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Turks Search Far-Flung Sites and Question Workers in Case of Missing Journalist

Several of the Saudis named by Turks and shown in the leaked images have ties to Prince Mohammed, and Western intelligence officials say it is hard to imagine such an operation being carried out without his approval. One of the suspects, [...]
Is ‘Princess Black Sites’ Really The Best Person Trump Could Pick To Run The CIA?
You know someone’s a top spook when the New York Times has to use a screengrab from YouTube… When Donald Trump shitcanned Rex Tillerson this morning, Trump picked CIA Director Mike Pompeo to be his new secretary of State. To replace Pompeo [...]
Strava Fitness App Can Reveal Military Sites, Analysts Say
But there also appear to be other airstrips and base-like shapes in places where neither the American-led military forces nor the Central Intelligence Agency are known to have personnel stations. Photo The routes of [...]
ICE seeks information for possible Utah detention sites
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) – U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement says it’s looking for possible new detention sites in the Salt Lake City area. The Salt Lake Tribune reports that the agency posted a request for information on a federal [...]
Iraqi Forces Are Said to Seize Oil Sites and Airport Outside Kirkuk
Col. Ryan Dillon, a spokesman for the coalition in Baghdad, said all American forces in the area were watching the situation, but were out of the fighting. He said force protection measures had been imposed to ensure their safety. “We [...]
Despite disavowals, leading tech companies help extremist sites monetize hate
This originally appeared on ProPublica. Because of its “extreme hostility toward Muslims,” the website Jihadwatch.org is considered an active hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center and the Anti-Defamation League. The views of the [...]
Cleaning up toxic sites isn’t always as good for the community as you might think
This article originally appeared on Grist. San Francisco has embarked on a project to transform its industrial southeast waterfront into a bike-friendly destination called the Blue Greenway. When completed, the Blue Greenway will be [...]
Open burning at U.S. military sites inflames activists in nearby towns
This piece originally appeared on Fair Warning. Soon after Erin Card moved to within two miles of the Radford Army Ammunition Plant in Virginia two years ago, she began to notice threads of smoke that occasionally rose above the heavily [...]

Mattis, Pompeo stunned by CIA ‘black sites’ report

Two of the officials who will be in charge of carrying out President Donald Trump’s terrorism detainee policies, Defense Secretary James Mattis and CIA Director Mike Pompeo, were “blindsided” by reports of a draft executive order [...]

Destroyed by ISIS, Syria’s Cultural Sites Rise Again in France

They need it in a new push for virtual preservation that scientists, archaeologists and others, like Mr. Ubelmann, are compiling on a large scale. The records could be used to create computer models that would show how monuments and endangered [...]