Sunday, January 24, 2021

Tag: Report Says

EU Striving to Buttress Euro to Erode US Dollar’s Dominance, Report Says

from Sputnik News:

Looking to boost the euro, the European bloc is pinning its hopes on a hefty coronavirus-induced stimulus package and the expected development of a unified digital European currency as part of new post-COVID-19 financial infrastructure.

The European Union will unveil plans on Tuesday to bolster the euro internationally in a bid to deal with the dominance of the US dollar and insure the bloc doesn’t face severe financial risks, such as American sanctions, but demonstrates financial resilience, Bloomberg reported.

AG Barr Personally Questioned Jeffrey Epstein’s Last Cellmate After Financier’s Suicide, Report Says

from Sputnik News:

Previous media reports say former AG William Barr oversaw at least four inquiries into the Jeffrey Epstein criminal case following the notorious financier’s demise because the US Justice Department was widely believed to have handled it miserably.

Former Attorney General William Barr personally questioned the last inmate who had shared a cell with Jeffrey Epstein before the disgraced billionaire financier was found dead in a Manhattan jail, the New York Daily News reported citing a source.

US NSA Claims to Have ‘Growing Body of Evidence’ That COVID-19 Originated in Wuhan Lab, Report Says

from Sputnik News:

The US repeatedly pointed at China as the source of the coronavirus infection and accused Beijing of facilitating its global spread. Chinese authorities. However, deny the accusations and recently stated that their findings suggest the disease emerged in several spots around the world simultaneously.

US National Security Adviser Matthew Pottinger has pushed the theory that COVID-19 is a man-made virus produced in Wuhan laboratory in China and inadvertently released, as he talked with British lawmakers via conference call last week, the Daily Mail reported citing former Conservatives leader, Iain Duncan Smith. According to him, Pottinger claimed that Washington has been gathering evidence that only supported this theory, actively peddled not only by the NSA, but also by President Donald Trump himself.

Biden Will Rush To Declare Victory If News Orgs Declare He Won, Report Says

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by Hank Berrien, Daily Wire:

Joe Biden’s advisors are stating that if news organizations declare him the winner in the presidential election on Tuesday night, he will quickly address the nation as the victor, even if President Trump challenges the declaration from news organizations in court, a report states.

“Biden advisers learned the lesson of 2000, when Al Gore hung back while George W. Bush declared victory in that contested election, putting the Democrat on the defensive while Bush acted like the winner. So if Biden is declared the winner, he’ll begin forming his government and looking presidential — and won’t yield to doubts Trump might try to sow,” Axios reported.

Bezos, Who Owns Amazon And WaPo, Might Buy CNN, Report Says

by Hank Berrien, Daily Wire:

According to FOX Business, bankers are speculating that the world’s richest man, Jeff Bezos, who owns Amazon.com and the Washington Post, may be interested in purchasing CNN.

Although such a purchase would cost a reported $10 billion, Bezos is worth an estimated $193 billion, so he can afford it.  A person close to Bezos denied the rumor, telling The Daily Mail, “There has been zero talk on this.”

Investigation Launched After Absentee Ballots Found Along Road In Swing State, Report Says

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by Ryan Saavedra, Daily Wire:

The U.S. Postal Service has reportedly launched an investigation after mail—including absentee ballots—were discovered this week along a road in the swing state of Wisconsin.

“According to the Outagamie County Sheriff’s Office, three trays of mail were discovered shortly before 8 a.m. Monday in a ditch along State 96 at Outagamie county CB in Greenville,” the Post Crescent reported. “The mail was on its way to the post office and the sheriff’s office turned it over to the postal inspector. The mail was mixed and did contain ‘several’ absentee ballots.”

Elon Musk Sells Los Angeles Home to Chinese Billionaire for $29m, Report Says

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from Sputnik News:

The aspiring Mars coloniser had vowed to let go of almost all his earthly belongings, including his $100-million real estate portfolio. He appears to have followed through on that promise, with the reported sale of a mansion in Los Angeles for nearly $30 million.

Elon Musk has sold one of his homes in Los Angeles for $29 million, according to the Wall Street Journal.

The grandiose five-bedroom mansion, which overlooks the Bel-Air Country Club, was reportedly sold to a firm linked to Chinese tech billionaire ‘William’ Ding Lei for just under the $30-million asking price.

OUCH! ‘Vaccination passport’ coming, report says

from WND:

Under way even before coronavirus pandemic

Even before the coronavirus pandemic, the European Union was developing a plan to boost confidence in vaccines that included combatting “myths,” identifying opposition and even creating a “common vaccination card-passport” for all EU citizens.

