treasury and the central bank, which has independence from the government to operate free of political influence ... ....
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The British pound has taken a tumble. What's the impact?

McAlester News-Capital 27 Sep 2022
LONDON (AP) — The pound is taking a pounding. The British currency has taken a plunge, sliding against the U.S. dollar to touch an all-time low ... U.K ... The plummeting pound highlights what analysts are calling a “tug of war” between Britain's Treasury and the central bank, which has independence from the government to operate free of political influence.

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