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Family says ex-U.S. Marine on hunger strike in Russian prison

AP News Radio

00:43 sec | 6 months ago

Family says ex-U.S. Marine on hunger strike in Russian prison

"Ex marine imprisoned in Russia has gone on a hunger strike attorneys and the family of former U. S. marine Trevor reed say he has begun a hunger strike to protest his detention and human rights abuses behind bars in Russia the twenty nine year old reed was convicted in July and sentenced to nine years for assaulting police officers in Moscow read who's from Texas was studying Russian and visiting his girlfriend at the state department Tuesday spokesman that price was asked about read and American Paul way but was also imprisoned in Russia after being convicted in June of espionage securing the release of Americans who were unjustly detained in Russia that includes of course Paul Whalen that includes Trevor read out remains an absolute priority

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"paul whalen" Discussed on KOA 850 AM

KOA 850 AM

01:52 min | 3 years ago

"paul whalen" Discussed on KOA 850 AM

"Paul Whalen appeared in court in Moscow first public sighting of the former marine since his arrest outside the cool Huilan's Russian lawyer dropped a bombshell. Had been arrested with the US drive holding state secrets said had not known. He had them. The lawyers said someone had given wheel in the drive, which he thought would simply contain holiday, photos and sightseeing files. Instead it held classified materials if true it would raise the question was sets up ABC's Patrick revel in Moscow day, thirty three of the government shutdown. There may be movement in the Senate leader McConnell is expected to bring two bills to the Senate floor one of which is based on the agreement that President Trump offered over the weekend, which includes the five point seven billion dollars in wall funding as well as what he's characterizing some concessions to Democrats. They don't see it as concession ABC's Ellie Rogan in Washington. The other Bill is a two week funding measure with no wall funding, both come up for procedural votes in the Senate on Thursday. It's not believe either has the sixty votes needed to advance three men in a sixteen year old boy in custody and ups. State New York in an apparent anti-muslim plot police in Greece New York near Rochester, arrested three men who allegedly conspired to attack the hamlet of Islam Berg, a Muslim community in the Catskills. With improvised explosive devices court records said the devices were in the shape of medium to large sized cylinders and Mason jars wrapped in duct tape. The men were arrested over the weekend and charged with criminal weapons possession and conspiracy. ABC's Aaron Katersky. Sports notes career saves leader Mariana Rivera is baseball's first unanimous choice for the hall of fame. Edgar martinez. Mike Mussina and delayed ROY halladay also inducted and Serena Williams is out at the Australian Open blowing a five one third set lead before falling the Carolina plus Goba who saved four match points to win. You're listening to ABC news. KOA.

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"paul whalen" Discussed on KGO 810

KGO 810

01:34 min | 3 years ago

"paul whalen" Discussed on KGO 810

"I'm Michael Toscano. Paul Whalen, the US citizen accused of spying in Russia last month was found in possession of classified material when he was arrested that information coming as he was denied bail in a Moscow courtroom this morning. Fred Plotkin reports Waylon was arrested moments after being handed a USB drive. He said all we win win was a record year in Moscow was introduction of being. Guard had said, they don't believe that could be the case they think that was certainly not aware that he had been collection of anything. The American singer Chris Brown and two other people one his bodyguard are in custody in Paris after a woman filed a rape complaint. Brown has had a series of run-ins with the law since his felony assault back in two thousand nine of his then girlfriend, the singer riana. It's day. Thirty two of the partial government shutdown and Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell will finally put a budget Bill up for a vote Lauren FOX on Capitol Hill for us majority leader Mitch McConnell will put a Bill on the floor. He'll introduce the Bill today, which will look a lot like the president's proposal that he introduced on Saturday, but we don't expect it to get enough votes from Democrats. It's just intended to put pressure on Democrats House Democrats. Meanwhile, they're voting on a series of spending bills to increase border security with no money for a wall with many Transportation Security Administration agents furloughed, and at least ten percent of those toll to work without pay not showing up security lines are getting jammed and the shutdown has also affecting the flight controllers. Said hall was arrested. Here's Clayton Neville, thousands.

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Russia, Moscow And Paul Whalen discussed on BBC World Service

BBC World Service

00:12 sec | 3 years ago

Russia, Moscow And Paul Whalen discussed on BBC World Service

"The former US marine arrested on suspicion of spying in Russia is due to appear in court in Moscow about now Paul Whalen insists he's innocent and is appealing against a decision to

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"paul whalen" Discussed on NewsRadio KFBK

NewsRadio KFBK

01:36 min | 3 years ago

"paul whalen" Discussed on NewsRadio KFBK

"The transition ramp from westbound cap city freeway eastbound highway fifty in grant line road shut down in the elk grove area. We'll look at it all at five fifty just ahead on the cave became morning news. We'll check your money with a court in the Bloomberg business reports plus coming up in the news, California is leading the way in banning this controversial practice all ahead in the next fifteen minutes on NewsRadio KFC K home. Good news. Anytime you want to hear Sacramento's news, traffic and weather station. Just K Google play KFB K on iheartradio. Newsradio Cam vk on the air at FM ninety three point one fifteen thirty AM and available now on Google home data and documents belonging to hundreds of German politicians have been hacked and posted online. These are your world headlines from ABC news the league affects all parties in parliament except the far right alternative. For germany. Cyber expert spent herp it doesn't appear that there's too much critical information in there when it pertains to national security in Germany, but of course, it's personal data. It's very sensitive for the people who are affected. Noah media information on the source of the data. Irish officials say a man being detained by Russia, Paul Whalen as requested help from the Irish government Turkey is criticized secretary of state Pompeo for saying Washington wants to prevent Turkey from quote slaughtering Kurds is American troops prepare to withdraw from. Syria and cargo lost by container ship and a North Sea storm now started washing up on a German soldiers have arrived to help clean up beaches on Dutch islands further west, I'm Tom rivers at the.

