Updated 3:31 pm CDT, Wednesday, September 19, 2018 FILE - In this Oct. 6, 2010, file photo, Adrienne Esposito, left, director of Citizens Campaign for the Environment, and Stella Miller, president of the Huntington-Oyster Bay Audubon Society, look over the beach from the top of an old battery, previously used for defense, on Plum Island in New York. Lawmakers in Connecticut and New York are moving in September 2018 to block the sale of Plum Island, the latest effort to block private development on the former germ warfare testing site in Long Island Sound that is also a habitat for over 200 bird species. less FILE - In this Oct. 6, 2010, file photo, Adrienne Esposito, left, director of Citizens Campaign for the Environment, and Stella Miller, president of the Huntington-Oyster Bay Audubon Society, look over the ... more Photo: Seth Wenig, AP Plum Island, off the coast of New York’s Long Island. Plum … [Read more...] about Lawmakers, coalition fight to block sale of Plum Island
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Christopher Bodeen, Associated Press Updated 3:21 am PDT, Wednesday, September 19, 2018 FILE - In this Feb. 19, 2016, file photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, Chinese President Xi Jinping, right, shakes hands with staff members at the control room of China Central Television (CCTV) in Beijing. China said Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018, that it has reached out to the U.S. over reports that the Department of Justice has ordered Chinese state-run media outlets, Xinhua News Agency and CGTN, the international arm of state broadcaster CCTV, to register with the government as foreign agents. (Ma Zhancheng/Xinhua via AP, File) less FILE - In this Feb. 19, 2016, file photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, Chinese President Xi Jinping, right, shakes hands with staff members at the control room of China Central Television (CCTV) in ... more Photo: Ma Zhancheng, AP … [Read more...] about China reaches out to US over demand for media registration
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President Trump took to Twitter Friday night and brought up the media’s coverage of a gaffe by former President Barack Obama 10 years ago.Trump tagged Fox News’ Laura Ingraham in his tweet and wrote: “When President Obama said that he has been to ‘57 States,’ very little mention in Fake News Media. Can you imagine if I said that…story of the year!”A Washington Post piece from 2011 says about Obama’s remark: “During a 2008 stop in Oregon, then-Sen. Barack Obama noted that he had visited ‘57 states’ during his presidential campaign. Despite the efforts of some GOP partisans, the mainstream media quickly moved on; most journalists assumed Obama knew the right number and had simply misspoken.”RELATED: A running list of all the times Trump has attacked 'fake news' on Twitter 129 PHOTOS A running list of all the times Trump has attacked 'fake news' on Twitter See Gallery … [Read more...] about Trump complains about media coverage of Obama’s ‘57 states’ remark 10 years ago
Sep 03, 7:08 AM EDT Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury World By Ranjitha Shastry 09/03/18 AT 6:38 AM A Russian lawmaker suggested the country should use a gold-backed cryptocurrency to collect payment for arms exports, to bypass U.S. sanctions. Here, a Russian Orthodox priest blesses new Kalashnikov machine guns during a ceremony presenting the new weapons to recently enlisted members of Russia's elite 'OMON' riot police corps in Stavropol, Jan. 29, 2008. Photo: DANIL SEMYONOV/AFP/Getty Images Russian lawmaker Vladimir Gutenev, in an interview with the country’s Tass news agency suggested Russia should use gold-backed cryptocurrencies for collecting money from its export of weapons. The lawmaker said Russia should "consider the possibility of conducting transactions in cryptocurrencies that are linked to the value of gold."Such a move could allow Russia to sidestep attempts by the U.S., whose sanctions prevent or … [Read more...] about Russian Gold-Backed Cryptocurrency Maybe Used For Weapons Sales