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  • Court to unseal Christopher Steele deposition

    02/28/2019 6:34:22 PM PST · by TigerClaws · 20 replies
    The depositions given by former British spy Christopher Steele and a longtime associate of John McCain must be unsealed, a federal judge said Thursday. U.S. District Court Judge Ursula Ungaro overruled the objections of both Steele and David Kramer to make the depositions public. The pair gave testimony in a lawsuit brought against BuzzFeed in December 2018 by a Russian Internet entrepreneur. The businessman, Aleksej Gubarev, was referenced in the infamous dossier compiled by Steele about President Trump’s alleged connections to Russia. Gubarev objected to BuzzFeed’s publishing of the dossier in January 2017, which accused him of using his companies...
  • Clinton Operative and Top Democrat Jailed for Mass Corruption

    11/30/2018 7:26:54 AM PST · by Steve1999 · 32 replies
    NN ^ | 2018-11-30 21:00 | Jay Greenberg
    A top Democrat and key Clinton operative has been jailed for two years on multiple corruption charges.
  • Sharks’ Evander Kane sued by woman over abortion claims

    11/01/2018 10:47:36 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 18 replies
    San Jose Mercury News ^ | November 1, 2018 | Jon Becker
    Evander Kane of the Sharks is the target of a $6 million dollar lawsuit filed by a woman who claims the 27-year-old star reneged on a promise to compensate her for having an abortion. The unidentified woman said Kane got her pregnant and he finally coerced her into having an abortion last June by offering her $3 million, TMZ first reported. She claimed it was the second time Kane forced her to have an abortion and that he has refused to pay her.
  • Glenn Jacobs, WWE star known as Kane, wins mayor's race in Tennessee

    08/03/2018 7:33:30 AM PDT · by McGruff · 13 replies
    CBS News ^ | August 3, 2018
    Glenn Jacobs, the WWE wrestler known as Kane, has won the bout for mayor in Tennessee's third largest county. Jacobs, a Republican who also runs an insurance and real estate company, was leading Democrat Linda Haney by a large margin with most of the votes counted in Knox County on Thursday. The Knoxville News Sentinel reports Jacobs claimed victory at his watch party, saying his decision to seek the mayor's job was met at first with "pretty resounding laughter" from some politicians. Jacobs won a close primary in May. Results of the primary were delayed when the county's election reporting...
  • WWE wrestler Kane elected mayor of Knox County, Tennessee

    08/02/2018 9:29:39 PM PDT · by where's_the_Outrage? · 48 replies
    new york daily news ^ | Aug 02, 2018 | KATE FELDMAN
    From Wrestlemania to the mayor’s house. Glenn Jacobs, better known by his WWE name “Kane,” was elected the mayor of Knox County, Tennessee Thursday, beating Democratic contender Linda Haney. The 51-year-old former wrestler, who was listed at 7’0” and 323 pounds at his peak as the Big Red Machine, considers himself a “Reagan Republican.” He listed seven goals on his campaign website: a commitment to keeping taxes low, a renewed focus on quality of education, continuing to attract new jobs to the area, improvement of roads and infrastructure, “full and absolute transparency,” safer communities and “a fresh outlook on limited...
  • Former state AG Kane loses appeal of criminal conviction

    05/25/2018 10:21:30 AM PDT · by Vigilanteman · 13 replies
    Tribune-Review (Suburban Pittsburgh) ^ | Friday, May 25, 2018, 11:48 a.m. | AP Wire
    <p>HARRISBURG, Pa. — A Pennsylvania appeals court is upholding the conviction of former attorney general Kathleen Kane for leaking secret grand jury information and lying about it.</p> <p>Superior Court, on Friday, rejected arguments made by Kane, a Democrat sentenced in 2016 to 10 to 23 months but out on bail.</p>
  • Russian suspected hacker moves step closer to US extradition

    05/30/2017 6:25:00 PM PDT · by blueplum · 18 replies
    The Guardian ^ | 30 May 2017 14:04 EDT | Shaun Walker
    [snip]The murky case has so far thrown up far more questions than answers, but one thing is clear: US authorities are determined to extradite the 29-year-old Muscovite, who drove a Lamborghini and socialised with the children of top Russian officials, and Moscow is determined to get him back, filing its own extradition request. [snip] The affidavit relates solely to the hacking of LinkedIn, Dropbox and Formspring in 2012, and does not mention any election hacking. However, Nikulin wrote in a letter from prison that Miller had interrogated him in Prague on 7 February and raised the election hacking. Excerpts of...
  • Kathleen Kane gets 10-23 months in jail after tearful plea for leniency (Penn's Hillary)