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Is Russia's Arrest of American Payback for Maria Butina?

Vegas Never Sleeps

00:52 sec | 3 years ago

Is Russia's Arrest of American Payback for Maria Butina?

"USA's Chris Barnes in Washington on a US citizen, who's accused of espionage in Russia versus deputy, foreign minister brushing back suggestions that an American being held in Moscow on suspicion of spying could be exchanged for a Russian citizen being held by the United States, the brother of Paul Whalen. No tells the Associated Press that he can't help but question whether the events are connected, we Linda former US marine who also holds Canadian British and Irish citizenship has been detained in Moscow since late December his arrest leading to speculation. Russia could be using him to bargain for a Russian woman who pleaded guilty to acting as a foreign agent in the US deputy foreign minister surrogate Riber says discussing a possible swap including Leland and Maria Boutin would be premature because we hasn't even been formerly charged yet

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Accused American 'spy' in Russia has 4 passports

Coast to Coast AM

00:41 sec | 3 years ago

Accused American 'spy' in Russia has 4 passports

"Are emerging about an American being held in Moscow on suspicion of spying. Correspondent Matthew chance as Paul Whalen past raised red flags in Russia. Details emerging about Paul Wheeler may go some way to explaining why he appeared on the radar of Russian counter espionage agencies. Former military serving with the US marines for fourteen years, including Cheetos of duty in Iraq. He had multiple passports US, British Canadian rich, something Russian intelligence may have seen as suspicious, and he did dozens of ordinary Russians on social media. Many of them military veterans like himself something that may also rung

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"paul whalen" Discussed on KOMO

KOMO

02:06 min | 3 years ago

"paul whalen" Discussed on KOMO

"Official government shutdown entering its third week with Democrats and President Trump locked in a stalemate over the president's proposed border wall. ABC's Tara Palmeri reports from the White House, it appears that right now the Democrats have an upper hand. But when the next paycheck is set to go out January eleven to federal workers. And if that's missed I think both sides will suffer politically from. This are expected to meet again today at the White House, though, President Trump says he'll be at Camp David with senior staff a major development in the tragic death of seven year old jasmine Barnes who shot in her family car in Houston last weekend. Authorities announced early Sunday that they have charged twenty year old Eric black junior with capital murder in the case. And a second person is now also in custody twice. Convicted murderer Scott dosier has apparently killed himself while on death row in Nevada. His execution has been postponed twice while a legal battle continues over the use of certain execution. Drugs department of corrections. Spokeswoman Brooke Santino spoke to ABC News Radio confirming Doges death saying he apparently hung himself Saturday and was pronounced dead. At the scene. There are still some legal battles that were waiting on. So we had no execution scheduled at this time. He was not on suicide watch he had been in the past drug companies have filed lawsuits over their products met to save lives being used for executions in Nevada and elsewhere, the brother of a US citizen arrested in Russia on spying charges says his brothers, not a spy David Whelan, twin brother a former marine, Paul Whalen. So the families working to get them released from prison in Russia. But they have not been getting any information on his case. The Russian government hasn't released any details about the espionage charges, and we haven't heard anything from the American government real and says his brother was in Russia to attend a wedding when he was arrested NFL playoffs began Saturday the wildcard playoffs. The colts the Cowboys both one you're listening to ABC news. Ready to create your own income with your own home based business where there's no such thing as getting laid off if a billionaire entrepreneur spent five years in twenty million dollars searching for the next big trend..

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"paul whalen" Discussed on KOMO

KOMO

01:57 min | 3 years ago

"paul whalen" Discussed on KOMO

"I'm Mark Remillard, conflicting statements out of the Trump administration on how today's meeting with congressional staffers went as both sides to reach a deal to reopen. The government President Trump tweeting a short time ago that quote, not much headway made. But sees Karen Travers says a statement from the vice president is more optimistic. White House says a meeting with congressional staffers today on the partial government shutdown was productive, but the negotiations continue an administration official says there was discussion about priorities for border security and homeland security secretary Kirsten Nielsen provided a briefing, but there was no in depth discussion about a dollar figure to end the stalemate and reopened the government. There is a tentative plan for the same group to meet tomorrow. But Democrats say that depends on the White House providing updated budget numbers they requested. Karen Travers, ABC news, the White House. A Russian news site with ties to the country's security services claims the American arrested last month on suspicion of spying was caught with a classified list of Russian operatives Paul Whalen is being held in Russia. And a top official brushing off the possibility of a prisoner. Swap Leland's Russian lawyer has suggested the former marine could be traded for Russians currently in jail in America. Once he's convicted there's been speculation that could mean Maria, boots and the Russian gun rights activists who pleaded guilty to being a foreign agent in the US deputy minister Sergei Ryabov those told state media Saturday, it was impossible to talk about any exchange when we hasn't even been formally charged yet. We will ABC news Moscow two thousand nineteen barely a week old. But one democrat getting a jump on twenty twenty Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren making a swing through Iowa. She explores the presidential run speaking from storm lake we can make this system so much better. It's there we know the pathway. We've just gotta have enough folks who are willing to do it with authorities in Houston asking for the public's help in catching a gunman who they say killed a seven year old girl in a drive by shooting. A rally was held in honor of jasmine Barnes today. You're listening to ABC news. Stay.

