Russian mom faces years in prison for sharing posts about Ukraine
YEKATERINBURG, Russia — In Yekaterina Vologzheninova’s opinion, the only things she might be guilty of are her daughter’s messy bedroom and unwashed dishes. Authorities in Russia, however, believe otherwise, and have charged the single mom with inciting ethnic hatred for sharing links related to the Ukraine conflict on social media. – Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty
CIA director hacked, security clearance info released by wikileaks
The Defense Department will spend more than $5 billion this year to keep digital information from Iran, Russia, and China. But can it withstand the wily intelligence-gathering jujitsu of a stoned American teenager who goes by the name “Cracka”? That remains to be seen. The teen in question, who may have broken into the personal AOL account of CIA director John Brennan, today threatened to do the… – Defense One
Mine clearing line charge used in urban area of Syria
“He’s always using this supposed CIA affiliation as a trump card.” Fake CIA fraud Wayne Simmons gets his day in court.
Federal prosecutors alleged Tuesday that a frequent Fox News commentator charged with lying about a 27-year career with the CIA to win government contracting jobs referenced his purported clandestine work often when he saw a benefit to himself. In one instance, prosecutors alleged, he told police officers who were trying to stop him from assaulting a cabdriver something to the effect of: “I’m CIA. You can’t do anything to me.” – The Washington Post
Teen arrested for making home made clock moving to Qatar…
The 14-year-old Muslim boy who was arrested after a homemade clock he brought to school was mistaken for a possible bomb will be moving with his family to the Middle East so he can attend school there, his family said Tuesday. The family of Ahmed Mohamed released a statement saying they had accepted a foundation’s offer to pay for his high school and college in Doha, Qatar. He recently visited the country as part of a whirlwind month that included a Monday stop at the White House and an appearance Tuesday at the U.S. Capitol. – Al Jazeera America
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