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Sweden is banning Huawei and ZTE from its 5G networks

Swedish regulators are banning the China-based tech companies Huawei and ZTE from constructing the infrastructure of Sweden’s 5G networks. The announcement follows previous bans...

US Designates 6 More Chinese Media Outlets as Foreign Missions

The U.S. state department has designated the U.S. operations of six China-based media companies as foreign missions, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced on Oct. 21. The...

French Police Swoop on 80+ Extremists Who Expressed Support for Paris Beheader

The French government has launched police raids against dozens of Islamist organisations and individuals as part of “hate crime” investigations in the wake of...

Israel rubber-stamps UAE peace agreement

Israel’s Knesset on Thursday voted overwhelmingly in favor of the U.S.-brokered peace agreement between Israel and the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Israeli lawmakers voted 80 to 13 to approve...

United States Unseals Superseding Indictment Charging Nationwide Money Laundering Network

The Justice Department today announced the unsealing of a superseding indictment charging six individuals with participating in a conspiracy to launder millions of dollars...

FCC Chairman applauds U.K., Germany sharing Trump’s security concerns by rejecting China’s Huawei

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai applauded the U.K. and Germany for sharing President Trump's security concerns by rejecting widespread reliance on China's telecom giant Huawei...

China Ties to US Riots Exposed by Trevor Loudon

Most of the riots that racked the United States within the last few months were organized by two socialist organizations that have close ties with the...

Dozens arrested as France busts major child porn network

French police have arrested 61 people allegedly involved in a vast child pornography network. Some of the suspects are believed to have filmed their...

United States Seizes Domain Names Used by Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps

The United States has seized 92 domain names that were unlawfully used by Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) to engage in a global...

US, Russia Sign Agreement to Cut America’s Reliance on Russian Uranium

The U.S. Department of Commerce and Russia’s state atomic agency have signed an amendment extending a 1992 agreement that will reduce America’s reliance on Russian uranium. The...

FEMA bungled Puerto Rico hurricane response, lost track of 38% of vital supplies

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) bungled numerous facets of its effort to supply vital commodities such as food and water to Puerto Rico in the aftermath of...

Chinese National Sentenced for Laundering Millions for Mexican Drug Cartels

A Chinese national was sentenced today to five years in prison and ordered to forfeit more than $4.2 million for laundering drug proceeds generated...

Facial Recognition Roll-Out to Be Accelerated for Australian Government Services

The federal government will spend $250 million over the next five years to upgrade online systems so Australians can access more government services using facial...

Chicago Tech Executive Charged with Illegally Exporting Computer Equipment to Pakistan

A Chicago-area resident who owns a Pakistani technology company has been indicted for allegedly illegally exporting computer equipment from the United States to a...

Top GOP senators say Hunter Biden’s work for Ukraine company ‘cast a shadow’ over Obama-era policy

Two Senate Republican chairmen on Wednesday released findings from their months-long investigation into the Bidens, arguing that Hunter Biden's work for a Ukraine gas...

Operation Targeting Opioid Traffickers on the Darknet Results in over 170 Arrests Worldwide

Home » Office of Public Affairs » News SHARE JUSTICE NEWS Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, September 22, 2020 International Law Enforcement Operation Targeting Opioid Traffickers on the Darknet...

Madrid Citizens Protest Against Government Decision to Lockdown Again

El Pais is reporting new massive protests in the streets of Madrid, Spain against the regional government’s decision to impose new lockdown restrictions as a...

State-Sponsored Iranian Hackers Indicted for Computer Intrusions at U.S. Satellite Companies

An indictment was unsealed today charging three computer hackers, all of whom were residents and nationals of the Islamic Republic of Iran (Iran), with...

Trump Blasts WTO for ‘Taking Advantage’ of United States

President Donald Trump had harsh words for the World Trade Organization (WTO) in a press briefing Wednesday, accusing the transnational body of taking advantage of America...

Tom Cotton Calls for U.S. to Revoke China’s Permanent Most Favored Nation Status, a Decision Biden Supported

Breitbart.com - Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) on Monday announced new legislation calling for the United States to revoke permanent most-favored-nation (MFN) status for China...

China May Walk Away From Selling TikTok To A U.S. Company, Raising Even More National Security Concerns

The Trump administration’s push to ban the Chinese owned video creation application TikTok has been a major problem for the Chinese Communist Party, which is accused...

Russian National Indicted for Conspiracy to Introduce Malware into a Computer Network

A federal grand jury in the District of Nevada returned an indictment today charging a Russian national for his role in a conspiracy to...

