China Is Investigating its Former Internet Censor-in-Chief for Corruption

(BEIJING) — China’s former top internet regulator and censor is being investigated by the ruling Communist Party’s anti-corruption arm, the agency said Tuesday. The party’s anti-graft watchdog agency said in a brief statement on its website that Lu Wei is suspected of “serious violations of discipline.” Until Tuesday’s announcement, Lu had been deputy head of […]

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President Trump Has Imposed New Sanctions on North Korea and Chinese Trading Firms

(WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration imposed new sanctions Tuesday on a slew of North Korean shipping firms and Chinese trading companies in its latest push to isolate the rogue nation over its nuclear weapons development and deprive it of revenue. The Treasury Department also designated a North Korean corporation involved in exporting workers overseas. The […]

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Michael Gerson: Russia investigation includes spectacular level of lies

WASHINGTON — I spent part of my convalescence from a recent illness reading some of the comprehensive timelines of the Russia investigation (which indicates, I suppose, a sickness of another sort). One, compiled by Politico, runs to nearly 12,000 words — an almost book-length account of stupidity, cynicism, hubris and corruption at the highest levels […]

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