A Foreign Policy report suggests the United States is currently “laying the groundwork” for cyber warfare against North Korea as an alternative method of neutralizing the rogue communist regime. Foreign Policy magazine’s Jenna McLaughlin spoke to six U.S. intelligence officers who revealed that, while the military prepares for a potential conflict with North Korea, authorities are also developing digital infrastructure designed
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Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s interest in Jared Kushner is extending beyond his contacts with Russia, and now includes his efforts to secure financing for his company from foreign investors during the presidential transition, according to CNN. Discussions with foreign investors reportedly include those in China, according to the report. Citing people familiar with the probe,
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  by Grace Carr A Trinity High School wrestler caused a hullabaloo among their fellow students’ parents in Euless, Texas, after she began taking testosterone, prompting many parents to assert unfairness in her competing against other female athletes not taking hormones. Trinity senior Mack Beggs is biologically female but started on hormones when she
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A senior deputy to FBI special counsel Robert Mueller is a hard-charging prosecutor known for his brains, tenacity, skill — and pushing the legal limits, the Los Angeles Times reported. According to the L.A. Times, Andrew Weissmann has largely been at the helm in the case against former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort, who is
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LOS ANGELES – U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) deportation officers and special agents arrested 212 individuals for violating federal immigration laws and served 122 notices of inspection (NOIs) to businesses in the Los Angeles area of responsibility (AOR) during a five-day targeted operation that ended Thursday. Eighty-eight percent of those arrested were convicted
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A portion of Ohio Gov. John Kasich’s website on the Second Amendment was “altered” over the weekend, toning down his support for gun rights in the wake of the deadly Florida school shooting, CNN reported. CNN said that portion of the Republican governor’s site apparently was changed Saturday, Feb. 17 and Sunday, Feb. 18, several
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The prestigious Yale University is introducing a course this semester on the various methods of counteracting “whiteness.” The class, which is brand new for the spring semester at Yale, will examine “whiteness” as a “culturally constructed and economically incorporated entity, which touches upon and assigns value to nearly every aspect of American life and culture.”
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President Trump — no fan of the mainstream media — will go to the annual Gridiron Club Dinner next month, but he has not decided whether to attend the glitzier the White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner, it was reported Monday. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders released a statement confirming Trump’s plans to go the Gridiron Club
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A 15-year-old student’s heroic efforts are being praised for saving the lives of 20 people in the high school shooting in Parkland, Florida, Wednesday. Anthony Borges, a freshman soccer player at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, is recovering in the hospital after he was shot five times while using his body as a shield to protect his
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The Polish poet Adam Zagajewski was born in the ancient capital of Lvov, but cherishes no early memories of the city. Lvov was occupied by the Germans at the time of the poet’s birth. After the Red Army occupied the city at the end of World War II, Zagajewski’s family was forcibly repatriated—or “resettled”—in Gliwice,
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There is “some possibility” that Moscow is laughing at the United States, as President Donald Trump tweeted over the weekend, if it was Russia’s goal to meddle in the 2016 election to divide the country further than it had been, retired Ambassador to Russia Thomas Pickering said Monday. If it was the GOAL of Russia
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Scroll down for next story Hosted by Charlie Sykes. Today on the Daily Standard Podcast, editor in chief Stephen F. Hayes discusses what the recent Mueller indictments mean. Also, Charlie and Steve discuss America’s best and worst presidents, in honor of Washington’s birthday. The Daily Standard podcast is sponsored by the Dollar Shave Club. Try
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Rumors that Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy may retire are sweeping Washington, The New York Times is reporting. It marks the second consecutive year the rumors have hit the nation’s capital. Kennedy is 81 and was appointed by President Ronald Reagan to the high court, the Times noted. The newspaper said Kennedy has held the
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After political experts in a New York Times survey showed President Donald Trump ranked at the very bottom on a scale of all the U.S. presidents, a number of commentators on Twitter — including Trump critics — came to the president’s defense, Mediaite reported Monday. The survey was held among 170 members of the American Political
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Democratic presidential prospects already have begun preparing for 2020, planning trips to early primary states Iowa and New Hampshire, The Hill reports. The Hill compiled a list of potential Democratic candidates for the White House by tallying their trips to the two states. Former Missouri Secretary of State Jason Kander has made the most, with
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The Obama administration told the American public that Russians were attempting to interfere in the 2016 presidential election, former Department of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson said Monday, but the statement was overshadowed by the infamous “Access: Hollywood” tape release. But the real question is, Johnson told MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” is what President Donald Trump’s administration plans
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Democrat Conor Lamb has narrowed the advantage held by Republican Rick Saccone in the special election for a congressional seat in Pennsylvania’s 18th District, according to a new poll released over the weekend, the Orlando Political Observer reported. Saccone, a state representative, holds a 45.5 percent to 40 percent lead over former Assistant U.S. Attorney
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A student protester at Portland State University tried to derail an event featuring ex-Google employee James Damore by attacking the venue’s sound system. Okay. Activists just smashed the sound equipment and now the microphones no longer work. #JamesDamorePSU pic.twitter.com/mwR3KCLelK — Andy C. Ngo (@MrAndyNgo) February 18, 2018 A protester, Heather Clark, momentarily disrupted an event
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