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Post by RTH10260 » Wed Mar 14, 2018 7:56 pm

Teh Donald must have threatend her with a proposed replacement, a gentlman by the name of John R. Bolton :twisted:



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Post by pipistrelle » Wed Mar 14, 2018 10:57 pm

Volkonski wrote:
Wed Mar 14, 2018 11:15 am
Addie wrote:
Wed Mar 14, 2018 10:45 am
BBC News
Russian Spy: UK to Expel 23 Russian Diplomats

The UK will expel 23 Russian diplomats after Moscow refused to explain how a Russian-made nerve agent was used on a former spy in Salisbury, the PM says.

Theresa May said the diplomats, who have a week to leave, were identified as "undeclared intelligence officers".

She also revoked an invitation to Russia's foreign minister, and said the Royal Family would not attend the Fifa World Cup later this year.

Russia denies being involved in the attempted murder of Sergei Skripal.
That will teach them. :roll:

Come on May. You can do better than that.
Why a week? Walk them straight to the door.



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Post by Volkonski » Thu Mar 15, 2018 9:30 am

If Trump keeps silent on this matter and there ever is such an attack in the USA he will share the blame. :madguy:

Nikki Haley warns of Russian chemical attack in U.S.

http://www.thestate.com/news/politics-g ... 57309.html
Nikki Haley is warning that Russia's apparent use of a chemical weapon in the UK could open the door to similar attacks in the U.S.

The UN ambassador told a meeting of the UN Security Council on Thursday the U.S. agrees with British officials that a Russian defector and his daughter were likely poisoned by Russian agents in Salisbury, England, last week.

It was the strongest accusation yet from an American official that Moscow was responsible for the use of "a military-grade nerve agent" — and a warning that other countries face the risk of similar actions on their own soil.

"If we don't take immediate concrete measures to address this now, Salisbury will not be the last place we see chemical weapons used," Haley said. "They could be used here in New York or in cities of any country that sits on this council."
Read more here: http://www.thestate.com/news/politics-g ... rylink=cpy


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Post by Volkonski » Thu Mar 15, 2018 9:54 am

Hey Trump-
U.S. goods and services trade with Russia totaled an estimated $27.2 billion in 2016. Exports were $10.3 billion; imports were $16.9 billion. The U.S. goods and services trade deficit with Russia was $6.6 billion in 2016.
https://ustr.gov/Russia

Time to slap tariffs on Russia?


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Post by RTH10260 » Sat Mar 31, 2018 3:40 pm

David Osler @finance_LL

I'm going to cancel Netflix and negotiate with each film producer separately, to get the best deal for me and my family #Brexit

2:09 AM - 14 Sep 2017 from Walthamstow, London
I guess this is a trumping model for the US ;)



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Post by RTH10260 » Thu Apr 05, 2018 1:16 am

Privacy fears over police spy tools that can break into mobile phones
Mark Bridge, Technology Correspondent
April 2 2018, 12:01am, The Times

Police forces across Britain are using espionage technology to download the entire contents of mobile phones belonging to suspects, witnesses and victims.

At least 26 forces use the laptop-size devices to extract emails, photos, passwords and conversations on encrypted messaging apps without using a password or thumbprint. According to Privacy International, a privacy rights charity, forces do not obtain warrants or seek permission from the people whose phones they search.

The technology was first introduced by the Metropolitan Police for the London Olympics in 2012 and has been quietly rolled out. Privacy International’s report says police are operating without any clear legal framework and often break into phones belonging to people who have not been convicted of any crime, including witnesses and victims.



https://www.thetimes.co.uk/edition/news ... -7zdqqjz3s
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Post by RTH10260 » Fri Apr 13, 2018 2:19 pm

A royal wedding, no Trump tax returns, but the IRS will know everything about royal income... (King George III must be rotating in his grave)
US taxman to lift lid on royal cash secrets as Meghan Markle must reveal ALL her revenues
BRIDE-TO-BE Meghan Markle will be forced to spill the Royal Family’s money secrets to the US taxman.

By Antony Thrower / Published 1st March 2018

Strict rules in America mean the 36-year-old must reveal any cash she receives from fiancé Prince Harry or the Queen when she files her tax return.

The Independent Revenue Service will also demand to know the actress’s earnings from her Suits TV show, rumoured to be £50,000 an episode.

And they will want details of any joint accounts she has with Harry.

The prince’s spending will also go under the microscope as his fiancée will have to divulge any expensive gifts such as her engagement ring – said to be worth £100,000.

Other secrets include if she is getting a “benefit in kind” by living at Kensington Palace with Harry without paying rent, and any money they have made since moving in together.


https://www.dailystar.co.uk/news/latest ... -US-taxman

Comment: I wonder if the bride will drop her US citizenship in favour of a British one.



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Post by vic » Fri Apr 13, 2018 2:29 pm

RTH10260 wrote:
Fri Apr 13, 2018 2:19 pm
A royal wedding, no Trump tax returns, but the IRS will know everything about royal income... (King George III must be rotating in his grave)
US taxman to lift lid on royal cash secrets as Meghan Markle must reveal ALL her revenues
BRIDE-TO-BE Meghan Markle will be forced to spill the Royal Family’s money secrets to the US taxman.

By Antony Thrower / Published 1st March 2018

Strict rules in America mean the 36-year-old must reveal any cash she receives from fiancé Prince Harry or the Queen when she files her tax return.

The Independent Revenue Service will also demand to know the actress’s earnings from her Suits TV show, rumoured to be £50,000 an episode.

And they will want details of any joint accounts she has with Harry.

The prince’s spending will also go under the microscope as his fiancée will have to divulge any expensive gifts such as her engagement ring – said to be worth £100,000.

Other secrets include if she is getting a “benefit in kind” by living at Kensington Palace with Harry without paying rent, and any money they have made since moving in together.


https://www.dailystar.co.uk/news/latest ... -US-taxman

Comment: I wonder if the bride will drop her US citizenship in favour of a British one.
I would discount any reporting where the US's IRS is referred to as the Independent Revenue Service.



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Post by RTH10260 » Fri Apr 13, 2018 2:45 pm

vic wrote:
Fri Apr 13, 2018 2:29 pm
RTH10260 wrote:
Fri Apr 13, 2018 2:19 pm
A royal wedding, no Trump tax returns, but the IRS will know everything about royal income... (King George III must be rotating in his grave)
https://www.dailystar.co.uk/news/latest-news/685749/meghan-markle-news-prince-harry-royal-wedding-tax-declaration-US-taxman
:snippity:

Comment: I wonder if the bride will drop her US citizenship in favour of a British one.
I would discount any reporting where the US's IRS is referred to as the Independent Revenue Service.
:lol: consider the source and don't expect exellence in journalism :lol:



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Post by gupwalla » Mon Apr 23, 2018 8:35 am

Another boy - and a pretty healthy sized one at that.

http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-43864933


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