CIA Director Pompeo Slams NY Times For Outing Covert Officer

CIA Director Mike Pompeo blasted the New York Times Thursday for publishing the name of the undercover officer in charge of the agency’s Iran operations. Read more

US Treasury Fines Exxon $2M For Violating Russia Sanctions

The U.S. Treasury Department on Thursday said it was fining global oil company Exxon Mobil Corp (XOM.N) $2 million for violating sanctions on Russia in May 2014. Read more

US Lifts Laptop Ban on Flights From Middle East Airports

The United States lifted its ban on airplane passengers bringing laptops aboard the cabin from a number of airports in the Middle East, after ending the restriction for the last airliner remaining on the list. Read more

Natalia Veselnitskaya Was Let Into US Without A Visa By Obama Administration

The Kremlin-connected Russian lawyer who met with Donald Trump Jr. at Trump Tower to dish dirt on Hillary Clinton was let into the country by the Justice Department under the Obama administration without a visa. Read more

US Appeals Court Blocks Release of HSBC Money Laundering Report

HSBC, one of the biggest banks in the world, won a major victory on Wednesday when a New York federal appeals court reversed a lower court’s decision to release a potentially damaging report detailing the bank’s money-laundering practices. Read more

Melania Trump Blocked By G-20 Protesters From Leaving German Guest House

First Lady Melania Trump has been barred from leaving her temporary residence in Hamburg, Germany, due to G-20 protesters. Read more

Women’s March’ Leader Calls For ‘Jihad’ Against Trump

Women’s March leader Linda Sarsour, a pro-Sharia law and anti-Israel activist, called on Muslims to engage in a ‘Jihad’ against US President Donald Trump at the Islamic Society of North America Convention last weekend. Read more

US Missile Defense May Not Protect Against Nukes

US missile defense systems may not protect against a North Korean nuclear attack, an expert in the field said Wednesday. Read more

Supreme Court Partially Reinstates Trump’s Travel Ban Until It Hears Case

The Supreme Court on Monday allowed the Trump administration to enforce its 90-day ban on travelers from six mostly Muslim countries, overturning lower court orders that blocked it. Read more

Convicted Felon Jack Abramoff Registers To Return To Lobbying

Washington – Jack Abramoff, a high-profile American lobbyist who served four years in prison after pleading guilty to charges related to bribing U.S. government officials, has officially returned to lobbying, according to documents he filed with the Justice Department. Read more