Germany arrests 25 suspected far-right extremists for plotting to overthrow government

CNN — German officials on Wednesday arrested 22 suspected members and three suspected supporters of a far-right terrorist organization nationwide on suspicion of plotting to overthrow the government. A former far-right member of the Bundestag, Germany’s lower house, is involved in the plot, German public broadcaster ARD reports. In a statement, the German federal prosecutor’s … Read more

British lawmakers warned of cyber-attacks and possible harassment by Iranian agents

CNN — British lawmakers have been warned to be alert to cyber-attacks and possible harassment by Iranian agents, according to correspondence sent to lawmakers in both the Senate and House of Representatives last month. In letters dated November 21 that reached CNN, the Speakers of the House of Commons and the House of Lords reminded … Read more

The US is stepping up pressure on the Netherlands to comply with the Chinese chip policy

Prime Minister Mark Rutte speaks with US President Joe Biden. The US is pressuring the Netherlands to block the export of high-tech semiconductor equipment to China. The Netherlands is home to ASML, one of the most important companies in the global semiconductor supply chain. Susan Waltz | AFP | Getty Images Washington has its eyes … Read more

Trump calls for end of Constitution in Truth Social post

CNN — Former President Donald Trump called for the Constitution to be terminated to overturn the 2020 election and return him to power Saturday in a continuation of his election denial and push for fringe conspiracy theories. “Are you throwing out the results of the 2020 presidential election and declaring the RIGHTEOUS WINNER, or are … Read more

China could have 1,500 warheads by 2035: Pentagon report

CNN — China’s stockpile of nuclear warheads has passed 400 in a fraction of the time previously estimated by the United States, a major Pentagon report revealed, with Beijing focusing on accelerating its nuclear expansion to challenge the US as its world’s greatest superpower. In 2020, the US estimated China had warheads numbered below 200 … Read more

A look back at Elon Musk’s chaotic first month on Twitter

CNN — On Sunday it is officially a month ago that the richest man in the world took over on Twitter. At the time, Elon Musk instigated mass layoffs and issued a cryptic ultimatum to the remaining staffers, reinstated the accounts of controversial figures, including former President Donald Trump, and launched—and then kicked off—a plan … Read more

Jimmy Lai trial: Hong Kong asks Beijing to rule on the use of foreign lawyers in national security cases

Hong-Kong CNN — The Hong Kong leader said he will ask Beijing to determine whether foreign lawyers can work in the city on national security cases, a move that has implications for the upcoming trial of imprisoned pro-democracy media tycoon Jimmy Lai. The announcement came Monday, hours after the Court of Final Appeal (CFA), the … Read more

Pence says Trump was “wrong” for dinner with Holocaust denier

CNN — Former Vice President Mike Pence said Monday that Donald Trump was “wrong” to recently dine with white nationalist and Holocaust denier Nick Fuentes and rapper Kanye West at his Florida resort and that the former president should apologize for it. “President Trump was wrong to give a white nationalist, an anti-Semite and Holocaust … Read more

Kellyanne Conway meets with the January 6 committee

CNN — The House Select Committee investigating the January 6, 2021, riot asked Kellyanne Conway, who served in the White House as a senior adviser to then-President Donald Trump, about her conversations with Trump after his election loss in an interview that lasted about five hours. lasted. Two sources familiar with the commission’s work told … Read more

Buffalo grocery store mass shooter pleads guilty to terrorism and murder charges in racist assault

CNN — The gunman who killed 10 people and injured three in May in a racist attack on a grocery store in a predominantly black neighborhood of Buffalo, New York, pleaded guilty Monday to domestic terrorism charges including a hate crime, murder and attempted murder. Payton Gendron, a 19-year-old white man, pleaded guilty to one … Read more