The Global Security News: 1. Trump from Michael_Novakhov (197 sites): Palmer Report: William Barr just threw himself to the wolves, and Donald Trump is next


Right on cue, Bill Barr has now un-recused himself in the Jeffrey Epstein case. No surprise there since he did much the same thing with the Mueller investigation. Only this time, Barr pulled a complete turnaround in less than 24 hours. Whatever could be the motivation? The screams coming from 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue?


Donald Trump has been tweeting about everything under the sun except his friend Epstein’s arrest. His new fixer, Bill Barr, will now actively try to block investigations, committing felony obstruction of justice, but that’s just Barr’s destiny. It’s likely Barr will end up heading to federal prison in the end, along with Alex Acosta and Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance if it’s proven they participated in a quid pro quo. But what’s interesting here links to my earlier New Mexico article about Epstein’s ranch. This thing has legs.




If there are girls filing civil suits in New Mexico, you can be sure there are girls in Paris, the US Virgins and any other place Epstein may have crawled around. State charges haven’t been filed yet, as far as we know, but given the savvy nature of the SDNY, you can be sure they’re working closely with the New York Attorney General. The minute Barr intervenes, it will go down like Manafort, with unsealed state charges.




The other thing to watch for is that this was handled by the SDNY Public Corruption Unit, so it’s a given we’re talking about more people in this case than Epstein, and they were/are public officials. Epstein’s operation went far and wide, so buckle yourself up for years of revelations. Keep in mind, however, that this may not be the straw that breaks Trump’s back. Fox is already questioning the new charges, and Republicans are referring to 13-year-olds as “young women” instead of what they are, children.


We have neither a dead woman nor a live boy pinned to Donald Trump, so he’s still kicking. But we do have one thing coming up: Trump Model Management. This will be or surely has been a part of the Epstein investigation. Trump may not have needed Epstein’s services when he could gratify himself with his own under-age models, but now that the dam has broken on Epstein, look for the Trump models to start lawyering up and going to their local prosecutors. The tsunami has rolled ashore with the first wave. Every subsequent wave will be worse.

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The Global Security News: 1. US Security from Michael_Novakhov (88 sites): Eurasia Review: How Much Do Climate Fluctuations Matter For Global Crop Yields?

The El Niño-Southern Oscillation has been responsible for widespread,
simultaneous crop failures in recent history, according to a new study
from researchers at Columbia University’s International Research
Institute for Climate and Society, the International Food Policy
Research Institute (IFPRI) and other partners. This finding runs counter
to a central pillar of the global agriculture system, which assumes
that crop failures in geographically distant breadbasket regions such as
the United States, China and Argentina are unrelated. The results also
underscore the potential opportunity to manage such climate risks, which
can be predicted using seasonal climate forecasts.

The study, published in Science Advances, is the first to provide estimates of the degree to which different modes of climate variability such as ENSO cause volatility in global and regional production of corn, wheat and soy. Such variability caused nearly 18 percent volatility in global corn production from 1980 to 2010, for example.

“Global agriculture counts on the strong likelihood that poor
production in one part of the world will be made up for by good
production elsewhere,” said Weston Anderson, a postdoctoral research
scientist at the International Research Institute for Climate and
Society and lead author on the study.

Of course, there’s always a chance–however small–that it won’t.
The assumption until now has been that widespread crop failures would
come from a set of random, adverse weather events, Anderson said.

He and his co-authors decided to test this idea by looking at the
impact that the El Niño-Southern Oscillation, the Indian Ocean Dipole,
and other well-understood climate patterns have had on global production
of corn, soybeans and wheat. They analyzed how these modes of climate
variability influenced drought and heat in major growing regions.

“We found that ENSO can, and has, forced multiple breadbasket
failures, including a significant one in 1983,” said Anderson. “The
problem with pooling our risk as a mitigating strategy is that it
assumes failures are random. But we know that strong El Niño or La Niña
events in effect organize which regions experience drought and extreme
temperatures. For some crops, that reorganization forces poor yields in
multiple major production regions simultaneously.”

