In Die Presse, Warnig said he had accepted these positions for two reasons, which were both coincidental and mutually dependent. "I accepted most of the seats on supervisory boards in 2012," he said. "Nord Stream 1 was completed in 2012, and my contract was about to run out. So I was open to taking on new assignments. At the same time there was a conflict between the then president, Dmitri Medvedev, and the government. Medvedev decreed that all ministers and senior civil servants had to give up their positions on supervisory boards. And then they needed people to fill these posts." … [Read more...] about Who is Nord Stream’s Matthias Warnig, Putin’s friend from East Germany?
After airing a montage of reporters expressing concern about those who have been gripped by the conspiracy theory, which has been described as a domestic terrorism threat by the FBI, Carlson mocked New York Times columnist Tom Friedman for saying it is “frightening” that so many people believe in these crazed theories. … [Read more...] about Tucker Carlson Rallies to Defense of QAnon Conspiracy Theorists
Prosecutors around the state have been targeting unemployment benefits fraud in recent months. On Monday, Orange County District Attorney Todd Spitzer announced charges against two business owners who opened up a storefront in Garden Grove for the sole purpose of filing false unemployment claims. He also announced the prosecution of eight people, including six state prisoners, involved in two other unemployment fraud schemes. … [Read more...] about EDD Fraud: California Labor Secretary Says Criminal Rings Looted At Least $11B In Jobless Funds
Over the years Russia regularly flies bombers and surveillance planes close to British airspace to test the RAF's readiness, while NATO conducts similar missions close to Russia's airspace. … [Read more...] about ‘Sonic boom’ heard over UK as RAF Typhoons scrambled to intercept private plane
"The value of the US dollar and other currencies should be determined by markets", she said. "Markets adjust to reflect variations in economic performance and generally facilitate adjustments in the global economy." Sanction policy The newly-confirmed Treasury Secretary said that she would conduct an immediate review of US financial sanctions policy to make sure it is being used "strategically and appropriately". … [Read more...] about Who is Janet Yellen, New US Treasury Secretary?