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• Lawyers for Julian Assange will today attempt to gain bail for the Wikileaks founder, who is currently being held in a UK prison on sex crime charges.
• Anonymous may target UK websites if bail is denied.
• Assange issued a statement from jail by way of his mother, which said in part, "We now know that Visa, Mastercard and Paypal are instruments of US foreign policy. It's not something we knew before."
• Assange's attorney Mark Stephens: "We have heard from the Swedish authorities that there has been a secretly impaneled grand jury in Alexandria (Virginia)." By the way, Mark Stephens is on Twitter.
The Justice Department will scale back a very broad request for data connected to an anti-Trump website, after accusations the demand violated the free speech rights of politically engaged citizens.
Buried in the New York Times’ extraordinary piece on how Mitch McConnell, Senate GOP leader, privately doubts whether President Donald Trump can salvage his administration? This amazing detail that sure doesn’t make Trump look innocent on Russia and corruption.
Hold on to your butts, America. Steve Bannon is, as an ally told one reporter, “unchained” after being relieved of his White House duties as Trump’s strategic advisorIn an interview this evening, Bannon tells the Weekly Standard he’s returning to run Breitbart.com, as he was before becoming Trump’s campaign manager exactly one year and one […]
Toaster ovens are the perfect appliance for small things like toasted sandwiches and roasted garlic (try it!), but anything more involved usually requires a full-sized conventional oven.However, despite its small size, the Wolfgang Puck Pressure Oven can handle anything from baked pastries to broiled meats. This kitchen appliance has a minimal countertop footprint, and cooks […]
The Pry.Me Bottle Opener holds tens of thousands of times its own weight, and you can pick one up now from the Boing Boing Store.This remarkable keychain is considerably smaller than any of your keys, but don’t let that fool you: it can easily open any bottle, and could even tow a trailer full of […]