How important is the influence of climate variability? The authors
found that, on a global level, corn is the most susceptible to such crop
failures. They found that 18% percent of the year-to-year changes in
corn production were the result of climate variability. Soybeans and
wheat were found to be less at risk for simultaneous failures, with
climate variability accounting for 7% and 6% of the changes in global
production, respectively.

“The bigger the uncertainty around climate drivers, the bigger the risk for those involved in the food systems,” said co-author Liangzhi You, a senior research fellow at the International Food Policy Research Institute. “The worst affected are poor farmers in developing countries whose livelihoods depend upon crop yields as they do not have an appetite for risks in absence of formal insurance products or other coping mechanisms.” The risk is further exacerbated by challenges posed by lack of infrastructure and resources in developing countries.

“ENSO may not be important in all years, but it is the only thing we
know of that has forced simultaneous global-scale crop failures” said
Anderson.

Within specific regions, the risk to agriculture by climate
variability can be much higher. For example, across much of Africa and
in Northeast Brazil, ENSO and other recurring climate phenomena
accounted for 40-65% of the ups and downs of food production. In other
regions, the number was as low as 10%.

While on the surface this may appear to mean that those areas more
affected by ENSO and other climate patterns are more at risk to extreme
events, the numbers actually reflect a link to climate patterns that can
be monitored and predicted.

“What excites me about this work is that it shows how predictable
modes of climate variability impact crop production in multiple regions
and can scale up to influence global production, said co-author Richard
Seager of Columbia’s Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory. “This should
allow anticipation of shocks to global food prices and supplies and,
hence, improve efforts to avoid food insecurity and provide emergency
food assistance when needed.”

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The Global Security News: 1. US Security from Michael_Novakhov (88 sites): Eurasia Review: California Confessional Bill Withdrawn – OpEd

The seal of confession is safe in California. The bill to bust it has been pulled.

Yesterday, on the eve of a scheduled hearing on SB 360, California State Sen. Jerry Hill withdrew his bill; it would have broken the seal of the confessional in some instances. He pulled his legislation once he realized he didn’t have enough votes to make it out of the Assembly Public Safety Committee.

The effort to stop the bill was led by Los Angeles Archbishop José Gomez. The Catholic League played an ancillary role, mobilizing tens of thousands of Catholics: we provided them with email contacts that they used effectively. We are proud of Archbishop Gomez and all of those Catholics and non-Catholics who supported him.

In making the case against SB 360, we cited three major concerns: the damage it would do to religious liberty; the dubious predicate of the bill; and its unenforceability.

The idea of having the government police the details of a Catholic sacrament is draconian. Furthermore, it would forever place in jeopardy the religious liberty protections afforded by the First Amendment. It would also do irreparable damage to the priest-penitent relationship, compromising, as it would, the confidentiality of the confessional.

Sen. Hill said that the bill was necessitated because “the clergy-penitent privilege has been abused on a large scale, resulting in underreported and systemic abuse of thousands of children across multiple denominations and faith.”

On June 12, I wrote to Sen. Hill about his claim. “Could you please provide my office with documentation to support that claim? I will not be coy: I don’t believe you can. But go ahead and prove me wrong.” He never answered, and we both know why.

On June 25, I wrote to Assemblyman Reginald Byron Jones-Sawyer, chairman of the Public Safety Committee in charge of the bill. I asked him to reconsider the legislation. “It is not only the wrong remedy, it is unenforceable as well.”

These are just two of our exchanges with lawmakers about this bill.

This is a smashing victory. Many thanks to all of those who contacted these legislators. Without your input—your follow through—there may very well have been a different outcome. We can set the agenda, and provide the email contacts, but only you can make it happen. There is strength in numbers.

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Billionaire is a word that’s often thrown around when discussing Jeffrey Epstein, but unlike some of his other common modifiers — convicted sex offender, pedophile — there’s scant proof as to his financial bona fides. The bulk of Epstein’s wealth is believed to come from his money-management firm for ten-figure investors, although his only known client is Victoria’s Secret founder Les Wexner, who reportedly ditched Epstein over a decade ago.