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"paul whalen" Discussed on KCRW

KCRW

01:42 min | 3 years ago

"paul whalen" Discussed on KCRW

"I'm Barbara Klein vice president Pence his office says discussions between White House officials and congressional staffers today on border security and the government shutdown were productive yesterday's talks between President Trump and democratic leaders produced no apparent resolution, the one thing both sides agreed on President Trump threatened an unlimited shutdown NPR's Ron Elving says. That's not realistic, this shutdown cannot last for months or years because that would disrupt far far more than we've seen so far not only national parks or federal paychecks, but food stamps, which thirty eight million Americans depend on and the I R S think tax advice at this time of year and tax refunds tens of millions of Americans count on tax refund. Check NPR's Ron Elving, the family of Paul Whalen, who's being detained in Russia on suspicion of espionage says the depiction of him in the media does not resemble the man, they know WD tease Quin kleinfeld to reports relatives say the former US marine is being unfairly tarnished by incidents in his past about a decade ago, Paul Whalen, received a bad conduct discharge from the US Marine Corps reserves swore attempted larceny. He also has passports from three other countries. Besides the US Canada where he was born and Britain and Ireland where he has family. Ties but his brother, David Whalen, says his sibling was in Moscow simply to attend a friend's wedding not as part of any cloak and dagger scheme. Add Paul's background is sorta scoured for his activities and and things like that four passports. We're worried that will lose sight on the fact that there's an American.

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Weekend shutdown talks led by Pence to go into a second day

Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!

01:02 min | 3 years ago

Weekend shutdown talks led by Pence to go into a second day

"Remedy for immigration policy remains the hurdle. Russia's deputy foreign minister says no prisoner. Swap is currently on the table involving Paul Whalen, the former US marine arrested in Moscow over a week ago on suspicion of spying, the BBC, Sarah Raynsford reports hip cough said that at this stage. Talk of swap whole and any Russian detainee was inappropriate counter-productive and politically unjustified. His comments came after days of speculation that the former US marine may have been arrested to exchange for Maria Putina. He's pleaded guilty in the US to conspiring to act as an unregistered agent of Moscow. Second ripped off though since there is no link between Mr. Williams arrest here in Moscow and other detentions. Meanwhile, Russia's foreign minister announced today, the US took a Russian citizen into custody a day after wheeling. Was seized Massachusetts. Senator Elizabeth warns following up on her announcement this week of a presidential exploratory committee holding campaign

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Pompeo Plans to Press Saudi Leaders Over Killing of Jamal Khashoggi

Reveal

00:54 sec | 3 years ago

Pompeo Plans to Press Saudi Leaders Over Killing of Jamal Khashoggi

"Into custody a day after Moscow seized former US marine, Paul Whalen on suspicion of spying as Charles Maine's reports is also dismissing rumors of a prisoner exchange at least for now Russian deputy foreign minister Sergei to cough said there was no point in discussing any exchange for ex-marine, Paul Whalen. Arguing authorities had yet to issue. Formal charges Wieland who holds passports from the US Canada. Ireland and the UK was arrested by Russian security agents on December twenty eighth in Moscow for alleged espionage, women's Russian lawyer has previously insisted his client had been charged and openly floated the idea of trading Wayland for Russians in US custody, the competing narratives came as Russia's foreign ministry said a Russian national had also been detained by FBI agents upon arrival to an. Island in the northwest Pacific late last month and was now being held in a Florida prison for NPR news. I'm Charles means in Moscow marchers are in the streets of Budapest, Hungary, protesting the far right government, Victor or Orban the BBC's. Nick THORP reports the rallies were triggered by a new law last month on overtime work. Today's demonstration is a litmus test of the degree of anger in Hungary against the overtime law and of the determination of those willing to come out onto the streets. Heavy snow in the past twenty four hours across the country could reduce numbers threatening nationwide strikes unless there are four main demands of meant the scrapping of the overtime law double digit wage increases, the removal of limitations on the right to strike under far-reaching pension reform. The feeders. Government has already offered an eight percent wage increase this year it by another eight percent next year in an attempt to head off the discontent. The BBC's Nick Thorpe. This is N. NPR? Yellow vest? Protesters are back in the streets of Paris today. And so our French security forces firing tear-gas as some demonstrators, set, motorcycles and barricades on fire. It's the eighth consecutive Saturday of the anti-government marches there.