US Revokes Over 1,000 Visas of Chinese Nationals Over Military Links

The Epoch Times - The United States has revoked more than 1,000 visas of Chinese nationals over military links, a State Department spokesperson said on Wednesday. “We continue to...

Israel, UAE To Sign Deal At White House On September 15

Israel and the United Arab Emirates will sign a joint accord at the White House on September 15, according to reports. The Trump administration brokered a deal to normalize diplomatic...

Romania Extradites Human Trafficking Kingpin to US

Balkan Insight reports that Romania’s Minister of the Interior, Marcel Vela, on Friday announced the arrest and extradition to the US of an alleged...

Beirut explosion: at least 100 dead and 4,000 wounded

Explosions in Lebanon’s capital, Beirut, caused injuries and incredible amounts of damage on Tuesday.  Fiery brown smoke and a mushroom shaped cloud came as...

How the Chinese Regime Closely Monitors Falun Gong Practitioners

Twenty-one years ago, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) began its brutal persecution of Falun Gong and has not let up since. The Epoch Times...

Australia Rejects Beijing’s Claims to South China Sea, Joining US

Australia has formally declared that China’s major maritime claims in the South China Sea have “no legal basis” and are invalid. The move comes after the United States formally...

Goldman Sachs reaches nearly $4 billion settlement with Malaysia over 1MDB scandal

Goldman Sachs reached a $3.9 billion settlement with Malaysia, ending a longstanding dispute about deals the bank ran for a state investment fund. Goldman Sachs...

Chinese researcher ‘harbored’ at San Francisco consulate, three others, charged with visa fraud

The Justice Department has charged four people with visa fraud after allegedly lying about their connections with China's People's Liberation Army  – including a...

Trump Admin Officials Express Concern Over China’s Forced Organ Harvesting From Falun Gong Adherents

Five representatives of the spiritual discipline Falun Gong met with U.S. State Department officials on July 20, as the group commemorated the 21st year of an all-out persecution campaign unleashed...

Pompeo on Communist China: ‘The Free World Must Triumph Over This New Tyranny’

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has implored democracies to work together to defend against expansive threats posed by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), calling it a choice...

Secret Service posts $2 million reward to help catch Ukrainians wanted in cyber-crime scheme

The U.S. Secret Service has offered an unprecedented and hefty prize for help in capturing two Ukrainians the agency says are among its "most...

Over 600 Lawmakers From 30 Countries Ask Beijing to ‘Immediately Stop’ Falun Gong Persecution

More than 600 current and former lawmakers from 30 countries are calling on the Chinese regime to end its hostility against Falun Gong, saying the 21-year persecution campaign...

U.S. orders China to shut Houston consulate in move China calls ‘unprecedented escalation’

The United States has told China to close its consulate in Houston in a dramatic worsening of ties between the world’s two biggest economies,...

Ex-FBI undercover operative says Obama, others ‘turned their back on our country’ with Russia

As an undercover FBI operative, Williams Douglas Campbell says he was privy to Russia's ambitions to make the U.S. dependent on Moscow's uranium and became disturbed when...

UAE successfully launches probe to Mars as Arab world joins US and China in space race

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The UAE has successfully launched its Mars probe, named Hope, making history as the Arab world’s first interplanetary mission. “We have...

China says UK will ‘bear the consequences’ after Hong Kong extradition treaty suspended

China will resolutely respond to acts of interference in its internal affairs, a spokesman for the country’s embassy to the United Kingdom said on...

Former Spanish King involved in fresh scandal after reports he used offshore account for Tahiti holiday

Juan Carlos, the disgraced former king of Spain, paid for a luxury holiday in Tahiti to celebrate his 78th birthday using money from a...

Egypt says Sisi and Trump agree on need to maintain Libya ceasefire

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi and U.S. President Donald Trump agreed on Monday on the need to maintain a ceasefire in Libya and avoid an...

UK suspends extradition treaty with Hong Kong

The UK government will suspend its extradition treaty with Hong Kong "immediately and indefinitely". Announcing the move, Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said the UK "wants...

World Powers Unite Against Threat From the Chinese Communist Party: Pompeo

The U.S. effort to build a coalition to counter the threat from the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) is building momentum as more countries become aware that...

Barr Slams Hollywood, Big Tech for ‘Kowtowing’ to Communist China Over Profits

Attorney General William Barr called out corporate America, including Hollywood and big tech, for “kowtowing” to the regime in Beijing for the sake of profits, in a...

