Russian News Agency Suffers “Unprecedented” Hacker Attack

Read more on this subject: Hacking, Cyber Security
News Story Source: http://www.zerohedge.com, Tyler Durden
Engineers worked to restore access to services after the news service faced an “unprecedented virus attack,” Interfax director Yuri Pogorely said on his Facebook page.

According to Bloomberg, at least three Russian media outlets were attacked with a ransomware virus called Badrabbit, Moscow-based cybersecurity firm Group-IB reported, which declined to name all of the targets.

The virus affected “some of the servers, working stations and mail servers,” Ilya Sachkov, Group-IB founder, said about the attacks. “Operations totally halted in some of the affected companies and somewhere this led to a halt of the work of web resources.”

“It also counted state institutions and strategic objects in Ukraine as its victims,” Group-IB said of the attack on media outlets on its Telegram channel.

As Bloomberg adds, Russia, which has been blamed by the U.S. for hacking its election last year, has itself been targeted by cybercriminals recently.

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Bill O’Reilly ‘mad at God’ over sexual misconduct allegations

Read more on this subject: MEDIA (MainStreamMedia – aka MSM)
News Story Source: CNN Money
Bill O’Reilly on sexual misconduct: It’s all crap

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Bill O’Reilly has repeatedly blamed reports of sexual misconduct on a politically motivated media. On Monday, he admitted that he also blames a higher power.

“You know, am I mad at God? Yeah, I’m mad at him,” O’Reilly said on the latest episode of his web series, “No Spin News.” “I wish I had more protection. I wish this stuff didn’t happen. I can’t explain it to you. Yeah, I’m mad at him.”

He then said that he derives perspective from the tribulations of others, including Kate Steinle, a woman who was allegedly shot by an undocumented immigrant who has been the subject of numerous O’Reilly commentaries.

O’Reilly’s response to allegations of sexual harassment and inappropriate behavior has been consistent. He’s emphatically denied the claims, insisting that his wealth and fame make him a target for such accusations. And he’s denounced
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‘Choose kindness,’ Melania Trump tells schoolkids

Read more on this subject: Power of LOV3
News Story Source: Yahoo
Melania Trump has publicly embraced the anti-bullying cause at the risk of drawing unfavorable parallels with a president who routinely resorts to brutal personal attacks and name-calling both on and off social media.

“I think it’s important that we choose kindness and compassion,” she told students at Orchard Lake Middle School, in a Detroit suburb, during a visit made as part of National Bullying Prevention Month.

“I encourage you to find a new friend,” the first lady told the children. “Ask them what they like, what their hobbies are, so nobody becomes sad or stressed and everybody feels included.”

Melania Trump, the mother of the president’s youngest child, 11-year-old Barron, pledged during the 2016 campaign to make the fight against bullying a priority as first lady, and addressed the issue during a speech at the United Nations in September.

But her choice of a cause to champion has consistently raised eyebrows.

On the campaign
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For The First Time In 26 Years, US To Put Nuclear Bombers On 24 Hour Alert

Read more on this subject: Foreign Policy
News Story Source: zerohedge.com by Tyler Durden
After all, this was the first time we have heard of this particular labor shortage – perhaps there was more to this executive order than meets the eye. Indeed, a just released report may help explain the reasoning behind this presidential decision.

According to Defense One, the US Air Force is preparing to put nuclear-armed bombers back on 24-hour ready alert, a status not seen since the Cold War ended in 1991.

 That means the long-dormant concrete pads at the ends of Barksdale Air Force Base’s 11,000-foot runway — dubbed the “Christmas tree” for their angular markings — could once again find several B-52s parked on them, laden with nuclear weapons and set to take off at a moment’s notice.

“This is yet one more step in ensuring that we’re prepared,” Gen. David Goldfein, Air Force chief of staff, told the publication in an interview during his six-day tour of Barksdale and other U.S. Air Force bases that support the nuclear miss
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Robert Mueller Invested In Hedge Funds Linked to Russia and George Soros

Read more on this subject: Investigations
News Story Source: Prison Planet.com
An Offended America investigation has revealed that Robert Mueller’s holdings in a fund of funds expose him to Russian investments and to hedge funds tied to George Soros. Mueller’s exclusive hedge funds were not open to the general public, but rather wealthy private accredited investors. The minimum investment in several of the funds is $10 Million.

Mueller’s Russian Financial Interests 

Mueller has been an investor in Mellon Optima L/S Strategy Fund, LLC for many years, according to his financial disclosures. That fund consists of holdings of other hedge funds in a structure commonly referred to as a “fund of funds”.

According to 2017 SEC Filings, one of the funds held by the Mellon Optima L/S Strategy Fund is the OCCO Eastern European Fund, run by Charlemagne Capital. The fund released a performance overview on August 31st that said in part:

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