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"paul whalen" Discussed on KOMO

KOMO

01:56 min | 3 years ago

"paul whalen" Discussed on KOMO

"To much critical information when it pertains to national security in Germany, but of course, that's very sensitive for the people who are affected. No immediate information on the source of the data. Irish officials say a man being detained by Russia. Paul Whalen has requested help from the Irish government Turkey is criticized secretary of state Bombayo for saying Washington wants to prevent Turkey from quote slaughtering Kurds as American troops prepare to withdraw from Syria and cargo lost by container ship and a North Sea storm is now started washing up on a German islet. Well soldiers have arrived to help clean beaches on Dutch islands further west, I'm Tom rivers at the ABC news foreign desk. Desk in London. President Trump continues to insist that US tax payers pay for a massive wall on our southern border barrier. You can go whatever you want. But essentially, we need protection in our country. We're gonna make good the people of our country wanted more from komo's Gregg Hersholt, I asked ABC political director recline, if that's an accurate statement, certainly border security is an issue, and it's an issue that a lot of people feel very strongly about but they wanna see the entirety. Depend federal government shutdown about that. I haven't seen that I don't know the outside of the president's base. And some of the talk radio folks who he tends to look into quite a bit. Whether that's actually the prevailing view Kline. Does not foresee either side compromising anytime soon in order to reopen parts of the federal government. He believes it will come down to semantics with Democrats emphasizing that the eventual solution is about border security and the president touting that he got his wall. When that will happen is still anybody's guess, Gregg Hersholt, KOMO news. Komo AAA traffic every ten minutes on the fours should have a pretty smooth flow of traffic just about anywhere. You're driving Puget Sound area. But be advised Tukwila Seattle northbound I five from south one eighty eight Martin.

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"paul whalen" Discussed on KOMO

KOMO

01:48 min | 3 years ago

"paul whalen" Discussed on KOMO

"Don't think it's paramount. I don't think you have to have it. But it's it's valuable then the point is is to realize that it's just football. And once that thing starts it's ball. And and guys gotta make sure we do the things that we always do. Can we don't do things that are different? You know when you get into that situation. A one point favorite tells you how everybody evaluates this is such a close game national championship. Also on the line tomorrow in Texas Frisco to be precise is the eagles have eastern Washington. Take on powerhouse North Dakota state in the C S national title game nine AM kickoff hour time. You can watch it on ESPN two tomorrow night U dub men's basketball conference opener against the Cougars at Alaska Airlines arena, you'll hear it right here on KOMO news. Pre game at seven game time set for seven thirty. And we'll have more sports in thirty minutes. The American arrested and charged with spying in Russia has had trouble with the law in the US ABC's. Andy Field in Washington reports former marine Paul Whalen was found guilty of stealing money while deployed in Iraq, Russia things former US marine, Paul Whalen is a spy arrested him his family though insists he was in Russia for a wedding as a marine in Iraq accord Marshall found wheel and guilty of stealing more than ten thousand dollars in US currency the marines demoted him gave him a bad conduct. Discharge secretary of state Mike Pompeo says the US will demand Russia release wheel. And if the arrest was not appropriate. That's ABC's. Andy Field data and documents belonging to hundreds of German politicians have been hacked and posted online. These are your world headlines from ABC news the leak affects all parties in parliament except the far right alternative. For Germany, cyber expert spent herp, it doesn't appear to.

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"paul whalen" Discussed on Post Reports

Post Reports

04:25 min | 3 years ago

"paul whalen" Discussed on Post Reports

"Sponsored by Deborah price. Check out the confident wallet a personal finance podcast series by T. Rowe price and the Washington Post brain studio. From the newsroom of the Washington Post. Hi, kevin. This is real tell you the Washington Post. How are you? Eight. This is post reports. I'm routine powers. It's Friday January fourth. Today. What the case of accused spy, Paul Whalen, says about new us Russia relations, the trap of likeability for women in politics and weasels from the government shutdown. On the surface. It's very strange, and it has these cinematics rebel movements of this guy who was once in the military, and now he's in private security, and he's in Russia, and he's arrested and the Russians are saying he was receiving classified information when you start to peel it back, though, it's weird or even than most intelligent stories, which starts to tell you that there's at least in my experience. There's a lot more here that we don't know. And it's probably only going to get more. Bizarre chain Harris is a reporter for the post I cover intelligence and national security, and he's been reporting on one of the more bizarre international relations stories of late about an American who was arrested in Russia about a week ago. Russia says that Paul Whalen was quote caught in the act of espionage. And there are suggestions that he was a spy after all he made a number of trips to Russia, and he'd carried passports from four different countries adds another element of this myth. History of who is this person. You know, the the multiple citizenships it's the background in law enforcement, but it's kind of exaggerated. It's why was he court martialed and kicked out of the military and adding all of that up only adds to thicker plot. But and sources tell him that wailings an unlikely candidate for a CIA operative. So Paul Whalen is a forty eight year old man from Michigan. He currently is the director of global security for a company in Michigan that distributes auto parts, but he's worked for many years in corporate security, so essentially doing investigations and physical security for corporations prior to that he had a career in law enforcement, and he was also a marine reservist of time in deployed a couple of times to Iraq. So his background essentially is security law enforcement, but it pretty low levels. He never saw combat. He was never an employee for an intelligence agency of government and the corporate security jobs that he had don't appear to. Have involved him. You know, dashing around foreign capitals and meeting with strange contacts, it's sort of like being a security guard. Plus if you like and yet Russia thinks that he is a spy, right? Well, Russia's charging him with espionage, which we should say is a fairly elastic definition and their laws, and we're not entirely clear. Exactly what they think that he did. But yes, they are saying he was engaged in espionage. And he had spent quite a bit of time in Russia. He'd made many trips there. He spoke Russian passably Russian that he taught himself the language while he was in the marines, and he had a profile on this site called V contact which is the the Russian Facebook. So he had made friends there he'd met people in real life from the site. So he had a presence in Russia. He was more than a tourist, but he wasn't living there, and as far as we know he was certainly not dispatched there by US government agency. But is the Russian government say about like what he actually did that would make him a perpetrator of espionage. So what we know? So far has come out in a Russian not exactly unbiased press agency that is actually run by someone who's a former KGB officer who's close to Putin. So take that with a big Russian sized piece of salt. Would they are alleging based on their own anonymous sourcing is that he was in Russia and he received from contact there. A flash drive that they say contains the names of Russians who work in a secret Russian intelligence agency and some moments after he got the flash drive agents busted into his hotel room at the Metropole, very famous hotel in Moscow and arrested him. So in a sense. It sounds like he was potentially set up at somebody who the Russians may have had their eyes on thinking he was engaged in espionage..