After sex-trafficking charges were handed down on Monday, executive-suite financiers discussed how absent Epstein was from the field: “He’s supposed to run an enormous FX [foreign-exchange] trading firm,” said Enrique Diaz-Alvarez, chief risk officer at Ebury. “But I never once heard of him or his firm or anyone who worked or traded with him.” And as Forbes wrote in a 2010 blog with a very direct title — “Sex Offender Jeffrey Epstein Is Not a Billionaire” — his money-management firm based in the U.S. Virgin Islands “generates no public records, nor has his client list ever been released.”

According to a 2002 profile in New York — the one with the Trump quote — Epstein dropped out of Cooper Union and NYU’s Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences before finding a job teaching calculus and physics at the Dalton School in the mid-1970s. Epstein was hired at the prestigious Manhattan college-prep institution by the father of Attorney General William Barr, and his students included the son of Bear Stearns chairman Alan Greenberg. In 1976, Epstein joined Bear as a floor trader’s assistant, making partner in a mere four years. By 1981, he was out, setting up the J. Epstein & Co. money-management business the next year. New York described his business strategy in 2002:

He would take total control of the billion dollars, charge a flat fee, and assume power of attorney to do whatever he thought was necessary to advance his client’s financial cause. And he remained true to the $1 billion entry fee. According to people who know him, if you were worth $700 million and felt the need for the services of Epstein and Co., you would receive a not-so-polite no-thank-you from Epstein.

In Vicky Ward’s recent process piece on her reporting of an Epstein profile for Vanity Fair in 2003, she lays out some of her thoughts on the matter of a possible benefactor. In addition to a claim from a Ponzi schemer that Epstein was kicked out of Bear Stearns in 1981 for “getting into trouble,” Ward suggests that Wexner may have helped bankroll the financier. Ward writes: “While Epstein’s friends speculated that retailer Les Wexner was the real source of Epstein’s wealth, Wexner (who called him ‘my friend Jeffrey’) never commented on this, though he did send me an email praising Epstein’s ‘ability to see patterns in politics and financial markets.’”

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Not really. According to his lawyers, around the time of his notorious plea deal in Florida in 2008, Epstein’s net worth was over nine figures. The figure was “a bone of contention with Epstein’s lawyers,” Spencer Kuvin, an attorney representing three of Epstein’s alleged victims, told the Palm Beach Post in 2008. “In the litigation itself we were never able to get him to produce verified financial information. The ‘nine figures’ came by negotiation. It kept going up and up and up. They started at zero — they wouldn’t tell us at all.”

As Bloomberg states, “Today, so little is known about Epstein’s current business or clients that the only things that can be valued with any certainty are his properties.” According to a document submitted in advance of Epstein’s bail hearing, his Manhattan townhouse is estimated to be worth around $77 million. Then there are the properties in New Mexico, Paris, the U.S. Virgin Islands, his private jet, a fleet of 15 cars, and a Palm Beach compound estimated at $12 million.

But even the real-estate holdings have an air of mystery to them. Epstein purchased, or received, the Manhattan townhouse from Wexner around 1998. But there were no property records on the mansion’s transfer until 2011, when the company Wexner used to buy the place transferred it to an Epstein-owned company for $0. Epstein signed the document for both sides.

Because so little is known about Epstein’s wealth and his ambiguous-to-the-point-of-suspicious Financial Trust Company, pretty much any revelation would help shed light on the financial black hole. But because the Southern District of New York’s Public Corruption Unit is handling the case, the likelihood of a financial or tax-related charge is much higher than if another arm of the mother court were in charge. Gene Rossi, a trial analyst for Law & Crime, suggested that the PCU could provide more flexibility on charges, including money laundering, corruption, or tax-related crimes: “The sky’s the limit.”

