Electronics

Jared Kushner trying to secretly talk to the Russians is the biggest billow of smoke yet – Washington Post

Posted: Friday, May 26, 2017

Jared Kushner at the White House in January. (Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post) The Washington Post’s national security team just reported that during the transition, Jared Kushner proposed to the Russians that they set up a secret channel of communication using secure Russian facilities. That’s what the Russian ambassador to the United States told Moscow about a December conversation he had with Trump’s son-in-law and top adviser. This is a damning piece…

Egypt launches air raids on Libya after Christians killed – Reuters

Posted: Friday, May 26, 2017

MINYA, Egypt Egyptian fighter jets carried out strikes on Friday directed at camps in Libya which Cairo says have been training militants who killed dozens of Christians earlier in the day. President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said he had ordered strikes against what he called terrorist camps, declaring in a televised address that states that sponsored terrorism would be punished. Egyptian military sources said six strikes took place near Derna in…

5 things we learned about Hillary Clinton from the New York magazine profile – CNN

Posted: Friday, May 26, 2017

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Mild in Mideast, Trump Is All Elbows in a Europe Eager to Jab Back – New York Times

Posted: Friday, May 26, 2017

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Federal judge tosses out life sentences for DC sniper Malvo – Washington Post

Posted: Friday, May 26, 2017

McLEAN, Va. — A federal judge on Friday tossed out two life sentences for one of Virginia’s most notorious criminals, sniper Lee Boyd Malvo, and ordered Virginia courts to hold new sentencing hearings. In his ruling, U.S. District Judge Raymond Jackson in Norfolk said Malvo is entitled to new sentencing hearings after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that mandatory life sentences for juveniles are unconstitutional. Malvo was 17 when he…

Hillary Clinton’s remarkably aggressive anti-Trump speech, annotated – Washington Post

Posted: Friday, May 26, 2017

It’s been 200 days, or 239,040 minutes, or 17,280,000 seconds since the presidential election. President Trump still talks a lot about it. And on Friday, Hillary Clinton may as well have been transported on a time machine back to Nov. 7, too. Her 30-minute commencement speech Friday at Wellesley College was filled with direct burns at her 2016 opponent. Here’s the whole speech, annotated with what we found eyebrow-raising. Click…