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"paul whalen" Discussed on Post Reports

Post Reports

04:25 min | 3 years ago

"paul whalen" Discussed on Post Reports

"Sponsored by Deborah price. Check out the confident wallet a personal finance podcast series by T. Rowe price and the Washington Post brain studio. From the newsroom of the Washington Post. Hi, kevin. This is real tell you the Washington Post. How are you? Eight. This is post reports. I'm routine powers. It's Friday January fourth. Today. What the case of accused spy, Paul Whalen, says about new us Russia relations, the trap of likeability for women in politics and weasels from the government shutdown. On the surface. It's very strange, and it has these cinematics rebel movements of this guy who was once in the military, and now he's in private security, and he's in Russia, and he's arrested and the Russians are saying he was receiving classified information when you start to peel it back, though, it's weird or even than most intelligent stories, which starts to tell you that there's at least in my experience. There's a lot more here that we don't know. And it's probably only going to get more. Bizarre chain Harris is a reporter for the post I cover intelligence and national security, and he's been reporting on one of the more bizarre international relations stories of late about an American who was arrested in Russia about a week ago. Russia says that Paul Whalen was quote caught in the act of espionage. And there are suggestions that he was a spy after all he made a number of trips to Russia, and he'd carried passports from four different countries adds another element of this myth. History of who is this person. You know, the the multiple citizenships it's the background in law enforcement, but it's kind of exaggerated. It's why was he court martialed and kicked out of the military and adding all of that up only adds to thicker plot. But and sources tell him that wailings an unlikely candidate for a CIA operative. So Paul Whalen is a forty eight year old man from Michigan. He currently is the director of global security for a company in Michigan that distributes auto parts, but he's worked for many years in corporate security, so essentially doing investigations and physical security for corporations prior to that he had a career in law enforcement, and he was also a marine reservist of time in deployed a couple of times to Iraq. So his background essentially is security law enforcement, but it pretty low levels. He never saw combat. He was never an employee for an intelligence agency of government and the corporate security jobs that he had don't appear to. Have involved him. You know, dashing around foreign capitals and meeting with strange contacts, it's sort of like being a security guard. Plus if you like and yet Russia thinks that he is a spy, right? Well, Russia's charging him with espionage, which we should say is a fairly elastic definition and their laws, and we're not entirely clear. Exactly what they think that he did. But yes, they are saying he was engaged in espionage. And he had spent quite a bit of time in Russia. He'd made many trips there. He spoke Russian passably Russian that he taught himself the language while he was in the marines, and he had a profile on this site called V contact which is the the Russian Facebook. So he had made friends there he'd met people in real life from the site. So he had a presence in Russia. He was more than a tourist, but he wasn't living there, and as far as we know he was certainly not dispatched there by US government agency. But is the Russian government say about like what he actually did that would make him a perpetrator of espionage. So what we know? So far has come out in a Russian not exactly unbiased press agency that is actually run by someone who's a former KGB officer who's close to Putin. So take that with a big Russian sized piece of salt. Would they are alleging based on their own anonymous sourcing is that he was in Russia and he received from contact there. A flash drive that they say contains the names of Russians who work in a secret Russian intelligence agency and some moments after he got the flash drive agents busted into his hotel room at the Metropole, very famous hotel in Moscow and arrested him. So in a sense. It sounds like he was potentially set up at somebody who the Russians may have had their eyes on thinking he was engaged in espionage..