This post has been updated to reflect that the picture of Jeffrey Epstein was taken in 2005, not 2003.

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State and federal politicians celebrated the partial opening of a sprawling, but stripped-down version of a state park announced last year honoring the country’s first black congresswoman in East New York on July 2.

The state invested $20 million to fund the first portion of Shirley Chisholm State Park — located on 407-acres of former landfill off Pennsylvania Avenue south of Starrett City — which offers 10 miles of marked hiking and biking trails, a bayside pier for picnicking and fishing along Pennsylvania Avenue, as well as water access and a colorful mural of the trailblazing legislator by Brooklyn artist Danielle Mastrion, according to the Governor’s office.

Officials claimed last year the state would solicit input from the public on the park’s second design phase this fall, with ambitious proposals including a connector bridge or cable car over the water separating the park’s two halves between the Pennsylvania Avenue and Fountain Avenue sites, along with an environmental education center, lawn patios, and an amphitheater for live events.

Since then, state parks officials have scaled back plans for the second phase, replacing the amphitheater with lawn patios — including one large enough to accommodate 200 people and host community gatherings or performances — the environmental center with pop-up education facilities, and axing plans for a connecting bridge or cable car between the two landmasses, spokesman Brian Nearing told this paper via an emailed statement.

Further design elements could still be included in future phases, if state lawmakers agree to provide additional funding during next year’s budget negotiations, according to Nearing.

“Additional design elements will be contemplated in the subsequent phase once a budget is identified,” he said.

The park is part of Cuomo’s $1.4 billion health initiative “Vital Brooklyn,” which aims to improve the quality of life for residents in some of the borough’s lower-income neighborhoods by opening nearby green spaces and playgrounds.

Cuomo dedicated the park to Chisholm, who won her seat in Congress in 1968, ran for president four years later, and fought for the health and well-being of her most disadvantaged constituents throughout her time in office, according to Cuomo.

“Shirley Chisholm fought to improve the health and wellness of underserved communities, a legacy we are carrying on through the Vital Brooklyn Initiative, so we are proud to dedicate this park in memory of her leadership and accomplishments,” he said.

Cuomo boasted that the new public green space is the largest state park in all five boroughs, but Brooklyn’s largest will remain the city-owned Marine Park, at 530 acres, followed closely by Prospect Park at 526 acres.

The new park is also one of only two state parks in the borough, along with Williamsburg’s East River State Park.

Two city leaders are planning to erect their own memorials to honor the lawmaker in the borough, including one sculpture planned for Prospect Park’s Parkside Avenue entrance by First Lady Charlene McCray and a statue in Brower Park in Crown Heights by local councilman Robert Cornegy Jr.

Reach reporter Kevin Duggan at (718) 260–2511 or by e-mail at kduggan@cnglocal.com. Follow him on Twitter @kduggan16.

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The real estate company Rabsky Development, in partnership with the consultancy group Totem, has very big plans for a 1.73-acre lot in Downtown Brooklyn: a hybrid office/apartment building far bulkier, if not taller, than the Chrysler Building.

That site, 625 Fulton St., is one block east of Flatbush Avenue and just up the street from the BAM Harvey Theater and BRIC.

“A first look at what could become one of Brooklyn’s tallest buildings,” is how the Brooklyn Eagle headlined coverage of a recent presentation before Community Board 2. But Rabsky has proposed not merely a 942-foot tower (79 stories); it seeks city permission to double the available square footage. With nearly 1.6 million square feet, it would cover far more of the lot than currently allowed.

“This project will bring exciting benefits to Brooklyn,” a developer’s representative claimed, citing “commercial space that encourages entrepreneurship, a much-needed school, new indoor and outdoor open spaces and space for the local arts community.” Plans for affordable housing and corporate-friendly floor design are said to justify the requested upzoning.

