Month: August 2018

zerohedge August 31, 2018

A Florida man with a lengthy criminal history was shot by an Uber driver in what the local sheriff called a “classic Stand Your Ground case” – a self-defense law which Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum opposes, and has called for Governor Rick Scott to suspend.  The deadly exchange began at a Winter Haven bar Tuesday morning around 2:20 […]

zerohedge August 31, 2018

Authored by Mac Slavo via SHTFplan.com, Special Agent Jonathan Moffa testified last Friday behind closed doors and before the House Judiciary Committee and House Oversight Committee. Moffa said that FBI personnel would use media reports based on information they leaked to justify applications for Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act warrants. Moffa, who worked with controversial former FBI officials […]

zerohedge August 31, 2018

On Thursday evening, MSNBC’s Chuck Todd issued a warning to the press regarding the Mueller Russia investigation: Don’t miss work tomorrow. During a discussion of Special Counsel Robert Mueller‘s probe, Todd’s MTP Daily panel was speculating when the investigation will wrap up, as Mediaite first reported: “Here’s what I’ve learned about Bob Mueller,” Todd said. […]

zerohedge August 30, 2018

Responding to reports that Silicon Valley social media platforms are censoring conservatives, President Trump stepped up his criticism of technology firms – telling Bloomberg in a wide-ranging interview that they may be in a “very antitrust situation,” while repeatedly censoring himself over whether or not the companies should be broken up. “I won’t comment on the breaking up, […]

zerohedge August 30, 2018

ING CEO Ralph Hamers said his clients are starting to feel the impact from global trade tariffs, with production lines being changed – something we discussed yesterday in the context of Brazil’s growing logistical nightmare – and profit warnings being issued, CNBC reported citing an interview at the Handelsblatt banking conference in Frankfurt. “We see […]

zerohedge August 30, 2018

President Trump’s lawyers are preparing a rebuttal to any negative report issued by special counsel Robert Mueller following the DOJ’s probe into Russian collusion with the Trump campaign, reports the Daily Beast following an interview with Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani.  Part of the rebuttal, says Giuliani, would focus on whether the “initiation of the investigation was…legitimate or […]

zerohedge August 30, 2018

During a wide-ranging interview with Bloomberg in The Oval Office, President Trump covered everything from AG Jeff Sessions’ job stability to tax cuts for investors and his view on The Fed. Via Bloomberg, President Donald Trump said he doesn’t regret appointing Jerome Powell as Federal Reserve chairman, even after criticizing interest rate increases by the central bank. […]

zerohedge August 30, 2018

First came bitcoin futures. Now it’s ethereum’s turn. Cboe Global Markets, the exchange behind the first market for bitcoin futures, has telling market makers it is close to rolling out futures for ether, the second-largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization, and may launch the product by the end of 2018, Business Insider reports citing people familiar […]