"paul whalen" Discussed on AP News

AP News

03:10 min | 3 years ago

"paul whalen" Discussed on AP News

"AP radio news. I'm Tim Maguire House Democrats push ahead with their proposals to reopen. The federal government voting on a measure to fund the department of homeland security through February eight it does not include additional funding. President Trump wants for border security, including the wall. On this vote. The is are two hundred and thirty nine in the nays are one hundred and ninety two the joint resolution is passed without objection motion to reconsider is laid up on the table, Ohio democratic congresswoman Joyce Beatty. Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell says the House Democrats bills will not pass the Senate. And even if it does happen, President Trump, Trump Trump sign our democratic colleagues same less concerned with these facts are unreasonable political standoff. With President Trump. The partial government shutdown will reach the two week Mark tomorrow. The president has demanded some five point six billion dollars for the border wall without a wall. You cannot have border security without a very strong form of barrier. Call it what you will. But without a wall, you cannot have border security won't work. The White House is asking Gretchen leaders to meet again tomorrow the death toll and a fiery interstate crash near Gainesville Florida has risen to seven with a number of other people hospitalized. Some in critical condition Florida highway patrol says tractor trailers crashed with a pair of passenger vehicles. Leaking diesel caught fire after the collision state troopers say they need to find out how the crash happened and to identify those who were killed Russian media reports that American Paul Whalen has been indicted on espionage charges in Russia. Spying conviction carries a prison sentence of up to twenty years. We met today with US ambassador to Russia. Jon Huntsman, the former marine was arrested in Moscow last Friday. His family says he was in the Russian capital for a friend's wedding. This is a p. Radio. News auto sales were up in two thousand eighteen is surprising report from the nation's automakers sales of new vehicles, accelerated three tenths of a percent over last year with seventeen point two million cars, SUV's and trucks being sold. Some analysts thought that sales would dip with rising vehicle prices higher interest rates and the choppy stock market into two eighteen cars made up only thirty two percent of sales. Most people were buying SUV's and trucks with Ford's F-series pickups, the top selling vehicle in the US. I'm Jacky Quin. Olivia Newton John says she is doing just fine. Livia Newton John announced in September that she is fighting cancer for the third time. Tabloids recently published reports that she is dying just weeks to live Newton John posted a video online in which she looks healthy and says she's doing great by just want to say that the the rumors of death have been greatly exaggerated. That's the AP's Margie's are up. I'm let's say you just bought a house bad news is you're one step closer to becoming your parents. You'll probably multiple on anybody noticed you mow the lawn till people to stay on the lawn compare it to.

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"paul whalen" Discussed on Newsradio 970 WFLA

Newsradio 970 WFLA

01:59 min | 3 years ago

"paul whalen" Discussed on Newsradio 970 WFLA

"The whole space small place. Nine seventy. Raymond postponed for an accused California cop killer outside court people were protesting holding signs against sanctuary policies. The man accused of murdering Newman corP, Ron seeing is an illegal alien inside court. The suspect known as Gustavo Arianga said his real name is Palo Verde and Mendoza after his attorney expressed concern about his mental state. The judge ordered a competency evaluation be done by doctor. He's due back in court in about a month law enforcement blame sanctuary city policies for why they're hinman dosa was never on the radar of immigration authorities. Despite prior arrests the police chief and Chow Chila told the San Francisco Chronicle he was busted for DUI back in two thousand fourteen but they don't ask about immigration status. Fox's Jessica Rosenthal. There's some interesting new information about the former marine accused of spying in Russia. Former colleagues say as marine staff sergeant stationed in Iraq, Paul Whalen enjoyed fine cigars and showed an affinity for Russia. Even spending two weeks of military leave and Moscow and Saint Petersburg instead of at home of the United States. With family and friends a Russian social media accounts, supposedly Wieland's included festive posts on Russia's national holidays. A decade worth of karate lessons comes in handy for a south, western Pennsylvania woman. You never know when you might have to use those martial arts skills. Twenty two year old Hannah Hughes was at her. Mom's house anemic colon for New Year's Eve party when they spot on demand inside her house across the street. You says she ran out the door thinking if I get to him he's not getting away. He didn't use says when she got a property the man was outside and she checked him grabbing him by the hair and flipping him to the ground telling them don't move or I'll break your neck nineteen year old William Staley is charged with burglary trespassing assault. Tom reghati, Fox News. The first day of trading of the year. The Dow gained eighteen points. Nasdaq up thirty the S and P five hundred closed three points.

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"paul whalen" Discussed on News Radio 690 KTSM

News Radio 690 KTSM

02:03 min | 3 years ago

"paul whalen" Discussed on News Radio 690 KTSM

"Says Paul Whalen was taken into custody during a spy rally by federal security service officers criminal case, which could give him as much as twenty years in prison has been opened against Wayland by the Russian state. That's Mike Bauer. Reporting. President Trump is responding to incoming Utah Senator mitt Romney's criticism of him in a column in the Washington Post Trump saying on Twitter this morning here we go with Mitt Romney. But so fast question will be is he a flake? I hope not would much prefer. Admit focus on border security, and so many other things where he can be helpful cook reports Trump went on to say, I won big. And he didn't he should be happy for all Republicans be a team player and win in the column. Romney who will be sworn in tomorrow ripped into what he called the shortfall in Trump's character. And leadership congressional leaders from both parties are being invited by President Trump to a briefing on border security, the meeting at the White House today will be led by officials from the department of homeland security and the top leaders from each party in both the house and the Senate have been invited to attend. The briefing comes just one day before the Democrats take control of the house and day twelve of the partial government shutdown by the middle of the century. Scientists say the Dead Sea could just be a small pool to the rapid rate. It's ranking scientists say the water level the lake on the border of Israel and Jordan is now falling by as much as five feet a year. You're listening to the latest from NBC News Radio New York governor Andrew Cuomo is officially beginning. His third. Term in office after being sworn in on Ellis Island, James flippin has more on the story. Governor Cuomo warned of a social depression affecting Americans caused by hate and division. There is now a fundamental questioning of the viability of the American promise. He refused to blame the federal government for the divide, but faulted them for using it towards political gain looters during a blackout. They didn't cause the darkness, but they exploited speaking of his agenda. He vowed it would be progressive and rebuild key aspects of the state building my friends.