Under current zoning, the developers could build a slim, 821-foot apartment tower, with a plaza and surface parking lot. From Draft Scope of Work for an Environmental Impact Statement
Under current zoning, the developers could build a slim, 821-foot apartment tower, with a plaza and surface parking lot. Images via Rabsky Development’s draft scope of work

Unmentioned, though, is the significant private benefit Rabsky seeks, an increase in buildable square footage worth, by my estimate, well over $100 million. No wonder they’re paying at least $1,125 an hour to have attorney David Karnovsky, former general counsel to the Department of City Planning, lobby for the project.

Assessing the value created for Rabsky — or any developer asking for such a dramatic upzoning — should become a central point in the land use process, better informing communities and lawmakers facing such proposals.

Seeking FAR-reaching gains

To decipher the Rabsky strategy, consider the acronym FAR, for floor area ratio. It’s the amount of square footage calculated as a multiple of the underlying lot. Rabsky’s proposed building would have an FAR of 21.

That’s well above the standard set in the 2004 Downtown Brooklyn rezoning, an FAR of 10, which can become 12 thanks to a bonus from a public plaza or affordable housing. It’s also well more than what the city allowed last year for the two-tower 80 Flatbush project nearby, with an FAR of 15.75. The upzoning there gained favor because two schools and affordable housing were included.

In fact, if built without a plaza bonus, 625 Fulton would actually have an FAR of just 8.57, according to the draft scope of work for the project’s environmental impact statement. The adjacent residential tower, 36-story 80 DeKalb — bulkier than allowed on the underlying lot, less than one-third of an acre — had to use development rights from a parcel that Rabsky later bought.

If the developers get an upzoning, they’d build a 942-foot hybrid building, the lower segment mostly office space, and the rest for apartments. From Draft Scope of Work for an Environmental Impact Statement
If the developers get an upzoning, they’d build a 942-foot hybrid building, the lower segment mostly office space, and the rest for apartments. Image via Rabsky Development’s draft scope of work

Thanks to some maneuvering, the plaza bonus — which, like the upzoning, would apply to the lot encompassing the entire “Project Area,” including 80 DeKalb — would boost the new building’s FAR above 10.

The doubling in bulk is key to the developer’s bottom line. “Look, there’s only two legal ways to create money in the United States,” architect Vishaan Chakrabarti told Curbed in 2017, “the Federal Reserve and an upzoning. So free FAR is worth its weight in gold.”

Doing the math

How much is that 625 Fulton upzoning worth? Well, Rabsky paid increasingly higher prices for land, a total of $226 million. Simple math — and it gets more complex — suggests that, if Rabsky can double available square footage, that’s adding space worth some $226 million.

How did Rabsky spend that sum? In October 2015, Rabsky agreed to buy the main 625 Fulton site, known as Ten MetroTech, from Forest City Enterprises, for $158 million. Under current zoning, the price was about $255 per buildable square foot, the seller said. Rabsky then planned a 36-story office tower, about 618,000 square feet, according to the Real Deal.

(Unmentioned at the time: Forest City, which also owned 80 DeKalb, agreed just before the sale closed — presumably in coordination with Rabsky — that any future upzoning to the entire “Project Area,” including that apartment tower, would shift square footage only to the Rabsky property.)

First look at Rabsky Group’s 79-story Brooklyn mixed-use tower planned for 625 Fulton St. Rendering courtesy of Skidmore Owings & Merrill

Rabksy’s ambitions increased. In May 2017, it paid $68 million for a far smaller adjacent property, the modest three-story building with Dollar Deal on the ground floor. The two properties together would enable a tower containing some 770,000 square feet, the Real Deal reported.

But it made no sense for Rabsky to pay nearly $450 per additional buildable square foot (and push the overall price per square foot toward $290) unless they had bigger plans. That latest transaction was over market. After all, more than a year later, Ariel Property Advisors’ Sean R. Kelly observed (in the Commercial Observer) that “pricing for development sites in Downtown Brooklyn has increased to between $300 and $400 per buildable square foot.”

The value of upzoning: the equivalent of a new building

Without upzoning, the developers could still build a narrow, tall tower, 78 stories and 821 feet, with 889 market-rate apartments, ground-floor retail and a plaza, according to the draft scope.