Australia Begins ‘Unprecedented’ Pushback Against Beijing

The Australian government is boldly pushing back against the Chinese Communist Party (CCP)—a newborn strategic position held by a government facing an increasingly hostile...

Clashes Resume on Volatile Armenian-Azerbaijani Border

YEREVAN, Armenia—Clashes resumed between Armenian and Azerbaijani forces on the South Caucasus nations’ shared border on Thursday morning, with both sides blaming each other...

Tanker Off UAE Sought by US Over Iran Sanctions ‘Hijacked’

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates—An oil tanker sought by the United States over allegedly circumventing sanctions on Iran was hijacked on July 5 off the coast of the United Arab Emirates,...

Fifty dead and two million hit by India monsoon floods

At least 50 people have been killed and more than two million affected by heavy monsoon flooding in the north-eastern Indian state of Assam,...

Hong Kong: China vows to retaliate after Trump ends special economic status

China has vowed to retaliate after the US ended Hong Kong's preferential trade status and imposed sanctions on officials who crack down on rights. President...

Libya conflict: Russia and Turkey risk Syria repeat

Libya looks to be at the end of one bleak chapter, but there is no guarantee that the next will be any better for...

Google Hit With €600,000 Belgian Privacy Fine

BRUSSELS—Google has received a record fine from Belgium’s data protection authority (APD) of €600,000 ($683,000) for not complying with European rules on a person’s...

Taiwan Welcomes US Rejection of Beijing’s Territorial Claims in the South China Sea

TAIPEI, Taiwan—Taiwan’s foreign ministry welcomed a statement by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo rejecting China’s territorial claims in the South China Sea. Joanne Ou,...

Most-wanted paedophile mastermind behind darknet sites that served thousands across the globe is arrested

Police in France have arrested a man who is described as one of the top 10 most-wanted targets by authorities fighting sexual crimes. A man...

Europe divided on Huawei as US pressure to drop company grows

Robert O’Brien, the US national security adviser, will meet his counterparts from France, Italy, the UK and Germany in Paris this week to urge...

Romania Dismantles Third Human Trafficking Ring in Four Days

Romanian prosecutors on Friday announced the dismantling of a human trafficking syndicate that forced young girls into prostitution in the south of the country,...

Over 600,000 Hongkongers Cast ‘Protest’ Vote Against Beijing’s New Security Law

HONG KONG—More than 600,000 Hong Kong citizens cast ballots over the weekend in primary elections seen as a symbolic protest vote against the tough...

What Transpired in the First Week of Beijing’s Security Law Taking Effect in Hong Kong

On July 1, the 23rd anniversary of the transfer of Hong Kong’s sovereignty from British to Chinese rule, Beijing’s national security law formally came...

British Judge Orders Christopher Steele To Pay Damages To Russian Bankers Over Dossier Lies

A British judge ruled Wednesday that Christopher Steele violated a data privacy law by failing to check the accuracy of information in his infamous...

Panic-buying returns to Australia as Melbourne braces for lengthy coronavirus lockdown

Five million residents were ordered back into a six-week lockdown beginning midnight on Wednesday into Thursday as soaring community transmission of the coronavirus brings...

FBI Director: One New China-Related Investigation Is Opened Every 10 Hours

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is opening a new China-related counterintelligence case about once every 10 hours as it pushes back against Beijing’s...

Dutch police arrest 6 men, uncover makeshift torture chamber

Dutch police arrested six men after discovering sea containers that had been converted into a makeshift prison and sound-proofed “torture chamber” complete with a...

Report: German Officials Placed Children with Known Paedophiles For 30 Years

A former Chancellor of West Germany, Berlin senators, bureaucrats, and members of the educational establishment have all been implicated in a network “in which...

‘SHE KNOWS EVERYTHING’ Ghislaine Maxwell ‘will be naming names’ and Prince Andrew ‘may be worried,’ Epstein former mentor says

GHISLAINE Maxwell will be "fully cooperating" with the FBI in its child sex probe - and some of the world’s most powerful people, including...

Armed Member of Canada’s Military Crashed Gate at Trudeau’s Home

An armed member of the Canadian military crashed a truck through a gate on the grounds where Prime Minister Justin Trudeau lives in Ottawa...

Royals and politicians are among celebrities and wealthy business figures who used the SAME secret phone network as hundreds of crime kingpins as UK...

Royalty and politicians are among celebrities and wealthy business figures who used the SAME secret phone network smashed by police to track down 746...