    10/24/2016 12:23:24 PM PDT · by Kid Shelleen · 83 replies
    Allentown Morning Call ^ | 10/24/2016 | Peter Hall
    Former Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane will spend 10 to 23 months in a county prison for crimes she committed in pursuit of retribution against a political foe, a judge decided Monday. Kane pleaded with a judge to spare her teenage sons the pain of being separated from their mother when she spoke Monday during her sentencing in Montgomery County Court. Kane, convicted in August of two felony counts of perjury and less serious charges of false swearing, obstruction, official oppression and conspiracy, apologized for leaking grand jury secrets in a plot to discredit a foe whom she believed was...
  • U.S. Links Islamic Charities, Terrorist Funding: Affidavit Alleges Role of Northern Va. Groups

    08/19/2003 8:09:41 PM PDT · by new cruelty · 8 replies · 535+ views
    Washington Post ^ | August 20, 2003 | Douglas Farah
    Islamic charities based in Northern Virginia and sponsored by the government of Saudi Arabia invested millions of dollars in a company suspected of funding al Qaeda and the Islamic Resistance Movement, the government alleged for the first time yesterday. An affidavit made public in federal court in Virginia contends that the Muslim charities gave $3.7 million to BMI Inc., a private Islamic investment company in New Jersey that may have passed the money to terrorist groups. The money was part of a $10 million endowment from unnamed donors in Jiddah, Saudi Arabia, according to the affidavit filed by David Kane...
  • Pennsylvania attorney general resigns a day after conviction

    08/16/2016 8:37:32 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 47 replies
    Pennsylvania's first elected female attorney general announced her resignation Tuesday, a day after being convicted of abusing the powers of the state's top law enforcement office to smear a rival and lying under oath to cover it up. Democrat Kathleen Kane's exit completes a spectacular fall for the former county prosecutor who soared to victory four years ago as an outsider promising to break up an "old-boys' network" in state government. She squandered her early popularity, feuded with rivals and aides and ultimately was undone by what prosecutors portrayed as a personal vendetta against her critics and perceived enemies.
  • Democrat AG, Kathleen Kane, Found Guilty on Nine Criminal Charges – Criminal Conspiracy, Perjury…

    08/16/2016 11:37:25 AM PDT · by V K Lee · 19 replies
    https://theconservativetreehouse.com/ ^ | August 16, 2016 | sundance
    A Pennsylvania Jury found Democrat Attorney General Kathleen Kane guilty on nine criminal counts last night including conspiracy and perjury. Elected to office in 2014, found guilty of criminal conspiracy in 2016.
  • Pennsylvania's attorney general found guilty in perjury case

    08/15/2016 8:39:15 PM PDT · by Navy Patriot · 32 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | August 15, 2016 | Staff
    Pennsylvania's attorney general showed little emotion Monday night as she was convicted of leaking grand jury secrets and lying about it under oath. In calling her a flight risk, the judge ordered Kathleen Kane, 50, to surrender her passport and threatened to jail her if she retaliated against the once-trusted aides who testified against her.SnipKane, a first-term Democrat who had never held elected office, enjoyed a brief honeymoon period in 2013 before her agency descended into chaos as she feuded with officials inside and outside of the department.
  • Jury: A.G. Kane guilty of perjury, obstruction, all other charges (Pa's Hillary)

    08/15/2016 5:58:59 PM PDT · by Kid Shelleen · 129 replies
    Philly.com ^ | 08/15/2016 | Craig R. McCoy Angela Couloumbis and Laura McCrystal
    Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane was convicted Monday of perjury, obstruction and other crimes after squandering her once bright political future on an illegal vendetta against an enemy. Four years after Kane's election in a landslide as the first Democrat and first woman elected attorney general, a jury of six men and six women found her guilty of two counts of perjury and 10 misdemeanor counts of abusing the powers of her office.
  • Top prosecutor's twin files complaint about sister's office