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"paul whalen" Discussed on WTMJ 620

WTMJ 620

01:58 min | 3 years ago

"paul whalen" Discussed on WTMJ 620

"US citizen, Paul Whalen is now charged with espionage, a forty eight year old heads security for Borg Warner the parts operation. He was more. He was a marine with a checkered past oughta to toys in Iraq. He was discharged philosophy a self-professed. Russia file wheelin was active on Russian. Social media spy scandals have long been part of the theater of US Russia relations. This arrest comes just two weeks after the guilty. Plea of confessed Russian agent Maria Bettina who admitted to infiltrating Republican political circles to influence us Russia relations, ABC's James Longman. There's been a deadly rail accident in Denmark police say several people were killed when a tarpaulin on a freight train. Hit a passenger train on a bridge linking to Danish islands. US customs and border protection defending its use of tear gas to repel about one hundred fifteen migrants who tried to storm the border fence at Tijuana. The department of homeland security says it initial reports indicate that when the migrants were thwarted by border patrol agents. Then the group began pushing women and minors to the front forcing minors to climb the concertina wire. The department says he agents were forced to use gas and pepper spray on migrants who were throwing rocks. ABC's? Alec stone day, twelve of the partial government shutdown President Trump invited congressional leaders of both parties to the White House this afternoon meeting. We'll be the first sit down between Trump and democratic leaders Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer in twenty two days since that contentious sit down in the Oval Office last month. Now House Democrats have prepared to bills aimed at ending the shutdown with plans to vote on those Thursday. Neither Bill includes any money for the border wall proposal, Trump will likely reject ABC's Katherine Faulders, the mega millions lottery reports. One winning ticket will take four hundred. Twenty five million dollar jackpot in Tuesday night's drawing the ticket purchased in New York City's Nassau County suburbs. You're listening to ABC news. WTMJ annex wealth management studio is NewsRadio WTMJ three work from.

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Former US Marine Detained While Attending Wedding in Moscow

Radio Night Live with Kevin McCullough

00:30 sec | 3 years ago

Former US Marine Detained While Attending Wedding in Moscow

"US marine visiting Moscow for a wedding is now in custody. Matthew chance is in Moscow on the arrest of Paul Whalen. Well, they don't take a great deal. It has to be said that just made this very sort of stiff announcements by the FSBA, which is the main counter espionage agency here in Russia saying that arrested a US citizen on the twenty eighth of December in the Russian capital Moscow. The study was spying, but no other details given about what exactly he was said to have been doing when he was detained a

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"paul whalen" Discussed on KNST AM 790

KNST AM 790

02:10 min | 3 years ago

"paul whalen" Discussed on KNST AM 790

"On the twelfth day. They may meet Jack Callaghan. Fox news. It's eleven days since the partial government shutdown began, President Trump asking congressional leaders in talk about it. Congressional leaders have been invited here to the White House to attend a briefing by the department of homeland security on the border wall that briefing separate three PM tomorrow afternoon. Although sources tell our Chad pergram it's unclear if they'll all make it because of holiday travel will be watching and waiting all the same Kevin Corke at the White House earlier. The president tweeting a shutdown is not where congresswoman Nancy Pelosi wants to begin her. Next term speaker of the house was border patrol agents fired tear-gas Mexico during the first hour of the new year to repel about one hundred fifty migrants who they say we're trying to breach the border fence at Tijuana, Utah Senator elect Mitt Romney praising some of President Trump's policies but criticizing his conduct saying it in Washington Post op Ed Wood the nation so divided presidential leadership is in. Indispensable the State Department still pressing Moscow for access to an American detained there on suspicion of spying. His family says the Paul Whalen was in Moscow to attend a wedding. The whole thing is a misunderstanding. But Fox News has learned that Wayland was court martialled from the Marine Corps decade ago. Nasa reports it has received confirmation from a deep space probe of a successful fly by by the new horizon space probe of the Oklahoma Tuli, that's a minor planet a billion miles beyond Pluto. We just went around the subsystems power everybody reporting green status, and it was just a thrill, and then and then the cheers erupted in the in the mission operation center. It was an amazing experience. Chris herdsmen who is the mission's system engineer. He says data collected will help scientists learn more about the origins of the universe. They've never studied anything that far away before this is Fox News. Year with some blockbuster is coming to net. Flix this January solo a Star Wars story drops on January ninth hotel Transylvania three on the twenty fourth marvel ant man, and the wasp is available on the twenty ninth.

