Employee of the state Department was accused of concealing the receipt of gifts from the Chinese

The building of the U.S. Department of state In the USA the employee of the Department of state is charged with making false statements to the FBI about interaction with a foreign intelligence agent. This was reported on the website of the American Ministry of justice. According to authorities, 60-year-old Candace Mary Claiborne who have access to classified information not reported on their contacts with Chinese intelligence agents, who provided her and her family a variety of gifts and services to tens of thousands of dollars. Speech, in particular, cash, iPhone, portable computer, gifts for the Chinese New year, food, tours, teaching in a Chinese school fashion, a fully furnished apartment and monthly stipend. The official is accused of obstructing an investigation, which resulted in the concealment of these relations. According to the prosecution, after they become known in the state Department and the FBI, Claiborne instructed his accomplices to

The Russian foreign Ministry snubbed the Ambassador of Spain in Ukraine

Gerardo Bugallo Ottone Moscow considers unacceptable the statements of the Ambassador of Spain in Kiev Gerardo Bugallo Ottone against Russia, its President, as well as the settlement in the South-East of Ukraine. This is stated in the comments of the Department of information and press of the Russian foreign Ministry published on the Ministry website. “We believe that making peremptory and biased statements, the representative of Spain in Kiev, not only went far beyond his official status, but opposed himself to the official position of the leadership of their own country”, — the document says. The foreign Minister noted that the Kingdom “had balanced positions with all bilateral contacts at a high level expresses the desire to reduce the confrontation between the EU and Russia.” The Ministry stressed that especially unacceptable are the words of the alleged serializenode of the Minsk agreements, the necessity of which no one doubts as

Media reported about the elimination of the Minister of health IG

Mosul The soldiers of the Federal police of Iraq eliminated the Minister of health of the group “Islamic state” (IG, is prohibited in Russia), Abu Shu’ayb sa’ad (Abu Shoeib Saad). On Wednesday, March 29, according to Iraqi News, citing a commander of the military structure of Jawdat shaker (Shaker Jawdat). According to him, Shu’ayb was shot in the Old city of Mosul. Along with him were killed “countless number of his comrades.” Jawdat also noted that the forces of the Federal police since February, fought off the terrorists about 330 square kilometers in the West of Mosul. Earlier on March 29, it became known that the Iraqi forces besieged the mosque an-Nuri, where in 2014, the head of ISIS, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi declared the Caliphate, and himself named Caliph. Ground operation in Mosul, a stronghold of the Islamic state in Iraq, began in October 2016. In January-February of 2017, Iraqi

Putin has allowed the FSO to withdraw land plots

Vladimir Putin Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree according to which the Federal security service (FSO) have the right to make decisions about withdrawal of land plots for state needs. Document published on web-portal of legal information. The decree amends the provisions of the FSO of Russia, approved August 7, 2004. Commenting on the need for such changes, a source in the secret service in an interview with TASS said that “the government delegates some of its authority to other Federal agencies to simplify procedures for the use of land plots for state needs”. To this end, the service was able to permanently use the land without the ability to withdraw their own. 5 August 2016, it became known that the Department has prepared a draft presidential decree, according to which it will get it right. Earlier, the defence Ministry also received a similar permission. Terms of seizure of

Putin renewed the membership of the Council for the development of local self-government

Vladimir Putin President Vladimir Putin has renewed the membership of the Council under the President on development of local self-government and the Presidium of the structure. The corresponding decree published on the official portal of legal information on Wednesday, March 29. Council President Putin remained. Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Medvedev has once again topped the Bureau of the Advisory body. In the new composition of the Council includes, in particular, the head of the Kremlin Administration Anton Vaino, his first Deputy Sergey Kirienko and the head of Department of the Russian President on domestic policy Andrew Yarin and the Minister of economic development Maxim Oreshkin, head of the Ministry of Finance Anton Siluanov and the head of the Ministry of construction, Mikhail Men. Since the last composition in the Council remained Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Kozak and other officials. By another decree Putin submitted amendments to the provision on

CEC counted living without money party

Nikolay Bulaev More than half of the Russian party presented to the Central election Commission reports that show accounts with no funds, said Deputy Chairman of the Central electoral Commission Nikolay Bulaev. His words leads TASS on Wednesday, March 29. “Of the 76 political parties submitting to the Commission information for the fourth quarter, 40 introduced the “zero reporting”. Four parties violated the deadline for the submission of statements,” said Bulaev. He noted that the test results sent to all parties for inspection or removal of defects. The violation of the time reporting entails administrative responsibility, reminded Bulaev. On 28 March the Commission completed the verification of the information on the receipt and expenditure of funds of political organizations in the fourth quarter of 2016, said the Agency. In December of last year the state Duma adopted a bill to increase state funding of political parties. The so-called cost of

Major fire occurred at Orly airport

Major fire occurred at Orly airport MOSCOW, 29 Mar — RIA Novosti. A major fire occurred in the French Orly airport, reports channel BFMTV with reference to the eyewitness. In turn, the newspaper Parisien, citing firefighters reported that the fire began on Wednesday in the afternoon from the runway of the airport. It is noted that the incident did not affect the work of the hub. VIDEO. Incendie à l’aéroport d’orly (Témoins BFMTV) https://t.co/8UxxDcOqEE pic.twitter.com/B8qUfd30cY — BFMTV (@BFMTV) 29 Mar 2017 ​

Doctors urged to change the method of diagnosis of obesity

Doctors urged to change the method of diagnosis of obesity Researchers from the University of Alberta criticized the common method for diagnosing obesity is the body mass index (BMI). Their position, they are justified in an article published in the journal Obesity. The body mass index, calculated on the basis of body weight and the height works well for tracking trends in the scale of society, however, has limitations in application to the individual. So, often only by looking at the BMI value, the diagnosis of “obesity” can be put to many athletes. According to the researchers, the diagnosis of obesity must be considered a lot more criteria than just weight and height. Scientists developed a scale includes assessment of physical, mental, and functional health. However, they do not call to completely abandon body mass index, but use it as only one of the diagnostic tools.

Photographers took amazing scenes of life of bears in Canada and Alaska

Photographers took amazing scenes of life of bears in Canada and Alaska Nature has demonstrated that people are two types of mothers: one scene got into the lens in Alaska, on lake Clark, and the other on the river in British Columbia (Canada). Photographer Shane McGuire was in a remote hunting Lodge in Alaska, when I accidentally caught an amazing moment — meeting the cubs. They were rejected by the mother, and they scattered in all directions, but after a time was found and touching embraced. “It’s so rare to find. I didn’t understand how such a Grand scene, until I saw for myself,” shared Shane’s experiences with The Daily Mail. In another part of the North American continent, the mother of the cubs will not go away. The parent had to break up a fight between brother and sister. First, the cubs were playing, but then an innocent game

Named the main danger of the marathon

Named the main danger of the marathon American scientists believe that the main danger of this race is to damage to the kidneys. A study published in the American Journal of Kidney Diseases, and briefly about it reports Yale University. Short-term kidney damage in people who can make a marathon, lose about two days. To such conclusions scientists have come, having taken a urine test and the blood of several participants of the marathon held in the USA in 2015. The event was attended by about half a million people. Samples of urine and blood revealed the typical markers of kidney damage. In 82% of the subjects were recorded acute renal failure of the first stage. The reasons for this experts call sustainable increase in body temperature, dehydration and reduced blood flow in the body. Despite the fact that renal failure disappeared two days after the marathon, the question of