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Source: Washington Post

How Jeff Bezos was selected for, but never joined, the Defense Innovation Board

Today 05:12 GMT

The list of luminaries selected for the Defense Innovation Board, an advisory council designed to help the Defense Department become more technologically adept and efficient, included some of the country’s most distinguished entrepreneurs, thinkers and innovators.

“Due to the Board’s travel schedule and unique approach to its work, and the variety of security, legal, and ethical obligations of serving on a federal advisory committee, both parties mutually agreed to have Mr. Bezos provide individual advice to the Secretary of Defense, rather than continue to pursue his formal nomination to the board,” Pentagon spokesman Navy Cmdr.

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Source: Fox News

Attacker at US Embassy in Montenegro resented NATO, joined 'Russophiles' Facebook group: report

Today 05:13 GMT

The man who blew himself up this week after tossing a grenade at the U.S. Embassy in the capital of Montenegro was an ex-soldier who reviled NATO, backed Russia and posted pro-Marxist memes online, according to authorities and social media.

The account included an ominous message along with the image: "no to NATO.". Radio Free Europe reported that Jaukovic also joined a Facebook group titled "Russophiles," where in February he wrote: "Shame on Montenegro. Fascists are closer to us than Russians."

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