US Big Tech Aiding Blacklisted Chinese Surveillance Firms, Report Says

from The Epoch Times:

American big tech companies, including GoogleAmazon, and Microsoft, are supporting Chinese surveillance firms that have been blacklisted by the United States over human rights violations, according to a new report.

Top10VPN, a site that reviews virtual private networks (VPNs) and researches digital rights and security issues, found in a May 21 report that more than a dozen U.S. tech firms provide “essential web services” required to power the websites of blacklisted Chinese companies.

USSR Viewed ‘Socialist’ Bernie As Someone They Could ‘Exploit’ To Push ‘Propaganda,’ Report Says

by Ryan Saavedra, Daily Wire:

The Soviet Union reportedly viewed socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) as a person that they could exploit to promote their propaganda because of his political views and his positive views of the communist nation.

The New York Times reported on Thursday night that newly discovered documents from Russia showed that Soviet officials sought to “exploit Mr. Sanders’ antiwar agenda for their own propaganda purposes.”

DOJ Investigating If Obama Admin Hid, Manipulated Info On Russian Meddling, Report Says

by Ryan Saavedra, Daily Wire:

U.S. Attorney John Durham is reportedly investigating if Obama administration officials hid or manipulated evidence about what they knew about Russia’s election interference in the 2016 U.S. elections.

Questions asked by Mr. Durham, who was assigned by Attorney General William P. Barr to scrutinize the early actions of law enforcement and intelligence officials struggling to understand the scope of Russia’s scheme, suggest that Mr. Durham may have come to view with suspicion several clashes between analysts at different intelligence agencies over who could see each other’s highly sensitive secrets.

Soviet Spy Congratulated Bernie On Prior Election Win, Met In His Office, Report Says

by Ryan Saavedra, Daily Wire:

A spy from the former communist superpower, the Soviet Union, congratulated socialist Bernie Sanders in March 1983 for winning re-election as mayor of Burlington, Vermont and for meeting with him in Sanders’ office.

“The documents from the Sanders archives include a letter from Soviet Embassy First Secretary Vadim Kuznetsov in March 1983, congratulating Sanders on his reelection as mayor and thanking Sanders for receiving him in Sanders’s office,” The Washington Post reported on Monday. “Kuznetsov had been in Burlington to attend a conference on nuclear disarmament at the University of Vermont a few days earlier. Neither Sanders nor conference organizers appear to have read a 1976 Time magazine article that identified Kuznetsov as a member of a ‘Soviet intelligence squad’ posing as diplomats to infiltrate U.S. politics.”

BREAKING: Democrats Do Not Have Votes Needed To Continue Senate Trial, Report Says

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by Ryan Saavedra, Daily Wire:

Senate Democrats do not appear to have the votes that they need to prolong President Donald Trump’s Senate impeachment trial by calling for more witnesses and documents.

Fox News senior reporter Chad Pergram wrote: “Senate does not appear to have the votes to open the door to witnesses tomorrow night. Collins and Romney for witnesses. Alexander opposed. Even if Murkowski is a yes, they don’t have the votes. 50-50 vote is a tie, which by rule, fails.”

BREAKING: Republicans Blow Out Beto O’Rourke-Backed Democrat In Key Texas House Race, Report Says

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by Ryan Saavedra, Daily Wire:

Texas Republicans dominated in a key Texas state House race on Tuesday against a leftist candidate backed by failed Senate and failed presidential candidate Robert Francis O’Rourke.

“The victory by Republican Gary Gates, who put more than $1.5 million of his own money into his run for state House District 28, is sure to bring a sigh of relief for the GOP in a race that was being tracked far beyond Texas. By the final weeks, the race had escalated into the first big special election of 2020,” The Associated Press reported. “In final unofficial results, Gates polled 58% of the vote to 42% for Democrat Eliz Markowitz.”

Feds Investigating Comey Over Leak Tied To Hillary Investigation, Report Says

from True Pundit:

Federal law enforcement officials are reportedly investigating whether disgraced former FBI Director James Comey illegally leaked classified information about a Russian intelligence document to reporters.

“Law enforcement officials are scrutinizing at least two news articles about the F.B.I. and Mr. Comey, published in The New York Times and The Washington Post in 2017, that mentioned the Russian government document, according to the people familiar with the investigation,” The New York Times reported. “Hackers working for Dutch intelligence officials obtained the document and provided it to the F.B.I., and both its existence and the collection of it were highly classified secrets, the people said.”