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Bannon’s move to purge GOP long overdue…

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In the 10th month of the Trump presidency, the Republican Congress still has not passed one major piece of legislation proposed by the Republican president, public disapproval of Congress stands at levels that should be alarming to all incumbent Republican senators, and the president and GOP leaders in the House and Senate all suffer from abnormally high levels of disapproval.

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FBI uncovered Russian bribery plot before Obama administration approved controversial nuclear deal with Moscow | TheHill

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They also obtained an eyewitness account — backed by documents — indicating Russian nuclear officials had routed millions of dollars to the U.S. designed to benefit former President Bill Clinton’s charitable foundation during the time Secretary of State Hillary Clinton served on a government body that provided a favorable decision to Moscow, sources told The Hill.

http://thehill.com/policy/national-security/355749-fbi-uncovered-russian-bribery-plot-before-obama-administration

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Amazon and Big Apartment Landlords Strike Deals on Package Delivery – WSJ

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Amazon has signed contracts with apartment owners and managers representing more than 850,000 units across the U.S. to begin installing Amazon locker systems in their buildings, according to the landlords.

https://www.wsj.com/articles/amazon-and-big-apartment-landlords-strike-deals-on-package-delivery-1508261759

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If Pompeo leaves CIA, Trump should replace him with Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos

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Except for the fact they hate each other…

http://archive.is/IXlVe

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Jeff Bezos, Amazon, And The Wavering Pretense Of American Free Press – Disobedient Media

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The past few weeks have been particularly unpleasant for Jeff Bezos’ Amazon and The Washington Post, as news emerged that Amazon executive Roy Price was forced to resigne in the wake of sex abuse allegations. The claims added to reports of The Washington Post’s repressive policies towards the speech of their own writers. Despite all this, some legacy outlets publishedcalls for Bezos to replace Mike Pompeo as CIA Director, should Pompeo resign.

https://disobedientmedia.com/2017/10/jeff-bezos-amazon-and-the-wavering-pretense-of-american-free-press/?utm_source=Disobedient+Media&utm_campaign=064c6ea9b1-RSS_EMAIL_CAMPAIGN&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_abbbc6117a-064c6ea9b1-30826219

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FBI informant blocked from telling Congress about Russia nuclear corruption case, lawyer says | TheHill

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An American businessman who worked for years undercover as an FBI confidential witness was blocked by the Obama Justice Department from telling Congress about conversations and transactions he witnessed related to the Russian nuclear industry’s efforts to win favor with Bill and Hillary Clinton and influence Obama administration decisions, his lawyer tells The Hill.

Attorney Victoria Toensing, a former Reagan Justice Department official and former chief counsel of the Senate Intelligence Committee, said Tuesday she is working with members of Congress to see if they can get the Trump Justice Department or the FBI to free her client to talk to lawmakers.

http://thehill.com/policy/national-security/355937-fbi-informant-blocked-from-telling-congress-about-russia-nuclear?amp

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KRACK: WPA2 Wi-Fi Protocol Brocken

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According to researchers, the communication over HTTPS is secure (but may not be 100 percent secure) and cannot be decrypted using the KRACK attack. So, you are advised to use a secure VPN service—which encrypts all your Internet traffic whether it’s HTTPS or HTTP.

https://thehackernews.com/2017/10/wpa2-krack-wifi-hacking.html?m=1

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DHS: 23% of all federal prisoners are foreigners here illegally

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Trump returns 37,000 jobs to Americans.

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The number of applicants seeking H-1B visas has dropped significantly with the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) receiving only 199,000 petitions for 2017, compared with 236,000 in 2016, reflecting the impact of the recent protectionist measures undertaken by the American government.

http://www.financialexpress.com/world-news/h-1b-visa-applications-for-2017-drops-to-199000/633093/

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U.S. Special Forces “Decapitation” Team Deployed on Nuke Sub Off Coast of North Korea | US Defense Watch

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Speculation is rife that the deployment could be what President Trump was referring to when he mentioned “the calm before the storm” in front of confused reporters two weeks ago.

http://usdefensewatch.com/2017/10/calm-before-the-storm-u-s-special-forces-decapitation-team-deployed-on-nuke-sub-off-coast-of-north-korea/

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