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Penn Dutch markets ordered not to sell 3,400 pounds of meat and poultry

“Two Penn Dutch Meat & Seafood markets have been ordered not to sell about 3,400 pounds of a variety of meat and poultry products after state inspectors uncovered possible unsanitary conditions in a walk-in chiller at one of the locations” writes Larry Barszewski for sun-sentinel.com. The Hollywood inspection found water dripping from the ceiling and blowing from fans in the chiller room and onto uncovered meat products, including turkey drums, ham hocks, chorizo and Georgia sausage. Source: sun-sentinel.com

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Dozens of US spies killed after Iran and China uncovered CIA messaging service using Google

“Dozens of American spies were killed in Iran and China after a flawed communications service that allowed foreign foes to see what the agents were up to using Google, official sources have claimed” writes Robin Pagnamenta for telegraph.co.uk. Between 2009 and 2013 the US Central Intelligence Agency suffered a “catastrophic” secret communications failure in a website used by officers and their field agents around the world to speak to each other, according to a report in Yahoo News, which heard from 11 former intelligence and government officials about the previously…

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New Star Trek series titles potentially uncovered

“We already know Discovery won’t be the only Star Trek on air soon, as the announcement Thursday of a new animated series reveals, and the future of Star Trek at CBS becomes clearer” reports cnet.com. We’ve since learned that the series will take place well into the future of Picard’s life, possibly featuring the once-Captain as an Admiral at Starfleet.Project Genesis, from a different angle.) After showrunner Alex Kurtzman was given the green light this summer to reportedly shepherd more new series, it was announced than Patrick Stewart would be…

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Rod Rosenstein says the Russia probe has uncovered a widespread Russian effort to meddle in the 2016 race

“I believe that our department and our office have been appropriately managing that investigation,” Rosenstein told The Journal, referring to the Russia probe” writes Sonam Sheth for businessinsider.com. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein said on Wednesday that the special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation has already revealed an elaborate and widespread effort by the Russians to meddle in the 2016 US election.His interview with the outlet came after Bloomberg reported earlier Wednesday that Rosenstein has been pressuring Mueller to wrap up the Russia investigation.President Donald Trump, whose campaign is at…

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Grassley asks Ford’s legal team for records of contacts with Feinstein and Hirono ‘in light of recently uncovered information’

“In addition to the evidence I requested in my October 2 letter,” Grassley continued in his letter, “in light of recently uncovered information, please turn over records and descriptions of direct or indirect communications between Dr” writes Ap Photo J for washingtonexaminer.com. Dianne Feinstein and Mazie Hirono “in light of recently uncovered information.”. He did not elaborate further on what “recently uncovered information” might be — the FBI’s file has not been released to the public. Source: washingtonexaminer.com

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Illegal animal trade uncovered on Facebook in Thailand

“They were discovered across 12 different animal trade Facebook groups the organization was monitoring” writes Matt Binder for mashable.com. In 2016, total membership of all the animal trade Facebook groups monitored by TRAFFIC was 106,111.TRAFFIC, a wildlife trade monitoring organization, is releasing a report today detailing a multiyear investigation that monitored Facebook groups that facilitated the sale of wildlife.We are committed to working with Traffic and law enforcement authorities to help tackle the illegal online trade of wildlife in Thailand.”.  Source: mashable.com

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Google deletes dozens of YouTube accounts linked to Iran

“Google has removed dozens of accounts linked to the Iranian government that had been used to spread propaganda in the US. The company said it had deleted 39 YouTube channels, 13 Google Plus accounts and six blogs on its Blogger website” writes James Leonard for telegraph.co.uk. The move is the latest step technology companies have taken against Iran after Facebook and Twitter both deleted hundreds of accounts this week. Google said it had uncovered links to the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB), the country’s state broadcaster, which had attempted…

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