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» British court rules against Christopher Steele, orders damages paid to businessmen named in dossier

Wednesday, July 8th, 2020, 1:33 PM - by Gingersnap
British court rules against Christopher Steele, orders damages paid to businessmen named in dossier
Court rules Steele's firm violated Britain's data privacy law by failing to aggressively check allegations in his dossier

By John Solomon
Last Updated:
July 8, 2020 - 12:06pm

ABritish judge ruled Wednesday that Christopher Steele violated a data privacy law by failing to check the accuracy of information in his infamous dossier, ordering the former spy’s firm to pay damages to two businessmen he wrongly accused of making illicit payments in Russia.

Justice Mark Warby of the High Court of England and Wales ordered Steele’s firm, Orbis Business Intelligence, to pay a modest 18,000 English pounds – about $22,596 in American currency – each to Petr Aven and Mikhail
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» Black birdwatcher who had the cops called on him by Central Park 'Karen' after he told her to put her dog on a leash is refusing to cooperate with district attorney's investigation saying 'she’s already paid a steep price'

Wednesday, July 8th, 2020, 7:20 AM - by Gingersnap
Black birdwatcher who had the cops called on him by Central Park 'Karen' after he told her to put her dog on a leash is refusing to cooperate with district attorney's investigation saying 'she’s already paid a steep price'


By JAMES GORDON FOR DAILYMAIL.COM

PUBLISHED: 02:18 EDT, 8 July 2020 | UPDATED: 08:46 EDT, 8 July 2020

The black birdwatcher who had police called on him by a white woman in a viral video clip in New York's Central Park has refused to cooperate with the Manhattan District Attorney’s investigation into the incident.

Amy Cooper, 41, was branded 'Central Park Karen' in May after she was caught on cell phone video telling cops that she was being threatened by Christian Cooper, 57, after he asked her to put her dog on a leash.

Ms
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» Bank of America closes branches

Tuesday, July 7th, 2020, 7:30 AM - by Newman
Dozens of Central Florida Bank of America branches close due to coronavirus

60 or so branches, "temporarily," and I call bullshit.

So I'll sound for a moment like my old hippie, anti-corporate self.

The banks have shuttered their lobbies for months. You have to make an appointment to see your safe deposit box or conduct other routine functions like wiring money.

(HSBC has a phone app for wiring money, but it's not very easy, and it cost us a week in scheduling a closing. )

7-11 stores have been open for business as usual through-out. They are "essential." I've joked that the banks should put out... [Read More]
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