Hong Kong Lawmaker: Place Cameras in Classrooms to Spy on Subversive Teachers

A pro-China lawmaker in Hong Kong suggested placing CCTV cameras inside schools Friday to ensure teachers are not making subversive remarks in lessons. The comments...

Enraged Italians Abandon Masks, Denounce Pandemic As Scam

Hundreds of Italian demonstrators gathered in Rome's Piazza del Popolo on Tuesday, ditching their masks in a protest against the Italian government's lockdown restrictions...

Readout of Secretary of Defense Dr. Mark T. Esper’s Phone Call With Thailand Prime Minister and Minister of Defense Prayut Chan-o-cha

Secretary of Defense Mark Esper spoke with his Thai counterpart, Prime Minister and Minister of Defense Prayut Chan-o-cha, on the phone today to discuss...

UK Government abandon COVID-19 tracing app over privacy concerns

The Government is scrapping the current version of its track and trace app over privacy concerns, switching to a system developed by Apple and...

British warships complete Baltic naval exercise

Exercise BALTOPS is the largest annual multinational exercise in the Baltic Sea. Its purpose is to test the skills and capabilities of the participating...

U.S. Prosecutor Calls on Prince Andrew to Speak With FBI After Ghislaine Maxwell’s Arrest

The arrest of Ghislaine Maxwell on Thursday on charges that she recruited underage girls to be sexually abused by convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein...

STUNNING: Fauci’s Remdesivir Costs $9 Per Dose, Will Be Sold at $3,000 per Treatment — China Company Linked to Soros Will Also Mass Produce...

The Association of American Physicians and Surgeons (https://aapsonline.org) filed a lawsuit against Department of Health and Human Services and the FDA for “irrational interference”...

SHOCK VIDEO: U.S. School Kids Targeted With CCP Propaganda, Letters From Xi Jinping

CHINESE COMMUNIST PARTY LEADER XI JINPING IMPLORED U.S. SCHOOLCHILDREN TO BECOME “YOUNG AMBASSADORS FOR SINO-AMERICAN FRIENDSHIP” AS PART OF A CONFUCIUS INSTITUTE LED PROGRAM...

USMCA Replaces NAFTA as Trump Delivers on One of Biggest Promises

The U.S.-Mexico-Canada (USMCA) trade agreement formally replaced the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) on Wednesday, meaning that President Donald Trump has now officially...

Media Are Playing Games Yet Again With Anonymous Russia Leaks

Much of the case for the Iraq War was based on the Bush administration’s claim that Saddam Hussein possessed weapons of mass destruction. When...

Germany investigating 30,000 potential suspects in pedophile probe

German officials say they are investigating thousands of leads as part of a widening investigation into a pedophile network. Some 70 suspects have so...

Flu virus with ‘pandemic potential’ found in China

A new strain of flu that has the potential to become a pandemic has been identified in China by scientists. It emerged recently and is...

Steele Testimony: FBI Coordinated Closely With State Department on Russia Probe

The Department of State worked closely with the FBI on the bureau’s investigation of the Trump campaign and its work with former British spy...

More than 700 arrested in ‘biggest ever’ UK operation against organised crime after encrypted phone network cracked

Police have arrested more than 700 suspects, seized £54m in cash and tonnes of drugs in the UK’s “biggest and most significant” operation ever...

AMID COVID-19 PANDEMIC, US MARINES DEPLOY TO NORWAY, SUCCESSFULLY INTEGRATE WITH NORWEGIAN ALLIES

SETERMOEN, Norway -- Whether in the face of the enemy or a deadly global pandemic, the U.S. Marine Corps not only stays ahead of...

Jeffrey Epstein’s confidant Ghislaine Maxwell arrested on sexual abuse charges

Jeffrey Epstein’s confidant Ghislaine Maxwell was arrested in New Hampshire on Thursday morning on multiple sex abuse charges including conspiracy to entice minors to...

Trump threatens worse trade deal for China if Beijing stalls until after his re-election

US President Donald Trump has once again criticized China’s trade practices, warning negotiations could get tougher. The statements come as Beijing and Washington are...

Homeland Security confirms special entry for Russian lawyer

The Homeland Security Department confirmed Friday that Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya was granted special entry to the United States on multiple occasions in 2015...

Explainer: Why The U.S.-NATO Exercises In Eastern Europe Are Important

The COVID-19 pandemic has upended several military exercises, but now that restrictive measures have been eased some are going forward, albeit in a scaled-down...

Warren Buffett, George Soros, and other billionaire investors made big moves last quarter. Here are 11 of their juiciest trades.

