US official apologises to EU counterparts for undiplomatic language

EEV: Report contains profanity: Low impact story Victoria Nuland reportedly said ‘F**k the EU’ speaking of Ukraine crisis, though department didn’t confirm it was her voice on tape Ed Pilkington in New York theguardian.com,     Thursday 6 February 2014 18.18 EST Victoria Nuland, right, meeting the Ukrainian president, Viktor Yanukovych, in Kiev. Photograph: Markiv Mykhailo/Itar-Tass Photo/Corbis…

Obama boycott: Major US news outlets refuse to use White House photos

 Published time: November 27, 2013 21:03                                                                             US President Barack Obama is surrounded by photographers while he eats breakfast. (AFP Photo / Scott Olson) The coalition of major news outlets protesting the White House’s photo policy continues to grow, with McClatchy newspapers adding their name on Wednesday to the list of publications that will no…

White House admits it was behind rumor that GOP leader told Obama ‘I cannot even stand to look at you’ during tense government shutdown meeting

By  David Martosko, U.s. Political Editor PUBLISHED: 09:28 EST, 24  October 2013 |  UPDATED: 15:11 EST, 24 October 2013     Senator Dick Durbin claimed that a senior Republican  House member blew up at President Obama during tense government-shutdown  talks The White House admitted Thursday that it was  the source of a phony quote attributed…

NSA monitored calls of 35 world leaders after US official handed over contacts

• Agency given more than 200 numbers by government official • NSA encourages departments to share their ‘Rolodexes’ • Surveillance produced ‘little intelligence’, memo acknowledges   James Ball The Guardian, Thursday 24 October 2013 14.14 EDT The NSA memo suggests that such surveillance was not isolated as the agency routinely monitors world leaders. Photograph: Guardian…

White House outrages Benghazi attack victim’s mother as Obama continues to call the deadly assault a ‘phony scandal’

EEV: In her defense, please open up the following category on Benghazi and decide for yourself. https://engineeringevil.com/category/current-affairs/benghazi/     Four Americans were killed in the  terrorist attack on the U.S. embassy in Benghazi, Libya, on September 11,  2012 White House spokesman Jay Carney said  Wednesday that the president stands by his description of the attack…

The Obama administration’s State Department had a direct hand in revising the official story on the 2012 Benghazi terror attack, new documents show

State  Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland objected to the CIA’s summary, which  concluded that terrorists killed four Americans Attack came  in the weeks before the 2012 election, as President Obama was campaigning on the  strength of having defeated al Qaeda White House  Press Secretary Jay Carney has denied that the administration had a substantial  hand in…

Hacked AP tweet claiming White House explosion causes Dow dip

  Pro-Assad Syrian Electronic Army claims responsibility By Iain Thomson in San Francisco Posted in Security, 23rd April 2013 19:27 GMT Free whitepaper – Hands on with Hyper-V 3.0 and virtual machine movement A group calling itself the Syrian Electronic Army is claiming that it successfully hacked the official Twitter account of the Associated Press and is…

Brutal ad hits White House on Libya timeline contradictions [VIDEO]

It has been a month since an attack in Libya took the lives of Ambassador  Chris Stevens and three other Americans, and the Obama administration is still  revising its story. A video from the Heritage Foundation documents the evolution of the  federal government’s explanation of the tragic event and the multiple  contradictions among members of…

Chinese hackers had infiltrated a secure national security network used to control nuclear codes

WH: attempted hacking ‘not infrequent By GLENN THRUSH| 10/1/12 6:53 PM EDT White House Press Secretary Jay Carney downplayed a report that Chinese hackers had infiltrated a secure national security network used to control nuclear codes, saying the perpetrators breached an “unclassified” system. There is “no indication whatsoever that exfiltration of data” occurred, he told…

Now even Democrats demand that Barack Obama comes clean over al-Qaeda and Middle East attacks

By Toby Harnden In Washington PUBLISHED:14:39 EST, 28  September 2012| UPDATED:17:03 EST, 28 September 2012 Democrats, including Senator John Kerry, a  possible Secretary of State if Barack Obama wins a second term, have joined  Republicans in demanding answers as to why terrorists were able to murder the  U.S. ambassador to Libya. The new Democratic demands…

U.S. intelligence now says Benghazi attack “deliberate and organized”

6:25pm EDT By Mark Hosenball WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The top U.S. intelligence authority issued an unusual public statement on Friday declaring it now believed the September 11 attack on U.S. diplomatic facilities in Benghazi, Libya, was a “deliberate and organized terrorist attack.” The statement by the office of Director of National Intelligence James Clapper acknowledged…