Drudge Retort: The Other Side of the News


Tuesday, December 05, 2023

Genetic testing company 23andMe announced that hackers accessed the personal data of 0.1% of customers, or about 14,000 individuals. The company also said that by accessing those accounts, hackers were also able to access "a significant number of files containing profile information about other users' ancestry." read more

"As you know, we have to blur some of the faces of persons who participated in the events of that day because we don't want them to be retaliated against and be charged by the DOJ," Johnson said. read more

Liz Cheney has said she overheard a "chilling" plan involving Donald Trump's lawyers and an alleged attempt to stop Vice President Mike Pence from ratifying the 2020 presidential election just days before rioters stormed the Capitol on January 6, 2021. read more

Oversight Committee Chair James Comer (R-Ky.) has once again flopped in his latest attempt to link President Joe Biden and his son Hunter to purported business dealings with foreign entities. read more

Bulgarian President Rumen Radev vetoed the transfer of 100 decommissioned armored vehicles from Sofia to Ukraine on Monday just weeks after Bulgaria's parliament approved the agreement. read more

Manuel Rocha, the 73-year-old former American diplomat, "secretly supported the Republic of Cuba and its clandestine intelligence-gathering mission against the United States by serving as a covert agent of Cuba's intelligence services," prosecutors wrote. read more

The Alabama Republican said Tuesday he has lifted his hold on all military promotions three-star and below -- more than 400 promotions. read more

Former Rep. Liz Cheney is considering a third party presidential run in an effort to stop Donald Trump from winning the White House again. read more

Donald Trump has long exhibited authoritarian impulses, but his policy operation is now more sophisticated, and the buffers to check him are weaker. read more

High-ranking members of Atlanta's police department have been using Signal, an encrypted phone app, to communicate about the controversial police and fire department training center known as "Cop City" " to each other, to other police departments and to companies involved in building the project, the Guardian has learned.

Scholar claims Harvard chose to protect its relationship with Facebook over researchers they're defending democracy from authoritarians. read more

The American-Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC), is expected to unleash a historic deluge of money in 2024 to defeat left-wing incumbents in primaries. These members were some of the most vehement critics of Israel. read more

Monday, December 04, 2023

The Pentagon says an American warship and multiple commercial ships came under attack in the Red Sea in a possible escalation of maritime attacks linked to the Israel-Hamas war. read more

HBO Films has optioned the rights to Mark Chiusano's book "The Fabulist: The Lying, Hustling, Grifting, Stealing, and Very American Legend of George Santos," which was published on Nov. 28. read more

Last month, Microsoft disclosed that the IRS had sent the company a bill for $28.9 billion in back taxes as part of an audit. The examination, which began more than a decade ago, is the largest in the agency's history, and it's far from over, as Microsoft has vowed to appeal the findings. read more


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