Israel and Cyprus, Greece & Italy have agreed to continue to pursue the development of an offshore
Eastern Mediterranean gas pipeline project connecting to Europe ... (related news) =>
*(flashback) =>
**(also) =>
"Sheila Abdus-Salaam (esteemed progressive, idealistic civil rights attorney & pioneering state appellate court judge)
found floating on the banks of the river under mysterious circumstances -- only days after
another judge in Chicago was shot dead outside his own home." ... =>
(IMEMC News - March 23, 2017) - "U.S. President Trump’s special envoy to the Middle East reportedly asked, during last week’s meeting, for Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu to freeze settlement construction in Jerusalem and outside the large settlement blocs"...
Paul Manafort arranged for Trump to help participants in Rosneft oil deal
sordidly & greedily induced Oxycontin, opioid & heroin epidemic spreading worldwide...
* (relevant links re: corrupt 'sayanim' Sackler clan) =>
Interested in cryptogon-type's take on this story. Amazingly, the options for a good/safe/secure desktop computing experience seem to get worse every year.

I've used a Linux desktop happily for 18 years now, with dustings of Windows for MS Office and games.
“The easiest way to gain control of a population is to carry out acts of terror. [The public] will clamor for such laws
if their personal security is threatened”.  – Josef Stalin
The meta-story about press coverage of Trump administration ties with Russia shows a repeated pattern. The press reports some portion of the story; the Trump administration stonewalls, lies, or counterattacks; and then leakers tell the press some additional portion of the story, further exposing the administration’s lies and denials. It has been a slowly escalating war.