    06/08/2016 3:54:09 AM PDT · by chopperman · 14 replies
    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania's embattled attorney general's administration is facing yet another employee complaint — this time from her twin sister. Attorney General Kathleen Kane's twin has filed a wage and gender discrimination complaint against her sister's office, The Morning Call of Allentown reported (http://bit.ly/1teyEtf). Ellen Granahan works as a chief deputy attorney general and says her $88,509 salary is 17 to 37 percent lower than what male and female agency lawyers with similar titles earn. She filed the complaint Dec. 30 with the U.S. Equal Opportunity Commission. The agency gave Kane's administration until May 12 to respond. It...
  • Patrick Kane Won't Be Prosecuted on Rape Allegations After Police Investigation

    11/05/2015 9:44:22 AM PST · by Beave Meister · 8 replies
    Bleacher Report ^ | 11/5/2015 | Tim Daniels
    Chicago Blackhawks star Patrick Kane will not face criminal charges after a woman claimed she was raped by the NHL player at his home near Buffalo in early August. Erie County District Attorney Frank A. Sedita III released the findings Thursday morning: The Town of Hamburg Police Department and the Office of the Erie County District Attorney have conducted an exhaustive investigation over the course of the past three months regarding allegations made by a 21 year-old woman that 26 year-old Patrick Kane raped her on his bed. The investigative findings include the following:
  • Pennsylvania Attorney General, Kathleen Kane (D), Charged in Leak Case

    08/06/2015 2:46:21 PM PDT · by Brad from Tennessee · 12 replies
    New York Times ^ | August 6, 2015 | By RICHARD PÉREZ-PEÑA
    A prosecutor filed criminal charges on Thursday against Pennsylvania’s attorney general, Kathleen G. Kane, in a convoluted tale of political maneuvering and retribution that threatens the career of an official who, until recently, was seen as one of her state’s rising stars. Ms. Kane, a Democrat in her first term, has been accused of illegally giving grand jury documents to a newspaper in order to embarrass a critic, and then trying to cover up her actions with false testimony to a different grand jury. The Montgomery County district attorney, Risa V. Ferman, charged the attorney general with counts that include...
  • Kathleen Kane's chief of staff resigns after 4 months on the job (PA's crooked AG)

    04/06/2015 11:04:40 AM PDT · by Vigilanteman · 7 replies
    Tribune-Review (Pittsburgh area) ^ | 4 April 2015 | Brad Bumstead
    HARRISBURG — Attorney General Kathleen Kane's chief of staff resigned on Friday, four months into the job. Blake Rutherford, who took the position in December, follows others who left key positions under the embattled state prosecutor. Four aides quit last year as a grand jury investigated Kane for allegedly leaking secret grand jury information. She has replaced five spokespeople since 2013, including one who quit in February. Rutherford surprised staffers by emailing a notice that he had resigned. “Today is my last day at OAG. While I will miss working alongside each of you, I am excited about what this...
  • Kane should step down (Liberal Remorse Over PA's Hillary)

    04/05/2015 6:18:47 AM PDT · by Kid Shelleen · 9 replies
    Pennsylvania's self-destructing attorney general, Kathleen Kane, should resign. This week alone, The Inquirer has reported that she disrupted a second political corruption case, while the Supreme Court upheld a probe into her dissemination of grand jury information that could yield criminal charges. It's now clear that since her early days in office, Kane's attempts to protect legitimate law enforcement targets and smear rivals have been at odds with the public interest.
  • Pa. AG Kane has not reauthorized grand jury that investigated her (PA's Hillary)

    04/03/2015 6:52:21 AM PDT · by Kid Shelleen · 5 replies
    Pittsburgh Tribune ^ | 04/02/2015 | Brad Bumsted
    --SNIP-- Kane's office declined to comment. Lanny Davis, her outside lawyer and spokesman, later said that she signed and sent paperwork to Saylor for a Norristown grand jury. The Norristown grand jury recommended criminally charging Kane with perjury, obstruction of justice, official oppression and criminal contempt for allegedly leaking grand jury information to a Philadelphia newspaper. The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to nullify the grand jury's report. Its evidence remains sealed.
  • PA Supreme Court Rules Against Kane

    03/31/2015 1:12:07 PM PDT · by Renegade · 14 replies
    HARRISBURG, Pa. -- Pennsylvania's highest court says a county judge acted properly when he appointed a special prosecutor to look into grand jury leaks tied to the state attorney general's office.