CIA Files Say Staffers Committed Sex Crimes Involving Children. They Weren’t Prosecuted.

Though most of these cases were referred to US attorneys for prosecution, only one of the individuals was ever charged with a crime. Prosecutors sent the rest of the cases back to the CIA to handle internally, meaning few faced any consequences beyond the possible loss of their jobs and security clearances. That marks a …

Pinching Pennies for People—But Endless Cash for War | Newsweek

https://www.newsweek.com/pinching-pennies-people-endless-cash-war-opinion-1648178 There is a paradox underpinning American politics and its society right now. The U.S. must be the only country in the world where even when some wars end—like Afghanistan—government officials still elect to spend more money on the military. Less war, more war spending—a uniquely perplexing American formula as income disparity and homelessness increases. …

Leonardo DiCaprio To Play Cult Leader ‘Jim Jones’ – Jonestown – what you’re not being told

EXCLUSIVE: In a pre-emptive situation, MGM has secured a deal for the feature film project Jim Jones, with Leonardo DiCaprio in final talks to star as the 1970s religious cult leader who was behind the Jonestown mass suicide on November 18, 1978 that took more than 900 lives. The Oscar winner will produce for his Appian Way company alongside Jennifer Davisson. 1978 Jonestown massacre: What …

Pandora Papers: world leaders, politicians, billionaires, celebrities, religious leaders and drug dealers hiding their investments | PBS

Leaked records open a ‘Pandora’ box of financial secrets | PBS NewsHour Weekend Hundreds of world leaders, powerful politicians, billionaires, celebrities, religious leaders and drug dealers have been hiding their investments in mansions, exclusive beachfront property, yachts and other assets for the past quarter-century, according to a review of nearly 12 million files obtained from …

Drug tunnel found next to a Mexico National Guard military base

Mexican authorities discovered a 650-foot tunnel built by Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman in Tijuana — across the street from a National Guard base, Mexico News Daily reported. The tunnel, equipped with ventilation, lighting, and carts and rails, was discovered after a package of marijuana was left outside the house where the tunnel was hidden. Authorities …

60+ years of middle east peace talks and still no peace – Do you smell a rat?

A woman was killed and and a person was critically wounded in Rishon Lezion after terrorists in the Gaza Strip fired a barrage of rockets in the direction of Tel Aviv late Tuesday night setting off sirens throughout the center of the country. The barrage came hours after Hamas warned Israel that it would fire …

Pipeline cyberattack: Who has the best hackers in the world? – Government?

The FBI on Monday blamed a hacking group for a cyberattack that took down the main pipeline carrying gas to the densely populated East Coast, provoking worries about the vulnerability of critical systems. The law enforcement agency, which is investigating the May 7 hack, pinned responsibility on Darkside, a group that reportedly develops ransomware and …

The U.S. Supreme Court ‘shadow docket’ – improper use of the court’s tremendous power – Reuters

Source: The 'shadow docket': How the U.S. Supreme Court quietly dispatches key rulings | Reuters Increasingly, the court relies on the shadow docket to make decisions in a wide range of consequential cases, often in a dramatically accelerated fashion and without providing signed opinions or detailed explanations. Sometimes, as in death penalty cases, the decisions …

Biden administration lists militias, animal rights, environmental, anti-abortion, and  sovereign citizen activists as a possible domestic terrorism threat

WASHINGTON, March 17 (Reuters) - U.S. spy agencies said on Wednesday that racially motivated extremists and militia extremists present the most lethal domestic terrorism threats, and warned that the threats could grow this year. The assessment issued by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence said racially motivated extremists were most likely to conduct …