“Conspiracy” in the news
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· Lori Vallow called husband Chad Daybell from jail on day missing children's bodies found on his Idaho property →
Daybell is charged with two felony counts of conspiracy to commit destruction, alteration or concealment of evidence and two felony counts of destruction, alteration or concealment of evidence.
· Facebook bans troll farm running fake pro-Trump accounts like ‘BlackPeopleVoteForTrump’ →
Accounts connected to TruthMedia posted content ranging from coronavirus misinformation to conspiracy theories surrounding U.S. protest movements.
· Republicans are still trying to frame Joe Biden with Ukraine →
Johnson’s investigation is being propelled by a chain of information, if one can call it that, that begins with Russian-connected Ukrainians, runs through bonkers conspiracy theorist and presidential “lawyer” Rudy Giuliani, and is then delivered to Johnson.
· Ex-Saudi intel officer accuses Mohammed bin Salman of ordering his assassination →
In a detailed complaint running more than 100 pages, Aljabri alleges that the Saudi leader orchestrated a conspiracy to kill him in Canada that parallels one that resulted in the death and dismemberment of Jamal Khashoggi, the dissident Saudi columnist.
· Facebook removes small pro-Trump network based in Romania →
Facebook said on Thursday that it recently removed a small network of accounts operating from Romania that had been promoting United States President Donald Trump's re-election campaign with stories about his support from conservatives, Black Americans, Christians and followers of the QAnon web of conspiracy theories.
· Facebook disables Romanian network masquerading as pro-Trump Americans →
It also invoked themes associated with the QAnon conspiracy theory, whose adherents believe Trump is battling a cabal of deep-state saboteurs who worship Satan and traffic children for sex.
· Former Saudi intelligence officer accuses crown prince of ordering his assassination in Canada →
In a detailed complaint running more than 100 pages, Aljabri alleges that the Saudi leader orchestrated a conspiracy to kill him in Canada that parallels one that resulted in the death and dismemberment of Jamal Khashoggi, the dissident Saudi columnist and Washington Post contributor.
The New York Times
· Martin Peretz, on Israeli-Palestinian Peace →
The senator placed the general at the epicenter of “a conspiracy so immense and an infamy so black as to dwarf any previous such venture in the history of man.”
· Facebook removes troll farm posing as African-American support for Donald Trump →
It also removed hundreds of fake accounts linked to conservative media outlet The Epoch Times that pushed pro-Trump conspiracy theories about coronavirus and protests in the U.S.
The New York Times
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“She identifies layers of disenchantment: nostalgia for the moral purpose of the Cold War, disappointment with meritocracy, the appeal of conspiracy theories” and “the ‘cantankerous nature of modern discourse itself.’”