Conspiracy

Election Conspiracies Grip Nevada Community, Sowing Distrust

TONOPAH, Nev. (AP) — The Nye County Commission is used to dealing with all sorts of hot-button controversies. Water rights,... Read More

TONOPAH, Nev. (AP) — The Nye County Commission is used to dealing with all sorts of hot-button controversies. Water rights, livestock rules and marijuana licenses are among the many local dramas that consume the time of the five commissioners in... Read More

Jan. 6 Panel Sees Evidence of Trump 'Criminal Conspiracy'

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House panel investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol said Wednesday for the first... Read More

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House panel investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol said Wednesday for the first time that its evidence suggests crimes may have been committed by former President Donald Trump and his associates in the... Read More

Report: Conspiracy Theorists Fuel Bump in Extremist Killings

Newer strains of far-right movements fueled by conspiracy theories, misogyny and anti-vaccine proponents contributed to a modest rise in killings... Read More

Newer strains of far-right movements fueled by conspiracy theories, misogyny and anti-vaccine proponents contributed to a modest rise in killings by domestic extremists in the United States last year, according to a report released Tuesday by a Jewish civil rights group. Killings... Read More

Jan. 6 Panel Votes for Contempt Charges Against Mark Meadows

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House panel investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection has voted to recommend contempt charges against former White House chief of... Read More

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House panel investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection has voted to recommend contempt charges against former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows as lawmakers revealed a series of frantic texts he received as the attack was underway. The texts,... Read More

2021-12-13 21:50:59
by Tom Ramstack
Harvard Scientist Faces Trial for Alleged Spying for China

WASHINGTON — A well-known Harvard University nanotechnology professor is scheduled for trial Tuesday in Boston, Massachusetts, in a case that... Read More

WASHINGTON — A well-known Harvard University nanotechnology professor is scheduled for trial Tuesday in Boston, Massachusetts, in a case that also tests the Justice Department’s initiative to crack down on spying for China.  Charles Lieber claims he was merely collaborating... Read More

2019-07-08 23:45:45
by Tom Ramstack
DC-Area Radio Station Registers As Foreign Agent of Russians

WASHINGTON - The Russian government paid a middleman company more than $1.4 million to broadcast propaganda for the past two... Read More

WASHINGTON - The Russian government paid a middleman company more than $1.4 million to broadcast propaganda for the past two years on Washington, D.C., area radio station WZHF 1390, according to recently-released foreign agent registration records. The registration by Florida-based... Read More

2019-05-21 21:28:50
by Dan McCue
Federal Judge Agrees to Keep Seal in Place in Cohen Campaign Finance Probe

A federal Judge in New York agreed to continue to seal search warrant materials related to an investigation of campaign... Read More

A federal Judge in New York agreed to continue to seal search warrant materials related to an investigation of campaign finance violations by President Donald Trump's former personal attorney, Michael Cohen. The decision by U.S. District Judge William Pauley III... Read More

2019-04-22 23:16:31
by Dan McCue
House Judiciary Committee Subpoenas Former White House Counsel McGahn

The House Judiciary Committee on Monday issued a subpoena to former White House Counsel Donald McGahn requesting that he appear... Read More

The House Judiciary Committee on Monday issued a subpoena to former White House Counsel Donald McGahn requesting that he appear before the panel on May 7. In a statement, Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., said he believes McGahn may... Read More

2019-04-16 21:04:13
by Dan McCue
Mueller and His Investigation Still Largely An Enigma On Eve of Report's Release

On Thursday, the world will get its first real, if redacted, look at the final report detailing Special Counsel Robert... Read More

On Thursday, the world will get its first real, if redacted, look at the final report detailing Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election and the Trump campaign's alleged collusion with those activities. Throughout it... Read More

2019-04-02 21:12:46
by Dan McCue
Ex-Hill Staffer Sentenced to Prison for Election Crimes Scheme

A former congressional staffer was sentenced to 18 months in prison and ordered to pay more than a half million... Read More

A former congressional staffer was sentenced to 18 months in prison and ordered to pay more than a half million dollars in restitution for a multi-year scheme in which he defrauded donors and used a portion of the proceeds to... Read More

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