Warren Buffett, George Soros, and other billionaire investors made significant changes to their portfolios in the first quarter, as they looked to capitalize on...

Dr. Marc Siegel asks, ‘How can we possibly trust the WHO at all?’ after latest COVID-19 flip-flop

Fox News medical contributor Dr. Marc Siegel told "Tucker Carlson Tonight" Tuesday that the latest reversal from the World Health Organization has left him...

William Barr in 2017: DOJ ‘Abdicating Its Responsibility’ by Ignoring Clinton Uranium Deal in Favor of Russia Collusion

Attorney General nominee William Barr said in 2017 that he believed there was more basis to investigate failed presidential candidate Hillary Clinton for her...

Collusion bombshell: DNC lawyers met with FBI on Russia allegations before surveillance warrant

Congressional investigators have confirmed that a top FBI official met with Democratic Party lawyers to talk about allegations of Donald Trump-Russia collusion weeks before...

Russia Investigation Transcripts and Documents

Materials from the Committee's Investigation into Russian Active Measures In 2017 and 2018, the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (HPSCI) undertook an investigation into...

Secret texts cast light on UK’s early role in Trump-Russia inquiry

Two of the most senior intelligence officials in the US and UK privately shared concerns about “our strange situation” as the FBI launched its...

How the Obama White House engaged Ukraine to give Russia collusion narrative an early boost

As Donald Trump began his meteoric rise to the presidency, the Obama White House summoned Ukrainian authorities to Washington to coordinate ongoing anti-corruption efforts...

Fox News: John Brennan Suppressed Intel Saying Russia Wanted Hillary Clinton to Win

Fox News’ Ed Henry reported Tuesday evening that Acting Director of National Intelligence Richard Grenell has declassified information calling into question the conclusion that...

Lisa Page bombshell: FBI couldn’t prove Trump-Russia collusion before Mueller appointment

To date, Lisa Page’s infamy has been driven mostly by the anti-Donald Trump text messages she exchanged with fellow FBI agent Peter Strzok as...

Italy: 96% of Coronavirus Fatalities Had Other Chronic Illnesses

ROME — The overwhelming majority of deaths with coronavirus in Italy have occurred in the presence of two or more serious chronic illnesses, according...

President of El Salvador Announces That He is Taking Hydroxychloroquine, Says ‘Most World Leaders’ Doing the Same

President of El Salvador Nayib Bukele has announced that he is taking hydroxychloroquine as a preventative measure against the coronavirus. Bukele told reporters on Tuesday...

STUNNING: Average Age of Italians Who Have Died From Coronavirus is 81!

The Italian government released numbers on the coronavirus last week. There were 1,809 new cases of the deadly disease reported in Italy on Sunday. The Italian...

French Doctor Claims Solid Results in Study of Hydroxychloroquine and Azithromycin

Dubai: An expatriate man has been arrested by Riyadh Police on charges of human trafficking, Saudi media reported on Tuesday. The suspect is charged with...

Saudi Arabia arrests man on charges of human trafficking

Dubai: An expatriate man has been arrested by Riyadh Police on charges of human trafficking, Saudi media reported on Tuesday. The suspect is charged with...

Special ATII Contributor Report: COVID-19 and Human Trafficking – Exacerbating Modern Slavery with a Global Health Pandemic

As COVID-19 has evolved into a global health crisis, it has plunged much of the world, and financial sector, into an economic downturn, as...

Human trafficking victims destined for Trinidad & Tobago rescued

(Trinidad Guardian) Venezuela’s Navy yesterday broke up three human trafficking camps on the country’s Orinoco Delta and rescued 79 people, including 25 minors, whom...

Tigers’ Boyd and wife fight human trafficking in Uganda

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — With the coronavirus pandemic keeping professional sports games from happening, athletes have more time to focus on other projects....

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Sweden is banning Huawei and ZTE from its 5G networks

Swedish regulators are banning the China-based tech companies Huawei and ZTE from constructing the infrastructure of Sweden’s 5G networks. The announcement follows previous bans...

United States Seizes More Domain Names Used by Foreign Terrorist Organization

The United States has seized “Aletejahtv.com” and “kataibhezbollah.com,” two websites that were unlawfully utilized by Kata’ib Hizballah, a Specially Designated National and a Foreign...

US Designates 6 More Chinese Media Outlets as Foreign Missions

The U.S. state department has designated the U.S. operations of six China-based media companies as foreign missions, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced on Oct. 21. The...