Surely that’s not why Rabsky partnered with Totem, run by former Downtown Brooklyn Partnership President Tucker Reed, and hired attorney Karnovsky.

Their plan for an upzoned 625 Fulton tower would essentially stack a large apartment building — 902 units, with up to 25 percent of them affordable — on a new large office building. That’s before adding retail space, below-grade parking and space for a 640-seat elementary school. (While no documents specify the school plans, often a developer provides the “core and shell,” before the school is built out by the School Construction Authority.)

The rezoning would approximately double the square footage, to 1.83 million gross square feet and 1.56 million zoning square feet (which eliminates below-ground and other space).

A visualization of the proposed changes. Images via Rabsky Development’s draft scope of work

Simplified, they not only want to build an apartment tower, albeit with affordable units, similar to the one they could already build with that plaza bonus. They also want the public to supply a free building site — or, in this case, square footage — for a major office tower right under it.

Consider alternative math, using Kelly’s suggested valuation range. With 725,082 more zoning square feet (not counting school space), the rezoning might be worth $217.5 million, at $300/square foot, or $290 million, at $400/square foot.

All told, the rezoning as proposed by Rabsky cuts the price per buildable square foot (not counting school space) down to about $152 — a discount well below market value.

Of course, there are caveats. Office space typically isn’t as valuable as space for market-rate housing. Nor is space for affordable housing, though it should gain tax breaks and cheap financing. Hence my more cautious estimate of “well over $100 million.”

The public deserves technical assistance, perhaps from an unbiased entity like the New York City Independent Budget Office, to assess the true value of such rezonings. The discourse around developments like this one too often focuses only on height and proposed public benefits — and, of course, neighborhood impacts.

How much demand for office space?

The upzoning is justified, according to the draft scope, because it “would facilitate large-floorplate commercial office space in Downtown Brooklyn,” which offers the borough’s best transit. Karnovsky spoke similarly, according to the Eagle. That deserves consideration. Then again, Amazon, in seeking a new campus, ignored 625 Fulton and Downtown Brooklyn to choose, at least temporarily, Long Island City.

Such large floor plates in new buildings that are wide rather than narrow, such as in Williamsburg, have not attracted major companies as anchor tenants. “It’s no secret there are a number of major commercial buildings being built for the most part on spec, here in Brooklyn,” developer Jeffrey Levine said at a real estate panel in May, lamenting the lack of uptake.

Rabsky Group’s proposed 79-story tower at 625 Fulton St. would include a school and community spaces for cultural events. Shown: The school would have an entrance on Rockwell Place. Rendering courtesy of Skidmore Owings & Merrill
Rabsky Group’s proposed 79-story tower at 625 Fulton St. would include a school and community spaces for cultural events. Shown: The school would have an entrance on Rockwell Place. Rendering courtesy of Skidmore Owings & Merrill

In Downtown Brooklyn, curiously enough, developers of the 570 Fulton project across the street proclaim the opposite tactic: “The office floor plates in the project are designed to be smaller than those of other office buildings in Downtown Brooklyn — more appropriately sized for local, boutique businesses that want to remain in Brooklyn.”

Going forward

It’s likely 625 Fulton has been proposed as far larger than the developers need to earn their desired profit. After all, when the site was offered in the city/state bid for that Amazon campus, it was said to include 1.33 million square feet, some 15 percent less bulky.

If that’s a fallback figure for Rabsky and Totem — after all, developers typically position projects for a future “compromise” regarding bulk and/or affordability — the math still seems good for them.

The value of that additional bulk should be considered, as the rezoning moves toward the city’s land use process, known as Uniform Land Use Review Procedure, or ULURP. (That requires public hearings, an advisory vote by the local community board, and votes by the City Planning Commission and the City Council.)

Meanwhile, the developers and their high-paid consultants deserve skepticism when framing new FAR as a gift to — rather than from — the public.