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"paul whalen" Discussed on KTLK 1130 AM

KTLK 1130 AM

01:48 min | 3 years ago

"paul whalen" Discussed on KTLK 1130 AM

"I'm Chris foster, Fox News. It's day. Eleven now of a partial government shutdown in DC with the latest on that box Jared Halpern. Congress is back in session tomorrow, the final full day of the one hundred fifteenth congress but action is not expected on a plane to reopen the government until Thursday. That's when Democrats take control of the house leaders have introduced legislation that would fund most agencies currently withheld funding through September the department of homeland security would be funded into early February. There would be no new wall money allocated. President Trump has appeared to reject the offer on Twitter writing without a wall. There can be no real border security. Chris Jared Halpern in Washington. The brother of an American arrested on espionage charges in Russia's says that his brother was in Moscow to attend a wedding. And did nothing wrong, Paul Whalen, retired marine taken into custody Friday, which is in the family says they last heard from him in his New Year's day message North Korean leader, Kim Jong UN says he'd be willing to meet again with president. Trump. Now's Kim children cool for the mass production of ballistic missiles instead this year, much of that thirty minute speech was about the country's economy with North Korea's leader saying he wants to improve the lives of his people. But of course, North Korea really wants their for that to happen is for those international sanctions to be lifted to help the economy and Kim Jong UN has warned that if that does not happen positive diplomatic relations with the US may not last that the US is, of course, insisting the north has to get rid of its weapons, I hence the deadlock boxes. Kitty, Logan in London u s strategic command removed. Then apologize for a New Year's Eve tweet saying Times Square tradition. Rings in the new year by dropping the big ball if ever needed. We are ready to drop something much much bigger. There's video B two bomber included in the tweet. The apology says it was.

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"paul whalen" Discussed on Bloomberg Radio New York

Bloomberg Radio New York

01:55 min | 3 years ago

"paul whalen" Discussed on Bloomberg Radio New York

"Update. Who is Paul Whalen Spacey must appear. I'm Michael Toscano. David Whalen, says his brother Paul a US citizen arrested in Russia on espionage charges is innocent and was in Moscow for a wedding. But the Russian federal security service has Waylon is a spy caught during an operation. So who is Paul Whalen, Martin savage is at his hometown in Michigan fairly had been very anxious because they say the last time they heard from Paul Whalen was around the twenty eighth of December. He lives here in Novi Michigan suburb of Detroit, and he was a frequent traveler to Russia. He is a former marine retired marine. I should say he works in corporate security for auto parts manufacturer. So he's got to Russia several times for personal reasons as well as for work. He was in Russia to attend a wedding of a fellow marine, maybe facing twenty years behind bars. Well, we're going to get an early glimpse at what divided government may look like for the next two years. This as Boris Sanchez reports Democrats are getting ready to pass some bills this week Democrats. Supporting the sources are. Are going to vote on Thursday on a bipartisan package of six bills that would reopen the government until February that package contains one point three billion dollars for border security, no funding for the president's long promised border wall. So it's unlikely that he is going to sign off on it's largely symbolic move to show the Democrats are willing to reopen the federal government, President Trump tweeting that Democrats are being quote cute has always if there's no money to start building a border wall. Actor Kevin Spacey is going to have to show up at a Massachusetts court to face charges of sexual assault against a teenage boy back in two thousand sixteen l Myers tells us Spacey wrote to the judge that his appearance would amplify the negative publicity already generated judge Thomas Barrett denied the request by actor Kevin Spacey to not attend his arraignment in an an target district court Stacy who's accused of indecent assault and battery is set to appear in court on January seven US stock. Exchanges are closed.

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Russia detains US citizen on suspicion of spying

News and Perspective with Taylor Van Cise

00:31 sec | 3 years ago

Russia detains US citizen on suspicion of spying

"Powell London. Russia's intelligence service arresting a US citizen on suspicion of being a spy Noah found guilty that man could face up to twenty years in jail. Details are scarce at the moment. But they've named the man is Paul Whalen, and he's being arrested by the federal security service. That's the FSP the country's domestic intelligence service. We know Russia is upset about the prosecution of Maria Putina a Russian charged with being a foreign. An agent in the US. And so the Americans arrest may turn into

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Russia detains US citizen on suspicion of spying

Fresh Air

00:46 sec | 3 years ago

Russia detains US citizen on suspicion of spying

"Washington Russian. Authorities say they have arrested a US citizen in Moscow under suspicion of espionage. NPR's? Lucian Kim has more the FSB Russia's federal security service says it arrested an American named Paul Whalen on Friday while he was engaged in spine. In a short statement. The FSBA said it had opened a criminal investigation against wheel. And for espionage, the US embassy in Moscow had no immediate comment a conviction for espionage carries a sentence of up to twenty years in Russia. The Russian government has fiercely criticised the arrest in the US of Russian citizen Maria Bhutan, July this month. She pleaded guilty to the charge of conspiring to act as a Russian agent as part of a deal with you. As prosecutors Lucian Kim. NPR

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American citizen arrested in Russia on spying charges

Glenn Beck

00:33 sec | 3 years ago

American citizen arrested in Russia on spying charges

"That Russian state media have only identified the American as having the name, Paul Whalen. We don't have any other details about this individual. And we haven't heard anything from the US side about this. I think the most interesting thing about this at this stage is that it's the FSBA Russia's domestic intelligence agency, which is doing the arresting here. So the FSB is very important intelligence service. And they're the ones claiming to have made the arrest

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