Brooklyn journalist Norman Oder writes the Atlantic Yards/Pacific Park Report, a watchdog blog, and is working on a book about the project.

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M.N.: I think humbly, that there might be a connection between Jeffrey Epstein and his sudden arrival from Paris and his arrest, and Chris Cline, and his demise with his daughter, their friends, and the pilot, in the helicopter crash just several hours earlier. 

Both of them owned their private islands in the Caribbean and most likely knew each other, and knew each other well. Chris Cline might have felt that Jeffrey Epstein’s reputation and presence are insulting to him and his standing, and he might have been behind the investigations of Epstein and their publication. 

Who is behind Epstein is an interesting question with the counterintelligence aspects in it, just as the Jeffrey Epstein’s personality, life, and the lifestyle. 

Me thinks, humbly again but very, very seriously, that this helicopter crash has to be investigated very thoroughly and meticulously, by the FBI, CIA, CI, MI6, and the other related partner services, and while the traces and leads are still hot, ASAP. 

The private intelligence group, possibly Israeli, might be behind the accident; hypothetically. 

If this hypothesis is correct, it changes the perspectives, the balance of forces, the leverage system; and might become the decisive turning point. 

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Christine Pelosi, a Democratic National Committee official and daughter of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, warned conspicuously on Saturday evening that it is “quite likely that some of our faves are implicated” in the “horrific” sex-trafficking case against politically connected financier Jeffrey Epstein.

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Christine Pelosi, a Democratic National Committee official and daughter of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, warned conspicuously on Saturday evening that it is “quite likely that some of our faves are implicated” in the “horrific” sex-trafficking case against politically connected financier Jeffrey Epstein.

Epstein is due in court following his sudden arrest Saturday in New York on new sex-trafficking charges involving allegations dating to the early 2000s, according to law enforcement officials. He has been accused of paying underage girls for massages and sexually abusing them at his mansion in Palm Beach, Fla., and in New York City. His 72-acre private estate on the Virgin Islands, a home said to be nicknamed “Orgy Island,” also has been under scrutiny.

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With Forrester forecasting cloud security solutions to amass to an estimated $12.7 billion by 2023, it appears that IT leaders are prioritizing proper cloud security practices now more than ever. While increased security investing is a step in the right direction, effective cloud security cannot be achieved through higher spending alone. To successfully migrate to..

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There’s a reason for this: In 2007, Lockheed Martin dealt with something of a cyber Ocean’s 11 when Chinese hackers stole technical documents related to the development of the F-35. 

On August 1st of last year, China celebrated the founding of the People’s Liberation Army by allowing some high-resolution photos of the next-generation J-20 stealth fighter to leak, complete with a tasteful photoshopped-on patriotic dragon painting just below the canopy which just screams “Happy Birthday, PLA.”

The new photos of the J-20 provide an up close and personal look at the fuselage of the new interceptor. But the photos also appear to show a sensor system that looks awfully similar to the Lockheed Martin Electro-Optical Targeting System (EOTS) on the front of the F-35 Lighting II.

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Macau’s biggest junket operator Suncity, which operates VIP gambling rooms around Asia, has raked in billions of dollars in online gaming and proxy betting, causing great harm to China’s social economic order, a state backed report said this week.

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Barf BagWelcome to Barf Bag, a daily politics roundup to help you sort through the chaotic Trumpian news cycle. Monday: a surprise cry day, cry babies. Here’s all the shit we couldn’t cover today:John Delaney, my guy, is reading David Brooks this summer.
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June 3, 1956 – July 5, 2019 Wanda Berding, 63, of Manly passed away Friday, July 5, 2019. A Celebration of her life will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at Hogan-Bremer-Moore Colonial Chapel, 126 3rd Street NE, Mason City, IA 50401.
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June 22, 1923 – July 6, 2019 Ruth McCabe, age 96, of Fremont died Saturday, July 6, 2019, at Shalimar Gardens. Ruth Margaret (Beard) McCabe, originally of Auburn, Nebraska, passed quietly Saturday morning with family at her side.
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